A perfect balance of luxury boutique hotel and intimate bed-and-breakfast, with a European twist on classic Barbados hospitality. 

Situated on Barbados’ West Coast, The House by Elegant Hotels is a purpose designed over-18s adults-only retreat, The House is serene sophistication and simplicity exemplified. Champagne breakfasts, afternoon tea, and evening canapés are among the rich medley of complimentary guest enjoyments. Adjoined by a private walkway is Daphne’s, renowned across the island for the finest contemporary Italian cuisine in the West Indies.

On arrival, you’ll be greeted by your private ambassador, who will provide a rejuvenating cool towel and refreshing cocktail before showing you to one of the available 34 suites. You will also be booked in for your complimentary Jet Lag Massage to rid the aches and pains of your flight to the island.

Your suite is guaranteed to have a beautiful view of the ocean or the immaculately manicured gardens. All suites come equipped with iPod docks, air conditioning, marble bathrooms, and Egyptian cotton linens, as well as a Nespresso machine and minibar.


Garden View Junior Suite

Settle into your island home away from home in a well-appointed Garden View Junior Suite. This intimate suite opens to sweeping views of lushly landscaped tropical gardens and pool settings.

Luxury Garden View Suite

Lose yourself in a sweet blend of fragrant exotic blooms and ocean air from the comfort of a roomy balcony. The Luxury Garden View Suites feature spacious accommodations, including a separate bedroom and living space and two private balconies or patios with lushly landscaped pool and garden views.

Ocean-View One Bedroom Suite

Greet a glorious expanse of tropical ocean scenery from the privacy of your oceanfront balcony. The Ocean View One-Bedroom Suites feature spacious accommodations, including a separate bedroom and comfortable living space, two marble-appointed bathrooms, and a stunning ocean view from 2 private balconies or patios.

the house barbados ocean view suite

the house barbados garden view suite

Facilities & Activities

The House is located on a stretch of breathtaking white sand beach and warm turquoise waters, perfect for a variety of Barbados water activities.

The beachfront is peppered with plush loungers and is just steps from guest rooms and public areas. Lush tropical gardens, accompanied by the soothing sounds of gently crashing ocean waves, surround the beachfront pool and whirlpool.

  • 24 hour Service Ambassador to cater to guests’ every need
  • Complimentary jet-lag massage, afternoon tea, and evening canapés
  • Complimentary watersports snorkelling, sailing, kayaking, windsurfing and complimentary motorised water sports such as waterskiing, banana boats, tubing
  • Beach and pool Ambassador service providing scented cold towels, refreshments, sorbets throughout the day
  • Preferred tee times at Apes Hill Golf Course
  • Massage, facials, nails, hair styling, and other spa and salon services available next door at Tamarind
  • Personalised, boutique-style service and attention to detail
  • Free WiFi in rooms and throughout the property
  • Complimentary fitness centre and classes

the house barbados beach

A chic, small-scale, adults-only hotel with a chilled atmosphere, set directly behind one of the best beaches on Barbados’ west coast. Excellent, can-do service, and various pampering perks included in the rates such as a jet-lag massage and Champagne at breakfast ~ The Telegraph

Bars & Restaurants

Experience an elevated dining experience with culinary pleasures crafted with indulgence and island flair. Begin your days with a champagne breakfast in the open-air lounge.

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the house barbados beach dining

Start your day at The House with unlimited complimentary champagne at the seriously impressive and scrumptious buffet breakfast at the refreshing open-air dining venue, The Deck. Feel the gentle ocean breeze while you are treated to a delightful presentation of fresh island fare, including a live egg station where you can order eggs according to your exact preference.

Relax and enjoy the timeless tradition of afternoon tea in the tropics with a delightfully traditional display of delicious sweet and savory treats including scones, finger sandwiches, clotted cream, and sweet pastries. Each evening, indulge in a satisfying selection of complimentary canapés, a delicious light bite before you go on to enjoy dinner.

Enjoy authentic Italian fare for lunch and dinner daily, served by Zagat-rated dining venues include the lobby lounge, oceanfront deck, private beach cabana, or in-suite.

You don’t have to venture out too far for a tantalising food and drink experience when you stay at The House. With the 1703 Mount Gay Rum Bar on site, you needn’t venture far for great food and drink in Holetown, Barbados. The Taste of Elegance Dine Around Programme expands your dining options to The House’s sister properties, including Tamarind next door.

Or set the tone for a romantic evening with private dining at The House. You will get to enjoy a private St. James Barbados dining experience and make special memories under a star-lit sky in a private setting on the beach.

Map & Travel Information

Weather information

With a sub-tropical climate and cooling winds, Barbados can be wonderful for much of the year. Temperatures range from the high 20s to the low 30s all year round making Barbados a popular choice for a considerable part of the year. The dry season is from December to June and the wet season from July to November. Barbados is subject to hurricanes from June to November so we would advise caution if you are thinking of travelling during this time.

Flight information

Direct flights from the UK to Barbados in 8 hours 50 minutes.

Call us

Speak to our team:

+44 1491 575 987


Monday – Friday: 9am – 5:30pm
Saturday: 10am – 4:30pm

1 Market Place Mews,
Henley-on-Thames, OXON RG9 2AH