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The House by Elegant

St James › Barbados › Windward Islands › Caribbean

The House by Elegant

St James › Barbados › Windward Islands › Caribbean

The House is an ocean retreat designed with romance in mind. This 34-room, adult-only haven hosts quiet spaces and an intimate atmosphere allowing you to reconnect and recharge. The House Ambassadors tend to your every desire from arranging romantic beach dinners to sending champagne and strawberries to your suite.

Resort At A Glance
  • Couples Only
  • Room & Breakfast
  • Boutique Hotel
  • Spa On Property
  • 34 Rooms & Suites
  • Pool & Whirlpool
  • 1 Restaurant
  • 1 Bar & Lounge
  • Fitness Centre
  • Complimentary Transfers
About Barbados
  • Getting To Barbados The international airport in Barbados is Bridgetown, airport code BGI. There are regular direct scheduled flights from the United Kingdom with British Airways and Virgin Atlantic and flying time is around 8 - 9 hours. The airport is also serviced by American Airlines and Air Canada allowing connections through major USA hubs and Canada
  • Getting To The Resorts Shuttle transfers or Private Transfers are available in Barbados for all the resorts that we feature. Transfer times are between 30 minutes to an hour. Please allow longer if you are taking a shuttle transfer as this may involve stops at different hotels for fellow travellers en-route
  • Language English
  • Time Difference - 5 Hours GMT (Summer) - 4 Hours GMT (Winter)
  • Currency Barbadian Dollar or US Dollars
  • Dialling Code +1 246
  • Tipping If a service charge isnt added to your bill, then we suggest that you tip about 15%
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The House by Elegant

St James › Barbados › Windward Islands › Caribbean

More Hotel Details

The House is located on a stretch of breathtaking white sand beach and warm turquoise waters. Our beachfront is peppered with plush loungers and is just steps from guest rooms and public areas.

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.

The level of service at The House is second to none and features highly personalised ambassador service tending to your every wish and desire around the clock. The ambassadors act as your personal assistant, accommodating your needs for added comfort and luxury throughout your stay.

Thirty Four Junior and One Bedroom suites provide modern simplicity and comfort framed by scenic ocean or romantic garden views.

Its tranquil and relaxing ambiance is complimented by the personalised service provided by 'ambassadors' who are appointed to all guests to anticipate and cater for any holiday needs. To maintain the serene atmosphere, this is an adult-only resort.

The House by Elegant

St James › Barbados › Windward Islands › Caribbean

Restaurants & Bars

Unlimited complimentary champagne to start each day. The House serves a sumptuous complimentary champagne breakfast daily in its refreshing open-air dining venue, The Deck. Feel the gentle ocean breeze while we treat you to a delightful presentation of fresh island fare including a live egg station where you can order eggs precisely to your preferences.

Relax and enjoy the timeless tradition of afternoon tea in the tropics. The House serves a delightfully traditional display of delicious sweet and savoury English treats like scones, finger sandwiches, clotted cream and sweet pastries in its daily afternoon tea service between 3 and 5pm in the beautiful open-air setting of the Deck. Each evening, a satisfying selection of complimentary canapés are served between 7 and 8pm offering you a delicious light bite before your nightly dinner plans unfold.

Intriguing choices for in-house dining at The House begin with the award-winning Daphne's serving authentic Italian fare for lunch and dinner daily.

Led by Chef Michele Blasi from Milan, Daphne's serves regionalised Italian cuisine infused with fresh island seafood and produce. Daphne's, sister restaurant to its world-renowned London counterpart, is located next door to The House, and serves full lunch and dinner menus. Enjoy selections such as linguine with lobster, sea bass with salt and eggplant caponatina and more.

Dining venues at The House include the lobby lounge, the oceanfront deck, private beach cabana or in-suite. All day and moonlight menus are available as well as 24-hour room service.

With award-winning Daphne's next door and the 1703 Mount Gay Rum Bar on site, you needn't venture far for tantalizing food and drink. The Taste of Elegance Dine Around Programme expands your dining options to our sister properties, especially fun themed nights at Tamarind next door.

A private dining experience at The House will set the proper tone for a fabulously romantic evening. 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, lighted torches and a personal waiter. Dinner is served from a seasonal menu prepared by award-winning Daphne's featuring outstanding regionalised Italian cuisine and paired with a pleasing variety of fine wines.

The House by Elegant

St James › Barbados › Windward Islands › Caribbean

Activities & Things To Do

The House offers luxuries and amenities popular with celebrities looking to take a break. Soothing aromatherapy sprays, a lounge closer in relation to a cozy living room than a formal bar, and service that ensures you never lift a finger is pampering at its finest.

Guests of The House can also pamper themselves next door at Tamarind. The sister property features an intimate spa and relaxation pool as well as a spacious, state-of-the-art fitness centre. Choose from a blissful array of spa treatments and enjoy top-of-the-line Cybex cardio and weight equipment as well as yoga classes and other group fitness activities.

The hotel has a freshwater swimming pool, whirlpool, Spa services (in-room, poolside, or in beachside cabanas), fitness centre, tennis (at sister properties), free water sports offered next door at Tamarind - water-skiing, sailing, windsurfing, kayaking, boogie boarding and snorkelling.

Nearby you will find scuba lessons, parasailing, boat cruises and deep-sea fishing. There is also a weekly interactive cooking demo with Daphne's Executive Chef. Weekly yoga and pilates classes. Golf is available nearby at Ape's Hill or Royal Westmoreland courses

The House by Elegant

St James › Barbados › Windward Islands › Caribbean

Rooms & Suites

Luxurious Barbados suite accommodations at The House provide you with stunning ocean and lush garden views, plush décor and luxe amenities creating a sanctuary of sheer comfort. Retreat to your romantic private suite appointed with details of fresh, modern design, plush cotton linens, espresso machine, flat screen TV, air conditioning, iPod docking station, complimentary WiFi and 24/7 ambassador service.

Garden View Junior Suite - The House by Elegant
Ocean View Junior Suite - The House by Elegant
Ocean View Junior Suite
The House by Elegant, St James
Garden View Suite with Plunge Pool - The House by Elegant
Ocean View One Bedroom Suite - The House by Elegant

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The House by Elegant

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Barbados Weather

Average temperature in degrees C°

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Average monthly rainfall in millimetres

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Average days of rain per month

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