Tropicana Beach Hotel
Travel Blogs from St. James
... coast to a place to snorkel, then further up the coast where they snorkeled and saw sea turtles... Very cool. While people were in the water the crew cooked lunch - steak, salad, chicken, shrimp... Too much food. It was really a pleasant afternoon and a great day for a lovely sail! Off to St Bart's on ...
... workers on the cruise ship and it is fun to be able to have a drink with them.
A taxi arrives that can hold up to 15 passengers so we all decide it's time to go back to the ship and clean up for dinner.
Shower, change clothes, another drink, dinner, and another trivia game and we call it a night.
Tomorrow we will be in Puerto Rico. God Bless America.
... dock. As I looked down I noticed our dock ropes were tied up with the deck ropes of the cruise ship that was docked behind us. Getting ropes untangled and getting away from the dock took an extra 30 minutes. We were to have departed at 17:00, but we did not actually get underway until about 17:30. Regardless, it was amazing watching the huge cruise ship maneuver away from the dock and out to open waters.
We were all surprised ...
... along with the band playing – classic! Fantastic atmosphere down there. Alvan came over to pick us up a little later and took us to his bar which is on the North shore of the island. It is a traditional bar which they call a rum shop. Apparently on Barbados you will always find a rum shop within 100 yards of every church on the island. We met Alvan’s brother who cooked us up some ribs and fish for Lisa. They were fab! We ...
... 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 $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