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Waves Hotel & Spa by Elegant Hotels

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Travellers' Choice 2019 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
New to the award winning Elegant Hotels Group family in Barbados, the redesigned all-inclusive Waves Hotel and Spa is located on a stretch of white pristine beach on the Platinum West Coast of the island. The oceanfront hotel offers a unique getaway where the all-inclusive experience goes beyond premium accommodation and versatile dining. The focus on mind & wellness, freshly prepared dishes, artistic and local activities provides an opportunity for guests to unwind and reconnect. This eco-chic wellness hotel caters to those seeking a mind and body holiday: whether guests are looking for a serene, adult-only escape in the dedicated spa side of the property or a high-energy communal oceanfront lounge setting, the 70 room hotel offers an authentic Barbados experience for all ages. Elegant Inclusions with each stay provide complimentary motorized and non-motorized water sports, WiFi, all meals and beverages, fitness center, yoga, bespoke daily activities plus a complimentary water taxi.
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Property amenities
Room Service
Free Internet
Free Parking
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Breakfast included
Adult pool
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
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Accessible rooms
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Our first time to this all inclusive hotel. Staff were all excellent, friendly and really seemed to care that everyone had a great experience. Food was very good, sufficiently varied and fresh. Plenty of facilities and entertainment for the children. We all had a fabulous time.
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What a wonderful hotel, we were treated like family members. A small thing but being greeted by name makes you feel you are important and having the perfect holiday means a lot to the team. Food was amazing with plenty of choices without it being too much. Couldn't have
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Response from EHGSocialMedia, Social Media/Guest Relations at Waves Hotel & Spa by Elegant Hotels
Responded 7 May 2018
Dear Debs296, Thanks for allowing Waves Hotel & Spa to be your host for your 40th wedding anniversary! We are honored that you chose our resort to be apart of your special day, and we are so happy that you had an amazing holiday with us. As you have mentioned, our staff works diligently to provide a personalized experience to each and every guest and we are so happy that they succeeded with you. It is great that you had a blast whilst kayaking and water skiing through our crystalline waters at our compliments. We can only hope that you will make a return trip to paradise one day very soon. Perhaps for the 41st! Warmest Regards. Maggie L. Social Media/Guest Relations
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We stayed at Waves Hotel & Spa for 2 weeks on our honeymoon. There's nothing more to say than it's an absolutely amazing hotel, with incredibly friendly & attentive staff. Everything ran really smoothly and was a well oiled ship. We were greeted with a very well presented rum
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We have recently returned from the Waves having had 2 weeks there. It was fabulous from the moment we arrived. Checking in was smooth with Jackie. The room ( a sea view - definitely worth paying for) was lovely and light and roomy & the bed ooh so comfy 😴😴. The food was of a
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Response from Roam08819706358, Operations Support Assistant at Waves Hotel & Spa by Elegant Hotels
Responded yesterday
Dear Chris K, Thank you for your raving review on your recently concluded stay at Waves Hotel & Spa. It is certainly a pleasure to know that you were well taken care of by the staff in the various departments. It is also good to know that you consider the food to be of a good standard and you enjoyed your dining experiences. We are also happy that you were able to enjoy the sea, sand and sun adventures. We thank you once again and we look forward to welcoming you again to Waves Hotel & Spa for another amazing stay. Warmest Regards, Shanette. Operations Support Assistant
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I recently stayed at Waves for 10 days with my mum. We had a split level ocean view room which was beautiful. There's a double bed in the main room and up the stairs is a sofa bed, balcony, tea/coffee making area and sink. Stunning views over the ocean. Mum would have liked
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Oceon Front Junior Suite
Yes I think it is, although we only used room service for our mimosas breakfast after our wedding
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there is a dress code, it's on their website. And it's not adults only... but I think not really suited for kids as there's no holiday club/entertainment set up for them
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Dress code for men is smart tailored shorts or long trousers (no cargo shorts or trousers) and either shirt or smart t shirt with collar. No vests! Ladies smart. They do stick to the dress code The swimming pool across the road is adult only. Hope this helps.
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Dresses not required! Think smart casual, so not t shirts, jeans, shorts, rubber flip flops etc. . 3/4 trousers, floaty trousers or long skirts all fine, nice top, dressy flip flops or sandals . It can be very warm at night so think light, floaty rather than denim ..same for fellas!
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Some of the base syrups come out a bottle but all the cocktails I ordered were mixed in front of me by the bar tender, so I don’t know which bar or planet Andy S was at! Bar staff are fabulous and will mix you whatever you ask for whether it is on the menu or not, just treat them with respec’, yeah mon!
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"Room 521 has a fantastic view of the pool."
"A sea view is definitely the best option"
"Spa rooms are adults only and very convenient for the pool and spa."
"Rooms are more modern in the main hotel - make sure you book a sea view!"
"Ocean View Suite is the best room in the hotel."
US$399 - US$1,043 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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