Tom Tom

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Sleeps: 10 Bedrooms: 5 Bathrooms: 5

Overview

Pool
Wow Factor
Modern Ideal for Kids Walk to Beach

Designed by London architect Harper Downie and completed in 2007, Tom Tom is located within the private neighborhood of Calijanda Estate. The house has been designed with incredibly high attention to detail, furnished with beautiful custom made furniture imported directly from Indonesia and Bali with Caribbean influences.

Tom Tom features an open plan ground floor with natural stone floors and coral stone walls throughout. Four spacious bedroom suites, each with their own bath/shower room, are positioned on the ground floor; two of the bedrooms feature private uncovered tub baths in addition to personal tropical courtyards, while another has its own intimate terrace. The formal living room, two casual sitting rooms, a media room, powder room and shower room complete the accommodation on the ground floor.

The master suite, which is located on the first floor, enjoys stunning views of the Caribbean Sea and features an en suite bathroom as well as a study/sitting room.

Tom Tom offers lavish entertaining areas with Portuguese marble, granite, limestone and unique handmade Balinese stone carvings. The accommodation incorporates a 50 ft. reception room that leads on to an expansive terrace overlooking a stunning 20-meter infinity-edge pool to the ocean beyond. The fully fitted custom-built kitchen with breakfast area opens out to the poolside dining pavilion.

The house is located within the private neighborhood of Calijanda Estate, just a 5 minute drive to Holetown on a ridge above the west coast of Barbados in the renowned district of St James, close to Sandy Lane, and also neighboring the well known Royal Westmoreland and Sugar Hill Resort developments.

Oliver Approved

What you should know…

  • Four of the bedrooms are situated on the ground floor, while the master is upstairs
  • One of the bedrooms features twin beds and is therefore better suited to friends or siblings sharing

Property Features

Private Pool Wi-Fi/Internet Air-Con BBQ TV DVD

The Villa
Tom Tom is a luxury villa sleeping 10 guests, situated in Westmoreland St. James overlooking the exclusive West Coast of Barbados.

Ground Floor
- Open-plan living area
- Fully-equipped kitchen
- Bedroom with king-size bed, terrace access and en-suite shower room
- Bedroom with king-size bed, terrace access and en-suite shower room
- Bedroom with twin single beds, private terrace and en-suite shower room
- Bedroom with king-size bed, terrace access and en-suite shower room

First Floor
- Master with king-size bed and en-suite bathroom

Exterior Grounds
- Private infinity swimming pool (20m x 5m, 1m - 2m deep)
- Terraces
- Dining facilities
- Sun loungers
- Barbecue

Additional Facilities
- Air conditioning in the bedrooms
- Wi-Fi
- TV
- Hairdryer
- Washing machine
- Iron & board
- Safe
- Ceiling fans
- Travel cot & highchair available on request for an additional charge

 

 

Location

About the surrounding area of Tom Tom
Walk to Beach <1hr to Airport Golf Nearby Fishing Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
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Just a plane ride away lies the real fantasy island, Barbados. An island that gives a dreamlike, intimate feeling to your trip.

When visiting Barbados, the first thing you are sure to notice are the gorgeous and renowned flat white sand beaches. On the west coast of Barbados, miles of coral shore beaches and fine white sands stretch along a hypnotising turquoise sea. The West Coast of Barbados is also fringed with countless breath-taking Coral Reefs to provide excellent snorkelling and scuba diving opportunities. The South Coast also offers something for everyone, and is a curious mixture of the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. Here you can swim in calm waters, snorkel over the inshore reefs and tidal pools, and at the southernmost tip of the island, you can windsurf.

The East Coast of Barbados has fantastic and lively surfing opportunities, blown briskly by the strong and constant trade winds; the constant breeze of these trade winds give Barbados its mild and pleasant tropical climate. Along the east coast, huge Atlantic waves crash along the shore and so the beaches are better suited for walks and sun-bathing, with a few enchanting places to have a dip in the sea – as the waves break over rocks and reefs, small pools are formed close to shore – natural swimming pools!

Inland Barbados is delightful to explore, enchantingly quiet and rural there are endless fields of sugar cane dotted with old plantation houses. Barbados has a rich and interesting history and has preserved and restored many of its historic buildings – you can visit a plantation house for a trip back in time, see the towering lighthouses that once led ships to safety, or explore the historic towns that are an important part of the island’s past and present.

Whilst on Barbados, a taste of the island’s rum is a must! The isle has been producing rum for over 350 years, and it is recognised internationally for its quality. Many tours and taste sessions are available at the local distilleries.

There are many activities to keep you occupied whilst on holiday in Barbados – for the more adventurous vacationer you can join ‘Jammin’ Catamaran cruises’ and choose swimming with turtles, snorkelling, fishing or diving. You can also embark upon a day or sunset private cruise, and there are a variety of undersea expeditions that are highly recommended and entirely unforgettable. Any shopping lovers will also delight in the unique boutiques found on the Island. Barbados crafts people are highly skilled, especially in the area of pottery – so when visiting the island be sure to look at the local handicrafts and art available!

With so much to offer and more, an exclusive villa is the perfect base from which you can explore this delightful island. They are ideal for those who love to spend their days relaxing by the sea or taking part in a multitude of water sports which include snorkelling and scuba diving around the expansive off-shore coral reefs.

As a Caribbean holiday destination Barbados is a stunning island with a plethora of entertainment, culture and cuisine to make your trip a once in a lifetime experience. Another truly unique quality to this enchanting island is the people. Barbadians, more often referred to as Bajans, are warm and friendly souls, always ready to greet you with a sincere smile. Barbados is guaranteed to make every vacationer feel welcome and accepted, by the time you leave you will feel as you are not only leaving the isle but a part of yourself in Barbados and will want to return again and again.

It truly is a unique Caribbean paradise.

Tom Tom is also only a 3 minute drive to:
- Nearest beach
- Nearby shopping
- Banking facilities
- 35 minute drive to airport

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Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Airport to Cruise Terminal Transfers

(31,6 Km)

Nearest Restaurant Drazzlers Sports Bar and Restaurant

(1,3 Km)

Nearest Bar/Pub Drazzlers Sports Bar and Restaurant

(1,3 Km)

Nearest Beach Gibbes Beach

(850 Km)

Nearest Golf Royal West Moreland Golf Course

(4,9 Km)

Nearest Supermarket Super Centre Sunset Crest

(5,6 Km)

About the Island & Getting There

About Barbados

At first glance you could be mistaken for thinking that Barbados is purely a beach holiday destination, but you're urged to reconsider this common belief. The island of Barbados is peppered with astonishing landscapes (both coastal and inland), enchanting locals, sublime cuisine, intriguing rums, fascinating wildlife, symbolic architecture and a selection of striking holiday villas.

Delve deep into the history of the island and start your holiday by visiting Sunbury Plantation House & Museum. This former plantation was built in 1660's and the premises are scattered with antiquities that delicately detail a recent history of Barbados. St. Nicholas Abbey also provides an insightful representation of Sugarcane production, Bajan artefacts and a wonderful observation point at Cherry Tree Hill. If you’re keen to visit one of the oldest Parliamentary buildings within the Commonwealth and appreciate the democratic legacy of Barbados, drop by The Parliament Buildings. This neo-gothic congress can be found in Bridgetown and act as a representation of Barbados’s Independence. There is so much history present throughout the island and as a result, Bridgetown and its Garrison has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage site, which the locals are very proud of.

Great efforts have been made to persevere the natural beauty of Barbados, so if you’re drawn to the exploration of National Parks and multicoloured gardens, it won’t take you long to realise that Barbados is a haven for such paradises! Within the Andromeda Botanic Gardens, Farley Hill National Park, Flower Forest, Hunte's Gardens and Welchman Hall Gully - visitors, and Botanist alike, will be lost for hours admiring these astonishing botanical parklands. Keep an eye out for the Dwarf Poinciana, or Peacock Flower…it’s the national flower of Barbados.

Bajan’s take their food very seriously! If you and your fellow travellers are enticed by the gastronomic aspect of holidaying, we believe you’ve selected the right island. With every aspect of cookery mastered; from pickling to freshly prepared dishes, sweet & savoury, fragrant & spicy and of course, the bountiful choice of seafood. Check out the food stalls in Paynes Bay Church – where vendors exhibit locally made dishes & street food that will scintillate the taste buds. At the end of every working week, locals and tourists both flock to Oistins, for 'Fish Fry Day'. This is a must for those who haven’t undergone the experience! The evening starts with barbecues and then ascends into a joyful party. This caps off a busy few days of work for locals as well as the 'strains' associated with serious holidaying.

Barbados is of course iconic for its Beaches & Rum…so why not bring them together? You will have to go out of your way not to be able to find a beach bar along the west coast of the island, as well as the countless Rum Shops. Yes, you’ve read correctly, Rum Shops! These small and locally run businesses embrace the Bajan spice of life, in liquid form. Very delicious! If you’re searching for something a little more special, take a trip to the east coast and visit Sand Dunes Bar and Restaurant at Windy Hill, for an unforgettable experience.

Barbados is a distinct and striking part of the Caribbean. It’s a great fit for all types of travellers, as the island really does have it all. For a little more information about this delightful island, check out our guide to a remarkable stay!

Prior to Booking

Please be aware that Barbados is an island nation that experiences weather patterns dictated by the Atlantic Ocean to the north of the island and the Caribbean Sea to the south of the island. This tropical rainforest climate results in the island experiencing a hurricane season, which usually occurs between June to November. When thinking about booking your holiday to Barbados Republic, please consult Foreign travel advice for more information.

Entry Requirements

Tourists who are British Citizens will not require a visa upon arrival and Departure Tax is included in most flight costs. Please check Entry Requirements before departure.

Local Public Holidays

21st January - Errol Barrow Day
28th April - National Heroes Day
1st May - Labour Day
10th June 2019 - Whit Monday
1st August - Emancipation Day
First Monday of August - Kadooment Day
30th November - Independence Day

Getting There

Barbados is served by Grantley Adams International Airport in Bridgetown.

From the US:
Direct flights are available from Charlotte, Miami and New York with AA, JetBlue and US Airways.

From the UK:
Direct flights are available from London on BA and Virgin Atlantic. Chartered flights are also available from several other UK airports.

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Grantley Adams International Airport, Christ Church, Barbados:


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Kids

Best Suited For: All Ages
Ideal for Kids Ideal for Teens Ideal for Xmas/NY

Baby and Toddler Equipment

  • Cot(s)

Kids Activities Close-by

  • Beach Nearby
  • Walk to Beach
  • <1hr to Airport
  • Fishing
  • Outdoor Pursuit & Activities

Onsite Facilities

  • DVD

Extras

Oliver's Extras

  • Housekeeping Included (6 days per week)
  • Chef/Cook Included (6 days per week, groceries charged for additionally)

At Oliver’s Travels we pride ourselves on going that little bit further for our guests. From private chefs to babysitters we can help you arrange those little extras that make it a truly memorable holiday. Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team who will be happy to help. We can typically help you arrange any of the following:

- Maid service/extra cleaning
- Private chef/cook/catering
- Welcome hamper/pre-stocked fridge
- Local day-trips or tours
- Airport pick-up/drop-off
- Babysitting/childcare services

Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team.

Please note that all extras are subject to availability and must be requested in advance of the holiday (prices on request). Due to some rural/remote locations, not all services will be available at all properties. However, we will always do our best to fulfil your requests!

Terms & Conditions

These terms and conditions may be amended from time to time.

Security deposit £2,500 charged to the client's credit card as a pre-authorisation at least 2 weeks prior to arrival and refunded two weeks after departure, subject to a full inspection.
Arrival time 3pm
Departure time 12 noon
Energy costs included? Yes, included in the rental price
Linen & towels included? Yes, included in the rental price
End of stay cleaning included? Yes, included in the rental price
Tax A 10% Government Accommodation Tax and a 1.5% Service charge have been included in the rental price.
Changeover day Flexible
Minimum stay 5 nights increasing to 10 nights during Christmas and/or New Year.
Pets welcome? No pets
Smoking Allowed? No smoking
Insurance It is recommended that all guests take out insurance to cover against potential cancellation and any accidental damage caused during your stay at the property.
Property manager levy? A Royal Westmoreland Resort Fee of $20 per day, per villa to be paid upon arrival at Registration Desk.

Villa Conditions
- Please note that a 50% Deposit may be required for any bookings travelling between mid December and mid January.

Rental Rates

Please note: All rates below are subject to 12.5% Shared Economy Levy & Service Charge

Prices based on an occupancy of 10 people:

Rental period 5 Nights Weekly
Mar 2nd 2024 - Apr 16th 2024 £10,447 £14,626
Apr 16th 2024 - Dec 15th 2024 £7,836 £10,970
Dec 15th 2024 - Dec 19th 2024 £10,447 £14,626
Dec 19th 2024 - Jan 10th 2025 - £29,252
Jan 10th 2025 - Sep 3rd 2025 £10,447 £14,626

Prices based on an occupancy of 10 people:

Rental period 5 Nights Weekly
Mar 2nd 2024 - Apr 16th 2024 €11,342 €15,878
Apr 16th 2024 - Dec 15th 2024 €8,506 €11,909
Dec 15th 2024 - Dec 19th 2024 €11,342 €15,878
Dec 19th 2024 - Jan 10th 2025 - €31,756
Jan 10th 2025 - Sep 3rd 2025 €11,342 €15,878

Prices based on an occupancy of 10 people:

Rental period 5 Nights Weekly
Mar 2nd 2024 - Apr 16th 2024 $12,300 $17,220
Apr 16th 2024 - Dec 15th 2024 $9,225 $12,915
Dec 15th 2024 - Dec 19th 2024 $12,300 $17,220
Dec 19th 2024 - Jan 10th 2025 - $34,440
Jan 10th 2025 - Sep 3rd 2025 $12,300 $17,220

Please note that these prices/rates are a guide only and may not be correct at the current date. For an accurate quote, please enquire.

Reviews

  • We would definitely stay again!

    on 10/07/2018

    The Tom Tom villa is so beautiful but what made our experience even more memorable was the kind, attentive staff. Beverly, Faye and Melissa were the absolute best!

  • Gold!

    on 20/01/2018

    Sun showers and rainbows everyday - and the pot of gold is Tom Tom!! Fayanne impressed us everyday with authentic Bajan meals that got better and better each day. Beverly and Latoya looked after our every need and Tom Tom always sparkled. Tom Tom is a private 5 bedroom resort where the outdoors and indoors blend seamlessly to provide the perfect Barbados vacation destination.

  • Chronicle worthy

    on 07/12/2017

    Beautiful stay at Tom Tom - will forever be part of our chronicle. Very nice people who took great care of us. Thank you!

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