Explore Barbados

Just Steps Away From the Best and Most Popular Attractions

Travellers come from all over the world to enjoy the pristine island of Barbados, famous for its natural beauty, historic sites, breathtaking beaches and countless things to do. Discover branded boutiques, local shops, vibrant restaurants and nightlife, museums, 18th Century landmarks and neighbouring beaches – all just moments away from you. Accra Beach Hotel & Spa’s enviable address puts guests at the heart of it all.

Transportation Information

The hotel does not offer airport shuttle service. The cost of a taxi one-way from the airport is approximately USD $25.00. This may vary based on the number of people and luggage. Should you require a taxi during your stay, this can be arranged at the front desk.

Car Rentals

In Barbados we drive on the left-hand side of the road and the majority of vehicles are “right-hand drive.” There are a number of ways to get around the island – hired car, taxis and buses – which are all very reliable.

We work with preferred car rental agencies, and we can pre-book on your behalf or book when you arrive at the hotel.

Cars can be delivered to the hotel or picked up from the airport, depending on your preference. For car rentals, please email Guest Services activities.desk@accrabeachhotel.com

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Rockley Beach

Distance: Right outside
Rockley Beach at Barbados, West Indies

Also known as Accra Beach, Rockley Beach is considered one of the most pristine beaches in Barbados. The beach is located right outside the hotel and has a one-mile boardwalk for walking and jogging.

Quayside Center

Distance: One-minute walk
Quayside Center Beach at Barbados, West Indies

Located right across from the hotel, Quayside Centre is a small mall with international restaurants, ice cream parlors, local crafts stores, a convenience store and beachwear from popular international brands like Quiksilver and Billabong

St. Lawrence Gap

Distance: Four-minute drive
St. Lawrence Gap Beach at Barbados, West Indies

The St. Lawrence Gap is a famous nightspot known for its excellent restaurants and lively nightlife. A stroll through the gap reveals a variety of nightclubs, such as Reggae Lounge and Sugar Ultra Lounge.

Garrison Historic Area

Distance: Five-minute drive
Garrison Historic Area Beach at Barbados, West Indies

Guests can easily drive or walk to the Garrison Historic Area, which is home to the largest collection of seventeenth century English iron guns in the world, the Barbados Museum and the George Washington House.

George Washington House

Distance: Five-minute drive
George Washington House Beach at Barbados, West Indies

The George Washington House shows visitors what life was like in Barbados 250 years ago. It is also the place where George Washington stayed while in Barbados.

Oistins Fishing Village

Distance: 15-minute drive
Oistins Fishing Village Beach at Barbados, West Indies

Oistins is one of the hottest attractions in Barbados. The Friday night fish fries are a unique opportunity to try the best local food on the island, such as fried and grilled fish, fish cakes and macaroni pie. Don’t miss the music from the local island bands.

Sheraton Mall

Distance: Eight-minute drive
Sheraton Mall at Barbados, West Indies

Sheraton Mall is the first and largest mall on the island, boasting over 120 stores, a food court and movie theater.


Distance: 15-minute drive
Bridgetown at Barbados, West Indies

With a population of about 110,000, the capital city of Bridgetown is the largest metropolis on the island. This bustling city is one of the oldest in the Caribbean and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Be sure to plan a day trip to experience Bridgetown’s unique history and culture.

Barbados Museum

Distance: Five-minute drive
Barbados Museum at Barbados, West Indies

The Barbados Museum houses an impressive collection of historic artifacts, including furniture from an eighteenth century plantation house and rare historical maps.

Concorde Experience

Distance: 20-minute drive
Concorde Experience at Barbados, West Indies

Located adjacent to the Grantley Adams International airport, the Barbados Concorde Experience offers visitors the chance to view a retired concord plane and learn about the history of this legendary supersonic aircraft.

Codrington College

Distance: 33-minute drive
Codrington College at Barbados, West Indies

Opened in 1745, Codrington College is the oldest seminary in the Western Hemisphere and was the first institution of higher learning for Barbados. The college has fallen into ruin, but lines of poetry inscribed near the swimming pool still survive.

Fisherpond House

Distance: 28-minute drive
Fisherpond House at Barbados, West Indies

The Fisherpond House is a 350-year-old plantation home situated in the Barbadian countryside. It has been restored and filled with antiques.

Blackman’s Gully

Distance: 28-minute drive
Blackman’s Gully  at Barbados, West Indies

Blackman’s Gully is located in the parish of St. Joseph on the east coast of Barbados. Blackmans is part of an island-wide series of gullies that provide a habitat to many animals, including the Green Monkey. It is home to the famous Blackman’s Bridge, which dates back to 1682.

Arlington House Museum

Distance: 35-minute drive
Arlington House Museum  at Barbados, West Indies

Both fun and educational for the whole family, the Arlington House is an interactive three-story museum housed within an eighteenth century building in the northern town of Speightstown.

Accra Beach Hotel & Spa

P.O. Box 73W Rockley, Christ Church, Barbados BB15139, West Indies