Barbados “Best for Foodies,” according to the UK Telegraph

Barbados “Best for Foodies,” according to the UK Telegraph
This morning’s Telegraph has a great “Best of” article about the Caribbean, naming Barbados “Best for foodies” … I’ll add TripAdvisor links to the places the Telegraph recommends. I’ll also take this opportunity to promote the St Lawrence Beach Condos on the...

Barbados At 30 Below

Barbados At 30 Below
Guest Post By Debbie Grant Have you ever tried to sit outside in the dead of winter, watch the sunset, drink wine and eat delicious appetizers on an outdoor deck?  If you’re Canadian, you probably have tried, and been successful after donning your long undies, snowmobile suit, balaclava, heated...

Barbados Vacation Rentals: What You Pay Is the Full Cost

Barbados Vacation Rentals: What You Pay Is the Full Cost
Guests at the St Lawrence Beach Condos appreciate that the stated price of their vacation rental is the whole price. A two-bedroom, two-bath is $240US per night during low season and $370US nightly during high season. Period.  There are no other costs associated with the accommodation. I just returned from...

Barbados Beach Vacation Rentals & the Caribbean Sea: A Video

Situated on the south coast of Barbados in the lively St Lawrence Gap on a beautiful little beach, St Lawrence Beach Condos is smack dab in the middle of many wonderful restaurants but also offers the peace and quiet of the Caribbean Sea and our private pool. Take a break from your day … it’s...

Five Reasons You Should be in Barbados Now

Five Reasons You Should be in Barbados Now
On Saturday I awaited the arrival of three gentlemen from England who rented an apartment from me in our building (St Lawrence Beach Condos). Like everyone who stays in one of our pretty holiday rentals, when the three guys arrived they dropped their luggage and rushed to the picture window and swooned over...

In Barbados, Turtles Nest & Rum Flows … Life As Usual

In Barbados, Turtles Nest & Rum Flows … Life As Usual
While my husband Greg and I were traveling in beautiful Canada (more about this down below) these past few weeks, life excitingly carried on in Barbados. While we were away, the Fireball competition heated up. My friend Hazel took this photo; ahh, what could beat this: warm water, beautiful sunny days,...

Welcome to My Sun Room in Barbados

Welcome to My Sun Room in Barbados
Our new Barbados sun room was a project a bit quirky in the execution but sublime in its completion. First, some background: Greg and I live in the St Lawrence Beach Condominiums where all 17 condos face the stunning blue Caribbean Sea. Each has a private outdoor patio overlooking the sea. Most are rented...

First-Timers to Barbados: “I Didn’t Think It Would Really Look Like That”

First-Timers to Barbados: “I Didn’t Think It Would Really Look Like That”
You know life is good when you're able to take a morning swim in the Caribbean Sea. Guests who first arrive at St Lawrence Beach Condominiums for their Barbados holiday all do the same thing: they rush to the large picture windows overlooking the Caribbean Sea.  Their mouths drop.  And they say,...

Rent a Condo (Sea View & Kitchen!) For Less Than a Hotel Room

Rent a Condo (Sea View & Kitchen!) For Less Than a Hotel Room
A wonderful Barbados holiday for a reasonable cost can be had at St Lawrence Beach Condos. Most travelers to Barbados who stay at St Lawrence Beach Condominiums find out about this very nice alternative to a hotel on a for-rent-by-owner site such as HomeAway or VRBO (Vacation Rental By Owner).  If you...

Barbados Accommodations: Rolling the Dice

Barbados Accommodations: Rolling the Dice
I promise I’ll stop tooting my horn about the completion of my holiday rental at St Lawrence Beach Condos, #8, after this post.  Really, I will. I just wanted to share with you a photo of the inaugural guests, mother and daughter Jane & Francesca.  They arrived at 11 a.m. this morning and seem...

New Beachfront St Lawrence Gap Apartment: Guests Welcome

New Beachfront St Lawrence Gap Apartment: Guests Welcome
You saw the progress (here, too) of my putting together Apartment #8 at St Lawrence Beach Condominiums.  This week’s been the final sprint before the first guests arrive:  the air-conditioning was put in, the flat-screen TV got cable hook-up, wireless Internet is working, and all appliances...

In Which Jane Nearly Ruins a Family’s Barbados Vacation and Then Recovers, ahem, Magnificently, Learning in the Process the Important Difference Between a ‘y’ and an ‘r.’

In Which Jane Nearly Ruins a Family’s Barbados Vacation and Then Recovers, ahem, Magnificently, Learning in the Process the Important Difference Between a ‘y’ and an ‘r.’
Six months ago, a gentleman from St Louis contacted me about a holiday rental here at St Lawrence Beach Condos for his family of four.  He wrote, “I need a place Mar 14-21.” I wrote back, “No problem, I have a terrific place for you May 14-21.” He wrote back, “I’ll take...

Thank You, Barbados Free Press

Thank You, Barbados Free Press
Well, gosh, hm, thank you, Barbados Free Press blog.  I’m honored by your very notice of my blog.  Many thanks.  I want to address  your comments about my marketing approach. Barbados Free Press: Bajans Share and – Ouch! – Sometimes What They Say Can Sting a Girl My marketing...