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Studio | No Bedrooms | sleeps 2
Comfortable apartment in beautifully kept tropical gardens just steps from the white coral sands, crystal blue waters and palm trees of Discovery Bay. Enjoy watching humming birds feeding among the hibiscus and monkeys scampering up trees as you relax on the balcony. Can sleep up to 3 people.
Bright and airy with colourful fabrics, hardwood and cane furniture, and fans providing a cooling breeze. Very well equipped kitchen so you can rustle up anything from freshly caught tuna to a rum punch for sundowners.
A wide range of bars, cafes, restaurants, an excellent supermarket and duty free shopping are all just a five minute walk away in Holetown. If you need to keep in touch it has free wireless broadband access for laptops.
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, Studio|
|Nearest beach||Discovery Bay - 30 metres|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||100 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Grantley Adams International 25 km|
|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|
|General||TV, CD player, Telephone, Safe, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Shared garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
First floor studio apartment. A sliding glass door leads from the balcony into the apartment.
Inside is open plan with a well equipped L shaped kitchen and cooking area at one end. There is a further dining table and seating for 4 in the middle. The sleeping area, bedside tables and chest of drawers are at the other end. The apartment is painted white with colourful fabrics throughout. Selection of books and games such as backgammon. DVD player and CD/Radio. There is a combination safe for valuables.
Outside: Breakfast in the morning sunshine on the tiled balcony overlooking the beautifully kept gardens. Hardwood outside dining table, seating for 4 and mahogany chaise for afternoon naps. Brick BBQ.
Rental rates include daily maid service, all utilities and linen - but please bring your own outdoor towels for beach and garden use. Flexible changeover day. You can rent by the night - just divide the weekly rate by 7.
Please note there is a small extra charge if there are more than 2 people staying: A 3rd adult is £100 per week. A child staying with 2 adults is £50 per week. Late availability special rates - email for last minute deals.
On booking we ask guests for a 25% deposit. The balance is payable 2 months before your arrival. We accept all major currencies.
The Saint James Parish region
St James on the West Coast is a lovely part of Barbados with superb golden coral beaches, calm sea and beautiful sunsets over the water. Perfect for relaxing whether you want watersports, snorkelling over coral reefs or simply lying on the golden sands with a good book and contemplating a rum punch or Banks beer - always a tough decision!
Discovery Bay and Settlers beaches are ideal for swimming with gently shelving sand, jet ski free areas marked by buoys & floating platforms for diving or sunbathing. If you want to chill in the shade they are fringed with Coconut Palms & Casuarina trees. Water skiing and other aqua sports are available on the beach - or you can book ahead at Sandpiper's kiosk.
As well as Discovery Bay beach on the doorstep Settlers beach is only 100 yards away. Just beyond that Folkestone Marine Centre offers snorkelling over its reef, shaded picnic tables, tennis courts and a popular playground for younger children.
Other activities on hand include: waterskiing, diving, glass bottom boats, jet skis.
Holetown, 500 yards away is where the first British settlers arrived. It is the focal point of the Barbados West Coast with Sandy Lane to the South and bustling, colourful Speightstown 5 miles to the North. Bridgetown is 9 miles to the South.
An excellent local bus service runs up the West Coast linking Holetown with Speightstown, Bridgetown and the South and East Coasts of Barbados. Buses run every few minutes and cost less than 20 pence.
Patisserie Flint (200 yards) can ease you into another laid back day with a latte and delicious banana bread or a full English breakfast.
Zacchios Restaurant is a favourite 5 minutes stroll away with water side eating at sensible prices. Nearby Inn on the Beach has a great value buffet lunch and lovely setting. Surfside Bar & Restaurant has a great Happy Hour, simple beach menu and TV screens for sports lovers. Coxies and Groots are popular bars a short walk North and Lexy Piano Bar enlivens the town.
Holetown's First and Second Streets offer a mix including Mediterranean, Bajan, South Indian, Italian and Asian restaurants. For upmarket dining Tides and The Mews deserve their reputations.
Holetown also has a shopping mall with a very good supermarket, duty free shopping, banks and a medical centre. There is more shopping in the nearby Chattel House Shopping Village. There is another shopping mall at Sunset Crest mall, half a mile South.
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