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Delightful garden villa, realistically priced, 3mins. to Gibbs or Mullins

Bedrooms 1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

Warawee villa is quiet, secure and set in landscaped tropical gardens. Maid service, linen and beach towel

Warawee villa is well designed, airy and set in over half an acre of beautiful tropical gardens. The pool is available when the owner is not in residence in the main house usually May to Dec. Special rates available at this time and discount for returning guests, contact owner. This delightful villa is secure, tastefully furnished and comprises one bedroom with vaulted ceiling, shower room, separate fully fitted kitchen and lounge-diner. It has it's own landscape garden and private terrace surrounded by hibiscus, ginger lilies and bougainvillea. A cedar wood gazebo with table and chairs for you to enjoy alfresco dinning and sun beds for topping up the tan. There are ceiling fans throughout, satellite TV, with full sports channels/package, WiFi and secure parking. The walk to both beaches is level and takes 3-4 mins. The housekeeper is on site between 08.30 and 13.30 Tuesday to Saturday. Wendy has been with us for 15 years. She is utterly trust worthy and a fountain of local knowledge; so if you have any queries about the bus or shops, just ask. We can arrange for a taxi to collect you from the airport and food items in the fridge for your first 24 hrs. Just email us a list. A maid service is provided twice weekly when linen and beach towels are changed. For your arrival access, airport taxi and food shopping please contact the owner direct to arrange around your flight times. Wendy welcomes all our guests on arrival, shows you around and demonstrates access and lighting.

Sam Brooke - Moyes
Member since: 2010
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
16 July, 2017

About Sam Brooke - Moyes

We have been visiting Barbados since 1980 and built Warawee in 1993. The small villa was completed in 2000 with our parents in mind. Both houses have a traditional feel and look, but European standards. Being keen gardeners we developed this at the same time and it has become a lovely oasis.

Now retired from business and in our 60's we divide our time between Barbados and a home West Sussex.

Barbados to us is England in the sun.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Gibbes in Saint James

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Events Allowed
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower with toilet and wash basin.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 2 (1 Bedroom) Notes on bedrooms: One double bed,bedside tables with lamps, dressing table, two built in wardrobes, hairdryer, wall hung satellite TV. and telephone for local calls only. Ceiling and floor standing fans. Mosquito nets can be provided.
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • bay
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Outside: Manicured tropical gardens surround the patio adjacent to the cottage providing a high degree of privacy whilst retaining a very open airy feel. The patio has gazebo with 2 sun loungers, table with 4 chairs . Car parking area is adjacent to the cottage entrance. Utility Room: Washing machine for use by house keeper only but arrangements can be made for her to do private laundry (small charge privately arranged with housekeeper). Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All linen and beach towels included, house keeper on site for 5 days who will clean cottage and change linen twice weekly. Satellite TV with sports channels Other: Large patio area and a gazebo with sun-loungers, dining table and chairs. Use of owners pool when they are not in residence usually May to Nov.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(6 traveller reviews)

Delightful garden villa, realistically priced, 3mins. to Gibbs or Mullins
average rating of 5.0 based on 6 reviews

What a wonderful place to stay, fantastic location

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay at Warawee, the position of the villa is ideal and havin the sole use of the pool at this time was a great bonus. Wendy the house keeper was very friendly and kindly got us food before our arrival, a lovely lady. First time in Babados and would certainly stay at Warawee and will recommend to friends and family too. Many thanks Shirley and Garry X

  • Review Submitted: May 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, it is always for the staff to receive praise. They do deserve it.
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Excellent property Warawee is the perfect getaway

  • 5 of 5

Just arrived home after spending 3 weeks staying at Warawee, the property was excellent well maintained, clean,and private. The gardens are beautiful Wendy the housekeeper was a real gem, so helpful full of information about the island a truly lovely person. The property was cleaned and towels and bed linen changed frequently, ideal location within easy level walking distance to both Mullins and Gibbs beaches and bus stops to Holetown, Speightown and Bridgetown. The owners Sam and David arrived a few days before we left so we were fortunate to meet them they are a lovely couple. Will definitely go back had a truly lovely time Warawee ticked all our boxes. PARADISE!!!!! Missing you already Wendy

  • Review Submitted: Dec 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Wonderful stay

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful garden villa, in the most amazing gardens with the perfect hosts including Wendy, a wonderful housekeeper. It has all you need for a truly relaxing break, Gibbs beach is awesome and Mullins beach bar is the perfect end to a long lazy day on the beach with the nicest staff. We couldn't recommend it enough and the local knowledge imparted by the owners on where and when makes it so much more special and personal.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We always aim to exceed expectations. The cottage and gardens are a delight and we enjoy giving guests a special experience in this oasis.
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Delightful, clean and spacious.

  • 5 of 5

We loved everything about Warawee. The owners are very approachable and knowledgeable about the island and very quick to respond to queries before arriving in Barbados such as providing the name/number of a reliable taxi driver. The cottage itself is set in the gardens of the main house in an upmarket area which is very quiet with one beach bar locally. It does have it's own gate but the owner's seemed quite happy for us to use their access which would

take you to the main road to get to Mullins and Gibbes beaches within a 5 mins stroll. The gardens are beautifully maintained and provide privacy if you wish to sunbathe or take your breakfast on the patio area.

We weren't able to get a signal on the tv and the wifi was a bit hit and miss but you could generally pick it up on the patio. The cottage itself had everything you could possibly want even if you were cooking a three course meal for guests but we ate out most days/nights as there were so many fabulous restaurants within a short bus ride to Holetown and decent walk or bus ride to Speightstown. The bus cost 2 dollars per ride and that is whether you jump off at Holetown or go all the way to Bridgetown. The blue bus is a little more relaxing than the yellow reggae bus but the latter were more frequent and you could flag them down anywhere on the road so we used them mostly. If you are a bit of a party animal Warawee may not be for you but if like us you want a relaxing on the beach week with plenty of good food and sleep, don't want to go too bed late and like to rise early and make the most of the day it is perfect. There is a supermarket called Massey in Holetown if you want to get your Waitrose wine and food in but if you need essentials there is a garage in Mullins which is well stocked.

We would love to return to Warawee in the not too distant future.

  • Review Submitted: May 25, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We spent a most relaxing two weeks at this delightful cottage, set in beautiful secluded gardens in a truly excellent location. Everything more than exceeded our expectations and I cannot recommend Warawee highly enough.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 16, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Warawee Cottage

  • 5 of 5

Just returned from Warawee Cottage. This little gem is perfectly placed for everything Barbados has to offer: beautiful beaches with a wide range of water sports, stunning scenery, quaint little neighbourhoods with the colourful board houses, shopping, the lively centre of Bridgetown, the cricket and of course not to be missed Oistins Friday night fish and music night. Our holiday was about R&R so Warawee Cottage was perfect, set in its own beautifully kept secluded gardens with a small pool which was shared with the main house with Mullins and Gibbs beaches both minutes from the house. The property is spacious enough to enjoy daytime lounging in the garden or evenings spent inside - it has everything you could need, and if it's not there then just ask the housekeeper - she was fab. The bus stop is 100m from the house and they are frequent (the yellow regeae ones are insane with their booming music and formula 1 type driving through narrow streets as you stand in the isle clinging to a rail for dear life). I'd strongly recommend the blue government ones! We also hired a car, which was delivered and collected at the gate and this allowed us to tour the island and see its wonderful treasures including: Earthworks pottery and gallery followed by lunch looking across the landscape of the south coast, Crane beach (said to be the 2nd most beautiful beach in the world), followed by lunch at Cutters Deli. Barbados Wildlife and Tropical Forest centre. Kensington Oval for cricket followed by the Barbados Cricket Legends Museum, Oistins (Friday) fish barbeque and music, step back in time Sunbury Plantation House, Bridgetown, Holetown and Speightstown are all within reach for shopping and we enjoyed a wonderful dinner by the ocean at Fishpot Restaurant at Little Good Harbour. We are counting down to our next trip to Warawee Cottage 2014.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 11, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
15 Kilometres
grantley adams
Nearest Barpub
150 Metres
mullins beach bar
Nearest Golf
4 Kilometres
sandy lane/apes hill or royal westmorland
Nearest Restaurant
150 Metres
mullins restaurant
Nearest Beach
150 Metres
gibes and mullins


Mullins and Gibbs Beaches are 150 meters away. Gibbs is very quiet and secluded. Mullins is far more active with a bar/restaurant, and water-sports.

The villa has satellite tv. with full sports package so you can stay at home to watch your favourite team


Grantley Adams International Airport is approximately 40 minutes away. We can arrange for our regular taxi driver [Patrick or one of his team] to meet you at the airport. The standard fare is Bds$90 [US$45].


The towns of Speightstown and Holetown, about 1 and 2 miles away respectively, are easily reached; both having supermarkets and banks. Holetown is more active with shops, a wide selection of restaurants, nightlife and tourist information. Speightstown has a more local feel with local food market and restaurants. There is public transport to both towns and throughout the island.

Further Details:

The island has a varied landscape and a hire car would be an advantage to see the many sights, especially the wonderful views at North Point and the east coast as you drive from Morgan Lewis. Also an area known as 'Little Scotland'. Public transport is frequent and cheap. Island tours, coastal trips, day cruise or a romantic sunset cruise can be arranged locally; collection taxi available when organising the trip. Water sports, sailing, water skiing/boarding, paddle boarding, jet skis including deep sea fishing, glass bottom boats can be arranged on Mullins or Gibbs beach. Mullins beach has beach chairs and sun umbrellas. Sunday lunch a steel band plays in the bar. The currency is Barbados dollars but US$ are accepted together with credit cards.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Gibbes, Barbados

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
1 May 2017 - 30 Nov 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
1 Dec 2017 - 30 Apr 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
1 May 2018 - 30 Nov 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
1 Dec 2018 - 30 Apr 2019
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

May - Nov. special rates available contact owner
Booking Notes:
A deposit of 30% is required to confirm your booking, with the full amount payable six weeks prior to your arrival. Comprehensive travel insurance is fully recommended from the time of booking which should include cover for the non-refundable deposit.

Changeover Day:
Please contact owner for details.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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