hen visiting Prospect Beach
in Barbados you will find a lovely bay with calm clear waters and little undertow, located on the beachfront of a hotel.
Prospect Bay is great for relaxing swimming and taking sunset photos. There is some beach activity from the hotel as well as beach rentals, a bar and watersports.
- DO NOT TOUCH the Manchineel Tree or its Fruits. (POISONOUS - Causes BLISTERS)
- DO NOT STAND UNDER the Manchineel Tree when it’s raining. (liquid from tree may cause BLISTERING)
(The tree has green shiny leaves - The fruit is small apple–shaped – The tree is usually marked by red bands)
- Where there is wateresports activities persons should be cautious when entering outside the area marked with orange coloured buoys
Public access to beach:
Pedestrian access only, with signage and stairs to the beach
Crowd during the week:
Usually small with guest from hotel
Crowd on weekends:
Other west coast Beaches close by:
To the south of this beach is Batts Rock beach (approx. 600m) and to the north is Good Shepherd Beach (approx. 300m)
More West Coast Beaches in Barbados...
Prospect Beach can be found on the Caribbean Sea side of the island, on the South-west Coast coast of Barbados in the Parish of St James.
Don’t forget to alot some time to take in a guided island tour, or a self-guided tour by Rent-a-car of the various attractions and Night time activities.
Note: Seasonal weather can cause a change in conditions
BEACH ACTIVITIES & WATERSPORTS:
Snorkeling / Swimming / Shelling (collecting shells) / Sun Tanning / Hobie Cat Sailing / Jet Skiing & other watersports
Watersports in Barbados
Facilities usually includes: Showers / Toilets / Changing areas