5 Ajoupa Villas
Townhouse | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
Welcome! This is a two bedroom holiday villa situated in Fitts Village on the spectacular West Coast of Barbados.
It is one of fourteen homes just two miles away from Sandy Lane on a small gated estate. They are set in tropical gardens with a shared pool. The villas were completed in 2007 so everything is new! We are situated in quiet Fitts Village just 250 metres back from the beach, The villa has been fitted out with everything that you need to enjoy your stay here. If you enjoy nightlife Holetown or Bridgetown are close by for late night entertainment. You are within easy reach of The Oval cricket ground, Polo, Golf Clubs and many other attractions.
The villa is the perfect way to wind down your fun packed days of golfing, diving, swimming etc. Enjoy the sunsets from the balconies, cool off in the pool or listen to the whistling frogs and crickets while tasting Bajan rum. Pure ambience!
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Fitts Village 250 m|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||250 m|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Air conditioning, TV, Telephone, Safe, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Shared garden|
|Further details indoors|
Fully air conditioned with ceiling fans.
Telephone with free local calls.
Full laundry facilities.
Patio furniture for the Balconies.
|Further details outdoors|
Paths well lit at night.
Complex set in Tropical gardens.
The St James Parish region
The spectacular west coast of barbados has endless, magnificent white sandy beaches with a calm warm turquoise caribbean sea. There are many cultural attractions to discover from architecture to rum making. it is famous for it's year-round sunshine.
The average year round temperature is 28 degrees. there are so many activities to take part in. golf, cricket, tennis,all forms of water sports from snorkeling to scuba diving or deep sea fishing. Go horse riding, watch polo,horse racing and many more attractions. Many famous restaurants overlook the beaches with their world class menus.
A car is not essential because you can travel on the local buses or hail a Taxi.The barbadian people are very friendly and helpful.
There is a large supermarket in Fitts Village. It is about a five minute walk away. Opposite the supermarket on the beach is the well-known Italian Restaurant ‘Il Tempio’ with a very good beach bar for day time use. There are many restaurants on the main coast road leading into Holetown including the legendary ‘Cliff’ ‘Cocomos’ and ‘Blue Monkey’ restaurants.
For golfers there is the Sandy Lane and Royal Westmoreland golf resorts all within six miles, Sandy Lane being the venue for Tiger Wood’s wedding. There is also the Barbados Golf Club on the south coast.
For cricket fans the Kensington Oval is only three miles away. The beaches on Sundays are the best places to see the locals play.
There are many dive sites located along the west coast. There is no shortage of PADI instructors on the coast. They can arrange dives ranging from the beginners to the experienced. Holetown has ‘West Side Scuba Centre’
There are four Polo grounds in Barbados, the nearest, two miles away at Holder’s Hill behind Payne’s Bay. For Horse Racing fans there is racing most Saturdays at the Garrison which is near Bridgetown. Worth visiting the museum while you are there!
Why not visit a Rum distillery? Go on a Mount Gay Rum Tour to see how one of the oldest rums in the world is made! You can drop in at Malibu Beach Club and visitor centre and spend time on their beach! Both are within three miles near Bridgetown.
For the enthusiastic visitors there are Helicopter trips and even a submarine for scenic views underwater!
For our pampered guests, you can walk along to ‘Escape at the spa’ hotel and treat yourselves to therapies, body wraps, right down to just a manicure! On the way there you will pass the Anglican ‘Church of the Good Shepherd’ where you might see a tropical wedding taking place. It’s a nice place to worship too.
If you can tear yourselves away from all these activities you can go down to the peaceful beach and swim, sunbathe, read and snorkel to your hearts content. You might even spot a turtle or two! A short walk away is Batts Rock. A scenic beach popular place for the catamaran tours to stop and swim. The other way is Paynes Bay where you will be able to hire jet skis etc. The choice is endless.
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22 Apr 2014
"Garden, pool & sea-views of a Tropical hotel with the economy, space & independence of home."
A villa/ apartment holiday offers the convenience, space & independence of home which a hotel lacks- but, unless in a holiday complex with associated crowds- the extra utility usually comes at the exp… More
27 Mar 2014
"easy, relaxing, wonderful"
Organisation - Roz handled the booking really nicely and was helpful in arranging the extra kid-related equipment we needed. We were met on our arrival at the villa, and everything was explained to us - couldn't have been smoother. The lady who cleaned also babysat for our daughter (about $12B an hour) and she was brilliant - allowed us to have a night out alone. Any little fixes seemed to get done same day by the guy employed by the development.
Apartment - great. Simply furnished but has everything you need. Easy to keep clean (plus it gets cleaned once a week while you're there anyway), lots of sheets, towels etc. Perfect for self catering, all we needed was there. Fridge is massive, which helps in that climate. Shower was powerful, hot water plentiful and sun-powered. Washing machine big and simple, 2 drying racks and the sun to dry stuff same day. This apartment is opposite the pool and faces the sea, so it's ideal versus the higher numbered ones which are off to one side.
Development - set back within the local residences of Fitts village itself, so you get to meet the locals, every one of whom says hello when they see you and couldn't be more friendly.
It's worth knowing that this is a development with several full-time residents, and being empathetic to their way of life is a must for a successful holiday - they're lovely and very helpful provided you are thoughtful (taking your kids to the pool at 6am annoys everyone, but them in particular - just be mindful). That said, the pool is warm (again - heated by sun only), clean (I think it was cleaned daily) and the gardens are tended every few days.
There are chickens which run around the development - but then that's the Caribbean in a nutshell and is part of its charm.
Location - in Fits Village between Holetown and Bridgetown. Takes 7 mins on the bus to Holetown (great supermarket, great 24 hour medical centre), 3 mins walk to Jordans supermarket (OK for basics but not for a fortnight of eating). 3 minute walk to a coffee place (new) and the beach. Set back from the main road so that it's quiet, but if you want to grab a bus anywhere else it's only 2 mins walk to the bus stops.
Overall - this very quickly just felt like home and we'd not hesitate to come back again.
12 Aug 2013
"Fabulous stay at Ajoupa Villas"
We stayed at Ajoupa villas for 2 weeks in July/August 2013 and we had a thoroughly enjoyable stay. The house is perfect for a small family (we are 2 adults with teenage children). It was clean, in gre… More
1 Apr 2013
"Comfortable Base to explore the island"
Situated off the main road this is a pleasant house with a view of the shared pool. We virtually had the pool to ourselves for the week.
We hired a car as there isn't really much within walking distance and we like to explore the island, although you could use the local buses.
You are mainly surrounded by local residents who are getting on with life so expect early morning noise, dogs barking and cockerels crowing, it was not an issue to us. Look out for the visiting monkey.
The house is well equipped but if taking children I would suggest some DVD,s as the tv is not connected to a signal/satellite. There is wifi so you can use the Internet etc and a phone for local calls.. The property was clean and the bed comfortable. The gardens are well maintained and the pool was clean.
The closest supermarket is Jordan's but Savacentre in Holetown is much better in my opinion.
If you prefer luxury and seafront position this is not the property for you but if you are on a budget and need somewhere clean and comfortable this house will not disappoint.
5 Mar 2013
"What a gem!"
We have just come back from 11 nights at 5 Ajoupa Villas. First of all Barbados is amazing with white sands, turquoise sea, beautiful weather and lovely people. This villa which is part of a small 14 … More
24 Aug 2012
"Faboulous, great tranquil location"
Roz the owner was very helpful and accommadating. The propery is well equipt for a family of four. It is in a peaceful location and the pool and garden area is wonderful as are the neighbours.
There is sooo much to do in Barbados, but we were especially there for Carnival and the rum of course :)
There is Jordan's supermarket within walking distance but we preferred the larger Savacentre which is approximately a ten minute drive away which had more choice and we found more value for money.
Will definatly recommend family and friends to check out Ajoupa Villas - better than staying in a noisy hotel any day of the week!
23 May 2012
"viva barbados !!"
loved the location . great little house. really enjoyed our stay. local bar Wendys is great for watching the sport and staff where friendly weve even sent them a Everton shirt for the bar. Roz the own… More
12 Feb 2012
"A west coast hidden gem!"
We've lost count the number of times we've visited the wonderful island of Barbados, but for a change we decided to spend Easter on the west coast and selected Ajoupa villas for ten nights f… More
2 Jan 2012
"A reader's paradise"
A beautifully RELAXING getaway. The neighbours are lovely welcoming folk. A quiet, relatively newly built townhome complex in a village a 20 minute bus ride north of Bridgetown. The owners are easy to… More
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