Fairwind Cottages is situated on the Main Barra beach between the closed Old Barra Reef Resort and Makolobay. Cottages in this resort are privately owned and individually decorated. The First two cottages at the entrance literally sits right next to Makolobay Reception where Charlie's Pub is. The cottages in Fairwind Cottages sits staggered from the front entrance to the last two cattages on the beach. Only the two cottages right on the beach has a sea view. From the two front cottages bordering the road and the mangrove it is +- 200m from the beach. This resort has access to the beach for easy launching of boats with a 4x4 Vehicle. The resort offers the following:
- 8 Sleeper Brick Cottages with Thatch Roofs - sleeps 8 in 3 Bdrms, All Bdrms have king size beds, main Bdrm with king size bed and en-suit bathroom, 2nd Bdrm with king size bed, 3rd Bdrm with king size bed & Dble bunk bed. 2nd and 3rd Bdrms share one bathroom with shower. Fully self catering kitchen with - gas stove with oven, fridge/freezer combo, microwave oven, toaster, cutlery, crockery, pots and pans. House has a outside patio.
- 10 Sleeper Brick Cottages with Thatch Roofs - sleeps 10 in 4 Bdrms, 2 x Bdrms with queen size beds of which only one is en-suite and 2 x Bdrms with each a treble bunk bed (single over double bed). The other 3 bedrooms share a bathroom with shower. Fully self catering kitchen with - gas stove with oven, fridge/freezer combo, microwave oven, toaster, cutlery, crockery, pots and pans. House has a outside patio.
Bed linen, mosquito nets and fans are supplied but NO Towels and the cottages are serviced daily.
24 Hour Security and Municipal electricity, unfortunately the Barra area are plagued by power failures.
The Resort has a Back-up Generator.
Hot water is supplied by Electric Geysers.
Patio furniture are supplied at all cottages.
Cottages have outside showers.
Water supply to the cottages is from a borehole but brackish and not suitable for drinking.
There is a tank filled from a well which has water suitable for tea, coffee and cooking and this water is drunk by the locals.
Airport Transfers can be arranged.
Only one or two cottages right at the entrance in the resort are accessible with an normal car and it is advised that guests come with a 4x4 vehicle.