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Excellent 5/5 8 reviews

Cool Runnings privateTerrace and pool

Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Cool Runnings is a fully air conditioned spacious 2 bedroom, 2 en suite bathroom apartment, with separate powder room. It boasts its own spacious private terrace, tropical garden, and pool .

It is situated at the rear and quietest part of the small Beacon Hill development directly adjacent to the famous Mullins Beach.

There are two large double bedrooms, the master has direct access via French doors,to the private terrace, and pool. The private garden when lit at night, looks absolutely beautiful (see pictures).

There is a communal roof top pool, with panoramic views over the Caribbean, this is solely for the use of the five apartments in the block.

The magnificent Mullins Beach is less than 100 yards walk from Cool Runnings.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Mullins 100 m
Access Car advised, Wheelchair users
Nearest Amenities 200 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Grantley Adams airport 15 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

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
General Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Telephone, Safe, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 En suites, Solarium or roof terrace
Furniture Double beds (2), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden
Access Wheelchair users, Secure parking
Further details indoors

Cool Runnings, has both indoor and outdoor dining facilities, as well as a mini kitchen and fridge, on the covered part of the terrace.

The master bedroom has a double bed, the second also has a double, that will split into 2 small singles if required.

The terrace, which is about 50ft by 30ft, has both sun and areas of shade all day, and the pool which is a large "plunge pool" 14ft by 8ft, is private to Cool Runnings, However, there is also a communal roof top pool, and kitchenette, with views over the Caribbean, for the sole use of the five apartments in the block.

Safe swimming is only 30 seconds walk across at Mullins Beach.

Further details outdoors

Mullins Beach is very safe for swimmers of all ages. There is a bar/restaurant open for lunch and dinner on the beach, and sun beds and shades are available to rent.

You can relax or take advantage of some water sports available.

Further details

Minimum rental period is 7 nights

The St Peter Parish region

St Peter is the next parish north of St James, on the most fashionable west coast of Barbados, The 8 mile Strip, on the west coast is made up of beaches etc in St James and St Peter, and this is where the top hotels such as Sandy Lane are siuated.

In Speightstown, 2 minutes north by car, there is scuba diving available with Reefers and Wreckers,, and a superb restaurant "Mangos by the sea", there is also a supermarket, and fresh fruit and veg stalls, and various shops etc.

On Mullins beach, you can relax, or hire a jet ski, and water skiing is available near by, there are also various other activities available if required.

For a fantastic day out, try one of the catamarans cruises, where they will take you to swim with the turtles, if you take the 5hour one, which includes lunch they provide you with food and as much drink as you like.

There are a number of them including our namesake " Cool Runnings" and El Tigre, etc, details of these are at the condo, or easily obtainable from any of the locals, there is a telephone book, and yellow pages in the apartment, all calls on the island from a landline tel no are free.

Holetown 10 minutes south is the second largest town on the island, and home to many fine restaurants and bars.

Eating out can be very reasonable, try Zachios, or Surfside, both are on the beach, and very good value, Tides, and The Mews are renowned, but a little more expensive, There are many others, as well as Banks, chatel house shops, and frankly anything you could need.

Mullins Bay

Mullins is situated on the Caribbean west coast of Barbados, known as the "Platinum coast", there are a number of beautiful beaches close to Cool Runnings, along this stretch of coast line.

The west coast is the side of the island where the water is calmest, and the area is home to many celebrities.and famous people from all walks of life, who often frequent Mullins Beach.

Speightstown is 2 minutes by car, and Holetown, which is the second largest town on the island is 10 minutes by car.

Barbados has a very good infrastructure , and supermarkets, doctors, and chemists are abundant close to Cool Runings, as are many world class restaurants, and golf courses.

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Review 1-8 of 8

21 Mar 2014

5/5

"Superb apartment"

We had a great time in barbados .This apartment was situated in the best place for seeing the island.Rooms were all lovely and clean and is fully equipped to a high standard.Wanita the lady who cleans… More

Thank you for your 5 star review.

To clarify the situation re pay per view TV, this does not readily exist in Barbados, at least not in individual condo's and villas.

There is US cable, but when we trialled it, the feedback from UK guests was that it was rubbish, so we decided to provide a DVD playerinstead, for which DVD's can be rented in Speightstown, 1 Km away.

We also have Wi-Fi, via which UK TV can be downloaded to laptops.

Hopefully that will help prospective guests, thanks, John

19 Mar 2014

5/5

"Top class"

Cool Runnings is everything it says and more. I don't actually think the photos do the place justice - it really is beautiful and everything you could possibly need. The location is excellent too… More

24 Feb 2014

5/5

"Very nice accomodations"

Just got back from 10 days at Coolrunnings in Barbados and the property was everything we had hoped it would be. Very nicely appointed, decorated and run property. The only negative would be that th… More

Thank you for your 5 star review.

In regard to our beds, no one has ever suggested those were to firm before? We ordered them new on the island, and are the same as hotels use, being orthopaedic, and mid range firmness, I expect we sleep on firmer beds in the UK, than you guys in the U S A.

In regard to the condo's private poolside loungers, new cushions are actually on order, although nothing happens very fast in the Caribbean, which is really a major part of it's charm!

25 Jan 2014

5/5

"Wonderful"

Excellent base for a holiday in Barbados. I travelled with my elderly mother and we had a fabulous time. Just wish we could have stayed longer. The condo was very well furnished and equipped there wa… More

Thankyou kindly for your review, we do try to keep the condo at an impeccable standard, so guests have the best experience, and are very pleased you had a great time.

We look forward to hearing from you next year.

John

14 Mar 2013

5/5

"Great location, great location, great time"

If like us, you love Mullins Beach this is a perfect propertyThe apartment is spacious equipped with everything in excellent condition.The Private pool is great as is the larger pool on the roof with… More

8 Jan 2013

5/5

"Great apartment in superb west coast location"

Apartment was great, kids loved the pools, great swimming and water sports and some lovely food all withni easy range. Wanda the cleaner and Kerrie the local rep were great too. Thanks also for your … More

5 May 2012

5/5

"Great apartment - great location"

A superb location just across the road from Mullins one of the nicest beaches, this superb apartment is in a small gated community with a great private garden and small pool too.There arre two restaur… More

18 Feb 2012

5/5

"Condo is kept at a very high specification and standard"

Had a very relaxing 9 days in a lovely garden apartment with pool.
John & Sheila who own it helped a great deal before we went.
Kerry the local manager was also very professional & helpful, as was the local cleaner.
Alough it's an apartment, it felt large and open, due to the garden & pool.
There is everything there for you, it's very well equipped, with large rooms, amazing outdoor space and spotlessly clean.
We would definately return.

Thanks guys, glad you had a great time

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