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Affordable Luxury Apartment in Holetown St. James

Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Two bedroom apartment with private pool in lush surroundings

Diamond Oasis is your home away from home.It is an affordable luxury two bedroom apartment with private pool in an exclusive development in Holetown, St. James. It consists of two air conditioned bedrooms, bathroom with shower, bidet and WC. The apartment has tastefully decorated living and dining rooms; it also comes with a fully equipped kitchen and a laundry room. There are hardwood floors throughout the apartment and granite counter tops in the kitchen.

Barbara Brathwaite
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 23, 2017

Why Barbara Brathwaite chose Holetown

Diamond Oasis offers a tranquil, scenic, secluded environment. Nature lovers will enjoy the beautifully landscaped gardens and the sightings of non-threatening wildlife. A private pool is available and there is no sharing. In the evenings, guests have the option of barbecuing.

What makes this apartment unique

Guests love the peacefulness that the property offers but also welcome its proximity to the many attractions and amenities. Really, the tone of your vacation is in your hands. Additionally, small intimate weddings can be arranged and hosted on site .

Guestbook comments from the owner

We stayed at Diamond Oasis in February 2011. The apartment is superb with every facility you could think of . The outdoor area and private pool are gorgeous and very peaceful. Desmond and Barbara were wonderful hosts and couldn't do enough to make our holiday perfect in every way. We've booked for next year so hope that's a good recommendation!! If you are lucky enough to stay there,we hope you enjoy it as much as we did.
Jan 2011
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Lascelles Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Town
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , bidet
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • 6 garden chairs
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • library
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(15 traveler reviews)

Affordable Luxury Apartment in Holetown St. James
average rating of 4.866667 based on 16 reviews

holiday and wedding

  • 5 of 5

Second year we have stayed here. Last year we got engaged in Barbados and this year we had our wedding in the lovely garden and pagoda which came with the apartment. From start to finish Barbara was fantastic, she took all the worry of a wedding abroad away. A fantastic day was had by us and all our friends who joined us. I would highly recommend this venue for anyone looking for a unique personal wedding. We are booking again for our anniversary next year. Many thanks Barbara.

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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As good as it looks!

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from a lovely 2 week stay in this apartment.

It is exactly as it looks in this photographs. Everything is clean and tidy. Barbara is a lovely person. Very easy to deal with, all emails were answered very promptly, on two occasions she phoned me to reply some queries I had, which was fantastic.

She collected from the airport, and showed us a few things on the way.

We very much enjoyed breakfast in garden each morning, and it was lovely place to relax after a day exploring.

We hired a car for a week, and went all over the island.

When we didn't have the car we had no problem walking to Holetown to either get the bus, or just walk along the beach there.

We took torches for the evening as another reviewer had mentioned they had done this, and I think it's a good idea for after dark.

We used the washing machine and dryer, saving a case full of dirty washing to deal with on or return.

We ate most of our meals out, there are a great selection of restaurants nearby to suit all budgets.

Cafe Carizma, Tides and Spago were particularly good, all of which we went twice.

I wouldn't hesitate to return.

  • Submitted: Apr 2, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Truly wonderful

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for two weeks with our older teenage children. From booking to leaving Barbra was fantastic, she always responded to my endless emails promptly and was very helpful. Diamond oasis really is a little oasis, it has everything you would need to make your holiday relaxing and easy. The wifi was a godsend for my lovesick teenagers!! Barbra and Desmond were wonderful and was comforting knowing they were close although they never intruded.

We will definitely return when we come back to Barbados.

If you are in any doubts about booking Diamond Oasis, don't be just book and look forward to a lovely holiday.

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Truly wonderful

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for two weeks with our teenage children. Barbara and Desmond are wonderful hosts and nothing was too much trouble. It's nice knowing they are there should you need them but they by no way impose. We enjoyed an evening sat outside with them drinking lots of rum. Diamond oasis has everything you need and the WI-FI was a godsend for my two love sick children!! So lovely to have a dishwasher and washing machine, this meant I could go home with a case full of clean clothes.

Thank you Barbra and Desmond for letting us stay at your little oasis....we will return :)

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic holiday apartment

  • 5 of 5

Many thanks to Barbara and Desmond for allowing us to stay in their lovely apartment which was just as described even having pool and beach towels so didn't use our own at all. We had a wonderful holiday dividing our time between the beautiful pool and garden and the beach with a couple of trips thrown in. The apartment is about 10 minutes walk from the shops and beach. There are no pavements on the way down to Holetown so we took torches after dark just to alert drivers to us. We found everyone to be very polite and helpful. There are some nice restaurants in Holetown, Zaccios, Spagos, Ragamuffins, Cafe Carizma and Just Grillin were all good. We had lunch on day a Surfside, the service was very slow but the rum punches were the best we tasted!!

The apartment is very well equipted, lovely to have washing machine and dryer as able to bring home every thing clean.

Highlights of the trips we did - Harrisons Cave, feeding peanuts to monkeys at the Wildlife reserve (trip with Glory Tours) and swimming with turtles (trip with Mark of Sea Spray- find him on the beach next to Surfside).

  • Submitted: Feb 14, 2013
  • Stayed: Jan 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great location, great hosts = great holiday!

  • 5 of 5

What can we say, the appartment was spotless with all mod cons. The outside space is indeed an oasis and we spent many a day just chilling by the pool. Barbara and Desmond made our stay very special and helped with any needs or advice. I was lucky enough to spend my 50th there and they made my day very special with great memories. The town/beach is only a 10 min walk, but if you require car hire or taxis then Barbara is more than willing to arrange. This was such a great holiday and we intend to return to Diamond Oasis in the near future. You will not be disappointed !!!!!

  • Submitted: Feb 13, 2013
  • Stayed: Jan 2013
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Nearest Airport
14 Miles
Grantley Adams International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Surfside Restaurant & Bar
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Sandy Lane
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Nearest Ski
0.25 Miles
Nearest Beach
0.25 Miles
Car: recommended

Diamond Oasis is ten minutes walk from the Limegrove Complex It is the first mixed use lifestyle centre with many of the worlds leading designers: Ralph Lauren, Gucci and Tag Cartier in a sophisticated luxury environment which offers duty free shopping. Limegrove also boasts a cinema and restaurants. Diamond Oasis is near the world famous Sandy Lane and Royal Westmoreland Golf Courses. Polo is also accessible about ten minutes drive from current location. Water sports like diving, adventures in a glass-bottomed boat and bathing or tanning can be done at Folkestone, a beautiful stretch of beach. There are lots of restaurants and beach bars in the environs.Diamond Oasis is a few minutes walk away from local amenities such as supermarket, medical centre, banks, public library, post office and police station.


Rates & Availability

Lascelles Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Rate 1
Jan 1 2017 - Apr 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
Rate 2
May 1 2017 - Dec 15 2017
7 night minimum stay
Rate 5
Dec 16 2017 - Apr 30 2018
7 night minimum stay
Rate 6
May 1 2018 - Dec 14 2018
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

By booking with Diamond Oasis, you have agreed with the following Terms & Conditions:

1) Check-in time is after 3PM and check-out time is by 11AM.

2) A 25% non-refundable deposit is required when booking and the 75% balance due 30days before arrival.

3) MAXIMUM OCCUPANCY - The maximum number of guests is limited to 4 persons. Rates are based on 2 persons only. For Three or more persons, an additional £100/week will be required.

4) This is a non-smoking unit. However, smoking is permitted outside on the patio area (please use provided ashtray).

5) No pets are allowed (unless by prior agreement).

6) Only guest registered on booking confirmation are allowed access to the property and grounds of Diamond without prior agreement.

7) Whoever signs the booking confirmation will be held responsible for any missing items or damage to the property and its contents, beyond normal wear and tear.

8) All garbage (rubbish) must be placed in the bins at the bottom of the drive before departure.

9) Any additional charges for services rendered outside the normal scope of Diamond's operations must be paid before departure.

10) Any towels or linen lost or damage must be replaced or paid for before departure.

11) RATE CHANGES - Rates are subject to change so please check when booking.

12) FALSIFIED RESERVATIONS - Any reservation obtained under false pretense will be subject to forfeiture of advanced payment and the party or parties will not be permitted to check in.

13) All guests are responsible for travel Insurance coverage, medical emergencies, loss, damage, or theft of personal items.

14) EXCEPTIONS - Any exceptions to the above mentioned policy items must be approved in writing.

15) All children must be supervised by an adult at all times when in the pool area.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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