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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
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. :)
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
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!
Barry and Barb
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
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
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
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
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!
Walk, bike or taxi (water/land) to the beach.
Biking around Barra is a treat.
Local knowledge from Barb and Barry lets you decide on what to see and do.
So many restaurants and shops that gave you so much variety on incredible meals and gifts....More
Date of stay: March 2018
barbarajeandurham, VR Owner at Villa Santa Barbara Penthouse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2018
Just a delightful couple!So thoughtful and fun,we welcome you back anytime! All the best Barry and Barb
We spent time at Barb and Barry , they are the best people to entertain visitors, they know the area and they help you in visiting the area, they can help you find the best boat for deep sea fishing, the best beach, the best...More
Date of stay: February 2016
Management response:Responded 1 June 2016
Dear Larry, thank you for your kindness and generosity and all your knowledge about fishing. We really enjoyed your company, all your knowledge about fishing and sharing your incredible life story's with us. We hope to see you next visit.
Barry and Barb
My husband and I just returned from a week in the Penthouse suite at Villa Santa Barbara and it was wonderful. The property is incredibly clean, the beds are comfortable, the pool is lovely. Dealing with Barb leading up to our trip was a dream,...More
We enjoyed our stay with Barb and Barry very much. The apartment was better than we could have hoped for. Great location, great hosts. Everything you could need was in the unit. We spent our time driving around checking all the great beaches and towns...More
We really enjoyed our stay at Casa Barbara. It was the beginning of the season, so the humidity was very high and the bugs did come out about happy hour time. However, that was the only negative things during our stay. Our hosts, Barbara and...More
Date of stay: November 2013
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Management response:Responded 5 December 2013
It was a pleasure to have you both with stay with us,we enjoyed your company as well as your friends,lots of laughs and fun! Thanks you
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.
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.