Rose of Sharon

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Sleeps: 6 - 12 Bedrooms: 6 Bathrooms: 6


Pool Beach Nearby All Bedrooms En-Suite

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The Rose of Sharon is one of the most stunning homes in the area. It sits in over 1.5 acres of landscaped grounds with abundant tropical vegetation that the whole villa, giving a truly authentic island feeling. This stunning holiday home provides a wonderful mansion to relax in while enjoying the best of the Caribbean.

The mansion can accommodate up to twelve guests, with four rooms situated in the main home and the two additional rooms located in the guest cottage, only a few steps from the pool. With windows looking out onto the garden, the living area comes complete with enough seating areas for all guests to lounge on. For dinner time, you can choose between the large and a bit more formal indoor dining room or the al fresco dining area. There is a chef on-site that can cook for you during the holidays, to make the holidays completely idyllic and stress-free!

The property has recently undergone a refurbishment to ensure the best standards. A new exercise room with a variety of fitness amenities is available for all to use! What happens if you need to deal with business-related affairs? We’ve got you covered! There is a small office room with a computer, fax and printer where you can focus when needed. Luckily, it has direct access to the garden so that you can go straight to the pool and dive in! An additional house also has been built across from the pool, and it features two ample size bedrooms with their own en-suite bathrooms, besides a living area and a fully equipped kitchen. This makes the perfect layout for two families or a large group of friends that also enjoys their share of privacy!

The house boasts a state-of-the-art new kitchen that features black, red and white high-gloss cabinets and stainless-steel appliances. A dream for those who enjoy cooking! The modern island in the middle of the kitchen allows an open space, which is perfect for entertainment before dinner.

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What you should know…

  • The chef is included in the price, only the cost of the food needs to be paid extra
  • Two of the rooms are located in the guest house across the garden, while it is perfect to gain privacy, it needs to be considered when traveling with children

Property Features

Private Pool Wi-Fi/Internet Air-Con BBQ All Bedrooms En-Suite Cable TV DVD

The Villa
Rose of Sharon is a stunning villa located just next to the Sandy Lane Country Club golf course. The home boasts an grand main house and a lovely guest cottage. There is a total of 6 bedrooms and 6 bathrooms, and it can accommodate up to 12 guests

- Two king bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms
- Double bedroom with en-suite bathroom
- Twin bedroom with en-suite bathroom
- Dining room
- Gym
- Large living room
- Modern fully equipped kitchen
- Office area

- King bedroom with en-suite bathroom
- Twin bedroom with en-suite bathroom
- Fully equipped kitchen
- Living & dining area

- Swimming pool
- Balconies
- Barbeque
- Manicured lawn
- Outdoors dining & seating area
- Sun loungers
- Tropical garden


About the surrounding area of Rose of Sharon
Beach Nearby <1hr to Airport Golf Nearby Fishing Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
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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 Rose of Sharon is conveniently located only over a mile south of Holetown, having easy access to a great choice of amenities. Whether you visit the centre to shop for local arts and crafts or to experience the local nightlife at First and Second streets – where the buzz is at –, there is plenty to see and do!

If you’ve ticked both of these plans out of your checklist, then the Holetown beach is a must-see! After an afternoon swimming in the sparkling turquoise waters, a dinner at the beachfront restaurant The Tides is highly recommended, where you can enjoy the best lobster tail in Barbados!

If you are lucky enough to stay in the Rose of Sharon during the month of February, make sure to experience the Holetown Festival, which commemorates the anniversary of the first settlement of Barbados at Holetown in February 1627. It is one of the biggest festivities of the area, and it showcases from concerts, to exhibitions to street parades. It can’t be missed!

Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Grantley Adams International Airport


Nearest Town/City Holetown


Nearest Restaurant

(Walking Distance)

Nearest Bar/Pub Red Door Lounge


Nearest Beach Sandy Lane Beach


Nearest Golf Sandy Lane Old 9 Golf Course


Nearest Tennis

(Walking Distance)

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.

Grantley Adams International Airport, Christ Church, Barbados:

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Best Suited For: All Ages
Ideal for Xmas/NY

Barbados is a great place for travelling with children, the locals are incredibly friendly and accommodating and there is plenty to do - from safe, crystal clear beaches to wildlife parks and unique local experiences. When it comes to beaches, there’s no shortage on the island, but when travelling with mini-mes it is vital the beaches are family-friendly, Mullins Bay, Bathsheba and Paynes Bay are the most popular beaches for families.

Rose of Sharon boasts an inmense lawn, which gives kids plenty of space to play and run around. The swimming pool isn't fenced, so make sure you look after the little ones!

A simply stunning opportunity that can’t be missed is swimming with Sea Turtles. Day-long boat & catamaran trips take guests on outings over shallow reefs and beautifully clear waters so that you might sport some tropical fish and lots of turtles!

Less than a 15-minute drive away from the villa is Barbados Mini Golf. It’s suitable for all ages, so the whole family can get involved in some healthy competition. This crazy golf course features lots of fun features to enjoy as you work your way round the course. There’s also a clubhouse where you can grab some drinks and snacks.

Baby and Toddler Equipment

  • Cot(s)
  • High Chair(s)

Kids Activities Close-by

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

Onsite Facilities

  • DVD

Services Available

  • Chef/Cook Included
  • Maid Service Included


Oliver's Extras

  • Chef/Cook Included
  • Maid Service Included
  • Butler Available
  • Transfers available
  • Garden maintenance included

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

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

Villa Conditions
- Bedrooms will be allocated dependent upon ‘Number of Guests’ at the time of Booking. Any unused Bedroom(s) may not be available to Guests.
- Prices may be subject to Local Taxes & Service Charges where applicable and may change without notice.
- Holiday & Festive Period Rates may vary.
- A 50% Client Deposit may be requested during Festive Bookings.

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

Security deposit Credit Card details requested as guarantee
Arrival time 3.00 p.m.
Departure time 12.00 Noon
Energy costs included? Included in the rental price
Linen & towels included? Included in the rental price
End of stay cleaning included? Included in the rental price
Tax A 7.5% Government Tax & 2.5% Government Room Levy (calculated based on nightly rate) to be collected at time of booking. Additionally, a 1.5% Service Charge will also be included.
Changeover day Flexible
Minimum stay 14 nights during Festive periods & 7 nights between 15/12 - 14/04. Otherwise, 5 nights.
Internet access? Wi-Fi connection included
Pets welcome? Pets are not allowed
Smoking Allowed? Smoking & Vaping is not permitted inside the villa
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.
Other Ts and Cs Cot & High Chair available upon request

Rental Rates

Please note: All rates below are subject to 10% Government General Consumption Tax

Prices based on an occupancy of 6 people:

Rental period 5 Nights Weekly
Feb 16th 2020 - Apr 15th 2020 - £8,171
Apr 15th 2020 - Jan 8th 2021 £5,230 £7,321
Jan 8th 2021 - Apr 15th 2021 - £8,171
Apr 15th 2021 - Aug 19th 2021 £5,230 £7,321

Prices based on an occupancy of 8 people:

Rental period 5 Nights Weekly
Feb 16th 2020 - Apr 15th 2020 - £10,250
Apr 15th 2020 - Jan 8th 2021 £5,857 £8,200
Jan 8th 2021 - Apr 15th 2021 - £10,250
Apr 15th 2021 - Aug 19th 2021 £5,857 £8,200

Prices based on an occupancy of 12 people:

Rental period 5 Nights Weekly
Feb 16th 2020 - Apr 15th 2020 - £14,350
Apr 15th 2020 - Dec 15th 2020 £8,054 £11,275
Dec 15th 2020 - Jan 8th 2021 - £29,284
Jan 8th 2021 - Apr 15th 2021 - £14,350
Apr 15th 2021 - Aug 19th 2021 £8,054 £11,275

Prices based on an occupancy of 6 people:

Rental period 5 Nights Weekly
Feb 16th 2020 - Apr 15th 2020 - €9,242
Apr 15th 2020 - Jan 8th 2021 €5,915 €8,281
Jan 8th 2021 - Apr 15th 2021 - €9,242
Apr 15th 2021 - Aug 19th 2021 €5,915 €8,281

Prices based on an occupancy of 8 people:

Rental period 5 Nights Weekly
Feb 16th 2020 - Apr 15th 2020 - €11,594
Apr 15th 2020 - Jan 8th 2021 €6,625 €9,275
Jan 8th 2021 - Apr 15th 2021 - €11,594
Apr 15th 2021 - Aug 19th 2021 €6,625 €9,275

Prices based on an occupancy of 12 people:

Rental period 5 Nights Weekly
Feb 16th 2020 - Apr 15th 2020 - €16,231
Apr 15th 2020 - Dec 15th 2020 €9,109 €12,753
Dec 15th 2020 - Jan 8th 2021 - €33,123
Jan 8th 2021 - Apr 15th 2021 - €16,231
Apr 15th 2021 - Aug 19th 2021 €9,109 €12,753

Prices based on an occupancy of 6 people:

Rental period 5 Nights Weekly
Feb 16th 2020 - Apr 15th 2020 - $10,010
Apr 15th 2020 - Jan 8th 2021 $6,407 $8,969
Jan 8th 2021 - Apr 15th 2021 - $10,010
Apr 15th 2021 - Aug 19th 2021 $6,407 $8,969

Prices based on an occupancy of 8 people:

Rental period 5 Nights Weekly
Feb 16th 2020 - Apr 15th 2020 - $12,557
Apr 15th 2020 - Jan 8th 2021 $7,176 $10,045
Jan 8th 2021 - Apr 15th 2021 - $12,557
Apr 15th 2021 - Aug 19th 2021 $7,176 $10,045

Prices based on an occupancy of 12 people:

Rental period 5 Nights Weekly
Feb 16th 2020 - Apr 15th 2020 - $17,579
Apr 15th 2020 - Dec 15th 2020 $9,866 $13,812
Dec 15th 2020 - Jan 8th 2021 - $35,875
Jan 8th 2021 - Apr 15th 2021 - $17,579
Apr 15th 2021 - Aug 19th 2021 $9,866 $13,812

Please note that prices may not be 100% accurate for dates outside of the current calendar year. For an accurate quote, please enquire.


  • Great Family Vacation

    Posted by Judith on 19/01/2019

    We were three generations ranging in age from 18-84 and the staff catered to everyone creating a special experience for each of us!! While the villa is older, it is comfortable and well maintained, our onsite concierge was attentive, making great suggestions and booking great experiences. Can’t wait to return!!

  • It was everything we expected and more and made great by the staff.

    Posted by Sonia on 05/11/2016

    We felt like we really got feel about life and the foods of Barbados. We had a coupe of people with diet restrictions and we were well taken care of that and would never have happened if we were staying at a hotel.

  • Perfect in every way!

    Posted by Diana on 01/04/2016

    Three generation family reunion can be somewhat stressful for some but in our case, the grandmother, it exceeded all my expectations! The Rose of Sharon Villa was our beautiful home from March 17 to March 27. Our rooms were very spacious even with the added cots in several plus having the ensuites in each room made our holiday stress less. The pool and garden were lovey for the children to run and play. We had wonderful staff led by Gail who kept our bellies full and Crystal who did the laundry. We rented 3 paddle boards which were used nearly every day from the Sandy Lane beach club. We enjoyed having a libation on the beach while others drank tea gazing out at the beautiful setting sun. We enjoyed the markets very much and bought many locally made souvenirs to bring home. We did also do some sight seeing of Barbados and ate in several excellent restaurants. Each day was filled with delight and much happiness. We all had a wonderful holiday, perfect in every way. Thank you everyone.

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