Superbly Appointed Apt with large pool and gardens
About Anita Ashton
Past Local Director with LLoyds bank now living in Barbados running 3 businesses Caribbean Mortgages, Cafe Carizma in Holetown and Carizma on hill at Sugar hill.
Anita Ashton purchased this Apartment in 2004
Why Anita Ashton chose Sandy Lane
Perfect situation just mins from all the beaches and night life in Holetown . Fantastic gardens and large swimming pool make it perfect for those days you just want to relax and not go far
Please consider the following guidelines when booking this property:
100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
Great place to stay
Golden view is a great location , quiet ,convenient to all amenities, with a beautiful pool.
Our apartment was very nice and comfortable, we couldn’t get the TV to work but it wasn’t a major issue. A couple of extra utensils (grater, colander ) would have been useful .
Thank so much for your review of the apartment . We were not made aware of any issues and would have arranged for those items straight away if you had asked us. The tv did need rebooting but again as we always say on arrival if we can help you with anything please call we are only around the corner.
Look forward to seeing you in the future
Second time we have stayed in apartment. Perfect location, all the facilities you need to hand.
Excellent stay, everything we needed for our week in Barbados. Perfect location. Will definitely look to stay in this apartment next time.
Perfect location, wonderful staff and fantastic pool.
Would strongly recommend renting Anita and Dave's property! It has everything you need. Very clean, with a lovely view overlooking the pool. The apartment even has a washing machine.
Easy woking distance to the beach and stores.
The month went by too quickly, we will be back.
Sharon and Libby Vancouver BC
Property was ok.
The property was well situated, lots of older people live/own the condos - very quite (locals think its a retirement home, LOL). Pool was excellent and appreciated. Suite was recently renovated. Furniture looks nice, but not so comfortable after a full day of touring & sightseeing. Bed was weird - two twins pushed together and twin sheets on each, but a king comforter shared, haven’t run into this before. The one and only air conditioning unit is in the bedroom; which was an issue for us as it blew directly on us while sleeping (great for a cold) and doesn’t cool the rest of the suite very well. Ad stated washer/dryer, but no dryer in the suite unless you call the portable clothes rack a dryer? I specifically asked if unit had a blender & was informed there was one - but there wasn’t. There was an issue with internet access when we arrived - no internet or tv as there was a problem with something - contacted owner & she came over, basically accused us of touching the fiber optic cable or something. Anyways, cost us additional money to get out of country data so we could plan outings & get a map.
I was a bit disappointed with this VRBO - I have stayed at several and all except this one exceeded my expectations. Given the past reviews I expected more: like a full set of matching dishes & utensils, wood spoons and splatulas that were not cracked & unusable, a flat frying pan rather than the wok fry pan, bar of soap, paper towel, face cloths, more than one roll of toilet paper, salt, pepper, Kleenex, clothes dryer and blender - you know a few creature comforts that we enjoy at home. If you are looking for that, this is probably not the place for you. I don’t mind paying more for rentals, but I didn’t feel that I got my moneys worth at this one... I give this vrbo a ‘Canadian’ rating of 2 stars - not the worst but definitely not the best.
P.S. fellow travellers: when we booked this trip we thought we would rent a scooter since we are from North American and drive on the opposite side of the road; but once we experienced the roads (pot holes like you have never seen before) and taxi trip (crazy fast) we changed our minds. We used the local buses which take you everywhere on the west coast and booked tours to distilleries/plantation, Bathsheba, various gardens and Harrison caves - all of which cost us less than renting a car and saved us from worrying about driving in a foreign country with unfamiliar driving regulations.
Hello I am Sorry you felt this way The interest was not working but this was outside anyone’s scope except the provider and we had this problem resolved within the day
At no time did you tell us you had any other problems , had we known this I would have recitified any areas that were possible . We do not have a dryer though and never advertised the fact only a washer . The condos do have an area with washers and dyers . The ac is only there to chill the bedroom and the whole apartment as advertised
Barbados does have a older clientele during January and February mainly clients from Canada , this does change as we move into Easter and beyond
Arrived here for 2 weeks and was delighted to find the property was as described, nice and spacious with a good sized balcony. Very nice pool on site which gives some much needed relief from the heat of the day. Plenty of bits in property to use on beach such as beach chairs, cool box and beach mats along with a couple of snorkels. Air-con in bedroom was a godsend and we were allowed to stay until 4 pm on last day as nobody else booked in that day which was very generous. Position of apartment within Sunset Crest was very good as it took about 7 minutes and we were in the middle of Holetown.
Perfect Location For Relaxed Stay
Used Anita's appartment for my first visit to Barbados, and my wife and I couldn't have been happier.
The appartment was exactly as described, clean, comfortable and well equipped, as well as being perfectly centrally located in the long block, near the lifts and overlooking the pool. The little extra touches like beach towels and mats, cool box, face mask and flippers, lots of books and DVDs, etc, were well appreciated. Anita herself was very welcoming and helpful.
The pool and gardens are terrific, and never crowded during our stay, although it was of course the low season. The open sided Chinese restaurant on site is excellent and very reasonably priced; we had several take-aways which we ate on our balcony.
The well stocked supermarket and small shopping mall in Sunset Crest is less than ten minutes' walk, and the bus stops are outside it on the main road. As long as you don't mind walking a few hundred yards, there is absolutely no need to hire a car during your stay, everywhere is accessible by bus. All journeys of whatever length have a standard fare of B$ 1.50 (about 50p in UK money), buses are frequent, and are also great fun, particularly the private (yellow) buses which have reggae music blasting out of the speakers and also give change, which the public buses (blue) don't, so make sure you have the right money on those!
Highlights of our holiday included the five hour lunch and snorkelling cruise on the Calabaza catamaran out of Bridgetown (check them out on the internet - at 100US$ per person, a little more than most, but well worth it), our visit to historic plantation house St Nicholas Abbey in the north of the island, and the Friday night fish fry at Oistins, which was packed out and very lively.
Other good discoveries - the Fisherman's Pub on the seafront in the centre of Speightstown, very simple and basic but a great place to eat delicious Bajan food at rock bottom prices (lunchtime only). For sweet and savoury constituents of a picnic, check out the bakery 100 yds up the road from the Fisherman's pub.
Best beach: if you want to avoid the hustlers at Sandy Lane and Paynes Bay, get a Speightstown bus and go a mile north of Holetown, alighting at the Lone Star Restaurant bus stop. Cut down between the buildings and sit in the shade of the big tree directly outside the restaurant on the almost desterted beach. The sea floor is sandy and easy on the feet; Ju Ju's beach bar is one minutes walk south for a snack or sundowner cocktail.
Golden View Apartments are in the Sunset crest area of Hole town on the beautiful West Coast. Beach is only 5 min walk away. You will find chattel shops, supermarket, internet cafe, banks and boutiques just down the road. You are within walking distance to some of the best restaurants in Barbados.You are near to the Famous Sandy Lane hotel, in fact a walk up the road takes you through the estate and some of the most beautiful villas on the island. Walk to the famous 9 hole golf course for views of the island, flora and the famous monkeys, take a banana with you and they will feed straight from your hand. Take a walk down 1st street for Hole town nightlife, don't miss Sunday night Karaoke in the street even if you don't sing its an experience just being there. There are numerous beaches close by all as special as the next. The area is fun but relaxed, laid back and peaceful.try our cafe bar in the chattel village for great breakfast, lunch and the best coffee on the island . Ask about our tapas night with live music great fun .