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Charming One Bedroom Apartment- SPECIAL! MARCH 10th-15th AND APRIL 16th - 30th

Bedrooms 2
Space 600 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Parking
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Air Conditioning
  • children welcome


About the property

1 Bedroom, 1 Full Bathroom And Sleeps 3

Located in the popular Sunset Crest area on the west coast of Barbados, our self-catering one-bedroom properties provides comfortable holiday accommodation within close proximity to the beach and a wide range of facilities and activities.

Charming apartments overlook their own tropical garden which creates privacy. Here you can relax on the lounging chairs to enjoy the sun or just read a book.

Each apartment is one bedroom with air conditioner, sitting room,kitchen,dining area and patio with dining table so you can enjoy the garden by day and stars by night. There are ceiling fans in the bedroom and living room.

Guests are welcomed to use the Beach house which is 2 minutes walk away from the apartments.It provides the following amenities 50 foot swimming pool, bar,restaurant,sun loungers and changing rooms.

Furnishing includes:

Either Queen or twin beds

Deck Chairs


Coffee Maker


Cable Television


DVD Player





Ironing board

Free WI-FI

We can also arrange:

- taxi pick-ups

- car rentals

- boat cruises

- catamaran cruises

- dinner shows

- submarine tours

- island tours

Areas of interest around Sunset Crest:

•Limegrove Lifestyle Centre: Limegrove Lifestyle Centre has emerged as the most stylish place to shop, dine, and lime for all visitors and residents of Barbados. The Centre is home to many of the world's leading retail brands such as Armani, Louis Vuitton, and Michael Kors, while The Grove offers the finest in contemporary Caribbean living. An open courtyard with a stunning waterfall feature lies in the middle of the centre where fine dining range from Thai, Greek and Italian. There are also 2 grand cinemas to catch a movie while munching on delicious treats.

•Tides Restaurant: Culinary art awaits you at the water’s edge of the Platinum Coast offering the perfect blend of ambience and mouth-watering culinary creations.

•First and Second Street: This venue offers a great mix of food, lounging, and party spots. You can visit Piano Bar to sip drinks while listening to lovely singing and piano playing, or if you want something more upbeat visit Elbow Room on Friday’s to have a great time. First and Second street have over 6 locations to dine and over 5 spots to lounge and or party.

•Chattle Houses: Bright and quaint, traditional Chattle Houses provide clothing, jewelry, fine art and small eateries to grab a relaxing meal while shopping and walking around.

•Super Centre Supermarket: This supermarket offers just more than basic necessities compared to other supermarkets in Barbados. Distinctive features include flowers, magazines and a pharmacy.

•Beach House: This complex includes shopping, The Beach House Restaurant and our very own West Coast Villas.

•Zaccios: A beachfront restaurant serving an international cuisine and is open for lunch and dinner. Known for their yummy pizzas be sure to try this out!

•Elements Spa: An exclusive spa located in the Mango Bay Hotel in Holetown. The spa offers deeply relaxing facial, massage and skin treatments are designed to rejuvenate the body, mind and spirit.

•Posh Nosh: This innovative concept prepares fresh and frozen meals equivalent to a restaurant but for consumers to take home and enjoy.

•List the coffee shops: With 4 cafés available in this area, guests can choose from Café Moya, Coffee Bean, Italian House and Pastry Box where yummy café latte’s and little eateries are served.

•List Banks: There are 4 banks available, these include Royal Bank of Canada, Republic Bank, First Caribbean Bank and Scotia Bank.

•Sunset Crest Property Owners Beach Access: Persons who are staying in select Sunset Crest properties have access to the swimming pool and sun bathing deck at The Beach House Restaurant. Members also benefit from direct beach access from the pool deck unto a white sandy beach.

•Sat farmers market: Open every Sunday from 9 am until 2 pm: Set in the grounds of the historic Holders House, and overlooking the beautiful Holders polo field, our market is alive with the hum of music and the chatter and banter of locals and visitors alike mingling around the individual stalls filled with arts and crafts or food products such as jams, jellies and chutneys. Located on Holders Hill, St James.

More Details

Mata Persaud
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 21, 2017

About Mata Persaud

I have lived and travelled to the UK, North America and South America. When I ventured to Barbados I fell in love with the island and people and decided to call it home for over thirty five years. I have been in the rental business for over 15 years and have clients from all over the world and many of them have become great friends.

I live on the premises and is always there to offer you any assistance.

Mata Persaud purchased this apartment in 1998

Why Mata Persaud chose St. James

The budget friendly well equipped and spacious apartments are perfect for couples, honeymooners and families with small children. Location within minutes to the beach, beach club, restaurants, cinemas and beach activities. The family run business is here to make your stay amazing.

What makes this apartment unique

One of the unique benefits for staying at Hibiscus is that it is a friendly family run business and has many repeat guests.

We go all out to ensure guests have a fantastic stay .

It is also close to all amenities so it is not necessary to have a car.


Sunset Crest Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 4
  • smoking allowed ...
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Town
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , outdoor shower , There is also a face basin.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , outdoor shower , There is also a face basin.
  • The apartments each have a full bathroom area. Each has a walk in shower, toilet
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , The other bedroom has two twin beds and a futon
    Bedroom 1 - 2 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Bedroom1 has two twin beds and a futon. . . Bedroom 2 has 1 queen, 1 twin beds and a double sofa in the living room. They are ceiling fans and a standup fan. AC is optional and is a available at a charge of 10 US for a 8 hour period per night in the bedroom.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Boat
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • library
  • playground
  • reefs
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
The property is centrally located on the first avenue of the resort. It is in walking distance to supermarkets, restaurants, bars, banks, beaches, post office, library, medical center, bus stop, beach club, cinema, fresh fruit and vegetable stand and shopping center.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(13 traveler reviews)

Charming One Bedroom Apartment- SPECIAL! MARCH 10th-15th AND APRIL 16th - 30th
average rating of 4.769231 based on 13 reviews

Brilliant :-)

  • 5 of 5

This was our first visit to Barbados... We absolutely loved it!! The apartments were great - they are set in lovely tropical gardens and have everything you would need for a self catering holiday at a reasonable price! We visited several amazing places on the island, but Holetown was definitely our favourite.. We would definitely recommend it! The apartments are perfectly positioned for all amenities - close to lovely beaches/ supermarket/ shops/ cafes/ bars/ bus stop etc. Also, the beach house is just across the road - Its a lovely private swimming pool/bar for Suncrest residents :-)

We would like to say a huge thanks to Mata & her family for letting us stay in the apartment - Mata was a wonderful host & went out of her way to make us feel at home on our first visit to Barbados. She gave us plenty of information on the best things to see and do around the island & it was great to have a couple of drinks with her before we left. We would love to stay again sometime soon!!

Thanks again,

Lindsay & Michelle x

  • Submitted: Nov 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect Spot - Perfect Location - Perfect Hostess!

  • 4 of 5

Mata and family, Thank you for a wonderful stay during our week there. My daughter and I had "The Best" time during our stay in your apartment.

Barbados is like our second home; we vacation there many of times but this was the first time we stayed at the Hibiscus Apartments in St. James. The apartment is in the best location … everything is nearby i.e., banks, gas station, mall, restaurants, supermarket, etc. Plenty of things near the apartment. My daughter and I especially loved the use of The Beach House across the main road during our stay. This was the first time having use of a pool while visiting the island. There is no need to rent a car as public transportation is very nearby and readily available to take you anywhere on the island for Bajan $2.

There is a supermarket nearby but since I’m familiar with Barbados, I shop at Jordan’s in Speightstown, the next parish up since it’s cheaper than the supermarket nearby. There is also a Barbados $3 store in Speightstown which I love to visit first for the little things. I especially love how the Bajan food trucks are nearby the apartment with locals selling full course meals at Bajan $12-$14 which includes fish, chicken, lamb, rice, macaroni pie and salad just to name a few. These meals are 2 meals in 1 so there is no need to cook ... Meals on Wheels.

The beds in Apartment 1 are extremely comfortable and relaxing. Thank you Mata for being the exceptional hostess. Mata had arrangements for pickup and return to the airport and is a resource of things to do, etc. ... very accommodating. We fell in love with Mata and especially enjoyed the conversations. I look forward to spending future trips with Mata and her family. I can see myself living in the apartment for the entire summer. I loved staying at the Hibiscus Apartments. It’s kind of tucked away with privacy and is so relaxing. Mata, you are a pleasure and a really sweet lady.



  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Cindy, Thank you for expressing your feeling about Hibiscus Apartments. You and your daughter were lovely people as well and look forward to seeing you again. Cheers Mata
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pretty apartment close to all amenities

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for 5 nights at the Hibiscus apartments and thoroughly recommend it. It is set in pretty gardens with an outdoor area for eating or chilling in the shade. The apartment is very well equipped, clean and comfortable. It is within five minutes walking from the bus stops, beautiful beach, supermarket, banks etc. Sandy Lane is accessible at low tide and there are lovely bars to enjoy a sundowner. Mata is a lovely lady who welcomes you into her home, nothing is too much trouble, she can arrange taxis and provided us with much welcome beers after a long flight/travel to the apartment. She responded promptly to all emails and was the perfect host. We are sure we will be back again, Hibiscus apartments provide a true welcoming Bajan experience, highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Feb 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect all around vacation spot .

  • 5 of 5

Hibiscus is a charming apartment with all the necessities to provide a comfortable base . It is clean, well stocked, beds are comfortable, cable TV and internet. Location is unbeatable. Short distance walk there are stores, bank, restaurants, beach and a really fantastic beach club. The beach here is very sheltered, with lots of sand and calm waters. It is flanked by rocky shallows that are perfect for snorkeling. Waters are clear and blue and on a really busy day there may be 10 other people on the beach. Beach club provides lovely pool, free loungers, chairs and tables, bathrooms with showers, and there is always iced water available. Everything is clean and well cared for. The bus stop is right beside the club and buses come every 5-10 min and for $1USD you can travel quite easily throughout the island.

All of this was made even better by Mata and her family. Mata is a lovely host. She is genuinely warm and caring.We felt welcome and safe. Mata was super at helping us decide on our site seeing plans, pointing out best reasonable dining options, local events that we might enjoy attending and organizing airport pick up and drop off. She was always available if you needed anything at all.

Mata we thank you,

Hoping to come back soon Elena and Ehor

  • Submitted: Feb 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Elena & Ehor, I am very happy that you enjoyed your stay at Hibiscus and also Holetown. I enjoyed your company and look forward to your next visit. Mata.
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Hudson Valley

Nice little spot

  • 4 of 5

My daughter and I stayed at this small, minimalistic one bedroom cottage for five nights. Mata, the owner was very accommodating, knowledgeable, kind and friendly. She was quick to help with whatever we needed. We were close to the grocery store( which by the way was pricey) bank and shops. We had access to the beach club across the street which was nice treat. The property is in a really good location. The picture shown above is an actual representation of the apartment. However, it is a bit dated and needs a little TLC but the price can't be beat! Barbados is quite expensive!! Thank you Mata for all your help!!

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charming villa with very good locationl

  • 5 of 5

We had a great vacation in this beautiful place. The villa Was perfect with everything we need. We where close of the bank, grocery, shop, restaurants and of course the beach. We also have an access to a beautifull pool and a bar. There was a local bus who pass each 5 minutes to go visit all around. Our hosts were very kind and helpful. We appreciate everything and we would kike to go back.

  • Submitted: Apr 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so happy that you had a wonderful stay in the apartment. Thank you for your positive comments and look forward to seeing you both again.
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Car: not necessary

These 2 self catering one bedroom apartments and 3 bedroom villa with pool are situated on the first avenue in Sunset Crest just 2 minutes walk to the supermarket and about 2 minutes to the Beach house where there is a pool and access to the beautiful Caribbean Sea. The banks, restaurants, bars, shops, bus stop are all within walking distance. The Sandy Lane Golf Course, and the Sandy Crest Medical Cetre are also nearby

These apartments are offered at budget prices and are suitable for couples, honeymooners or even for families with small children.

An extension of the owner's house, these charming apartments overlook their own tropical garden which creates privacy. Here you can relax on the lounging chairs to enjoy the sun or just read a book.

Guests are welcomed to use the pool at the Beach house and enjoy the bar and restaurant.

The owner/manager lives on the premises and is always there to offer you any assistance. Taxi pick up from the airport can be arranged as well as any tours, car hire and shows.

Free Internet access is available.


Rates & Availability

Sunset Crest Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Dec 15 2016 - Apr 15 2017
3 night minimum stay
Winter Special
Apr 16 2017 - Apr 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
May 1 2017 - Dec 14 2017
3 night minimum stay
Dec 15 2017 - Apr 30 2018
3 night minimum stay
May 1 2018 - Dec 14 2018
3 night minimum stay
Dec 15 2018 - Apr 30 2019
3 night minimum stay
May 1 2019 - Dec 14 2019
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Air Conditioner is optional at charge of $10 US an 8 hour period.

In order to secure a reservation a 25% non refundable deposit is required and balance to be paid on arrival.

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