Just For Two: Romantic Dining at Elegant Resorts’ Six Barbados Hotels
PHOTO: The Laguna Restaurant at The Colony Club (Courtesy Elegant Hotels)
Elegant Hotels offers premier accommodation at five distinct luxury resorts along Barbados' platinum west and south coasts. Guests can spend their days luxuriating against a backdrop of sun-soaked beaches and crystal clear, blue waters, and when not relaxing seaside, have a host of water sports and other exciting activities to engage.
Between snorkeling along Barbados' reefs and taking advantage of the property's amenities it's easy to work up an appetite, and as anyone who has experienced the award-winning service of one of their properties knows, fine dining and romance go hand in hand at Elegant Resorts. Here’s a look at where “Just The Two Of You” can have a special meal.
Colony Club: The Laguna Restaurant is the place for couples to relax and dine al fresco. Specializing in seasonally inspired food, each meal incorporates only the freshest ingredients, including herbs and seasonings from the Colony Club's own organic garden. Couples may also wish to take advantage of a more intimate dinner, either in the privacy of their room or on the Sunset Deck overlooking the ocean.
Crystal Cove. Experience international cuisine at its finest at Crystal Cove's signature restaurant, Reflections. Couples can enjoy a gourmet meal in an open-air, poolside setting and depending on the evening, attend a themed dinner featuring the cuisines of Barbados, Italy, Latin America or Jamaica. Couples looking for a more intimate setting can also book a private beachside dinner.
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Tamarind: A romantic, seaside dinner is the ideal way to end the day especially when the meal is carefully prepared using fresh ingredients with a global influence. For couples who want more of a social atmosphere, the idyllic beachfront 246 Bar & Restaurant, which offers all-day dining and a fresh fruit and vegetable bar, is the perfect spot. Couples may wish to take treat themselves during Jazzy Steak night, a seafood-themed evening or a night featuring West Indian cuisine.
Turtle Beach: Turtle Beach is home to three of the best restaurants on the island. Here, couples can dine al fresco at international restaurant Chelonia, which hosts numerous theme nights featuring the cuisines of Mexico, Asia, the Caribbean, and more. The Waterfront Restaurant, meanwhile, with its stunning view of the ocean, is perfect for a casual romantic meal. And couples who love gourmet Italian fare will want to book a romantic dinner for two at the upscale, Zagat-rated Asiagos.
The House: There's no better spot for a romantic dinner on Barbados than Daphne's, the acclaimed Italian beachfront restaurant made famous by its London counterpart and sister restaurant, Le Caprice in New York's Upper East Side. Couples can enjoy modern Italian classics infused with island seafood and flavors such as fresh fish and lobster all while enjoying the ambiance of Barbardos' only true waterfront luxury restaurant.
Waves (opening July 2016): Shiso, an Asian fusion dining experience, will offer the best in freshly made-to-order noodle and rice bowls with customized flavors and spices, while Seascape, will feature Mediterranean-inspired cuisine as well as international theme nights. No matter which one a couple choose, romance will be in the air.
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