St. James, Barbados

Due to it's sheltered location, the west coast of Barbados is home to some of the best beaches on the island and also boasts many fantastic hotels. There are plenty of things to do including a visit to what is considered to be one of the most luxurious golf courses in Barbados.

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St. James

Sheltered from the Atlantic winds that come in from the east, the west coast of Barbados is home to some of the best hotels and beaches on the island.

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St. James Hotels (?)

Crystal Cove Hotel Photograph of Crystal Cove Hotel
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Ideal for families and couples alike, the All Inclusive Crystal Cove Hotel has something to offer everyone....

5 / 5 from 1 reviews

Discovery Bay Resort Photograph of Discovery Bay Resort
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Situated on St James Beach, Discovery Bay Resort offers the ideal setting for a relaxing holiday....

4 / 5 from 1 reviews

All Season Resort Europa Photograph of All Season Resort Europa
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An ideal resort for families, honeymooners or for those just wanting to relax, the resort is located in the heart of the west coast, within walking distance to the beach and many local amenities....

Angler Apartments Photograph of Angler Apartments
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The Angler Apartments offer few facilities and are the ideal choice for those wanting a quieter place to stay, close to the beach. Yoga holidays are also provided here and classes are a mixture of Hat...

Beach View Hotel Photograph of Beach View Hotel
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The Beach View Hotel offers spacious suite accommodation and a good range of amenities to suit families seeking a relaxing and fun filled holiday. ...

Colony Club Hotel Photograph of Colony Club Hotel
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The Colony Club has four lagoon style swimming pools set in seven acres of tropical, palm-filled gardens fronting the beach. The hotel features adult only experiences, family sized accommodation and ...

Divi Heritage Beach Resort Photograph of Divi Heritage Beach Resort
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Overlooking St James Beach, the Divi Heritage offers a quiet location with minimal facilities aiming to provide a peaceful holiday to those over 16 years old only....

Fairmont Royal Pavilion Hotel Photograph of Fairmont Royal Pavilion Hotel
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This iconic five star luxury resort sits directly on the beach front. This is an elegant retreat for those looking for a relaxing and luxurious holiday....

Homar Villas Photograph of Homar Villas
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Ideal for families, groups and couples looking for self catering accommodation on the West Coast of the Island....

Mango Bay Beach Resort Photograph of Mango Bay Beach Resort
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The hotel is ideal for all those seeking an all-inclusive beach holiday and features on-site a restaurant and bar with live music nightly, a swimming pool and a Spa....

Sandy Lane Hotel Photograph of Sandy Lane Hotel
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The famed Sandy Lane Hotel combines luxurious accommodation, exceptional service and a stunning beachfront location which caters to even the most discerning traveller....

Settlers Beach Photograph of Settlers Beach
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Settlers Beach offers the privacy of your own villa and the amenities of a hotel, ideal for families and groups looking for a quiet place to stay with restaurants and shops close by....

St. James Reviews

Holiday Date:15th Oct 2015
Accommodation:Crystal Cove Hotel
Room:Suite - Ocean View
Board:All Inclusive
(5 suns)

Very nice location close to many good shops and restaurants.

Holiday Date:3rd Apr 2014
Accommodation:Discovery Bay Resort
Room:Club Double Or Twin
Board:All Inclusive
(4 suns)

Beautiful beach.

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The west coast is lined with great beaches and on the St James stretch of coast you can enjoy the watersports at Mullins Beach and Colony Club Beach; relax on the pristine sands at Gibbs Beach and Reeds Bay, go snorkelling at Paynes Beach and swimming at Mahogany bay.

Things to Do

Golf courses feature high on the list of leisure attractions at St James, which is also home to the Barbados Polo Club.

A popular visitor attraction is the Folkestone Marine Park and ideal for children to learn to snorkel.

Out and About

The Limegrove Lifestyle Centre in Holetown is your one-stop spot for designer shopping and contemporary dining.

There are a number of natural and wildlife attractions in easy reach of St James. You could take a guided hike along the Arbib Nature and Heritage Trail, get up close with the Barbados Green Monkeys and other animals at the Barbados Wildlife Reserve, enjoy breathtaking views from the neighbouring Farley Hill National Park and explore the tropical forest at Turners Hall Woods.

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