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Situated adjacent to a small sandy beach on a low cliff, 'Altamar' is an exclusive property in one of the most spectacular oceanfront locations in Barbados. Set in extensive, private, landscaped grounds, peppered with coconut palm trees, the property enjoys breathtaking panoramic views of the Atlantic ocean. The villa is roomy and fully equipped to a high standard. Outside, the large wooden deck area has recently been completely renewed and extended to incorporate a brand new spa tub offering wonderful views of the ocean. The covered terrace provides sheltered outdoor dining on warm Barbados evenings. The villa is situated in a peaceful area of Barbados, away from the hustle and bustle of the south and west coast – although both areas are only a short drive away. Crane beach is a few minutes drive, with other quiet beaches within walking distance. With constant cooling sea breezes wafting through the villa and grounds, Altamar is a wonderful oceanfront villa, the perfect relaxing retreat.
Enjoy Altamar in Barbados all year round: Our ocean front property can be enjoyed in Barbados all of the year with perfect daytime and evening temperatures. It tends to be less breezy, with calmer sea in the summer months (June to September), making swimming and snorkeling at the small beach within a few steps of the villa a perfect way to keep cool and enjoy some exercise. The summer can be an exciting time in Barbados with the famous 'Cropover Festival', taking place in July and August. In addition, the many golf courses can be enjoyed in Barbados all the year round.
Cricket in Barbados: If you are a cricket fan, there's nothing better than watching the sport in Barbados. The villa offers access to many of the local grounds (for example, the Windward cricket club is only a few minutes drive away). Cricket is played virtually all year round in Barbados, but the main season runs from May to December. Good quality regional inter-island games can be seen at the modernized Kensington Oval in Bridgetown (about a 40 minute drive from the property), as well as at a number of the local grounds. These are excellent opportunities to watch some cricket, drink a Banks beer and rub shoulders with many of the past and present stars of Barbados and West Indies cricket. Whatever the game, rest assured that you will be welcomed at any ground that you come across where a game is taking place!
Golf in Barbados: There are numerous golf courses to enjoy in Barbados. The acclaimed 18-hole Barbados Golf Club is located only about 20 minutes by car from the villa. The Barbados Golf Club, located at Durants in the southern parish of Christ Church, is popular in Barbados with local players as well as visitors. The course was approved and sanctioned by the PGA European Tour to host a PGA Seniors Tournament in 2003 and it has also hosted the Barbados Open on several occasions. In additional, the 9-hole Rockley Golf Course, the oldest Golf Club in Barbados is situated on a premier residential development on the South Coast of Barbados. Rockley is about a 25 minute drive from the villa. Not forgetting golf at Sandy Lane on the West Coast of Barbados. With 45 holes of golf on three courses, Sandy Lane offers wonderful golf for players of all skill levels.
All bedrooms in the property can be made up with 1 king size bed Bedroom has 2 single beds. Bedrooms 2 and 3 in the main villa share a bathroom. All bedrooms have views of the ocean and enjoy cooling sea breezes from the East. Rental of the property is for up to 6 persons. Please state the number of bedrooms in the villa you will require in your rental request....moreless
The large bathrooms in the villa were completely refurbished within the last few years. Both have showers and one also has a bath tub....moreless
The property also has extensive outside dining, seating and wet-bar areas are also available under a covered terrace with a fabulous ocean view. Evenings in Barbados are pleasantly warm, so you will welcome the outside dining and seating facilities at the villa. A brick-built BBQ grill is available on the property near the terrace.
Please note that the Spa tub is not heated, but will heat up naturally by the sun during the day. The water temperature typically reaches 32 - 35 degrees C (90 - 95 degrees F).
Complimentary wireless broadband internet access is available in the villa. Please inform the property owners in advance if you wish to use this internet facility during your stay and they will arrange for it to be available upon your arrival in Barbados....moreless
Books For Adults
Away From It All
Duty Free Shops
Local Services & Businesses
Near The Ocean
Sports & Adventure Activities
Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
Dining for 6 people is available both inside and outside...moreless
Seating for 6 people
Free Local Calls
Iron & Board
Local Activities Guide
Local Restaurant Guide
Parking Off Street
Free local calls can be made but not international calls....moreless
Winter 2014/15 Dec 15 - Apr 15, 2015 7 night min stay
Summer 2015 Apr 16 - Dec 15, 2015 7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
No additional mandatory fees
The rental rates are variable depending on the occupancy and the season in Barbados (the winter season is a more expensive villa rental time in Barbados). Lower rates are available for occupancies less than the maximum of 6 people. Please ask for a quote!
25% deposit is required to secure your dates, the balance is payable 45 days before travel. Payment can be made by credit card or direct bank wire transfer.
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The villa is situated on the unspoiled South East coast of Barbados close to Sam Lord’s Castle, sitting on a low cliff right on the oceanfront. Besides having a small beach a few steps away, a number of large popular beaches are close by. These include Sam Lord’s Castle beach (within walking distance), the world famous Crane beach, Bottom Bay and Foul Bay which are all a few minutes drive away. The villa is located in the rural Barbados parish of St. Philip, a 15 minute drive from the airport and 40 minutes from Bridgetown, the Barbados capital. There is a substantial shopping area 10 minutes away by car, including a large supermarket, petrol station pharmacy and bank with ATM. The busy Barbados South coast nightlife of bars, restaurants and nightclubs is all about 25 minute drive away. There are numerous golf courses to enjoy in Barbados. The 18-hole Barbados Golf Club is located about 20 minutes by car from the villa. The 9-hole Rockley Golf Course is about 25 minutes by car.
Year Purchased: 2002
About: We are an English couple who fell in love with Barbados in the 1990's. We frequently stay in our lovely home in Barbados and over the years have made lot's of friends on the island.
Why Long Bay: You'll know why we love Altamar the minute you walk out to the deck and see the view of the ocean!
The Unique Benefits at this Villa: The villa sits on a large tropical plot in a quiet residential location. You'll feel like a film star in your own private retreat. When you want to go out to 'the action' on the island, nothing is too far away!