Villa Crystal Springs Barbados. Does the idea of a Caribbean holiday in a historic home surrounded by mature gardens, and all set along the beachfront sound appealing? If so, the Villa Crystal Springs is for you. A ten-bedroom property, it is a truly breathtaking villa that was built in the 1940s of local stone, and which features truly lovely architectural features and style. Updated over the decades with the fine touch of Oliver Messel in the 1960s and then lovingly restored in 2015, it offers the very best of all possible amenities and comforts.
It is a seaside villa in the popular and scenic St. James area of Barbados, and it provides guests with direct access to the beachfront and is one of the very few homes with a cordoned swimming area for complete safety. There is also an 18-foot speedboat made available for guests to enjoy. The property is staffed with a chef, a cook and assistant, two butlers and an array of housekeepers as well as security and a professional boatman.
With almost two acres of private grounds, visitors enjoy mature gardens, stone terraces, and charming paths in addition to the luxurious indoor and outdoor living spaces. One of the most appealing of the outdoor spaces is the infinity edge pool lined with oversized sun beds. Ideal for hours of leisure, it also features a lovely pool house where two of the bedrooms are found. The covered terrace is another outdoor living space comfortably furnished, but overlooking the sea instead of the pool. A dining gazebo, annex, and pavilion also house comfortable and welcoming leisure areas.
Indoors you can enjoy large lounges and living rooms, a full-sized home theater, garden rooms, and the luxury of your bedroom. The main house has three king suites, the Annex features two king suites and the teahouse has one king suite. All of these rooms have luxurious en suite baths. The remaining are located in the pool house and pavilion, and they share large bathrooms.
Whether for a holiday or special event, the Villa Crystal Springs is a truly rare find and the ultimate private paradise.
18ft speedboat equipped for waterskiing, wakeboarding, tubing and snorkeling. (Petrol at additional fee)
Two stand-up paddleboards and Sunfish sailboat available.
Bedroom 1: Master bedroom with a king-size bed, A/C, ceiling fan, walk-in closet and en-suite bathroom with shower, bidet, double vanity and WC. 2 guests maximum.
Bedroom 2 (Sea Fan): Bedroom with two single beds (can be made up as a king-size bed), A/C, ceiling fan and en-suite bathroom with shower, vanity and WC. 2 guests maximum.
Bedroom 3 (Guava): Bedroom with two single beds (can be made up as a king-size bed), A/C, ceiling fan and en-suite bathroom with shower, vanity and WC. 2 guests maximum.
Bedroom 4 (Hummingbird): Bedroom with two single beds (can be made up as a king-size bed), A/C, ceiling fan, access to terrace with sea view and en-suite bathroom with shower, vanity and WC. 2 guests maximum.
Bedroom 5 (Green Monkey): Bedroom with a king-size bed, A/C, ceiling fan, sea view and en-suite bathroom with shower, vanity and WC. 2 guests maximum.
Pool Cottage (bedrooms are connected):
Bedroom 6 (Sunset South): Bedroom with a king-size bed, A/C, ceiling fan, walk-in closet, access to pool terrace with sea view and en-suite bathroom with shower, double vanity and WC. 2 guests maximum.
Bedroom 7 (Sunset North): Bedroom with two single beds (can be made up as a king-size bed), A/C, ceiling fan, walk-in closet, access to pool terrace with sea view and en-suite bathroom with shower, double vanity and WC. 2 guests maximum.
Bedroom 8: Bedroom with a king-size bed, sitting room with two single beds, A/C, ceiling fan and en-suite bathroom with shower, vanity and WC. 2 guests maximum.
Pavilion (bedrooms are connected):
Bedroom 9 (Pavilion South): Bedroom with two single beds (can be made up as a king-size bed), A/C, ceiling fan and en-suite bathroom with shower, vanity and WC. 2 guests maximum.
Bedroom 10 (Pavilion North): Bedroom with two single beds (can be made up as a king-size bed), A/C, ceiling fan and en-suite bathroom with shower, vanity and WC. 2 guests maximum.
Interior Access Bedrooms: 3
For new bookings the Property Manager is modifying the payment policy as follows :
~ 30% deposit due at the time of booking to confirm the reservation
~ Balance due 60 days prior to arrival
For new bookings the Property Manager is modifying the cancellation policy as follows :
~ If guests cancel the reservation more than 45 days prior to the arrival, 10% of the Gross Rental will be forfeited.
~ If guests cancel the reservation within 45 days of the arrival date, 100% of the Gross Rental will be forfeited
The Covid-19 Modified Cancellation Policy is applicable in the event that :
1. The Barbados government refuses passengers’ entry based on their origin (whether by residence, recent travel to a particular destination, or based on flight origin).
2. A Foreign government issues a specific travel ban to or from Barbados that prevents a guest from traveling.
3. A Foreign Commonwealth Office (FCO) Advisory against Barbados must exist.
Once a vacation home is selected, the pampered adventure begins. Our concierge team will assist with creating a magical and immersive vacation experience. Our services include
While available for advanced requests, the concierge team connects with guests 30 days prior to arrival to coordinate arrivals and to reserve desired services and experiences. Guests with scheduled Christmas/New Year stays will be contacted 90 days prior to arrival.
|2021 Apr 15 to Dec 15 April 15, 2021 - December 15, 2021 (5 night minimum)||5 7 8 10||$6,500.00 $8,150.00 $8,860.00 $10,070.00||$45,500.00 $57,050.00 $62,020.00 $70,490.00|
|2021 Dec 15 to Dec 20 December 15, 2021 - December 20, 2021 (7 night minimum)||7 8 10||$11,495.00 $12,510.00 $14,230.00||$80,465.00 $87,570.00 $99,610.00|
|2021 Dec 20 to 2022 Jan 11 December 20, 2021 - January 11, 2022 (14 night minimum)||10||Upon Request||Upon Request|
|2022 Jan 11 to Apr 15 January 11, 2022 - April 15, 2022 (7 night minimum)||7 8 10||$11,495.00 $12,510.00 $14,230.00||$80,465.00 $87,570.00 $99,610.00|
|2022 Apr 15 to Dec 15 April 15, 2022 - December 15, 2022 (5 night minimum)||5 7 8 10||$6,500.00 $8,150.00 $8,860.00 $10,070.00||$45,500.00 $57,050.00 $62,020.00 $70,490.00|
|2022 Dec 15 to Dec 20 December 15, 2022 - December 20, 2022 (7 night minimum)||7 8 10||$11,495.00 $12,510.00 $14,230.00||$80,465.00 $87,570.00 $99,610.00|
|2022 Dec 20 to 2023 Jan 11 December 20, 2022 - January 11, 2023 (14 night minimum)||10||Upon Request||Upon Request|
Rates based on 20 guests.
Note: The rates above are subject to 11.5% Tax/Service Charge.
Payments accepted in US Dollars, Euros, British Pound, Canadian Dollars, Swiss Franc, Fijian Dollars, Thai Baht, Australian Dollars, New Zealand Dollars, Barbadian Dollars.
Major credit cards accepted in US Dollars.
We stayed at Crystal Springs as a group of 14 for my father in laws birthday, we had done much research prior to our booking but Crystal Springs captured our hearts at first glance just by the pictures and the fact that the grounds were spread out. I can not provide enough justice in words to the villa of how special it is. Upon the opening of the gates at arrival the beautiful scenes that greeted us as we descended down the driveway were breathtaking, and Amanda and all of the staff waiting out front to greet us I knew within them very few seconds this was the start of a very special week.
The villa has 10 bedrooms we hired rooms 1-7 of these which includes the pool house each room had its own beautiful character and were immaculate. The villa in itself is beautiful and I am still pinching myself that we were fortunate enough to stay in this place of paradise. Lots of places to sit and relax and communal areas for you all to dine and socialise. Considering there was 14 of us we did not feel like we were on top of each other during our stay. The private beach is beautiful and I thoroughly enjoyed sitting down there looking out at the picturesque scenery. The infinity pool is perfect with beds all round and great views out to sea.
The food was amazing, and was great to try some of the local dishes. 3 of our group had a personal cooking lesson from Elridge (the chef) who taught us how to make his signature curry which was fantastic and we look forward to following this and making in the UK although I'm not sure it will be the same! Thankyou to Sharnell, Elridge, Timmoty and Shirley for your beautiful meals throughout the stay
There is a boat for use within the villa which we used for water sports and Trevor took great care of us. The grounds are beautiful and well kept. There is Laundry service within the villa and I know for next time I certainly do not need to overpack. Cinema and gym also within the grounds you honestly could not ask for anymore.
I would like to say Thankyou to Marlon and Keith for the fun filled laughs and for providing us with the untold amounts of rum punch, you really could not have done no more for us and we thank you!
All of the staff were very friendly and attentive to our every need, it really was a joy seeing them each day. Crystal springs has spoilt us as we will never receive the personal service and beautiful settings staying in anywhere else. Thank you to all of the staff for such a memorable holiday your hard work and attention to detail certainly made our stay pleasurable and memories that will be with us for a life time.
A special thank you to Amanda for all your help during our stay especially with our surprises for the birthday man. Lastly to the owners Thankyou from the bottom of our hearts for allowing us to stay in your beautiful home, everything from the grounds, to the decor and the staff are pure perfection and we could not have asked for anything more.
We will definitely be returning in the near future and can not recommend enough!
Wow, what can I say about Crystal Springs other than it is absolutely perfect. From the moment we pulled up to the front of the stunning property, to touring the Messel designed interiors, I was totally blown away. The exterior is incredible, with stunning views of the blue sea all along the front which you can enjoy in all three main dining areas. I love the gully full of flowers, perfect for sauntering down to the beach - where you can relax or enjoy water sports, paddle boarding and the speed boat. The infinity pool is the perfect temperature and ideal for a lazy few hours between snorkelling with turtles and exploring the island. Each room is gorgeous, with very comfortable beds and all the top amenities you could need. But perhaps the best thing about this incredible property is the amazing staff who go out of their way to make your stay such a special one. There's a very relaxed, happy atmosphere and you're made to feel at home from the second you arrive. Thank you all for such a special stay full of memories that I'll always treasure.