Half Moon Royal Villas
Travel Blogs from St. James
... delicious meals. We had coconut scampi and grilled kingfish with the best rice I have ever had. Relaxing back at the house and wishing we did not have to go home to -30 from hot 30+. So thankful that Terry and Michelle introduced us to this beautiful Caribbean island. We will miss the island and our friends. They may be glad to have some time alone, but those two still act like teenagers!!!!! Ciao ...
... mind the back up plan comes into action.
We finish the shopping, including another birthday cake, and head back to the hut.
After several hours of food preparation and some pretty nifty decorating by Ruth it's time to get the party started.
Another surprise - Keisha and Andy arrive. Malcolm is pretty bowled over by it all.
Mind you he ends up doing the BBQ even though he's the birthday boy.
... restaurants and shops, colorful fishing boats and fishing charters, marks the place where the old sailing ships were tilted over and careened, so their bottoms could be scraped. This is the area where Barbados' famous, colorful wooden flying fish boats were once anchored between their trips out to sea. The boats have moved but are still nearby at the marina between Bridgetown and the cruise terminal.
Today the original bridge has been replaced with a stone bridge that has ...
... to Guyana.
Barbados is a very beautiful island with the most amazing beaches on every coast, I don’t think anywhere else had these continuous beautiful beaches whether they were gentle and clear or wild and majestic. The people here too were warm, friendly and fun and in fact they reminded us of the Irish, they love to talk and they love to have a laugh so we really enjoyed our time here in ...
... we didn't feel "catered to," but I think the type of people who stay here are the "stuffy" type who don't want to be bothered. We clearly are not like that, right?!
Next item on the agenda: ZIP LINE!!! That was an experience of a lifetime! Our guides were really the ones who made it extra great. We bantered back and forth about their "accent," which is really a dialect they said I would pick up if I were here ...
Other places to stay in St. James
PO Box 429, Paynes Bay | 4 star hotelfrom $237
- Not very luxurious...
- Sadly disappointed
- Don't come here if you want good service
Porters | 4 star hotelfrom $257
- Nice Hotel
- Our day at the colony club
- Just loved it
St James Beach, St. James | 4 star hotelfrom $458
- Faultless - 11th September 2004
- The best hotel in Barbados
St. James Beach Holetown Barbados, St. James | 3 star hotelfrom $228
- Discovery Bay is A-OK
- Great place to stay
- Great Value
Paynes Bay, St. James | Hotelfrom $280
- Friendly nicely presented
- Dinning in a sauna!!!!!!
- Poor mans hotel
Paynes Bay, St. James | 4 star hotelfrom $265
- Eigentlich nicht so toll
- Understated luxury for those in the know
- Shame about the Cruise Ships
Holetown, St. James | 5 star hotelfrom $476
- Great place
- The best holiday we have ever had
Holetown, St. James | 4 star hotelfrom $294
- Beautiful setting...
- Fantastic little hotel / "villa" complex
- Perfect for families and couples looking for relaxation!
Sunset Crest, St. James | 3 star hotelfrom $102
Paynes Bay, St. James | 4 star hotelfrom $290
- Stay at The House . . . Refinance yours!
- Great Concept, Staff, Just Needs a little Polish
- An Upgrade, but needs more attention
Paynes Bay, St. James | 3 star hotelfrom $155
Mount Standfast, St. James | Hotelfrom $350
Abbey, St. James | 4 star hotelfrom $367
Paynes Bay, St. James | 1 star hotelfrom $62