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 St. John Parish, Bath Beach is on the East coast of Barbados. You might want even if you aren't staying in the vicinity. Families and groups of friends who decide to check out this beach will be able to escape the city's bustle without missing the chance to do a little people watching.

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 concession stand at this spot is also an option. Depending on the season and time of day, you may also be able to purchase food from one of the mobile vendors who typically set up at this spot.

For your convenience, restrooms are available at Bath Beach. You'll appreciate that showers are available, so you can clean up before leaving.

Guests who are planning to take full advantage of the amenities and services made available at this location, will like this news; Bath Beach happens to be found in an area which is not generally considered a tourist area. So you will generally find all amenities open to use, not having been scooped up by others.

What's Nearby

Attractions

This beach is positioned on the East coast of Barbados. It is near some interesting sites like St. John's Church, which is situated a mile and a half to the west, and it is one of a number of attractions close-by.

If you want to mix a cultural experience with your visit to the beach, you should consider a trip to Sunbury Plantation House & Museum. This museum is located a quick taxi trip away, so it would be an easy side trip to take after some time in the sun.

The beach is one type of attraction you can visit, but there's even more 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

The closest town is Bridgetown, which is in an area with interesting things to do and see, but isn't as sprawling and crowded as some other areas. From the beach, Bathsheba is a quick trip away, about four miles (six kilometers).

Hotels

The mood here——social and lively, or virtually empty—— will be influenced by everything from the time of day to the capacity of nearby hotels. The area is not home to many major hotels, but you may meet guests from some of the smaller accommodations in the area.

You'll find a decent number of places to stay a car ride away. Some of the closest choices can be viewed in the list 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

Food

A trip to the beach isn't complete until you visit a nearby restaurant, where you can try foods you've never heard of before, without having to go far. One of the closest restaurants is Big Tavern Restaurant.

The table below provides a list of places to eat near this beach.

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

Visitors who are looking for the ideal beach will have lots of choices besides Bath Beach.

You might also want to visit Harrismith Beach, which is located not a great distance away, meaning a short cab ride will get you here pretty easily.

Perhaps Bath Beach is the most convenient coastline for you to visit, but some travelers itch to explore more; in which case you should find a beach with a seclusion factor that suits you.

 

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