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St James holiday rental villa near beach Holetown

Aerial view of Mangoes.
(Hubby and I had to climb on neighbour's roof to get this shot!)
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49 reviews
Aerial view of Mangoes.
(Hubby and I had to climb on neighbour's roof to get this shot!)
Fabulous beach just across the road from Mangoes. A 2 minute walk will bring you here.
Relax in sun or shade in our large, beautiful garden.
Spend time at the pool - situated beach side it's also only 2 minutes walk away.
Entry is free.
Generous verandah - dine, relax, entertain - comfy seating for 11 people here.
Living room, sets of french doors lead to veranda and 'al fresco' dining room
Mangoes, formal dining room,  wrought iron arches allow a pleasant breeze
Smart kitchen, well equipped with appliances, crockery, cutlery, pots, pans etc.
Master bedroom - this bed is 2 mtrs wide (78 inches).
Master bedroom dressing table & wardrobes. There's a big safe inside the wardrobe.
Master bathroom. Now en-suite to the Master bedroom.
Queen/Twin - a large, comfy bed
Queen bedroom, dressing table, wardrobes and entrance to new en suite bathroom
En suite bathroom to the Queen/Twin bedroom.
Here we have the Queen/Twin room dressed for occupation by only one person
Triple bedroom, dressed as double plus single. Private bathroom.
The triple bedded room - for up to 3 persons. Dressed as three single beds.
The veranda overlooks our big, lush, tropical gardens.
Dining table + 6 chairs, suite seats 4, mamasan lounge chair.
Standard lamp + ceiling fans.
Gazebo and barbecue.
The back gate leads on to the green - just across the road is the sea - 2 mins!
At night the garden is magical. With pretty fairy lights and the joyous calls of the tree frogs.
Beautiful sunset, one of many, from Beach House
Beach House (the beach club) is a great place to have your 'sundowner' cocktail & absorb the beauty.
Chattel shops, delightful goods of high quality, 2 minutes walk from Mangoes
Beautiful 'Bottom Bay' - everybody's dream Caribbean beach - except this is the Atlantic coast!
North Point - wild Atlantic cliffs
Bathsheba, also the wild Atlantic. Surfing championships held here.
More of Bathsheba - see how the rocks are undercut by the sea.
North Point - exhilarating to say the least!
Find your way from North Point - helpful direction sign-post
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Villa -
3 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 7
Holetown, Saint James Parish, Barbados
*Exciting news! (Posted January 2018)
The new extension at Mangoes is now finished
making Mangoes into a three bedroom, three bathroom house with two ensuite bathrooms and the other for private use by occupants of the third bedroom.
Finished by November 2017!*


Stroll out of the back garden gate of Mangoes and across the road to the beautiful Platinum Coast sands and the Caribbean Sea. Grab a towel and take the tiny 'swimming key' and off you go!

Our property could not be better placed; we have the sea and beaches less than two minutes walk and a variety of shops, restaurants, bars, banks and a well stocked modern supermarket on the doorstep! Furthermore, the Beach Club and swimming pool, belonging to local residents and their guests, is also just across the road, with excellent facilities and sun decks and a...
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About the Owner
Cathryn M
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Interaction with guests
Guests are unlikely to meet me as I'm stuck in the frozen climes of Northern England (sob!) However, you will be welcomed by my lovely staff, shown around the house, how to use the equipment etc. I'm still only an email away (or available via various methods of instant messaging) and, taking into account the time zone difference, I'm still here to help or answer questions to the best of my ability.
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Reviewed 11 May 2018

Had a great time and the Villa was superb, Lucille the housemaid was Brill. Beach was on the doorstep and all the other amenities.

Thank paulvP9365FY
Management response:Responded 19 May 2018

Hi Paul, A compact review but it says everything in a neat package. Thanks very much indeed! You know where to find us if you'd like to return - we'd happily welcome you back! Cheerio, Cath.

Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

Back from our 3rd visit to Mangoes. We are so glad we found this wonderful place to stay in Barbados ( Thank you Cath and Ian) Everything you need is in walking distance. Supermarket, restaurants and wonderful bars just 5 minutes walk. Mangoes has 3...More

Thank beamondl
Management response:Responded 19 May 2018

Hi B, I know you really love Mangoes! Why else would you come back and back? Well, hubby and I can understand that as we love it too (can't wait for our next visit!). Anyway, many thanks for taking the time to write such a...More

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Reviewed 8 May 2018

I visited St James on the west coast of Barbados with my family for the first time and we all found it fantastic. The facilities are amazing with something to do every day and night, and of course there is the Caribbean sea to cool...More

Thank allen h
Management response:Responded 19 May 2018

Hi Allen, Thanks so much for this excellent review. Your enjoyment comes through in what you say and I'm glad you had such a good time .... especially good enough to make you want to stay at Mangoes again! I have to agree with you...More

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (2)
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Garage
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Shared Tennis Court
  • Single Beds:(3)
  • Staffed Property
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • SuperKing Beds:(1)
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Ask about smoking
No smoking indoors . . . if smoking outside, please dispose of cigarette ends thoughtfully, using an ashtray as opposed to throwing them into the flower beds (filter tips do not...
    1 Full bath
    2 Attached (ensuite)
    1 Queen
    1 King
    3 Twins
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Dates Min stay Per week Per month
Default 90 nights --
1 Jul 2018 -
31 Aug 2018
7 nights
1 Sep 2018 -
31 Oct 2018
Late Summer/Autumn
7 nights
1 Nov 2018 -
15 Dec 2018
Early winter
7 nights
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
Maid service, air conditioning, WiFi and telephone calls around the island are included in the price.
There are no hidden taxes or charges

· A deposit is required to secure a booking at Mangoes. Receipt of the deposit constitutes a contract for the rental of Mangoes and is non-returnable. The price, the number of named occupants, the period and the precise dates of rental have been agreed between the renters and the owners of Mangoes. Any changes to the details of your booking must be referred to the owners as soon as possible
· No persons other than the agreed named occupants shall sleep at Mangoes.
· No parties or functions shall be held at Mangoes without consultation and express permission of the owners.
· Where there has been disco...
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About the neighbourhood
Sunset Crest, where Mangoes is situated is a lovely residential area right on the 'Platinum Coast' of Barbados . Most of the houses are quite large, detached properties (owned by respectable working people) with beautiful tropical gardens which all adds to the pleasant atmosphere of the area.
The Caribbean sea and our pool are situated just across the West Coast road, a mere 2 minutes walk away. The pool is privately owned by Sunset Crest property owners. It is maintained by the Beach House which provides restaurant, bar and facilities. Entry to the pool is free for local residents and renters and, as many locals are working people with busy lives to attend to and not much time to go swimming, this leaves it fairly under-used.
Sunset Crest, is very close to historic Holetown whe...
Getting around
An excellent bus service runs up and down the coast road regularly.
We always hire a car because, as owners, we need to reach furniture stores etc. Holiday makers don't need a car except for sight seeing purposes and some of my more adventurous guests tell me that they have traveled far and wide using only public buses!
There are no trains on the island of course, so all transport is by car, bus or taxi...... and boats of course .... always for fun though, there are no boats for transport (as far as I know!)
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Grantley Adams International, Barbados: 25.0 km
Ferry: Barbados: 20.0 km
The easiest way to find Mangoes is to drive up the west coast road to Sunset Crest/Holetown area.
Turn right by Sandy Crest Medical Centre (also where the fruit sellers have their stalls on the left) and take the first road on the left, just after the fruit sellers and one house. This is Hibiscus Avenue.
Mangoes is the third house on the left hand side. We have double wrought iron gates and the right hand pillar bears a ceramic name plaque quoting Mangoes 94.
Activities nearby
Nearest Beach: 0.3 km.
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