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The most exquisite 3 bedroomed beach penthouse with pool, tennis, maid service

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 14 nights

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Property
apartment
People
6
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
3
Minimum Stay
1 - 14 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday apartment in Porters - Princess Suite,306 GlitterBay

3 en suite bedroomed penthouse 2500sq.ft with kitchen, lounge, dining. Sleeps 6

The Princess Suite is an amazing penthouse on 2 floors situated in the Glitter Bay Estate, which has beautiful garden , large pool, children's pool, a gym, 2 tennis courts, table tennis, a beach bar, BBQ and one of the best beaches on the west coast.

The apartment is luxurious furnished,

The living area has a fully fitted Italian kitchen, sumptuous lounge leading onto an outdoor dining area with views over the superb tropical gardens, pool and the Caribbean Sea.

Bedroom one is in Japanese style with king size bed, bathroom with walk-in- shower all in marble and a large balcony with a cane sofa group.

The Master bedroom is in New England style with super king size bed, en suite bathroom with a large bathtub, balcony with splendid views over the white, sandy beach.

Bedroom 3 is in Chinese style with twin four-poster beds, en suite large wet-room all in marble and large balcony with sun loungers.

The living room has also fitted music system, an iPod docking station , wireless internet , CD and DVD players.

For lunch you can eat at the beach bar , walk next door to the Royal Pavilion , Jujus (beach bar ) , The Lone Star or another beach bar.

Sometimes the turtles are born on the beach or we have monkeys playing in the garden

The house keeper is amazing .

All in all the best holiday you will ever have !!!

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Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only

Owner
Bente Stratton
Member since: 2010
Speaks English, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
7 December, 2016
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Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(9 traveller reviews)

The most exquisite 3 bedroomed beach penthouse with pool, tennis, maid service
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews
5

Perfect (continued)

  • 5 of 5

There were 5 of us in our party (including 2 children who were 7 & 2 during our first visit & 9 & 4 this time) & GB is perfect for us all. There are locals offering watersports on the beach if you fancy a boat trip to see the turtles or a trip on a jet ski it in Big Bertha, but they don't pester you if you're not interested.

The only slight downside of this stay at GB was the fact the restaurant area wasn't open. When we visited last time, even though it was quiet, the restaurant was open for a few hours at lunch time & we ate there a number of times as the food was delicious. Unfortunately, during this visit it was also fairly quiet, so they decided to close the restaurant. I understand why they did this, however we felt that if they're not going to provide food, maybe bar snacks (crisps, ice creams etc) could have been made available to buy, particularly to keep the kids happy. There is however a beach bar at the Fairmont which served nice food, & Jujus just a stroll along the beach which is well worth a visit. If you're visiting when GB is busier, this won't even be an issue!

You definitely can't beat GB or the Princess Suite. We're already planning our 3rd visit, hopefully in the not too distant future!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 20, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
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5

Perfect

  • 5 of 5

This was our 2nd visit to Glitter Bay 306 (our first being May 2013) & our 5th trip to Barbados. The fact we tend not to return to the same place twice speaks volumes about how lovely GB & the Princess Suite are.

On arrival, we were greeted with a "welcome home" by a representative from Tigerlily concierge services who look after the Princess Suite & there was a smooth handover of all the necessary paperwork for our stay.

The apartment is amazing. There are 3 huge ensuite bedrooms, one on the lower floor & 2 on the first floor, all with ample storage space (even for the amount we took!)

The views from the balcony are wonderful & it's a perfect place to relax at the end of a hectic day in the sun.

The downstairs comprises of (3rd bedroom), lounge, kitchen, outdoor dining terrace & second terrace area, again all perfect for relaxing. The kitchen is stocked with everything you could possibly need in a self catering apartment, including a huge fridge freezer, dishwasher, coffee machine etc, should you wish to take a break from the gorgeous restaurants in BIM & have a meal in. The whole of the apartment has air conditioning which is a huge bonus. There's also a welcome pack on arrival with all the essentials you need to tide you over.

Probably the best asset in the Princess Suite is the lovely housekeeper Ceralyne, who will look after you so well, from making a welcome meal which will be waiting for you on arrival, to doing your laundry, as well as the everyday aspects of looking after the apartment.

As for the Glitter Bay complex, again, it's fabulous. All the staff are fantastic & try to accommodate your requirements, from the concierge to the bar staff. The pool is spacious & you are able to choose a spot on the beach for your sun loungers for the duration of your stay, which is great as it saves the issue of people reserving loungers all day for them not to be used.

Glitter Bay is located on one of the best beaches in Barbados & it's just a leisurely 10-15 minute walk along the beach to Lonestar & the new Santi restaurant & even closer to Jujus & the Fairmont where you can also eat. I believe you can also take a stroll along the new boardwalk into Holetown if the tide is out sufficiently, although we didn't try this. The location is perfect as it's just a few stops on the bus to Holetown or there are plenty of parking spaces at Glitter Bay if you decide to hire a car.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 17, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
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5

Amazing place to spend a relaxing vacation

  • 5 of 5

The Princess Suite at Glitter Bay was a wonderful home for our family for our week's vacation. A smooth arrival (airport pick-up was arranged) and a warm welcome (by the site's property manager) allowed us to quickly get oriented and start our holiday. The suite itself is beautifully decorated and finished with a high-end kitchen and bathrooms. The outdoor eating and lounge areas were our favourite part of the suite - it doesn't get much better than dining while overlooking the Caribbean Sea.

Bente checked in often to ensure that we were enjoying our stay and the suite's housekeeper was lovely and kept our apartment spotless!

We had four adults and two children in the suite and it never felt crowded - plenty of space for everyone.

The Glitter Bay complex itself is showing its age slightly, but is still a wonderful place to stay. It is very quiet and you never have trouble finding a chair to lounge by the pool or on the beach. The concierge is very helpful and the on-site restaurant / bar is the perfect spot for lunch. There are fabulous restaurants close by for dinner.

I would highly recommend a stay at the Princess Suite at Glitter Bay - we will almost certainly be back!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 12, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2015
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5

The best place to stay in Barbados

  • 5 of 5

This was our third year staying in the Princess Suite, and we can't recommend it highly enough. The apartment is elegant, beautiful, and optimally set up. From lovely candellight dinners on the balcony, to waking up to a view (from bed) of the sparkling Caribbean (we even watched this year's lunar eclipse from bed), the experience is incredible. Our two daughters love the canopy beds in their room, and also love sitting out on the balcony in the mornings as the sun rises. The community is very friendly--the children can play together while the parents relax by the pool or on the beach. We can't recommend it enough and are devastated that it's already booked for our Easter holiday next year!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 24, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2014
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5

Our stay in the Princess Suite in the Glitterbay.

  • 5 of 5

We stayed a couple of years at the same place at the Glitterbay, St James, Barbados. Why are we coming back year after year? Because we love the island....the beach at the Glitterbay is one of the most beautiful ones, white sand, and beautiful aqua blue water. The staff is friendly, the property is clean and updated, beautiful view ....gorgeous tropical garden and almost on the beach...walk a couple of steps in your bathing suit and you are there. We have never liked to go off the resort because everything you need is there. A perfect day: We walk for breakfast to the Fairmont, Royal Pavilion hotel and enjoy the breakfast buffet...lay down, swim, and walk along the beach.....for lunch we stay at the Glitterbay and get served at our beach chairs under the umbrella in the shade, in the afternoon we nap, walk, swim and drink a pina-colada. We also play some paddle ball or surf, water ski, go sailing......we see the sunset from the terrace at the Princess suite...do some emailing (high speed wifi available) we take a shower and rest a little before we walk along the beach again.....10 minutes walk, and then you are at to the "Lone star" restaurant..... where you can watch the turtles coming ashore during an excellent diner. Other days we cook ourselves, order a pizza, get room service at the Fairmont hotel (where they know us by now and greet us like guests!)

In short...you like the best vacation of your dreams....the privacy of a condo, enough space and a pleasant staff...grab it all and enjoy the island in the sun.....steel band music, some reggae.....even that you find at night during dinner. You can make it as expensive as you want and go for one night to the Cliff....or Chin Cin....go to Sandy Lane restaurants......or you balance it out and take your loved ones to Zacchios....and wow.....the hamburger at the Royal Pavilion is the best....After 2 weeks in this paradise...there is only one negative point: You don't want to return home! That's why we go back..year after year....to be clear.....more than 11 years in a row we returned...the Emerald (West) coast of Barbados...that's where you like to be!

  • Review Submitted: May 29, 2012
  • Date of Stay: May 2012
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5

Fabulous apartment and holiday

  • 5 of 5

Where do I start......what a fantastic Apartment this is, every need has been catered for and the style of each room is superb. I was particularly taken with the Terry O'Neil prints that hung everywhere. The photographs were very accurate but seeing is believing and we weren't let down. All the three bedrooms look out over the swimming pool, gardens and beach area and each has it's own balcony with comfortable seating provided.

We were met at the airport and brought to Glitter Bay to be greeted by Julie who shown us around.....there was lots of 'wow's'. The dining table was laid out beautifully and our housekeeper, Cerele had prepared a lovely dinner for us, she had also filled the fridge and cupboard with essential items.....these small things made a huge impression. Duncan brought our hire car and filled out all the necessary paperwork....our holiday had begun!

Glitter Bay is very well maintained, the staff are all very friendly and nothing is too much trouble, the beach area is also well maintained and sun beds and towels are provided. We had a hire car and felt it was a necessity but the local buses pick up and drop off outside the resort....for 2 Bajan Dollars you can get anywhere on the Island but hold on tight as they drive quite fast. Driving is easy as Bajans drive on the left as in England and we found the other drivers to be very curtious. We took American Dollars which are accepted everywhere but next time we will take Bajan Dollars.....it's just easier.

Eating out is excellant....there are lots of great restaurants within easy reach of Glitter Bay..... LoneStar, Tides, The Beach House to name but a few.

The men in our party played golf.....they played The Royal Westmoreland, Sandy Bay and Apes Hill and they thoroughly enjoyed it (we had to hear all about their games over dinner)

The Reggae Festival was on whilst we were there and we went to Kensington Oval to Vintage Reggae Night and on Sunday we went to Reggae on the Hill, what a great time we had, the Locals certainly know how to party. Another must is Friday Evenings at Oisins......brilliant atmosphere.

I have to say a few words about out housekeeper, Cerele, she was the best. She looked after our every whim and was always so cheerful, she made our holiday so relaxing...a truly lovely lady.

This holiday will be among our best and a return is a definate......Barbados is a great Island filled with friendly people, a great destination.

  • Review Submitted: May 4, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2012
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Location

Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Grantley Adams, Bridgetown
Nearest Barpub
10 Metres
Glitter Bay
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
Royal Westmoreland
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
The Lone Star
Nearest Beach
20 Metres
Glitter Bay
Car: not necessary

Glitter Bay Estate is situated in the most lush, tropical garden leading down to one of the best golden beaches in Barbados. It has a pool with a waterfall and a separate children's pool, two floodlit tennis courtsbar, beach loungers & umbrellas.

It has security gated entrance, concierge service and a gym. It is like staying in a five star hotel, but you have so much more space with lounge, dining area, kitchen, 3 bedrooms en-suite on two floors with four balconies and maid service.

Walk down the beach and have breakfast at The Royal Pavillion Hotel next door, or walk a little further for lunch at the Lone Star.

Holetown is in walking distant with lots of restaurants, cafes, duty-free shopping, supermarket, banks, post-office and night life.

Nearest golf club is Royal Westmoreland 5mins away by car.

Next door you will find water sports like water skiing, sailing and diving,windsurfing and fishing.

The concierge at Glitter Bay can book restaurants & trips.

Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Porters, St. James

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Low Season
17 Apr 2016 - 16 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
£1,132
for 3 nights
From
£377
From
£377
Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
Christmas
17 Dec 2016 - 7 Jan 2017
14 night minimum stay
£16,682
for 14 nights
From
£1,192
 
 
High Season
8 Jan 2017 - 16 Apr 2017
1 night minimum stay
£596
for 1 night
From
£596
 
 
Low Season
17 Apr 2017 - 16 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,132
for 3 nights
From
£377
 
 
Christms
17 Dec 2017 - 7 Jan 2018
14 night minimum stay
£16,682
for 14 nights
From
£1,192
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£1,132
for 3 nights
From
£377
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Tax Rate 8.5%

New furniture , great house keeper and so much space for 3 couples
Just like staying in a first class hotel but with so much space
The apartment is on 2 floors with 4 balconies.
The beach is fantastic

Glitter Bay has a beach bar, pool, children's pool, floodlit tennis court, large gardens and an amazing beach

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Porters, Barbados

Property Type:
  • apartment
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • beach
  • resort
Theme:
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Filtered Water
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Shampoo
  • Sunbed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • All bathrooms have floor and wall tiles in Travertine. One bathroom has a large, deep bath. The 2 others have large walk- in -showers.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , New England Style
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Japanese Style
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , Chinese Style
  • The master bedroom is furnished in New England style with a large balcony overlooking the beach. It also have a TV and DVD player, safe and hair dryer. Colours in yellow and green. The Japanese style bedroom has furniture bought from Harrods in London. Dark mahogany bed with matching side tables. TV , hair dryer. Also its own balcony. Colour in aqua blue and cream. The third bedroom is in Chinese style with 2 four poster single beds. They can be moved together to make a double bed. TV, DVD and hair dryer. Colours in red and cream.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Player
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Child's Swing
  • Gated Community
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Sand Pit
  • Tennis Court
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • Walkway to Water
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Massage
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • duty free shops
  • forests
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
The penthouse is on two floors with the entrance leading to the lounge, kitchen, outdoor dining area and one en-suite bedroom with a balcony. Stairs leads to the next floor with two en suite bedrooms with balconies. From the balcony you have great views of the tropical garden, the pool and the beach

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