Ocean one offers luxury in a peaceful and beautiful ocean front setting in two and three bedroom exquisitely appointed, self-catering villas capable of sleeping up to six adults. It is not a hotel but 21 privately owned luxury residences of which only a few are rented.
All units offer safe, spacious and comfortable beach front living, large glass fronted ocean view balconies with access to the communal pool, jacuzzi, gyms, beach front garden and terrace. All units are large (no less than 1389 sq.ft) and luxuriously furnished including the Italian design kitchens and bathrooms. The property also features 24 hr security, private driveway and parking, property manager and elevator access to all floors.
The convenient location is 15-20 minutes drive away from the Airport and the same distance from the main shopping and city center, Bridgetown. The property is well away from the main road and offers tropical beauty, peace and tranquility in a luxury beach front Barbados holiday rentals
Activities: The new Jewish Synagogue Museum, National Heroes Gallery and Arlington House Museum, the reopening of Harrison's Cave and Oistins Fish Fry, as well as the arrival of the 2008 Best of Barbados Zagat Guide, make 2008 the perfect year to enjoy all the wonders and new happenings Barbados has to offer.
Barbados is the first and only island in the Caribbean that has been Zagat rated. The new 2008 Best of Barbados Zagat Guide includes an abundance of newly opened restaurants, nightlife, attractions and golf.
Barbados has numerous activities for visitors as well as dining and entertainment options. Let us know what interests you and we will be happy to make recommendations and make reservations for you too.
Before your next visit to Barbados, don't forget to bring your 2008 Best of Barbados Zagat Guide to truly experience all of the new happenings on the island!
Activities & Nightlife - Oistins: A trip to Barbados just isn't complete without a visit to the famous and newly renovated Oistins Fish Fry. On Friday and Saturday evenings, revelers can indulge in some flying fish and rum punch or Banks Beer. Mingle with the locals that flock to this popular hangout where tasty food, lights and great music create a delightful atmosphere of Barbados' rich fisher folk culture. Oistins upgrades include new vendor stalls, improved sanitation, lighting and entertainment facilities, yet the traditional mold remains intact.
Activities - adventure and sightseeing: After a year of redevelopment, Harrison's Cave, Barbados' most popular visitor attraction, recently re-opened during the first week of January 2008. This crystallized limestone cavern is full of stalactite and stalagmite formations creating the ultimate site for people of all ages. The newly improved cave features a fleet of six new trams -- two are wheelchair
accessible -- as well as ventilation, drainage, electrical lighting and a tracking system. Additionally, a Cave Interpretive Center has been added to the gully floor and features a multi-media presentation that holds up to 40 people, interactive displays, an enhanced passenger boarding area, washrooms, souvenir shop and snack bar.
Ocean One is located directly on Maxwell Beach - no walk necessary and is also 15-20mins drive away from the International Airport and the same distance from the main city/shopping center Bridgetown. 5mins drive is the popular St. Lawrence Gap well known for its many dining, entertainment and partying options. 5minds away is Oistins which is known for the weekend outdoor Oistins fish fry, recently rated by Zagat. Many activities are available within a few mins drive from golf and tennis to horse racing, polo and much more.
Barbados was named the 'World's No. 1 Hotspot for Celebrities in 2007' by
internationally recognized travel website Expedia.co.uk, since the island's
beauty is captivating and the weather is simply addictive. But combine that
with Barbados' rich history, lifestyle and natural attractions and it's even
easier to see why it's impossible for both celebrities and travelers to stay
away for long.
Other Activities: too numerous to mention, contact us for recommendations
Golf: Fodor's 'Caribbean 2006' travel guide says of Barbados... 'Golfers can choose from among some of the best championship courses in the Caribbean.'
Sunny weather all year round makes Barbados an ideal location for golf and the perfect vacation spot for golfers and 'would-be' golfers! The glorious weather conditions are complemented by world-class golf courses and facilities. Most golf clubs offer professional instruction.
Several golf tournaments are hosted throughout the year, attracting participants from a number of countries including Europe and North America. In December 2006 Barbados hosted the World Golf Championships World Cup. The our-day tournament was held at the Sandy Lane Resort on the west coast of the island.
Your choice of clubs include the Rockley Golf Club, The Barbados Golf Club, Royal Westmoreland Golf Club and three courses to choose from at the posh Sandy Lane Golf Club.
In October 2004, perhaps the world's most famous golfer - Tiger Woods - chose Barbados as the venue for his wedding. The ceremony took place at Sandy Lane Golf Course.