Where to stay around Speightstown?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,847 holiday lettings near Speightstown. From 879 Villas to 483 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Speightstown is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Speightstown?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Speightstown:

  • Saint Lawrence Gap: 351 holiday homes
  • Foul Bay: 32 holiday homes
  • Upper Carlton: 339 holiday homes
  • St. Martins: 17 holiday homes
  • Maynards: 86 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Speightstown?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Speightstown. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Speightstown Mural: 2,699 holiday lettings
  • Arlington House Museum: 2,709 holiday lettings
  • Royal Westmoreland Golf Course: 2,704 holiday lettings
  • Barbados Parliament Buildings: 2,705 holiday lettings
  • Port St. Charles Marina: 2,702 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Speightstown listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Villas in Speightstown?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 879 Villas in Speightstown. Our other popular types of Speightstown holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 483 self catering accommodations
  • Condos/Apartments: 95 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 26 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I rent beach rentals in Speightstown?

Absolutely, HomeAway has 759 beach rentals in Speightstown. You have also many other possibilities in Speightstown area, including:

  • Waterfront rentals: 460 holiday rentals
  • Downtown rentals: 14 holiday rentals
  • Mountain rentals: 9 holiday rentals

Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday lettings.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Speightstown?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 1,210 holiday homes with pool available in Speightstown. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a holiday rental house or villa in Speightstown, Barbados your home away from home

    Speightstown is a charming town in the St Peter parish of Barbados. The original port in Barbados, Speightstown soon became a major commercial centre, and after many years of neglect, Speightstown has recently reaped the rewards of a huge investment in the new luxury marina, Port St Charles. As a result of the luxury marina, Speightstown is now a beautiful, thriving town with an unbelievably friendly atmosphere and many attractions worth investigating.

    Things to do on holiday in Speightstown, Barbados

    For a 300 year old town, Speightstown has some fantastically modern attractions which mix perfectly with some wonderfully under-exaggerated historical monuments. Some of the most luxurious restaurants, villas and shops can be found in and around Speightstown, which is currently the second largest town on the island. There are a huge range of shops, banks, pharmacies and services within the town, providing everything you need for a truly magical holiday on the most tropical of islands.

    Speightstown is known as the major shopping centre in the island, and also has some fantastic artistic and cultural attractions to explore. Within Speightstown, the Gallery of Caribbean Art is a huge attraction, and makes wonderful viewing, whether you have an interest in art or not. The antique shopping in Speightstown is also very well known.

    The National Trust organise some absolutely fantastic Nature and Heritage Trails through Speightstown and the surrounding countryside. Local guides take you on walking tours of up to 8km, explaining local attractions and providing a magnificent insight into the history, nature and lifestyle of the island from throughout its most important eras of history. This is an absolutely fantastic thing to do as you first arrive at your self catering Speightstown villa, letting you really discover a bit about your surroundings.

    The newly build Port St Charles is not only an open air museum of luxury yachts, but it is also a fantastic place to organise a huge range of water sports from sailing to scuba diving, canoeing to windsurfing.

    Places to visit on holiday in Speightstown, Barbados

    It wouldn’t be much of a guide to Speightstown without a mention of the closest beaches to the town. After breakfast, it is only a gentle wander to the beach from any holiday rental property in Speightstown. Speightstown Beach is a beautifully flat, soft beach, with fine white sand stretching into the distance, interrupted only by a smattering of palm trees which grow in clumps along the sand. Sitting in their shade in a hammock is a completely unrivalled experience, and one you shall remember with jealousy when you arrive home!

    Weather in Speightstown, Barbados

    It doesn’t matter whether you are hoping to escape the winter blues or just take the ultimate in summer holidays, there is very little difference between summer and winter temperatures, averaging around 30°C all year round. Rain is most likely in July, but even then, you would be unlucky to get a poor week.

    Travel to Speightstown, Barbados

    A holiday rental in Speightstown is not far from the Barbados International Airport (BGI). Within 8 hours of leaving the UK, you could be sunning yourself on the fine sands of the Caribbean, with a chilled cocktail in hand and the sound of warm waters gently lapping the shore. If that is a dream worth investigating, British Airways and Virgin Atlantic may be able to help!

    Activities and attractions in and around Speightstown

    Do you want to discover attractions to see in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Speightstown a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Barbados Wildlife Reserve (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
    • Caribbean International Riding Centre (3.1 mi / 5 km)
    • Sandy Lane Country Club Golf Course (5.9 mi / 9.6 km)
    • Green Monkey Golf Course (6 mi / 9.6 km)
    • Sandy Lane Golf Course (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
    • Atlantis Submarines Adventure (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)

    Seasonal weather averages in Speightstown

    If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, June, May, September and August are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 32°F.

    Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Speightstown

    Travellers enjoy Speightstown for its seaside and island views. Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Speightstown is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Animal Flower Cave (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
    • Huntes Gardens (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
    • Bathsheba Beach (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
    • Brownes Beach (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
    • Bottom Bay Beach (16.5 mi / 26.5 km)
    • Crane Beach (16.6 mi / 26.7 km)