Silver Rock Beach

Silver Rock Beach, also known as Silver Sands, Round Rock, and De Action Beach, is popular amongst windsurfers because of the medium-sized choppy waves that are just strong enough to make the sport fun. The beach is also a favorite amongst families because of the on-site playground.

Set in Christ Church Parish, 0.7 miles east-southeast of Atlantic Shores, Silver Rock Beach is on the West edge of Barbados. You might think about stopping by whether or not you're staying nearby. Many of Barbados' beaches are calm, pleasant, and quiet. These spots may be perfect for those who need a break from crowds, but busy vacationers may prefer something a little less out-of-the-way, like Silver Rock Beach.

How to Access The Beach
Silver Rock Beach is located on the south coast of Barbados in the parish of Christ Church.

Amenities and Ambiance

High banks of tan-colored sand and aquamarine waters make Silver Rock Beach a true beauty.

One of the most useful amenities are the picnic facilities.

You will be able to use a public restroom at Silver Rock Beach. Shower facilities are available here, so you can rinse off the sand.

Silver Rock Beach and its assortment of comforts are located within an area popular for visitors. With that in mind, if you think the amenities influence your decision, it'll be a good motivator to show up earlier in the day prior to when the other people show up or perhaps go to a different beach elsewhere. Or you may run the risk of all of the services becoming overwhelmed.

What's Nearby

Attractions

Found on Barbados' West coast; it will be near other attractions like South Point Lighthouse, which is three quarters of a mile away.

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 Wildey House, which is one of the closest locations with historical significance in the area surrounding Silver Rock Beach.

The beach is one type of attraction you can visit, but there will be more options available in Barbados. The following chart includes some other attractions close-by.

Activities and Attractions Near Silver Rock Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
South Point Lighthouse Lighthouse 0.7 mi. W Barbados
Barbados Golf Club Golf Course 1.9 mi. N Barbados
Lucky 7 Arcade Oistins Slot Machine Arcade 2.0 mi. NW Barbados
Barbados Concorde Experience Museum 3.3 mi. NE Barbados
Silver Fox Arcade Slot Machine Arcade 4.0 mi. WNW Barbados
South Gap Arcade Slot Machine Arcade 4.0 mi. WNW Barbados
Heritage Park and Rum Factory Operating Distillery 4.7 mi. NE Barbados
Lucky Horseshoe Saloon Worthing Slot Machine Arcade 4.8 mi. WNW Barbados
On The Wall Art Gallery Champers Art Gallery 4.9 mi. WNW Barbados
Barbados Olympic Museum Museum 4.9 mi. NW Barbados
Sir Garfield Sobers Sports Complex Sporting Event Venue 4.9 mi. NW Barbados
Play Fair Arcade Hastings Main Road Slot Machine Arcade 5.1 mi. WNW Barbados

Cities and Towns

Silver Rock Beach is very close to St. Lawrence Gap, so exploring the city is a convenient option. Those visiting Silver Rock Beach who are hoping to find some additional excitement will want to consider heading to St. Lawrence Gap, which is nearby and is an active, busy area.

Hotels

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 aren't many large hotels in the immediate vicinity, but you may encounter guests staying at some of the smaller accommodations in the area.

Because the beach is situated in a pretty popular tourist area, it is not typically all that tough to find exactly the type of hotel you're looking for close-by. For visitors hoping to book a place that's near the water, the table that follows lists the accommodations closest to Silver Rock Beach.

Accommodations near Silver Rock Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Silverpoint Villa Hotel 0.5 mi. ENE Hotel
Ocean Spray Beach Apartments 0.9 mi. ENE Hotel
Little Arches Boutique Hotel 1.5 mi. NW Hotel
Golden Sands Hotel Barbados 2.6 mi. NW Hotel
Shonlan Airport Hotel -- -- Hotel
Butterfly Beach Hotel 2.7 mi. WNW Hotel
Sea Breeze Beach Hotel All Inclusive 2.7 mi. WNW Resort
Barbados Beach Club 3.0 mi. WNW Resort
Bougainvillea Beach Resort 3.1 mi. WNW Resort
Croton Inn 3.2 mi. WNW Hotel

Food

Even after a restful afternoon at the beach, the day isn't truly complete until you enjoy a meal at a nearby restaurant, where you'll be able to get a taste of the local fare, without having to stray too far. One of the closest places to eat is Pirate's Tavern. Some guests will choose to take a cab here, while others will want to walk as it's just a short distance away.

Some nearby restaurant options are shown in the following table.

Restaurants near Silver Rock Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Pirate's Tavern -- -- -- 0.1 mi. N
Surfer's Bay (246) 262-5483 Caribbean Very Casual 0.1 mi. W
Cafe Luna (246) 428-6172 International Fine Dining 1.5 mi. NW
KFC Oistins (246) 428-0469 American Very Casual -- --
Chefette Oistins (246) 418-8750 International Very Casual -- --
Surfer's Cafe (246) 420-9283 International, Vegetarian Very Casual -- --
Jeremiah's at Barbados Golf Club (246) 428-8463 Bajan, Caribbean -- 1.9 mi. N
Oistin's Fish Fry -- -- -- 2.0 mi. NW
Reggae Grill (246) 426-2142 Jamaican Very Casual 2.1 mi. NW
Ixoria Bar and Restaurant (246) 428-3897 Bajan, Fusion Very Casual 2.6 mi. NW
Butterfly Beach Hotel Restaurant (246) 428-9095 Caribbean Very Casual 2.7 mi. WNW
Azul Restaurant (246) 428-2825 International Informal 2.7 mi. WNW

Other Beaches

Visitors in search of the perfect beach will have plenty of other choices in Barbados besides Silver Rock Beach.

If the active mood at Silver Rock Beach is one of the features you love, you'll want to consider also visiting Foul Bay, a beach with a similar ambiance. You'll find it six miles to the northeast. If it's a bit of peace and quiet you're after, Inch Marlow Beach is a beach which doesn't host as many visitors. You'll find it just a short distance away.

Another location you may want to try is Silver Sands Beach, which is located a couple hundred yards 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.

Of course, there is much more to do besides lounge on the sand in Barbados, but Silver Rock Beach is both a refreshing place to relax, and a beautiful natural attraction.

 

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