What's Located Around Golden Sands Hotel Barbados

Nearby Beaches

Welches Beach

People vacationing in this section of Barbados almost always enjoy a day at one of the stunning beaches. Here, you shouldn't be too far from nearby beaches.

The personalities of each coastal spot in Barbados might or might not be just right for you. All of the nearby shorelines in the following table have something unique to offer. Click on the names below to see more details:

Beaches Near Golden Sands
Beach Distance Direction Location
Welches Beach 0.2 ESE Welches
Maxwell Beach 0.6 W St. Lawrence Gap
Oistins Beach 0.7 ESE 1.6 mi. East of St. Lawrence Gap
Miami Beach 0.9 ESE Keizer Hill
Dover Beach 1.1 W St. Lawrence Gap
Cotton House Bay Beach 1.4 SE 2.2 mi. East-Southeast of St. Lawrence Gap
Saint Lawrence Beach 1.6 W St. Lawrence Gap
Worthing Beach 2.1 W 1.2 mi. West-Northwest of St. Lawrence Gap
Accra Beach 2.5 W 1.6 mi. West-Northwest of St. Lawrence Gap
Silver Rock Beach 2.6 SE 3.5 mi. East-Southeast of St. Lawrence Gap
Silver Sands Beach 2.7 ESE 3.6 mi. East-Southeast of St. Lawrence Gap
Inch Marlow Beach 3.3 E 4.2 mi. East of St. Lawrence Gap
Surfer's Point 3.3 E 4.2 mi. East of St. Lawrence Gap
Coconut Court Beach 3.4 W St. Matthias
Long Bay Beach 3.6 E 4.5 mi. East of St. Lawrence Gap
Drill Hall Beach 3.9 W 1.7 mi. South-Southeast of Bridgetown
Needham's Point 4.1 W 1.6 mi. South-Southeast of Bridgetown
Brownes Beach 4.1 WNW 1.2 mi. Southeast of Bridgetown
Pebbles Beach 4.1 WNW 1.1 mi. Southeast of Bridgetown
Carlisle Bay 4.4 WNW 0.7 mi. Southeast of Bridgetown

Welches Beach is the one that's nearest to these accommodations. Keep in mind that this beach is a reasonable distance away, so you won't have to go far to find a place to sit by the water. Once a small and unheard of beach, Welches has undergo expansive renovations and is now known as one of the best on the island's south coast. In addition to adding more shoreline with imported sand, the beach is kept beautifully landscaped and there is even a small boardwalk.

Nearby Areas

Stopping by a community or town near your hotel can add some depth to your vacation experience, no matter if you're just experiencing a night out in the area, or learning more about the area's art and history. Golden Sands Hotel Barbados is situated in Welches, a village near Atlantic Shores; it's to the east of St. Lawrence Gap.

The table below lists the areas that are closest to Golden Sands Hotel Barbados:

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Wotton 0.8 NE
Christ Church Parish 0.9 ENE
St. Lawrence Gap 1.0 W
Keizer Hill 1.1 ESE
Dover 1.2 W
Oistens 1.3 E
Vauxhall 1.5 NW
Newton Terrace 1.6 ENE
Atlantic Shores 2.0 SE
St. Davids 2.0 N

Nearby Attractions

Graerne Hall Sanctuary

Golden Sands Hotel Barbados serves as a great place to stay for active travelers. There are more than a few active pursuits to be discovered when starting at this lodging. Yes, this area has a lot of places for vacationers to explore, like Graerne Hall Sanctuary, Olympus Theater, and Barbados Olympic Museum. Of the three, the closest is Graerne Hall Sanctuary.

When it comes to finding area attractions that are just right for your family, it's best to know all your options, like those named in the following table.

Attractions Near Golden Sands
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Graerne Hall Sanctuary Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 1.8 W 0.9 mi. Northwest of St. Lawrence Gap
Olympus Theater Movie Theater 1.5 NW Vauxhall
Barbados Olympic Museum Museum 2.3 NW 1.8 mi. North-Northwest of St. Lawrence Gap
South Point Lighthouse Lighthouse 2.0 SE Atlantic Shores
Wildey House Historical Site -- -- 2.3 mi. North-Northwest of St. Lawrence Gap
Banks Brewery Visitor Centre Brewery 3.0 NW 2.2 mi. East of Bridgetown
Errol Barrow Park Park 3.0 NW 2.4 mi. North-Northwest of St. Lawrence Gap
Emancipation Statue Monument 3.3 NW 2.8 mi. East of Bridgetown
Barbados Museum and Historical Society Museum 3.5 WNW St. Matthias
Garrison Savannah Historical Site 3.7 W St. Matthias
George Washington House Historical Site 3.8 W St. Matthias
St. Ann's Garrison Historical Site 3.8 W St. Matthias
Gravesend Military Cemetery Historical Site 4.0 W 1.5 mi. South-Southeast of Bridgetown
Needhams Point Lighthouse Lighthouse 4.0 W 1.5 mi. South-Southeast of Bridgetown
Statue Of Sir Grantley Adams Monument 4.1 WNW 1.2 mi. Southeast of Bridgetown
Charles Fort Historical Site 4.2 W 1.5 mi. South-Southeast of Bridgetown
Queen's Park Park 4.4 NW 0.8 mi. East of Bridgetown
The Empire Theatre Movie Theater -- -- Downtown Bridgetown
Errol Barrow Statue Monument 4.6 WNW Downtown Bridgetown
St. Michael's Cathedral Historical Site 4.6 WNW Downtown Bridgetown
Independence Arch Monument 4.6 WNW Downtown Bridgetown
Dolphin Fountain In Heroes Square Monument 4.6 WNW Downtown Bridgetown
National Heroes Square Park 4.7 WNW Downtown Bridgetown
Lord Nelson's Bronze Statue Monument 4.7 WNW Downtown Bridgetown
Barbados National Heroes Gallery Museum 4.7 WNW Downtown Bridgetown
Jewish Museum Museum 4.8 WNW Downtown Bridgetown
Montefiore Fountain Monument 4.8 WNW Downtown Bridgetown
Woodbourne Shorebird Reserve Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 4.3 NE St. Patricks
Cricket Legends Museum Museum 5.5 WNW 0.4 mi. Northwest of Bridgetown
Statue Of Sir Garfield Sobers Monument 5.5 WNW 0.5 mi. North-Northwest of Bridgetown
Tyrol Cot Heritage Village Museum 5.5 NW 2.0 mi. North-Northeast of Bridgetown
Barbados Concorde Experience Museum 4.6 E 5.6 mi. East of St. Lawrence Gap
Gun Hill Signal Station Historical Site 5.3 N 5.2 mi. South-Southwest of Bathsheba
Mount Gay Rum Distilleries and Visitor Center Distillery 5.9 NW 1.0 mi. North-Northwest of Bridgetown
Orchid World Botanical Garden 6.5 N 3.9 mi. South-Southwest of Bathsheba
Sunbury Plantation House & Museum Museum 6.2 NE 6.5 mi. South-Southeast of Bathsheba
3Ws Monument Monument 7.1 NW Wanstead
St. Philip's Church Historical Site 6.5 NE Church Village
Lazaretto Gardens Botanical Garden 7.3 NW Wanstead
Aerial Trek Adventure Zip Line Site -- -- 4.3 mi. East-Southeast of Holetown
Fisherpond Great House Historical Site 7.0 N 3.7 mi. South West of Bathsheba
Harrison's Cave Cave 8.3 N Welchman Hall
Welchman Hall Gully Park 8.5 N Welchman Hall
King George V Memorial Park Park 8.0 NE 7.3 mi. Southeast of Bathsheba
Flower Forest Botanical Garden 8.8 N 3.1 mi. West-Southwest of Bathsheba
Hunte's Garden Botanical Garden 8.8 N 2.2 mi. South West of Bathsheba
Cotton Tower Signal Historical Site 9.1 N 1.3 mi. South West of Bathsheba
St. John's Church Historical Site 8.9 NNE 2.5 mi. Southeast of Bathsheba
Sir Frank Hutson Sugar Museum Museum 9.6 NNW 1.5 mi. East of Holetown
Limegrove Cinema Movie Theater 10.0 NW Holetown
Holetown Monument Monument 10.0 NW Holetown
St. James Church Historical Site 10.4 NW Holetown
Andromeda Botanical Gardens Botanical Garden 10.0 N 0.5 mi. Southeast of Bathsheba
Folkstone Marine Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 10.5 NW Holetown
Folkstone Museum Museum 10.5 NW Holetown
Ragged Point Lighthouse Lighthouse 10.5 NE 7.0 mi. East-Southeast of Bathsheba
Arlington House Interactive Museum Museum 14.0 NNW Speightstown
Farley Hill Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 13.9 N 3.9 mi. East of Speightstown
St. Peter's Church Historical Site 14.2 NNW Speightstown
Morgan Lewis Sugar Mill Historical Site 14.0 N 4.7 mi. East of Speightstown
Grenade Hall Forest Signal Station Historical Site 14.1 N 3.5 mi. East-Northeast of Speightstown
Barbados Wildlife Reserve Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 14.2 N 3.5 mi. East-Northeast of Speightstown
St. Nicholas Abbey Museum 14.8 N 4.0 mi. East-Northeast of Speightstown

If you're on the lookout for somewhere a little different to visit, Graerne Hall Sanctuary might be a good choice. Graerne Hall Sanctuary is a nature and bird sanctuary that has developed to preserve the integrity of an area that is home to a great deal of wide creatures. In order to protect these animals, only 10 percent of the entire property is open to the public.

Nearby Accommodations

Finding information about nearby lodging options is generally an excellent way to get a better feel for the area as whole. You'll find plenty of additional destinations to look at before reaching a decision, as this portion of Barbados plays host to an excellent range of resorts and hotels to choose from. In order to get more information about the booking options available close-by, consult the following table.

Accommodations near Golden Sands
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Butterfly Beach Hotel 0.1 W Welches, Barbados
Sea Breeze Beach Hotel All Inclusive 0.2 W Welches, Barbados
Barbados Beach Club 0.4 W St. Lawrence Gap, Barbados
Bougainvillea Beach Resort 0.5 W St. Lawrence Gap, Barbados
Croton Inn 0.6 W St. Lawrence Gap, Barbados
Sandals Barbados 0.7 W St. Lawrence Gap, Barbados
Turtle Beach Resort 0.8 W St. Lawrence Gap, Barbados
Cherry Tree Apartments 0.8 W St. Lawrence Gap, Barbados
Meridian Inn By Resort Bookings 0.8 W St. Lawrence Gap, Barbados
Ocean 15 Apartment Hotel 0.8 W St. Lawrence Gap, Barbados

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