Bottom Bay Beach Barbados

Barbados Beaches

Relax on palm fringe Barbados beaches

Barbados beaches are perfect... Over 70 miles of spectacular white sand wash by the most spectacular turquoise waters you have ever seen. All the beaches are magnificent... but among these pictures perfect beaches there are some that are adored by the locals and worshiped by the tourist.

Once you visit these beaches you’ll understand why life in Barbados seems to revolve around the beach... or better yet why for some life revolve around the beach bars. At these favourite spots the sands are nearly perfect, the waters are tranquil and pristine, the music is always playing ...and usually the rum punches are flowing.

You can snorkel in the pristine waters,  you can explore the under water world while scuba diving on the many reefs.  You can picnic on the white sandy beaches, swim in the calm waters, join in a friendly game of beach volleyball or beach cricket.

Here are ten sun drench, palm fringed Barbados beaches you'll want to visit...

Heywoods Beach Barbados

Heywoods Beach Barbados

Heywoods Beach located at the northern end of the popular west coast is a beautiful quiet beach next to the popular Almond Beach Village... It has a large open area that's perfect for swimming. At Heywoods beach there are also smaller rock enclosed pools that are perfect for children to wade in... the shallow reefs are also perfect for your Barbados snorkeling adventures.

Speightstown Beach

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Speightstown Beach is arguably one of the most magnificent stretches of beach on the island. Its tranquil pristine water is excellent for swimming and snorkeling and a variety of other water sports. The beach at Speightstown is one of the last nesting ground for the Hawksbill sea turtle.

In addition this beach is also home to the larger Leather-back turtle.  Speightstown beach is popular with both tourist and locals for a number of reasons it is accessible with adequate parking nearby.

Mullins Beach

Barbados Beach Mullins

Mullins beach, located in the northern parish of St.Peter, is a beautiful palm fringe beach on Barbados popular west coast. Over the years this beach has become one of the more popular beaches for both both locals and tourist.
On a hot day the Casuarina and palm trees lining this beach provide ample shade. It really is the ideal place to you grab a drink from the beach bar and just relax in your lounge chair, take a swim in the roped off areas, or enjoy the excitement of a jet-ski ride!

Brandons Beach

Brandons Beach Barbados

Brandons Beach is a beautiful white sandy beach located a 2 minutes drive from the historic city of Bridgetown in Barbados. This wonderful beach is at the southern end of the island's famous west coast. The beach close proximity to the Bridgetown cruise terminal makes it a great day hangout for tourist visiting the island on a cruise.
As part of the island's west coast the waters here are tranquil which makes it the perfect place to swim or just soak in the warm waters. You'll also have access to bathroom facilities, beach volley ball, watersports activities and of course there is Rascal's restaurant serving delicious Caribbean cuisine. Learn more about Brandons Beach Barbados

Browns Beach

Browns beache Barbados

Browns beach located at the southern end of the Historic city of Bridgetown  is another one of the popular beaches... usually is a hive of activity. It is one of the beaches that you'll a lot of locals anytime of the day.
You'll only find large crowds on this beach on weekends when the locals are there.

Browns Beach close proximity to the Bridgetown port and cruise terminal also ensure that a large number of cruise passengers can be seen soaking up the sun at this popular beach. Learn more about Brownes Beach in Barbados

Rockley Beach

Barbados beaches rockley

At Rockley  on the South coast, like the rest of Barbados life resolves around the sea. It is here that you will
find Rockley Beach – Accra Beach. Are you wondering why the two names? Well the official name of this popular white sand beach with the spectacular turquoise waters is Rockley Beach... But to locals and
visitors the beach is known as Accra Beach.

This picture perfect beach is extremely popular with the locals, especially on weekends and public holidays, when people from all over the island travels to Accra Beach to picnic, body-surf and bathe in the calm waters.
Located next to the popular Accra Beach Hotel and Spa there are also lots of visitors enjoying the friendly atmosphere on this beach. Learn more about Rockley Beach Barbados

Crane Beach

Crane Beach Barbados

Crane Beach is a spectacular pink sand beach located in St. Philip on the south east coast of Barbados. This beach was rated by   Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous as "one of the ten best beaches in the world".

You only have to visit this beach to see why,  cliffs, plenty of vegetation, the soft pink sand, spectacular turquoise waters gently kissing the shore, a safe area swim and The Crane Beach Hotel learn more about Crane Beach Barbados

Bottom Bay Beach

Barbados Beaches Bottom Bay

If you are a beach lover you’ll definitely love the beach at Bottom Bay... It’s perhaps one of the most idyllic of all the Barbados beaches... Cliffs, a cave, coconut palms, powdery white sands, cooling breezes and spectacular turquoise waters. Located on the Southeast Coast of the island Bottom Bay beach is one of the most secluded of all the Barbados beaches.

The big waves make it a great place for surfing while its wide powdery beach is perfect for picnicking. The East Coast of Barbados is known for its big waves and dangerous undercurrents. Learn more about Bottom Bay Beach Barbados


Bath Beach

Bath Beach Barbados

Bath Beach located in St. John on the magnificent East Coast clearly highlights the uniqueness of Barbados as an island destination offering something for everyone. Although Bath beach is located on the usually pounding Atlantic coast,.

It is quiet safe to bathe and swim here because this beach is shield by a large offshore reef. So you get to enjoy the scenic beauty of the East Coast while enjoying the tranquility more associated with the West and South Coast beaches. 

Bathsheba Beach

Barbados Beaches Bathsheba

Bathsheba Beach in St. Joseph is the action beach... located on the rugged and beautiful Atlantic Coast of Barbados. Popularly known as the Soup Bowl this piece of paradise is a highly rated international surf spot. At Bathsheba the big waves and pounding surf make this area perfect for surfing.

Surfers from around the world come to the world-renowned Soup Bowl at Bathsheba to take part in international surfing competition. Visit during this time of the year and... There is a lot of action on this spectacular stretch of beach.

As a matter of fact, it's one big surfing adventure!! Actually, it really is a big surfing competition and family outing... The best time to enjoy the big waves and perfect surfing conditions at Bathsheba are between August and November. Learn more about Bathsheba Beach Barbados

More spectacular Barbados beaches

Of course these are not the only beautiful Barbados beaches, with over 70 miles of spectacular white sand beaches there are many more, each with its own unique characteristics. Here are some more beaches

Best Barbados Beaches

Northern Barbados Beaches

  • Cove Bay Beach
  • Little Bay Beach
  • River Bay Beach
  • Cluffs Beach
  • Archers Bay Beach

West Coast Barbados Beaches

South Coast Barbados Beaches

  • Pebbles Beach

  • Drill Hall Beach
  • Sandy Beach
  • Dover Beach
  • Maxwell Beach
  • Miami Beach
  • Welches Beach
  • South Point Beach
  • Long Beach

East Coast Barbados Beaches

  • Foul Bay Beach
  • Harrismith Beach
  • Ragged Point Beach
  • Martins Bay Beach

Barbados beaches with lifeguard Station

Here we have listed the Barbados beaches where you'll find a lifeguard station. There is an old Barbadian saying that "the sea ain't got no back door" this is generally given as a word of advise to enjoy our beautiful beaches in a safe way.

On occasions you'll notice red or yellow flags on some of our beaches especially during bad weather. The yellow flag posted on the beach means that the sea conditions are risky and caution should be exercised when swimming. The red flag indicates that there should be no swimming at all so please stay out of the water on these occasions.

See the list of Barbados beaches with lifeguard stations below...

Accra Beach Bar Barbados

Accra Beach

Accra beach is extremely popular with the locals, especially

on weekends and public holidays. You will find a lifeguard

station on this child friendly beach. Learn more about Accra Beach

Bath Beach Barbados

Bath Beach

Bath beach on Barbados east coast is perhaps the most popular beach on the island's south east coast.  You will find a lifeguard station on this beach. Learn more

Bathsheba beach Barbados


Bathsheba is located on the East Coast of Barbados, there are a number of dangerous undercurrents at this beach. Please check with the lifeguards on the safest area to paddle around. Learn more about Bathsheba Beach

Batts Rock Beach Barbados

Batts Rock Beach

Batts Rock beach is small bay situated on the West Coast just a short drive from the island's capital Bridgetown.  You will find a lifeguard station on this child friendly beach. Learn more about Batts Rock Beach

Brandons Beach Barbados

Brandons Beach

Brandons beach is the ideal beach located 10 minutes walk from the Bridgetown cruise terminal. This beach has toilets, shower facilities and the popular beach bar Rascals, a lifeguard station and beach security. Learn more about Brandons Beach


Brownes Beach Beach

Brownes Beach

Brownes Beach is located  just 5 minutes drive from Bridgetown. There is a lot of activity on this beach. Lifeguards, shower, toilet facilities and a number of beach bars all combine to make this the ideal beach. Learn more about Brownes Beach

Carlilse Beach Barbados

Carlisle Beach

Carlisle Beach is located south of Brownes beach it is another popular tourism spot. There are lifeguards on duty here this makes this beach ideal for swimming and family picnics. Learn more

Crane beach Barbados

Crane Beach

Crane Beach is located right next to the Crane Hotel, here you'll find moderate waves, white sands and turquoise waters. This beach also has a lifeguard station which makes it the perfect place for a fun family day out. Learn more about Crane Beach

Rascals Beach Bar Barbados

Dover Beach

Dover beach is located in the popular St. Lawrence Gap this beach is popular for a variety of water sports. Although the waters are very calm in this area you'll find a lifeguard is on duty to ensure your safety.. Learn more

Drill Hall Beach Barbados

Drill Hall Beach

Drill Hall Beach is directly opposite the Garrison Savannah, it is known as one of the best surf stops on the island. However if you're not a surfer this is still a great beach with plenty of shade. You'll also find lifeguards available on this beach. Learn more

Miami Beach Barbados

Miami / Enterprise Beach

Miami Beach, also known as Enterprise Beach, is a popular

beach located just outside the Oistin's fishing village in

Barbados. You will find a lifeguard on duty at this beach

Learn more about Miami Beach

Heywoods Beach Barbados

Heywoods Beach

Heywoods Beach is a white sand beach with tranquil waters located in St. Peter on Barbados west coast. It feature a small rock pool that is ideal for families or couples. It's the ideal spot to relax and watch the sun set during the evening period.. Learn more

Holetown Beach Barbados

Holetown Beach Bar

Holetown beach is one of the popular beach limes on Barbados famous west coast.  This is a small beautiful beach with turquoise waters and soft white sand. It's location in the heart of this small historic town provides easy access to a number of restaurants and bars.

Maxwell Bech Barbados

Maxwell Beach

Maxwell Beach is a spectacular popular beach on the South Coast of Barbados. Like most of the beaches on the island this beach is characterized by golden sands, blue sea and palm trees. Its close proximity to a number of hotels and restaurants make this beach the perfect place to relax and chill.

Needhams Point Beach Barbados

Needhams Point Beach

Needham's Point Beach is a soft, white sand beach located just outside the Hilton Barbados. This beach is washed by the calm Caribbean sea hence swimming and snorkeling are popular activities here. There is plenty of shade which adds to its attraction as a hangout spot to beach goers.

Pebbles Beach Barbados

Pebbles Beach

Pebbles Beach, is a wonderful dreamy beach located next to the Hilton Hotel on Barbados southern coastline. Its location close to the hotel makes it a another popular tourist spot, that's perfect for swimming and family picnics. It's a popular bathing spot for locals as well, there are also lifeguards on duty on this beach. Learn more

Barbados beaches are home to some amazing beach bars

Of course these Barbados beaches are characterized by soft white sands, spectacular shimmering waters and tropical palms but what sets them apart is the amazing beach bars to be found nearby. Here is a look at some of these action pack beach bars

Pirates Cove Beach Bar Barbados

Pirates Cove Beach Bar Barbados

Of all the Barbados beach bars Pirates Cove is a must visit whether you are a local or a visitor on holiday to our island paradise. Pirates Cove is a relatively new beach bar & grill

located at the northern end of Brownes Beach. Learn more

The Tiki Bar Barbados

The Tiki Beach Bar

The Tiki beach bar is a casual bar and restaurant located on the water’s edge on the beautiful and very popular Rockley Beach on Barbados' south coast. Learn more

Boatyard Barbados Beach Bar

Boatyard Beach Bar

The Boatyard Barbados is more than a beach bar but truth be told it is perhaps the most fun spot on the island… whether it is a beach bar, a night club or restaurant it is the place to be. Learn more

Copacabana Bech Bar Barbados

Copacabana Beach Bar Barbados

Copacabana is an action pack beach bar and grill located on a white sandy beach a short distance south of Bridgetown. As they say every hour is happy hour at this beach bar where the house DJ keeps you rocking to the island's favorite jams. Learn more

Mullins Beach Bar Barbados

Mullins Beach Bar Barbados

Mullins Beach Restaurant & Bar is set on a tranquil white sand beach on Barbados famous west coast... Its beach-side location allows guest to dine mere feet away from the most spectacular turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea. Learn more


The Beach House Restaurant & Beach Bar

The Beach House Bar Barbados

The Beach House is an ocean front family friendly restaurant and bar located at the center of historic Holetown on Barbados popular west coast. This popular beach front restaurant and bar is open from 11am for coffee and drinks with an all-day menu served from noon. Learn more

La Cabane Beach Bar Barbados

La Cabane Beach Bar & Restaurant

On the cozy Batts Rock beach you find La Cabane Beach Bar and restaurant. This open-air beach bar is a wonderful addition to the dining experience on Barbados popular west coast. Visit La Cabane and enjoy the relaxed laid-back atmosphere that makes this beach a great place to hang out. Learn more

Dippers beach bar

Dippers Beach Bar Barbados

Dippers Beach Bar is located at the Barbados Cruising Club on Pebbles Beach, Dipper’s is a great place to relax and enjoy a cold drink and delicious affordable food. Family fun on Pebbles Beach doesn’t get any better as you enjoy the crystal clear water and the idyllic sandy beach of Carlisle Bay. Learn more

Surfside Beach Bar Barbados

Surfside Beach Bar

Surfside Beach Bar and Restaurant - is another popular hang out located on the beach at Holetown on Barbados popular West coast. You’ll find this beach bar and restaurant sitting on a beautiful white sand beach a short distance away from the hustle a bustle of this small town. Learn more

Rascals Beach Bar Barbados

Rascals Beach Bar

Rascals Beach Bar located on the beautiful Brandon’s Beach in St. Michael is the closes beach bar to the Bridgetown cruise terminal. This makes this bar the ideal location for visitors who drop into the island on the many cruise ships every year. Learn more

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