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“Beautiful apartment in relaxing local beach town”

Review of Coco de Mer

Coco De Mer about 60 seconds from the sea! Copyright Jude's pics
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Coco De Mer about 60 seconds from the sea! Copyright Jude's pics
Sun Sea and a sun bed its paradise! If you love sunshine, warm blue water and stargazing this is the place!!
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Coco De Mer about 60 seconds from the sea! Copyright Jude's pics
Sun Sea and a sun bed its paradise!
If you love sunshine, warm blue water and stargazing this is the place!!
Vaulted ceilings and side doors make for an airy living space
View from the sundeck into airy living area
Kingsize Bedroom on Lower Floor
Kingsize Bedroom on lower floor...
Fully equipped kitchen...
Dining Area
Bottom Bay, East coast Barbados
A great way to relax on the blue blue water!!
Lone Star Restaurant perfect beachfront dining!
Lime Grove Shopping Centre/Cinema/Restaurants is special
Speightstown
Flowers of the Flamboyant Tree in Speightstown
The sensational beauty of the East Coast
One of the best places to view the awesome East Coast - Cherry Tree Hill  just 15 mins away!
Tropical Flowers add a finishing touch for honeymooners :)
Wildlife lovers can find the Green Monkey, Hawksbill Turtles and Hummingbirds here in Bados
One 11 East Bar great for paddle boarding cocktails or a coffee
Unit is top right with unobstructed views of the ocean! A lovely breezy location next to the ocean.
30 secs to reach the ocean
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Overview
Condo/Apartment -
2 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 5
Speightstown, Saint Peter Parish, Barbados

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Meagan201...
Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Beautiful apartment in relaxing local beach town”
Reviewed March 19, 2014 for a stay in March 2014
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We stayed at Coco de Mer for one week and wish we could have stayed longer. The apartment is just as well-kept, spacious, and beautiful as it appears in the photos. The balcony overlooking the beach was our favorite spot to relax in the morning and in the evening watching the sunsets. The Speightstown fish market is a short walk away and a great place to get fresh fish to cook. We did our grocery shopping at the two nearby super markets also in walking distance and bought fresh bread at the local bakery. There are beachfront restaurants within walking distance, but we chose to cook and eat the majority of our meals on the balcony.

If you are looking to stay in a less touristy area and experience the local Bajan culture Speightstown is perfect. We took the bus a couple of times from the nearby terminal, but it can take an hour or more to reach destinations in the South of the island.

There are plenty of beaches close to Coco de Mer. We swam in the beach directly in front of the apartment, but it can be rocky. Just a short 3 minute walk there is a long stretch of beach in front of various hotels that is perfect for swimming and also has shaded areas. This was our first time in Barbados and we would definitely come back and happily stay at Coco de Mer again.

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Liked best: View of ocean from balcony
Liked least: Beach can be rocky, but plenty of others very close by
Traveling group: Friends
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IanRDerby...
Derby, UK
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21 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Superb”
Reviewed August 13, 2013 for a stay in August 2013
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I concur with all the previous reviewers comments with regard to this superb apartment...we used it with our teenagers...I must admit I was worried that the idea of them 3 weeks in July and no pool was a mistake..in the end the kids never even mentioned the lack of pool..we just went straight into the sea opposite or up to the old resort and swam and snorkeled the coral there. We were primarily on a diving holiday and were superbly looked after at Wreckers and Reefers, and thoroughly enjoyed the atmosphere and people of Speightstown..a real gem in the Caribbean...it would be hard to find better.

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Liked best: Size and location
Liked least: Nothing
Traveling group: Teenagers
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Sally686
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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“Fantastic beachfront penthouse apartment in relaxing Speightstown”
Reviewed July 18, 2013 for a stay in July 2013
3
people found this review helpful

The apartment was just like the photos and descriptions - fantastic! The view from the patio could not be bettered - ideal for relaxing in the sun and watching the beach and the world go by. Coco de Mer is very spacious and excellently maintained and equipped with everything you need for a brilliant holiday whether you wish to self cater or eat out. Location is ideal for touring the island or just the 2 minute walk into the town for a drink or meal. Bus station just around the corner if you do not wish to hire a car. Wi-Fi worked on the patio - ideal with 2 university students! Many thanks Jude and Sarah for a dream holiday.

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Liked best: The views from the patio
Liked least: Everything was good!
Traveling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway Older travelers
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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 31, 2012 for a stay in January 2012
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people found this review helpful

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Liked best: Location and size of apartment
Liked least: Sorry! I have no complaints.
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
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