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Monthly Archive for Nov, 2018

Escape to Illusion - Sugar Hill

November 28, 2018 | By Blue Sky Luxury

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It's not an Illusion... Warmth beckons, leave the chill behind and escape to this Barbados vacation villa for the holidays.

This elegantly designed holiday rental is nestled in the gated community of the Sugar Hill Resort. Enjoy breathtaking beach views, beautifully landscaped gardens- with bananas, papayas and coconuts depending on the time of year and a verdant putting green to sharpen up your game! Guest have access to the beach facility at the Fairmont Royal Pavilion hotel a short drive away.


View property details for Illusion on Blue Sky Luxury's website.

Happy Independence Barbados!

November 26, 2018 | By Blue Sky Luxury

What’s your favourite number? Why you might ask? Well this year, Barbados’ favourite number is 52 and here’s why - on November 30, as the clocks strike midnight, Barbados’ 52nd year of Independence will officially begin! For the lucky ones who’ve booked their Barbados holiday for November, you are surely in store for an unexpected treat. This month, the most Barbadian of Barbadian sights, tastes and sounds are on display across the island, culminating with an extravaganza of activities on the last day! Let’s take a look at the day’s events as we invite you to participate in whatever your heart desires!

Step Inside Oyster Bay, Barbados

November 20, 2018 | By Blue Sky Luxury

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Oyster Bay is a four bedroom vacation villa with a swimming pool located on the beautiful Lower Carlton Beach on Reeds Bay, West Coast. This holiday home is fully enclosed and offers extensive beach frontage and excellent swimming in front of the villa. The owners provide a gift basket for guests staying at this villa for the first time and champagne for repeat guests!
View property details for  Oyster Bay on Blue Sky Luxury's website.

Something's Happening: December 2018

November 20, 2018 | By Blue Sky Luxury

What's happening in Barbados - December


The months of November and December are some of the most exciting in Barbados. November brought us The Barbados Open Water Festival, Nifca and yet to come is Independence Day in Barbados which falls on November 30th! This is a special time for Barbadians so check out our blog on what Independence means to Barbados and how we celebrate it...Bajan style! As December approaches, the festive season is on every one's minds so our December Edition of "Something's Happening" tells you what's happening in December. We look forward to the Run Barbados Marathon Weekend that runs (pun intended) from December 7th - 9th. Carols by Candlelight, a magical evening of candlelight and music in aid of raising funds for the less fortunate in Barbados and not to be missed K9 Charity usually hosted by Simon Cowell and Lauren Silverman. Read on!

'Tis the Season...

November 19, 2018 | By Blue Sky Luxury

The Mews, Barbados


It’s 6:00 pm and the Concierge team and I arrive at the Mews for a Concierge Party to experience a firsthand taste of their new “Farm to Table” menu. The Mews is a “not so typical” eatery nestled off a side street in the hustle and bustle of the 2nd Street neighbourhood in Holetown, Barbados. We’re super excited, as we love to have a firsthand experience to ensure that our guests are having the very best. Ladies and gentlemen…The Mews did not disappoint.

The Art of Barbados Independence

November 12, 2018 | By Blue Sky Luxury

Arts festival in Barbados


We’ll forgive you if you don’t know this, but Barbados celebrates independence on November 30! And, in this our 52nd year of independence, we want you to get ready to experience our culture through the arts all month long!

Every November for the last 45 years, the annual National Independence Festival of Creative Arts - simply known as NIFCA - has been held at various venues across the island as an ode to the island’s performing, visual, culinary and literary arts.

Time for the Barbados Open Water Festival!

November 08, 2018 | By Blue Sky Luxury

Photo compliments Global Swim Series


Calling all competitive - and hobbyist - swimmers! From November 7 through November 11, the most spectacular open water swimming event will take place on the island - we welcome you to the 2018 Barbados Open Water Festival!

The five-day festival, which has become a staple on the Barbados calendar of sporting events for the past seven years, will feature three practice swims, one fun event and will culminate with three swim races - all hosted at some of the most spellbinding beaches the island has to offer. Check out the full schedule for the Barbados Open Water Festival!

The great thing about the Barbados Open Water Festival is that it is the perfect blend of competitive action, camaraderie, gorgeous views and an experience like no other open water festival! But don’t just take our word for it! We’ve met with veteran competitor Amanda Garcia, our skilled Property Manager of luxury villa Crystal Springs to get a first-hand account of the amazing festival!

Step Inside Marsh Mellow, Barbados

November 07, 2018 | By Blue Sky Luxury

With the holidays fast approaching, we invite you to step inside the toasty warmth of luxury vacation villa Marsh Mellow

This uniquely designed holiday home will inspire your travel dreams for Christmas and the New Year! Perched on a magnificent ridge, this home commands stunning ocean views from every room and is ideal for family and friends.

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