Tropicana Beach Hotel
Travel Blogs from St. James
... to find out why they hadn't picked us up. Turns out someone was there at 9am and had picked up the other 10 people on the tour but somehow, even though we were sitting there watching the whole time we had missed seeing them and they us, although if their sign had turned our way even once I know we would have seen it .. I felt so bad but Rebecca (one of the R's) told the taxi driver to take us to the marina, a 30 minute drive away, and when we arrived she paid him ...
... as we get to the main road Keisha drives by and gives us a wave as she whisks her client to their destination.
Now it's time for a drink and at last we can call into one of those lovey roadside bars that we've often passed but never frequented - we choose The Golden Anchor. There's a guy clearing up the debris from the night before who tells us that the bar doesn't open until later but he calls his colleague to serve ...
I got up early bursting with energy, reserved our beach chairs in our favorite spot , and swam laps in the ocean! After that Not much else all day! I did some reading, a little painting, and got my time in the sun. The waves were really big today. there was a surfer catching them right by our beach and lots more firther down in the usual place. We walked down the boardwalk to catch ...
... 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, 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
- A day pass to use their be…
- Discovery Bay is A-OK
- Great place to stay
Las Condes, St. James | Hotelfrom $124
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 $32