What's Located Around Sunswept Beach Hotel

The delightful beaches in Barbados are touted as some of the best attractions that the region has to offer.

Fortunately, this property is located right on the water and sand, so you won't need to go very far to enjoy the most popular feature in the area.

Nearby Beaches

Obviously, since Sunswept Beach Hotel sits directly on Folkestone Beach, hanging out at the beach 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 travelers who are willing to venture off site, the following options each offer something a little different. Click on the names below to view a detailed page:

Beaches Near Sunswept Beach
Beach Distance Direction Location
Colony Club Beach 0.7 N Holetown
Sandy Lane Beach 0.8 S 0.8 mi. South of Holetown
Holetown Beach 1.3 N Porters
Paynes Bay Beach 1.4 S Paynes Bay
Mahogany Bay 2.1 S Holders Hill
Reeds Bay 2.4 N Weston
Gibbs Beach 3.2 N Mullins
Mullins Beach 3.5 N Mullins
Batts Rock Beach 3.5 S 2.7 mi. North-Northwest of Bridgetown
Paradise Beach 3.8 S 2.4 mi. North-Northwest of Bridgetown
Brighton Beach 4.4 S 1.8 mi. North-Northwest of Bridgetown
Cockspur Beach 4.5 S 1.7 mi. North-Northwest of Bridgetown
Brandons Beach 4.8 S 1.2 mi. North-Northwest of Bridgetown

The closest 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 instead you're interested in a beach where sunbathers can find plenty of privacy, Gibbs Beach is an alternative worth considering. 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 these accommodations.

Nearby Areas

Hopping over to a town or community that neighbors your hotel can be a nice day trip that brings variety to your trip, no matter if you'll just be browsing their markets, or finding an incredible local restaurant. Sunswept Beach Hotel is located near the heart of Holetown.

The table below lists some of the areas near Sunswept Beach Hotel.

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
St. James Parish 0.8 N
Porters 1.1 N
Paynes Bay 1.3 S
Holders Hill 1.4 S
Arch Hall 1.5 E
Mt Standfast 1.6 N
Hoytes 1.9 SE
Weston 2.2 N
Deanes 2.6 NE

Nearby Attractions

Limegrove Cinema

Sunswept Beach Hotel is a great place to stay for active travelers. There are plenty of fun activities to be found when exploring near this lodging. In fact, this area has a lot of places for vacationers to explore, such as Limegrove Cinema, Holetown Monument, and St. James Church. Of the three, the closest is Limegrove Cinema.

If these attractions don't interest you, you'll find a number of other choices nearby; the closest to this property are listed in the following table.

Attractions Near Sunswept Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Limegrove Cinema Movie Theater 0.2 NE Holetown
Holetown Monument Monument 0.1 NNE Holetown
St. James Church Historical Site 0.4 N Holetown
Sir Frank Hutson Sugar Museum Museum 1.5 E 1.5 mi. East of Holetown
Folkstone Museum Museum 0.5 N Holetown
Folkstone Marine Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 0.5 N Holetown
Welchman Hall Gully Park 3.9 E Welchman Hall
3Ws Monument Monument 3.4 S Wanstead
Lazaretto Gardens Botanical Garden 3.4 S Wanstead
Harrison's Cave Cave 4.3 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 4.6 SSE 2.0 mi. North-Northeast of Bridgetown
Arlington House Interactive Museum Museum 4.4 N Speightstown
St. Peter's Church Historical Site 4.6 N Speightstown
Mount Gay Rum Distilleries and Visitor Center Distillery 5.0 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 5.9 E 2.2 mi. South West of Bathsheba
Statue Of Sir Garfield Sobers Monument 5.5 S 0.5 mi. North-Northwest of Bridgetown
Orchid World Botanical Garden 6.1 E 3.9 mi. South-Southwest of Bathsheba
Gun Hill Signal Station Historical Site 6.2 ESE 5.2 mi. South-Southwest of Bathsheba
Cricket Legends Museum Museum 5.7 S 0.4 mi. Northwest of Bridgetown
Montefiore Fountain Monument 6.1 S Downtown Bridgetown
Jewish Museum Museum 6.1 S Downtown Bridgetown
Queen's Park Park 6.3 SSE 0.8 mi. East of Bridgetown
St. Michael's Cathedral Historical Site 6.3 S Downtown Bridgetown
Barbados National Heroes Gallery Museum 6.3 S Downtown Bridgetown
Cotton Tower Signal Historical Site 6.8 E 1.3 mi. South West of Bathsheba
Lord Nelson's Bronze Statue Monument 6.3 S Downtown Bridgetown
National Heroes Square Park 6.3 S Downtown Bridgetown
Dolphin Fountain In Heroes Square Monument 6.3 S Downtown Bridgetown
Independence Arch Monument 6.4 S Downtown Bridgetown
Errol Barrow Statue Monument 6.4 S Downtown Bridgetown
The Empire Theatre Movie Theater -- -- Downtown Bridgetown
Grenade Hall Forest Signal Station Historical Site 6.5 NNE 3.5 mi. East-Northeast of Speightstown
Emancipation Statue Monument 6.8 SE 2.8 mi. East of Bridgetown
Barbados Wildlife Reserve Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 6.5 NNE 3.5 mi. East-Northeast of Speightstown
Farley Hill Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 6.6 NE 3.9 mi. East of Speightstown
Errol Barrow Park Park 7.1 SE 2.4 mi. North-Northwest of St. Lawrence Gap
Banks Brewery Visitor Centre Brewery 7.2 SSE 2.2 mi. East of Bridgetown
Statue Of Sir Grantley Adams Monument 7.1 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 7.2 NE 4.7 mi. East of Speightstown
St. Nicholas Abbey Museum 7.2 NNE 4.0 mi. East-Northeast of Speightstown
Barbados Museum and Historical Society Museum 7.4 SSE St. Matthias
George Washington House Historical Site 7.4 S St. Matthias
St. Ann's Garrison Historical Site 7.5 S St. Matthias
Gravesend Military Cemetery Historical Site 7.6 S 1.5 mi. South-Southeast of Bridgetown
Garrison Savannah Historical Site 7.6 S St. Matthias
Charles Fort Historical Site 7.5 S 1.5 mi. South-Southeast of Bridgetown
Barbados Olympic Museum Museum 7.8 SE 1.8 mi. North-Northwest of St. Lawrence Gap
Needhams Point Lighthouse Lighthouse 7.6 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 8.5 SE Vauxhall
St. John's Church Historical Site 9.4 E 2.5 mi. Southeast of Bathsheba
Harrison Point Lighthouse Lighthouse 8.6 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 10.5 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 12.0 SE Atlantic Shores
Barbados Concorde Experience Museum 12.6 SE 5.6 mi. East of St. Lawrence Gap
King George V Memorial Park Park 13.0 E 7.3 mi. Southeast of Bathsheba
Ragged Point Lighthouse Lighthouse 13.9 E 7.0 mi. East-Southeast of Bathsheba

If you're searching for an interesting place to visit, Limegrove Cinema may be just what you're looking for. 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 deciding where to book your stay, it's often helpful to learn about nearby lodging options in order to get a feel for the area. You'll be able to find plenty of additional properties to learn about prior to reaching a decision, as this portion of Barbados offers travelers a wide selection of hotels and resorts to choose from. To find more information on hotel booking possibilities available in the region, see the table below.

Accommodations near Sunswept Beach
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Mango Bay 0.2 NNE Holetown, Barbados
Discovery Bay by Rex Resorts 0.2 NNE Holetown, Barbados
The Sandpiper 0.3 N Holetown, Barbados
Settlers Beach Villa Hotel 0.3 N Holetown, Barbados
Divi Heritage 0.5 S Holetown, Barbados
Coral Reef Club 0.5 N Holetown, Barbados
Colony Club Hotel 0.7 N Holetown, Barbados
Sandy Lane 0.8 S 0.9 mi. South of Holetown, Barbados
Fairmont Royal Pavilion 1.2 N Porters, Barbados
St. James 1.3 S Paynes Bay, Barbados

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