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 two dive services and at least 6 interesting dive sites in the area. To navigate to our complete guide to diving in this area, navigate 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 and your traveling companions like to fish you will be happy to learn there are a few charter fishing services in this area. For more in formation concerning the closest fishing options, visit this page.
Hoping to play golf during your vacation? There are a couple of golf courses in the area. The area courses are Royal Westmoreland and Apes Hill Club. For more information concerning the course, including contact information, number of holes, location, and more simply click on the course name. For more in-depth coverage of golf courses throughout Barbados go to this page.
If you have some folks who enjoy shopping vacationing with you, they're not completely out of luck -- at least 38 retailers are located in this area. To get information on opportunities for shopping in Speightstown and nearby, see this page.
Most visitors spend some time enjoying the sights and sounds of life in Speightstown. Among other things, the area has 7 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to vacationers. Vacationers who enjoy being outside typically have fun visiting the outdoor park and botanical gardens. Anyone needing to get more information about area sightseeing opportunities can do so here.
Information concerning a firm that will provide a guided tour of some of the most enjoyable sites can be found down below.
|Travel and Tour Operators||(246) 422-1390||4.5 mi. South of Central Speightstown|
|Island Safari Barbados||Excursions and Sightseeing Service||(246) 429-5337||9.1 mi. South-Southeast of Central Speightstown|
If you enjoy underwater sightseeing you're in luck -- you can easily find places to do so while vacationing in Speightstown. To find out about other snorkeling opportunities, visit this page.
Relaxing for a few hours in a spa just might be one of the most memorable parts of your entire vacation. If a visit to the spa sounds like fun, you'll be pleased to learn there are several in the area. Go to this page which is all about spas in the area if you want to get additional information.
If you'd like to play some tennis during your visit your best bet is to stay at a hotel with a tennis court. Fortunately, there are 6 properties in the area that offer tennis.
The following information may help with you make a decision. Included is the number of courts available, whether lighting is offered, and some other details. Click on the names to read 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 example, Almond Beach Village offers all-inclusive pricing, to help simplify your vacation.
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