St. James  
Porters, Northern District BB24501
BARBADOS

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The irresistible beauty of Barbados is well-rooted in its legendary beaches and the warmth and hospitality of its people. The richness of the local culture and its vibrant scenery, together with a fantastic climate, have created an alluring place to escape and live amidst an equally captivating landscape.

Welcome to the Platinum Coast, one of the most beautiful places on earth. Welcome to Fairmont Royal Pavilion, one of the most exclusive luxury resorts in Barbados. Conveniently located in the environs of St. James Parish, the award-winning Fairmont Royal Pavilion resort  is situated 29 km (17 miles) from the airport and 14 km (8 miles) from the capital city of Bridgetown, and a half mile from the nearest shopping centre in Holetown.

Our 75-room hotel stretches languidly in front of a pristine beach, regarded as the most beautiful and exclusive in Barbados. The resort´s elegant and inviting architecture features several paths, ideal for a relaxing stroll, that will unveil magnificent gardens with endemic trees and flowers, a freshwater pool, outdoor tennis courts and the beach, not to forget the resort's restaurants, both located beachfront.

Location: St. James, Barbados-Beach
  • A mandatory Government – imposed fee is charged and collected by the hotel either at check-in or check-out. The minimum mandatory Government-imposed fee is $17.50 per room, per night. Mandatory Government-imposed fees may not include tax and are subject to change. The hotel can provide current fee when you check-in
  • Please note, bedding is not guaranteed and is subject to availability at check-in. Additional costs, payable by consumer, may be collected by the hotel for triple or quad occupancy.
† Fees may apply
  • Babysitting†
  • Bell staff/porter
  • Children programs†
  • Complimentary wireless internet
  • Concierge desk†
  • Exercise gym
  • Gift/News stand†
  • Jacuzzi
  • Laundry/Valet service†
  • Medical Facilities Service†
† Fees may apply

Luxury Oceanfront King

Bedding: King bed 

Occupancy: 3 adults, 2 children, 3 total
Children through age 17 stay free with at least 1 adult

Location: 2nd floor. Size: 500 square feet/46 square meters. View: Sweeping oceanfront view. The room offers spectacular ocean views from the 2nd floor. Watch the sunrise from the pillowtop king bed, and take in the picturesque vista from the spacious glass-fronted balcony thoughtfully furnished with outside ceiling fan, sun loungers, and table with chairs perfect for a romantic
candlelit dinner. Amongst the most spacious beautiful rooms in Barbados, these light, beach-inspired havens are ideal for couples or families who seek the serenity of a holiday in the Caribbean directly on the beach. With views over the ocean and the sandy beach, every
newly-transformed room features generous, private outdoor space. Most of the Luxury Oceanfront Rooms are interconnecting, providing the ideal environment for friends or families traveling together.

Rates include: Breakfast for 2 guests at Taboras Restaurant; Afternoon Tea Credit (Once per stay, repeated after 7 nights);
All non-motorized watersports; Platinum fast Track Service.

Luxury Oceanfront Twin

Bedding: 2 Twin beds 

Occupancy: 3 adults, 2 children, 3 total

Children through age 17 stay free with at least 1 adult .

Rates include: Breakfast for 2 guests at Taboras Restaurant; Afternoon Tea Credit (Once per stay, repeated after 7 nights);
All non-motorized watersports; Platinum fast Track Service.

Signature Oceanfront King

Bedding: 1 King Bed

Occupancy: 3 adults, 2 children, 3 total.
Children through age 17 stay free with at least 1 adult

Location: 3rd floor. Size: 500 square feet/46 square meters. View: Stunning ocean and sky views. The room is inclusive of full buffet breakfast daily for two in the al fresco beachfront restaurant.
Located above the beach, on the 3rd floor of the resort, the stunning newly refurbished Signature Oceanfront Rooms offer spectacular unobstructed views of the ocean and the sky. Enjoy the vista
just outside the bedroom from the spacious glass-fronted balcony thoughtfully furnished with outside ceiling fan, sun loungers, and table with chairs perfect for a romantic candlelit dinner.
On-property, guests enjoy butler service, complimentary evening canapes and bespoke amenities.

Rates include: Breakfast for 2 guests at Taboras Restaurant; Afternoon Tea Credit (Once per stay, repeated after 7 nights);
All non-motorized watersports; Platinum fast Track Service; Airport Transfers (1 car per room); Butler Service.

Signature Oceanfront Twin

Bedding: 2 Twin beds 

Occupancy: 3 adults, 2 children, 3 total

Children through age 17 stay free with at least 1 adult.

Rates include: Breakfast for 2 guests at Taboras Restaurant; Afternoon Tea Credit (Once per stay, repeated after 7 nights);
All non-motorized watersports; Platinum fast Track Service; Airport Transfers (1 car per room); Butler Service.

Beachfront Junior Suite King

Bedding: 1 King bed  

Occupancy: 3 adults, 2 children, 3 total

Children through age 17 stay free with at least 1 adult.

Beachfront Suite King

Bedding: 2 twin beds.

Occupancy: 3 adults, 2 children, 3 total
Children through age 17 stay free with at least 1 adult.

Rates include: Breakfast for 2 guests at Taboras Restaurant; Afternoon Tea Credit (Once per stay, repeated after 7 nights);
All non-motorized watersports; Platinum fast Track Service; Airport Transfers (1 car per room); Butler Service.

Villa Junior Suite King

Bedding: 1 king bed.

Occupancy: 2 adults, 1 child, 2 total.
Children through age 17 stay free with at least 1 adult.

Location: 2nd floor. Size: 690 square feet/64 square meters. View: Tropical gardens and partial seaview. It is located less than 100 meters from the beach and with a 225 square foot furnished private balcony, you can soak in the spectacular sea views and beautiful Barbados sun. Recently refurbished, this magnificent room features elegant nautical-chic décor. The Villa Junior Suite occupies the full upper level of the Villa and has a private entrance, allowing you to relax in the airy bedroom on the king-size pillowtop bed or in the thoughtfully appointed sitting area. The room also includes a spacious
bathroom, roomy closets, and dressing area. This villa not only emanates luxury in the rooms but from the second you arrive in beautiful Barbados. The suite also includes full buffet breakfast daily for two, unique amenities thoughtfully selected to heighten your Caribbean experience and complimentary evening canapés.

Rates include: Breakfast for 2 guests at Taboras Restaurant; Afternoon Tea Credit (Once per stay, repeated after 7 nights);
All non-motorized watersports; Platinum fast Track Service; Airport Transfers (1 car per room); Butler Service.

Villa 2 Bedroom Suite 2 King

Bedding: 2 King beds

Occupancy: 5 adults, 4 children, 6 total

Children through age 17 stay free with at least 1 adult.

Rates include: Breakfast for 2 guests at Taboras Restaurant; Afternoon Tea Credit (Once per stay, repeated after 7 nights);
All non-motorized watersports; Platinum fast Track Service; Airport Transfers (1 car per room); Butler Service.

3 Bedroom Private Villa 3 King

Bedding: 3 King beds

Occupancy: 7 adults, 6 children, 8 total

Children through age 17 stay free with at least 1 adult.

Rates include: Breakfast for 2 guests at Taboras Restaurant; Afternoon Tea Credit (Once per stay, repeated after 7 nights);
All non-motorized watersports; Platinum fast Track Service; Airport Transfers (1 car per room); Butler Service.

† Fees may apply
Afternoon Tea

Barbados is known worldwide as the 'England in the tropics'. In the tradition of the island's English heritage, resident guests of The Fairmont Royal Pavilion enjoy complimentary afternoon tea daily. For many years, the relaxing Taboras Restaurant at this iconic resort, has played host to this centuries old tradition.

Our seasoned culinary team ensures an authentic and memorable experience- from our wide selection of caffeinated and herbal teas, including Earl Grey, Darjeeling, Peppermint and Chamomile, to freshly baked scones with cream, jam and butter, and a variety of pastries including pound cakes, cookies, brownies, puff pastries, jam turnovers, fruit cakes and fruit bread.

Served daily from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Taboras Restaurant.

Dress Code: Resort casual.  No wet swimwear allowed.

Reservations are not required.


In-room Dining

The Fairmont Royal Pavilion offers a fine in-room dining experience in the comfort and convenience of your guestroom.

Enjoy this delectable experience as you basque in the delights of your ocean view guestroom!

Our experienced Culinary team has developed an innovative in-room dining and wine menu with delectable entrees and creative selections served by one of our Butlers.

Available 24 hours a day.


Palm Terrace Restaurant

Palm was built along the beach, and treats guests to a panoramic view of the sea, paired with equally dazzling epicurean fare offering some of the best dining in Barbados. In fact, the sea is so close to the restaurant that it almost reaches the table!

The magnificent open-air setting of the Palm is also one of the most picturesque on the island. The bar area blends into the restaurant in an idyllic setting, surrounded by tropical plants and palm trees. Bajan mahogany and rosso portugale marble floors contribute to an authentic Barbadian look and feel.

Full buffet breakfast is available from 7:00am to 10:30am.

Join us at Palm Terrace every Tuesday and enjoy our delectable cocktail service and our famous international buffet! Enjoy a fantastic menu designed by our Executive Chef Kirk Kirton and carefully prepared by our experienced culinary team.

Please note: On Friday April 15, Palm Terrace will close for the summer and fall seasons, reopening in December. During this time, the hotel will offer their International Buffet every Tuesday.

Dress Code: Resort elegant. Gentlemen are asked to wear long trousers and collared shirts.

Reservations are recommended for dinner and can be booked online with your room reservation or by calling the hotel directly at (246) 422-5555.


Taboras Restaurant

Taboras offers an open kitchen concept and an expansive bar. Conveniently located by the pool, Taboras is the ideal rendezvous spot for a romantic dinner or to meet with friends and enjoy exceptional Caribbean cuisine, a relaxed setting and breathtaking views of the azure sea. Featuring an authentically local architecture with detailed arches that create a welcome canopy, Taboras is simply a refreshing oasis in the midst of tropical beauty.

Here, you can enjoy it all. Special culinary requests are indulged and delectable meals are prepared using the best ingredients by our experienced team. Tempting appetizers,  lunch and dinner are concocted with the greatest attention to detail.

Lunch:  Daily service from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Dinner:  Wednesday to Monday from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Bar:  Taboras Bar is open throughout the day and until 12:00 a.m.

Dress Code: Casual attire. Beach cover ups required for ladies, and shirts for gentlemen.

Reservations are recommended.

Operating schedule is subject to change without prior notice.


  • Gym†

    Located in the Heritage Room, adjacent to the main entrance with views of the gardens and the Caribbean Sea.

    Open daily, 24 hours a day.

    Our Fitness Room is equipped with:
    •Multi Gym
    •Stationery cycle
    •Treadmills
    •Elliptical machine
    •Free weights from 5 to 50 lbs.

    All Treadmills and Stationery Cycles are equipped with mounted television monitors.

    Complimentary earphones are available from the Front Desk. (Delivery is available)


  • Non-Motorized Water Sports

    The Fairmont Royal Pavilion is pleased to offer a full range of non-motorized water sports equipment for our guests to use on a complimentary basis, including:

    •Single and double kayaks
    •Snorkeling gear
    •Paddle boats
    •Sea floats
    •Hobie wave sailboats
    •Windsurfing
    •Stand up paddleboards


  • Ocean

    Ocean swimming is at your doorstep in the beautiful turquoise waters of the Caribbean's west coast. Our Barbados beach hotel is located on a 0.7 mile stretch of sandy beach.

    Alternatively, you can enjoy using our outdoor freshwater swimming pool as well as a heated Jacuzzi (seats 8).


  • Outdoor tennis courts

    Stay active during your stay at the Fairmont Royal Pavilion Barbados resort and play tennis at our outdoor tennis courts. Surrounded by tropical trees, you can play from morning to night in paradise! The use of the tennis facility is complimentary for all our guest.

    •Two outdoor hard surface courts, lit for nighttime play.

    •Use of racquets and balls is also offered on a complimentary basis.


  • Spa†

    Enjoy an invigorating massage in the comfort and privacy of your guestroom. Feel the stress melt away, while you relax and reenergize during your stay in beautiful Barbados with these exclusive spa experiences.

    •Aromatherapy
    •Holistic Swedish massage
    •Deep Tissue Massage
    •Sports Massage
    •Soothing Massage
    •Revitalize Jet Lag Massage
    •Hot Stone Therapy
    •Skin Care Holistic Treatments
    •Gentlemen’s Facial
    •Body Polish
    •Mineral Salt Scrub
    •Body Wrap
    •Back Cleanse
    •Hand Care
    •Reflexology
    •Reiki
    •Chakra Balancing and Energy Balancing with Crystals


† Fees may apply

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