What's Near Sunset Sands Apartments

The gorgeous beaches in Barbados are touted as some of the most anticipated tourist sites that the island has to offer.

Visitors love that Sunset Sands Apartments is located directly on the waterfront, so you won't need to go out of your way to see what makes the area so special.

Nearby Beaches

Heywoods Beach

Of course, since Sunset Sands Apartments is located on Heywoods Beach, laying out in the sun is one of the main attractions 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 guests who want some variety, the following options each offer something a little different. Click the names below to learn more:

Beaches Near Sunset Sands Complex
Beach Distance Direction Location
Six Men's Bay 1.2 N The vicinity of Speightstown
Mullins Beach 1.2 S Mullins
Gibbs Beach 1.5 S Mullins
Reeds Bay 2.3 S Weston
Holetown Beach 3.4 S Porters
Colony Club Beach 4.0 S Holetown
Folkestone Beach 4.2 S Holetown

The nearest one 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. Importantly (especially for those with young children), the amenities available include bathrooms and showers.

If you're searching for a chance to escape the crowds, Gibbs Beach could be a better choice for you. 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's located a mile and a half south of these accommodations.

Nearby Areas

Travelers who aren't ready to book their rooms before learning about the area's important features might like to know how far away the closest town or city is from their accommodations. Sunset Sands Apartments is located outside the center of Speightstown.

The areas that are closest to Sunset Sands Apartments are listed in the table below:

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Maynards 1.1 NE
Mullins 1.2 S
Rose Hill 1.7 NE
Weston 2.5 S
French Village 2.7 E
Sedge Pond 2.9 E
Bromefield 3.1 N
St. Peter Parish 3.2 NE
Mt Standfast 3.2 S

Nearby Attractions

Arlington House Interactive Museum

Travelers who prefer to stay active and on-the-go during their trip to Barbados will find that Sunset Sands Apartments is an excellent home base for those who want to take advantage of this interesting area. You will soon notice that this particular part of Speightstown claims a number of exciting attractions, including Arlington House Interactive Museum, St. Peter's Church, and Grenade Hall Forest Signal Station. Though there are at least three great attractions nearby, the closest one is Arlington House Interactive Museum.

These provide just a sample of all your options; for more attractions in this area, see those listed in the following table.

Attractions Near Sunset Sands Complex
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Arlington House Interactive Museum Museum 0.3 S Speightstown
St. Peter's Church Historical Site 0.1 SE Speightstown
Grenade Hall Forest Signal Station Historical Site 3.7 E 3.5 mi. East-Northeast of Speightstown
Barbados Wildlife Reserve Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 3.7 E 3.5 mi. East-Northeast of Speightstown
Farley Hill Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 4.1 E 3.9 mi. East of Speightstown
St. Nicholas Abbey Museum 4.1 ENE 4.0 mi. East-Northeast of Speightstown
Folkstone Museum Museum 4.2 S Holetown
Folkstone Marine Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 4.2 S Holetown
Morgan Lewis Sugar Mill Historical Site 4.8 E 4.7 mi. East of Speightstown
St. James Church Historical Site 4.3 S Holetown
Harrison Point Lighthouse Lighthouse 3.9 N 4.0 mi. North of Speightstown
Sir Frank Hutson Sugar Museum Museum 4.7 SSE 1.5 mi. East of Holetown
Limegrove Cinema Movie Theater 4.6 S Holetown
Holetown Monument Monument 4.6 S Holetown
Welchman Hall Gully Park 6.2 SE Welchman Hall
Flower Forest Botanical Garden 6.6 SE 3.1 mi. West-Southwest of Bathsheba
Harrison's Cave Cave 6.6 SE Welchman Hall
Animal Flower Cave Cave 6.0 NNE 6.1 mi. North-Northeast of Speightstown
Hunte's Garden Botanical Garden 7.5 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 8.1 ESE 1.3 mi. South West of Bathsheba
Fisherpond Great House Historical Site 8.3 SE 3.7 mi. South West of Bathsheba
3Ws Monument Monument 8.0 S Wanstead
Lazaretto Gardens Botanical Garden 8.1 S Wanstead
Andromeda Botanical Gardens Botanical Garden 9.1 ESE 0.5 mi. Southeast of Bathsheba
Orchid World Botanical Garden 9.0 SE 3.9 mi. South-Southwest of Bathsheba
Tyrol Cot Heritage Village Museum 9.1 S 2.0 mi. North-Northeast of Bridgetown
Gun Hill Signal Station Historical Site 9.5 SE 5.2 mi. South-Southwest of Bathsheba
Mount Gay Rum Distilleries and Visitor Center Distillery 9.7 S 1.0 mi. North-Northwest of Bridgetown
Statue Of Sir Garfield Sobers Monument 10.2 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 10.3 S 0.4 mi. Northwest of Bridgetown
Montefiore Fountain Monument 10.7 S Downtown Bridgetown
Jewish Museum Museum 10.8 S Downtown Bridgetown
Queen's Park Park 10.9 S 0.8 mi. East of Bridgetown
St. Michael's Cathedral Historical Site 10.9 S Downtown Bridgetown
Emancipation Statue Monument 11.1 SSE 2.8 mi. East of Bridgetown
Barbados National Heroes Gallery Museum 10.9 S Downtown Bridgetown
Lord Nelson's Bronze Statue Monument 10.9 S Downtown Bridgetown
National Heroes Square Park 10.9 S Downtown Bridgetown
Dolphin Fountain In Heroes Square Monument 10.9 S Downtown Bridgetown
Independence Arch Monument 11.0 S Downtown Bridgetown
Errol Barrow Statue Monument 11.0 S Downtown Bridgetown
The Empire Theatre Movie Theater -- -- Downtown Bridgetown
Errol Barrow Park Park 11.5 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 11.7 SSE 2.2 mi. East of Bridgetown
Statue Of Sir Grantley Adams Monument 11.7 S 1.2 mi. Southeast of Bridgetown
Barbados Olympic Museum Museum 12.1 SSE 1.8 mi. North-Northwest of St. Lawrence Gap
Barbados Museum and Historical Society Museum 12.0 S St. Matthias
George Washington House Historical Site 12.1 S St. Matthias
St. Ann's Garrison Historical Site 12.2 S St. Matthias
Garrison Savannah Historical Site 12.2 S St. Matthias
Gravesend Military Cemetery Historical Site 12.2 S 1.5 mi. South-Southeast of Bridgetown
Charles Fort Historical Site 12.2 S 1.5 mi. South-Southeast of Bridgetown
Needhams Point Lighthouse Lighthouse 12.2 S 1.5 mi. South-Southeast of Bridgetown
Olympus Theater Movie Theater 12.8 SSE Vauxhall
St. Philip's Church Historical Site 13.2 SE Church Village
Sunbury Plantation House & Museum Museum 13.9 SE 6.5 mi. South-Southeast of Bathsheba
Woodbourne Shorebird Reserve Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 14.2 SE St. Patricks

If you're looking for somewhere interesting to go, Arlington House Interactive Museum is an alternative worth considering. 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

Learning more about nearby accommodation options is sometimes a great means of getting a better feel for the area. Though you'll only find a few other resort and hotel options right around Sunset Sands Apartments, the tranquil surroundings here are what make it an ideal option for guests seeking a peaceful spot. Find out what you need to know about all the surrounding area's lodging possibilities by reviewing the following table.

Accommodations near Sunset Sands Complex
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Almond Beach Village 0.4 N Speightstown, Barbados
Cobblers Cove Hotel 0.7 S Speightstown, Barbados
Sugar Cane Club Hotel And Spa 0.9 NE Maynards, Barbados
Little Good Harbour 1.3 N The vicinity of Speightstown, Barbados
 

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