The Great House
Caribbean / Barbados / Speightstown
The Great House is a luxurious yet warm and welcoming island home spanning two and a half acres of manicured tropical gardens with 100 meters of prime Caribbean beachfront and a full complement of staff to cater to every need.
Its understated style and elegance borrow much from Europe and North America while retaining its original Barbadian charm.
On the seaside stands the Great House with the Great Bar overlooking a large infinity pool and the Caribbean Sea. In the Great House, the Carriage House, the two cottages and Hillaby House there are twelve spacious suites for up to 30 guests. The seaside offers numerous possibilities for formal or informal dining, entertainment or tranquil relaxation. Set amongst lily ponds, lawns and lovingly tended gardens, our neighboring land side houses a large games room, home cinema, spa room, fully equipped gym, conference room and a floodlit US Open style tennis court.
Air-conditioned home cinema with a 120’’ projector screen, Apple TV, popcorn maker and surround sound.
Pool table, air hockey, table tennis, backgammon and chess tables, and a wide range of family board games.
A central bar opening onto an infinity pool and flanked by majestic salt water aquariums with local reef fish.
State-of-the-art gym with Technogym equipment, kettlebells, free weights and exercise balls.
A quiet area, to read, relax, play games, work or catch up on emails and correspondence.
A private massage room and shower suite on the seaside property.
Musically inclined guests can enjoy use of the grand piano while overlooking the ocean.
High speed WiFi throughout the property. Conference room with work station, printer and video conferencing.
Calming spa rooms for massages and external spa services of your choosing.
Boats and Toys
A 33 ft motor boat and 18 ft speedboat with ride-on inflatables, SUP’s, snorkeling and kayaks.
12 Bedrooms, 12 Bathrooms
Sleeps 30 Guests
Baby crib and highchair
Alarm system linked to a central security company
One suite is wheelchair compatible
33 foot motor boat
18 foot speed boat
Flood-lit tennis court
Private state-of-the-art gym
Spa treatment room
Fully equipped kitchen
Brick pizza oven
Al fresco dining
Salt water aquariums
Filtered water stations
Sonos Sound System
Family board games
Bedroom DetailsThe Great House Garden Suite: King bed, en-suite bathroom, wheelchair accessible, safe
The Great House North Suite: King bed, en-suite bathroom, safe
The Great House Centre Suite: 2 twin beds or 1 king bed, en-suite bathroom, safe
The Great House South Suite: King bed, en-suite bathroom, safe
Hillaby House Upper Suite: King bed, en-suite bathroom, safe
Hillaby House Garden Suite: King bed and queen sofa bed, en-suite bathroom, safe
The North Cottage: King bed or 2 twin beds, en-suite bathroom, safe
The South Cottage: King bed or 2 twin beds, en-suite bathroom, safe
Carriage House Upper Suite: 2 king beds or 4 twin beds, en-suite bathroom, safe
Carriage House East Suite: King bed, en-suite bathroom, safe
Carriage House Centre Suite: King bed or 2 twin beds, plus 1 single bed, en-suite bathroom, safe
Carriage House West Suite: King bed or 2 twin beds, plus 1 single bed, en-suite bathroom, safe
An additional suite can be made available for guests or guest staff
One suite is wheelchair compatible.
Bathroom DetailsBathrobes, slippers, hair-dryers, Penhaligon’s bathroom amenities, sarongs, and beach bags in each suite.
Beach DetailsThe beach is just a few seconds stroll from the house through the gardens. The estate is set on 100 metres of pristine Caribbean beachfront with idyllic swimming.
The beach bar comes with a brick pizza oven perfect for relaxed lunches at the water’s edge.
Pool DetailsInfinity lap pool with ample deck space, a wading area and ocean views. A swimsuit dryer is also available.
Staff and ServicesBoat Captain
30' Grady White Boat and boatman (fuel costs not included)
Staff and Services (at additional cost)Babysitting
World class wine is available for pre-order
Location Details1-minute walk to Mullins beach
10-minute walk to Speightstown and grocery store
20-minute drive to Sandy Lane golf course
60-minute drive to airport
Villa NotesChildren welcome
Pets not permitted
Complimentary food and beverage for children under the age of 7
|Travel Dates||Bedrooms||Min. Night Stay||Nightly Rates|
May 01, 2022 - December 14, 2022
||8||7||$ 11,000 £ 10000 $ 14667 € 11225 $ 18966 R 183334 *|
May 01, 2022 - December 14, 2022
||10||7||$ 13,000 £ 11819 $ 17334 € 13266 $ 22414 R 216667 *|
May 01, 2022 - December 14, 2022
||12||7||$ 15,000 £ 13637 $ 20000 € 15307 $ 25863 R 250000 *|
December 15, 2022 - January 10, 2023
|12||14||$ 30,000 £ 27273 $ 40000 € 30613 $ 51725 R 500000 *|
|USD rates above based on approximate currency conversion. Holiday dates may not be listed in rate chart. Rates are subject to change without notice. Please confirm rate, holiday dates, and currency with your Villa Specialist at time of booking.|
Tax Service Charge Details *Please add 10% tax to all rates and Room Levy of $10 per room, per night.
Daily rate of $150 USD per guest for all food and non-alcoholic beverages.
Minimum Stay DetailsMinimum night stay is 7 nights. Please note that there is a 14 night minimum during Christmas and New Year's. Minimum night stay may vary by villa. Please contact a villa specialist to confirm.
To qualify for 3 miles per $1 spent, bookings must be made through the Villas of Distinction for United MileagePlus program. Miles earned are awarded to only one traveler per villa booking. The actual number of miles earned by a member will be based upon the total base nightly villa rate excluding taxes, fees and optional fees. MileagePlus number must be provided prior to travel for mileage offer to be fulfilled. Miles are posted to member's accounts 6-8 weeks after travel has been completed. Bookings must be paid in U.S. currency. New bookings only. Offers are subject to availability, capacity-controlled and may be changed or withdrawn at any time without notice. Other restrictions may apply.
Reserve your best getaway yet and receive up to a $2,000 Concierge Credit* to use towards services and excursions. Are you ready to elevate your vacation? How about a chef-prepared dinner overlooking the ocean in St. Martin, or a private catamaran cruise in the U.S. Virgin Islands to celebrate the New Year? The options are endless, and the choice is all yours.
Here’s how you can earn:
|Amount Spent||Concierge Credit Amount|
Offer valid for new bookings made now through - 11/30/22 travel for festive travel now through 12/31/23. Valid for select pre-paid services only. Service offered is subject to availability. No cash value. The value of any unused credit is non-refundable. Credit cannot be applied towards booking value. The tiers are based on the base villa cost only. Minimum spend of $5,000 applies. May not be combinable with other offers. All offers are subject to availability and may not apply to all villas or travel dates. Other restrictions may apply; please call for full details.
*Please contact us for availability.
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