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BREATHTAKING OCEAN VIEW ! DISCOUNTED SURF LESSONS!

People3
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 15 nights

Overview

About the property

Two new Luxurious/spacious/Oceanview/1bed1/1bath/Opp beach/learn surf/surfspots

Very spacious luxurious, modern, studio apartments located in the highly desirable ocean front drive in Atlantic Shores, on the south coast of the island. This apartment has large arched doorways leading out to the patios with breath taking views of the ocean only being 50 meters away.

The kitchen is fully equipped with brand new appliances with generous counter top space.

Unit has a full sized modern kitchen with granite counter tops and modern appliances. There are open plan closets leading to the beautifully appointed bathrooms. The bedroom/living area has a king bed, a two seater sofa and coffee table along with a flat screen TV. The entire unit is air conditioned, provided with cable T.V and internet service. Use of a laundry room and maid service is included.

The apartment is newly built and situated in a residential area within walking distance of a beautiful secluded beach and also to the south coast’s top surf spots; South Point and Freights Bay.

Durants Golf course is nearby (approx 10 mins drive)

Atlantic Shores is located on the outskirts of Oistins near to Enterprise Beach, also known as Miami Beach. Silver Sands, the capital of wind and kite surfing is within easy reach of this property. Oistins is home to the famous Friday Night Fish Fry, you can purchase your fresh fish here at the market during the afternoon, Oistins also has a large grocery store, bank, bus terminal and other amenities. St. Lawrence Gap, the epicenter of nightlife on the island is approximately 5 minutes away by car. There are surfing schools in walking distance of the property along with Surfers Bay beach bar, a quintessential surfers beach bar offering casual food and night and live music on Sunday’s between December and April.

Make it a point to visit Barabdos’ award winning Café Luna roof top bar and restaurant which is one of the most romantic restaurants on the island. Enterprise Beach offers fantastic swimming and vendors offering local food and drinks.

The 'Sea Mist 'apartments offers a complimentary surf or paddle board lesson with any booking of 5 days or more per person from Surfinbarbados

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*Discounts* on purchases from;

DREAD OR DEAD SURF SHOP , Hastings main rd

Christ Church.

Atlantic shores is quiet and the secluded beach opp is perfect for a romantic picnic or for watching the local fishermen that are chatty and friendly, and may even sell you their catch!

More Details

Owner
Ruth Daniels
Member since: 2013
Speaks English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Dutch, Danish, Arabic, hebrew
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
2 July, 2017

Why Ruth Daniels chose Christ Church

Its the best in the area, in all aspects! what could be nicer than waking up every morning with a breathtaking view of the ocean and palm trees in the fore ground.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Atlantic Shores in Christ Church

Property Type:
  • apartment
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • city centre
  • near the sea ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • rural
  • Ski-In
  • village ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Spacious and beautifully tiled. Modern raised glass wash baisin on top of black cabinet with drawers and shelves for towels and personel belongings. Next to toilet.......( with lots of leg room....great for a good read!!!) Old fashioned wooden free standing towel rack, with room to hang washed clothing. Last but not least, large step -in shower with sunflower head that creates the feeling of rain.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • Wake up to an unforgettable beautiful ocean view with palm trees in the foreground. Two minutes later you could enjoy a stroll along the beach and return to have breakfast on the sheltered patio. The bedroom consists of a gorgeous king size bed that is able to split into 2 singles. Able to accomodate a 3rd person or child with a pull out sofa bed. The bedroom has a 32' flat screen tv with sofa and coffee table. Beautiful wooden arched doors that lead out to the patio. The apartment is fully air-conditioned.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • Racquetball
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski pass optional
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Excellent! 4.5/5 -
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BREATHTAKING OCEAN VIEW ! DISCOUNTED SURF LESSONS!
average rating of 4.5416665 based on 48 reviews
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Unacceptable - Do Not Stay Here

  • 1 of 5

It's been nearly a year and Ruth still has not reimburse us for our deposit or the early departure we had. We left 2 days early due to no host present poor communication, no internet, no cable, incessantly barking dogs, loud generator running all night long across the street. Ruth agreed to reimburse us for the 2 nights and we've had multiple communications, but no funds have been returned. The guest down stairs left after the first day due to tics.... we should have taken the hint. I'm wondering if the other guest got refunded.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

fantastic ocean front getaway!!

  • 5 of 5

Stayed here end of february

booked last minute so had to move from lower to upper apartment during the week

Super clean spacious and comfortable upper and lower seamist

fantastic ocean views, with the sound of the waves ever present from the balcony and the apartment when beautiful arched patio doors are open.

very comfortable king size bed with ocean view

walk in closet and spacious clean bathroom

was picked up from airport by Ricardo who is super nice

showed me the sites, banks, groceries

very generous of his time!

Ruth, the owner, was also very easy to reach and available

I do recommend renting a car as it is a long walk to get to oistins and the lot

surfing and getting around the island very easy from this central spot

a couple of nice surf spots a walk away

would not hesitate one minute to return to this fantastic corner of paradise

  • Review Submitted: Mar 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: David was an absolute pleasure to have to stay with us at seamist. As David did book last minute , he had the oppertunity of being a guest of both seamist upper and lower. He was very happy with both. Hence , the negative reviews stated from prior guests, one of which whom had rented seamist upper during Davids stay in seamist lower are very untoward. I am still waiting on a reduced rate from Kristen whom stayed at seamist upper with a reduction due to complications upon their arrival due to the incompetence of my property manager at that time. See you again soon, David!
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Toronto, Ontario
4

Pleasant apartment on the rugged south coast.

  • 4 of 5

My wife and I traveled to Barbados in January, splitting our time between the west and south coasts. We spent our final 4 nights at Seamist Upper after 3 nights near Holetown. We loved the contrast between the two areas and enjoyed the perpetual breeze and sound of the sea at this property.

We had many questions about the accommodations and the island prior to booking and Ruth answered them all. She arranged a car for us through GL Rentals and the process was smooth. Ruth's property manager was waiting for us to give us the keys, a tour, and a welcome drink. She called the next morning to see if we needed anything. When I said we needed dish towels, they were brought over immediately. Seamist is located in a quiet residential area across the street from the ocean. There are two convenient access points to get to the water, where the shore is a mixture of beach and coral rock. A short walk east takes you to the Silver Sands Beach area. On the way is the Surfer's Bay Cafe, a few minutes walk along the coast, (a longer more confusing drive) a good spot for late afternoon drinks or eats.

We really liked the location. I would recommend a car for convenience, but you could get along without one if preferred. Oistens and beautiful Miami Beach are nearby. It is close enough to drive to the hustle of Dover Beach and the St. Lawrence Gap if that's what you like. We explored the southeast including the spectacular Crane and Bottom Bay beaches.

A previous review suggested that the main house was unoccupied and disheveled. There were a few signs of that on the exterior with some neglected belongings on the veranda. Perhaps the grounds and walkway to the back could use some tending to, but these are minor points. On the whole, the property is tidy and lovely, the area is safe and convenient, and the apartment is modern and comfortable. The view is as advertised, beautiful. Seamist has everything needed for a great holiday. Ruth and her designates were terrific hosts.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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DO NOT BOOK!!!!! WORST EXPERIENCE IN ALL OUR YEARS OF TRAVELLING!!!!!!

  • 1 of 5

Kristen i was glad to see your review back up, i was afraid that Ruth refunded you to take it off. We have been travelling for over 30 years and never had an experience this bad. after hearing from my son that VRBO was a good experience for them I thought we would give it a try. I am generally very cautious when it comes to sending money for anything booked or bought over the internet, but i thought that this website was pretty safe and that the people who advertised on here were screened. I was drawn to the pictures of the place but in fact there is much upkeep to be done on the place, it looks like the owner just walked out of there place and left it in a mess. we were greeted by Jodi as the owner was now living in England and she indicated that we were booked for the lower unit but it needed some maintenance, we could have the upper unit just until the other guests arrived. I asked what kind of maintenance and we were told the cable was not working. I didn't want to move but my husband is much kinder and told them we would, well the TV, phone, cable, air conditioning all were not working including the fridge which was full of mould inside and out . Jodi had to have the owners fridge moved to our unit for the duration of our stay. The reason we go on vacation is to get away from the stresses of work and life and our vacation was anything but relaxing! Property may have been beautiful when the owners were there but has quickly declined. No rum punch, no working bikes, no bbq, no complimentary pick up at the airport, the owner wanted 75usd for maid service which was advertised as included so I kindly gave her 50usd . While this mess was going on she emaild me constantly and offered us a dinner or refund as compenasation but all we asked for was 2 days refund and since getting home we have only heard from her once. Guess we should have taken her up on the dinner!!! doesnt look like she will be honest enough to return our hard earned money!!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: 0wners response: I can honestly say, I the owner of the property, left my property at the end of December and my House< "seamist" was fine. I am to assume that you and kristen are speaking of the main house ? Unfortunately , i made the mistake of employing Miss Jody Richards as my property manager early January. From this time, it is now plainly obvious from yours and kristens reviews, that she was deceitful and untrustworthy ,as from this time all maintenance ,she assured me was being taken care of and was not. As an owner, I sent money for bills , cleaning and maintenance of the property inside and out to jody. Prior to your arrival, jody advised me that she still had issues with the cable.This was as she had not paid the bill! I then advised her to put you and your husband in seamist upper for obvious reasons to give her more time to rectify the maintenance issues pertaining to seamist lower. She then told me that the airconditioning did not work at all, after telling me that it was "playing up". Immediately , as she did not carry out for it to be serviced,I arranged for it to be serviced. I was informed that a new unit was needed. This was installed immediatly after your departure. Prior to your arrival, Rita , I said to jody that i was worried and concerned, she told me to "relax." Regarding the fridge, I am astounded to hear what you have written! I do wish you had told me this when you were there! I admit that is disgusting, and it disgusts me that any person would work(or not) in such a manner and call themselves a "property manager" I apologise that she did not give you the vouchers for your free rum punch at cafe luna. I am not the dishonest person here. My new television was removed and replaced with one that did not work. I have only just been told that she had not moved out the fridge that needed to be. She told me that it had been removed and a pot put in its place Need I say anymore! Yes, I did offer you dinner as that was about all I could do at that time ,being the fact that I am in England with my son following the passing of my mother and dealing with personal matters. I will be in touch with you personally regarding a compensation of some sort for your last two nights as the airconditioning did not work . This is after our conversation via email on the 22nd of february. After your and kristens arrival, jody was dismissed from seamist. Since then, everything has been running smoothly, with honest and trustworthy people.
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DO NOT BOOK, HORRIBLE EXPERIENCE

  • 1 of 5

I took down my previous review to write an updated one. I looked at numerous properties in this area of the island and my first instinct was not to book this unit because of the previous review about the ticks. I should have followed my first instinct. I booked this property well in advance of my arrival date and specifically requested the Upper unit. I was garunteed that unit and upon arrival we were not met by the owner and put into the lower unit. She lives in England and is unreachable except via email which she will stop answering the moment there is an issue. We arrived at 1:30pm on Friday afternoon and given keys to the bottom unit which I explicitily stated I did not want and on top of that there was no working AC. Even upon my departure on Tuesday the AC was still not working. Another couple who had arrived prior to us was put in the Upper unit due to there not being cable, internet, or a working phone, as well as the AC not working in the lower unit. Upon our arrival the cable and internet was back in working order but the land line did not work. I emailed Ruth and she apologized and garunteed us we would be moved upstairs. She said she emailed the other couple and would be moving them downstairs. She said to "sit tight and don't unpack". Well, needless to say, after hours of nothing happening and us sitting there waiting, I emailed her that it was getting frustrating and we wanted to unpack or have an update so we can continue our plans for the day. We even would take a refund and go to a hotel. She simply responded "noted" and I never heard from her again. It wasn't until 9pm that the couple upstairs kindly agreed to move downstairs to their original booking no thanks to Ruth as the matter was resolved without her. We lost an entire day and she refused any type of refund, even if the couple upstairs weren't willing to move, we just had to live with it. It's not as advertised. Ruth's attached home is now abandoned which you can easily see from the front sitting area being in a disarray. The property may have once been beautiful and thriving when she lived here but now that she and her husband have split the property is uninhabited and needs some major fixes. The bikes on the property are extremely rusted with no seats and broke chains (unusable). There is no discount surf lessons or rum punch. She only contacted me days later to remove my review since I got moved upstairs. HORRIBLE EXPERIENCE. Not worth the stress and Ruth has no integrity.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I, the owner had employed a property manager , jody since january. Her job was to "meet and greet," , show the guests around and of course to make them comfortable. Visit the guests during their stay ,to be on call at all times, clean and maintain the properties and make sure everything was just "perfect" for their arrival. Also to offer discounted surf lessons and to give guests a card pertaining to their "free rum punch" at cafe luna. When guests initially inquire we converse on which apartment would work better for them. Love birds for a romantic getaway or come to work i suggest upstairs. Surfers , couples with children and perhaps the elderly. unfortunately down to the unprofessionalism of my property manager maintenance issues that had needed urgent attention she did not take care of neither tell me. I sent money for the bill to be paid well before and was only paid on the17th. A new aircinditioning unit was fitted organized by myself. Unfortunately due to jody avoiding kristens dilema and not going to the property straight away to deal with the situation but sending her friend. Thankfully the guests eventually agrred to go to their prebooked room and kirsten and friends went upstairs and enjoyed their vacation. In order to organise surf or sup lessons is just an email away to myself. A book is in both rooms with all information for the island with phone nos. cards with comp rum punches should be in the rooms, which there are now!! The main house is not abandoned at all. My family in barbados do come and go as it is their home.Currently,my husband is having treatment for cancer overseas and my son islooking after his sick grandma in barbados. The property is visited daily and is maintained professionally. After kirsten staying for her full vacation during of which i emailed her on numerous ocassions, with no reply. No refundable deposit or cleaning fee was submitted by her neither the balance of $35.00us that she had owed from the booking. On the 18th of february kristen posted a review along with claiming her full payment of $700us via paypal. On the 21st of february she left seamist. Needless to say there was no jody to see her off! PLEASE Kristen , would you be kind enough to reply to my email offering you a reduction in cost regarding the delay in time of checking into seamist upper. Thank you, warm regards, Ruth (owner)
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Ocean City, NJ USA
5

Perfect Getaway! Far enough away, but close to it all!

  • 5 of 5

The upstairs apartment at Seamist was everything I expected! Clean, great/safe location, wonderful breezes & a million-dollar view from your king size bed! Ruth was very informative and responded very quickly to each email. I could tell that she wants to make her guests feel as if they are staying in their "home away from home", and she does a great job at doing so. She stocks the house with the essentials to get you through your first couple days there- which is always nice so you don't have to rush to the market. I've been traveling to Barbados since 2009, have stayed all over the island, and would totally book Seamist again! Make sure you stop at Mr. Delicious over at Miami Beach and get a rum punch and some fish cakes- my favorite on the island!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Grantley Adams/15 mins/ Car rental rep will greet
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Cafe luna rooftop bar and restaurant/surfers bay
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Durants Golf Club/ sandy lane (west coast)/
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
abc highway/drive from south to west in 20 mins
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Cafe Luna opp miami beach.Bds south no1 restaurant
Nearest Ski
8 Miles
carlaisle Bay,aka pebbles beach or west coast
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
2mins walk/SURF/SUP/Miami/swim/snorkel/food/drink
Car: recommended

"Seamis,t" is located in the highly desirable, area of Atlantic shores., on the south coast of the island.

It is situated on a quite ,residentuel ocean road which is very popular with the residents to have a pleasant sunset stroll or to go for an early morning jog!

Seamist being not directly on the beach has its added safety aspects,(although the area iis very safe,, so no worries there.)

Seamist property is enclosed behind large wrought iron gates.

We have an unforgettable, breathtaking view of the ocean , with coconut trees in the foreground.

Spectacular but yet so peaceful.

SURFING is an ABSOLUTE MUST!!

This is the place to stay for your surfing vacation ,

South Coasts top surf spots are just a stone throw away.

SOUTH POINT is a five minute walk from Seamist.

FREIGHTS BAY is just around the corner from south point , so the choice of where suits you best is yours!

Both locations welcome surf watchers/photographers with areas to sit.

The World famous "Oistens Fish Fry", is held every friday in oistens, which is just a ten minute drive away.

The cost of a taxi is ten barbados dollars (5 usd), which is a good idea as banks beer or the rum and cokes just seem to flow very easily , along with your choice of freshly caught fish and shrimp ,cooked right in front of you on the grill.

Award winning "cafe Luna" roof top restaurant and bar is very popular amongst seamit guests.

Once been, all guests go for a second wonderful dining experience.

Cafe Luna is just a10 dollar taxi ride .

Going the other, taking a 5 minute walk accros the pasture with the ocean just a few feet away is ,"Surfers Bay", beach bar and grill.

This is popular with our guests on their first night and also on Sundays for the entertainment there.

Surfers Bay beach bar and restaurant is a five minute walk accross a pasture to the left of seamist.

Entertainment every sunday .

The ocean, with our own beach is just two minutes walk away.

Surf or stand up paddle is an absolute must to try if you are not already an avid or professional surfer.

SURFINBARBADOS along with DREADORDEAD SURF SHOP are familyy owned and will take care of all your surfing needs.

Surf lessons by proffessional instrutors

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Atlantic Shores, Barbados

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
summer
4 May 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£311
for 3 nights
From
£104
£691
£2,686
 
 
Crop over
31 Jul 2017 - 14 Aug 2017
15 night minimum stay
£1,289
 
 
winter
16 Dec 2017 - 15 Apr 2018
3 night minimum stay
£426
for 3 nights
From
£142
£994
£3,834
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£311
for 3 nights
From
£104
£691
£2,686
 

Additional pricing information

Rates are subject to change until the reservation is confirmed.
The refundable deposit is requested to be cash and given to the owner on arrival.
0n departure, after the apartment is looked over and all is in tact,the deposit will be returned.
A cleaning fee of $50.00 is also required in cash on arrival .

A welcome food hamper is available on request for arrival/ dinner/breakfast the following day at an additional charge.

Tenants are required to buy their own charcoals and lighter fuel for the BBQ
Safe storage for surf boards/kite surfing equipment.
Discounted surf and sup lessons and on board rentals.

Washing machine is available for use.
Guests are requested to buy their own laundry detergent.
Soap,Toilet rolls, paper napkins will be supplied for arrival.
During your vacation , please purchase your own guys!





If there are damages during the tenants stay, i ask the tenants to be honest and the item/items can be replaced as soon as possible.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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