$129 / night
Total guests, Nights

Ecofriendly Organic B&B/Self-catering Palmetto Apt – Home 9193201 B&B

  • 1 bedroom
  • 2 sleeps
  • 3 nights min stay

Ecofriendly Organic B&B/Self-catering Palmetto Apt – Home 9193201

  • B&B
  • 1 bedroom
  • sleeps 2
  • 3 nights min stay

Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child Friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed

Description from owner


Welcome to the CHI Centre!

CHI (Chinese for Energizing Life Force) stands for “Centre for Healthy and Happy Individuals”

Many Visitors have commented “I love the CHI Centre, it has such a Beautiful Energy” which Guests are welcome to come and Enjoy and Bask in.

Whether you are an Independent Traveller (we’ll look after you!), a Family (Kids love it here!), a Couple (we do get Honeymooners!), or want to come with a group of Friends (we accommodate up to 14 people), our aim is to make sure that you have a Wonderful Holiday, and yours is to enjoy it to the max!

We offer Massage Therapies, Yoga/ Tai Chi Sessions and Hopi Indian Ear Candle Treatments. If you want to loose weight, give up addictions, or adopt a Healthier Lifestyle, Christy is a Health Educator and a couple of private sessions with her will put you on the right track. If it’s Counseling you need, Christy is a Highly Qualified Life Coach who helps people through difficult Life Changes. If you want Acupuncture, Homeopathy or Chiropractic Treatments, we can arrange them for you.

For those who want some Spiritual Uplifting, we offer Meditation Classes and Seasonal Ceremonies. In the Evening you can do Moon Bathing and Star Gazing, in the Garden on our Comfortable Lounge Beds or Hammocks.

We offer deliciious Vegetarian/Vegan Food. Our Speciality is our Full Vegan Breakfast (even our meat eaters enjoy it!).

Christy teaches Organic Gardening Classes as well as Plant based Cookery Classes. If you have a group of Friends who are interested, you can book and request your choice.

We are located 2 minutes from the best Beach in Barbados - Carlisle Bay, where you can snorkel in the shipwrecks or just sunbathe, walk & swim! Our beaches are amazing with clean white sand and turquoise crystal clear waters!!

The Property is set in 1 1/2 acres of beautiful organic tropical gardens where no toxic chemicals have been used for 26 years. We grow organic fruits, herbs and veggies. PLEASE NOTE: The Palmetto apartment has a private semi garden bathroom located just outside the main door of the apartment.

Christy is also an Unique Artist and Crafts person. Her Amazing Artwork can be displayed around the house for sale-just ask her!

To ensure that your stay is simply wonderful - here's what you can expect!

• Welcome Snacks and Juice

• Filter Water Jugs, Coffee Maker, Fridge/Freezer

• Blender, Toaster, Cooker with Oven

• Bath towels, beach towels

• Electricity, Solar heated hot water, wall fans

• 24/7 Wifi, Radio/Stereo

• Board games, puzzles, cards, outdoor games

• Salt/Pepper, Oil/Vinegar, Soy Sauce & Hot Pepper Sauce, Barbados Brown Sugar

• Hand soaps, Shower Wash, Shampoo & Conditioner

• Kitchen Utensils and Cleaning Equipment

We try to think of everything but if there's something you need just ask and we will assist you however we can.

Cancellation Policy:

A reservation, whether by letter, e-mail, or telephone, is a legally binding contract. To protect against late cancellation and Guests not turning up, we are obliged to put the following policy into place.

If your booking with The Chi Centre is cancelled more than 60 days before your arrival date, no charge will be made.

If your booking with The Chi Centre is cancelled 30 days or less, before your arrival date, there is no refund!

No shows, late arrivals, reduction in the number of people in the group, and early departures are all non-refundable.

In the Event of a Guest arriving a day earlier, or wanting to leave a day or 2 later, if we have the room available we are happy to look after you!

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: King bed
  • 1 Shower


  • Wireless Internet
  • Air conditioning
  • Jacuzzi or hot tub
  • Grill
  • Patio
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Bicycles available
  • Internet access
  • Safe
  • Stove
  • Fridge
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • TV
  • DVD player
  • Stereo system
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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  • Not suitable for wheelchair users


Check in time: 15:00, Check out time: 12:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
This rental can only be paid for online through FlipKey using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
No smoking at this property


Change of plans? No problem. You could receive a partial or full refund, depending on when you cancel.

Booking confirmed

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

24 hours after booking

50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.

4 weeks before

No refund if cancelled less than 4 weeks before check-in.

Check-in date

* The booking fee is stated in the cancellation policy information on the payment page. This fee helps us run our secure platform and enables us to provide 24/7 customer support

House rules

Late Checkin: There is a charge of £23 for late checkin. This fee applies to anyone who checks in after 6pm

AC: There is a charge of £8 per night for night use only or £16 per day for all day use (i.e. night and day)

Washing: There is a fee of £8 per machine load


About the owner

Christine P.
Calendar last updated:
23 Nov 2021
Years listed:
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English





Very Good
12 reviews

Very Good

“Incredible place to visit!”

Reviewed 4 Oct 2019

Chrissy was a fantastic host. She was very accommodating, helpful and friendly. There were several mornings where she encouraged us to get up and go to the beach for a sunrise swim and the same in the… More

Response from the owner We’re so glad you enjoyed your stay with us to the max, as much as we enjoyed having you! We look forward to you visiting again so we can share more of our Island treasures with you in your next holiday with us! In the meantime best wishes from Christy

“Homely Barbadian feel”

Reviewed 23 Feb 2019

Overall I had a very calm and relaxed trip, and the Palmetto apt did contribute to that. The bed is great in size, and very comfortable. The room itself was neat and tidy when I arrived. The location… More

Response from the owner Hi Kimani, Thank you for your Review, it was great having you with us so you could re-connect with your Bajan roots! We did have a lot of fun together and we're looking forward to when you come and stay with us again next year, which I know you are too!! Until then, best wishes from Christy

“Sweet & lovely Bajan home”

Reviewed 21 Jan 2019

I had a wonderful time staying here with my partner, the room itself is large and perfect for a couple. There is closet space, a kitchen, a desk area, and toilet with a shower & bathtub, and the b… More

Response from the owner Hi Nell, Thank you very much for your Review! So glad you enjoyed your stay with us to the Max! Looking forward to having you with us again. Best wishes for a Happy, Healthy and Prosperous 2019! from Christy


Reviewed 5 Mar 2018

Perfect location, minutes away from everything, Super convenient and relaxing , Will be visiting again.. Thank you Christy!

Response from the owner It was a pleasure having you both at our property, we hoped you enjoyed your stay to the max, and we will be looking forward to see you again in the future. Christy

“Amazing host, great location, tasty food, dreamy holiday!”

Reviewed 20 Jul 2017

This is the second time I have stayed at this beautiful retreat and all I can say is its totally dreamy! After recovering from my flight with a good night's sleep in the very comfy bed I couldn&#… More

Response from the owner Thanks for your Review Ellen, it was lovely to have you with us again! and Yes, we did have a lot of fun on the Island Tour! It's always a pleasure cooking for someone who really appreciates good food!! There are still some secret places I will enjoy taking you to when you visit us again! Until then, best wishes from Christy

“Cozy, tranquil and very welcoming”

Reviewed 29 Apr 2016

We had a lovely stay here last winter! Christine and Victor are very friendly and hospitable - they took us on little tours of their property and neighbourhood, out grocery shopping, introduced us to … More

Response from the owner Hi Elena, It was certainly a pleasure having you and your lovely daughter to stay with us, we did have some fun together! We have just been growing some more unusual plants which we brought back from other islands from our travels! We are excited to watch the new seeds grow! We hope that the weather in Amsterdam is not too bad, it is still hot over here!! We look forward to you coming to visit us again when you have the chance! very best wishes from Christy and VIctor

“Einfache aber gute Unterkunft”

Reviewed 15 Feb 2015

Meine Freundin und ich waren das erste Mal in der Karibik. Wir wurden sehr herzlich im Chi Centre empfangen. Christy ist sehr nett, hilfsbereit und gab uns viele gute Tipps über Sehenswürdig… More

Response from the owner We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us, and appreciated our very good rate for Car Hire! We do offer our Guests a free shuttle to the Beach if they don't feel like walking, but you were both very energetic! We look forward to welcoming you again next year!


Reviewed 8 Feb 2015

Christie is a fantastic hostess and was very accommodating after we arrived following a 10 hour flight. Room photos are accurate, though there are fewer common areas than depicted on the chi center we… More

Response from the owner It was wonderful to have you stay with us, we did enjoy your company! We do have a 'Portable' AC unit for the Palmetto Apartment should Guests require it, but so far no Guest has ever complained of being too hot as our standup fans are very cooling and efficient! We look forward to you coming to stay with us again when you want to escape the Cold Weather again!

“Great value”

Reviewed 23 Dec 2014

This place is located a bit outside of the center of Bridgetown, about 20 walk and 15 minutes from one of the best beach around. This is perfect if you want to relax and enjoy a very quite environment… More

Response from the owner Dear Damien, We are so very glad you enjoyed our Location, our Accommodation and our Hospitality and our beautiful Tropical Gardens! We look forward to welcoming you again in the future! Best wishes from Christy at the Chi Centre Guest House

“Unique, energizing and educational.”

Reviewed 8 Jan 2014

Greeted by a fun and enthusiastic personality that truly showed us the best of Barbados as well as making us feel at home in our Ixora apartment. Her creative vegetarian food creations for breakfast i… More

Response from the owner The Ixora Apartment is now called the Red Coral Apartment! It was wonderful having you visit us, and so glad you enjoyed our delicious Vegetarian food! as well as our Island! We look forward to welcoming you back as soon as you can make it!!

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How do I find more info about the property?

You can get in touch with Christine (the owner) through the contact form on this page.

If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your booking to send the owner a message.

What if I have questions before I book?

Send Christine (the owner) an email through the contact form on this page. Alternatively, if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

How do I contact Christine (the owner)?

Send an email through the contact form on this page. Or if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your booking to view Christine the owner's contact details or send them a message.

What's the difference between 'Book your stay' and 'Contact the owner/manager'?

Use the Ready to book? form to pay provisionally online and send Christine (the owner) a booking request. You’ll find out within 24 hours whether they’ve accepted - no money will leave your account before then

Or send Christine (the owner) an inquiry through the Contact the owner/manager form if you’d like a quote or more info first.

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When you pay online through the Ready to book? form, a booking request is sent to Christine (the owner). You’ll find out within 24 hours whether they’ve accepted - no money will leave your account before then.

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How do I know what it will cost for my stay?

Simply enter your dates in the Ready to book? form to calculate the cost of your stay.
Click Book now to see a full breakdown of the price.

You can also request a quote from Christine (the owner) through the contact form. The owner will email you the total cost for your dates and a link to book and pay online.

How do I know if my booking request has been accepted?

You’ll receive an email within 24 hours to let you know. Or you can check in Manage your booking. No money will leave your account unless it’s accepted.

How do I pay for my vacation?

Use the Ready to book? form to pay provisionally online. You can pay by credit/debit card or PayPal. Christine (the owner) will have 24 hours to accept the booking and no money will leave your account before then.

If you’ve been sent a quote, simply accept it and pay online through the email we sent you. You can also do this in Manage your booking.

Only bookings paid for through our site are covered by our trusted Payment Protection.

Why can't I call Christine (the owner) before booking?

You can exchange contact details with the property owner/manager once your booking is confirmed and you’ve paid in full. Paying and communicating only through our platform allows us to ensure that your booking is covered by our Payment Protection policy.

If you have any questions before booking, you can send the property owner/manager a message via the contact form on their listing. Once you’ve booked, you can discuss the rental and make arrangements for your trip by logging into Manage your booking.

How do damage deposits work?

In most cases, you don’t pay a damage deposit up front. Instead, we save your payment details securely and you’re only charged in the event of damage to the property.

Occasionally, you will pay a damage deposit up front as part of the total rental cost. In this case, the owner has 10 days after you check out to report any damage. If they don’t, we’ll return your deposit. If their claim is successful, we’ll deduct the agreed cost and return the remainder.

How can I view and manage my booking?

Go to Manage your booking to view all your booking details, pay the balance of your booking or cancel it if you need to.

How do I pay the balance of my booking?

You can pay the remaining balance of your booking at any point. Simply go to Manage your booking and click Pay now.

We’ll automatically charge the balance payment to the same payment method 10 days before it’s due. Go to Manage your booking to see when the payment will be taken.

How can I withdraw my booking request?

You’ll need to contact Christine (the owner) to do this. Send them a message in Manage your booking or through the contact form on this page.

How do I cancel my booking?

Go to Manage your booking to cancel your booking. Here you can view your cancellation policy to see if you’ll be refunded.

How do I make changes to my booking?

You can request to change the dates or number of people on your booking via the Manage your booking page. To change your dates use the Edit booking button. If you need to change the number of guests staying then send Christine (the owner) a message.

If Christine (the owner) agrees, they’ll send you a revised quote outlining the changes. You can review and accept/decline this from the Manage your booking page. You’ll have 48 hours to take action before the revised quote expires.

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