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.

There's never been a better time to visit Barbados and the island's newest luxury resort is the perfect way to experience this laid back, beachy paradise. The lively and vibrant southern coast is now home to O2 Beach Club & Spa, a new five-star all-inclusive luxury boutique resort, that will ensure the perfect vacation experience with some unique offerings.

The resort features 130 luxurious rooms and suites, and guests can choose between three different service offerings, or "Collections": Club, Luxury, and Concierge. Club Collection rooms are the resort's standard offering with the option of king or twin beds. The adults only Luxury Collection includes ocean view and oceanfront suites, as well as swim-up rooms that access the resort's adult-only river pool and swim-up bar. 

O2 Beach Club and Spa room
O2 Beach Club and Spa is one of the most highly anticipated debuts of 2021, and for very good reason. | O2 Beach Club and Spa

The Concierge Collection offers more spacious and luxurious one or two-bedroom suites with full kitchens for guests who want the full range of amenities. Guests of the Concierge Collection also have access to the resort's free masterclass program that includes activities ranging from windsurfing to golfing to mindfulness lessons and more.

All guests have access to the resort's three scenic pools, including one of the only rooftop pools in Barbados. For the ultimate relaxation, guests can visit the Acqua spa with treatments that focus on healing through water. The spa also boasts the only Hammam room on the island. 

rooftop pool
The rooftop pool will undoubtedly be one of the most popular spots for Instagram selfies, but each of the property's pools is perfect for lounging. | O2 Beach Club and Spa

There are six dining options to please every palate. Elements beachside open-air restaurant and the Bluefin Beachside Grill are perfect spots to grab a casual bite, while Brisa rooftop tapas bar is the spot to watch the sunset over cocktails. The resort's fine dining venue, Oro, is uniquely European fusion with a Caribbean twist, enjoyed with 360-degree views of the south coast. Guests will certainly want to visit Oro for one of the nightly sunset celebrations featuring Champagne and canapes on the sky terrace. Guests of O2 also have access to the sister hotel's five restaurants just a few minutes away.

The resort offers guests a truly unique experience with its Local Experience Ambassador program. These daily signature "how-to" classes feature lessons on authentic locally inspired activities like cooking, learning to play the steel pan drum, and playing island dominoes.