The parish of St. James is located on the west coast of Barbados and has numerous accommodation options to cater to all of your needs.
In this parish you will find self-catering apartments, guesthouses, hotels, and luxury villas and condominiums.
St. James is a lively parish and is a good place to choose your accommodation if you enjoy swimming, as this coast has the calm lapping waves of the gentle Caribbean Sea.
The water is generally quite warm and still so you can just float and soak up the golden sunshine; this coast is ideal if you have children.
The west coast boasts an eight-mile stretch of uninterrupted golden sandy beaches, so wherever you chose to stay you will be close to a great beach.
Also if you enjoy fine dining then you will be spoilt for choice in St. James, as there are a number of excellent restaurants in this parish and some nice bars. However if you are looking for nightlife then you would be better to choose accommodation on the south coast in the parish of Christ Church.
St. James is the parish where all the rich and famous choose to stay so can expect real luxury accommodation and a lot of all-inclusive hotels. The beauty of staying in an all-inclusive hotel is that you don’t have to worry about your food and drinks as it is all included in the price, which is great if you have children as they eat as and when they want and there is usually a kids club to keep them entertained.
If you are looking for a romantic holiday for you and your partner then St. James has some wonderful retreats, which don’t allow children so you are ensured peace and tranquillity.
There are some properties in St. James that offer you a member of staff on hand to act as your personal assistant. They greet you on arrival and are there just to look after you throughout your stay; they will organise everything from your drinks and food through to your laundry and will even set a table for dinner on the beach if you so desire.
You will also find some delightful boutique hotels in this parish, which offer intimacy, exquisite interior design and fine dining cuisine.
If you are interested in golf, then St. James has a couple of excellent golf courses, which have been played by the world’s best golfers. You will find golf courses at Sandy Lane and Royal Westmoreland, both of which also offer accommodation.
St. James is also a great accommodation choice if you would like to take advantage of duty free shopping; as there are a number of shopping malls in Holetown and some wonderful duty free shops where you can pick up designer goods for a fraction of the price that you would pay at home.
St. James has more luxury villas and condominiums than any other parish in Barbados, the beauty of a villa or condo is that you get luxury accommodation and a full team of staff including a chef so that you can just relax and enjoy your holiday. There are many benefits to renting a luxury villa, please read our article below for more information.
There are many suitable options for St. James accommodation which offers excellent conditions for swimming and sun bathing; there are wonderful fine dining restaurants, it is great for shopping and there is an abundance of good quality accommodation to chose from to make your Barbadian holiday one to remember.
Author: Brett Callaghan