Long Bay, Barbados

Long Bay, Barbados

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Where to stay around Long Bay?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 530 holiday lettings near Long Bay. From 177 apartments to 98 villas, 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 Long Bay is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Long Bay?

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 Long Bay:

  • Saint Lawrence Gap: 336 holiday homes
  • Bakers Woods: 15 holiday homes
  • Foul Bay: 31 holiday homes
  • Upper Carlton: 364 holiday homes
  • St. Martins: 18 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 Long Bay?

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

  • Royal Westmoreland Golf Course: 2,843 holiday lettings
  • Barbados Parliament Buildings: 2,835 holiday lettings
  • Port St. Charles Marina: 2,840 holiday lettings
  • St. Lawrence Bay: 2,843 holiday lettings
  • South Coast Boardwalk: 2,835 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Long Bay 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 apartments in Long Bay?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 177 apartments in Long Bay. Our other popular types of Long Bay holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 98 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 91 self catering accommodations
  • Condos: 90 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 Long Bay?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 231 holiday homes with pool available in Long Bay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a Holiday Rental Villa in Long Bay, Barbados Your Home Away From Home

     

    Nestled on the south-eastern coastline of the island of Barbados is the peaceful town of Long Bay. Sitting within the boundaries of the St. Philip parish on the island, Long Bay is a hidden gem for travellers. It is tranquil and peaceful but is still within close proximity to the sights and sounds that Barbados has to offer. Renting a villa in Long Bay will mean an undisturbed and luxurious holiday. You can come and go as you please without feeling as though you are in an area of mass tourism.

    Things to Do on Holiday to Long Bay, Barbados

    The first place to visit once you have rented your Long Bay villa is the beach. With a 500 metre strip of white, sandy beach and radiantly blue waters of the Atlantic Ocean, Long Bay Beach is perfect for those looking for sun and watersports. Activities available at the beach include swimming, diving, sailing, fishing, surfing, water skiing and jet skiing. Other vigorous activities that are available within the immediate area of Long Bay include horse riding, tennis, golf, paragliding and cycling.

    Places to Visit on Holiday to Long Bay, Barbados

    If you can tear yourself away from your gorgeous rental villa and the beach at Long Bay, it is worth taking the short walk east to Sam Lord’s Castle. Now a hotel, this beautiful Georgian mansion sits right on the shoreline of a wonderful unspoilt beach. The mansion was built in the year 1820 by the notorious buccaneer, Sam Hall Lord. The building was apparently built with ill-gotten funds from plundering ships that ran aground on the land after following lanterns that were hung on coconut trees around the mansion.

    Located in the heart of the St. Philip countryside is the only Great House that you will find on the island of Barbados, namely Sunbury Plantation House. It was built in 1660 by one of the first settlers on the island, Matthew Chapman. Visiting Sunbury Plantation House is a wonderful experience due to the fact that all of the rooms are open to the viewing public. Here you will see antique furniture, lavish Victorian decoration and a unique collection of horse-drawn carriages. There are also wonderful gardens to be explored around the house.

    Weather in Long Bay, Barbados

    Visitors to Long Bay will not be disappointed in terms of the weather. The town is blessed with a moderate tropical climate with average daytime temperatures reaching between 25°C and 30°C during the summer months. This makes Long Bay the perfect location to have a luxurious holiday rental to enjoy the outdoors. The wet season runs from June until November with an average rainfall amount of 40 inches. Due to its location the island is less likely to be at risk of hurricanes and tropical storms too.

    Travel to Long Bay, Barbados

    Travellers to Barbados will land on the only airport on the island, Grantley Adams International Airport (BGI), which is approximately 8 kilometres from Long Bay. Airlines such as BMI, British Airways, Virgin Atlantic, Thomas Cook Airlines and Thomson Airways all offer regular affordable flights to the island. Travellers can fly from various UK airports including Gatwick (LGW), London Heathrow (LHR), Manchester (MAN), Leeds (LBA), Birmingham (BHX) and Aberdeen (ABZ).

    Attractions in and around Long Bay

    Looking for places to see while you're in Long Bay? Take the children and visit Kendal Sporting, Ocean Echo Stables and Atlantis Submarines Adventure. Visitors searching for nearby landmarks can take a trip to St. Nicholas Abbey. To appreciate the outdoor scene, make time for beaches such as Bottom Bay Beach and Crane Beach, and green spaces such as Huntes Gardens and Chancery Lane Swamp. You can take a shopping trip to Lanterns Mall, Baxter's Road and Cheapside Market. Want to take in a game or event? Get tickets for Kensington Oval. You might also want to add other must-see places in the region such as Bathsheba Beach, Barbados Parliament Buildings or Brownes Beach to your agenda.