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Starfish Discovery Bay

Barbados, Caribbean
St James

Just 45 minutes drive from the airport and you'll arrive at picturesque Discovery Bay, a hidden gem on the island of Barbados. Situated in St James on the attractive west coast, this beachside hotel offers charming surroundings and excellent amenities, as well as being within walking distance of the popular resort of Holetown with its many bars, restaurants and nightlife.

Combine relaxation and fun in great surroundings at the Discovery Bay hotel:

The Discovery Bay hotel is a charming plantation style house set within over four acres of tropical gardens alongside a pretty beach with pristine sand and a sparkling azure blue sea. It's simply idyllic here - and the ideal place to relax and let all your cares drift away.

Many guests choose to spend their days lazing beside the attractive swimming pool, exploring the beach and water sports and taking a dip in the sea, playing tennis, being pampered in the Wellness Centre, or just browsing the shops nearby for the perfect treat or souvenir. How will you spend your time here...

The welcoming and relaxing atmosphere is reflected in the accommodation style here at the Discovery Bay. Rooms are bright, spacious and tastefully decorated to make the most of the light and pleasant outlook. Garden rooms are twin or double with a balcony or terrace and provide ensuite facilities with air-conditioning, cable TV, safe, hairdryer and mini fridge. Beachfront rooms are available at a supplement.

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  • Swimming pool
  • 2 restaurants
  • Bar
  • Spa Treatments*
  • Volley Ball*
  • Lounge Area with Television
  • Air-conditioned rooms
  • Non-motorised Watersports*
  • *Some facilities may incur an additional fee

Room Types

Standard Room
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Beach Front Club Room
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The Local Area

Located on the islands desirable West coast in St James, the hotel is within walking distance of lively Holetown. Charming plantation style houses are set over 4 and a half acres of tropical gardens which lead down to the beach, with an attractive swimming pool as the central point. The Limegrove shopping mall is just steps from the resort.

Trip Advisor Reviews

TripAdvisor Review

Excellent stay

Review by GlobeTrotting546081

Having stayed in the Caribbean approx 20 times we could not really fault our stay here although we were lucky to have a renovated room. Despite closing down very shortly the staff were upbeat, very friendly and professional. It is a shame that this hotel will be redeveloped and probably cost at least times as much to stay in!

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Great break in the sun

Review by scottbet Lossiemouth, United Kingdom

Shame this resort is closing next month for a new development. Apartments great, beach adequate, food average but manageable and we don’t eat in every day anyway.Staff on the whole very cheery and welcoming. Loads of trips to choose from to see the island and enjoy the water sports...

We visited the trip advisor no.1 restaurant on the island, Champers in Bridgetown and it didn’t disappoint, amazing meal in a great location. Defo be back to Barbados

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Another great Rex resort

Review by pdr1950 Fergus, Canada
My wife and I went to Discovery Bay Resort to celebrate 🎉 our 50th wedding anniversary, and as we had been to other Rex Resorts, we new what to expect, small ,simple and great staff. We were not disappointed and enjoyed our selfs, got a requested room upgrade and a special meal and champagne on our anniversary day. My wife enjoyed the wildlife, lots of mongoose and yellow tailed monkeys...

Again I have to say the staff was fantastic, taking the time to sit and talk to us, making sure we got anything we needed, a special shutout to Kathleen the General manager,she was outstanding and we hope she obtains great employment when the resort reopens This resort, like all but one of the Rex resorts in the Caribbean have been brought by Starfish resorts which is part of the Blue Diamond group. I have found that when this Resort reopens in approximately 18 months from April 2020 it will be a Royalton resort ( also part of the Blue Diamond group ) and therefore a expensive resort to go to!!! That is what also happened to the Rex Resort in Granada which is opening up in April 2020 as a Royalton Resort. One good thing I learned, is that all the current employees will have first opportunity of employment with the new Royalton Resort, but it is a shame to loose these reasonably priced Rex Resorts.

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Last Rites to the Starfish Discovery Bay

Review by Seaside758639

Low rise colonial buildings with a Bajan vibe. Wonderful staff. Use A La Carte when possible...

Great cocktails inclusive but lunch is buffet and fairly basic. Don't loose the Bajan Vibe or colonial appeal in the rebuild. Build a 5* with a difference.

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Don’t bother

Review by SalsabeelA10 London, United Kingdom

We paid almost 300 dollars to stay one night and honestly service is horrendous. Everyone is miserable and like they are working at gun point don’t bother coming here I think honestly they should just shut this place down. Worst resort ever

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