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Carizma a chic modern 2 bedroom villa, close to Port St Charles

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,000 sq ft
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property


CARIZMA holiday villa is open plan in design. The fabulous living dining area and kitchen are colour coordinated in cream, greens and oranges giving a chic but Caribbean feel. You will find comfortable chairs and sofa, dining table and fantastic kitchen fitted with all appliances. This opens out onto a 30ft terrace by 2 sets french doors. Here you will find comfortable chairs, dining table , take a step down and you are in your own private garden surrounded by Bougainvillea and flora. You have a choice of eating inside or alfresco. Cool down in the outside shower.

Enjoy the facilities of large flat screen TV,DVD and free wireless broadband internet.

From Carizma you can Bathe in the beautiful blue/ turquoise sea, Relax on the soft white sand, Watch the most fantastic sunsets and View the stars at night. This together with superb restaurants and bars close.

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Eating Out & Activities : There are so many places to eat from the top class restaurants to Barbados answer to fast food or eat where the locals eat.

You are so close to the famous Fish Pot Restaurant, and Lonestar. For a more local feel try the Fish Fry at Half Moon Fort , Fishermans pub I have a full list which is sent to you on booking .

There are so many places to visit and so much to do, and so little time but don't hurry. Although you don't need to hire a car as the public transport is so good, it is fun to hire a mini moke or jeep and find all those places yourself.

The rugged and wild East coast is not to be missed visit Bathsheba then drive down to Bottom Bay this everything you would imagine a Caribbean beach to look like. Take some food and drink with you and have a picnic. Check if there is any horse racing on at the Garrison in Bridgetown, this always guarantees a good afternoon. We have some great golf courses or why not learn to Dive at one of the PAADI dive centers

GOLF: There are several golf courses within 15 drive. Try Royal Westmoreland, Sandy Lane country club or the Old Nine .

Farther a field Barbados Golf club and Rockley on the South Coast.

More Details

Anita Ashton
Member since: 2006
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
16 April, 2018

About Anita Ashton

Banker in the UK for 33 years now living in Barbados where we have s mortgage broker business and 2 restaurant called café carizma and carizma n the hill

Anita Ashton purchased this villa in 2013

Why Anita Ashton chose Douglas

great position quiet but close to the real Barbados. Modern house with all amenities

Guestbook comments from the owner

We just loved Carizma and Barbados it was all we expected and more. The villa is great relaxing, smart and so clean . We must have seen most of island which we loved but the beaches up around Speightstown area are best uncrowded and beautiful.
Jul 2009
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Douglas in Saint Peter

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • village
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking On Street
  • Safe
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Well designed bathroom which is fully tiled. Large walk in shower, toilet and vanity sink unit.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Main bedroom is a tranquil haven, it has queen bed with accents in Green and Lemon . There is a large fitted wardrobe , bedside cabinets and a vanity unit . We also provide a hairdryer and safe for your use . All linen and beach towels are provided Bedroom 2 has 2 single beds with accents in colourful Turquoise and Lemon, fully fitted wardrobe and hairdryer.
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Beach Towels
  • Terrace
  • Golf Clubs
  • Large Cooler
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 2 deck chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
We provide many extras in the villa--: There is a also a I pod speaker so you bring along your own music . Satellite TV gives you a lot of channels along with a good selection of DVDs. Welcome pack for your first breakfast. Cool box, beach mats and chairs . Combined washer/dryer. Outdoor shower to help you cool off on the days you decide to relax at the villa. PLEASE ALSO VIEW OUR APARTMENT IN HOLETOWN REFERENCE NUMBER 66248.We now own Cafe Bar Carizma in the Chattel village in Holetown, call to see us for breakfast, coffee, lunch or Authentic Tapas night on Thursdays We also manage an apartment in Kings Beach and 3 bedroom villa at Holders please contact me for availabilit


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Carizma a chic modern 2 bedroom villa, close to Port St Charles
average rating of 4.96 based on 26 reviews

Perfect place for perfect vacations

  • 5 of 5

This is one of the best vacations homes we ever stayed at.

Perfectly equipped, very nice and friendly owners that were very helpful with any question we had about the island, getting around, to do, where to shop and so on.

The house is in reality as nice as it looks on the pictures, no doubt about it.

It is very spacious, enough room for 4 persons, everything is clean and well functioning.

Nice and bright colours, well designed, we did not at all find anything to complain about.

We stayed there for one week and this was for sure the highlight of a 3.5 weeks trip to in total 3 different islands in the Caribbean.

Don't know what else to say, just go there, you will love it.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Dec-2009
  • Date of Stay: November 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you it is great to see such a varied mix of nationalities now having stayed at Carizma and with the same thoughts, that it is a perfect place for a holiday
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Well equipped, and very comfy barbadon villa.

  • 4 of 5

Had a lovely time, absolutely home from home. villa fantastic with lots of visiting wildlife including humming birds,frogs,cats and a resident lizard that we named George.the outside terrace with its easy cchairs and alfresco dining under the stars was great, a great little sun trap.

The only downside being the quite busy road and the barking of dogs, which you soon get used to.

speightstown is very naturaly Barbadon, with an array of typical Barbadon shops, bars and restraunts,some of whih are quite pricey. Island plates being particulary good, and good value.for Bajan food, try the Fishermans pub, friendly and very good value, with beer at 10 bbd for 3.

A vey nice day can be had at Port st Charles yacght club with basic but good value food.

Dont forget to use the local busses, a great way to sample local island life.

To recap, we had a wonderful time at villa Carizma and would not hessitate to book again.

  • Review Submitted: 18-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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What a great find this was

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for two weeks and what a find this villa was. It had everything in it you could possibly want for a relaxing holiday. The place is situated in a quiet residential road opposite Heywoods beach (10 min walk) and the all neighbours were so friendly. Situated also a short walk from Speightstown bus station a car is not really necessary as the island is so easy to get around by public transport and so cheap. We travelled around for the first week and then chilled out at Port St Charles Yacht Club for the second week, where the service and the staff are excellent.

Many thanks Anita for such a great holiday we will be back

Simon and Barbara

  • Review Submitted: 14-Dec-2016
  • Date of Stay: November 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nice Xmas stay!

  • 5 of 5

Lovely spacious house in a quiet neighbourhood.

Loved the patio area for a quiet breakfast time.

Very comfortable bed and good shower.

Just a few minutes away from the Port St Charles beach club which we really enjoyed.

Highly recommended!

Thanks to Anita & Dave.

Lesley & Tony Butler

  • Review Submitted: 02-Feb-2016
  • Date of Stay: December 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Columbia, Missouri

5 Months of Comfort & Joy

  • 5 of 5

Sadly, my wife and I are wrapping up a 5-month stay in Carizma during which we've come to enjoy the villa, its amenities, location, and Barbados more with each passing week. We've explored much of the island and find it to be stunningly beautiful and incredibly interesting. We've walked miles, ridden the bus, hired a taxi, and occasionally rented a car all with great success and little difficulty. Barbados is definitely a top-of-list Caribbean destination because it's so darned interesting and convenient – the history, the multitude of activities and points of interest, ATM access & credit card acceptance, the language, the shopping, transportation, access to amenities, and the cordial, gracious people. Speightstown and Carizma are a great choice for travelers seeking these best features of Barbados: an upscale neighborhood and authentic Bajan village full of friendly people away from the south-island jam and access to one of the best low-traffic, calm-water beaches on the island at Port St. Charles. Carizma gives us the independence of a single-family home yet full and easy access to all parts of the island. We walk to collect our groceries, stroll the beaches, and watch the killer sunsets. From the north, Holetown is an easy $2BBD, no-brainer bus ride to and from. More on the villa: The bedding is top notch, the weekly maid service a real treat, the bed linens are cleaned and pressed, towels are provided and laundered – and floors mopped [nice!]. The furniture in the villa is in excellent condition and very comfortable. The bath is newly built (actually the entire villa is recent construction) all in outstanding travertine tile including the entire shower surround. The tile is carried throughout the villa on the floors and very nice to walk on and keep clean. The kitchen cabinetry is beautiful and the appliances all work very well. We've kept the two sets of large swing-out double doors open during most of our stay to catch the Bajan breezes and had to resort to a/c only occasionally in the evenings back in November and early December. And blessedly – very few bugs! Dave and Anita are wonderful people who work hard to make things right and truly care about their guests. You can't go wrong with the these trustworthy hosts who have become very special to us. I mean, after 5 months, we're experts on the subject, right? It will be hard to leave.

  • Review Submitted: 08-Mar-2013
  • Date of Stay: October 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely Hide-Away on a Lovely Island

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Carizma in July 2011 and had a wonderful time! The house is everything it’s advertised to be – lovely, comfortable, scrupulously clean, etc., etc. One of many pleasant surprises was the quality and quantity of cooking equipment (as a passionate amateur cook, having access to sharp knives and decent pans while on vacation was lovely). Another lovely surprise was the welcome stocking of the refrigerator with eggs, butter, milk, bread and even a couple of Banks beers! The owner who met us a the house could not have been more pleasant or helpful. The neighborhood is relatively quiet and it’s a short walk down the hill to Speightstown and Heywoods beach. Having Carizma as a home base definitely enhanced our stay in Barbados.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Jul-2011
  • Date of Stay: July 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Grantley Adams
Car: not necessary

Historic Speightstown is 10 mins walk away from the villa. The quaint town is the up and coming place in Barbados mix old with new. Situated on the West coast it is still part of the old Barbados where you can buy your fruit and vegetables from the stalls in the street. There is a bakery, fish market and supermarket for your supplies. Please note the map is not totally accurate the villa is in the Douglas area and much closer to Speightstown.

Close by are some excellent gourmet restaurants or for more local food try the Fishermans pub in Speightstown or Half Moon Fort fish fry on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

The Parish of St Peter is along the West Coast where you will find the famous Mullins Beach a short bus drive. However there are some beautiful beaches 10 mins walk away.

You are within easy reach of the East Coast , St Nicholas Abbey, Cherry Tree Hill and Farley National Park a car is advisable but you can get around easily by bus .


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Douglas, Barbados

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
8 Feb 2018 - 30 Apr 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
1 May 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
1 Nov 2018 - 30 Apr 2019
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

. Deposit of £300 pounds required on booking with balance payable 2 months before departure. Deposit is non refundable We strongly advise you to take out TRAVEL INSURANCE at the time of booking.

Reduced prices for three weeks and special prices for long term rentals of two months or more
We can book anything you wish before you leave for UK, Provide welcome pac

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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