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Portico 1 is an impressive beachfront property that offers 3-bedrooms and 3,500 sq. ft. of living space featuring cutting edge finishes, luxurious furnishings, and outstanding amenities. The apartment features a 40 ft. wide private terrace with a plunge pool and glass balustrade, providing unparalleled views of the ocean. Enjoy the private gym and sauna, 80 ft. lap pool, and direct beach access from the large split-level terrace.

Winner of 3 prestigious, 5 star International Property Awards, for Best Architecture, Best Development, and Best Apartment in the Caribbean. Portico 1 is distinguished by its outstanding finishes, revolutionary design, and modern take on island living. Located on the serene and picturesque Prospect Bay Beach in St. James Barbados, Portico stands as a true personification of sophistication and state-of-the-art living that is distinct from any other residential development on the island’s west coast.

The development’s extraordinary architecture makes way for a lifestyle that will be enjoyed by a select few; with just 2 units on each of the 5 floors, owners are sure to enjoy a level of privacy and exclusivity unparalleled on the island. The tropical modern style was conceptualized to merge the interior living space with the property’s stunning environs; glass balustrades and ample windows offer uninterrupted views of the stunning Caribbean Sea.

The remarkable lifestyle that Portico 1 offers will undoubtedly surpass expectations, with an impressive array of amenities, five-star concierge services, and steadfast dedication to both personal and environmental well-being. The uniqueness of Portico extends beyond its architecture and indulgent lifestyle. Its facilities are nothing short of spectacular, ensuring residences the best that innovation has to offer.

The residences – 10 luxurious units featuring 3,500 sq. ft. of living and breathing space • 3 exceptional bedrooms with en suite bathrooms and spacious walk-in closets • master features double glass doors opening to private terraces and views of the Caribbean sea • fully-equipped open-plan kitchens • spacious living areas luxuriously appointed with marble floors in ivory coloured antique finish • terrace with uninterrupted glass-fronted balustrade and frameless sliding glass doors • heated Jacuzzis • underground parking • 70 sq. ft. storage and wine facilities • separate staff-lunch area, including changing rooms, lockers, bathroom and shower facilities.

Penthouse apartments include; additional 1,500 sq. ft. private roof terrace with breath-taking 360 views, private pool, entertaining area, and lush landscaping • garden apartments feature additional 1,500 sq. ft. of private gardens and sun terrace

Architecture – Contemporary design unique to the West coast • creative fusion of modern and traditional architecture with glass, marble, and hand-crafted cedar finishes • striking atrium with 60° glass curtain wall, magnificent water feature, kinetic hanging sculpture, state of the art glass bridge entrance and marble stairway • glass-front elevator overlooking the Caribbean sea

Location – Situated between Sandy Lane and Four Seasons Hotel on 15 ft. bluff, overlooking the Caribbean sea • located opposite one of the island’s best diving reefs featuring the Stavronikita, a 365 ft. sunken wreck in 120 ft. of water • beautiful beach walk with green monkey natural habitat • 10 minutes North of the vibrant capital Bridgetown • 10 minutes South of the chic and historic Holetown district • close to shopping, groceries, and medical services • near to nightlife and world-class restaurants

Finishes – NEFF (Canada) kitchen • sanitary ware by Villeroy and Boch • Cambria quartz countertops • marble tiling throughout • handmade solid cedar door and window frames • cedar closets • glass mosaic tiling in pool areas • double-glazed tempered glass used throughout • Dornbracht • ‘Jason’ Hydrotherapy air and whirlpool combination tubs with chromotherapy lighting • integral air-conditioning systems • ambient cove lighting

Technology – Dedicated and secure GPX phone system with half-mile range • wireless cat 5 Bluetooth Internet • 5.1 Surround Sound Theatre System • Audiophile quality sound system • sound and lighting control panels • light sensors

Amenities – Cybex fitness centre with panoramic sea views, audio-visual entertainment system, and air-conditioning • luxurious changing rooms, showers and sauna • 85-ft heated infinity-edge lap pool with tempered glass and mosaic tile finishes • sunbathing deck • private access gate to prospect beach

Lifestyle – Five-star concierge service available offering the ultimate in luxurious, care-free living • housekeeping services • private chefs and catering • chauffeurs • childcare and babysitting • excursion planning including island tours, tee times, and sailing expeditions • tickets to cultural, social and sporting events • dining reservations • event planning • regional travel planning by air or sea

Security – 24-hour security staff with first-aid training and dedicated security desk • multi-location passive infrared CCTV system with non-intrusive monitoring • keypad and swipe card security access • camera integrated intercom system for apartment entry • intrusion detection (entry and glass) • remote locking garage door system for vehicle access to underground car park • comprehensive smoke and fire detection • two elevators designed to function during emergencies on a back-up system

Well-being – Structure and glass atrium built to withstand 130mph winds and missiles of category 3 • buildings are fully accessible by disabled persons including pool areas • sound-absorbing Proflex layer between floors • Quietpipe insulation on all piping to eliminate noise • 24-hour property management response service • dedicated water and power emergency supply • discreet garbage chutes • water softener systems for both kitchens and bathrooms

Eco-friendly innovation – The building design maximises use of natural light and cool breezes • vantage lighting control system and sensors • energy-efficient bulbs used throughout development • tinted and double glazed windows to reduce heat and noise • Toshiba SMMS (variable refrigerant flow) air-conditioning system utilising 50% less energy per annum • heat insulators on the roof • solar panel heated pools • programmable water heaters • onsite wastewater treatment and underground rainwater collection facility for irrigation • glass and plastic recycling collection • considerable resources dedicated to preserving 2, 80-year-old oceanfront Mahogany trees • extensive landscaping.

Additional Information

Equipped with Apple TV

Closest beach (beachfront): Batts Rock

No children under 12 allowed.

Portico 1 is a beachfront holiday rental. It should be noted that beaches change their shape and size from day to day, week to week, and month to month, mainly as a response to seasonal waves, currents and tides. Every effort has been made to depict the beach in front of this property, but temporary changes may occur.



  • A/C Bedrooms
    A/C Living Area
    Assigned Parking
    Beach Access
    Cable TV
    Ceiling Fans
  • Covered Terrace
    Gym - Communal
    Gated Entrance
    Hair Dryer
    Holetown - Nearby
  • Plunge Pool
    Restaurants - Nearby
    Sauna - Communal
    Sea Views
    Swimming Pool - Communal

Bedrooms and Bathrooms

Bedrooms : 3

Master Bedroom – King

Bedroom 2 – Twin Beds
Note – can convert to a King

Bedroom 3 – Twin Beds
Note – can convert to a King



Bathrooms : 3

Master Bathroom – Bath and Shower

Bathroom 2 – Shower

Bathroom 3 – Shower

All bathrooms are en-suite.


Cook – up to 3 meals per day (Christmas/Peak Season only)


24hrs Security

Note:  Staff work 6 days per week (excluding public holidays).




Winter 2023/2024

January 11th – April 14th
3 bedrooms (up to 06 people)
US$1,650 / £1,305 per night




Summer 2023/2024

April 15th – December 14th
3 bedrooms (up to 06 people)
US$1,250 / £990 per night



Christmas & New Year 2023/2024

December 15th – January 10th
3 bedrooms (up to 06 people)
US$2,450 / £1,940 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$1,000 – 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. 

Prospect Beach, St. James, Barbados West Coast

    Airport – 35 mins drive

    Beach (Waves Hotel Beach) – 2 mins walk

    Cala Roca Restaurant – 2 mins walk

    Holetown – 10 mins drive

    Jordan Supermarket, Fitts Village – 7 mins walk

    La Cabane Beach Bar/Restaurant – 2 mins drive

    Sandy Lane Golf – 7 mins drive




  • F.F.
    March 2022

    We truly are in paradise here in Barbados. Thank you for sharing your beautiful home with us. We loved getting to know Sophia and Crystal. They took great care of us during our six day holiday and really appreciate the great meals cooked by Crystal and the housekeeping provided by Sophia. We are sad to leave Portico1, but could not be more thankful for the accomodations, the weather and new friends we have made with Sophia and Crystal.

  • A.N.
    April 2022

    We had a fabulous wwek at Portico 1! Couldn't ask for anything more. The Housekeeper and Chef were incredible. Delicious food, helpful and fun staff... they made our stay a perfect 10!! Thank you!!


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