When coming to Barbados on holiday you may wish to consider the option of self-catering so that you can enjoy the wealth of fine dining restaurants that Barbados boasts. If this is the case then you will be spoilt for choice when deciding on your type of holiday and vacation rentals in Barbados.
There are numerous types of property available for holiday rentals. If you are just looking for a base and somewhere to sleep then you can rent a studio apartment, which will come equipped with a living/sleeping area, a fully equipped kitchen and bathroom. Studio apartments in Barbados rent for as little as $35US per night and usually accommodate two people.
If you would like a separate bedroom then you can choose a one-bedroom apartment as your vacation rental, these can be clean and basic or you can rent a higher end apartment with all the trimmings including mahogany furniture and marble floors. For a basic one-bedroom apartment you can expect to pay from $50US and up to $200US per night for luxury apartments.
If you have children or are on vacation with friends then you may need a two bedroom apartment as your holiday rental, these will be fully equipped with kitchen, usually a patio or balcony for apartments on the upper floors of the complex, which is ideal for taking advantage of the climate. Again these can be basic or luxurious depending on your budget. Two-bedroom apartments rent for as little as $80US per night for the lower end and up to $300US per night for the higher end.
The majority of self-catering apartments that are available as vacation rentals will have a swimming pool on the complex that you will have full use of during your stay. Some complexes will also have a restaurant and bar for your convenience too.
If you were going to need three bedrooms then your best type of accommodation would be a house or a villa depending on your budget. You can get a holiday rental house that is fully furnished with lounge, dining area, garden, three bedrooms and bathroom for as little as $100US per night.
If you would like to go up market then you really will find the cr�me de la cr�me of luxury villas in Barbados. These properties are decorated to high standard with a great layout for indoor/outdoor living. These properties usually comprise of a lounge, dining room, large patios with extra dining spaces and outdoor furniture. There will be a fully equipped kitchen, which can also come complete with it's own chef! These villas usually have their own pool and tropical gardens for you to enjoy. You can expect there to be cool marble floors and worktops in all the bathrooms and hand crafted mahogany furniture in the bedrooms. Vacation rental villas rent from as low as $500US out of season up to $2000US per night in peak season from November through until April.
As with everything in Barbados, all types of holiday rental accommodation can be tailored to suit your budget and your taste. It is quite easy to experience Barbados on a budget and all accommodation will be clean and well presented. If you are looking to indulge yourself then you can also find the ultimate in luxury with exquisite interior designer and fine taste in furnishings if you are willing to pay a little extra.
The best way to find your ideal vacation rental is to contact one of the many real estate agents listed on Totally Barbados Real Estate by simply filling out the form of any such property and outline your exact requirements, detailing how many people it needs to sleep and whether you wish to be close to the beach, if you require there to be use of a swimming pool.
It is also easier to tell the estate agent in advance if you know which coast you would like to stay on, if you are unsure then please go to Totally Barbados for detailed information on which coast would suit you best.