Find the best place to stay — Speightstown

Where to stay around Speightstown?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,868 holiday lettings near Speightstown. From 872 villas to 487 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: 346 holiday homes
  • Foul Bay: 30 holiday homes
  • Upper Carlton: 345 holiday homes
  • St. Martins: 16 holiday homes
  • Maynards: 83 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: 2,735 holiday lettings
  • Arlington House Museum: 2,706 holiday lettings
  • Royal Westmoreland Golf Course: 2,692 holiday lettings
  • Barbados Parliament Buildings: 2,705 holiday lettings
  • Port St. Charles Marina: 2,694 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 872 villas in Speightstown. Our other popular types of Speightstown holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 487 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 348 self catering accommodations
  • Condos: 97 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Speightstown?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 1,147 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!

    Attractions in and around Speightstown

    Have time to spare and looking for things to do around Speightstown? Some of the area's family-friendly attractions for travellers include Barbados Wildlife Reserve, Caribbean International Riding Centre and Atlantis Submarines Adventure. Visitors searching for nearby landmarks can take a trip to St. Nicholas Abbey. If some outdoor time is on the agenda, soak up some sun at Heywoods Beach, or experience the natural beauty of Speightstown Esplanade. Plan to attend a game or event? Get tickets for Kensington Oval or Barbados Polo Club. Activities around the area include Port St. Charles Marina, Sandy Lane Country Club Golf Course and Green Monkey Golf Course. You might also want to add other must-see places in the region such as Animal Flower Cave, Huntes Gardens or Bathsheba Beach to your agenda.