Colony Club by Elegant Hotels is located on 7 acres of pristine beachfront on the popular western shore of St. James, Barbados Island, against the azure waters of the Caribbean Sea. The hotel is one half-mile from Holetown, the historic village and first settlement on Barbados. The island's vibrant capital city of Bridgetown, referred to locally as "B-Town," boasts shopping and entertainment just 6 miles down the coast. The area features numerous golf courses and historic sites.
The entrance of Colony Club by Elegant Hotels boasts an open-air reception area flanked by a peaceful koi pond. A freshwater swimming lagoon amidst plants and palms meanders through the property towards the open sea. The ocean waters of the western shore are warm and inviting for swimming, snorkeling and jet skiing. The property boasts an organic garden, which provides herbs for the restaurant's fresh and healthy locally-accented menu. On the beach, the Sunset Bar is a popular setting for evening soirees with its rattan furnishings and cabanas upon a redwood boardwalk.
Back at the hotel guests can relax in the library. Complmentary wireless Internet access, 2 computers, 2 meeting rooms, and secretarial services are available. Supervised activities for children are complimentary, and babysitting can be arranged for an additional charge. The full-service Waves Spa and Beauty Salon offers massage, facials, aromatherapy treatments, body scrubs, waxing, hair care, and manicures and pedicures. Advanced reservations are required. Closed Mondays.
After dark, Colony Club by Elegant Hotels features live calypso or jazz performances. The Laguna Restaurant overlooks the lagoon and beach from its open-air dining veranda, and offers local and international fare with healthy options. For a more intimate evening meal, the Orchid Room features candlelight gourmet dining.
The Colony Club by Elegant Hotels provides an airport pickup service for an additional charge.
Guestrooms at Colony Club by Elegant Hotels are uniquely furnished and decorated in crisp island styling. Tile floors complement the stone or stucco walls, accented by bright throw-pillows and fabrics. Guestrooms are air-conditioned, though the cool sea breezes wafting through balcony doors may prove to be a pleasant alternative. Amenities include high-speed Internet access (surcharge), iPod docking stations, and flat-panel TVs. Adjoining room can be requested.