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Gibbs Glade Cottage & Garden Studios, St Peter - wonderful holiday - 'The Family Cottage'

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,184 sq. ft.
Property type house



'The Family Cottage'

Pretty three bedroom (sleeps four), two bath cottage, faces East to catch the trade winds which together with the vaulted ceilings throughout and fans in the kitchen and reception room, provide a feeling of space and keep the property cool.

The open plan layout is ideal for a holiday. Clean, comfortable with fresh cotton sheets. Finishes include pickled pine, coral rendering and tiled floors which give a beach house feel and epitomize inside outside living. Well furnished with wooden furniture throughout plus satellite TV and wifi.

One double bedroom and two singles, all air conditioned. The double is en-suite, a second bathroom is shared between the two single rooms.

The simply equipped kitchen includes a breakfast bar and a washing machine. The reception room, the kitchen and the master bedroom all open onto a large veranda running the length of the cottage, offering plenty of room for sitting, dining and entertaining, overlooking the large sparkling ceramic tiled pool.

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About the property


Welcome to Gibbs Glade Cottage & Garden Studios, Barbados a mix of three holiday rental units set in their own lush tropical garden with a sparkling pool and oversize deck. A great spot, moments from both Gibbs and Mullins beaches on the platinum West Coast of Barbados.

The Family Cottage's double bedroom together with two single rooms allow for a family or party of four to enjoy plenty of space. Great rates from £170.00 per night.

The two Garden Studios are each perfect for a couple or party of two. Great rates from £85.00 per night.

Alternatively, bring the whole family.......!!

Gibbs Glade Cottage & Garden Studios is set in its own beautiful garden with a shimmering pool, fully enclosed with a wall and fence to make it very secure. The landscaping has been planned to provide a cool tropical feel.

We are a great choice for like minded people seeking a Barbados holiday at a sensible price but at the same time not wanting to compromise on good living conditions. Oodles of Caribbean style, easy living charm, simple, inexpensive and fun. Clean, comfortable, well furnished with plenty of attention to detail, all the ingredients of a wonderful stay from fresh cotton sheets, through to tasteful furnishings.

Come and enjoy a wonderful holiday complete with sunshine, sunsets, golden sand and Bajan Rum......

Half way between Speightstown and Holetown on the West Coast of Barbados, Gibbs Glade is only moments from two glorious beaches - peaceful Gibbs and vibrant Mullins.

Gibbs Glade Cottage & Garden Studios is a private property. It is one cottage (sleeping four) and two studios (each sleeping two), all set within enclosed gardens and all having use of the pool which is a large 30 x 15ft, surrounded by an oversize 1,500 sq ft deck. Inexpensive, simple and easy accommodation at a sensible price...

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Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
August 22, 2017

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Booking Notes:
A 20% deposit is kindly required to confirm a booking. The balance is payable prior to arrival.

Changeover Day:
Please contact owner.


Gibbes House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1184 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Holiday Resort
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Master room en-suite
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Shared between the two single rooms
  • Each bathroom is equipped with a shower, vanity unit and wc.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 twin/ single
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Cottage Sleeps 4 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on Cottage bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed and en-suite bathroom, french doors onto veranda Bedrooms 2 and 3 with single beds All bedrooms have air conditioning
  • Books ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Welcome to Gibbs Glade Cottage & Garden Studios, Barbados a mix of three holiday rental units set in their own lush tropical garden with a sparkling pool and oversize deck. A great spot, moments from both Gibbs and Mullins beaches on the platinum West Coast of Barbados. A clean, comfortable and well furnished property with fresh cotton sheets, perfect for a holiday. The Cottage's double bedroom together with the two single bedrooms allow for a family or party of four to enjoy plenty of space. All set in its own lush garden, fully enclosed with a wall and fence to make it very secure. The landscaping has been planned to provide a tropical feel. The sparkling tiled pool is 30ft x 15ft, with wide steps in at the shallow end, and approx 7ft at the deep end. Surrounded by a wide tiled deck.


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'The Family Cottage'
average rating of 4.642857 based on 14 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Gibbs Glade is set in a serene, forested area. Our cottage opened out to a pristine pool. The proprietors were very friendly and always available for any need. The beds were comfy and the space was immaculate. If you want a sea bath, it is a short walk away. A truly excellent experience!

  • Submitted: Apr 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Altrincham Cheshire

Almost Perfect

  • 5 of 5

Recently returned from Gibbs Glade Poolside studio having spent 2 weeks in this lovely location. The owners, Toby and Karen were really kind and welcoming and nothing was too much trouble, even finding tonics for our G&T's, as temporary shortage of supplies on the island!!!! The studio was large spacious and beds very comfortable. Cooking facilities basic but adequate for our needs. Air con and wifi good and all opening windows were fitted with mosquito nets. The studio has 3 sets of French doors which open onto pool patio and front terrace making the accommodation very lite and airy. This establishment only opened in September 2016 and apart from a few minor alterations to facilities which the owners welcomed the studio is superb, The location was perfect, close to Mullins and Gibbs beaches and local bus network. Local shop, bars and restaurants all within walking distance Can recommend Bombas and Mullins Beach Bar to eat or try restaurants in Holetown as plenty of choice . A car is not essential as buses run all over the island and riding on the yellow reggae buses is an experience not to be missed!!! There is a short cut to the highway and beaches through a wooded area but prone to flooding when it rains heavily. Take a torch.

The pool is shared by 2 other studios and the cottage but is a welcomed addition to he complex. Laundry facilities are available in a separate store. We loved this place and have booked again for next year. The only recommendation I would suggest would be a microwave in the kitchen and parasols around the pool area. The pool furniture is very comfortable and the surrounding gardens are well kept

Our personal thanks to Toby Karen and the staff for making our stay so comfortable and memorable.

  • Submitted: Mar 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Almost perfect

  • 4 of 5

Lovely cottage near two great beaches. Charming rooms with air con and gauze on all windows---essential in Barbados. We were unfortunate in that for our time there building construction was taking place very close to the property. However without that happening the cottage would definitely have had five stars . The pool is perfect .

  • Submitted: Mar 10, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

My family and I have enjoyed a fabulous two week stay here at Gibbs Glade Cottage. I would highly recommend if your thinking of going to Barbados.

We are a family of five, including our three boys 4, 11 & 13 we found the accommodation perfect for our needs, very clean and well equipped with everything you would need for a self catering holiday.

My husband normally struggles to get a desent nights sleep while away from home but to our delight the the mattress was so comfy.

Our boys all agree the pool was a perfect size and surrounded by a very pretty well maintained garden which gave us the feel of being private without feeling in the middle of nowhere.

We spent most of our days relaxing on the beautiful Gibbs beach which was a few minutes away and very quite with only a handful of people around.

The owners Toby and Karen are also lovely people and went out of there way to accommodate our needs.

The only negative I can find with staying here is going home will be torture.

Many thanks from the Esposito family for a wonderful holiday and we hope to return soon.

  • Submitted: Feb 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Gibbs Glade Cottage

  • 5 of 5

A lovely cottage in a very quite and peacefully spot.

Just a stones throw from the beautiful beach.

Couldn't have wished for a better place to stay, we would certainly love to return.

Sue and Alison

  • Submitted: May 11, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
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St Albans

Wonderful Stay

  • 5 of 5

My friends and I absolutely loved staying at Gibbs Glade Cottage. The accommodation was ideal for our party of 5 ladies on their first girly getaway.

The cottage was spotlessly clean which we really appreciated. We enjoyed using all the facilities and loved having breakfast outside. The swimming pool is a perfect size and we used it daily. Even when it rained it didn't matter as it soon passed. The monkeys were funny and although they got the first batch of nice looking bananas on day one, we didn't see them again. The cottage felt like a home from home and we were so relaxed to be there, the housekeeper was fabulous too with lots of local knowledge to share. Booking information and details was accurate and clear, the owners had accurately described the accommodation and we would not hesitate to stay again.

  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2013
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Nearest Airport
33 Kilometres
Grantley Adams International Airport, Barbados
Car: recommended


A short stroll to both Gibbs and Mullins Beaches. Gibbs is beautiful and peaceful, lined with privately owed villas. Mullins is much more lively with a bar and restaurant plus various water sports available.


Grantley Adams International Airport, Bridgetown, is about a 40 minute drive away. Taxis at the airport are plentiful and very well organised.

Hiring a car is not essential as the beach is so close and the buses on the coast road are very frequent and inexpensive. However a car gives visitors freedom and flexibility to explore the island and its many exciting sights, huge variety of beaches and extensive restaurants.


The Cottage is just under 2.5 miles from Speightstown and 3.7 miles from Holetown. Speightstown is more authentic Barbados with a couple of great casual places for breakfast and lunch plus a couple of very smart places for dinner. Whereas Holetown is far more modern, busier and touristy, with a fantastic new shopping mall, Lime Grove, and a large choice of bars and restaurants. The city of Bridgetown is 10.7 miles distant, full of wonderful architecture, racing, yacht club....

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To the North is Speightstown which has everything, from restaurants and bars to a supermarket that gives shoppers a lift home! Plus a library and Post Office. A little further north is Port St Charles with its fabulous yachts, and the Fish Pot restaurant overlooking the waves.

All along the coast are wonderful restaurants. It is easy to eat out every night at a different place each time, never more than a 15 minute drive away.

There are a multitude of activities to choose from across the island from Polo matches taking place on several fields, serving tea and sandwiches to the spectators; to horse racing at the Garrison Savannah; or try diving or a trip in the mini sub.

The beaches around the island are all different, from the calm relaxing waves of the west, to the long rolling waves on the south perfect for body boarding, or the wild waves of the east with its surfing competitions. A different experience each day...

And for every day... there are supermarkets in Speightstown and Holetown, banks with ATM's are in abundance, including in the convenience store by Mullins Beach. The local markets sell fresh fruit and fish caught that day. Coconut water is sold at the side of the road. Local art and craft is all around. And for the less adventurous......there are the imports from Waitrose!