Fidji Beach House | Holiday accommodation close to the beach in Fitts Village, St. James | Barbados west coast self-catering rental

BAJAN RETREATS

Contact: Irene or Peter

E-mail:

barbados@relaxingretreats.co.uk

 

FIDJI BEACH HOUSE

For up to 5 people.

Under-occupancy rates are available*

PLEASE SCROLL DOWN THIS PAGE TO VIEW THE FULL DETAILS, RATES*, BOOKING TERMS & CONDITIONS & GUESTS' COMMENTS.

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Fidji Beach House, Barbados

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fidji Beach House Photo Gallery  

Click on the 'Photo gallery' link above or on any of the small photos within the details below to view all of the larger photos.

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

This property may not be suitable for families with young children or people who are looking for a quieter location as it is located on Highway 1 - the busy road that runs up the west coast of the island.  

Fidji Beach House is an attractive, detached, privately owned house with private beach access - via a pathway that leads down past Bibian's Beach House.

PLAN OF FIDJI & BIBIAN'S BEACH HOUSES:-

 

THE LOCATION:-

Located in Fitts Village* - within the parish of St. James - on the beautiful ‘platinum’ west coast of Barbados, this property is just 80 metres from the beach and the clear turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea.

For basic food items there is a mini mart at the petrol station which is less than a 5 minute walk from Fidji 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 the shopping complex by the supermarket and it is open for breakfast and lunch. Il Tempio restaurant is opposite Jordan's. The are 4 other bars/restaurants within a 15 minute walk - including the The Cliff restaurant which is famous for it's food. You will find 3 other restaurants at Paynes Bay which is a 20-25 minute walk.

Buses run frequently from the stops that are close to Fidji 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 Fidji 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 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 Massy supermarket (in what was the West Coast Mall) in Holetown will be closed - due to expansion - from the end of April to November 2017, however there are numerous other shops and mini-markets in or close to Holetown.

Meanwhile, during the period when their Holetown supermarket is closed, Massy have advised that they intend be provide a shuttle service to/from their branch in Warrens.

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

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

Beach near Fidji* 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:-

Front ExteriorFIDJI BEACH HOUSE  is  a charming holiday home that includes an enclosed raised deck - with 2 loungers and a dining table & 4 chairs - that leads down to a private outdoor patio/dining area. This is shaded from the afternoon sun by beautiful bougainvillea trees and is furnished with a dining table & chairs, a sunshade and loungers.

LoungeThe house has white ceramic tiles throughout and is tastefully decorated with cane furnishings in the lounge and adjoining dining area. Facilities include ceiling fans, Wi-Fi Internet access. a TV (local channel only), a CD player, radio, DVD player, a hairdryer and a telephone – for accepting incoming calls and making outgoing local calls – which are free.

The 1st air-conditioned bedroom includes a single bed and a chest of drawers.

The 2nd roomy air-conditioned bedroom includes twin beds that can be made up as a queen size or 2 singles, a wardrobe and a chest of drawers.

Twin BedroomThe 3rd air-conditioned bedroom includes a double bed, a wardrobe, a chest of drawers and a vanity unit.

There are 2 shower/WC rooms.

Towels and bed linen can be found in the closets of each bedroom.

A small safe is also provided for guests' valuables.

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

Washing lines, a washing machine and outdoor shower are located in the shared patio area that separates Bibian’s Beach House and Fidji Beach House. 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 Fidji Beach House and they will happily answer any questions that you may have regarding your stay in Barbados.

UNDER-OCCUPANCY RATES :-

FIDJI BEACH HOUSE CAN BE MADE UP AS A 1 BEDROOM APARTMENT.

The owners are able to convert their 3 bedroom beach house into a complete and comfortable 1 bedroom apartment. This is an economical and budget-friendly alternative for the single traveller or a couple.  Enjoy the tropical greenery as you relax on the reclining beach chairs just outside the door, or dine alfresco on the lower deck. 

FIDJI BEACH HOUSE 1 Bedroom Apartment includes a bedroom (this is the '2nd bedroom' shown within the 'Photo Gallery' for Fidji) with 2 single beds that can be pushed together to make a queen size bed; a shower/W.C. room; a kitchen; an enclosed raised deck with loungers and a dining table & chairs as well a private outdoor patio & dining area. (The lounge, internal dining area and the other 2 bedrooms will be locked off).

The RATES (in pounds sterling) for renting Fidji 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 April 2017

to
14
th December 2017

 

 

£ 78.00 per night for up to 2 people staying at FIDJI  BEACH HOUSE WHEN IT IS MADE UP AS A 1 BEDROOM APARTMENT.

£ 137.00 per night when up to 5 people use the whole house.

 

 

15th December 2017

to
14
th April 2018

 

 

£ 94.00 per night for up to 2 people staying at FIDJI BEACH HOUSE WHEN IT IS MADE UP AS 1 BEDROOM APARTMENT.

£ 156.00 per night when up to 5 people use the whole house.

 

 

15th April 2018

to
14
th December 2018

 

 

£ 78.00 per night for up to 2 people staying at FIDJI  BEACH HOUSE WHEN IT IS MADE UP AS A 1 BEDROOM APARTMENT.

£ 137.00 per night when up to 5 people use the whole house.

 

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

RENT FIDJI BEACH HOUSE & BIBIAN'S BEACH HOUSE TOGETHER FOR £ 234.00 PER NIGHT DURING THE PERIOD 15TH APRIL TO 14TH DECEMBER.

RENT FIDJI BEACH HOUSE & BIBIAN'S BEACH HOUSE TOGETHER FOR £ 273.00 PER NIGHT DURING THE PERIOD 15TH DECEMBER TO 14TH APRIL.

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

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/ 

OPTIONAL EXTRAS:-

A pre-arranged transfer from Grantley Adams Airport to Fidji Beach House. (Approx. 40 minute drive. BDS$ 65-BDS$ 80). Payable locally.

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 Fidji Beach House please contact Bajan Retreats via e-mail to:- barbados@relaxingretreats.co.uk or via the Enquiry Form at:- www.relaxingretreats.co.uk/enquireFidjiBeachHouse.htm

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.

For UK residents :- A deposit cheque, Banker's Draft or money transfer for 25% is required to secure a booking. If you wish to pay via a money transfer please request this at the time of booking.

For non-UK residents:- A sterling Banker's Draft, a sterling International Money Order or money transfer for 25% is required to secure a booking. If you wish to pay via a money transfer please request this at the time of booking.

Once I have received your deposit payment I will e-mail you a Booking Confirmation, together with my 'Car Hire' and 'Before you Travel' information.

Your balance - via the payment methods shown above - will be required 8 weeks prior to your arrival at Fidji Beach House.

I will e-mail you a receipt as soon as I receive your balance payment.

If your booking is made less than 8 weeks prior to your arrival date at Fidji Beach House, the full payment will be required.

You will receive my '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.
  • Telephone numbers for recommended local taxi drivers.
  • Invitations to pre-book any ‘optional extras’ – such as a transfer from the airport to Fidji Beach House and 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 or in writing. Other guests have chosen to add their comments to the Guest Book within the property (if a Guest Book is provided).

"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.

 

"Dear Irene,

We found your website very informative and you responded to all our questions within minutes ! Excellent service.

Fidji Beach House (which we rented as a '1 bedroom apartment') is charming and we loved sitting on the patio of an evening having dinner. It was very peaceful and relaxing.

 Denise and Rudy were excellent hosts and could not do enough for us. They really made us welcome. The house had all we needed and we thoroughly ended our stay.

With best wishes to you".

Andrea & Len - Kent, UK. January/February 2014.

 

"Loved it !

Nice place and better than we had hoped. Rudy and Denise are so nice and helpful.

Irene, thank you for all the help leading up to our trip.

Kind regards",

Seb & Hannah - Bristol, UK. January 2011.

 

Hi Irene,

"We all had the most wonderful time at Bibians and Fidji Beach Houses.  It was all absolutely perfect.

We made full use of the lovely veranda overlooking the beach at Bibians, cooking local fish on the BBQ every night bought from the local fish market.

We had monkeys visiting us every day and had a turtle come right in - swimming up to the beach in front of us.

My granddaughter helped the local fisherman rescue their sprats from the nets right on the beach.

The houses were traditional and cosy and Rudy was on call if needed".

Lesley, Tony & family - UK. April 2008.

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E-mail:

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