What's Located Around Discovery Bay by Rex Resorts

Often, landing a hotel close to the beach can guarantee your family has a fun, fulfilling trip. If you are looking forward to the beach more than anything, Discovery Bay by Rex Resorts is set in the perfect location for you. This lodging is located along the shore, so vacationers can spend as much time as they like in the sun if they want. This beach provides a nice amount of harmony as far as population; it is not far off from attractions in Barbados, but manages a feeling that is not overtly over-populated.

Nearby Beaches

Needless to say, since Discovery Bay by Rex Resorts is located right on Folkestone Beach, relaxing on the sand 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 those who are eager for some variety, the following options each offer something a little different. Click on 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
Mahogany Bay 1.9 S Durants
Reeds Bay 2.2 N Weston
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 4.1 S 2.2 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

Colony Club Beach is probably the most convenient option to visit near these accommodations. 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 instead you're looking for a place where surfers and sunbathers can find solitude, Gibbs Beach could be just what the doctor ordered. 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 just a fast taxi trip away.

Nearby Areas

Visitors who'd like some more information about the surrounding area's offerings might want to find out how far—or near—the nearby town or city is from their location. Discovery Bay by Rex Resorts is located toward the center of Holetown.

The areas that are closest to Discovery Bay by Rex Resorts are listed in the table below:

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
Durants 2.0 S
Weston 2.0 N
Hoytes 2.0 SSE
Deanes 2.4 NE

Nearby Attractions

Welchman Hall Gully

Tourists who want to try unfamiliar activities while vacationing in Barbados will quickly learn that Discovery Bay by Rex Resorts makes a great base for their tropical explorations. In fact, this particular region boasts plenty of places for travelers to explore, like Limegrove Cinema, Holetown Monument, and St. James Church, to name a few. Of the three, the closest is Limegrove Cinema.

In search of even more activities to keep you busy? Take a look at all the things to do near the property, which are 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
Graerne Hall Sanctuary Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 8.9 SSE 0.9 mi. Northwest of St. Lawrence Gap
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 searching for a chance to see something a little different, Limegrove Cinema is an alternative worth considering. 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

When choosing a location to stay in, it's often helpful to find out about nearby lodging possibilities in order to get a better feel for the surrounding area. Readers will find lots of other places to learn about in the region, as this part of Barbados has an excellent range of hotel and resort options. View the table below for a full listing of booking possibilities located close-by.

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 Hotel 1.0 S 0.9 mi. South of Holetown, Barbados
The Lone Star Hotel 1.2 N Porters, Barbados

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