Fairmont Royal Pavilion

Barbados

Good for Couples
Child Friendly
Hotel Villas

  • Guaranteed ocean view from all rooms and suites 
  • Enjoy direct access to the pristine west coast beach, freshwater pool, and heated jacuzzi 
  • Join in with the daily swim with turtles, cocktail-making sessions, and cooking demonstrations 
  • Treat yourself to in-room spa treatments and complimentary afternoon tea for selected rooms 

As featured in ‘Holidaying with Jane McDonald: The Caribbean’ on Channel 5 this hotel is a Barbados gem. Besides the charm of gently swaying palm trees, the powdery white sands of Barbados and the Caribbean’s turquoise waters, the Fairmont Royal Pavilion in Holetown, St. James sweeps guests off their feet as the only luxury hotel on the Platinum Coast offering direct access to the beach.  

This well-established, newly renovated five-star hotel offers elegant villas which are set within an 11-acre estate. Here you’ll find wonderfully appointed, ocean-facing rooms and suites, various dining options, outdoor tennis courts, a 24-hour fitness centre, and more. 

Complimentary, non-motorised water sports equipment is also available, as well as a fantastic range of facilities for everyone. Couples, families, solo travellers, and groups can all look forward to experiencing the cultural spirit and cuisine of the island in serene surroundings, perfectly complemented by a fusion of contemporary accents and old-world Moorish architecture. 

A range of hotel child prices apply to ages 0–5, 6–12 and 13–17 years. 

Facilities

Bars & Restaurants

Taboras Restaurant

Tuck into delicious buffet or à la carte meals in this relaxing open air restaurant where you’ll be treated to panoramic ocean views, live entertainment and complimentary afternoon tea.

Open: 07:00 - 10:30, 12:00 - 15:00, 16:00 - 17:00 and 19:30 - 21:30 in spring and summer

Reservations are recommended. The dress code is casual. Beach cover ups are required for ladies and shirts are required for gentlemen.

Palm Terrace Restaurant

Ideal for intimate canapé and cocktail occasions, this open air restaurant on the beach effortlessly combines the rich flavours of international and Caribbean cuisine with the refreshing ocean breeze.

Open: Times are subject to change and depend on hotel occupancy.

Reservations are recommended for dinner. The dress code is elegant, with collared shirts and long trousers required for gentlemen.

Beach & Pools

Beach


Experience the essence of Barbados by soaking up the sun and keeping everyone active with water sports for all ages. This 1-kilometre stretch of beach also boasts a Beach Club.

Swimming Pool


Mornings spent in the turquoise waters of the Caribbean are perfectly complemented by lazy afternoons spent in the outdoor freshwater swimming pool or heated jacuzzi which seats eight guests.

For Families

Seasonal Children's activity programme

Children can look forward to fun filled activities hosted and supervised by the Fairmont Royal Pavillion’s experienced staff. For the hotel's youngest guests, professional babysitting services may be arranged at an additional charge.

Spa & Wellness

Spa services

Choose from a range of relaxing massage treatments which can be enjoyed in the comfort of your luxury room or suite, or release endorphins in the hotel’s well equipped, 24-hour fitness centre.

 

 

Activities & Entertainment

Watersports


Make memories in the exhilarating tropics with a daily swim with turtles, kayaking, snorkelling, sailing, windsurfing and stand up paddle boards. The use of non motorised water sports equipment is complimentary.

Tennis courts


Before taking a dip in the ocean or swimming pool, work up a sweat on either of the two floodlit tennis courts, where a professional is on hand for assistance.

The dress code for playing is tennis shoes and sports apparel. You are welcome to enjoy complimentary use of rackets and balls.

 

 

About the location
Barbados is a sought-after location for island getaways, but the coastline of St. James is a Caribbean treasure. Situated along the Platinum Coast, this destination invites couples, families, groups, and solo travellers alike with attractions, such as St. James Parish Church and Folkestone Marine Park. Keep your whole party having fun with a variety of water sports in the turquoise waters of the tropics. Barbados is the perfect location for some turtle spotting by boat or get up close with a snorkelling experience.  

The Fairmont Royal Pavilion is only a short walk away from some of Barbados’ best culinary experiences such as The Lone Star. Take it from us, you’ll want to book at sunset because this restaurant’s beachfront location offers the most idyllic backdrop to your meal. 

You can make your way to Bridgetown for cultural shopping in Broad Street, and to the 6-acre Andromeda Botanical Gardens in St. Joseph. For unforgettable golfing experiences, take a trip to Apes Hill, Royal Westmoreland and Bellevue Polo Club to play a few rounds in exquisite surroundings. 
Transfer time
Fairmont Royal Pavilion is 35 minutes from Grantley Adams International Airport
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Luxury Oceanfront Room

Max 3 adults

Oceanfront Luxury Rooms have an ocean front location. Beautifully furnished, they feature a king-size bed (an additional bed can be added on request), air conditioning, satellite TV, DVD/CD player, internet access, safe, iron & ironing board, tea & coffee making facilities, bathtub, shower, bathrobes, hairdryer and a glass-fronted balcony.

46m²

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Beachfront Suite

Max 4 adults

Beachfront Suites offer upgraded amenities, such as butler service, evening canapés and upgraded furniture, fixtures and fittings. These suites are located on the ground floor and feature a furnished wooden deck. Extra beds can be requested in this room to accommodate up to three adults or two adults and two children.

58m²

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Signature Oceanfront Room

Max 2 adults

Signature Oceanfront Rooms are located just 100 metres from the beach and feature luxurious extras including a dressing area, spacious bathroom and furnished balcony while being elegantly appointed and spacious.

64m²

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Two Bedroom VIlla Suite

Max 5 adults

Two Bedroom Villa Suites have two en-suite bedrooms, living room and dining area, and have a stylish and comfortable retreat for four people. Exclusive benefits to guests of the villas include fast track airport arrival service, butler service and daily evening canapés.

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Three Bedroom Sea View Villa

Max 7 adults

Three Bedroom Sea View Villas are located within the lush tropical gardens, just 100 metres from the sea and benefit from outstanding views of the Caribbean Sea from the balconies. Spread out over 166m² the villa offers a spacious living area with both lounge and dining areas, two bedrooms and bathrooms on the ground level with a staircase up to the master bedroom and en-suite. Exclusive benefits to guests of the villas include fast track airport arrival service, butler service and daily evening canapés.

166m²

Rate Reduction

30% discount for stays of 5 nights or more completed between 01 May 2023 - 18 November 2023, 26 November - 03 December 2023, 08 - 19 December 2023 and 02 - 07 January 2024.

Applicable to Luxury Oceanfront Room, Signature Oceanfront Room and Beachfront Suite.

Spring to Barbados

Up to 50% discount on Signature Oceanfront Rooms for stays of 5 nights or more completed between 01 April - 20 July 2022, 04 August - 30 September 2022, 26 November - 02 December 2022, 09 January - 12 February 2023, 21 February - 31 March 2023 and 11 - 30 April 2023.

Up to 40% discount on Luxury Oceanfront Rooms for stays of 5 nights or more completed between 01 April - 20 July 2022, 04 August - 30 September 2022, 26 November - 02 December 2022, 09 January - 12 February 2023, 21 February - 31 March 2023 and 11 - 30 April 2023.

Up to 35% discount on Beachfront Suites for stays of 5 nights or more completed between 01 April - 20 July 2022, 04 August - 30 September 2022, 26 November - 02 December 2022, 09 January - 12 February 2023, 21 February - 31 March 2023 and 11 - 30 April 2023.

Afternoon Tea

Sovereign guests receive complimentary Afternoon Tea once during their stay when staying in a Signature Oceanfront Room.

Valid for holidays between 01 January 2022 - 08 January 2023.

A minimum stay of 7 nights is required.

Honeymoon Offer

Guests receive a bottle of House Champagne & $150 credit for a private romantic dinner.

Valid for holidays between 01 January 2022 - 08 January 2023.

Platinum Arrival Service

LUXURY OCEANFRONT ROOM & SIGNATURE OCEANFRONT ROOM

Sovereign Guests are met before immigration, expedited through immigration and customs via the hotel's dedicated line and escorted to their car service. 

Valid for holidays between 01 January 2022 - 08 January 2023 and only for the indicated room type.

Platinum Arrival and Transfer Service

Sovereign Guests are met before immigration, expedited through immigration and customs via the hotel's dedicated line and escorted to their complimentary airport transfer service. 

Valid for holidays between 01 January 2022 - 08 January 2023 and when booked a Beachfront Suite, Junior Suite Villa, 2 Bedroom Villa Suite, 3 Bedroom Sea View Villa.

Repeat Guest Offer

Guests who have stayed 2 times or more in the last 3 years receive an additional 5% discount when booking a Luxury Oceanfront Room or a Signature Oceanfront Room.

Valid for holidays between 01 January 2022 - 08 January 2023.

Daily Afternoon Tea

Sovereign guests receive complimentary Daily Afternoon Tea when staying in a Beachfront Suite, a Junior Suite Villa, a 2 Bedroom Villa Suite or a 3 Bedroom Sea View Villa.

Valid for holidays between 01 January 2022 - 08 January 2023.

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Nice hotel with friendly staff but lacking 5 star touches
O9924EYrichards,
Tripadvisor review Oct 03 2022
We stayed in the three bedroom villa which is set just up from the pool in the gardens (which are very nicely landscaped). The hotel itself is a bit old fashioned but equally that is part of the...
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Overall very good
nmm428, Zurich, Switzerland
Tripadvisor review Oct 03 2022
We recently stayed whilst attending a family wedding. Obviously this is not the main season and the hotel was pretty quiet. The location right on the beach was fabulous and our ground floor beach...
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