If this sounds like you, choosing a hotel near a nice beach can make your vacation even more special.
If you are a big beach fan, Merlin Bay Villas has what you need. This site is situated along the shore, so tourists can spend every day in the sun if they so desire.
Obviously, since Merlin Bay Villas is located directly on Holetown Beach, hanging out at the beach is one of the main attractions 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 travelers who are willing to venture off site, its not difficult to find another beach to experience. Click on the names below to see more details:
|Colony Club Beach||1.2||S||Holetown|
|Sandy Lane Beach||2.6||S||0.8 mi. South of Holetown|
|Paynes Bay Beach||3.2||S||Paynes Bay|
|Mahogany Bay||3.9||S||Holders Hill|
|Six Men's Bay||4.0||N||The vicinity of Speightstown|
Reeds Bay is the one that's nearest 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 looking for a chance to escape the crowds, Gibbs Beach might be a good choice. 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.
Visiting a town or community neighboring your villa complex can add to the enjoyment of your vacation, whether it's visiting the area's unique bars, or talking to some locals about their way of life. Merlin Bay Villas is situated in Weston, a village in Barbados; it is to the north of Holetown.
The table below lists some of the areas near Merlin Bay Villas.
|St. James Parish||1.0||S|
Tourists who prefer to stay active and on-the-go during their stay in Barbados will find that Merlin Bay Villas makes a great base for their tropical explorations. In fact, this region touts a wide array of places to explore, like Limegrove Cinema, Holetown Monument, and St. James Church, to name a few. Though there are at least three great attractions nearby, the closest one is Limegrove Cinema.
When it comes to keeping the whole group smiling, you'll need to explore all your attraction options, like those shown in the table below.
|Limegrove Cinema||Movie Theater||1.7||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 Marine Park||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||1.4||S||Holetown|
|Welchman Hall Gully||Park||4.3||ESE||Welchman Hall|
|Lazaretto Gardens||Botanical Garden||5.2||S||Wanstead|
|Harrison's Cave||Cave||4.8||ESE||Welchman Hall|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|Lighthouse||14.3||E||7.0 mi. East-Southeast of Bathsheba|
If you're looking for an interesting place to visit, Limegrove Cinema might be the right choice for you. 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.
When deciding where to book your stay, it is sometimes smart to learn about nearby lodging options as a means to get a better feel for the surrounding area. You will be able to find lots of other properties to learn about prior to reaching a decision, as this portion of Barbados offers vacationers an impressive range of resorts and hotels to choose from. The table below contains all of the lodging possibilities that are found nearby.
|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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