The Great House

Caribbean / Barbados / Speightstown

The Great House is a luxurious yet warm and welcoming island home spanning two and a half acres of manicured tropical gardens with 100 meters of prime Caribbean beachfront and a full complement of staff to cater to every need.

up to 12
up to 30
from 7
Min. Nights


Its understated style and elegance borrow much from Europe and North America while retaining its original Barbadian charm.

On the seaside stands the Great House with the Great Bar overlooking a large infinity pool and the Caribbean Sea. In the Great House, the Carriage House, the two cottages and Hillaby House there are twelve spacious suites for up to 30 guests. The seaside offers numerous possibilities for formal or informal dining, entertainment or tranquil relaxation. Set amongst lily ponds, lawns and lovingly tended gardens, our neighboring land side houses a large games room, home cinema, spa room, fully equipped gym, conference room and a floodlit US Open style tennis court.


Air-conditioned home cinema with a 120’’ projector screen, Apple TV, popcorn maker and surround sound.

Games Room

Pool table, air hockey, table tennis, backgammon and chess tables, and a wide range of family board games.

Great Bar

A central bar opening onto an infinity pool and flanked by majestic salt water aquariums with local reef fish.


State-of-the-art gym with Technogym equipment, kettlebells, free weights and exercise balls.


A quiet area, to read, relax, play games, work or catch up on emails and correspondence.

Massage Room

A private massage room and shower suite on the seaside property.

Piano Room

Musically inclined guests can enjoy use of the grand piano while overlooking the ocean.


High speed WiFi throughout the property. Conference room with work station, printer and video conferencing.

Spa Rooms

Calming spa rooms for massages and external spa services of your choosing.

Boats and Toys

A 33 ft motor boat and 18 ft speedboat with ride-on inflatables, SUP’s, snorkeling and kayaks.


12 Bedrooms, 12 Bathrooms

Sleeps 30 Guests

  • Central air-conditioning
  • One suite is wheelchair compatible
  • WiFi
  • Infinity pool
  • Swimsuit dryer
  • 33 foot motor boat
  • 18 foot speed boat
  • Stand-up paddleboards
  • Snorkeling equipment
  • Kayaks
  • Flood-lit tennis court
  • Tennis rackets
  • Butler
  • Laundry Service
  • Airport Transfers and VIP Fast Track
  • Private state-of-the-art gym
  • Spa treatment room
  • Washer/dryer
  • Cinema room
  • Popcorn maker
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Hair dryers
  • Toiletries
  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • Coffee machine
  • Brick pizza oven
  • Al fresco dining
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Beach bags
  • Conference facilities
  • Fax/Scanner/Copier
  • Library
  • Salt water aquariums
  • Bar
  • Gazebos
  • Filtered water stations
  • Sonos Sound System
  • Grand Piano
  • Games room
  • Pool table
  • Air hockey
  • Table tennis
  • Chess tables
  • Family board games
  • Backgammon
  • Daily Housekeeping


Bedroom Details

The Great House Garden Suite: King bed, en-suite bathroom, wheelchair accessible, safe
The Great House North Suite: King bed, en-suite bathroom, safe
The Great House Centre Suite: 2 twin beds or 1 king bed, en-suite bathroom, safe
The Great House South Suite: King bed, en-suite bathroom, safe

Hillaby House Upper Suite: King bed, en-suite bathroom, safe
Hillaby House Garden Suite: King bed and queen sofa bed, en-suite bathroom, safe

The North Cottage: King bed or 2 twin beds, en-suite bathroom, safe
The South Cottage: King bed or 2 twin beds, en-suite bathroom, safe

Carriage House Upper Suite: 2 king beds or 4 twin beds, en-suite bathroom, safe
Carriage House East Suite: King bed, en-suite bathroom, safe
Carriage House Centre Suite: King bed or 2 twin beds, plus 1 single bed, en-suite bathroom, safe
Carriage House West Suite: King bed or 2 twin beds, plus 1 single bed, en-suite bathroom, safe

An additional suite can be made available for guests or guest staff

One suite is wheelchair compatible.

Bathroom Details

Bathrobes, slippers, hair-dryers, Penhaligon’s bathroom amenities, sarongs, and beach bags in each suite.

Beach Details

The beach is just a few seconds stroll from the house through the gardens. The estate is set on 100 metres of pristine Caribbean beachfront with idyllic swimming.
The beach bar comes with a brick pizza oven perfect for relaxed lunches at the water’s edge.

Pool Details

Infinity lap pool with ample deck space, a wading area and ocean views. A swimsuit dryer is also available.

Staff and Services

Boat Captain
Butlers (4)
Chefs (2)
Gardeners (4)
Housekeepers daily (4)
Kitchen assistant
Laundry service
Operations Director
Villa Manager
Airport Transfers and VIP Fast Track
30' Grady White Boat and boatman (fuel costs not included)
Complimentary food and beverages for children under the age of 10

Staff and Services (at Additional Cost)

Nanny services
World class wine is available for pre-order

Location Details

1-minute walk to Mullins beach
10-minute walk to Speightstown and grocery store
20-minute drive to Sandy Lane golf course
60-minute drive to airport

Villa Notes

Children welcome
Non-smoking villa
Pets not permitted
Complimentary food and beverage for children under the age of 10

Rates and Availability

Travel Dates Bedrooms Min. Night Stay Nightly Rates
May 01, 2024 - December 14, 2024
8 7 $ 11,000 *
May 01, 2024 - December 14, 2024
10 7 $ 13,000 *
May 01, 2024 - December 14, 2024
12 7 $ 15,000 *
December 15, 2024 - January 10, 2025
Christmas/New Year's
12 14 $ 35,000 *
USD rates above based on approximate currency conversion. Holiday dates may not be listed in rate chart. Rates are subject to change without notice. Please confirm rate, holiday dates, and currency with your Villa Specialist at time of booking.

Tax Service Charge Details*
Please add 10% VAT on Accommodation, Government Room Levy of $10 per room, per night, and 17.5% VAT on Food and Beverage Charges. Daily rate of $200 USD (excluding government taxes) per guest over the age of 10 for all food, non-alcoholic beverages, and house selection alcoholic beverages.
Accidental Damage Waiver
A $199 Accidental Damage Waiver applies to every reservation.
Minimum Stay Details
Minimum night stay is 7 nights. Please note that there is a 14 night minimum during Christmas and New Year's. Minimum night stay may vary by villa. Please contact a villa specialist to confirm.


Villa information may change without notice and should be confirmed with our villa rental specialists.