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SunGroup Hotels launches in UK market

SunGroup Hotels launches in UK market

New to the UK market, SunGroup Hotels is a leading privately-owned and family run hotel group in Barbados comprising five unique properties – Almond Beach Resort, Sugar Cane Club, Savannah Beach Hotel, Worthing Court Hotel and Time Out Hotel.

Each with its own distinct character and appeal, some are fully owned and managed and others are operator/management contracts.

Established in July 2014 by managing director, Rod Weatherhead, SunGroup Hotels is a subsidiary of SunGroup, a Barbados-based company with a broad range of tourism services from accommodation, transportation, tours and destination management services.

Weatherhead’s father, Bernard, is founder of SunGroup Inc. one of the largest and most successful companies in the Caribbean and attributes its success to 40 years of experience, a young and enthusiastic management team, a dedicated staff and strong financial base.

Weatherhead has ambitious plans to expand SunGroup Hotels through hotel and resort purchases and management contracts across the Caribbean, to make it the largest hotel group in Barbados.


With several new projects in the pipeline, Weatherhead commented: “We see huge potential in the market and are currently working on a number of opportunities across the Caribbean.

“With a dedicated and experienced team on hand our future growth capabilities are endless.”

The existing properties in the group continue to remain a focus.

With a range of different styles, locations and accommodation options there is something for everyone.

Almond Beach Resort, an all-inclusive family friendly resort on the West Coast of Barbados offers 197 guestrooms, the majority of which have ocean views.

Facilities include two restaurants and bars, five swimming pools, two floodlit tennis courts, a fully equipped gym, three kids clubs (catering for babies to teens), golf and an extensive range of activities for all ages including water sports, fitness and evening entertainment.

Sugar Cane Club is an adults-only boutique hotel with 45 suites, each offering views over the beautiful gardens.

The hotel is known for its warm hospitality, outstanding service, and facilities with an award-winning spa, two restaurants and bars, two swimming pools, a guest lounge, gym and its very own art gallery where guests can admire the local and international artwork or take part in an art class.

It is the perfect destination for couples, small groups, weddings and honeymoons.

Savannah Beach Hotel is an all-inclusive resort situated on the South Coast of the island with 92 rooms and suites overlooking the landscapes gardens and meandering swimming pool.

With three restaurants and bars and a large family centre, there are plenty of options for groups and families.

Time Out is located in the St. Lawrence Gap area, the capital of Barbados’ nightlife, and close to the white sands of Dover Beach.
In a prime location for the islands’ best bars and restaurants and with affordable rates, Time Out is an excellent value option for a group holiday.

Alternatively for those who prefer self-catering, Worthing Court is ideally located on the South Coast of Barbados and just across the road from Worthing Beach.

With 37 rooms available, the property is perfect for independent travellers looking to explore the nearby beaches and attractions.