Why Long-Term Home Rental Is Better Than Short-Term
Things You Didn’t Know Can Lower Your Property Value
Tips To Find Houses in a Slow Real Estate Market
3 Places To Visit When First Moving to Barbados
The Right Time To Buy Luxury Real Estate
Things To Consider Before Selling Your Home
4 Things You Didn’t Know About Renting Homes in Barbados
Things To Consider Before Buying a House
5 Places That Are Great for Real Estate Investing
Ways To Stay Up To Date With Current Housing Market Trends
What Makes the Caribbean a Unique Real Estate Destination
What You Should Know About Building Equity in the Caribbean
5 Tips for Adjusting to Life in the Caribbean
3 Home Improvement Projects That Add Value to Your Home
5 Essentials To Pack for Your Long-Term Rental in Barbados
Ways COVID-19 Has Impacted the Barbados Real Estate Market
5 Interior Design Tips for Your Luxury Barbados Property
Ways To Maintain Your Beachfront Property’s Curb Appeal
What Makes a Property Listing Engaging to Homebuyers
5 Tips To Keep in Mind When Negotiating a Sale
What To Know About the Barbados Luxury Real Estate Market
When Is the Right Time To Sell Your Barbados Property?
Apartment or House: Which Rental Will Work Best for You?
A Quick Guide to the Major Regions of Barbados
The History and Meaning of the Flag of Barbados
What’s Daily Life Like Working in Barbados?
How To Prepare for a Long-Term Rental in Barbados
A Brief Look at the 2022 Real Estate Market in Barbados
How To Make Your Barbados Property Stand Out On the Market
What Are the Signature Dishes of Barbados?
4 Reasons To Get Involved With Luxury Real Estate
Mistakes To Avoid When Buying a Luxury Home in the Caribbean
How Workaholics Get Used To the Pace of Life in Barbados
High vs. Low Season: What’s the Best Time To Rent in Barbados?
What To Know About Etiquette in Barbados
Long-Term Rental vs. Buying a Home in Barbados
Holidays and Festivals in Barbados
The Most Prestigious Areas To Buy a Villa in Barbados
A Brief Look at the 2021 Barbados Real Estate Market
What To Know About the Barbados Welcome Stamp
Villa vs. Mansion: What is the Difference?
Architectural Styles Typical of Barbados Homes
Top Ways To Market a Luxury Home
Qualities To Look for in a Rental Home
Benefits of a Holiday Home in Barbados
Having property on a tropical island offers many benefits. Especially during certain times of the year, it may be fun to change up your location.
What Luxury Home Buyers Want Most
The Best-Priced Luxury Homes in Barbados
Reasons To Rent a Home in Barbados
A Guide to Buying Land in Barbados
Choosing a Barbados Real Estate Agent | Terra Luxury
Terra Luxury is a reputable company staffed with professional Barbados estate agents. We’ll help sell your Barbados property quickly—and for the right price.
Tips for Selling Luxury Real Estate | Terra Luxury
When selling luxury real estate, enlist the help of a real estate professional to bring you serious potential buyers while protecting your privacy.
Top Reasons To Work From Barbados
The beginning of the year is always kind of tough, but the beginning of the year coming off 2020 is a whole new feeling. A lot of people are currently working remotely, as their jobs have found ways around meeting in person. After stay at home guidelines lift, many jobs will likely keep their remote work options for their employees, as there are many benefits to this approach. Following the top reasons to work from Barbados will give you the push you need to sustain yourself while enjoying the Caribbean dream life.
Tips for Buying a Luxury Home | Terra Luxury Barbados
Achieving wealth creates new opportunities. Buying a luxury home in a tropical locale, such as Barbados, offers a lavish life with a gorgeous backdrop.
How To Define Luxury Real Estate
Own a piece of luxury real estate by reaching out to us at Terra Luxury. We offer beautiful, jaw-dropping properties that you can experience and enjoy.
The Welcome Stamp
The Welcome Stamp was the first digital nomad visa offering qualified individuals and families the opportunity to live and work in Barbados for up to 12 months.
September Wrap Up
September was a busy month for closing sales as our team closed 15 transactions.
Property Spotlight - Palm Sanctuary
Stunning, Palm Sanctuary is a modern home in Apes Hill offering sea and country views.
Work From Barbados
Looking to relocate to Barbados? With the introduction of the 12 Month Barbados Welcome Stamp, you can work remotely for up to a year in one of our properties. Choose from a wide selection of villas, houses, apartments, and townhouses across the island.
Visit our bespoke website: www.welcomestampbarbados.com
12 Month Barbados Welcome Stamp
A reputable leader in the market and experts in Barbados long-term rentals, The Terra Group, comprising of Terra Caribbean, Terra Luxury and Blue Sky Luxury have launched a comprehensive relocation guide suited to non-nationals looking to work remotely for up to a year on island.
Property Spotlight - Marsh Mellow
Offering unmatched panoramic views of the island's pristine west coast and a unique architectural design, Marsh Mellow is the symbol of luxury living.
Property Spotlight - Firefly, Sugar Hill
This 5 bedroom villa within Sugar Hill boasts stunning sea views, a large swimming pool, and beautifully landscaped gardens with exotic fruit trees.
Property Spotlight - Beam Reach
Set on just over 20,000 square feet of beautifully landscaped gardens Beam Reach is just a stroll away from the beloved Mullins and Gibbs Beach.
Interest "Rising" In Real Estate
Our CEO Andrew Mallalieu and Partner at Knight Frank in the UK disucss in a Nation News article, real estate and its future in an uncertain market.
Property Spotlight - Toubana
A wonderful place to call home, Toubana is a wonderfully styled 3 bed/ 3.5 bath semi-detached townhouse situated in the Sugar Hill tennis resort along the west coast of the island. Looking on to open green spaces, Toubana also enjoys spectacular sea views.
Property Spotlight - Hibiscus, Merlin Bay
One of only 8 villas within the private enclave of Merlin Bay at The Garden, St. James. Boasting direct access to a wonderful sandy beach and swimming cove, Hibiscus also has its own private plunge pool and access to a huge shared pool and its surrounding deck.
Property Spotlight - Bluff House & Cottage
Experience double the luxury at the enchanting Bluff House and its Cottage - nestled on over an acre of mature, serene gardens and boasting an enviable Sandy Lane address.
Property Spotlight -Villa Des Anges
Just a short stroll away from a quiet sandy beach on the Caribbean Sea via a private pathway, Villa Des Anges is a beautifully styled, spacious, upscale home on the west coast of the island of Barbados.
Monkey Manor, Royal Westmoreland
Elegant and contemporary in design, Monkey Manor is set within the exclusive Royal Westmoreland community. Sitting on just under one acre, this stunning villa is located at the top of Palm Ridge with views of the Caribbean Sea from the first floor. The main house opens through a 25 ft.-ceiling foyer to an open-plan layout with marble floors, coral render, vaulted tray ceilings and intricate details.
Shamal, Royal Westmoreland
Located within the exclusive world-class Royal Westmoreland Resort, Shamal enjoys extreme privacy with stunning golf course views and a window to the sea. Lined with palm trees and beautifully landscaped gardens, the driveway lends for a picturesque entrance to the home.
Barbados - The Caribbean's Long-Time Favourite
Exciting news! Our partners at Knight Frank have just released their International Property Digest featuring Barbados and it is definitely a real estate ‘must read!’
Be Mesmerized by Morpheus House
Located on the exclusive ridge of Jasmine Heights, Morpheus House exudes modern luxury and elegance. Sitting on over 34,000 sq.ft. of land the home commands uninterrupted golf course views over the 15th green with breathtaking ocean views beyond.
The Luxury List 2020
Make your Barbados stay permanent! Explore The Luxury List 2020 to find the finest properties the island has to offer. No matter your preference, you'll find what you're looking for here. View online today or grab your very own copy from the offices of Terra Caribbean or Terra Luxury.
Where to Celebrate New Year's Eve
Ring in the new year with the best that Barbados has to offer. Whether you’re looking for a quiet evening of fine dining or looking to party until the sun rises, we’ve put together a few options to say welcome to 2020.
'Tis The Season
For most, Barbados is the definition of relaxation as visitors from all over flock to the island to enjoy our crystal-clear waters and warm sunny weather. However, this season, we have so much more to offer. ‘Tis the season of giving and this year the island sure has a lot to give.
Tucked away in the popular community of 2nd street in Holetown, St. James, you’ll find The Mews. The ‘not so typical’ restaurant showcases a unique layout that’s a true time capsule of traditional Barbadian architecture and its preservation allows for guests to sit in a truly quaint environment.
Better Than Beachfront
Barbados’s marketing as a Tourism destination focuses on white sand beaches and crystal-clear blue water, but did you know that just a stone’s throw away from those sandy beaches are lush tropical gardens, ridge top locations that offer panoramic views and expansive property lots?
Eco Lifestyle & Lodge
Nestled on the hillside of the rustic East Coast of Barbados, ECO Lifestyle & Lodge provides you with a unique opportunity to venture off "the beaten path."
Sundays at the Cliff Beach Club
Take a well-deserved trip to paradise at the Cliff Beach Club in Barbados. We at Terra Luxury want to help you get away and enjoy yourself in luxury.
The Who’s Who
Terra Luxury is commandeered by a team of dedicated and knowledgeable professionals who make sure that the expectations surrounding premium living on an island are met and surpassed. Today, we introduce you to the who’s who of Terra Luxury team.
Be Amazed by Aurora
An exquisite Larry Warren design, Aurora is located on an extremely desirable lot within the exclusive Sandy Lane Estate on the West Coast of the island.
Trending Now: The Fabulous Five
Barbados has an extremely reputable brand when it comes to luxurious island living, and it is always punctuated by villas as the ultimate luxury home. They are usually contemporary homes with an unmistakable, and very chic, flair, that nestle perfectly and harmoniously within their natural surroundings. Therefore, if you are considering owning a luxury villa, we present to you five of the most spectacular villas on our luxury property portfolio.
A Friday Spent With Knight Frank
Andrew Blandford-Newson of our London-based affiliate Knight Frank met up with our agents recently to tour a few properties. Take a listen as he gives us his insights into why you should choose Barbados for your next luxury real estate purchase.
All Aboard At St. Nicholas Abbey
Nestled almost perfectly north-north east along the island’s Atlantic coast, St. Nicholas Abbey has recently heralded some exciting news that has noticeably boosted its ‘must-see’ status.
An Island Tradition - The Holetown Festival
Get the family ready to experience the biggest cultural spectacle on the island’s west coast.
Named after the west coast’s flagship town, this year’s Holetown Festival runs from February 10th through 17th and promises to be as exciting and entertaining as ever. Be sure to capture this endearing showcase of snippets of the island’s culture.
The Rum Vault: Explore the Essence of Rum
The birthplace of rum now has its first vault for aficionados and connoisseurs of local and international rums. October 2018, Colony Club by Elegant Hotels launched its Rum Vault, which is described as the perfect place to have an intimate immersion into ‘the art, science and history of rum production.
A Look Inside - Coral Sundown
Take a leisurely stroll through the stunning vacation home of music legend Sir Cliff Richard!
Another K9&Friends Season
Ending the Christmas season on a truly successful note, Terra Luxury once again paired up with the well-known charity; K9 & Friends to help host one of the island’s most coveted events.
The Luxury List 2019
Introducing The Luxury List 2019!
Peruse some of the most luxurious homes the island of Barbados has to offer. From villas to condos, the Luxury List highlights prime living options to date. View online or grab your very own copy from Terra Carribean today!
A Luxury Real Estate Minute - Episode 2
For those looking to add another home to their property portfolio or looking to relocate to Barbados, the options are endless and now is the perfect time to decide. Our Sales Manager Rachel Edwards explains the costs associated with purchasing said home in the latest episode of ‘A Luxury Real Estate Minute.’ Watch it here!
2019: The Year of Real Estate Resolutions
Happy New Year one and all!
It’s a new year - and a good year - for considering property prospects in Barbados. As 2018 gives way to 2019, the buyers’ market trend persists, making for the perfect time to work towards your real estate resolution.
We Wish You a Canine Christmas!
Christmas isn’t Christmas without the K9 Friends Barbados Charity Auction! The charity, which is synonymous with the festive season, continues to benefit the island’s furry residents by epitomizing the spirit of the season as locals and visitors patronize in the spirit of giving!
Top 5 Properties This Week
Island living is irresistibly sweet on its own; but when paired with the interiors, amenities, and views of these 5 amazing properties, it becomes that much more decadent.
For the Love of Beach
Life on the beach in Barbados is more than swaying palms trees, balmy breezes and lounging the day away - it is about decadent eats, excellent drinks, friends and everything else that warms the soul. So, let us introduce you to some of the newest spots to experience the magic of Barbadian beach life.
Independence Celebrations in Barbados!
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! 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!
Ushering in the Winter Season
We’re excited to welcome Edward de Mallet Morgan from our affiliate Knight Frank to Barbados ahead of the upcoming winter season. He will be meeting with our agents, checking out our newest luxury listings and planning for the upcoming season.
Port St. Charles: Lagoon Luxury
In 1996, ground was broken just metres away from the sleepy fishing village of Six Mens in Heywoods. While the area was known as a spot for the local fisherfolk to meld with beach lovers and recreation seekers, a new landscape was about to be ushered in. By 1998, the coast - and skyline - of the iconic area skirting along Speightstown’s north would be forever changed. The Port St. Charles Marina was now complete.
A Luxury Real Estate Minute - Episode 1
To kick off our new series ‘A Luxury Real Estate Minute’ - our agent Karyn Fakoory answers one of the most asked questions she gets from clients: ‘How do I get my property listed for sale?’ Watch the video for more insight!
Look out for more of these videos coming soon! If you have any questions for our agents, simply let us know!
When Luxury Makes a Statement
For those in the market for a luxury home, there are many factors that contribute to making a house a home. But, besides lush gardens, beautiful views, pool decks and space for the tots to run free, keep an eye out for those unique features that will transform your space into an experience that is authentically yours. From cultural gems, to art pieces and architectural wonder, the homes below are sure to make a lasting impression with their statement features!
Exciting Changes for Food and Rum 2018
This year, the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. will stage its prestigious Barbados Food & Rum Festival a month early on October 18 - 21 - a move which has been reportedly received with delight by many who have been unable to participate in the festival in previous years. In addition to the date change, another novelty of this year’s event is its month-long run - yes, the whole month of October will be a celebration of food, with several pop-up events, food truck crawls, restaurant specials on the Dine Around programme as well as many other food festivities.
Great News from Clearwater Bay!
Something else is on the cards for the lucky prospective owner of the lots at Clearwater Bay!
In addition to perfectly turquoise waters and breathtaking views, the property has recently welcomed a neighbour in the island’s latest - and anticipated to be one of the trendiest - beach bars on the west coast - La Cabane!
Take a virtual tour of The St. James!
Top Ten Condos for September
Condo living really is the new chic, and the picturesque views, modern designs and contemporary décor that have become synonymous with condos makes it hard to deny. While detached homes are still en vogue, there is just something about the charm of living within an exclusive community of like-minded persons that is highly appealing to prospective buyers. So, we’re continuing our September tradition by presenting to our readers and clients the top ten condos of the month!
The Top 5 Properties This Week!
The Terra Luxury property market caters to the niche luxury property market in Barbados. A continued partnership with leading global property firm, Knight Frank, strengthens Terra Luxury’s international reach, reinforcing the exclusivity of its clients’ luxury homes and extending its services to discerning clients worldwide who aspire to own an exquisite property in Barbados. This week, we share with you our Top 5 Listings for the week, with valuable agents insight on just what makes each luxury property, perfect in its own way!
Special Development Areas Act
The Special Development Areas Act sets out the designation of special development areas and provides relief for approved developers constructing or improving a building or structure in those areas and to persons financing such work (other than a commercial bank).
Residential Building Costs and Recorded Building Starts
Building starts provide an accurate method in determining the level of economic activity in the construction industry.
The Tradition of Luxury
Within the context of real estate, Barbados is steeped in a history of sugar cane estates and a style of countryside living that served as an ode to mother nature. The signature of luxurious living was defined as stately homes trimmed by towering palm trees and other lush vegetation, while the structures themselves bore an appearance in-keeping with the soul of Georgian-, Jacobean- and Victorian-era architecture and the Palladian style. In addition, the interiors were often very spacious, with a dominance of coral stone and wooden trims and accents.
Holetown Festival 2018
Holetown Festival: The festival commemorates the landing of the first settlers to Barbados at Holetown, St. James in February 1627. It's now in its 42nd year.
Highlights of the festival include a street fair, the beating of the Retreat by the colourful Barbados Defence Band Zouave Band, a Floodlit Tattoo parade by the Royal Barbados Police Force and the Mounted Police, many music concerts, lectures on and tours of Holetown, exhibitions, and a street parade that features among other things vintage and classic cars.
Mark the dates! Dated: February 11th – 18th
The Musical Talents of Kevan Sahai
A fetching voice, and interesting journey and a penchant for making a lasting impression - this is the essence of the man of the moment. His name is Kevan Sahai, and it is a brand that has already preceded the man and is on its way to joining an esteemed list of self-taught masters of the art - a rare and privileged breed that have been naturally gifted by the omnipotent.With a passion and a guitar, a 16-year-old Kevan decided to make music his calling. Three years later, he made a decision that would be considered taboo by the average Barbadian youngster.
Dining in Barbados is a MUST in 2018!
There is never a dull moment when it comes to dining in Barbados. With a diverse offering of restaurants that rivals the allure of its gorgeous beaches, introducing Barbados as the culinary capital of the Caribbean is no understatement. The island is home to a plethora of culinary experiences that are steeped in a blended heritage with a dash of international decadence, and the foodie paradise continues to raise the bar every year! From colourful cocktails to five courses of pure ambrosia, there is always something new instore for food lovers in Barbados.
Four Paws Up for K9 and Terra!
The team at Terra Luxury has recorded another success through their partnership with the K9 Friends Barbados Charity as sponsors of a cause aimed at funding and facilitating all local canine welfare organizations.
Opening to great anticipation, Barbados’ furry friends took the spotlight at the K9 Friends Barbados Charity auction on December 23, at the lovely Apes Hill Country Club. The evening was a grand showing of spirit and humanity as over 300 persons - both visitors and locals - came together for the charitable cause.
Hugo’s Restaurant Barbados
Feast your eyes and tastebuds on the enticing menu at Hugo’s Restaurant in Barbados. When you arrive, you’ll enjoy an unforgettable dining experience.
Yes, Barbados is a popular vacation destination. But, the tiny nation has a deeper relevance for over 280,000 persons who have the birthright to call the island their native home. Each November, this national pride shines through, and a uniquely Barbadian showmanship gets underway in celebration of the island’s Independence.
Fashion Under the Stars!
The runway is ready for the most luxurious - and decadent - fashion event of the year!
As the sun sets over the serene west coast shores on Saturday, November 18, all eyes will be on the platinum coast’s luxurious Limegrove Lifestyle Centre as The Fashion Show debuts at the intimate Fusion Rooftop restaurant to an exclusive crowd.
November + Barbados: A Festival for Foodies
Photo compliments visitbarbados.org
It will be culinary Christmas for all local and visiting foodies this November when the sights, sounds, tastes and aromas of the Barbados Food & Rum Festival fill the air! To read more, click to see full blog on our Terra Caribbean website.
Make it a K9 Christmas!
Save the date for one of the cutest charitable causes in Barbados!
Once again, the team at Terra Luxury has partnered with the K9 Friends Barbados Charity to sponsor their annual K9 Friends Barbados Charity Auction - a cause aimed at funding and facilitating all local canine welfare organizations.
Barbados is Ready for the Festival of Speed
Photo credit - Bushy Park
It’s time for fun, food, family and fuel on Saturday, October 14 as the long-awaited Barbados Festival of Speed 2017 kicks off at Bushy Park!
For the second time in as many years, the festival will bring some of the top names in international motorsports to the island-stage for the popular festival which has gained a reputation of perfectly melding paradise and speed. And this year it is gearing up to be even more exciting - the one-day event will take a new format, with events running from the sunny daytime into daring night-time action!
Regal Residences: The Royal Apartments
Located within the most revered gated golfing community on the island, the Royal Apartments are a modern addition to the traditional residences that have become the signature of the Royal Westmoreland estate.
10 Hottest Homes for September!
Luxurious properties are what we do best, and this September, the team at Terra Luxury has decided to pull together the top ten luxury homes for the season. Browse our list below and view properties ranging from extraordinary homes with exquisite views of the west coast, to modern homes with views of stunning rolling greens flowing through the island’s top golf courses. We just can’t stop talking about these properties for September!
Barbados Restaurant Week
Living in Barbados means waking up to warming sunshine, deep breaths of fresh island air and lovely views. But, the island is also known for its enticing food scene, something which has been recognized enough for the island to earn the title of culinary capital of the Caribbean. From Indian, Brazilian and Thai cuisine to Greek and some of the most scrumptious sushi dishes, Barbados is a melting pot of flavours that are sure to woo any foodie.
Our Condo Indexes & Update on the 2016/2017 Winter Season
Understanding market trends when investing in Barbados real estate is key. It’s one of the reasons we developed the Barbados Condo Price Index (BCPI) in 2015. It is the first-ever real estate index published in Barbados, providing you with year-over-year values on beachfront condominiums on the island’s famed West Coast and bustling South Coast.
Barbados' Newest Fitness Festivals
The island’s year round warm sunshine and beautiful surroundings create the perfect setting to nurture your body and soul. This fall, the Barbados calendar will feature three exhilarating firsts centred around wellness and enjoyment - the Barbados Beach and Wellness Festival, the Barbados Cycling Festival and the Dragon World Championships! Set in stunning locations and guided by leaders in their respective disciplines these festivals are a wonderful opportunity to meet other like minded people and experience even more of what our island has to offer!
Coral Sundown: Home to the Stars
Nestled within the beautiful private community of Sugar Hill is the ridge-front beauty that is Coral Sundown. Its location and grandiose nature is befitting of a king, and it is no surprise that this property has been the ‘beloved holiday home’ of musical royalty - Sir Cliff Richard.
Apes Hill Wows Again!
If the unveiling of its gorgeous Country Club house in February was not enough, the Apes Hill community has now revealed its latest additions to its community portfolio - the country club cottages!
The Guys At Porters
Featured: Porters Great House
Barbados has earned a reputation of offering prospective home owners not only stunning properties with incomparable landscapes and views but also sound investments with boundless possibilities. But according to Andrew Guy, one of the most understated benefits of owning a property in Barbados is the island's unique charm.
Our Top 4 Condos of the Week!
Our top condos of the week allow for the best type of living arrangement. They provide you with other amenities and facilities outside of the actual condo and give you the privacy and freedom that comes with living in a home. It offers a certain level of security giving you the chance to travel easily without worrying about your home.
Top Luxury Sales
The 2016/17 winter season has been a challenging one for our UK buyers due to the low rate of Sterling against the US dollar. That said, this challenge has opened the doors for some great opportunities, and our sellers have responded to new market trends in a post Brexit market.
Barbados’ Action Packed Summer!
Summer in Barbados is an exciting time, and it all kicks off with the adrenaline-pumping Rally Barbados!
A Lifestyle For Food Lovers
The sheer number of restaurants and eateries across the island is testament to the fact that Barbadians love food. From tartes and gourmet creations at fine dining restaurants to grilled snapper and breadfruit chips at roadside eateries, the island is ripe with foodie experiences waiting to be embraced. So, for those who consider good food as a big part of their lives, let us introduce you to the Barbadian foodie lifestyle!
Who Will Be The King Of The Hill?
The Caribbean's most anticipated annual motor sport international event is here. Bringing fierce competition between drivers from the Caribbean and UK.
Let The Celtic Celebrations Begin!
This Celtic festival celebrates the links between our wonderful, lively Caribbean island and the culture of our Celtic friends.
Pollards Mill: The Country Belle
Charms from the old world and a flair of modernity marry beautifully to create the experience known distinctly as Pollards Mill. Nestled away from the hustle and bustle of urban island life, the journey to this cozy 2.47-acre former plantation estate traverses the rural south-eastern part of the island and stops short not far from the border between St. Philip and St. John.
Nikki Beach is Coming!
We are looking forward to welcoming the iconic Nikki Beach brand to Barbados’ shores. It will be another wonderful place to play on our island’s renowned West Coast and yet another fantastic reason to live or holiday in Barbados. Global luxury lifestyle and hospitality brand Nikki Beach Worldwide is set to open its 14th location in Port Ferdinand, Barbados at the end of 2017.
A Beach for All Reasons!
The most obvious perk of living on an island is the beautiful beaches, and the beaches in Barbados are everything - sandy coves, craggy cliffs, glassy waters, churning waves - everything. But, if there is any doubt that Barbados ticks all the boxes when it comes to beachfront living, then let us introduce you to some of our favourite coastal spots that may very well be the future location of your home sweet home.
Oistins Fish Festival This Weekend!
The biggest event on the island during the Easter weekend is the Oistins Fish Festival. Hosted in the heart of the island’s most celebrated fishing village, the festival pays homage to the island’s fisher folk and their seafaring lifestyle, and features several events that attract the attention of locals and visitors of all ages.
Nikki Beach Hearts Barbados!
With twelve down, the world’s most popular name in beachside opulence has arrived in the Caribbean-beach lovers’ paradise, and some would argue that there will never be a more natural fit than Barbados and Nikki Beach!
Explore Spring in Barbados
Spring, Polo and Dining
The winter season has taken lovers of Barbados on a fun filled journey from the historic raceday at the Garrison Savannah to the legendary grounds of Kensington Oval. But, as spring approaches, Barbados blossoms to its prime offering a lively cocktail of its staple beautiful beaches, and a hearty dash of exciting polo action and sumptuous plantation-style dinners.
On the island’s lavish west coast sits the town of Holetown. Its heart and surroundings are the plush home of luxury, international musings and decadence, but before this became the trademark of the coast, it was revered by historians and locals alike as the crèche of Barbados as it is now known.
Greensleeves: Quintessential Luxury
One of a kind.
The best residence in Barbados.
Warm and welcoming.
‘Tis Time for K9!
As the month rolls on, the wonderful Christmas spirit grows more apparent, and in a few days, the gift of giving will be in the spotlight for a worthy cause. K9 Friends Barbados will host their annual auction on December 23 at Mahogany Ridge in St. Thomas - all in the name of canine welfare!
The Fashion Within
On a global perspective, the fashion scene is one that has an incredible mass appeal, and our captivation with this fine art culminates each year in major cities across the world with the staging of global Fashion Week. With New York’s week wrapped up and London’s underway, Milan and Paris wait in the wings to unveil their own prestigious week of celebrating fashion forwardness. These events have grown into massive economic powerhouses, with New York fashion week attracting over 230,000 attendees to more than 500 shows that total in the generation of almost US$900 million for the Greater Metropolitan area.
Facility Management Career Opportunity in Barbados
We are looking for an energetic and highly motivated individual to fill the role of Facility Manager. If you are self-motivated, flourish in a busy environment, with skills in leadership, ability to think outside of the box and are adept at managing key relationships, we need to talk.
Seeking a Brand Manager
We are looking for a marketing 'guru' with a fun and energetic personality to take our Blue Sky Luxury brand to the next level! We are a luxury holiday rentals firm with a vast portfolio of villas and condos along the west coast of Barbados, and as the 'brand guardian' you will be tasked with maintaining the intergrity of the brand across all marketing initiatives and communications.
Barbados: An Island of Golf
To hear the words Barbados, birdie and eagle in the same sentence may seem odd but mundane; but, to the pert ears of those in-tune with the sport, it undoubtedly screams golf. Beyond the bewitching beaches that coerce you to stay waterside when in Barbados, there is another world lying in wait that presents grandiose greens, fantastic fairways and pesky bunkers. There isn’t a truer case of this than on the western seaboard in the parish of St. James, where tee time is any time at three of the most prestigious golf spots on the island - Sandy Lane, Royal Westmoreland and Apes Hill.
Cin Cin by the Sea Restaurant
Cin Cin by the Sea is situated along the alluring platinum west coast of the island, and almost as a testament to the meaning behind its name, Cin Cin - as it is better known - has become the toast of the west coast.
Royal Westmoreland Barbados
Finding a location with rolling hills and tropical accents is easier than ever. Let’s investigate the history and lifestyle of Royal Westmoreland Barbados.
Apes Hill Club
The Apes Hill Golf and Polo community is one of Barbados’ newest luxury developments, set high on a ridge with rolling country and coastal views, tropical charm and perfect privacy.
Elevated at an impressive 1000 feet above sea level it enjoys sweeping views of the Caribbean Sea to the West and in many locations the wild Atlantic Ocean to the East, a truly unique vantage point and one of its many draws for those looking to put down their roots in an island valued for its privacy.
Sandy Lane: Exclusive Luxury in Barbados
Get a once-in-a-lifetime experience by visiting our Sandy Land Estate in Barbados. We at Terra Luxury believe in bringing paradise to you and your loved ones.
Lewis Hamilton takes centre stage for Barbados Festival of Speed
Racing fans have long hailed Barbados as THE premier destination for the ultimate race experience. The sun, sea and sand make it the perfect holiday destination for the family, while the exciting off-road and islandwide rally events keep the racing enthusiasts energized with thrills, spills and lots of action. With the recent completion of the world class circuit at Bushy Park and the highly publicized addition of internationally acclaimed events such as the Top Gear Festival, Race of Champions and Global Rally Cross, the island can definitely congratulate itself for bringing the world of racing to a whole new cross-section of visitors. (Sun-worshippers and golf enthusiasts, we’re talking to you!) This is the adrenalin rush you never knew you needed!
A Polo Night to Remember in Barbados
When you settle into life in Barbados, or pop-over for a holiday visit, expect many luxurious one-of-a-kind events to spring up. One of our favourites is Polo Under the Stars, hosted by Apes Hill Polo Club. It’s a smashing lit-up evening where visitors and residents come out in their finest to watch local and international polo players battle it out for a win. It’s a fantastic VIP evening — cocktails, live music and other VIP perks such as a 3-course dinner and a cigar lounge create a charming atmosphere unlike any other. Check out the action in this 2-minute video.
Horsing Around at a Chic Gala Dinner
We’ve all heard about swimming with pigs in the Bahamas; but have you ever swam with horses in Barbados? Between the races, polo games and equestrian shows, some of the best-kept horses on the island enjoy ocean dips as part of their exercise regime. Equestrian sports are quite popular in Barbados, where many high-profile polo tournaments and horse races such as the coveted Sandy Lane Gold Cup draw countless worldly spectators to our paradise island.
Barbados festival of Speed - Dinner with Lewis Hamilton
Formula 1 fans have the unique opportunity to dine with three-time F1 driver, Lemis Hamilton at this year’s Barbados Festival of Speed.
Don't miss the action at The Barbados Festival of Speed!
The excitement of car racing comes to life at the inaugural Barbados Festival of Speed on Sunday, May 8th at Bushy Park.
Terra Caribbean Launches New Luxury Division to Enhance Luxury Real Estate Service
Terra Caribbean is excited to announce the launch of its luxury division, Terra Luxury. Read our blog to learn more about our luxury real estate service.
St. Nicholas Abbey
"We believe our architectural heritage is part of who we are as a people; that buildings and landscapes provide us with an in-depth view of the craftsmanship, trade and culture of their time.” These are the sentiments of the Warren family, owners of St. Nicholas Abbey whose stated mission is: “to ensure its preservation for both future generations of Barbadians and visitors to our island.” - Larry Warren
Seaduced - Luxury at Sea
There’s something about water lapping on a hull, wind-filled sails and the gentle throb of an engine, as your yacht slips through calm waters that induces perfect relaxation. When this is combined with all the comforts of Barbados’ newest flybridge-inspired luxury catamaran, you know you have indeed been – as the name says – Seaduced.
Barbados is no stranger to polo. Read our blog to learn more about how you can enjoy the excitement this riveting sport brings to Barbados.