What's Near The Sandpiper

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Often, booking accommodations near a nice beach can make your vacation even more special.

Visitors love that The Sandpiper is located directly on the water, so you won't need to travel far to see what makes the area so special.

Nearby Beaches

Needless to say, since The Sandpiper was built directly on Folkestone Beach, relaxing at the water's edge is a popular pastime 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 some variety, its not difficult to find another beach to experience. Click on the names below to view a detailed discussion:

Beaches Near Sandpiper
Beach Distance Direction Location
Colony Club Beach 0.4 NW Holetown
Holetown Beach 1.0 N Porters
Sandy Lane Beach 1.1 S 0.8 mi. South of Holetown
Paynes Bay Beach 1.7 S Paynes Bay
Reeds Bay 2.1 N Weston
Mahogany Bay 2.4 S Holders Hill
Gibbs Beach 2.9 N Mullins
Mullins Beach 3.2 N Mullins
Batts Rock Beach 3.8 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 4.9 N Speightstown

Colony Club Beach is closest to the hotel. 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 beach that offers more seclusion, Gibbs Beach might be just right for you. 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 three miles north of the property.

Nearby Areas

Visiting a town or community neighboring your hotel can act as a nice day trip, no matter if you're just experiencing a night out in the area, or learning more about the area's art and history. The Sandpiper is located just outside the heart of Holetown.

The areas found closest to The Sandpiper are listed below.

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
St. James Parish 0.5 N
Porters 0.8 N
Mt Standfast 1.3 N
Arch Hall 1.6 ESE
Paynes Bay 1.6 S
Holders Hill 1.7 S
Weston 1.9 N
Hoytes 2.1 SSE
Deanes 2.3 NE

Nearby Attractions

Limegrove Cinema

Visitors who are looking to try exciting activities while visiting Barbados will find that The Sandpiper is a good spot to start all their adventures. In fact, this particular part of Holetown claims a number of exciting attractions, including Limegrove Cinema, Holetown Monument, and St. James Church. The nearest attraction of the three is Limegrove Cinema.

These are just a few of your many options, more of which are listed in the table below.

Attractions Near Sandpiper
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Limegrove Cinema Movie Theater 0.2 SSE Holetown
Holetown Monument Monument 0.2 S Holetown
St. James Church Historical Site 0.1 NNW Holetown
Sir Frank Hutson Sugar Museum Museum 1.4 E 1.5 mi. East of Holetown
Folkstone Museum Museum 0.2 NW Holetown
Folkstone Marine Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 0.2 NW Holetown
Welchman Hall Gully Park 3.8 E Welchman Hall
3Ws Monument Monument 3.6 S Wanstead
Lazaretto Gardens Botanical Garden 3.7 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 4.8 E 3.1 mi. West-Southwest of Bathsheba
Tyrol Cot Heritage Village Museum 4.9 SSE 2.0 mi. North-Northeast of Bridgetown
Arlington House Interactive Museum Museum 4.1 N Speightstown
St. Peter's Church Historical Site 4.3 N Speightstown
Mount Gay Rum Distilleries and Visitor Center Distillery 5.3 S 1.0 mi. North-Northwest of Bridgetown
Fisherpond Great House Historical Site 5.7 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 5.8 S 0.5 mi. North-Northwest of Bridgetown
Orchid World Botanical Garden 6.2 ESE 3.9 mi. South-Southwest of Bathsheba
Gun Hill Signal Station Historical Site 6.3 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 6.4 S Downtown Bridgetown
Queen's Park Park 6.5 S 0.8 mi. East of Bridgetown
St. Michael's Cathedral Historical Site 6.5 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 6.6 S Downtown Bridgetown
National Heroes Square Park 6.6 S Downtown Bridgetown
Dolphin Fountain In Heroes Square Monument 6.6 S Downtown Bridgetown
Independence Arch Monument 6.6 S Downtown Bridgetown
Errol Barrow Statue Monument 6.7 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 7.0 SE 2.8 mi. East of Bridgetown
Barbados Wildlife Reserve Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 6.2 NNE 3.5 mi. East-Northeast of Speightstown
Farley Hill Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 6.3 NE 3.9 mi. East of Speightstown
Errol Barrow Park Park 7.3 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 6.9 NNE 4.0 mi. East-Northeast of Speightstown
Barbados Museum and Historical Society Museum 7.7 SSE St. Matthias
George Washington House Historical Site 7.7 S St. Matthias
St. Ann's Garrison Historical Site 7.8 S St. Matthias
Gravesend Military Cemetery Historical Site 7.8 S 1.5 mi. South-Southeast of Bridgetown
Garrison Savannah Historical Site 7.9 S St. Matthias
Charles Fort Historical Site 7.8 S 1.5 mi. South-Southeast of Bridgetown
Barbados Olympic Museum Museum 8.0 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 8.7 SE Vauxhall
St. John's Church Historical Site 9.4 E 2.5 mi. Southeast of Bathsheba
Harrison Point Lighthouse Lighthouse 8.3 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 11.1 SE St. Patricks
Animal Flower Cave Cave 10.2 N 6.1 mi. North-Northeast of Speightstown
Sunbury Plantation House & Museum Museum 11.3 ESE 6.5 mi. South-Southeast of Bathsheba
South Point Lighthouse Lighthouse 12.2 SE Atlantic Shores
Barbados Concorde Experience Museum 12.7 SE 5.6 mi. East of St. Lawrence Gap
King George V Memorial Park Park 13.0 ESE 7.3 mi. Southeast of Bathsheba
Ragged Point Lighthouse Lighthouse 13.9 E 7.0 mi. East-Southeast of Bathsheba

If you're on the lookout for somewhere a little different to visit, Limegrove Cinema could be just what the doctor ordered. 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 place to stay, it can sometimes be helpful to learn more about nearby accommodation options in order to better understand the region. Readers will be able to find lots of other places to learn about in the region, as this section of Barbados offers travelers an impressive variety of hotels and resorts to pick from. The table below shows the lodging options available nearby.

Accommodations near Sandpiper
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Settlers Beach Villa Hotel 0.1 NW Holetown, Barbados
Discovery Bay by Rex Resorts 0.1 SSE Holetown, Barbados
Mango Bay 0.1 S Holetown, Barbados
Coral Reef Club 0.3 NW Holetown, Barbados
Sunswept Beach Hotel 0.3 S Holetown, Barbados
Colony Club Hotel 0.4 NNW Holetown, Barbados
Divi Heritage 0.8 S Holetown, Barbados
Fairmont Royal Pavilion 0.9 N Porters, Barbados
The Lone Star Hotel 1.1 N Porters, Barbados
Sandy Lane 1.1 S 0.9 mi. South of Holetown, Barbados

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