Miami Beach

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Miami Beach, also known as Enterprise Beach, is is located on the island's south coast in the parish of Christ Church. Families love the beach for the calm waters and helpful vendors.

Located in Keizer Hill, 1.0 mile northwest of Atlantic Shores, Miami Beach is on the South coast of Barbados. You might want to drop by regardless of whether you're staying particularly close by. Barbados' beaches are known for being calm, pleasant, and quiet. This atmosphere is blissful to some, but those who like to keep active will find there's much more variety at Miami Beach.

How to Access The Beach
To access Miami beach, take Highway 7 to Enterprise Drive, then take a left onto Enterprise Beach Road. If you've hit the police station, you've gone too far.

Amenities and Ambiance

White sands dotted with shady trees and clear, turquoise waters typify Miami Beach.

The concession stand located here is another lunchtime alternative. Sometimes, visitors will be able to buy some food from one of the local vendors who typically set up shop here.

Keep in mind that restrooms won't be found on-site, so those of you traveling with small children may want to consider another spot. Happily, the off-shore waters are clear enough for snorkeling, so grab some gear if you are looking to do some underwater exploration.

Since Miami Beach happens to be located in a relatively urbanized region, many try to show up early.

What's Nearby

Attractions

You'll find this beach on Barbados' South coast. South Point Lighthouse is seen one and an eighth miles away, and it is among the attractions in the vicinity.

Historical attractions such as Wildey House offer a great compliment to the natural beauty of Miami Beach, and they give vacationers the chance to learn more about Barbados, if you enjoy exploring unfamiliar places.

The beach is one type of attraction you can visit, but there's even more to see during your stay. The table below lists other attractions that are nearby.

Activities and Attractions Near Miami Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
South Point Lighthouse Lighthouse 1.1 mi. SE Barbados
Barbados Golf Club Golf Course 1.2 mi. NE Barbados
Silver Fox Arcade Slot Machine Arcade 2.3 mi. W Barbados
Lucky Horseshoe Worthing Slot Machine Arcade 2.9 mi. W Barbados
Statue Of Sir Garfield Sobers Monument 3.1 mi. NW Barbados
Barbados Olympic Museum Museum 3.2 mi. NW Barbados
Sir Garfield Sobers Sports Complex Sporting Event Venue 3.2 mi. NW Barbados
On The Wall Art Gallery Art Gallery 3.3 mi. W Barbados
Aquatic Centre Swimming Pools 3.3 mi. NW Barbados
Rockley Golf Course Golf Course 3.6 mi. WNW Barbados
Hastings Boardwalk Eastern End Trailhead 3.7 mi. W Barbados
Wildey House Historical Site 3.8 mi. NW Barbados

Cities and Towns

Miami Beach guests seeking some additional excitement might want to consider checking out St. Lawrence Gap, because it's not far away and is an especially active area of Barbados.

Hotels

The popularity of this spot on any given day can vary, it depends on many factors: the time of sundown, happy hour, even how many people have booked nearby hotels. Typically, you can expect to encounter quite a few visitors from lodgings in the area.

Travelers seeking a room close to the beach shouldn't find it that tough, as there are plenty of hotels and resorts to pick from nearby. You will find the closest booking options by looking over what's shown in the following table.

Accommodations near Miami Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Little Arches Boutique Hotel 0.1 mi. ESE Hotel
Valersk Vacation Apartments 0.9 mi. SE Villa complex
Golden Sands Hotel Barbados 0.9 mi. WNW Hotel
Butterfly Beach Hotel 1.0 mi. WNW Hotel
Sea Breeze Beach Hotel All Inclusive 1.1 mi. WNW Resort
Barbados Beach Club 1.3 mi. W Resort
Bougainvillea Beach Resort 1.4 mi. W Resort
Best E. Villas Providence 1.4 mi. NE Villa complex
Sandals Barbados 1.6 mi. W Resort
Moonraker Apartments 1.6 mi. SE Villa complex

Food

If you're looking for a place to eat after, or even during, your visit to the beach, you'll have many local dishes to choose from at nearby establishments. One of the closest places to eat is Cafe Luna. This restaurant features International cuisine. You'll have the option of walking or taking a cab as it's just a short distance away.

The table below lists nearby dining options.

Restaurants near Miami Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Cafe Luna (246) 428-6172 International Fine Dining 0.1 mi. ESE
Chefette Oistins (246) 418-8750 International Very Casual 0.4 mi. NW
Surfer's Cafe (246) 420-9283 International, Vegetarian Very Casual -- --
Ixoria Bar and Restaurant (246) 428-3897 Bajan, Fusion Very Casual 0.9 mi. WNW
Reef Bar and Grill (246) 428-9095 Caribbean Very Casual 1.0 mi. WNW
Breezer's Bar & Grill (246) 428-0549 International Very Casual 1.2 mi. WNW
Nineteen on the Green (246) 428-8463 Bajan, Caribbean -- 1.2 mi. NE
Siam Restaurant (246) 628-1042 Asian Fusion, Thai Informal 1.4 mi. W
Calabash Cafe (246) 628-1042 Caribbean, Contemporary Informal 1.4 mi. W
Surfer's Bay (246) 262-5483 Caribbean Very Casual 1.6 mi. SE
Asiago's Restaurant (246) 428-7131 Italian Informal 1.7 mi. W
Dover Beach Hotel Pool Bar (246) 428-8076 Eclectic Very Casual 1.7 mi. W

Other Beaches

There are multiple beaches to discover in Barbados, of course, so perhaps you can explore more than one.

You may also want to consider Silver Sands Beach, which is located a mile and a half away. Silver Sands Beach, in eastern Barbados, is a pristine beach that is a favorite among locals as well as tourists. The white sands and turquoise waters are all you need to have a good time here.

There are plenty of natural wonders to behold in Barbados, so visiting Miami Beach is just one way you can enjoy a sunny afternoon.

 

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