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Property Details

Updated: Jan 27, 2015
House, 1 Bedrooms, 1 Baths, 4 Sleeps

Looking for a retreat? Over here in this remote village you are guarantee to have a nice enjoyable vacation. A large comfortable home surrounded by gardens of beautiful flowers and fruit trees awaits you. The two Storey structure is centrally located in the parish of St. Thomas, on a wind-swept ridge over-looking the south coast. The central location makes it easy to start your journey to anywhere on the island. You will leave here feeling refresh.

Utilities (water, light and internet) are included. Monthly housekeeping also included.

There is a private entrance to the bottom floor from the front and back of the building. There is no access from the top floor to the bottom floor. The house is equipped with a queen size mattress and a queen size sofa bed and can sleep four adults comfortably. There is a shower in the bathroom. Washing Machine is provided in the Laundry Room. There is plenty of storage space.

We are 5 mins drive from Holetown, St. James and less than 10 minutes away from Harrison's Cave, Welchman Hall Gully and Flower Forest.

More Details
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Wheelchair access
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

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About the Owner

Immigrated to Canada in 1980. Travelled extensively on the job throughout Canada and the USA. Managed staff for 15 years at a Mutual Fund Company in downtown, Toronto. Previously resided in Toronto. Currently lives between Ajax, Ontario and Barbados. Now Retired.

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2 Reviews

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Yolande's Guess House
+246 -823-4717
St. Thomas Barbados

One of the best places to stay on Barbados!

  • 5 of 5
Basically we looked for a nice and secluded stay on Barbados from 22.12. - 02.01.2015. We tried to avoided to stay at the overcroded beach sides at the west of the island. So we found that lovely place!

it is one of the best places to stay on vacation we ever booked - and we have already booked a lot of rantal flats since we are traveling 4 times a year ;-)

The description of the flat was more than accurate regarding the location, layout, amenities etc. Moreover we thought, that it is understated! the property is absolutely clean, well-maintained and provides everything you need to feel comfortable: washing machine, 2 TV's, a large fridge, a lot of electronical kitchen tools, and much more.

But indeed the highlight are the owners: Yolande and her husband! We never met that nice, reliabel helpful and sympatic owners before. They both provided a 5 star customer service: Just a few examples: Yolande managed to rent a car even at high season times, after more than 15 car rental companies rejected us. Her husband organized the transfer from the airport, and he was so friendly and happy to meet us, as if we were long friends (although we were delayed for more than one hour ==> wow, that was a warmly welcome!). Moreover they both provided a lot of information, gave fantastic recommendations in terms of restaurants and places you should not miss. Since they always took care for our security, they gave us a lot of advices about do's and dont's, so that we were well prepared to explore the island of our own.

Before you think about to spend a lot of money to stay at the beachside, you should devinately considerate to stay at Yolande's guesthouse. The contryside is so beautiful, the distances are always short and it is a perfect centralized situated location to start daytrips to all directions all over the island.

Well guys, you probably already noticed, how exited we are about that stay at Yolande. It is a real peral of the caribean sea ;-)

We will always recommend this guesthouse without any doubts to every friend and to any other travelers.

Yolande, it was an unforgetable vacation for us and a real pleasure to stay at your house, meeting you and your charming husband! Your present for our 5th wedding annivasory was so lovely! Thank you again for all! We keep you both always in mind!

Silke & Daniel
  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are happy that this couple had a great time in Barbados and that we were a part of that. Do come again.
Yolande's Guess House
+246 -823-4717
St. Thomas Barbados
Niagara, Ontario

Excellent vacation rental.

  • 5 of 5
Hosts very welcoming and accommodating, will go out of their way to make your stay comfortable.
Unit is extremely well equipped, all you need is your suitcase. Super clean, spacious, with every possible convenience, even has maps, tour info, etc. Property is very well maintained. Gardens are lovely, with comfortable patio seating. No a/c needed, there are ceiling fans in every room, and the cooling sea breezes that flow throughout the home keep the unit very comfortable, especially for sleeping. Location good for walking, hiking. Shopping/beaches a mere 10 minutes way. A vehicle is recommended, although taxis are available. We plan to return.
  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Our motto is "treat others the way we would like to be treated". We also operate on the premise that if we provide a clean environment for our visitors they will treat the place with respect and leave it clean. We enjoy what we do and having travelled ourselves know that vacations are no longer cheap and therefore it is expected that our guests be made as comfortable as possible.


From the Owner

The property is clean, neat, pleasing to the eye, private, and quiet.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Grantley Adams International Airport at 15 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Surfside Beach Restaurant and Bar at 5 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Apes Hill Golf Club at 8 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : Highway 2A at 3 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Asian Palm Thai,The Mews,Spago,Sitar restaurants at 5 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Folkestone at 5 Kilometres Car: necessary

Harrison's Cave 10 mins away

Highland horseback riding 7 mins away

Welchman Hall Gully 10 mins away

Flower Forest 15 mins away

Lion Castle Polo Estate neighboring

Vaucluse raceway neighboring

Holetown 10 mins away


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Rental rates

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My Standard Rate
Feb 1 2015 - Nov 1 2015
7 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add C$10 per night, per additional guest
Dec 1 2015 - Jan 31 2016
7 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add C$10 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add C$10 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

  • Refundable damage deposit C$50

CAD$900.00 per month for 2 persons. The entire bottom floor of the house is yours. Sleeps a Max 4 persons. For each additional person add CAD$10.00 per night.

Cancellation Policy

Policy available by contacting manager when booking.


From the Owner

opportunity to go local, local herbs and food. Meet ordinary bajans, start friendships. Relax and unwind. Remote location away from the hustle and bustle of the large heavily populated beach properties. Your piece of paradise. Quiet location.

Property Type

  • house


  • Budget
  • Family


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  • Dining Area


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  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible ...

Location Type

  • Ocean View
  • Rural
  • Village


  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • forests
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 1114 sq. ft.


  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1
  • Shower only.


  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1
  • Queen size bed, lots of storage space


  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
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  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...


  • Guests provide their own meals

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website


  • 10 mins away from white sandy beaches on the west coast of the island, shops and restaurants on the south coast of island, primarily around Holetown. Also in Holetown are banks, ATMs, small hospital, pharmacies, post office, police station, churches, souvenir shops, board walk

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