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.

Located near the heart of Christ Church Parish, 0.8 miles east-southeast of Atlantic Shores, Silver Sands Beach is on the South edge of Barbados. You might want even if you aren't staying in the immediate vicinity. If activity and variety isn't your thing, you'll be glad that most of Barbados' beaches are quite calm and serene. Of course, some vacationers come to Barbados looking for activity, and are more likely to have fun at Silver Sands Beach, which is closer to all the action.

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. Every destination has its own cuisine, and Barbados is no different. One of the best places to discover local delicacies is right on the water. Did you know that many hotels are able to pack picnic lunches for their guests? Otherwise, street vendors and casual walk-up eateries will have take-out dishes you can bring to the beach.

There is also a snack bar here. Sometimes, visitors will be able to purchase food from one of the local vendors who typically operate along this coastline.

Please note that public restrooms are not available, which is something to consider if you plan to spend a full day in the sun. A favorite among the locals, Silver Sands Beach is a good place to mingle.

Keep in mind that Silver Sands Beach's location is a popular spot, so show up early.

What's Nearby


Travelers will find Silver Sands Beach on Barbados' South coast. It is near some interesting sites like South Point Lighthouse, which is not very far away, so visitors have the option to walk or to take a cab, and it is one of the favorite destinations in the area.

Historical attractions like Wildey House provide a great compliment to the natural beauty of Silver Sands Beach, and they give vacationers the chance to learn more about Barbados, without venturing too far from the coast.

With the choice of exciting activities nearby, you'll never get bored. The attractions nearest to this beach are listed 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 is very close to St. Lawrence Gap, so touring the city could be a fun side-trip after visiting the beach. Tourists at Silver Sands Beach who are hoping to find some additional excitement will want to think about heading to St. Lawrence Gap, which is close-by and is an especially active area of Barbados.


The crowdedness of the shoreline can vary widely, depending on everything from the time the sun sets to how many people have booked rooms nearby. The area does not have very many large hotels, but you may encounter guests from the few small lodgings in the area.

Since the beach is situated in a relatively popular tourist destination, it is not typically very tough to find a hotel nearby that suits your needs. If you are hoping to book a place that's on or near the water, the following table lists the closest accommodations to Silver Sands Beach.

Accommodations near Silver Sands Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Silverpoint Villa Hotel 0.4 mi. NE Hotel
Ocean Spray Beach Apartments 0.8 mi. NE 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


If you're looking for a place to eat after, or even during, your visit to the beach, you'll have your pick of different cuisines and dining styles nearby. One of the closest places to eat is Pirate's Tavern. You could take a cab or probably walk to this restaurant as it's just a little ways away.

The following table provides a list of restaurants closest to 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

There are multiple beaches to discover in Barbados, of course, so Silver Sands Beach is not your only option.

Another sun-drenched spot to consider is Surfer's Point, which is located within a couple of miles.

While Barbados has many alluring attractions, taking a swim at Silver Sands Beach is certainly a fun way to enjoy the area's natural attractions.


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