The Sandpiper


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  • A sophisticated, luxury hotel surrounded by tropical gardens
  • Perfectly situated on the west coast of Barbados, with a beautiful white beach right on the doorstep
  • A wide range of water sports and activities to be enjoyed
  • Perfect for couples and families looking for a sun-soaked getaway

Perfectly situated on the west coast of Barbados, The Sandpiper boasts stunning white sandy beaches and turquoise waters right on its doorstep. Surrounded by tropical flora, the hotel strives to provide a luxurious and sophisticated atmosphere, with friendly staff on hand for an added personal touch.

Spend time relaxing by the pool or the beach, or head into the sophisticated area of St James, where the finest restaurants and hotels are to be found, as well as golf courses and polo grounds. Or, go snorkelling in the beautiful reefs found at the beaches at nearby Holetown.

Guests are treated to a wide range of water sports, including windsurfing, snorkelling, and kayaking. Those looking to truly indulge can head to the spa, where a range of treatments are waiting to be enjoyed inside a tropical paradise, complete with waterfalls and exotic flora. Enjoy a unique dining experience at The Restaurant, which offers European and Asian flavours with a Caribbean twist for a real culinary treat. Make sure to head to Harold’s Bar in the evening to watch the fabulous sunset with a cocktail.

Hotel child prices apply to ages 2–11 years. This hotel has 63 rooms.


Bars & Restaurants

The Restaurant

The menu at The Restaurant changes five times a week, offering cuisine using European and Asian techniques with a Caribbean flair.



Harold's Bar

Enjoy picturesque views over the Caribbean Sea with a delicious al fresco lunch or refreshing cocktail in hand.



Beach & Pools


Watch the waves lap against the shore, while you enjoy a meal from the award-winning restaurant, which overlooks the white sandy beach.

Swimming Pools

The Sandpiper is home to two swimming pools. Choose to take a dip in the mosaic tiled pool or practise your strokes in the 60 foot lap pool.



Spa & Wellness


Indulge in a range of deluxe treatments inside a spa centre designed like a tropical paradise, complete with waterfalls and exotic flora.


Fitness Centre

Those wanting to keep active during their stay can use the fitness centre, which is equipped with treadmills, rowing machines, cross trainers and dumbbells.



Activities & Entertainment


A range of water sports are on offer and include water skiing, windsurfing, snorkelling and kayaking.

Tennis Court

Guests can enjoy the floodlit tennis court and even take complimentary coaching lessons.

About the location

St James, located on the west coast of Barbados, is thought of as the ritziest parish in the area, where you’ll find upscale restaurants and hotels dotting the coastline, as well as polo grounds and golf courses. It’s clean and sophisticated, boasting white sands and turquoise waters, and a result, has been nicknamed the “Platinum Coast.”

The charming town of Holetown is nearby, and offers a selection of exclusive shops, restaurants and bars, as well as a beach offering excellent snorkelling in the colourful coral reefs. If you fancy a game of golf, or boat trips along the unique coastline, there are plenty of options available nearby.

Transfer time

The Sandpiper Hotel is situated 35 minutes from Barbados Airport.
Garden View Room

Max 2 adults

Elegantly designed, featuring a furnished balcony or patio for guests to relax. Garden Rooms have either a king size or twin beds.

One Bedroom Suite

Max 3 adults, 1 child

One Bedroom Suites are spacious and offer a separate bedroom with king size or twin beds, en suite bathroom, a living area and small kitchenette. Views of the gardens and pool area can been seen from the furnished balcony or patio.

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Beach House Suite

Max 3 adults, 1 child

Beach House Suites consist of a bedroom with king size bed, dressing area and bathroom, separate living room with sofa bed and a large covered patio with wet bar and sun deck.

Two Bedroom Suite

Max 4 adult, 1 child

Two Bedroom Suites feature two king size or twin bedded rooms, two bathrooms, a separate living room with sofa bed, small kitchenette and a large patio or balcony.

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Tree Top Suite Whimbrel or Sanderling

Consists of a bedroom, living area, dressing room and bathroom with walk-in shower and oversized bathtub. The suite also boasts a sundeck with private plunge pool and views of the ocean.

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Tree Top Suite Curlew

Max 2 adults

Tree Top Suite Curlew is located on the ocean front with uninterrupted sea views. It features bedroom, spacious living room, dressing area and a bathroom with large walk-in shower and separate tub. Outside, there is a large covered terrace with wet bar and sun deck with plunge pool.

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Elegance at its finest

Xmasbaby2512, London, United Kingdom

Tripadvisor review Jul 01 2024
Pure elegance and luxury Everything about this hotel is simply beautiful The food is amazing - absolutely gorgeous The staff are friendly, helpful and are the nicest people. A special thank you to...
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Simply the best!


Tripadvisor review Jun 22 2024
A perfect stay. Beautiful beach front position. Tropical gardens. Attentive and friendly staff. Breakfast was something special - a gorgeous buffet plus extra menu including fluffy pancakes and crab...
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