Pebbles Beach

Photo credit: © Terry Andrews
 

Pebbles Beach is a family friendly locale, complete with picnic benches, a play ground for young children, and life gaurds on duty.

Positioned a few hundred yards southeast of downtown Bridgetown, Pebbles Beach is on the South coast of Barbados. You might want to drop by even if you are not staying in the vicinity. Although Pebbles Beach is not the most hidden spot in Barbados, it has just the right mix of intimacy and atmosphere to attract vacationers.

How to Access The Beach
Set on the south coast, Pebbles Beach is located nearby the George Washington House and Bayview Hospital. Parking can be found at the junction of Bay Street and Beckles Road.

Amenities and Ambiance

Blindingly white sand and turquoise waters typify this Barbados beach.

Picnic tables are on-site——great for full-fledged lunches or afternoon snacks.

Unfortunately, you won't find any public restrooms along this coastline, which is something to consider if you plan to spend a full day in the sun.

You should remember that Pebbles Beach's location is visited by quite a number of tourists, meaning you may find numerous people competing for the use of the same services.

What's Nearby

Attractions

This pleasant stretch of sand known as Pebbles Beach is on Barbados' South coast; it's located near attractions like Statue Of Sir Grantley Adams, which is not very far away, so tourists could take a cab or probably walk to this attraction.

If you're interested in mixing some cultural exploration with your trip to the beach, you may want to consider visiting Barbados Museum and Historical Society, a lovely museum found a half mile to the east-southeast, so it could be a welcomed alternative to hot afternoon activities.

The beach is one type of attraction you can visit, but there's plenty else to see during your stay. The following chart includes some other attractions close-by.

Activities and Attractions Near Pebbles Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Statue Of Sir Grantley Adams Monument 0.1 mi. SE Barbados
Play Fair Arcade Aquatic Gap Slot Machine Arcade 0.3 mi. S Barbados
George Washington House Historical Site 0.5 mi. SE Barbados
St. Ann's Garrison Historical Site 0.5 mi. SSE Barbados
Gravesend Military Cemetery Historical Site 0.6 mi. S Barbados
Barbados Museum and Historical Society Museum 0.6 mi. ESE Barbados
Garrison Savannah Historical Site 0.6 mi. SE Barbados
Needhams Point Lighthouse Lighthouse 0.6 mi. S Barbados
Errol Barrow Statue Monument 0.6 mi. NNW Barbados
Charles Fort Historical Site 0.6 mi. SSW Barbados
Independence Arch Monument 0.6 mi. NNW Barbados
Dolphin Fountain In Heroes Square Monument 0.7 mi. NNW Barbados

Cities and Towns

Pebbles Beach visitors looking for additional places to explore will want to consider heading to Bridgetown, since it's not far away and is a particularly bustling part of Barbados.

Hotels

The crowdedness of the shoreline can vary widely, it depends on many factors: the time of sundown, happy hour, even how full the nearby hotels are. You can generally expect to encounter quite a few visitors from lodgings in the area.

Vacationers trying to find a hotel room near Pebbles Beach will find themselves in luck, as there are plenty of accommodations to pick from in the immediate vicinity. You will find the closest, most convenient lodging options by perusing what's listed in the following table.

Accommodations near Pebbles Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Bajan Beach Cottages 0.2 mi. S Cottages
Radisson Aquatica Resort 0.3 mi. S Resort
Grand Barbados Beach Resort 0.3 mi. S Resort
Island Inn Hotel 0.4 mi. S Hotel
Hilton Hotel Barbados 0.6 mi. S Hotel
Savannah Hotel 0.7 mi. SSE Hotel
Melbourne Hotel and Apartments 0.7 mi. NE Hotel
Amaryllis Beach Resort 0.8 mi. SSE Resort
Sweetfield Manor Historic Inn 0.8 mi. E B & B
Coconut Court Beach Resort 0.9 mi. SE Hotel

Food

Because restaurants near the beach catch the freshest seafood and the balmiest breezes, don't miss your chance to visit a nearby restaurant, where you can dive into Barbados' specialty dishes, without straying too far from your current location. One of the nearest restaurants is Copacabana Beach Bar and Grill. The restaurant serves delicious Caribbean cuisine. Many guests rave about their barbecue and seafood.

The following table lists nearby restaurants.

Restaurants near Pebbles Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Copacabana Beach Bar and Grill (246) 426-0839 Caribbean Very Casual 0.0 mi. E
Pier 1 Restaurant (246) 426-4000 Eclectic Informal 0.3 mi. S
Cuz's Fish Stand -- -- -- 0.4 mi. S
The Boardwalk Restaurant (246) 436-6393 Caribbean, Fusion Fine Dining 0.4 mi. S
Brown Sugar (246) 426-7684 Caribbean, Creole, International Very Casual 0.4 mi. S
Wispers On The Bay (246) 435-9486 Asian, Caribbean, Italian Fine Dining 0.4 mi. N
South Deck Restaurant (246) 826-4448 Caribbean, International Very Casual 0.4 mi. NNW
Lobster Alive (246) 435-0305 Caribbean Very Casual 0.6 mi. NNW
Lighthouse Restaurant (246) 426-0200 Eclectic Informal 0.6 mi. S
The Grille at Hilton Barbados (246) 426-0200 Caribbean, International Fine Dining 0.6 mi. S
KFC Fairchild Street (246) 436-9342 American Very Casual 0.6 mi. N
Waterfront Cafe (246) 427-0093 Caribbean, Creole, International Very Casual 0.7 mi. NNW

Other Beaches

Vacationers searching for the perfect beach will have lots of choices besides Pebbles Beach.

You may also want to try Gibbs Beach, which is generally a pretty popular beach. You'll find it ten miles to the north. If you're looking for something a little more private, consider Brownes Beach. You'll find it just a little ways away.

Another option worth considering is Carlisle Bay, located within a short distance.

Maybe Pebbles Beach is a perfect spot for you to kick back, and at the same time perhaps not the the ideal fit; if so, Barbados offers a variety of beaches for travelers who wish to try elsewhere.

 

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