Aqua Bliss | Holiday villa with a private pool |  Barbados west coast self-catering rental accommodation a short walk to the beach in Sunset Crest, St. James

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Contact: Irene or Peter

E-mail:

barbados@relaxingretreats.co.uk

AQUA BLISS

For up to 6 people.

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THE LOCATION:-

Situated in a quiet cul-de-sac off a palm tree-lined residential avenue in Sunset Crest - within the parish of St. James - on Barbados’ beautiful 'platinum' west coast. Aqua Bliss is only a 6 minute walk from the superb white sandy beaches - washed by the crystal-clear blue waters of the Caribbean Sea.

Many activities including scuba diving, catamaran trips, jet skis and glass bottomed boat trips are available locally. Snorkel off the beach amongst the colourful tropical fish and watch the huge frigate birds soaring overhead or diving into the sea to catch fish. Turtles swim in the shallows off the west coast beaches so you may be lucky enough to encounter them whilst paddling or swimming.

Two world-class golf courses - The Royal Westmoreland and Sandy Lane - are  within easy reach.

An excellent selection of restaurants to suit all tastes and budgets are located in Sunset Crest & Holetown. Other amenities including the Limegrove Lifestyle Centre - with its shops, cafes & cinemas, plus lots more - bars, banks, a supermarket, mini markets, a butchers, an ice cream parlour, wine shops, fruit and veg. stalls, bakeries, coffee shops, a Post Office, medical centres, the Chattel Village shops (offering everything from souvenirs to gourmet food), and Sunset Mall - a shopping plaza with a small department store (Cave Shepherd) and a cafe plus other outlets - are also within easy walking distance.

 

 THE ACCOMMODATION:-

Aqua Bliss is a spacious, luxury, detached, privately-owned villa with its own private swimming pool (approx. 3 feet 8 inches to 5 feet 6 inches deep).

This villa is tastefully furnished and decorated throughout.

There is an open-plan living/kitchen area. The lounge area includes a ceiling fan, a comfortable rattan sofa and chairs, a coffee table, a small breakfast table and chairs, a flat screen cable TV, a DVD player and a telephone for accepting incoming calls and making outgoing local calls - which are free. An additional telephone is located in the master bedroom. 

Free Wi-Fi Internet access is provided. Guests staying at Bliss Villa also have free access to the pool and the free wireless internet at The Beach House which is within walking distance.

KitchenThe well-equipped kitchen offers a ceiling fan, granite worktops, a double sink, large fridge/freezer, an electric built-in wall oven with a counter-top stove, a dishwasher, microwave, coffee maker, blender, kettle, a toaster, an iron & ironing board, crockery, cutlery and glassware. A washer and dryer are located in an outhouse.

Dining table & PoolThe living area opens out to the secure, shaded veranda - furnished with a dining table and 6 chairs - and with views to the private pool, sun deck and landscaped tropical gardens. The veranda is ideal for al fresco dining and watching the spectacular sunsets. You may also catch sight of the monkeys at dawn and dusk. The patio area adjacent to the pool offers 4 sun loungers, 2 tables & chairs (one table has a sunshade) and a charcoal BBQ. There is also a poolside changing room with a shower, basin and toilet.

The air-conditioned master bedroom is fitted with a queen size bed, bedside tables & 2 lamps, a wardrobe, vanity unit, a hairdryer and a ceiling fan. A small safe is provided for guests’ valuables. This room benefits from an en suite shower/WC room.

There is a separate shower/WC room off the hallway.

Master shower roomThe second air-conditioned bedroom includes twin beds that can be made up as a king size or 2 singles, a wardrobe, a bedside table & lamp - as well as a wall light directly above the bed - a vanity unit and a ceiling fan.

The third air-conditioned bedroom - which has direct access to the pool deck - includes a double bed, a bedside table & lamp, a TV that only plays DVDs, a wardrobe, vanity unit and a portable fan.

Pool

There is a parking space inside the gate at Aqua Bliss, should you wish to hire a car during your stay.  

The villa's manager, Heather, will meet and greet you on your arrival at Aqua Bliss. She will give you a warm Bajan welcome and she will happily answer any questions that you may have regarding your stay in Barbados.

The RATES (in pounds sterling) for renting Aqua Bliss are shown below.

To calculate the cost per person, please divide the rates by the number of people sharing.

YOU WILL HAVE SOLE USE OF THE VILLA REGARDLESS OF THE NUMBER OF PEOPLE IN YOUR PARTY. 

 

3rd January 2019

to
15
th April
2019

MINIMUM STAY 5 NIGHTS.

 

                                          Up to 6 people: £ 280.00 per night.

 

16th April 2019

to
14
th December
2019

MINIMUM STAY 5 NIGHTS.

 

                                          Up to 6 people: £ 206.00 per night.

 

15th December 2019

to
2
nd January
 2020

MINIMUM STAY 7 NIGHTS.

 

                                            Up to 6 people: £ 306.00 per night.

 

3rd January 2020

to
15
th April
2020

MINIMUM STAY 5 NIGHTS.

 

                                              Up to 6 people: £ 280.00 per night.

For bookings of more than 14 nights a discount of 5% is applicable for the 15th night onwards.

Aqua Bliss and Bliss Villa are neighbouring properties and they are owned by the same person. If they are rented together during the period from 16th April to 14th December a further discount of 5% will apply.

St James Beach

The rates shown above include electricity (including air-conditioning), linen and towels (including beach towels). Maid service for guests staying 1 week or less will be at the midpoint of their stay. For stays of more than 1 week, maid service will be approximately every three or four days,

If you wish to see how much the prices equate to in a different currency, please enter the pounds sterling (GBP) rates that are shown above into a currency converter such as the one available online at www.xe.com/ucc/

We do not currently offer to pre-book transfers from the airport, however there are always plenty of vehicles for hire just outside the arrivals hall at Grantley Adams International Airport.

OPTIONAL EXTRA:-

A basic welcome pack of groceries can be ordered to your specification. It will be delivered to the villa prior to your arrival and you will be required to pay for the items after you arrive. There will be a delivery charge of 15% of the cost of your groceries.

RESTRICTIONS:-

No pets.

No smoking in the villa.

This is a holiday rental property and cannot be hired as a party venue.

HOW TO BOOK AND TERMS & CONDITIONS:-

If you would like to make a booking for Aqua Bliss please e-mail us at : barbados@relaxingretreats.co.uk  

We will then e-mail you to advise whether the dates you require are still available. If the dates are available, once you have confirmed to us that you wish to make a booking, we will reserve the dates and we will e-mail you our booking procedure (outlined below).

Credit card payments are not accepted. This is in order to keep the rates low and to avoid high bank charges for this small business.

A sterling (GBP) money transfer for 25% of the total cost of your accommodation is required to secure a booking.

Once your deposit payment has been received by us you will receive a Booking Confirmation via e-mail, together with our 'Car Hire In Barbados and 'Before you Travel To Barbados' information.

Your balance payment via a sterling (GBP) money transfer will be required 8 weeks prior to your arrival at Aqua Bliss.

We will send you a balance payment reminder 2 weeks before your payment is due.

We will e-mail you a receipt as soon as your balance payment has been received.

If your booking is made less than 8 weeks prior to your arrival date at Aqua Bliss the full payment will be required when you make your booking.

We will send you our 'Useful information' documents 10-14 days prior to your arrival in Barbados.

In addition to comprehensive and detailed advice, helpful tips, recommendations and maps, your ‘Useful information’ pack will also contain:-
  • A customised local area map with detailed directions to your accommodation in Barbados.
  • The name and telephone number of the person who will be your contact on the island if you have any questions or concerns during your stay.
  • The number of the guests’ telephone in your accommodation – complete with international dialling codes – so that you can advise the number to any family and friends who you think may wish to contact you while you are in Barbados.
  • An invitation to pre-book a ‘welcome pack’ of groceries.

The following cancellation charges apply:-

Cancellation more than 8 weeks prior to the arrival date - Loss of deposit.

Cancellation less than 8 weeks prior to the arrival date - Loss of 100% of the total cost.

As with all holidays, travel insurance is strongly recommended.

 

REVIEWS.

The comments shown below have been received via e-mail since 2016. Other guests have chosen to add their comments to the Guest Book within the property (if a Guest Book is provided).

 

"Aqua Bliss is a great relaxing place. We just wanted a chill out week and this is what we got. We spent the days by the private secluded pool. Very quiet. In the evenings we wandered into Holetown for food or entertainment. 1st Street is a must on Sunday evening if you are looking for a lively time. We are already looking at dates to come back out again."

 Sean & Ian, Wiltshire. October 2018.

 

"We had a wonderful time at Aqua Bliss.

The villa is lovely and we felt really at home from the moment we arrived to the moment we left.

The location is perfect and it is very quiet and peaceful. We slept in the en suite room and the bed was very comfortable - which to us is extremely important !

The wifi worked brilliantly. That was handy as I had to keep an eye on my business.

We were visited by the monkeys most days, which we thoroughly enjoyed.

The villa is within walking distance of everything, including a great beach.

We love Holetown and always holiday in that area, so I'm sure we will return in the not too distant future".

 Liz . D. December 2017.

 

"Very pleased with our stay at Aqua Bliss villa.

The location was great, on the west coast, within short walking distance of Holetown with is shops and restaurants. The villa was well-appointed with air conditioning in the bedrooms - and good wifi.

The villa manager was very attentive if anything was needed, and the housekeeper came in twice a week.

The pool was a good size and completely private - no overlooked at all.

The kitchen was well-equipped and the beds were comfortable.

The location was ideal for exploring the island.

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay an would recommend the villa to anyone seeking a private location, close to amenities".

Stella . M . September 2017.

 

"Everything was fine.

Property well kept and house enjoyable".

William . A . May 2017.

 

"We are a family with two teenagers and we enjoyed a wonderful holiday at Aqua Bliss.

We very much appreciated the space, beautifully kept garden and good size pool.

We were thrilled to be visited both by the monkeys - and an ice cream van !

It was a short stroll to restaurants, shops, beach and taxis.

Excellent location in a quiet neighbourhood".

Julia . B . March 2017.

 

"We loved Aqua Bliss and its location - very peaceful and secure feeling. The pool was larger than expected and so that was a real bonus. The house was exactly as described.

We loved the limes and enjoyed cooking our evening meals.

Best wishes and thank you for the brilliant service we have had from yourselves - from our initial enquiry to when we returned home".

Cath & family - North Yorkshire, UK. December 2016/January 2017.

 

"Contentment !! Best place ever.

What can I say ? I discovered this paradise 6 years ago and have returned every year since then, 'my home away from home.'

Perfectly located within walking distance to the fabulous Sandy Lane Beach, a block away from Sunset Crest Mall, 2 blocks from a supermarket and restaurants and 4 blocks from Limegrove Lifestyle Centre, where you'll find Cartier, Gucci, Bvlgari and the like.

The villa itself is wonderful, clean and stocked with amenities, it is on a quiet cul de sac with fruit bearing trees, the most refreshing pool and an occasional monkey. The property manager, Heather is hands on and available to address all questions and concerns and Emerald is there to change linens and towels every 3 or 4 days. But don't take my word for it, just go and see for yourself. You won't be disappointed !!"

September 2016.


 

"Aqua Bliss... definitely bliss !

We liked the look of this villa as it looked smaller than the ones we've had before. We were wrong, it was a lovely large sized villa with decent sized bedrooms, kitchen and living area.

We were greeted by the lovely Heather who showed us around, explaining what we needed to know about the place. Heather stayed in contact with us with regards to when the cleaner was coming. She also sorted a few minor issues we had very promptly and is such a lovely helpful lady.

The villa itself was kept very clean, was well equipped with kitchen items and items in the living area (TV, Internet etc.)
The outside dining area was used by us every night, whether it was to eat or just sit and have a few sociable drinks. The pool area was well maintained and was cleaned whilst we were there. The pool was used by us all every single day even on those days when we went to the beach as my daughter just loved playing in it.


I would definitely recommend this property to my family and friends as it is situated in a lovely quiet area and only a 10 minute walk to the nearest beach and shopping facilities. Some of our favourites being Zaccios, Surfside and The Beach House.

We will definitely be back, thank you all for such a wonderful stay in Barbados !"

KP, UK - July/August 2016.

 

" This was our 3rd stay at Aqua Bliss.

The villa has a private pool and a open air dining room next to it. That's where we spent most of our time at the villa - either in the pool or in the dining room beside it.

Bedrooms are large and comfortable, kitchen is fully stocked and modern, living room and TV etc. are also pleasant and provide anything desired.

The neighborhood is quiet. We heard no barking dogs, only tree frogs.

There are several beaches nearby as well as further towards Bridgetown or to the north.

Restaurants nearby were good with views of the sea.

The main road has access to anywhere on the island. Twice we drove out to The Crane for rum punch, lunch, and to fight with big waves".

William. A . - Ohio, USA. June/July 2016.

 

"Wonderful Holiday at Aqua Bliss Villa.

We had such an awesome time. The place was everything we hoped for, it was well equipped, clean and well maintained. The location was perfect, walking distance to everything. We heard about this villa from a friend who stays there every year and decided to try it. We especially liked the early morning pool swims with breakfast and the sunset swims with cocktails. Dining under the stars on the pool deck was amazing. There is a BBQ grill that was really put to use during our stay.

The beaches are quite close, only a short walk away and they are stunning, I especially liked the beach at Sandy Lane. You should also visit the other beaches on other parts of the island.

 Heather, the villa manager, was very accommodating and responded to any questions or concerns that we had.

I will definitely return and will recommend Aqua Bliss to friends".

May 2016.

 

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