Cobblers Cove is a beautiful resort in the Caribbean haven of Barbados. It was built in 1943 as a family beach house by a plantation owner Joss Haynes but is now one of the most renowned luxury boutique hotels in Barbados. The iconic pink and white building still retains the beauty of the original architecture with its charming bay windows and turreted roof tops.
You'll be greeted by a welcome that offers striking views from the Great House out to the crystal blue ocean beyond. Many of its guests return year on year to experience not only the beach and sea, but the vibrant tropical gardens with its tasteful furnishings.
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Cobblers Garden Suite
Set amidst the swaying palms and with views of the hotel’s tropical gardens, the Cobblers Garden Suites offer an authentic Caribbean experience, with private terraces or balconies to enjoy the lush garden.
Suites offer either king size or twin beds with Egyptian cotton bed linens and goose down pillows. Bathrooms include marble finishings, dual wash basins, bathtubs or stand-alone showers.
Ocean View Suite
Ideally situated in a delightful garden setting with the palm fringed beach just steps away, the 560 square foot Ocean View Suites cleverly blend the tropical beauty of Barbados with the charm and elegance of a country home. Shutter-style louvered doors retract to extend the living room out onto the private terrace and reveal lovely garden and part ocean views.
Ocean Front Suite
With the palm fringed beach and the azure waters of the stunning Caribbean Sea only steps away, the Ocean Front Suites offer a perfect island hideaway. Attractive colonial style furnishings, cool sandstone tiles and fresh white linens combine with the tropical comforts of Bajan hospitality to bring you the best of Caribbean living. The suite’s light and airy living rooms extend out to pretty landscaped patio terraces or balconies, complete with reclining lounge chairs from which to enjoy the panoramic views.
Camelot at the Great House
The Camelot Suite at the Great House is located in the original plantation house from which it derives its legendary name. True to the romantic heritage of the Castle of Camelot, the suite offers the ultimate in privacy and luxury. With some 1,380 square feet of comfort and luxury at hand, the interiors of the Camelot Suite bring together the beauty of the colonial plantation house with the elegance of an English country home. Camelot has a canopied king size bed in the bedroom and an over-sized shower and bath in the huge marble bathroom. Set atop the main house, the piece de resistance of the Camelot is its own, entirely private, rooftop terrace and plunge pool. Reached by a spiral staircase to the roof, this sun lover’s paradise is complete with its own cocktail bar and lounge deck - a great spot to watch the sun sink into the ocean while sipping a favourite cocktail.
Colleton at the Great House
Nestled atop the southern turret of the Great House, The Colleton Suite marks an historic connection with the Colleton family, the ancestors of the current owners of the hotel who helped to shape the destiny of Barbados. This luxurious suite combines a gracious English colonial style with Caribbean comfort, while still retaining the charm of the original plantation house. The spacious 1,780 square foot suite features all the elements of a private island paradise with its sumptuous four poster king size bed and large bathroom, finished in cool grey marble, with a double shower room and bath. In the spirit of true privacy and luxury, the highlight of the Colleton Suite is its rooftop plunge pool and terrace, an intimate bougainvillea-filled oasis with views out over the ocean. Few suites in the Caribbean can compare with the luxury and elegance of The Colleton Suite.
The Camelot Restaurant
Popular with discerning guests and diners alike, the ocean-front Camelot Restaurant has been awarded many accolades. You'll find an exceptional menu from Head Chef Jason Joseph, with cuisine that is fresh and seasonal, offering a true taste of Barbados.
At the heart of Cobblers Cove, and in a culinary league all of its own, the Camelot Restaurant is recognised as serving some of the best food in Barbados.
Chef Jason Joseph and his team source as many of their ingredients as possible from local suppliers to make sure only the freshest, most flavourful ingredients are used to bring the true taste of the island to Camelot guests. Local fisherman Barker brings freshly caught fish to Camelot Restaurant each day.
Cobblers Cove's reputation for excellence in cuisine has earned the hotel its much coveted 5 star recognition from the prestigious Relais & Châteaux group, whose emphasis on food and wine has set the culinary bar at the highest level.
Popular with both guests and locals alike, the ocean-front restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner daily.
After a long day at the beach relaxing in the beautiful Barbados sunshine and enjoying the variety of water sports, or maybe exploring historic Speightstown, you will be ready to stroll to the Great House for a sundowner in the Cobblers Cove Bar. Choose from an exotic collection of original cocktails – all with a distinctly Bajan feel - and let the highly skilled barman create a perfect cocktail just for you.
The Cobblers Cooler has become something of a signature cocktail at Cobblers Cove. This delicious smooth flavoured rum-based cocktail with its blend of tropical fruits and a sprinkling of nutmeg, is a Cobblers’ tradition well worth continuing.
The history of rum and Barbados offers a rich narrative that spans almost four centuries. At Cobblers you'll find a wide and varied selection of fine aged rums from the island and around the Caribbean.
Cobblers Cove sits in a private, tropical beach setting, one of the finest on the famous west coast of Barbados. Overlooking a breakwater, the clear, calm waters are ideal for a wide variety of water sports, from exploring the local marine life to some fast and furious fun.
During your stay at the hotel, Cobblers Cove invites you to enjoy a complimentary lesson in water skiing, sailing and windsurfing each day.
Activities include: Water skiing, snorkelling, kayaking, banana boat rides, tubing, Sunfish sailing, windsurfing, scuba diving and island fishing.
Swim with turtles
Swimming with turtles in Barbados is an experience of a lifetime, one that makes for an amazing holiday highlight at Cobblers Cove.
Barbados is home to a healthy population of Hawksbill turtles and, although once endangered by over-fishing, these great creatures are now protected throughout the island. In certain monitored areas the sociable turtles have become accustomed to humans and are very friendly.
You can swim with these magnificent creatures as they play and feed amongst the coral along the inshore reefs. Pack up the snorkels and head out on the boat for an hour, or arrange a picnic and a ride down the coast to make the most of the day.
Also enjoy: The Spa, tennis, the gym, yoga, cricket, golf and many other activities and excursions.
It's important to be up-to-date with the latest travel advice to Barbados and the laws in every destination.
LGBT RIGHTS IN Barbados
The UK's Foreign and Commonwealth office provides information to LGBT travellers through its 'Travel Aware' campaign.
Barbados is a destination many gay travellers visit without incidence. It is illegal to be gay in Barbados and public displays of affection should be exercised with caution. The Bajan people are welcoming though and there is an active gay community on the island.
As a gay traveller you can expect to receive a warm welcome in Barbados, but do tread carefully and ensure that you are discreet. Public displays of affection for gay people in Barbados are best kept behind closed doors.
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