Sugar Bay Barbados


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All Inclusive Family Family Suites Child Friendly

  • Idyllic beachside retreat, perfect for couples and families alike
  • Situated within a UNESCO World Heritage site
  • Five on-site restaurants serving traditional Caribbean and international cuisine
  • Swim-up pool bar and two luxurious swimming pools

Sugar Bay is an oasis of calm and tranquillity, right on the beach. With five all-inclusive restaurants on site, you’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to dining options. For traditional Caribbean-meets international fare, Reef Restaurant is a must, but if you’re in the mood for a taste of the orient, head to Asian-fusion restaurant, UMI. Classic British pub food is on offer at The Lazy Mongoose, and there are several bars around the resort – perfect for that mid-afternoon cocktail.

The hotel’s luxurious rooms and suites combine comfort and convenience with elegant décor and stunning views of the beachfront, pool or surrounding tropical landscape. Couples can enjoy one of the gorgeous honeymoon suites overlooking the sparkling Caribbean Sea, while the family suites are spacious and perfectly appointed. Complimentary activities include a Kids Club, evening entertainment and non-motorised water sports, and the onsite wellness spa is ideal for a spot of pampering.

All Inclusive - what's included

Dining in 4 restaurants & bars including Afternoon Tea, Premium Alcoholic Beverages and Non-alcoholic Beverages. Dining at the two speciality restaurants, Sizzle Steakhouse and UMI, is limited to once at each, or twice at only one, over a one week period. Additional dining at these establishments will incur a surcharge. Some premium menu items may also require surcharges such as wine by the bottle and champagne.

The Crèche, Kids Club, Teen Club, entertainment, Wi-Fi and non-motorized watersports are also included. Excursions, babysitting, shuttles, salon & spa services and the arcade are not included.


Bars & Restaurants

The Reef

Whether partaking for breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea or dinner, you will love tasting the gourmet fare available at The Reef - the hotel’s main restaurant. The Reef is ready to serve your favourite meals and also introduce you to succulent treats and international cuisine.

Sizzle Steakhouse

There are times when only a flame-grilled steak will do, and this bistro, situated in the Sugar Bay Chattel Village will not disappoint your hunger pangs, with its grilled meats and delicious foods on offer.


If you delight in Asian food, the UMI’s laidback yet enchanting ambiance will tempt you with its fusion-sushi menu. Adults can find private moments in the chic upstairs seating area, while younger guests can dine in comfort in the restaurant below.

Colin's Beach Bar & Grill

Sample barefoot luxury when you stroll across powder-soft sands to Colin's Beach Bar & Grill – the perfect place to take in those sea views and indulge in tasty burgers and pizzas, plus delicious Bajan signature dishes.

The Lazy Mongoose Pub

For a little slice of home (without the grey skies) take a stroll to this English-themed bar set in the Sugar Bay Chattel Plaza; ideal for idling away the evening hours playing pool, darts or to socialise to your fellow guests.

Driftwood Cafe

Perfect for that early morning or late afternoon pick-me-up, The Coffee Bean will tempt you with its wide range of cakes and snacks to accompany your perfectly-crafted coffee of choice.

Beach & Pools


Located on the South Coast, this oceanfront resort benefits from a stunning palm-clad beach with powder soft sands; perfect for sandcastles or absorbing rays from the sun lounger. Set on a tranquil bay, take full advantage of the serene lagoon that is ideal for bathing.

Swimming pools

At Sugar Bay you’ll benefit from relaxing by either of the two swimming pools, perfect for that early morning or late afternoon swim. Quench your thirst here by taking advantage of the swim-up bar to sip on cocktails and chilled drinks amid the tranquil surroundings. Then, slip into the Jacuzzi® lie back and have your cares slowly massaged away.

Activities & Entertainment


Motorised and non-motorised watersports available including wind surfing, jet skis, banana boat and sailing. Charges may apply.


Crèche, Kids Club and Teen Clubhouse

Families will find the Sugar Bay the perfect spot to entertain younger guests, with amenities provided for all ages. Babysitting is supplied upon request, while the kids’ club offers a supervised play area for children aged 4-11, with a host of fun activities to engage them. Older children will head to the Teen Clubhouse having fun as only they know how and making new friends everyday day ensuring their Barbados holiday is as memorable as yours.

Spa and Wellness

Karma Spa

Treat you and your partner to a relaxing day spent rejuvenating in the luxurious Karma Spa. Immerse yourself in a haven of bliss when you take advantage of the couple’s treatment rooms, feel the stress drain away with the hydrotherapy massage shower, and spend time absorbing the welcome heat of the dry sauna. Emerge from this sanctuary of calm into the hair and beauty salon in the Chattel House Village feeling rejuvenated inside and out.

Fitness Centre

Keep on track with your fitness goals at the hotel's fitness centre.

About the location

Just a ten-minute drive from Bridgetown, Barbados’ vibrant capital, and less than 25 minutes by car from Barbados International Airport, Sugar Bay is both luxurious and perfectly located.

Built within the historic Garrison area – a UNESCO World Heritage site, this world-class resort is the ideal location for a sun-soaked luxury getaway, whether you’re travelling as a family or a couple.

Transfer Time

Sugar Bay Barbados is a 25 minute drive from Barbados International Airport.
Signature Room

Max 2 adults

Perfectly suited for couples, these cosy rooms are furnished with a king size bed and private terrace or balcony overlooking the pools or gardens. Each of these idyllic rooms have air conditioning, a satellite TV, minibar and free Wifi. The en suite bathroom contains a walk in shower, bathrobes, a hairdryer and complimentary toiletries by The White Company. Twin beds are available upon request.

Deluxe Signature Room

Max 3 adults

More spacious than the Signature rooms, the Deluxe Signature rooms boast a larger bathroom, plus, a living area complete with a sofa bed. The facilities and amenities remain the same with air conditioning, a satellite TV, minibar and free Wifi available, as well as the king size bed and private terrace or balcony, overlooking the pools or gardens. Twin beds are available upon request.

Oceanfront Room

Max 2 adults

With spectacular ocean views, complimented by boho-chic décor inspired by the Caribbean Sea, these rooms are bright with a comfortable king size bed and modern bathroom. Twin beds are available upon request.

Oceanfront Honeymoon Suite

Max 2 adults

Furnished for the most romantic getaway, the Oceanfront Honeymoon Suite accommodates a wonderful four poster king size bed, and showcases breathtaking views of the Caribbean Sea where enchanting sunsets can truly be admired. This room is the perfect choice for the most special occasion. 

Deluxe Oceanfront Room

Max 2 adults, 1 child

With the same features and picturesque views of the Oceanfront rooms, the Deluxe Oceanfront rooms provide an additional space, due to a larger bathroom and living area with a sofa bed, which allows for 3 adults to be accommodated in these rooms. 

Family Suite

Max 3 adults, 2 children

These rooms are ideal for sharing with family or friends. Accommodating four adults, or five people (2 adults and 3 children), the Family Suites provide a bedroom with king size bed and a modern en suite bathroom, plus, a large separate living room with a sofa bed and roll away bed (available upon request). Each suite also boasts a private balcony with garden or pool views. 

Oceanfront Family Suite

Max 3 adults, 2 children

Perfectly positioned, overlooking the white sandy beaches of the Caribbean Sea, the Oceanfront Family Suites are elegantly designed with plenty of space, boasting a king size bedroom with modern en suite bathroom, a large living area accommodating a sofa bed and extra space for a roll away bed, and private balcony with stunning views. 

Two Bedroom Suite

Max 4 adults, 1 child

The Two Bedroom Suites are ideal for families with a separate living/dining area and private balcony overlooking the beautiful gardens or pools. With two King size beds (twins available on request) and modern bathroom, these suites offer true relaxation in comfort and style. 

Two Bedroom Oceanfront Suite

Max 4 adults, 2 children

The pinnacle in oceanfront accommodation, the Two Bedroom Oceanfront Suite is ultra-spacious with two King size bedrooms and a stylish living/dining area complimenting the breathtaking views of the Caribbean Sea from the suites private balcony or terrace. 

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Barbados yes, this resort, sadly no.

Chris A,

Tripadvisor review Jun 29 2024
Check that your room cools down before you commit to it. Otherwise request a colder room. Several travellers including us had overly warm rooms. Barbados is a beautiful country with kind people...
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deborahpecci, Dumont, New Jersey

Tripadvisor review Jun 29 2024
Overall we really liked Sugar Bay. It’s a smaller resort with less than 150 rooms. We are seasoned veterans to all inclusives in the Caribbean having gone to more than a dozen different resorts over...
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