The Sandpiper

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The Sandpiper

The Sandpiper is the epitome of real Barbadian hospitality. Neatly tucked into the surrounding landscape, this boutique hotel, with its lush tropical life, prides itself on pampering its guests.

Sandpiper is a good choice for night owls looking for some after hours fun, since there is a fairly wide range of late-night spots to choose from. Blue Rare Bar is one such after-hours location, but the area as a whole has a reputation for their shows, lounges, and late-night eateries.

Located near the middle of Holetown, The Sandpiper happily welcomes visitors wanting to stay in this town or in the immediate vicinity.


The Sandpiper

All rooms and suites have lovely vistas, overlooking either the gardens, pool or Caribbean Sea.

Sandpiper has 47 units, so it's no mystery that we classify it as a moderately small property. Travelers who want to escape noisy crowds will appreciate the uncrowded atmosphere of these accommodations. This hotel has been given a four and a half star rating, for many reasons, including overall quality, style, and more.

A partial list of the guest room amenities awaiting visitors at The Sandpiper is provided below.

  • Room Service
  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • Air Conditioned
  • AM/FM Alarm Clock
  • Hairdryer
  • Refrigerator
  • Balcony

Be sure to contact the property to request or confirm certain amenities, if it's a high priority for you.

Activities and Amenities

Activities and Recreation at The Sandpiper

The spa for The Sandpiper is located at its sister hotel the Coral Reef Club, two miles away. The service and professionalism of the staff is incomparable, and guests will leave feeling relaxed and refreshed.

There is a tastefully designed bar and lounge with a Ralph Lauren inspired theme in cool blues and whites. Guests may enjoy refreshing drinks here in a poolside setting.

There is also an informal beach bar called “Harold’s Bar” located right by the calm Caribbean Sea. Named after a special member of staff, who was recipient of the Caribbean Hotel Employee of the Year award for 2002, this bamboo fronted bar is a popular meeting place for guests.

Children are generally welcomed at The Sandpiper, however there are certain restrictions during certain times of the year, so guests wishing to take the family will need to check well in advance. When the resort is open to children, it offers a series of daytime family programs and lessons, and a separate dining room where the kids can eat. Click here to learn more details.

Also available at the hotel:

  • Highspeed Internet

It's a good idea to double check in advance if you want to be certain this property has exactly what you expect. To navigate to our complete discussion about the specific activities and recreation opportunities that The Sandpiper has to offer, click here.


Dining at The Sandpiper

Open on three sides to torch lit tropical gardens and surrounded by tranquil koi ponds, the restaurant at Sandpiper is regarded by discerning diners as one of the very best in Barbados.

Executive Chef, Christophe Poupardin, and his team offer eclectic food with a Caribbean flair from dinner menus which change five times each week.

On Wednesday nights the kitchen presents a West Indian/International buffet with favorites such as Roast Beef with Yorkshire Pudding, Bajan Flying Fish, Caribbean Shrimp and Lobster Salad or Lamb Curry plus a decadent display of desserts surrounding a chocolate fountain.

On Sunday nights there is a barbecue dinner with a wide selection of meats, fish and seafood available from the grill accompanied by live steel pan music.

Outside of dining options on-site, travelers looking to find extra culinary variety can also check out some of the area's other local mealtime choices. Guests looking for a bite to eat will find a limited but good selection of restaurants within reach of these accommodations. It's a smart idea to learn which choices are available nearby, even though Sandpiper does have dining of its own, including Sandpiper Restaurant. For more info about dining in this part of town, click here.


What's Near The Sandpiper

Guests will encounter lots of attractions located near Sandpiper. Some of these attractions include Limegrove Cinema and Holetown Monument. Because this hotel is located directly on Folkestone Beach, it is an ideal vacation spot for sun-worshippers and watersports junkies alike. Colony Club Beach is another beach in the area, just a short walk from this property.

One of the closest areas of interest to the hotel is Holetown. To experience as much of this region as possible, take a side trip to a neighboring town to familiarize yourself with new sounds and sights.

For more info on what else is in the vicinity of The Sandpiper, click here.

Contact Info

Location: Holetown, Barbados

Phone: (246) 422-2251



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