Tropicana Beach Hotel
Travel Blogs from St. James
... the lottery.
As we're thinking about walking back to the hut the rain starts again so we hop into a taxi.
For the rest of the evening it's rain and thunder but it seems to have no effect at all in the temperature. It's hot, hot hot.
I know I haven't mentioned dinner. Ruth and Malcolm cook again (even though it was Henry's turn). Today it's macaroni pie (Bajan style) and flying fish. Mmmmmmm. If only we could buy that restaurant for them. ...
Traveling to Martinique from Barbados is not like going to other places.
At the airport in Barbados, the airline representative asked me for "travel documents". I gather it to mean proof that I was formally invited to visit the country. Felt like trying to cross borders in *****ia. I had read somewhere online that you needed those documets to enter
Our second day in Barbados and hot and sunny with clear blue skies, we head out with Rob & Gwen for a taxi to Mullins Beach as recommended by the wonderful Jane Chadwick our TA. It takes about 30 minutes for $10 a head return and our taxi driver is very friendly and tells us about
all the sights we pass.
The cricket ground is very grand and modern, as are many of the homes and hotels along the way. Sandy Lane in ...
... 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