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GREEN GATES (The Best Little Holiday Home In Barbados)

6 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 nights

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Saint Lawrence Gap House Rental Photos and Description

You are invited to enjoy our beautiful, privately owned rental cottage, Green Gates. Located on the world famous South Coast in sunny Barbados, this charming three bedroom house is in a residential area, within walking distance of the beach in Christ Church. The Maxwell beach with crystal clear water is great for swimming, snorkeling, kayaking etc. Our unique, completely remodeled rental cottage offers privacy and is totally self catering with free wifi, cable TV, fridge/freezer, stove, microwave oven, washing machine., etc. can sleep up to six persons. Two of the bedrooms are air conditioned and all three are fan cooled. The bedding is one king bed in the first bedroom, two twin beds in the second bedroom (these can be made into a super king bed) and bunk beds in the third bedroom. Lovely lawn area with shade, dining table and chairs for six, BBQ grill plus a hammock. Supermarket, doctor's office, pharmacy, and restaurants etc nearby. Bridgetown - the country's capital - is a car or bus ride away. Fifteen minutes drive from the airport. Airport pick ups and drop-offs can be easily arranged for all our guests.We are only steps away from endless beach activities such as surfing, boogie boarding, building sand castles, long walks and gorgeous sunsets. Green Gates truly offers you that feel of a home away from home!

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed

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Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
October 9, 2016
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About Nan

We live in Barbados year round and love island living! You will love our comfortable three bedroom cottage and the one bedroom apartment as well. We have furnished the house and apartment to make it cheerful, comfortable and to have everything you would need to make your stay enjoyable and relaxing. We are there to offer advice on tours, restaurants, etc and to assist in any way we can. Barbados is our favorite island in the Caribbean, there is so much to do here or you can opt out and just hang loose. The social activities on the island are numerous, from horse racing and polo to fashion shows and great nightlife with lots of live music. Great golf courses as well. It is our promise to you that we will do all that we can to make your time at Green Gates a happy and memorable one.

Nan purchased this house in 2013

Why Nan chose Christ Church

Green Gates is located on the vibrant south coast of Barbados and comes fully equipped with everything you need to feel at home. We are on hand to ensure you have a great stay in Barbados and with us.

The Space

Authenticity with standards - that’s what we offer at Green Gates. Anytime you stay with us, you can expect to stay in a unique, fully equipped comfortable house while benefiting from the services, amenities and consistency that you get when booking a hotel.

Guest Access

Our goal is to make sure you feel at home while you're staying with us so please enjoy the entire space and all of its content!

Interaction with Guests

Think of us as your virtual Concierge. If ever you have a question, want some travel tips or if you would like us to make you a restaurant reservation, feel free to call us or send us an email. We're here to ensure that you have the best possible vacation experience.


The house is in the residential area of Deal Gardens, literally two minutes walk to the stunning Maxwell beach. A 10 minute drive from the renowned St. Lawrence Gap for dining, night life, clubs, and shops. The Maxwell area is home to several hotels and condo style accommodation, popular with young couples and families, and is a well established area with cafes and restaurants within walking distance.

What makes this house unique

Take your time to browse through the photos to get a true feel for the space. Once you have, here are some of the specifics:-

A lovely garden and lawn area with outdoor dining, a grill and hammock.

The house had 3 bedrooms and can sleep up to six persons

Included are:-

- Linens

- Towels

- High-speed wireless internet

- all utilities

- patio

- Fully equipped kitchen

- Coffee maker and water kettle

- Complimentary Starter kit

- toaster

- Iron and ironing board


based on 6 traveler reviews

GREEN GATES (The Best Little Holiday Home In Barbados)
average rating of 5.0 based on 6 reviews

Excellent Service - Brilliant Host

  • 5 of 5

I had the privilege of spending 9 fantastic days at this property. Everything was just as described on the site and more. The location was ideal for me because I like the peace and quiet of the location as well as the convenience of being in a location where all the action of the vibrant south coast was just minutes away.

I spent 7 nights at Little gate and finished up my trip on my return to Barbados at Green Gate and I can say both accommodation exceeded my expectation. Both consists of all mod con, was neat and clean with all amenities and was not far from the beach.

On arrival I was met by Sharon who I must say is a fantastic hostess who was always contactable throughout my stay. She made occasional contact to ensure everything was ok and was very accommodating and friendly. There was also a nice little welcome surprise waiting for me which was greatly appreciated as I arrived Easter Sunday and all shops were closed. The housekeeping staff were also bear nice and friendly.

Overall: everything I could have asked for from my holiday accommodation. Thank you Sharon for making my stay in Barbados both comfortable and enjoyable and for extending your generosity on my last day.

I highly recommend this property - you would not regret it.

  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Excellent choice

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I spent a week at Green Gates with our 15 month old baby. This was the best possible choice for us both in terms of comfort and location. Green Gates is for a maximum of 6 people but probably ideal for 4. The bed in the main room is extremely comfortable and you enjoy the air conditioning in two bedrooms. It has a washing machine which is very useful when you travel with a baby. They also provided beach chairs, beach umbrella, a crib and a high chair for the baby. The house is located in a quiet neighborhood away from the main roads. It has everything you need for your stay and is literally 3 minutes walk from small Maxwell Beach. Personally, we preferred Welches Beach which is only 2 minutes drive from the house near the Oistin Fish Market. Sharon, the owner, is very nice and helpful and we remained in contact during our whole stay. Price, location, comfort. You have it all with the Green Gates. We will definitely come back!

  • Submitted: Mar 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Clean, comfortable house with great location

  • 5 of 5

The Green Gates House is a wonderful place to stay in Maxwell for a group of 4-6. With 3 full bedrooms (1 room w/ calif. king, 1 w/ 2 twin beds together, & 1 w/ a bunk bed) the place is super comfortable for a group to use as home base while venturing to the beach or around the island.

Located near the Barbados beach club, Bougainvillea resort, and Sandals Bahamas, Green Gates is within 10 minutes of the beach at Maxwell or a smaller beach just across the street. There is a bus stop down the block and a convenience store near by. Both Oistins and Dover beach are within a 20 minute walk along the main road. Getting to Bridgetown and the western parts of the island are a bit of a hassle given traffic and the bus system - so definitely worth keeping in mind as you plan your trip - probably easier if you have a rental car which we did not.

The house itself is in a quiet, safe neighborhood near some hotels and rental condos. The interior is well equipped with a full kitchen, clean bathroom, and very comfortable beds. The two large bedrooms have A/C while the smaller one has a fan that keeps the place pretty cool. The kitchen is perfect to cook in if you want to eat in as we did for most of our meals. Sharon also provided everything we needed including beach towels and some snacks to welcome us.

Sharon, the host, is wonderfully welcoming and made sure everything was set for our trip. She checked in with us regularly and made sure we were comfortable and offered to set up any excursions we were interested in.

Overall, I'd definitely stay at Green Gates next time I'm on the island. Sharon did a wonderful job hosting us and you literally can't beat the price. Definitely recommend to anyone interested in a relaxing beach vacation with a wonderful home to make your own.

  • Submitted: Mar 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great place for our young family

  • 5 of 5

We are a young family with two small children that were looking for a family friendly visit on our first trip to the island. Staying at green gates offered everything we were looking for. We walked to Welches beach most mornings, which is a stones throw from the grocery store. The beach was beautiful and usually quite empty. In the afternoons we walked to the beach right across the street from the property. The bus route to fun day trips is just at the top of the street. The property itself was beautiful and made our trip worry free. On top of that Sharon was right there to answer any questions and help out to make our trip memorable. 10/10.

  • Submitted: Mar 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Highly Recommended

  • 5 of 5

We just returned home after spending 2 full months at Green Gates. We absolutely could not have asked for a better vacation home. Sharon and Peter did such a great job making sure all of our needs were met. Sharon is so professional but also truly concerned about our comfort. The house has everything you need to make you feel like you are at home away from home. Beds are very comfortable, kitchen has everything needed to make a big meal if choose and the yard has comfortable chairs and table along with a bbq. We honestly could not find one thing to complain about. We will be definitely be looking to stay at Green Gates again and highly recommend this wonderful guest house to anyone considering a holiday in beautiful Barbados. Thank you Sharon and Peter for everything. Can't wait to come back!!! Joanne & Andy Simmons

  • Submitted: Mar 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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"Very enjoyable holiday"

  • 5 of 5

Just return from an 11 nights holiday in barbados. Stay at Geen Gates in maxwell,

Christchurch, in a amazing 3 bedrooms home large, clean, well furnish. Accommodate up to 6, beach within short walking distance.

Cannot say anything but good things about Green Gates.

  • Submitted: Dec 9, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Marjorie for choosing Green Gates, it was lovely to meet you and to have you stay with us. We are happy to hear that you had a good time. We look forward to welcoming you back to Barbados and Green Gates, take good care.
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Rates & Availability

Saint Lawrence Gap House Rental Rates

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Apr 17 2016 - Dec 17 2016
5 night minimum stay
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5 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

weekly clean/linen chang $30
Extra person, per night charge $25
Refundable damage deposit $200

The nightly rate is based on single or double occupancy. For persons 12 years and over here is a extra person rate of US$25 per person per night. Maximum occupancy is 6 persons.

50% deposit to guarantee confirmation. The balance is due 60 days prior to arrival date.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Saint Lawrence Gap House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom # 1 is air conditioned and fan cooled - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 is air conditioned and fan cooled - 2 double , Makes up into a super king
    Bedroom 3 is fan cooled - 2 twin/ single , Bunk beds
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed ...
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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