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Designer Penthouse - Amazing Views & Location

Beachfront apartment with kitchen, near Paynes Bay Beach

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Paynes Bay, St. James, Barbados
10.0.Exceptional.
  • Beautiful interior and views of the ocean. There is nothing that could be improved upon.

    Apr 27, 2019

  • Extraordinary island, extraordinary apartment, and a most extraordinary host. My wife and…

    Apr 7, 2020

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Enhanced health and safety measures

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Gap period enforced between guest stays - 24 hours
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • 6 guests
  • 3 bedrooms
  • 4 beds
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Parking available
  • Bathtub
  • Kitchen
  • Non-smoking
  • Gym
  • Air Conditioning

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • WiFi
  • Onsite parking
  • Elevator
  • On the beach
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning

What’s around

  • On the beach
  • Paynes Bay Beach - 6 min walk
  • Sandy Lane Beach - 17 min walk
  • Barbados Polo Club - 15 min walk
  • Sandy Lane Golf Course - 24 min walk
  • Sunset Crest Shopping Centre - 29 min walk

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1

2 Twin Beds

Bedroom 2

1 Queen Bed

Bedroom 3

1 Queen Bed

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About this apartment

This modern designer penthouse condo is privately owned and managed to the highest standards.


The location is perfect. The white sandy beaches and crystal clear blue waters of Payne's Bay are just seconds away. World famous restaurants are just steps away.



More information

The apartment is part of the Beach View complex (rated #1 in Barbados by Trip Advisor) with a beautiful pool, cafe, and a rooftop bar.



As a Barbadian, I very much look forward to welcoming you to a perfect vacation in paradise!



The space



Enjoy the modern contemporary furnishings, perfect location & amazing views of the Caribbean Sea.



MASTER BEDROOM:

Furnished with a modern queen size bed (designed and made in Barbados) with other contemporary furnishings, this room has direct balcony access through glass sliding doors.



BEDROOM 2:

Furnished with a modern queen size bed with other bright contemporary furnishings. This room has balcony access through glass sliding doors, and fantastic views.



BEDROOM 3:

This room is furnished with two modern single beds and other bright contemporary furnishings.



LIVING AREA:

Open concept and modern. The living room is bright, contemporary and designed for relaxation. There is also a wall mounted flat screen TV with a sound system for your entertainment needs.



KITCHEN:

With high quality granite counter tops and a tiled mosaic back splash, the kitchen is fully equipped to suit all your cooking needs.



BATHROOMS:

There are two full bathrooms in the unit.



AMENITIES:

The villa is professionally managed, immaculate, and comes with clean linens, towels, beach towels, hand soaps, and everything else you’ll need for a comfortable stay.



Your stay includes:

- 24/7 Security

- Quality linens & bedding, towels

- Highly experienced host on hand to provide you with expert local tips and recommendations during your stay, as well as help to plan activities for you, upon request, and at no extra cost.



LOCATION:

This condo offers the most amazing views and is just minutes away from the best beaches, restaurants and shopping in Barbados.



MUST DO ACTIVITIES:

Local activities include the pool, the beach with the possibility to schedule snorkeling excursions, fishing, sailing and even surfing.



The Barbados National Trust arranges fabulous free hikes every Sunday.



For the golfers, there is the beautiful, world famous Sandy Lane course which is less than 5 minutes away.



We'd also recommend watching the frequent cricket and polo games on the Island. And a trip to the Garrison Savannah to watch the horse racing is certainly something to tick off the list.



For restaurants the world famous Cliff restaurant, Cliff Beach House and Scarlet Restaurant are just steps away. Keen shoppers should immediately head to 'Limegrove' in Holetown which is less than 5 minutes away and try the Lime Grove Bar, Lemon Grass and Pepernero Restaurants.





Lastly, be sure also to take a walk over to the fabulous food and craft market held at Holder's Polo field on Sunday mornings.



IMPORTANT: Your dedicated host is there to ensure your experience in Barbados is the very best. I'll be on hand to provide you with expert local tips and recommendations during your stay, as well as to help plan activities for you, upon request -- at no extra cost.



Guest access



As our guests, you will have total

access to the condo unit and all facilities located within the Beach View apartment complex.


Highlights include the Beach View Cafe, a.k.a. “The Hut”, The Sunset Bar on the roof of the Sea Grape Building and the pool.



Interaction with guests



As a a local Bajan, I look forward to meeting you upon your arrival. I am dedicated to ensure your experience in Barbados is the very best.



After our initial meet & greet, I'm just a phone call or text away, and readily available if you need any assistance.



I can also provide you with expert local tips and recommendations during your stay as well as to help plan activities for you, upon request -- at no extra cost!



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Other things to note



Penthouse #309 is professionally managed, fully cleaned before every stay, and comes with clean linens, towels, beach towels, hand soaps, and everything else you’ll need for a comfortable stay.



Your stay includes:

- 24/7 Security

- Quality linens & bedding, towels

- An experienced and dedicated host on hand to provide you with expert local tips and recommendations during your stay, as well as to help plan activities for you, upon request, and at no extra cost!



ABOUT YOUR HOST:

Hi! I'm Rodney and I will be your dedicated host during your stay here at the Beach View Penthouse #309.



I am an artist and designed the interior decor of the penthouse using local artisans and selecting the best quality furnishings. I am proud to be called a son of Barbados!



I am passionate about my country and really look forward to ensuring that you enjoy every aspect of your stay here. I absolutely enjoy meeting new people and you can be assured of that famous friendly Barbados welcome on arrival! I love giving guests one on one undivided customer service.



I will be more than happy to provide you with expert local tips and recommendations during your stay and I'm also available to help as well as to help plan activities for you, upon request, and at no extra cost.

What’s around

Landmarks

  • On the beach
  • Paynes Bay Beach - 6 min walk
  • Sandy Lane Beach - 17 min walk
  • Barbados Polo Club - 15 min walk
  • Sandy Lane Golf Course - 24 min walk
  • Sunset Crest Shopping Centre - 29 min walk
  • Batts Rock Beach - 33 min walk
  • Chattel Village - 37 min walk
  • University of the West Indies Cave Hill Campus - 41 min walk
  • Holetown Monument - 41 min walk
  • Paradise Beach - 41 min walk

Getting around

  • Grantley Adams Intl. Airport (BGI) - 23 min drive
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Paynes Bay, St. James, Barbados

The manager

Rodney

Speaks: English, French

The apartment

Key facts

  • Apartment (1817 sq ft)
  • Onsite parking
  • WiFi
  • Elevator
  • Car not required
  • On the beach
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
  • Washing machine

Bedrooms

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Bedroom one - 2 twin/single beds
  • Bedroom two - 1 queen bed
  • Bedroom three -1 queen bed
  • Bed sheets provided

Bathrooms

  • 2 bathrooms
  • Full bathroom one - 1 shower and 1 toilet
  • Full bathroom two - 1 shower/tub combination and 1 toilet
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels provided
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper

Kitchen

  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Oven
  • Stovetop
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Toaster
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Blender

Entertainment and recreation

  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Stereo
  • Access to fitness center
  • Massages
  • Swimming nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Skiing nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Jet skiing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Cycling nearby
  • Fishing nearby
  • Powerboating nearby
  • Hiking nearby
  • Horse riding nearby
  • Health or beauty spa nearby
  • Tennis courts

Outside

  • Barbecue grill
  • Garden
  • Patio

Other amenities

  • Iron/ironing board
  • Housekeeping (on request)
  • Concierge services
  • Limo/town car service
  • Telephone

Things to know

House rules

  • Pets not allowed
  • Events/parties not allowed
  • No smoking
  • Max. guests: 6
  • Minimum check-in age: 18

Check-in and check-out

  • Check-in after 3:00 PM
  • Check-out before 10:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

  • You will receive an email from the host with check-in and check-out instructions. You will also receive an email from Vrbo with a link to a Vrbo account which will enable you to manage your booking.

Fees & policies

Required at check-in

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others

  • Pets not allowed

Mandatory fees

  • A tax is imposed by the city and collected at the property. Exemptions or reductions might apply. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Policies

  • Onsite parties or group events are strictly prohibited.

    Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit on site.

    This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

    Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

    Contactless check-in is available.

    The property is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between guest stays.

Also known as

  • Designer Penthouse Amazing Views Location Apartment Holetown
  • Designer Penthouse Amazing Views Location Holetown
  • Designer Penthouse - Amazing Views & Location Paynes Bay
  • Designer Penthouse - Amazing Views & Location Apartment
  • Designer Penthouse Amazing Views Location
  • Designer Penthouse - Amazing Views & Location Apartment
  • Designer Penthouse - Amazing Views & Location Paynes Bay

FAQs

  • This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • You can check in starting at 3:00 PM. Check-out time is 10:00 AM. Contactless check-in is available.
  • Yes. Nearby restaurants include Scarlet (3-min walk), The Cliff (3-min walk), and Karibu (4-min walk).
  • Practice your swing on the tennis courts. Additional recreation nearby includes wildlife walks. Enjoy amenities like a fitness center and a garden.
10.0.Exceptional.
  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Great vacation !

    We thoroughly enjoyed the stay at Rodney's place in Barbados. Condo had great layout, was super clean, quiet, had a well stocked kitchen and amazing view. Pool side was nice (people are friendly but mind their own business which was awesome). There is a great little restaurant on the property that has good food and is really convenient for a casual meal. Rodney was amazing host and we can't say enough about him. Tons of communication in advance. Helped guide us on everything from restaurants to car rental companies and was very accessible when we were there as well. Really great host that made the trip easy and fun. Cheers and thanks.

    Robert F., Other trip, Jan 13, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Great condo with all of the amenities. Close to beach. Pool downstairs. Amazing balcony view

    Great 3 bedroom condo . Rodney was an amazing host . Providing great tips on restaurants, excursions , taxis and any questions. The condo is clean and provided everything that our family needed . Pins coladas on the first day by the pool and great restaurants for the rest of the stay made it a great vacation.

    Avi G., Other trip, Mar 17, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Beyond Expecation

    Extraordinary island, extraordinary apartment, and a most extraordinary host. My wife and I flew from the States to this sanctuary on March 1st. Upon our arrival, Rodney met us at his penthouse apartment and cared for us like it was a 5-Star resort. Inside we were greeted with the best the island has to offer; it’s best chocolate, bread, coffee, rum, and an assortment of drinks and other edibles. The apartment was comfortable, spacious, and extremely well appointed. Every room had fresh flowers from the island that were replaced weekly. My wife and I travel often using Home Away and AirBnB hosts. One of my pet peeves is when we have to supply the entire apartment with the necessities such as wash soap, toilet paper, etc. Rodney had everything available in duplicate. Even when we purchased something we thought we needed, we found the same product available somewhere in the apartment. Rodney doesn’t miss anything. He made every one of our dinner reservations at the best restaurants. Even when we procrastinated, he found us table. He arranged all of our transportation with Derek Skeete, a taxi driver (if Derek had a website I could write a book regarding his efforts, service, and care). When the washer stopped working, Rodney had people there the next day to fix it. Nothing was difficult and we were never inconvenienced. The view, the pool and the people at Beach View were friendly and exceptional. My wife and I planned this trip for 1 ½ years to stay for a month and we had to leave early due to the coronavirus pandemic. Rodney and I had long talks regarding how the pandemic would affect the island. He was more worried about his friends and the island as a whole than he was himself though he too would experience the wrath of this pandemic. When my wife and I were discussing leaving, Rodney offered to make sure we would be housed if we couldn’t get home (think about that…he knew us for a few weeks and he was willing to make sure we were cared for). I want everyone reading this review to plan a stay with Rodney Arthur and the people of Barbados. In light of the world chaos around us, I couldn’t have been more impressed with how Rodney orchestrated our stay. My wife emphatically stated….”we get a do over”. Choose Rodney.

    Brian S., Other trip, Apr 7, 2020

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    10 Stars for #309 Beach View

    This exceptional property was made even more exceptional with having Superhost Rodney catering to your every wish. The apartment is beautiful with a very well equipped kitchen. Paynes Bay is lovely and so very convenient to many activities. If you are going to Barbados you certainly need to consider staying at #309 Beach View. Believe me when I say, you won’t be sorry.

    Juanita F., Other trip, Jul 23, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    It's a perfect 10

    We had the most fantastic time at apartment 309. Rodney is definitely the perfect superhost. Due to Covid we have had to carry this holiday over from last year and Rodney was constantly in touch with us over the last 18 months and he fully prepared us on the protocols before our arrival. The penthouse is spacious with an amazing outdoor living room and a great view. It is fully equipped in every area - especially in the kitchen and an amazing range of toiletries in the bathrooms. The beds are extremely comfortable. Rodney is a very friendly host with a wealth of local knowledge. He never failed to get us booked into the restaurants & trips we wanted. The Bay View complex is lovely with 3 pools and all the staff made us feel welcome. Whilst we were there, it was our daughter's ( Ella ) 18th birthday - what better place to celebrate it . Rodney booked us on a Cool Running's catamaran trip which was great and even managed to rustle up a bottle of pink fizz and a card for her. Many thanks Rodney. We had some memorable times and meals at the Seashed Beach Bar , Nishi restaurant in Holetown and Pier One at the yacht club in Port St Charles. We also enjoyed the cocktails at the Drift Ocean Terrace in Holetown and dining out at several other restaurants. Barbados is a fantastic destination for a holiday and we cannot recommend Rodney and penthouse 309 highly enough. Everybody is extremely friendly. Thank you Rodney & Barbados for a great time. We hope to see you again, very soon Rodney.

    Mark G., Other trip, Aug 24, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Perfection - Magical beyond Words - Penthouse 309 and The Legend that is called Rodney

    It’s hard to put into words how magical our experience was in Barbados at Penthouse 309 in the Beach View hotel with Rodney as our host. This was a holiday when all the vital ingredients came together to create memories that will last forever. The ingredients: Barbados - simply paradise! Beach View - Such a great place. The pools are amazing. Everything is so very clean. The staff are incredibly friendly. The facilities are exceptional. Incredible views from all angles. Trust me when I say that you can pay 3 times as much and you won’t get half the quality. Penthouse 309 - this is the start of the special, secret ingredients which made this trip so special. The penthouse is simply amazing. So very beautiful in its decor - modern and sleek. From a massive curved screen TV (with Netflix etc) to every kitchen facility you could dream of, the quality is outstanding. The beds are so comfortable along with the linen. Each of the 3 bedrooms are so spacious The color scheme and furnishings are wonderful. It felt instantly like a home from home. The balcony and the views are beyond spectacular - trust me, you won’t forget the first time you see the ocean after opening the large patio doors. It was a pleasure to wake up every morning to that view and a delight to watch the mind blowing sunsets Rodney - This is the man who makes all the above come together. This man is unlike anyone you will EVER deal with in any realm of hospitality. A true hero. A gentlemen beyond words. Such a talent. Trust me - I run a property management company and I know detail and great great people! This is a man who cares so so deeply about his guests and strives for perfection in every single area of what he does. This eye for care & detail was felt during every second of our trip. The penthouse for example is looked after so meticulously by Rodney - it’s as if he’s foreseen every possible want or desire you may have. It’s amazing really - only a pure talent would be able to do as he does. For over a year before the trip, Rodney was in touch offering kind advise and help. During the trip, every single detail was organised perfectly by Rodney. From all our restaurant bookings (and changes - sorry Rodney!), activities, car hire, what beach to go to daily (!) and just priceless advise on how to navigate the island. We are truly grateful for all his help - life is about creating memories and Rodney has been instrumental in making these memories so special. Thank you!!!!!!

    Nicholas G., Other trip, Jan 6, 2020

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Perfect stay in ideal location

    We are a family of 2 adults and 3 children and I would highly recommend staying in Apt 309. From the moment we booked Rodney (our host) contacted us to see if he could help with anything and nothing was too much trouble. He was an excellent host with great restaurant recommendations and helped us with our airport transfers and car hire. The apartment is perfectly located with access to a lovely pool and the beach - ideal for adults and children - and there is also a restaurant and beauty centre in the hotel complex for the adults to relax too! The apartment is maintained to a very high standard with all the appliances that you will need for a weeks stay. Overall, I could not fault my stay and would highly recommend Apt 309 to anyone who wants and lovely place to stay.

    Catherine P., Other trip, Dec 29, 2018

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    West coast gem

    Rodney was great to deal with, he met us when we arrived and kept in contact throughout our stay. Apartment is a home decorators dream, well set-up and very fashionable. Location on the west coast in fantastic, a 5 minute bus ride into Holetown with buses every 5 minutes or so. Lots of restaurants in Holetown, or the Cliff across the road.

    Chris R., Other trip, Feb 26, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Beyond Expectations!

    The first thing that attracted us to the property were the pictures in the property profile. Let me tell you that your jaw will literally drop when you see Penthouse 309 in person. I guarantee you will have one of the best experiences EVER! First, the owner and Superhost Rodney, is godsent. We now consider him part of our family! He responded to every single request and question as we were planning our trip and all requests while on the island. We were traveling with our mothers and wanted to make this an unforgettable time for them. Rodney swooped in like a super hero! We asked him to help us plan a special surprise for them with balloons set up in one of the bedrooms. He went above and beyond providing balloons, a bottle of champagne, a card and a beautifully packaged gift. We were floored! Then, he helped us set up the best spa day we've ever had and a special celebration dinner. All of his recommendations are spot on! Whatever you need, Rodney delivers. Now about the Penthouse. It is so clean and fresh. When we entered, the essential oil diffuser was on and it felt like we walked into a spa! The decor... EXQUISITE. There is so much attention to detail!!! Rodney provided a thorough tour of the Penthouse explaining and pointing out every amenity available. And there are many! Every direction we turned during the tour we were saying oohs and ahhs! The large, fresh tropical floral arrangements in each room from the kitchen, to the living area, to the bedrooms...A++! The kitchen is fully stocked with everything you need to make meals, snacks, etc. There was coffee, tea, and many other essentials. The refrigerator was stocked with water, assorted juices, sodas, and BEER! There was even a bottle of rum and wine on the counter. Wow! Rodney also provided an assortment of fresh baked pastries, chocolates, a mini rum cake, and fresh fruit. Each bathroom is stocked with essential toiletries, extra toilet paper, wet wipes, towels, etc. In the laundry closet, there are lightweight Tommy Bahama beach chairs. We used them at the beautiful beach across the street. Don't miss going there. Oh my goodness! There are also three pools to enjoy on property, one of which is visible right from the amazingly furnished balcony! Oh and the sunset! It is visible right outside on the balcony. What a sight! We were planning our next trip back to Penthouse 309 before we even left! Book now. You will be happy you did! Thank you Rodney for one of the best experiences!

    Omar A., Other trip, Oct 23, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Fabulous experience!

    Top notch! From the the location, amenities, view, and more. The unit is immaculate, gorgeously designed yet comfortable. Rodney is a gracious, amazing host, going above and beyond to provide a concierge level of service. I highly recommend a stay in 309.

    Jennifer V., Other trip, Oct 26, 2019

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