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Driftwood Villa - Detached Cottage with Modern Interior. Private Pool & Garden



Updated: 16-Mar-2017
  • Sleeps 7
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Wheelchair access

About the property

Villa in Mullins Bay, St Peter, Barbados, Caribbean - Situated Within An Attractive Residential Close Just 200m From Mullins Bay Beach

Driftwood Villa is a newly constructed, single storey property, carefully designed to incorporate traditional Bajan architecture with a modern and comfortable interior.

All rooms benefit from raised open ceilings finished by local craftsmen with a lime whitewash and have both air-conditioning and ceiling fans.

The large outdoor shaded terrace provides the perfect environment for alfresco dining next to the private pool and gardens.

Driftwood Villa benefits from a large open plan living area with a modern kitchen, 3 beautifully furnished double bedrooms plus a tv/media room, utility room and 2 bathrooms.

Only a 2 minute stroll to the beautiful Mullins Bay Beach and popular bar.

Easy access via the west-coast road to both Holetown and Speightstown

Our rates are very simple. The current price is £250.00 per night. This is the fixed total cost for the villa (rather than individual guests).

Click on 'Enquire Now' and we can answer any questions that you may have and discuss your reservation.

To ensure no guests are under pressure to check out early and also to ensure that the villa is cleaned to our high standards, we do not take bookings for guest arrivals on the same day as the previous guests depart.

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About the Owner

James Moy
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
16 March, 2017

About James Moy

We have spent 20+ years enjoying everything Barbados has to offer, and are very proud owners of Driftwood.

We continue to maintain the property to the very high standards that guests have become used to and we are very happy that Housemanager, Julie, and Housekeeper, Monica have remained with us long-term too.

We live in the UK, but visit Barbados regularly and are sure that you will fall in love with both Barbados and Driftwood in the same way that we have.

If you have any questions at all regarding the house, the island, or the booking process, just click on 'Enquire Now' to contact us directly.

More detailed information and an FAQ section can be found on our website at: www.driftwoodbarbados.com

Best regards, and I hope you will enjoy a stay at Driftwood soon.

James Moy.

James Moy purchased this villa in 2016

15 Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(15 traveller reviews)


Wonderful house & holiday

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed in the Mullins area several times before but staying at Driftwood was the best experience to date. The house layout works very well for sharing and we loved the open plan living/kitchen area. Perfect location for the beach & bus to all parts of the island. We have already booked to return, can't wait!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Stunning villa, fantastic location - we'll be back

  • 5 of 5

Driftwood villa is simply stunning! We stayed here on our third trip to Barbados and it was our first staying at Driftwood. The location was fantastic, just a few minutes stroll to Mullins beach, with (in my opinion!) one of the very best beach bars on the island.

The villa itself was spotless, extremely modern and well maintained. We’ve stayed in a few different properties on a similar budget but none have been as bright, well-kept and high quality as Driftwood. The open-plan, indoors/outdoors way of living that it enables with its huge folding patio doors was fantastic and we felt so relaxed and at home at the property. The kitchen is well-equipped if you want to eat at home rather than out all the time and there was a decent wifi connection, which was good for us who are self-employed and needed to do some work.

The pool is a good size and we even saw monkeys in the garden while lazing about in the afternoons!

Monica the cleaner was very thorough and attentive yet unimposing during her visit to give the place a spruce – she’s a great character to have a natter to about the island!

We had a hire car and found all we needed within a short drive but there was also bus stops close by. Mullins Beach Bar is a must-visit for music on a Sunday night but we also enjoyed the peace and calm of Gibbs Beach, which was only a few minutes walk away. For eating out, I would recommend Bombas, which is run by a lovely local family, right on the beach-front and is just a few minutes walk away.

James was really helpful during the whole process – booking was smooth and he was very prompt to reply.

We only had a week here and it was definitely too short! I would definitely recommend Driftwood villa and staying in this area of the island. I can’t wait to return!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 9, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Paradise found

  • 5 of 5

We have found our little bit of paradise at driftwood! Our first visit to Barbados and so the information in the villa on restaurants and places to see was very useful.Stunning villa and very helpful Julie ( who greeted us) and Monica who kept everywhere spotless. Many happy evenings in the pool and a fantastic Sunday eve at Mullins beach bar ( not to be missed) . New owner James has maintained the same superb standard that we have read about in previous reviews. Cant wait for a repeat visit!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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12 Days of Bliss

  • 5 of 5

There is nothing to add to what's already been said. The house is wonderful and the service impeccable. Not to mention the location and value for money. Next time we return to Barbados. The first place we'll look to book is Driftwood.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 13, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Perfect Mullins Beach House

  • 5 of 5

I can't add much more to the other excellent reviews of Driftwood, other than to say that we found this to be quite simply the perfect beach house. It really was even better than we hoped for based on the pictures and descriptions.

Driftwood is a beautiful house, perfectly clean, maintained and equipped. The 3 large bedrooms and 4th bedroom/den are perfect for a large or extended family or friends. The open kitchen is clean, bright and filled with everything we needed and more. We spent wonderful evenings relaxing by the pool and in the covered patio/dining area, which opens up to the house with elegant folding doors - indoor/outdoor living at its best!

All this, with an easy three minute walk to Mullins beach with its outstanding bar, restaurant, watersports and snack bar. We only hope Driftwood doesn't become so popular that it's not available next time we want to visit!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 19, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

let me start by thanking robin for such an outstanding property,could not fault anything,we had the best time ever.Monica the house keeper does an amazing job and is such a special lady,also thanks to julia the agent she was very helpful and always on hand.We found a little beach 10 mins down the road where we swam with wild turtles they came in realy close to shore AMAZING.The local people are also amazing very friendly and welcoming. thank you again robin for making our holiday so special.

  • Review Submitted: May 9, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Grantley Adams International Airport at 30 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Mullins Beach Bar at 0.2 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Mullins Bay at 0.2 Kilometres Car: recommended


Driftwood is 200m from the lively Mullins Beach with it's popular beach bar and restaurant.

There is also a drinks/ice cream kiosk. Sunbeds with parasols are available and it is possible to arrange water sports and boat trips directly on the beach.

To the South of Mullins is the stunning Gibbs Beach which is great for a picnic and some peace and quiet.

Just North of Mullins are the beaches of Speightstown and Heywoods which are well worth visiting. To the south Reeds Bay and Alleynes Beach are both nearby.

Prices and Availability

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Our rates are very simple. The current price is £200.00 per night. This is the fixed total cost for the villa (rather than individual guests).
Ignore the price offered by OwnersDirect, we take bookings directly to save you booking fees.

You can either book directly through OwnersDirect and pay their booking fee.
If you click on 'Enquire Now' rather than 'Request To Book' we can take the booking directly and answer any questions that you may have too.

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Updated: 16-Mar-2017


Property Type

  • villa


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


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


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


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool ...

Onsite Services

  • Staff


  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea


  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • museums
  • recreation centre
  • reefs
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower
  • Shower room 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Two large, fully tiled bathrooms. One with full size bath and shower over bath, large contemporary wall mounted basin, glass shelving and shaver/hair dryer point. The second arranged as a wet room with wall mounted basin, glass shelving and shaver/hair dryer point.


  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 7 (3 Bedrooms, 1 Extra Child Bedrooom) Notes on bedrooms: Three large double bedrooms. Three of the double rooms have kingsize beds and the tv/media room can be made into a child's bedroom with a futon bed or roll-away single beds. All bedrooms benefit from large wardrobes, large chest of drawers and mirrors. Their is ample room for additional cots or fold out beds if needed.


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


  • Self-catering

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


  • Notes on accommodation: Driftwood has sliding sash windows with locks and external timber shutters in the traditional Bajan style. Driftwood has a total no smoking policy anywhere within the property and grounds. Outside: Driftwood has a private pool positioned at the back of the house. This is surrounded by a generous pool deck with four teak sun loungers with removable cushions. The pool is approximately 5m by 3 m in dimension with a maximum depth of 4ft 8. There are shallow steps at one end for easy access and an outside shower for before/after. The pool is cleaned and maintained once a week. There are gardens on all sides of the house with a large lawn area suitable for children to play as the sun goes down. The gardens are surrounded by fences and hedges with two secure gates. Utility Room: There is a separate utility room which includes an American style washer dryer and Belfast sink, with direct access into the garage. Within the garage there is shelving for storage of suitcases. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Housekeeping is included with bed linen changed 3 times week. Pool and bathroom towels are supplied and changed as necessary. Personal laundry service is available to be arranged directly with the house keeper. Other: Additional fold away beds and cots are available upon request at an additional cost.

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