ACCOMMODATION: The very popular Accra Beach Hotel & Resort has a prime beachfront location on the lively south coast, just a short distance from Grantley Adams International Airport and the picturesque capital city of Bridgetown. Ideally located on 3½ acres of tropical landscape, this hotel has rooms offering panoramic views of the ocean, pool or island.
The centerpiece of its lush gardens is the large swimming pool, which has a shallow bank for lounging and a swim-up bar for icy-cold refreshments. For the more active guests, there is a squash court, fully equipped gym and of course, we are right on the beach for your swimming and sun-bathing pleasure. Golf is also available only 15 minutes away at the Barbados Golf Club, with which the hotel is affiliated. And, of course our Activities Centre is there to help you plan your every adventure.
And, when the sun sets, it is time to enjoy a true Caribbean night in any of our restaurants or bars – whether it be enjoying cocktails in the air-conditioned comfort of the Sand Bar, or Caribbean and International cuisine in the Coco Patch Restaurant. And, if you want to try something new, step into the exotic Wytukai Restaurant and journey through Polynesia.
Whether your stay is for business or pleasure, our beautifully appointed rooms, highly acclaimed gourmet restaurants and well-equipped banquet and conference facilities have been host to the most discerning guests from the world over … and we look forward to making you one of them.
The hotel currently has 146 rooms including 6 luxurious Penthouse Suites, all beautifully decorated in tropical pastel prints and handcrafted furniture. There are now seven (7) room categories – Island View, Pool View, Ocean View, Island View Junior Suite, Deluxe Ocean Front Suite, Pool View Suite and Ocean View Penthouse Suite.
All rooms are fitted with Cable/Satellite TV, air-conditioning, ceiling fan, hair-dryer, coffee percolator, direct-dial telephone, safe, bath-tub/shower and a balcony. High speed internet access is now available in all Pool View rooms and suites, Deluxe Ocean Front Suites, Ocean View Penthouse Suites and select Island and Ocean View rooms.
Standard rooms are either configured with a King-size bed or two Twin beds in the Island and Ocean View categories and can accommodate a maximum of three (3) persons; whilst the Pool Views are fitted with two (2) Double beds and can accommodate a maximum of four (4) persons.
There are sixteen (16) Island View Junior Suites which are fitted either with a king bed, two (2) double beds or two (2) twin beds. Since these rooms also feature a living room area with a sofa bed, they can accommodate up to four (4) persons.
There are twelve (12) Deluxe Ocean Front Suites which are fitted with a King bed and a sofa bed. These rooms comprise a mini fridge and a Jacuzzi on the balcony and are located close to the beachfront. They can accommodate a maximum of four (4) persons.
There are three (3) Pool View Suites which are two bedrooms units, each with a private bathroom and connected by a central living room. A sofa bed allows for a maximum of six (6) persons. These rooms come with mini fridges and a Jacuzzi on the balcony.
There are six (6) Ocean View Penthouse Suites, with all the features listed for the standard rooms plus added comforts. Suites are split level – a living room with a sofa bed and bar area on the lower level and a bedroom accessed by an internal stairway. Upstairs is a bathroom with a Jacuzzi and glass sky-light, shower stall, a double vanity basin and a King-size bed. Suites can accommodate four (4) persons comfortably.
The hotel has adequate facilities for the handicapped. Ramps are an access feature to all of the facilities on the ground floor, where there is a special restroom. In addition, the hotel is served with an elevator located on the lobby floor. There are several rooms which cater to the disabled by offering handrails and a low bathtub. A room with a drive-in shower can also be requested.
EVENTS & CONFERENCES: Accra Beach Hotel & Resort offers state-of-the-art conference facilities to local, regional and international corporate clientele and have hosted a number of large summits in recent times. Three (3) conference rooms, which can be configured in a number of ways, often serve as the setting for large corporate meetings, training seminars, product displays, dinners and wedding receptions. Additionally, there is a Business Centre which provides guests with Internet access and faxing capabilities to ensure that all their communication needs are met. Photocopying services are also available.
The large Khairoon can hold up to 250 persons and can be converted into two (2) rooms holding up to 80 persons each. The Karissa can hold up to 60 persons, while the Leanna, our newest room, can hold up to 26 persons. Luncheons and receptions may be held in these rooms or in the Coco Patch Restaurant or the Wytukai Restaurant. In addition, our landscape of exquisite flora and fauna is often transformed for weddings, dinners and cocktail receptions.
Weddings are very popular at this property. Who could resist a picturesque background of palm trees, white sands and crystal clear water as the backdrop for their big day? Our Banquet & Conference Services department goes the extra mile to make sure no stone goes unturned and has easily planned some of the most elaborate weddings for in excess of 300 persons and even the most intimate for just two.
Whatever your event, Accra Beach Hotel & Resort will ensure that it is a memorable occasion with all your needs met. You can be assured of this!
ENTERTAINMENT: Accra Beach Hotel & Resort has a diverse weekly entertainment package which varies throughout the year and caters to a wide cross-section of tastes.
Every Monday night all guests are invited to the Manager’s Cocktail Party. This forum allows guests to make new friends from across the globe and to get up close and personal with the employees responsible for enhancing their Accra experience. It’s a fun time for all involved and, amidst the melodic steel pan music and a steady flow of rum punch and fruit punch, there are the ever-exciting prize draws. Everyone goes away happy and longingly looks forward to do it all over again the next week.
The atmosphere skyrockets on Thursday nights, when our Barbecue and Floor Show swing into motion. On our pool deck, with the sounds of the sea in the background, a live band kicks into gear, playing a variety of music, ranging from calypso and reggae to those ever popular chart toppers. The floorshow reveals the authentic culture of our people and showcases our folklore. One can see fire-eating, the tuk band, stilt walking and the always exciting limbo. There’s never a dull moment as guests anxiously await the limbo competition or being taught how to gyrate to our pulsating rhythms.
Whether entertained by the steel pan during lunch on Sunday or by karaoke at the Lagoon Bar our guests always go away delighted. Jazz sometimes is the order of the evening or even a duet accompanied by the guitar. But, whatever the selection, your stay will be a memorable one. That’s for sure!
RESTAURANTS: Accra Beach Hotel & Resort offers a dining experience unlike any other in Barbados, with three (3) restaurants catering to a variety of tastes.
The Fig Tree, as its name suggests, is nestled in the garden and offers its guests the opportunity to enjoy lunch in an outdoor atmosphere. Its diverse menu ranges from tasty soups, salads and sandwiches, to pizzas or even the special entrée of the day.
The Wytukai, the only Polynesian Restaurant on the island, offers a unique fusion of authentic Polynesian cuisine and South Sea rhythms, with an idyllic setting, in which you are transported through a dining experience unlike any other. Savor delectable appetizers such as our Puu Puu Platter and sumptuous entrees such as our Mount Wytukai Chicken.
The newly renovated Coco Patch Restaurant, with the ocean in the background, serves as an intimate location for a unique culinary experience. Buffet breakfast and à la carte dinner are offered daily and prepared to perfection by our award winning chefs. Every Monday, all guests are invited to the Manager’s Cocktail Party, just on the Coco Patch’s terrace, after which they are invited to savor the delectable dishes of our Caribbean Buffet inside the restaurant. Here, you can unwind to the music of the islands emanating from the scintillating steel pan while enjoying the open-air atmosphere.
Our Barbecue and Floor Show kicks off every Thursday and is always a big crowd pleaser. Not only are you treated to an open-air barbecue on the Pool Deck but, you’ll take back the memories of Barbadian folklore - limbo, fire-eating, stilt-walking and a live band.