Needhams Point Lighthouse

Built in 1855, Needlhams Point Lighthouse is the second oldest lighthouse on the island of Barbados. Although this lighthouse once played a serious role in safely guiding ships ashore under cover of darkness, today is stands as a popular attractions on the grounds of the Hilton Barbados Hotel.


Needlehams Point Lighthouse stands out as a stationary lighthouse, meaning that its light did not swoop around the coast as many other lighthouses have the tendency to do. Today, visitors are welcome to explore the grounds that the lighthouse stands on, but they are not permitted to enter the tower.

Staying Close

Those wishing to visit Needhams Point Lighthouse may choose to book their trip in Bridgetown, since guests staying in this region of Barbados will be pleased to have easy access to this lighthouse for the duration of their trip. There is a sufficient number of lodgings in the area near Needhams Point Lighthouse.

Hotels near Needhams Point Lighthouse
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Hilton Hotel Barbados Hotel 0.1 mi. (2.4 km) NW
Island Inn Hotel Hotel 0.3 mi. (2.3 km) NE
Radisson Aquatica Resort Resort 0.3 mi. (2.2 km) NNE
Grand Barbados Beach Resort Resort 0.3 mi. (2.2 km) NNE
Savannah Hotel Hotel 0.4 mi. (2.9 km) E
Bajan Beach Cottages Cottages 0.4 mi. (2.0 km) N
Amaryllis Beach Resort Resort 0.5 mi. (3.0 km) E

Location and What's Nearby

Island pastimes like hitting a few rounds of golf and beach-going will also be found easily here. Guests with an interest in showing their aptitude on the green, will want to do so at the closest golfing option, which is Rockley Golf Course. If golf doesn't tickle your fancy, additional outdoor opportunities can still be found at Needham's Point, the most convenient beach to visit. While the options above may be the easiest to get to, you'll still have access to various similar beach and golf options. Visitors will also find additional interesting places out of the sun within a reasonable distance. There are a pair of additional places of interest nearby -Gravesend Military Cemetery and Charles Fort- each of them located not far from the lighthouse.


Contact Information

Location: Bridgetown, Barbados



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