The Cobblers tennis court, balls and rackets are available free of charge to all guests. The court has a hard surface and flood lights for the cooler evenings. Book in advance by emailing reservations or at front desk once you are here.
Stay active and maintain your regular work out programme in our well-equipped gym.Just drop by the front desk to pick up the key at your leisure. Personal training, yoga, pilates, stretch and aerobics classes can all be organised on request. Please contact us ahead of your stay to ensure availability.
Paddle boards can be borrowed at any time from the Water Sports Hut.
Skim over the turquoise water of the Caribbean Sea. Every guest enjoys one complimentary boat trip for each day of their stay, with a charge for additional sessions. Our Water Sports team will get beginners going - you’ll be up on your feet and showing off tricks before you know it.
Windsurfing, Hobie Cat Sailing & Sunfish Sailing
Try out our sail boats during your holiday. Less experienced sailors will enjoy tuition from the Water Sports team. Lessons for sailing & windsurfing are complimentary to all guests.
Our kayaks can be borrowed at any time and for as long as you want, free of charge, from the Water Sports hut.
The reef immediately in front of the hotel is wonderfully rich in marine life. Do borrow our flippers and snorkels at any time to go exploring.
Swimming with Turtles
Have the experience of a lifetime swimming with the magnificent Hawksbill turtles that are native to Barbados. They hatch on both our beaches and adults are found swimming in our bay.
Cruise the coast & Picnic on a deserted beach
Arrange a picnic with the kitchen, book a boat ride with the Water Sports team and head off to a beautiful and quiet spot for the day. Let the Water Sports Team know in advance and they can make all the arrangements for you.
Fishing with Barker
Join Barker, our much loved, long-serving fisherman, in search of his ‘Catch of the Day’, served fresh to guests in the restaurant. Head out up north to the deep waters that are home to tuna, marlin, Mahi maki and king fish. Barker’s fishing boat is small & uncovered so best for hardened seafarers only.
Tour the hotel gardens
We have a small but beautiful garden, densely planted with many rare and wonderful species. Tours of the gardens happen each week, please speak to the Front Desk once you are here to register interest.
Other Resort Activities
Fast & Furious Fun
A variety of water sports - banana boat rides, jet boarding or tubing can all be organised for you by our Watersports team once you are here.
Up your game & take some fantastic training with Reinaldo. If you would like us to arrange private session for you, just get in touch.
If you should like to keep in shape while you are with us, do book some private training sessions with our long-serving coach Ian to keep you on track.
Yoga & Dance
Return home with newfound zen after some low impact, strengthening yoga. We can arrange private instruction, tailored to your needs, held wherever you like, in the gym, in the privacy of your own terrace, or at sunset or sunset on the shore. To arrange in advance of your stay, please get in touch here.
Sea Moon Hair & Treatment Salon
Choose from a wide array of treatments including scrubs, massages, manicures and pedicures. Couples massages & many other treatments including hair appointments can be booked either in the spa or the privacy of your suite. See here for the Sea Moon Spa Treatment & Sea Moon Hair Salon prices and email to book appointments in advance.
The popular boutique, Saltwhistle, offers a selection of holiday essentials, souvenirs, crafts and some pretty cotton clothing for men and women. Open every day from 9-5 except Sunday. Should you need anything at any other time, Reception will open up the store for you.
Tours Organised By Cobblers Cove
Barbados is a gardeners’ paradise & many fabulous tropical gardens are open to the public.
Andromeda Botanic Gardens,
Welchman Hall Gully
All have wonderful specimens and spectacular blooms all have wonderful specimens and spectacular blooms year-round. A chauffeured car for a half day tour starts from US$130, excluding admission to the gardens. To book a Garden Tour in advance of your stay, please contact us.
Barbados has a rich history and fabulous old buildings, amongst them Bridgetown’s garrison which now has World Heritage status. We offer guests tailor-made guided tours with the knowledgeable Miguel Pena, head of The Barbados National Trust. A tour could include both public buildings and private plantation houses not usually open to the public and cost from US$250 per person for a half day tour, for a minimum of two people. [inc. guide, car and driver but excl. admission]. To book please allow at least 48 hours notice & contact us here.
Island Taxi Tours
Tour some of the most celebrated parts of the island or go far off the beaten track, in air conditioned comfort. We can put together an itinerary to suit your interests. Visit Chalky Mount, Bottom Bay Bay or Bathsheba and stop for a picnic lunch or swim at Bath Beach. Prices depend on the length of your trip. To enquire, please contact us.
Around The Island
Golf at Sandy Lane
Barbados is home to some of the best golf courses in the world & here you will find them all within easy reach. Play at one of Sandy Lane's three courses. In the summer there are golf camps to coach beginners. These camps cost £30 per teenager per day based on a group of four. Contact us for further information.
Golf at Royal Westmoreland
Play a round or take lessons at Royal Westmoreland, an 18 hole course designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr, rated as one of the finest in the Caribbean & offering preferred rates to our guests. You could join the inaugural Cobblers Cove Cup, taking place June 20th – 26th, 2019, a 54-hole stroke-play tournament, with 3 rounds, the winning team being the inaugural Cup Champions. Please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Franklin Stevenson Cricket Academy
Cricket training can be organised for you at this fabulous facility owned by professional cricketer and golf professional Franklyn Stephenson, a Bajan national and ex-county cricketer. Teenagers are welcome to book into group sessions suitable to all abilities or private sessions. All equipment is provided. Sessions run for two hours each & might include batting, bowling & fielding. Sessions cost £30 per teenager per day based on a group of four.
Those with good sea legs may wish to charter a private catamaran to cruise the stunning coastline from the water. Please contact us for more details.
Deep Sea Fishing
Several operators offer deep sea fishing off the coast of Barbados. You are likely to catch Barracuda, Tuna, Wahoo and Blue and White Marlin. Fishing is particularly good between January and April when all of the game fish are in season. Contact us here to enquire about this.
There is wonderful surfing on the South and South East coasts. Take surfing lessons or just visit one of the safer surfing beaches for some roller coaster waves. Just email us here and we will help you organise this.
Barbados has crystal waters and abundant marine life. The water is near perfect for diving in the summer months but good year-round. Underwater visibility ranges from 40-70 ft and the water temperature is a consistent 80 degrees. Our reefs have healthy sponges, coral and plant life and each type of reef is unique. Wrecks also form a good habitat for marine life and Barbados has several sites for wreck diving, some very close to Speightstown. Several dive operators provide equipment, training and guided tours to ensure your diving experience is everything you hoped for. Contact us should you like help arranging a dive.
Polo has been a popular sport in Barbados for well over a century. The international polo season starts just after Christmas & runs through to May with teams from all over the world visiting. New polo centres have sprung up in recent times, and their facilities and ambiance are terrific, but for many people the heartbeat of Barbados polo still remains at Holder’s Polo fields.
The Barbados Turf Club, established in 1905, has three seasons a year, with about 25 race meetings between January & April, May to September and November to December at the Historic Garrison Savannah, close to Bridgetown and the home of racing here since 1845.
Cricket is the national sport of Barbados and the West Indies. Thousands flock to world-class matches at the Kensington Oval here to watch powerful batsmen and towering fast bowlers. Barbados is one of the international capitals of cricket and always contributes a large contingent to the West Indies team. You can catch a good game of cricket almost any time here, an international Test Match or One-Day at Kensington Oval, an exciting local First Division match, or a friendly game on the beach, an open pasture or village field.