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.

Positioned in the western outskirts of St. Lawrence Gap, Saint Lawrence Beach is on the South edge of Barbados. You might want to drop by whether or not you're staying particularly close by. Barbados' beaches are known for being hidden gems with potential for deep relaxation. This atmosphere is blissful to some, but busy vacationers may prefer something a little less out-of-the-way, like Saint Lawrence Beach.

How to Access The Beach
The beach is accessible by foot and is directly off of Highway 7 and the St. Lawrence Gap road.

Amenities and Ambiance

Particularly during low tide, the water in St. Lawrence Bay is shallow, a result of both the location on the island and the local reef. Behind the beach are numerous restaurants and hotels.

The concession stand at this spot is also an option. You may also have the option to purchase food from one of the mobile vendors who are typically found at this location.

One obvious convenience is this beach's picnic facilities, where you can park your belongings for the afternoon, or set up a quick lunch.

Yes, there are public restrooms at Saint Lawrence Beach. You'll appreciate that showers are available, so you can rinse off before heading back to your hotel. You will also be pleased to find chairs and umbrellas, so visitors seeking relief from the sultry island sun will not be disappointed.

Keep in mind that Saint Lawrence Beach's immediate surroundings are a bustling area, so you may find quite a few people competing for the use of the same services.

What's Nearby


Found on Barbados' South coast; this area boasts other attractions such as South Gap Arcade, which is one of the closest attractions.

A selection of nearby activities will ensure that you never get bored. The attractions closest to this beach are listed in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Saint Lawrence Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
South Gap Arcade Slot Machine Arcade 0.1 mi. SE Barbados
Silver Fox Arcade Slot Machine Arcade 0.2 mi. ESE Barbados
Lucky 7 Arcade Oistins Slot Machine Arcade 2.2 mi. E Barbados

Cities and Towns

Guests visiting Saint Lawrence Beach who are seeking some additional excitement will want to consider checking out St. Lawrence Gap, since it's not far away and is a particularly busy area of Barbados. From the shore, St. Lawrence Gap isn't far off, maybe a short distance away.


Whether or not you encounter a lot of other visitors will depend on how many hotel guests decide to make the trip as well. You can generally expect to share the sand with more than a few visitors from lodgings in the area.

Guests looking for a place to stay close to Saint Lawrence Beach are in luck, as there are plenty of hotels and resorts to choose from in the area. You can find the closest and most convenient booking options by perusing what's listed in the following table.

Accommodations near Saint Lawrence Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Yellow Bird Hotel 0.0 mi. ENE Hotel
South Gap Hotel 0.1 mi. SE Hotel
Rostrevor Hotel Barbados 0.2 mi. SE Hotel
Monteray Apartment Hotel -- -- Hotel
Divi Southwinds 0.3 mi. E Hotel
Southern Palms Beach Club 0.4 mi. E Hotel
Time Out Hotel 0.6 mi. E Hotel
Ocean Two Resort 0.6 mi. E Resort
Cherry Tree Apartments -- -- Guest house
Ocean 15 Apartment Hotel 0.8 mi. E Hotel


If you're looking for a place to eat after, or even during, your visit to the beach, you'll have plenty of places to dine, without having to go too far. One of the closest places to eat is Castaways Bar and Grill.

The following table provides a list of nearby dining options.

Restaurants near Saint Lawrence Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Castaways Bar and Grill (246) 420-7587 -- -- 0.0 mi. NNE
Opa! St. Lawrence (246) 418-8444 Greek Informal 0.0 mi. ESE
Cafe Sol (246) 420-7655 Mexican, Tex-Mex Informal -- --
Primo Bar and Bistro (246) 573-7777 Caribbean, International Informal 0.1 mi. SE
Sweet Potatoes (246) 420-7668 Caribbean Very Casual -- --
Almond Tree Pool Bar (246) 428-9298 International Informal 0.2 mi. SE
Round Rock Restaurant (246) 428-9298 Bajan Informal 0.2 mi. SE
Waterside Restaurant (246) 418-9750 Caribbean, International Fine Dining 0.3 mi. ESE
New Century Chinese Restaurant (246) 420-2822 Chinese Very Casual -- --
Pure Ocean (246) 418-7300 Bajan Informal 0.3 mi. E
Braddie's Bar Restaurant (246) 420-7846 Bajan Very Casual 0.4 mi. E
Garden Terrace Restaurant (246) 428-7171 International Informal 0.4 mi. E

Other Beaches

Vacationers looking for a beach that's right for them in Barbados will have lots of options besides Saint Lawrence Beach.

If the vibrant atmosphere of Saint Lawrence Beach is one of the features you love, think about heading to Foul Bay, another destination with a good amount of excitement. If you'd rather try a more private, less popular location, you might find what you want at Worthing Beach.

Another sun-drenched spot to consider is Miami Beach, another great Barbados beach site.

Barbados has some unforgettable natural wonders to explore, and Saint Lawrence Beach is just one of many incredible attractions you can choose from.


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