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Batts Rock Beach Barbados

Batts Rock Beach Barbados a family friendly beach

Batts Rock beach Barbados is a small intimate beach located on the west coast of Barbados about 7 minutes’ drive from the island’s historic capital city of Bridgetown.

This beach may not be as popular as some of the other west coast beaches however Batts Rock can hold its own among these beaches.  Wonderfully renovated this a designated Public Beach is outfitted with picnic benches, shower and changing facilities, a small children's playground with slides, swings and see-saws

The shimmering turquoise waters at this beach are calm and ideal location for swimming and snorkeling. Batts Rock is also an excellent stop off for surfers.  Especially when the swells are coming from the north this is a wonderful break for anyone looking to ride the waves.

If you would rather take their towels and picnic basket there is plenty of shade from the wooded area that adjoins the beach. From this vantage point you can enjoy the relaxing hiss of the waves as they gently roll on to the shore.

Batts Rock Beach Barbados

Why Visitors and Locals Love Batts Rock Beach

This is another one of the islands beach jewels with its typical white sand and beautiful clear water, however Batts Rock is love by both the locals and visitors because it is much quieter than most beaches on the west coast. Ask many of the locals why they love the beach at Batts Rock, and they will most likely tell you the Large shaded area. The wooded area is wonderful for picnicking or for just lazying around on the beach with friends and family.

On the other hand, visitors especially, those from the cruise ships dock in the nearby Bridgetown harbour love Batts Rock sheltered from the wind beautiful, its quiet and not very crowded. In addition the facilities on this beach are well maintained especially the bathrooms, there is picnic area, a lifeguard on duty, kids playground, a nice little beach bar and plenty of parking.

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Batts Rock Is A Family Friendly Beach

If you are traveling with young children Batts Rock Beach is one of the island's child friendly beaches. In addition to the spectacular soft white sand and sparkling tranquil west coast waters, there is a lifeguard station on this beach, beach security, public rest rooms and a children's play park.

Batts Rock Lifeguard Station

How to Get to Batts Rock Beach Barbados

This beach is located just off the Spring Garden Highway so it is pretty easy to get there, if you are traveling by taxi all the operators know the area well. However if yo are on a self drive tour and you are traveling from Bridgetown head towards the Bridgetown Port along the Prince Alice Highway, you'll pass the the colorfully painted Pelican Craft Center.

Turn right along the Harbour Road where you'll see the popular Chefette restaurant, follow this road until you reach
the Elsie Payne roundabout and turn right. At the traffic lights turn left on to the Spring Garden Highway, you will see Brandons beach continue along the Spring Garden Highway until you reach the Frank Worrell roundabout at the bottom of University Hill.

Turn left on to Highway 1 you'll pass the the Esso Service station on your left, about 100 meters from the service station you'll see a left turn just before Walmer Lodge Apartments, this is the access road to Batts Rock Beach.

Attractions Near Batts Rock Beach Barbados

In Barbados you are never far away from an amazing attraction. Other popular attractions and things to see and do close to Batts Rock beach are The Usain Bolt Stadium, The Nelson Mandela Park, The University of The West Indies, 3 W's Oval, the historic Kensington Oval, Cricket Legends of Barbados, historic Bridgetown and its Garrison, Carlisle Bay Marine Park and the very popular Mount Gay Rum Visitors Center.

3w's Oval Attraction Near Batts Rock Beach Barbados

The 3W's Oval is among the popular landmark near Batts Rock beach. It is located on the grounds of The Cave Hill Campus of The University of the West Indies. This cricket facility is named in memory of three great Barbadian and West Indian cricketers, Sir Frank Worrell, Sir Clyde Walcott and Sir Everton Weekes.

If you are a cricket fan you can watch local and regional matches along with warm up matches for touring teams at this venue.

Accommodation close to Batts Rock Beach Barbados

Waves Barbados hotels

Waves Hotel

Waves is a 4 Star boutique hotel located on the famous west coast of Barbados 1 minutes away from Batts Rock Beach. This all Inclusive beach resort offers all the luxury and pampering services that makes the perfect holiday.

Crystal Cove Barbados

Crystal Cove Hotel

Crystal Cove Hotel sits on an ocean front cliff on Barbados gorgeous west coast about 3 minutes drive from Batts Rock. This all-inclusive hotel combines a relax laid-back ambiance with a sophisticated elegance, in a friendly atmosphere.

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Walmer Lodge Apartment Hotel

Walmer Lodge is an affordable 12 room apartment hotel located just 50 yards from the lovely white sandy beach at Batts Rock, this hotel offers a serene peaceful panoramic view of the Caribbean Sea.

Coralita Aparments

Coralita Beach View Apartments

This property located at Prospect over look the beauty full Batts Rock beach Barbados. This apartment comes with a wardrobe, a seating area, a TV, a kitchen with a fridge and a dining table, and a private bathroom with a shower.

Restaurants close to Batts Rock Beach

Esso Tiger Mart Barbados

Esso Tiger Mart

Other Beaches Near to Batts Rock Beach

Other popular beaches close to Brighton beach are the Brandons Beach, Paradise Beach, and Fitts Village beach located just a short distance away further north.

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