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Barbados – “with a twist”

4* CRYSTAL COVE BARBADOS

From £1785 per person

  •  Travel 7th Jan-9th Feb and 1st March-31st March 17
  •  Kids stay FREE
  • Pool Garden Room on ALL INCLUSIVE
  •  Save up to 30%
  •  Price based on 2 Adults and 1 Child (up to the age of 15 years old) sharing a room
  •  Transfers
  •  Economy Flights with Virgin Atlantic from Gatwick or Manchester

CRYSTAL COVE overlooks a white-sand beach, this contemporary hotel is 8 km from Carlisle Bay, and 24 km from Grantley Adams International  Airport. These modern and colourful rooms have flat-screens, free Wi-Fi and mini-fridges, plus balconies with pool or garden views.  You will be spoilt for choice here by the pool or beach and the kids will certainly enjoy the fantastic kids club.

Facilities

3 swimming pools, fitness centre, 2 flood-lit tennis courts, exercise classes, motorised and non-motorised watersports, kids’ club (3-12 years), Wi-Fi, Beach Ambassador Service, daytime water taxis to west coast sister resorts (weather permitting)

Restaurants & bars

The resort’s signature restaurant, Reflections, overlooks the pool and is an elegant venue for breakfast, lunch and dinner with an emphasis on delicious seafood. At breakfast book a table for dinner and during the day head to Drifters – an informal beach bar serving daytime snacks, buffet lunch and evening meals (weather permitting). With regular themed dinners you can enjoy the island’s renowned seafood and lively atmosphere at the weekly Bajan Fish Fry or try Italian and Mexican specialities. Swim up under a waterfall to the Cave Bar for cocktails and enjoy its unique setting for evening drinks and live calypso or jazz music several nights a week.

Children’s club – The kids’ club offers fun activities for 3-12 year olds.

4* WAVES HOTEL BARBADOS

From £1699 per person

  •   Travel 18th April-1st July 17
  •  Save up to 40%
  •  One FREE Spa treatment per person
  •  Standard Guest Room on ALL INCLUSIVE
  •  Transfers
  •  Economy Flights with Virgin Atlantic from Gatwick or Manchester

WAVES HOTEL AND SPA offers your clients the new All-INCLUSIVE mind and body holiday experience.  The newly redesigned and Eco friendly Waves Hotel & Spa is situated on a stretch of white pristine beach on Barbados Platinum  West Coast.The oceanfront hotel focuses on mind and wellness, freshly prepared dishes, cultural, artistic and local activities.  Guests looking for a serene escape will find oasis in the dedicated adult-only spa side of the property, while those seeking a  more active holiday will appreciate the high-energy communal oceanfront lounge setting.

There are two sides to this place. Adults get their own spa and pool, which is reserved for grown-ups. Elsewhere, there’s a lagoon pool and a great beach for watersports. Out of the water, the activities include wine-tasting and cooking classes. As for dining, the cuisine ranges from Asian to Mediterranean. Live shows, DJs sets and film nights take over after sunset.

Facilites

2 swimming pools, including the Serenity spa adult-only pool with Jacuzzi. Fitness centre with state of the art equipment and regular complimentary indoor and outdoor fitness classes such as yoga and pilates. Family meditation and yoga classes are also available. Motorised and non-motorised water sports including an Aqua School featuring instructional lessons, water skiing, Stand Up Paddle boats, Hobie cats, kayaks and boogie boards. Spa* offering a variety of treatments* as well as a sauna, steam room and manicure/pedicure stations. Cricket. Use of tennis courts at sister property. Nearby golf course*.

Restaurants & Bars

2 restaurants: Seascape (Mediterranean inspired cuisine) open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, offering a lunch buffet and Mediterranean-infused à la carte dinner menus as well a variety of international theme nights. Shiso (Asian Fusion dining) offering freshly made to order noodle and rice bowls with customised flavors and spices. Kýma is an al fresco Coffee Bar & Deli, serving speciality hot or cold coffees, lattes and teas as well as Grab & Go food including fresh salads and sandwiches.   Lobby, Bar and Ocean Deck –Open communal spaces invite guests to lounge and mingle in the heart of the open air lobby and bar area. Whether people-watching from the comfort of the lobby, relaxing bar-side to enjoy the ocean view or escaping with an e-book to unwind on the beach side daybeds, there are plenty of ways to be “at once alone and together”. Guests can enjoy complimentary fresh fruits or snacks, speciality coffees and teas or a tropical cocktail’s and sparkling wine day or night

4* TAMARIND HOTEL BARBADOS

From: £1725 per person

  •  Travel 7th Jan-9th Feb 17
  •  Kids Stay FREE
  •  Save up to 30%
  •  Pool /Garden Room on B&B
  •  Economy Flights with Virgin Atlantic from Gatwick or Manchester
  •  Transfers
  •  Price based on 2 Adults and 1 child (up to 12 years of age) sharing a room

TAMARIND invites you to uncover the best of Barbados on the island’s platinum west coast. Set along a prime 750-foot stretch of  serene beach,this luxury  hotel is a Caribbean refuge for couples or families alike. Indulge in the balmy climate at their  resort’s new open-air dining venues and explore Barbados’s many wonders just moments away.If you bring the kids they have their own  unforgettable adventures with plenty to discover for all age groups.

Facilities

3 swimming pools, fitness centre, exercise classes, motorised and non-motorised watersports, Beach and Pool Ambassador Service, kids’ club (3-12 year olds), family lounge with games and activities, spa*, daytime water taxis to west coast sister resorts (weather permitting), Wi-Fi

Restaurants & bars

The Sugar Cane Room offers an open-air setting for breakfast with a great choice of savoury and sweet options plus egg and waffle stations as well as local specialties such as flying fish and fried plantain. Enjoy meals with a spectacular view over the ocean at 246 Bar & Restaurant which offers all-day beachfront dining with Caribbean, Asian and Mediterranean themed evenings and live music. Experience a taste of Miami’s chic beachfront style at the Rilaks Deck – an outdoor lounge with rattan furniture and white parasols where you can enjoy light snacks and cocktails accompanied by soulful tunes. You can also hop on the daily complimentary water taxi to sister hotel – Colony Club by Elegant Hotels to enjoy exchange dining.

NB – Please note that the following dresscode applies to diners at 246 Bar & Restaurant:
• Elegantly casual
• No flip-flops or t-shirts
• Collared shirts (whether dress shirts or polo shirts)
•  Slacks/dress/tailored shorts
• Dress sandals
• Enclosed shoes

Call Lesley on 0800 983 0075 for more information