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O2 Beach Club Bleisure Must Dos

Wordsmith gency

To the marketing team at O2, ‘new’ means that the official opening was on December 14, 2021, my most recent birthday, as it happens. Let’s just say the ribbon-cutting by global citizen and personal hero, Prime Minister Mia Mottley, brought an especially meaningful tear to this Wordsmith’s eye, streaming live on Facebook from the glittering party on the white sands of Dover Beach, Barbados...

O2 Beach Club & Spa, Barbados Appoints Christopher Eastmond as General Manager

Hotel Online

Saint Lawrence Gap, Barbados – July 20, 2022 – O2 Beach Club & Spa, a five-star luxury all-inclusive resort and the latest addition to Barbados’ prestigious family-owned Ocean Hotels Group, has announced the appointment of Barbadian-born Christopher Eastmond as General Manager...

The O2 Beach Club and Spa in Barbados Is an All-Inclusive, Rum-Filled Island Escape

Matador Network

The last time I visited Barbados was in 2019, and had I known that a global pandemic was right around the corner, I would have sat to take in the sunset a little longer on Crane Beach’s powdery white sand — and ordered another glass of rum...

O2 Beach Club Barbados – Escape To A Chic and Tropical Paradise

Luxuria Lifestyle International

I was invited to come and try out the new O2 Beach Club and Spa on the southern coast of Barbados. Newly refurbished, you can immediately sense that they have seriously considered what they want the property to exude: a fresh take on five-star all-inclusive in Barbados...

The 20 Best Caribbean All-Inclusive Resorts for Families 2022

Smarter Travel

Looking for the perfect resort for your all-inclusive family vacation in the Caribbean? You’ll want to find a property that has something to appeal to every member of the family, from the youngest to the oldest. 

Creating the Caribbean Dream: Patricia Affonso Dass, CEO and Group GM Ocean Hotels, Barbados


Wonder why the Caribbean comes to mind when you imagine the perfect beach vacation? Most likely because of Patricia Affonso Dass, who has helped make the region one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world.

Super spa Barbados! With an array of wacky treatments and Caribbean sun galore, this renovated resort is well worth saving up for

Daily Mail

Even on the moneyed west coast of Barbados, there aren’t many spas — although of course glitzy Sandy Lane bucks that trend. But, now, on the south coast — not far from the airport — a brand new one has just opened at the renovated O2 Beach Club.

A New Luxe, All-Inclusive In Barbados That’s Sure To Revitalize Body And Spirit


But, as an all-inclusive, the elegant O2 Beach Club and Spa defies the very concept, embodying all these characteristics, while also employing personable staff members who genuinely care about the guests...

Barbados’ New, Improved, and Rebranded All-Inclusive Resorts

Jax Fax Magazine

Located in lively St. Lawrence Gap on Barbados’ south coast, the O2 resort will feature a total of 130 rooms and suites in three classes – Club, Luxury, and Concierge...

The best new hotel arrivals around the world in 2022

Daily Mail

In Barbados, the 02 Beach Club & Spa has a brilliant position...

Barbados’ New Luxury All-Inclusive Is Opening in October

Caribbean Journal

A new luxury all-inclusive resort is set to make its highly-anticipated debut in October: the O2 Beach Club and Spa on Barbados’ bustling southern coast...

O2 Beach Club & Spa on the South Coast Welcomes Guests in October

Caribbean Travel

Ocean Hotels Group, the family-owned collection of Barbados hotels and resorts, announces the October 1, 2021 opening of O2 Beach Club & Spa, a new five-star all-inclusive luxury boutique hotel on the south coast...

O2 Beach Club & Spa Opens on the South Coast of Barbados

Luxury Travel Magazine

Ocean Hotels Group, the family-owned collection of Barbados hotels and resorts, celebrates the opening of O2 Beach Club & Spa, a new five-star all-inclusive luxury boutique resort located in St Lawrence Gap on the South Coast of Barbados...

Acqua Spa Set to Open at the O2 Beach Club & Spa

American Spa

The O2 Beach Club & Spa in Barbados is set to open in October on the South Coast of Barbados, and will be home to the new Acqua Spa...

These Concierge Services Go The Extra Mile For Guests


Opening this October, the all-inclusive luxury boutique hotel will be offering daily signature “how-to” classes, featuring engaging topics such as how to prepare local recipes...

Ocean Hotels Announces O2 Beach Club & Spa, a New Luxury All-Inclusive in Barbados

Well Defined

Ocean Hotels Group, the family-owned collection of Barbados hotels and resorts, has announced the opening of O2 Beach Club & Spa, a new five-star all-inclusive luxury boutique hotel located in the South Coast of Barbados...

The Most Exciting Hotel Openings This Winter

Condé Nast Traveler

The resort is in Barbados’ St. Lawrence Gap neighborhood in the fun-loving, restaurant-heavy parish on the island’s southern shore and a very easy 10-minute taxi ride from the airport...

The 50 Best Places to Travel in 2022

Travel + Leisure

The O2 Beach Club & Spa is an all-inclusive resort set on the white sands of Dover Beach, with three pools, six dining options, seven bars, and the Acqua spa, featuring the only hammam treatment room on the island...

Inside the Newest Luxury Resort that has Barbados (and the Rest of the World) Buzzing


The O2 Beach Club and Spa is a five-star, all-inclusive luxury boutique resort located on the island’s beautiful southern coast.

How to ... enjoy a stay at the new O2 Beach Club and Spa

Travel Weekly

I sat at a table on Dover Beach under a palm tree, garbed in a yellow artist's apron, paint brush in one hand, a palette of Caribbean-bright acrylic colors in the other and a blank canvas on an easel in front of me...

Insider Video: Discover Ocean Hotels and Barbados' Newest All-Inclusive Luxury Resort

Insider Travel Report

Patricia Affonso-Dass, CEO and group general manager of Ocean Hotels Group, talks with Greg Shillinglaw of Insider Travel Report about the new all-inclusive O2 Beach Club & Spa, which just opened on the southern coast of Barbados...

5 of the most beautiful new hotels in the Caribbean – your next vacation awaits you

Home and Gardens

The re-imagined O2 Beach Club & Spa will open its doors in October 2021 as the newest luxury boutique all-inclusive retreat on Barbados.