Despite being the second largest town on Barbados, Speightstown is rather small, and can appear run down at first glance. Give it a chance, and you'll find a charming seaside community filled with historical buildings and lively residents. Simply wandering around town is a great activity, allowing you to take in important structures, stop when you find a shop worth picking up a souvenir in, or explore one of the area's cultural centers that touch on area history and art. You'll also find it easy to plan water-based activities from here, whether you prefer a relaxed sailing trip or an adventurous day of deep sea fishing.
You'll find a couple of dive services and at least 6 good dive sites in the area. To get more information on diving in this area go to this page.
Speightstown offers an eclectic mix of simple shore fishing and bone fishing, as well as some more intense deepsea fishing, meeting the needs of any fisherman that makes their way to this small town.
If you're an avid angler you'll be pleased to discover there are a few charter fishing services in this area. Click on this link to read our page dedicated to this topic.
If there are some folks who enjoy shopping vacationing with you, they might want to know that more than 38 retailers operate in this area. Use this link to find our discussion of shopping in Speightstown and nearby.
Plan on also spending some time exploring the culture, sights and sounds of Speightstown. The area features 7 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to tourists. Nature enthusiasts will probably have fun visiting the outdoor park and botanical gardens. Take advantage of this page concerning area sightseeing attractions if you want to discover more information.
If you are thinking about snorkeling on your vacation there's good news -- you'll have the chance while vacationing in Speightstown. You can read this extended discussion concerning snorkeling if you'd like to find better details.
Enjoying a spa might be one of the highlights of your entire vacation. If you enjoy going to spas, you might be happy to learn there are several options. Navigate here to find our article about this topic.
If you want to play some tennis you might want to stay at a hotel with a tennis court. Fortunately, you can choose from 6 properties in the area that offer tennis.
The information that follows can help clarify your options. You can view the number of courts on-site, whether lights are available for evening play, and a few other details. Click on the names to learn more details concerning the property.
|Property||Location||Tennis Courts||Lit Courts||Tennis Pro|
|Almond Beach Village||0.5 mi. North of Central Speightstown||5|
|Fairmont Royal Pavilion||Porters, 3.4 mi. South of Central Speightstown||2|
|Royal Westmoreland||3.1 mi. South-Southeast of Central Speightstown||3|
|Sugar Hill Estates||Mt Standfast, 3.1 mi. South of Central Speightstown||4|
|Port St. Charles Villas||0.7 mi. North of Central Speightstown||2|
|Battaleys Mews||Mullins, 0.9 mi. South of Central Speightstown||--|
For instance, Almond Beach Village offers all-inclusive pricing, to help simplify your vacation.
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