Tropicana Beach Hotel
Travel Blogs from St. James
... get the attention of the beach guys - our loungers and umbrellas are set up in no time.
Henry has been encouraging me to go or a jet ski ride with him and negotiates a good deal with one of the guys.
After an initial dip, Ruth and Henry jump onto the ski, because I've chickened out. They're out for 15 minutes end then it's Phil's turn. Ruth says it was scary so I'm glad I didn't go.
Omara and Phil ...
... to their satisfaction rating. In all honesty, this was one of the best days ever. If you ever get to visit Barbados, you really have to take a trip on Tiami Catamarans.
We arrived at their terminal, removed our shoes, and boarded the Tiami II. The captain gave a safety briefing, letting us know that it was windy and we should hold on to our hats. He said the only hats he would go back for were ones ...
... post pictures later, but here's a video I found of some other bands on YouTube for this year's Kadooment. My band was Ooutraje, and we were blue, yellow and black like the colors of the Barbados flag.
... church which had been destroyed by a hurricane in 1831. A man called Ferdinando Paleologus, a descendent of the last Christian emperor of Constantinople who died in Barbados in 1678, is buried here.
This was our second drink stop of the tour. Ted got out the plastic flagons of rum punch and poured them into plastic cups full of ice. I also bought a Banks beer from the concessionary for $5 as I hadn’t as yet tried the local brew. Very malty but not bad.
... up first, and as you can hear on the video, I was clearly more excited than he was! He sailed up 250 feet in the air, just like that. We chose not to do the 500 feet; Tony does not appreciate his life being in someone else's hands, so he wanted to keep it to a minimum, which was fine with me. We will break in our dare devil activities slowly! I was up next, and as I sailed above the stunning, turquoise Caribbean Sea, I will say only ...
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, St. James, Porters | 4 star hotelfrom $257
- Nice Hotel
- Our day at the colony club
- Just loved it
Porters, St. James | 4 star hotelfrom $458
- Faultless - 11th September 2004
- The best hotel in Barbados
St. James Beach, 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 $106
- 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