The sparkling beaches in Barbados are touted by locals as the most alluring attractions that you'll find in the region. Visitors love that this property is on the water, so you won't have to go far to have an amazing view of the water.
Obviously, since Port St. Charles Villas is located on Heywoods Beach, spending time at the shore is a popular pastime at this property. 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, there are some additional beaches worth investigating. Click on the following names to view a detailed page:
|Six Men's Bay||0.6||NNW||The vicinity of Speightstown|
|Colony Club Beach||4.6||S||Holetown|
One of the most convenient options 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. You can soak in the sun at Six Men's Bay for as long as you want, since there are both showers and restrooms on-site.
If you're interested in a less raucous beach scene, Gibbs Beach is an alternative worth considering. 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. It can be found two miles south of the property.
Visiting a town or community neighboring your villa complex can add a little something extra to your vacation, whether it's for enjoying a night out in the area, or sampling authentic cuisine with the locals. Port St. Charles Villas can be found on the northern side of Speightstown, a town in Barbados.
Below are the names of some of the neighborhoods and towns located within a short distance of Port St. Charles Villas.
|St. Peter Parish||2.6||NE|
|St. Lucy Parish||3.6||NNE|
Port St. Charles Villas makes for an excellent spot for active visitors. There are a good amount of activities to be discovered when starting at this accommodation. As a matter of fact, this particular part of Speightstown claims a number of exciting attractions, such as Arlington House Interactive Museum, St. Peter's Church, and Grenade Hall Forest Signal Station. The closest of the three is Arlington House Interactive Museum.
When it comes to finding area attractions that are just right for your family, it's best to know all your options, like those shown in the table below.
|Arlington House Interactive Museum||Museum||0.9||S||Speightstown|
|St. Peter's Church||Historical Site||0.7||S||Speightstown|
|Grenade Hall Forest Signal Station||Historical Site||3.4||E||3.5 mi. East-Northeast of Speightstown|
|Barbados Wildlife Reserve||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||3.4||E||3.5 mi. East-Northeast of Speightstown|
|Farley Hill||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||3.8||E||3.9 mi. East of Speightstown|
|St. Nicholas Abbey||Museum||3.7||ENE||4.0 mi. East-Northeast of Speightstown|
|Folkstone Marine Park||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||4.8||S||Holetown|
|Morgan Lewis Sugar Mill||Historical Site||4.6||E||4.7 mi. East of Speightstown|
|St. James Church||Historical Site||4.8||S||Holetown|
|Harrison Point Lighthouse||Lighthouse||3.3||N||4.0 mi. North of Speightstown|
|Sir Frank Hutson Sugar Museum||Museum||5.2||SSE||1.5 mi. East of Holetown|
|Welchman Hall Gully||Park||6.6||SE||Welchman Hall|
|Flower Forest||Botanical Garden||6.9||SE||3.1 mi. West-Southwest of Bathsheba|
|Harrison's Cave||Cave||6.9||SE||Welchman Hall|
|Animal Flower Cave||Cave||5.4||NNE||6.1 mi. North-Northeast of Speightstown|
|Hunte's Garden||Botanical Garden||7.7||SE||2.2 mi. South West of Bathsheba|
|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|
|Historical Site||8.7||SE||3.7 mi. South West of Bathsheba|
|Lazaretto Gardens||Botanical Garden||8.6||S||Wanstead|
|Andromeda Botanical Gardens||Botanical Garden||9.1||ESE||0.5 mi. Southeast of Bathsheba|
|Orchid World||Botanical Garden||9.3||SE||3.9 mi. South-Southwest of Bathsheba|
|Tyrol Cot Heritage Village||Museum||9.7||S||2.0 mi. North-Northeast of Bridgetown|
|Gun Hill Signal Station||Historical Site||9.9||SE||5.2 mi. South-Southwest of Bathsheba|
|Mount Gay Rum Distilleries and Visitor Center||Distillery||10.3||S||1.0 mi. North-Northwest of Bridgetown|
|Statue Of Sir Garfield Sobers||Monument||10.8||S||0.5 mi. North-Northwest of Bridgetown|
|St. John's Church||Historical Site||11.0||ESE||2.5 mi. Southeast of Bathsheba|
|Cricket Legends Museum||Museum||10.9||S||0.4 mi. Northwest of Bridgetown|
|Montefiore Fountain||Monument||11.3||S||Downtown Bridgetown|
|Jewish Museum||Museum||11.3||S||Downtown Bridgetown|
|Queen's Park||Park||11.4||S||0.8 mi. East of Bridgetown|
|St. Michael's Cathedral||Historical Site||11.4||S||Downtown Bridgetown|
|Emancipation Statue||Monument||11.6||SSE||2.8 mi. East of Bridgetown|
|Barbados National Heroes Gallery||Museum||11.5||S||Downtown Bridgetown|
|Lord Nelson's Bronze Statue||Monument||11.5||S||Downtown Bridgetown|
|Dolphin Fountain In Heroes Square||Monument||11.5||S||Downtown Bridgetown|
|Independence Arch||Monument||11.6||S||Downtown Bridgetown|
|Errol Barrow Statue||Monument||11.6||S||Downtown Bridgetown|
|Movie Theater||--||--||Downtown Bridgetown|
|Park||12.0||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||12.2||S||2.2 mi. East of Bridgetown|
|Statue Of Sir Grantley Adams||Monument||12.3||S||1.2 mi. Southeast of Bridgetown|
|Museum||12.6||SSE||1.8 mi. North-Northwest of St. Lawrence Gap|
|Barbados Museum and Historical Society||Museum||12.6||S||St. Matthias|
|George Washington House||Historical Site||12.6||S||St. Matthias|
|St. Ann's Garrison||Historical Site||12.7||S||St. Matthias|
|Garrison Savannah||Historical Site||12.7||S||St. Matthias|
|Historical Site||12.7||S||1.5 mi. South-Southeast of Bridgetown|
|Charles Fort||Historical Site||12.8||S||1.5 mi. South-Southeast of Bridgetown|
|Needhams Point Lighthouse||Lighthouse||12.8||S||1.5 mi. South-Southeast of Bridgetown|
|St. Philip's Church||Historical Site||13.4||SE||Church Village|
|Graerne Hall Sanctuary||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||13.7||SSE||0.9 mi. Northwest of St. Lawrence Gap|
|Sunbury Plantation House & Museum||Museum||14.2||SE||6.5 mi. South-Southeast of Bathsheba|
|Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||14.6||SE||St. Patricks|
If you're looking for a chance to see something a little different, Arlington House Interactive Museum may be just what you're looking for. 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.
When you're choosing where to book your stay, it can often be a good idea to find out about nearby accommodations as a way to get a feel for the region. Though you might only find a handful of additional hotel and resort options in this part of Barbados, the quiet surroundings here make it an ideal choice for those looking to enjoy a peaceful vacation destination. The table below shows all the lodging possibilities that are available nearby.
|Almond Beach Village||0.3||S||Speightstown, Barbados|
|Sugar Cane Club Hotel And Spa||0.5||ENE||Maynards, Barbados|
|Little Good Harbour||0.8||NNW||The vicinity of Speightstown, Barbados|
|Cobblers Cove Hotel||1.3||S||Speightstown, Barbados|
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