What's Near Golden Sands Hotel Barbados

Nearby Beaches

Welches Beach

Among the most anticipated tourist attractions in Barbados are the beautiful stretches of shoreline. Nearby beaches will make this area particularly desirable.

Each of the access points along the coast of Barbados have their own unique features; even subtle differences could play an important part in how much you enjoy your time on the sand. To see those available near Golden Sands Hotel Barbados, see the following table. Click on the names below to view a detailed discussion:

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

The most convenient option is Welches Beach. Keep in mind that this beach is located a few hundred yards from the hotel, so you'll have every excuse to sun tan or play in the water throughout your vacation. 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

Visiting areas that are close to your hotel can add a little variety to your vacation schedule, whether it's for enjoying a night out in the area, or interacting with the locals while on your trip. Golden Sands Hotel Barbados is located in Welches, a village in the general vicinity of Atlantic Shores; it is to the east of St. Lawrence Gap.

The following table contains a listing of areas near 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

South Point Lighthouse

Golden Sands Hotel Barbados makes for a great lodging option for active visitors. There are an abundance of activities to be discovered when searching from this accommodation. As a matter of fact, this section of Saint Lawrence Gap has a lot of spots for vacationers to explore, such as Olympus Theater, Barbados Olympic Museum, and South Point Lighthouse. The nearest attraction of the three is Olympus Theater.

When it comes to keeping the whole group smiling, you'll need to explore all your attraction options, like those named in the following table.

Attractions Near Golden Sands
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
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 a chance to see something a little different, Olympus Theater might be the right choice for you. Offering a favorite form of entertainment to the masses, Olympus Theater is a multiplex showing the latest films back-to-back throughout the day.

Nearby Accommodations

When deciding on a place to stay, it can sometimes be helpful to learn more about nearby accommodations as a means to get a feel for the area. You will be able to find plenty of other places to consider prior to reaching a decision, as this portion of Barbados houses a wide variety of hotels and resorts to choose from. The following table shows the lodging possibilities located in the area.

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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