Silver Sands Beach

Silver Sands Beach is a beautiful beach that is good for water activities like windsurfing. Food and drinks can be found at the Silver Rock Hotel and Bar.

Situated near the heart of Christ Church Parish, 0.8 miles east-southeast of Atlantic Shores, Silver Sands Beach is on the South coast of Barbados. You might want regardless of whether you're staying particularly close by. You may notice that beaches throughout Barbados are usually fairly quiet, but Silver Sands Beach stands out as a pleasant exception to this rule.

How to Access The Beach

Silver Sands is east of Oistins and the South Point Lighthouse.

Amenities and Ambiance

Located on the southern tip of Barbados, Silver Sands Beach features sugary white sands.

There is also a restaurant right on the water, so if you don't want to leave Silver Sands Beach at all, it's worth a try. There are several, unique dining options in Barbados, but some meals are best enjoyed spontaneously, in a truly casual setting. Many vacationers have lunch right on their towels in the sand. Sometimes, hotels offer to pack up on-the-go lunches for their guests. Or, it would be easy to grab some hot food from a street vendor or casual cafe along the way.

The snack bar here is the ultimate convenience if you need a cold drink, or something to hold you over until dinner. Sometimes, visitors will be able to order lunch from one of the local vendors who typically set up shop here.

Please note that public restrooms are not available, so those of you traveling with small children may want to consider another spot. A favorite among the locals, Silver Sands Beach is a good place to mingle.

Since Silver Sands Beach is found within an area popular for visitors., you might want consider the time when you plan your visit.

What's Nearby


This pleasant stretch of sand known as Silver Sands Beach is on the South coast of Barbados. It's located near South Point Lighthouse, which is located three quarters of a mile away, and it is one of a few attractions in the vicinity.

If you want to mix a little culture with your trip to the beach, you should plan a trip to Barbados Concorde Experience, a lovely museum located a short cab ride away, so it would be an easy side trip to take after the beach.

If a visit to the Silver Sands Beach isn't enough to keep you busy all afternoon, the beach is located near the attractions in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Silver Sands Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
South Point Lighthouse Lighthouse 0.8 W Barbados
Barbados Golf Club Golf Course 1.9 NNW Barbados
Lucky 7 Arcade Oistins Slot Machine Arcade 2.1 NW Barbados
Barbados Concorde Experience Museum 3.2 NE Barbados
Silver Fox Arcade Slot Machine Arcade 4.1 WNW Barbados

Cities and Towns

Silver Sands Beach visitors seeking a little additional excitement will want to think about checking out St. Lawrence Gap, since it's not far away and is a particularly bustling part of Barbados.


How many other people you encounter at Silver Sands Beach will depend on how many hotel guests decide to make the trip as well. This spot is not near many large hotels, but it's sometimes enjoyed by visitors from some of the smaller accommodations in the area.

Since this beach is in a pretty popular vacation area, it is not usually that tough to find exactly the kind of hotel you're looking for nearby. If you're hoping to get a place that's near the ocean, the table that follows lists the options closest to Silver Sands Beach.

Accommodations near Silver Sands Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Silverpoint Villa Hotel -- -- Hotel
Little Arches Boutique Hotel 1.6 mi. NW Hotel
Shonlan Airport Hotel -- -- Hotel
Golden Sands Hotel Barbados 2.7 mi. WNW Hotel
Butterfly Beach Hotel 2.8 mi. WNW Hotel
Sea Breeze Beach Hotel All Inclusive 2.8 mi. WNW Resort
Barbados Beach Club 3.1 mi. WNW Resort
Bougainvillea Beach Resort 3.2 mi. WNW Resort
Croton Inn 3.3 mi. WNW Hotel
Sandals Barbados 3.3 mi. WNW Resort


It's no problem if you start to get the munchies while hanging out at Silver Sands Beach; there are lots of nearby options when it comes to dining. One of the nearest restaurants is Pirate's Tavern. You could take a cab or probably walk to this restaurant as it's only a short distance away.

The following table provides a list of dining options located near this beach.

Restaurants near Silver Sands Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Pirate's Tavern -- -- -- 0.2 mi. WNW
Surfer's Bay (246) 262-5483 Caribbean Very Casual 0.2 mi. W
Cafe Luna (246) 428-6172 International Fine Dining 1.6 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. NNW
Oistin's Fish Fry -- -- -- 2.1 mi. NW
Reggae Grill (246) 426-2142 Jamaican Very Casual 2.2 mi. NW
Ixoria Bar and Restaurant (246) 428-3897 Bajan, Fusion Very Casual 2.7 mi. WNW
Butterfly Beach Hotel Restaurant (246) 428-9095 Caribbean Very Casual 2.8 mi. WNW
Azul Restaurant (246) 428-2825 International Informal 2.8 mi. WNW

Other Beaches

Visitors looking for a beach that's right for them will have other options if Silver Sands Beach doesn't suit their tastes.

You might also want to visit Surfer's Point, which is located less than a mile to the east-northeast.

There are countless experiences to enjoy in Barbados, and Silver Sands Beach is just one of many incredible attractions you can choose from.


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