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1 Bedroom Apartment in Holetown on the beautiful West Coast

Sandy Lane, Holetown, Barbados
  • Apartment750 sqft
  • Bedrooms1
  • Sleeps2
  • Bathrooms1
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay5 nights

Superbly Appointed Apt with large pool and gardens

One bedroom apartment in Sunset Crest, Hole town on the West Coast looking directly over the pool on the third floor .The apartment has a superb view of the beautiful gardens from the balcony.

Well maintained and cared for as we pride ourselves on our high standards. They are fitted with everything you need for a relaxing holiday. A full new bathroom was completed in October 2016

You will find a new pool deck and sun loungers, bar and restaurant all situated in the large gardens.

The apartmenst are in a superb position 5 min walk to the shops, bars and restaurants in Holetown, which is the up and coming place to stay in Barbados and the West Coast. There is a beach a short walk away with many more to choose from.

Also view our new 2 bedroom villa in Speightstown reference 418395

Eating Out : There are so many places to eat to suit all tastes and budgets. For upmarket dining we recommend the Tides at the bottom of the road. The Lone star and Fish Pot and for a special evening the Cliff is a must.

Try our cafe bar in the centre of the chattel village Cafe Bar Carizma for breakfast, lunch and Thursday night authentic Tapas . We also have a new restaurant www.carizmaonthehill.com which is located at Sugar hill resort.

Sample an excellent lunch from one of the street vendors, where the food is truly Bajan and freshly cooked. For well priced good quality food visit Zaccio's a 5 min walk away with happy hour 4:00 to 7:00 its where everyone meets to watch the fabulous sunsets. Read our information booklet when you book for much more detail.

Out and about in Barbados : There are so many places to visit and so much to do, and so little time but don't hurry. Although you don't need to hire a car as the public transport is so good, it is fun to hire a mini moke or jeep and find all those places yourself.

The rugged and wild East coast is not to be missed visit Bathsheba then drive down to Bottom Bay this everything you would imagine a Caribbean beach to look like. Take some food and drink with you and have a picnic. Check if there is any horse racing on at the Garrison in Bridgetown, this always guarantees a good afternoon. Polo is a great way to spend and afternoon in the Winter months and the Holders season in March every year is superb . In fact there is something different to do an see every month of the year.

A must is a Catamaran Cruise either with a group of people or book one just for you, swim with the turtles or just cruise up and down the coast.

Other Points:

Please note view our 2 bedroom villa in Speightstown just key in reference 418395 or we also manage a 1 bedroom villa in Kings Beach near Mullins ask me for availability


Anita Ashton

Member Since 2006
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Calendar last updated:
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About Anita Ashton

Past Local Director with LLoyds bank now living in Barbados running 3 businesses Caribbean Mortgages, Cafe Carizma in Holetown and Carizma on hill at Sugar hill.

Anita Ashton purchased this Apartment in 2004

Why Anita Ashton chose Sandy Lane

Perfect situation just mins from all the beaches and night life in Holetown . Fantastic gardens and large swimming pool make it perfect for those days you just want to relax and not go far

What makes this Apartment unique

Lots of extras , drinks when you arrive, beach towels , quick free wifi, Digicel play cable TV and the usual you would expect


    • Internet
    • Air Conditioning
    • Swimming pool
    • Accessible
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 1 Bedrooms, Sleeps 2
      • Bedroom 1
        2 twin/ single
      • Colour co-ordinated in a pale blue, two large single beds. Separate fold up bed for a child Plenty of wardrobe space with new fitted units.Hairdryer for your use There is also a walk in cupboard to store your luggage. There are more shelves in here should you need more space and a washing machine .


      • 1 Bathroom
      • Bathroom 1
        toilet, shower
      • Large bathroom with large walk in shower.Just been renovated OCT 2016

      Location Type

        • Near The Ocean
        • Village


            • Family
            • Romantic


                • Guests provide their own meals


                    • Local Restaurant Guide
                    • Air Conditioning
                      Bedroom only
                    • Elevator
                    • Filtered Water
                    • Hair Dryer
                    • Internet
                    • Iron & Board
                    • Linens Provided
                    • Local Activities Guide
                    • Local Maps
                    • Ceiling Fans
                    • Parking
                    • Parking On Street
                    • Safe
                    • Sunbed
                    • Telephone
                    • Toilet Paper
                    • Towels Provided
                    • Tumble Dryer
                      Not in apartment but at onsite laundry
                    • Washing Machine
                    • Wireless Internet
                      Fibre optic fast speed


                        • Coffee Maker
                        • Cooking Utensils
                        • Freezer
                        • Grill
                        • Kitchen
                        • Microwave
                        • Oven
                        • Refrigerator
                        • Stove
                        • Toaster


                            • Dining
                            • Dining Area
                            • comfy seating for 4 people


                                • CD Player
                                • DVD Player
                                • Radio
                                • Satellite / Cable
                                • Television


                                    • Balcony
                                    • Beach Towels
                                    • Golf
                                      Many course old Nine is 5 mins walk away
                                    • Golf Clubs
                                    • Lawn / Garden
                                    • Small Cooler
                                    • Tennis
                                      5 mins walk away
                                    • Terrace


                                        • Long-term Renters Welcome
                                        • suitable for elderly or infirm
                                        • wheelchair accessible

                                          Pool / Spa

                                            • Communal Pool
                                            • Outdoor Pool


                                                • duty free shops
                                                • botanical garden
                                                • churches
                                                • cinemas
                                                • coin laundry
                                                • caves
                                                • forests
                                                • museums
                                                • reefs
                                                • restaurants
                                                • ruins

                                                  Leisure Activities

                                                    • beachcombing
                                                    • bird watching
                                                    • horseback riding
                                                    • paddle boating
                                                    • scenic drives
                                                    • sight seeing
                                                    • walking

                                                      Local Services & Businesses

                                                        • ATM/bank
                                                        • groceries
                                                        • hospital
                                                        • massage therapist
                                                        • medical services

                                                          Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                            • scuba diving or snorkeling
                                                            • cycling
                                                            • fishing
                                                            • golf
                                                            • hiking
                                                            • jet skiing
                                                            • sailing
                                                            • deepsea fishing
                                                            • snorkeling
                                                            • surfing
                                                            • swimming
                                                            • tennis
                                                            • water skiing
                                                            • wind-surfing


                                                                • There is a two seater sofa on the balcony ideal for relaxing and reading that book.Large car park, laundry room on the 3rd floor. Full maid service every 7 days . EXTRAS INCLUDE :- BEACH TOWELS, BEACH MATS, COOL BOX, HAIRDRYER, IPOD SPEAKERS. WIRELESS INTERNET. WASHING MACHINE ,ALL THE LATEST DVD'S, SATELLITE TV TENNIS RACKETS, COMBINATION SAFE. NO CHARGE FOR AIR CONDITIONING and many more small items to save you the time and money on`arrival . A WELCOME PACK IS READY FOR YOU ON YOUR ARRIVAL CONSISTING OF LOCAL DRINKS AND WATER. Golf clubs available for hire at $125 per week PLEASE READ OUR REVIEWS TO SEE WHAT OUR CLIENTS THINK . We do ask that you only smoke on the balcony please.

                                                                  House Rules

                                                                  Check-in: 4:00 PM

                                                                  Check-out: 11:00 AM

                                                                  Cancellation Policy

                                                                  100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                                  32 Reviews


                                                                  Latest reviews

                                                                  WOW FANTASTIC

                                                                  Top Classyorkshire

                                                                  The apartment is in a word fantastic . You have everything you need and it is very modern . The pool is the best on the island and the gardens so large. We just could not have asked for anything more. The extras came in useful ie beach mats, cool box, beach towels etc. We visited most of the restaurants but the highlight was the Holders season . Anita arranged tickets for us . It is an experience you should not miss set in the grounds of Holders House the events ere excellent and the atmosphere magical. Next stop was the Polo we had never been before and it is a great social afternoon out. Anita & Dave took us to see their new villa in Speightstown it is everything you see in the photos and more with the high ceilings and so superbly decorated and furnished. We are going to be torn where to stay on our next visit . We highly recommend this apartment and the help Anita & Dave gave us in planning a great holiday

                                                                  Owner's Response:

                                                                  Thanks for your comments

                                                                  Property was ok.

                                                                  Belinda T.

                                                                  The property was well situated, lots of older people live/own the condos - very quite (locals think its a retirement home, LOL). Pool was excellent and appreciated. Suite was recently renovated. Furniture looks nice, but not so comfortable after a full day of touring & sightseeing. Bed was weird - two twins pushed together and twin sheets on each, but a king comforter shared, haven’t run into this before. The one and only air conditioning unit is in the bedroom; which was an issue for us as it blew directly on us while sleeping (great for a cold) and doesn’t cool the rest of the suite very well. Ad stated washer/dryer, but no dryer in the suite unless you call the portable clothes rack a dryer? I specifically asked if unit had a blender & was informed there was one - but there wasn’t. There was an issue with internet access when we arrived - no internet or tv as there was a problem with something - contacted owner & she came over, basically accused us of touching the fiber optic cable or something. Anyways, cost us additional money to get out of country data so we could plan outings & get a map.

                                                                  I was a bit disappointed with this VRBO - I have stayed at several and all except this one exceeded my expectations. Given the past reviews I expected more: like a full set of matching dishes & utensils, wood spoons and splatulas that were not cracked & unusable, a flat frying pan rather than the wok fry pan, bar of soap, paper towel, face cloths, more than one roll of toilet paper, salt, pepper, Kleenex, clothes dryer and blender - you know a few creature comforts that we enjoy at home. If you are looking for that, this is probably not the place for you. I don’t mind paying more for rentals, but I didn’t feel that I got my moneys worth at this one... I give this vrbo a ‘Canadian’ rating of 2 stars - not the worst but definitely not the best.

                                                                  P.S. fellow travellers: when we booked this trip we thought we would rent a scooter since we are from North American and drive on the opposite side of the road; but once we experienced the roads (pot holes like you have never seen before) and taxi trip (crazy fast) we changed our minds. We used the local buses which take you everywhere on the west coast and booked tours to distilleries/plantation, Bathsheba, various gardens and Harrison caves - all of which cost us less than renting a car and saved us from worrying about driving in a foreign country with unfamiliar driving regulations.

                                                                  Owner's Response:

                                                                  Hello I am Sorry you felt this way The interest was not working but this was outside anyone’s scope except the provider and we had this problem resolved within the day

                                                                  At no time did you tell us you had any other problems , had we known this I would have recitified any areas that were possible . We do not have a dryer though and never advertised the fact only a washer . The condos do have an area with washers and dyers . The ac is only there to chill the bedroom and the whole apartment as advertised

                                                                  Barbados does have a older clientele during January and February mainly clients from Canada , this does change as we move into Easter and beyond

                                                                  Excellent property

                                                                  Tony G.

                                                                  Arrived here for 2 weeks and was delighted to find the property was as described, nice and spacious with a good sized balcony. Very nice pool on site which gives some much needed relief from the heat of the day. Plenty of bits in property to use on beach such as beach chairs, cool box and beach mats along with a couple of snorkels. Air-con in bedroom was a godsend and we were allowed to stay until 4 pm on last day as nobody else booked in that day which was very generous. Position of apartment within Sunset Crest was very good as it took about 7 minutes and we were in the middle of Holetown.

                                                                  Perfect Location For Relaxed Stay

                                                                  Mike and DebHereford, U.K.

                                                                  Used Anita's appartment for my first visit to Barbados, and my wife and I couldn't have been happier.

                                                                  The appartment was exactly as described, clean, comfortable and well equipped, as well as being perfectly centrally located in the long block, near the lifts and overlooking the pool. The little extra touches like beach towels and mats, cool box, face mask and flippers, lots of books and DVDs, etc, were well appreciated. Anita herself was very welcoming and helpful.

                                                                  The pool and gardens are terrific, and never crowded during our stay, although it was of course the low season. The open sided Chinese restaurant on site is excellent and very reasonably priced; we had several take-aways which we ate on our balcony.

                                                                  The well stocked supermarket and small shopping mall in Sunset Crest is less than ten minutes' walk, and the bus stops are outside it on the main road. As long as you don't mind walking a few hundred yards, there is absolutely no need to hire a car during your stay, everywhere is accessible by bus. All journeys of whatever length have a standard fare of B$ 1.50 (about 50p in UK money), buses are frequent, and are also great fun, particularly the private (yellow) buses which have reggae music blasting out of the speakers and also give change, which the public buses (blue) don't, so make sure you have the right money on those!

                                                                  Highlights of our holiday included the five hour lunch and snorkelling cruise on the Calabaza catamaran out of Bridgetown (check them out on the internet - at 100US$ per person, a little more than most, but well worth it), our visit to historic plantation house St Nicholas Abbey in the north of the island, and the Friday night fish fry at Oistins, which was packed out and very lively.

                                                                  Other good discoveries - the Fisherman's Pub on the seafront in the centre of Speightstown, very simple and basic but a great place to eat delicious Bajan food at rock bottom prices (lunchtime only). For sweet and savoury constituents of a picnic, check out the bakery 100 yds up the road from the Fisherman's pub.

                                                                  Best beach: if you want to avoid the hustlers at Sandy Lane and Paynes Bay, get a Speightstown bus and go a mile north of Holetown, alighting at the Lone Star Restaurant bus stop. Cut down between the buildings and sit in the shade of the big tree directly outside the restaurant on the almost desterted beach. The sea floor is sandy and easy on the feet; Ju Ju's beach bar is one minutes walk south for a snack or sundowner cocktail.


                                                                  ScoobytwinPortsmouth, UK

                                                                  This was our 6th visit to Barbados and to the Holetown area, but our 1st to Golden View. The accomodation was just superb: a real home from home with everything you could need and more. The apartment is beautifully furnished and maintained, and the air con was a real bonus. The description on the website is extremely accurate but you really do have to go to appreciate how good it is!

                                                                  The pool, bar, restaurant and grounds are lovely and make for very lazy days. There is a very detailed guide in the apartment to help you decide what to do. The building is manned 24/7 and the whole place has a welcoming and homely feel to it.

                                                                  The beach and Holetown are a short walk away and there are excellent bars and restaurants to choose from, as well as a variety of small shops, duty free and a supermarket.

                                                                  Anita was so helpful throughout the whole process, from booking through to meeting us at the apartment. Customer service was faultless and beyond the call of duty. We really couldn't have been made to feel more welcome.

                                                                  We would have absolutely no hesitation in recommending the property and we hope to return very soon.

                                                                  Many thanks

                                                                  Sue and Mark Dobbyn

                                                                  Absolutely wonderful

                                                                  HienMontreal, Canada

                                                                  I do not know what to add, because the other reviews said it all. This is our 1st time visiting Barbados, and everything is more than expected , especially this Apt. It is beautiful, comfortable and spotlesly clean. The pool is huge, very clean and quiet. Golden view is a short distance from beach, supermaket, restaurant. There is also an excellent chinese restaurant on site, and the price is reasonable. . The welcoming package from Anita &Dave was thoughtful and well appreciated. We'll definitely be back, just hope that we'll be able to book this apt.

                                                                  Owner's Response:

                                                                  Thank you for your thoughts much appreciated


                                                                  Sandy Lane, Holetown, Barbados

                                                                  Golden View Apartments are in the Sunset crest area of Hole town on the beautiful West Coast. Beach is only 5 min walk away. You will find chattel shops, supermarket, internet cafe, banks and boutiques just down the road. You are within walking distance to some of the best restaurants in Barbados.You are near to the Famous Sandy Lane hotel, in fact a walk up the road takes you through the estate and some of the most beautiful villas on the island. Walk to the famous 9 hole golf course for views of the island, flora and the famous monkeys, take a banana with you and they will feed straight from your hand. Take a walk down 1st street for Hole town nightlife, don't miss Sunday night Karaoke in the street even if you don't sing its an experience just being there. There are numerous beaches close by all as special as the next. The area is fun but relaxed, laid back and peaceful.try our cafe bar in the chattel village for great breakfast, lunch and the best coffee on the island . Ask about our tapas night with live music great fun .

                                                                  Rates & Availability

                                                                  Additional information about rental rates

                                                                  We strongly advise you to take out travel insurance at the time of booking . Our cancellation terms are Deposit is non refundable 50% refunded between 8 and 4 weeks No refunds if you cancel within 4 weeks WE DO NOT INCREASE OUR PRICES FOR SCHOOL HOLIDAYS OR XMAS

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