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Barbados Beachfront Condo with a spectacular view

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swimming pool & sunbeds plus umbrellas, freshwater shower behind pool bench & beach & sea beyond
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19 reviews
swimming pool & sunbeds plus umbrellas, freshwater shower behind pool bench & beach & sea beyond
view of condo #1 Palm Beach, Holetown St. James, west coast, having calm seas and a protective reef
panoramic view  seen from inside the condo
wide angle panoramic view from balcony
corner of the comfortably furnished balcony overlooking the soft sandy beach bordering the calm sea
corner of comfortable balcony with view of   calm sea, beach and bougainvillea tree in garden below
livingroom and corner balcony with spectacular panoramic view of the bay plus  beachand calm sea
dining room with view onto balcony - table seats 5 comfortably
livingroom/dining room viewed from entry
livingroom/diningroom - living room has 2 corner convertible sofas which make into 2 single beds
custom fitted kitchen with electric ignition gas stove, has oven, plus microwave with turn table
bedroom with king sized bed - could be made into 2 twin beds if requested
bedroom corner with arm chair and view to the sea
bedroom with view to bathroom and dressing area
granite topped vanity, hairdryer and dressing area with full length mirror and cupboard plus shelves
bathroom with  tub, shower and toilet, private hot water system so never a shortage of hot water
view of garden and beach gate from inside the  comfortably furnished condo balcony
corner back balcony with sitting area, great for an early morning coffee watching the hummingbirds
garden of condos looking out to beach and sea
garden path to the beach and submerged reef protected calm sea
view though the garden gate to the beautiful beach edging the calm sea and manmade reef
walkway infront of condo with flowers and beach gate and sea
flowers and beach from #1's balcony showing panoramic view of the whole bay area &  the tranquil sea
early morning view of beach, perfect for a long peaceful walk with a cool breeze and the warm sea
new submerged reef at low tide: reef teams with fish on outer edge for direct snorkelling from beach
new submerged reef seen from #1's balcony  with beach below.  Reef has minimum 50 species residing
beach outside the condo, new submerged reef faintly visible in the sea. Easy snorkelling access
In late April whales sometimes visit the bay outside our condo, a  lucky visitor sometimes spot them
beautiful panoramic view of each & bay seen from #1's balcony with Folkstone marine park in distance
long distance view of condo -in background
sunset from the balcony at condo #1 -enjoy Mothe Nature's light show every evening
beach at sunset -great time to have a late swim when the breeze drops and the sea's totally tranquil
The magical light show after sunset -Every night Mother Nature provides a different skylit spectacle
riding the beach at sunset passing by our condo
jetski operator Mali  offers special discounted rates to our guests, plus helps arrange other hires
beach  nearby with water sports, contact operators re hires
Surfside beach bar 4 minutes walk south on the beach, has happy hour & is  popular meeting spot
Entrance to the famous Sandy Lane Hotel, a 5 minute drive from Palm Beach Condos, Holetown StJames
Discovery Bay Hotel nearby 100 yards along the beach to the north of our condo complex
boutique in Chattel Village by Supermarket also has a nice restaurant and is 2 mins south of mall
coloured photo from satellite showing condo complex - NB photo taken prior to beach restoration -
map of Holetown area -condo square in pink, greenspace, top right corner now new LimeGrove Mall
Barbados map with Palm Beach Condos marked
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Overview
Condo/Apartment -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Holetown, Saint James Parish, Barbados
WINTER UNAVAILABLE OWNER OCCUPIED - NB *Weekly Rate Special*! On Barbados' beautifully flowered & treed west coast, and located at Palm Beach Condos #1, in Holetown, St.James, this lovely upper-level, one-bedroom condo is beachside with beautiful views over the Caribbean by day & night. It has a fully equipped,custom fitted renovated kitchen,with gas stove plus electronic ignition. A spacious living/diningroom area opens to the comfortably furnished balcony overlooking the beach,offering 'magical' sunsets every evening provided by Mother Nature. The bedroom has a king-size or two twin beds, airconditioning, which is often not required,as the condominium complex is well situated in the path of the Tradewinds,which provide gentle breezes throughout,so it's possible to leave the doors & windows open daily, as t... Read more
About the Owner, George R
Languages spoken: English, French, Spanish
Response Rate: 95 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 13 days ago
Listed since : Apr 2011
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 19 reviews and 1 property
Interaction with guests
Guests are met by our resident condo manager "Pat" who keeps our keys and pays our bills while we are away - she can arrange most things that guests might wish for..... she can arrange for laundry to be done - etc.....
She is our substitute while we are away. - Please notify Pat of any little issue that might crop up. - the maid Ros has been a fixture at Palm Beach for many years - as is our gardener/handyman Chris
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Fiona J
Cookham Dean, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago for a stay in May 2017

Condo #1 Palm Beach, Holetown is a beautiful property right beside the beach in Holetown. The large balcony has wonderful views over the beach and sea. It is situated in lovely tropical gardens and there is a private pool. The condo consists of a large sitting room/dining room, a very well equipped kitchen, bedroom and bathroom and shower room. There...

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Management response:

Dear Fiona, Thank you so much for taking the time to write us another review of our home..... It is most thoughtful of you to share your insights into condo #1 with others who may be interested in staying there. We are so fortunate to have our long time Manageress living there - she is such a blessing not only...

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Greyhound...
North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016 for a stay in September 2016
1
person found this review helpful

We stayed in #1 Condo wanting 17 nights of total relaxation and we got it. This Holetown condo has the best location and view, straight out onto the beach front...and you are into the clear warm sea within seconds of leaving the condo. The apartment is comfortable and has everything you need to enjoy a self-catering holiday. There is a...

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Thank you so much for this glowing review - it's so considerate of you to take the time to share your holiday experience with future guests, as it's very reassuring for them to know that our home is as advertised! Yes Location, location, location, is why we purchased our condo, a real case of "love at first sight" - we...

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shangrila...
Sydney, Australia
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30 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2016 for a stay in June 2016
2
people found this review helpful

My husband and I (50's) stayed in this beachfront apartment for 2 weeks. It was very comfortable and had everything we needed for a self catering holiday. The view from the balcony was absolutely awesome. The view is what sells the apartment. You could hear the gently lapping waves from the bedroom, which was a first for me to fall...

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Thank you Liz - it is very kind of you to share your experience of staying in our home. We're so glad you enjoyed the sound of the sea lapping on the shore - we call it the "sound of Mother Nature breathing"! it's so soothing. Plus our first view from the balcony was an occasion of "Love at First...

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Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (5)
  • DVD Player
  • Hairdryer
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Shared Garden
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Ask about smoking
No Parties!
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Rates

Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

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Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 4 nights
£153
US$195
£153
US$195
£941
US$1,199
10 Jun 2017 -
4 Sep 2017
Summer Special
7 nights -- --
£863
US$1,099
15 Dec 2017 -
15 Apr 2018
winter season if owner absent
6 nights
£169
US$215
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£1,020
US$1,299
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to British Pounds and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Additional Rate and Availability Information
There is a small extra laundry etc.supplement per person, when more than 2 guests use the condo. Condo is suitable for a family ( 2 adults and 2 or 3 small children) - NOT suitable for 5 adults or 2 couples! Rate published is per couple per night or per week. If a 5th person (child) wishes to stay - an extra 'put you up' bed must be hired, so extra costs ensue
.NB Payment to be made by personal cheques or bank transfer - Deposit of 25% on booking Balance due 60 days prior to arrival.- Payments are *Non-Refundable**( we do not accept credit cards etc.)-.. Rate for extra single night is added to the weekly rate. WINTER UNAVAILABLE OWNER OCCUPIED - WEEKLY RATE SPECIAL - no other discount applies
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About the neighbourhood
.Located on the west coast (Caribbean side of Barbados), this beachfront condo is within a 5 min. walking distance of bars, restaurants, banks, shopping, supermarket, car hire, and boutiques. It is a 28 km drive from the airport by taxi - and a bus into the city Bridgetown takes 20 mins. Buses are inexpensive, run frequently and are used by visitors and locals alike. It is possible to visit places of interest by bus -or by hiring a car, or taking a taxi. All beaches are public in Barbados - private beaches are not allowed. The west coast known as the Platinum Coast, is famous for its normally calm seas, upscale 5* hotels, residential estates, golf courses, and gourmet restaurants. As the island is roughly triangular in shape - the 3 coasts are all very different. The east coasts the A... more
Getting around
In the Holetown area walking is a great way to get around.... to go further afield - the buses run along Hwy #1 (the main road) frequently and cost $2,00 Bbs per person per trip =$1.00 USD Holetown is a fantastic place to be able to walk to most of the places for bars, restaurants. evening entertainment, banks, shopping and a some great beachfront locales where one can watch the fabulous west coast sunsets.... not just when the sun disappears below the horizon, but the "after sunset" colour show, that Mother Nature supplies every evening when the skies turn beautiful and sometimes amazing colours!
Access
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Grantley Adams Int -Bridgetown: 35.0 km
Suggest being met by our regular taxi driver, recent rate for the trip was $70 Bbds = $35US - it is not recommended to hire a car at the airport as the road signs are poor and getting lost is easy, specially if one is tired after a long trip.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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