Answers to some common questions

Conditions Of Reservation

The minimum night say is 5 nights. 

For reservations within or overlapping Dec 20th – Mar 28th, the minimum night say is 7 nights

Check-in From 15:00 hours & Check-out Until 12:00 hours


The deposit is 25% of the total cost of the booking and is due within 7 days after this booking is made.

In the event that the deposit has not been received by the relevant due date, the booking will not be secured and may be canceled.

Bookings made within 8 weeks prior to arrival must be paid in full within 7 days after the booking is made.



The balance is due 8 weeks prior to arrival.

~Cancellation Policy

In the event of a cancellation, we will refund your payment less the deposit if it is four weeks or less prior to arrival at the property.

If you cancel four weeks or more prior to your arrival date, you will be refunded your total payment but administration charges will apply.

To ensure the property is properly cleaned, inspected and prepared for you, the check-in time is 3PM. Housekeeping must have adequate time to clean the entire property, along with addressing any maintenance concerns, if applicable. We will do our best to meet your request if the property is ready before 3PM.

Check out time is 11AM. The property may have another guest arriving the same day, so housekeeping arrives promptly at 11AM. They must have adequate time to clean the entire property, along with addressing any maintenance concerns, if applicable. If there are no guests arriving the day that you check out, we will be happy to offer you a later check out time.

Bank transfer

Cash on arrival

Property Related

Only the number of people you listed on the booking agreement form. Bibian’s Beach House sleeps a maximum of four people and Fidji’s Beach House sleeps a maximum of 5 people.

Yes, Utilities are included. The only thing we ask is that to conserve energy you turn off the air condition units before leaving the house. Also, water is precious on the island so we urge you to not waste it.

No, daily housekeeping is optional. You may request a housekeeper and pay her directly. The daily rate for a housekeeper is $100.00 Bds. ($50.00 USD) The housekeeper will tidy the kitchen, living room, bedrooms, bathrooms, change linens and towels and do your laundry.

All bed linens are included as well as bath and beach towels.

Yes, an initial supply of toilet paper and paper towels are provided. You will replenish your supply as it runs out.

Yes, small hand soaps and an initial supply of dish soap are provided.

Is there a washing machine/Dryer?
There is a washing machine for each house but there are no dryers. We do provide clothes lines, clothes pegs and Barbados provides the sunshine and breezes. Laundry detergent is not provided so you will have to purchase if you need.

Yes, there is parking in front of Fidji’s Beach house for two cars. There is also additional parking across the street in an empty lot that belongs to the owners of the beach house.

Your contact is Denise Ballantyne – the property manager. You may reach her day or night at 246-821-9494 or 246-432-1775.

We provide all the necessary amenities that you would experience in the comforts of home. This includes: WiFi, cable TV, washing machine, all linens/bath and hand towels for the bedrooms, bathrooms and kitchen. The kitchens are fully stocked with tableware and glassware, utensils, pots and pans and a coffee maker, blender and toaster. We provide starter kits to get you through the first few days, such as toilet paper, trash bags, hand soap, detergent, shampoo/conditioner and bath soap. We also provide beach towels.

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How long is the flight?

The island is easily accessible from several major cities. These examples are based on average direct flights: New York JFK – 4 hours 20 minutes Miami – 3 hours 35 minutes London Gatwick – 8 hours 50 minutes Manchester – 9 hours 5 minutes Toronto – 5 hours 15 minutes Frankfurt – 9 hours 53 minutes

Additional Questions

Yes, there is a doctor’s office and a Pharmacy nearby (a 4 minute walk) called the Omniplus Centre – 246-432-7751. There is also a pharmacy located there called FelimarPlus Pharmacy.
If you require an emergency Medical center during the night or on the weekend, there is Sandy Crest Medical in Sunset Crest (7 minutes by car) and they have Doctors on staff 24hr/7 days a week. Their number is 246-419-4911

Should you need a taxi, you may call Crystal Cove’s Taxi stand at 432-8253 and have one delivered to your door or you can walk north – just 1 minute. They are located across the street from the Crystal Cove Hotel.
There is a bus stop for going south (towards Bridgetown) across the street from the beach house and the bus fare is $3.50 per ride. There is also a bus stop going North located directly in front of the Crystal Cove Hotel. There are two type of public transport buses – large blue buses which are public buses and you must have exact fare and there are the smaller yellow buses which are privately owned and they will give you change if you don’t have the exact fare.
Is it easy to get around the island by public transportation? Yes, it will take some planning but there are bus routes all over the island. In order to plan your trip, you may visit the website of the Transport Board at You may also call 310-3572 to get bus schedules.

YES!! There are several restaurants/food places nearby.

Walking North from the beach house:
Golden Anchor – If you are in the mood for Bajan food – take out or eat in, this road-side bar with outdoor seating is just the ticket. 5 minutes from the property.

Cariba – Only 6 minutes away walking. Modern cuisine with an Asian Twist in a charming Chattel House.

QP Bistro – International cuisine meets Caribbean flavors in this upscale restaurant situated on a corner cliff with spectacular views and amazing ambiance. Features Live Entertainment. It’s an 8 minute walk from the property.

The Cliff – This is the more formal restaurant next to QP Bistro and it is luxurious fine dining with a Michelin star Chef. $$$$ Also, an 8 minute walk.

De Clay Pot – Artisan pizzeria with an island twist. It is an 11 minute walk just around the bend. $15 – $50 BDS.

Karibu – A small bar and restaurant. Absolutely delicious Local food. $30 -$50. It’s a 13 minute walk along Highway 1.

The Roti Den –This is a small restaurant on the corner or Holder’s Hill and Highway 1 serving Caribbean Indian dishes. 13 minute walk or 2 minutes by car.


Walking South from the beach house

Bikini Beach Bar – a new bar and grill restaurant just a 2 minute walk south via Highway 1 or the beach.

Wendy’s Sports Bar – a local hangout spot specializing in local cuisine and watching sports on the big screens. It’s an 8 minute walk from the beach house or 2 minutes via car.

LemonRock Bar & Restaurant – Local food, drinks, Karaoke and game nights as well. Its an 11 minute walk away.
Il Tempio – Authentic Italian food beachside – moderate to expensive. It’s a popular spot for drinks and sunset watching. It’s a 9 minute walk south of the property via Highway 1.

Kylro – local food takeout next to Jordan’s Supermarket. Opens 7 am to 2 pm from Mon to Sat.

La Cabane – Upscale Beach Bar serving Mediterranean Style food ($20 – $90) – 4 minutes by car/ 8 minutes by bus or a 25 minute walk.


Yes, there is a small supermarket and a grocery store nearby for your shopping convenience.
Jordan’s Supermarket is a 9 minute walk to the South via Highway 1. Opens 8 am to 8 pm daily except Sundays 8 am to 2 pm.

Wellbeck’s Grocery store is a 6 minute walk to the North via Highway 1. Opens from 10 am to 6 pm. Closed on Sundays. A small grocery offering organic fruits, vegetables and specialty breads among other goodies.
There is a larger supermarket in Holetown (8 minute drive) called Massy Stores Supermarket and they have a wider variety of products on offer. Their opening hours are 8 am to 8 pm Mon to Sat and 8 to 4 on Sundays.

The island is 21 miles (34 km) long and 14 miles (23 km) wide.
The land area of the isle measures 166.4 square miles (431 km2).

Temperatures range from between 27 – 30 degrees Celsius (80-86 degrees Fahrenheit) with 70 – 76 per cent humidity for most of the year. The island is cooled by the North-East Tradewinds and most days, you’ll enjoy eight to nine hours of glorious sunshine.
December to May is considered the dry season in Barbados and the ‘winter’ period for most northern hemispheres. The wet season begins in June and runs until November. Most showers are short and sometimes intense, but the sun comes out again. Barbados, luckily, has not been directly affected by hurricanes.

Yes! The water in Barbados is very safe to drink as it is filtered naturally through coral limestone rock. Over 85 per cent of Barbados is made up of coral limestone, meaning Barbados’ water is of very high quality. You will be asked at restaurants if you want tap or bottled water. It is safe to choose the tap water – it’s cheaper and delicious.

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