Townhouse | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
Located on the south coast of Barbados, 'Calypso' offers you an unforgettable vacation!
Calypso is located just three minutes’ walk from the beach, on the outskirts of Oistins. Quiet and peaceful, yet only 10 minutes by car/bus from the popular St. Lawrence Gap where some of Barbados' best entertainment, nightclubs and restaurants are based.
The house is ideal for a getaway holiday whether it is your first visit to Barbados or you are a frequent visitor. With 2 bedrooms, the house is ideal with plenty in the surrounding area to see and do during your stay.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Cotton Bay 150 m|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||500 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Grantley Adams 8 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Telephone, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden|
|Further details indoors|
Calypso is a true home away from home with 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and an additional downstairs powder room.
The well-equipped kitchen has fridge/freezer, washing machine, stove, microwave, toaster and other small appliances have been added for your convenience and the cupboards are well stocked with pots, pans, plates and glasses.
The spacious living/dining area benefits from a ceiling fan, cable TV, broadband internet connectivity, CD/MP3 player & MP3 speakers for your ipod.
The beautifully furnished and comfortable bedrooms are blessed with the cooling easterly breeze. Both bedrooms overlook the landscaped gardens and are large and airy, with high beamed ceilings and fitted wardrobes with lots of space for your holiday clothes!
The Master Bedroom has a luxurious Queen sized bed, air conditioning and an en suite bathroom, with bath and shower. Also provided for your convenience and peace of mind is an electronic safe that you can set with your own code for the duration of your stay.
The second bedroom has two single beds, which can either be left separate or moved together as a large double bed. This bedroom is also air-conditioned. A superb separate bathroom is located adjacent to the 2nd bedroom with a large walk in shower. A travel cot and high chair are available if required.
Maid service twice weekly, towels and linens are included in rental.
A small library of Caribbean cookery books is available for those wanting to try their hand at cooking local dishes. Barbados guide books, history books and Caribbean flora and fauna books are available for you to use during your stay. Free local calls on the telephone make it easy for you to arrange activities whilst staying at the house.
* Loan of a SatNav preloaded with Barbados maps
* Welcome pack including tea, coffee, sugar, bread, butter, milk, etc.
* Beach mats, towels, picnic rugs and cool bags.
|Further details outdoors|
Outside areas include a lovely shady terrace for relaxing and al fresco dining. On the terrace there is a patio table & 4 chairs. The terrace is surrounded by beautifully landscaped gardens including many colourful tropical flowers and shrubs.
Enjoy a relaxing rum punch on the breezy terrace whilst watching the hummingbirds feed from tropical flowers.
Meet and greet service available at property. For an additional cost (approx. £10-15 payable locally) a taxi can be arranged to pick you up from the airport.
The Christ Church Parish region
Christ Church is the southernmost parish of Barbados, with stunning beaches and a very warm welcome extended to visitors. Christ Church is a dream destination for nature lovers and those who wish to laze in the glorious sunshine on fine, white, sandy beaches with a rum cocktail. Bridgetown, the capital, is just 15km away.
Christ Church is the island's fishing centre so there are plenty of opportunities to catch a trophy fish. There are many fishing charters available from Oistins, and there are also frequent opportunities to go scuba diving on the coral reefs which surround the island.
The most lively tourist area, St Lawrence Gap, has a good variety of bars and clubs and is about 2 miles away. Some of the best restaurants on the island are situated in ‘The Gap’!
Whether you are looking for a heavenly summer holiday or looking to escape the winter blues, this is the place to go. With seasonal variations of just 2°C, whatever time of year you decide to go, average temperatures are going to hover around the 30°C mark.......and remember the average sea temperature is a gorgeous 28°C!
Golfing holidays: Fodor's 'Caribbean 2006' travel guide says of Barbados... 'Golfers can choose from among some of the best championship courses in the Caribbean.' Sunny weather all year round makes Barbados an ideal location for golf and the perfect vacation spot for golfers and 'would-be' golfers! The glorious weather conditions are complemented by world-class golf courses and facilities. Most golf clubs offer professional instruction.
Closest to Calypso is the Barbados Golf Club which is located at Durants in Christ Church (1.5 miles from the house). 'The 18 hole golf course features two “Returning Nines” which finish into a expansive and unique triple green that wrap seamlessly around a lake.' The 6,805 yard par 72 links style golf course features gently rolling hills and wide open fairways.
Other golf courses on the island include the famous Sandy Lane golf course and the Royal Westmoreland.
Enterprise beach is also known as Paradise Beach in recognition that this is one of the finest beaches in the region. Largely sheltered, sea conditions are ideal, with warm still waters perfect for swimming all year round. If you are looking for crowded beaches and loud bars, Enterprise is not the answer!
This is a truly romantic spot, where peace and quiet perfectly compliments the perfect scenery. Bajan’s celebrate Enterprise as one of their best kept secrets, as the beach is perfect for families, with safe swimming, wide expanses of soft sand and plenty of shade from the sun. Sun loungers, body boards and fresh fruit are available to rent on the beach and there is a refreshments stall selling beers, soft drinks and snacks.