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Villa Santa Barbara Penthouse

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Overview
2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
6 guests
3 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
This beautiful luxury Penthouse is situated in one of Barra's best locations on the quiet corner end of the canal that is nearest to the village. It is a close walk or bike ride (provided to guests) to town or a water taxi will pick you up at your own dock. Surrounded by water on two of four sides, it is close enough to walk to everything but far enough away that you will not hear the noise from town or the buses. This property always has a tropical breeze off the water and you can watch fish boats go by or even buy fish. This private. Penthouse It is separated by the palapa and stands alone and can sleep up to 5 people. The master suite looks over the dining area when the shutters are opened and on to the water and comes with a 42 inch flat screen tv and private bathroom. The guest ...This beautiful luxury Penthouse is situated in one of Barra's best locations on the quiet corner end of the canal that is nearest to the village. It is a close walk or bike ride (provided to guests) to town or a water taxi will pick you up at your own dock. Surrounded by water on two of four sides, it is close enough to walk to everything but far enough away that you will not hear the noise from town or the buses. This property always has a tropical breeze off the water and you can watch fish boats go by or even buy fish. This private. Penthouse It is separated by the palapa and stands alone and can sleep up to 5 people. The master suite looks over the dining area when the shutters are opened and on to the water and comes with a 42 inch flat screen tv and private bathroom. The guest bedroom looks over the pool and canal.. The Penthouse has a gourmet kitchen,,built in bbq,big dining area,king sofa bed and views everywhere,perfect for entertaining. It has one of the best views in Barra with comfortable lounge chairs surrounding the pool,hammocks and palapa for shade. The outdoor kitchen is great for entertaining and comes with a stove fridge and bbq as well as a bathroom next to it. We will have snacks and beverages awaiting your arrival (Dec through April. 1st) Please note, managers are available on site to help need 24 hours 12 months a year and will be there to greet you with beverages and snacks upon arrival your arrival November through April 30th. Our place is a licensed business. When booking a rental it is important to find out if the place you rented is licensed. If it is not and the owners rent without a license and do not pay taxes, authorities are notified you may be told to leave. Always ask. With concerns regarding Covid 19 we are doing everything we can to ensure you have a safe relaxing stay and have taken measures to protect our guest, staff and ourselves. We have hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas and Physical distancing measures, contactless check-in/check-out as well as Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning. We use cleaning chemicals that are effective against Covid and Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays. Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: 1416More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
Pets are allowed upon approval and a charge will be applied. Smoking in allowed in designated areas
Bathrooms
2 Full baths
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About the Owner
Barbara J
Languages spoken:English, Spanish
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2010
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1 - 5 of 21 reviews

Reviewed 23 February 2020

Beautiful spot on the canal. Host were very kind and helpful. They went beyond to arrange transportation for us. It's a 5 min walk to town or a water taxi 30 peso per person. Highly recommend staying here. :)

Date of stay: February 2020
Thank Glassofbrandi
Reviewed 1 April 2019

This is the spot in Barra De Navidad to relax and recharge. Barb and Barry are great hosts and can provide you with the must see and must do in Barra. The accommodations were great, the pool was spotless and having the French Baker deliver...More

Date of stay: March 2019
Thank 1963christopher
barbarajeandurham, VR Owner at Villa Santa Barbara Penthouse, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2019

Thank you both for staying with us and we are happy to hear you had a great vacation! We hope to see you again! Kind regards, Barry and Barb

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Reviewed 25 February 2019

Villa Santa Barbara and the Penthouse Suite is everything we expected, and more. It has plenty of room, comfortable furniture, and a private balcony. It’s fun to see the fishing boats go by in the canal. We had a great view of the Grand Bay,...More

Date of stay: January 2019
1  Thank Teepeota
Reviewed 6 January 2019 via mobile

Villas Santa Barbara is the best! Clean, peaceful, easy access to town, lovely pool, art everywhere. And excellent WiFi. The best part is your hosts Barbara and Barry. They are kind, helpful, as available as you want them, hospitable and gracious people. It was wonderful...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank chelabela
barbarajeandurham, VR Owner at Villa Santa Barbara Penthouse, responded to this reviewResponded 7 January 2019

Such a lovely couple and so kind. The musician Quig playing soft gentle tunes was the best,we miss you already! Thanks so much for staying with us and we wish you all the best in the year to come and look forward to seeing you...More

Reviewed 2 December 2018

This was heavenly! 4 of us arrived and couldn't believe the beauty of the setting - on a lagoon with wonderful views, and so close too to the ocean -- and that we could take a water taxi to dinner, and that Barbara and Barry...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank egoldnrio
barbarajeandurham, VR Owner at Villa Santa Barbara Penthouse, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2018

It was our pleasure to have such great people stay with us. We really enjoyed each and everyone one,we can not wait to meet again!

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
Air Conditioning
Alarm Clock
Balcony
Grill
Blender
Boat Available
Books
Ceiling Fans
Deck
Dishwasher
Dryer
Refrigerator
Garage
Internet Access
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Microwave
Mountain Views
Outdoor Dining Area
Paper Towels Provided
Parking
Cable/satellite TV
Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Shared Garden
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Cooker
Telephone
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Water Views
Waterfront
Wi-Fi
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
This unique property is situated at the end of a canal with water on two of three sides.It is very quiet and you will not see or hear cars,onl ythe sounds of many different birds and boats going by. You can walk a short eight min walk to the centreand beach or take a boat from your private dock.If you have a car you will be in the heart of Barra in minutes.The property boasts one of the best views in Barra.
Getting around
It is easy to get around, we are a four minute taxi ride to town, five minute water taxi ride, a ten minute walk or close bike ride.You will not need a car unless you want to leave the area and explore. You can also hire a recommended taxi for this.
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