Villa Nelson Gay Barbados. A coral stone mansion that opens out to an enormous, private garden surrounded by stately palms, tall and mature trees, and a direct view of the sea is only part of the delights awaiting those who visit the Villa Nelson Gay. Set directly on Godings Bay in Barbados, this private estate offers a truly stunning setting for a large family holiday or gathering and even a perfect spot for a destination event.
With acres of expansive gardens, the property also features a private and sprawling section of beachfront. Furnished for comfort, you will find lounges and amenities at every turn. Whether you are on the lawn, gathered near the pool, or at the waterfront, you will feel at home. The full household staff also ensures this and includes a chef, butler and housekeeping and grounds teams.
Carefully designed to maximize the setting, the eight-bedroom gem is Palladian in design and built of native coral stone. It features a bevy of indoor and outdoor living spaces that include an al fresco dining gazebo tucked into the garden and an impressively sized terrace with outdoor lounge and more formal terrace dining. The interiors are as airy and lighthearted as the outdoor spaces and include lounges and living rooms, dining suites and a fantastic, gourmet kitchen. There is even a media room to serve as a home theater.
Divided into several wings and including small cottages, the property provides optimal privacy in each of the luxurious bedroom suites. All have access to private porches and terraces, and there are two master suites. The bedrooms feature mostly king or queen beds, large and opulent private baths and each is named for its décor or setting.
Whether with family, friends, or a mix of both, the Villa Nelson Gay provides the ideal setting for a luxuriously unforgettable holiday.
Bedroom 1: Master bedroom with a king-size bed, A/C, TV and en-suite bathroom with shower, vanity and WC. 2 guests maximum.
Bedroom 2: Master bedroom with a king-size four-poster bed, A/C, TV and en-suite bathroom with shower, vanity and WC. 2 guests maximum.
Bedroom 3 (Erte Room): Bedroom with a queen-size bed, A/C, TV and en-suite bathroom with bathtub/shower, vanity and WC. 2 guests maximum.
Bedroom 4 (Green Room): Bedroom with two single beds, A/C, TV, private porch and en-suite bathroom with bathtub/shower, vanity and WC. 2 guests maximum.
Bedroom 5 (South Wing): Bedroom with a queen-size bed, A/C, TV, private porch and en-suite his and hers bathrooms with shower, vanity and WC. 2 guests maximum.
Bedroom 6 (Cottage): Bedroom with a king-size bed, A/C, TV and en-suite bathroom with shower, vanity and WC. 2 guests maximum.
Bedroom 7 (Shattel House 1): Bedroom with a queen-size bed, A/C, TV, kitchenette and en-suite bathroom with shower, vanity and WC. 2 guests maximum.
Bedroom 8 (Shattel House 2): Bedroom with a king-size bed, A/C, TV, kitchenette and en-suite bathroom with shower, vanity and WC. 2 guests maximum.
Note: There is a media room that can be made as an additional bedroom (with two single beds and a shared bathroom with a Master bedroom 2 for two additional guests. For more info please contact our agent.
Interior Access Bedrooms: 5 Exterior Access Bedrooms: 3
Once a vacation home is selected, the pampered adventure begins. Our concierge team will assist with creating a magical and immersive vacation experience. Our services include
While available for advanced requests, the concierge team connects with guests 30 days prior to arrival to coordinate arrivals and to reserve desired services and experiences. Guests with scheduled Christmas/New Year stays will be contacted 90 days prior to arrival.
Plan your dream destination wedding or special Caribbean event. The villa is available for wedding receptions and special events.
Maximum guests for cocktail event: 100 guests
Maximum guests for a seated dinner event: 50 guests
The villa requires five nights minimum rental of the villa at the regular rental rates. The event fee is one (1) night's rental at the applicable rate of the date, plus 19% taxes.
Refundable security deposit: USD $1,500.00 standard deposit + USD $3,000.00 additional security deposit for events.
NB the security deposit is not released until two (2) weeks after even
Clients are also required to hire outside caterers as well as rent chairs, tables, tents, glasses, cutlery, and crockery.
Terms and conditions:
The villa does not allow unregistered guests to stay overnight. Overnight guests are restricted to the 2 guests per rented bedroom and must be declared. Guests are responsible for the set-up and clean up of the event. The event may not occur within 24 hours of departure. For example, with a Saturday departure guests must hold the event on Thursday or sooner. Guests must abide to local ordinances.
Please contact our villa specialists to assist you in selecting the perfect wedding venue for your special occasion.
Please note that stays over Easter and Thanksgiving week are subject to a request.
Applicable dates: between April 2 and April 17, 2023; November 22, 2023 and November 27, 2023; March 24, 2024 and April 7, 2024; November 27, 2024 and December 1, 2024
Minimum stay 5 nights