What's Near Discovery Bay by Rex Resorts

Sometimes finding a hotel near a nice beach can make your vacation even more special.

If you are a big beach fan, Discovery Bay by Rex Resorts is the perfect locale for you. This lodging is situated right on the water, so guests can spend their whole trip soaking up the sun if that will make them happy. Not far from the main attractions of Barbados, but away from the crowded areas, this site is in the ideal location to enjoy a mix of cool activities. The beach by this location is usually relatively uncrowded, giving guests some privacy by the water.

Nearby Beaches

Needless to say, since Discovery Bay by Rex Resorts was built directly on Folkestone Beach, hanging out at the beach is popular with guests staying at this property. Folkestone Beach features calm, clear waters and dark tan sand perfect for families. Along with the ideal swimming conditions, numerous reefs (both natural and formed by shipwrecks) make the area an excellent snorkeling destination. For guests who want to venture farther away, there are some additional beaches worth investigating. Click the names below to see more details:

Beaches Near Discovery Bay
Beach Distance Direction Location
Colony Club Beach 0.5 NW Holetown
Sandy Lane Beach 1.0 S 0.8 mi. South of Holetown
Holetown Beach 1.1 N Porters
Paynes Bay Beach 1.6 S Paynes Bay
Reeds Bay 2.2 N Weston
Mahogany Bay 2.3 S Holders Hill
Gibbs Beach 3.0 N Mullins
Mullins Beach 3.3 N Mullins
Batts Rock Beach 3.7 S 2.7 mi. North-Northwest of Bridgetown
Paradise Beach 4.0 S 2.4 mi. North-Northwest of Bridgetown
Brighton Beach 4.6 S 1.8 mi. North-Northwest of Bridgetown
Cockspur Beach 4.7 S 1.7 mi. North-Northwest of Bridgetown
Heywoods Beach 5.0 N Speightstown

The closest one is Colony Club Beach. Also known as Heron Bay, Colony Club Beach is popular for watersports like kayaking, set skiing, parasailing, and sailing. Because of this, a part of the beach is roped off especially for swimmers.

If you're interested in a more peaceful beach scene, Gibbs Beach might be worth a visit. Gibbs Beach is tucked away on the west coast of the island and is largely free of tourists. Situated among some of the most attractive homes on the island and surrounded by beautiful tropical foliage, the beach's smooth sand is perfect for private strolls. You can find it located only a short taxi ride away.

Nearby Areas

Travelers who aren't ready to book their rooms before learning about what's located nearby might like to know how far away the adjacent city or town is from the property. Discovery Bay by Rex Resorts can be found near the middle of Holetown.

The table below lists some of the areas near Discovery Bay by Rex Resorts.

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
St. James Parish 0.6 N
Porters 0.9 N
Mt Standfast 1.3 N
Arch Hall 1.5 ESE
Paynes Bay 1.6 S
Holders Hill 1.6 S
Weston 2.0 N
Hoytes 2.0 SSE
Deanes 2.4 NE

Nearby Attractions

Limegrove Cinema

Discovery Bay by Rex Resorts makes for an excellent locale for active vacationers. There are plenty of fun activities to be found when searching from this accommodation. In fact, this area has countless opportunities for exploration, like Limegrove Cinema, Holetown Monument, and St. James Church. The closest of the three is Limegrove Cinema.

Proving that this site has a great location, there are many more attractions nearby, like those listed in the table below.

Attractions Near Discovery Bay
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Limegrove Cinema Movie Theater 0.1 SSE Holetown
Holetown Monument Monument 0.2 SSW Holetown
St. James Church Historical Site 0.2 NNW Holetown
Sir Frank Hutson Sugar Museum Museum 1.4 E 1.5 mi. East of Holetown
Folkstone Museum Museum 0.3 NW Holetown
Folkstone Marine Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 0.3 NW Holetown
Welchman Hall Gully Park 3.8 E Welchman Hall
3Ws Monument Monument 3.6 S Wanstead
Lazaretto Gardens Botanical Garden 3.6 S Wanstead
Harrison's Cave Cave 4.2 E Welchman Hall
Aerial Trek Adventure Zip Line Site -- -- 4.3 mi. East-Southeast of Holetown
Flower Forest Botanical Garden 4.7 E 3.1 mi. West-Southwest of Bathsheba
Tyrol Cot Heritage Village Museum 4.8 SSE 2.0 mi. North-Northeast of Bridgetown
Arlington House Interactive Museum Museum 4.2 N Speightstown
St. Peter's Church Historical Site 4.4 N Speightstown
Mount Gay Rum Distilleries and Visitor Center Distillery 5.2 S 1.0 mi. North-Northwest of Bridgetown
Fisherpond Great House Historical Site 5.6 E 3.7 mi. South West of Bathsheba
Hunte's Garden Botanical Garden 5.8 E 2.2 mi. South West of Bathsheba
Statue Of Sir Garfield Sobers Monument 5.7 S 0.5 mi. North-Northwest of Bridgetown
Orchid World Botanical Garden 6.1 ESE 3.9 mi. South-Southwest of Bathsheba
Gun Hill Signal Station Historical Site 6.2 SE 5.2 mi. South-Southwest of Bathsheba
Cricket Legends Museum Museum 5.9 S 0.4 mi. Northwest of Bridgetown
Montefiore Fountain Monument 6.3 S Downtown Bridgetown
Jewish Museum Museum 6.3 S Downtown Bridgetown
Queen's Park Park 6.5 S 0.8 mi. East of Bridgetown
St. Michael's Cathedral Historical Site 6.4 S Downtown Bridgetown
Barbados National Heroes Gallery Museum 6.5 S Downtown Bridgetown
Cotton Tower Signal Historical Site 6.7 E 1.3 mi. South West of Bathsheba
Lord Nelson's Bronze Statue Monument 6.5 S Downtown Bridgetown
National Heroes Square Park 6.5 S Downtown Bridgetown
Dolphin Fountain In Heroes Square Monument 6.5 S Downtown Bridgetown
Independence Arch Monument 6.6 S Downtown Bridgetown
Errol Barrow Statue Monument 6.6 S Downtown Bridgetown
The Empire Theatre Movie Theater -- -- Downtown Bridgetown
Grenade Hall Forest Signal Station Historical Site 6.2 NNE 3.5 mi. East-Northeast of Speightstown
Emancipation Statue Monument 6.9 SE 2.8 mi. East of Bridgetown
Barbados Wildlife Reserve Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 6.3 NNE 3.5 mi. East-Northeast of Speightstown
Farley Hill Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 6.4 NE 3.9 mi. East of Speightstown
Errol Barrow Park Park 7.2 SSE 2.4 mi. North-Northwest of St. Lawrence Gap
Banks Brewery Visitor Centre Brewery 7.4 SSE 2.2 mi. East of Bridgetown
Statue Of Sir Grantley Adams Monument 7.3 S 1.2 mi. Southeast of Bridgetown
Wildey House Historical Site -- -- 2.3 mi. North-Northwest of St. Lawrence Gap
Morgan Lewis Sugar Mill Historical Site 6.9 NE 4.7 mi. East of Speightstown
St. Nicholas Abbey Museum 7.0 NNE 4.0 mi. East-Northeast of Speightstown
Barbados Museum and Historical Society Museum 7.6 SSE St. Matthias
George Washington House Historical Site 7.6 S St. Matthias
St. Ann's Garrison Historical Site 7.7 S St. Matthias
Gravesend Military Cemetery Historical Site 7.7 S 1.5 mi. South-Southeast of Bridgetown
Garrison Savannah Historical Site 7.8 S St. Matthias
Charles Fort Historical Site 7.7 S 1.5 mi. South-Southeast of Bridgetown
Barbados Olympic Museum Museum 7.9 SE 1.8 mi. North-Northwest of St. Lawrence Gap
Needhams Point Lighthouse Lighthouse 7.8 S 1.5 mi. South-Southeast of Bridgetown
Andromeda Botanical Gardens Botanical Garden 8.1 E 0.5 mi. Southeast of Bathsheba
Olympus Theater Movie Theater 8.6 SE Vauxhall
St. John's Church Historical Site 9.3 E 2.5 mi. Southeast of Bathsheba
Harrison Point Lighthouse Lighthouse 8.4 N 4.0 mi. North of Speightstown
St. Philip's Church Historical Site 10.6 ESE Church Village
Woodbourne Shorebird Reserve Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 11.0 SE St. Patricks
Animal Flower Cave Cave 10.2 N 6.1 mi. North-Northeast of Speightstown
Sunbury Plantation House & Museum Museum 11.2 ESE 6.5 mi. South-Southeast of Bathsheba
South Point Lighthouse Lighthouse 12.1 SE Atlantic Shores
Barbados Concorde Experience Museum 12.6 SE 5.6 mi. East of St. Lawrence Gap
King George V Memorial Park Park 12.9 ESE 7.3 mi. Southeast of Bathsheba
Ragged Point Lighthouse Lighthouse 13.8 E 7.0 mi. East-Southeast of Bathsheba

If you're on the lookout for a place where you can while away some free time, Limegrove Cinema may be just what you're looking for. Featuring the latest films in both digital and 3-D projection, Limegrove Cinemas is a boutique theater that offers table service during your show. Sit back and enjoy your movie while you dine on your favorite snacks.

Nearby Accommodations

Getting information about nearby lodging options is often a convenient way to get a better feel for the area as whole. Readers will be able to find no shortage of additional destinations to consider prior to making a decision, as this part of Barbados offers vacationers a terrific range of hotels and resorts to pick from. If you'd like to get more info on the booking options available nearby, view the following table.

Accommodations near Discovery Bay
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Mango Bay 0.1 SW Holetown, Barbados
The Sandpiper 0.1 NNW Holetown, Barbados
Settlers Beach Villa Hotel 0.1 NW Holetown, Barbados
Sunswept Beach Hotel 0.2 SSW Holetown, Barbados
Coral Reef Club 0.4 NW Holetown, Barbados
Colony Club Hotel 0.5 NNW Holetown, Barbados
Divi Heritage 0.7 S Holetown, Barbados
Fairmont Royal Pavilion 1.0 N Porters, Barbados
Sandy Lane 1.0 S 0.9 mi. South of Holetown, Barbados
The Lone Star Hotel 1.2 N Porters, Barbados

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