Elegant Hotels Group, Barbados’ largest hotel owner, welcomed its first guests at Treasure Beach on last week following a $10.5 million renovation of the previously existing building. Situated on the sparkling west coast of the island, Treasure Beach joins existing Elegant properties, including Tamarind and The House, as well as award-winning Italian restaurant Daphne’s in the St. James Parish.
The adults-only beachfront property consists of 35 renovated, one-bedroom suites, set in lush, tropical gardens that feature stunning views of the Caribbean Sea. The newly redesigned suites, which include impeccable details such as coral stone walls, all boast private balconies with garden, pool or ocean views, complete with vaulted ceilings and private plunge pools.
An artistic and culinary haven designed for discerning travelers, Treasure Beach will feature contemporary artwork by local and global artists, meet and greets with talented local artisans as well as a complimentary island art gallery tour and early morning Paynes Bay Beach Walks for photography aficionados. Culinary is also brought to the forefront with The Wine Cellar featuring interesting varietals from around the world and award-winning chef creating inspired culinary experiences and food styling and pastry making classes.
Tapestry, the on-property restaurant, offers globally inspired dining and an open-kitchen concept where guests can watch their dishes being brought to life. The restaurant’s versatile dinner menu and theme nights will vary, allowing guests to indulge in the award-winning chef’s latest creations.
Guests are invited to enjoy quality wines and mixology events in the intimate Wine Cellar or relax al-fresco with a selection of cocktails at the stylish Batik Bar, which will include a complimentary drink at sunset.
As with all Elegant Hotels properties, complimentary water sports and beach and pool ambassador service are included in each stay. Guests at Treasure Beach can experience a range of locally inspired activities and excursions, from an afternoon tea sampling, to hands-on pastry making classes. Aspiring artists are invited to meet with a local artisan or embark on the Treasure Art Crawl where they can explore creative hubs, such as the Caribbean Gallery of Art and the Pelican Craft Village.
For more information on Treasure Beach, visit www.eleganthotels.com/treasure-beach.