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 travelers to this part of Barbados will be excited to have easy lighthouse access throughout their trip. There is a sufficient collection of lodgings in the district surrounding 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

Lively explorers will likely be enchanted by the area because of the possibility of open-air activities. Lighthouse guests interested in testing their skills on the golf course should consider going to the closest course, Rockley Golf Course. Sunny hours can also be filled with time at Needham's Point, the most close-by beach. But, an additional selection of beach and golf choices exist in the community. Guests will also find a fair number of other local attractions in this general area. Without going too far, you can find two additional places close-by you may find worth a visit--Gravesend Military Cemetery and Charles Fort.


Contact Information

Location: Bridgetown, Barbados



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