A self-contained cabana style villa with swimming pool and opposite the beach, Gibbes Cottages are the first choice if you wish to experience a private villa holiday with the perks of quality hotel accommodation, all at an affordable price.
Gibbes Cottages are your West Indian holiday dream come true - a recently refurbished and upgraded pair of holiday cottages nestled in the lush and tranquil gardens of a historic Barbadian plantation house.
Having parked in your own private drive, step into the central poolside living room of Bailey Cottage complete with airy vaulted ceilings and excellently appointed rattan wicker furniture, both of which sum up the style and ambience of Bailey Cottage completely. With beautiful views across to the pool area and gardens, the Cottage has its own kitchenette and indoor dining area. Outside is a wooden decked garden gazebo, ideal for relaxing during the day or having a drink in the evening.
The bespoke kitchenette is fully fitted with all appliances for self-catering, with all equipment and utility costs included. Maid and laundry service are offered as standard, and babysitting can also be provided.
Bailey Cottage has a super king size bed and is fully air-conditioned with extensive wardrobe space and spacious ensuite bathroom facilities.
There is a separate open plan living room with ceiling fan and louvred shutters affording you views of the grounds and pool.
Gibbes Cottages boast their own large swimming pool and sun terrace and are perfectly located for island exploring, water sports on the beach or just as a hideaway for ultimate relaxation.
Along with the swimming pool and sun terraces there are almost two acres of gardens that make up the Gibbes estate, in which guests can simply just relax and enjoy at their leisure.
Gibbes Beach is widely considered by many to be the best beach on the west coast of Barbados. One of the most unpopulated too, it is perfect for relaxing in a quiet and peaceful atmosphere under the warm West Indian sun. The crystal clear and incredibly calm waters are great for a soothing and relaxing swim.
Gibbes is an excellent choice for water sports enthusiasts and the House Manager will be only too happy to make reservations and arrange equipment hire. For a little excitement, try the water skiing and experience the wave runners. Our beach is also great for snorkelling.
Gibbes Cottages are situated between both Holetown, with its fantastic range of fashion boutiques, bars and restaurants, and Speightstown, otherwise known as Little Bristol, just to the north with its beautiful colonial architecture and it s sleepy fishing village feel. Speightstown is home to the Arlington House Museum as well as a number of art galleries and small cafés and delicatessens.
Be it a visit to the exquisite St Nicholas Abbey to sample their rum, or a restaurant reservation at The Cliff or Daphne s to name but two, some holiday shopping at Limegrove, a spa day or even a course of water skiing, we can arrange it all. Leaving you free to simply enjoy everything Barbados has to offer.
There are regular buses running close to the property or alternatively, taxis in the area are reasonable and recommended taxi services can be arranged for guests. Information on local car hire companies can also be provided should you wish to rent a car to truly explore the island.
If you are looking to accommodate extra guests on the Estate - please see our other listings:
Gibbes - The Pavilion (sleeps up to 4)
Gibbes - Osborne Cottage (Sleeps up to 4)
Gibbes - The Great House (Sleeps up to 8)Get the full listing »