Barbados is known for its gorgeous weather and sweeping views, but at night you'll feel the atmosphere come alive in a different way. Though some visitors underestimate the nightlife options, planning for just one visit to a popular disco or something more intimate, you won't run out of things to do in the evening, particularly if you stay at a resort where they have entertainment, lounges, and more.
The properties below are worth considering if you love Barbados' relaxing afternoons, but want an exciting nightlife too. Some are better for guests who prefer not to go off-site for nightlife options, while others are in particularly good locations for hopping to nearby venues.
Accommodations in the following table were chosen as having above par entertainment and nightlife, or for being found in areas where the surrounding nightlife is good too. The best of the best, like the Almond Beach Village, are at the top of the chart; the ratings were created to consider a number of features, including the hotels' on-site and nearby shows, bars, lounges, and more.
Since live performances are beloved by many vacationers, availability of entertainment at the hotels is shown below. Of course, hotels in Barbados tend to offer entertainment less frequently during the off season, so be sure to call the hotel for further information if it's important to you.
|Property||Location||Number of Bars||Lounge/Club||Live Entertainment|
|Almond Beach Village||Speightstown||5|
|Amaryllis Beach Resort||St. Matthias||2|
|Turtle Beach Resort||St. Lawrence Gap||3|
|Sandy Lane Hotel||0.9 mi. South of Holetown||7|
|Tamarind Cove Hotel||Durants||3|
|Fairmont Royal Pavilion||Porters||2|
|Crystal Cove Hotel||2.2 mi. South of Holetown||2|
|Coconut Court Beach Resort||St. Matthias||3|
|Colony Club Hotel||Holetown||3|
|The Crane Residential Resort||Diamond Valley||2|
|Island Inn Hotel||1.4 mi. Southeast of Bridgetown||3|
|Bougainvillea Beach Resort||St. Lawrence Gap||2|
By clicking the name of any listed hotel you'll be led to pages dedicated to different aspects of that property. Each one has its own style and set of amenities. Our detailed hotel guides can help you choose a place to stay that suits you well.
Those travelers who like to skip from one party scene to another might appreciate a hotel that's just a short walk from many after-dark hotspots. Though these properties might not have entertainment venues or fabulous bar scenes, they are located within regions full of entertainment possibilities. So if you could see yourself meeting up at a nearby bar or simply gazing at the sunset over the water these properties are within a 10-minute walk or quick taxi ride of many exciting choices.
Click to read about the hotels and resorts below, and all the fun options they're near, like restaurants, activities, and landmarks.
|Property||Location||Accommodation Type||Bars Within Walking Distance||Bars Within Short Driving Distance|
|Coral Mist Beach Hotel||1.3 mi. West-Northwest of St. Lawrence Gap||Hotel||9||41|
|Discovery Bay by Rex Resorts||Holetown||Resort||7||26|
|Treasure Beach Hotel||Durants||Hotel||5||26|
|Ocean Two Resort||St. Lawrence Gap||Resort||15||39|
|Southern Palms Beach Club||Dover||Hotel||13||42|
|Ocean 15 Apartment Hotel||St. Lawrence Gap||Hotel||13||35|
|Angler Apartments||2.5 mi. South-Southeast of Holetown||Hotel||1||20|
|Dover Beach Hotel||St. Lawrence Gap||Hotel||12||36|
|Casa Grande Hotel||St. Martins||Resort||4||7|
Cover all other aspects of your vacation and visit another section of the guide to learn about Barbados, and more. These enlightening aspects of travel are important after all, assuming your vacation will consist of much more than just discos and live music. You also need a nice hotel to retire to, and one that has a great selection of amenities, and a balance between price and quality.
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