Travel Blogs from St. James
After a couple of rounds and a bit of dancing in the street (or swinging your pants in Henry's case) we're happy to head off home.
A quick cognac and it's bed time. Tomorrow is just another Monday for us as it isn't a bank holiday here. Me thinks we're happy to swap a bank holiday for sunshine and rum punch though.
Sorry guys no pictures today. I forgot to take my phone.
... with restaurants and shops on one side opposite bars and betting parlors on the other side of the street. We entered at the end of this street which was less than a block from St. Michaels.
St. Michael's Church was built in 1789 and became a cathedral in 1825. Its arched roof was at one time the widest in the world. Many famous Bajans (residents of Barbados) are buried here. The church property occupies a full city block and is contained behind an eight foot white concrete wall ...
... to supplement our last remaining Barbados $5 to make the $6 we needed to catch the little buses; just when we had sorted all this a “big blue/yellow bus” flew into sight and we promptly returned the dollar and jumped on board. I use “flew” because the speed they travel is pretty scary but we got back to town in one piece.
... floaty," sipped on a decadent coffee ice cream cocktail, visited with some New Yorkers, and got a pretty good sunburn, so it was time to head back to the room. We got all ready (took me a total of a half hour, cuz I never do my hair!) and were ready to go to the shops and a mall, but it was pouring down rain... and it didn't appear to be stopping any time soon. We didn't know how closed in the shops were, so we decided to wait ...
... sitting on the chaise lounge chairs, which were situated on the hotel deck, but steps away from the sand. The minute the sun went down, out came about 15 little crabs!! EWWW!!! My phone vibrated, and I screamed because I thought for sure it was a crab crawling up my chair! We tossed the little guy a lemon from my water, and he instantly grabbed on to that sucker and dashed under ground to... eat it, I ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Smuggler's Cove St. James
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