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Colony Club by Elegant Hotels places you within a 5-minute walk of Folkestone Marine Park and St. James Parish Church. This 96-room, 4.5-star resort has 4 outdoor pools along with a full-service spa and 2 restaurants. It's on the beach and also a short walk from Holetown Beach and Lime Grove Shopping Centre.


Start your day off right with a free hot/cold buffet breakfast. Enjoy dining at the resort's 2 onsite restaurants: The Laguna Restaurant offers relaxing ocean views; The Sunset Bar and Deck specializes in seafood. Satisfy your hunger from the comfort of your room with 24-hour room service.


Colony Club by Elegant Hotels's 96 rooms are air-conditioned and provide furnished balconies or patios, iPod docks, and minibars. Guests can expect flat-screen TVs with cable channels, along with free WiFi and wired Internet. Pillowtop beds grant a restful night's sleep, and bathrooms offer jetted tubs, hair dryers, and free toiletries. Other standard amenities include espresso makers, free bottled water, and ceiling fans.

Property features

Guests of Colony Club by Elegant Hotels have access to a full-service spa, 4 outdoor pools, and a fitness center. You can take advantage of free parking, along with limo/town car service. The 24-hour front desk has staff standing by to help with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and securing valuables. Other amenities at this beach resort include outdoor tennis courts, free WiFi in public areas, and 2 meeting rooms.


  • Free hot/cold buffet breakfast
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking
  • Onsite dining

Colony Club by Elegant Hotels

Porters Holetown St. James

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

This Barbados hotel features Waves Spa and Beauty Salon offering massage, facials, body scrubs, aromatherapy, waxing, manicures and pedicures, and hair care. The spa is closed on Mondays. Advanced reservations are required for massages and spa treatments.

2 computers round out the offerings of a library filled with paperbacks and board games. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available throughout the property. 2 meeting rooms and secretarial services are at guests' disposal.

A promenade with jewelry, gift and sundries, and hotel-wear shops extends off the reception area of Colony Club by Elegant Hotels, which contains an open-air courtyard graced by a lily-and-koi pond. The property also has its own organic gardens. A complimentary poolside cocktail party is hosted weekly. Complimentary supervised children's activities are offered during December holidays and in summer. For an extra charge babysitting and childcare are always available.

Complimentary motorized water sports are available through the hotel's Aqua School program. A pool and beach ambassador service is available throughout the day offering cold towels, iced water, and fruit platters. The Colony Club by Elegant Hotels provides an airport pickup service for an additional charge. Drinks and light snacks are served on the deck in the afternoons and early evenings.

A small, air-conditioned fitness center contains cardio equipment and free weights. The hotel also offers 2 tennis courts. Preferred tee times at several nearby acclaimed golf courses can be arranged.

  • Number of buildings/towers - 9 
  • Library 
  • Beach umbrellas 
  • Beach sun loungers 
  • Beach towels 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (free) 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 2 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Swim-up bar 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Concierge services 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Conference space 
  • Meeting rooms 2 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Total number of rooms - 96 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Number of floors - 3 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Hair salon 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Babysitting or childcare 
  • Tennis on site 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2 
  • Wedding services 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 4 
  • Garden 
  • Outdoor tennis courts - 2 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Free self parking 
  • Supervised childcare/activities 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Spa services on site 


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet


Free self parking

Room Amenities

Colony Club by Elegant Hotels offers 96 air-conditioned accommodations with iPod docking stations and minibars. Rooms open to furnished balconies or patios. Beds feature pillowtop mattresses. Flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations with jetted bathtubs, bathrobes, slippers, and complimentary toiletries.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and safes. Additionally, rooms include espresso makers and complimentary bottled water. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily. Amenities available on request include in-room massages.

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Furnished balcony or patio 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Minibar 
  • Turndown service 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Slippers 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Jetted bathtub 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (free) 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Espresso maker 
  • Desk 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • iPod docking station 

Where to Eat

Laguna Restaurant - This recently redesigned open-air restaurant enjoys views of the garden, pool, and ocean, and has a 2-story lattice ceiling and intimate lounge area. Serves a breakfast buffet with American, English, and Bajan (Barbadian) selections, healthy dining choices such as fresh squeezed juices, organic teas and local seasonal produce. All of the restaurant meals are carefully created by the Executive Chef, who incorporates seasonal produce in the dishes to ensure the restaurant uses the freshest ingredients with the fullest flavor, complemented by herbs and seasoning from its own organic gardens. Menus are tailored to incorporate local cuisine. New menus feature healthy dining options for breakfast, snacks, lunch and dinner. Dinner dress code: Long pants; collared shirts for men.

Orchid Room - A private function room. Reserve this room in advance for your special event.

Sunset Bar & Deck - Poolside swim-up bar adjacent to expansive beachside, sunset-view wood deck furnished with teak umbrella tables and rattan chairs. Nearby gazebo for live music some nights. Light fare and seafood lunch/dinner menu. Bar service late morning to late night.

Planters Cocktail Lounge - Open-air lounge with cushioned rattan seating. Open evenings.

Nearby Things to Do

The Caribbean Sea gently washes the hotel's 400-m (437-yd) white sand beach, with casuarina trees and beach umbrellas shading thickly cushioned lounge chairs. Sun chairs also ring four narrow, rock-lined, freeform pools—each approximately 27.5m (90 ft) long—in a courtyard running through the hotel's center. The courtyard contains rock waterfalls, flower gardens, and tall palms and mahogany trees. The pool nearest the beach features a swim-up bar.

The hotel provides 30-minute snorkeling excursions to a nearby sunken barge and 30-minute boat cruises along the coast—both complimentary. Also complimentary are water skiing, tubing, paddle boating, and banana-boating as well as snorkeling gear, kayaks, sailboats, boogie boards, and windsurfers.

Independent operators on the beach rent out personal watercraft and offer parasailing. On request, other independent operators pick up guests for scuba lessons, certification classes, and excursions.

Use of two lighted tennis courts and a basketball hoop is complimentary. The nearest golf courses are at Sandy Lane 3 km (2 mi) away.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Basketball on site 
  • Parasailing on site 
  • Sailing on site 
  • Snorkeling on site 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding on site 
  • Water skiing on site 
  • Windsurfing on site 

Spa Services

  • Facial treatments 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Body treatments 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types


  • No pets or service animals allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

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

No pets or service animals allowed

Hotel Name

  • Colony Club Elegant Hotels
  • Colony Club Elegant Hotels Holetown
  • Colony Club Elegant Hotels Hotel
  • Colony Club Elegant Hotels Hotel Holetown

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport. Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Children 12 years old and younger are not permitted from February to February. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation. No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Globe, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

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