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Bedrooms 2
Space 1,300 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 0 - 7 nights


About the property

Luxurious, perfect beachside location,24hr security,housekeeper,pool,tennis,gym.

'Simply stunning' are words that do not do this luxury apartment justice . Overlooking the beach and Caribbean Sea on a half-mile stretch of sandy beach. Just 30 seconds from the fine powder white sandy beach, Ocean Blue is a modern two bedroom two bathroom apartment that can sleep up to five people. Nestled in a lush oasis of coconut palms, Ocean Blue is on the Glitter Bay Estate which is built in Mediterranean style with beautiful lush gardens and a tropical freshwater pool. The property benefits from a large terrace that overlooks the beach and Caribbean sea and is located in the first building which is closest to the sea and is virtually on the sand. This elegant comfortable apartment is well furnished and is equipped to an unusually high standard for a rental property. It comes with its own dedicated housekeeper. Quite simply it is everything you could desire in a beachside 5* hideaway and is perfect for a honeymoon, romantic getaway or family holiday that you will never forget. There are comfortable sun loungers with mattresses and parasols by the pool and on the beach. Glitter Bay offers all the amenities one would expect in a top class resort. There is a large pool, kid's pool, tennis, gym, table tennis, day time bar and restaurant. The concierge will help with restaurant or tour bookings, they also run the daily beach towel service. With a friendly staff, some of very long standing, the resort exudes an old world charm and is known by many families as the most perfect destination for children.

More Details

Penny Caro
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 15, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

My wife, son and I had the opportunity to stay for a week at Ocean Blue at the beginning of January. As outlined in the many reviews, the unit is immaculate, very upscale and extremely comfortable. The layout, furniture and vie of the ocean from the balcony is unparalleled in the whole Glitter Bay complex. In addition, the attention to detail is fantastic with every possible requirement already thought of and available within the unit. For us, a highlight was relaxing on the comfortable balcony furniture while watching the sunset and just enjoying the quite family time.

Glitter Bay is a more intimate complex with an outstanding beach, assigned beach chairs, pool, gymnasium and on site restaurant/bar. This smaller scale was perfect for us, as it offered all the requisite amenities but without the crowds, and calm, quite evenings with that total sense of relaxation. We decided not to rent a car but this was not an issue as the vibrant community of Holetown (with restaurants and shopping) is only minutes away by bus or taxi.

Although, I could rave on about Ocean Blue, the trip was really a success due to the superb care and assistance provided by the owner, Penny and caretaker Chantel. They were absolutely a delight to interact with and provided excellent care during our visit to Barbados. We have been renting upscale locations for our holidays over the last 15+ years and I have to say that Ocean Blue is probably one of (if not) the best vacation rental that we have found. Ultimately, If you are contemplating a visit to Barbados then I highly recommend that you stay at Ocean Blue and experience a wonderful holiday.
Jan 2016
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Porters Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment (terraced)
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Resort
  • Waterfront
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Safe
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Guest Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king , King size Four Poster
    Guest Bedroom - 1 king , 1 baby crib , Can also be twin beds
  • 1 double, 1 twin
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Tennis Court
  • Terrace
  • 6 beach chairs
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Staff
  • bay/sound
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • horseback riding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
This first floor apartment offers delightful light and bright accommation. Rooms are furnished with a relaxed tropical feel and have views over the ocean and lush gardens. The ensuite master bedroom has a king-size four-poster bed air-conditioning and ceiling fan, TV/DVD. The luxurious bathroom has a walk in shower two basins set in marble and there is a coral finish. Bedroom two also has a king-size/twin bed air-conditioning and ceiling fan. The second bathroom has a bath/shower and also has the marble and coral finish with two hand basins. There is a bed-settee in the living room and a travel cot and high chair are available. The kitchen and appliances are modern Italian and include dishwasher, microwave, oven, hob and fridge freezer. There is also a washer/dryer. The outside terrace overlooks the sea beach and palm trees and consists of a formal dinning area seating 8 and a more relaxed area with comfortable seating. The apartment also has a digital safe


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average rating of 5.0 based on 48 reviews

Absolutely Amazing!

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from a week here and can't wait to go back! Penny has an incredible, luxurious place she is sharing. Chauntel makes you feel at home and is so friendly and helpful. We really enjoyed our chats with her.

The location is perfect and the estate grounds are just beautifil. Tony and his team at Glitter Bay keep things top-notch and gave us the VIP treatment.

Not having to worry about finding beach chairs each morning was great; Rocky took care of us for sure. The beach isn't "private"; but, it sure feels that way. The beach was very clean and the water clear and calm. We couldn't have found a better spot.

We thought we were lucky when we saw a fresh turtle nest one evening; but, that was nothing. The next evening, we watched a turtle lay her eggs. What a great experience! The green monkeys on the property were an added bonus.

We had lunch a few times at the on-site restaurant and everything was very flavorful and good. Of course, the beachfront setting is beautiful.

If you want to stay at a luxurious apartment, where great restaurants are close by, with the feel of a private beach club and welcoming people, don't hesitate to stay at Penny's. You'll enjoy your stay and be like us...longing to return less than 24 hours after departing.


Beth, Peter, Connie and Mike

  • Submitted: Nov 12, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Guys, You have kindly give the apartment the most amazing review, however the best thing is that you had a holiday to remember and took home some great memories. We really try hard to exceed guest expectations and I am so pleased you have such a lovely time. Hurry back, we love happy guests and luckily we have never yet had anyone staying at apartment Ocean Blue who has not had a fantastic time and rated us five star. Remember returning guests automatically receive a 5% discount. Thank you for your kind words. Best wishes, Penny
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Wonderful Stay

  • 5 of 5

We stayed as a family of four (two boys, aged 12 and 10) at the beautiful Ocean Blue apartment at Glitter Bay. Prior to our arrival, we exchanged many emails with the owner, Penny, who patiently answered all of our questions and made sure that we were happy before we had even arrived.

On arrival, we were met by our driver, Perry, who had been organised by Penny. He was a great fun, knowledgable, reliable and helped shepherd us around for our entire stay.

As to the apartment itself, words cannot express how beautifully decorated and maintained it is. The furnishings and design are stunning, its a great size for a family of four and Penny has managed to think of everything. It is also perfectly located for both pool and beach and the view to the beach is breathtaking.

Glitter Bay itself is a well run property: the gardens and tennis courts, are perfectly maintained, the pool is clean, the beach is perfect and the staff all made us feel welcome. It is also brilliantly located for the many great restaurants around Holetown and Speightstown. On the subject of which, special mention must go to Sea Cat.

We should also mention Chauntel who visited daily to keep the apartment sparkling, which included helping us with some clothes washing.

We really can't recommend Ocean Blue highly enough and can't wait to go back. Those early evenings spent on the stunning terrace with G&Ts will live long in the memory.

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Tom and family, I am so very pleased you had a brilliant holiday, everyone seems to love Ocean Blue and I am pleased to say in all honestly that everyone who has taken the time to review the apartment has given us a five star rating. It is really great when a family let you know how their holiday went as other families find this genuinely helpful. Chauntel said what delightful guests you where and we both look forward to welcoming you back again to your Barbados home from home. Thank you, Penny
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Immaculate apartment perfect location wonderful relaxing holiday.

  • 5 of 5

Picked up from the airport by the wonderful Perry, seamless arrival despite us being delayed. Welcomed by Chauntel at the apartment who looked after us brilliantly the whole week. Everything about the apartment was perfect. Contemporary decor and extremely clean. Great local amnenities and all staff at Glitter Bay very kind. Would definitely recommend this place. Contact from Penny was excellent and we will definitely be staying again. Thank you

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful stay in amazing location

  • 5 of 5

This is my second stay at ocean view, Glitter Bay for another wonderful holiday in this superb apartment. The apartment is luxury personified. The location of the apartment could not be better and the complex is beautiful. I would have no reservations about recommending the property for a fabulous relaxing and luxury break.

  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful apartment and locAtion

  • 5 of 5

We've just spent 9 wonderful nights in ocean blue. Beautiful apartment, so much better than the numerous Barbados hotels we've stayed in. All located on the best beach on the island. Perfect location to venture out and experience the world class cuisine. Loanstar or Ju Ju for lunch. Cliff beach club. Juma, Tides. Cin Cin. Mullins .....for dinner.

  • Submitted: Nov 4, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to do a review of the apartment. So glad your holiday was such a success and that you enjoyed dinning at all these great waterside dinning options. The half tern and pre Christmas is a wonderful time to take a holiday before the prices rise for the season. We hope we will be able to welcome you back to Ocean Blue again in the future. Penny
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Superb Apartment, brilliant Location, All Pefect

  • 5 of 5

A lovely apartment everything was just perfect, elegantly furnished, kitchen extremely well equipped, very comfy beds and good bathrooms.

The location is overlooking a lovely beach and the sea swimming was great, the water was nice and warm. Attention to detail at Glitter Bay is very high, sun loungers allocated on beach on arrival and yours for the whole of your stay.

Housekeeping was to a very high standard and Chauntel was very helpful with everything, plus all our personal laundry was done when needed. Came home with all clean clothes!! Brilliant.

We had a very memorable holiday at Ocean Blue, thank you Penny.

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
20 Kilometres
Grantley Adams International Bridgetown
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Westmoreland and Sandy Lane
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
Beach Club next door
Car: recommended

Barbados, perched in the sea to the east of the Windward Islands is wonderful holiday destination with natural attractions all of its own: acres of rolling green sugar cane fields, a breathtaking coastline of soft sandy beaches lapped by calm turquoise waters of the Caribbean on the west and expanses of wild surf crashing onto the wide sandy beaches of the Atlantic east coast; exotic trees and shrubs such as banyan, mahogany, flamboyant and poinsettia. As you drive across the island you glimpse fine, colonial-style plantation houses and come across villages of houses brightly painted in classic Caribbean colours, surrounded by garden of frangipani and hibiscus. Barbados is a paradise island,. You can enjoy every type of water sport, water skiing, sailing, diving and paragliding. The snorkeling all along the beach is excellent and you may even see a turtle! Windsurfing is available on the south coast side of the island. Game fishing and boats for hire can all be arranged.

Other Activities: Snorkelling


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $701.85

Late availability rates are always available and we will consider reductions for single occupancy. Please ring or text for details +447710 654085

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.