Things to See and Do While Staying at The Waves Hotel & Spa

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There's so much to appreciate about Barbados that it can be hard to decide what to do next. Properties like the The Waves Hotel & Spa can introduce you to some of the most popular pastimes available in their stunning waterside location. This destination offers an impressive selection of recreational possibilities, which means you'll have plenty of exciting activities to enjoy throughout your trip.

With 2 pools to choose from at The Waves Hotel & Spa, it won't be a problem for you to find a few lounge chairs in the shade. A big plus for many vacationers is that this property is found adjacent to the sea, meaning that there are plenty of options when it comes time to spend time in the water during your stay.

Exercise enthusiasts can maintain their fitness during their stay in Barbados; amenities include a workout facility with exercise equipment.


While there isn't a golf course at The Waves Hotel & Spa, the on-site staff may be able to assist you in scheduling a tee time nearby. Nearby courses include Sandy Lane Green Monkey Golf Course, Sandy Lane Old Nine Golf Course, and Sandy Lane Country Club Golf Course. Each is within two and a half miles and the most proximate of the group, Sandy Lane Old Nine Golf Course, is only a small hike away from the lodging, so it won't be troublesome to plan stopping in for a few rounds of golf. Players will find 9 challenging holes at this nearby course. It's a par 36 course, and is 3345 yards long. If you're considering reserving a tee time, you can call the course at (246) 444-2000.


Waves offers a range of complementary motorized and non-motorizes watersports. Their on site Aqua School also offers complementary lessons to get you started.

While staying in Barbados why not try out a new recreational sport? There are several options available, so you're sure to find an aquatic activity you enjoy, even if you've never done it before. The bullets below names the watersports offered at The Waves Hotel & Spa:

  • Boating
  • Kayaking
  • Paddleboarding
  • Snorkeling
  • Tubing
  • Water Skiing

Family Activities

Activities and Recreation at The Waves Hotel & Spa

The Waves Hotel & Spa encourages families to stay with them, even though you likely will not find a wide offering of amenities and activities planned for the younger set. If you are looking for somewhere to stay with specific perks that help make your vacation even more family-centric, you might want to consider properties rated best for family vacations.

Teens can have fun at the Aqua School, where they can learn to waterski, sail or become a pro and standup paddle boarding.

Kids can also have fun at the Game Room; there, they can play games, watch a movie or chill and meet new friends.

There is a game room on-site, where both kids and grown-ups can pass hours of downtime.

Entertainment and Nightlife

If you've had a long, tiring day exploring Barbados, nothing's better than settling at your accommodation for the evening and letting the excitement come to you; seeing a show is an easy option since The Waves Hotel & Spa offers live entertainment. You can generally expect to find live entertainment 3 to 4 days per week. However, the specifics can vary with the season. If you want to obtain additional details, check with the front desk at (246) 424-7571.


Guests will be able to relax as much as they want, because this destination features a soothing spa. The list below shows some of the available spa services:

  • Facials
  • Manicures
  • Massages
  • Outdoor Treatment Rooms
  • Pedicures
  • Sauna
  • Spa Facility
  • Spa Pool
  • Steam Room

From east to west, the myriad of treatments at The Spa at Waves includes options from western cultures as well as the Sub-Asian continent. Avurvedic therapies, which are holistic, ancient Indian treatments that date back 4,000 years, are some of the most popular treatment options.

Guests can enjoy complementary spa treatments per adult per stay.


Even though there's a lot of fun activities on-site, visitors who like exploring will not find a lack of interesting sites to see and things to do in Barbados. Whether you're looking to relax at the beach or enjoy a few rounds of golf, you'll encounter plenty of other recreational opportunities in and around the area. Check out these links for information with regard to snorkeling, scuba diving, sightseeing, fishing, shopping, renting a bike or scooter, and other activities you might enjoy.


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