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Crystal Cove by Elegant Hotels

Barbados, St James

Weddings
All inclusive
Family suites

Set within eight acres of lush tropical gardens, Crystal Cove by Elegant Hotels is a charming boutique hotel offering a village feel and a fantastic premium all inclusive programme. The 88 guest rooms have recently been refurbished and now offer casual elegance with a vibrant Caribbean flare. Lazy days can be spent around the three sparkling freshwater lagoon swimming pools or at the poolside Cave Bar, which is entered through a waterfall. Part of the Elegant Hotels group, Crystal Cove allows guests to use the facilities and dine at the three sister hotels close by.

  • Beautiful views of the ocean
  • Boutique hotel with a village feel
  • Fantastic all inclusive programme
  • Complimentary watersports on offer
All Inclusive - what's included

Breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea, dinner and light snacks served during the day. Unlimited drinks including house wine and all bar drinks (excludes fine wines and champagne). Motorised and non-motorised watersports including windsurfing, kayaking, sailing, banana boats and waterskiing. Tennis (charges apply for tuition), fitness centre and kid's club.

Added value

Honeymoon offer

Honeymooners will receive a bottle of sparkling wine and flower petals in their room upon arrival for holidays of 5 nights or more between 05 January - 18 December 2018.

Wedding Offer

Elegant Wedding Packages are available when booking an Ocean View Room or Suite for 10 nights or more. Please call our travel centre for more details.

Please note that not all offers are combinable.

Facilities

Bars & Restaurants

The Cave Bar

Unwind with a cocktail in hand after swimming through the waterfall to reach The Cave Bar.

Opening Times:

10:00 - 23:45

Reflections Restaurant


Reflections is Crystal Cove's signature restaurant and serves international cuisine in an open-air poolside setting. Themed nights include an Italian buffet or fiesta latina on alternating Wednesdays and Jamaican night.

Opening Times:

Breakfast 7:30 - 10:00

Lunch 12:30 - 14:30

Dinner 19:00 - 21:30

Drifter's Beach Bar


This informal restaurant serves traditional Bajan barbecue cuisine. Enjoy the open-air setting right next to the beach.

Opening Times:

10:00 - 18:00

Restrictions:

Hours of operation are subject to weather conditions. 

Beach & Pools

Swimming Pools


Lazy days can be spent around the three freshwater lagoon swimming pools.

For Families

Kid's Club

Kids' Club is available for children aged 3-12 years to enjoy activities including sand castle building and beach games.

Opening Times:

09:00 - 21:00

Restrictions:

Children under the age of 3 years can enjoy Kids' Club when accompanied by an adult (including the certified nannies).

Spa & Wellness

Fitness centre

The fitness centre is fully equipped with cardio and weights machines, exercise classes are taught by qualified fitness instructors. 

Opening Times:

06:00 - 22:00

Dress Code:

Soft wear shoes are required.

Spa

Guests can unwind in the spa with a range of massages or beauty treatments. Massages are offered beachside on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Activities & Entertainment

Tennis

Crystal Cove has two floodlit tennis courts with complimentary racket and ball hire from the activities desk.

Opening Times:

07:00 - 20:00

Evening Entertainment

A range of evening entertainment options and activities are hosted at Crystal Cove including cooking classes, mixology lessons and tennis competitions. 

Watersports

Guests can enjoy a range of watersports including sailing, waterskiing, banana boat rides and snorkelling. 

About the location
Move aside Marbella and St Barths, St James is quickly becoming the hotspot of choice for the rich and famous. Located on the west coast of the island, St James is home to some of the best beaches in Barbados, all with the azure Caribbean Sea as a backdrop. St James is more than just pretty beaches, though – it’s famed for its high-end dining experiences too, with top-notch beachfront restaurants and cuisine to die for. For something a little greener, St James is home to several golf courses. Your evenings can be spent strolling along the seafront boardwalk and sipping expertly mixed cocktails at one of the chic bars. 
Transfer time
40 minutes from Barbados airport
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david8801, England, United Kingdom
Tripadvisor review Dec 12 2017
We stayed in room 128 which was really nice lots of room good size bathroom up stairs with a large bed,and a good size lounge downstairs with another bathroom. The beach was clean with plenty of...
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Lyn M, England, United Kingdom
Tripadvisor review Dec 09 2017
We returned to Crystal Cove having visited a few years ago. It is great value being all inclusive. The management here is excellent...hands on. Manager is friendly yet very professional and is not...
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