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Two Levels of Sea Views & A Tropical Setting on Dover Beach, BARBADOS


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Updated: Jul 27, 2016
2 bedrooms + 2 bathrooms, sleeps 4. Amazing sea views, easy beach access

This is a 2-level, 2-bedroom Caribbean condo on a Barbados beach that will take your breath away.

Sapphire #101 is housed within amenity-packed Sapphire Beach Condos in St. Lawrence Gap, on the south shore of Barbados. Among other perks, the complex boasts 370 feet of wide, never crowded beachfront, 2 beautiful swimming pools, and meticulously landscaped tropical gardens, all steps from the sugar-white Dover Beach at the edge of the Caribbean.


On the top floor of #101 you’ll find magical views of marbled aqua and azure waves sliding onto the glistening sands of Dover Beach. An indoor/outdoor patio perched at the tree line presents a shaded spot for admiring the view, lounging with a book, or digging into a lovely oceanfront meal at the al fresco dining table.

The modern kitchen, also on the top floor, is a vision in stainless steel, contemporary cabinets and granite countertops. And because it’s open to the rest of the living area, the kitchen lets the cook stay part of the conversation.

A dining table just off the kitchen lets you entertain guests in an unbeatable setting. Procure all the ingredients you need at The Dover Market just across the street.

The upstairs bedroom suite provides a king-sized bed and en suite bath. This complex is just 5 years-young—built in 2009—so the bathrooms are like-new and spotless.

The second suite downstairs has two twin beds that can combine into a king. It also boasts its own attached bathroom, plus a big glass wall that opens to the lush, landscaped outdoors—and just beyond that, the sea and beach. Rub the sleep from your eyes and head straight to the water!

A queen-sized sleeper sofa rounds out the sleeping capacity at five :)

Families love the two levels at Sapphire Beach #101, which provide plenty of space for sprawling out, finding a private spot, and spending time together.


Dover Beach is one of Barbados’ finest stretches of shoreline. Located on the stylish yet laid-back south coast of the island, Dover Beach provides a full range of family-friendly activities like stand-up paddling, boogie-boarding, beachcombing, sunbathing, and more.

The surrounding area of St. Lawrence Gap (“The Gap” to locals) is quaint, authentic, and packed with shops, beach bars and tasty restaurants, both casual and upscale.

And all of this is an easy walk from your condo—yet distanced enough that peace, quiet, and tranquility are all yours, too.

If you do bring a car (though in this spot, one isn’t required to get around), there’s a parking spot waiting for you just outside your condo.

We want you to have the vacation of a lifetime in Barbados. We love it here, and love sharing this special place with others. To ask us questions, or to make a reservation, contact me by clicking the “Send Message” button on the right.

Thank you for taking a look. See you on the beach,

Jane Shattuck

More Details
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Recent Review

About the Manager

Greetings from beautiful Barbados! I am an American lucky enough to have met and fallen in love with a wonderful man from Barbados. Actually, I fell in love not just with the man but with his beautiful island home.

6 Reviews

based on 6 traveler reviews


101 Sapphire Beach

  • 5 of 5

My friend and I have been back from our Barbados vacay for a week now, and I have to say, it was another perfect trip! Please convey to the owners how grateful we are that they allowed us to re-book after all the craziness from last November. The condo was as perfect as we remembered, and every morning we sat out on the veranda and marveled at how close the ocean was to us. This condo truly has been our favorite place in all of our travels, and we have been traveling together for 7 years! Of course, we also love the Bajan people...incredibly friendly, always felt safe around them, just true gems.

We would also like to give huge kudos to two employees who work at Sapphire Beach Condos. The first is Gail, who is the security guard most days. She is such a pleasure! Gail is conversational without being intrusive, always has a smile on her face, and is truly just a genuine joy to be around. She also takes her job very seriously, and we think the company who employs her is very lucky to have her. The second person is Justin, who does the landscape maintenance on the property...that man treats SB like it is his own home and works harder than anyone I have ever seen! He is also a sweetheart, never complains, always cheerful.

I know Mel had a great time, but as I can only speak for myself, if I had a choice, I would still be in Barbados. It felt so good to be stepping back into the neighborhood, seeing friends we made last year, and of course, enjoying 101 Sapphire Beach. Everything was absolutely perfect, again, and a huge thank you to you, the owners, the staff, for making this such a relaxing vacation! I wish I slept that well in my own home!

We hope to be back again soon!

Hope and Mel

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Milestone Birthday Trip

  • 5 of 5

A group of us stayed at this condo to celebrate a couple milestone birthdays. We had a fabulous time. The codo is in a perfect location close to shops, restaurants and, of course, the beach! The sand is soft and the water is warm. The condo itself is well maintained and very comfortable with a beautiful view. The covered outdoor patio was great for dining in the evenings. And, the pool is right out your bedroom door. It was an amazing trip! You won't be disappointed.

  • Submitted: Feb 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: A milestone birthday should be spent doing something really special. I'm delighted you had a wonderful and memorable couple of birthdays :) (Makes turning a year older less painful, doesn't it?) Thanks for your lovely review. I hope we see you back in Barbados .. maybe next time just to relive your birthday trip! Sunny regards, Jane Shattuck
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A home away from home!

  • 4 of 5

We had the pleasure of staying at this fantastic condo in January 2016 and our experience was first class. It had all the amenities at your fingertips.

The ground floor, 2-level layout worked out perfectly for my husband and I, as we were travelling with our 18-month-old daughter and my mother-in-law. There was easy access to the pool for our daughter, and the beach was just steps away. The condo was fully stocked with all the beach/pool toys you could ever want, so no need to bring your own.

The condo is just outside St. Lawrence Gap, so it's close enough to easily walk to, but far enough that you don't hear loud music or partying from the bars. The only thing that you could hear on one night of the week was live music from the Dover beach area, but that didn't go on too late.

Dover Market was close by, just a few minutes walk, where you could get all your essential groceries. If you feel like eating out on occasion, there are plenty of restaurants in the Gap that you can walk too, and even the small "beach hut" restauarnts at Dover serve good local food. Try "Daddy's" for some excellent macaroni pie!

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Sapphire 101. I've been to Barbados many times, always staying at hotels, so this was a refreshing change. Definitely felt like a home away from home, and we would not hesitate to return.

Thanks to Jane and the property management team for your help!

  • Submitted: Jan 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Everything ok, except the sea

  • 4 of 5

Lovely apartement perfect for our family of four. Very confortable beds, clean and functional home...but the sea was brown!! We have never been to the beach in front of the condo. Fortunately we could rent a car and visit the west coast and the rest of Barbados.

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Austin Texas

Great place to stay while in Barbados

  • 5 of 5

First time to Barbados and I really did a lot of researched about where to stay. This condo was perfect for our family of five. Very difficult to find a place with indoor dining which this had plus outdoor dining. Being a condo on the end of the building was also a plus. Very nice grounds, safe, east access and view of beach and pool. Water is not real blue here but is clean. Very easy to rent from this company and they really do make you feel welcome. Comfortable bedding, well stocked kitchen. Would recommend to anyone going to Barbados but be sure to get out and see the rest of the island. Don't miss the views at Bathsheba and North Point. Suggest rent a car and really explore!

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for staying in #101 Sapphire Beach Condominiums; I'm happy to hear you and your family had a great stay on our beautiful island. About the sea ... you mention it's not very blue at Dover Beach where you were. It normally is a sparkling aqua blue; it just happened to have some seaweed discoloration the week of your visit. Sorry about that ... Mother Nature at work! I agree about Bathsheba and North Point being can't-miss spots to visit. Both are rugged and wild and look much as they looked 100 years ago. The scenery is dramatic and beautiful in a different way than the west and south coasts are beautiful. Best regards and happy travels, Jane Shattuck
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Ocean City, Md USA

Loving life in Barbados.

  • 5 of 5

Thank you Jane for your reccomendation at Sapphire Beach. The place was lovely and was in the perfect location. We will definately be staying there again!

  • Submitted: Dec 16, 2010
  • Stayed: Nov 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Amanda, it is I who thanks you for staying in one of the pretty Barbados beachfront vacation rentals I am proud of represent. Living in St Lawrence Gap on the south coast myself, I know what you mean about "perfect location" ... near fabulous restaurants and right on beautiful Dover Beach; what could beat that!? Thank you for submitting this review. All my best to you and your new husband :) Warm regards and many happy travels to you, Jane Shattuck
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Grantley Adams International Airport at 10 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Barbados Golf Club at 6 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : So many! Cafe Sol,Pisces, McBride's, Harlequin ... at 1 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Dover Beach, at hand at 15 Metres Car: not necessary

Sapphire Beach Condos, Dover Beach, St Lawrence Gap, Christ Church, Barbados in the midst of restaurants and shopping and right on beautiful Dover Beach.

Other Activities: snorkeling with our magnificent sea turtles!


Rental rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Low Season 2016
Apr 16 2016 - Dec 16 2016
5 night minimum stay
Holiday 2016-17
Dec 17 2016 - Jan 7 2017
10 night minimum stay
High Season 2017
Jan 8 2017 - Apr 15 2017
5 night minimum stay
Low Season 2017
Apr 16 2017 - Dec 15 2017
5 night minimum stay
Holiday 2017-18
Dec 18 2017 - Jan 1 2018
10 night minimum stay
High Season 2018
Jan 2 2018 - Apr 15 2018
5 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Ask about the rental of this property as a one-bedroom.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Property Type

  • condo


  • Away From It All
  • Family


  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Security System
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Dining Area


  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Outdoor Pool

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper


  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Village


  • caves
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • museums
  • reefs
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

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

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 1600 sq. ft.


  • Upstairs bathroom - toilet, combination tub/shower
  • Downstairs bathroom - toilet, shower


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Upstairs King Bedroom - 1 king, En suite bathroom
  • Downstairs Bedroom - 2 twin/ single, Converts to king if desired
  • Both bedrooms offer en suite bathrooms, walk-in closets, TV/DVD. Upstairs king bedroom has its own outdoor patio. Downstairs bedroom has outdoor patio offering easy access to pool and beach. Living room has pull-out queen sofa.


  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Gated Community
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Walkway to Water


  • Guests provide their own meals


  • Private parking directly outside condo. Beautiful pool and stunning white sandy beach are just steps outside this beautiful Barbados vacation rental.

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