What's Near Almond Beach Village

The beaches in Barbados are considered some of the best attractions that you'll find on the island.

If you or your group are big beach fans, Almond Beach Village has what you need. This lodging is situated along the shore, so vacationers can spend as much time as they like soaking up the sun if that is what they want to do. The ability to lay a blanket out without groups of other visitors all over the place is crucial to many vacationers. This beach is known for that type of environment because it's situated away from Barbados' busier areas.

Nearby Beaches

Heywoods Beach

Needless to say, since Almond Beach Village is positioned directly on Heywoods Beach, spending time at the shore is a popular pastime here. Heywoods Beach boasts calm, turquoise waters and immaculate golden sand perfect for swimming and snorkeling. A nearby reef makes the area excellent for exploration, as well as an ideal spot for those looking for smaller pools to wade in. For travelers who are eager for some variety, the following options each offer something a little different. Click on the names below to view our detailed article:

Beaches Near Almond Village
Beach Distance Direction Location
Six Men's Bay 0.8 N The vicinity of Speightstown
Mullins Beach 1.5 S Mullins
Gibbs Beach 1.8 S Mullins
Reeds Bay 2.6 S Weston
Holetown Beach 3.7 S Porters
Colony Club Beach 4.3 S Holetown
Folkestone Beach 4.6 S Holetown

Six Men's Bay is probably the most convenient option to visit near the hotel. Six Men's Bay is a quiet beach on the west coast of the island and is popular for local fishermen, who are typically found repairing boats and nets. The area is both known for its swimming, as well as its scuba diving, as divers can find wrecks a short distance from the coast. Local bars and restaurants are close by. You won't have to feel rushed or uncomfortable while visiting, considering it will have restrooms and showers for your convenience.

If you're looking for a more secluded spot of sand, Gibbs Beach might be a good choice. Gibbs Beach is tucked away on the west coast of the island and is largely free of tourists. Situated among some of the most attractive homes on the island and surrounded by beautiful tropical foliage, the beach's smooth sand is perfect for private strolls. You can find it just a meager hike away.

Nearby Areas

Vacationers who are curious about the surrounding area's offerings may want to know how far the closest neighboring town or city is from their location. Almond Beach Village is located in the northern outskirts of Speightstown.

Below are the names of some of the neighborhoods and towns located within a short distance of Almond Beach Village.

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Maynards 0.7 NE
Rose Hill 1.4 NE
Mullins 1.5 S
French Village 2.5 E
Bromefield 2.7 N
Weston 2.8 S
St. Peter Parish 2.8 NE
Sedge Pond 2.9 E
Mt Standfast 3.5 S

Nearby Attractions

Arlington House Interactive Museum

Almond Beach Village serves as a wonderful place to stay for active vacationers. There are a good amount of active pursuits to be enjoyed when exploring near this lodging. As a matter of fact, this area is simply full of different attractions to try, like Arlington House Interactive Museum, St. Peter's Church, and Grenade Hall Forest Signal Station, to name a few. Though there are at least three great attractions nearby, the closest one is Arlington House Interactive Museum.

To keep your entire group happy, you may need to browse several of this area's attractions, many of which are listed in the following table.

Attractions Near Almond Village
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Arlington House Interactive Museum Museum 0.6 S Speightstown
St. Peter's Church Historical Site 0.4 S Speightstown
Grenade Hall Forest Signal Station Historical Site 3.5 E 3.5 mi. East-Northeast of Speightstown
Barbados Wildlife Reserve Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 3.5 E 3.5 mi. East-Northeast of Speightstown
Farley Hill Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 3.9 E 3.9 mi. East of Speightstown
St. Nicholas Abbey Museum 3.9 ENE 4.0 mi. East-Northeast of Speightstown
Folkstone Museum Museum 4.5 S Holetown
Folkstone Marine Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 4.5 S Holetown
Morgan Lewis Sugar Mill Historical Site 4.7 E 4.7 mi. East of Speightstown
St. James Church Historical Site 4.6 S Holetown
Harrison Point Lighthouse Lighthouse 3.6 N 4.0 mi. North of Speightstown
Sir Frank Hutson Sugar Museum Museum 4.9 SSE 1.5 mi. East of Holetown
Limegrove Cinema Movie Theater 4.9 S Holetown
Holetown Monument Monument 5.0 S Holetown
Welchman Hall Gully Park 6.4 SE Welchman Hall
Flower Forest Botanical Garden 6.8 SE 3.1 mi. West-Southwest of Bathsheba
Harrison's Cave Cave 6.8 SE Welchman Hall
Animal Flower Cave Cave 5.7 NNE 6.1 mi. North-Northeast of Speightstown
Hunte's Garden Botanical Garden 7.6 SE 2.2 mi. South West of Bathsheba
Aerial Trek Adventure Zip Line Site -- -- 4.3 mi. East-Southeast of Holetown
Cotton Tower Signal Historical Site 8.2 SE 1.3 mi. South West of Bathsheba
Fisherpond Great House Historical Site 8.5 SE 3.7 mi. South West of Bathsheba
3Ws Monument Monument 8.3 S Wanstead
Lazaretto Gardens Botanical Garden 8.4 S Wanstead
Andromeda Botanical Gardens Botanical Garden 9.1 ESE 0.5 mi. Southeast of Bathsheba
Orchid World Botanical Garden 9.1 SE 3.9 mi. South-Southwest of Bathsheba
Tyrol Cot Heritage Village Museum 9.4 S 2.0 mi. North-Northeast of Bridgetown
Gun Hill Signal Station Historical Site 9.8 SE 5.2 mi. South-Southwest of Bathsheba
Mount Gay Rum Distilleries and Visitor Center Distillery 10.0 S 1.0 mi. North-Northwest of Bridgetown
Statue Of Sir Garfield Sobers Monument 10.5 S 0.5 mi. North-Northwest of Bridgetown
St. John's Church Historical Site 10.9 ESE 2.5 mi. Southeast of Bathsheba
Cricket Legends Museum Museum 10.6 S 0.4 mi. Northwest of Bridgetown
Montefiore Fountain Monument 11.0 S Downtown Bridgetown
Jewish Museum Museum 11.1 S Downtown Bridgetown
Queen's Park Park 11.2 S 0.8 mi. East of Bridgetown
St. Michael's Cathedral Historical Site 11.2 S Downtown Bridgetown
Emancipation Statue Monument 11.3 SSE 2.8 mi. East of Bridgetown
Barbados National Heroes Gallery Museum 11.2 S Downtown Bridgetown
Lord Nelson's Bronze Statue Monument 11.3 S Downtown Bridgetown
National Heroes Square Park 11.3 S Downtown Bridgetown
Dolphin Fountain In Heroes Square Monument 11.3 S Downtown Bridgetown
Independence Arch Monument 11.3 S Downtown Bridgetown
Errol Barrow Statue Monument 11.3 S Downtown Bridgetown
The Empire Theatre Movie Theater -- -- Downtown Bridgetown
Errol Barrow Park Park 11.8 SSE 2.4 mi. North-Northwest of St. Lawrence Gap
Wildey House Historical Site -- -- 2.3 mi. North-Northwest of St. Lawrence Gap
Banks Brewery Visitor Centre Brewery 12.0 SSE 2.2 mi. East of Bridgetown
Statue Of Sir Grantley Adams Monument 12.0 S 1.2 mi. Southeast of Bridgetown
Barbados Olympic Museum Museum 12.4 SSE 1.8 mi. North-Northwest of St. Lawrence Gap
Barbados Museum and Historical Society Museum 12.3 S St. Matthias
George Washington House Historical Site 12.4 S St. Matthias
St. Ann's Garrison Historical Site 12.5 S St. Matthias
Garrison Savannah Historical Site 12.5 S St. Matthias
Gravesend Military Cemetery Historical Site 12.5 S 1.5 mi. South-Southeast of Bridgetown
Charles Fort Historical Site 12.5 S 1.5 mi. South-Southeast of Bridgetown
Needhams Point Lighthouse Lighthouse 12.5 S 1.5 mi. South-Southeast of Bridgetown
Olympus Theater Movie Theater 13.1 SSE Vauxhall
St. Philip's Church Historical Site 13.3 SE Church Village
Sunbury Plantation House & Museum Museum 14.1 SE 6.5 mi. South-Southeast of Bathsheba
Woodbourne Shorebird Reserve Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 14.4 SE St. Patricks

If you're looking for an enjoyable experience, Arlington House Interactive Museum could be a good option. Enjoy this preserved seventeenth century building which was once the home of a prosperous merchant. Local history of the town and the plantations that surrounded it can be discovered here.

Nearby Accommodations

Finding info about nearby lodging possibilities is often a great means of getting a feel for the area. Although you might only find a handful of additional hotel and resort options in this part of Barbados, its tranquil surroundings ensure that it's an excellent option for guests looking to enjoy a peaceful vacation destination. If you'd like to find additional information on the hotel booking possibilities available nearby, view the table below.

Accommodations near Almond Village
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Sugar Cane Club Hotel And Spa 0.6 NE Maynards, Barbados
Little Good Harbour 1.0 N The vicinity of Speightstown, Barbados
Cobblers Cove Hotel 1.1 S Speightstown, Barbados
 

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