Villa Anchor

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Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 3


Pool Villa/House
Wow Factor
Modern Ideal for Kids Walk to Beach

With delightful accommodation set over a single storey and sitting within an acre of private gardens, Villa Anchor is a beautiful place to call home during your holiday to this beautiful part of Barbados. It’s part of the exclusive Sandy Lane Estate on the island’s western coast, meaning you have access to the Sandy Lane Beach Club and all its facilities and amenities.

Villa Anchor offers bright, modern spaces to enjoy both socialising and relaxing. The naturally beautiful surroundings are invited inside by the numerous doors and windows, creating a light and airy feel throughout.

The vaulted living room is the perfect place to appreciate just what an idyllic spot Villa Anchor occupies, with louvre shutters providing direct access to outside spaces. The large room features enough seating for everyone to get together and chat over drinks, before moving over to the stunning marble dining table, when dinner is ready to be served. You can also relax whilst keeping connected to the outside world in the adjacent television/office room. Here you’ll find a variety of channels to enjoy on the flat screen television and a fax/printer and broadband within the office area. The kitchen is large and fully equipped with everything you need to make and cook meals, but there’s also a housekeeper/cook on hand six days a week to prepare breakfasts and light lunches, with other meals available by arrangement.

There are three beautiful bedrooms at Villa Anchor, with all benefiting from air conditioning. The master bedroom is very spacious and features a king size bed and an ensuite bathroom with shower. The second and third bedrooms have twin beds each, which can be zipped together to create king size beds. The third bedroom has an ensuite bathroom with shower and bathtub. There’s also a lovely family bathroom with shower and bathtub for all guests to use.

Directly accessed via the living room, the covered patio features a dining area for enjoying al fresco meals and a more casual space with outdoor seating. Wherever you sit, the views of the lush gardens that surround Villa Anchor are just lovely. There’s a diverse range of tropical plants and trees to spot as you stroll around the large plot and appreciate the work done by your dedicated gardener. The main highlight is the private swimming pool, which is surrounded by a selection of loungers for soaking up both the sun and the peaceful atmosphere.

The villa is located on the Sandy Lane estate and includes beach access at the designated area for villa owners. The facility includes chaise lounges, umbrellas, snack bar, washrooms, showers, and some villas have a dedicated cabana. The beach is located on the left of the Sandy Lane Hotel Beach. Please note villa guests do not have use of the Sandy Lane hotel facilities but can make reservations for the restaurants and the golf course at the hotel, additional charges will apply. 

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What you should know…

  • The housekeeper isn’t available on Sundays
  • One of the bedrooms doesn't have en-suite facilities but there’s a beautiful family bathroom on offer
  • Please be aware that no smoking or vaping is permitted indoors

Property Features

Private Pool Wi-Fi/Internet Air-Con BBQ Ground Floor Bed & Bath TV DVD Ceiling Fans

The Villa
Villa Anchor is a delightful 3-bedroom air-conditioned villa with private swimming pool and well sized garden space. The villa is close to several bars and restaurants, so is ideal for a party who are keen to explore

Ground Floor
- Open-plan living and dining area
- Fully-equipped kitchen
- Master bedroom with king-size bed and en-suite bathroom
- Bedroom with twin beds and en-suite bathroom (can be set up with a king-size bed on request)
- Bedroom with twin beds (can be set up with a king-size bed on request)
- Family bathroom

Exterior Grounds
- Private swimming pool, with Roman steps & ladder access
- Barbecue
- Lawn area
- Outdoor dining & furniture
- Parasols
- Sun loungers

Additional Facilities
- Wi-Fi
- Air conditioning in the bedrooms
- TV
- Washing machine
- Safe
- Ceiling fans


About the surrounding area of Villa Anchor
Walk to Beach Walk to Restaurant <1hr to Airport Watersports Golf Nearby Tennis Nearby Horse Riding Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Tourist Towns & Villages
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Being part of the Sandy Lane Estate means that the beach and exclusive club facilities are just minutes away. Here you have use of your own cabana with a fridge and several loungers and chairs available. The onsite bar offers a range of drinks, snacks and lunches, so you can really make a day of it by the sea. The famous Sandy Lane Hotel is also adjacent to the beach. Sandy Lane Beach features a long stretch of golden sand, which is lapped by mostly calm waters that are ideal for swimming.

A great choice of restaurants and shops are within easy reach too, as well as a couple of golf courses for those keen players. When you want to explore a little further afield, there are plenty of charming places to visit that are just a short drive away.

Holetown is only 5 minutes away by car and has plenty to offer by day as well as by night. Stroll along the boardwalk to soak up the stunning scenes across the beach and sea, and then enjoy a beachfront dinner at one of the many restaurants. There are many bars and restaurants further inland also, guaranteeing fun and atmospheric evenings.

Less than 15 minutes away by car is Speightstown, which is one of the biggest towns and busiest ports in the whole of Barbados. There are several beaches to enjoy here, but also lots of interesting historical sites to explore and admire. These include beautiful buildings dating back to colonial times, such as the Arlington House Museum. You’ll really get a feel for the town’s vibe during weekends, when you’ll get to mingle with locals as they come out to shop and socialise.

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Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Grantley Adams International Airport BGI


Nearest Town/City Holetown


Nearest Restaurant

(Walking Distance)

Nearest Bar/Pub

(Walking Distance)

Nearest Beach

(Walking Distance)

Nearest Golf

(Walking Distance)

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 Kids Ideal for Teens Ideal for Xmas/NY

The whole family will love the space and beauty that Villa Anchor offers. The large, airy living room is the perfect place for everyone to enjoy each others’ company, with easy access to the outside space. The children will especially love the novelty of al fresco dining and spending afternoons playing in the garden and swimming pool.

The beach is just a 5-minute walk away, so why not take advantage of having access to the Sandy Lane Beach Club facilities and enjoy a day out by the sea. Also visit Folkestone Marine Park, which is less than 10 minutes away by car. The children will love snorkelling in the calm waters here and spotting all sorts of colourful fish. There’s also a playground and a museum with aquariums to browse.

Baby and Toddler Equipment

  • Cot(s)
  • High Chair(s)

Kids Activities Close-by

  • Beach Nearby
  • Walk to Beach
  • Walk to Restaurant
  • <1hr to Airport
  • Watersports
  • Tennis Nearby
  • Horse Riding
  • Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
  • Tourist Towns & Villages

Onsite Facilities

  • DVD


Oliver's Extras

  • Housekeeping Included (6 days per week)
  • Cook Included (breakfast & light lunches only, 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 $1,000 Credit Card Charge Authorisation/Security Deposit to be requested upon arrival. To be released in full subject to a damage inspection on departure.
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% Shared Economy Levy and a 1.5% Service Fee have been included in the rental rates. Please just select your dates for an accurate price.
Changeover day Flexible
Minimum stay Please note that there is a 7-night minimum stay, this is increased to 14-nights across Festive dates
Internet access? Yes, Wi-Fi is included in the rental price
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.
Other Ts and Cs Baby equipment available upon request
Other 2 Pre-arrival Groceries are subject to a 15% Service Charge & VAT
Other 3 Payment of a 50% non-refundable rental deposit is required to confirm a Booking over the Christmas/New Year period and payment of the remaining rent is required at least 42 days prior to the start of the Booking.
Other Ts and Cs The use of Riemann P20 sunblock is prohibited at the Property due to the damage that it causes to the fabrics and surfaces.

Villa Conditions

- Prices may be subject to Local Taxes & Service Charges where applicable and may change without notice.
- 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 6 people:

Rental period Weekly
Jul 24th 2024 - Dec 15th 2024 £6,127
Dec 15th 2024 - Jan 6th 2025 £10,964
Jan 6th 2025 - Apr 16th 2025 £8,062
Apr 16th 2025 - Jan 25th 2026 £6,127

Prices based on an occupancy of 6 people:

Rental period Weekly
Jul 24th 2024 - Dec 15th 2024 €7,295
Dec 15th 2024 - Jan 6th 2025 €13,053
Jan 6th 2025 - Apr 16th 2025 €9,598
Apr 16th 2025 - Jan 25th 2026 €7,295

Prices based on an occupancy of 6 people:

Rental period Weekly
Jul 24th 2024 - Dec 15th 2024 $7,921
Dec 15th 2024 - Jan 6th 2025 $14,174
Jan 6th 2025 - Apr 16th 2025 $10,422
Apr 16th 2025 - Jan 25th 2026 $7,921

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.


  • Superb!

    on 01/03/2016

    The villa was impeccable, and we were treated so well from the time we walked through the door. Erneste and Geffry could not have been more friendly and accommodating. We look forward to coming again sometime

  • A wonderful week

    on 03/02/2016

    The house was so wonderful, the whole family loved being here. Ernesta was so lovely to look after us and make it a truly relaxing stay. Thank you for everything and also to Geoffrey for keeping the gardens so beautiful and chatting with the boys about the premiership league impressive knowledge. We would love to come back!

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