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Activities and Recreations at The House by Elegant Hotels, St James, BarbadosActivities and Recreations at The House by Elegant Hotels, St James, BarbadosActivities and Recreations at The House by Elegant Hotels, St James, Barbados

Activities and Recreations at The House by Elegant Hotels, St James, Barbados

Activities & Recreation

Complimentary motorized and non-motorized water sports offer ocean-going adventure at The House. Create unforgettable memories with waterskiing, stand-up paddle boarding, snorkeling, kayaking and more.

In addition, staff can assist you in arranging bespoke luxurious Barbados activities such as private polo lessons, luxury sunset yacht charters, private shopping experiences, a personal photo shoot as well as exclusive island tours. Or, learn from the best with a private culinary lesson from award-winning Tapestry chef, Javon Cummins. Please ask your concierge for more information upon arrival.


Cooking ClassesMeditation/Relaxation/Yoga ClassesKayakingSailingWaterskiing

The House offers bespoke activities for guests to arrange enticing activities and excursions. Choose to be as active or relaxed as you want to be during your stay. Here are some examples of activities offered:

You and your family will be standing up and zipping around behind fast speed boats on a waterskiing adventure. Complimentary lessons are provided by the expert Aqua School instructors.

Tube Rides
Adventurers in search of action will love the tube ride behind fast speed boats. Whip along the waves and enjoy the exhilaration of high speed ocean fun.

Banana Boat Rides
Bounce along the waves on a giant inflatable banana raft pulled behind fast speed boats. This unforgettable ocean experience promises all the excitement and thrills you can handle!

Stand-Up Paddle Boarding Guiding a stand-up paddle board offers a calming perspective of ocean life. Slow down to catch a glimpse of creatures in the sea grass and watch a sea turtle search for a snack.

Navigating a Hobie Cat is a thrilling way to experience ocean sailing. A quick lesson from Aqua School experts will teach you how to handle the boat and guide your maiden voyage.

Gently bob in the ocean, scanning the sea floor for interesting signs of aquatic life. Snorkeling is an exciting way to explore Barbados’ pristine ocean ecosystem and its treasures. Just off the shore of Tamarind, you can find the famous sea turtles and many varieties of fish.

Dip your paddle into the gentle Platinum West Coast waves as you kayak in open water and explore the gorgeous coastline scenery.

Bespoke Activities The House offers bespoke activities to arrange enticing activities and excursions. Take a culinary class with Italian Chef Michele Blasi in the lobby lounge or a floral arrangement workshop with an award-winning local florist.

Chef's Table Experience
Chef's Table experience by award-winning chef Javon Cummins to savor his signature dishes.

Gastronomes can perfect the art of pastry-making and food-styling.

Yoga is a combination breath control, simple meditation and specific postures practiced to enhance strength and flexibility. Relax and unwind with a complimentary class. Kindly schedule 24 hours prior.

Featured Artisans
Talented local artists are featured during the week for an exclusive meet and greet at the hotel as they share their works of art.

Oistens Shuttle
Enjoy a truly authentic Bajan experience including local music, culture and great food at the Oistens Fish Fry. Every Friday night the shuttle departs the hotel at 6PM. Meet in the Living Room.

Stay In One And Play In Many Enjoy the amenities of the Elegant Hotels collection when you stay at The House. Their complimentary water taxi will transport you try different restaurants each night or deliver you to swim in Colony Club’s lagoon style pools.

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