The Fairmont Royal Pavilion
Porters, West Indies, Barbados

The Fairmont Royal Pavilion is a magnificent 30-acre estate in the parish of St. James.

Fairmont front entrance

It is situated on a half mile stretch of white sand beach along Barbados' celebrated west coast.

Fairmont Royal lobby

The Fairmont Royal Pavilion shares property with sister resort, Glitter Bay.

Another lobby view

This world premier couples-oriented resort is located beachfront on the incomparable west coast of Barbados, overlooking the Caribbean.

The Fairmont Royal Pavilion
Porters, West Indies, Barbados


Alarm Clock - Babysitting, Child Services - Lounge, Bar - Beach - Beauty, Barber Shop - Business Center - Concierge - 24 Hour Front Desk - Handicapped Rooms and Facilities - Fishing - Golf - Hairdryers Available - Mini Bar - Banquet, Meeting Facilities - Restaurant - Room Service - Safe Deposit Box - Shops, Commercial Services - Fitness Center or Spa - Tennis - Laundry, Valet Services - VIP Rooms/Services

Check in time is 2 PM
Check out time is 12 PM

Time Zone is Atlantic Standard (not on daylight)
Opened in 1987
American Dollars is the native currency.


All rooms have ocean views, a king bed or two twin beds with private balcony or terrace.

Fairmont Royal room

Fairmont Deluxe: There are 72 Fairmont Deluxe oceanfront rooms. Each room has a private balcony or terrace (14' x 6') with a beautiful ocean view, private marble-floored bathrooms with tub and shower, and a dressing area with vanity. The sitting area has a fully stocked minibar and in-room safety deposit box. Connecting rooms may be available. Rooms can accommodate two adults or two adults and one infant (with the use of a crib). Bed Type: One King (two Twins upon request) Size: Approximately 500 sq. ft. View: Ocean

Three Bedroom Villa: The Three Bedroom Villa is located next to the tennis courts and overlooks the pool, Café Taboras and the sea. The villa offers two bedrooms and a sitting area on the ground floor with views of the lush gardens. Spiral stairs lead to another bedroom on the upper level, which has an ocean view from the balcony. The villa can accommodate parties of six traveling together.Bed Type: one King or two Twin beds in each of the three bedrooms. Size: Approximately 1100 sq. ft.View: Ocean and garden


Recreation Information

Golf: Royal Westmoreland Golf CourseNote: Hotel guests can only reserve a tee time 48 hours in advance, as well, they can only golf between the hourse of 10:30am and 12pm.A superb, 27 hole, 6870 yard, par 72, Robert Trent Jones Jr championship golf course.The course is about 7 minutes away from the hotel.Complimentary transfers to Golf Course.Reserve T-off times through concierge upon arrival at resort.

Guests can sign their golf charges back to their room. Dress code - appropriate golf attie is required - knee length shorts, no jeans, bathing suits, t-shirts, gym shorts, halter tops, etc.Golfers age 12-17 years must play as well as an adult and be properly attired.Carts mandatory (included in green fees)

Fitness Center:

Fitness center

Tennis: Two lighted tennis courts for complimentary play, day or night.

Swimming: Ocean swimming is at your doorstep in the beautiful turquoise waters of the Caribbean's west coast. The hotel is located in a half mile stretch of white, sandy beach. Chaise lounges and beach towels are provided for guests use at the beach.

Fairmont beach view

There is one outdoor fresh water swimming pool that has a shallow end suitable for children.

Fairmont pool

Watersports: Complimentary watersports include snorkeling, catamaran sailing, windsurfing, waterskiing and sunfish boats.Reservations are suggested but not mandatory. Also availalbe are paid water sports provided by private operators on the beach. Glass bottom boat rides, Jet Skis, Deep Sea Fishing and Scuba Diving.


Restaurant Information

Cafe Taboras: Located poolside, this casual, open air bistro overlooks the turqoise Caribbean Sea.Serves buffet breakfast and except for special occasions, the Cafe Taboras offers all day A la carte menu.Salads, pizzas and other Mediterranean specialties for lunch.

Dining in style

Palm Terrace: Serves both local dishes and international cuisine.An exquisite dining room with a breathtaking view of the Caribbean. Decor of dusty pink Italian marble, exotic plants, soaring arches, soft music and cooling ocean breezes. Dinner only. Hours: 7pm - 9:45pm Dress code: Informal / Shirt and Trousers
Features live entertainment Monday - Saturday Closed Fridays Reservations recommended

Informal dining



Set amidst exquisitely landscaped gardens aflame with tropical flowers, lilyponds, and fountains, this oasis of luxury sits beneath gently swaying palm trees.

Pond with huge goldfish

Despite the calm location however, the resort is a convenient 12 miles from the Grantly Adams International Airport, 8 miles from the capital city Bridgetown, and a 1/2 mile from the nearest shopping Centre in Holetown.

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