New luxury boutique resort opens on Barbados’ South Coast

New luxury boutique resort opens on Barbados’ South Coast

ST LAWRENCE GAP, BARBADOS — The island of Barbados has welcomed a brand new, five-star boutique resort on its South Coast.

The all-inclusive O2 Beach Club & Spa, formerly the Ocean Two Resort & Residences, has debuted in St Lawrence Gap with 42 new oceanview and oceanfront suites, for a total of 130 luxurious rooms and suites in three ‘Collections’: Club, Luxury and Concierge.

New luxury boutique resort opens on Barbados’ South Coast

Club Collection rooms feature king or twin beds with en-suite bathrooms and rainfall showers, while the Luxury Collection is comprised of adult-only oceanview or oceanfront suites with private balconies, as well as swimup rooms featuring direct access to the adult-only river pool and the new swimup bar. Meanwhile, the Concierge Collection provides more spacious luxury with one- or two-bedroom suites and fully-equipped designer kitchens. Guests of the Concierge Collection are also entitled to a ‘Learn To’ lesson during which they receive a free masterclass from an expert ranging in topics from windsurfing and golf to mindfulness.

Other resort amenities include three pools, including one of the only rooftop pools in Barbados, six dining experiences, seven bars with the new Brisa rooftop lounge, and the full-service Acqua spa featuring the only hammam treatments on the island.

New luxury boutique resort opens on Barbados’ South Coast

The culinary hear of O2 is Elements, where breakfast, lunch and dinner are served in an open-air space with a crescent-shaped bar overlooking the beach and a sun terrace equipped with cabanas and Jacuzzi tubs. There’s also Bluefin Beachside Grill for toes-in-the-sand daytime dining, as well as the ninth-floor Oro, a fine dining experience offering modern fusion European cuisine with a Caribbean twist and 360-degree views of the coast. Evenings at Oro will include a nightly sunset celebration featuring Champagne and canapes on the sky terrace. For an even greater dining selection, O2 guests also have access to all five restaurants at Sea Breeze Beach House, O2’s sister hotel located just a two-minute transfer away.

In addition to limitless dining, the all-inclusive experience at O2 includes complimentary non-motorized watersports and a full activities program. Additionally, the resort enlists the help of a Local Experience Ambassador who oversees ‘how-to’ experiences for guests, which include steel pan drum playing, preparing local recipes, and playing dominoes like a local.

New luxury boutique resort opens on Barbados’ South Coast

“There is something new and exciting for the luxury market in Barbados and it happens to be on the South Coast,” said Patricia Affonso-Dass, Group General Manager, Ocean Hotels Group Barbados. “We are confident that O2 Beach Club & Spa will take center stage in Barbados’ luxury resort offerings, combining authentic personalized service with upscale accommodations and world-class dining to create unforgettable experiences.”

All-inclusive rates from Nov. 1 start at $751 for the Club Collection, $1,144 for the Luxury Collection, and $1,261 for the Concierge Collection, based on double occupancy. During Festive season, the Club Collection starts at $1,036 CAD while the Luxury Collection starts at $1,832 CAD, and the Concierge Collection starts at $2,305 CAD.

As of Oct. 24, 2021, fully vaccinated travellers heading to Barbados are required to present proof of a COVID-19 standard PCR test taken three days prior to arrival. For more details on Barbados’ travel protocols go to www.VisitBarbados.org.

For more information about O2 Beach Club & Spa go to www.o2beachclubbarbados.com or call 1-888-964-0030