Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly Douglas

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Douglas. This welcoming and relaxing city is well known for its local tours, restaurants and coral reefs. St. Nicholas Abbey and Animal Flower Cave are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Douglas

Do you want to find things to do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that Douglas has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Barbados Wildlife Reserve (3.1 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Caribbean International Riding Centre (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Sandy Lane Country Club Golf Course (5.9 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Green Monkey Golf Course (5.9 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Sandy Lane Golf Course (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Atlantis Submarines Adventure (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Douglas

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, June, May, September and July are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 32°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Douglas

Nature lovers will enjoy Douglas for its pristine beaches, beautiful ocean views and spectacular coral reefs. Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Douglas is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Animal Flower Cave (5.6 mi / 9.1 km)
  • Huntes Gardens (7.4 mi / 12 km)
  • Bathsheba Beach (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
  • Brownes Beach (11.5 mi / 18.5 km)
  • Heywoods Beach (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Speightstown Esplanade (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Douglas

The nearest airport is in Bridgetown (BGI-Grantley Adams Intl.), located 15.9 mi (25.6 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Douglas?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,130 holiday lettings around Douglas. From 550 flats & apartments to 1,141 villas, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

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

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 Douglas:

  • Saint Lawrence Gap: 318 holiday homes
  • Brighton: 35 holiday homes
  • Rockley: 198 holiday homes
  • Hastings: 162 holiday homes
  • Inch Marlow: 90 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 Douglas? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Douglas. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Heywoods Beach: 3,053 holiday lettings
  • Speightstown Esplanade: 3,058 holiday lettings
  • St. Peter Parish Church: 3,058 holiday lettings
  • Port St. Charles Marina: 3,053 holiday lettings
  • Barbados Golf Club: 3,060 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Douglas listed on 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 Flats in Douglas?

Yes, of course. offers 550 Flats in Douglas. Our other popular types of Douglas holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 1,141 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 344 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 37 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 Douglas?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 1,450 holiday homes with pool available in Douglas. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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