Where to stay around Ocean City?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 756 holiday lettings near Ocean City. From 280 apartments to 155 condos, 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 Ocean City is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Ocean City?

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 Ocean City:

  • Saint Lawrence Gap: 350 holiday homes
  • Foul Bay: 31 holiday homes
  • Upper Carlton: 342 holiday homes
  • St. Martins: 16 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 Ocean City?

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

  • Royal Westmoreland Golf Course: 2,711 holiday lettings
  • Barbados Parliament Buildings: 2,713 holiday lettings
  • Port St. Charles Marina: 2,709 holiday lettings
  • South Coast Boardwalk: 2,712 holiday lettings
  • St. Lawrence Bay: 2,712 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Ocean City 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 Ocean City?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 280 apartments in Ocean City. Our other popular types of Ocean City holiday rentals include:

  • Condos: 155 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 117 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 113 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 Ocean City?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 355 holiday homes with pool available in Ocean City. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a holiday rental cottage or beach house in Ocean City, Barbados your home away from home

    The small development of Ocean City is located on the southeast coast of the Caribbean island of Barbados, in the parish of St Philip. The villas and beach houses in Ocean City are set high on rugged cliffs and have spectacular views of the turquoise ocean. The breathtaking rural scenery and peaceful location make Ocean City villas perfect for couples looking for a romantic holiday or relaxing getaway.

    Things to do on holiday in Ocean City, Barbados

    The beaches around Ocean City offer visitors the chance to soak up the warm Caribbean sun or take part in a variety of water sports, including some excellent surfing. Ocean City beach locations include Foul Bay, a beautiful sandy beach only 10 minutes away from Ocean City accommodation, as well as Crane Beach, which has been voted best beach in Barbados. Bottom Bay, Miami Beach and Accra beach are also within driving distance.

    The rugged east coast is the perfect place to walk. The coastal paths along the cliffs lead to fascinating caves and offer some of the most spectacular views in Barbados. The Ragged Point Lighthouse in St Philip, and Sam Lord’s Castle are attractions not to be missed. Another remarkable place to visit on a holiday in Ocean City is the 1660 Sunbury Plantation. The beautifully restored plantation has Victorian antiques and horse drawn carriages. It is a must-see for visitors in Ocean city condo rentals.

    There are a wide variety of shops and restaurants within a 20-minute drive of self-catering Ocean City condo rentals. Here you can sample ice-cold Barbados rum punch and traditional Bajan dishes. Visitors who want evening entertainment can enjoy the vibrant nightlife of St Lawerence Gap, less than 30 minutes away.

    Places to visit on holiday in Ocean City, Barbados

    Barbados is a small island, which makes everything within easy driving distance. At just 14 by 21 miles the entire island of Barbados is easily explored. The capital, Bridgetown, is a bustling city with interesting colonial architecture.

    Nature lovers can visit the Barbados Wildlife Reserve or the Welchman Hall Gully. The Gully is the perfect place for tranquil walks through tropical forests. The Gully is home to interesting cave formations, as well as stalagmites and stalactites, which are sure to enthrall visitors.

    One of the best ways to see the island’s highlights is on a 4 x 4 adventure tour, which takes visitors to the best spots on the island, including the highest point, Mt. Hillaby. There are Sea Turtle and Shipwreck Adventure Tours that will allow visitors to discover why Barbados is known as the gem of the Caribbean.

    Weather in Ocean City, Barbados

    Ocean City is a year-round holiday destination, thanks to the warm sunny weather in Barbados. Winters are hot with average temperatures around 28°C. In the summer temperatures are in the 30’s (°C) but afternoon thunderstorms bring relief from the heat.

    Flights to Ocean City, Barbados

    Barbados has one international airport. The Grantley Adams International Airport (BGI) is only 4 miles away from Ocean City holiday rentals. British Airways offers cheap flights to Barbados, and you can be settling into your self-catering Ocean City accommodation within 9 hours of leaving the UK.

    Sightseeing in and around Ocean City

    Do you want to find top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Ocean City a fun place to get away to. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Kendal Sporting (2.8 mi / 4.4 km)
    • Barbados Golf Club (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
    • Ocean Echo Stables (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
    • Turtle Beach (7.4 mi / 11.8 km)
    • Rockley Golf Course (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
    • Atlantis Submarines Adventure (10.9 mi / 17.6 km)

    Exploring the natural landscape of Ocean City

    Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Ocean City is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Crane Beach (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
    • Bottom Bay Beach (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
    • Huntes Gardens (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
    • Bathsheba Beach (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
    • Brownes Beach (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
    • Foul Bay Beach (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)