Activities in Speightstown

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. 


Speightstown Diving

There are two dive services and at least 6 good dive sites in the area. Use this link to view our article about diving opportunities in this area.


IOU Fishing Charters

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.

Hoping to go fishing during your vacation? You'll be pleased to discover 3 charter fishing companies operate from this area. To read about other the closest fishing options, see this page.


Apes Hill Club

Like to golf? There are a couple of golf courses in the area. The courses are Royal Westmoreland and Apes Hill Club. Click on the name of the course for more information concerning the course. In addition, you can visit this page if you'd like to discover additional details about golf throughout Barbados.


Best Of Barbados Chattel Village

If there are some people who enjoy exploring new shops traveling with you, they might want to know that there are more than 38 retail stores to browse in this area. You can read this article if you want to find out about shopping in Speightstown and nearby.


Arlington House Interactive Museum

Plan on also spending some time soaking in the sights and sounds of daily life in Speightstown. The area features 7 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to visitors Nature enthusiasts will typically have fun visiting the outdoor park and botanical gardens. Anyone who needs to get more information about area sightseeing opportunities can do so by following this link.

Information about a firm that will provide a guided tour of some of the most enjoyable sites can be seen here:

Sightseeing Services Near Speightstown
Name Type Phone Location
Butcher Travel & Tours 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


Speightstown Snorkeling

If you like the idea of going snorkeling you'll be pleased to know you'll have the chance during your vacation in Speightstown. To visit our detailed page about local snorkeling opportunities, navigate to this page.


Barbados Spas

Indulging in a trip to the spa might be the highlight of your entire vacation. If you enjoy going to spas, you will be happy to know there are several in this area. Click on this link to visit our guide to this topic.


Almond Beach Village

If you'd like to play some tennis during your visit you might want to make your reservations at a hotel with a tennis court. Fortunately, there are 6 properties in the area that offer tennis.

The information that follows can help clarify your options. At a glance, you'll see the number of courts available, whether lighting is available for evening play, and some other helpful details. Click on each name to learn more details concerning the property.

Accommodations with Tennis In And Around Speightstown
Property Location Tennis Courts Lit Courts Tennis Pro
Almond Beach Village 0.5 mi. North of Central Speightstown 5 check
Fairmont Royal Pavilion Porters, 3.4 mi. South of Central Speightstown 2 check
Royal Westmoreland 3.1 mi. South-Southeast of Central Speightstown 3 check
Sugar Hill Estates Mt Standfast, 3.1 mi. South of Central Speightstown 4 check
Port St. Charles Villas 0.7 mi. North of Central Speightstown 2 check
Battaleys Mews Mullins, 0.9 mi. South of Central Speightstown -- check check

For example, Almond Beach Village offers all-inclusive pricing, to help simplify your vacation.


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