the sandpiper
The Sandpiper, North View of Beach
The Tree Top Suite Curlew at The Sandpiper
The Tree Top Suite Curlew at The Sandpiper
The pool at The Sandpiper
The pool at The Sandpiper
The Beach House Suite Driftwood at The Sandpiper
The Beach House Suite Driftwood at The Sandpiper
The beach at The Sandpiper
The beach at The Sandpiper
The lap pool at The Sandpiper
The lap pool at The Sandpiper
Harold's Beachside Deck at The Sandpiper
Harold's Beachside Deck at The Sandpiper
The Beach House Suite San Dollar at The Sandpiper
The Beach House Suite San Dollar at The Sandpiper
Dining at The Sandpiper
Dining at The Sandpiper

The Sandpiper

Bed & Breakfast 7 nights from €2,499 per person Including Flights


Sophisticated, tropical, stylish and peaceful – The Sandpiper nestled on St James’ beach in western Barbados is the perfect place for an exotic getaway.

This exclusive, small hotel provides an intimate, secluded atmosphere. Surrounded by bright, tropical flora and resting on a beautiful white sand beach, this little retreat truly embodies a stylish Caribbean vibe, with easy beachside living and indulgent amenities.

The accommodation is airy and bright, adopting an island feel with its colourful furniture and gorgeous views. For the ultimate luxury, couples will love the Tree Top Suites with their private plunge pools and dramatic ocean views, whilst families will have a whale of a time in the vibrant Beach House Suites.

With water sports and shopping in Holetown nearby, there’ll be lots to keep you occupied when you fancy a break from sunbathing. For those who simply want to relax, guests can get a complimentary transfer to the sister hotel’s luxurious spa, nestled in exotic gardens and featuring a sumptuous hydro pool.

The classy restaurant serves a delightful mix of international cuisine, all cooked with a Caribbean flair, whilst Harold’s Bar is a chilled, laid back bar perfect for a pre-dinner cocktail or light al fresco lunch.

Further reading: The Sandpiper is featured in our guide to the top 10 luxury hotels in Barbados.

Whats included?
  • Accommodation
  • Flights
  • Transfers
  • In resort assistance
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Nestled on the powdery white sands of St James’ beach in western Barbados, The Sandpiper sustains an intimate and peaceful ambience, with stunning views looking over the sparkling blue Caribbean Sea.

The resort holds a prime location, just a 20 minute drive away from the Barbados Capital Bridgetown, offering a mix of upmarket boutiques, restaurants and bars with a thriving atmosphere and lots of historical spots including National Heroes Square and George Washington House. Other nearby destinations include the Limegrove Lifestyle Shopping Centre, brimming with popular shops, cafes and a cinema, and Folkestone Marine Park & Visitor Centre.

  • The hotel is approximately a 40 minute drive from Grantley Adams International Airport.

There are a selection of rooms and suites, all including:

  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Air conditioning
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • iPod docking station
  • Personal safe
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathroom amenities
  • Iron & Ironing board
  • Fridges

Choose from:

  • Garden Room – Bright, airy rooms with a king size bed or two twin beds, and a small furnished patio with garden views. Sleeps a maximum of two adults.
  • One Bedroom Suite – A colourful suite featuring a separate living room with sofa bed, a kitchen, and a patio or balcony. Sleeps a maximum of three adults, or two adults and two children under 12 years.
  • Two Bedroom Suite – With the same amenities as before, plus a second bedroom with king size bed or two twin beds and a second bathroom. Sleeps a maximum of five guests, for example two adults and three children.
  • Tree Top Suites * – There are three Tree Top suites altogether, all featuring a bedroom, living room, dressing area, and luxury bathroom with a large walk in shower and separate bath. Each spacious terrace features a wet bar, a plunge pool, and a scenic sundeck. The Whimbrel and Sanderling both have sea views and sleep two adults, whilst the Curlew is bigger, with a larger pool and located on the beachfront. The Curlew can also connect with two beach house suites. Please note that children under 12 cannot stay in these suites.
  • Beach House Suites * – Gorgeous suites with bright beach-house style décor, featuring a separate living room, and a large patio with a wet bar and sundeck. These suites can be interconnected by a moveable wall on the patio, and in the hallway. Sleeps a maximum of three adults, or two adults and two children.

* Special Offer
Guests booking a Tree Top Suite or Beach House Suite for 5 nights or longer receive complimentary round trip airport transfers and Fast Track Service on arrival at airport – applicable year-round.

  • The Restaurant – This sophisticated restaurant is surrounded by tropical garden, offering guests a delightful menu of international cuisines cooked with Caribbean flair, and fusing European and Asian techniques. On Sunday join in the fun BBQ with a selection of delicious meat, fish and seafood, and lovely live steel pan music.
  • Harold’s Bar – This beachside bar has a chilled, beach-hut style vibe, with a thatched roof and bamboo décor. Head here for a wonderful alfresco lunch or a pre-dinner cocktail.

Exchange Dining
Guests on Half Board can enjoy exchange dining between Coral Reef Club and The Sandpiper on a space available basis.

  • One mosaic pool, and one 60 foot lap pool
  • Tree Top Suites have their own plunge pool
  • The hotel is located on the pristine white sands of St James Beach
  • Spa - Located at the sister hotel; Coral Reef Club, this beautiful spa is set in a colonial style building, with calming waterfalls and colourful, exotic flora. Private and intimate, outside there is a lovely hydro-pool and shaded cabanas, offering the perfect place to relax after enjoying a massage, facial or scrub. There is a complimentary transfer to the spa for Sandpiper guests.
  • Complimentary non-motorised water sports, including Hobie Cat sailing, paddle boarding, kayaking and snorkelling
  • Access to the dive school at sister property Coral Reef Club
  • Gym
  • Tennis courts
  • Complimentary tennis coaching with resident pro from 4.00 – 6.00 p.m. daily except Sundays for adults and children
  • Golf nearby at Sandy Lane or Royal Westmoreland

Summer Family programme
For stays between 01 June -24 August 2024 or 15 May - 24 August 2025, children between 2 and 12 years receive 3 x 30-minute sailing trips with the resort watersports team and 3 x 30-minute swimming lessons each week.

Family information

There is no kids club at the resort but there are some great activities for families and the resort is set on the beautiful, calm west coast with excellent snorkelling and a range of watersports for all ages. 
This is a small resort, and the hotel team provide a good balance for those with and without kids to maximise their relaxation time.

  • Children under 12 years are accepted at this hotel year round, however children under 5 years of age are not permitted in the restaurant or lounge after 7pm.
  • Childrens room service dinner is available 5.30pm to 9.30pm (ordered by noon).
    For younger babies the chef will prepare blended food with fresh ingredients on request.
  • The pool in unsupervised so parents should remain with their younger children, and children under 12 years are not permitted in the lap pool from 9am to 1pm

Babysitting is available at a charge of US$12.50 per hour with a minumum of three hours

A limited amount of baby equipment is available on request at no additional charge including cots, high chairs, child bed guards, play pens, hot plates, bottle sterlising tablets, children's books, baby monitors, cot mosquito nets and kettles.

Older children can enjoy complimentary non-motorised watersports as listed, plus there is the daily  tennis clinic with the resideint Tennis Pro.

Those interested in turtles and conservation can participate in the highly respected Barbados Sea Turtle Project, right next door to the hotel.



The hotel will be closed from 23rd August to 8th October 2024 incl, and similar dates each year.

A mandatory government levy of BDS$35.00 per bedroom per night (approx US$17.50) must be settled by the guest upon check-out from the hotel.  Levy is subject to change.

A minimum stay of 5 nights applies from 19-23 June 2024 and of 3 nights from 28-30 June 2024

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