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Divi Southwinds Beach Resort

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Divi Southwinds Beach Resort

3 star hotel
Highway 7, Bridgetown, Barbados
133 rooms
FREE Internet

Hightide Watersports

PADI dive center
Offsite (Free pickup)
Max 8 divers per guide

Package highlights

  • Beach resort in bustling St. Lawrence Gap
  • Clear, warm ocean and idyllic coral reefs
  • Three freshwater swimming pools, cabanas, towels
  • Fitness center, tennis courts and 9-hole miniature golf course
  • Pureocean Restaurant & Bar overlooking the waves
  • Beaches, tropical forests, fishing, rich cultural history

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You only need to pay 48h after your booking is confirmed.

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10% CHEAPER on average than booking rooms & diving direct.
EXCLUSIVE BENEFITS such as free DAN dive insurance.
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Booking process


Once we receive your booking, we double check availability with the dive operator and reserve your spot


We usually get back to you within 24 hours to confirm that your booking is final


You then have 48 hours to take care of other travel arrangements. Your credit card will only be charged after that period

Payment & cancellation

Payment terms

  • Now: 0%
  • 48 hours after booking confirmation: 100%

Cancellation fee

Free cancellation for 48h after confirmation

STANDARD CANCELLATION POLICY: If you cancel fewer than 7 days before the start of your trip, you forfeit the value of one night's stay. Stays between 20 December and 31 January are non-refundable.

SPECIAL CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) CANCELLATION POLICY: This temporary revising of 7-day cancellation policy allows anyone making a new hotel reservation from 13 April through 31 May for travel in 2020, to cancel any time prior to arrival with no cancellation or change penalties.  

Explore diving around the Divi Southwinds Beach Resort

What to see

Barbadian $
GMT - 4
Natural hazards:
Infrequent Hurricanes
Diving season:
12 months
Water temperature:
Jan to March - 24C/75F
June to October – 27C/80F
Hyperbaric chambers:
Bridgetown: (246) 4366185
St Michaels: Barbados Defence Force HQ (246) 4365483

Dive Center


  • Great location inside Folkestone Marine Park
  • No-hassle diving- set up, load, unload, rinse and store service
  • Daily single and double tank dives
  • Shaded boats with juice, large decking area, camera table
  • Enjoy motorised water sports, sailing, paddle boarding and snorkelling
  • Full range of PADI recreational training courses


Hightide Watersports is a PADI Dive Center on the west coast of Barbados. 

No-hassle diving is what you will get when you dive with these guys. The team will set up your gear, load it to the boat and after the dive, wash it and store it away.

Single and double tank dives depart daily on shaded boats with a generous decking area. Boats have oxygen, a dry storage area, first aid kits, a camera table and easy exit and entry area.

Facilities include a gear and accesory shop, storage lockers, camera facilities, showers, equipment room and fish ID library. 

A full range PADI recreational training is available, including specialties such as night and wreck diving.

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Diving Facilities

  • Shop
  • Training Pool
  • Battery Charging Station
  • Wi-Fi (Free)
  • Beach Front Location
  • House Reef
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fish Id And Diving Books

Dive boat facilities

  • Shaded Space
  • Custom Built
  • Drinking Water
  • Camera Rinse Tanks
  • Camera Table

Diving gear

  • Tanks With Int (Yoke) Valves
  • Din/Int Adapters
  • Filling Station

PADI® Courses Available

  • Intro Dives/Discover Scuba Diving
  • Scuba Refresher
  • Open Water Diver
  • Advanced Open Water Diver
  • Rescue Diver
  • Divemaster
  • Kids Courses
  • Nitrox Certification
  • Underwater Photography
  • Underwater Videographer
  • Night Diver
  • Wreck Diver
  • Boat Diver
  • Peak Performance Buoyancy

Languages spoken

  • English
  • German

PADI membership level

  • Padi Dive Resort

For your safety

  • Emergency Oxygen Kit
  • First Aid Kits

Resort Amenities


  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Cash (Usd)
  • Cash (Gbp)
  • Cash (Local Currency)


  • Restaurant
  • Beach Front
  • Bar / Lounge
  • Swimming Pool(S)
  • Garden

Sports & Watersports

  • Snorkeling
  • Stand-Up Paddling
  • Kite Surfing
  • Windsurfing
  • Kayaking
  • Surfing
  • Sailing
  • Fishing
  • Tennis
  • Pool/Snooker
  • Ping Pong
  • Darts
  • Golf (Close By)
  • Horseback Riding
  • Cycling
  • Beach Volleyball

Amenities & services

  • Wi-Fi (Free)
  • Air-Conditioning


  • Jet Skiing
  • Hiking

Food & drink

  • Buffet
  • A La Carte
  • Snacks All Day
  • Alcohol
  • Vegetarian Food
  • Gluten Free Food

Wellness & Relaxation

  • Fitness Center/Gym
  • Spa Facility
  • Beauty Treatments
  • Massage Services
  • Yoga

Great for families

  • Kids Playground
  • Babysitting/Child Services

Resort Description

Divi Southwinds Beach Resort is nestled in peaceful gardens, moments from lively St. Lawrence Gap. 

Diving around Barbados offers clear, warm waters, gently sloping reefs and sandy shallows. Keep an eye out for turtles, barracudas, moray eels, man o'war and various macro creatures hidden within the coral.

The resort offers three freshwater swimming pools, poolside cabanas, a fitness center, tennis courts, 9-hole miniature golf course, day spa with hair salon and grocery store. 

Pureocean Beachfront Restaurant & Bar serves Caribbean favourites such as Bajan Flying Fish, combined with international favourites and specialty cocktails starring Mount Gay Rum. 

During a week's holiday, you'll have the chance to explore local beaches, hike cane fields, gullies and tropical forests, go fishing and explore the islands rich cultural history.

How to get there


  • To reach the resort, you can get a taxi from the airport. If you exit the terminal and look for the taxi stand, there will be airport staff there to help you into a taxi with your bags. A public taxi costs approx 25/35 USD and it can't be pre-booked
  • The journey takes around 10 to 15 minutes, and you can arrive at any time of day.
  • Check in is at 3pm. If you arrive prior to this, you will be able to drop your bags and use the resort facilities until your room is ready. 


  • Check out is 12pm and the best way to get back to the airport is via taxi. The front desk will assist you in calling a taxi.  


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