What's Near St. James

Often, guests have decided to vacation in Barbados because of the incredible beaches that the island is known for.

If you are looking forward to the beach more than anything, St. James is just what you are looking for. This site is located on the coast, so visitors can spend every day soaking up the sun if that is what they want to do. This beach provides a great amount of harmony as far as crowd size; it is located not far off from popular sites in Barbados, yet presents a presence that isn't overly over-crowded.

Nearby Beaches

Paynes Bay Beach

Naturally, since St. James is located right on Paynes Bay Beach, sun bathing is popular with guests staying 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 those who are eager for some variety, its not difficult to find another beach to experience. Click the names below to learn more:

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

Sandy Lane Beach is closest to these accommodations. 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. Natural attractions like this in Barbados are known to be filled with both people and amenities, and this one follows that trend: With on-site facilities like picnic tables, restrooms, and showers you'll find everything you need for a day exploring the coast.

If you're interested in a stretch of sand that attracts very few tourists, Gibbs Beach is an alternative worth considering. 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 situated four and a half miles north of the property.

Nearby Areas

Vacationers who'd like some more information about the area's important features might want to know how many miles the closest town or city is from their location. St. James is found 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

St. James makes for an excellent lodging option for active visitors. There are more than a few activities to be discovered when starting at this lodging. In fact, this area has a lot of places for vacationers to explore, such as Limegrove Cinema, Holetown Monument, and St. James Church. Though there are at least three great attractions nearby, the closest one is Limegrove Cinema.

Still more attractions, within the vicinity of the lodging, are shown 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 searching for somewhere a little different to visit, Limegrove Cinema may be just what you're looking for. 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

Finding info about nearby booking possibilities is sometimes a convenient means of getting a better feel for the surrounding area. Readers will find plenty of additional destinations to think about before making a decision, as this section of Barbados offers guests an exceptional variety of resort and hotel options. The following table lists the hotel booking options found in the vicinity.

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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