Tropicana Beach Hotel
Travel Blogs from St. James
... even added a fair bit of social commentary as he pointed out the differences between the wealthy foreigners who were gobbling up primo beachfront properties while driving up the cost of living, and the locals- many of whom were still living in former slave homes (since they couldn't own land, slaves built homes on a stack of stones so they could move the house easily).
Back to the ship just in time to catch the ...
... Trevor came back, minus the drinks, to say that the hotel no longer accepted cash as it was all inclusive (it used to be optional to be all-inclusive or not). So no rum punch for us there then.
Feeling a bit deflated, we changed out of our cossies and into our clothes and decided to leave the hotel and go a bit further along the coast. On way out, Trevor asked the receptionist if there was a bus back to Bridgetown and how much it ...
... and cotton as well as a prized defence system, 26 British forts along the coast. And though Barbados gained full independence in 1966, British influence is still strong especially when it comes to cricket.
In and around the capital city of Bridgetown, there were excellent buys on jewellery, watches and rum – according to the sellers. We bought nothing. But we were amazed by the king sized Scotia Bank near the ...
... 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 ...
... rankings of Icee Maker, and I sunk into the chair out on the balcony with the crickets and tree frogs. I breathed in the ocean for a while, and reality set in that I truly was in paradise... with Mr. Right! Tony is pretty happy too that he is no longer with "Ms. Right now," but instead Ms. Right! Hahaha!!!
This is what I call a great day... and it's just beginning!
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