Cotton House Bay Beach

Amidst several beaches known for choppier waters is Cotton House Bay, a quiet, calm beach. Sometimes referred to as "Rescue Beach," this is where lost watersports equipment from Silver Rock or Silver Sands often washes ashore.

Situated toward the center of Christ Church Parish, 0.6 miles west-northwest of Atlantic Shores, Cotton House Bay Beach is on the South coast of Barbados. You should consider stopping by regardless of whether you're staying very close. Cotton House Bay Beach is the kind of hot spot where tourists head for a lively outing, and there are numerous things to see and find around the beach - let's just say this beach's location isn't a secret.

How to Access The Beach
Cotton House Bay is located at the junction of Enterprise Coast Road and Massiah Drive.

Amenities and Ambiance

Cotton House Bay is a relatively straight stretch of tan colored sand with calm, turquoise colored waters.

Even if you plan to dine elsewhere, the snack bar on-site could come in handy.

Unfortunately, public restrooms aren't available, so those of you traveling with small children may want to consider another spot.

Since Cotton House Bay Beach can be found in an area popular for visitors., many try to show up early.

What's Nearby


Cotton House Bay Beach is beautiful natural site, which you'll find on the South coast of Barbados; the area hosts attractions such as South Point Lighthouse, which is three quarters of a mile away.

If you want to combine a cultural experience with your visit to the beach, you should plan a trip to Barbados Olympic Museum. This museum is relatively near Cotton House Bay Beach, so it would be an easy side trip to take after some time in the sun.

If you're looking for plenty of activities to keep you or your family busy, you'll find the closest ones in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Cotton House Bay Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
South Point Lighthouse Lighthouse 0.7 mi. SE Barbados
Barbados Golf Club Golf Course 1.4 mi. NNE Barbados
Silver Fox Arcade Slot Machine Arcade 2.7 mi. WNW Barbados
Lucky Horseshoe Worthing Slot Machine Arcade 3.2 mi. WNW Barbados
Statue Of Sir Garfield Sobers Monument 3.5 mi. NW Barbados
On The Wall Art Gallery Art Gallery 3.6 mi. WNW Barbados
Barbados Olympic Museum Museum 3.7 mi. NW Barbados
Sir Garfield Sobers Sports Complex Sporting Event Venue 3.7 mi. NW Barbados
Aquatic Centre Swimming Pools 3.7 mi. NW Barbados
Barbados Concorde Experience Museum 3.9 mi. ENE Barbados
Rockley Golf Course Golf Course 3.9 mi. WNW Barbados
Hastings Boardwalk Eastern End Trailhead 4.0 mi. WNW Barbados

Cities and Towns

Guests visiting Cotton House Bay Beach who are seeking some additional excitement will want to consider heading over to St. Lawrence Gap, since it's close-by and is an area full of activity.


Whether or not you encounter a lot of other visitors will be influenced by everything from the time of day to the capacity of nearby hotels. You can typically expect to encounter a fair number of vacationers who are staying in the area.

Beach-goers trying to find a hotel room not far from the beach shouldn't have a difficult time, as there are plenty of hotels to pick from in the vicinity. Find the closest and most convenient booking options by viewing what's shown in the table that follows.

Accommodations near Cotton House Bay Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Little Arches Boutique Hotel 0.3 mi. NNW Hotel
Valersk Vacation Apartments 0.5 mi. E Villa complex
Moonraker Apartments 1.2 mi. ESE Villa complex
Inchcape Seaside Villas 1.3 mi. ESE Villa complex
Golden Sands Hotel Barbados 1.4 mi. NW Hotel
Butterfly Beach Hotel 1.4 mi. NW Hotel
Sea Breeze Beach Hotel All Inclusive 1.5 mi. NW Resort
Best E. Villas Providence 1.5 mi. NE Villa complex
Seawinds Luxury Condominiums 1.5 mi. E Villa complex
Silverpoint Villa Hotel 1.6 mi. E Hotel


When you start craving an afternoon snack, the area around this beach has plenty to offer, so there's no need to go too far from these sands. Cafe Luna is one of the closest eateries. The restaurant features International cuisine. You could take a cab or probably walk to this restaurant as it's just a short distance away.

The table below lists nearby restaurant options.

Restaurants near Cotton House Bay Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Cafe Luna (246) 428-6172 International Fine Dining 0.3 mi. NNW
Chefette Oistins (246) 418-8750 International Very Casual 0.8 mi. NW
Surfer's Cafe (246) 420-9283 International, Vegetarian Very Casual -- --
Surfer's Bay (246) 262-5483 Caribbean Very Casual 1.1 mi. ESE
Ixoria Bar and Restaurant (246) 428-3897 Bajan, Fusion Very Casual 1.4 mi. NW
Nineteen on the Green (246) 428-8463 Bajan, Caribbean -- 1.4 mi. NNE
Reef Bar and Grill (246) 428-9095 Caribbean Very Casual 1.4 mi. NW
Breezer's Bar & Grill (246) 428-0549 International Very Casual 1.6 mi. NW
Siam Restaurant (246) 628-1042 Asian Fusion, Thai Informal 1.7 mi. WNW
Calabash Cafe (246) 628-1042 Caribbean, Contemporary Informal 1.8 mi. WNW
Asiago's Restaurant (246) 428-7131 Italian Informal 2.0 mi. WNW
Dover Beach Hotel Pool Bar (246) 428-8076 Eclectic Very Casual 2.0 mi. WNW

Other Beaches

Of course, there are more fantastic beaches besides Cotton House Bay Beach in Barbados.

You may also want to try Foul Bay, which is generally a pretty popular beach. You'll find it six and a half miles to the east-northeast. If it's solitude and tranquility you're seeking, Oistins Beach is an area secluded from lots of tourists and buildings. It is located only a short distance away.

Another sun-drenched spot to consider is Miami Beach, located a half mile to the northwest.

Barbados has a lot to offer its visitors, but Cotton House Bay Beach is both a relaxing, sunny hangout and a stunning natural feature.


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