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Tightlines. Beautiful Apartment West Coast. 2 Bedrooms. in Barbados

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Margaret and Bill Blackman offer you a warm English/Bajan welcome to their comfortable apartment Tightlines.  A delightful, recently constructed two double bedroomed apartment located on the border of the Parish of St. James and St. Peter, next to the village of Rock Dundo, and just a five minute drive or 20 minute walk to both Gibbs and Mullins beach.

Tightlines is so called because of the owners passion for fishing.

The apartment is attractive, clean and modern.

It is an ideal place to relax and enjoy Barbados being some 400ft above sea level. This charming location benefits from a cooling breeze from the hills.

There is a local store and bar within walking distance, where provisions can be bought and meals such as chicken, fish, pork ribs and maccaroni pie can be purchased and ether eaten in the bar or taken home.

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Accommodation (sleeps 4)

Accommodation consists of two large double bedrooms, one containing a double bed and the other containing twin beds. Each bedroom contains a modern wardrobe, dressing table and a set of drawers.


Each bedroom has a free standing fan. Air Conditioning is available in the twin bedroom for a small charge of $10 U.S. per night. For bedroom use only.


There is a folding single bed and cot available.


The bathroom has a good size walk in shower, and a duel voltage 110V/240V shaver point.


There is a well-equipped fitted kitchen with all modern appliances including a fridge freezer, microwave oven, toaster, kettle, iron and ironing board. The cooker is full size with hob and grill.

The spacious lounge/dining area is tastefully furnished and has a free standing fan.

The apartment is fitted with dual 110V - 240 voltage.

There is a safe suitable for keeping passports etc.

There is a covered patio area and an enclosed garden in which to sunbathe and a barbecue should you wish to cook outdoors.

All linen and towels are provided with the exception of beach towels. Linen is changed weekly.

There is a phone and all local calls are free. 

Wireless internet access is available and free of charge.

The apartment has satellite T.V., DVD, C.D. player. and WIFI


Fishing trips for two -four persons can be arranged with instruction on how to cook your catch.

Bill is  a professional photographer with one of Barbados top holiday resorts, so if you are visiting Barbados to celebrate a birthday or anniversary or just want a picture taken on the beach at sunset he will be happy to do that for you.

We can arrange transfers too and from the airport, and we have negotiated an excellent deal with our local Car Hire firm especially for our Tightline guests. Your hire car can be delivered to the airport. There is ample off road parking.

The apartment is on ground level with easy access. The owners live above in their own separate home.
The apartment is new, only being completed in February 2004.

activities and attractions in Barbados Caribbean

Tight Lines is situated just off highway 2A, and one and a half kilometers inland from the west coast road. Its nearest beach, the secluded Gibbs beach is one of the most beautiful in Barbados. Close also is the superb Mullins beach with its watersports, bar, and other leisure facilities. The dramatic and beautiful East coast is a 20 minute drive away.

A local mini-market and bar are within walking distance and there are supermarkets and banks at Holetown and Speightstown.
Local dining from Kentucky fried chicken to 5 star restaurants can also be found along the west coast road.

Golf courses are within easy reach including Royal Westmoreland and Sandy Lane.

Within the local area:
Folkestone Marine Reserve and Visitors Center in Holetown and Barbados Wildlife Reserve in St Peter, where you can mingle with wild monkeys, deer, and more.

Tighlines is just off the main Highway 2A so you can reach all other attractions and places of interest easily, such as:

Farley Hill National Park
Orchid World
Harrisons Cave 
St Nicholas Abbey
Historic Speightstown
Welchman Hall Gulley

The airport is a 45 minute drive, Bridgetown approximately 30 minutes, Holetown 15 minutes and Speightstown 10 minutes.
Car Hire is strongly recommended. Bus routes are close at hand and Barbados has a good taxi service.

KIND WORDS

"Thank you so much Margaret and Bill. The apartment was lovely and you were both so friendly and helpful. We will definately be back in the not too distant future,"
Sarah (London U.K.)

"Fantastic place. Great way to experience the culture"
Mark (U.S.A and Ocean Village Crew)

"Excellent accommodation, friendly folk. Top holiday destination for me."
Keith (Southport U.K.)

vacation rental rates

The year round nightly rate is $50 U.S. based on two people sharing.

The rate for an extra person is $10 U.S. per night. The apartment sleeps four.

We may be able to offer a discount for a longer stay or at certain times please ask.

Rates are for the rental of the entire apartment.

To secure a booking. 10% of the whole rate is required.

The balance is due on arrival. We regret that we do not take credit cards or cheques on arrival. We are happy to take a cheque as a deposit.

Air Conditioning for the twin bedroom only is optional at $10 U.S. per night. 

The minimum rental for Tightlines is 1 whole week.

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Top things to do in Barbados
  • Hang out on the beach and soak up the sun
  • Go Horse riding
  • Enjoy our excellent restaurants
  • Charter a fishing boat for the morning.
  • Go on a catamaran sunset cruise.
Top things to do on a budget
  • Farley Hill National Park is free
  • Marine Park is free snorkle with the fish
  • Visit Historic Speightstown
  • Snorkle with the turtles
  • Marvel at our beautiful rugged East Coast.
Top things to do with a family
  • Rent Jet skis
  • Go out on a Glass bottom Boat
  • Visit Harrisons Cave
  • Go on a 4x4 Safari
  • Visit our historic Plantation Houses.
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Best location, best hosts!!!

Review submitted: September 15, 2012   Date of arrival: August 15, 2012

We stayed 2 and half week in Margaret and Bill's flat with our 2 young children (1 year old and 2 and a half years old) and we had the best holidays ever. The flat had everything we needed, and Margaret tried her best to accomodate our stay with a second cot, she even lent us her blender so we could cook for the children. There were no high chair but we managed without them just fine. the flat is very safe and there is a terrace and a little outdoor space which is perfect to relax when you are not out and about. In terms of location, the flat is just 20 min walk away from one of the 2 beat beaches on the island ( I think theyare anyway), Gibbs beach which is nearly desert everyday, with lots of shade and calm water and a little bit further north Mullins Beach which is beautiful, with even better sand than Gibbs and where you can rent sun loungers and where there is a restaurant with excellent food ( but a little bit on the pricey side). You need to be in good shape to come back from the beach to the flat by foot as it is very much uphill, we used to take a taxi as we did not have a car and it cost 10 Barbadian dollars. However, if we hadn'thave 2 children in a pushchair we would have enjoyed coming back by foot. We absolutly loved staying a little bit inland, as we got to meet the locals on the way to the beach and got to see a little bit more of the way Bajan people live (very laid back!), everybody in the community was so friendly to us, helping us with little things anytime they could. There is a little convenience shop 5 min walk from the flat but you will need to go to a proper supermarket if you intend to cook at home as they will not have everything you need there. Bear in mind that food and basic items are very expensive in Barbados. I could not imagine a better place to stay in Barbados, I would definitly come back to the same place, even if the future we could afford the luxurious accommodation of the beach front. The location and Margaret and Bill made the whole holidays more authentic and memorable.Thank you a million times!!

Recommended for: adventure seekers, age 55+, families with young children, people with disabilities, families with teenagers, girls getaway, pet-friendly, sight seeing, tourists without a car, romantic getaway

Helpful votes: 1 / 1

 

Perfect in every way

Review submitted: January 31, 2012   Date of arrival: January 15, 2012

What more can we say about titelines apartment and Bill and Margaret other than perfect
Located near to the most beautiful and peacful beach on the island and a local store 5 min walk away that serves amazing food,
Bill and Margaret are wonderful very friendly and helpful with a wealtH of knowledge on the best places to eat and shop,
The apartment is perfect very clean and private with every appliance and utility needed even DVDs for the nights when the hectic day on the beach in the sun has taken it out of you,
Without a doubt we will be going back to stay,

Nick and antoinette from Rochdale uk

Recommended for: adventure seekers, romantic getaway

Helpful votes: 2 / 3

 

Tightlines - home away from home

Review submitted: January 24, 2012   Date of arrival: December 16, 2011

Maggie and Bill are the greatest hosts. Very nice clean bright apartment. The apartment is a good base if you wish to rent a car and tour the island. Beautiful flower garden and nice patio to unwind and relax on after a day of adventure. Hard to be home sick when the hosts make you feel so at home. We will come back again and again.

Recommended for: adventure seekers, sight seeing, romantic getaway

Helpful votes: 3 / 4

 

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