Quite often, people decide to take a trip to Barbados simply because they want to experience the amazing beaches that the island is so well known for.
If you are a big beach fan, Settlers Beach Villa Hotel is set in the perfect location for you. This property is set along the shore, so visitors can spend all day every day soaking up the sun if they so desire. Several guests every year frequent this popular spot in Barbados, making for an active beach scene; keep in mind, though, it is known to get a little too crowded for some visitors' tastes.
Needless to say, since Settlers Beach Villa Hotel is located directly on Folkestone Beach, relaxing on the sand is popular with guests staying here. 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 want some variety, its not difficult to find another beach to experience. Click on the names below to view a detailed page:
|Colony Club Beach||0.4||NW||Holetown|
|Sandy Lane Beach||1.1||S||0.8 mi. South of Holetown|
|Paynes Bay Beach||1.7||S||Paynes Bay|
|Mahogany Bay||2.4||S||Holders Hill|
|Batts Rock Beach||3.8||S||2.7 mi. North-Northwest of Bridgetown|
|Paradise Beach||4.1||S||2.4 mi. North-Northwest of Bridgetown|
|Brighton Beach||4.7||S||1.8 mi. North-Northwest of Bridgetown|
|Cockspur Beach||4.8||S||1.7 mi. North-Northwest of Bridgetown|
The most convenient option 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 on the lookout for plenty of sand, surf and seclusion, 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 situated three miles north of the hotel.
Visiting the town or local neighborhood nearest to your hotel can act as a nice day trip, no matter if it's for a quick family outing, or learning more about the area's art and history. Settlers Beach Villa Hotel is found in just outside the heart of Holetown.
The table below lists some of the areas near Settlers Beach Villa Hotel.
|St. James Parish||0.5||N|
Settlers Beach Villa Hotel is a wonderful locale for active travelers. There are plenty of activities to be found when searching from this accommodation. Yes, this region touts a wide array of places to explore, including Limegrove Cinema, Holetown Monument, and St. James Church. Of the three, the closest is Limegrove Cinema.
For even more attractions to add to your agenda, find several of the nearest listed in the table below.
|Limegrove Cinema||Movie Theater||0.3||SE||Holetown|
|St. James Church||Historical Site||0.1||N||Holetown|
|Sir Frank Hutson Sugar Museum||Museum||1.5||E||1.5 mi. East of Holetown|
|Folkstone Marine Park||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||0.2||NW||Holetown|
|Welchman Hall Gully||Park||3.9||E||Welchman Hall|
|Lazaretto Gardens||Botanical Garden||3.7||S||Wanstead|
|Harrison's Cave||Cave||4.3||E||Welchman Hall|
|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||4.0||N||Speightstown|
|St. Peter's Church||Historical Site||4.2||N||Speightstown|
|Mount Gay Rum Distilleries and Visitor Center||Distillery||5.4||S||1.0 mi. North-Northwest of Bridgetown|
|Historical Site||5.7||E||3.7 mi. South West of Bathsheba|
|Hunte's Garden||Botanical Garden||5.9||E||2.2 mi. South West of Bathsheba|
|Statue Of Sir Garfield Sobers||Monument||5.9||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||6.0||S||0.4 mi. Northwest of Bridgetown|
|Montefiore Fountain||Monument||6.4||S||Downtown Bridgetown|
|Jewish Museum||Museum||6.5||S||Downtown Bridgetown|
|Queen's Park||Park||6.6||S||0.8 mi. East of Bridgetown|
|St. Michael's Cathedral||Historical Site||6.6||S||Downtown Bridgetown|
|Barbados National Heroes Gallery||Museum||6.6||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|
|Dolphin Fountain In Heroes Square||Monument||6.6||S||Downtown Bridgetown|
|Independence Arch||Monument||6.7||S||Downtown Bridgetown|
|Errol Barrow Statue||Monument||6.7||S||Downtown Bridgetown|
|Movie Theater||--||--||Downtown Bridgetown|
|Grenade Hall Forest Signal Station||Historical Site||6.2||NE||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|
|Park||7.4||SSE||2.4 mi. North-Northwest of St. Lawrence Gap|
|Banks Brewery Visitor Centre||Brewery||7.5||SSE||2.2 mi. East of Bridgetown|
|Statue Of Sir Grantley Adams||Monument||7.4||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||7.8||SSE||St. Matthias|
|George Washington House||Historical Site||7.8||S||St. Matthias|
|St. Ann's Garrison||Historical Site||7.9||S||St. Matthias|
|Historical Site||7.9||S||1.5 mi. South-Southeast of Bridgetown|
|Garrison Savannah||Historical Site||7.9||S||St. Matthias|
|Charles Fort||Historical Site||7.9||S||1.5 mi. South-Southeast of Bridgetown|
|Museum||8.1||SE||1.8 mi. North-Northwest of St. Lawrence Gap|
|Needhams Point Lighthouse||Lighthouse||7.9||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||8.8||SE||Vauxhall|
|St. John's Church||Historical Site||9.4||E||2.5 mi. Southeast of Bathsheba|
|Harrison Point Lighthouse||Lighthouse||8.2||N||4.0 mi. North of Speightstown|
|St. Philip's Church||Historical Site||10.7||ESE||Church Village|
|Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||11.1||SE||St. Patricks|
|Animal Flower Cave||Cave||10.1||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||12.3||SE||Atlantic Shores|
|Barbados Concorde Experience||Museum||12.8||SE||5.6 mi. East of St. Lawrence Gap|
|King George V Memorial Park||Park||13.0||ESE||7.3 mi. Southeast of Bathsheba|
|Lighthouse||13.9||E||7.0 mi. East-Southeast of Bathsheba|
If you're searching for somewhere a little different to visit, Limegrove Cinema might be worth a visit. 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.
Finding details about nearby booking options is oftentimes a great way to get a better feel for the area as whole. Readers will find no shortage of other properties to learn about in the vicinity, as this section of Barbados offers guests an excellent selection of resorts and hotels to choose from. The table that follows contains the hotel booking possibilities located in the surrounding area.
|The Sandpiper||0.1||SE||Holetown, Barbados|
|Discovery Bay by Rex Resorts||0.1||SE||Holetown, Barbados|
|Mango Bay||0.2||S||Holetown, Barbados|
|Coral Reef Club||0.2||NW||Holetown, Barbados|
|Colony Club Hotel||0.3||NNW||Holetown, Barbados|
|Sunswept Beach Hotel||0.3||S||Holetown, Barbados|
|Fairmont Royal Pavilion||0.8||N||Porters, Barbados|
|Divi Heritage||0.8||S||Holetown, Barbados|
|The Lone Star Hotel||1.0||N||Porters, Barbados|
|Sandy Lane||1.2||S||0.9 mi. South of Holetown, Barbados|
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