The parish ofSt. James is located on the west coast of Barbados and has numerous accommodation options to cater to all of your needs.
This parish will find self-catering apartments, guesthouses, hotels, luxury villas, and condominiums.
St. James is a lively parish and is an excellent 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 float and soak up the golden sunshine; this coast is ideal for children.
The west coast boasts an eight-mile stretch of uninterrupted golden sandy beaches, so you will be close to a great beach wherever you choose to stay.
Also, if you enjoy fine dining, you will be spoilt for choice in St. James, as there are several excellent restaurants in this parish and some nice bars. However, if you are looking for nightlife, it 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 that you can expect authentic 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 excellent 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, St. James has some wonderful retreats that don’t allow children, so you are ensured peace and tranquillity.
Some properties in St. James offer you a staff member on hand to act as your assistant. They greet you on arrival and look after you throughout your stay; they will organize everything from your drinks and food to your laundry and even set the table for dinner on the beach if you 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, St. James has a couple of excellent golf courses, which the world’s best golfers have played. You will find golf courses at Sandy Lane and Royal Westmoreland, which offer accommodation.
St. James is also a fantastic accommodation choice if you would like to take advantage of duty-free shopping; there are several shopping malls in Holetown and some wonderful duty-free shops where you can pick up designer goods for a fraction of the price you would pay at home.
St. James has more luxury villas and condominiums than any other parish in Barbados. The beauty of an estate or condo is that you get luxury accommodation and an entire team of staff, including a chef, to relax and enjoy your holiday. There are many benefits to renting a luxury villa; please read our article below.
There are many suitable options in St. James for your accommodation needs, each offering excellent conditions for swimming and sunbathing.
You can experience lovely fine dining restaurants, access many duty-free shops, and stay in suitable quality accommodation to remember your Barbadian holiday.
Brett Callaghan is the founder and managing director of Totally Barbados. I specialize in writing content for the tourism industry for my island home of Barbados. I help companies build strategies to grow their businesses online with SMART marketing, advertising, and social media goals.