Bath Beach

Bath Beach is popular amongst tourists, and tours often bring visitors here, but locals enjoy this spot as well. Especially on weekends and public holidays, you will see local residents enjoying a picnic on the beach and splashing though the waves. Despite being located along the Atlantic Coast, the waves are calm due to an outlying reef, making it a great place to visit with kids.

Located on the eastern outskirts of St. John Parish, Bath Beach is on the East edge of Barbados. You might think about stopping by even if you aren't staying nearby. Travelers who make a stop at this beach will be able to escape the city's bustle without having to wander too far from civilization.

How to Access The Beach

Bath Beach is located in the parish of St. John, close to Cordington College.

Amenities and Ambiance

A grassy area with a playgrounds for kids edges the tan colored Bath Beach. Typical of waters on the Atlantic Coast, the ocean water is a blue of a dark hue.

The snack bar located at this spot is perfect for quick lunches and cold drinks, too. On some days, it may be possible to buy some food from one of the mobile vendors who are typically found at this location.

You will be able to use a public restroom at Bath Beach. You'll appreciate that showers are available, so you can clean up before leaving.

the area surrounding Bath Beach is not near many tourist spots. This means that it won't matter the time you decide to come, as there's little possibility that you'll need to contend with other tourists who will be needing access to the conveniences found here.

What's Nearby


This beach is positioned on the East coast of Barbados; the area is home to other attractions such as St. John's Church, which is a mile and a half to the west.

If you're interested in mixing culture with your visit to the beach, you should consider a trip to Sunbury Plantation House & Museum. This museum is located just a brief cab ride away, giving beachgoers the chance to escape that hot midday sunshine.

Beaches are a great attraction to visit, but there's plenty else to see during your stay. The following table contains attractions that are the closest.

Activities and Attractions Near Bath Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
St. John's Church Historical Site 1.6 W Barbados
Ragged Point Lighthouse Lighthouse 3.2 ESE Barbados
Bushy Park Racing Circuit Auto Racetracks 3.3 S Barbados
St. Philip's Church Historical Site 3.6 S Barbados
Sunbury Plantation House & Museum Museum 4.2 S Barbados

Cities and Towns

Not far away you'll find Bathsheba, a town which is a neat region that strikes a balance between island tranquility and urbanization. From the coast, Bathsheba is a quick trip away, about four miles (six kilometers).


The popularity of this spot on any given day can vary, depending on when you visit, and how many hotel rooms have been booked nearby. Bath Beach is not near very many major hotels, but you may encounter guests from some of the area's smaller options.

There is a pretty nice selection of hotel booking options to pick from in the vicinity of the beach. The closest of which have been listed in the table below.

Accommodations near Bath Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Atlantis Hotel 3.2 NW Hotel
Sea-U! Guest House 3.2 NW Hotel
Round House Inn 4.0 WNW Guest house


When you start craving an afternoon snack, the area near this beach provides some viable options, so you won't have to wander too far from the shore. One of the closest restaurants is Big Tavern Restaurant.

The table below provides a list of nearby restaurant options.

Restaurants near Bath Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Big Tavern Restaurant -- -- -- 1.6 mi. WNW
Atlantis (246) 433-9445 Caribbean -- 3.2 mi. NW
Sea-U's! Restaurant (246) 433-9450 Caribbean Informal 3.2 mi. NW
Dina's Bar And Cafe 433-9726 -- -- 3.5 mi. NW
Bathsheba Railway Restaurant And Bar -0 -- -- 3.5 mi. NW
Round House Inn Restaurant & Bar (246) 433-9678 Caribbean, International Informal 4.0 mi. WNW
Sunbury House Courtyard Restaurant (246) 423-6270 International Informal 4.2 mi. S
Bonito Beach Bar & Restaurant (246) 433-9034 Caribbean Informal -- --
The Seagrill -- Contemporary, International Fine Dining -- --
Chefette Six Roads (246) 416-8480 International Very Casual 4.8 mi. S
Naniki Restaurant (246) 433-1300 Caribbean, Vegetarian Informal 4.8 mi. W

Other Beaches

There are plenty of beautiful beach locations to choose from in Barbados, so Bath Beach is not your only option.

Travelers may also want to consider Harrismith Beach, located five miles away.

There are countless experiences to enjoy in Barbados, and paying a visit to Bath Beach is just one way you can spend your afternoon.


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