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The House

Barbados, St James

Exclusively for adults

The House is an intimate retreat where attention to detail is second to none. Situated on the soft white sands of Paynes Bay this beautiful boutique property blends understated elegance with a truly welcoming atmosphere. Intimate suites have fresh, contemporary décor and the public spaces are chic but comfortably furnished. To complete this fabulous beachfront hideaway, there’s an inviting pool and whirlpool, lush tropical gardens and a choice of watersports. Experience the true essence of the Caribbean in these stunning surroundings, just a short stroll from enticing local bars and restaurants.

This hotel does not accept guests under the age of 18 years.

  • Adults-only boutique hotel
  • Enjoy a Champagne breakfast on the open-air terrace
  • Guests receive a complimentary jet lag massage
  • Complimentary motorised and non-motorised watersports

Added value

Honeymoon offer

Honeymooners will receive a bottle of Champagne for holidays between 12 January - 18 December 2017 when staying a minimum of 5 nights.

Wedding offer

Free "Elegant Wedding Packages" are available at this hotel when booking an Ocean View Junior Suite, One Bedroom Garden Suite with Plunge Pool or One Bedroom Suite Ocean View for 10 nights or more. Offer is available for holidays between 18 April - 18 December 2017. 

Please note that not all offers are combinable.


Bars & Restaurants

Daphne's Restaurant

Located next door to The House, this restaurant offers a menu of Italian/Bajan fusion cuisine. Weekly theme dinners, including a Bajan Dinner beach buffet and Fisherman's Night offer the opportunity to try new cuisine.

Opening Times:

All-day Dining 10:30 - 22:00

Dinner 18:30 - 22:30

Opening Dates:

Closed on Mondays from June - November.

Mount Gay Bar 1703

The main bar, Mount Gay Bar 1703, is located on the deck area and serves drinks throughout the day and into the evening.

Opening Times:

Open 24 hours a day

Lobby bar

Complimentary champagne breakfast and afternoon tea is served daily at the Lobby Bar

Opening Times:

Breakfast 7:30 - 10:30

Beach & Pools

Swimming Pool

Guests can relax in the adults only swimming pool or poolside Jacuzzi®. Fresh fruit, sorbets and drinks are served to guests by the pool ambassadors.


The beach features complimentary sun loungers and umbrellas as well as beach ambassadors to serve guests drink and snacks whilst relaxing. 

Spa & Wellness


Guests can relax at the spa located next door in the sister hotel, The Tamarind. The spa features a long list of treatments and fitness classes including pilates and aqua aerobics.

There's also a great fitness centre for guests, with cardio and weights machines. Weekly beach exercise classes include SocaAerobics, bootcamp and super circuit. 

Opening Times:

09:00 - 19:00

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
35 minutes from Barbados airport
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Our 4th Visit - Fantastic Relaxing Stay
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Tripadvisor review Dec 11 2017
Just ended our fourth stay at the beautiful House. Great location, fabulous staff (special thanks this year to Anthony, Kerrie and Richard who kept us well watered). If you want a relaxing break...
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Lovely small hotel!
Tripadvisor review Dec 10 2017
Booked for honeymoon! The hotel is just off the road and has a unassuming entrance. Once inside is has an open plan feel with no reception and a open lounge area which leads to the patio which I...
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