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We're Celebrating At Ocean Hotels!

Patricia Affonso-Dass Is Caribbean Hotelier Of The Year

May 2024 | Our Group General Manager has received the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association’s highest honour, which is a testament to her decades-long dedication and exemplary leadership in the hospitality industry and her significant contributions to Barbados and the wider Caribbean region.

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Protecting Turtles At Ocean Hotels Barbados

May 2024 | Sea Turtles are protected in Barbados as the species is endangered, so we feel privileged that the beach at our resort is a nesting site. Our turtles nest all year round, and during the summer months, mothers visit and lay up to 100 turtle eggs in the sand. It can take 45 to 70 days for hatchlings to emerge - usually at night when it's dark. 

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Romantic Must-Dos In Barbados

Calling All Island Lovebirds

February 2024 | Here in Barbados, love is all around, all the time! Here at Ocean Hotels, we have some recommendations for lovestruck couples looking for romantic locations and lifelong memories. 

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It’s Time To Lime!

Noun Or Verb, Big Or Small, It's Bajan For Fun

November 2023 | Do you know ‘lime’ is the Bajan word for partying and having a good time? From Independence Day on November 30 until the last festive firework flickers out, the island of Barbados knows how to enjoy every celebration.

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Barbados Independence: Historic Milestone

Celebrating Past & Future In Our Own Way

November 2023 | Formerly the island’s Independence Day, Barbados still celebrates the national holiday on November 30, a momentous date for the island nation, marking a significant final step in the long journey to self-governance.

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Christmas Traditions In Barbados

It's food galore for the Bajan festive season!

October 2023 | Across our Caribbean islands, most people agree that Christmas is all about family and food. In Barbados, there are three recipes that always signal the most wonderful time of the year.

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Celebrating Bajan Independence 2022

Discover Our Island History & Culture

November 2022 | Barbados became a Republic in 2021, but the island remains a member of the Commonwealth of Nations. November 30th is celebrated as Independence Day and it's a national holiday. 

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Counting Down To Crop Over

The Sweetest Festival In Barbados

July 2023 | In the past few years, the annual Crop Over Festival, culminating in the carnival parade known as Kadooment Day, has captured imaginations around the Caribbean and the world. 

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Are You A Green Traveler?

We're Striving For Sustainability

June 2023 | Our team members, management and even our guests are deeply committed to sustainability, conservation of natural resources, and preservation of our island's natural beauty.

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We've Earned Oceanic Blue Seals!

Striving For Sustainability At Ocean Hotels Barbados

April 2023 | We're excited to announce that Oceanic Global has awarded Blue 2-Star Seals to O2 Beach Club & Spa, Sea Breeze Beach House, and South Beach Hotel, for our "commendable work to reduce single-use plastics and adopt comprehensive sustainability measures".

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We're Adding A Touch Of Love In 2023

Upgrade To Romantic Bliss On The Beach

February 2023 | It's Love, Love, Love with our Valentine's Special at Ocean Hotels Barbados this February! With complimentary room upgrades, bubbles, and Bajan sweets & treats, you'll fall in love all over again with our LOVE23 promotion.

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Commis Chef Of Smiles

Look Out For Her Golden Hat At Sea Breeze Beach House

October 2022 | This beautiful smile belongs to Marsha Watson, who is a beloved team member at Sea Breeze Beach House. She wears a unique uniform accessory, designed to help guests and staff to communicate with her in a unique way.

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Welcome Back, Crop Over!

Sea Breeze Beach House Was Jammin'!

August 2022 | Every summer since 1974, Barbados Crop Over has been the most popular and colourful festival held on the island. Returning after the pandemic, this year's revelling included our very own Car Park Jam.

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We're Proud Of Patricia!

Celebrating The Woman At The Helm Of Ocean Hotels Barbados

This International Women’s Day 2022 at Ocean Hotels Barbados, as our island and three wonderful resorts return to a ‘new normal’, we’re reminded of the importance that women continue to play in the global Travel & Tourism industry. 

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Keeping The Kids Happy!

Lil Dippers Kids Club & Shore Break Teen Lounge are cool in many ways.

With complimentary watersports, beach table tennis, and pool exercise sessions among the daily choices you'll find at Sea Breeze Beach House, there's plenty to do for all ages - in between relaxing on your super-comfy sun lounger.

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Kadooment Soon Come!

Remembering Bajan Crop Over

As a beloved milestone in our Ocean Hotels calendar, we look forward to the time we can celebrate again, but meanwhile, what do you know about Barbados Crop Over? Check out a brief history of this colourful Bajan celebration.

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Chefette To Champers

Five Dining Choices Just Steps Away From South Beach

South Beach Hotel is an all-suite getaway just steps away from Rockley Beach in the heart of Hastings, offering the perfect base to explore the local food culture and nightlife that lies within walking distance of the hotel. South Beach rates include breakfast, and there's a deliciously casual lunchtime menu, but when it's time to eat out, we have some advice!