What's Near Grand Barbados Beach Resort

The sparkling beaches in Barbados are the most enticing outdoor sights in the region.

If all you can think about is the beach, Grand Barbados Beach Resort is just what you are looking for. This site is located on the water, so vacationers can spend all day every day under the sun if that is what they want to do.

Nearby Beaches

Of course, since Grand Barbados Beach Resort is located on Brownes Beach, relaxing at the water's edge is popular with guests staying here. Brownes Beach is located shortly outside of the capital city and features a long strip of white sand. One of the largest beaches in Barbados, Brownes Beach looks out to the Carlisle Bay, whose calm turquoise waters are perfect for snorkeling, scuba diving, and swimming. For travelers who want some variety, the following options each offer something a little different. Click the name of each one in the table to view our detailed article:

Beaches Near Grand Barbados
Beach Distance Direction Location
Pebbles Beach 0.3 N 1.1 mi. Southeast of Bridgetown
Drill Hall Beach 0.3 S 1.7 mi. South-Southeast of Bridgetown
Needham's Point 0.4 SW 1.6 mi. South-Southeast of Bridgetown
Coconut Court Beach 0.7 SE St. Matthias
Carlisle Bay 0.7 NNW 0.7 mi. Southeast of Bridgetown
Accra Beach 1.5 ESE 1.6 mi. West-Northwest of St. Lawrence Gap
Worthing Beach 1.9 ESE 1.2 mi. West-Northwest of St. Lawrence Gap
Saint Lawrence Beach 2.4 ESE St. Lawrence Gap
Brandons Beach 2.6 NNW 1.2 mi. North-Northwest of Bridgetown
Dover Beach 3.0 ESE St. Lawrence Gap
Cockspur Beach 3.0 NNW 1.7 mi. North-Northwest of Bridgetown
Brighton Beach 3.1 NNW 1.8 mi. North-Northwest of Bridgetown
Maxwell Beach 3.5 ESE St. Lawrence Gap
Paradise Beach 3.8 NNW 2.4 mi. North-Northwest of Bridgetown
Batts Rock Beach 4.0 NNW 2.7 mi. North-Northwest of Bridgetown
Welches Beach 4.2 E Welches
Oistins Beach 4.7 E 1.6 mi. East of St. Lawrence Gap
Miami Beach 4.9 ESE Keizer Hill

The closest one is Pebbles Beach. Pebbles Beach is a family friendly locale, complete with picnic benches, a play ground for young children, and life gaurds on duty. Guests can pack a lunch for their visit to this spot, which provides picnic tables. You might want to limit your visit, though, since amenities at this beach do not include showers or bathrooms.

Nearby Areas

Visiting the town or local neighborhood nearest to your resort can add a little something extra to your vacation, whether it's for enjoying a night out in the area, or talking to some locals about their way of life. Grand Barbados Beach Resort is found in toward the heart of Bridgetown.

The areas found closest to Grand Barbados Beach Resort are listed below.

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
St. Matthias 0.6 SE
downtown Bridgetown 1.2 NW
Claphams 1.8 E
St. Michael Parish 2.2 N
Dover 2.8 ESE
Vauxhall 2.8 E
Haggatt Hall 3.0 NE
St. Lawrence Gap 3.1 ESE
St. Davids 3.5 E

Nearby Attractions

St. Michael's Cathedral

Vacationers seeking thrilling outdoor activities while visiting Barbados will quickly learn that Grand Barbados Beach Resort is in a fun location with plenty of nearby sights. You will soon notice that this particular region boasts plenty of places for travelers to explore, like Queen's Park, St. Michael's Cathedral, and Dolphin Fountain In Heroes Square. Of the three, the closest is Queen's Park.

For even more attractions to add to your agenda, find several of the nearest listed in the following table.

Attractions Near Grand Barbados
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Queen's Park Park 1.1 N 0.8 mi. East of Bridgetown
St. Michael's Cathedral Historical Site 1.1 N Downtown Bridgetown
Dolphin Fountain In Heroes Square Monument 1.0 NNW Downtown Bridgetown
Errol Barrow Statue Monument 1.0 NNW Downtown Bridgetown
National Heroes Square Park 1.0 NNW Downtown Bridgetown
Jewish Museum Museum 1.2 NNW Downtown Bridgetown
Barbados National Heroes Gallery Museum 1.1 NNW Downtown Bridgetown
The Empire Theatre Movie Theater -- -- Downtown Bridgetown
Lord Nelson's Bronze Statue Monument 1.1 NNW Downtown Bridgetown
Independence Arch Monument 1.0 NNW Downtown Bridgetown
Montefiore Fountain Monument 1.3 NNW Downtown Bridgetown
Statue Of Sir Grantley Adams Monument 0.3 N 1.2 mi. Southeast of Bridgetown
Statue Of Sir Garfield Sobers Monument 1.9 NW 0.5 mi. North-Northwest of Bridgetown
Cricket Legends Museum Museum 1.8 NW 0.4 mi. Northwest of Bridgetown
Barbados Museum and Historical Society Museum 0.5 E St. Matthias
George Washington House Historical Site 0.2 E St. Matthias
St. Ann's Garrison Historical Site 0.2 SE St. Matthias
Garrison Savannah Historical Site 0.3 SE St. Matthias
Gravesend Military Cemetery Historical Site 0.2 SSW 1.5 mi. South-Southeast of Bridgetown
Banks Brewery Visitor Centre Brewery 1.5 ENE 2.2 mi. East of Bridgetown
Needhams Point Lighthouse Lighthouse 0.3 SSW 1.5 mi. South-Southeast of Bridgetown
Charles Fort Historical Site 0.4 SW 1.5 mi. South-Southeast of Bridgetown
Mount Gay Rum Distilleries and Visitor Center Distillery 2.4 NNW 1.0 mi. North-Northwest of Bridgetown
Errol Barrow Park Park 2.0 NE 2.4 mi. North-Northwest of St. Lawrence Gap
Wildey House Historical Site -- -- 2.3 mi. North-Northwest of St. Lawrence Gap
Tyrol Cot Heritage Village Museum 2.9 N 2.0 mi. North-Northeast of Bridgetown
Emancipation Statue Monument 2.5 NE 2.8 mi. East of Bridgetown
Barbados Olympic Museum Museum 2.2 E 1.8 mi. North-Northwest of St. Lawrence Gap
3Ws Monument Monument 4.0 NNW Wanstead
Olympus Theater Movie Theater 2.8 E Vauxhall
Lazaretto Gardens Botanical Garden 4.1 NNW Wanstead
Gun Hill Signal Station Historical Site 5.4 NE 5.2 mi. South-Southwest of Bathsheba
Aerial Trek Adventure Zip Line Site -- -- 4.3 mi. East-Southeast of Holetown
Orchid World Botanical Garden 6.6 NE 3.9 mi. South-Southwest of Bathsheba
Fisherpond Great House Historical Site 6.9 NE 3.7 mi. South West of Bathsheba
Holetown Monument Monument 7.4 N Holetown
Limegrove Cinema Movie Theater 7.4 N Holetown
Welchman Hall Gully Park 7.5 N Welchman Hall
Sir Frank Hutson Sugar Museum Museum 7.5 N 1.5 mi. East of Holetown
Harrison's Cave Cave 7.5 NNE Welchman Hall
South Point Lighthouse Lighthouse 5.9 ESE Atlantic Shores
St. James Church Historical Site 7.7 N Holetown
Folkstone Marine Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 7.8 N Holetown
Folkstone Museum Museum 7.8 N Holetown
Flower Forest Botanical Garden 8.1 NNE 3.1 mi. West-Southwest of Bathsheba
Woodbourne Shorebird Reserve Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 7.5 E St. Patricks
Hunte's Garden Botanical Garden 8.6 NNE 2.2 mi. South West of Bathsheba
Cotton Tower Signal Historical Site 9.2 NE 1.3 mi. South West of Bathsheba
Barbados Concorde Experience Museum 8.3 E 5.6 mi. East of St. Lawrence Gap
St. Philip's Church Historical Site 8.9 ENE Church Village
Sunbury Plantation House & Museum Museum 9.0 ENE 6.5 mi. South-Southeast of Bathsheba
St. John's Church Historical Site 10.2 NE 2.5 mi. Southeast of Bathsheba
Andromeda Botanical Gardens Botanical Garden 10.5 NE 0.5 mi. Southeast of Bathsheba
Arlington House Interactive Museum Museum 11.7 N Speightstown
King George V Memorial Park Park 11.0 ENE 7.3 mi. Southeast of Bathsheba
St. Peter's Church Historical Site 11.9 N Speightstown
Farley Hill Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 12.7 N 3.9 mi. East of Speightstown
Grenade Hall Forest Signal Station Historical Site 12.8 N 3.5 mi. East-Northeast of Speightstown
Barbados Wildlife Reserve Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 12.9 N 3.5 mi. East-Northeast of Speightstown
Morgan Lewis Sugar Mill Historical Site 13.0 N 4.7 mi. East of Speightstown
St. Nicholas Abbey Museum 13.5 N 4.0 mi. East-Northeast of Speightstown
Ragged Point Lighthouse Lighthouse 13.1 ENE 7.0 mi. East-Southeast of Bathsheba

If you're on the lookout for somewhere a little different to visit, Queen's Park could be a good option. While Queen's Park has a long history of having been passed from the care of one government organization to another, it has always been simply a well-cared for and beautiful place for children to play and adults to enjoy the scenery.

Nearby Accommodations

Getting info about nearby accommodations is often an excellent way to get a better feel for the area as whole. Readers will be able to find lots of other places to consider in the vicinity, as this portion of Barbados offers guests a wide range of hotels and resorts to pick from. In order to get additional info on lodging options available close-by, see the table below.

Accommodations near Grand Barbados
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Island Inn Hotel 0.0 S 1.4 mi. Southeast of Bridgetown, Barbados
Radisson Aquatica Resort 0.0 WNW 1.3 mi. Southeast of Bridgetown, Barbados
Bajan Beach Cottages 0.1 N 1.3 mi. Southeast of Bridgetown, Barbados
Hilton Hotel Barbados 0.3 SW 1.5 mi. South-Southeast of Bridgetown, Barbados
Savannah Hotel 0.4 SE St. Matthias, Barbados
Amaryllis Beach Resort 0.5 SE St. Matthias, Barbados
Coconut Court Beach Resort 0.6 SE St. Matthias, Barbados
Courtyard by Marriott 0.7 SE St. Matthias, Barbados
Sweetfield Manor Historic Inn 0.8 E 1.8 mi. Southeast of Bridgetown, Barbados
Soco Hotel 0.9 SE St. Matthias, Barbados
 

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