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Located within a mile (2 km) of Paynes Bay Beach, Crystal Cove by Elegant Hotels All Inclusive Resort is within 2 miles (3 km) of Barbados Polo Club. This 88-room, 4-star resort welcomes guests with 3 outdoor pools, 2 restaurants, and a 24-hour fitness center. It's on the beach and also close to Batts Rock Beach and Sandy Lane Beach.

Dining

Free buffet breakfast is included with your stay and awaits you each morning from 7:30 AM to 10 AM. This resort is home to 2 onsite restaurants, perfect for a quick bite to eat. Savor a meal from the comfort of your room with room service.

Rooms

All 88 recently renovated rooms feature furnished balconies or patios, refrigerators, and minibars. Guests can expect free WiFi and flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Bathrooms have hair dryers and free toiletries. Coffee makers, ceiling fans, and safes are also available.

Property features

Guests staying at Crystal Cove by Elegant Hotels All Inclusive Resort enjoy access to 3 outdoor pools, a 24-hour fitness center, and outdoor tennis courts. Free parking is included with your stay. The 24-hour front desk has staff standing by to help with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this all-inclusive resort include free WiFi in public areas, a business center, and a free kid's club.

Highlights

  • Free buffet breakfast
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking
  • Onsite dining

Crystal Cove by Elegant Hotels All Inclusive Resort

Applesby St. James Derricks St. James

Hotel Amenities

All-Inclusive Details

This resort is all-inclusive. Onsite food and beverages are included in the room price (some restrictions may apply).

Gratuities and taxes

Gratuities and taxes are included.

Food and beverages

  • All buffet and à la carte meals, snacks, and beverages included
  • Room service during certain hours

Activities and facilities/equipment

All non-motorized water sports are included.

Water activities

  • Kayaking
  • Motorized water sports
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling excursions
  • Surfing/boogie boarding
  • Water skiing
  • Windsurfing

Kids' club

  • Supervised activities for children between 3 and 11 years old

Entertainment

  • Onsite live performances

Not included

  • Scuba-diving certification
  • Scuba-diving lessons
  • Bottled wine
  • Airport transfers
  • Childcare
  • Laundry/dry cleaning services
  • Offsite tours

Hotel Amenities

The majority of amenities, activities, and gratuities at this all-inclusive Barbados resort are included in the room rate; guests will not be charged extra for the majority of amenities and activities (scroll up to the All-Inclusive Details section for more information).

The multilevel, sea-view Reflections restaurant features weekly Caribbean and barbecue buffets. The Cave Bar, in a rock grotto beneath a waterfall, includes a swim-up side.

Foodies will enjoy the complimentary demonstrations and classes in cooking, cake decorating, and drink mixology. Theme dinners include Bajan seafood grill (Bajan fish fry on Saturdays), and Italian or Mexican (on alternating Wednesdays).

A large air-conditioned 24-hour fitness center contains cardio equipment, weight machines, and free weights. The spa can provide aromatherapy treatments and massage with advanced reservations. The resort features 3 outdoor swimming pools. The hotel can reserve preferred tee times for guests who wish to golf at the nearby Royal Westmoreland Golf Course & Country Club.

The hotel has a business center offering a computer station. and event catering. Wireless Internet access is complimentary in public areas. The hotel offers guests myriad services such as luggage storage, concierge services, ticketing assistance, and babysitting services (surcharge).

Ground transportation:

Shuttle vans and private cars of varying prices are available. They can be reserved during the process of booking a reservation for this hotel, via this Web site, and added to the total trip cost. A water taxi takes guests to other Elegant Hotels properties.

  • Poolside bar 
  • Swim-up bar 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Children's club (free) 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (free) 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 88 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2 
  • Business center 
  • Wedding services 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Concierge services 
  • 24-hour fitness facilities 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 3 
  • Computer station 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Garden 
  • Terrace 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Outdoor tennis courts - 2 
  • Free self parking 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • Spa services on site 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pools  
  • Supervised childcare/activities (free)  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Outdoor tennis courts  
  • Children's club (free)  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Playground on site  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Furnished balcony or patio 
  • Air conditioning 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Minibar 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Desk 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 

Where to Eat

The majority of meals and beverages, plus all gratuities, at the following restaurants, snack spots, and bars are included in the room rate for this resort (scroll up to the All-Inclusive Details section for more information).

Reflections - Multilevel, open-air, sea-view restaurant with blue and white linens and hurricane oil lamps after dark. Breakfast buffet. Breakfast is served from 7:30 AM to 10:00 AM. Á la carte lunch. Lunch is served from 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM. Á la carte dinners five nights weekly. Monday night barbecue buffet. Saturday night Caribbean buffet. Dinner is served from 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM. Dinner reservations required. Dinner dress code: Shirts with sleeves and collars, semi-formal, full-length dress pants, and dress shoes (no sandals, sneakers, or bare feet); hats not permitted.

Drifters Beach Bar & Restaurant - Seaside, open-air spot with seating at thatched-shade tables. Daily from 10 AM to 6 PM. Lunch buffet of salads, burgers, chicken, fish, pasta, pizza. À la carte dinner some nights featuring Mexican or Asian food. Tropical drinks mid-morning to early evening. Dinner reservations required. Attire: Casual; jeans permitted. Swimwear must be dry and covered. Bare feet not permitted.

Cave Bar - Rock grotto under waterfall with swimup side and cushioned seating in rock alcoves. Daily 10 AM to 11:45 PM.

Nearby Things to Do

The majority of recreational activities and facilities described below are included in the room rate for this resort (scroll up to the All-Inclusive details section for more information).

A 68.5-m (75-yd) beach faces the Caribbean Sea. Guests can swim to three large wooden decks built on offshore boulders. Styled like a natural mountain pool with waterfalls and gardens, the resort's freshwater pool terraces down toward the beach in three rock-lined freeform levels ranging from 18.25 to 13.75 m (60 ft to 45 ft) in length or width.

The resort provides 30-minute snorkeling excursions to a nearby sunken barge and 30-minute cruises along the coast. Also included are water skiing, tubing, banana-boating, snorkeling gear, kayaks, sailboats, boogie boards, and windsurfers.

Independent operators on the beach rent personal watercraft and offer glass-bottom-boat rides. On request, other independent operators pick up guests for scuba lessons, certification classes, and excursions.

The resort has two lighted tennis courts. The nearest golf courses are at Sandy Lane, 2 km (1.25 mi) away.

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

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site 
  • Fitness classes on site 
  • Kayaking on site 
  • Parasailing on site 
  • Playground on site 
  • Racquetball/squash on site 
  • Sailing on site 
  • Snorkeling on site 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding on site 
  • Volleyball on site 
  • Water skiing on site 
  • Windsurfing on site 

Spa Services

  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Massages 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel 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 rollaway/extra beds available

Hotel Name

  • Crystal Cove Elegant Hotels Derricks
  • Crystal Cove Elegant Hotels
  • Crystal Cove All Inclusive
  • Crystal Cove Elegant Hotels All Inclusive Resort
  • Crystal Cove Elegant Hotels All Inclusive Resort Derricks

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. 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.

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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