Barbados – A Paradise for Villa Holidaymakers

As borders begin to re-open and the possibility of travel is becoming a reality once again, now is the perfect time to start planning a reunion with your loved ones, and where better to reunite than the golden shores of Barbados?

After more than 40 days of no active cases of COVID-19, on the 26th June the Barbadian Prime Minister announced an ease on lockdown restrictions, including the removal of curfews and the resumption of international commercial flights. This, along with the reopening of restaurants, beaches and hotels has allowed the island to return to a sense of normality, and we cannot wait to get back!

Barbados is home to numerous beautiful, fully catered, luxury villas which are the ideal space to host your group of family and friends after such a long period apart. These high-end properties cater to visitors who may not necessarily be counting costs but, who are looking for value for money. Boasting modern, tasteful decor, exquisite furnishings, plush lawns, and staff to cater to your every need, the villas are lavish, self-contained, and offer the privacy and personal touches to allow you to reconnect with your loved ones.

Tara, Sunset Crest

Tara is a newly built, tastefully furnished four-bedroom, four-bathroom villa located in the Sunset Crest, a charming community next to Sandy Lane. This beautiful villa has its very own plunge pool, but, fret not beach lovers, the villa is also located close to the beach on the famous West Coast of Barbados. The Tara villa is a perfect option for a group looking to unwind and relax in Barbados, with its very own cook and housekeeper included!

Treat yourself to the luxury you deserve with a stay in Tara, Sunset Crest, from $400/night.

Stanford House, Barbados

Located a 30-minute drive from the Grantley Adams International airport, Stanford House is a beautiful five-bedroom, five-bathroom villa offering spacious accommodation for up to 10 people. Perched on a height, Stanford House offers magnificent views over the West Coast and to the Caribbean Sea beyond. This amazing property is ideal for outdoor living and entertaining, boasting a large terrace with a fully equipped bar, lounge seating area as well as a large infinity-edged swimming pool – the perfect place to relax and enjoy the views. Other focal points of this plush villa include its Romanesque gazebo, outdoor dining gazebo, large covered wet bar and Jacuzzi. To top it all off, guests of Stanford House enjoy automatic membership of the beach club facilities at The Fairmont Royal Pavilion, one of the leading hotels in Barbados located on the West Coast just a ten-minute drive from the house.

Whisk your loved ones away to Stanford House, Barbados and enjoy all this and more from $1,500/night.

Zazen, St. Joseph

Located on the beautiful East Coast of Barbados, Zazen is the first ultra- modern luxury villa of its kind in this picturesque landscape. This incredible five-bed villa is set against the Atlantic swells of Cattle Wash Beach and combines Eastern spiritual traditions with sophisticated industrial design. The villa sleeps up to 10 people and its 6,000 square feet of two-level living space ensures plenty of space for all. Offering remarkable ocean and beach views, a swimming pool, WiFi and more, Zazen is an incredible option for groups travelling to Barbados.

Visit Altman Barbados for rates and more details on Zazen villa in St. Joseph.

Mango Bay, St. James

Planning a getaway with a larger group? Then Mango Bay is the villa for you. This luxurious, seven-bedroom villa has often been described as one of the most beautiful villas in Barbados, and it’s easy to see why. From its tasteful fittings to its gracious patio, the villa offers breath taking views of the tropical gardens and the Caribbean Sea. Mango Bay sleeps up to 13 people, between the elegant main house and the enchanting cottage located on the back lawn. This incredible property is located on a quiet beach on the Caribbean Sea and has a swimming pool on site, as well as including a chef, butler, housekeeper, gardener, and laundress.

Enjoy the ultimate Caribbean getaway with your loved ones at Mango Bay, St. James, from $4000/night.


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About Barbados

The island of Barbados offers the most authentic Caribbean experience with its exceptionally rich culture and history rooted in remarkable landscapes. Rated as one of the world’s sexiest beaches in 2008 by; Barbados’ Crane Beach in St. Philip stands as a premier destination for travellers. Barbados is also the first Zagat-rated Caribbean island and is known as the culinary capital of the Caribbean. Barbados has hosted several world class events including: The annual Barbados Food & Rum Festival; the 2006 PGA World Golf Championships-Barbados World Cup, the ICC Cricket World Cup Finals in 2007, the Sentebale Charity Polo match with Prince Harry of Wales in 2010, and the ICC Twenty20 Cricket Finals for 2010, and the Rihanna LOUD concert in 2012. Accommodations range from picturesque plantation houses and villas, to quaint bed and breakfasts and award-winning, five-star resorts. Grantley Adams International Airport offers even more non-stop and direct service from a growing number of U.S. cities, making Barbados the true gateway to the Eastern Caribbean. Barbados was voted eighth in the World by Trip Advisor’s “2008 Travelers’ Choice Destination Awards” in its Top 100 Destinations category. For more information on travel to Barbados, visit, follow on Facebook at, via Twitter @Barbados.