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.
Located 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 dropping by regardless of whether you're staying very close. Travelers who like parts of town the are bustling with activity might just fall in love with Cotton House Bay Beach.
Cotton House Bay is located at the junction of Enterprise Coast Road and Massiah Drive.
Cotton House Bay is a relatively straight stretch of tan colored sand with calm, turquoise colored waters.
The concession stand located here is another lunchtime alternative.
Unfortunately, you won't find any public restrooms along this coastline, but you may be able to find facilities at a nearby business.
Bear in mind that the immediate vicinity around Cotton House Bay Beach is visited by quite a number of tourists, so show up early.
Cotton House Bay Beach is beautiful natural site, which you'll find on the South coast of Barbados; this area boasts other attractions such as South Point Lighthouse, which is three quarters of a mile to the southeast.
If you want to mix a cultural experience with your visit to the beach, you should plan a trip to, one of the closest museums, so it could be a welcomed alternative to hot afternoon activities.
A selection of nearby activities will ensure that you never get bored. The attractions nearest to this beach are listed in the following table.
|South Point Lighthouse||Lighthouse||0.7 mi.||SE||Barbados|
|Slot Machine Arcade||0.8 mi.||NW||Barbados|
|Barbados Golf Club||Golf Course||1.4 mi.||NNE||Barbados|
|Slot Machine Arcade||2.7 mi.||WNW||Barbados|
|Slot Machine Arcade||2.7 mi.||WNW||Barbados|
|Lucky Horseshoe Saloon Worthing||Slot Machine Arcade||3.5 mi.||WNW||Barbados|
|On The Wall Champers||Art Gallery||3.6 mi.||WNW||Barbados|
|Sporting Event Venue||3.7 mi.||NW||Barbados|
|Slot Machine Arcade||3.9 mi.||WNW||Barbados|
|Barbados Concorde Experience||Museum||3.9 mi.||ENE||Barbados|
|Rockley Golf Course||Golf Course||3.9 mi.||WNW||Barbados|
Cotton House Bay Beach is in the St. Lawrence Gap area, so exploring the city is a convenient option. Guests visiting Cotton House Bay Beach who are looking for a little additional excitement might want to consider heading over to St. Lawrence Gap, which is close-by and is an especially active area of Barbados.
Whether or not you encounter a lot of other visitors will depend on many factors, including the capacity of nearby hotels. You can generally expect to see a fair amount of other guests who are staying close by.
Vacationers looking to find a hotel room near the beach shouldn't have a difficult time, as there is no shortage of hotels to pick from nearby. You will find the closest and most convenient lodging options by viewing those shown in the table below.
|Little Arches Boutique Hotel||0.3 mi.||NNW||Hotel|
|Golden Sands Hotel Barbados||1.4 mi.||NW||Hotel|
|Butterfly Beach Hotel||1.4 mi.||NW||Hotel|
|Silverpoint Villa Hotel||--||--||Hotel|
|Sea Breeze Beach Hotel All Inclusive||1.5 mi.||NW||Resort|
|Barbados Beach Club||1.7 mi.||WNW||Resort|
|Bougainvillea Beach Resort||1.8 mi.||WNW||Resort|
|Croton Inn||1.9 mi.||NW||Hotel|
|Sandals Barbados||1.9 mi.||WNW||Resort|
|Turtle Beach Resort||2.0 mi.||WNW||Hotel|
If the heat at the beach has you craving a cool cocktail and a bite to eat, you'll have many local dishes to choose from at nearby establishments. One of the closest restaurants is Cafe Luna. The restaurant has a menu featuring International food. You and your group can get to this restaurant and start eating in just a few minutes as it's not far off the beach at all.
The following table provides a list of restaurant options near this shoreline.
|Cafe Luna||(246) 428-6172||International||Fine Dining||0.3 mi.||NNW|
|(246) 428-0469||American||Very Casual||--||--|
|(246) 418-8750||International||Very Casual||--||--|
|Surfer's Cafe||(246) 420-9283||International, Vegetarian||Very Casual||--||--|
|Reggae Grill||(246) 426-2142||Jamaican||Very Casual||1.1 mi.||N|
|(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|
|Jeremiah's at Barbados Golf Club||(246) 428-8463||Bajan, Caribbean||--||1.4 mi.||NNE|
|(246) 428-9095||Caribbean||Very Casual||1.4 mi.||NW|
|Azul Restaurant||(246) 428-2825||International||Informal||1.5 mi.||NW|
Barbados has several beautiful beaches, so if Cotton House Bay Beach doesn't sound like your type of scene, you have options.
You may also like Foul Bay, where there's usually lots of activity. 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 a location secluded from lots of tourists and buildings. It is located just a little ways away.
Vacationers may also want to visit Miami Beach, located a half mile to the northwest.
You may find that Cotton House Bay Beach is a great fit for your vacation, but maybe you want to see more; in which case there are other beaches (and other outdoor attractions) worth trying.
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