Porters Villa | Holiday villa with a pool | Quiet location, self-catering on the west coast of Barbados | Short walk to the beach in Porters, St. James
Contact: Irene or Peter
For up to 5 people. Please note that this property is not suitable for children under the age of 7.
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Situated on the beautiful ‘platinum’ west coast of Barbados in the parish of St. James, Porters Villa is less than 200 metres from the superb white sandy beaches washed by the crystal blue 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 will more than likely be lucky enough to encounter them whilst paddling or swimming.
Two of the finest golf courses in the Caribbean – The Royal Westmoreland and Sandy Lane - are within easy reach.
The famous Lone Star Restaurant is just a short walk away, as is the world-renowned Royal Pavilion Hotel where you can sample the superb food and first class service on offer in the beachfront restaurant – an excellent choice for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Alternatively, you can just chill out with a cool drink and a bite to eat in Ju Ju's Beach Bar which is just south of The Lone Star.
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.
Porters Villa offers a tranquil setting, being tucked away in a quiet corner within an exclusive gated development of eight privately-owned luxury chattel-style villas. This is one of the largest open-plan villas with a private garden. The villas are centred around the attractive communal swimming pool within well-maintained tropical gardens. The pool is approx. 4 feet 6 inches at the deepest point and it is maintained twice a week. The sundeck around the pool offers plenty of sun loungers and sunshades.
Porters Villa is very elegantly furnished to reflect colonial plantation-style living, with its high pickled pine ceilings, hardwood flooring and coral stone rendering.
A pretty private garden surrounds the villa - and there is a private parking space should you wish to hire a car during your stay. To the rear of the villa the secluded private garden offers 2 sun loungers and a sunshade.
This modern, comfortable villa is air-conditioned throughout and there are ceiling fans in every room.
The spacious living area has two sets of French doors that open out to both the front and side of the shaded, L-shaped veranda. There are Roman blinds that help to block out the sun at the end of the day and they add intimacy for romantic meals. The veranda offers a ceiling fan, BBQ and a large table & chairs - ideal for al fresco dining any time of day. This is the perfect place for peaceful relaxation. Watch the hummingbirds flitting between the exotic plants and trees. You may also catch sight of the monkeys at dawn and dusk.
The lounge area includes a sofa, 2 armchairs, a coffee table, a 34 inch flat screen Cable TV with 56 channels, USB ports, a Bluetooth radio & ipod dock and a telephone for accepting incoming calls and making outgoing local calls - which are free.
The well-equipped kitchen area includes a dining table & chairs, a washing machine and tumble dryer, an oven & hob, large fridge/freezer, a microwave, toaster, coffee maker, juicer, an iron & ironing board, crockery, cutlery and glassware. Picnic cool boxes and ice packs are also provided for guests’ use.
The spacious master bedroom offers twin beds that can be made up as a king size or 2 singles. Crisp white Egyptian cotton sheets add an extra touch of luxury. There are fitted wardrobes, bedside tables & lamps, a dressing table - complete with a hairdryer, bedside radio/alarm clock - and an en suite bath/shower/WC room. This bedroom has direct access to the veranda.
A safety deposit box is provided for guests' valuables.
The second spacious bedroom offers twin beds that can be made up as a king size or 2 singles. Crisp white Egyptian cotton sheets add an extra touch of luxury. There are bedside tables, lamps and radio/alarm clock, fitted wardrobes, a dressing table – complete with a hairdryer - and an en suite bath/shower/WC room.
A folding bed can be provided for a 5th person.
Asmall study area - with a desk & chair, a selection of books, plus free (fast) WI-FI and modem - is adjacent to the 2nd bedroom.
Jeanine, the villa's manager, will give you a warm Bajan welcome on your arrival at Porters Villa Please do not hesitate to ask her if you have any questions regarding your stay in Barbados.
The rates shown above include maid service (twice a week), electricity (including air-conditioning), linen and towels (including beach towels).
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A transfer from/to the airport.
A welcome pack of groceries can be ordered to your specification and it will be delivered to the villa prior to your arrival. You will be required to pay for the items after you arrive and there will be a delivery charge of BDS$ 30/US$ 15.
No smoking in or around 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 Porters Villa please e-mail us at : firstname.lastname@example.org
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 Porters Villa.
We will send you a balance payment reminder 2 weeks before your payment is due.
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In addition to comprehensive and detailed advice, helpful tips, recommendations and maps, your ‘Useful information’ documents will also contain:-
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.
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).
"We loved our stay at Porters Court. We stayed for 12 days over May half term. We found the villa spacious and well equipped, perfect for a family of 4. Most mornings started with a swim in the communal pool, with the surrounding gardens a haven for hummingbirds, one morning I counted 5 !!
The location of the villa was perfect, a 5 minute walk to Alleynes beach which in my opinion is the best on the west coast. We used the local buses a lot so didn't feel the need to hire a car.
We ate out at Lone Star and Santi which were both within walking distance from the villa, on other occasions we jumped on a bus to Holetown. We also ate in a few evenings as the kitchen was so well equipped. Every possible utensil was provided.
Jeanine was very helpful and helped with transfers to and from the airport. Karen the housekeeper visited twice a week and was very friendly and efficient.
All in all a fabulous holiday in Barbados, this was our third visit to this wonderful country and will be back again next year. We'd definitely love to stay at Porters Court again !! A beautiful villa in a wonderful country".
Alison . C . May 2017.
The location is perfect, a short walk to the beach and local restaurants/beach bars. Lone Star was a Christmas Eve treat and lived up to all of our expectations.
We arrived to a spotlessly clean villa, and Jeanine the property
manager was very helpful. We fell in love with Barbados, and would love
to return to Porters Court".
Air conditioning and fans ensured the interior of the villa remained lovely and cool even when it was very hot and humid outside so sleeping was never a problem and the beds were extremely comfortable. The veranda was a favourite place to sit to have our breakfast and pre-dinner drinks in the evenings. Surrounded by beautiful, tropical gardens and lots of wildlife including lizards and humming birds there was always something interesting to watch. We even saw a family of monkeys one day feeding under the trees !
The communal pool is beautifully kept with sun beds and umbrellas and surrounded by lovely gardens. The beautiful beach is 5 minutes walk away. There are a number of good restaurants and rum shacks nearby and Holetown is a 20 minute walk if you need a supermarket, ATM or bigger choice of restaurants. If it's too hot to walk the local buses run straight past Porters Court.
We would definitely recommend this property to others and would love to stay there again if we return to Barbados in the future".
"Porters Court is exceptional and beautiful.
The surroundings with the lush exotic garden are so lovely. The villa is in a quiet secluded location, close to the private pool and very handy to the beach, just a short walk away. Within minutes to a number of very good restaurants.
The villa is well equipped and the beds deserve a special mention as
they were very comfortable. The property manager Jeanine was very
helpful and friendly as was housekeeper Karen. Both very warm and
welcoming and willing to help in any way. A terrific and memorable
Lynda . V . August 2016.
"We had a wonderful time at Porters Court. The villa was exceptionally well-equipped, spotlessly clean (thanks to the lovely maid, Karen) and comfortable.
A great location on the west coast, a short walk from the beach. The pool was beautiful, very clean, and mostly we had it to ourselves, which was an unexpected treat !
The location of Number One is perfect as it is at the end of the private road within Porters, and so nobody passes by and it is the most private of all the 8 villas within the development.
We had a very enjoyable and extremely memorable holiday - our 3 girls were extremely comfortable in their spacious bedroom and loved Barbados !
Recommend 'Lone Star' for a special dinner (went on our daughter's 11th birthday), also Harrison's Cave, Animal Flower Cave and Earthworks Pottery which has a beautiful (and very reasonable) treetop restaurant.
Thank you, we loved staying in this beautiful villa and would have no hesitations in recommending it to our friends and family.
Jo, John, Alice, Lily & Emma. August 2016.
The location of this villa is quiet and tucked away and our only company were lizards, birds and toads !
Just a superb home ! Quiet, safe and relaxing with all you could want for your stay, but only a short walk from the best beach on the west coast.
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