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High Trees

Villa with 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms and swimming pool in Barbados

From £5,176 per week

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Villa to rent in Barbados

  • Villa
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Private pool
  • WiFi

Villa overview - owner's description

Situated at the end of a shady semi-circular driveway, High Trees offers guests a comfortable and relaxed Barbados holiday experience. The villa has been recently renovated.

Situated at the end of a shady semi-circular driveway, High Trees offers guests a comfortable and relaxed Barbados holiday experience. The villa has been recently renovated, and features traditional terrazzo floors, warm muted decor, with touches of colour to enhance its Caribbean flavor.

Located at the center of the villa, the entry foyer doubles as the inside sitting area/TV room. Wide French doors lead on to the covered patio where guests can relax with a cool Caribbean drink, or dine alfresco. It's just steps to the large wooden deck surrounding the pool, where guests can enjoy comfortable lounge chairs just in case it is the sun rather than the shade they are looking for. A pathway leads from the patio, through the lovely gardens, to a second deck area at the beach edge. The beach deck features a small gazebo, and outdoor dining, at the same time enjoying the privacy offered by the low sea wall. For your convenience there are two gates that offer you direct access to the beach.

The bedrooms are all air-conditioned and have en-suite bathrooms. The master bedroom features a “wet room” in its en-suite bathroom as well as direct access to the pool deck. Bedrooms 2 and 3 also have direct access to the pool deck, as well as connecting via the bathroom – a great option for parents and children. Bedroom 4 is located to the left of the entry foyer.

The airy kitchen is located to the left of the foyer, and also has French doors leading on to the outdoor terrace.

High Trees is located on the well known Gibbs Beach, on the west coast of Barbados. The villa is within walking distance to Mullins Beach, and is just a 5 minute drive to Speightstown, where guests can enjoy shopping and casual dining options. Holetown is a 15 minute drive away. This holiday rental villa is an excellent choice for families or groups of friends wishing to enjoy a relaxing Barbados vacation.

Features

Bedrooms
Master Bedroom: King size bed that can be separated into twin beds. There is a bathroom with tub, shower and double vanity.
Bedroom Two: Twin beds that can be converted into a king size bed. There is a shower and double vanity.
Bedroom Three: Queen size bed with a tub/shower and single vanity.
Bedroom Four: Twin beds that can be converted into a king. There is a shower and single vanity.
Amenities
- Air conditioned bedrooms
- BBQ
- Beachfront
- Cable TV
- Ceiling fans throughout
- DVD player
- Hair dryer
- iPod dock
- Outdoor shower
- Table tennis
- TV
- Wi-Fi access
- Security safe
- Swimming pool
- Watersports nearby.

Location

Just a plane ride away lies the real fantasy island, Barbados. An island that gives a dreamlike, intimate feeling to your trip.Barbados also offers sun, two seas, and an indescribable richness of colour.

Barbados is a truly phenomenal holiday destination, and geologically unique; a coral island, initially pushed from the sea as two separate land masses by volcanic activity many years ago. Over time these two land masses merged together creating the isle we now know as Barbados. Barbados lies on the boundary of the Caribbean and South American continental plates making it unlike any other Caribbean Island. Within the core of the island, made up mainly of coral sediment, numerous caves and underground lakes can be found. Arguably the most famous of these is Harrison's Cave; a network of caves, waterfalls, pools and fantastic stalagmites and stalactites.

Descendants of the indigenous Arawakan-speaking tribes tell that the original name for Barbados was ‘Ichirouganaim' meaning ‘red land with white teeth.' The reason for the later name Barbados is controversial; some believe that the Portuguese, en route to Brazil, were the first Europeans to come to the island. Others say that it was this Spanish which gave it the Spanish name ‘Los Barbudos'. The word Barbados means ‘bearded ones' but it is really personal preference as to whether ‘bearded' refers to the long, hanging routes of the bearded fig-tree (Ficus citrifolia) indigenous to the island; to the allegedly bearded ‘Caribs' who once inhabited the island; or, more romantically, to the foam spraying over the outlying reefs, giving the impression of a beard.

When visiting Barbados, the first thing you are sure to notice are the gorgeous and renowned flat white sand beaches. On the west coast of Barbados, miles of coral shore beaches and fine white sands stretch along a hypnotising turquoise sea. The West Coast of Barbados is also fringed with countless breath-taking Coral Reefs to provide excellent snorkelling and scuba diving opportunities. The South Coast also offers something for everyone, and is a curious mixture of the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. Here you can swim in calm waters, snorkel over the inshore reefs and tidal pools, and at the southernmost tip of the island, you can windsurf.
The East Coast of Barbados has fantastic and lively surfing opportunities, blown briskly by the strong and constant trade winds; the constant breeze of these trade winds give Barbados its mild and pleasant tropical climate. Along the east coast, huge Atlantic waves crash along the shore and so the beaches are better suited for walks and sun-bathing, with a few enchanting places to have a dip in the sea – as the waves break over rocks and reefs, small pools are formed close to shore – natural swimming pools!

Inland Barbados is delightful to explore, enchantingly quiet and rural there are endless fields of sugar cane dotted with old plantation houses. Barbados has a rich and interesting history and has preserved and restored many of its historic buildings – you can visit a plantation house for a trip back in time, see the towering lighthouses that once led ships to safety, or explore the historic towns that are an important part of the island's past and present.

Whilst on Barbados, a taste of the island's rum is a must! The isle has been producing rum for over 350 years, and it is recognised internationally for its quality. Many tours and taste sessions are available at the local distilleries.

There are many activities to keep you occupied whilst on holiday in Barbados – for the more adventurous vacationer you can join ‘Jammin' Catamaran cruises' and choose swimming with turtles, snorkelling, fishing or diving. You can also embark upon a day or sunset private cruise, and there are a variety of undersea expeditions that are highly recommended and entirely unforgettable. Any shopping lovers will also delight in the unique boutiques found on the Island. Barbados crafts people are highly skilled, especially in the area of pottery – so when visiting the island be sure to look at the local handicrafts and art available!

With so much to offer and more, an exclusive villa is the perfect base from which you can explore this delightful island. They are ideal for those who love to spend their days relaxing by the sea or taking part in a multitude of water sports which include snorkelling and scuba diving around the expansive off-shore coral reefs.

As a Caribbean holiday destination Barbados is a stunning island with a plethora of entertainment, culture and cuisine to make your trip a once in a lifetime experience. Another truly unique quality to this enchanting island is the people. Barbadians, more often referred to as Bajans, are warm and friendly souls, always ready to greet you with a sincere smile. Barbados is guaranteed to make every vacationer feel welcome and accepted, by the time you leave you will feel as you are not only leaving the isle but a part of yourself in Barbados and will want to return again and again.

It truly is a unique Caribbean paradise.

Extras

High Trees offers fully serviced luxury experiences, inclusive of nearly everything. If there is anything else you would like to arrange for your stay, please contact the Oliver's VIP Concierge Team (by clicking on the link in the blue Oliver's Extras box above) who will be happy to help. We can usually put you in touch with the right people arrange any of the following:

  • Cook/catering
  • Maid service/extra cleaning
  • Local day-trips or tours
  • Airport pick-up/drop-off
  • Babysitting service
  • Welcome hamper/pre-stocked fridge

This is by no means an exhaustive list, so please just contact Oliver's VIP Concierge Team to help you arrange any of those little extras that can really make the difference.

T&Cs

  • Maximum 12 guests
  • Additional taxes may apply
  • Actual exchange rate may vary
  • All rates and villa details are subject to change without notice
  • Holiday rates may vary
  • Rates are based on double occupancy

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Changeover days and minimum stays

  • 14 April - 18 December 2017: the minimum stay is 5 nights.
  • 19 December 2017 - 19 December 2022: the minimum stay is 7 nights.

Extras

Compulsory

  • Refundable Breakage Deposit

    £758.15 per booking, paid locally

Facilities

Bedrooms

4 bedrooms, Sleeps 8

Bathrooms

4 bathrooms

Swimming pool

Private pool

Entertainment

DVD/Blu-ray player, Internet / WiFi, TV, Satellite / cable

General

Car hire optional

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