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Galena is a gorgeous 3 bedroom holiday villa set on the top ridge of Sandy Lane Estate in beautiful Barbados. The property features beautifully manicured grounds with stunning views of the Caribbean Sea and the prestigious Sandy Lane Golf Course.

With a traditional style and open concept, Galena will win you over from your first step through the door. On arrival, you will be greeted by long-time staff member Maxine. An integral part of the family at Galena, Maxine is known for her delicious cooking with knowledge of dishes from around the world but with exceptional skill in Barbados’ local cuisine.

Beyond the entrance is a large covered patio where you can enjoy the ocean view and cool Barbados breeze. Take a walk to the gardens below and view a variety of tropical specimens. The garden at Galena is a perfect location to host an intimate island wedding for 40 – 50 guests. The bride and groom can make their special day even more memorable at this beautiful villa.

Each of the 3 bedrooms has its own en-suite bathroom. The TV room just off the Kitchen is another area to relax, watch TV, or read a book before heading out to the private pool or to the Sandy Lane Property Owners Beach. The pool at this villa on Sandy Lane is large, providing ultimate relaxation; enjoy a swim or work on your tan. The staff will make sure you are always well taken care of, and relax with a cold beverage while Maxine prepares one of her specialties for your enjoyment.

Enjoy the renowned Sandy Lane beach; just a quick drive through the estate and you will arrive at the property owner’s beach facility. Galena has a private “cabana” that allows you to store your personal belongings as well as light snacks and drinks, which can be stored in the cabana fridge. Umbrellas and beach chairs will also be readily available for your personal use, the only time you will have to move a muscle is to take a swim in the clear Caribbean Sea.

Your stay at Galena is sure to be the best part of your Barbados trip, whether it be for a wedding, family retreat or just a quiet couple’s getaway. Come as a guest, leave as family!

N.B. Please note the master bedroom is accessed through the hallway in bedroom 2. The bedroom can also be accessed via the outdoor covered patio.

Like all our Sandy Lane villas, this property rental DOES NOT permit the use of Riemann P20 Sunscreen, as it damages towels and fabrics.




  • A/C Bedrooms
    BBQ Grill
    Cable/Satellite TV
    Ceiling Fans
    DVD/Blu Ray Player
  • Golf Nearby
    Holetown Nearby
    Internet - WiFi
    Outdoor Dining
  • Sandy Lane Owners Beach Club Access
    Sea Views
    Sound System / Music Dock
    Sun Deck
    Swimming Pool - Private
    Washing Machine

Bedrooms and Bathrooms

Bedrooms : 3

Master Bedroom – King Bed

Bedroom 2 – King Bed

Bedroom 3 – Twin Beds
Note:  Twins can be converted to a King

Extra Room – 2 x Single Beds
*Please note the extra room does not have air-conditioning and does incur an extra cost*

Bathrooms : 3

All bathrooms are en-suite







Winter 2024/2025

January 11th – April 15th
03 bedrooms (up to 06 people)
US$1,050 / £830 per night


Summer 2024/2025

April 16th – December 14th
03 bedrooms (up to 06 people)
US$850 / £675 per night


Christmas & New Year 2024/2025

December 15th – January 10th
03 bedrooms (up to 06 people)
US$1,625 / £1,285 per night

Rental Notes

    Rental rates are subject to a 10% Government Accommodation Levy plus a 2.5% Service Fee.

    Minimum stay – 7 nights in Winter, 5 nights in Summer & 14 nights during the Christmas & New Year period.

    Rental rates are fixed in US$.  The GBP£ rates highlighted will fluctuate.  Please contact us for an accurate GBP£ quote.

    Security Deposit – US$1,500 – refunded no later than 14 days after departure.  See our Booking Conditions for full details.

    Rates are subject to change at any time.

    Check-in from 3pm | Check-out by 12 noon.

    We cannot offer an early check-in or a late check-out as guests may be leaving/arriving on the same day.

Sandy Lane, St. James, Barbados West Coast

    Airport – 35 mins drive

    Beach (Sandy Lane) – 3 mins drive or 17-20 mins walk

    Holetown – 5 mins drive

    Restaurants, Shops – 5 mins drive

    Sandy Lane Golf Courses nearby



  • Wendy
    November 2022

    When the original holiday we’d booked fell through after the owners decided to sell their property we were understandably disillusioned at the prospect of starting again from scratch. But, serendipitously, we chanced upon the lovely Villa Galena and thank goodness fate dealt us that hand! Four of us stayed in this beautiful, peaceful and wonderfully situated villa, enjoying its comfortable facilities and the attentive services of Maxine, our fabulous cook, and Natasha, our fantastic housekeeper. Apart from the fact that the villa was just sublime, Max and Tash made sure our holiday was extra special, cooking us wonderful local dishes and keeping the villa sparkling clean. Sitting on the terrace, listening to the early evening chorus of whistling frogs, gazing at the Caribbean Sea in the distance, while enjoying one or two of Maxine’s delicious Bajan fish cakes, accompanied by a cold glass of wine – this is just one of many memories that will never fade. Villa Galena is set in its own gorgeous tropical grounds (regularly attended by excellent gardeners). The large front garden and driveway has covered parking and the entrance to the traditional-style, single storey villa is appealing and welcoming. Inside, there’s plenty of seating and reception area space, room to accommodate a party larger than our group of 4 adults. The rear grounds, with their beautiful palms, bougainvillea and hibiscus, slope gently down to the perimeter of the Sandy Lane golf course and afford a wonderful view of the Caribbean Sea in the distance. The generously sized outdoor pool is screened from the rest of the garden by palms and has plenty of sunbed facilities and tables, plus a shaded area for when the sun’s at its highest. There’s a barbecue, too, which we enjoyed using on Maxine’s night off. The kitchen is modern and well-equipped, with plenty of refrigeration and storage space, and the double bedrooms are comfortable, light and airy and well-sized, with en suite facilities and plenty of hanging space for clothes. Our bedroom opened on to the lovely pool, perfect for an early morning dip before breakfast. Having access to Sandy Lane beach and our own beach cabana was certainly a bonus. Although walkable, practically and realistically speaking you need a car to travel the five minutes from the villa to the beach. Equally, a vehicle or taxi is required for the few minutes’ drive into nearby Holetown to sample the bars, restaurants and shopping facilities of this west coast town. WiFi is available, and was good in our bedroom, but our friends reported intermittent lack of coverage in their room. But such a stunning location more than compensates for occasional internet drop-off. Air conditioning is available in the bedrooms and there are ceiling fans elsewhere. In our hire car we travelled the length and breadth of the island quite easily from Villa Galena, splashing out on a taxi to take us to the legendary Oistins Fish Fry on Friday night. To say this holiday was magical is an understatement. Max and Tash looked after us so wonderfully we felt truly spoiled. The real charm of Villa Galena lies not only in its beautiful surroundings, comfortable, spacious rooms and gorgeous views, but also in the warm and friendly welcome of its fabulous staff. Thank goodness our original holiday fell through! We’d return to Villa Galena in a heartbeat!

  • S.T.
    October 2022

    Villa Galena is in an outstanding location, offering a wonderful outside terrace, pool area and tropical gardens with stunning views over the golf course and Caribbean Sea. Maxine, our cook provided delightful meals for us and Natasha, our housekeeper kept our accommodation looking beautiful, this included freshly laundered clothes for us each day. We all agreed this gem of a Villa afforded us our own piece of Barbadian Paradise. The villa also had access to the Sandy Lane Private Owners Beach which included our own cabana with its own fridge and amenities, a fabulous beach and the glorious Caribbean sea. Surely, one of the best beaches the Caribbean has to offer in our opinion. Once again a huge thank you to Maxi and Tash for making our holiday so memorable and we can all whole heartedly recommend the Villa Galena to any one searching for their own bit of Caribbean Paradise.

  • Natti
    January 2023

    This was our first time to Barbados, we planned it in exceptional detail, taking with us our 3 small children plus grandparents too. Booking somewhere to stay to suit all the needs at first proved quite difficult that was until we found the Galena!! On arrival, quite late in the evening, we were greeted by the marvellous Maxine and the native Natasha who kept the house very clean, looked after the clothes and maintained a lovely environment in which to enjoy and relax. Maxine’s cooking was exceptional, I tasted dishes that were fresh, enjoyable, easy on the palate and just damn right delightful. She was always such a pleasant dynamic to be around. I often would ask how she had created such dishes only to then be shown and talked through such dish. I only hope I can recreate them to such an amazing , delicious standard. The house itself was simply perfect ! Just sufficient room for 8 of us. The location is peaceful and has the most amazing views. There is plenty of room to relax and just do and be yourself. I can truly recommend this place , I just worry that after too many exceptional reviews we will not be able to book back in but if you are considering the house, you will not be disappointed!!

  • P D
    December 2023

    Wonderful views and Maxine was great with us. We loved the beach club access.


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