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Archive for July, 2012

Daily Dream – St. Nicolas Bay Resort Hotel & Villas

Tuesday, July 31st, 2012

St. Nicolas Bay Resort Hotel & Villas

Agios Nikolaos, Crete, Greek Islands, Greece

Luxury Hotels Crete

Drake & Cavendish Luxury Hotel Guide

Daily Dream – Abbaye de Talloires

Monday, July 30th, 2012

Abbaye de Talloires

Talloires, France

Luxury Hotels Talloires

Drake & Cavendish Luxury Hotel Guide

Daily Dream – Mowani Mountain Camp

Friday, July 27th, 2012

Mowani Mountain Camp

Kunene, Namibia, Africa

Luxury Hotels Namibia

Drake & Cavendish Luxury Hotel Guide

Daily Dream – InterContinental Hong Kong

Thursday, July 26th, 2012

InterContinental Hong Kong

Hong Kong, Far East

Luxury Hotels Hong Kong

Drake & Cavendish Luxury Hotel Guide

Daily Dream – Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu

Tuesday, July 24th, 2012

Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu

Maldives, Indian Ocean

Luxury Hotels Maldives

Drake & Cavendish Luxury Hotel Guide

Daily Dream – LUX Belle Mare

Monday, July 23rd, 2012

LUX Belle Mare

Mauritius, Indian Ocean

Luxury Hotels Mauritius

Drake & Cavendish Luxury Hotel Guide

Daily Dream – Jimbaran Puri Bali

Friday, July 20th, 2012

Jimbaran Puri Bali

Bali, Indonesia

Luxury Hotels Bali

Drake & Cavendish Luxury Hotel Guide

Daily Dream – Samburu Intrepids

Thursday, July 19th, 2012

Samburu Intrepids

Samburu National Reserve, Kenya, Africa

Luxury Safari Lodges Samburu National Reserve

Drake & Cavendish Luxury Hotel Guide

Daily Dream – Hotel Le Toiny

Wednesday, July 18th, 2012

Hotel Le Toiny

St Barths, Caribbean

Luxury Hotels St Barths

Drake & Cavendish Luxury Hotel Guide

Top 10 Best Luxury Hotels in Barbados

Monday, July 16th, 2012

Below is the Drake & Cavendish Top 10 luxury hotels in Barbados. (Updated 16 July 2012)

We first published our top 10 list of luxury hotels in Barbados back in June 2011. Here is a summary of the movers: Little Arches Boutique Hotel – new entry, The Sandpiper – up 1, Lone Star Hotel – down 2, Cobblers Cove – down 2, Coral Reef Club – non mover, Sandy Lane – up 2, The Fairmont Royal Pavilion – down 3, Colony Club – down 1, The House – up 1, The Crane – up 1.

Drake & Cavendish show full contact details for all the hotels that we feature, so please contact them directly for their best prices and special offers.

In addition to the properties shown below, you can also see a complete list of Barbados luxury hotels at this link:


Little Arches Boutique Hotel

Barbados, Caribbean

This unique award winning Conde Nast Johansens recommended property is for adults only, and features many exceptional elements from bespoke furnishings to celebrated international dining. Our outstanding affordable luxury and ambiance will beckon you back forever.

Scores 4.73 out of 5 based on TripAdvisor reviewers


The Sandpiper

Barbados, Caribbean

The Sandpiper is discreetly one of the most exclusive small hotels in the West Indies. The hotel is embraced by lush gardens filled with tropical flora, creating an atmosphere of ultimate privacy. The hotel is situated on a beautiful sandy beach gently lapped by turquoise waters and bordered by a tree shaded wooden deck.

Scores 4.67 out of 5 based on TripAdvisor reviewers


Lone Star Hotel

Barbados, Caribbean

The Lone Star is an exclusive boutique hotel, restaurant and bar, where its British owners have created a stylist retreat. Here’s where Jimmy Choos are often
seen, but certainly not necessary; just pack a sarong, they have everything else you need to chill out at the Lone Star..

Scores 4.64 out of 5 based on TripAdvisor reviewers


Cobblers Cove

Barbados, Caribbean

Cobblers Cove blends the charm and elegance of an English Country House with the tropical beauty and character of Barbados. As a result of the secluded setting and tranquil ambience of Cobblers Cove, many of our guests return again and again. Cobblers Cove is a premier Barbados hotel and Caribbean resort.
It is an ideal holiday location for an elegant and relaxing Caribbean holiday.

Scores 4.62 out of 5 based on TripAdvisor reviewers


Coral Reef Club

Barbados, Caribbean

Set amidst twelve acres of beautifully landscaped gardens on the calm west coast of Barbados, Coral Reef Club is the epitome of West Indian elegance. Renowned for its special ambiance and classic island style, this family owned and run resort is one of the finest in the Caribbean. Accommodations are traditionally designed with wooden balustrading, fretwork and shuttered windows.

Scores 4.39 out of 5 based on TripAdvisor reviewers


Sandy Lane

Barbados, Caribbean

Sandy Lane conjures up images of serene style in an idyllic setting. From the moment we welcomed our first guests in 1961, Sandy Lane has been considered the premier address in the Caribbean – a haven of tranquility, a romantic retreat or the perfect location for families who desire the finest holiday experience with endless possibilities for recreation.

Scores 4.39 out of 5 based on TripAdvisor reviewers


The Fairmont Royal Pavilion

Barbados, Caribbean

Perched on the Eastern edge of the Caribbean Sea, The Fairmont Royal Pavilion hotel in Barbados is a magical oasis of luxury and privacy, romantically presiding over 11 acres of gardens, with an unrivalled beach presence. An iconic five star luxury award-winning resort, The Fairmont Royal Pavilion for decades has become the epitome of luxury; an elegant retreat resembling a Barbadian home.

Scores 4.36 out of 5 based on TripAdvisor reviewers


Colony Club

Barbados, Caribbean

Days of endless relaxation unfold before you as your enchanted island sojourn has only just begun. An afternoon of indulgence awaits, every moment made perfect… simply…naturally…at the Colony Club Hotel – A Barbados resort like no other. From savory dining and sun-swept beaches, to relaxing poolside activities and casual elegance of evening cocktails, each Colony Club guest finds a personal retreat and memorable moment to call their own.

Scores 4.20 out of 5 based on TripAdvisor reviewers


The House

Barbados, Caribbean

Discover a world of endless possibility, a sophisticated yet refreshingly simple retreat. A sanctuary of balance and beauty, The House is your passage to a secluded enclave. The House makes Barbados your private island – just for the two of you. Tranquil, adults-only environs ensure you can never feel more together than you do right here.

Scores 4.16 out of 5 based on TripAdvisor reviewers


The Crane

Barbados, Caribbean

Lounge on the spectacular powder-soft, pink sand, caressed by the rays of the Caribbean sun and fanned by gentle Trade Winds, and you will understand why The Crane Resort is regarded by those that know it as one of the most beautiful places anywhere in the world.

Scores 4.14 out of 5 based on TripAdvisor reviewers