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115 Sapphire Beach - Apartment on the beach with Pool & Sea View



Updated: 07-Dec-2016
2 bedroom, 2 bathroom beachfront apartment on Dover Beach, St Lawrence Gap.

A secure 2 bedroom/2 bathroom duplex apartment with views over Dover Beach. There is a large balcony with seating and dining facilities plus private patio area by pool. There is a fully fitted kitchen & laundry room. The apartment has complimentary wi-fi and an ipod dock. The complex has a private gate onto Dover Beach plus a small gym, numbered car parking space, 24 hour security and maintained gardens.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

We live in Northampton, UK, and purchased this property in December 2009 having fallen in love with Barbados many years ago when travelling to watch England play cricket against the West Indies (not too successfully at that time).

Why Barbados? A combination of friendly people in a safe environment, year round warm weather (even the occasional rain is warm) and a wonderfully relaxing ambience. Oh yes - and the rum punches!

The best bit? Sapphire Beach is a very contemporary facility with its own well maintained pools and garden area plus direct access onto the beach. You can sit on the large balcony watching the sun set each day with a fruit or rum punch in your hand. It must be good as one couple even became engaged whilst staying there!

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Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a great time. The apartment is great, love the island and the Barbadian people. We hired a car for one day and travelled along the south, up the east coast and back down the west coast. The rest of the time we used the reggae buses. Did a catamaran trip to the turtles - fabulous day. We will be singing the praises of Barbados and your apartment. Lynda, Steve, Gareth & Maria.

We had an absolute ball. Your management team led by Anita do an excellent job. Diana R.

We had an amazing time and your apartment provided the perfect base again. We all love Barbados and the location. Richard & Heidi.

We had a wonderful time. Your property was very comfortable and convenient especially with kids. We will definitely stay there again and I will recommend it to my friends and family. Nicole.

I just wanted to say thanks very much for the use of the apartment. We absolutely loved it as did my sister and her husband. There is something totally relaxing about Barbados. Debbie.

Fantastic apartment, resort and country! Spotless apartment with everything you could need plus easy access to bars and restaurants. The beach is superb and only 10 seconds walk away. Would not hesitate to recommend! - Cheryl & Michael

The Apartment is WOW overlooking the best beach we have ever been to. Easy access to great bars and Restaurants max 10 mins walk. The locals are terrific and the weather is fabulous. Highly recommended. You will not be disappointed. Keith & Sharon

Your condo is beautiful. We really enjoyed the lovely breeze and used the aircon only at night. The proximity to the pool and the beach was perfect and we really appreciated that we were able to walk to dinner every night. Our interaction with local residents was warm and friendly. Lorraine.
Sep 2014
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12 Reviews

based on 12 holidaymaker reviews


Superb location and apartment

  • 5 of 5

This is the third time we have stayed at this apartment and the location never fails to impress. We have stayed with both family and friends and is ideally suited for both, and indeed as a couple. The location is perfect and the view from the balcony is amazing. The pool area was very quiet throughout the holiday, but also only a two minute walk to the beach. And it is ideally suited for the Gap, where you will find a number of restaurants and bars which are suited for all ages. The apartment is well equipped and with a high standard of furniture and fittings, and nothing better than having breakfast or dinner on the balcony. The housekeeping arrangements are excellent and we had two phone calls to inform us of Storm Matthew to ensure we were prepared and fully stocked. An excellent location and apartment, we will certainly return for a 4th trip!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your positive comments. What more can we say except we look forward to your 4th visit in the future.
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Truly Amazing

  • 5 of 5

As the title suggests we really did experience a truly amazing holiday here. The apartment is well equipped for all your needs and is in a fantastic location on the beachfront. We were in the sea most mornings swimming with the turtles in the crystal clear water by 7am.

We hired a car for 4 days to travel the island - 3 days would probably have been enough and even enjoyed our trips on the local reggae buses.

If you are lucky enough to holiday on this beautiful island then a 5 hour catamaran trip is a must, swimming with turtles and snorkelling above coral reefs (we went with El Tigre where the crew were warm and friendly and went out of their way to ensure we enjoyed the trip both on the boat and in the sea) . The apartment is located on the edge of St Lawrence Gap where there are many great and varied restaurants to choose from. Happy Hours are a great chance in indulge in the Rum Punches!

Finally a trip here wouldn't be complete without a Friday night at Oistins, we took a taxi there and caught a reggae bus back and a meal (or 2) at the fabulous Champers.

We loved the Bajan way of life, 90 minutes in every hour! and everywhere we went we were made to feel really welcome.

We will certainly be back.

  • Review Submitted: May 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow! Can't thank you enough for your generous words and great to see you had a wonderful holiday in paradise. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Mark & Sue.
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  • 5 of 5

Our second time here, and we've already rebooked for this December. The apartment is exactly as described, clean, in a perfect location, and with everything you need. The owners provide excellent service including a very comprehensive guide to help you get the most out of your stay.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your kind comments and delighted to see you will be returning again in December. Mark & Sue Newton.
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Amazing Place - Total Relaxation!

  • 5 of 5

This was the third time at this property, as we can't quite find anywhere to match it. It is a stunning apartment and from the moment you arrive, you feel relaxed and refreshed.

The locals are very friendly (unlike some islands) and immediately you feel at home. I would thoroughly recommend the local businesses selling food and drink next to the beach - excellent value and very friendly.

The beach is amazing - plenty of places to get refreshments during the day if you like, and ask Kenny to get your sun beds ready for you every day.

Its also very convenient for many sights. A quick hop on the bus or taxi and you are at Oistins, or travel a little further to Holetown and Speightstown and enjoy the sunset at Mullins Beach.

Can't praise this apartment enough. Sitting on the balcony listening to the waves and the tree frogs is just bliss. I think we will be going again!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your great review and delighted to hear you enjoyed your third visit as much as the previous two. Everything you say sums up what we think about the location. We look forward to your next visit in due course. Mark & Sue.
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  • 5 of 5

We have travelled the world and been extremely fortunate to stay in the most luxurious hotels and resorts. However, Sapphire Beach Apartments with its location, weather, beach, sea, restaurants and friendly locals has surpassed anywhere we have stayed before in a self catering capacity. We are looking forward to revisiting.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 8, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your wonderful review and delighted to be compared with luxury hotels in this way. we look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Mark & Sue Newton.
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Wow - perfect holiday!!

  • 5 of 5

If you have an image of the Caribbean in your head then this is the perfect place to go and stay, it was idyllic! Sapphire Beach is an amazing complex, it's very clean and secure. The gardens are immaculate and are constantly tended. There are two pools and a couple of gates with direct access to the beautiful white sandy beach. The apartment was amazing, very spacious, clean and well-equipped with everything you could possibly need. The balcony is the ideal place to chill out whilst looking out over the beach and sea and enjoying a drink or two. Within a short walk you are in the Gap with great restaurants and bars and really friendly local people. Taxis were always on hand if you needed them. A huge thank you to Mark and Sue for the use of their apartment and for the detailed local information they provided. We had the best holiday ever and will definitely be going back - we loved Barbados and loved the apartment!

  • Review Submitted: Dec 7, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your great review and we look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Mark & Sue Newton.
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From the Owner

The Sapphire Beach Condominiums are located on Dover Beach which is at one end of St Lawrence Gap. The secure complex has two swimming pools and access to Dover Beach which is recognised as one of the best beaches on the island. The complex is within walking distance of all the restaurants & amenities of St Lawrence Gap including a whole range of restaurants, bars and shops plus plenty of buses and taxis to get to Bridgetown and Oistins (for the Friday night fish fry). We prefer the South Coast location to the West Coast because you can walk to the various facilities and the restaurants are better value.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Grantley Adams Int Airport at 8 Miles Nearest Barpub : Just outside the property Nearest Golf : Barbados Golf & Country Club at 5 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Walking distance of the property Nearest Beach : Property on the beach Car: not necessary

Special interest holidays:

Watersports available on Dover Beach


Apartment is directly on Dover Beach which is one of the most popular on the island.


15/20 minute taxi journey from Grantley Adams Airport. Car hire not necessary but available outside entrance to complex. Taxis and buses plentiful to all areas of the island.


Easy walking distance to St Lawrence Gap. 20/30 minute walk to Oistins fish market or 5 minutes by bus. Bridgetown 10/15 minutes by taxi/bus.

Further Details:

Many restaurants, bars and a supermarket within walking distance. ATM machines throughout the Gap. Car Hire opposite the apartment. Taxis readily available in the Gap with regular bus transport to Bridgetown nearby.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Rate 1
15 Apr 2016 - 14 Dec 2016
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Rate 2
15 Dec 2016 - 5 Jan 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Rate 3
6 Jan 2017 - 14 Apr 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Changeover Day:
Changeover days are flexible

Notes on prices:
Prices shown are for the property per night in £sterling. Payment is preferred in US dollars, C$ or £ sterling but most currencies accepted. All other facilities are as per description.

A 20% deposit is requested to confirm the booking with the remainder payable about 6/8 weeks prior to arrival. Payment accepted by bank transfer or via Paypal.

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Updated: 07-Dec-2016
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From the Owner

The property's interior is designed in a contemporary manner with modern facilities and appliances to match including a fully equipped kitchen and laundry, air conditioning, free WiFi, TV and an ipod dock yet the true atmosphere of Barbados is on the doorstep including the famous sunsets viewed from the balcony.

Property Type

  • apartment


  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities


  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool


  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed

Location Type

  • beach
  • waterfront


  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • duty free shops
  • museums
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • gambling casinos
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • deepsea fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 1800 sq. ft.


  • Shower room 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • En-suite shower over, basin & wc to bedroom 1. En-suite shower, basin & wc to bedroom 2.


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 en suite Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with king size bed & 32" TV Bedroom 2 with twin beds & 32" TV (can be made into large double)


  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Water Sports Gear ...


  • Self-catering

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


  • Notes on accommodation: Air conditioning in both bedrooms and lounge/kitchen area. Outside: Patio to downstairs bedroom with two loungers. Two shared pools with loungers. Gym on site. Direct access to Dover Beach. Utility Room: Sink, washer and dryer. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels & linen included. Weekly maid service. Other: Balcony with sofa, dining table & 6 chairs

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