Location: An adults-only hideaway on the desirably exclusive Platinum Coast, with a prime position between vibrant capital Bridgetown and charming Holetown.
Arrival: The House cossets you from start to finish with 24-hour service ambassadors who cater to your every whim. Begin with a complimentary jet lag massage upon arrival, a welcoming cool towel and a refreshing drink.
Design: Radiating chic Bajan style, this all-suite boutique hotel goes the extra mile to spoil its guests. The House is an ocean retreat designed with romance in mind; this haven features quiet spaces and is imbued with an intimate atmosphere allowing you to reconnect and recharge. Its 34 suites house mahogany furniture, plush linens and bathrooms featuring granite surfaces, indulgent rain showers and state-of-the-art shower jets. Some suites offer private plunge pools.
As the sun sets, atmospheric lighting creates a relaxed ambience for pre-dinner cocktails and canapés.
Daphne’s – serving modern Italian classics made with island seafood freshly prepared by Chef Michele Blasi in an upscale beachfront setting.
Private dining – experience an unforgettable evening dining with your toes in the sand and the stars overhead in a private cabana on the beach, complete with soft candlelight, flame torches and a personal waiter.
Champagne Breakfast – The House’s complimentary breakfast includes unlimited champagne and a full buffet with an assortment of healthy options such as fresh fruit, tasty nuts and seeds and a selection of tempting hot items to satisfy your cravings.
1703 Mount Gay Rum Bar – serving tantalising cocktails, casual drinks and bar snacks.
What to wear: Island chic
Wellbeing: The beachfront pool and whirlpool are surrounded by lush tropical gardens and accompanied by the soothing sounds of ocean waves gently crashing in the background. This alone is enough to soothe the soul, but The House offers a number of other wellbeing services for the ultimate in indulgence, including:
- Aromatherapy sprays
- Access to a lounge area to unwind
- Poolside yoga classes
- Fitness centre
Recreation: The House by Elegant Hotels plays host to many spectacular events throughout the year. From live cooking demos and wine tasting to fashion shows, afternoon tea and cocktail parties – there’s enough Bajan-inspired entertainment to suit all kinds of holiday goers.
Join in the annual Elegant Hotels Golf Tournament – it’s complimentary for all guests as a thank you for their patronage. Previous years’ fabulous prizes have included accommodation from two to five nights across the properties, dinner at Daphne’s Restaurant, spa treatments at Waves Hotel & Spa, champagne breakfast at The House and a luxury catamaran cruise.
Complimentary motorised and non-motorised water sports offer ocean adventure at The House. Create unforgettable memories with water skiing, stand-up paddle boarding, snorkelling, kayaking and sailing.
Celebrations: The House is an intimate, adult-only escape offering a chic island retreat for travellers in search of a relaxed, laid-back luxury holiday in Barbados. It’s a superb choice for special birthday celebrations, honeymoons, anniversaries and small reunions.
Internet: Wi-Fi available throughout the resort.
Renowned for: Romantic escapes, weddings, couples, friends.
Recent accolades: Tripadvisor Top 25 Hotels for Romance, 350 Customer Excellence Award, Magellan Award for Hospitality, Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence.
Price: Holidays start from £3340pp, including flights, 7 nights’ accommodation with breakfast and transfers.