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"We loved this hotel, it was informal, friendly, choice of pools, stunning beach, a host of eating options (Go Bajan for value!) and fun things to do. ... " More

By Jane R. on Wed 25 Nov 2015

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Hotel Description

The shopping around Divi Southwinds Beach Resort gets good marks from our customers. During your stay, you're just a quick walk from Dover Beach. Features include free WiFi in public areas and free self-parking, plus 3 outdoor pools. This 3-star resort has 133 rooms over 5 floors. All rooms offer free WiFi and kitchens.

  • Air-conditioned rooms with kitchens, patios and satellite TV
  • Free WiFi
  • Free self-parking
  • For dining with a beachfront location, stop by Pureocean, one of the property's 2 restaurants
  • Buffet breakfast served daily for a fee
  • Take a swim in the 3 outdoor pools
  • Treat yourself to aromatherapy, Swedish massages or body scrubs at The Divi Southwinds spa
  • Services include babysitting, dry cleaning/laundry and concierge services
  • On-site recreation includes a 24-hour fitness centre
  • Guests have good things to say about the accommodation for the cleanliness and low noise level
  • Within a 15-minute walk of Dover Beach and Worthing Beach

Suite, 1 Bedroom, Garden View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max
£105* Per night/room 29 Oct - 30 Oct

Suite, 1 Bedroom, Pool View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Divi Southwinds Beach Resort ratings based on 12 verified reviews

Review Summary
3.4 out of 5 3.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 1.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Divi Southwinds Beach Resort

Everyone (1) Couples (4) Family (6) Friends (1)
1 out of 5

Watch your personal effects

Arrived at the hotel 8/1 at 4.15 pm room not ready until after 6, during which time my phone was stolen. Spent 3 days playing detective and finally managed to get my phone back. However, did not feel safe so left the hotel. General manager was very helpful and so were the local Police but had to spend a lot of time badgering to see the cctv. Very bad experience and question the security and safety for guest.

Posted by , from UK on 17 Jan 2017

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2 out of 5

3rd time in Barbados

Barbados is amazing, this hotel location in St Lawrence gap is pretty good for not being direct onto the beach. On arrival at hotel they didn't have our booking, but was rectified. Room was ok, comfy bed and nice clean fluffy towels, kitchen very basic, missing items of crockery and Utensils though. Shower poor and lacked hot water but was fixed, hair dryer was missing from room but was replaced. Fridge froze all our food, we did manage to turn it down but most of the contents were ruined. Card key entry often didn't work well. There is a good pool but the pool bar area is not open any more. It has been replaced by a new beach front bar and restaurant which looks lovely and is clean. Nice area of beach and good loungers. The service at reception is pretty poor and not friendly, I thought it was bad until you go to the beach front bar and restaurant. The staff are rude and it is certainly the worst service we have ever received in the 10 years of going to the Caribbean. ( you do generally have to accept a little of island time service) we had one main meal there, food was alright, but due to service we agreed not to go again, mistakenly we decided on our second week to try breakfast, should have know better. The lady that cooked the eggs was lovely. However you will get much better breakfast, snacks, meals and drinks very close by, with great fun service and much better value. The Gap is a great location for all types of dining. Room only is a good choice. I do however have to acknowledge the grounds staff are all friendly and very polite. They should put these employees front of house.

Posted by on 7 Dec 2015

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5 out of 5

Totally relaxing, beautiful beach!

We loved this hotel, it was informal, friendly, choice of pools, stunning beach, a host of eating options (Go Bajan for value!) and fun things to do. The morning flypast of stunning green parakeets, seeing little hummingbirds visiting the flower beds, or meeting a really international crowd that have been coming for years, made Divi Southwinds a really nice place to be. It was probably a resort for the more mature, not many young families but that's what made it very peaceful and idyllic. Evening restaurants and breakfasts were pricey so you do have to shop around or do it yourself. We thought the Bajan people were polite, friendly and very helpful. The apartment rooms were extremely clean and a good little kitchen included.

Posted by on 25 Nov 2015

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4 out of 5

Great value for money, friendly and helpf staff, brilliant location

Would definitely recommend this hotel. Although a little tired round the edges, the rooms are very comfortable and pretty large. Extremely professional and helpful staff. Good facilities - really nice, large pool and lovely gardens. Our room wasn't spotless, but to be fair we dragged in a lot of sand most days from the beach. Rooms seem to be given a basic daily clean and beds made but not exactly a deep clean - by no means dirty though, so don't be put off by this. Good location right in the middle of St Lawrence Gap. All round really excellent value for money.

Posted by on 3 Mar 2015

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4 out of 5

Can't do better for the £££s-location location location!

Even if its in need of a lick of paint, the location is perfect for The Gap. Lovely clean pool and plenty if cover. Nice large grounds. Pool bar and restaurant refurbished only recently to a very high standard and now open at night-very good. The rooms are extremely spacious getting a suite rather than just a room. A separate bedroom plus a lounge with nice sofa bed and good kitchen area. I've stayed here three times now and security this year was better in the past years maybe because of their newly refurbished facilities on the beach. I doubt you will do much better than this unless you want all inclusive but that's really not necessary on The Gap.

Posted by on 8 Apr 2014

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4 out of 5

Superb hotel

Perfect location, a few minutes from the beach and bars/restaurants but its extremely quiet and picturesque. Staff can't do enough to help and our room was spacious, clean and well equipped. We had room only and that worked for us as I don't think it's the best value for money if you eat on site. I'd definitely return to this hotel as we couldn't fault it!

Posted by on 22 Feb 2013

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5 out of 5

Erittäin turvallinen saari

Olohuone, makuuhuone ja täysikeittiö parvekkeella näköala merelle parempaa saa hakea. Käyntikertoja kertynyt minulle ja tyttärelle 37 kertaa joten tyytyväisiä olemme olleet.

Posted by on 18 Mar 2016

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4 out of 5

sopiva myös eläkeläisille

Koska olemme käyneet 35 kertaa aikaisemmin ja todenneet sopivaksi meille.

Posted by on 13 Dec 2015

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4 out of 5

Rentouttava loma

Täydellinen sijainti, omaa rantaa, rantatuolit, 3 allasta, päätienvarrella, yhteys busseihin ja taksiin helppo. Ystävällinen ja auttavainen henkilökunta. Ilta ohjemaa saisi olla.

Posted by on 22 Aug 2015

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3 out of 5

trusty cane

Elävä musiikki ja viihde puuttuu täysin. Viikonloput hiukan rauhattomia koska hotellin yleisiä tiloja vuokrataan ulkopuolisille.

Posted by on 22 Oct 2014

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Property Features

Lie back and work on your tan with relaxing beach amenities, such as umbrellas and sunloungers. At Divi Southwinds Beach Resort, you can cool off in one of the 3 the outdoor swimming pools and indulge in a pampering afternoon at the full-service spa. There are 2 restaurants on site, along with a coffee shop/cafΘ. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. WiFi is free in public spaces. This eco-friendly resort also offers a 24-hour fitness centre and a terrace. Self parking is free. This 3-star St. Lawrence Gap resort is smoke free.

  • 133 guestrooms or units
  • 5 levels
  • 2 buildings
  • 2 dining venues
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Beach lounge chairs
  • Towels for the beach
  • Umbrellas for the beach
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Front desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Terrace
  • Beauty salon
  • Lift
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Number of outdoor pools -3
  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Fridge
  • Microwave

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Bridgetown (BGI-Grantley Adams Intl.) (10.8 km / 6.7 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Divi Southwinds Beach Resort offers 133 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with a safe and coffee/tea makers. Rooms open to patios. Accommodation at this 3-star resort has kitchens with fridges and microwaves. Bathrooms include a shower and complimentary toiletries. This St. Lawrence Gap resort provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Satellite televisions are provided. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

  • In-room kitchen
  • Private patio
  • Television
  • Satellite channels
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower
  • Cribs (surcharge)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy a buffet breakfast daily from 7:30 AM to 10:30 AM.

Pureocean – This beachfront restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, dinner and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Happy hour is offered.

Nearby Activities

3 the outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a 24-hour fitness centre.

Spa Services

The Divi Southwinds spa has 2 treatment rooms. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, sports massages and Swedish massages. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and reflexology. The spa is equipped with a sauna.

The spa is open daily.

  • Number of treatment rooms 2
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Facial treatments
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Hot stone massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Swedish massage
  • Sauna in spa
  • Reflexology
  • Sports massage
  • Massages

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time ends at midnight
  • Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 10.00 per day.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for USD 10.00 per day.

Pets

  • Pets and service animals are not allowed at Divi Southwinds Beach Resort

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • No pets or service animals allowed

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A tax is imposed by the city and collected at the property. Exemptions or reductions might apply. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • A tax is imposed by the city: USD 9.62 per accommodation, per night

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: USD 20 for adults and USD 15 for children (approximately)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: USD 10.00 per day
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 10.00 per day

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Divi Southwinds Beach
  • Divi Southwinds Beach Resort
  • Divi Southwinds Beach Resort St. Lawrence Gap
  • Divi Southwinds Beach St. Lawrence Gap
  • Divi Southwinds Beach
  • Divi Southwinds Beach Resort Resort
  • Divi Southwinds Beach Resort St. Lawrence Gap
  • Divi Southwinds Beach Resort Resort St. Lawrence Gap

You should know

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • Pets and service animals are not allowed on site.

Awards & Affiliations

Green/Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Globe, a programme that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: The Environment, the community, the cultural heritage and the local economy.

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