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Stefano Porcu

Member since: 2010
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Speaks: english, french, german, italian, Switzer German

Blue Ocean Cottage & Sweet Jewel Apartments: Studios Apartments Villas !!! - Emerald Palms Apartment

17 Reviews
Sleeps5
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment

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Overview

Christ Church Apartment Rental Photos and Description

Blue Ocean Cottage & Sweet Jewel 12 different apartments & studios in 1 location

Blue Ocean Cottage and Sweet Jewel Apartments are located in Silver Sands area in the South of the island of Barbados and they are in total 12 different apartments for dimensions, furnitures, expositions and prices.

All of them are with dining / living / kitchen area fully furnished, bedrooms and private bathrooms. The 2 entire areas are surrounded by a wonderful garden rich of palm trees, vegetation and flowers, with a fence and they are monitored by security video cameras. In front of the properties there is also a big parking area.

The Cottage: Blue Ocean Cottage is located next to the stunning Silver Sands surfing beach at the southern tip of the beautiful tropical island of Barbados. Being the easternmost of the windward Caribbean islands, the tropical heat is always tempered by the constant gentle north-easterly Trade Winds, cutting down on mosquitoes and making Silver Sands one of the best spots in the world for windsurfing and kite surfing.

Blue Ocean Cottage and Sweet Jewel Apartments provide a unique combination of fun and relaxation: suffused by the immediate beauty, peace and tranquillity of a palm-fringed surfer’s paradise; yet close to the buzz and excitement of great clubs and restaurants at nearby St Lawrence Gap.

Emerald Palms Apartment, Sea-view Apartment, Tropical Gecko Studio and Two Palms Apartment are perfect for wind/kite/boogie surfers.... who wants to enjoy world-class surfing at Silver Sands beach or Silver Rock beach; lovers who want to laze on tiny unspoilt Coral white sandy beach; anyone wanting to de-stress and get fit.

Emerald Palms & Sea-view Apartments: Emerald Palms Apartment is located at the first floor while Sea-view Apartment is at the ground floor. Overlooking wild and beautiful Silver Sands pasture where you can glimpse green monkeys and tiny Yellow Breast tropical birds. Both Emerald Palms Apartment and Sea-view Apartment can accommodate between 1 and 5 people.

Tropical Gecko Studio and Two Palms Apartment are located at the ground floor of Sweet Jewel Apartments in front of the ocean which is just 80 metres far. Surrounded by green lawn, Coconut Palms trees, flowers and Hamming Birds it's the perfect place just to relax and recharge yourself!

The Location: This island is a windsurfer's and kite surfer’s Mecca. It’s one of the best windsurfing spots of the world. East and North-east winds are constant during the entire year. The incredible spot’s number aloud all levels of wind-kite-surfers to enjoy this magic place.

The water temperature is unbelievable, 26°/30° C warm and constant all year round. During the period of November and July the Trade winds start to blow constantly and between December and April the conditions are absolutely perfect with a very high percentage of constant winds mostly in January and February. The best spot is absolutely Silver Sands beach!

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Details for Emerald Palms Apartment 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5, 1 Bathroom

The chattel house’ design has been conceived to offer our guest a big and brighter open space and also for let them enjoy the very pleasant oceanic breeze constantly present in this part of the island. The apartment is located at the first floor and is built in masonry and Kabakalli wood. Emerald Palms Apartment has a very big open-space dining / living / kitchen area fully furnished with all accessories and a double queen sofa-bed. A large French door is faced to the verandah which is equipped with table, chairs and a comfortable sofa; from here it’s possible to admire the Coconut Palm tree (from here the apartment’s name) and the magnificent ocean which is only 70 meters far. From the dining-room you can reach the bed-room with a wardrobe, a double queen bed, safe and an extra single 5th bed (when requested) and the bathroom which is with basin, toilette and a very big shower. It can lodge from 1 to 5 people. Free wireless connection available.
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
Stefano Porcu (Owner)
Member since: 2010
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Speaks: english, french, german, italian, Switzer German

About Stefano Porcu

NOT many words to say... our guest reviews reflect how we are and what we do. We wait for you in our little portion of Paradise!

Stefano Porcu purchased this apartment in 2010

Why Stefano Porcu chose Christ Church

If you love the wood this is the property to be! Because this is the only Cottage of the entire area, made by a French architect with a Bajan engineer with a unique style; it's managed from italian people with an experience of more than 20 years in the turism industry. The Cottage has mosquito-nets in all the apartments, and most of the furnitures are italian too; some apartments and studios have also the air conditioning with independent splits. There is a big parking space in front of the property; The Cottage is very very clean (it's a must for us) fully equipped and the ocean sound is sweet and not so strong as it is in properties which are closer to the sea. It's an absolute secure place, all fenced-in with security cameras and the owners live inside the property

What makes this apartment unique

Breeze place, very close to the ocean (70 meters), with a close bar and restaurant, bus stop and little grocery. Unique white thin sandy beaches around (Silver Sands, Rescue Beach, Silver Rock), no traffic at all, not too many constructions around. It's still a wild spot and place where you can even admire monkeys, parrots, hamming birds, whales and turtles.

Reviews

4.8
based on 17 traveler reviews

Emerald Palms Apartment
average rating of 4.8235292 based on 17 reviews
5

Absolute Peace

  • 5 of 5

Open air breeze, the lulling sound of waves, sun-dretched mornings with local roosters crowing - it was heavenly. I walked to the local store to buy dried goods - beans, rice, spices and used the well appointed kichenette, complete with cute little cutting board to prepare my first meal. It was a blast staying at the Tropical Gecko. It's a surfer's dream - being so near the ocean, away from tourists, and a part of a local community. The owner was super attentive, hard working (sweeping, tidying up, offering support) and very pleasant. I left feeling like I'd gained new friends and a true home away from home. Looking forward to returning...

  • Submitted: Jan 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Tanya, It has been a great pleasure to meet you for the first time and to have you in our new Sweet Jewel Apartments property and in particular at the Tropical Gecko Studio! You have been really a very special guest, very nice, gentle and sweet and we really hope to have again the possibility to accomodate you in the next future in our little portion of PARADISE! Take care and see you very soon.... here or there!! Stefano, Elisabetta and Maya!
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5

Exactly as described in the website.

  • 5 of 5

The Enerld Palms property was exactly as described on the website, location superb with beaches and surf bar within easy walking distance. A great locationfor surfing and kite surfing within 5-10 minutes walk.

Easy drive to Oistins,Airport and Bridgetown,

Within the apartment the balcony provided the ideal place to relax, to take in sea views and sounds, perfect for morning and evening dining.

The apartment was generally well equipped and comfortable with everything needed to enjoy long or short stays.

There were some features of the buiklding that would benefit from maintenance works, e.g. the windows which were showing their age and were difficult to open, thus denying the ability to benefit from some of the cooling breezes within the rooms. Stefano confirmed that this item was under review, with estimates for remedial work currently being obtained.

Managers Stefano and Elisabetta were exceptional and could not have been more pleasant and helpful, both went a long way to enhancing the experience of our month long stay. Delightful.

Thoroughly recommended as place to get away from it all and relax.

  • Submitted: Mar 9, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello, thank you for your great review! we are very happy that your stay in Emerald Palms Apartment was as described and satisfied your expectations!! We really hope to see you again soon in our Blue Ocean Cottage. Kind regards Stefano and Elisabetta
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5

Paradise

  • 5 of 5

Stefano and Elizabetha are the ultimate hosts they look after your every need. They are so welcoming and hospitable it makes Barbados so accessible. Beautiful Property far enough away from the centre of town to feel like your on your own private island but Close enough to any and all amenities, great bar 1 min walk overlooking the ocean, as well as great restaurants just 10 min away by car. I do suggest you rent a moke (small car) to get around on. Stefano has a range of sports equipment to help make Barbados as energetic or as lazy as you like. I have stayed here twice in 2 years and will be back year after year.

  • Submitted: May 1, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Ben, Thank you very much for taking the time to let us and our future guests know what you liked about Barbados and our Blue Ocean Cottage! It sounds like you had another great vacation for the second year in a row and we are so happy that we could provide a safe and comfortable place for you to call home while visiting our beautiful island. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon! Our Kindest Regards Stefano & Elisabetta
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5

A wonderful apartment on a beautiful island

  • 5 of 5

I am just returning from a wonderful three week trip with friends and we stayed in the Emerald Palms Apartment.

The place was even nicer as expected. We got everything we needed in good conditions and the apartment was able to set us into a caribbean mood from the first night on.

One of the most outstanding things the apartment has to offer is the ocean view from its verandah. We really enjoyed eating or just relaxing there.

Even more outstanding were Stefano and Elisabetta who managed this apartment. They provided us with many useful informations and were always open for a nice chat. They made us feel comfortable from the first moment.

I chose barbados as destination because of its wind and wave conditions. Stefano loves windsurfing, kitesurfing and surfing and I could rent some good windsurf equipment from him, as well as a surfboard and a SUP. Further he introduced me to the windsurf conditions and gave us tips for some nice surf spots (Freights is a dream for beginners to intermediates).

Of course he and Elisabetta gave us a lot of tips concerning food, supermarkets, taxis and nice places in general as well. They even offered us to help us with the car rental.

The location of the apartment was a good choice as well. There are several small supermarkets you can reach by foot and Oistins, the next town can be reached by bus, taxi or car.

Bridgetown is not far by car for doing some trips (i.e. for a catamaran snorkel trip. I recommend doing that. You will see turtles...;)).

There is a nice bar called "Surfers Bay" with fair prices, a nice ambient with sea view and live music on sundays. It is just down the street from the apartment. Not even a three minute walk...

As you can see, I am absolutely satisfied with the trip and especially with the apartment. I don't think it would be a good choice if you want to party a lot, but I would recommend it to everybody who wants a relaxed holiday on a beautiful island. Especially if you want very good surf and windsurf conditions right around the corner.

Cheers from germany,

Chris

  • Submitted: May 1, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Chris, Thank you so very much for taking the trouble to write this glowing review for us. It is most appreciated. We are both very pleased that your vacation was a success. This is really very very kind of you, as other inquirers want to know the honest truth and they can feel reassured that the owners are not misrepresenting their properties. Thanks once again and we are already waiting for meeting you again in our Blue Ocean Cottage! Kindest regards from the sunny Island, Stefano and Elisabetta
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Spendida vacanza

  • 5 of 5

L'appartamento è praticamente sul mare in una zona tranquilla e silenziosa a Silver Sands, facilmente raggiungibile con i mezzi pubblici locali. L'appartamento e gli interni sono in ottime condizioni. Stefano è stato disponibilissimo a darci indicazioni e ad organizzarci lo spostamento in aeroporto. Raccomandabile!!!

  • Submitted: Apr 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Ciao Marco, ti ringraziamo per l'ottima recensione e siamo felicissimi che vi sia piaciuto molto sia l'appartamento che la zona! Speriamo di rivedervi presto e magari sempre al nostro Blue Ocean Cottage!! Ciao Stefano ed Elisabetta
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Emerald Palms Apartment

  • 5 of 5

Il mio ragazzo ed io abbiamo trascorso 2 settimane al Emerald Palms Apartment.

L'appartamento ci è piaciuto tanto, ed è stato perfettamente come fu descritto in anticipo in tante E-mails e anche sulle foto.

Stefano ed Elisabetta sono molto gentili e disponibili e siamo felici di essere stati lì

  • Submitted: Apr 9, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Buongiorno Valentina e Jama! E' stato davvero un grande piacere ricevere la vostra splendida review su Emerald Palms Apartment, conoscervi ed avervi qui come nostri ospiti!! Ogni giorno cerchiamo di migliorare sempre il nostro servizio ed ogni singolo appartamento del nostro Cottage, in modo da soddisfare al meglio i nostri ospiti; il vostro commento super positivo ci conferma che siamo sulla giusta strada e che il nostro lavoro ed i nostri appartamenti vengono sempre più apprezzati dagli ospiti di Blue Ocean Cottage!! Speriamo di rivedervi presto nel nostro piccolo angolo di paradiso!!! Stefano ed Elisabetta
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Map

Nearest Airport
7 Kilometres
Grantley Adams International Airport
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
Surfer's Bay Bar & Restaurant
Nearest Ferry
15 Kilometres
Bridgetown Port
Nearest Golf
10 Kilometres
Approximately
Nearest Motorway
200 Metres
Nearest mini market
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Surfer's Bay
Nearest Ski
200 Metres
Bus Stop
Nearest Beach
70 Metres
Rescue Beach

Blue Ocean Cottage is located Ocean-front 70 meters far from the water, near 2 great beaches: Silver Sands and Silver Rock made both of a white thin wonderful sand which are considered one of the best locations for windsurfing and kite surfing all over the world.

It's also 180 meters far from Rescue Beach, 210 meters far from Silver Sands Beach and 520 from Silver Rock Beach.

There are different wind/kite surfing shops and schools in the area, where you can have your private lessons or you can even rent your equipment.

Near Blue Ocean Cottage there is also Surfer's Bay which is Bar & Restaurant, where you can taste the local cuisine and drink the excellent local Rum and Beer in a splendid ocean front location! 5 Minutes drive from the town of Oistins and the fantastic fish-market where every Friday you can appreciate the fresh fish bajan style cooked.

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Rates & Availability

Silver Sands Barbados Apartment Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Low Season
Apr 1 2016 - Aug 31 2016
1 night minimum stay
$100
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
Autumn
Sep 1 2016 - Oct 31 2016
1 night minimum stay
$90
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
Middle Season
Nov 1 2016 - Dec 15 2016
1 night minimum stay
$120
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas
Dec 16 2016 - Jan 16 2017
1 night minimum stay
$160
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
High Season
Jan 17 2017 - Mar 31 2017
1 night minimum stay
$150
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
Low Season
Apr 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
1 night minimum stay
$100
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
Autumn
Sep 1 2017 - Oct 31 2017
1 night minimum stay
$90
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
Middle Season
Nov 1 2017 - Dec 15 2017
1 night minimum stay
$120
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas
Dec 16 2017 - Jan 16 2018
1 night minimum stay
$160
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Final Cleaning $40
Refundable damage deposit $200

Cot (0/5 years) is available for all apartments at a 10 USD supplement per night. Extra person supplement over the 2 (if available) is 20 USD per night in all seasons. Final cleaning obligatory is 40 USD. Extra cleaning 35 USD each including linen & towels.

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Amenities

Christ Church Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment (semi-detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 60 m²
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Parking
  • Parking On Street
  • Safe
  • Security System
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • The shower is a very bigone: 90 x 190 cm. In the bathroom there is 110 and 220 volts. There is a condominium washing machine at the ground floor which can be used at a supplement of 5 USD each laundry.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5
  • Emerald Palms' Bedroom is a separate room with a wardrobe, a safe, a double queen bed and with an extra single bed (extra bed supplement is 20 USD per night)
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Stereo
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Boat
  • Canoe
  • Child's Swing
  • Gated Community
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Motorboat
  • Patio
  • Sailboat
  • Tennis Court
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Skis
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
Onsite Services:
  • Car Optional
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
We are located 220 meters far from Silver Sands beach and 520 meters from Silver Rock/Point beach. The Rescue beach is 180 meters far from us and we are also 70 meters from Surfer's Bay, (which is Bar and Restaurant) and also 70 meters far from the sea water. We are 10 minutes far by car from Oistins (where there are the famous Fish Market, shops, markets, banks etc.) and 15 from San Lawrence Gap where the great night life is, with also good restaurants, bars and shops. We have the nearest bus-stop 200 meters far from the apartments and a 24 hours/day taxi service. There are also 2 small shops/groceries just few minutes by walk. The Airport is just 10 minutes far from us by car. We can reserve also a transfer from the airport (the cost is 15 USD per 1/3 people) and car rentals too. We have also a big range of windsurf equipment to rent, kite surf, Sup, Kayak and surf boards

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