Crystal Cove by Elegant Hotels

St. James, Barbados

50 reviews
Excellent family hotel. Great rooms in excellent location.
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  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • 24h Service
  • TV
  • Fitness
  • Room
    • Double Bed
    • Radio
    • Bathroom
    • Safe
    • Internet Access
    • Shower
    • King-size Bed
    • Hairdryer
    • Direct dial telephone
    • Air conditioning (individually regulated)
    • Bathtub
    • Tea/coffee maker
    • Fridge
    • Satellite/cable TV
    • Air conditioning (centrally regulated)
    • Balcony/Terrace
  • Facility
    • Restaurant(s) with air conditioning
    • Laundry Service
    • Hotel Room Safe
    • Restaurant(s) with non-smoking area
    • Shops
    • Kids Club
    • 24-hour check-in
    • Currency Exchange
    • WLAN access
    • Bar(s)
    • Room Service
    • Restaurant(s) with high-chairs
    • Air conditioning
    • Conference Room
    • Public Internet Access
  • Food
    • à la carte Dinner
    • à la carte Lunch
    • Breakfast Served
    • All inclusive
    • Lounge Chairs
    • Outdoor Pool(s)
    • Water Skiing
    • Diving
    • Number of Pools
    • Tanning Studio/Solarium
    • Windsurfing
    • Banana Boat
    • Massage
    • Surfing
    • Sailing
    • Tennis
    • Beach Umbrellas
    • Golf
    • Pool bar
    • Children's Entertainment
Highway 1 Saint James Barbados Island
1.9 mi to downtown


This hotel is nestled in a cove on the island's west coast. It is set right on the sandy beach, 3 km from Holetown and its restaurants, bars, nightspots and shops. It lies a 15-minute drive from the cosmopolitan capital of Bridgetown and is just 30 minutes from Garantley Adams International Airport.


Guests are welcomed at the hotel, which has a total of 88 rooms. At the accommodation, travellers are welcomed at the reception area with 24-hour reception and a 24-hour check-in/check-out service. Amenities include a safe and a currency exchange service. Wireless internet access in public areas allows guests to stay connected. Among the culinary options available at the establishment are a restaurant, a dining area and a bar. Various shops are available, including a souvenir shop. There is also a garden. Those arriving in their own vehicles can leave them in the car park of the hotel. Additional services include a babysitting service, room service and a laundry service.


Rooms feature air conditioning, a living room and a bathroom. Most rooms feature a balcony with a view for guests' enjoyment. Many rooms feature a sea view, which further enhances the ambience. The rooms have a double bed, a king-size bed or a sofabed. There is also a safe. Additional features include a fridge, a mini fridge, a microwave and a tea/coffee station. Internet access, a telephone, a TV, a radio, an alarm clock and WiFi add to the comfort of the holiday. The bathrooms are fitted with a shower and a bathtub. A hairdryer can also be found in each of the bathrooms. The accommodation offers family rooms and non-smoking rooms.


A pool and an outdoor pool are available to travellers. Sun loungers and parasols are ideal for relaxation. The poolside bar serves a selection of refreshing drinks. Tennis and golf are available to active guests. Water sports options at the establishment include water skiing, windsurfing, banana boat rides, sailing, kayaking, snorkelling and diving. Guests of the hotel can enjoy indoor activities, including a gym. After a long day, guests can recharge their batteries in the wellness area, which offers a solarium, or for a fee, a spa and massage treatments. Live music and a kids' club complete the range of facilities available.


All-inclusive is bookable. Guests can choose to book options such as breakfast, lunch or dinner. The accommodation also offers snacks. Alcohol-free drinks and alcoholic beverages are offered.


The following credit cards are accepted at the establishment: American Express, VISA and MasterCard.


  • Service
    "Fantastic service"

    Friendly staff. Great staff. Great activities.

    "Friendly service."

  • Value for money
    "Best value for money"

    Free water sports. Inclusive resort.

    "Best value for money."

  • Location
    "Great location"

    Cool Cave Bar. Beautiful location. Lovely location.

    "Great location."

  • Cleanliness

    Clean facility.


  • Room
    "Great room"

    Huge suite. Cool towel. Stunning views.

    "Great rooms with decent bathrooms."

  • Amenities
    "Ordinary amenities"

    Plenty of sun loungers. Clean facility. Great facilities.

    "Hotel buildings are substandard but amenities are OK."

  • Comfort

    Huge suite. Great beds. Good air conditioning.


  • Vibe
    "Decent vibe"

    Lovely atmosphere.

    "Decent vibe." "Awesome for families." "Luxury hotel." "Nice for romantic trips."