, Saint James, Barbados
Crystal Springs is an enchanting beachfront villa set on 1.7 acres on Barbados’ West “Platinum” Coast. The 12,000 sq ft residence, with a staff of 14, comprises six beautiful buildings connected by coral stone terraces, pathways, and a bridge. There are a multitude of living spaces, three alfresco dining areas and 10 guest rooms, each featuring an en-suite bathroom, luxurious amenities and accommodating layouts, making Crystal Springs an ideal villa for large groups or families looking for an intimate holiday retreat. Created by legendary designer Oliver Messel in the 1960s and completely restored in 2014, Crystal Springs’ elegant façade, stylish décor, and breathtaking views provide a magical, theatrical ambiance, yet the impressive villa innately feels like a welcoming home where ultimate relaxation awaits.
The villa’s amenities are exquisitely designed to provide an unforgettable experience, including a stunning 50x20ft infinity swimming pool looking onto the Caribbean Sea, a secluded cove beach ideal for sunbathing, swimming and snorkeling, an 18′ speedboat with a professional boat master, a state-of-the-art cinema and a high-tech fitness center. In addition, a Sunfish sailboat, paddleboards plus an array of watersport equipment are readily on hand.
Enhancing the magic of Crystal Springs’ divine setting and amenities, its dedicated staff of 14 provides the consummate service, allowing you to enjoy gourmet dining, five-star concierge planning and personalized yet unobtrusive pampering that ensures your stay is nothing short of exceptional, and one you’ll wish to return to again and again.
Crystal Springs features 10 en suite bedrooms situated in five buildings across the property, providing a unique accommodation offering ideally suited for families and friends. Each bedroom is luxuriously appointed with beautiful linens, quality furnishings, and artwork; each with an enchanting view of the sea, gully or gardens through large windows framed by billowing floor to ceiling curtains. Most bedrooms feature king-sized mattresses that can be unzipped into two separate twin mattresses should the guest prefer.
**Please note that children under 12 are not permitted to stay in the Pool Cottage for safety reasons.
* Infinity Swimming Pool, Cove Beach
* Beachfront, Views of the Caribbean Sea and Gully
* Coral Stone Terraces, Pathways, Bridge
* State-of-the-Art Cinema
* High-Tech Fitness Centre
* Sunfish sailboat, Paddle Boards, and other Watersport Equipment
* Private Yoga or Meditation Sessions, Spa Services, etc. (Additional fees apply for these services.)
* One Property Manager
* Two Butlers
* One Chef & One Cook
* One Boat Master
* Three Housekeepers
* Two Laundresses
* Two Security Guards
* Two Gardeners
Bedroom Amenities: White cotton linens, A/C & ceiling fans, Bluetooth speakers, Flat-screen TV w/ cable & Apple TV, Minibar & electric kettle, Nespresso coffee makers, Security Safe, Luggage Rack, Small torchlight & umbrella, Wake-up calls & turn-down service, Laundry & pressing services
Bathroom Amenities: White cotton linens w/ bathrobes & slippers, shampoo, conditioner, shower gel & body lotion, cotton balls, Qtips & shower cap, Mending Kit, Hairdryer, Option to reuse towels & linens or scheduled change service (option to have towels changed daily)
* Bedroom 1 – Master King-size bed, white linens, double vanity sink, bidet, double shower w/ sea views, dressing room, coffee & tea minibar, Nespresso Machine, views of the Caribbean Sea
* Bedroom 2 – Sea Fan, King-size bed, en suite bathroom, shower, single vanity
* Bedroom 3 – Guava, King-sized bed convertible into two twin beds, en suite bathroom, shower, single vanity
* Bedroom 4 – Hummingbird, King-sized bed convertible to two twin beds, en suite bathroom, shower, single vanity sink, views of the Caribbean Sea & Gully
* Bedroom 5 – Green Monkey, King-sized bed, en suite bathroom, shower, single vanity sink, views of the Caribbean Sea & Gully
* Bedroom 6 – Sunset South, king-size bed, walk-through dressing room, en suite bathroom, open-air shower, double vanity, views of the Caribbean Sea
* Bedroom 7 – Sunset North, king-size bed convertible to two twin beds, walk-through dressing room, en suite bathroom, open-air shower, double vanity, views of the Caribbean Sea
* Bedroom 8 – (Master) King-sized bed, Sitting room w/ two twin-size beds, dressing room, en suite bathroom, double rain shower, stand-alone tub, wrap-around patio, wet bar, Nespresso machine.
* Bedroom 9 – Pavilion South, King-sized bed convertible to two twin beds, en suite bathroom, shower, single vanity sink
* Bedroom 10 – Pavilion North, seated vanity, king-sized bed convertible to two separate twin beds, en suite bathroom, shower, single vanity sink