Photos and Description of this 1 bedroom holiday apartment in Holetown - Apartment # 1 Art Studio
Air conditioned ground floor apartment, comfortably sleeps 2 persons.
Art Studio is an attractive, secure small complex of apartments in an enviable position on the west coast, close to Holetown, St. James. and nestled between the exclusive Sandpiper Hotel and Discovery Bay Beach Hotel. There is direct access to a beautiful beach and the Caribbean Sea, through our tropical gardens. The well-established trees and brightly coloured plants give plenty of opportunity to find a secluded, shaded space with lots of garden chairs and loungers. There is a daily maid service with the bed linen, hand and bath towels changed twice weekly. We do provide beach towels. There is a bound folder in the apartment giving comprehensive information on how to get the most from your time on the island. Our air conditioned ground floor apartment is comfortable, and tastefully furnished with modern appliances throughout. There is free, unlimited use wireless internet facilities. Art Studio has a relaxed tropical feel, and is perfect for a romantic getaway at any time of the year
Places of interest: The dazzling white beaches at Art Studio are just part of the island's beauty. The coral reefs that surround it host stunning marine life, while the landscape of sugar cane fields, pasture and native woodland are home to abundant native flora and fauna. Bajans (as the Barbadian people call themselves) are perhaps the island's greatest asset. Their friendliness is legendary and they celebrate local traditions with such pride and joy that you are bound to get drawn into the festivities. You are assured a very warm welcome from our friendly staff whose service and hospitality is second to none.
Barbados is also famous for wonderful cuisine, exquisite rum, a thriving artistic community and the infectious beat of calypso and reggae.
As well as excellent diving, sailing and game fishing, Barbados offers plenty of opportunity for land-based pursuits, with high quality horse racing at historic Garrison Savannah, prestigious golf tournaments, top-class polo and, of course, cricket!
Full time Staff:
We are most fortunate to enjoy the services of a very loyal and professional staff.
Should you require groceries for your first night, then Helena, our maid, will arrange this.
Helena will clean and tidy daily, other than Tuesday, her day off and Public holidays.
The bed linen and towels will be changed twice weekly.
This maid service is included in the price of the apartment rental.
Barbados is very well served by a public bus service, which is both frequent and inexpensive.
The nearest Bus stops are close by.
The information book in the apartment is very comprehensive, but if you cant find what you are looking for, then any of the staff will be very happy to assist you.
Eating out.: Art Studio is less than a five minutes walk from 1st and 2nd Street, Holetown, where you will find an amazing array of restaurants, bars and clubs.
If we start with 2nd Street here you will find Lexy's Piano Bar, where there is a party going on most nights of the week, but their liveliest nights are on the weekend Friday, Saturday and Sunday. They always have live entertainment with someone on the piano, and on a Sunday evening they have karaoke. Here you can spot some very famous personalities, staying on the west coast . You will find both Mediterranean and Cantonese food nearby.
If you fancy eating Indian food then head to Sitar.
For pizza and Italian food lovers, then you should head to Spago.
For those who like French cuisine and fresh seafood,The Mews is the place for you.
The recently opened Lime Grove Complex opposite !st & 2nd Street offers further opportunities for day day time dining, together with the most impressive array of world renowned shops
This is an extract from their own web site:
Limegrove Lifestyle Centre has emerged as the most stylish place to shop, dine, and lime for all visitors and residents of Barbados .
Limegrove, Barbados' first mixed use lifestyle centre, is located in the heart of Holetown, covers ten acres and includes approximately 85,000 sq. ft. of retail space.
The Centre is home to many of the world's leading retail brands, while The Grove offers the finest in contemporary Caribbean living.
Revitalizing historic Holetown and sited in the luxury residential belt of St James, Limegrove is ideally located just a stone's throw from the wonderful beaches of the Caribbean Sea's platinum coast, Sandy Lane, Royal Westmoreland, Sugar Hill, and Apes Hill. Limegrove provides a blend of colonial charm together with irresistible, exciting, sophisticated experience for home owners, visitors, and West Indian residents.
Unparalleled in Barbados and the Caribbean region, Limegrove incorporates a range of local and global retailers in a setting built around three distinctly different courtyards including boutiques, restaurants, delis, cafes, bars, gourmet foods, an art gallery, cinemas, a spa and salon, and a range of special event spaces.
International brands present and schedule for opening at Limegrove include Agent Provocateur, A|X Armani Exchange, Audemars Piguet, Breitling, Cartier, Chopard, Hallmark, Louis Vuitton, M.A.C, Michael Kors, Ralph Lauren and Vilebrequin. A great number of successful Barbadian brands also feature prominently: Altman Real Estate, Barbados National Bank, Foster & Ince Cruiseworld, Kartushe, OPA! and Pure Source Barbados, to name a few.
The world renowned Cliff is a five minutes drive along the coast road.
For more information on eating out, check our web site.
Kindly take time to read the following:
The Barbados Government are nearing completion of a 35 million dollar, West Coast Improvement Scheme.
There is general consensus that the work which was undertaken during 2013 has significantly improved the Holetown Beaches
This ongoing situation, particularly during September and October 2014, is having an impact on access to the beaches around us.
The photos on this web site will not accurately reflect their current state.
We apologise for this.
We have been assured that all of these improvemnts will be in place no later than 30th November 2014
Once these are finalised, we will of course update the web site.
In the meantime, if you have any concerns please do not hesitate to contact us.
Details for holiday apartment # 1 Art Studio, 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
- Long-term Renters Welcome
- non smoking only
- not suitable for children
- pets not allowed
- wheelchair inaccessible
Guestbook comments from the owner
We are delighted with and proud of the feed back we have received from our guests, so many of whom express a genuine desire and eagerness to return to us.
We do not to attempt to undermine others at Art Studio, with claims of superiority, but simply state that we are extremely confident that our properties are well furnished, well decorated, and that we have done everything possible to provide a very relaxing and comfortable environment.
These apartments are our home for several months of the year, and we strive to make everything just perfect.