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Swanage Beachfront Villas in Hastings - Upper Swanage

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Gorgeous ocean view from the upper balcony


Last updated: 05/16/2017
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  • Minimum stay:6-7 nights
  • Sleeps:4
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:Apartment
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No


Upper Swanage: Christ Church, Christ Church Vacation Rental by Owner Listing 496075ha

Upper Swanage has two bedrooms, both air conditioned with en-suite bathrooms.

The apartment is fully furnished and is equipped with wireless internet, DVD player, cable TV, a variety of books,DVD's and games. The open plan design grants you a spectacular view of the sea from the kitchen. living and dining areas.

About the Property

One bedroom and two bedroom apartments. Can be used as a 3 bedroom

Swanage is a beautifully restored traditional Barbadian Chattel house. It is an enchanting and tastefully decorated and furnished home - you can’t help but take back special memories from your stay!

The upper apartment is a two bedroom ensuite, with an open style living area complete with dining out onto the wonderful and picturesque verandah that overlooks the Caribbean ocean. The lower unit offers one huge bedroom ensuite, with open style living area and dining out to a verandah that is exactly 4 feet above the beach. The balconies from both the upper and lower apartments both overhang the beach itself! They can be rented separately or as a complete unit if you so desire.

It’s not possible to get any closer to gorgeous white sand beach or the ocean on the island. Relax on the patio, watch the spectacular sunsets, sip a drink and look down at the ocean literally at your feet.

There’s always the constant sound of the sea, an unforgettable view, and the gentle rustle of trade winds in the Coconut trees. You can sit on the long stretch of beach, swim and snorkel in the protected lagoon (perfect for kids) or the more adventurous can surf or snorkel the barrier reef just beyond.

Step out onto the beach. Turn left and you can walk on the boardwalk to the spectacular Rockley beach, aka Accra beach, with its famous ultra fine white sand where locals and tourists mix. Turn right and stroll along the peaceful coast towards the famous Hilton beach. Back at Swanage, you will take with you a lasting memory of the sun sinking into the horizon, and as you sit cocktail in hand, you may even see the elusive green flash.

For foodies:
There are three great dining choices on the boardwalk, Blakey’s, Tapas, and Naru with a half dozen others within walking distance. Also be sure to catch the Saturday farmer’s market opposite Blakey’s from 9AM to 1PM for your typical local Barbadian produce and crafts.

For shoppers:
It’s a short walk to Lanterns mall, a great stop for groceries and general supplies, a pharmacy, health food store, Haagen Das ice cream, and tasty local and foreign food alternatives for those looking for a quick meal.

For duty free shoppers:
There are duty free shops in Worthing, five minutes by local bus or take a ten minute ride to Bridgetown. On Broad Street you will find fine jewelry shops, Cave Shepherd, a large department store, and other shops. For a great local shopping experience visit bustling Swan Street.

For history buffs:
There’s the Hastings Historic District and storied Garrison area of Barbados. It is the location of the Old Colonial Officers Quarters and Army Hospital. The Savannah comprises the main military guard buildings, with beautiful Victorian architecture complete with a large collection of old cannons, the Barbados Turf Club (Horse Racing), the historical museum, and a vast open sports area for rugby, soccer, cricket, all surrounded by walking and running tracks.
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Calendar last updated: 05/16/2017

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* These rates include air conditioning, hot water, cable TV, high speed Internet, phones, and twice weekly maid service. * Upper Swanage can also be let as a three bedroom including Lower Swanage (sleeping 7 persons). For rates please contact the manager. * To make a booking, we only require a deposit of 20% of the total rental cost . Details of how this can be done will be provided by contacting the manager. The balance is payable on arrival in cash or travellers cheques. * A Security Deposit of 250 US Dollars will be required on arrival, refundable if there are no damages to property, appliances or furnishings. * Bookings cancelled more than 60 days prior to the arrival date will receive a full refund of the booking deposit. Bookings cancelled less than 60 days prior to the arrival date will also receive a full refund if a new booking can be secured for the same dates.

Property Type

  • Apartment
  • 1320 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 4
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included
  • Housekeeping


  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Unsuitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen


  • The master bedroom has its own patio which leads down to the beach. So you can head straight to the shower from the beach without going through the house....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms


  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television


  • Away From It All
  • Romantic


  • Bay/Sound
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Duty Free Shops
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Reefs
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beach

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Paragliding
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster


  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck

Building Type

  • Building

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included

Property Descriptor

  • Semi-Detached


from 5 traveler reviews


14 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Grantley Adams International Airport
10 Metres
Nearest Barpub
Fred's Bar
6 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
Rockley Golf & Country Club
200 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
Tapas Restaurant
1 Metres
Nearest Beach
Hastings Beach

Car: Not Necessary

Hastings is approximately two miles from the capital city of Barbados - Bridgetown along highway 7. It is home to the Historic Garrison area and of the Barbados Turf clubs horse racing track.

Popular surfing spots nearby include Brandons beach and Hilton Beach.

The house opens to the beach and is steps away from the popular south coast boardwalk that runs from Hastings to Rockley. Along the way you can find many fine restaurants and bars.

Golf: Barbados is indeed a golfers paradise with several existing golf courses and several more being developed. There is something for everyone as Barbados golf courses appeal to the recreational golfer and the more serious!

Our reputation as a golfing destination has been steadily growing and was further enhanced with the hosting of the 2006 World Golf Championships World Cup at one of the Sandy Lane courses. The Royal Westmoreland course is a regular host of a PGA European Tour Seniors tournament.

The nearest Golf course is Rockley Golf & Country Club which is approximately 3 km away. The par 70, 5610 yd course tests all abilities of golfers, the course can be rewarding for the big hitter but cruel on the wayward aggressive shot.


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Calendar last updated: 05/16/2017

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  • Gorgeous ocean view from the upper balcony

    Gorgeous ocean view from the upper balcony

  • View from Upper balcony

    View from Upper balcony

  • East view from upper balcony.

    East view from upper balcony.

  • Upper Swanage dining / living area

    Upper Swanage dining / living area

  • Upper Swanage Kitchen & living area

    Upper Swanage Kitchen & living area

  • Upper Swanage 2nd Bedroom

    Upper Swanage 2nd Bedroom

  • View from lower balcony.

    View from lower balcony.

  • Lower Swanage bedroom

    Lower Swanage bedroom

  • Lower Swanage kitchen

    Lower Swanage kitchen

  • Patrick the coconut man

    Patrick the coconut man !

  • Fantastic sunsets

    Fantastic sunsets

  • Early morning sunrise.

    Early morning sunrise.

  • Swanage - with Beachgate on the left...

    Swanage - with Beachgate on the left...

  • View from Upper balcony

    View from Upper balcony

  • West view from upper balcony

    West view from upper balcony

  • Upper Swanage kitchen & living area

    Upper Swanage kitchen & living area

  • Upper Swanage Master Bedroom

    Upper Swanage Master Bedroom

  • Lower Swanage
Right on the sea!!

    Lower Swanage Right on the sea!!

  • Lower Swanage bedroom

    Lower Swanage bedroom

  • Lower Swanage

    Lower Swanage

  • Tea for two! And what a view!!

    Tea for two! And what a view!!

  • Taken on January 22/2014, from the balcony at Beachgate, come see for yourself !

    Taken on January 22/2014, from the balcony at Beachgate, come see for yourself !

  • Sunset at Swanage

    Sunset at Swanage

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