Almond Casuarina Beach Resort All Inclusive is located in Christ Church, a town on the southern coast of Barbados. It is close to the Saint Lawrence Gap area, which is a popular place for tourists to enjoy the bars and restaurants. This area also hosts some historical sites and Dover Beach, a popular tourist spot. Some other nearby attractions include Graeme Hall Nature Sanctuary, Miami Beach, Accra Beach and South Point Lighthouse.
Tourists who wish to fly into Barbados and stay at this resort should buy tickets into the nearest airport, Grantley Adams International. It is located about five miles away, in Bridgetown.
Almond Casuarina Beach Resort is a newly refurbished property meant for singles, couples and families. In addition to easy beach access, there is a swimming pool and children’s pool. Three restaurants are located at this resort, and room service is available during certain hours.
A full-service spa is also located on-site, and it offers services like massages, body wraps, hair and nail care. Other resort amenities include 24-hour front help desk, bellhop, concierge desk, multilingual staff, tours/ticket assistance, security guard, safe-deposit box at front desk, elevator, express check-in, express check-out, gift shop/newsstand, library, swim-up bar, available medical assistance, on-site shopping, beach/pool umbrellas, billiards, fitness facilities, business center, dry cleaning/laundry services and parking.
There are a total of 280 guestrooms at this resort, and they are situated in five two- and five-story buildings (no elevators). They each come with furnished patios or balconies that offer views of the garden, pool or ocean. All of these rooms feature access via exterior corridors, in-room safe, air conditioning, ceiling fan, clock radio, flat-panel television, cable television service, desk, direct-dial phone, wake-up calls, voice mail, free local calls, shower/tub combination, hair dryer, complimentary toiletries, coffee/tea maker, iron and ironing board. Cribs may be provided for guests with babies.
When guests pay the room rate at Almond Casuarina Beach Resort, they will not be charged extra for the majority of food and beverages, or for taxes and gratuities. They will be treated to unlimited meals at all restaurants and bars, all drinks, including brand-name liquor, room service (lunch and dinner only) and snacks at the buffet-style restaurant throughout the day.
Participation in a variety of athletic activities is also complimentary. For water sports, this includes windsurfing, sailing, kayaking and snorkeling. Guests may swim in the swimming pool, and also use the towel service and lounge chairs. The all-inclusive land sports are ping pong, tennis, volleyball and use of fitness center and steam room. Guests may take classes for tennis, sailing, windsurfing, Bajan cooking, West Indian dance, yoga and golf. They can play golf at Almond Beach village, but a surcharge is required for most of the services. Tee-time reservations are also needed.
This resort also offers a complimentary shuttle Mondays through Thursdays that transports guests to Bridgetown, the capital city of Barbados. They also offer an island picnic with complimentary transportation. Guests may take the shuttle to the partner properties, Almond Beach Club and Spa (adults only) for its piano bar, or to Almond Beach Village, for its nightclub.
Parents who come to this resort with their children can send them to the various children’s clubs, which are broken up by age. There is a nursery for those ages 0-23 months, children’s clubs for those 2-12 and a teen center for those 13 and up. They offer supervised activities for children, such as jewelry making, puppet craft, board games, video games, movies, pool table, junior chef and more.
What’s not included
Guests are required to pay extra for private reserve wines and liquors; lobster at certain meals; wine by the bottle; airport transfers; spa and beauty products, treatments and services; optional or outside tours and excursions; motorized water sports; scuba diving; incidental purchases; telephone, fax and internet charges; business services; laundry and dry cleaning; video and photo services; medical services; and childcare after 5PM.