Little Bay

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Set in the northernmost parish of St. Lucy, Little Bay is a quiet little beach that tends to remain unoccupied unless a tour group stops by. Those looking for an undeveloped spot to get away from the crowds will find it here.

Situated in St. Lucy Parish, 1.9 miles southeast of Seaview, Little Bay is on the North edge of Barbados. You might want even if you aren't staying in the vicinity. Vacationers who seek a stunning shoreline in a secluded part of town might want to plan a visit to Little Bay.

Amenities and Ambiance

Surrounded by limestone hills, Little Bay has golden colored sand and deep blue waters.

Unfortunately, restrooms will not be available here, so if you're visiting with small children you might want to consider a different location.

Little Bay grants an angelic and serene experience, since the surrounding area won't be overly crowded.

What's Nearby


This pleasant stretch of sand known as Little Bay is on Barbados' North coast. It is near St. Nicholas Abbey, which is close enough that guests will have the choice to walk or take a cab, and it is one of a few attractions close-by.

If you're interested in learning more about the history of Barbados, some of the nearby attractions offer a historical perspective of the country. One of the closest attractions of this sort is Morgan Lewis Sugar Mill, which is three miles to the south.

The beach is one type of attraction you can visit, but there will be more options available in Barbados. The following table includes the closest attractions.

Activities and Attractions Near Little Bay
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
St. Nicholas Abbey Museum 2.3 SSW Barbados
Morgan Lewis Sugar Mill Historical Site 2.8 S Barbados
Grenade Hall Forest Signal Station Historical Site 3.0 S Barbados
Harrison Point Lighthouse Lighthouse 4.7 W Barbados
Frangipani Art Gallery Art Gallery 5.0 SW Barbados

Cities and Towns

Little Bay is near Speightstown, so you can explore the city after your visit to the beach. Little Bay guests hoping to find other opportunities for exploration will want to think about heading to Speightstown, since it's nearby and is an area full of activity.


Whether or not you encounter a lot of other visitors will depend on how many hotel guests decide to make the trip as well. There are not many large hotels nearby, but you may see visitors staying at some of the area's smaller options.

Beach-goers looking to find a hotel room not far from Little Bay will find themselves in luck, as there are plenty of accommodations to pick from in the immediate vicinity. You will find the closest, most convenient hotel booking options by viewing what's listed in the table that follows.

Accommodations near Little Bay
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Sugar Cane Club Hotel And Spa 5.0 SW Hotel
Little Good Harbour 5.2 SW Hotel
Almond Beach Village 5.6 SW Hotel


Though this coastal destination is not exactly the area's culinary epicenter, you'll probably still spot a few places to try, especially if you're prepared to venture a little farther away. Sand Dunes Bar and Restaurant is one of the closest eateries, which is a delicious choice during or after a day at the beach.

A few nearby dining options are shown in the following table.

Restaurants near Little Bay
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Sand Dunes Bar and Restaurant (246) 422-9427 Bajan Very Casual 4.5 mi. S
La Salsa Restaurant & Bar (246) 422-5026 International Informal 5.0 mi. SW

Other Beaches

Barbados has many nice beaches, so perhaps you can explore more than one.

Travelers who like this beach might also enjoy Mullins Beach, situated within the range of a cab. Mullins Bay is a popular beach with easy access that attracts lots of visitors. Water lovers can indulge in a number of water sports, plus snorkeling and swimming. A beach bar keeps everyone happy, sporty or not. Others might prefer Cove Bay, which offers more action, and isn't far from additional things to do and see nearby. It's found three quarters of a mile to the south.

Another sun-drenched spot to consider is Six Men's Bay, which is located five and a half miles to the south west.

You may find that Little Bay is a great fit for your vacation, but maybe you want to see more; in which case you should keep looking for a beach or natural attraction that suits your vacation style.


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