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 toward the western outskirts of St. Lawrence Gap, Saint Lawrence Beach is on the South edge of Barbados. You should think about stopping by regardless of whether you are staying very close. Active travelers who like relaxing among the crowds and doing a bit of people-watching won't regret their visit to 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 on-site could come in handy, even if you plan to have lunch elsewhere. You may also have the option to order some food from one of the mobile vendors who are typically found at this location.

One obvious convenience is this beach's picnic facilities, which are great for lunches or as a home base for your belongings.

Restrooms are available at Saint Lawrence Beach. You'll appreciate that showers are available, so you can rinse off the sand. It's also good to know that you will have access to umbrellas and chairs, so guests seeking a place to relax in the shade will not go leave unhappy.

Saint Lawrence Beach and its amenities and services will be located within a hot tourist destination. With that in mind, if your ideal vacation means the amenities influence your decision, it is a good cause to arrive early in the day before the crowds or even going to a more secluded beach further away. If not, you might be unable to fully enjoy all the amenities that this beach offers.

What's Nearby


This beach is positioned on Barbados' South coast. It is near some interesting sites like South Gap Arcade, which is among the local attractions.

Beaches are nice for a few hours here and there, but there's even more to see during your stay. The following table includes the closest attractions.

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

Saint Lawrence Beach is in the St. Lawrence Gap area, so you can explore the city after your visit to the beach. Saint Lawrence Beach guests hoping to find further attractions will want to consider making the trip to St. Lawrence Gap, since it's nearby and is a particularly busy area of Barbados. From Saint Lawrence Beach, St. Lawrence Gap is a quick trip away, maybe a short distance away.


Whether this spot is full of bodies or practically empty will depend on if you visit during a popular season, which is often indicated by how busy the hotels are. At this beach, you can expect to encounter quite a few travelers staying at the closest accommodations.

Because the beach is situated in a fairly touristed area, it is not typically that tough to find exactly the type of hotel you're looking for close-by. If you're hoping to book a place that's on or near the beach, the table below lists the options closest to Saint Lawrence Beach.

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


One of the tastiest ways to compliment a balmy beach afternoon is to visit a local restaurant, where you'll be able to sample regional favorites, without having to stray too far. One of the closest restaurants is Bellini's Trattoria. This restaurant has a menu featuring Italian food. They're perhaps most famous, though, for their seafood. When you start to get hungry, you won't need to wait too long to eat as it's not far off the beach at all.

A few nearby dining options are shown in the table below.

Restaurants near Saint Lawrence Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Bellini's Trattoria (246) 420-7587 Italian Informal -- --
Opa! St. Lawrence (246) 418-8444 Greek Informal 0.0 mi. ESE
Cafe Sol (246) 420-7655 Mexican, Tex-Mex Informal -- --
Pisces Seafood Restaurant (246) 435-6564 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

There are other beaches in Barbados you might like besides Saint Lawrence Beach.

You may also want to try Foul Bay, which is generally a pretty popular beach. If it's a bit of peace and quiet you're after, Worthing Beach is a beach which doesn't see as many crowds.

You may also enjoy Miami Beach, another favorite sun-spot in Barbados.

Barbados has some unforgettable natural wonders to explore, and paying a visit to Saint Lawrence Beach is just one way you can spend your afternoon.


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