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Villa Melissa is a perfect family villa in Barbados. It offers 5 en suite bedrooms. There are 3 air conditioned bedrooms in the main house and a futher 2 double air-conditioned en suite bedrooms in the delightful, self-contained cottage.
An open modern kitchen opens right out into the garden. It is a cook’s delight with 2 fridge freezers, 2 ovens, microwave, dishwasher, wine fridge, butler’s pantry and much more. Of course you don’t have to do the cooking! Eurice the cook is there to look after you and of course the restaurants and bars in Barbados offer a wide range of wonderful, tasty cuisine in sea front settings.
The cottage is a wonderful original coral stone building. There are fossils in its walls and the bedrooms are large and furnished in calming creams and taupes. The master bedroom in the cottage is particularly romantic with a delightful four poster bed. It is often first choice accommodation for honeymooners.
Villa Melissa is located just a 3 minute stroll from the beach. Access to the beach is down a dreamy leafy beach path.
Villa Melissa is also just a short distance from all the shops and amenities of Holetown.
Villa Melissa is rented with cook, housekeeper/laundress and Ian, the general assistant. Ian will prepare your drinks at the bar and serve your meals.
Villa Melissa has been listed as one of the top 30 villas in the Caribbean.
The large salt water swimming pool at Villa Melissa sits in the middle of picturesque and spacious gardens. This villa is particularly well suited for families.
The pool is divided into two areas by stepping stones. These create a 3 feet shallow end which is ideal for children.
There is ample comfortable seating close by so children may be watched from the water’s edge.
On the other side of the stepping stones is a deeper swimming area. This area is 4’6 “ deep throughout. Ideal for those who like to swim lengths.
One of the most popular features of Villa Melissa is the thatched tiki bar fondly known as ’Chubs One Love Bar.’ This is located next to the pool and from here you may sit in the shade and enjoy your favourite refreshment. It tends to be the focal point of the garden where guests sit and play backgammon, scrabble and other games. A wonderful place to enjoy an evening cocktail before dinner. Rikki makes a mean rum punch!
The bar has Sonos so bring your own music to enjoy.
The gardens of Villa Melissa are beautifully landscaped.
Villa Melissa is located on a private road that leads to the beach path. It is just a 3 minute stroll down the leafy path to the beach. Enjoy beach life yet escape to the oasis of the house and garden which is home to wonderful bird life. If you’re lucky you will see green monkeys scampering across the garden walls.
Barbados is a fabulous holiday destination at any time of the year. It has many white sandy beaches fringed by the warm Caribbean Sea.
Barbados is also home to some of the friendliest Caribbean people you’ll ever meet.
Located on the popular West Coast in the parish of St James, Villa Melissa is just a short drive to Holetown. Here you will find a selection of shops, restaurants and bars. If you like a stroll on the beach you will find many luxury hotel resorts just a short walk away.
Villa Melissa is walking distance from hotel resorts such as Coral Reef Club, Colony Club, Royal Pavilion and Glitter Bay.
As with many Caribbean Villas, holiday life is centred around outdoor living. Relax and soak up the Caribbean atmosphere and the hospitality of the Caribbean Villa staff.
Villa Melissa is no exception and the friendly staff will make sure guests have a relaxing time. The Villa Melissa reviews speak for themselves.
Villa Melissa’s warm hearted cook, Eurys, will prepare mouth watering meals. Grace, the housekeeper, will keep the villa clean with a smile and a twinkle in her eye! Ian, the general assistant will help with food, beverages and many more services.
All of the five bedrooms have en-suite bathrooms, air conditioning and ceiling fans. There is a combination of King, Queen and twin beds to suit most requirements. Two of the bedrooms and bathrooms in the main house have recently been renovated. They each have floor length windows accessing the garden. The master bedroom in the main house now has floor length windows on 2 sides so it overlooks the pool and the garden. Both bedrooms have large walk in showers and twin vanities.
The separate cottage is constructed of original coral stone. It has 2 bedrooms (the master has a four poster bed) each with en-suite bathrooms. The second bedroom in the cottage can be arranged as a double or with twin beds. There is also a kitchen in the cottage and and 2 private terraces.
The combination of the 3 bedroom house and 2 bedroom cottage makes an an ideal arrangement for two families or a group of friends.
There is an air-conditioned media room in the main house. This is equipped with a 60 inch flat screen smart tv and dvd player. The TV package includes Netflix and sports from the UK, USA and Canada plus the latest movies and live TV from popular destinations for guests’ enjoyment. There is also a writing desk in this room for those wanting to tuck themselves away to work.
A cloakroom is also located next to the media room.
There is a choice of dining areas including the round coral stone table on the covered terrace. There is also an outdoor wooden rectangular table where you can dine under the stars by the pool.
Villa Melissa is one of the best family villas in Barbados. It is highly recommended.
Summer Rate: US $1,350 per night
Winter Rate: US $1,850 per night
Festive Rate: Upon Request
Rental Rates are subject to a 10% Shared Economy Levy and 1.5% service fee