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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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Reviewed 1 April 2018

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
Thank 1963christopher
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

Reviewed 1 June 2016

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
Thank Larry694
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. Kind regards, Barry and Barb

Reviewed 20 October 2015

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

Date of stay: October 2015
Thank tulamoon
Reviewed 18 December 2014

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

Date of stay: December 2014
Thank Gary V
Reviewed 6 December 2013

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
1  Thank Mickey1952
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

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Reviewed 5 April 2013

We stayed at Villa SantaBarbara in January 2013 for 2 weeks and it was absolutely fantastic!! It was exactly as promised and better. Barry and Barb are the best hosts you could ask for - they are so friendly, welcoming, hospitable, patient and helpful. The...More

Date of stay: January 2013
1  Thank valdanmalakoff
Reviewed 26 March 2013

We stayed in the one bedroom end unit for 9 days. Barb and Barry were very accomadating from the minute we arrived. They had some beer and food allready in our fridge to get us started. They even had a bottle of wine for us....More

Date of stay: March 2013
1  Thank 1lorena
Reviewed 19 March 2013

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Villa Santa Barbara.We felt very welcome by Barbara and Barry who provided lots of ideas of what to do while visiting the area. The accommodations were great! Very comfortable, relaxing ,clean, bright and cheerful. A great...More

Date of stay: March 2013
1  Thank chriscal13
Management response:Responded 18 March 2013

Thank you so much for your great review. We really appreciated it. It was Also a pleasure having you as our guests and would love to have you and your...More

Reviewed 2 February 2013

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Villa de Santa Barbara. Barry and Barb, the owners, were very accomodating and knowledgeable about the goings on in the area. They spoke Spanish as well! The listing description and pictures were accurate; the entire place was beautiful and...More

Date of stay: January 2013
Thank lilrdhd
Reviewed 1 January 2013

The setting is wonderful, right on the canal; we could walk into town and to the little marina where we worked on the new-to-us sailboat. Barb and Barry were helpful and welcoming and even had a recommendation for a guy to work on our outboard...More

Date of stay: December 2012
Thank HappySailors430
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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