The beaches of Speightstown vary from being hard to reach to being backed by hotels. While you can't use lounge chairs and other facilities that are the property of a resort if you aren't staying on-site, all of the island's beaches are public property so you are free to take advantage of the well-manicured shores no matter where your accommodations are located.
You will find a handful of beaches to consider visiting in the area. Snorkeling is available at several locations, if some members of your party are so inclined. You can click on individual beach names for more detail concerning that particular beach.
If you want to snorkel, a beach worth considering is Gibbs Beach. The beach is accessible for pedestrians and vehicles. Drivers can follow Highway 1B down the west coast, as the beach lies shortly off the highway, south of Mullins Beach.
Another good choice for those who enjoy snorkeling is Six Men's Bay. The west coast beach offers relatively calm, soft, tan sand, and palm trees. The area has a local feel, yet still offers great swimming and basic amenities slightly off the beach.
Reeds Bay: Popular amongst locals looking for a less tourist-y beach, Reeds Bay is quiet and clean, great for a quick dip in the cool waters and a drink at the John Moore Bar.
Glance through the chart below to learn more.
|Gibbs Beach||Mullins, 1.3 mi. South of Central Speightstown||North West|
|Heywoods Beach||0.7 mi. North of Central Speightstown||North West|
|Mullins Beach||Mullins, 1.1 mi. South of Central Speightstown||North West|
|Reeds Bay||Weston, 2.1 mi. South of Central Speightstown||West|
|Six Men's Bay||1.3 mi. North of Central Speightstown||North West|
If you are seeking a wider variety of attractions beyond just these, you can think about other possibilities. To learn more about other attractions for Speightstown, check out this page.
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