What's Located Around Grand Barbados Beach Resort

The handsome beaches in Barbados are touted as the most-visited attractions in the region.

Luckily, this property is directly on the water, so you won't have to go very far to try a few beach activities.

Nearby Beaches

Needless to say, since Grand Barbados Beach Resort is located right on Brownes Beach, relaxing on the sand is one of the main attractions at this property. 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 those who want to venture farther away, its not difficult to find another beach to experience. Click the names below to read 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

Pebbles Beach is the closest to the resort. Pebbles Beach is a family friendly locale, complete with picnic benches, a play ground for young children, and life gaurds on duty. For a fun experience, bring your own lunch along with you to Pebbles Beach, which has a few places to enjoy a picnic. You might want to limit your visit, though, since there may not be shower or bathroom facilities.

Nearby Areas

Visiting areas that are close to your resort can be a nice day trip that brings variety to your trip, no matter if you're just experiencing a night out in the area, or sampling some of the region's most amazing cuisine. Grand Barbados Beach Resort is located toward the center 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

Travelers who want to learn about local culture and have some fun outdoors while vacationing in Barbados will find that Grand Barbados Beach Resort is a good spot to start all their adventures. You will find that this area has countless opportunities for exploration, like Queen's Park, St. Michael's Cathedral, and Dolphin Fountain In Heroes Square, to name a few. Of the three, the closest is Queen's Park.

There's something for everybody here, so feel free to explore more of the hotel's closest attractions, like those listed in the table below.

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 might be worth a visit. 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

When choosing a place to stay, it's often a good idea to learn more about nearby accommodations as a means to get a feel for the area. You'll be able to find lots of additional places to look at prior to making a decision, as this part of Barbados plays host to a sweeping range of hotels and resorts to choose from. Find out about all the area's lodging options by reviewing the following table.

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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