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Galena, Sandy Lane, St. James, Barbados

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3 bedrooms
5 bathrooms
6 guests
7 nights minimum
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Galena, Sandy Lane, St. James, Barbados Galena is a gorgeous 3 bedroom holiday villa set on the top ridge of Sandy Lane Estate in beautiful Barbados. The property features beautiful manicured grounds with stunning views of the Caribbean Sea and prestigious Sandy Lane Golf Course. With a traditional style and open concept Galena will win you over from your first step through the door. On arrival you will be greeted by long time staff member Maxine. An integral part of the family at Galena, Maxine is known for her delicious cooking with knowledge of dishes from around the world but with an exceptional skill in Barbados' local cuisine. Beyond the entrance is a large covered patio where you can enjoy the ocean view and cool Barbados breeze. Take a walk to the gardens below and view a variety o...Galena, Sandy Lane, St. James, Barbados Galena is a gorgeous 3 bedroom holiday villa set on the top ridge of Sandy Lane Estate in beautiful Barbados. The property features beautiful manicured grounds with stunning views of the Caribbean Sea and prestigious Sandy Lane Golf Course. With a traditional style and open concept Galena will win you over from your first step through the door. On arrival you will be greeted by long time staff member Maxine. An integral part of the family at Galena, Maxine is known for her delicious cooking with knowledge of dishes from around the world but with an exceptional skill in Barbados' local cuisine. Beyond the entrance is a large covered patio where you can enjoy the ocean view and cool Barbados breeze. Take a walk to the gardens below and view a variety of tropical specimens. The garden at Galena is a perfect location to host an intimate island wedding for 40 - 50 guests. The bride and groom can make their special day even more memorable at this beautiful villa. Each of the 3 bedrooms has its own en-suite bathroom. The TV room just off the Kitchen is another area to relax, watch TV, or read a book before heading out to the private pool or to the Sandy Lane Property Owners Beach. The pool at Galena is large, providing ultimate relaxation; enjoy a swim or work on your tan. The staff will make sure you are always well taken care of, relax with a cold beverage while Maxine prepares one of her specialties for your enjoyment. Enjoy the renowned Sandy Lane beach; just a quick drive through the estate and you will arrive at the property owner’s beach facility. Galena has a private 'cabana' which allows for you to store your personal belongings as well as light snacks and drinks, which can be stored in the cabana fridge. Umbrellas and beach chairs will also be readily available for your personal use, the only time you will have to move a muscle is to take a swim in the clear Caribbean Sea. Your stay at Galena is sure to be the best part of your Barbados trip, whether it be for a wedding, family retreat or just a quiet couple’s getaway. Come as a guest, leave as family! Bathroom Description: All Bedrooms are en-suite. Powder Room on Pool Deck. Bedrooms Description: Master Bedroom - King Size Bedroom 2 - King Size Bedroom 3 - Two Twins / King Extra Room - Two Single Beds *Please note the extra room is not airconditioned, and does incur an extra cost* Staff: Housekeeper Cook Gardener Additional amenities: Beach Club, Full Kitchen, Garden Service, Golf, Near Sandy Lane Hotel, Sandy Lane Beach Cabana, Sandy Lane Beach Chaise Lounges, Security Bars, Security System, Study, TV - Flat ScreenMore
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Ask
Bathrooms
1 Shower, 3 Full baths, 1 Half bath
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About the Manager
Realtors Limited
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:75%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:June 2011
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Reviewed December 7, 2019

Galena is a great house with amazing staff (Maxine and Tash looked after us brilliantly) but the layout of the house is quite peculiar. Having to walk through one bedroom to get to another wasn't really ideal and just fortunate that we were quite relaxed...More

Date of stay: November 2019
Thank Alison C
Reviewed January 10, 2019

When the original holiday we’d booked fell through after the owners decided to sell their property we were understandably disillusioned at the prospect of starting again from scratch. But, serendipitously, we chanced upon the lovely Villa Galena and thank goodness fate dealt us that hand!...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Wendy1swindon
Escape616773, VR Owner at Galena, Sandy Lane, St. James, Barbados, responded to this reviewResponded January 17, 2019

Hi Wendy, We are so pleased to hear that you had such a wonderful time at Galena. It is unfortunate that your first villa did not work out but the whole situation worked out for the best. I will share your kind words with Maxine...More

Reviewed November 21, 2018

Villa Galena is in an outstanding location, offering a wonderful outside terrace, pool area and tropical gardens with stunning views over the golf course and Caribbean Sea. Maxine, our cook provided delightful meals for us and Natasha, our housekeeper kept our accommodation looking beautiful, this...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Scenic64365309407
Escape616773, VR Owner at Galena, Sandy Lane, St. James, Barbados, responded to this reviewResponded January 3, 2019

Good Afternoon, We are so happy to hear that you had a wonderful time at Galena, the house is a charming property in our little slice of paradise. I will let Maxine and Natasha know your lovely comments. We look forward to welcoming you back...More

Reviewed January 2, 2018

This was our first time to Barbados, we planned it in exceptional detail, taking with us our 3 small children plus grandparents too. Booking somewhere to stay to suit all the needs at first proved quite difficult that was until we found the Galena!! On...More

Date of stay: January 2018
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Management response:Responded January 5, 2018

Good Morning Natti, We are so pleased that you and your family had such a good time. We will relay your kind words to Maxine and Natasha. If you are unable to recreate the dishes at home I am sure Maxine will be glad to...More

Reviewed September 28, 2017

It's always a challenge taking the extended family on a holiday. Everyone has different tastes and ideas. This proved the perfect solution for everyone. Maxine and Tasha were the icing on top of the cake. We've never had a chef or a housekeeper on previous...More

Date of stay: September 2017
3  Thank 55lyndac
Management response:Responded October 2, 2017

Good Afternoon Lynda, We are so pleased that you had such a wonderful time at Galena, it really is a wonderful villa with exceptional views. I will be sure to send your wonderful words onto Maxine and Tasha, Maxine's cooking is always spoken very highly...More

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Reviewed March 1, 2017

I always get nervous planning a vacation for 8 people, all with different opinions and wants, but with booking Galena, I hit a home run. The house was gorgeous, very spacious, beautifully decorating, and in a perfect location. But the staff, Maxine and Natasha, made...More

Date of stay: February 2017
3  Thank emfichera
Management response:Responded March 2, 2017

Good Morning, Thank you very much for your excellent review of Galena, we are so pleased that you had a wonderful time. We have told Maxine how much you loved her cooking, she is thrilled and ready to have you back for seconds. We look...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Ask
DVD Player
Air Conditioning
Balcony
Grill
Ceiling Fans
Deck
Dishwasher
Dryer
Freezer
Refrigerator
Garage
Housekeeping Included
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Outdoor Dining Area
Patio
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Safe
Cable/satellite TV
Secure Parking
Stereo System
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Water Views
Wi-Fi
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Frequently Asked Questions about Galena, Sandy Lane, St. James, Barbados

Galena, Sandy Lane, St. James, Barbados is able to accommodate up to 6 guests. See all property details.

Galena, Sandy Lane, St. James, Barbados has 5 bathrooms available. See all property details.

Galena, Sandy Lane, St. James, Barbados has 3 bedrooms available. See all property details.

Stays at Galena, Sandy Lane, St. James, Barbados must last at least 7 nights. See all property details.