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Beach front apartment, St Lawrence, Barbados

Bedrooms 1
Space 1,050 sq ft
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

1 Bedroom apartment to sleep 3 with sea views from the dining terrace

Villa M is a 1 bedroom apartment in the White Sands Beach Apartments. This apartment building is located on the beach at the St Lawrence Gap, which is one of the most popular resorts in Barbados. Villa M is a one bedroom apartment on the second floor and has a west facing aspect from which to enjoy golden sunsets. This apartment is finished to a high standard, utilising cedar windows and doors and ceramic floor tiles throughout. The accommodation comprises bedroom, en-suite bathroom, further shower room and wc, fully fitted quality kitchen, sitting room and dining terrace. All furnished to a high standard with, mostly, period furniture brought from England by the owners. The dining Terrance features modern resin/rattan furniture, especially imported from the manufactures in India. This comprises dining table and four chairs and two luxury loungers.

Alan and Vanessa
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 10, 2018


Saint Lawrence Gap Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1050 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Resort
  • Away From It All
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Safe
  • Security System
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , washbasin
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , washbasin
  • The en suite bathroom is joined to the main bedroom via a small dressing room. The second shower room is for guests and is off the entrance hall. This shower room comprises a WC, wash basin and power shower.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Triple aspect, cosy double bedroom. Direct access from french windows onto the dining terrace with sea views. The bedroom also has a small compact dressing room which leads onto the en suite bathroom and WC. There is plenty of storage space in the dressing table and chest of drawers provided. There is also a bed sette in the living room, with a separate shower room, for your guests.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Terrace
  • 2 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
The dining terrace, which is 20 x 10 feet comprises dining table and four chairs, sideboard which is equipped with place settings and serving bowls and also there are also two comfortable loungers and a drinks table. This is a west facing terrace and you can sit on the loungers and enjoy afternoon sunshine and the sunset over the sea.


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Beach front apartment, St Lawrence, Barbados
average rating of 4.95 based on 20 reviews

Amazing in every way!

  • 5 of 5

My daughter and I recently stayed in Vanessa and Alan's AMAZING condo. We go to Barbados every year and this is the first time we have stayed near St. Lawrence Gap. I wish we had sooner! We had to book last minute and everything went off without a hitch. Vanessa and Alan hooked us up with the Gabriele and Cyrus the property managers and everything fell into place. We were met on arrive at the building by Cyrus and were taken to our Villa and shown around and how to use all the appliance, etc

The listing and the pictures for this condo were very accurate. The unit was in immaculate condition and very nicely decorated and well appointed with homewares/crockery/bed linens and towels. The quality of all the items were excellent. The entire condo property is well maintained with very attractive trees, plants and flowers. A security guard monitored the premises. The pool area is lovely and the small well shaded beach with palm trees was like paradise. We arranged with the grounds maintenance/keeper chap to have our beach loungers brought out to the beach every morning and put away at the end of the day. He was extremely reliable and friendly, the chairs were out on the beach nice and early to accommodate 2 early birds.

The location of the building is great. We were in walking distance to many wonderful eateries (both casual and formal). The locals at Scoupy's Jazz bar were were friendly/informative and great Bajan fish cakes . There was a well stocked convenience store very close by also. We have absolutely no complaints about this villa, building or the owners/staff. We received excellent customer service all around.

I would recommend this unit to to all my family and friends (and strangers for that matter). I look forward to a future stay at Vanessa and Alan's villa.

  • Submitted: May 4, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: This is a wonderfully flattering review and, naturally, we are delighted to receive it. We are always happy to hear that we and the staff are deemed friendly and helpful. We know we all try to be and, usually, it works. Many guests book ahead nine to twelve months but this was a bit last minute. Great to see that we can all move quickly when needs must and we are delighted that these two guests had such an enjoyable time. Please come back!
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  • 5 of 5

I would like to start my review by thanking Alan and Vanessa for being a pleasure to deal with from the beginning. You have been so helpful, always responded quickly with any questions, and made the process so easy for us.

Onto the villa. What can I say, it is absolutely perfect!! The moment we arrived, we were greeted by Cyrus who gave us a tour of the property and all of the features and amenities of the villa. It is a very safe building and I found it to be very quiet.

The villa has everything you could need, it was like a home away from home. The huge balcony was great for relaxing and having meals, the bedroom was very nice with plenty of linens, and overall just a lovely place.

The villa is situated in a perfect location, as there are many restaurants, bars, & beaches all within walking distance.

I'm sure there are things that I am forgetting to mention, but this place truly deserves a 5 Star Rating!!

I cannot thank Alan and Vanessa enough. This is our 3rd time to Barbados and think we have just found our new place to stay when we return.

Justin & Tanya

NL, Canada

  • Submitted: May 26, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are very flattered to receive this review from Justin and Tanya. They booked at pretty short notice and we were pleased that we were able to accommodate them. It seems they had a great time and it would be wonderful to welcome them back sometime.
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  • 5 of 5

Although we are regular visitors to Barbados, this was the first time we have chosen to stay in a condo rather than a hotel.

The booking process was easy. Vanessa and Alan were extremely helpful and we were fortunate enough to meet them in person as they were on the island at the same time as we were.

The apartment lacks for nothing. Our hosts had thought of everything ... from kitchen roll to Scrabble and everything in between. There is plenty of high quality bedlinen, towels (including those for the beach) and kitchen equipment.

There is a super little beach immediately in front of the building. Parasols are not needed as there is sufficient shade from palm trees.

The property is discreetly managed by Gaby and Cyrus. All the staff who service the condos were efficient and delightful. We would single out Reena who cleaned our apartment and Paul, the handyman/gardener for special mention.

We are looking forward to returning next year.

  • Submitted: Feb 15, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We rarely meet our guests as bookings are made online and we are not resident in Barbados. However we were able to meet up with David and Ilush at the local bar (Tyrone's) and we had a lovely couple of hours together. We are delighted that they enjoyed their stay at White Sands and wish to return in 2018.
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Great location- everything within walking distance

  • 5 of 5

We loved this place and it's location. Many fine and casual restaurants within walking distance. We were please to find nightly entertainment (Scoopies) a short stroll away. During our one week stay we only rented a car for 2 days which was perfect.

Since our visit included the Christmas holidays we gave Alan and Vanessa a list of breakfast items we wished to have stocked in the fridge. We were pleased to see all the items stocked which help make our Christmas breakfast wonderful. Our friends rented another one bedroom unit within the White Sands Beach Resort that was also lovely but we truly preferred our balcony which had a very comfortable table and chairs, perfect for breakfast or cocktails with our friends.

The owners, Alan and Vanessa were great and always quickly responded to any questions we might have. Once we made our deposit they sent a very thorough printout of information on the island that included many restaurants and activities to enjoy. We used their references many times throughout our stay.

The queen sized bed was very comfortable. Towels and bed linens were generous and high quality.

The unit also had a safe which was very handy for storing our valuables.

When we arrived Christmas Eve we were met by Cyrus (always available condo manager) who was also hosting a Christmas celebration for the guests. It was a perfect way to begin our vacation:)

  • Submitted: Jan 12, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was wonderful to see this review from our recent guests, who stayed over Christmas 2016. We always want our guest to enjoy their stay, of course, but we are especially anxious around Christmas or other special occasions like anniversaries or honeymoons. We are delighted that Karen and Ed had such a good time.
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Absolutely Fantastic Villa that has everything

  • 5 of 5

We can't compliment you enough on your lovely Villa It was absolutely perfect from the beautiful location right down to having everything ( even a flask ) in the villa It truly made our holiday staying there. We saw lots of baby turtles hatching most nights also the mum coming on the beach to lay her eggs right by Tyrones Bar was amazing !! Still feeling a bit tired after the travelling but we had a lovely chill out time there. Thank you so much for letting us stay in your beautiful villa it's everything you say if not more. Will be recommending to everyone who will listen

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2014
  • Stayed: September 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are, of course, extremely happy with this view and are flattered by Jeanette's comments about Villa M. It's also lovely to hear that she witnessed multiple turtle births - not everyone is able to see this wonderful event - although we have. Once again, delighted with the review and we hope her recommendations to friends are successful! Alan and Vanessa
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Eastbourne, UK

Peaceful bit of paradise in The Gap

  • 5 of 5

Having normally just holidayed on the west coast of Barbados in the past,we decided to spend 5 days at the Gap as well this time and chose to stay at Alan and Vanessas villa. I can only say that this villa is everything described and more! As it is the owners second home you will want for nothing there as it is superbly equipped for every need. It is clean comfortable and very peaceful. We had friends over for the day whilst there so the second bathroom was a big plus and so were all the piles of extra towels and beach towels! The input and info from the owners from the first enquiry onwards was first class. Also a big plus for us was that the villa is superbly managed by an onsite manager and security there was second to none! The Gap being so different from the west coast it was nice to get back to a peaceful location but still only have a 15min walk back to the villa. After having eaten at The Lone Star and The Beach House etc. we can honestly say the food was far better in The Gap - Harlequin and Pisces being top notch! If you book this villa you will not have a worry in the world and will be so spoilt-it is just there to be enjoyed. Our very grateful thanks to Alan and Vanessa for letting us stay there.

  • Submitted: May 3, 2012
  • Stayed: April 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Car: not necessary

Other Activities: Sunset cruises and swimming with turtles


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