Bathsheba Beach

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Bathsheba Beach is positioned on the stunningly beautiful east coast of the island, offering visitors incredible rock formations and excellent views of the hills. The rugged waves are ideal for advanced surfing, while those looking for a simple swim should stick to the inshore pools.

Located near the heart of Bathsheba, Bathsheba Beach is on the North East coast of Barbados. You should think about stopping by even if you aren't staying in the vicinity. Those searching for a somewhat calm, but somewhat social beach in Barbados might enjoy stopping by Bathsheba Beach for a few hours. It's not the type of beach that gets packed every day, but it's not quiet or boring either.

How to Access The Beach

The Bathsheba beach is accessible via local roads off of the Ermy Bourne Highway. The beach itself is situated between the Round House Inn Restaurant and Bar and Bathsheba Park, with numerous parking opportunities in between.

Amenities and Ambiance

The Bathsheba Beach, situated on the more rugged east coast of the island, is surrounded by rock formations and tropical foliage. The dark tan sand is perfect for picnics or walking exploration, while the inshore pools throughout the beach are perfect for relaxing swims.

There is also a snack bar here.

Consider using this beach's picnic tables, which make beach dining less messy, and are good spots for lounging.

Unfortunately, public restrooms aren't available, which is something to consider if you plan to spend a full day in the sun. Shower facilities are available, so you can rinse off the sand.

What's Nearby


This beach is positioned on Barbados' North East coast; it will be near other attractions like Cotton Tower Signal, which is a mile and a half away.

Beaches are a great attraction to visit, but there will be more options available in Barbados. The table below lists other attractions that are nearby.

Activities and Attractions Near Bathsheba Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Cotton Tower Signal Historical Site 1.6 mi. SW Barbados

Cities and Towns

The nearby town of Bathsheba is an interesting area that brings together the quietude of the Caribbean and the urbanization of city life. From the beach, Bathsheba is a quick trip away, maybe a few hundred yards (a quarter kilometer).


The number of other people sharing spots in the sand can vary widely, depending on when you visit, and how packed the nearby hotels are. This spot is not near many large hotels, but it can appeal to guests staying at the few small lodgings in the area.

While travelers won't find that many places to stay in the vicinity, those accommodation options closest to Bathsheba Beach are shown in the list below.

Accommodations near Bathsheba Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Round House Inn 0.2 mi. WNW Guest house
Sea-U! Guest House 0.6 mi. ESE Hotel
Atlantis Hotel 0.6 mi. ESE Hotel


If someone in your group starts to get a little hungry at the beach, it's alright because you'll have your pick of different cuisines and dining styles nearby. One of the nearest places to eat is Round House Inn Restaurant & Bar. This restaurant offers both Caribbean and International cuisines. They have become well-known, however, because of their seafood. You could take a cab or probably walk to this restaurant since it's just a short distance away.

The table below provides a list of nearby restaurants.

Restaurants near Bathsheba Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Round House Inn Restaurant & Bar (246) 433-9678 Caribbean, International Informal 0.2 mi. WNW
Dina's Bar And Cafe 433-9726 -- -- 0.3 mi. ESE
Bathsheba Railway Restaurant And Bar -0 -- -- 0.3 mi. ESE
Sea-U's! Restaurant (246) 433-9450 Caribbean Informal 0.6 mi. ESE
Bonito Beach Bar & Restaurant (246) 433-9034 Caribbean Informal -- --
Atlantis (246) 433-9445 Caribbean -- 0.6 mi. ESE
Naniki Restaurant (246) 433-1300 Caribbean, Vegetarian Informal 1.9 mi. SW
Big Tavern Restaurant -- -- -- 2.2 mi. SE
Sand Dunes Bar and Restaurant (246) 422-9427 Bajan Very Casual 3.4 mi. NW
Paulo's Churrasco Do Brasil (246) 421-6767 Brazilian Informal 4.2 mi. WSW

Other Beaches

There are other beaches in Barbados you might like besides Bathsheba Beach.

You might also enjoy Consett Bay, situated a quick car or cab ride away. If you're on the lookout for more active and social, Cattlewash Beach may be just what you're looking for.

You might also want to visit Barclays Park Beach, which is located within a couple of miles.

Barbados has so much to offer, and Bathsheba Beach is just one of many incredible attractions you can choose from.


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