St James has become renowned as a Caribbean playground of the rich and famous. Arguably Barbados’ most desirable district, the area boasts some stunning beaches and luxurious resorts. Home to some of the Caribbean’s most prestigious resorts, it’s no surprise that St James attracts some of the world’s wealthiest individuals.
As you explore the parish of St James, you’ll see grand colonial mansions perched above pure sandy white beaches. Situated on the area known as the Platinum Coast (owing to the well-heeled bunch attracted to the area), St James is the perfect place for anyone searching for the perfect designer holiday.
Hotels are typically laid back, boutique and many have private beaches. The wealth of St James has helped it resist over-development, meaning it is one of the best places to seek out some authentic Barbadian charm.
Barbados’ vibrant capital, Bridgetown is also the island’s only city. You’ll find plenty of sites and old colonial buildings, as well as good duty-free shopping. If it’s a beach you’re looking for, you’ll find a stunning option right on the edge of the city.READ MORE