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Stunning beachfront penthouse, 2 Kingsize beds/wifi+local phone/awesome sea view

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms4
Space 1,700 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

2 king size bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, sun terrace - communal pool Wifi -TV

This Gorgeous beach front apartment has large terrace overlooking the ocean which makes for a romantic location. Being an end unit views span from the ocean round to the south. Built on two floors lower level has entrance hall, large bedroom, bathroom and utility room. Wooden stairs lead to Master bedroom with en suite shower room. .Extra shower room on landing. Huge living area is 40' by 16' with high pickled pine ceilings. Italian kitchen has dishwasher, microwave Neff oven + hob. Gated parking. Use of communal Pool in Holetown. AC in bedrooms.

The sound of the ocean echoes through the apartment as the crystal clear Caribbean sea laps just feet away! Walk to shops, banks restaurants or Port St Charles beach as well as the beach outside where turtles lay their eggs during June/July. Great snorkeling opportunities on your doorstep Here's a place that evokes the sensual elements of island life, rich turquoise water edged with hot white sands + sunsets and stars by night

Activities available: here you can water ski, jet ski, scuba dive, swim with protected turtles, sail, enjoy polo, view horse racing at the garrison savannah race course, horse ride and of course cricket is an obsession in Barbados so take your pick

Watch satellite TV or surf the net on our wifi! TV channels include ESPN Sports Max and Fox Soccer for sports addicts and BBC CNN and Canadian news channels.The Caribbean sea forms your 'front garden'! A VIDEO of this property can be found on website Capturing Daily Barbados posted on 6 Dec 2012 under Coco de Mer. We have satellite tv with international channels and choice of new movies.

More Details

Owner
Jude Gardner
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 24, 2017

About Jude Gardner

The owner of the this property is English married to a UK barrister for 26 years.

Jude Gardner purchased this apartment in 2006

Why Jude Gardner chose Speightstown

The owner bought this property to fulfill a dream of living very close to the ocean where you can view sunsets listen to the waves and view the night sky.... view the property on U tube type in Coco de Mer Speightstown Barbados ....

What makes this apartment unique

Being a few feet away from the beach and its truly beautiful views of the blue blue water in an area which is not spoiled by over modernisation. Within walking distance of Banks, Stores Pharmacy etc. A fabulous restaurant named Hugos will open in 2017 in Sand Street. It will have a table that Princess Diana favoured at the Ivy in London. Free Wifi and use of phone for local calls. Housekeeper available. Private secure car parking with electric gates.

Guestbook comments from the owner

I cried when I left I had a ball. F. Dunmeyer Aug. 07 USA

We love the balcony view and the scuba dving, coming back next year. D. Leyland Feb 07 Canada

This place is awesome R. Thomas Nov 07 Germany

Thank you for a wonderful stay. T. Stringer 07 Ireland
Nov 2007
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Amenities

Speightstown Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment (semi-detached)
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 12:30 PM / Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Dialup Access ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Safe
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
  • Two super king size beds plus a day bed in the main room which sleeps one adult. Also an extra sofa bed in the downstairs bedroom suitable for one person. The bedrooms have air conditioning. Two sunbeds available to use on the beach plus beach chairs to take in the car with you. Two other sunbeds for use on the terrace plus a table and four chairs with sun umbrella.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • reefs
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
This property is not suitable for young children or for those who find climbing stairs a problem. Two sunbeds available to use on the beach. Only the bedrooms are air conditioned as the main living space has high Cathedral ceilings plus ceiling fans and 3 sets of double doors which open plus side louvers. The side doors have hoods which means they can be left open during any showery weather conditions Internet access via wifi is available in the apartment Cook available during the day time. Fresh Tropical Flowers and sparkling wine /champagne etc can be ordered for honeymooners or other special occasions. Your fridge can be stocked with basic provisions for your arrival. Top Cars are a good company to rent from. Fancy a change? You can use the communal pool at the Beach House in Holetown, access with code from owner. Here you can dine, sunbathe and swim right on the edge of the ocean! There is a beautiful bar and restaurant newly renovated.

Reviews

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Stunning beachfront penthouse, 2 Kingsize beds/wifi+local phone/awesome sea view
average rating of 4.65625 based on 33 reviews
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relax and enjoy

  • 5 of 5

If you are looking for a big resort; forget it. If you love great sunsets, a beautiful apartment and being with the locals then Judes place is for you. My wife and two mostly grown kids went with my wife and I. The little beach across the street was perfect. It even had a nice shade tree for me to relax under. The water was clear and cool. I even bought Jude a third noodle. In the mornings the kids would walk down a block and pick up fresh hot bread and buns from the local bakery. Mullins beach is about two miles away complete with beach chairs and food. Lots of nice people there. We found a great local fish market and lots of fresh fruits and vegies to make wonderful evening meals. Judes kitchen is fit for a master chef. Eating dinner and watching the beautiful sunsets ended the perfect days. We'll be back often. Bob Yeager (retired airline pilot).

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your very appreciative review and for the Noodle!! It is important for me to know that guests enjoy their stay and I'm so happy that you all did. It's always lovely to watch the sunset and watch nature paint a different panorama each night and you mentioned that you saw the 'green flash' which is exciting. Come back soon!
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5

Fantastic apartment in a fantastic location

  • 5 of 5

We have just spent a week at Coco de Mer and absolutely loved it. The views are to die for and we could choose to either walk 5 minutes one way to a stunning beach with amazing snorkelling or 5 minutes the other way to the shops, restaurants and another sheltered bay. We will be back. We LOVED it.

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your trip to Coco de Mer... you summed it up pretty well I think! All that you need on your doorstep and those views are just beautiful with the brilliant blue sea so close to the terrace. Many thanks for taking the time to post your thoughts.. see you soon ... JG
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5

A great time! What a way to see Barbados!

  • 5 of 5

We were met on our arrival at Coco de Mer by Sarah, who did a great job of showing us around Jude's beautiful home! Well appointed with everything you can imagine, especially a beautiful view of the Caribbean Sea. Being an end unit, the penthouse is airy with sea breezes blowing through the side and end doors. This provided a perfect relief from the hot mid day sun after our daily outings.

We enjoyed great day trips using only the buses as transportation leaving from the bus terminal a block away from home base. The trips included the Animal Flower Caves at the north end of the island, Bathsheba on the Atlantic side and Bolador Catamaran tour out of Bridgetown.

The best snorkeling of the trip was right out front of the condo where, at one point, we swam alongside a sea turtle for about twenty minutes. Incredible!

Overall, a wonderful time, in a beautiful home, in an amazing country!

  • Submitted: May 7, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review and kind words.... glad you enjoyed the island and staying at Coc de Mer with its amazing views of the azure ocean. How wonderful to swim with a turtle for such a long time. They are one of my favourite creatures and love to watch them nesting on the beach right in front of the condo. I hear some people have seen whales from the Animal Flower cave recently. Bathsheba is a magical place to visit I'm sure you will agree! Think you did all the best trips! Very best wishes. .. come back soon.. Jude
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What a view!

  • 4 of 5

My husband and I, along with our adult daughter, had a great stay at Coco de Mer in March.

Set over two floors, the apartment is spacious and cool with lots of useful amenities. The kitchen, in particular, is extremely well equipped.

The view from the terrace at sunset is completely beautiful. Although there is a restaurant currently under construction to the right of the building, this did not bother us as we were out during the daytime when any machinery was in action.

There were a few issues with internet while we were staying, but Jude was quick to sort these out and responsive at all times.

Speightstown is wonderful. It is quieter than other more touristy parts of the West Coast and a perfect place to relax. We did not have a car and were able to walk to lots of restaurants, beaches and bars. Lots of restaurants on the West Coast also offer an all inclusive taxi service (included in the price of the meal) if you wanted to venture further afield.

Overall, a great holiday with some fantastic memories. Would recommend and hope to come back in the future!

  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello! Thank you so much for taking the time to write your review of Coco de Mer. The views are wonderful and have been enhanced further by the removal of power lines In the street which opens up the vista brilliantly... this has been carried out by the new 'high end' Restaurant Hugos, which is an exciting new venture in our vicinity. I hear that it will feature the table that Princess Diana used at The Ivy Restaurant in London . When you were staying a fibre optic wifi system was installed, which disrupted your supply temporarily regrettably but it was worth it to gain the efficiency of a fast wifi system. We were happy to provide a cell phone and an alternative wifi source to avoid any loss of communication... Hope to see you soon in Barbados.. Best Wishes Jude
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Coco de Mer is wonderful

  • 5 of 5

We have had the most wonderful five weeks at Coco de Mer. It is in a fantastic location with a beautiful view and the sound of the sea. The apartment is the best equipped apartment we have stayed in and Jude, the owner, ensured that we had all we needed for a really comfortable stay. Many happy meals on the lovely balcony looking straight out over the Carribean. We have already booked to come back next year!

  • Submitted: Feb 28, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was lovely to have you to stay and to meet your friends.. thank you for your kind words and I look forward to seeing you both in 2018 by which time Hugos restaurant will be open for you to enjoy. I was sitting looking at the sparkling sea today from the balcony and it is a lovely place to relax. Best wishes JG
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5

Better Than The Pictures Show

  • 5 of 5

This place is absolutely amazing! The views are breathtaking, the condo is huge and has everything you could possibly want... 3 choices of dishware, which suits everything you could possibly cook. Lots of cutlery and kitchen gadgets, different glassware choices. I could tell this is someone's home. Thanks for letting us borrow it for a bit. The fans were great so we could enjoy the sounds of the sea and not end up all closed in while being so close by! The location was great - we were only 2 short blocks from the bus station which took us everywhere. A short walk along the shore took us to the fish market, the vegetable sellers, the grocery store and other spots as well. I beachcombed and found a liter of sea glass to take home. It seems to be plentiful at "your own private beach". A warning: there are now stonefish in the waters of Barbados. They are similar looking but very different to lizardfish. Don't step on one. They lie on the bottom and the one I saw was in about a meter of water. Wear beach shoes or flippers in the water. Back to the inside: Having the bedrooms separated meant good privacy. And with 3 full bathrooms all with showers (one with tub/shower) there was never a reason to wait. Rinse off area down in the car park was used daily and very handy. We met others staying in the building and we all agreed this is an excellent place to be. Wifi worked well. Tv didn't work when we were there. Didn't miss it. We were out and about a lot. There's a bookshelf with a lot of books waiting to be read on the chaise or on the beach, if you have the desire... or the time.

  • Submitted: Feb 21, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your glittering review Lori. It is a special place and with a new 5 star restaurant (Hugos) opening in Sand Street this will be an added bonus . We now have a great tv system with movies, international channels etc. Hope you will return soon to view the sunsets and swim in the warm blue ocean.!
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Map

Nearest Airport
20 Kilometres
Grantley Adams Airport, Bridgetown
Nearest Barpub
1000 Metres
Speightstown
Nearest Golf
5 Kilometres
Apes Hill and Sandy Lane
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
nearest restaurant of excellence The Fish Pot
Nearest Beach
10 Metres
In front of the penthouse just perfect

Coco De Mer is located meters from the wonderful blue Sea with a beautiful deck where you can watch sunsets, stargaze sipping your champagne cocktail. This lovely 2 bed 3 bath corner property on West Coast BARBADOS is just North of historic Speightstown and the sound of the waves soothe your days and nights.

This is real Barbados with fruit and vegetables sold on the colorful streets. A small road runs between the white sand beach and the penthouse where you may see a turtle emerge from the ocean to lay her eggs. Port St Charles beach where priceless yachts are moored is 10 min away or relax on a sunbeds on our beach if you can bear to leave your own sundeck!. Sensational restaurants such as the cliff and Sandy Lane are located in a 5mile radius. The road to the east coast with breathtaking wild surf and natural beauty is easily accessible as is Mullins Beach. Supermarkets, Pharmacy, Banks and Restaurants are in walking distance as is the Orange Street Grocer a great place to dine!

Other Activities: Local hotel offers inexpensive day pass for water sports, golf, meals etc. Reefers and Wreckers Dive Shop is located a few minutes away!

Golf: Royal Westmoreland, Sandy Lane and Apes Hill are superb Golf Courses. Also the Barbados Golf Club further south.

I cannot emphasise enough the beauty of the East coast with its wild waves and salty winds blown in from miles away. A surfers paradise.. Not to be missed!

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $266.1

DECEMBER to JANUARY 5th 2017 rates are £1200 per week
Christmas new year is £1500 per week

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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