A superb secure apartment conveniently located on the vibrant Barbados South coast. Enjoy the exotic ambiance of the Caribbean close to beaches, shops and restaurants plus home comforts. Good transport links to sights and airport. Air conditioning.
There are 2 air conditioned bedrooms. The master bedroom has a queen size bed and en suite bathroom. The second bedroom has a double bed and has the benefit of the second bathroom.
The front and back balconies both afford lovely sea views and are very suitable for al fresco dining.
The kitchen is fully equipped which makes self-catering easy.
The spacious dining area with mahogany dining table can seat 6 people and brings that touch of style to any dinner occasion.
The large lounge area has 2 three seater sofas and two armchairs for the comfortable viewing of satellite TV or listening to music or even just the sound of the sea.
There is a full-time housekeeper, Beverley, who also comes in to clean and wash the bedding, towels etc and generally ensures that the apartment is kept spic and span.
Hastings Beach is a 3 minute stroll away. The new boardwalk allows you to stroll to many beaches, bars and restaurants.
It also has the benefit of being extremely close to the Fertility Clinic which is on the same side of the road and a one minute walk away.
KEYS: Beverly will meet you and give you the keys and explain the fob system for the outside doors.
One key set has a clicker to open the parking gate. If you are renting a car please park in the space marked with the apartment number only.
Beverly is the first port of call if there are any problems with the apartment. She will also be happy to answer any questions about the flat or the island.
SECURITY: Make sure to double lock the flat door the and check the landing doors are closed securely when going in and out.
CLEANING: Beverly will come in once a week to clean.
WASHING: The washer and drier are in the utility room. If in doubt how they work please ask Beverly to show you.
BATHROOM: The taps on the basins work on a pivot principle. Push back for on, left and right for cold and hot.
KITCHEN: The cooker switches need to be pushed in before turning on.
AIR CONDITIONING – you will find that if you have the front and back balcony doors open that there will be a very pleasant through breeze most of the time, which can be supplemented by the fans if required. The cost of electricity is crucifyingly high in Barbados sow hen using the air conditioning please close all windows and doors. The air conditioning is ineffective if it is battling the outside heat.
Set the temperature to the level with which you are comfortable and turn on about 30 minutes before you are going to bed. It would be appreciated if once you have turned the a/c on that you use the sleep button below the power button as this gives the most efficient use of the a/c and also of electricity consumption.
INTERNET – If you have a Wi-Fi enabled equipment, it should automatically find you a range of wireless providers. Look for DIGICEL, Beverly will give you the latest log in code. The internet is shared with flat 3c which is why there is no router in the flat.
TELEPHONE: You can only make local calls from the phones in the apartment.
If you want to make international calls, (SENSITIVE CONTENTS HIDDEN) is OK on the Wi-Fi, and there are other online services as well.
Alternatively, go to Island Variety - out of Hastings Towers: turn right on main road and walk for about 5 minutes and you will come to a little shopping complex including shop, Island Variety. Ask for a Blue Card which is sold in multiples of B$10 (B$10 gives you 20 minutes to the UK). Scratch off covering and follow the instructions. The # symbol is what is called the pound sign in Barbados.
Make sure to double lock the flat door the and check the landing doors are closed securely when going in and out.
This is a no smoking apartment.
No pets thank you.