At Accra Beach Barbados located on the South coast of the island life resolves around the sea. Just across the road from the renowned Chefette Restaurant, you will find the famous Rockley Beach or Accra Beach. Are you wondering why the two names? Well, the official name of this popular white sand beach with spectacular turquoise waters is Rockley Beach… But to locals and visitors, the beach is known as Accra Beach.
This picture-perfect beach is extremely popular with the locals, especially on weekends and public holidays, when people from all over the island travel to Accra Beach to picnic, body-surf and bathe in the calm waters.
Located next to the popular Accra Beach Hotel and Spa there are also many visitors enjoying the friendly atmosphere on this beach.
Accra Beach Barbados Frequently Asked Questions
One of the longest and widest stretches of beach on Barbados' South Coast, Rockley Beach or Accra Beach is situated in the parish of Christ Church, other popular areas nearby are, St. Lawrence Gap, Dover Beach, and Worthing.
Rockley is a hub of activity with many restaurants and shops, a bustling area on the lively south coast of Barbados. It is also home to one of the Accra Beaches Hotels and many other amenities.
Although the water at Accra beach is usually safe for swimming there is a lifeguard on duty. This ensures that everyone can play and frolic in the calm water
Accra beach or Rockley beach as it is also known is located in an active area on Barbados' south coast. There is plenty of free parking available at this famous beach.
Why Visitors Love Accra Beach Barbados
There is easy access to Accra Beach Barbados its close proximity to the numerous hotels and restaurants and the action-pack south coast with all the other amenities make this beach a favourite for both visitors and locals alike. In addition, the white sandy beach and calm, pristine turquoise waters are ideal for relaxing or having a swim.
If you are a family with young children the southern end of the beach is perfect for you, this area is protected by the sea rocks which break the force of the waves coming in resulting in a calm basin or pool.
There is plenty to do on this soft white sand beach, you can relax on a beach chair under the shade of the trees, or take in the many water sports activities like the Hobie Cat rides, windsurfing, and body surfing. Or browse the vendor’s kiosks for handmade crafts, jewelry, and tropical beach clothing.
Added to these there are a number of restaurants and bars close by where you can grab something to eat or refresh yourself with a cold Banks beer.
Accra Beach Barbados Is a Family Friendly Beach
Accra Beach Barbados is a wide open expanse of soft white sand, very calm waters that are ideal for swimming and a lifeguard station… all combine to make this popular south coast beach one of the island’s favorite family friendly beaches.
Attractions Near Accra Beach Barbados
In Barbados you are never far away from an amazing attraction. Other popular attractions and things to see and do close to Accra beach Barbados are Rockley Golf Club, Quayside Centre, St. Lawrence Gap, Oistins, Carlisle Bay Marine Park, the Barbados Museum and Historical Society.
HOTEL CLOSE TO ACCRA BEACH BARBADOS
Accra Beach Hotel is located on Rockley Beach Barbados also known as Accra beach. This is one of the most spectacular beaches on Barbados active South Coast.
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Blue Horizon Hotel combines a relax laid-back ambiance with sophisticated elegance, in a friendly atmosphere, from its enviable position across from Rockley beach also known as Accra Beach Barbados.
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South Beach Hotel Barbados is a contemporary hotel located mere feet away from the white sandy Rockley beach on Barbados beautiful Barbados south coast.
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Blue Orchids Beach Hotel is a small 35 room property located on the beautiful Worthing beach and a short walk to Rockley beach on Barbados active South Coast.
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Restaurants in Close Proximity to Accra Beach Barbados
Learn more about The Tiki Beach Bar and Restaurant.
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Other Beaches Close to Accra Beach Barbados
Other popular beaches close to Accra beach Barbados are Worthing Beach, Dover Beach, Drill Hall Beach, Pebbles beach and Brownes Beach Barbados located just a short distance away further north.