Hotel apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
Shades is located in Paynes Bay, St James on the prestigious west coast of Barbados. Often referred to as an oasis, Shades is privately hidden away in a residential community, just a 3 minute walk away from the turquoise Caribbean sea of Paynes Bay Beach.
The elegant architecture is based on the traditional Bajan chattle house, whilst the interior and decor has a wonderful mix of contemporary and traditional furnishing and fittings. A truly warm charming family welcome awaits you on your arrival at Shades. Immediately you will experience the hospitality and personal attention that only a small family owned and managed establishment can provide.
The bedrooms have A/C and ceiling fans and both are equipped with large double beds that can be separated into single beds for single sharers.
This apartment also has a large private patio area with a wonderful pool view.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Paynes Bay 100 m|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||300 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: BGI 4 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, Telephone, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Double beds (2), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ|
|Further details outdoors|
Shades is famous for its manicured landscaped garden. The matured palm trees creates the much needed shade and the wonderful variety of tropical fruit trees and flowers create the ultimate Caribbean lifestyle experience. The communal pool is very well maintained and is suitable for children under supervision. We also have a fully air conditioned gym.
The St James Parish region
Increasingly St. James is being known as the playground of the rich and famous.
It used to be known as the "Gold Coast", but due to ongoing popularity it is now referred to as the "Platinum Coast", reflective of the parishes many glitzy beach-front mansions, pristine beaches, luxury hotels
The calm water at Paynes Bay is perfect for snorkeling, swimming, and a variety of water sports. There is large selection of fine dining restaurants nearby.
Its unique location enhances the total Caribbean experience. Whether you wish to join in with the friendly local island life, or maybe you just feel like taking a still moment to relax privately around the pool basking in the glorious sunshine.
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14 Sep 2013
"Great Home away from Home"
I'm a cynic by nature but I am struggling to find anything negative to say about Shades. As the other reviews mention Jacqui manages the family run apartments and is always on hand or just a call… More
22 Aug 2013
"Fantastic accomodation on paradise island"
We stayed at Shades Penthouse apartment for 2 weeks and really enjoyed our time there. Jacqui is really welcoming and always on hand for advice and recommendations, she even arranged our car hire for … More
27 Nov 2011
"Lovely apartment , excellent location - just perfect!"
Shades is an easy 5 minute walk from beautiful Paynes Bay. Managed by Jacqui, who was extremely pleasant and helpful and for whom nothing was too much trouble, the attractive, quiet and peaceful comp… More
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