Turtle Beach by Elegant Hotels is an all-inclusive resort located in Christ Church, on the southern coast of Barbados. This part of the island is full of tourist-minded areas, like Dover Beach and St Lawrence Gap. Guests often walk to the Gap area, which is known for its many bars and restaurants. There are also handful of historical attractions in this region. Some other places of interest close to this resort include Graeme Hall Nature Sanctuary, Miami Beach, Accra Beach and Harry Bayley Observatory. Downtown Bridgetown is only 4 miles away.
The closest airport to Turtle Beach is Grantley Adams International. It is located about 5 miles away, in Bridgetown.
This resort is named Turtle Beach because it features a long, white-sand beach where sea turtles often nest. Its grounds also hold three freshwater pools, one of which is reserved for children. As for recreation, there is an air-conditioned fitness center, two tennis courts and aerobics classes. Several bars and restaurants are also set up within this resort; room service is available during certain hours.
Some additional resort amenities include 24-hour front help desk, bellhop, security guard, tour assistance, spa tub, gift shop/newsstand, wedding services, currency exchange, dry cleaning/laundry service, elevator, picnic area, patio, banquet facilities, multiple small meeting rooms, event catering, audio-visual equipment and safe-deposit box at front desk.
There are 161 guest suites located at Turtle Beach, set up in four four-storied, sand-colored buildings. Each of these suites has either a furnished patio or balcony. These suites also feature air conditioning, ceiling fans, separate sitting area, shower/tub combination, complimentary toiletries, hair dryer, clock radio, voice mail, refrigerator, daily housekeeping, turndown service, in-room massage available, voice mail, wake-up calls and cable television. Cribs can be provided upon request.
When guests book a room at Turtle Beach, they will not be charged extra for the majority of food or drinks, nor for taxes and gratuities. This will include daily meals, afternoon tea, alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages including house wines and bar drinks. Guests can also dine at the partner properties.
Parents who bring their children to this resort can take advantage of the Flying Fish Kids’ Club. Those aged 3-12 can enjoy supervised activities from morning to evening, such as beach games, painting, jewelry making, movies and more. Adults may participate in the weekly manager’s party or watch the nightly live music.
Turtle Beach also offers guests opportunities for water sports, including snorkeling, sailing, windsurfing, kayaking, boogie boarding, water aerobics and using the pool or beach. They are also entitled to one scuba-diving lesson in the pool. As for land sports, guests are allowed to play tennis or work out in the fitness center for no additional charge.
What’s not included
Turtle Beach guests are required to pay extra for transfer to partner properties; premium and bottled wines, champagne, and bottled mineral water; airport transfers; spa and beauty products, services and treatments; optional or outside tours and excursions; motorized water sports; incidental purchases; telephone, fax and internet access charges; business services; laundry and dry cleaning; video and photo services; babysitting services; medical services; floral services; and scuba-diving certification courses and trips.