Resting 3 kilometers from Holetown on the west coast of Barbados, Crystal Cove by Elegant Hotels - All-inclusive Resort is less than 4 kilometers from Folkestone Marine Park and 5 kilometers from Graeme Hall Nature Sanctuary.
This intimate hideaway invites tranquil moments along a terraced hillside that overlooks the charming Caribbean town of St. James. An open-air lounge off the main lobby features bleached-wood ceilings, overstuffed seating and views of seaside sunsets. The resort's white-sand beach beckons swimmers via wooden decks built along the offshore boulders. An outdoor pool terraces down to the beach in 3 rock-tiered levels. Aquatic escapes include boat cruises and snorkeling excursions to a sunken barge. Also included are water skiing, tubing, banana-boating, sailboats, boogie boards and windsurfers. The hotel can reserve preferred tee times for guests who wish to golf at the nearby Royal Westmoreland Golf Course & Country Club
The hotel provides numerous services and amenities including luggage storage, complimentary wireless Internet access in public areas, concierge services, ticketing assistance, and babysitting services (surcharge). There is a business center on site and the hotel offers catering services. A 24-hour fitness center contains cardio equipment, weight machines and free weights. A spa offers relaxing massages (reservations required) and aromatherapy treatments. The multi-level, sea-view Reflections restaurant features weekly Caribbean and barbecue buffets. Cave Bar is located in a rock grotto beneath a splashing waterfall and provides cushioned seating within its rocky alcoves. Drifters Beach Bar & Restaurant often features Mexican or Asian fare. A water taxi takes guests to other Elegant Hotels properties.
Crystal Cove by Elegant Hotels - All-inclusive Resort offers 88 guestrooms and suites on 2 floors (no elevators) trimmed in bright colors. Accommodations were renovated in 2010 and feature flat-panel televisions. Bleached-wood ceilings and white-tile floors provide traditional island backdrop for pastel fabrics and tropical furniture. Built-in desks and other furnishings are made of bleached, cappuccino-colored wood. A minibar, coffee/tea maker, and complimentary wireless Internet access is provided. Bathrooms contain twin-sink vanities and shower/tub combinations. Rooms and suites feature ceiling fans and air conditioning. Adjoining rooms are available. All accommodations are smoke-free.