Crystal Cove by Elegant Hotels
Appleby, St. James
Barbados, West Indies

Distance from hotel to Bridgetown, 15 minutes. Distance from hotel to Sir Grantley Adams International Airport (BGI), 30 minutes.  

This premium all-inclusive beach resort rests on a beachfront cliff spanning the island's renowned West Coast. Crystal Cove appeals to sophisticated romantics, families with older children and those simply seeking laid back, quality family time. With 88 modern guestrooms and suites, the resort features three pools, two restaurants, two bars including a swim-up cave bar under cascading waterfall, beach ambassador service, Flying Fish Kids Club, two tennis courts, fitness center and classes, and complimentary motorized watersports and complimentary Wi-Fi in rooms and throughout the property. Enjoy signature dine around program with 3 sister properties and complimentary water taxi between select West Coast Elegant Hotels.  

Hotel Amenities (back to top)
  • Babysitting Services ($)
  • Banana Boat Rides
  • Bar (swim-up)
  • Bars
  • Beach
  • Boogie Boarding
  • Boogie Boards
  • Currency Exchange
  • Entertainment
  • Exercise Room
  • Gift Shop
  • Golf (nearby) ($)
  • Internet Access (Wi-Fi)
  • Kayaks
  • Laundry Service ($)
  • Lounges
  • Pools (freshwater) (3)
  • Sailing
  • Shops ($)
  • Snorkeling
  • Tennis
  • Tennis Court (lighted) (2)
  • Water Skiing
  • Watersports (non-motorized)
  • Wedding Coordinator
  • Windsurfing
 

• View boards  

• Beach ambassador service available  

• Dine Around program with Elegant Hotel's sister properties  

• Water Taxi transportation between select Elegant Hotels Children's Club Flying Fish Kids Club Business Center Business center with computers and complimentary internet access ($) Denotes a fee may be charged. Please note: Some hotel amenities listed above may have an additional fee associated with them.  

Accommodation Categories and Descriptions (back to top)

Arrival/Departure Time:  

• Check-in-time: 3:00 pm Check-out-time: 12:00 pm  

Early check-in and late checkout on request, and subject to availability.  

Children Policy:  

• Children's age break is 16 years old.  

Maximum Occupancy:  

2017:  

• Please review the 2018 maximum occupancy.  

2018:  

• Pool Gardenview - 2 adults or 2 adults and 1 child.  

• Oceanview - 2 adults.  

• Pool/Garden Junior Suite - 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children.  

• Oceanview Junior Suite - 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children.  

• Pool/Garden One Bedroom Suite - 4 adults or 2 adults and 3 children.  

• One Bedroom Oceanview Suite - 4 adults or 2 adults and 3 children.  

Please Note:  

• For Pool Gardenview: For the comfort of the guests, the child must be 0-24 months.  

• All Junior Suites: For the comfort of the guests, the combination of 3 adults and 1 child cannot be accommodated due to sofa bedding configuration.  

• All One Bedroom Suites: For the comfort of the guests, the combination of 2 adults and 3 children must include at least 1 child 0-24 months.  

Pool/gardenview, (PGV) Relaxed comfort in a spacious guest room with vibrant Caribbean decor complete with modern touches. Each room features a picture-perfect pool and/or garden view.  

• Bedding: 1 king bed or 2 twin beds. View: Garden or Pool.  

Ocean View, (OCV) Relaxed comfort in a spacious guestroom with vibrant Caribbean decor and breathtaking views of the Caribbean Sea.  

• Bedding: 1 king bed or 2 twin beds. View: Ocean.  

Pool Garden View Junior Suite(*), (JSN) Oversized guestroom with a sitting area with sofa bed blends vibrant Caribbean decor and modern touches to provide an ideal holiday experience.  

• View: Garden.  

Ocean View Junior Suite(*), (JRO) Oversized guestroom with a sitting area with sofa bed blends vibrant Caribbean decor and modern touches to provide an ideal holiday experience.  

• Bedding: 1 king bed. View: Ocean.  

Pool Garden View One Bedroom Suite, (1PG) One bedroom with a picture-perfect pool or garden view and a separate living room provides ample space and comfort or loft suite configuration where the bedroom is upstairs and overlooks the living room(complete with a sofa bed and a second full bathroom). Caribbean decor and modern touches combine to provide an ideal holiday experience.  

• Bedding: 1 king bed or 2 twin beds. View: Garden or Pool.  

One Bedroom Ocean View Suite, (1BO) One bedroom with mesmerizing ocean views and a separate living room provides ample space and comfort(loft configuration also available).  

• Caribbean decor and modern touches combine to provide an ideal holiday experience.  

• Bedding: 1 king bed or 2 twin beds. View: Ocean.  

(*) Denotes on request basis only, no allotment given.  

All accommodations include: air conditioning, balcony or patio (private), television (flat screen), mini refrigerator, safe (in accommodation) and hairdryer.  

Miscellaneous Amenities MP3 Docking Station  

Room Service (limited) Room service is available during normal restaurant hours  

Specific bedding and/or special requests are fulfilled based on availability and cannot always be guaranteed.  

Food and Beverage Outlets (back to top)

The Cave Bar, famous for its spectacular waterfall, allows guests to swim through the waterfall to reach the bar or enter from the hotel.  

• Table areas are carved from rock with tapestry cushions for comfort.  

Vista Coffee & Wine Bar, this outlet provides sprawling sea views you'll want to take in every day. Vista serves a variety of signature lattes and coffee drinks accompanied with sweet pastries. In addition to coffee and tea, Vista also pours red and white wines that can be paired with savory tapas and bites.  

Drifters, This informal open-air restaurant and bar is located closer to the beach and serves both lunch and dinner.  

Reflections, Crystal Cove's signature restaurant serves a buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner in an open-air, poolside setting.  

There is a strict dress code for main restaurant, guests are requested not to wear jeans, shorts, t-shirts, trainers or sneakers, while dining.  

Specialty Package (All Inclusive 17-18) (back to top)

ALL INCLUSIVE PACKAGE 2017-2018 You won't have to worry about a thing on your holiday at Crystal Cove, a premium all-inclusive resort in Barbados. Featuring fully renovated accommodations in a vibrant, modern palette, the all-inclusive resort in Barbados features unparalleled service and an array of programs and activities for toddlers, kids and teens. Enjoy fine dining with theme dinners such as Bajan seafood grill, Italian and Mexican, as well as organized activities like beach football, volleyball and offsite excursions - it's all conveniently included with your stay.  

Booking Dates: 01/07/2017 - 01/04/2019 Travel Dates: 01/07/2017 - 01/04/2019  

Package Inclusions:  

• All meals, drinks and snacks including sodas and alcoholic beverages (excludes champagne and fine wine)  

• Afternoon tea daily  

• Luxury accommodations  

• Supervised activities for kidsin the Kids Club  

• Water sports and guest activities  

• Beach ambassador service  

• Fitness center  

• Business center with Internet access  

• All taxes and surcharges  

Add-On Package (Vow Renewal 18) (back to top)

VOW RENEWAL PACKAGE 2018  

Booking Dates: 10/26/2017 - 12/18/2018 Travel Dates: 01/05/2018 - 12/18/2018  

Package Inclusions:  

• Services of the resort's event coordinator  

• Presentation of Renewal of Vows certificate  

• Officiating services by a minister  

• Classic floral bouquet & boutonniere*  

• Intimate beach-side or garden ceremony location  

• Best man, maid of honor & witnesses as required  

• Two glasses of champagne to toast after ceremony  

• Classic single tier celebration cake*  

• VIP check-in with welcome cocktail on arrival  

• A personalized wedding renewal website & gift registry  

• Pre-booked ocean-side table reservation at the restaurant on renewal ceremony night or other night of your choosing* (the cost of dinner is extra at non all-inclusive resorts, including this one)  

• Tropical fruit amenity upon arrival  

Terms & Conditions for all Packages:  

• Room upgrades are subject to availability at time of booking.  

• Spa treatments are subject to therapist availability, and may require separate treatment times. Additional charges may apply for special or specific times, or alternate inclusions.  

• Photography packages are subject to change and are for standard packages only.  

• Please note special licensing is required for service of magistrate, and additional costs and preparation times are necessary.  

• The House (BGITHS) & Treasure Beach (BGITBH) restricts attendance at wedding ceremonies to 4 non-registered guests. For weddings wishing to have more non-registered guests in attendance, please contact The House for location and pricing information.  

• At Tamarind (BGITRC), Colony Club (BGICOC), Crystal Cove (BGICRY), Turtle Beach (BGITUB) & Waves Hotel & Spa (BGIWAV): day passes must be purchased for all non-registered guests attending wedding ceremony. The number of attendees may be restricted at some locations. Set-up for outside guests will incur additional charge. Day passes are subject to resort availability, and hotel reserves the right to deny non-registered guests, due to availability. Please contact your dedicated wedding coordinator for details.  

• Wedding couples are responsible for contacting their relevant embassy regarding required documentation to be legally recognized for marriages in Barbados.  

• Some services (for wedding and vow renewals) can be further enhanced at an additional cost to guests.  

• All packages have a 14 day cancellation policy.  

• For privacy reasons, the hotel will only provide up 2 ceremonies per day, at 10:00am or 4:00pm (excluding Sundays or public Holidays). The ceremony time is subject to availability.  

• Weddings must be scheduled at least 2 business days after arrival, to allow time to obtain the required licenses.  

Please Note:  

• There are other upgraded wedding and honeymoon packages available at the Elegant Hotels (they vary in price and offer other features). If customers are interested in these, please ask for more details.  

Add-On Package (Honeymoon 18) (back to top)

HONEYMOON PACKAGE 2018 This is a complimentary honeymoon package for couples staying 5 nights or more.  

Booking Dates: 10/26/2017 - 12/18/2018 Travel Dates: 01/05/2018 - 12/18/2018 Package Inclusions:  

• Bottle of sparkling wine and flower petals in room on day of arrival  

Package Minimum Stay: 5 nights  

Please Note:  

• Proof of recent marriage may be required upon check-in at the resort.  

• This offer is combinable with all offers including the Early Booking Offers.  

• Booking code: FH-2018.  

Add-On Package (Simply Elegant Wedding 18) (back to top)

SIMPLY ELEGANT WEDDING PACKAGE 2018  

Booking Dates: 10/26/2017 - 12/18/2018 Travel Dates: 01/05/2018 - 12/18/2018  

Package Inclusions:  

• Services of the resort's wedding coordinator  

• Couple's marriage license registration fee  

• Round-trip transportation to the registration office  

• Officiating services by a minister  

• Choice of intimate beach-side or garden ceremony location  

• Classic floral bouquet & boutonniere*  

• Best man, maid of honor & witnesses as required  

• Bottle of champagne to toast the ceremony  

• An Elegant single tier wedding cake*  

• Welcome cocktail upon arrival  

• A personalized wedding website & gift registry  

• Intimate breakfast-in-bed, for the morning following the ceremony (includes choice of breakfast accompanied by mimosas)  

• Pre-booked ocean-side table reservation at the restaurant on wedding night or other night of your choosing* (the cost of dinner is extra at non all-inclusive resorts, including this one)  

Please Note:  

• Booking code: SE-WED18 -(*) These services can be further enhanced at an additional cost.  

• Package is priced per couple for when wedding is not offered free or couples do not meet the criteria (of the free Simply Elegant Wedding Package).  

• This package may be considered free, only if specifically noted as included in a specified rate promotion or may be free if booked with an appropriate EBB offer.  

• If free wedding is applicable the booking code is FSE-WED18.  

• Please advise guests that only two ceremonies are performed per day at the resort (excluding Sundays or public holidays), please check for availability first.  

• For example, wedding ceremonies are not available over the Winter Holidays (12/19/18-01/04/19).  

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Package inclusions are subject to change.  

Bonus Features (back to top)

 

2017-2018 Bonus Features:  

 

• Exotic Caribbean cocktail on arrival  

• All inclusive Meal Plan excluding: champagne and fine wines  

• Complimentary use of fitness center  

• Complimentary Wi-Fi in guest rooms and public areas throughout the resort  

• Complimentary motorized water sports (except jet-skis)  

• Kids Club for children ages 3-12 years old  

• Complimentary water taxi transportation between west coast Elegant Hotel properties (daytime service only, weather permitting, excluding Turtle Beach).  

Miscellaneous Information (back to top)

 

General Destination Information - Important! Please advise all clients traveling to Barbados: That the wearing of camouflage or military apparel is illegal, and clothing will be confiscated and persons will be charged accordingly.  

Non Smoking Policy:  

• Smoking is not allowed in any guestroom and should be restricted to the allocated area only.  

• Should the client choose to smoke in the guestroom, a cleaning charge will be applied to their bill.  

Taste of Elegance Program Participating Hotels:  

• Colony Club  

• Crystal Cove  

• Tamarind  

• Turtle Beach  

Note:  

• The House does not participate in the meal programs.  

Meal Plans:  

• Modified American Plan (MAP): includes breakfast and lunch or breakfast and dinner at Colony Club or Tamarind properties at selected restaurants  

• Full American Plan (FAP): includes breakfast, lunch and dinner at Colony Club or Tamarind properties at selected restaurants  

• All-Inclusive (AI): includes all meals and beverages. Excludes bottled water, champagne and fine wines  

Exchange Dining:  

• Breakfast Hotels: Guests staying at Colony Club or Tamarind can enjoy full exchange dining between these two hotels when on MAP or FAP plans. To dine between the hotels, guests simply need to speak with the front desk of the hotel where they are staying, in order to make dining reservations at the other property.  

• All Inclusive Hotels: Guests staying at Crystal Cove or Turtle Beach can enjoy free exchange dining between these two hotels. To dine between the hotels, guests simply need to speak with the front desk of the hotel where they are staying in order to make dining reservations at the other property.  

Supplemental Dining:  

• Breakfast Hotels to an All Inclusive Hotels:  

• Guests staying at Colony Club or Tamarind on MAP or FAP can dine for lunch or dinner at Turtle Beach or Crystal Cove by purchasing a voucher.  

• If a guest is on MAP, please note that eating at another hotel under this program does count as the meal covered by the pre-purchased Meal Plan.  

• For a Lunch Pass (including lunch and drinks valid from 10:00am-6:00pm), or for a Dinner Pass (including dinner and drinks valid from 6:00pm-11:00pm)  

• Guests on Modified American Plan (MAP) or Full American Plan (FAP) pay an additional adult or child fee  

• All Inclusive to Breakfast Hotels:  

• Guests staying at Crystal Cove or Turtle Beach who wish to dine at Colony Club or Tamarind can do so by purchasing meal vouchers.  

• Please note this voucher does not cover drinks.  

• All drinks and special menu items will have supplemental charges.  

• Theme nights may have supplemental charges for buffets or special menus.  

• Please contact the desired restaurant for more information.  

• Guests pay an additional adult or children free for lunch or dinner.  

Daphne's:  

• Though Daphne's will not participate in exchange dinning.  

• Guests at any of the above participating Elegant Hotels, when dining at Daphnes can receive 1 complimentary Watermelon Martini per adult, when showing their room keys. A guest simply needs to show the waiter their room key to receive their cocktail. This offer is valid for maximum of 2 adults per room, with a max of 4 per table.  

• One complimentary Martini per guest, per visit, only.  

• The complimentary Watermelon Martini may not be exchanged or substituted for another cocktail or beverage.  

Voucher Instructions:  

• Vouchers are purchased at the hotel where the guest is staying, and must be purchased before departing to dine at another hotel.  

• This voucher must then be presented to the restaurant server prior to ordering.  

• Once voucher is purchased it is non-refundable and non-transferable. If guests on FAP or AI choose to enjoy both meals at another hotel, 2 vouchers per person must be purchased.  

Conditions:  

• Rates are paid locally by Guests, and all dining arrangements are subject to availability.  

• Restaurants will require advanced reservations.  

• On theme nights hotels may limit the number of dine around guests they are able to accommodate.  

Please note:  

• This program is subject to change or discontinue at any time, with or without notice a the discretion of Elegant Hotels Corporate Office.  

Key Selling Features:  

• Contemporary and chic, intimate feel  

• Highly personalized service  

• Includes breakfast, lunch, snacks, afternoon tea and dinner daily  

• All beverages and cocktails (excluding champagne and fine wines)  

• Swim-up Cave Bar with waterfall  

• Complimentary snorkeling, sailing, kayaking, windsurfing and complimentary motorized watersports such as banana boats, waterskiing, and tubing  

• Beach and pool Ambassador service providing scented cold towels, refreshments throughout the day  

• Preferred tee times at Apes Hill Golf Club  

• Hotel is beachfront only steps away from any location in the resorts.  

• Complimentary Flying Fish Kids Club for ages 3-12  

• Massage, facials, nails, hair styling and other spa and salon services available  

• Personalised, boutique-style service and attention to detail  

• Free WiFi in rooms and throughout properties  

• Complimentary fitness center and classes  

• Taste of Elegance Dine Around Program  

• Two floodlit tennis courts  

General Information:  

• In order to better service the guests, the hotel now requires the arrival's flight details (including flight number and time of arrival) for ALL room reservations at time of booking.  

• Hotel does not provide transfers.