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Chill at Ga Ga's - your tropical getaway! 3 minutes walk to the beach.

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview


Details
Property
house
Sleeps
5
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
7 nights

About the property

Ga Ga's is a 2 bedroom/2 bathroom holiday home which sleeps up to 4/5 people

Our stunning holiday home has been tastefully decorated throughout to give a relaxing and modern Caribbean feel.

It has two bedrooms, both with very comfortable Queen size beds with beautiful high quality furnishings and quality bed linen.

The Lime Bedroom is air conditioned, has a ceiling fan and has an en suite bathroom which includes a new walk in shower unit with 'rain shower' and a dressing area with ample wardrobe space. A new vanity sink unit with excellent lighting

The Coral Bedroom is also air conditioned and has a ceiling fan. This bedroom has a large new walk in shower with 'rain shower' head and a dressing area with ample wardrobe space. A new vanity sink unit with excellent lighting. A hairdryer is there for guests use.

There is a brand new (fitted July 2015) large fully equipped kitchen with everything you will need for your stay. New gas stove and appliances. The kitchen leads out to the stunning patio area which has been hand made with local Green Heart wood. Here you can dine al fresco and chill out at the very large dining table with 6 chairs. This dining area is under cover.

There is also a Weber BBQ (charcoal) for you to use.

There is a breakfast bar between the lounge and kitchen with 2 comfortable high stools.

The lounge offers class and comfort with two separate sitting areas and flat screen TV with UK TV Cable connection. There are two comfortable sofas, one of which converts to a Queen size sofa bed. The Living area also has 3 ceiling fans and two portable free standing fan to keep things cool. Ga Ga's also benefits from very high speed fibre internet connection.

We have also recently added a separate laundry room with an american style washer and dryer for guests use.

There is a garden for your relaxation and the property is in a very quiet position in a cul de sac with lovely sweet neighbours. There is an outside shower for your use after a day spent on the beach.

Ga Ga's is just a short 3 minute walk from the beautiful beach at Crystal Cove where you can relax on the stunning beach and swim in the calm Caribbean sea. You may even see a turtle or two!

Children of all ages are very welcome. The house is a safe environment for them.

We have a large travel cot at the house for your use.

Ga Ga's is on one level and would suit people who have mobility problems although doors and gates are not wide enough for a wheel chair.

More Details

Owner
Lesley Anne
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
January 17, 2017

Why Lesley Anne chose Barbados

We have been holidaying in Barbados since 2001 and finally found our perfect little home in the perfect position!

A frequently asked question is why we have named this house 'Ga Ga's'.? My granddaughter calls me Ga Ga instead of Grandma and strangely enough she was born in South Africa and Ga Ga is Zulu for Grandma which none of us knew at the time!

What makes this house unique

Ga Ga's is situated in Fitts Village where you will feel immersed in Barbados rather than being just 'another tourist'.

If you are looking for the real Barbados feel ... then look no further!

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(17 traveler reviews)

Chill at Ga Ga's - your tropical getaway! 3 minutes walk to the beach.
average rating of 4.882353 based on 17 reviews
5

Fabulous!

  • 5 of 5

What a beautiful, beautiful villa. Gagas has been lovingly furnished with little touches as a reminder of the island. Perfectly situated, the nearest sandy beach is literally 3 minutes walk down the road and there are so many more to choose from. We hired a car which meant we could explore all around Barbados and a catamaran trip to swim with turtles is also a must. There are so many stunning restaurants to choose from, we literally ended up not cooking anything, but with the fully equipped kitchen and Weber BBQ you could do so, picking up fresh fish from the fish market down the road in Paynes Bay or food from the local supermarket, a 5 minute drive away. Lesley, the owner, can't do enough for you, the information she gives you pre-holiday ensures that you get the very best from your trip, especially for first timers to Barbados. I will definitely return one day.

  • Submitted: Jan 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely review. My comprehensive information pack about GaGa's, the local area of Fitts Village and Barbados in general is emailed out to every guest and it is good to hear that you found it helpful. I hope to see you back again.
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5

Wonderful place to rest and relax in Barbados

  • 5 of 5

My family and I really enjoyed the place. It was close enough to the beach and the road to catch the local buses. It was really well equipped and we ate in a lot on this holiday - walking up to Paynes Bay to get fresh fish daily and barbecuing it. Jordans supermarket is walkable but it's just as easy to catch a bus up to Holetown. It was lovely having the veranda on the outside as even when it rained (unusual for December) we could sit outside. Lesley was attentive to all our needs and it's been an absolute pleasure staying at Ga Ga's.

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. Good to hear how accessible you found it to get around from GaGa's. Hoping you had a wonderful Xmas stay!
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5

Perfect location & perfect house

  • 5 of 5

Gaga's is a beautiful house in a lovely quiet local neighbourhood. Fitts village is the perfect place to relax and hang out with the locals but is minutes away on the (very frequent) bus to Holetown where there are more shops, bars, restaurants etc if you wanted. The beach which is at the bottom of the road is beautiful, unspoilt and quiet. Walking distance from Gaga's is Wendy's bar, amazing atmosphere, super friendly and cheap beers and food (macaroni pie is to die for!). Il Tempio on the beach (good for a drink watching the sunset in happy hour) and Jordan's supermarket (we walked along the beach in the day as the road is quite busy and pavements not all that great !)

Lesley is fantastic, there is nothing she can't do to help and advise, the perfect host. Her house is beautiful and comfortable and has everything you could ever need. Tania who looks after the house is also wonderful and very helpful and lovely. We had a brilliant day out with her and her husband on an island tour they run which was fantastic.

It was our first time to Barbados (definitely not our last) and it could not have been better. I 100% recommend Gaga's to everyone! Thank you x

  • Submitted: Dec 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! So pleased that you enjoyed GaGa's and enjoyed your first visit to Barbados. I hope to see you again x
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5

Everything you need

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home with everything you need. Close to the beach and bus stops. Private, quiet and safe, what more could you ask for.

Everything was smooth from start to finish. Very friendly owner and manager which made you feel welcome from the time you arrive to the time you left.

I would definitely stay here again and recommend it to anybody looking for a nice rental on the West Coast.

  • Submitted: Oct 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely review! So pleased that you enjoyed your stay at GaGa's.
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5

Beautiful home from home experience! Book it you won't regret it!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time at this gorgeous villa, it had everything we needed and more. Every detail was arranged perfectly by the owner Lesley from start to finish, from our airport transfers with taximan Robert to our welcome from the helpful Tanya to the lovely email on our return checking we had had a good time & arranging the return of our security deposit. Lesley deserves top marks for customer care.

The villa is in a lovely neighbourhood only a few minutes walk from the beach at Crystal Cove & the bus stops which can take you anywhere on the island for 2 Bds or $1US. It is very comfortable & has a well equipped kitchen, so whether you want to make a light snack or a full meal you will have everything you need to do so. The bedrooms are bright & airy with comfortable beds, air con & ensuite shower rooms with plenty of storage for a long stay. The property has reliable wifi & a TV with plenty of channels to keep you amused if you fancy an evening at home. There is a very handy laundry room at the side of the house with a large top loading washing machine & dryer which we made good use of so no need to go home with a case of dirty clothes. The outside deck area is a beautiful place to have your breakfast or read a book in the shade but if you prefer a bit of sun the garden is large enough to always find a sunny spot to relax in. There is a really handy outside shower to rinse off the remnants of a day at the beach. The neighbours are all very friendly and will always say hello to you, the only neighbours we weren't so keen on were the cockerels that seemed to crow day & night. If you are a light sleeper I would recommend taking some earplugs & you will be fine.

All in all, Gaga's is a beautiful place to stay with plenty of home comforts & very conveniently situated between Bridgetown & Holetown for all your shopping & dining needs. Therefore I wouldn't hesitate in recommending it to others. Book it, you won't regret it!

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thankyou for your lovely review. Ga Ga's is my little Barbados dream home and I am so pleased that you enjoyed staying there as much as I do. GaGa"s housekeeper Tania is wonderful and is always on hand for our guests. Hope to see you again at GaGa's.
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...just perfect!!

  • 5 of 5

We recently returned from our second stay at Ga Ga's and enjoyed it just as much as the first time in 2015.

Lesley had fitted a brand new kitchen this year, although not much cooking was done as there are so many lovely restaurants nearby that you have to go and try.

Ga Ga's is a good base to explore the West coast using the unique Reggae buses to hop on and off. However, a car is recommended if you want to travel further afield.

Lesley has a recommended list of car hire to use, good places to visit and restaurants to choose from, so you're never stuck for things to do.

We love Barbados and will be returning! Of course, we will choose Ga Ga's every time!!

  • Submitted: Mar 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thankyou. The new kitchen at GaGa's was fitted during the summer last year and has a new gas stove and all new fittings. We have also fitted new sink and vanity units in both of the bathrooms. So pleased to hear that you enjoyed your second stay at GaGa's.
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Map

Nearest Barpub
200 Metres
Wendy's
Nearest Beach
200 Metres
Crystal Cove, Fitts Village
Car: not necessary

Ga Ga's is situated in friendly Fitts Village on the fabulous West coast. The house is nestled in a very quiet cul de sac just behind the coastal beach road where you can experience local friendly village life. Although a car is not necessary as local buses to all parts of the island are easily accessible you may find a car useful to see more of beautiful Barbados.

Jordans supermarket is with a 10-15 minute walk or a short 2 minute drive. Il Tempio restaurant is opposite Jordans supermarket. Bus stops are situated directly at the bottom of our street on the main beach road where you can easily hop on a bus and be in Bridgetown within 15 minutes and Holetown in 5 minutes.

Wendy's Bar is within a 5 minute walk.

Paynes Bay is a short ride away where you will find a small fish market. Your fresh fish for the BBQ can be bought from here.

There is a petrol garage with a large grocery shop open all hours, inside you will find an ATM.

Also in Paynes Bay you will find another beautiful wide beach and a number of good restaurants. Daphnes, Scarlets, The Roti Hut and Mr Vics are all in this lovely area not far from Ga Ga's.

Holetown is just a short 7 minute drive away where you can enjoy tax free shopping or browse in the local Chattel Village shops as well as stocking up at the large supermarket there. Holetown has a large selection of excellent restaurants and bars at all price levels and opportunities to experience beach side dining. Banks and ATM machines can also be found in Holetown. The world renowned 'The Cliff' restaurant is within walking distance of the house and you also have Il Tempio Italian restaurant and Wendys local bar.

Crystal Cove beach is within an easy 3 minute walk away from Ga Ga's where you will find soft white sand and calm seas. Jet skiing and boat trips can also be taken from the beach here to see the famous sea turtles.

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Rates & Availability

Saint James House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Winter 2017
Jan 5 2017 - Apr 15 2017
7 night minimum stay
$924
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $9 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer 2017
Apr 16 2017 - Aug 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
$862
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $9 per night, per additional guest
 
Autumn 2017
Sep 1 2017 - Dec 15 2017
7 night minimum stay
$801
 
Notes: Rates are based on 1 guests; add $9 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $185

Please note the extra supplement for more than 2 Adults staying @ £7 per night throughout the year.
There is NO extra supplement charge for children.

25% Non returnable deposit upon booking confirmation.
Balance and security deposit due 8 weeks before date of travel via Bank transfer to Barbados or UK bank account

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Amenities

Saint James House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Village
Theme:
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , 'Rain shower' in cubicle. New vanity sink unit.
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , 'Rain shower' in cubicle. New vanity sink unit.
  • A large selection of good quality Bath and Beach Towels are available for guests use. Both bathrooms have excellent lighting.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Coral Bedroom - 1 queen , Air Conditioning plus ceiling fan. Ensuite bathroom.
    Lime Bedroom - 1 queen , 1 baby crib , Air Conditioning plus ceiling fan. Ensuite bathroom
  • Each bedroom has ample wardrobe space and dressing area with mirror. Ample amount of hangers are supplied in the wardrobes. There is a wall safe in the Lime bedroom for guests use. 1 Hairdryer. Full length wall mirror. Both bedrooms have a good selection of high quality sheets, bedspreads and very comfortable pillows. Mattresses are top quality. A Queen size sofa bed is in the lounge area that would be suitable for 1 extra person sleeping or an older child.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Beach Umbrellas
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Deck Furniture
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • marina
  • reefs
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
Notes:
A basic welcome grocery package is included in the price for your arrival, this will include Milk, Bread, Butter, Water, Orange Juice. We can organise your car hire for you at the best prices in advance of your arrival. This is highly advisable if you are staying in peak season. Airport taxi pick up can be arranged for your arrival for a no-hassle transfer to Ga Ga's. Catamaran trips to swim with the turtles can also be arranged and booked for you before your arrival. Jet ski hire can be arranged during your stay which is available from our nearest beach. Boat trips can be arranged for fishing etc Babysitting service with an excellent English nanny can be arranged. There is a housekeeper at Ga Ga's and she will give you a very warm welcome and is your local contact. One visit per week is included for our housekeeper to visit and do a clean and change of linen & towels. There are 2 portable beach chairs and 1 fold up sunbed, 1 garden sun lounger for guests use and also a beach umbrell

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