Travel Blogs from St. James
Just a short entry to say that we arrived in Barbados yesterday morning (9th December) after approx 24 days crossing the Atlantic. Weather was a bit of a mix with some good winds mid trip and also for the last couple of days with some very light winds and even calms at times. Not much marine life sighted on the way over. The usual Dolphins ...
... other, and the previous hotels were tough to beat! But as you move farther down the bay, the water gets more aqua because there is less rock/coral on the shallow floor of the sea. So, in front of our balcony, is a HUGE, PERFECTLY perched palm tree with a picturesque background of the crystal clear James Bay. We LOVE our room- quaint and smaller than the others, yet high quality.
We had lunch in hotel's casual ...
... fish, and brightly colored tropical creatures you see on TV and in pictures!
Next, we swam back to the boat (quite a workout, actually!). Lunch was ready; we had worked up an appetite, so it tasted extra delicious! Tony was ready to slather on the sunscreen and stay in the shade. Others swam back to shore to walk on the beach. Not me! I headed for the deck and sprawled out on some netting above the water. I wanted to lie ...
... into it.
Thank the gods that I did so much sport as a kid, at least my body knows what it is like to be fit.
It is really starting to feel good to get back into shape, to feel the muscles in my body starting to regain their strength and tone.
It is going to take me many months to get back into shape … but I am committed now … and fully intend to get lean and mean and buff again … ...
... fresh blood on the tour. "Oh boy," I thought and started to blush. Just in time, a man in the front offered me the fold out seat next to him. He was sitting with his wife so I took it. He looked back at the guys and told them it was his duty to protect me. I didn't see Alex or her family but had a feeling they'd yet to be picked up.
And off we went. I was seated between two, nice couples from Canada who quickly started to tell me ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Hibiscus Apartments St. James
Other places to stay in St. James
PO Box 429, Paynes Bay | 4 star hotelfrom $234
- Not very luxurious...
- Sadly disappointed
- Don't come here if you want good service
Porters | 4 star hotelfrom $249
- Nice Hotel
- Our day at the colony club
- Just loved it
St James Beach, St. James | 4 star hotelfrom $387
- Faultless - 11th September 2004
- The best hotel in Barbados
St. James Beach Holetown Barbados, St. James | 3 star hotelfrom $165
- Discovery Bay is A-OK
- Great place to stay
- Great Value
Paynes Bay, St. James | Hotel
- Friendly nicely presented
- Dinning in a sauna!!!!!!
- Poor mans hotel
Paynes Bay, St. James | 4 star hotelfrom $255
- Eigentlich nicht so toll
- Understated luxury for those in the know
- Shame about the Cruise Ships
Holetown, St. James | 5 star hotelfrom $379
- Great place
- The best holiday we have ever had
Holetown, St. James | 4 star hotelfrom $109
- Beautiful setting...
- Fantastic little hotel / "villa" complex
- Perfect for families and couples looking for relaxation!
Sunset Crest, St. James | 3 star hotelfrom $179
Paynes Bay, St. James | 4 star hotelfrom $240
- 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 $179