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Beautiful and Spacious Luxury Condo On Dover Beach, 3 Br, 2 Pools, Sapphire Bea

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Space 1,850 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Elegant Open Concept Apt With Ocean View, 3 Br, 3 Ba - Sleeps 6-8

The minute you walk into this condo, you will be drawn to the large balcony where you can admire the magnificent shades of blue ocean, feel the sea breeze and listen to the waves crashing on the beautiful white sand, just steps away. That is in essence the beauty of our vacation home and we feel that you deserve the best as vacation is where you build the best memories. We are offering you a luxury home designed with elegance and comfort in mind.

It is the perfect place for a family or small group of friends wanting to share a home vacation in a beautiful location. Our condo is located on the third floor and features an open plan living, dining, kitchen area, and leads to the balcony which overlooks the pools, beach and ocean beyond. The master bedroom has a king bed and an ensuite bathroom. It has direct access to the balcony, and is angled in such a way that you can lay on your bed and look straight out at the ocean view! The 2nd bedroom (red room) has a king bed and ensuite bathroom. The 3rd bedroom has twin beds that can be brought together to form a comfortable king size bed and is adjacent to the hallway bathroom. You have access to an elevator.

Sapphire beach properties have over 370 feet of pristine beach front which forms part of the sought after Dover Beach, renowned for its white sand and crystal clear turquoise waters. Located at the end of the St Lawrence Gap, you can easily walk to a great variety of restaurants, from Indian food, Chinese, Italian or Bajan. A couple of bars are within waling distance but far enough away so you won’t be bothered by them. Small grocery stores, banks, car rental, sports equipment rental and shopping is all within walking distance so many vacationers feel that they don’t need to rent a vehicle.

If you choose to discover the island and mingle with the locals there is a cheap and easy bus system that will allow you to learn more about this unique Caribbean island. You can also opt to book different tours and we can help you with that. Renting a car is also an option, but remember to take into account that Barbados used to be a British colony and they drive on the left. Taxis are also a good option and are cheap and plentiful.

With your safety being a priority, our property has 24hr security guards, monitored cameras throughout the site, monitored electric gate entrance, and an on-site private parking.

If you would like additional services such as babysitting, on-site massages, chef or grocery pre-stocking... let us know so that we can help you with your plans. Those services are offered at an extra cost.

Sapphire Beach is a short 15 minute drive from Grantley Adams International Airport (airport code BGI) while Bridgetown is a similar short drive .

Feel free to ask us questions, we will be happy to help you create an amazing vacation!

Il me fera plaisir de repondre à toutes vos questions en français afin de rendre vos vacances les plus agréables possible. Si vous désirez me parler, allez-y, appellez-moi!

As they say in Barbados: It’s Limin’Time

More Details

Owner
Sylvie
Member since: 2013
Speaks english, french
Response time
Within a few hours
Response rate
90%
Calendar last updated:
17 June, 2018

About Sylvie

My husband and I share a passion for travelling and photography and love to meet new people and share their culture.

As we are approaching retirement, we realized one of our dreams when we bought this beautiful home in Barbados where we can enjoy the sea breeze, daily swims in the ocean and embrace a different culture.

As we are planning to discover more of this beautiful world we will share our place in paradise with you when we are not using it and hope you will like it as much as we do.

Pour les gens qui parlent français, il me fera plaisir de communiquer avec vous et répondre à toutes vos questions en français.

Sylvie purchased this condo in 2013

Why Sylvie chose Saint Lawrence Gap

The year round good temperature, safety, hospitality of the Bajans and modern conditions of Barbados are some of the reasons we chose this small gem of the Caribbean.

Sapphire Beach condos are the newest and most sought after vacation homes in Barbados. Located on a magnificent beach with easy access to everything, this well designed luxurious condo has it all.

What makes this condo unique

We can invite friends and family and feel very safe and welcomed. Being in the south of Barbados, we can easily discover new beaches and mingle with the Bajans and feel like we're at home!

Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo rental in Saint Lawrence Gap, Barbados

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1850 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront
  • Rural ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • commune bathroom - toilet , bath with shower , Accessed from the hallway, built in hair dryer
    master bathroom - toilet , shower enclosure , built-in Hair dryer, 10x makeup mirror, handicap-friendly.
    red room bathroom - toilet , shower enclosure , hair dryer, 10x makeup mirror
  • En-suite bathroom for master bedroom with large shower and 2 sinks, Grab bar/handicap and toilet seat for disabled person available upon request. En-suite bathroom for red bedroom with large shower and 2 sinks. Common bathroom with bath/shower, accessible from the hallway. All towels are provided.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master - 1 extra lg. double bed , Ocean view, patio doors to balcony, desk, 46 in. TV, safe
    3rd bedroom - 1 extra lg. double bed , 2 single bed , Beds configured as twins or King. 46 in smart TV, safe.
    Red room - 1 extra lg. double bed , 1 sofa bed/futon , En-suite bathroom, 40'' smart TV, walk-in, sofa-bed,safe
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6-8 (3 Bedrooms) 1 pull out sofa in one bedroom and a large one in the living room Each bedroom has its own large TV (total of 4 TV) We have a portable crib (for child up to 2 year old) and it can be installed in the master or red room. All beds have a 'top of the line' pillow top mattress to ensure your sleeping comfort. The mattresses and pillows are fitted with premium hypoallergenic covers to protect from dust mites, bed bugs and allergies. In the master, we have a nice desk to ensure a quiet place to work from. Master and red room have their own en-suite bathroom. Each bedroom has a large walk-in closet with a built in safe. There is a 3rd bathroom with a bath adjacent to the 3rd bedroom.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
We can provide a small portable crib for a child less than 2 years old at no extra charge. Every room has its own large TV (some smart TV) Each room has its own safe, an additional one in the laundry room. Very well equipped gym in the Sapphire complex. If you would like additional services such as babysitting, on-site massages, chef or grocery pre-stocking... let us know so that we can help you with your plans. Those service are offered at an extra cost. Outside: On the beach side, set in a beautiful tropical garden, you have access to two 80 foot long kidney shape pools. This is ideal for doing laps. A small bridge allows you to cross over and walk towards the beach. This whole area is secure as you need a key to enter the complex from the beach and from the front of the building. Once on the beach, you can rent chairs and umbrella for a reasonable price. Utility Room: Separate room with large washer and dryer and large sink. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid

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Beautiful and Spacious Luxury Condo On Dover Beach, 3 Br, 2 Pools, Sapphire Bea
average rating of 4.964706 based on 85 reviews
5

The Best

  • 5 of 5

I had the best time in Barbados and the Condo was everything and more. The service was amazing from the welcome basket to Kiana meeting us and giving the overview of the place. The view from the balcony is incredible and I could sit out there for hours just listening to the waves. Prior to our trip Sylvie made sure we had all the information we needed and was super helpful even when I had additional questions. I will definitely be back and stay at this Condo every single time. It was super clean and it’s in a prime location where you can walk to many things.

Thank you Sylvie for providing such a beautiful place for my family to stay at during our vacation.

  • Review Submitted: 17/06/2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful Property

  • 5 of 5

Everything under Sylvie's control was spectacular. The unit was nicer than the pictures indicate. The welcome basket was much appreciated after a long day of travel. The orientation tour of the condo was spot on and we knew how everything operated within minutes.The pool was nice and the location was great with many restaurants, bars and cafes within walking distance. We felt safe in the neighborhood and cabs were readily available right in front of the complex. Unfortunately, we had two significant issues during our vacation. First, the beach and water were unusable due to large amounts of seaweed for our entire 10 day stay. We had to drive 15 minutes up to Carlisle Bay to find a usable beach. Second, there was a lot of work going on at he complex all week. It started with pounding of scaffolding, continued with sawing of stone at the pool one day and continued with painting all week. Very inconvenient.

  • Review Submitted: 30/05/2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Un Vrai Paradis🌺 PARADISE🌸

  • 5 of 5

Quel Merveilleux et Luxueux Condo!

La vue est INCROYABLE, le condo est spacieux et confortable (un grand Choix d’oreillées!) et le Site Impécable.

La mer, la plage, les piscines et les jardins sont propres et biens enménagés.

Les gens de la Barbades sont Super Chalheureux.

L’emplacement était au delà de nos expectations (attentes).

Nous allons retourner avec le reste de la famille.

Lucie L, Qc. Canada

  • Review Submitted: 21/05/2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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New York, NY
5

Girls Trip in Barbados

  • 5 of 5

The 6 of us spent 7 days at the Saphire Beach condo unit 215 and had a blast!! The unit looked just like the pictures it was beautiful! There was enough room for the 6 of us. The Welcome package of eggs, bread, fruit , nuts milk & beers was a plus! We received one house cleaning in the middle of the week. For some reason the beach in front of the unit (Dover Beach) was full of seaweed but we took a ten minute taxi ride to the beautiful Carlisle Bay ($20 USD for all 6 of us) and had the best beach days!!! Our Taxi driver for the week was Shon 246-288-8413 he was great! The water at Carlisle Bay was calm, clear and simply beautiful! There are vendors that charge $20 USD for two chairs and an umbrella. They dont sell food on the beach but, if you walk across the road there is a little bar/restaurant that has great food for good prices. Chicken with fries $8 USD Fish or Pork with Fries $10 USD I suggest you walk and get it yourself because the chair vendors will charge you double the price to get if for you. We felt safe walking around the GAP at night. Oistens is a must on Friday and Saturdays. We ate at Grillin and Chllin. the food was great! Dady Os is a short walk from the condos and the food was afordable and great! We took an island tour with a local driver Steve. (don't have his number but he works in front of the condo) Steve took us on a wonderful tour around the entire island!

The people in Barbados are warm and friendly!

We had the best girls trip!!

We hope to return soon!!!

  • Review Submitted: 16/05/2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Boston, MA, USA
5

Exceeded our expectations! Beautiful condo, beautiful views, beautiful Barbados!

  • 5 of 5

What a fantastic property and location! The condo is clean, modern, spacious and tastefully decorated offering every amenity that you may need. It features gorgeous views of the water, beach and pool. The pictures simply do not do it justice as it is even more impressive in person. The grounds and entire property were well maintained. I loved hearing the waves rolling in at night, but if that's not your thing, the AC works as well. Dealing with the owner, Sylvie, was an absolute pleasure. The vendors that she recommended were all top notch. Upon arrival we found that she had arranged for the delivery of some complimentary snacks, bananas, eggs, milk, juice and even some Bank Beers and rum. Such a thoughtful touch and much appreciated after a day of travel! The St Lawrence Gap area is loaded with restaurants and shops which are all just a few minutes walk from the condo. The beach at the property was beautiful but the waves were really big during our stay. We saw many sea turtles just off the beach! We loved the friendly people, enjoyed some outstanding meals, took 2 catamaran trips, and explored many gorgeous beaches. This was our first trip to Barbados and will not be our last. Thank you Sylvie for sharing your this piece of paradise with us.

  • Review Submitted: 28/03/2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in Sylvie's condo mid-March 2018. There was 4 of us (2 adults & 2 teens) and there was so much room for all of us. The condo is gorgeous and looks exactly like the pictures. The view and the deck was spectacular and we spent so much time out there. Sylvie was a dream to deal with and her property management crew in Barbados was the same. Sylvie left us a great food starter kit and a lovely binder full of useful information. The condo is perfectly located. Steps from Dover Beach and steps from amazing local food. We highly recommend Bliss, Pronto & Sand Dollar Cafe and they are all within a 2 minute walk. The beach was amazing and never super busy. We rented chairs and an umbrella each day. The waves were high the week we were there but we could still go in especially first thing in the morning. It was great to watch the surfers and the turtles. We are more beach people then pool people but we did go in the pool a couple of times and it was great. The entire property is kept so clean and very secure. We will be coming back again!

  • Review Submitted: 25/03/2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
10.7 Kilometres
Barbados Airport Grantley Adams International
Nearest Barpub
5 Metres
Time out
Nearest Golf
2.9 Kilometres
Rockley
Nearest Motorway
1.9 Kilometres
Errol Barrow Highway & Tom Adams Highway
Nearest Restaurant
15 Metres
Bliss Barbados
Car: not necessary

Our Sapphire Beach Condo sits on Dover Beach which is one of the longer and wider white sand beaches found on the island and has mostly calm waters and is safe for swimming year-round. For the safety of locals and visitors alike there is a daily lifeguard presence as can be identified by the yellow lifeguard hut found there and on many of the other popular swimming beaches. Because of its beauty and popularity, Dover Beach hosts a wide range of both water sport and other beach rental service providers such as SunFish and catamaran sailing, boogie board, snorkel, beach lounges and umbrella rentals to name a few. Just opposite the beach is a playing field where you can enjoy an occasional game of cricket, soccer or basketball.

The property is located a short 15-minute drive from the airport in the south east and also from the main city Bridgetown (good choice for duty free shopping) in the south west. Barbados is a mostly flat coral island of only 21 by 14 miles (166 square miles) so getting anywhere is a short drive by comparison to most other travel destinations. As a mature holiday destination, the islands infrastructure such as road and road signage are also well developed.

Barbados is known for being safe and for the friendliness of its people so getting around and seeing the sights is recommended and locals will be happy to offer directions should you lose your way. Aside from renting a car, visitors can utilize the available public transportation of Government operated Mercedes coaches or the smaller privately owned buses and vans which can take you anywhere for no more than US$1.00 per trip. Bus stops are located along almost every road and in the case of Sapphire Beach are no more than a five minute walk away.

As we are very near the St-Lawrence Gap, there are a wide selection of restaurants within easy walking distance as well as bars, nightclubs and gift shops. Small grocery stores and an ATM are within walking distance as well. Having a car is not necessary but if you want to rent one, a parking spot is available for you in the complex (within the secure area).

Oistins, an outdoors location just a 10 minute drive away, is famous for fresh local seafood (Fish Fry) prepared as you watch. With great bars, music and gift shopping it is popular with locals and visitors alike. North, along the coast, you will find Speightstown and Holetown which boast a long and intriguing history. The scenery around the Crane area is spectacular. The island offers many activities from submarine and coastal catamaran trips to cave and historic plantation tours. There is also a wildlife reserve and nature tours such as the Welchman Hall Gully. For indoor shopping, movies and a great food court, there is the Sheraton Mall (2.6 km from Sapphire). Feel free to ask us for recommendations based on your preferences such as coach tours or more active ones such as the Zip Line adventures where you glide safely in a harness over one of the most scenic natural gullies on the island.

The fringes and reefs found off Barbados blossom with healthy sponges, coral and plant life. There are several types of reefs, each one unique in its own special way.

There is No lack of things to do but don't forget above all:

It's Limin'Time!

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday condo in Saint Lawrence Gap, Barbados

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer Rates 2018
28 Apr 2018 - 19 Dec 2018
4 night minimum stay
AU$517
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add AU$34 per night, per additional guest
 
Holiday Rates 2018/2019
20 Dec 2018 - 10 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
AU$874
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add AU$34 per night, per additional guest
 
Winter Rates 2019
11 Jan 2019 - 14 Apr 2019
4 night minimum stay
AU$719
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add AU$34 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer Rates 2019
15 Apr 2019 - 19 Dec 2019
4 night minimum stay
AU$517
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add AU$34 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit AU$671.95

FOR YOUR OWN SECURITY, I NEVER ACCEPT PAYMENTS USING WIRE TRANSFER OR CASH.

Rates are based on 6 people occupancy. Add 25$ US per night for each additional person when more than 6 adults.

Cancellations must be done in writing. Deposit is non refundable. If the cancellation is notified 60 or less days prior to arrival date, no refund will be given.

We do recommend buying travel insurance covering trip cancellation. Some credit card companies offer travel insurance. You may want to look into that prior to booking.

We only take US currency.

Payment can be made using VRBO online booking, Visa, MasterCard, Discovery or PayPal.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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