Villa Santa Barbara is a beautiful casa located on the canal in Barra. It is a short 5-10 minute walk to town and the ocean- or you can choose take a water taxi which picks you up at the dock of the villa and drops you off in town! There are lots of great restaurants, shopping and groceries all within walking distance.
The owners, Barb and Barry, we're very welcoming - the fruit basket, wine, basic groceries and dinner on the first night were a nice touch and very thoughtful. Our suite was well appointed having a fully eqipped kitchen, fridge, stove, microwave and BBQ. The shared space around the pool area includes a large palapa and your own deck loungers and sun umbrella.
I think the most important part was that Barb and Barry do a fantastic job of making their house feel like your own home while you are there!
This is a quaint, lovely, little boutique hotel. We were greeted by the owner, shown around the property and felt more welcome than we ever had before! Barbara is friendly and very informed about the entire area.
There’s a water taxi that takes you to shopping or restaurants. It’s amazing! We loved it and will go back soon. Don’t miss Villa Santa Barbara if you’re going to be in Barra de Navidad.
Our stay was truly wonderful, the suite beautiful and comfortable. The location just perfect and easy to get around. Our hostess planned everything and provided everything we could possibly need she was also available to answer any questions and provide info on the local town and the best places to go,as well she was a lovely and easy to talk to woman,we had a perfect stay and would stay there again as our stay wasnt long enough.
Wonderful pet friendly condo which has everything you need. Home away from home with a touch of luxury. Fabulous location, everything is close by. Our hosts were amazing. WIll definitely return
This is a terrific property with delightful hosts. The photos do not do this unit justice - everything is designed and decorated with guest comfort in mind. Huge walk-in shower, double sinks, large fluffy towels and robes highlight the luxurious bath. The bedroom features a comfortable king bed, large closet and lots of drawers for clothes and personal items. Although the tropical breezes and well placed ceiling fan negated the need, the bedroom has air conditioning available. The kitchen is fully equipped and this unit includes a private outdoor barbecue. The living room floor to ceiling sliding doors showcase water views and original artwork that captures the freedom and adventure of a good vacation. We enjoyed afternoons lounging in the pool or under the palapa. The home is situated on a corner lot on one of the Barra canals, ensuring natural cross ventilation. Excellent wi-fi too! Highlight of this property are the gracious hosts - from the home made meal at the end of arrival travel day to suggestions about area activities, Barbara and Barry are the best. Solid referrals for drivers, boat captains, restaurants, bars, grocery stores, shops and day trips - they never steered us wrong. This property is a gem! We'll be back & will recommend it to our friends.
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