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Luxury family villa with pool near fabulous West Coast Barbados beach

Bedrooms 2
Separate WCs1
Space 1,600 sq ft
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

Well equipped luxury villa, 2 bedrms 2 bathrms, lovely terrace/gardens wifi BBQ

Bower Fold is a luxury 2 bedroom 2 bathroom villa, situated on the ever popular exclusive West Coast of Barbados. The villa enjoys a stunning position right in front of the pool on the privately owned Porters Court development, comprising 8 traditional Bajan villas set in pretty tropical gardens. The magnificent West Coast beach is a mere 3 minutes walk and numerous restaurants, shops and hotel facilities are within a walk or short drive. Holetown is the nearest main town.

Bower Fold has been built to a traditional chattel house style and has two large bedrooms, each with air conditioning and en-suite bathroom. The modern kitchen is fully kitted out with all you would expect in a comfortable family home. The air-conditioned lounge and dining area open out via two sets of double doors onto a beautiful outdoor terrace overlooking the pool, with table, chairs and barbecue – a perfect place for dining or relaxing in the shade. Sun-loungers and umbrellas are provided on the pool deck.

More Details

Debbie Gorski
Member since: 2010
Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
12 September, 2018

About Debbie Gorski

Debbie & Rob bought this much loved family second home in 2001 when our children were tiny, hence the warm family touches that make many of our guests return again and again. We warmly invite our guests to experience our comfy second home.

Debbie Gorski purchased this villa in 2001

Why Debbie Gorski chose Porters

We fell in love with the traditional chattel house style of the villa. We love its homeliness, combined with the beauty of the tropical gardens and the gorgeous view from the shaded terrace over the pool. The location is also what our guests rave about - proximity to bars, the gorgeous West Coast beach, restaurants, Holetown, the bus stop.... no need for a car unless you want to tour the island a lot.

What makes this villa unique

Location, location, location..... plus of course the gorgeous pool, beach and gardens, all right on your doorstep :-)

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had an amazing vacation at the Bower Fold villa. We travelled from the UK via Virgin to Barbados and had two glorious weeks on this beautiful island. My Fiancé and I travelled with our 7 month old baby daughter and my Dad and his partner. On arrival to the Porters Court complex of 8 unique villas we were blown away by how well presented the gardens and ground were. Our villa was right near the pool which was a nice touch and encouraged our early morning swims with baby.

The villa was very delightful and well equipped with everything you would need for self catering accommodation. We often ate in and made full use of the BBQ. This little gem was truely home away from home for us. On arrival we were greeted by Veronica who made us feel very welcome. Throughout our stay she ensured all our needs were addressed and she kept the villa nice and tidy for us.

The beautiful beach was only a short walk away. However due to the lack of pavements we found the walk quite hairy with the baby's buggy. So we chose to walk the long way to the beach instead of the back way. Great beach bar called JuJu's where we often had drinks and food.

We chose to hire a car as we wanted to explore the island. Kevin at the management company arranged this for us. We did take the bus to Holetown on a couple of occasions which again was very easy and only $2. Overall we had a lovely holiday and would recommend to all our family and friends. Barbados is the most beautiful island and Bower Fold just complimented its beauty.

We will be back!
Oct 2012
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa around the Porters around the St James

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • PC
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , Can be made into double
  • 2 bedrooms with en suite bathrooms. 5th person can be accommodated on a fold up bed for GB £20 a night.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Beach Towels
  • Gated Community
  • Large Cooler
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 12 deck chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Housekeeper
  • Staff
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • 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
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing


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Luxury family villa with pool near fabulous West Coast Barbados beach
average rating of 4.928571 based on 16 reviews
Winchester, Hampshire

Stunning Barbados

  • 4 of 5

Beautiful enclosure with a five minute walk to the beach and lovely shared pool, however the villa could do with 'updating' . Barbados is stunning .

  • Review Submitted: 17-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Clare for your review. You kindly sent me a lovely email saying how much you had enjoyed your trip and that you would be coming back to us soon which is wonderful to hear. As you mention, our location is something that we are very proud of - one of our most major attractive features. As for Bower Fold, maintenance in the harsh Bajan climate is a constant job! We have spent a lot of money in the last couple of years on things like a new roof and our share of re-fencing and the pool terrace re-tiling, new kitchen appliances and our bedroom renovations, plus a full repaint inside and out following the essential termite treatment. Next planned project is a kitchen refit and a new three piece suite. We constantly improve the villa which is why I think we have many happy repeat clients. Thank you and hope to see you back soon
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Beautiful Barbados

  • 5 of 5

Nice stay in beautiful and very clean villa on Barbados, inside of not so rush villas resort. Relative close to the beach in walk distance and with car or bus (3 bus stops) access to city and to the shops. With beautiful pool just in front.

Debbie is still on contact with customers and all troubles were solve quickly as possible.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Nov-2016
  • Date of Stay: October 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: hi Martin, Thank you for your lovely 5 star review. For the people reading, these were Eastern European visitors, they were very charming, and they had a good time. They are explaining how mellow our relocation is...... There was a small problem with the water supply with BWA and the water was off for a few hours - our fabulous agent was on the case quickly and all was resolved...... as they say, our gorgeous pool is right in front of the door and the bus to Holetown is so easy that you dont need a car unless you want.... Thank you for your 5 star review and i am so happy that you had a great time regards Debbie
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Excellent villa!

  • 5 of 5

We used this villa as part of a group booking for our wedding and our friends thoroughly enjoyed their stay. The villa is spacious, well presented and well equipped. Its location is great and it is close to beaches and in a short driving distance of shops and the supermarket in Holetown. The pool is a good size and there were plenty of sunbeds to accommodate all of our party. Debbie, the owner, was always easy to contact and helpful when answering any queries we had. The only thing that would have made our stay easier is if Porters Court as a whole complex had a website or the villas were linked in some way online to make it easier to book multiple villas. Overall an excellent stay and would highly recommend!

  • Review Submitted: 21-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much Michael, we always work hard to ensure that our guests have a wonderful time but a wedding is a very special event and we are really glad that it all went so well. Everyone remarks on how great our location is and I am happy that you found everything like a "home from home" in our villa - having owned Bower Fold since 2001 when our children were tiny, that is certainly our aim. Please come back and see us again soon :-)
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Fantastic Stay

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic time in Barbados and really felt at home at Bowers Fold. The villa was very comfortable and well situated about 1 mile North of Holetown and with great local beaches, bars and restaurants.

Veronica and the maids looked after us well whilst we were there, whilst Sandra was on hand to deal with any queries and sort out a taxi to the airport for our return flight.

Dealing with Debbie, the owner was simple and efficient, and she was very helpful in providing lots of information and answers to our queries.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Nov-2015
  • Date of Stay: November 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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A truly memorable trip to the Caribbean.

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from our first trip to the Caribbean. We found the villa to be excellent and just as described in the guides.

The pool is situated right outside the villa door, and the wifi provided also reaches this far. (Very important for my 2 teenage daughters)

There is a private pedestrian entry which takes you right out onto the road by the bus stops. The local reggae busses that seem to arrive every 2 minutes are definitely worth a ride. For just $2.00 you can ride virtually all the way up the exclusive west coast.

I would recommend this villa and the close by Sunti beach bar. If I ever venture back to this part of the world, this is the villa I will use. I also need to make a special mention to Debbie the owner who is brilliant at providing all the information you need about the villa, the area, car hire etc and is extremely conscientious about making your holiday experience a memorable one.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Aug-2015
  • Date of Stay: August 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for the review. We have been renting Bower Fold out for nearly 15 years now and we do pride ourselves on giving the kind of excellent customer service that helps our clients have a lovely vacation. I do suspect that this, combined with our superb mid-West Coast location, is the reason that we have so many repeat visitors. Stephen is right about the buses - car hire is great for touring the north and east coast or the middle of the island, but it is only necessary for a few days when the West Coast bus service is so good - we rarely bother with car hire at all and have a good driver that we recommend for the odd longer trip. I'm so pleased that Stephen and his family had a great time :-)
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  • 5 of 5

This is our sixth time to Barbados but the first time at Bower Fold. Tranquil, clean and everything you would want it to be. The owner Debbie has always been available to communicate with, prior to and after our departure. Right on a bus route although we had a car for the second week. Just looking to see when we could come again!!

  • Review Submitted: 10-Jan-2015
  • Date of Stay: December 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We do aim to please and as a result have many happy repeat visitors. We are so glad that you had a great time and look forward to welcoming you back!
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Nearest Airport
15 Kilometres
Grantley Adams International airport, Bridgetown
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
The Lone Star, Royal Pavilion Hotel, JuJu's bar
Nearest Golf
1 Kilometres
Royal Westmoreland Gold Course
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
JuJu's, The Lone Star or Royal Pavillion Hotel
Nearest Beach
100 Metres
West Coast
Car: not necessary

Bower Fold is situated on the magnificent West Coast of Barbados, just 3 minutes walk across the road to the beautiful beach and with watersport, restaurant and hotel facilities just a walk away including the famous Lone Star restaurant, JuJu's beach bar and Royal Pavilion Hotel across the road. Swim with the turtles just yards from the shore at our lovely uncrowded beach! Holetown is the nearest main town (5 minutes by bus or car, 20-25 minutes to walk) with numerous restaurants shops, bars, supermarket, banks, petrol station, pharmacy etc. Speightstown is to the north. Harrisons Cave, Animal Flower Cave, the wildlife park, the capital Bridgetown, the dramatic East Coast and the lively South Coast are all easily acccessible by car from this central West Coast location.

Golf: Royal Westmoreland, Sandy Lane and the Barbados Golf Club are all fabulous courses a short drive from Bower Fold


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

The special Low Season deal of £135 is for the use of one bedroom only. The two bedroom rate is £155 per night. A fifth person can be accommodated on a comfortable fold away bed at any time of the year for a price of £20 per night.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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