Where to stay around St James?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,526 holiday lettings near St James. From 739 villas to 408 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: 2,401 holiday homes
  • Royal Westmoreland Golf Course: 2,697 holiday homes
  • Sunset Crest: 397 holiday homes
  • Paynes Bay: 2,378 holiday homes
  • Porters: 2,079 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: 2,401 holiday lettings
  • Porters: 2,079 holiday lettings
  • Fitts Village: 2,440 holiday lettings
  • Westmoreland: 1,904 holiday lettings
  • Weston: 1,889 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: 2,697 holiday rentals
  • St. James Parish Church: 2,693 holiday rentals
  • Holetown Beach: 2,692 holiday rentals
  • Sandy Lane Beach: 2,692 holiday rentals
  • Barbados Polo Club: 2,693 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.

Sightseeing in and around St. James

Do you want to discover top things to see and do during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes St. James a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Green Monkey Golf Course (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Sandy Lane Country Club Golf Course (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Sandy Lane Golf Course (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Caribbean International Riding Centre (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Atlantis Submarines Adventure (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Barbados Wildlife Reserve (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in St. James

Travellers love St. James for its beautiful ocean views and breathtaking sunsets. Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, St. James is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Huntes Gardens (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Brownes Beach (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Bathsheba Beach (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
  • Animal Flower Cave (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
  • Crane Beach (13.7 mi / 22 km)
  • Bottom Bay Beach (14.2 mi / 22.8 km)