What's Near The Waves Hotel & Spa

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Quite a few guests plan to spend their vacations in Barbados in anticipation of seeing the breath-taking beaches that the island is so proud of.

Many guests are excited to learn that The Waves Hotel & Spa is located on the water, so you won't have to go far to see what makes the area so special.

Nearby Beaches

Needless to say, since The Waves Hotel & Spa sits directly on Batts Rock Beach, laying out in the sun is popular with guests staying at this property. The Batts Rock Beach, located a short distance from the island's capital city, is a public beach ideal for swimming and snorkeling. Surrounded by tropical foliage and facing the Batts Rock Bay, the tranquil turquoise waters hide exotic reefs ripe for exploration. For travelers who want to venture farther away, there are some additional beaches worth investigating. Clicking on each link below allows you to read our detailed article:

Beaches Near Waves
Beach Distance Direction Location
Paradise Beach 0.8 S 2.4 mi. North-Northwest of Bridgetown
Mahogany Bay 0.9 N Holders Hill
Brighton Beach 1.4 S 1.8 mi. North-Northwest of Bridgetown
Cockspur Beach 1.5 SSE 1.7 mi. North-Northwest of Bridgetown
Paynes Bay Beach 1.6 N Paynes Bay
Brandons Beach 2.0 SSE 1.2 mi. North-Northwest of Bridgetown
Sandy Lane Beach 2.2 N 0.8 mi. South of Holetown
Folkestone Beach 3.4 N Holetown
Colony Club Beach 3.6 N Holetown
Carlisle Bay 3.8 SSE 0.7 mi. Southeast of Bridgetown
Pebbles Beach 4.2 SSE 1.1 mi. Southeast of Bridgetown
Holetown Beach 4.2 N Porters
Brownes Beach 4.3 SSE 1.2 mi. Southeast of Bridgetown
Needham's Point 4.8 SSE 1.6 mi. South-Southeast of Bridgetown
Drill Hall Beach 4.9 SSE 1.7 mi. South-Southeast of Bridgetown

One of the most convenient options is Paradise Beach. Paradise Beach is a quiet beach on the west coast of the island and features calm waters that are perfect for swimming. Shallow rock formations make for excellent snorkeling, though sea urchins should be avoided.

Nearby Areas

Vacationers who want to know a little bit more about the surrounding area's offerings might want to know how many miles the nearby town or city is from their location. The Waves Hotel & Spa is situated near Bridgetown; it is to the south of Holetown.

The areas that are closest to The Waves Hotel & Spa are listed in the table below:

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Prospect 0.2 E
Wanstead 0.6 ESE
Holders Hill 1.6 N
Paynes Bay 1.6 N
Hoytes 1.7 NE
Eden Lodge 1.8 E
St. Michael Parish 2.6 SE
Canewood 2.8 E
Arch Hall 2.9 NNE
Holetown 3.0 N

Nearby Attractions

Hunte's Garden

Vacationers who want to be in the middle of the action while visiting Barbados will find that The Waves Hotel & Spa makes a great home-base to start their excursions. In fact, this area has a lot of places for vacationers to explore, including Cotton Tower Signal, Hunte's Garden, and Flower Forest. Of the three nearby attractions, the closest is Cotton Tower Signal.

When it comes to finding area attractions that are just right for your family, it's best to know all your options, like those named in the following table.

Attractions Near Waves
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Cotton Tower Signal Historical Site 7.7 ENE 1.3 mi. South West of Bathsheba
Hunte's Garden Botanical Garden 6.8 NE 2.2 mi. South West of Bathsheba
Flower Forest Botanical Garden 5.9 NE 3.1 mi. West-Southwest of Bathsheba
Fisherpond Great House Historical Site 5.8 ENE 3.7 mi. South West of Bathsheba
Orchid World Botanical Garden 6.0 E 3.9 mi. South-Southwest of Bathsheba
Andromeda Botanical Gardens Botanical Garden 9.2 ENE 0.5 mi. Southeast of Bathsheba
Harrison's Cave Cave 5.2 NE Welchman Hall
Welchman Hall Gully Park 4.9 NE Welchman Hall
Aerial Trek Adventure Zip Line Site -- -- 4.3 mi. East-Southeast of Holetown
St. John's Church Historical Site 9.8 ENE 2.5 mi. Southeast of Bathsheba
Gun Hill Signal Station Historical Site 5.4 E 5.2 mi. South-Southwest of Bathsheba
Sir Frank Hutson Sugar Museum Museum 3.6 NNE 1.5 mi. East of Holetown
St. Philip's Church Historical Site 10.0 E Church Village
Sunbury Plantation House & Museum Museum 10.5 E 6.5 mi. South-Southeast of Bathsheba
Morgan Lewis Sugar Mill Historical Site 9.7 NNE 4.7 mi. East of Speightstown
Farley Hill Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 9.2 NNE 3.9 mi. East of Speightstown
Tyrol Cot Heritage Village Museum 2.4 ESE 2.0 mi. North-Northeast of Bridgetown
Emancipation Statue Monument 4.6 SE 2.8 mi. East of Bridgetown
Limegrove Cinema Movie Theater 3.1 N Holetown
Grenade Hall Forest Signal Station Historical Site 9.2 NNE 3.5 mi. East-Northeast of Speightstown
Barbados Wildlife Reserve Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 9.2 NNE 3.5 mi. East-Northeast of Speightstown
Holetown Monument Monument 3.0 N Holetown
St. James Church Historical Site 3.4 N Holetown
Folkstone Museum Museum 3.4 N Holetown
Folkstone Marine Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 3.4 N Holetown
Woodbourne Shorebird Reserve Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 9.7 E St. Patricks
3Ws Monument Monument 0.7 ESE Wanstead
Errol Barrow Park Park 4.8 SE 2.4 mi. North-Northwest of St. Lawrence Gap
St. Nicholas Abbey Museum 9.9 NNE 4.0 mi. East-Northeast of Speightstown
Wildey House Historical Site -- -- 2.3 mi. North-Northwest of St. Lawrence Gap
King George V Memorial Park Park 12.4 E 7.3 mi. Southeast of Bathsheba
Lazaretto Gardens Botanical Garden 0.5 SSE Wanstead
Barbados Olympic Museum Museum 5.5 SE 1.8 mi. North-Northwest of St. Lawrence Gap
Banks Brewery Visitor Centre Brewery 4.8 SE 2.2 mi. East of Bridgetown
Olympus Theater Movie Theater 6.2 SE Vauxhall
Ragged Point Lighthouse Lighthouse 13.9 E 7.0 mi. East-Southeast of Bathsheba
Queen's Park Park 3.6 SE 0.8 mi. East of Bridgetown
Mount Gay Rum Distilleries and Visitor Center Distillery 2.2 SSE 1.0 mi. North-Northwest of Bridgetown
Montefiore Fountain Monument 3.3 SSE Downtown Bridgetown
St. Michael's Cathedral Historical Site 3.5 SSE Downtown Bridgetown
Jewish Museum Museum 3.3 SSE Downtown Bridgetown
Statue Of Sir Garfield Sobers Monument 2.7 SSE 0.5 mi. North-Northwest of Bridgetown
Arlington House Interactive Museum Museum 7.3 N Speightstown
Dolphin Fountain In Heroes Square Monument 3.5 SSE Downtown Bridgetown
Barbados National Heroes Gallery Museum 3.5 SSE Downtown Bridgetown
National Heroes Square Park 3.5 SSE Downtown Bridgetown
Lord Nelson's Bronze Statue Monument 3.5 SSE Downtown Bridgetown
Errol Barrow Statue Monument 3.6 SSE Downtown Bridgetown
Independence Arch Monument 3.6 SSE Downtown Bridgetown
The Empire Theatre Movie Theater -- -- Downtown Bridgetown
Cricket Legends Museum Museum 2.8 SSE 0.4 mi. Northwest of Bridgetown
St. Peter's Church Historical Site 7.5 N Speightstown
Barbados Museum and Historical Society Museum 4.7 SE St. Matthias
Statue Of Sir Grantley Adams Monument 4.3 SSE 1.2 mi. Southeast of Bridgetown
Barbados Concorde Experience Museum 11.1 ESE 5.6 mi. East of St. Lawrence Gap
George Washington House Historical Site 4.7 SSE St. Matthias
Garrison Savannah Historical Site 4.8 SSE St. Matthias
St. Ann's Garrison Historical Site 4.7 SSE St. Matthias
Gravesend Military Cemetery Historical Site 4.7 SSE 1.5 mi. South-Southeast of Bridgetown
Needhams Point Lighthouse Lighthouse 4.7 SSE 1.5 mi. South-Southeast of Bridgetown
Charles Fort Historical Site 4.7 SSE 1.5 mi. South-Southeast of Bridgetown
South Point Lighthouse Lighthouse 9.8 SE Atlantic Shores
Harrison Point Lighthouse Lighthouse 11.5 N 4.0 mi. North of Speightstown
Animal Flower Cave Cave 13.4 N 6.1 mi. North-Northeast of Speightstown

If you're looking for a place where you can while away some free time, Cotton Tower Signal could be just what the doctor ordered. Back in the 19th century the Barbados military utilized a series of signal stations to give island wide warning when a threat would occur. They were built on highly elevated ground both so that the military officers would have a good view of the surrounding area as they stood watch, and so that others would see their signals.

Nearby Accommodations

When you're deciding on a place to stay, it is sometimes helpful to find out about nearby lodging possibilities as a way to get a better feel for the region. You will be able to find no shortage of additional places to think about in the region, as this portion of Barbados is home to an excellent range of hotels and resorts to pick from. In order to find additional information about the hotel booking options available in the region, see the table below.

Accommodations near Waves
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Villa Marie Guesthouse 0.5 N 2.5 mi. South of Holetown, Barbados
Crystal Cove Hotel 0.8 N 2.2 mi. South of Holetown, Barbados
Palm Paradise 1.0 N Paynes Bay, Barbados
Angler Apartments -- -- 2.5 mi. South-Southeast of Holetown, Barbados
Beach View Hotel 1.1 N Holders Hill, Barbados
Tamarind Cove Hotel 1.4 N Holders Hill, Barbados
The House 1.4 N Holders Hill, Barbados
Treasure Beach Hotel 1.5 N Holders Hill, Barbados
Old Trees Bay 1.6 N Paynes Bay, Barbados
St. James 1.6 N Paynes Bay, Barbados

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