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Travel Blogs from St. James
Great last day. Shopped for some souvenirs at the duty free Cave Sheppard, then a stop for cappuccino at Italia (yes, in Barbados)! Some packing, than a wonderful facial at the Spa. Quick lunch, then off to the beach for a final dip in the beautiful Barbados ocean! Our last meal with our very special friends Terry and Michelle at Zaccios. This is a fantastic restaurant and beach bar. Happy hour from 4 - ...
... list. By the way this includes buying some fish - back up plan if they come back empty handed from their trip!
After a couple of hours at Lime Bar and another useful meeting its time to shop. This could take a while....and it does. Just as we're about to finish Henry calls to say they're back for their trip. I excitedly ask what they caught ..... Oh dear not a thing. So much for the "catch of the day" for,our party menu.
... left the parliament complex on the opposite site than we entered. We were now on a small intercity street that would eventual lead us to St. Michaels Cathedral. Here in the intercity we saw a more earthy view of the city. A wide street made small by automobiles parked on both side and in the middle of the street. The amount of traffic that wove its way thru the streets and around the people walking on the sidewalk-less street added to the small feel of the area. This was a street that ...
... up some traditional Barbados tucker .........didn’t sample anything but some of it looked and smelt so good. Lisa knew what some of the dishes were, scouse is a Barbados version of black pudding but made with pigs intestines and some spices, very nice apparently but I won’t be verifying that.
Lisa needed a hat, saw one and bought one, only to turn around and find a lot more choice on lots of ...
... 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