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Bon Vivant Villa

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9 bedrooms
10 bathrooms
18 guests
5 nights minimum
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An oceanic fusion of British tradition and soothing luxury, this coral stone Caribbean vacation villa gives the serenity and privacy sought after by those seeking tranquility with splashes of joy. Recognized by The Times as “one of the most gracious getaways for the well heeled,” Bon Vivant offers the ideal setting for peace in paradise. Stepping into Bon Vivant means a warm and genuine welcome from the villa’s staff. The open-air layout surrounds a glorious courtyard centered by a fifty-foot pool. Deeply cushioned seating is plentiful. The nine private guest rooms are organized to provide additional privacy, should you desire. Bright colors, whimsical pairings, and a divine Caribbean breeze make this Barbados vacation villa a favorite of celebrities, royalty, business executives,and many ...An oceanic fusion of British tradition and soothing luxury, this coral stone Caribbean vacation villa gives the serenity and privacy sought after by those seeking tranquility with splashes of joy. Recognized by The Times as “one of the most gracious getaways for the well heeled,” Bon Vivant offers the ideal setting for peace in paradise. Stepping into Bon Vivant means a warm and genuine welcome from the villa’s staff. The open-air layout surrounds a glorious courtyard centered by a fifty-foot pool. Deeply cushioned seating is plentiful. The nine private guest rooms are organized to provide additional privacy, should you desire. Bright colors, whimsical pairings, and a divine Caribbean breeze make this Barbados vacation villa a favorite of celebrities, royalty, business executives,and many others — all seeking something uniquely private and personal. A romantic fusion of both British tradition and relaxed luxury, this extraordinary coral stone Caribbean vacation villa provides the serenity and privacy sought after by those seeking complete escape. Set on two and a half acres of fully-contained, lush, tropical gardens, Bon Vivant offers 9 bedrooms all with private baths and a team of experienced chefs trained in a wide range of international cuisines to suit all palates. The estate is well suited for both unparalleled leisure and seclusion as well as for gracious entertaining. Sports enthusiasts can select for a host of options including swimming, basketball, billiards etc. on the estate. A delightful five-minute walk will find you at the private Sandy Lane beach where you have exclusive access to the owner’s club facilities. For a full list of specifications and amenities, see below. Specifications and Amenities include: • 9 bedrooms all with private bathrooms, six of which have private, outdoor showers • Complimentary high-speed wireless internet • Complimentary local and overseas calls • Outdoor pizza oven • 50 foot swimming pool • Large Jacuzzi • Flood-lit basketball/volleyball court • Championship billiard table and outdoor billiard table • Outdoor ping-pong table and shuffleboard • Exercise equipment • Five minute walk to Sandy Lane beach • 45 holes of championship golf at nearby Sandy Lane Food: Our food is gorgeous at Bon Vivant Villa. Our chefs have been trained in some of the top restaurants in the United States and Europe. We serve fish that is caught that morning by local fisherman and now have our own vegetable gardens. Guest eat from farm to table and ocean to table. We make all our own homemade bread, homemade desserts and various other delectable dishes from scratch. Our luscious vegetable garden is included in all of our meals. The garden is over 8,000 square feet full of local vegetables and fruit. We look forward to having you and your guests come to BVV and making whatever dishes you all like. We welcome guests to ask the chef for specific favorites and even bringing down their own cut out recipes or trying new selections from the Chef's selection. Guests and their children sometimes have cooking sessions with the chefs to make everything from cookies to pizzas. We welcome gourmands of all kinds at Bon Vivant and are quite sure you will find delight in the food. Children = $25 USD a day per child which includes three meals and a snack.* Adults = $50 USD per adult which includes three meals and a snack.” * Prices vary depending upon guests palettes and requests. Beverages: We recommend all guests to buy liquor in Duty Free once they land in Barbados. One bottle permitted per person. As for the wine, champagne and rum we offer a local connection. We have a local wholesale distributor from Remy Martin who gives our guests discounted prices for champagne, wine and rum. ACTIVITIES: Our house manager, Esma, can arrange all the activities for guests at Bon Vivant Villa such as: Beautiful Beaches - There are many beaches to explore around Barbados. Each coast has completely different beach experiences-- from gentle waves on the West Coast to world-renowned waves on the East. So pack a book or a surfboard and spend the day in the soothing Caribbean weather. Here are some ways to have a thrilling day at the beach: · Kayaking · Jet Skiing · Snorkeling · Water Skiing · Parasailing · Sea Boat Cruising · Deep Sea Fishing · Island Touring Sunset Catamaran Cruises – Includes snacks and alcohol Scuba Diving – This needs to be booked in advance Horseback Riding – This is offered on the beaches Harrison Caves Anthony Hunt's Gardens Segway tours Mount Gay Rum Tours More
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Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bachelor/Bachelorette Parties
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Porch
Washer
Highchair
Safe
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Air Conditioning
Paper Towels Provided
Books
Ceiling Fans
Hairdryer
TV
Corporate Bookings
Shared Garden
Linens Provided
Playground
Secure Parking
Garage
Shared Tennis Court
Internet Access
Trampoline
VCR
Toaster
Telephone
Cooker
Grill
Private Fishing Lake/River
Local Guides/Maps
Gym
Hot Tub
Alarm Clock
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Blender
Dryer
Fax
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Microwave
Boat Available
Private Outdoor Pool (Heated)
Kettle
House Swap
Patio
Deck
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Reviewed 4 January 2017

Three generations of our family (ages 8-78) enjoyed a wonderful ten days at Christmas at Bon Vivant. The staff if incredibly helpful and prepared and served top notch meals and drinks. Esma, who manages the Villa on island, could not have been more helpful in...More

Date of stay: December 2016
1  Thank Surfzup
Reviewed 23 May 2016

We have just spent two glorious weeks in Bon Vivant with the lovely team there to mind us. What an amazing place. Our kids (3 and 5) loved being able to run around the place, the pool and dancing with the monkeys on the trampoline....More

Date of stay: May 2016
3  Thank EndeavourDublin
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Reviewed 23 February 2016

This property looked beautiful on the web site but was even more impressive in person. The staff was very knowledgeable and VERY friendly; some staff members have been working there for many years. Everything was very clean. The meals we ate there were gourmet, so...More

Date of stay: January 2016
4  Thank Peter S
About the Owner
Beth and Brent M
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:53%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:July 2014
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