Travel Dream - Winter 2017/18

21 Understated & Easy Going at the Colony Club by Elegant Hotels S et in seven acres of lush tropical gardens, the Colony Club is a restored former English Club that blends old world Barbados charm with modern standards. Located on the finest stretch of the Platinum coast, the resort is ideal for couples, honeymooners and families seeking an exclusive yet understated retreat with great service and many activities included. Foodies will delight at Colony Club’s offerings. From fishing trips where a chef will cook your catch of the day to seasonally-inspired meals with the freshest local ingredients, complimentary tours of the gardens with cookery demonstrations, and not forgetting the hotel’s excellent restaurant, Laguna. Colony Club offers great value for families during the summer season as all children stay for free between 1st June - 22nd October when sharing with their parents. Children under 13 years of age are not permitted at Colony Club in February. A Gem Shines Brightly at the newly renovated Treasure Beach by Elegant Hotels T reasure Beach has long been a favourite for those seeking an intimate and peaceful hideaway on the west coast of Barbados. Set in a horse shoe shape around a freshwater pool, just steps from the glorious white sands of Paynes Bay Beach, the emphasis at this adult-only boutique property is on relaxation, seclusion and great food. As the newest member of Elegant Hotels, Treasure Beach has just benefited from a $10 million renovation project, ensuring that the hotel will shine even brighter in 2018 with a distinct styling that will appeal to art lovers. Guests will also appreciate some of the property’s complimentary inclusions like daily Sundowner Hour, an art gallery tour and a chef’s table dinner per stay. The adults only boutique hotel consists of 35 redesigned one- bedroom suites. It is definitely one of the west coast’s favourite choices for those seeking a romantic and special place to stay with easy going yet extraordinarily attentive staff and fabulous culinary experiences! Make sure to book early if you want one of the beachfront Luxury Ocean View One Bedroom Suites, as they are very popular, offering a fabulous private plunge pool on each terrace. Treasure Beach is also a perfect choice for a tropical island wedding venue.