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Luxury beachfront 2 bed, 2 bath apartment, overlooking pool, newly refurbished

Bedrooms 2
Space 13,993 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights


About the property

Beautiful beach apartment with pool, tennis, gym, housekeeping, 24hr security

Twin Palms is a fabulous two bedroom apartment, located at the well loved, prestigious resort of Glitter Bay on the west coast of Barbados. This apartment has just been refurbished elegantly to a very high standard, and is fully equipped with everything that one would expect of a high end, privately owned property. The comfortable accommodation sleeps up to five guests and overlooks the resort swimming pool and a lush oasis of coconut palms and tropical gardens. From the terrace, it has panoramic views over the Caribbean Sea. One of the best stretches of sandy beach on the island is a thirty second walk from the apartment through the lovely gardens. The beach comes complete with comfortable sun loungers, umbrellas, fresh towels daily, a beach bar, and beach & pool staff to help make your stay all the more relaxing. Glitter Bay resort offers many of the facilities of a top ocean front development with acres of lush gardens, a large swimming pool, tennis courts, gym, concierge, friendly staff and 24 hour security. The apartment is very well maintained and comes with its own housekeeper and property manager, meaning it has a high standard of cleanliness, and is properly managed. It offers everything you could desire in a beachside hideaway and is perfect for a honeymoon, romantic getaway or a family holiday. There is a children's swimming pool, and playground, as well as plenty of space for children to enjoy the freedom of a summer holiday. Glitter Bay is quiet with no road noise, and it is located a short walk / car journey to all the shops, restaurants and amenities of Holetown. Please email for more information.

Property Manager
Christina Shortt
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 20, 2018


Holetown Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 4
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 13993 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Resort
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Holiday Resort
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Elevator
  • Filtered Water
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - combination tub/shower
  • The luxurious ensuite bathroom boasts a walk in shower and marble hand basins. The second bathroom has a bath/shower and also has the marble and coral finish with his and hers hand basins. Good quality, fresh towels are provided regularly throughout your stay.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 3 twin/ single
  • This fourth floor hideaway offers delightful light and airy accommodation. Rooms are furnished with a relaxed tropical feel. The ensuite master bedroom has a king-size bed, TV, air-conditioning, a ceiling fan and is stylishly furnished. There is direct access onto the sumptuous terrace overlooking the manicured gardens, pool and white powdered sandy beach. The guest bedroom also has a king-size bed which converts to twin beds. There is also an extra bed available in this room to accommodate a third person. It has air-conditioning, a ceiling fan, double doors onto a small patio and use of its own bathroom. A travel cot and high chair are available for families with young children, at an additional cost.
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat
  • Child's Swing
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gated Community
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Sailboat
  • Sand Box
  • Tennis ...
  • Tennis Court
  • Terrace
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Housekeeper
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • forests
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
The kitchen benefits from modern appliances including dishwasher, microwave, oven, hob and fridge freezer. There is also laundry area with washer/dryer. The large terrace is divided into two living areas and overlooks the sea, beach and gardens. It consists of a dining area seating 6 and a more relaxed area with comfortable seating. The living area opens onto the terrace. There is a large television with DVD and surround sound system. It has two sofas, air-conditioning plus ceiling fans and drapes. Panoramic glass doors slide back fully onto the large terrace dining area. Housekeeping: A housekeeper comes 3 hours per day, 6 days per week. The housekeeper's responsibilities are mainly focused on cleaning the apartment, with some laundry. She is available to do additional work for you such as cooking or babysitting, but the guest must settle with her directly. Please note the housekeeper DOES NOT work on BANK HOLIDAYS. Smoking Policy: Please note this is a NO SMOKING property.


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Luxury beachfront 2 bed, 2 bath apartment, overlooking pool, newly refurbished
average rating of 4.95 based on 20 reviews

Delightful stay

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 3 had a wonderfully relaxing time staying here at Glitter Bay. Dealing with Cristina when arranging our stay went smoothly. The apartment was immaculate and what you see in the pictures is exactly what you get. It was spacious, light and airy. The location for Glitter Bay is perfect, no hassle to just stroll down to the pool and gorgeous beach area where sunbeds are readily available. The snack bar was unfortunately shut for most of our stay, opening only on the last day, however it was open for drinks. This was not a huge issue as we just walked along the beach to the Fairmont next door or lonestar for breakfast as well as staying in for breakfast on a couple of days. There are plenty of restaurants to go to in the area for a slap up meal or just something quick and easy. Bus stop right outside or taxis are easy to order. There are tennis courts in the grounds but I would suggest taking your own balls as the ones provided were not very bouncy. A great holiday and we would consider staying in this apartment again.

  • Submitted: Nov 14, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Family vacation in Barbados

  • 5 of 5

We were a family of 4 adults who totally enjoyed the island and our stay at Glitter Bay. We stayed in the Twin Palms villa, it was very spacious and very clean. The beds were super comfortable. The outdoor deck was perfect for morning coffee and evening meals. Christina was very responsive to any of our questions and offered to book our catamaran sail. We would definitely recommend staying here.

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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Mold, Flintshire

Never Fails!

  • 5 of 5

Just returned from another two week break at Twin Palms. Thanks to Christina for her usual impeccable organisation and arrangements. Thanks to Chauntel, our wonderful, friendly and cheerful Housekeeper, for her kind help and assistance during our stay.

The apartment has been refurbished ( yet again ) to maintain the excellent standards of decor, practicality and overall ambience.

Every description of Twin Palms is accurate and in my opinion, understated. It truly is an excellent place to stay when visiting Barbados.

We look forward to returning to Twin Palms again next January for another wonderful holiday experience.

Thanks to all concerned

  • Submitted: Jan 19, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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South Hamilton, MA

Really nice condo.

  • 5 of 5

A great place to stay Barbados. Our group was four adults and we never felt crowded. Kitchen small but efficient and well equipped. Chantell (maid) is a sweetheart. Beds were comfy. A short walk to the pool or beach, neither of which were overcrowded in eary February. Christine (property manager) is very helpful. There is a beach/pool concierge that dispenses towels, assigns beach chairs and answers any questions or can provide recommendations. There are beach towels in the condo for times when you want to explore other beaches or take in a boat ride. In short: a very comfortable base to explore a lovely island, or just relax in the complex's comfy beach lounge chairs looking out over the ocean. All four of us had a great, relaxed stay.

One bit of feedback: the Smeg brand appliances were a bit of a mystery at first for us Americans, and some of the button-labels on the microwave were faded, so there was some guessing and fumbling in the kitchen at first. A user guide in a kitchen drawer would have been helpful. Totally nit-picking here, the place totally deserves the 5-star rating. (After using these appliaces for a week, I am wondering if they are available in the States. Dishwasher is as quiet as a mouse.)

  • Submitted: Feb 9, 2016
  • Stayed: January 2016
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Exceeded all expectations

  • 5 of 5

We have just retuned from a fantastic 2 week holiday staying at Twin Palms. This really is a fantastic appartment in a perfect location. The photos represent the appartment well but if anything it was bigger and better that we expected. The rooms are spacious, terrace fantastic with and the appartment is equipped with everything you need. The robes were a nice touch that we appreciated. The housekeeper Chauntel is great and the ensures that appartment is always immaculate. The Glitter bay grounds/pool/beach are maintained to a high standard and the allocation of loungers and parasols for the duration of the stay was great, as was being able to collect towels on a daily basis from the concierge desk. Glitterbay is situated on a lovely long stretch of beach that was never busy. There are a number of good value beach bars along the beach, all are very good for lunch or a drink. We visited a couple of other beaches but they weren't a patch on Glitter bay. Glitter bay is also well located for accessing the restaurants and shops in Holetown which are a short taxi ride away, although we tended to stop a bus at the gate as they were so frequent and took you in in minutes for $1US. I would highly recommend this appartment, it is ideal for a family or group of friends. Anoushka and Christiana (property managers) were really helpful and everything went smoothly through the booking process and our stay. I'm sure this will not be our last visit to Glitter bay.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely modern apartment

  • 5 of 5

Lovely apartment, exactly like the photographs. We'd seen some other properties in Glitter Bay which were starting to look a bit tired, Twin Palms was however really modern, bright and airy. The booking process was faultless with Anoushka and Christina keeping us updated with all we needed to know. The housekeeper Chauntel kept the property spotless every day and even did our laundry for us. The balcony was a lovely area to sit with a drink and soak up the view after a hard day at the beach ! We had a great stay for a special occasion.

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
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Nearest Airport
16 Miles
Grantley Adams
Nearest Beach
50 Metres
Glitter Bay
Car: recommended

Twin Palms is located just a few minutes from Holetown on the breathtaking West Coast in St James where you can relax on a gorgeous stretch of white sandy beach overlooking the turquoise water of the Caribbean. Beach towels, sun loungers with mattresses and parasols are all available free of charge each morning on the beach or by the pool. You can enjoy every type of water sport, water skiing, sailing, diving and paragliding. The snorkelling 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. Close by are a variety of world class restaurants, golf, polo and numerous other attractions. Within ten minutes you can be up in the hills away from the manicured lawns and landscaped gardens. There, among the quaintly painted matchbox houses there is a different world of cane fields, rum bars, tiny villages and magnificent views.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Deposit $623.18

- 30% non refundable deposit by wire transfer direct to owner's bank account or by credit card is required to confirm booking
- Rental balance (non refundable) due 8 weeks before arrival
- £450 security deposit required 8 weeks before arrival
- Cheques not accepted
- Refunds not given for no shows

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.