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BARBADOS BEACH APARTMENT WITH 5* GUEST REVIEWS

Kelvin Medley-Jones

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Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 10 nights

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BARBADOS BEACH APARTMENT WITH 5* GUEST REVIEWS

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Apartment 207 (Palm Trees) Glitter Bay Resort, Barbados

Glitter Bay apartment 207 ('Palm Trees' on the first floor), has 2 bedrooms. The apartments is one of 48 exclusive apartments set within the extensive tropical gardens, pools, and beach front of the Glitter Bay condominium resort. The apartments are located on Alleynes Bay, one of the best beaches on Barbados's Platinum West Coast, 1/2 mile from Holetown shopping, bars, and restaurants. There is a bus stop outside Glitter Bay, a taxi rank, or we offer car hire to guests as an option.

Glitter Bay has a large pool, children’s pool, 2 tennis courts, a gym, table tennis, a beach bar, and BBQ. Water sports and scuba diving are from the beach, with fantastic snorkeling. Next door is the Fairmont Royal Pavillion Hotel; you can also stroll along to a beach bar or the Lone Star restaurant (the Ivy of the Caribbean).

The pictures show Glitter Bay beach and pool, then photos of apartment 207 ('Palm Trees').

What we include at 207 Palm Trees !:

•4 posted super-king bed in the master bedroom, and twin beds/super king bed in second bedroom.

• Maid service six days/week.

• Linens and towels provided.

• On-wall 42” Plasma TVs in lounge and master bedroom.

• Cable TV, DVD/CD, and i-POD station in living room; Cable TV, DVD/CD player in Master bedroom

• Radio Alarm clocks in each bedroom

• Portable telephone with voicemail; local calls are free

• Free Internet in unit

More of what what we include at 207 Palm Trees:

• Personal safe in master bedroom

• Coffee maker, electric kettle, toaster, blender, microwave, dishwasher

• Crib, high chair available (charge payable locally).

• Our apartment games (Scrabble, Pictionary, beach bowls) set.

• Our Palm Trees book library.

Glitter Bay Resort facilities:

• Daily Concierge assistance 8.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m to arrange restaurants, taxis, trips, car hire etc.

• Complimentary beach and pool loungers, umbrellas and towels

• Beach Attendant

• 24 hour, 7 days a week security, manned gatehouse

• Glitter Bay wireless internet connection available from the bar/concierge lounge.

• Drinks Bar with cable TV 11.00 a.m. to sunset

• Lunch snack bar 11.00 a.m. to 3.00 p.m. (seasonal) and BBQ to hire.

• Flood lit tennis courts, complimentary day use, racquet and ball rental available

• Large fresh water swimming pool

• Large fresh water wading pool

• Childrens playground equipment and play area by wading pool

• Air conditioned gym/fitness room with cable TV

• Table tennis table

More Details

Details for holiday apartment unit_1006798, 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, 2 Bathrooms

Palm Trees 207 is our beach home in Barbados and we love coming back each year. We designed Palm Trees to be romantic, and as good as staying at a top 5* hotel. It is modern, beautifully furnished, well equipped, and practical. The master bedroom has a six foot wide 4 posted bed, and glass doors to the terrace. Step out and look over the tropical gardens, pool, and down to the beach and sea. The second bedroom has a carved wood headboard and can be made up as two single beds or a large double bed. We can also accommodate a third bed in the room if necessary for an extra child. Have a swim, breakfast on the terrace, relaxing on the wide white sand Barbados beach, play tennis or golf. Evenings we sit in rocking chairs on the terrace, drink cocktails, listen to the night noises of Barbados, have a romantic dinner, enjoy the sunset, and plan another day in paradise. We try to provide last minute Special Offers when we can. We love our apartment; and hope you will love it too
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • Events Allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
Guestbook comments from the owner
Barbados has amazing beaches and one of the best is at Glitter Bay. Palm Trees is a modern apartment and we have stayed there for many years.



There is an excellent daily cleaning lady and all the facilities you need including a lovely en-suite shower, the TV is tuned in to world channels including Premier League football.



The balcony is particularly charming with space for dining and beautiful views over one of the finest gardens on the Island with rare trees and fauna.



There is a swimming pool, easy beach access, tennis, and table tennis, and helpful staff.



The owners are lovely people who go out of their way to make sure that you have the most wonderful holiday experience.



All towels are supplied at the beach and apartment and shopping facilities are in Holetown where there are some lovely restaurants.



It is my favourite holiday destination and when we leave we count the days until we return, and feel it is our home when we arrive back.



Stuart J Marchant (Xmas/New Year 2004-2009)
Dec 2009
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Kelvin Medley-Jones

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Pippa and I live in Christchurch, Dorset, England. We have owned Palm Trees since 2002. We have fully renovated and furnished the apartment to create a romantic experience.

We feel Palm Trees has the ideal location at Glitter Bay. Palm Trees is located ideally at the end of Block 1 – nearest to the beach - of the Glitter Bay apartments. As such, we are a good distance from and do not hear the noisy road. We are opposite the pool, and close to the beach. We have great views across Palm Trees, the beautiful gardens, and the pool (lovely when lit-up in the evening).

We find staying at Palm Trees very relaxing. The Master bedroom is very romantic, with a massive super-comfy 4 posted bed, and an ensuite with marble countertop and large enclosed walk in shower.

Each time we come here we take time from our own holiday to try and ensure that all items of maintenance or repairs have been carried out to a good standard, and also to add further features or improvements to Palm Trees.

Our aim is to ensure that all our guests love it here as much as we do, and will want to return to stay at Palm Trees again and again.

We have, at last count, seventeen 5* independent reviews from happy guests who have all loved their holiday at Palm trees. Lots of guests return, one set of guests for the past 8 years ! Some like to stay a week, some even stay a month.

Kelvin Medley-Jones purchased this apartment in 2002

As they are all privately owned, the 40 Glitter Bay apartments vary greatly in location, tranquility, apartment facilities, quality of internal finish, and services provided to support guests. Choosing a Glitter Bay apartment for your holiday is choosing between very different standards of accommodation.

Our intention is to give our guests a 5* review holiday experience at good value, and competitively priced compared with other Glitter Bay apartments available.

Pippa and I try to monitor what other Glitter Bay owners and their agents offer in terms of quality, service, and price, and do our best to give our guests the best value for money.

The prices offered at Glitter Bay do vary a lot; we will not always be the cheapest, but we aim to give the best apartment holiday at Glitter Bay. We also try to offer late booking, or single bedroom use discounts on our published prices.

Pippa and I hope you have found our website helpful. We look forward to your enquiry and can let you have more information if you are considering Palm Trees for your next holiday.

Please do check out our guest reviews for independent opinions of Palm Trees.

The other features distinguish Palm Trees from other Glitter Bay apartments are:

Our own housekeeper. We have our own housekeeper/maid, Eleanor, who provides a ½ day six day per week maid, washing up, and once/week personal laundry service. Eleanor is lovely, really friendly, has been with us for years, and is a real asset to us; she will make you feel really at home.

Modern. We have all modern technology within the apartment, with wireless Internet, large flat screen TVs in the lounge and master bedroom, with MCTV satellite TV available, UK/US format DVD players in the lounge and bedroom (so you can bring your own DVDs or hire them in Holetown) and also an i-POD docking/play station to play your own music.

Cool and Dry. The apartment is fully air conditioned, and the balcony has ceiling fans at both the dining and seating (as it can be very uncomfortable if you have dinner in the evening without a ceiling fan). We also have a sun awning to keep the balcony shady and cool for relaxing, and this and our wooden shutters keep the balcony dry if it rains. You can still relax and enjoy yourself on the Palm Trees balcony even when it rains !

Grocery deliveries for your arrival. We have established a relationship with a company locally (BC Discount) to allow our guests to pre-order for delivery groceries and other essentials for their arrival. Our guests can contact Sarah direct with a list of requirements, and pay her directly on arrival at Palm Trees (please note that we cannot be responsible if items delivered are not as requested). We do not make a charge for this introduction, but include it as “added value” to thank our guests for choosing Palm Trees.

Fun. We provide a few items to make your stay fun, such as our books and games libraries, snorkels masks and flippers, and a beach ball).

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 10 nights

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Reviews

4.8
based on 22 holidaymaker reviews

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average rating of 4.818182 based on 22 reviews
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TOP CLASS HOLIDAY APARTMENT AND LOCATION

  • 5 out of 5
We had an incredible time , the apartment is amazingly classy and has an amazing feel, relaxing and inviting.
We loved the facilities on offer at Glitter Bay and would never consider staying anywhere else.
Eleanor was amazing, she was so kind and efficient and helpful. We were exceptionally impressed and had the most incredible holiday experience.
  • Review Submitted: 16-Apr-2014
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2014
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4

FIRST CLASS APARTMENT, CLEAN AND WELL APPOINTED.

  • 4 out of 5
Palm trees has excellent views over Glitter Bay, the apartment is light and has been refurbished to a high standard. The maid, Eleanor, cleans on a daily basis and even repaired my son's torn trousers. Do leave her a generous tip.

First class all round.
  • Review Submitted: 25-Mar-2014
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2014
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5

RELAXING HOLIDAY

  • 5 out of 5
Palm Trees was exactly like the pictures and the description showed. It is located on the second floor, and there are palm trees and other tropical shrubs in front of the terrace, but you still had a great view on the garden and the pool. It was clean, thanks to Eleonore the lady who every day made up our beds and cleaned the apartment. When I apologized to her for being late with breakfast, she assured us not to worry at all and that she would come back later to finish her cleaning. We were picked up at the airport, which was a relaxing start of our holiday. At the resort the concierge helped us arrange car rental. Starting the day at the swimming pool, touring the island, finishing the day at the beach: the four of us had the most relaxing holiday ever! Highlights were: early dinner at JuJu's, a little further on the beach (closes at 7pm), lunch at The Cove (whose cook wrote an award winning Caribbean cookbook), Saint Nicolas Abbey, Harrison Cave (although quite expensive) and The Welchman Hall Gully
I would definitely recommend Palm Trees to others.
  • Review Submitted: 02-Sep-2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
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SUPERB APPARTMENT

  • 5 out of 5
We have just returned from a fantastic holiday . The whole process from booking, airport transfer, welcome from Eleanor the maid and breakfast provisions was great, and we instantly felt at home and relaxed.
The appartment was spotlessly clean and very well stocked.
A big plus was the on site bar/ lunch restaurant and concierge service. The staff were all very helpful and friendly.
If you choose not to hire a car the bus service to Holetown is great with busses from outside the complex every few minutes and a great choice of restaurants for all tastes and budgets.
I would definitely recommend this appartment to a friend.
  • Review Submitted: 12-Aug-2013
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2013
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READY TO RETURN TO GLITTER BAY!

  • 5 out of 5
The condo is just beautiful and we could not have enjoyed our stay more. Eleanor is a gem and was very accommodating to our needs. We were so impressed by the beauty of the grounds and beach at Glitter Bay. Everything was so clean and well maintained. And the staff was fantastic! Now we just have to figure out when we can return!
  • Review Submitted: 13-Jun-2013
  • Date of Stay: May 2013
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5

FANTASTIC PLACE TO STAY!

  • 5 out of 5
Glitter Bay is a wonderful place to stay -- the perfect combination of having your own apartment/kitchen and hotel-like amenities. The staff is friendly and helpful, and they were very nice to our young kids. The pools are nice to have (our kids loved them!), having the pool bar is convenient and fun, and the beach is gorgeous.

Palm Trees is perfect. It is clean, spacious, with very nice, modern furnishings, and the patio is lovely. We did a lot of cooking, and it had everything we needed. Eleanor comes almost every day and keeps it spotless and even did our laundry. We felt very spoiled and taken care of.

I would highly recommend this property -- you'll have a perfect stay!
  • Review Submitted: 20-Apr-2013
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2013
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Location

Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Grantley Adams, Bridgetown
Nearest Beach
20 Metres
Alleynes Bay
Nearest Barpub
10 Metres
Glitter Bay
Nearest Golf
2 Kilometres
Royal Westmorland
Nearest Restaurant
10 Metres
Glitter Bay
Car: recommended

'Palm Trees' is number 207 (first floor). We are part of 48 exclusive apartments set within the extensive tropical gardens, pools, and beach front of the Glitter Bay condominium complex.

We are on Alleynes Bay, one of the best beaches on Barbados's Platinum West Coast. Glitter Bay is 1/2 mile from Holetown shopping, bars, and restaurants. There is a bus stop outside Glitter Bay, a taxi rank, or we offer our car to guests as an option.

The Glitter Bay complex has an adult pool and separate children’s swimming pool, two tennis courts, a gym, table tennis, a childs play area, and its own beach bar and BBQ. Water sports and scuba diving are available from the beach, with fantastic snorkeling.

Next door along the beach is the Fairmont Royal Pavillion Hotel; you can also stroll along the beach to the Lone Start restaurant or JuJu beach bar/restaurant.

There are world class golf courses nearby; we are well situated for cricket

Golf: World class golf courses are near by at Sandy Lane and Royal Westmoreland.

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Availability & Rates

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Rental rates for this holiday apartment in Glitter Bay, St. James

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Rental Period Minimum Rate Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Rate
 
Low Season
16 Apr 2014 - 15 Dec 2014
7 night minimum stay
£1,610
for 7 nights
From
£230
 
 
Shoulder
16 Dec 2014 - 22 Dec 2014
1 night minimum stay
£350
for 1 night
From
£350
 
 
Christmas/new year
23 Dec 2014 - 3 Jan 2015
10 night minimum stay
£7,500
for 10 nights
From
£750
 
 
High
4 Jan 2015 - 15 Apr 2015
7 night minimum stay
£2,310
for 7 nights
From
£330
 
 
Low
16 Apr 2015 - 15 Dec 2015
7 night minimum stay
£1,820
for 7 nights
From
£260
 
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
£330
for 1 night
From
£330
 

Additional information about rental rates

Notes We can also offer one bedroom 2 person use of Palm Trees. Rates are as follows:
High season 2014: £290/night
Low season 2014: £220/night
Shoulder season 2014: £300/night
High season 2015: £300/night
Low season 2015: £250/night

Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 90 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Glitter Bay in St. James

Property Type:
  • apartment
Forms of Payment:
  • accepts credit card
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
Theme:
  • Romantic
  • Family
General:
  • Iron & Board
  • Wireless Internet
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Laundry Soap
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fax
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Safe
  • Sunbed
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Telephone
  • Air Conditioning
  • Linens Provided
  • Lift
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Grill
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Hob
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Blender
  • Pantry Items
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Bath with Shower
  • The master bedroom has an en-suite marbled bathroom with very large walk-in shower, and shower power massage head. There is a second marbled bathroom in the apartment. This also has a large walk-in shower with glass door.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 2 Single Bed
  • The master bedroom is very romantic with a king-size six foot wide 4 posted mahogany bed. The bedroom has air-conditioning, and opens out directly to the terrace sitting area; guests have said that waking up to the view of the tropical gardens, palm trees, and pool is like being in paradise. There is an ensuite bathroom. The second bedroom has a stunning hand-made-on-the-island colonial style wood and rattan bed-head and matching furniture. The bed can be made as a 6 foot king bed or as twin beds.. We can also provide on request a third bed or cot for this room so as to accommodate 3. The room is very quiet with views over palm trees. Bed linen and sheets are changed twice weekly.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
Outside:
  • Gated Community
  • Patio
  • Walkway to Water
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis Court
  • Beach Towels
  • Inflatable Boat
  • Water Skis
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • 40 garden chairs
  • 40 deck chairs
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • Events Allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Communal Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Car Optional
  • Staff
  • Car Available
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • golf
  • wind-surfing
  • water skiing
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • diving
  • surfing
  • equestrian events
  • deepsea fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • water tubing
  • golf pass optional
Notes:
The living room is furnished in colonial style with settee, chair, sideboard, and side tables. There is a coral and glass coffee table, an i-pod docking station, a 42” plasma TV with satellite channels, UK/US DVD player so you can bring your own DVDs, and Internet Radio . The kitchen at 207 Palm Trees has granite work-surfaces and is fully equipped with modern white Italian cupboards, and with Smeg dishwasher, microwave, oven, hob, and fridge freezer. There are two bar stools and a bar to have a drink before dinner. A feature of 207 Palm Trees is the large terrace balcony with a dining area with table seating 5-6, and a separate relaxing area with corner sofa, chairs, and coffee table. There are ceiling fans on both terraces (essential for comfortable dining !). We include: Taxi transfer from the airport to our apartment; Welcome drink, and first breakfast items; six days/week maid service; local telephone calls in Barbados; access to our own Manager
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