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This tranquil, couples-oriented, Barbados beach resort is designed with the ambience of a private residence and does not accept children under 18.
Service defines the experience here, and the team of Service Ambassadors anticipates and tends to your every need. Think of them as your assistant, receptionist, bellman, concierge, waiter, and friend, all-in-one.
Newly refurbished rooms include contemporary furnishings, luxury bedding, and French doors opening to private balconies. Renovated bathrooms feature rainfall showers and jetted tubs.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!Opens in a new window
The House by Elegant Hotels - Adults OnlyPaynes Bay Paynes Bay St. James
Personal Ambassadors greet couples arriving at this tranquil adults-only beach resort with fruit smoothies, and explain how the 24-hour service operates. A covered deck serves as a lobby and a venue for a daily complimentary Champagne breakfast buffet, high tea, and nightly cake and Port wine. Daphne's, a counterpart of the London restaurant, serves modern Italian cuisine for lunch and dinner. The cocktail lounge is open 24 hours-a-day.
In addition to the private white-sand beach and pool, guests at this Barbados resort have access to complimentary watersports equipment at a partner resort, 91 meters (100 yards) away. Beach towels are provided. Guests receive a complimentary 30-minute “jet lag” massage on the beach or in their suites. A full-service spa offers aromatherapy treatments, reflexology, waxing and various types of massage (every day except Sunday, surcharges apply). Guests can also stay on track with a 24-hour fitness facility.
An air-conditioned library has a computer and complimentary high-speed Internet access. Wireless Internet access in the public areas is also complimentary. There are business facilities including audiovisual equipment, banquet facilities, a 24-hour business center, catering, and secretarial services available. Free outdoor parking and tours/ticket assistance are provided.
- Free WiFi
- Beach sun loungers
- Beach towels
- 24-hour fitness facilities
- Beach umbrellas
- Number of buildings/towers - 1
- Full-service spa
- 24-hour front desk
- Number of floors - 3
- Coffee/tea in common areas
- Free breakfast
- Concierge services
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Tours/ticket assistance
- Limo or Town Car service available
- Total number of rooms - 34
- Free beach cabanas
- Free self parking
- 24-hour business center
- Spa services on site
- Spa tub
- Outdoor pool
- Wedding services
- Free use of nearby fitness center
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
Free self parking
- Air conditioning
- Private bathroom
- Individually decorated
- LCD TV
- DVD player
- Cable TV service
- Ceiling fan
- In-room climate control (air conditioning)
- Coffee/tea maker
- Free toiletries
- Hair dryer
- Daily housekeeping
- In-room safe
- Iron/ironing board
- In-room massage available
- Free WiFi
- Premium bedding
- Shower/tub combination
- Turndown service
- Room service (24 hours)
Where to Eat
Complimentary English-style Champagne buffet breakfast is provided each morning in the lounge, and includes a fresh-egg station with cooked-to-order eggs and omelets. Other items may include cold meats, bacon, baked beans, corned-beef hash, fish cakes, cheese platters, yogurts, juices, fresh fruit, and croissants and other breakfast breads. Complimentary high tea is served each afternoon, complimentary appetizers are served each evening, and complimentary freshly baked cake and Port wine are served at night.
Daphne's - Counterpart of Daphne's London. Open-air beachfront restaurant featuring natural woods, woven screens connected to the resort by covered walkway. Modern Italian cuisine and fine wines. Lunch and dinner; closed Mondays June through November.
Lite-bite lunch - Served beachside. Cold dishes, fresh fruit, and cheese platters.
Lobby lounge - 24 hour bar service available.
Room service - Available 24 hours.
Nearby Things to Do
The resort's beach is furnished with umbrellas, cabanas, canvas shades, and cushioned lounge chairs. A 2-level pool complex surrounded by cushioned lounge chairs features a jetted section at the top level, and a main section shaped like a scallop shell below a small waterfall. A complimentary fitness center includes a treadmill, stationary bike, stair machine, and free weights. Yoga classes are available on site.
Guests at The House by Elegant Hotels have complimentary use of watersports equipment at the hotel's partner resort, Tamarind Cove, 91 meters (100 yds) away. Equipment includes snorkeling gear, boogie boards, windsurfers, kayaks, and small sailboats. Water skiing, wakeboarding, tubing, and banana boating are also complimentary. Complimentary scuba-diving demonstrations are provided in the resort's pool.
Independent operators on the beach offer personal watercraft, parasailing, and glass-bottom-boat trips. The resort's watersports center transports guests 1.5 km (1 mile) away to a dive center for scuba-diving instruction and excursions (surcharges).
Guests enjoy preferred tee times at the exclusive Royal Westmoreland Country Club, with a world-class championship 18-hole golf course designed by Robert Trent Jones, Jr.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.
- Golfing nearby
- Scuba diving nearby
- Personal motorized watercraft on site
- Scooter/moped rentals nearby
- Bicycle rentals nearby
- Hiking/biking trails nearby
- Golf lessons available nearby
- Kayaking on site
- Rowing or canoeing on site
- Sailing on site
- Snorkeling on site
- Surfing/boogie boarding on site
- Water skiing on site
- Windsurfing on site
- Yoga classes/instruction on site
- Segway rental/tour nearby
- Facial treatments
- Massages on beach
- Manicures and pedicures
- Body wraps
- Body scrubs
- Hot stone massage
- Prenatal massage
- Aromatherapy treatments
- Ayurvedic treatments
- Body treatments
Minimum check-in age is 16
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Check-out time is noon
- No pets or service animals allowed
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
No pets or service animals allowed
No rollaway/extra beds available
Minimum guest age is 16
Caters to adults only
No cribs (infant beds) available
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We should mention
Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Guests under 16 years old are not permitted at this adults-only property. No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.