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This beach offers spectacular views of the island, but watch out if you want to go swimming - strong undercurrents can make swimming here dangerous.
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Sandy Beach, Bathsheba, Barbados
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This beach on the east coast if the island is like all of the beaches we have visited totally beautiful. What sets this apart is the views as you are driving across the island to reach the beach. It's totally mind blowing how beautiful this...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Kevin N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pretty views but nothing as beautiful as the carribean side of the island. Unusual rocks that look like mushrooms. A lovely drive to get there although signposts are laughable

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank MCgbell
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Visited Bathsheba with friends, what marvellous scenery with the rocks in the water, the rugged beach and watch the surfers, had a nice meal the the beach Cafe, good food and service.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Peter L
Reviewed 8 September 2019

Issues with severe rip tides, massive tide changes. Dangerous surf . Shallow reef. Even at low tide on reef , water like moving sidewalk will rip one off feet. Inviting tidal pools where large unexpected ocean waves will drag you out to sea. May injuries,...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Prospect H
Reviewed 3 September 2019

beautiful beach with breath taking rocks. could swim due to seaweed everywhere. could not get out very far .

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank jamesshultz
Reviewed 11 August 2019 via mobile

We visited this area on a day trip of the Island and it’s beautiful. Not a beach to relax on but you can see the beautiful coral rock formations along the seafront. Lovely little shop and cafe to get a quick snack. Be aware you...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank marsayk
Reviewed 3 August 2019

Wow, this beach is incredible! It's not one to go sunbathe on but go just for the views. It's absolutely stunning. You could swim in the natural pool if you like with the locals, this was you'll be safe from rip tides and what not....More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 29 July 2019 via mobile

No words can describe the beauty of this location. We have to hope that the people of Barbados are able to stop any future development so it remains this way for future generations. Added bonus you may get to see some talented surfers!

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank mikey74540
Reviewed 29 July 2019

We stopped here on a Best of Barbados tour. The view was spectacular, but the beach up by the shore was a little dirty with garbage, which was sad. We only looked and didn't swim. There were tables of locally made souvenirs for those that...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank FamilyOrganizer523
Reviewed 27 July 2019

This was included on a tour we took, and was the most beautiful of everywhere we went. We only stayed for about 1/2 hour, so we did not go in the water.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Response from 124waynep | Reviewed this property |
The bus service originates from the Fairchild Street terminal in Bridgetown and runs hourly from 05.00hrs until 22.00hrs. Drive time is 50 mins. Local fare is US $1.00 in any direction, regardless of distance.
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Response from 1,111 | Reviewed this property |
No, it has not been affected. However, keep in mind that the Atlantic ocean in Batsheba area is rough, the beach is rocky and though scenic for watching, it's not good for swimming, but best suited for surfing. It's a good... More