Beija Flor villa is a beautiful 3 bedroom luxury house with private pool and covered terrace for alfresco dining. It is situated on the outskirts of Holetown, in the popular parish of St. James. It is 10 minutes walk to Heron Bay beach with white sand surrounded by the beautiful calm Caribbean Sea. It is close to all local amenities, including water sports, golf, tennis and an abundance of excellent restaurants. Holetown also boasts the most luxurious shopping centre on the island, Limegrove, which is definitely worth a visit. Here you will find some of the worlds most leading brands in clothes, shoes, jewellery and watches amongst other things. There are also restaurants surrounded by water features and wonderful snack eateries.
Beija Flor literally means 'flower kisser', a beautiful description of the Humming Bird. These birds can frequently be seen in the surrounding tropical garden which has its own private pool, perfect for cooling and relaxing sun-kissed bodies or for keeping children occupied. It has a furnished covered terrace for alfresco dining which leads to an elegant and tastefully decorated living and dining area. A luxury kitchen, equipped with crockery and cutlery for fine dining. The property has 3 beautiful large double bedrooms each with its own en-suite bathroom and walk-in closet, ideal for couples holidaying together. All are equipped with air conditioning and ceiling fans allowing you to choose how you keep cool. The master bedroom has a super-king size bed and TV, the remaining 2 bedrooms have twin beds but can be converted to a super-king size bed upon request. The house is ideal for couples or families, with plenty to see and do in the surrounding area.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms of which 3 en suites and 1 toilet only|
|Check in time:||16:00|
|Check out time:||11:00|
|Nearest beach||Heron Bay 700 m|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||800 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Grantley Adams Int. Airport, Barbados (GAIA/BGI) 23 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|Pool||Private outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General||Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Telephone, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Furniture||Super King Beds (3), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Private outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Access||Parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users|
The climate in Barbados is considered to be sub-tropical and temperatures for most of the year typically range between 80-86 degrees Fahrenheit (27-30 degrees Celsius).
The beaches on the west coast of Barbados are known for calm, clear water and excellent swimming and snorkelling. The west coast gently nudges the tranquil Caribbean Sea in all its turquoise glory, with soft white sandy beaches.
This coast is perfect and is known as the platinum coast. Famous for its tranquil clear waters, the west coast of Barbados is ideal for water sports; from cruising on a catamaran to jet skiing; water sports operators are never difficult to find. Many of the popular scuba diving areas are located here as well.
In addition there is horse riding, tennis, numerous top class golf courses, Royal Westmoreland and Sandy Lane being the most popular, favoured by the rich and famous all close by. Eating out is a must with so many excellent restaurants to choose from. The Lone Star and Tides restaurants are among these. However, if you want something tasty but simple then Just Grilling is a must or if you want real authenticate Bajan food, stop at one of the local vans parked on the roadside and sample good home cooking.
Holetown is also home to the new luxurious shopping centre, Limegrove. Here you will find some of the worlds most leading brands in clothes, shoes, jewellery and watches amongst other things. There are also restaurants surrounded by water features and wonderful snack eateries.
This stretch of paradise generally offers the type of anonymity celebrities are hard-pressed to find elsewhere and therefore, Barbados has become a popular escape for some very well known names. It is the location for many of the most exclusive hotels on the island; you will find plenty of bars and restaurants along the beach. Although many of the west coast beaches are hidden from the road by beachfront properties and hotels, don't be discouraged, there are numerous public right of ways so find a path to the sand and enjoy the beautiful beaches!
A car is not essential as there is a very reliable bus service from the end of the road which will take you to the capital of Barbados Bridgetown. Taxis are also readily available. However, the convenience of a car means that you can explore the island at your leisure and there are some fantastic sights to see and many beautiful beaches just waiting to be explored.
The population is roughly 270,000 and the capital city is Bridgetown located on the southwest coast. Here you will find plenty to do from shopping, sightseeing, horse racing to historic churches and museums.
Barbados is a very safe island for tourists with crime rates being the lowest in the Caribbean region; however you still need to exercise the same caution as you would at home by not leaving valuables on display and not walking around unlit roads at night.
The Island is blessed with a wonderful combination of weather attributes, bright sunshine and cooling breezes virtually all year round. The moderately high daytime temperatures are balanced by refreshing, cooler nights thanks to the trade winds coming in off the Atlantic.
The rainy season in Barbados is from June to November. The good news is that Barbados usually escapes the wrath of the severe tropical storms and hurricanes which come through the Eastern Caribbean. Rather, due to the island's unique easterly location, major weather systems tend to move above or below Barbados. The water in Barbados is safe to drink as it is filtered naturally through the coral limestone rock.
Swimming in Barbados is safe on the west and south coasts as it surrounded by the Caribbean Sea, but you need to exercise caution as you venture up the south east to east and north coasts, as this side is the Atlantic Ocean which is much rougher. Water sports such as Kite boarding, wind surfing and surfing are popular in Barbados as the waves on the south coast are excellent for wind and kite surfing.