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How to holiday like your sporting icons in Barbados

May 13, 2013

Overlooking the famed West Coast of Barbados, Royal Westmoreland , with its renowned championship golf course and luxurious villa lifestyle has long been the destination of choice for celebrities and some of the world's leading sporting stars. The award-winning golf and spa resort is now offering guests the opportunity to take a holiday in the villas owned by some of these sporting icons.

Over 30 international sports stars including Lee Westwood, Joe Calzaghe, Wayne Rooney, Andrew Flintoff, Ian Woosnam and Rio Ferdinand have purchased homes on the estate. One example of a villa available to rent is the stunning four-bedroom home of Michael Vaughan, former England Cricket Captain and recent contestant on BBC's reality show Strictly Come Dancing. The villa offers unrivalled access to a private collection of rare and unique sporting memorabilia such as autographed photos and signed cricket bats, displayed for guests to enjoy.

Designed for perfection and offering the ultimate in Caribbean living, Vaughan's exquisite custom-designed villa features a private pool and terrace, open plan kitchen and living areas, four large bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms, mature landscaped gardens, large patios with verandas. A housekeeper is in daily attendance to ensure guests have everything they need.

During their stay, all guests have unrestricted access to the estate's extensive leisure facilities which include three 25-metre pools, a children's pool, a fully-equipped gym, the championship golf course, Clubhouse restaurant and Bajan Rum Shack, tennis with floodlit courts, the island's only Elemis endorsed spa and Mullins Beach Club - a magnificent stretch of secluded coast just minutes away from the estate.

The exclusive Michael Vaughan villa "The Pavilion" can be rented from only £715 per night for up to eight people , which is £90 per person per night including 10 rounds of free golf . Price based on stays in low season between 1st May and 30th November and subject to availability at time of booking .

To enquire or book a stay in one of the "Exclusive Villas" owned by other sporting-icons contact our reservations team on: (+44) 01524 782 503

For more information about Royal Westmoreland visit www.royalwestmoreland.com








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