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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.

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                                                                                                      Yellow Bird is a beautiful apartment set in lovely surroundings

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                                                                                                      My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Yellow Bird - it was the perfect place for a relaxing two week vacation. The apartment itself is very tastefully furnished, extremely well equipped, even down to a cooler bag for taking drinks to the beach! We were very well looked after by Sasha the property manager from Sothebys and Phil the housekeeper who keeps the apartment spotlessly clean. The sun terrace has views across the Sugar Hill estate to the sea and was a lovely setting for our sundowners and barbecues! Sugar Hill is a very well kept, quiet and well maintained development.The two pools (one of which is just a few steps from the apartment) are excellently maintained and for the most part we had them to ourselves! We hired a car and so had quick and easy access to the Fairmont beach and bar/cafe - the staff were welcoming and friendly and the food was very good - we ate there on several occasions. We also visited a few places on the island that we hadn't been to before: St.Nicholas Abbey (and old sugar plantation house that has been beautifully restored and where we purchased some of the rum that they now produce) and Bottom Bay, were two of the highlights. All in all we had a very relaxing and memorable vacation and will certainly be going back to Yellow Bird in the not too distant future.
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                                                                                                      Thank you for sharing your beautiful villa about us. Everything about it was perfect. We had a wonderful, relaxing vacation.
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                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Nov 2017