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relax on the fabulous terrace and drink in the views
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Very good
18 reviews
relax on the fabulous terrace and drink in the views
Turtle Beach Penthouse, third from the right ....
the view from the living area
al fresco dining at Turtle Beach
living area with open plan kitchen, marble floors and high cathedral ceilings
another view of the spacious living area
master bedroom with en suite bathroom, AC and ceiling fan
second bedroom, with adjoining bathroom, AC and ceiling fan
upstairs landing with atrium leading to living area
Turtle Beach as seen from the beach
The idyllic beach at historic Speightstown
Relax on the terrace of Turtle Beach
Evening falls at Turtle Beach
Tasteful tropical furnishings throughout
entrance foyer with full bathroom, and utility area with mahogany staircase leading up to main floor
fresh fish !!
Sunset at Mullins Beach Bar
Sunset at Turtle Beach
Local beach, fantastic!
Amazing Caribbean colours
The colours of the Caribbean evening sky
The beautiful and rugged wild East coast…a 30 minute drive away
Bathsheba, on the East Coast
Evening catamaran cruise, a must 'do' on your trip
The famous Mullins Beach a 2 minute drive away, perfect for swimming and snorkelling
The fabulous powder white sand beach, Speightstown
The local pub ...... a cool Banks beer awaits....
another beautiful morning !
Thunder Bay .... sun is up :)
another stunning sunset as seen from the terrace
on your last sunset you will not want to leave :)
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Overview
Condo/Apartment -
2 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Speightstown, Saint Peter Parish, Barbados
This fabulous beachfront penthouse is situated on the edge of historic Speightstown, which was once the main port of Barbados. This is the Barbados of old - Caribbean colour and life is all around you. There is a small road that runs between the penthouse and a beautiful powdery white sand beach. This is the old coastal road and leads you directly into Speightstown. This beach is ideal for swimming, snorkelling etc. , and 2 minute stroll northwards brings you to Heywood beach which stretches for approximately 1 mile. <BR><BR>This is an idyllic romantic get away. Sip a refreshing drink on the penthouse terrace, whilst the cooling Caribbean breezes soothe your soul, and gaze over the aquamarine Caribbean Sea . <BR><BR>Inside the penthouse is cool and airy; marble floors and high cathedral ceilings with air conditioni... Read more
About the Owner, Trisha B
Languages spoken: English
Calendar Updated: 18 days ago
Listed since : Apr 2014
Overall rating: 4.0 / 5.0
Based on 18 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL40320
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PeteandAl...
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 25, 2017 for a stay in January 2017

We stayed here for 2 weeks in January, we were met by Jane the house keeper who was very helpful. The apartment is large and very comfortable, it was decorated and furnished more like a home than a holiday rental which was lovely. The Balcony overlooking the beach was why we booked it. we ate every meal out there and...

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Management response:

Hi Alyson and thanks for your lovely review! I'm happy that you enjoyed your stay in my property. I also love Speightstown, as it has still managed to retain it's authentic Caribbean feel. I hope it remains so for years to come. The restaurant renovation is now nearing it's end, 6 months behind schedule, but I believe it will be...

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Claudia M
St. Catharines, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 15, 2017 for a stay in January 2017
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The condo was right across from the beach which was nice. The view and sunsets from the balcony were beautiful. The condo was comfortable but there are things that need updating. The sheets were not as luxurious as we expected but adequate. The pillows were not in good condition at all and were very uncomfortable to sleep with. There were...

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Management response:

Hello Claudia and thank you very much for your comments. I do have to first answer your comments regarding the air conditioning. If you had ever read the property description on the TA website, you would have been fully aware that the two AC units in the living area have never been attached to the mains. The website absolutely states...

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2016 for a stay in July 2016
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This is a totally and completely unfair review of my property. As is stated clearly on all websites, there is NO AC in the living area, and AC in bedrooms only. There are AC units in the living room, that have never been connected to the mains since I bought the property. I may remove them, as they are not...

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Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
- Both bedrooms have ceiling fans and air conditioning. <BR>- The beds in both rooms are super luxurious, beautifully designed with extra sumptuous mattresses and quality materials used. Both have high cathedral ceilings and marble flooring.<BR>- Telephone is available for local calls only (free of charge). <BR> <BR>Housekeeping is provided prior to arrival and after departure - any interim housekeeping can be arranged on arrival at the property at times to suit - this is charged and paid for at local rates. Some guests require housekeeping on a regular basis and some not at all., it´s a case of personal preference<BR>. <BR>A meet and greet service is on hand for your arrival at the property - regardless of flight times.<BR><BR><BR>
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
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Dates Min stay Per night
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$182
£140
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to U.S. Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Fees
  • Housekeeping: $78 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Christmas and New Year Rates 2016/2017 are £1600 per week and £3200 for 2 weeks for 2 persons.
A non refundable deposit of 25% will be taken to secure a booking.
A REFUNDABLE security deposit of £250 is also required at the time of balance payment. This shall be returned to you in full, by wire transfer/Paypal or card, within 14 days of your departure should no damage/breakages have occurred.
Balance payment will be due 6 weeks before your arrival.
Please contact owner regarding any queries on these points.
PAYPAL is also accepted ., although please note that 5% will be added to the total cost of the rental, as this is the commission charged for any transactions made through them.
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About the neighborhood
The property is located on the edge of historic Speightstown. During the week you can see Caribbean life as it has been for hundreds of years, the fishermen bringing in the days catch, to be sold later at Speightstown fish market, the colourfully dressed ladies selling exotic fresh fruit and vegetables at the side of the main street, the general hustle and bustle of a busy Caribbean town. <BR><BR>All amenities are within a 2/3 minute walk, including: banks, supermarkets, shops, restaurants, bars, internet access etc. The local pub 'The Fisherman's Pub' has live music every Wednesday, where a cool, Bank's beer awaits. <BR><BR>The area is blessed with a beautiful white sandy beach, known as Heywoods, some of the best swimming, diving (including night d... more
Access
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Grantley Adams International: 18.6 mi
Ferry: Bridgetown, Barbados: 9.3 mi
Daily direct scheduled flights from the UK with Virgin, BA, BMI and charter flights with First Choice. With a range of departures from both Manchester and Gatwick. Flights from the USA and Canada with various airlines including American Airlines, and Air Canada. Check for latest info with each airline as more flights are being added on a regular basis.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.1 mi.
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