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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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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Stunning views feels like luxury

                                                                                                      4 of 5
                                                                                                      I loved it here unfortunately we experienced some bad weather and when we were in the tv channel was not always in English so a bit of a pain with the kids but the apartment has all the latest facilities and the guy that meets you Brian is really friendly can't fault the apartment just shame about the weather
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Aug 22, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Aug 2017

                                                                                                      Good size villa in great location

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      We had a wonderful 2 wk holiday in this villa. Good size rooms and kitchen well equipped enough to be able to cook and eat in when we wanted. Great location only 10 mins walk to a lovely beach, very safe for children and the fab JuJu's beach bar. A great holiday was had by all. Thankyou
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Aug 17, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jul 2017