Apartment #5 - Rosalie
Apartment | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8
PLEASE NOTE THERE ARE TWO APARTMENTS WITH THE SAME SIZE ACCOMMODATION AND THERE IS GOOD AVAILABILITY FOR 2014/ 2015 - PLEASE CALL OR E MAIL FOR AVAILABILITY AND RATES
This is a quiet location but within walking distance to a local bar and resturant and 10 minutes from Oistins where you will find shops and supermaket. St Lawrence gap is 15 minutes away where there are night clubs, bars, and restaurants.
Master bedroom has a dressing area and en-suite, second bedroom has en-suite and a separate family bathroom, All bedrooms have ceiling fans and a/c, full size kitchen with hob, microwave, dishwasher, American fridge freezer, oven, washing machine, fully equipped.
There is a secluded beach 2 minutes east of the apartment and Miami Beach (possibly one of the islands best beaches on the south) is a 3 minute drive to the west.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||500 m|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||3 km|
|Nearest travel links||8 km|
|Family friendly||Suitable for children over 5|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, Sea view|
|General||Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 2 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Shared garden|
|Further details indoors|
The properties are managed via an agent that will be on hand to assist with any matters and will meet and greet you upon your arrival. The apartment is one of similar properties in a small complex located on the first floor.
The views from the balcony, lounge and master bedroom are stunning with 180 degree panorama of the sea. This is an ideal location for surfing and wind surfing with the South Point Beach a 10 minute drive away.
The two local golf courses to the apartment are Barbados an 18 hole and Rockley 9 hole, both of these are within 15 minute drive.
The gardens and communal pool are maintained by a management company along with communal tumble driers.
Please note no a/c to main lounge ceiling fan only but plenty of sea breeze with the patio side and rear door open!
The Christ Church Parish region
Seaside Drive runs along the coast in Atlantic Shores in the parsh of Christ Church and the apatment fronts the sea. The area has restaurants, shops, bars, golf course, stunning beaches and is a short drive from the airport.
Enjoy the island renowned "fish fry friday" celebrations at the fish market at Oistins which is a 10 minute drive or a healthy walk. On Friday evening you will see hundreds of locals and tourist eat a fish supper and dance to live music and a disco until the early hours.
Depending on the time of year you visit there is live music at Steve's Bar which is a short walk from the apartment. It is also a fantstic place to go for an early evening rum puch and watch the turtles in the sea.
Crop over is a festival of the harvests and is filled with carabben carnival and live music at various venues in Bridgetown and the the villages and is normally late July
PLEASE NOTE THERE IS GOOD AVAILABILITY FOR 2014 AS THERE ARE 2 APARTMENTS FOR RENTAL.
Barbados is a stunning carabbean island and has something for everyone however you will need a car to explore it all. There is a diverse difference in landscape between the various coasts to the wild monkeys located in the country side and the ubandant sea life Barbados is a great island to explore.
Warm friendly locals with the stunning colours of the sea and island life make any carabbean vacation and experience to remember.
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31 Jan 2014
We stayed at Rosalie number 5 for our second trip to barbados. The location is excellent. Only about a 5 minute drive from Miami Beach and 2 minutes from Surfer's Bay beach bar.
Jean was a total star. Very pleasant and helpful. She met us at the airport and was accessible and full of great advice.
The apartment itself was very clean and incredibly well stocked. Coolers were provided to take to the beach which was awesome. The kitchen was fully equipped with everything we needed. The rooms were gorgeous and spacious. And the view from the terrace was spectacular. We ate breakfast every morning looking out on the ocean.
If there was one thing i could change, it would be to have a shower curtain around the lovely tub in the master en suite.
But we just ended up using one of the other bathrooms.
We had a wonderful time and will be returning next year!
30 Jan 2014
We stayed in this lovely property from Jan. 20-27. I was amazed at how beautiful the apartment is, with stunning views and how well equipped it is. Jean and her assistant were most helpful. This was m… More
20 Jan 2014
"Great place to stay with large family"
We had an awesome experience staying at Rosalie #5. It was my husband and I and 5 children. Simon, the owner, and his assistant Jean were very helpful in organizing our rental. Jean met us at the airp… More
5 Nov 2013
We have stayed in Barbados every year for the last ten years but this was the first time we have based ourselves on the South Coast.
Over the years we have stayed in more luxurious properties, and we have stayed in arguably more conveniently located ones, but Rosalie Number Five is without doubt the best value apartment we have stayed in.
The apartment itself is very spacious, well equipped, and exactly as described if not better.
The views are spectacular, and the only noise you can hear is that of the sea. A similar seafront location, in an apartment of this size and quality would be three or four times the price on the West Coast. Ok there is no beach right outside Rosalie, but there is a small one within 400m, and Miami beach (my personal favourite beach on the whole island, and that of my kids) is just 5 minutes in the car so this didn't really bother us (if it had we wouldn't have booked!).
I would say a car is pretty much essential. You could walk to the beaches/shops if you were that way inclined, but a hire car makes everything so much more convenient. Southern Rentals (as recommended by the owner) sorted us out a motor within a couple of hours when we called him from the apartment on arrival, and at a competitive price.
Another recommendation from the owner was "Steve's Bar" although I think it's official name is Surfers Bay Bar. Five minutes walk from the apartment, delightful laid back spot overlooking the sea, friendly staff, cheap-ish drinks (especially during Happy Hour) and decent simple food. A million miles away from some of the posher places on the island, and all the better for it.
Finally the owner of the apartment (Simon) was very helpful, as were his representatives on the island. Everything was stress free and as described which is exactly what you want when on holiday.
If you are looking for a place in the South of Barbados Rosalie Apartment 5 gets a big thumbs up from this very satisfied visitor.
6 Jan 2013
Our family travelled to Barbados to attend a family wedding over Christmas. We have been on many family trips and this was voted hands down as the very best.
The apartment itself is lovely and spacious and has spectacular views of the ocean. We enjoyed the pool every morning following our run along Seaside Drive.
Our 19 year old son loved the surfing at South Point, just a short walk down the road. There is a lovely small beach a short walk away and Miami Beach is a little further (half hour walk) and extremely beautiful for swimming. We bought lots of fresh fish at the Fish Market in Oistins and learned the Bajan way of cooking it. The owner of the apartment and his on-site support team were absolutely fabulous in sharing information, making us feel welcome and ensuring our stay was perfect. We have never returned to the same vacation destination before but are already booked for a return visit to beautiful Barbados and Number 5 Rosalie!!!
6 Nov 2012
"Very romantic setting and great value"
We stayed at Rosalie No. 5 for a week in October at the end of hurricane season. There was a tropical storm passing over for two days during our stay, but other than that the weather was beautiful and… More
Thank you for your review - You appear to have failed to mention the following:
1. We always encourage guestes to rent a car - but utlimately it is the guests choice.
2. We arranged collection from the airport at short notice to accoummadate your lack of arranged travel management at no extra charge.
3. We do not state that there is a/c working in the lounge and being on the sea front there is plenty of breeze from the sea when the doors are open saving you the guest the cost of the power. There is a large ceiling fan in the lounge for dining in.
We note and thank you for your other comments but ultimately it is our holiday home offered for rent at a competative price for its location.
As you are aware we were very accommadating with you regarding payment terms as you were travelling from Australia which you appear to have not mentioned.
15 May 2012
"Stunning Accommodation in the most Perfect Location"
The Holiday was the best I think I have EVER been on. The property is light, airy and beautiful. Set on the sea front we could watch the turtles swim by with a rum punch in hand whilst slowly watching the sunset colour the sky with the most beautiful colours.
the location to the local fish fry, beaches and surfers bar were perfect from the apartment with either a short walk or car ride to get there. Though we had a car and found it very useful we also discovered that you can rent bikes (which is a lovely way to explore the island) or instead of hiring a car for the entire holiday you are given the option of hiring one for a day.
Though we visited the rest of the island on our stay there was nothing better than returning to Atlantic shores and being so close to the restaurants, bars, clubs and beautiful beaches it had on offer.
most definitely the perfect accommodation in the best position on the island. I am already planning my next trip and will hopefully stay in this beautiful apartment again.
13 May 2012
"The holiday of a lifetime!"
I cannot sing the praises of this property and location highly enough. I visited for two weeks and I can genuinely say the apartment combined with the views, weather, people, food and wonderful accomodation made this the holiday never to be forgotten. The Caribbean is known for being a stunning place to holiday but the apartment really did make my stay something special, the sea views, huge rooms with exposed high ceilings, warm reception, extremely comprehensive kitchen, balconies and pool all combined to make our stay a truly memorable and luxurious one. If you are looking for a unique opportunity to stay somewhere with everything you need for the perfect holiday look no further as this is it! It is a stunning apartment and a once in a lifetime opportunity.
8 Mar 2012
"First Class Holiday Accommodation"
For our first taste of the Carribean we had the pleasure of staying at #5 Rosalie Apartments which is set in a lovely quiet neighbourhood. The apartment was very clean, well equipped with modern appliances and furnished through out to a high standard.
We couldn't get enough of the stunning ocean views from the balcony, lounge and bedroom. The waves, cool breeze and prospect of seeing turtles swimming in the turquoise water helped to make this the relaxing holiday we desired.
You are spoilt for choice with numerous white sandy beaches close by together with bars, restaurants the fish market and of course a visit to Oistins for Friday Fish Fry.
We did have the use of a car during our stay and would advise this as there is a lot to see and do whilst on this beautiful island.
It is our intention to visit Barbados soon and will definitely be looking to rent the same appartment again.
29 Feb 2012
"wonderful bright clean relaxed seafront flat perfect for friends or family."
This was a fantastic place to stay. I spent two weeks here and can easily say it was the most relaxed and enjoyable holiday i have ever been on. The apartments are quiet and friendly and the pool area and costal views stunning.
The local beach is not far to walk and one of the nicest I went to during my trip. The locals are friendly and the surfers bar a five minute walk away does great food and acoustic nights. The only problem was having to leave at the end!!!! Such a perfect holiday i could have stayed forever.
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