Barbados Dreaming is a little slice of heaven on the West Coast of Barbados. The villa is well-equipped and the pool is wonderful. The location is great and within easy walking distance to some excellent beaches (Mullins/Gibbes), bars, and restaurants. We would stay here again here in a heartbeat. Communication with Ian was easy and efficient.
Myself and my wife have stayed at Barbados Dreaming Villa for the last 2 years. We have been going to Barbados for 11 years now and this villa is the best so far. Ian the owner makes everything so easy and provides you with all the information you need. The villa has all the facilities you need with a pool and grounds which are so beautiful. The villa is set in tropical gardens with the Caribbean Sea just over the road. I would highly recommend this villa to all my friends and family. I would like to thank Ian for sharing his beautiful villa with us. We will be back next year. Can't wait
We have just returned from spending two weeks at villa 16, Kings Beach Village.
We were searching for peace, privacy and a little sunshine. We found all here! The villa has all one could need, it is beautifully clean and merely steps away from the pool, equally as lovely and immaculately kept. Within five minutes you can wander down to the beach where crystal clear, calm Caribbean waters await you.
Speightstown is nearby, within walking distance, although a hire car is an advantage with the shopping. It still has an air of old time Barbados and is not as busy as Holetown, further down the west coast.
Information provided prior to arrival was also excellent and paved the way to an enjoyable stay. A memorable holiday, we shall return.
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We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Barbados Dreaming. The entire rental process was smooth. Leading up to our stay, we found that Ian was very responsive to our queries and provided lots of information about the villa as well as things to do in the area. The onsite manager Anita met us at the villa to provide us with the keys and to show us through the place. We found the villa to be very comfortable and well equipped. There was even a picnic cooler and the beach chairs. The villa is very well located in the complex - away from the main street traffic and just steps from the pool. We enjoyed a dip before breakfast most days. The pool and grounds are kept immaculate and most of the time we had the pool to ourselves. The villa has 3 outdoor sitting areas/patios. We ate all our meals at the table on the patio by the front door. Perfect!
It was a short walk to the bus stops on the main street where there is frequent bus service. We did go to Mullins Beach but unfortunately much of the sand has eroded leaving a pretty narrow beach. There are a few restaurants within walking distance. The Mullins Beach bar food was very good. We also enjoyed our meals at Bombas beach bar. A little further afield, we enjoyed dinner at the Fish Pot just north of Speightstown.
If you want beachfront, then this may not be the place for you - but if you are looking for some peace and quiet in a lovely setting a short 10 minute walk from the beach (and at a reasonable cost), then Barbados Dreaming could fit the bill.
This villa is owned independantly from the rest of the complex. The owner has a manager to be contacted if any problems arise.This manager was not on the island but on holiday when we locked ourselves out. We were not given the code for the emergency key safe which was on the outside wall.We feel we should have had access to the code with the manager not being available which would have prevented us having to break a pane of glass in the door having been outside in our nightclothes from 8 30 in the morning with no phone untill mid afternoon with no help. The cost to replace and fit the glass was £270 which we have paid but the owner is not willing to help us with the cost.which is disappointing. This has been a very stressfull time for us and we will not want to stay at this villa again.