Rental Villa Close to Beaches with Private Plunge Pool

Desert Rose: Holetown, St. James

Self Catering Holiday Rental Villa
  • Holiday Rental Description
  • Property Type
  • Rental Type
  • Bedrooms
  • Bathrooms
  • Sleeps
  • Pool
  • Sea View
  • Additional Info
    Wireless Internet, Cable TV, DVD Player, Stereo System, BBQ, Safe, Hairdryer, No Smoking, Child Friendly
  • Air Conditioning
  • Maid Service
    Yes - twice per week
  • Price From
    US$395 Per Night
  • Distances
  • To Beach
    500 metres
  • To Local Shops
    15 minute walk to Holetown
  • To Nearest Town
    15 minute walk to Holetown
  • To Airport
    12 miles, 30 minutes drive

Self Catering Holiday Rental Villa

4 Bedroom Holiday Villa in Holetown on the West Coast of Barbados

Self catering holiday rental villa, Desert Rose is ideally located at Pavilion Grove, close to Holetown, St James. Pavilion Grove is an exclusive, gated development of six detached villas, each with their own private plunge pool surrounded by beautifully landscaped gardens. Situated just a few minutes walk from the beaches of Glitter Bay Hotel and the Fairmont Royal Pavilion Hotel on the fabulous West Coast of Barbados.

The villa is a comfortable, detached 4 bedroom property offering approximately 2,000 sq ft of living space, it’s fully air conditioned and beautifully furnished. Desert Rose provides the finest in self catering accommodation.

Desert Rose has four bedrooms – 1 bedroom is on the ground floor and the remaining 3 bedrooms  are upstairs.  All of the bedrooms are air conditioned and have ceiling fans, and are equipped with hair dryers. They all have en-suite bathrooms.

The master bedroom has a king size bed and a double sized futon which can sleep 2. It has a large shower room.
The remaining 2 bedrooms upstairs have double beds and shower rooms.   The downstairs bedroom has twin beds, which can be made up as king.

The living room, kitchen, dining area and laundry room are all on the ground floor. The modern fitted kitchen is fully equipped. The living room is complete with Cable TV, DVD player and is air conditioned with ceiling fans, opening onto a verandah both at the side and the front of the villa. To the side there is a sun deck with a large plunge pool, BBQ and sun loungers.

Facilities Include:

  • Large plunge pool
  • Sun loungers
  • Air-conditioned Bedrooms
  • Ceiling fans throughout
  • BBQ
  • Cable TV
  • CD player
  • I-pod docking station
  • DVD player
  • High Speed Wireless Internet Access
  • Safe
  • Telephone
  • Linens provided
  • Maid service
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels and beach towels provided
  • Iron & board
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Dining area (indoor and outdoor)

Outside there is off-road parking for a car.  We’re happy to provide quote for car hire.  Car hire is a great addition to your stay and certainly helps with the shopping, but not essential at this villa as it’s so close to Holetown.  The bus stop is very convenient and the buses are frequent and inexpensive.

We are happy to help with any arrangements before or during your stay.  Additional services can be arranged such as a villa chef, ‘spa at home’ therapies, babysitting, tennis coaching.  There are so many things to see and do and all watersports are available from the nearby beach – a catamaran trip is a wonderful way to see the island and to swim with out beautiful turtles and tropical fish.  There are fabulous tropical gardens to visit and many activities such as yoga and horse riding.  The dining choices are endless and of the highest quality from road side eateries to world class fine dining.

Desert Rose is perfectly suited for a family holiday or a group of friends.  Equally it can be a quiet romantic getaway or great accommodation for business travellers requiring some comfort and a base from which to work or commute. Contact us to check availability and make a reservation at this charming self catering holiday rental villa.

  • Holiday Rental Rates
  • Rates in US$ Per Night
  • Winter Season: 10 Jan - 30 April
  • Summer Season: 1 May - 16 Dec
  • Christmas: 17 Dec - 9 Jan
  • There is a 5% Government Levy added to the total price.
  • There is a booking fee of US$30.
  • There is a security deposit held against damages of US$1000.
  • There is a minimum stay of 4 nights.
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Prices are quoted in US Dollars unless stated otherwise.

Prices are subject to change.

From time to time special offers and discounts may be available.




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Telephone: (246) 262 4505

Freephone: 0208 819 7363



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Superb - Highly recommended

April 3, 2019 by Andrew

Desert Rose is a superb villa in a wonderful country. We all felt completely secure in the gated Pavilion Grove. The villa is roomy and has everything a family on holiday requires (there were 8 in our group). Because the pool is not too deep (just three feet) its was ideal to have our 4 year old to float about in. The villa has its own parking space right at the side which is great.
Every bedroom has its own bathroom facilities so everyone had privacy. There was plenty of room for social times on the veranda or by the pool. We enjoyed breakfast outside everyday. The villa also has ceiling fans as well as air-conditioning, just in case you don’t like a/c.
Karen, our superhost, was always considerate and professional. She responded swiftly to all of my questions. The concierge service was excellent, always on hand and with lots of local knowledge. We really appreciated the driver service from the airport.
I totally recommend Desert Rose. We all had a fantastic time. We were thrilled with everything and would most certainly recommend the villa. Thank you.

Didn't want to leave!

March 23, 2019 by Deborah

We stayed for 7 nights at Desert Rose Villa. There were six of us plus a baby. It was comfortable for everyone. Just a short walk to the lovely beach and conveniently located for Holetown. A real home from home. We didn’t want to leave!

Totally perfect

January 24, 2019 by Simon

Totally perfect for our group of eight adults. All of the rooms are spotlessly clean and there is lots of space throughout the villa. The kitchen is really well stocked with everything you need. Desert Rose is just a few minutes easy walk to a superb beach that we have become familiar with. It’s really near to the Lone Star Restaurant and The Top Deck for great beach dining. We are eight very happy people who will all be re-booking as soon as the flight dates are made available!!


January 17, 2019 by Susan

We found Desert Rose to be well appointed and very clean. The villa is well looked after. It was just a bit too far for us to walk into Holetown but the buses are everywhere and very frequent and inexpensive so it wasn’t a problem. The property manager Jacintha was on hand to help with any queries and she made our beach arrangements at ‘Top Deck’.
We had a fabulous stay. We really like the location and Jacintha. All we required was attended to right away. We would absolutely love to return.

Lovely stay!

November 18, 2018 by Randy Clemens

My family and I stayed a week here and had an amazing time! The house was spotless, had plenty of towels and sheets, and was even stocked with basic food necessities, water, bread, eggs etc for the next morning. A huge help when you arrive at night with little children! We were greeted by the hostess Jacintha who was wonderful ! She even babysat our kids one night so we could go out. The location is convenient, very close drive to Holetown and a short walk to the beach! All in all a wonderful stay. Thanks very much!

Hope to be back!

June 27, 2018 by Chris

Desert Rose was well suited for our holiday in Barbados. The villa is just a short drive to a marine sanctuary on the beach, where you can swim and snorkel. Grocery shopping was simple at the Massy Supermarket in Holetown. There are excellent bars and restaurants, and we enjoyed great sunsets. At Millie's fish-market we found fresh fish daily. Desert Rose is perfectly equipped and we made good use of the BBQ. We used the plunge pool and the deck every day. We enjoyed our dinner on the veranda, serenaded by the singing tree frogs! We would all love to stay at Desert Rose again and hope to be back soon!

Highly Recommended

February 18, 2018 by Michael

I completely recommend this villa for everyone in search of a really peaceful, relaxed, and scenic get-away. The accommodation are lovely and a reasonable price. Hosts supplied lots of recommendations and local suggestions. Four of us stayed at Desert Rose and we each had our own bedroom with a private bathroom and temperature controlled air conditioning. We cooked and ate al fresco each morning before we took the short stroll to the beach or we would hop onto a bus for another adventure. We miss Barbados!

Great holiday home

February 13, 2018 by Mathew

Our stay was great. The villa is very well set out and every thing is of really good quality and exactly as listed on the web site. It’s a five minute stroll to a gorgeous beach and a just short bus or taxi journey to Holetown. Jacintha did an excellent job of settling us in on arrival and was accommodating for our check out. I hope we are able to return again soon !

Beautiful home

June 16, 2017 by Barbara

Had 10 nights here. A spacious, homely, secure ,ultra clean and comfortable home.? Fantasic location close to some of the best eateries and beaches and within walking distance to Hole-town. I can't wait to go back. A real hidden gem.....stunning and more than delivered on our expectations

Perfect location, beautiful and immaculate colonial style house…an all-round winner!!

June 15, 2017 by Michelle Mercer

An absolutely beautiful house in the heart of St. James, Barbados. Immaculately clean, with 4 big double bedrooms and large bathrooms (3 of which are en-suite). This lovely house is typically colonial style and located in a perfect spot. Five minutes from Holetown, the shops and of course, bars and restaurants. It’s also just a couple of minutes walk from the stunning beaches at St James. We walked down the beach almost everyday and had lunch at the famous JuJu's and The Lone Star, which are both literally minutes away too. We found at great spot with extremely comfortable beds outside Santi beach bar, where the famous 'Freddie' attends to your every need with humour, charm and courtesy. The house is ideal for families, groups of friends and/or couples. We went as a group of 4 mature ladies and had a fantastic time. We will most definitely be coming back to this winner of a house at St. James!!

Paradise Rentals Barbados , USA 5.0 5.0 17 17 Desert Rose is a superb villa in a wonderful country. We all felt completely secure in the gated Pavilion Grove. The villa is roomy and has everything a family on holiday require