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.

Located near the center of Christ Church Parish, 0.7 miles east-southeast of Atlantic Shores, Silver Rock Beach is on the West coast of Barbados. You should think about stopping by regardless of whether you are staying nearby. Silver Rock Beach is the kind of spot that is a must-see for guests of nearby hotels and resorts, and there's more than enough to keep them occupied - it definitely isn't a quiet, private place to take a nap.

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.

This beach does have its own picnic facilities, making dining here even less of a hassle.

Restrooms are available at Silver Rock Beach. You'll appreciate that showers are available, so you can rinse off the sand.

Silver Rock Beach and its availability of amenities and services happens to be located well within a tourist hotspot. With this in mind, if you know that the amenities are a deciding factor, it'll likely be a smart cause to come earlier in the day prior to when the crowds fill up or perhaps try a beach further away. Otherwise, you might not be able to fully enjoy all the amenities which this beach has for its guests.

What's Nearby


Visitors will find this beach on the West coast of Barbados. It's located near South Point Lighthouse, which is close enough that guests will have the choice to walk or take a cab, and it is one of a few attractions in the area.

If you want to learn more about the history of Barbados, there are plenty of places where you can learn first-hand about the country's past. The nearest historical attraction is Wildey House, which is one of the closest sites of historical significance in the area surrounding Silver Rock Beach.

If you're looking for other nearby attractions or activity options, this beach isn't far from any of the items in the following table.

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
Casa Grande Arcade Amusement Arcade 4.4 mi. NE 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 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

Cities and Towns

Silver Rock Beach guests hoping to find a little additional excitement might consider going to St. Lawrence Gap, which is close-by and is a particularly bustling part of Barbados.


The number of other people sharing spots in the sand can vary widely, depending on time of day, season, and how many people have booked rooms nearby. There aren't many major hotels nearby, but it can appeal to guests from some of the smaller accommodations in the area.

Since this beach is in a pretty popular vacation spot, it shouldn't be that difficult to find just the right kind of hotel close-by. If you and your party are looking to find a place that's near the beach, the table that follows shows the closest accommodation options to Silver Rock Beach.

Accommodations near Silver Rock Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Silverpoint Villa Hotel -- -- 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
Sandals Barbados 3.2 mi. WNW Resort


When you start craving an afternoon snack, the area around this beach has plenty to offer, and you don't have to go far from the shore. One of the nearest places to eat is Pirate's Tavern. You'll have the option of walking or taking a cab as it's just a little ways away.

The following table provides a list of places to eat near this beach.

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

Barbados has many beaches, so Silver Rock Beach is not your only option.

You might also enjoy Foul Bay, which is home to plenty of activity. 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 removed from some more heavily-traveled spots. You'll find it not far off the beach at all.

Another location you may want to try is Silver Sands Beach, located within a short distance. 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 countless experiences to enjoy in Barbados, and dropping by Silver Rock Beach is just one way to appreciate a pretty afternoon.


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