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Royal Glitter Bay Villas

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 March 2015 via mobile

Our second visit to Glitter Bay and another great holiday. Stayed in a lovely villa, well furnished, clean and well stocked with everything you may need for self catering. It is the staff that sets this apart from other options, they are all so lovely, helpful and friendly! So lovely a return trip has already been booked.. Wouldn't stay anywhere...

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Denver
Reviewed 8 February 2015

This was our first trip to Barbados and we stayed in a nicely appointed one-bedroom condominium for seven days. Upon arrival we were greeted by friendly Tanya, the General Manager, and Barbara our housekeeper. A nice and unexpected surprise was that the refrigerator was stocked with juices, milk, bottled water, cereal, grapes, eggs, bread and butter to help us get...

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2Thank DenverFisherman
Reviewed 10 January 2015 via mobile

Had a great time a glitter bay with our 2 girls. 8 and 10 years old. Marilil and Joe take care of all needs. Duncan and the guys there make you feel so welcome. Lovely vibe, tasteful apartments with daily cleaner who was superb. we really had a dream Christmas holiday. We'll defiantly re-book.

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3Thank JohnReggeaReynolds
England
Reviewed 13 April 2014

Currently staying in a lovely 1 bedroomed apartment at Glitter Bay - booked with Royal Glitter Bay villas. The beach is excellent with easy access to watersports if you feel inclined! Watching the beautiful sunsets from the beach bar with a rum cooler made by the friendly staff has become one of our favourite past-times. The apartment is immaculate and...

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5Thank LouClough
London
Reviewed 22 January 2014

We were recommended Glitter Bay by some very fussy friends and this did not disappoint. The properties are situated on one of the very best beaches in Barbados. Our apartment was spacious and easy with maid service 6 days a week. There is a charming beach bar which also serves light lunches - perfect for our days on the beach....

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5Thank Jenny M
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 November 2013

We stayed at Glitter Bay for 10 nights in October.What a fabulous find this place is! we stayed in 103 which is two bedroomed apartment, very clean with everything you need for self catering.This allowed us to eat out in some amazing restaurants and all we used kitchen for was making breakfast. The staff are really what make Glitter Bay...

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3Thank wendywoo63
Brentwood, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 August 2013

We booked through Barbadosvillaservices.com Marilil and Joe were extremely helpful with the booking &concierge services before we arrived and incredibly friendly and helpful while we were in Barbados. As well as being a lovely couple, they run a great, efficient company. We stayed in #103 which was close to the beach, pool and bar. Glitter Bay is beautifully maintained on...

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1Thank Amanda N
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 9 August 2013

My husband, his brother and I stayed at Glitter Bay in July. I booked the trip through Kerri at Barbados Dream Villas. She was so helpful from beginning to end! I had a thousand questions and she was patient and knowledgeable. Our 2 bedroom, 2 bath was the perfect size for us. We never felt like we were on top...

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1Thank Larueblue
Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 13 June 2013

We stayed in #207 in May and had a great experience. This unit is very well maintained, clean, and everything functions as you expect. The balcony area is fantastic to just sit and be still or read with gorgeous tropical gardens below. My only tiny issue was that the bed was rather firm for our taste but we will come...

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3Thank gem1180
Toronto
Reviewed 23 May 2013

Glitter Bay has been one of our favorite places to stay in Barbados, and we have checked out a number of places over our 15 visits to the island. The location and beach are great, but the apartments are all individually owned, and all are NOT of the same standard, standards vary greatly so be sure to ask lots of...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
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Additional Information about Royal Glitter Bay Villas

Address: Porters, Porters, Barbados
Region: Caribbean > Barbados > Saint James Parish > Porters
Price Range: $338 - $718 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Royal Glitter Bay Villas 4*
Number of rooms: 64
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Glitter Bay Hotel Porters
Glitter Bay Barbados
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“The villas are independently owned so the quality of the furnishings varies. Check them out online.”
  • The view right now as I write this review from my terrace on the last morning.
210Voyager210, 18 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a high room as you will get a view of the beach as well as the excellent gardens. 214 Calypso was fine, but there is one further floor above.”
82SteveB, 1 May 2015 | Read review
“We were on the third floor and had a good view and therefore would suggest not to stay on the ground floor.”
DenverFisherman, 8 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Talk to Joe and Marilil about your requirements - the apartments are individually owned so vary slightly - let them know what is important to you and they will help you choose the best one for you”
  • From the balcony
687amandan, 20 Aug 2013 | Read review
“Make sure to ask questions and look at photos. Every room is decorated differently and some will have full ocean views.”
Larueblue, 9 Aug 2013 | Read review
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