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Condo #1 Palm Beach Holetown, Barbados Beachfront Condo with a spectacular view

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Beach, ocean and sunsets from the balcony! Best views in Barbados!
amazing panoramic view from balcony
map of Holetown area -condo square in pink, greenspace, top right corner now new LimeGrove Mall
1 of 50Beach, ocean and sunsets from the balcony! Best views in Barbados!
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1 bedroom
1 bathroom
3 guests
14 nights minimum
Condo/Apartment
PLEASE NOTE - it is not recommended during the pandemic for stays less than 14 days - and all guests are required to follow the Barbados Protocols which require quarantine in a Govt facility - Quarantine is NOT permitted in a private condo ** so allow quarantine time elsewhere** prior to booking dates in my home. thank you. 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/dining room area opens to the comfortably furnished balcony overlooking the beach,offering 'magical' su...PLEASE NOTE - it is not recommended during the pandemic for stays less than 14 days - and all guests are required to follow the Barbados Protocols which require quarantine in a Govt facility - Quarantine is NOT permitted in a private condo ** so allow quarantine time elsewhere** prior to booking dates in my home. thank you. 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/dining room area opens to the comfortably furnished balcony overlooking the beach,offering 'magical' sunsets every evening provided by Mother Nature. Anewly added 'invisible screen' ensures the balcony is never too hot! The bedroom has a king-size or two twin beds, and split system airconditioning with remote control . The condominium complex is well situated in the path of the Tradewinds, allowing optimization of cross-ventilation for interior cooling as the condo has lockable wrought iron gates front and back, plus with the added comfort of air conditioning in the bedroom for extra sleeping comfort. The livingroom has convertible sofas which can also be used for sleeping an extra family member,as they convert to a single bed. There is Wifi & hi speed modem ,G4 internet access with cable for USB port, & phone making communication simple. The dining area comfortably seats 5. The full bathroom has a separate vanity with granite countertop, dressing area with mirrors & hairdryer, plus ample storage space & security chest for safe keeping of documents,valuables Condo has its own hot watersystem so there is never a shortage of hot water,(plus water is drinkable out of the tap, as Barbados has some of the best water in the world!) There're portable fans,ceiling fans,airconditioning,microwave,coffee maker,blender, new llat screen 40' TV, phones, ,,all linens dishes,glasses, acrylics for use by pool. The tropical garden with Wifi, provides a luxuriant oasis for relaxation, with a freshwater pool, shower & lounge chairs, umbrellas, & is beachside - the sea, just a few steps away. Sunbed mattresses are stored at the condo for extra comfort.The beach is safe for swimming, snorkeling, water sports,or an easy short stroll to a beach bar or shopping centre, from which buses run every few minutes into the city centre or to places of interest. All beaches are public. There are banks,car hire, taxis, and local inexpensive buses into Bridgetown, and 'tourist attractions' which are used by both visitors and local alike. Holetown is 28 km from the airport, is home to many fashionable restaurants, & the upscale new Lime Grove mall. Dining and shopping are within easy walking distance, & many watersports are available on the beach at your doorstep. Two nightclubs, bars, gambling at 'slots', karaoke, restaurants, some with music/vocalist, plus a new dine-in cinema! are close by for evening entertainment. There are many different types of 'tourist attractions'such as Huntes Gardens, Orchid World, the Flower Forest, Andromeda Gardens, a small rain forest, 'Welchman's Gully',( and of course, the chance of seeing the famous 'green monkeys' there and/or at the Wildlife Reserve.) Plus there are many historic plantation homes open to the public.The local parish church built in 1629, St. James' bell, was cast by the same foundry that made the original Liberty Bell!. Harrison's Caves, provide a fascinating tour of illuminated underground caverns, & at the north of the island is the Animal flower Cave. Swimming with the endangered turtles is a very popular activity, as is scuba diving & snorkelling at Folkestone marine park, a 10 minute walk away, For those who don't want to walk that far, the new man made reef outside the condos, has an amazing diversity of over 50 different species visible on its outside edge, including tangs, puffers, parrots, black damsels, French angels, trumpets, etc. It's also starting to grow coral too, and folks report seeing visiting turtles and rays plus an octopus has been residing there! ! Close by are Water sports and red jetski (66H) operator Mali provides discounted rates to our guests and can arrange the best rate for other hires. In Late April sometimes whales visit the bay outside our condo, and lucky visitors are sometimes able to spot them while riding on the jet ski. There're also sea trips on the Jolly Roger, Atlantis submarine,and glass bottom boats. Other activities are horseback riding on the beach, fishing - deep sea,or off the beach.Tennis and golf are nearby. Popular spectator sports are horse racing, polo, surfing, cricket and sport's bar showing TV matches We recommend applying for the re-discover voucher available free from the re-discover website - so that visitors can take advantage of the special program whereby one can dine at certain upscale restaurants, which are offering a 3 course meal, tax, tip, and a bottle of wine per couple for just $100 US (one must pre-book and specify the re-discover menu) - there is also a 10% discount off many luncheon venues with the voucher, and discounts at some tourist attractions too - plus one can also enter a free competition for a week's stay next year free! Dine at one of the 50 best restaurants in the world! - The Cliff -reservations are required. Plus the famous Sandy Lane Hotel, one of the most luxurious, and upmarket hotels worldwide, popular with the rich and famous, is just a 10 minute drive away. Holetown also has numerous bars and restaurants, ranging from fast food to bistros, & gourmet dining, plus many restaurants also provide 'take out'. Barbados offers an opportunity to experience a Caribbean lifestyle influenced by its traditional British history.The first settlers arrived in1627,& the island still retains its British Parliamentary system. It has a reliable infrastructure, offering the comforts and safety of most Western countries. Since the island is roughly triangular in shape, the 3 coasts offer a totally different ambience. The east coast bordered by the Atlantic ocean, is wild, rugged, beautiful, isolated, & unsuitable for swimming in most areas. The south coast, has heavy surf, and is more industrial, commercial, & has numerous fast food outlets, plus local markets. The west coast, known internationally as the Platinum Coast,borders the blue Caribbean Sea, which is normally calm and suitable for all varieties of water sports. The Best Panoramic View on the west coast !! Easy access (4 min. walk)to stores, bars, restaurants, banks, etc.- NOT on the main road so NO constant traffic noise -(there is a hotel next door which plays music between 8.00pm- 10-30pm ) Instant access to the beach - which is only 10 feet away, ( I walk 4 miles on the beach every morning!) - garden with pool plus sun and shade with trees,flowers, umbrellas, garden furniture. - Safety. features galore !- Easy access (4 min. walk) bank, to bus into city, or taxis, or car hire. Supermarket will even deliver groceries. As Barbados lies outside the hurricane belt, usual weather is blue sunny skies and white puffy clouds, normal showers being of short duration. Average daily high 30C. Sea temperature's a constant 80F. WEEKLY RATE SPECIAL plus A SUMMER SPECIAL! More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: Ask
Kid Friendly: Yes
Not suitable or children under 3 yrs old No Parties! Please Note: that there are Protocols in place by Barbados regarding quarantine ahead of vacationing in Barbados Please note our rates are Per Couple Per Night or Per Week there is an extra laundry supplement when an Extra Person/child stays of $20 USD per night -
Bathrooms
1 Full bath
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About the Owner
Dayle R
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2011
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Reviewed November 5, 2019

Perfect getaway for two people. Not luxury but clean and very comfortable, everything you might need, almost like staying in your own home. But what a view, right on the beach in Holetown! Palm Beach Condos are right next to Mango Bay but didn't feel...More

Date of stay: October 2019
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anothersadowner, VR Owner at Condo #1 Palm Beach Holetown, Barbados Beachfront Condo with a spectacular view, responded to this reviewResponded November 28, 2019

Thank you so much for your kind review of my home. The condo owners are aware of the less than ideal amount of parking space (there is an ongoing court challenge regarding this issue) - however, so far there has never been an problem during...More

Reviewed August 25, 2019

Just returned from a 1week stay at #1 Palm Beach Condo and had a fabulous time. Booking was a breeze, checking with the Property Manager was fast and simple. Everything was ready for us including a few groceries to get us started along with some...More

Date of stay: August 2019
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anothersadowner, VR Owner at Condo #1 Palm Beach Holetown, Barbados Beachfront Condo with a spectacular view, responded to this reviewResponded August 26, 2019

Thank you so much T&K for your glowing review of my winter home, I really appreciate the time taken from your busy life to write it - it makes such a difference to future guests to be able to read an objective and independent report/...More

Reviewed June 13, 2019

We have just returned from another memorable holiday at #1 Palm Beach Condos. The condo is in a superb situation overlooking the beautiful wide beach with water sports available. Opposite is a man made Reef, full of lovely tropical fish and is very popular with...More

Date of stay: May 2019
Thank stovieF
anothersadowner, VR Owner at Condo #1 Palm Beach Holetown, Barbados Beachfront Condo with a spectacular view, responded to this reviewResponded June 15, 2019

I really appreciate the time you've so generously taken to write this lovely review of my home --- it was so kind of you to share your holiday experience with future guests, and confirm that my home is truly as advertised! All of us at...More

Reviewed November 14, 2018

If like us you are looking for the perfect spot to relax and unwind then this is definitely the place to go. In fact, it was probably the most relaxing holiday we have had for a very long time. The apartment has everything you could...More

Date of stay: October 2018
1  Thank Redman17
anothersadowner, VR Owner at Condo #1 Palm Beach Holetown, Barbados Beachfront Condo with a spectacular view, responded to this reviewResponded November 16, 2018

How splendid that you had exactly the type of holiday you wanted.... Holidays are such a personal experience, we also love to relax and enjoy the panoramic view from the balcony and Mother Nature's fantastic light show, different very night ! -- so glad you...More

Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

I’ve been lucky enough to visit Barbados about ten times and have never stayed in the same place twice, but I will now never stay anywhere other than Palm Beach Condominiums again, and No 1 really is the ultimate location right next to the beach....More

Date of stay: August 2018
1  Thank EssexMabes
anothersadowner, VR Owner at Condo #1 Palm Beach Holetown, Barbados Beachfront Condo with a spectacular view, responded to this reviewResponded August 22, 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a glowing review for our winter home. It is very kind of you to be so complimentary, and to share your holiday experiences with future guests. We consider ourselves blessed with the condo staff...More

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Reviewed June 8, 2018

#1, Palm Beach is a superb condo overlooking the beach in Holetown. It is only a few feet from a magnificent beach, with water sports available and two nearby beach bars and restaurants. It has a large balcony overlooking the beach and it is lovely...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank stovieF
anothersadowner, VR Owner at Condo #1 Palm Beach Holetown, Barbados Beachfront Condo with a spectacular view, responded to this reviewResponded June 10, 2018

Thank you so much for your lovely review of our home. We always look forward to welcoming you back, year after year, knowing you will enjoy a relaxing stay and feel rejuvenated and restored to continue with your busy lives on your return to the...More

Reviewed September 22, 2017

The condo was clean had everything we needed. Great view of the ocean from the balcony. The reef in front of the condo was wonderful lots of fish and turtles. We snorkeled 2 to 3 times a day. We got to see baby turtles hatch...More

Date of stay: September 2017
Thank MARIANNE R
anothersadowner, VR Owner at Condo #1 Palm Beach Holetown, Barbados Beachfront Condo with a spectacular view, responded to this reviewResponded September 24, 2017

Thank you Marianne for the lovely review of our home. It means so much to future visitors to read comments from guests who have stayed and who share their experiences.... How wonderful that you saw baby turtles hatch (I have only ever seen it once...More

Reviewed July 18, 2017

We have just returned from an unforgettable stay at #1 Palm Beach Condominiums! #1 is a clean and comfortable apartment situated just steps from the beach and a few minutes walk, from the best restaurants and shops in Holetown! The apartment was extremely well kept...More

Date of stay: July 2017
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anothersadowner, VR Owner at Condo #1 Palm Beach Holetown, Barbados Beachfront Condo with a spectacular view, responded to this reviewResponded July 20, 2017

Thank you so much Taylor for taking the time from your very busy schedule to write such a lovely review of our winter home. We are so glad you both had a great vacation. and we are blessed to have such nice and helpful neighbours...More

Reviewed June 5, 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...More

Date of stay: May 2017
Thank stovieF
anothersadowner, VR Owner at Condo #1 Palm Beach Holetown, Barbados Beachfront Condo with a spectacular view, responded to this reviewResponded June 6, 2017

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...More

Reviewed October 20, 2016

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...More

Date of stay: September 2016
1  Thank Yorkismyhome
anothersadowner, VR Owner at Condo #1 Palm Beach Holetown, Barbados Beachfront Condo with a spectacular view, responded to this reviewResponded October 21, 2016

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...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: Ask
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Air Conditioning
Balcony
Blender
Books
Ceiling Fans
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Housekeeping Included
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Microwave
Ocean Views
Outdoor Dining Area
Paper Towels Provided
Parking
Patio
Private Garden
Safe
Cable/satellite TV
Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Shared Garden
Stereo System
Telephone
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Water Views
Waterfront
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Good Nightlife
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
A Winter Sun Getaway
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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...
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!
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