Rihanna, Beyonce, Lewis Hamilton, Gigi Hadid – countless celebrities flock to Fashion Week all over the world to see the latest designs and styles to hit the runway. Just as fashion changes with the seasons, so do trends with interior design. We take a look at some of Island Villas’ top trends for Barbados property design in 2019.


‘More is More’ for 2019 and it is time to embrace colour, patterns, prints and MORE! The great thing about this trend is that you can have fun with it. Basically, anything goes and you can go wherever your personality leads you. In celebration of this bold and daring trend we have picked a few of our holiday villas that exude playful flair.

Cove Spring House

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Barbados Property for Sale: Cove Spring House

This grand, colonial style, 10 bedroom villa sits imposingly on a secluded cove on Barbados’ West Coast. Surrounded by over an acre of lush, tropical gardens, Cove Spring House boasts a fully equipped gym and a professionally designed, 20 seat, state of the art home theatre that doubles as a boardroom. 

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More is More: Beautiful Barbados Villa

This impressive Barbados property for sale definitely fits with 2019’s maximalist trend and is an investment worth making for the right buyer. 

Sandy Lane Estate – Olivewood

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Caribbean Property for Sale: Olivewood Estate

Another beautiful Barbados luxury villa with a bold personality is Olivewood on the Sandy Lane Estate. Designed by architect, Michael Gomes, this property for sale features exciting Barbadian architectural elements like wrap-around verandahs, plantation shutters and whimsical timber gingerbread facia boards. Combining traditional with zen, the layout of this luxury villa is based on Balinese principles, with a collection of connected pavilions and garden courtyards. The dining pavilion is a unique space, constructed with reclaimed old coral stone from a demolished sugar factory and designed to look like an ancient ruin. The crystal chandaliers and exposed timber roof create a magical setting for lunch or dinner. 

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Homes for Sale in Barbados: Olivewood Estate

Biophilic Design

2019 is all about a happier, healthier you and that is being reflected in home design. Would you consider buying a Barbados holiday home if it not only looked great but made you feel great as well? Biophilic design incorporates natural elements in a way that has tremendous benefit. In fact, research has shown that implementing biophilic design can reduce stress, improve cognitive function and creativity.

Royal Westmoreland – Idyll Moments

This beautiful, custom-designed villa has brought the outside in with 33′ sliding, glazed glass doors allowing natural light, stunning views and spacious area to merge together, creating a stunning space for entertaining.

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Houses for Sale in Barbados: Idyll Moments

Follow the staircase with glass balustrades to the first floor where you will find two bedroom suites which spill onto a large covered patio with panoramic views over the golf course and out to sea.

Buying a Home in Barbados: Stunning views at Idyll Moments

Buying a Home in Barbados: Stunning views at Idyll Moments