Attractions in Saint Lawrence Gap

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Saint Lawrence Gap has a reputation for providing some of the best nightlife on the island, and the numerous casinos available here certainly play a role in those offerings.  During the day there is also much to be explored, so don't overdo it after hours.  For one, you can't skip the beaches, there is a bird sanctuary that those who are both birding enthusiasts and those who are not will find interesting, and a collection of landmarks of cultural significance that should be seen as well. 

Beaches

Welches Beach

You will find a small variety of beaches to consider in the area. Just click on each beach name for more detail concerning that beach.

Welches Beach: Know as one of the island's "windows to the sea," Welches is visible from Highway 7, so you'll have a hard time missing this beach, which is surrounded by Oistins, Miami Beach, Maxwell Beach, and Dover Beach.

A second location to consider is Saint Lawrence Beach. St. Lawrence Beach features calm, turquoise waters from the bay and white sand. A reef borders the bay allows for fantastic snorkeling, while local restaurants surround the beach.

Oistins Beach: Part of the parish of Christ Church, the beach typically hosts fishermen and fishing boats. Light vegetation allows for shade and calm turquoise waters permit swimming.

Of course, the area is home to even more beaches to choose from in the area. To read more about beaches available, go to this article.

Landmark Attractions

South Point Lighthouse

If the more functional aspects of living by the sea intrigue you, consider heading to South Point Lighthouse. The tower leading to the top of the South Point Lighthouse is closed to the public, but guests are welcome to tour the surrounding grounds, a well kept park that is popular for picnicking.

A second choice is Wildey House. It's a historical site within reach of Saint Lawrence Gap. Visitors will be able to explore a variety of rooms furnished with beautiful and authentic mahogany furniture, historic memorabilia, and other items that would have been used back then. In addition, the property can be rented for parties, dinners, and weddings.

Banks Brewery Visitor Centre: The Banks Brewery opens at 10 a.m. Monday through Friday.

These are only some of what you can find. Click here to check out our page about other interesting places to visit near Saint Lawrence Gap.

Natural Attractions

Orchid World

Vacationers who enjoy being outside will often enjoy Queen's Park. <p>While Queen's Park has a long history of having been passed from the care of one government organization to another, it has always been simply a well-cared for and beautiful place for children to play and adults to enjoy the scenery.</p>

Orchid World is another place you might enjoy. <p>Orchid World opened in 1998 at the behest of the then Prime Minister of Barbados, and has since then provided a lovely attraction for visitors who enjoy the chance to walk through a lush garden and see a wide variety of orchids flourishing in the warm temperatures of the island.</p>

These are just a few of the options worth consideration Click this link to view our guide to natural attractions nearby.

Casinos

Feeling lucky? Travelers wanting to test their luck in some gaming action can find plenty of places to do so in and near the area.

Lucky Horseshoe Saloon Worthing offers dining on-site, so you can eat before or after you try your luck. Luck Horseshoe Saloon is an American style restaurant that has the added bonus of an entertainment lounge featuring slot machines. Give them a chance between ordering and receiving your food.

If slot machines are part of your plans, consider giving D'Fast Lime Arcade a try. Located inside a small building marked by a glowing neon bar sign is D'Fast Lime Casino. The casino is open 24 hours a day for slot machine gambling, so guests can find out how lucky they are any time of the day or night.

Needless to say, you'll find a full range choices too. You can read this page concerning gaming in and near Saint Lawrence Gap if you want to get some more information.

 

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