What's Near Sunset Sands Apartments

Quite a few travelers have decided to spend their vacations in Barbados simply because they want to experience the fabulous beaches that the region is so well known for.

Visitors love that this property is located directly on the water, so you won't need to go very far to have an amazing view of the water.

Nearby Beaches

Heywoods Beach

Obviously, since Sunset Sands Apartments is located on Heywoods Beach, spending time at the shore 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 travelers who are willing to venture off site, the following options each offer something a little different. Click on the following names to see more details:

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 most convenient one to visit 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'll be able to enjoy the afternoon for as long as you want, as there are bathrooms as well as showers on-site..

If instead you're interested in a stretch of sand that attracts very few tourists, 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 just a small hike off.

Nearby Areas

Visitors who are interested to know about what's in the surrounding area may be wondering how close (or far) the closest town or city is from their location. Sunset Sands Apartments is located toward the center of Speightstown.

Below are the names of some of the neighborhoods and towns located within a short distance of Sunset Sands Apartments.

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

Sunset Sands Apartments serves as an excellent spot for active travelers. There are more than a few fun activities to be found when searching from this lodging. You will soon notice that this region is simply full of places for travelers to explore, 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.

With quite a few attractions near this vacation spot, you don't have to limit yourself; more of the nearest attractions are shown in the table below.

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 an interesting place to visit, Arlington House Interactive Museum is an option 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

When you're deciding on a place to stay, it is sometimes smart to learn more about nearby accommodation options as a way to get a feel for the area. Although you might only find a handful of other resort and hotel options in this part of Barbados, its tranquil surroundings are what make it an ideal option for travelers hoping to enjoy a peaceful getaway. The table below shows all of the hotel booking options that are found nearby.

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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