Find the best place to stay — St James

Where to stay around St James?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,528 holiday lettings near St James. From 731 villas to 407 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near St James for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in St James?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in St James. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Holetown: 2,420 holiday homes
  • Royal Westmoreland Golf Course: 2,692 holiday homes
  • Sunset Crest: 398 holiday homes
  • Paynes Bay: 2,397 holiday homes
  • Porters: 2,083 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in St James! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in St James?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in St James with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Holetown: 2,420 holiday lettings
  • Porters: 2,083 holiday lettings
  • Fitts Village: 2,446 holiday lettings
  • Westmoreland: 1,904 holiday lettings
  • Weston: 1,891 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in St James?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in St James. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Royal Westmoreland Golf Course: 2,692 holiday rentals
  • St. James Parish Church: 2,703 holiday rentals
  • Holetown Beach: 2,714 holiday rentals
  • Sandy Lane Beach: 2,707 holiday rentals
  • Barbados Polo Club: 2,706 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around St James listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

Make a holiday rental villa or apartment in St James, Barbados your home away from home

Saint James (St James) is a world class destination for sun worshipers, and is the gem of Barbados’ prolific tourist industry. Located in the west of Barbados, the Parish of St James is known locally as the ‘platinum coast’ due to its popularity with the rich and famous and the exquisite and luxury villas in St James which have sprung up. St James, or more exactly, the town of Holetown, was the spot where British settlers first landed in Barbados.

Things to do in St James, Barbados

Whilst many people take a self catering St James holiday villa for the extensive, idyllic beaches, there are many activities to enjoy, delicacies to sample and sights to see. While beach lovers and sun worshipers will simply be in their version of heaven, family members or partners can be endlessly entertained with the huge range of leisure activities on offer. A St James villa will give you excellent access to extensive hiking, horse riding, paragliding, sky diving, rock climbing, 4x4 driving and motor cross, golf and a massive range of water sports.

In the crystal clear waters which surround Barbados, kayaking, sailing, swimming, water skiing, wakeboarding and windsurfing are very popular, but the two sports which really are special activities to enjoy from a St James villa are scuba diving and fishing.

Every February, the British landing in Holetown is celebrated with an entire week of partying, starting at Holetown Monument, with free concerts on the beach, a military tattoo and huge, elaborate markets selling the best produce and crafts Barbados has to offer, beauty contests, sports displays and an antique car display. The week of the celebration is a magnificent time to take an apartment or villa in St James.

Places to holiday in St James, Barbados

Holetown and Sunset Crest are beachside towns in the centre of St James. Known for their beautifully fine, white sandy beaches, clear calm waters and widespread water sports facilities a St James villa in Sunset Crest or Holetown are the ideal places to holiday. There are also two world-class golf courses within a short distance and some superb restaurants and beach side bars.

Prospect is a lovely, remote location of the St James coast, where relaxing on the beach, watching the spectacular sunset, snorkelling and recharging in the spa mean that you will find it impossible not to completely relax and recuperate.

Weather in St James, Barbados

The weather in St James, Barbados is beautiful, with daily temperatures all year round staying between 24°C and 29°C.

Travel to St James, Barbados

British Airways fly direct to Barbados International Airport (BGI) in approximately seven and a half hours, which means that a St James apartment or villa rental on the ultimate island paradise is not as far away as you might have thought.

Attractions in and around Parish of St. James

First time in Parish of St. James and looking for things to do? Visitors searching for nearby landmarks can take a trip to St. Nicholas Abbey. If some outdoor time is on the agenda, soak up some sun at Holetown Beach and Sandy Lane Beach, or experience the natural beauty of Folkestone Marine Park. You could easily spend a day shopping at Lime Grove Shopping Centre, Chattel Village and Sunset Crest Shopping Centre. Want to take in a game or event? Get tickets for Kensington Oval. Activities around the area include Port St. Charles Marina, Careenage Marina and Carlisle Wharf. You might also want to add other must-see places in the region such as Huntes Gardens, Barbados Parliament Buildings or Brownes Beach to your agenda.