Featuring the islands top real estate, most prestigious hotels, private clubs and golf courses, not to mention the best beaches, the west coast or ‘’Platinum’’ Coast, as its best known is the primo. destination for travellers seeking al the laid back luxe that Barbados offers up by the spade full.
The tony parish of St James home to billionaires, glitzy hotels, fine dining options and the ‘’see and be seen’’ crowd is where you will find the iconic Sandy Lane Hotel, Sandy Lane and Royal Westmoreland golf courses, some Chi-Chi shopping options and the best swimming beaches like Mullins Bay Beach and Paynes Bay.
Some of the upscale communities you can expect to find in this area are;
Paynes Bay Beach: Calm waters and fine powdery sand make this the ideal spot for swimming, snorkelling, strolling and sun worshipping!
Mullins Beach: Members at the Royal Westmoreland Beach Club get prime beach estate here but the white sands are also available to tourists from all over the island. Book a beach chair and chill out in one of the happening beach bars, or restaurants. Water sports here are plentiful.
Royal Westmoreland Estates: World famous for its Robert Trent Jones designed 18-hole, course and its magnificent homes, members will enjoy a gamut of fab. Private amenities. Situated close bustling Holetown.
Sugar Hill: With the advantage of sitting on a ridge overlooking the stunning west coast of Barbados, Sugar Hill offers a good cross section of luxury rental opportunities from luxury villas and townhouses to apartments. The clubhouse amenities include pool, tennis courts, restaurant, coffee shop, bar and gym.
Apes Hill: For lovers of polo and golf, look no further. With breath-taking views across the Caribbean and Atlantic the first-class homes and array of sporting activities is top.
Sandy Lane: Looking for the pinnacle of Barbados chic – no need to stray any further than Sandy Lane with its famous five-star hotel and world-renowned golf courses and luxury clubhouse.
Godings Bay: Located further north than its popular neighbours of Paynes and Mullins beaches, this is a quieter shore with golden sand that slopes into crystalline waters. The area is also known for its cute church cemetery.