Spending quality time on the water creates lasting holiday memories. With Elegant Hotels, you can enjoy complimentary motorised* and non-motorised water sports and try your hand at a vast array of aquatic activities. You can try snorkelling or sailing a Hobie Cat. Try your skill at waterskiing or test your balance and stamina with stand up paddle boarding. Surprise your tweens with a thrilling banana boat ride or tubing, or skipper a kayak made for two with these Barbados water activities. At Elegant Hotels, our prime beachfront locations equal great fun in and on the water. All of our water sport activities are supervised and taught by our experienced Aqua School professional instructors. *Motorised water sports available at West Coast properties.
Our team of expert Aqua School instructors will have you and your family standing up and skiing on the gorgeous, calm ocean waves in a snap. Brief and simple lessons led by our professional staff followed by supervised and exciting practice on the water will have you zipping through the surf like a pro for an incredible holiday experience.* *Available at West Coast properties & select hotels.
Stand Up Paddle Boarding
Quietly guiding a stand up paddle board on the water offers a unique perspective of ocean life. When you’re piloting a paddle board, you set your own course and manage your pace. Slow down to catch a glimpse of starfish nestled in the sea grass or follow a sea turtle as it searches for a midmorning snack.
Adventurers in search of exhilarating ocean action will love the tube ride behind our speedboats. Whipping along the waves and bouncing across the ocean surface, this action-packed aquatic adventure is sure to bring out the wild side of everyone in your travel party! Our experienced team of Aqua School instructors will show you the ropes and a sensational time. *Available at West Coast properties.
Banana Boat Rides
Bouncing along the waves on a giant inflatable banana raft pulled behind our speedboats is great fun for the entire family. This unforgettable ocean going experience promises all the excitement and thrills you can handle! Our Aqua School instructors will guide adventurers on a safe and colossally exciting ride of their lives! *Available at select West Coast properties.
Skillfully navigating a Hobie Cat, a small catamaran sailboat, is an exhilarating way to experience time on the ocean. A quick lesson from our Aqua School experts will teach you how to handle the boat and guide your maiden voyage. If you dream of learning to sail, this is your chance to do so in one of the world’s most beautiful locations.
Breathe easy as you gently bob on the ocean’s surface, scanning the sea floor for interesting signs of aquatic life and any interesting, submerged artifacts. Feel the sun warm your skin as you leisurely make your way along the shore of Barbados’ most spectacular stretches of beach. Snorkelling is an exciting way to explore Barbados' pristine ocean ecosystem and its many treasures.
Dip your paddle into the gentle platinum West Coast waves as you kayak in open water and follow a great blue heron as it makes its way along a rocky ledge. Kayaking with Elegant Hotels is complimentary and with a skilled instructor to guide you on your ocean journey, you’ll be on your way to becoming a skilled adventurer.