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'll find a small variety of beaches to visit in the area. Snorkeling is an option at some of the beaches, if some members of your party enjoy this relaxing pastime. Simply click on the name of the beach for a detailed guide to that beach.
A location where snorkeling is a popular is Gibbs Beach. 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.
Another good choice for those who enjoy snorkeling is Six Men's Bay. 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.
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.
The beaches in Speightstown are listed directly below.
|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|
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