What's Near Merlin Bay Villas

The active and pretty beaches in Barbados are touted by locals as some of the most enjoyable sights that you'll find on the island. If you or your group are big beach fans, Merlin Bay Villas is the perfect locale for you. This lodging is set on the shore, so guests can spend all of their time under the sun if that is what they want to do.

Nearby Beaches

Holetown Beach

Naturally, since Merlin Bay Villas is located on Holetown Beach, relaxing on the sand is popular with guests staying at this property. Holetown Beach is a lively place to spend a beach day when you're looking for a fun vibe and bustling atmosphere. For those who are willing to venture off site, there are some additional beaches worth investigating. Click the names below to view our detailed article:

Beaches Near Merlin Bay
Beach Distance Direction Location
Reeds Bay 0.6 N Weston
Colony Club Beach 1.2 S Holetown
Gibbs Beach 1.4 N Mullins
Folkestone Beach 1.4 S Holetown
Mullins Beach 1.6 N Mullins
Sandy Lane Beach 2.6 S 0.8 mi. South of Holetown
Paynes Bay Beach 3.2 S Paynes Bay
Heywoods Beach 3.3 N Speightstown
Mahogany Bay 3.6 S Durants
Six Men's Bay 4.0 N The vicinity of Speightstown

Reeds Bay is the closest to the villa complex. Popular amongst locals looking for a less tourist-y beach, Reeds Bay is quiet and clean, great for a quick dip in the cool waters and a drink at the John Moore Bar.

If you're searching for a more peaceful beach scene, 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. It's located a mile and a half north of the villa complex.

Nearby Areas

Visiting the town or local neighborhood nearest to your villa complex can help you learn even more about Barbados, no matter if you're just experiencing a night out in the area, or experiencing the day in the life of a local. Merlin Bay Villas is located on the southern side of Weston, a village in Barbados; it's to the north of Holetown.

The areas found closest to Merlin Bay Villas are listed below.

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Mt Standfast 0.6 SE
Porters 0.7 S
St. James Parish 1.0 S
Mullins 1.6 N
Deanes 1.7 E
Holetown 1.8 S
Speightstown 2.7 N
Arch Hall 2.8 SE

Nearby Attractions

Welchman Hall Gully

Visitors who want to be in the middle of the action during their stay in Barbados will find that Merlin Bay Villas is the perfect place for active guests, especially if they plan to take advantage of this busy part of town. As a matter of fact, this region is simply full of places for travelers to explore, like Limegrove Cinema, Holetown Monument, and St. James Church, to name a few. The closest of the three is Limegrove Cinema.

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

Attractions Near Merlin Bay
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Limegrove Cinema Movie Theater 1.7 S Holetown
Holetown Monument Monument 1.8 S Holetown
St. James Church Historical Site 1.4 S Holetown
Sir Frank Hutson Sugar Museum Museum 2.1 SE 1.5 mi. East of Holetown
Folkstone Museum Museum 1.4 S Holetown
Folkstone Marine Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 1.4 S Holetown
Welchman Hall Gully Park 4.3 ESE Welchman Hall
3Ws Monument Monument 5.2 S Wanstead
Lazaretto Gardens Botanical Garden 5.2 S Wanstead
Harrison's Cave Cave 4.8 ESE Welchman Hall
Aerial Trek Adventure Zip Line Site -- -- 4.3 mi. East-Southeast of Holetown
Flower Forest Botanical Garden 5.1 E 3.1 mi. West-Southwest of Bathsheba
Tyrol Cot Heritage Village Museum 6.4 SSE 2.0 mi. North-Northeast of Bridgetown
Arlington House Interactive Museum Museum 2.5 N Speightstown
St. Peter's Church Historical Site 2.7 N Speightstown
Mount Gay Rum Distilleries and Visitor Center Distillery 6.9 S 1.0 mi. North-Northwest of Bridgetown
Fisherpond Great House Historical Site 6.4 ESE 3.7 mi. South West of Bathsheba
Hunte's Garden Botanical Garden 6.1 E 2.2 mi. South West of Bathsheba
Statue Of Sir Garfield Sobers Monument 7.4 S 0.5 mi. North-Northwest of Bridgetown
Orchid World Botanical Garden 7.0 SE 3.9 mi. South-Southwest of Bathsheba
Gun Hill Signal Station Historical Site 7.3 SE 5.2 mi. South-Southwest of Bathsheba
Cricket Legends Museum Museum 7.5 S 0.4 mi. Northwest of Bridgetown
Montefiore Fountain Monument 7.9 S Downtown Bridgetown
Jewish Museum Museum 8.0 S Downtown Bridgetown
Queen's Park Park 8.1 S 0.8 mi. East of Bridgetown
St. Michael's Cathedral Historical Site 8.1 S Downtown Bridgetown
Barbados National Heroes Gallery Museum 8.1 S Downtown Bridgetown
Cotton Tower Signal Historical Site 6.9 E 1.3 mi. South West of Bathsheba
Lord Nelson's Bronze Statue Monument 8.1 S Downtown Bridgetown
National Heroes Square Park 8.1 S Downtown Bridgetown
Dolphin Fountain In Heroes Square Monument 8.1 S Downtown Bridgetown
Independence Arch Monument 8.2 S Downtown Bridgetown
Errol Barrow Statue Monument 8.2 S Downtown Bridgetown
The Empire Theatre Movie Theater -- -- Downtown Bridgetown
Grenade Hall Forest Signal Station Historical Site 5.0 NE 3.5 mi. East-Northeast of Speightstown
Emancipation Statue Monument 8.4 SSE 2.8 mi. East of Bridgetown
Barbados Wildlife Reserve Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 5.0 NE 3.5 mi. East-Northeast of Speightstown
Farley Hill Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 5.2 NE 3.9 mi. East of Speightstown
Errol Barrow Park Park 8.8 SSE 2.4 mi. North-Northwest of St. Lawrence Gap
Banks Brewery Visitor Centre Brewery 8.9 SSE 2.2 mi. East of Bridgetown
Statue Of Sir Grantley Adams Monument 8.9 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 5.9 NE 4.7 mi. East of Speightstown
St. Nicholas Abbey Museum 5.7 NE 4.0 mi. East-Northeast of Speightstown
Barbados Museum and Historical Society Museum 9.2 S St. Matthias
George Washington House Historical Site 9.3 S St. Matthias
St. Ann's Garrison Historical Site 9.3 S St. Matthias
Gravesend Military Cemetery Historical Site 9.4 S 1.5 mi. South-Southeast of Bridgetown
Garrison Savannah Historical Site 9.4 S St. Matthias
Charles Fort Historical Site 9.4 S 1.5 mi. South-Southeast of Bridgetown
Barbados Olympic Museum Museum 9.4 SSE 1.8 mi. North-Northwest of St. Lawrence Gap
Needhams Point Lighthouse Lighthouse 9.4 S 1.5 mi. South-Southeast of Bridgetown
Andromeda Botanical Gardens Botanical Garden 8.2 E 0.5 mi. Southeast of Bathsheba
Olympus Theater Movie Theater 10.1 SSE Vauxhall
Graerne Hall Sanctuary Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 10.5 SSE 0.9 mi. Northwest of St. Lawrence Gap
St. John's Church Historical Site 9.7 E 2.5 mi. Southeast of Bathsheba
Harrison Point Lighthouse Lighthouse 6.7 N 4.0 mi. North of Speightstown
St. Philip's Church Historical Site 11.4 ESE Church Village
Woodbourne Shorebird Reserve Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 12.1 SE St. Patricks
Animal Flower Cave Cave 8.7 N 6.1 mi. North-Northeast of Speightstown
Sunbury Plantation House & Museum Museum 12.1 ESE 6.5 mi. South-Southeast of Bathsheba
South Point Lighthouse Lighthouse 13.6 SE Atlantic Shores
Barbados Concorde Experience Museum 13.8 SE 5.6 mi. East of St. Lawrence Gap
King George V Memorial Park Park 13.7 ESE 7.3 mi. Southeast of Bathsheba
Ragged Point Lighthouse Lighthouse 14.3 E 7.0 mi. East-Southeast of Bathsheba

If you're on the lookout for an enjoyable experience, Limegrove Cinema might be a good choice. 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 you're choosing a location to stay in, it can sometimes be a good idea to learn more about nearby lodging possibilities as a way to get a better feel for the surrounding area. You'll be able to find no shortage of other places to consider prior to making a decision, as this portion of Barbados is home to a terrific selection of resorts and hotels to choose from. The table that follows lists all the booking possibilities found nearby.

Accommodations near Merlin Bay
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Cove Spring 0.1 S 1.7 mi. North of Holetown, Barbados
The Lone Star Hotel 0.5 S Porters, Barbados
Fairmont Royal Pavilion 0.7 S Porters, Barbados
Colony Club Hotel 1.2 S Holetown, Barbados
Coral Reef Club 1.3 S Holetown, Barbados
Settlers Beach Villa Hotel 1.5 S Holetown, Barbados
The Sandpiper 1.6 S Holetown, Barbados
Discovery Bay by Rex Resorts 1.6 S Holetown, Barbados
Mango Bay 1.7 S Holetown, Barbados
Sunswept Beach Hotel 1.8 S Holetown, Barbados

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