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Bougainvillea Beach Resort

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Beachfront Resort situated on Dover Beach, within walking distance of restaurants & entertainment. Well-equipped and finely appointed self-catering accommodation located on a very nice beach.
Location: 20 minutes from Bridgetown, 15-minute drive from Grantley Adams International Airport, golf course nearby (15-minute drive)  and directly on the beach.

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  • Donna W : Toronto, Canada

I love this place. I haven't been back in Barbados since 2008. I was staying with family for a bit but wanted some time for myself as well. I am so so happy to have chosen this resort. It was everything I wanted. Resort: Right on the beach, spacious rooms with a picturesque view and great restaurants on site. The staff here are wonderful. The porter who assisted me with my bags (no elevators) made sure I was happy with my room and where things on the property were. This isn't a huge resort - which is what I wanted. I wanted a quiet place to relax on the beach. The front desk staff are professional and warm. On Mondays there is a manager's cocktail party - rum punch was great! Also great was meeting the management staff - it was clear to me they take pride in their job and providing guests with a wonderful experience. The rooms are very big - each one has a balcony with table and chairs. My room also had a small kitchen with everything you need to make a meal - If I was staying longer, this is something I perhaps would have made use of, but given that I was only there two nights and alone, didn't need to. the bed was comfortable and clean. I was quite surprised at how spacious the bathrooms were. The room have a very good layout.While I was alone, the room would be very comfortable for two with MORE than enough space. There is a gym on the property which is excellent. I train five days a week no matter where I am in the world, so a well equipped fitness centre is very important to me. This resort has one of the best I've seen. All the equipment and weights that I needed was available. one thing I notice about this hotel (that I really liked) is that it was suitable for all types of travelers. I met many families with young children (there is a kids pool) and teenaged children, younger couples and older couples as well as groups of travelers together. This hotel was good for everyone. Its not a "party hotel"; its not an "old people's place"; or just for "young people". Travelers of all backgrounds would enjoy this place, including solo travelers like myself. The staff made everyone feel comfortable and the amenities are great for all.Restaurants on site: The staff assisted me with making reservations for dinner at the restaurants at the resort. I didn't want to venture off at night alone so I was very happy that there was great restaurants on site. Siam Bar & Restaurant and Lanterns by the Sea. I ate at both. They were both wonderful. Siam is a thai restaurant. I personally am not one to go to the caribbean to eat thai food. I live in Toronto and can do that there. However, the food at this restaurant was great! I had a beef dish for dinner and was not at all disappointed. I had breakfast at Lanterns which was good but the barbecue dinner on Monday was amazing. Both are by the water so the ambience is great. My orders all came promptly and no concern about waiting for a long time for food (something I typically come to expect in the islands) The hotel is right on maxwell beach a really great beach with relatively calm waters. There wasn't any issue with getting a beach chair or umbrella. If you needed one the staff that works out of the hut on the beach will sort that out for you. They brought me an umbrella to where I wanted and made sure I was comfortable. What's wonderful about this location is that you can walk along the beach past all the other hotels to get to St. Lawrence Gap. It is about a 20 minute walk which doesn't feel long at all as you're walking along the beach. Beaches are public in Barbados but it really does feel like Bougainvillea has its own little piece of it. The only people using the part of the beach by the hotel was the guests of the hotel.Overall I was really happy with my stay here. I felt like I was in paradise. Waking up to a beautiful view, very warm staff and in a comfortable room. I wish I stayed longer. When I return to Barbados, I will most certainly return to this hotel. I am very grateful to all the staff for how wonderful they treated me and how comfortable they made me feel.

  • Springer114 : Herefordshire, United Kingdom
Our third excellent stay

Wow another excellent stay ..We are very well relaxed enjoying the slow pace of life in Barbados . The hotel caters for everything we need . Excellent rooms that can be very cold when you need with great air conditioning. We had a little kitchen area which was brill to make meals if we wanted and a full size fridge to store the essential drinks, chocs.etc. The bedroom and bathroom were spacious and very clean and the room opened out to a outside seating area which was spot on. The outside hotel area was perfect with ample sunbeds ,fresh cold drinking water free if required, beautiful clear blue sea and lots of beach or grass if you prefer , lots of flowers and palm trees and two swimming pools. Everywhere is clean and perfect. You can hire boats and also work out in the well equipped gym. Lanterns restaurant is excellent value for money we had lunch here a few times also there is a Thai . All staff have been very friendly and helpful and made us feel very welcome and valued . I would recommend to all...... Thank you very much

  • cathysmith750 : London, United Kingdom
Another fabulous stay

This is our 5th trip to the island paradise of Barbados & I write this sitting on the beach at the jewel that is the Bougainvillea on our last day of a 14 day trip.From the moment we arrived at check in we actually felt we'd come home & a feeling of total relaxation descended on us and the stresses of our usual lives were forgotten.The hotel has a unique character & atmosphere: it is the most attractive property on this side & shines out among its bigger, brash neighbours. Every room has an ocean view & wherever you are you are just steps from the most beautiful beach. I've read that some people complain it's quiet at night however there is always some entertainment going on be it a singer, group or instrumentalist. Yes, the resort is quiet after about 10.30 but you can always take a short walk or cab ride to the party always going on somewhere in the Gap.We came on a room only basis as we like to try different restaurants: the hotel has 2 on site, Lanterns where we had breakfast a couple of times & dinner around 4 times. We found the breakfast to be ok and the dinners excellent. Much improved from when we stayed before. And Lanterns has an unbeatable position right on the beach & has had a stylish decor update. Service was perfectly fine, Caribbean style, laid back, knowledgeable & friendly.We also went to Siam, the on site Thai place which was also very good.Other places we are which we're excellent were The Cliff, Primo & Beach One. Less good but ok was Castaways. Most disappointing was Cafe Luna where food & service were not what it used to be.We had breakfast on our balcony most mornings after doing a shop at Masseys, we walked the mile to it but you could get a cab. We got general provisions such as fruit, yogurt, milk etc. The rooms have fully equipped kitchens if you wanted to self cater, with everything you would need. The rooms are colourfully & tastefully decorated with fans & a/c.We used the well equipped gym most days after which we chilled on the beach for much of the day. Happy hour is at 3.30 when we'd stroll over to get our daily rum punch!Big thank you to the wonderful watersports guys especially Corey who again kept us supplied with towels, umbrellas & Jell-O shots! A marvellous innovation! Sadly he is a Man Utd fan but no ones perfect!Thank you also to Shelly in the office who must have got slightly vexed with my various emails pre arrival but was always polite & patient with me!So we shall be returning in 2018 for stay number 6 & cant waitFinal word, if you're looking for big, brash & loud you'd be better going to Sandals which is along the beach. Hideous but thankfully it has had no effect on anything at the Bougainvillea. It is being built as we speak & is partly open but there is no noise or disruption to the beautiful, chilled paradise of the Bougainvillea

  • Tara W : Toronto, Canada
Stunning beach

waves are exciting to boogie board on, staff super friendly, there are more chairs and umbrellas than there are people so no need to reserve at 6am, clean rooms and property, safe for families (beach security always present) but not many people will bother you, lots to do locally with activities and local food (10m taxi to everywhere is seems)

  • TO56 : Toronto, Canada
Beautiful spot, friendly staff and extremely helpful concierge.

The resort is small-ish so there's no sense of being overwhelmed. It's a great family spot, not much in the way of late night shows or parties but good in-house entertainment, beautiful beach and easy access to many tourist spots. Cabs are easy to catch and the drivers we had were all friendly and knowledgeable. a GREAT week.

Vacations packages include round-trip flights, accommodations, round-trip transfers (unless outlined below) to and from the hotel, and tourist cards (if required, unless outlined below).

If selecting an all-inclusive resort option, the package will also include the all-inclusive features as outlined by each resort.

Items not included:

  • Travel insurance (mandatory if traveling to Cuba)
  • Tourist cards ($10USD)if traveling to Dominican Republic with Sunwing Airlines
  • Departure taxes ($20USD) if traveling to Dominican Republic with Sunwing or Signarture Vacations
  • Hotel transfers for packages with WestJet to USA (with exception to Honolulu)
  • Hotel transfers for packages to Europe
  • Items of a personal nature

Included Features:
  • Tennis (day and night)
  • Beach volleyball
  • Non-motorized water sports
  • Life-size chess
  • Daily activities
  • Live entertainment 4 nights per week
  • Use of fitness centre
  • Games room
  • Beach and pool chairs and towels
  • Manager's cocktail party
  • Welcome drink
Optional Meal Plan:
  • Buffet Breakfast daily at the Lanterns Restaurant
  • Children under 4 years eat free off kids menu or from buffet
  • Children under 12 years choosing items off the regular menu receive half off
  • This only applies if children are dining with parents/wards in the restaurant
  • Not applicable to room service
Optional Almost All Inclusive:
  • Buffet breakfast
  • 2 course lunch
  • Afternoon Tea
  • 3 course dinner at Lanterns by the Sea OR 2 course at Water's Edge (Casual dining options)
  • Select house wine and alcoholic beverages
  • Select cocktails 
  • 138 rooms
  • 2 A la carte restaurants
  • 1 bar
  • 1 Swim-up bar
  • 3 pools
  • 2 children's pools
  • Fitness Centre
  • Tennis
  • Beauty salon
  • Supervised children's activities
  • Games room
  • Gift shop
  • Meeting facilities
  • Water sports centre
  • Tour desk
  • Coin operated laundromat
  • Internet station (fee)
  • WiFi
  • Library, boutique, children's playroom
Studios include:
  • 1 queen-size bed
  • 1 bathroom with shower only
  • Telephone
  • Air conditioning and ceiling fan
  • Cable television
  • Hairdryer
  • Clock radio
  • Coffee maker
  • In-room safe
  • WiFi internet
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Kitchen facilities including refrigerator, microwave, stove with oven, toaster, cutlery and dishes for 4 people
    (Max.2 adults, or 1 adult and 1 child)
Deluxe studio, garden, pool or ocean view with balcony or terrace:
  • 1 queen-size bed or 1 king-size bed
  • 1 double sofabed
  • 1 full bathroom
    (Max. 2 adults, or 2 adults and 1 child)
1-bedroom suite, garden, pool or ocean view with balcony or terrace:
  • 1 king-size bed and 1 queen-size sofabed
  • 1 bathroom with shower only
    (Max. for 4 adults, or 2 adults and 2 children)
Deluxe 1-bedroom suite, garden, pool or ocean view with balcony or terrace:
  • 2 double beds or 1 king-size bed and 1 queen-size sofabed
  • 1 full bathroom
    (Max. for 4 adults, or 2 adults and 2 children)
Kids & Family - Maximum number of two children by room category. (This restriction applies to any combination of family specials.)

Kids stay free - Applies to children under 16 when sharing with 2 full paying adults & when using existing bedding. (Max. 2 children)

Mini-Club - Available for a fee. For children from 3 to 12 years old. Operates from 10:30 a.m. to 2, Monday to Friday. Babysitting available for a fee.
Early Booking Bonus - This hotel may offer early booking bonuses at certain times of the year. If early booking bonuses apply to your vacation, prices shown online have already been adjusted accordingly. Please inquire for complete details.

Wedding Bonus - Wedding packages available. Inquire for more details.

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Bougainvillea Beach Resort
Maxwell Coast Road Barbados

Some restaurants may be open for certain meals only and limited visits may apply. Reservations required and dress code in effect for a la carte restaurants. Time restrictions may apply for water sports.

Child pricing may only be available with select tour operators and valid for select dates and durations. Child pricing rules are subject to change without notice. Please contact one of our vacation specialists if you require assistance with child pricing.

Photo identification and/or credit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy. Rollaway beds and cribs (infant beds) may be available and should be requested at the time of booking; fees may apply.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in. Special requests cannot be guaranteed and may incur additional charges upon check-in to fulfil.

Hotels do not condone unruly behavior, parties in rooms, excessive noise or any other actions that violate the hotels terms of use. Guests may be removed from the property at their own expense in the event of any disturbance or complaint from other guests or hotel staff. cannot be held responsible for any guests who may be removed from the hotel due to a violation of rules. makes every effort to ensure that the information on this page is accurate, however, all information on this page is subject to change without notice. is not responsible for any changes, errors or omissions that may occur.