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Divi Southwinds Beach Resort

Hotel category
3 Star
Rooms
133
Wellness/Spa
YES
Internet
FREE
PADI dive center
Offsite (Free pickup)
House reef
NO

Resort 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

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.

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BOOKING

Once we receive your booking, we double check availability with the dive operator and reserve your spot. If there are any issues, we get back to you within 24 hours

CONFIRMATION

If all is good, we send you an E-mail confirming that your booking is final

24H FREE CANCELLATION PERIOD

You then have 24 hours to take care of other travel arrangements. Your credit card will only be charged after that period

Payment terms

  • 100% of the total booking amount is due at the time of booking

Cancellation fee

If you cancel more than 7 days before arrival, you receive a full refund. If less than 7 days, you forefit the value of one night's stay.

Explore diving around the Divi Southwinds Beach Resort

What to see

Language:
English
Currency:
Barbadian $
Time:
GMT - 4
Climate:
Tropical
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

Highlights

  • 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

Description

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.

DIVING SERVICES

Courses

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

Equipment

  • Tanks With Int (Yoke) Valves
  • Din/Int Adapters
  • Nitrox ($)
  • Rental Equipment ($)
  • Dive Computer ($)
  • Equipment For Kids
  • Filling Station

Diving Facilities

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

Safety

  • Emergency Oxygen Kit
  • First Aid Kits

Languages spoken

  • English
  • German

PADI membership level

  • Padi Dive Resort

Dive boat facilities

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

Resort Amenities

Activities

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

Food and drink

  • Restaurant
  • Bar / Lounge
  • Buffet
  • A La Carte Menu
  • Snacks All Day
  • Alcohol
  • Vegetarian Food
  • Gluten Free Food

Wellness

  • Fitness Center
  • Spa Facility
  • Massage Services
  • Beauty Treatments

Facilities

  • Beach Front
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Wi-Fi (Free)
  • Air-Conditioning
  • Garden
  • Us Power Sockets

Entertainment and family

  • Kids Playground
  • Babysitting/Child Services

Payments

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

How to get there

Arrival 

  • 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.
  • 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. 

Departure

  • 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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