Inch Marlow Beach

Rather than being one beach, Inch Marlow Beach is actually a series of bays, some of which experience rough surf, while others are more suitable environments for less experienced swimmers. Kayaking is a favorite past time in this area, and in fact, the area is often called "Kayak Point."

Situated near the center of Christ Church Parish, 1.5 miles east of Atlantic Shores, Inch Marlow Beach is on the South East coast of Barbados. You might think about stopping by regardless of whether you're staying in the vicinity. Eventually, visitors notice that beaches throughout Barbados tend to be somewhat quiet, but Inch Marlow Beach is a little different.

How to Access The Beach
Inch Marlow is accessible from several well-maintained roads, making it a great locale for the handicapped.

Amenities and Ambiance

Inch Marlow Beach is known for its powdery white sand, and the coast is dotted with clear rock pools.

The concession stand on-site could come in handy, even if you plan to have lunch elsewhere.

For your convenience, restrooms are available at Inch Marlow Beach. Shower facilities are available here, so you don't have to go back to your hotel sandy. Happily, the off-shore waters are fit for snorkeling, so grab some equipment if you're looking to see what goes on beneath the surface.

Even so, try to see that while there are luckily some forms of amenities on location while at Inch Marlow Beach, it is found in a tourist hotspot. Unless you do not mind crowds, it is an appropriate idea to make plans to visit and beat the crowds, like arriving earlier in the day. Or you possibly risk all those comforts being too busy.

What's Nearby


Inch Marlow Beach is beautiful natural site, which you'll find on Barbados' South East coast; the area is home to other attractions such as South Point Lighthouse, which is pretty close, so some will want to take a cab, while others will find it a nice walk.

Beaches and museums may seem an unlikely combination to some, but plenty of visitors find that museums like Barbados Concorde Experience (located two and a half miles away) offer an entertaining diversion and a whole new perspective of Barbados.

With a selection of nearby activities, you'll never run out of things to do. The closest attractions are found in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Inch Marlow Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
South Point Lighthouse Lighthouse 1.6 mi. W Barbados
Barbados Golf Club Golf Course 2.0 mi. NW Barbados
Barbados Concorde Experience Museum 2.4 mi. NE Barbados
Lucky 7 Arcade Oistins Slot Machine Arcade 2.6 mi. W Barbados
Heritage Park and Rum Factory Operating Distillery 4.0 mi. NNE Barbados
Silver Fox Arcade Slot Machine Arcade 4.7 mi. W Barbados
South Gap Arcade Slot Machine Arcade 4.7 mi. W Barbados
Sunbury Plantation House & Museum Museum 5.3 mi. N Barbados
Sir Garfield Sobers Sports Complex Sporting Event Venue 5.4 mi. WNW Barbados
Barbados Olympic Museum Museum 5.4 mi. WNW Barbados
Lucky Horseshoe Saloon Worthing Slot Machine Arcade 5.4 mi. W Barbados
On The Wall Art Gallery Champers Art Gallery 5.6 mi. W Barbados

Cities and Towns

Inch Marlow Beach is close to St. Lawrence Gap, so walking the city is a definite option. Inch Marlow Beach guests seeking further attractions will want to consider heading to St. Lawrence Gap, because it's in the vicinity and is a particularly bustling part of Barbados.


Whether or not you encounter many other people will be influenced by everything from the time of day to the capacity of nearby hotels. This beach is not near many large hotels, but you may encounter guests from the few small lodgings in the area.

Beach-goers seeking a room near Inch Marlow Beach won't find it very tough, as there are plenty of resorts and hotels to choose from in the surrounding area. You'll find the closest booking options by looking over what's shown below.

Accommodations near Inch Marlow Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Ocean Spray Beach Apartments 0.1 mi. W Hotel
Silverpoint Villa Hotel 0.5 mi. WSW Hotel
Shonlan Airport Hotel -- -- Hotel
Little Arches Boutique Hotel 2.2 mi. W Hotel
Golden Sands Hotel Barbados 3.3 mi. W Hotel
Butterfly Beach Hotel 3.3 mi. W Hotel
Sea Breeze Beach Hotel All Inclusive 3.4 mi. W Resort
Casa Grande Hotel 3.5 mi. NE Resort
Barbados Beach Club 3.6 mi. W Resort
Bougainvillea Beach Resort 3.8 mi. W Resort


When you get hungry for an afternoon snack, this beach has many nearby restaurants, and you won't have to look too far from the shore. One of the closest places to eat is Pirate's Tavern. You'll have the option of walking or taking a cab since it's not far off the beach at all.

The table below provides a list of nearby restaurant options.

Restaurants near Inch Marlow Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Pirate's Tavern -- -- -- 0.9 mi. WSW
Surfer's Bay (246) 262-5483 Caribbean Very Casual 1.1 mi. WSW
Jeremiah's at Barbados Golf Club (246) 428-8463 Bajan, Caribbean -- 2.0 mi. NW
Chefette Oistins (246) 418-8750 International Very Casual -- --
KFC Oistins (246) 428-0469 American Very Casual -- --
Surfer's Cafe (246) 420-9283 International, Vegetarian Very Casual -- --
Chefette Airport (246) 418-8770 International Very Casual 2.2 mi. NNE
Cafe Luna (246) 428-6172 International Fine Dining 2.2 mi. W
Reggae Grill (246) 426-2142 Jamaican Very Casual 2.6 mi. WNW
Oistin's Fish Fry -- -- -- 2.6 mi. W
Ixoria Bar and Restaurant (246) 428-3897 Bajan, Fusion Very Casual 3.3 mi. W
Butterfly Beach Hotel Restaurant (246) 428-9095 Caribbean Very Casual 3.3 mi. W

Other Beaches

Vacationers who are looking for the ideal beach will have other options if Inch Marlow Beach doesn't suit their tastes.

You may also like Foul Bay, which is generally a pretty popular beach. It is located five miles to the northeast. However, if you're looking to enjoy a quieter scene, Silver Rock Beach is an area which doesn't host as many visitors. You'll find it just a short distance away.

Another location you may want to try is Surfer's Point, located less than a hundred yards to the east.

You may find that Inch Marlow 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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