Travel Blogs from St. James
It's a rain day today. Or should I say liquid sunshine as it is known here.
When the sun breaks through Ruth and Malcolm head out for a walk. Before long we notice that it is raining heavily and they must have been caught in it. Later on they tell us that they had to shelter under a tree to escape the downpour.
At the hut mum, Henry and I read and relax.
When Ruth and Malcolm get back they confess that ...
... 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 ...
... 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