Villa Ibo

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Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 2


Pool Modern Walk to Beach All Bedrooms En-Suite Romantic

Villa Ibo is located in the heart of St. James and within a short walk of The Sandy Lane beach, shops and fine dining restaurants. This secure gated community includes twenty-four-hour security and is looked after by our efficient management team. Private beach access is available at The Beach House. A communal club house is on property with the amenities of an exercise room and swimming pool for residents.
The villa has an open plan layout, with French doors opening onto its private terrace and plunge pool encased by landscaped gardens. The finishes include hardwood doors and windows, tray ceilings, pickled pine, Italian kitchens with granite counter tops and luxury bathrooms with marble vanities.
Villa Ibo is very easy to navigate, as it’s a one storey villa. Entering the villa, you will immediately notice its clean-cut and fresh interior. Budding cooks will enjoy the granite finished countertops in an Italian styled kitchen, which is fully equipped with all the utensils needed to deliver a mouth-watering feast. The living and dining areas have been tastefully decorated with wicker furniture, which seems perfect for the beach holiday you and your guests will enjoy whilst exploring the islands many coves and pristine shores. The master bedroom includes a walk-in wardrobe and both bedrooms both have en-suite marble vanity bathrooms.
Leave the French windows wide open and allow for a breeze to gently roll in from the neatly kept garden. Perhaps even sink into the private plunge pool when it all gets a little too warm, in this Bajan paradise. Villa Ibo offers all and more for those who are looking for a safe and relaxed holiday in Barbados - private, quiet and secure in a central location with beaches, bars and restaurants within a few minutes’ walk.

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. 

Oliver Approved

What you should know…

  • The private pool is just a plunge pool - ideal for taking a dip but not for swimming lengths!
  • If guests want the use of greater facilities, they can visit The Sunset Crest Property Owners Beach facilities.

Property Features

Private Pool Shared Pool Wi-Fi/Internet Air-Con All Bedrooms En-Suite Ground Floor Bed & Bath TV Gym/Fitness Room DVD Ceiling Fans

The Villa
Villa Ibo is a 2-bedroom villa with an open-plan living arrangement. Guests have the use of a private plunge pool and communal pool and gym facility.

Ground Floor
- Open-plan living & dining area
- Fully-equipped kitchen
- Bedroom with king-size bed and en-suite bathroom
- Bedroom with twin beds and en-suite shower room

Exterior Grounds
- Private plunge pool, with Roman steps access
- Outdoor dining & furniture
- Sun loungers

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


About the surrounding area of Villa Ibo
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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Barbados is a truly phenomenal holiday destination, and geologically unique; a coral island, initially pushed from the sea as two separate land masses by volcanic activity many years ago. Over time these two land masses merged together creating the isle we now know as Barbados. Barbados lies on the boundary of the Caribbean and South American continental plates making it unlike any other Caribbean Island. Within the core of the island, made up mainly of coral sediment, numerous caves and underground lakes can be found. Arguably the most famous of these is Harrison’s Cave; a network of caves, waterfalls, pools and fantastic stalagmites and stalactites.

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 forming delightful natural swimming pools!

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.

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Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Grantley Adams International Airport BGI


Nearest Village Holetown


Nearest Restaurant The Coffee Bean Sunset Crest

(Walking Distance)

Nearest Bar/Pub Drift Ocean Terrace Lounge

(Walking Distance)

Nearest Beach Sandy Lane Beach

(Walking Distance)

Nearest Golf Sandy Lane Golf Course


Nearest Tennis Platinum Coast Tennis Barbados


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 Teens Ideal for Xmas/NY

Kids will never run of spaces to play in at Sandy Estate with the sizeable pool, terraces and gardens.

Small Cats Catamaran Sailing Cruises is a 24-minute drive away in Bridgetown. The company offers a range of day cruises in a glistening catamaran with a maximum of twelve passengers allowed on board. Available to board for either three or five hours at a time, the cruises provide a fantastic sea experience along the infamous West Coast of Barbados. The cruise includes snorkelling with the island’s friendly and fun sea turtles as well as swimming around a sunken shipwreck! Lunch is included and villa pickup can be arranged.

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

  • Housekeeper Included (1 day per week)
  • Membership to The Beach House with pool bar, restaurant and sun beds

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 £500 charged to client’s credit card before arrival and refunded two weeks after departure, subject to full inspection.
Arrival time 4.00 p.m.
Departure time 11.00 a.m.
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 10% Shared Economy Levy & a 1.5% Service Charge be collected at time of booking.
Minimum stay 5 nights (Mid April - Mid December); 7 nights (Mid December - Mid April); 14 nights (Christmas period, weeks that include Christmas and/or New Year)
Changeover day Flexible
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.

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 4 people:

Rental period 5 Nights Weekly
Apr 21st 2024 - Dec 15th 2024 £1,371 £1,919
Dec 15th 2024 - Dec 20th 2024 - £2,559
Dec 20th 2024 - Jan 11th 2025 - £3,838
Jan 11th 2025 - Apr 15th 2025 - £2,559
Apr 15th 2025 - Oct 23rd 2025 £1,371 £1,919

Prices based on an occupancy of 4 people:

Rental period 5 Nights Weekly
Apr 21st 2024 - Dec 15th 2024 €1,480 €2,071
Dec 15th 2024 - Dec 20th 2024 - €2,761
Dec 20th 2024 - Jan 11th 2025 - €4,142
Jan 11th 2025 - Apr 15th 2025 - €2,761
Apr 15th 2025 - Oct 23rd 2025 €1,480 €2,071

Prices based on an occupancy of 4 people:

Rental period 5 Nights Weekly
Apr 21st 2024 - Dec 15th 2024 $1,578 $2,208
Dec 15th 2024 - Dec 20th 2024 - $2,944
Dec 20th 2024 - Jan 11th 2025 - $4,416
Jan 11th 2025 - Apr 15th 2025 - $2,944
Apr 15th 2025 - Oct 23rd 2025 $1,578 $2,208

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 13/02/2023

    Superb accommodation and facilities. Friendly and helpful staff at the site and from the villa managers.

  • Well presented and stocked villa

    on 21/01/2023

    Villa is well presented and stocked with everything we could need.

  • Villa Ibo

    on 21/01/2023

    Villa is well presented and stocked with everything we could need.
    We walked in to Holetown last evening, did a bit of shopping and had an early night.
    We’re looking forward to doing a bit more exploring today and maybe using the on-site facilities.

  • A definite 'Yes'

    on 18/10/2018

    We would definitely recommend this holiday home!

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