Attractions

Beach in Paynes Bay

Paynes Bay Beach

Fringed by a fine stretch of sand, gently curving Paynes Bay is endlessly popular and its calm waters make it one of the west coast’s best spots for swimming and snorkeling (if you're patient enough there's a very g…
Beach in West Coast

Mt Standfast Beach

A narrow but pretty stretch of sand just north of Holetown with good swimming. The real reason to come here is the marine life. The waters are inhabited by hawksbill turtles, which come to feed on sea grasses just o…
Beach in West Coast

Mullins Beach

A popular and family-friendly beach along Hwy 1 between Holetown and Speightstown with waters that are usually calm and good for swimming and snorkeling. Drinks from the boisterous cafe are delivered to your beach c…
Beach in West Coast

Heywoods Beach

One of the best strands on the west coast for day-trippers from elsewhere on the island, Heywoods Beach offers good parking, a location well off Hwy 1 and lots of uncrowded sand (especially on weekdays). It’s about …
Historic Building in Speightstown

Arlington House

A radiant vision in white stucco, this 18th-century colonial house now has an engaging museum run by the National Trust. It's divided into various sections, including the old stores of the area, plantations and naut…