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.

Set in Keizer Hill, 1.0 mile northwest of Atlantic Shores, Miami Beach is on the South edge of Barbados. You should think about stopping by whether or not you're staying in the immediate vicinity. Social beachgoers will probably enjoy this beach due to its busy, urban location. In fact, Miami Beach is probably a great fit for guests of nearby hotels, and those who don't mind large groups of people.

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.

Even if you plan to dine elsewhere, the snack bar on-site could come in handy. You may also have the option to buy some food from one of the mobile vendors who typically set up shop here.

Unfortunately, you won't find any public restrooms along this coastline, so those of you traveling with small children may want to consider another spot. You'll find the waters off-shore to be of good snorkeling quality, so bring your gear if you want to do some underwater exploration.

Keep in mind that the area surrounding Miami Beach is a bustling area, so make sure to get a spot!

What's Nearby

Attractions

Miami Beach is beautiful natural site, which you'll find on Barbados' South coast; it will be near other attractions like Lucky 7 Arcade Oistins, which is not very far away, so visitors have the option to walk or to take a cab.

If you're interested in learning more about the history of Barbados, there are plenty of places where you can learn first-hand about the country's past. For instance, nearby is Wildey House, which is one of the closest historical destinations in the area surrounding Miami Beach.

Beaches are a great attraction to visit, but there's even more to see during your stay. The following table includes the closest attractions.

Activities and Attractions Near Miami Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Lucky 7 Arcade Oistins Slot Machine Arcade 0.3 mi. NW Barbados
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
South Gap Arcade Slot Machine Arcade 2.4 mi. W Barbados
Lucky Horseshoe Saloon Worthing Slot Machine Arcade 3.1 mi. WNW 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 Champers Art Gallery 3.3 mi. W Barbados
Play Fair Arcade Hastings Main Road Slot Machine Arcade 3.5 mi. W Barbados
Rockley Golf Course Golf Course 3.6 mi. WNW Barbados
Hastings Boardwalk Eastern End Trailhead 3.7 mi. W Barbados

Cities and Towns

Miami Beach is close to St. Lawrence Gap, so travelers staying in town won't have far to go. Guests visiting Miami Beach who are seeking other opportunities for exploration will want to consider heading to St. Lawrence Gap, since it's not far away and is a particularly busy area of Barbados.

Hotels

Whether or not you encounter many other people will be influenced by everything from the time of day to the capacity of nearby hotels. At this beach, you can expect to encounter a fair number of vacationers who are staying in the area.

Guests seeking a hotel room close to Miami Beach won't have a difficult time, as there are plenty of hotels to choose from in the vicinity. You can find the closest booking options by perusing those shown in the table that follows.

Accommodations near Miami Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Little Arches Boutique Hotel 0.1 mi. ESE Hotel
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
Croton Inn 1.5 mi. WNW Hotel
Sandals Barbados 1.6 mi. W Resort
Turtle Beach Resort 1.7 mi. W Hotel
Meridian Inn By Resort Bookings 1.7 mi. W Hotel

Food

If you're on the beach and start to get the munchies, don't worry, you'll have your pick of different cuisines and dining styles nearby. One of the closest restaurants is Cafe Luna. The restaurant offers a menu of International food. You could take a cab or probably walk to this restaurant as it's just a little ways away.

The table below lists dining options near this beach.

Restaurants near Miami Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Cafe Luna (246) 428-6172 International Fine Dining 0.1 mi. ESE
Oistin's Fish Fry -- -- -- 0.3 mi. NW
KFC Oistins (246) 428-0469 American Very Casual -- --
Surfer's Cafe (246) 420-9283 International, Vegetarian Very Casual -- --
Chefette Oistins (246) 418-8750 International Very Casual -- --
Reggae Grill (246) 426-2142 Jamaican Very Casual 0.7 mi. N
Ixoria Bar and Restaurant (246) 428-3897 Bajan, Fusion Very Casual 0.9 mi. WNW
Butterfly Beach Hotel Restaurant (246) 428-9095 Caribbean Very Casual 1.0 mi. WNW
Azul Restaurant (246) 428-2825 International Informal 1.1 mi. WNW
Jeremiah's at Barbados Golf Club (246) 428-8463 Bajan, Caribbean -- 1.2 mi. NE
Lanterns by the Sea Restaurant (246) 418-0990 Caribbean, International Informal 1.4 mi. W
Water's Edge Restaurant (246) 428-2592 Caribbean, International, Italian Very Casual 1.4 mi. W

Other Beaches

Barbados has several beautiful beaches, and Miami Beach is just one option.

Another location you may want to try is Silver Sands Beach, located within a couple of miles. 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.

Maybe Miami Beach is a perfect spot for you to kick back, and at the same time perhaps not the the ideal fit; if so, Barbados offers a variety of beaches for travelers who wish to try elsewhere.

 

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