Bibian's Beach House | Beachfront self-catering holiday accommodation in Fitts Village, St. James on the west coast of Barbados

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Contact: Irene or Peter

E-mail:

barbados@relaxingretreats.co.uk

 

BIBIAN'S BEACH HOUSE

For up to 4 people.

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Bibian's Beachfront Exterior

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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ENQUIRY FORM:- If you would like to check the availability of Bibian's Beach House please click on the following link:- www.relaxingretreats.co.uk/enquireBibiansBeachHouse.htm

PLAN OF BIBIAN'S & FIDJI BEACH HOUSES:-

 

THE LOCATION:-

Beach & Sea outside Bibian'sLocated in Fitts Village - within the parish of St. James - on the beautiful ‘platinum’ west coast of Barbados, this beachfront property looks directly out to the clear turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea.

Many activities including scuba diving, catamaran trips, jet skis and glass bottomed boat trips are available on the west coast. 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.

For basic food items there is a mini mart at the petrol station which is less than a 5 minute walk from Bibian's Beach House. There is a small restaurant - serving local food at lunchtimes - located next to Jordan's Supermarket which is a 2 minute drive/a 15 minute walk. Jordan's offer a free shuttle van back to the house if guests require it to transport their groceries. There is a deli in Jordan's supermarket called Kylro that is open for breakfast, lunch and take out. Il Tempio restaurant is opposite Jordan's. There are 5 other bars/restaurants in the area, namely Cariba, Karibu, Scarlett, Daphnes and The Cliff restaurant - which is famous for it's food. You will find other restaurants at Paynes Bay which is a 20-25 minute walk.

Buses run frequently from the stops that are close to Bibian's Beach House and they have a set rate of BDS$ 2 to any destination in Barbados. Taxis are readily available and there is a reputable taxi stand only 3 doors down.

A 10 minute drive/short bus ride north of Bibian's Beach House will take you to all of the amenities in Sunset Crest & Holetown. Here you will find an excellent selection of restaurants to suit all tastes and budgets.

Other amenities in Sunset Crest & Holetown include 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.

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

The airport is a 30 minute drive and the capital, Bridgetown, is 20 minutes away by car.

Beach

* Fitts Village beach is located just north of Prospect and just south of Paynes Bay - off the main highway (Highway 1) on the west coast of the island.

This fishing area extends towards the neighbouring Paynes Bay Fishing Market. It also boasts a very select group of restaurants, including Il Tempio which overlooks the Caribbean Sea. This place of fine dining is the only Italian restaurant in the district and is just one of a few Italian restaurants in all of Barbados.

The beaches along the west coast are excellent for swimming.

The Fitts Village area, with its clear blue waters containing several small reefs - especially to the south – provide interesting snorkelling. The seas here are calm - as you would expect on this coast - although it is a bit more lively in some spots and at high tide. Occasionally you may spot a turtle surfacing for a breath of air.

Fitts Village beach is fairly wide and quite quiet. It is the ideal spot to enjoy the sea, sand and sun or relax with a good book under the shade of the trees that border the beach which is mostly used by locals from the surrounding districts and guests who stay in the accommodation located on the beachfront.

Fitts Village beach is a favourite nesting spot for turtles with many hatchlings beginning their life right there. The Barbados Sea Turtle Project also releases hatchlings on this beach and encourages locals and visitors to assist in this process. (Barbados is home to the second largest Hawksbill turtle nesting population in the Caribbean. The nesting season for these turtles is May to October).

Picnic benches are scattered among the Casuarina trees lining the shore and to the north is a small open esplanade.

Parking in Fitts Village is available at the Church of the Good Shepherd (a beautiful seaside Anglican church) or you can easily catch a bus as Fitts Village is on the main bus route. If you wish you can get off at the Fitts Village esplanade directly opposite Jordans Supermarket.

 

THE ACCOMMODATION:-

Rear ExteriorBIBIAN'S BEACH HOUSE offers stunning views of the peaceful white sandy beach and the crystal clear turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea.

This attractive, detached, privately owned, traditional Bajan-style beachfront villa has a private shaded veranda - complete with a hammock, a dining table & chairs, a lamp, reclining chairs, a side table and a bench seat. The veranda overlooks its private patio - furnished with a table & chairs, a sunshade and loungers.Lounge Area

The house is shaded from the afternoon sun by mature trees that line the beach.

There are ceiling fans and dark wooden floors inside the house, and the lounge area offers a white cane sofa, chairs, a coffee table and dining table & chairs.

Other facilities include Wi-Fi Internet access, a TV (local channel only), a CD player, radio, a DVD player, a hairdryer and a telephone for accepting incoming calls and making outgoing local calls – which are free.

A small safe is also provided for guests' valuables.Kitchen

The well-equipped kitchen is fitted with an oven & hob, a fridge/freezer, microwave, a coffee maker, blender, kettle, toaster and an iron & ironing board.

The air-conditioned master bedroom has a romantic, antique, mahogany queen size bed dating back to the early 1900's, a bedside table & lamp, a wardrobe, a small table & stool plus a chest of drawers. This room benefits from an en suite shower/WC room and there is a separate shower/WC room off the hallway.Master Bedroom

The second air-conditioned bedroom offers twin beds that can be made up as a king size or 2 singles, a standing lamp, a chest of drawers and a small table.Twin Bedroom

 

Back PatioA washing line and a washing machine are located in the shared patio area that separates Bibian’s Beach House and Fidji Beach House. There is an outdoor shower and a charcoal BBQ grill is also available.

Rudy, the owner, or his wife Denise, will give you a warm Bajan welcome on your arrival at Bibian’s Beach House and they will happily answer any questions that you may have regarding your stay in Barbados.

The RATES (in pounds sterling) for renting Bibian's Beach House 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 HOUSE REGARDLESS OF THE NUMBER OF PEOPLE IN YOUR PARTY. 

 

 

 

15th December 2018

to
14
th April 2019 

 

Up to 4 people: £ 153.00 per night.

 

15th April 2019

to
14
th December 2019

 

Up to 4 people: £ 134.00 per night.

 

15th December 2019

to
14
th April 2020 

 

Up to 4 people: £ 153.00 per night.

BIBIAN'S BEACH HOUSE & FIDJI BEACH HOUSE ARE OWNED & MANAGED BY THE SAME PEOPLE.

RENT BIBIAN'S BEACH HOUSE & FIDJI BEACH HOUSE TOGETHER FOR £ 229.00 PER NIGHT DURING THE PERIOD 15TH APRIL TO 14TH DECEMBER.

RENT BIBIAN'S BEACH HOUSE & FIDJI BEACH HOUSE TOGETHER FOR £ 267.00 PER NIGHT DURING THE PERIOD 15TH DECEMBER TO 14TH APRIL.

The rates shown above include gas, electricity (including air-conditioning) linen and towels (including beach towels).

Beach

Bibian's ExteriorIf 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:-

Maid/laundress service: US$ 30 per day (for any number of days during your stay). Payable locally.

RESTRICTIONS:-

No pets.

No smoking in the house.

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 Bibian's Beach House 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 Bibian's Beach House.

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 Bibian's Beach House, 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’ documents will also contain:-

  • A customised local area map with detailed directions to your accommodation in Barbados.
  • The names and telephone numbers of the persons who will be your contacts 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 maid/laundress service.

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).

"Hello Irene,

You couldn't have been more helpful - and this was great as it was our first visit to the island.

We had a fabulous trip and really enjoyed ourselves.

Bibian's was a delight, as were our hosts - Rudy and Denise.

Thank you for all your help".

Robin & Faith - Bristol, UK. Nov./Dec. 2018.

 

"Hello Irene

We had a great holiday. Denise and Rudy were lovely.

Your website and the information you sent was very helpful and I can't think of anything else that could have been included.

We thought that Fidji Beach House & Bibian's Beach House were both nice and clean and good value for money bearing in mind the fabulous location on the beach.

We had a marvellous holiday.

Many thanks for your help".

Ginette & family - Devon, UK. March/April 2016.

 

 

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Contact: Irene or Peter

E-mail:

barbados@relaxingretreats.co.uk

 

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