|Minimum Stay||7 nights|
Allamanda is located in a peaceful residential area in St James on the west of the island, with the crystal waters and white coral sands of Barbados's platinum coast just a few minutes away where you can take advantage of the many water sports offered. The quaint centres of Sunset Crest and Holetown are nearby as is the Limegrove Lifestyle Centre. Here you will find boutiques, cafes and excellent duty-free and supermarket shopping and world class cinemas. Restaurants abound offering international and local cuisine and small intimate bars provide nightly entertainment. Golf at Sandy Lane's Country Club is only a 5 minute drive away.
Attached to, but independent from the main property, Allamanda comprises of: a dining gazebo which looks out across the pool and views of the west coast; large lounge with tv and cable service; well equipped kitchen with large fridge/freezer; shower room and air-conditioned bedroom. Wireless internet is also provided.
The apartment suits couples seeking a peaceful retreat but within striking distance from local activities.
Barbados is famous for its white sandy beaches, crystal clear seas, friendly welcoming people and a laid back tropical ambiance that relieves the stresses of everyday life. Nick-named 'little England' Barbados has a countryside that is both gentle and picturesque. Come and unwind and enjoy water sports, site seeing, horse riding, dining to suite every occasion, friendly and relaxed 'watering holes', world class golf courses and fabulous duty free shopping.
A good experience from beginning to end. Excellent communication during the booking stage. The (very) detailed arrival directions ensured that we found the property with no problem and we were met by Jan and Guy as we opened the car doors. The property is ideally located for visiting all parts of the island without encountering the heavy traffic on the coat roads. The apartment was well equipped for our need and the bed was very comfortable. We spent a lot of time in the shade of the lanai reading and watching the birds and occasional monkey. We found Masseys' at Warrens to be the best for everyday shopping and for coffee the Coffee Bean at the plaza adjoining Cost U Less takes a bit of beating. If you have a satnav (gps) it is well worth loading the free road maps of the island from BajanNav.
We would have booked for the same time next year but it was already booked.
My husband and I just returned from our vacation in Barbados. We chose to stay at the Allamanda apartment as it offered everything on our wish list. We contacted Jan (the owner) whose professionalism, trustworthiness and care for her guests was inspirational throughout the entire booking process. Jan always answered promptly all of our questions, she sent us directions to the apartment and just before our arrival she sent us her best wishes for a safe flight to Barbados. We could not wait to meet Jan in person. Upon our arrival to Allamanda Jan and her husband Guy greeted us in person and showed us the apartment. The apartment was exactly as on the pictures, spotlessly clean, beautifully decorated, fully equipped kitchen, large refrigerator with freezer, large shower, we never missed hot water, the tap water is perfectly safe to drink, all modern life facilities such as Wi-Fi Internet cabled TV and air conditioning, cozy bedroom with comfortable mattress and sheets, plenty of towels and beach towels. The rum punch which Jan and Guy prepared for us with the limes grown in their garden was delicious. We absolutely loved the covered terrace surrounded by tropical vegetation with a view towards the Caribbean sea where we enjoyed our breakfast every morning, while listening to the birds and observing a family of the green monkeys which very often came to play in a nearby tree. We discovered the island of Barbados by using the local buses which was a very inexpensive, yet comfortable way of travelling and it allowed us to experience their way of life, culture and the friendliness of the Barbadians. The Paynes Beach, one of the best beaches on the West coast, where you can also see and swim with sea turtles, buy fresh fish at the local fish market, watch sunset every night, was only a 20 minutes walk from the apartment. Holders market held every Sunday, where you can buy fresh fruits, vegetables, local foods, crafts and souvenirs was only 5 minutes walk from the apartment. Must see is Bathsheba and Animal Flower Cave on the Atlantic side of the island. We loved sailing with Good Times catamaran and we do no hesitate to recommend them to other travelers.
Jan and Guy we thank you for your wonderful hospitality, we very much appreciated that you took us to the picnic on Foul Bay beach, one of the most stunning natural beaches which left us speechless. We hope to see you soon at "our tropical retreat Allamanda".
BIG HUG Gabriela and Michel
After spending 5 days at this location. I cant stressed have perfect it was. Attention to detail was impeccable from a bottle of Rum Punch on arrival to a fully functioning kitchen/utensils facilities. A bit off the Main Road but perfect location to explore the West of the island. Will definitely stay again. Many thanks
We have just returned from a lovely relaxing week staying at Allamanda.
The apartment is exactly as pictured. Absolutely everything that we needed was already provided. This apartment is immaculate - and the setting is very peaceful and has far reaching views. The West Coast beaches and entertainment are a short drive away. We would like to thank Jan and Guy for their hospitality.
Allamanda is a little piece of heaven on an island paradise.
I just return from my stay at Jan's property. It is just as it looks on the net. The place has a modern aesthetics in a very quiet upscale neighborhood. There was plenty of clean linen, toiletries and other miscellaneous supplies.
Jan and Guy have thought of all the things that a traveler would need. Also the unit is attached to the main house but the owners were never intrusive.
I was really impressed by the fact that Jan was there to greet me upon arrival even though my flight arrived late in the night. She literally greeted me the second I stepped out of the car.
I can not wait to return to my new favorite place to stay in Barbados.
Thank you Jan for providing accommodation that exceeded my expectation. Please do not change a thing.
Peaceful and relaxed, stunning views, Immaculately kept private apartment near the polo ground, short drive to the buzz of Holetown and some of the best restaurants and beaches of the west coast. Everything we needed and the attention to detail by the owners faultless. Hope we can still find availability next year after writing this review.
Alamanda looks out to the Caribbean Sea over Sandy Lane's Green Monkey Golf Course and Holder's polo field that is less than a mile away where international tournaments are hosted in season and a regular Sunday market is held. There are exciting days of horse racing to be had at the historic Garrison racetrack. We can also arrange a day's snorkeling and swimming with the turtles or, if you prefer, a day's deep-sea fishing. Golf is also close at hand. Suited to couples, Alamanda offers quiet seclusion in a rich tropical setting. We recommend that you hire a car in order to make the most of this beautiful island and this can be arranged for you in advance. We can arrange for you to pick up your hire car at the airport to make it even more convenient.
|Fees||No additional mandatory fees|
|Refundable Damage Deposit||£65|
Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.
If you cancel your booking 60 days or more before date of arrival, we will refund monies paid less any service fees charged by Homeaway.