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Seashells Offers Cool Breezes, Hidden Coves - Crane Resort Closeby.

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WE CALL THIS OUR 'MERMAID CAFE' - LOTS OF GATHERINGS & STORIES SHARED HERE!

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Last updated: 10/09/2014
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  • Minimum stay:5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Bel Air apartment description

Spacious apartment in charming neighbourhood minutes walk from the beach. Seashells offers one 2BR apt. with ceiling fans, ensuite shower rooms & plenty of closet space, cooled by wonderful tropical breezes.Large open-plan living dining room leading onto a covered verandah with wonderful ocean views. The layout is great for entertaining. Well equipped kitchen and a separate bar area to keep both the cooks and the barmen happy! The shared laundry is located on the ground floor. Ceiling fans throughout. Maid service included. Tranquility personified.

Keywords: apartment,flat,selfcatering,oceanviews,coves,beaches,
swimming,scuba,snorkelling,surfing,hiking,old plantations, limestone caves,StPhilip,Belair,Barbados Caribbean.

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • Apartment
  • On floor 2
  • 2500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            Renter must be at least 21 yrs old...moreless

          • Children Welcome:

            We have a couple of blow-up mattresses if needed for extra sleeping room for the young people....moreless

          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

          • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

            Twin beds readily & comfortably made up to a King size bed...moreless

          • Bedroom 1: 2 twin/ single

            Twin beds readily & comfortably made up to one King bed ...moreless

          • Convertible bed(s): 1 baby crib

            Folding baby crib available on request only...moreless

          • SEASHELLS SLEEPS 6 ... with room for 2 more on blowup mattresses...Two twin beds in each bedroom - can be made up as a king easily.Twin-size daybeds in living area provide comfortable sleeping for 2 more guests. Two blow-up mattresses available. Folding baby crib available on request. $15/night surcharge for 5 or more persons. ...moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

            This bathroom includes a wash basin & mirror & linen closet...moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

            Cabinet with sink, mirror & storage...moreless

          • Shower, toilet, sink & cabinet with mirror, in newly renovated bathrooms. Linen closet with extra storage for beach chairs, & other equipment for guests' use in one of the bathrooms....moreless

          Other Amenities

              • There is snorkeling gear, a boogey-board & swim noodles for your use. Also 4 comfortable beach chairs & coolers for picnics. Housekeeper, Elma, may be available to cook a local Bajan meal. Discuss if it fits in her schedule first....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books:

                A small collection of novels, & books about the island....moreless

              • CD Player
              • DVD Player:

                Not compatible for UK DVD's...moreless

              Theme

              • Adventure
              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Historic
              • Romantic
              • Sports & Activities
              • Tourist Attractions

              Attractions

              • Botanical Garden
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Duty Free Shops
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Restaurants

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Babysitter
              • Fitness Center
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Laundromat
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Boating
              • Eco Tourism
              • Horseback Riding
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shelling
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

                  • Ocean View:

                    You can see the sun rise over the horizon from the verandah along with other pockets of ocean views. You are constantly lulled by the sound of the waves & wonderful ocean breezes....moreless

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Equestrian Events
                  • Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Kayaking
                  • Paragliding
                  • Parasailing
                  • Sailing
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Spelunking
                  • Surfing
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Wind-Surfing

                  Dining

                  • Dining:

                    There are 6 dining chairs, but space around table for up to 10 using verandah chairs....moreless

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 6 people

                  General

                  • Clothes Dryer:

                    Gas dryer...also laundry lines under shelter & outdoors. Specially useful for wet beach towels....moreless

                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided:

                    Ample linens. Housekeeper Elma changes these weekly on Saturday....moreless

                  • Living Room:

                    Comfortable seating for 6...moreless

                  • Mobile Phone:

                    Local cell phone available with SIM for US $30 deposit - pay as you go plan - deposit refundable on return of phone....moreless

                  • Parking
                  • Parking Off Street:

                    Parking for 6 cars in spacious yard....moreless

                  • Telephone:

                    Landline for local calls. Please use Skype or make other arrangements for long distance....moreless

                  • Towels Provided:

                    Laundered each Sat. by housekeeper......moreless

                  • Washing Machine:

                    Washing machine on ground floor in laundry area. ...moreless

                  • Wireless Internet:

                    Speedy access....moreless

                  Kitchen

                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Cooking Utensils:

                    Try 'turning some cou cou' with our authentic Bajan cou cou stick!...moreless

                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Dishwasher
                  • Kitchen:

                    Prepare your meals in a spacious, breezy, well equipped kitchen complete with views of the frangipani & coconut treetops!...moreless

                  • Microwave
                  • Pantry Items:

                    Basic supply of coffee, tea, salt & other condiments....moreless

                  • Refrigerator:

                    (2)one in kitchen & other next to bar...moreless

                  • Stove:

                    Gas stove & oven...moreless

                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Covered verandah with Demerara shutters to east. Lovely breezes & views .... you'll spend a lot of time here. Can seat up to 10 comfortably. Relax here in our hammock!...moreless

                  • Golf:

                    At Barbados Golf Club about 15 min drive...moreless

                  • Kayak / Canoe:

                    Sea kayaks can be rented at various locations on the island....moreless

                  • Lawn / Garden:

                    Spacious garden where you can enjoy sitting out under the stars, under the shade of the Frangipani tree, or stretch out on a deck chair on the lawn for some sun....moreless

                  • Water Sports Gear:

                    We have a ' bogeyboard' swim noodles, snorkels & 4 beach chairs...moreless

                  Payment Type

                  • Amex
                  • Mastercard
                  • Visa
                   

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  LOW SEASON
                  Apr 15 - Nov 14, 2014
                  5 night min stay
                  $100
                  $550 $2,000
                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
                  • Taxes Not included

                  Notes:

                  HIGH SEASON Stay 2 weeks or more then rate = $650/week

                  LOW SEASON Stay 2 weeks or more then rate = $450/week

                  $200 Damage Protection ( fully refundable ) payable at time of booking. Full payment by Credit Card via PayPal 60 days prior to first day of stay or at time of booking if less than 60 days. Guests will be sent an Invoice requesting payment.


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                  Last updated: 10/09/2014
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                  Location

                  5 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Grantly Adams International
                  1.5 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  Cutters
                  7 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Barbados Golf Club
                  5 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  ABC Hwy
                  1.5 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  The Crane Resort has 3 or 4
                  0.1 Miles
                  Nearest Beach
                  Dawlish, Falmouth

                  Car: Recommended

                  Two beaches on your doorstep - Dawlish Bay and Falmouth Beach.Famous Crane beach & resort with shops, spa, restaurants.5 mins drive.Sheltered lagoon swimming nearby at Sharks Hole.No sharks, but a perfect spot to swim,walk on the reef at low tide, kids love to climb the cliffs & jump into the sparkling sea.Shopping, great restaurants & night life in St. Lawrence Gap 20 mins drive away. Calmer swimming at fab Miami Beach in 15 mins. Dine here under the stars at Little Arches or walk to Oistins Fish Market & nightly fishfry.Easy access to Surfing,kite surfing, Stand-up- paddling. Seashells is located on south- east corner of the island. Since the island is 144 sq.miles (21 x 14 miles) no place is more than 1 hr drive at very most. Many historical sites & plantation homes, Harrison's Caves(discover amazing limestone formations underground), Barbados Wildlife Reserve to see the Barbados Green monkeys & iguanas & other tropical creatures.National Trust guided walks/hikes let you truly experience the island's varied terrain,flora & fauna.Visit Hunte's & Andromeda Gardens or The Flower Forest, Orchid World.Scuba, snorkeling,deep sea fishing, sailing, catamaran cruises, glass bottom boat trips & the famous Atlantis submarine ( specially spectacular at night).

                   

                  Manager info

                  Year Purchased: 1999

                  About: Owned by two Barbadian sisters who have been holidaying in the area for 20+ years. One still resident on the Island, the other lives in Atlanta with her Scottish husband.

                  Why Bel Air:
                  To ensure that we could continue our family tradition of gathering and enjoying our 'dreamcatcher' haven by the sea with each other and our friends. The sparkling, powerful ocean, sandy coves and stunning cliffs combine to make magic that's hard to describe.

                  The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
                  Four idyllic beaches nearby - one a 3-min. walk from the patio where you can view the sunrise. Belair Variety Store,a short walk away, has convenience shopping. Stoutes (8 mins. drive)has a great Takeout deli(delicious local dishes),ATM,gas station & car rental plus well- stocked convenience store. Six Roads Shopping Centre 12 mins.drive- Emerald City supermarket & other stores.Within hours, experience complete calm yet lots of energy - immerse youself in this beautiful, vibrant, natural environment. Hide away in this haven - dip into local simple happenings - make a few sorties to sample a more sophisticated lifestyle at The Crane Resort or other great spots e.g. Surfers Bay, Carib Beach Bar within 20 mins. drive. Venture across the Island in 45 mins via the stunning East Coast to St. Nicholas Abbey, an old Plantation where rum is still made in the original way and on to Speightstown or Sandy Lane. Wherever you roam, know that your oasis awaits your return and will provide your every need.


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                  • WE CALL THIS OUR 'MERMAID CAFE' - LOTS OF GATHERINGS & STORIES SHARED HERE!

                    WE CALL THIS OUR 'MERMAID CAFE' - LOTS OF GATHERINGS & STORIES SHARED HERE!

                  • Another view from Seashells verandah

                    Another view from Seashells verandah

                  • 'Seashells' welcomes you !

                    'Seashells' welcomes you !

                  • DINING AREA - TABLE CAN SEAT UP TO 10 'COZILY' !

                    DINING AREA - TABLE CAN SEAT UP TO 10 'COZILY' !

                  • ANOTHER VIEW OF DESK & DAYBED

                    ANOTHER VIEW OF DESK & DAYBED

                  • BATHROOM ADJOINING MASTER BEDROOM

                    BATHROOM ADJOINING MASTER BEDROOM

                  • 2ND BATHROOM SHOWING SHOWER/TOILET

                    2ND BATHROOM SHOWING SHOWER/TOILET

                  • FALMOUTH BAY - WALK HERE IN 5 MINS.

                    FALMOUTH BAY - WALK HERE IN 5 MINS.

                  • SUNSET AT CARIB BEACH-ENJOY GREAT FOOD & DRINK/WATER SPORTS/ LIVE BAND FRI EVE

                    SUNSET AT CARIB BEACH-ENJOY GREAT FOOD & DRINK/WATER SPORTS/ LIVE BAND FRI EVE

                  • Fisherman throwing his net. Seen from an oceanside restaurant in Speightstown.

                    Fisherman throwing his net. Seen from an oceanside restaurant in Speightstown.

                  • Walk along cliffs or sit on the old stone bench to view the sun or moon rise.

                    Walk along cliffs or sit on the old stone bench to view the sun or moon rise.

                  • Looking south from Seashells verandah

                    Looking south from Seashells verandah

                  • If you look out the window at the right moment - a Barbados Green monkey !

                    If you look out the window at the right moment - a Barbados Green monkey !

                  • LIVING/DINING ROOM/BAR,TV,DVD,WIRELESS INTERNET ACCESS. CEILING FANS.

                    LIVING/DINING ROOM/BAR,TV,DVD,WIRELESS INTERNET ACCESS. CEILING FANS.

                  • VIEW OF LIVING ROOM FROM VERANDAH -
DAYBEDS ON EITHER SIDE OF ROOM.

                    VIEW OF LIVING ROOM FROM VERANDAH - DAYBEDS ON EITHER SIDE OF ROOM.

                  • BRIGHT, WELL EQUIPPED KITCHEN WITH ALL APPLIANCES - DISHWASHER, MICROWAVE ETC.

                    BRIGHT, WELL EQUIPPED KITCHEN WITH ALL APPLIANCES - DISHWASHER, MICROWAVE ETC.

                  • MASTER BEDROOM..ENSUITE BATH, 2 WINDOWS, CEILING FAN

                    MASTER BEDROOM..ENSUITE BATH, 2 WINDOWS, CEILING FAN

                  • 2ND ENSUITE BEDROOM.ENJOY 'THRO BREEZES' WITH 2 WINDOWS,CEILING FAN

                    2ND ENSUITE BEDROOM.ENJOY 'THRO BREEZES' WITH 2 WINDOWS,CEILING FAN

                  • NEARBY GINGER BAY - STROLL FROM HERE TO THE FAMOUS CRANE BEACH AT LOW TIDE

                    NEARBY GINGER BAY - STROLL FROM HERE TO THE FAMOUS CRANE BEACH AT LOW TIDE

                  • SHELTERED LAGOON - 10 MIN WALK FROM SEASHELLS / GREAT FOR PICNICS/SHELL SEEKERS

                    SHELTERED LAGOON - 10 MIN WALK FROM SEASHELLS / GREAT FOR PICNICS/SHELL SEEKERS

                  • SUNSET CATAMARAN CRUISE.SNORKEL,SWIM WITH TURTLES,TOP NOTCH FOOD & DRINK.

                    SUNSET CATAMARAN CRUISE.SNORKEL,SWIM WITH TURTLES,TOP NOTCH FOOD & DRINK.

                  • Kitesurfing & Windsurfing at Silver Point - 20mins. drive

                    Kitesurfing & Windsurfing at Silver Point - 20mins. drive

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                  This listing was first published here in 2011.

                  Date last modified - Sunday, October 12, 2014

                  $100 per night (USD)
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                  2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 6

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                  Minimum stay: 5 nights
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                  Speaks: english
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