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Porter's Villa

St James, Barbados, Caribbean

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Set in extensive gardens near the west coast of Barbados, Porter’s villa is an impressive property within walking distance of a superb sandy beach, bakery, and the bar and restaurant at Colony Club Hotel.

In brief

  • Small private estate - extensive gardens
  • Elegant, spacious interiors
  • Walk to beach adjacent to Colony Club Hotel

About the villa

Perfectly picturesque Porter’s Villa is a remarkable property with very spacious rooms and set in a small private estate in very extensive lawned gardens. The villa is a one-storey retreat with an authentic wing that features coral stone and the original architecture on the exterior, as well as a modern wing that was more recently added to create a more spacious home. A sunken entry off an extensive front driveway and garden with mahogany trees bids welcome to a cozy yet chic and contemporary interior. The original wing of the home comprises the master suite and the living room, both of which have tiled floors and large windows that create a vibrant, sunlit ambience. The master features a king bed, air conditioning and a fan, as well as an en-suite bathroom with a single vanity, a glass-walled shower and a secondary entrance that leads into a hallway with a large wardrobe. The master also offers views of the villa's lush gardens and driveway.

The living room is a comfortable area in which to relax complete with calming, modern décor, a large comfy settee, a study table and cable television. The living room then opens to the newer wing of the home, which includes the dining room, kitchen and the remaining two bedrooms. The dining area is the pièce de resistance of the home, with quasi-rustic décor including a large metalwork chandelier, marble floors and a semi-open-air ambience thanks to its open design that flows into a small garden. It features a wall designed entirely of wooden shutters, and then it opens and flows directly onto the corridor that leads to the other two bedrooms in one direction, and to the villa's entrance in the other direction. This corridor's design features a wrought iron gate wall, which leads out into a small garden with a small, elevated lily pond. Elsewhere within the incredible gardens there is a fantastic pool and adjacent covered terrace area, furnished for dining and relaxing with its very own bar and a separate small gym. There is also a chapel. The beach adjacent to Colony Club Hotel and a French bakery is within walking distance. A fantastic choice for those seeking a very comfortable and private property. 

Villa details


Ground Floor

  • Living room
  • Kitchen
  • Dining room
  • Master double bedroom (king size bed) with shower room en suite
  • 2 Twin bedrooms (can be made as king size bed) with shower rooms en suite
  • Utility room


Children's Facilities

  • Cot and highchair


  • Cable TV
  • WiFi
  • TV

Games and Sports

  • Gym

Keeping Cool

  • Air conditioning in all bedrooms
  • Ceiling fans

Kitchen Essentials

  • American fridge/freezer
  • Dishwasher
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Microwave
  • Coffee machine
  • Blender
  • Hob
  • Oven

Private Pool

  • Pool loggia with bar area
  • Ladder Access
  • Pool house with WC and shower room

Villa Essentials

  • Washing Machine
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron & Ironing Board
  • Security system
Entrance to Porter's Villa
Entrance to Porter's Villa

Service & Staffing


  • Housekeeper/Laundress

* The housekeeper/laundress works 6 days per week.


Pool loggia with soft seating and bar area
Pool loggia with soft seating and bar area

Important Information

100% cancellation will be due for bookings cancelled 60 days or less prior to departure.

Security deposit of USD 1,000 will be debited from a credit card on arrival to cover incidentals and any damage.


The owner of the property you are staying in will either visit you on arrival or will be available by phone during your stay. Contact details will be sent with your travel documents.


Arrival from 17:00. Departure by 10:00.




  • Beach 550m
  • Bar and restaurant at Colony Club Hotel 550m
  • Shops and restaurants in Holetown 1.6km
  • Shops and restaurants in Speightstown 6.5km
  • Golf Royal Westmoreland 1.8km

Places of Interest

  • Heron Bay 0.5km


  • 28km
About the area

St James

Average weather

St. James parish runs along the central stretch of the island’s west—the Platinum Coast. Its white-sand beaches are backed by luxury hotels and villas including Sandy Lane, long patronized by royals and film stars. The seaside settlement of Holetown is at the centre of the parish: its bars, restaurants, and craft shops have a laid-back, local vibe. The Holetown Festival each February, one to catch on a St. James holiday, celebrates its status as the first British settlement on Barbados, with live music and a street fair.

Essential Information

50% Deposit required for any bookings travelling between (or including) the 20th December and the 10th January. 25% at any other times. Please note there is a minimum stay of 14 nights over the Christmas period, special booking conditions apply. 

Late departure: should you wish to guarantee a late check-out after 1200 hrs on departure day, an additional charge may apply and staffing arrangements may vary. In the event that the villa cannot accommodate a late check out, day passes are available at other facilities. Please enquire on booking.


CV Villas is happy to book flights for our customers on scheduled, chartered or low cost airlines from London and regional UK airports. Please ask for details.


Car hire can be pre-booked through CV Villas with collection at the airport or port of arrival, and in some cases the hire car can be delivered to the villa for an additional charge. Please ask for details.