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Beautiful Beachfront 2 Bdr / 2 Bath Home On The Exquisite West Coast Of Barbados

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,800 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

2 Bedroom, Fully Furnished House On The Beach.

Ocean Hollow is a charming 2 bedroom split-level house situated on the beautiful Fitts Village Beach on the highly sought after Platinum West Coast of Barbados. Each bedroom boasts an ensuite bathroom, one with a king bed and one with a queen. The main livinig room has a huge sliding glass door which opens up to the sparkly, clear, blue water of the Caribbean Sea. The house is also perfectly located 10 meters from a bus stop which can take you to almost any part of the island. Also, being located on the West Coast of the island you will have access to some of the top cuisine and shopping destinations including the world-renound Cliff Restaraunt, just 0.5 km drive from the house. We are also just a 4 km drive from the elite Lime Grove Lifestyle Center featuring some of the best shopping on the island and a beautiful new cinema.

This house is perfect for the travellers who just want to sit back and enjoy watching the sun set over the Caribbean Sea and spend their days walking on our white sand beaches. It is also perfect for the more fast-paced traveller who wants to stay in a rich, vibrant area with access to some of the best bars in the busy 1st and 2nd Streets of Holetown, just a 15 minute bus ride away.

We are also situated just 3km from the University of the West Indies Cave Hill campus which makes us a perfect place for visiting students or parents.

Please do not hesitate to contact us with any further questions. As locals to the island, we can help you plan the most perfect vacation on our beautiful island Barbados!

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Member since: 2014
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Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
20 May, 2018

About Chloe

This house is owned by my Grandmother Christine, but managed by me, her granddaughter. Granny was born and bred in Barbados and has a special love for collecting unique and special property throughout the isalnd. This property is one of her favorites and we are so happy to share it with you.

Why Chloe chose Saint James

The house has been owned and operated by our family for over 50 years. My grandmother has overseen countless renovations and updates and it is a property very close to our heart. It is a beautiful family home on an exquisite, private beach with the most beautiful blue water and white sand. Stay with us and I can guarantee you will not be disappointed.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We loved our stay in your house. We liked the fact that it was a whole

house with privacy and that it was very clean and comfortable. We loved

the fact that the kitchen was fully functional and that you had BBQ grill.

We liked the location and having the beach behind it. It was perfect for

snorkeling. The washing machine and dryer worked fine and so did the internet connection.

Thank you for all of the above.
Nov 2015
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Saint James in Barbados

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • reefs
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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(27 traveller reviews)

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Beautiful Beachfront 2 Bdr / 2 Bath Home On The Exquisite West Coast Of Barbados
average rating of 4.4444447 based on 29 reviews
Burlington, Ontario

Fantastic beach front property for families

  • 5 of 5

Amazing vacation and Ocean Hollow was perfect for our family. We've been to Barbados twice and this is our second time staying at Ocean Hollow. The location can't be beat. We have small children and the gated in backyard made it easy to allow them to play in the sand, while we relaxed or made meals. And when it was time to hit the beach, you literally open the gate and are standing on a beautiful beach. Although you can't swim right in front of the property, about 100m to the North is the perfect swimming spot for kids. Right in front of Crystal Cove resort (all beaches are public and you commonly see locals swim here as well), is a little swimming area that is protected from any waves.

Chloe is a fantastic host who responds quickly and is very accommodating. We rented some items for our kids from a local company and she made arrangements directly with the company to be available for them to drop everything off.

The pictures are accurate, and the bedrooms are large. The style is a little dated, but everything works and we spent most of our time enjoying the beauty that is Barbados. We're already planning our next vacation.

If you want a little luxury to compliment a stay at Ocean Hollow, the Crystal Cove resort next door also offers day passes - the information is hard to find online, but it's $250 BBD for adults and half price for kids. It gives you access to the resort from 10-6. Dinner isn't technically included, but their 'Reflections' restaurant is open until 6pm and we had dinner around 5:30. The resort is gorgeous with 3 pools, water sports and fantastic drinks.

  • Review Submitted: 01-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A very nice clean place.

  • 4 of 5

Nice quiet neighborhood, Ideal for a small family, or two couples, beautiful sunsets every evening. Would most definitely go back. Had no issues what so ever.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Home with Character

  • 5 of 5

Lovely stay at Ocean Hollow... Close to beaches, groceries and a short 23 minute drive to Bridgetown... Awesome to wake up every morning and have a cup of coffee on the veranda listening to the ocean waves.. With a surprise visit from a family of monkeys. The sunsets were spectacular...❤️❤️

  • Review Submitted: 03-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Kathy, thanks so much for staying with us! We hope to host you again soon. Kind regards, Chloe
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Durham, Ontario Canada

Excellent stay, everything as advertised

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic stay from Feb 10-21, at Ocean Hollow. A beautiful home with plenty of room for 2 couples or family of 4.

Bedrooms are large and well appointed. Kitchen is quite functional and well equipped. We hosted a dinner for 8 with no problems and plenty of room for everyone.

Property is tucked away well off the Main Street and has plenty of parking. The back yard is priceless with a beautiful patio, furniture for 8 and of course the Caribbean Sea lapping at the back step.

We did quite a bit of cooking ourselves, however there are plenty of resteraunts near by. Groceries are also nearby at the Massey and Jordan’s supermarkets.

Over all it was a great stay. We would highly recommend renting a car so you can explore the entire island.

Thank you Chloe for sharing your grandma’s beautiful home with us.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Kevin, Thanks so much for your lovely review. We are so happy that you decided to stay at our beautiful Ocean Hollow property. Please let us know if you are ever on the island again as we would love to have you! Kind regards, Chloe
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St James is the nicest spot on Barbados

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed the easy access to the beach and the house's proximity to Holetown beach bars and restaurants. The place is nicely cared for and well priced.

  • Review Submitted: 20-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Buck, thanks for your kind comments. We were very happy to have you stay with us! Thanks again!
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Chapin, SC

Good location! Beautiful views!

  • 3 of 5

The property had a beautiful view and was in a great location to venture out around the island which we did every day with our car rental. We are a family of 4- Mom and Dad, 17 year old son and 4 year old daughter. Chloe went out of her way to make our Christmastime visit especially sweet for our 4 year old including having a small table-sized Christmas tree up and decorated for Santa to visit. The beds were extremely comfortable and the house had all the basic necessities. Negatives of the property is that it's basically a split level in part so you have to use steps into the master bathroom which were a little scary for me and our little girl. This was also true to enter the den/dining/kitchen area and again to go onto the porch, again to get to the yard and again to step onto the beach. This was a negative for me as I am physically handicapped and I apparently missed this information when I reviewed the property. The steps are also concerning for small kids especially the bathroom. We were also startled early Christmas morning by some man violently beating on the front door repeatedly until we answered him and he stated he was collecting money for "old people". We've traveled all over the world and that was a first. We were securely locked in behind the metal gates on the front and back door and the windows but it was still alarming. I understand this is beyond the owners control but with the house set back off the main road it was rather odd. The mosquitoes here are significant so the idea of opening the front and backdoors for a breezeway were just not an option. Overall rating of Barbados for us was a B-. We loved the daily adventures and the views were beautiful. We enjoyed Bathsheba, The Animal Flower Bay (including the restaurant), the Flower Forest, Earthworks, Carlisle Bay, Mullins Beach, Sandy Lane, Speightstown, Holetown, etc. The food was extremely expensive even compared to Hawaii and the South Pacific and it was difficult to get reservations to a lot of restaurants because of the holidays although we travel every holiday. We don't revisit islands so we are thankful we were able to visit Barbados and overall it was an enjoyable experience for our family. Thank you Chloe!

  • Review Submitted: 09-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Andy, So glad to have you spend your Christmas was us. It was a pleasure decorating the tree for your little one. I apologize if it was not clear that the house was multiple levels, as we thought the photos were suffice, but will make sure to include that in our description from now. In addition, we are also sorry for the interruption that you had on Christmas morning and contacted you right away and asked if you would like us to get the police involved, as that would be a first for us in terms of having someone trespass on the property. We are evaluating the house now and looking into some additional security. Thanks again for your valuable feedback, we are always looking for ward to improve our home.
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Nearest Airport
23 Kilometres
Grantley Adams International Airport
Nearest Barpub
50 Metres
Nearest Golf
4 Kilometres
Sandy Lane - Country Club Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
15 Metres
Highway 1
Nearest Restaurant
500 Metres
The Cliff Restaurant
Nearest Beach
5 Metres
Crystal Cove Beach
Car: recommended


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Saint James, Caribbean

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Summer 2018 Rate
16 Apr 2018 - 15 Nov 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Winter 2018-19 Rate
16 Nov 2018 - 17 Apr 2019
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Summer 2019 Rate
18 Apr 2019 - 15 Nov 2019
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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