Shades Holiday Apartments

Laynes Road, St. James, BB29004, Barbados | 4 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from St. James

Time for some R & R

A travel blog entry by footloose_llr on Feb 19, 2014

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... to sit on the wall to the right of the roundabout in the shade and we waited and waited and waited.. past 9 now and I went over to the centre of the roundabout 2 or 3 times to look around at the signs and asked around if anyone had seen R&R but no luck. We were sitting next to a whole lot of taxi drivers and finally at 9.30 one of them asked us if we were waiting for a tour, after a bit of conversation I ended up giving him my printed instructions and he ...

Puddin, Phyllis, Gregory and The Cliff

A travel blog entry by bettya52 on May 26, 2013

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... He's very surprised.

The cake is lovely but we also encourage Ruth to order the signature desert a meringue ball filled with fruit which they flambé at the table. It looked good and tasted even better.

A few laughs and moves with the waiters and we soon head off back to the hut
By now Phil and Omara are struggling to stay awake. It's been a long day for them but a wonderful start to their vacation. ...


A travel blog entry by danandkatie on May 16, 2012

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... of visiting was Batts Rock, a small paradise-like beach away from tourists that Wex and Nat have founded as 'the local'. Golden sands and warm water - whats not to like.

The first Friday of our stay we headed to Oistins where they have a weekly Fish market, fresh and cooked. We sat down to an awesome Marlin fish meal on the south coast. Although busy with tourists, it was definitely worth the effort to get a seat. Whilst eating we ...

Land at last!!

A travel blog entry by jobloor on Jan 24, 2012

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... and they only get 4000 tourists a year.

So we change our plan and head off to shop in Bridgetown, which seems not to have changed a great deal since our lats visit which must be 6 years ago. There are many jewellers and a few souvenir shops but we did not find any nice shops with clothes and the like, so not sure
where all the rich and famous visitors shop. Even the cafe on ...

Best Foot Massage EVER!!!!

A travel blog entry by tonyandtonya on Jul 02, 2011

... articles/pictures of where/why he was featured. Was I glad I didn't turn down his "hard times offer!" He massaged my feet like no one EVER has!! Bongo loaded his hands with aloe vera, straight from the plant and applied it to my feet like it was his JOB... oops, it WAS his job! He moved those hands so fast and furious that my feet felt like spaghetti! Fifteen minutes on each foot was PURE BLISS... I'm going to get myself another one ...

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This 4 star hotel, located on Laynes Road, St. James, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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