Turtle Beach by Elegant Hotels
About the hotel
Turtle Beach by Elegant Hotels is a premium all-inclusive that appeals to families and couples. This all-suite enclave enjoys a well-located perch on the lively and luminous South Coast, within walking distance of the nightlife of St. Lawrence Gap. Find your own place to relax on the 1,500-foot white sand beach, or swim, snorkel and dine your way into the island way of life. There's a little something for everyone among the complimentary non-motorised water sports, beach & pool ambassador service, Flying Fish Kids Club, spa facilities, and fitness centre. Whether eating in the treetops at Asiago's Restaurant or sampling international dinners at The Waterfront Restaurant, Turtle Beach's culinary prowess offers an endless number of choices. Early 2017, Turtle Beach introduced two brand-new additional dining outlets, Freeze Ice Cream Parlour and Half Moon Coffee & Deli, bringing their versatile dining options up to a total of five. With every delight at your fingertips, the relaxing essence of the Caribbean is ever-present at Turtle Beach by Elegant Hotels.
- Premium all-inclusive family getaway featuring suites with modern furnishings
- Free golf, water sports, aqua school, WiFi, kids club and more
- 5 onsite restaurant and bars with unparalleled, warm Bajan service and local experiences
At a glance
Turtle Beach by Elegant Hotels is one of the finest all-inclusive hotels in Barbados, where a variety of spacious accommodations welcome holidaymakers of all ages.
- Private balcony or patio with outdoor seating
- Free Wireless Internet Access
- Spacious bathrooms with bath or shower
- Air conditioning
- Mini fridge (not stocked)
- Flat screen TV's with cable television
- Hair dryer
- In-room safe
- Telephone and clock radio with iPod docking station
- All suites are non-smoking
Junior Suite Pool Garden View
These recently redesigned pool or garden view rooms offer plenty of space for everyone, with a sitting area, a sofa bed, and a vivid blend of vibrant Caribbean décor and modern furnishings. Each of these rooms features a queen bed or twin beds, and can accommodate 3 adults, or 2 adults and 2 children.
Junior Suite Ocean View
Enjoy beautiful ocean views from these recently renovated rooms, which feature a sitting area, a sofa bed, and modern Caribbean décor. Each of these rooms features a queen or two twin beds, and can accommodate 3 adults, or 2 adults and 2 children.
Junior Suite Deluxe Ocean View
Magnificent ocean view suites with a sitting area that incorporates a sofa bed and upbeat Caribbean décor. Each of these suites features modern furnishings and a king bed, and can accommodate 3 adults, or 2 adults and 2 children.
- Also available as a Family Connected Ocean View Junior Suite
Junior Suite Ocean Front
Stunning oceanfront suites offering you recently renovated Caribbean furnishings. Each of these suites features a queen bed or two twin beds, and can accommodate 3 adults, or 2 adults and 2 children.
One Bedroom Suite Pool Garden View
A bedroom and a separate living area ensures that everyone has the space to be themselves, perfectly complemented by claming views over the pool and garden. Caribbean décor and modern touches combine to create indulgent spaces, and a king bed and a sofa bed make these suites ideal for families. These suites can accommodate 4 adults, or 2 adults and 3 children.
One Bedroom Suite Ocean View
A bedroom with a separate living area provides comfort and privacy for everyone, wonderfully accompanied by captivating ocean views. Modern Caribbean décor creates a jovial atmosphere, and a king bed and a sofa bed make these suites ideal for families. These suites can accommodate 4 adults, or 2 adults and 3 children.
Dining at Turtle Beach by Elegant Hotels introduces you to a variety of local and international delicacies.
The Chelonia Restaurant is an elegant, open air restaurant serving international cuisine. The buffet breakfast includes eggs made-to-order, a waffle station, an assortment of breads and muffins, and traditional hot sides such as bacon, sausage and baked beans. Sumptuous dinner buffets provide a variety themed options, or order something special from the à la carte menu.
- Breakfast: 07:30 - 22:00
- Dinner: 19:00 - 22:00
The beachside Waterfront Café serves excellent seafood for informal lunches and dinners.
- Lunch: 12:30 - 15:00
- Dinner: 19:00 - 22:00
Asiago's is an authentic Italian-style restaurant famed for its Bajan influences on classic international dishes. It's perfect for a romantic evening together of fine cuisine and beautiful scenery.
- Dinner: Tuesday to Saturday 19:00 - 21:30
- Reservations required
- Children 12 years or older
Half Moon Coffee Bar & Grill
Refresh with signature coffees and local favourite, Banks beer, paired with grab-and-go locally inspired snacks.
- Open: 11:00 - 18:00
Freeze Ice Cream Parlour
Immerse yourself in the sensational seascapes while indulging in a variety of ice cream flavours, and cones.
- Open: 11:00 - 18:00
Taste of Elegance Programme
Want to spend some time at Elegant Hotels' sister properties? Utilise the free daytime water taxi to enjoy meals at Tamarind, Colony Club, Crystal Cove and Turtle Beach with the Taste of Elegance Dine Around Programme. The programme allows all Elegant Hotels guests the opportunity to exchange dine, in line with the board basis of your stay.
Elegantly Bajan Excursions
The Elegantly Bajan initiative is a programme designed by Elegant Hotels to enhance your Barbados holiday with authentic island experiences. You're actively encouraged to explore the island and have loads of fun as you discover the secrets of the island.
Four of the phenomenal team have stepped forward to become Turtle Pioneers. More than an adviser, these Turtle Pioneers are an elite team of Barbados experts who provide near endless knowledge about what to do and where to go in Barbados. Hermanius, Maradonna, Nigel and Captain Sam will be on-hand with insider islander tips.
Take part in a weekly pastry class with multi award winning dessert chef Ezra Beckles. Known for his mind-blowing treats, Ezra uses unusual ingredients including noni flour and cactus in conjunction with traditional Bajan ingredients such as tamarind, cherries and coconut. He'll talk you through how to create local delicacies, and how to enjoy them best.
The Pepper Pot Culinary Tour
Immerse yourself in Bajan culture while tantalising your taste buds with local culinary delights. You'll visit the Speightstown Fish Market, then the scenic Jumas Restaurant to sample a variety of Bajan delicacies, followed by a ride through historic Holetown, before finishing with an authentic Bajan lunch at the Scotch Bonnet restaurant, owned and operated by celebrated local chef Peter Edey.
Caribbean Goes Global Dance Show
The Caribbean is known for its rich musical heritage, and the Caribbean Goes Global Dance Show will take you through the different genres of Caribbean music throughout the years, from calypso and soca to reggae to gospel. You'll be captivated by the show's pulsating rhythms and interpretative dance performances.
Lemon Arbour Excursion
Enjoy the Bajan Saturday staple 'pudding and souse' while taking in the picturesque St. John parish views at Lemon Arbour.
Q in the Community
Experience a truly authentic Bajan experience at Q in the Community, the latest event taking Barbados by storm. Known as the 'moving Oistins', Q in the Community changes locations across Barbados weekly and features domino playing, line and ballroom dancing and karaoke contests. Informal, open air dining features popular local dishes such as grilled fish and chips, macaroni pie and fish cakes. The event is broadcast live on local radio station Q 100.7, and broadcast on television a few days later. The tour is held every Thursday by members of staff known as the Turtle Pioneers.
Enjoy performances from a leading jazz quartet and award-winning trumpet player Ricky Brathwaite, as well as professional calypso dancers and live cooking demonstrations. Kids can enjoy a mocktail party and costume-making classes, and families can come together in the evenings to enjoy a movie under the stars.
Facilities for Everyone
- 1,500 feet of white sandy beach, where sea-turtles nest their eggs
- Lush tropical gardens
- 2 free form freshwater swimming pools and whirlpool
- Beach ambassador service
- Children's splash pool and playground
- Two flood-lit tennis courts
- Air-conditioned fitness centre
- Internet café with computer and complimentary internet access
- WiFi available in rooms and public areas (additional charge)
- In room high speed internet access (additional charge)
- Babysitting services (additional charge)
- Conference room and outdoor
- Weekly Managers Cocktail Party
Just for Adults
- Adults-only Jacuzzi
- Couples massages and other spa treatments
- Romantic activities designed for two
- Horseback riding and other outdoor activities
- Private tours and cruises
- Private dining
- Couples photo shoot
- Picnic basket getaways
Enjoy a range of contemporary water sports available on-site.
- Boogie boarding
- Fishing and diving excursions
- Scuba demonstrations
- Pool volleyball
You can still have fun if you'd prefer to stay dry.
- Touch rugby
- Preferred tee times at Apes Hill Golf Course
Enjoy complimentary daily rounds of golf at the renowned Barbados Golf Club for all guests over 17. Just minutes away from the resort, you are invited to play 18 holes daily along rolling hills and open fairways. Round trip transportation and clubs are included, excluding arrival and departure days and public holidays, Saturdays or Sundays.
Explore The Local Area
If you're feeling the need for a little adventure, there's loads to do in the local area.
- Helicopter tours
- Biking tours
- Catamaran day trip
- Deep sea fishing
- Horseback riding
- Harrison's Cave
- St. Nicholas Abbey
Wellness and Relaxation
Embrace the relaxed spirit of the Caribbean at Turtle Beach's on-site spa. Rejuvenate yourself with an array of beautifying treatments including manicures, body wraps, aromatherapy and more.
Stay energised at the state-of-the-art fitness centre, offering Cybex treadmills, weight machines and group exercise classes like boxercise and aqua aerobics. Three flood-lit tennis courts provide a space to practise your game day or night.
As one of the best venues for destination weddings on Barbados, Turtle Beach by Elegant Hotels will make your big day effortlessly beautiful. Gorgeous open-air venues make for exceptional receptions and beautiful morning-after brunches, and the spacious, modern suites ensure your guests feel right at home. Detailed wedding packages and experienced wedding planners make managing every detail of your wedding easy, efficient, and deeply rewarding.
Celebrate your honeymoon with lovely special details, such as sparkling wine, chocolate strawberries, a flower petal bath, or perhaps a Champagne afternoon in a hammock. Celebrate your new love any way you like, from a romantic catamaran cruise to a butler-served dinner in your suite. You'll have an unforgettable Bajan honeymoon at Turtle Beach.
Turtle Beach by Elegant Hotels has been awarded the Green Globe Certificate for sustainable tourism highlighting their commitment to making positive contributions to people and the planet.
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