Nelson Gay - Speightstown, West Coast

6 bedroom Barbados holiday villa

the beach directly outside Nelson Gay which is hidden between the trees


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Located on the exclusive west coast, Nelson Gay's gate opens out directly on to a stunning crescent of perfect coral sand. The clear, sheltered water is roped-off for safe swimming and is ideal for all water sports. There's also a coral reef with excellent snorkelling.

This elegant coral stone Palladian mansion is set in a lush tropical estate of nearly 2 acres. Built for the US Ambassador over 50 years ago, the timeless good taste this property offers is hard to find in more recent properties. However it has also been kept up to date with modern amenities.

An impressive 50ft pool leads the eye naturally from the house to the beach and being tiled in Italian green mosaic it blends in beautifully with the lush tropical vegetation.

The elegant garden gazebo by the beach seats up to 14 and is equipped with a wet bar and fridge. The dining table on the partly covered terrace can seat up to 20. The coral stone formal dining room features a glass topped table by Oliver Messel and seats up to 12.

There are 5 double bedrooms in the main house plus a self-contained cottage which sleeps 3. Therefore total capacity in the house and cottage is 14. By special arrangement 4 more guests can be accommodated in the the 2 self-contained Chattel Houses making a maximum of 18. There is a portable crib for babies up to 9 months. All bedrooms are en-suite with air-con.

This Barbados holiday villa really does offer great flexibility and is perfect for a couple/small family who like generous hospitality spaces or for a large family/two families needing numerous sleeping options.

Nelson Gay is also perfect for children, as this Barbados villa rental is all on one level and the pool can be fenced off if required.

Being set on a half-mile of beautiful beach and discreetly screened by its own tropical gardens, Nelson Gay is often considered to be situated in one of the best locations on the west coast of Barbados. It really is one of Barbados' best kept secrets.


the pool and gardens at this Barbados villa

6 bedrooms - 2 kings / 3 queens / 3 singles (in cottage)

cable tv/dvd in 5 bedrooms plus DVD player in cottage

media room with 60" cable tv plus huge DVD/CD collection

beachfront location plus private swimming pool with gazebo

high speed wireless internet, snorkels, games to use

walking distance to shops & close to tennis, gym & spa

cook, housekeeper/laundress service

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'An elegant beachfront house that opens out on to the perfect white sand of the west coast'