What's Near St. James

The delightful beaches in Barbados are the most-visited attractions in the region.

Luckily, this property is located directly on the water, so you won't need to travel far to experience first hand what makes the area such a popular vacation destination. The beach on this property enjoy a nice amount of harmony as far as crowd size; it is located not very far away from popular sites in Barbados, but presents a presence that isn't too crowded or hectic.

Nearby Beaches

Paynes Bay Beach

Of course, since St. James is positioned directly on Paynes Bay Beach, relaxing on the sand is one of the main attractions at this property. Paynes Bay Beach, located on the west coast of the island, offers calm waters perfect for snorkeling, swimming, and a variety of water sports. The beach is a popular spot for catamarans, as well as beachgoers, due to its ideal swimming and local restaurants. For guests who are willing to venture off site, there are some additional beaches worth investigating. Clicking on each link below allows you to view a detailed page:

Beaches Near The St. James
Beach Distance Direction Location
Sandy Lane Beach 0.6 N 0.8 mi. South of Holetown
Mahogany Bay 0.8 S Holders Hill
Folkestone Beach 1.8 N Holetown
Colony Club Beach 2.0 N Holetown
Batts Rock Beach 2.1 S 2.7 mi. North-Northwest of Bridgetown
Paradise Beach 2.4 S 2.4 mi. North-Northwest of Bridgetown
Holetown Beach 2.6 N Porters
Brighton Beach 3.0 S 1.8 mi. North-Northwest of Bridgetown
Cockspur Beach 3.1 S 1.7 mi. North-Northwest of Bridgetown
Brandons Beach 3.5 S 1.2 mi. North-Northwest of Bridgetown
Reeds Bay 3.8 N Weston
Gibbs Beach 4.5 N Mullins
Mullins Beach 4.8 N Mullins

The closest one is Sandy Lane Beach. Known most especially as the beach in front of the mega upscale Sandy Lane Hotel, Sandy Lane Beach can still hold its own. With calm waters that are perfect for any number of watersports, and pristine surroundings, Sandy Lane Beach is one of the five star beaches on the island. Outdoor venues can have a large number of people and amenities, and this one is no exception: With restrooms, showers, and picnic tables on site vacationers will have all they need for a day outside.

If you're on the lookout for a stretch of sand that attracts very few tourists, Gibbs Beach may be just what you're looking for. Gibbs Beach is tucked away on the west coast of the island and is largely free of tourists. Situated among some of the most attractive homes on the island and surrounded by beautiful tropical foliage, the beach's smooth sand is perfect for private strolls. It's located four and a half miles north of the hotel.

Nearby Areas

Stopping by a community or town near your hotel can add to the enjoyment of your vacation, no matter if you're just exploring the area's hidden attractions, or finding an incredible local restaurant. St. James is located in Paynes Bay, a neighborhood in Barbados; it's to the south of Holetown.

The following table contains a listing of areas near St. James:

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Holders Hill 0.3 E
Hoytes 1.0 E
Holetown 1.4 N
Arch Hall 1.6 NE
Prospect 1.7 S
Wanstead 1.9 S
St. James Parish 2.1 N
Porters 2.5 N
Eden Lodge 2.5 SE

Nearby Attractions

Limegrove Cinema

Visitors who are looking to try exciting activities during their trip to Barbados will quickly learn that St. James makes the perfect place to start a busy day. As a matter of fact, this particular part of Holetown claims a number of exciting attractions, such as Limegrove Cinema, Holetown Monument, and St. James Church. Of the three nearby attractions, the closest is Limegrove Cinema.

Several more of this property's nearest attractions are listed in the table below.

Attractions Near The St. James
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Limegrove Cinema Movie Theater 1.4 N Holetown
Holetown Monument Monument 1.4 N Holetown
St. James Church Historical Site 1.7 N Holetown
Sir Frank Hutson Sugar Museum Museum 2.2 NE 1.5 mi. East of Holetown
Folkstone Museum Museum 1.8 N Holetown
Folkstone Marine Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 1.8 N Holetown
Welchman Hall Gully Park 4.1 ENE Welchman Hall
3Ws Monument Monument 2.0 S Wanstead
Lazaretto Gardens Botanical Garden 2.1 S Wanstead
Harrison's Cave Cave 4.4 ENE Welchman Hall
Aerial Trek Adventure Zip Line Site -- -- 4.3 mi. East-Southeast of Holetown
Flower Forest Botanical Garden 5.1 ENE 3.1 mi. West-Southwest of Bathsheba
Tyrol Cot Heritage Village Museum 3.4 SE 2.0 mi. North-Northeast of Bridgetown
Arlington House Interactive Museum Museum 5.7 N Speightstown
St. Peter's Church Historical Site 5.9 N Speightstown
Mount Gay Rum Distilleries and Visitor Center Distillery 3.7 S 1.0 mi. North-Northwest of Bridgetown
Fisherpond Great House Historical Site 5.4 E 3.7 mi. South West of Bathsheba
Hunte's Garden Botanical Garden 6.1 ENE 2.2 mi. South West of Bathsheba
Statue Of Sir Garfield Sobers Monument 4.2 S 0.5 mi. North-Northwest of Bridgetown
Orchid World Botanical Garden 5.8 E 3.9 mi. South-Southwest of Bathsheba
Gun Hill Signal Station Historical Site 5.6 E 5.2 mi. South-Southwest of Bathsheba
Cricket Legends Museum Museum 4.3 S 0.4 mi. Northwest of Bridgetown
Montefiore Fountain Monument 4.8 SSE Downtown Bridgetown
Jewish Museum Museum 4.8 SSE Downtown Bridgetown
Queen's Park Park 5.0 SSE 0.8 mi. East of Bridgetown
St. Michael's Cathedral Historical Site 5.0 SSE Downtown Bridgetown
Barbados National Heroes Gallery Museum 5.0 SSE Downtown Bridgetown
Cotton Tower Signal Historical Site 7.0 ENE 1.3 mi. South West of Bathsheba
Lord Nelson's Bronze Statue Monument 5.0 SSE Downtown Bridgetown
National Heroes Square Park 5.0 SSE Downtown Bridgetown
Dolphin Fountain In Heroes Square Monument 5.0 SSE Downtown Bridgetown
Independence Arch Monument 5.1 SSE Downtown Bridgetown
Errol Barrow Statue Monument 5.1 SSE Downtown Bridgetown
The Empire Theatre Movie Theater -- -- Downtown Bridgetown
Grenade Hall Forest Signal Station Historical Site 7.6 NNE 3.5 mi. East-Northeast of Speightstown
Emancipation Statue Monument 5.7 SE 2.8 mi. East of Bridgetown
Barbados Wildlife Reserve Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 7.7 NNE 3.5 mi. East-Northeast of Speightstown
Farley Hill Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 7.7 NNE 3.9 mi. East of Speightstown
Errol Barrow Park Park 5.9 SE 2.4 mi. North-Northwest of St. Lawrence Gap
Banks Brewery Visitor Centre Brewery 6.0 SE 2.2 mi. East of Bridgetown
Statue Of Sir Grantley Adams Monument 5.8 SSE 1.2 mi. Southeast of Bridgetown
Wildey House Historical Site -- -- 2.3 mi. North-Northwest of St. Lawrence Gap
Morgan Lewis Sugar Mill Historical Site 8.2 NE 4.7 mi. East of Speightstown
St. Nicholas Abbey Museum 8.4 NNE 4.0 mi. East-Northeast of Speightstown
Barbados Museum and Historical Society Museum 6.2 SSE St. Matthias
George Washington House Historical Site 6.2 SSE St. Matthias
St. Ann's Garrison Historical Site 6.2 SSE St. Matthias
Gravesend Military Cemetery Historical Site 6.2 S 1.5 mi. South-Southeast of Bridgetown
Garrison Savannah Historical Site 6.3 SSE St. Matthias
Charles Fort Historical Site 6.2 S 1.5 mi. South-Southeast of Bridgetown
Barbados Olympic Museum Museum 6.6 SE 1.8 mi. North-Northwest of St. Lawrence Gap
Needhams Point Lighthouse Lighthouse 6.3 S 1.5 mi. South-Southeast of Bridgetown
Andromeda Botanical Gardens Botanical Garden 8.5 ENE 0.5 mi. Southeast of Bathsheba
Olympus Theater Movie Theater 7.4 SE Vauxhall
St. John's Church Historical Site 9.4 E 2.5 mi. Southeast of Bathsheba
Harrison Point Lighthouse Lighthouse 9.9 N 4.0 mi. North of Speightstown
St. Philip's Church Historical Site 10.2 E Church Village
Woodbourne Shorebird Reserve Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 10.2 ESE St. Patricks
Animal Flower Cave Cave 11.8 N 6.1 mi. North-Northeast of Speightstown
Sunbury Plantation House & Museum Museum 10.7 E 6.5 mi. South-Southeast of Bathsheba
South Point Lighthouse Lighthouse 10.9 SE Atlantic Shores
Barbados Concorde Experience Museum 11.8 ESE 5.6 mi. East of St. Lawrence Gap
King George V Memorial Park Park 12.5 E 7.3 mi. Southeast of Bathsheba
Ragged Point Lighthouse Lighthouse 13.7 E 7.0 mi. East-Southeast of Bathsheba

If you're looking for a place where you can while away some free time, Limegrove Cinema could be just what the doctor ordered. Featuring the latest films in both digital and 3-D projection, Limegrove Cinemas is a boutique theater that offers table service during your show. Sit back and enjoy your movie while you dine on your favorite snacks.

Nearby Accommodations

Getting info about nearby accommodations is often a great means of getting a better feel for the surrounding area. You'll be able to find lots of additional places to look at in the vicinity, as this part of Barbados offers vacationers an exceptional variety of hotel and resort options. If you'd like to find more info on the booking options available in the region, view the following table.

Accommodations near The St. James
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Old Trees Bay 0.1 S Paynes Bay, Barbados
Treasure Beach Hotel 0.1 S Holders Hill, Barbados
The House 0.2 S Holders Hill, Barbados
Tamarind Cove Hotel 0.2 S Holders Hill, Barbados
Beach View Hotel 0.5 S Holders Hill, Barbados
Sandy Lane 0.5 N 0.9 mi. South of Holetown, Barbados
Palm Paradise 0.7 SSE Paynes Bay, Barbados
Divi Heritage 0.8 N Holetown, Barbados
Crystal Cove Hotel 0.9 S 2.2 mi. South of Holetown, Barbados
Villa Marie Guesthouse 1.2 S 2.5 mi. South of Holetown, Barbados

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