Aerial view of beach with palm trees near Southern Beach Club

Explore Barbados Attractions

Stay Near the Best Things to do in Barbados

Southern Palms Beach Club & Resort Hotel is located on Dover Beach in the Barbados entertainment district towards the end of St. Lawrence Gap. The “Gap,” as it’s known, is filled with an abundance of restaurants, bars, and nightlife destinations – many of which are just steps from our resort.  

Attractions near our hotel include the Oistins Fish Market, the Barbados Museum, and historic Bridgetown. Dover Beach is also an active nesting ground for the endangered Hawksbill Turtle and the occasional Leatherback Turtle. A nesting or hatching is a "must-see" between May and December.

Bridgetown Independence Square by the harbor near Southern Palm


Bridgetown is the capital of Barbados and is approximately a 15 minute drive from the  hotel 6.4 km. Duty free shopping, jewellery stores and many fashion stores

Exterior view of St. Lawrence Gap near Southern Palms Beach

St. Lawrence Gap

St. Lawrence gap is located on the south coast and is one of the main hubs for nightlife and restaurants on the island.

Concrete street with the lake side near Southern Palms Beach


The second largest town and located north of the island and is home to small selection of shops, restaurants and street vendors.

Colorful houses on the beach near Southern Palms Beach Club


Famed for it's Friday Night fish fry Oistins is a small fishing village located on the south coats of the island

Limegrove Lifestyle Centre near Southern Palms Beach Club

Limegrove Lifestyle centre

Located in Holetown on the western side of the island.

St. Nicholas Abby & Steam Railway near Southern Palms Beach

St. Nicholas Abby and Steam Railway

Located in the parish of St. Peter. The abbey is made up of a sugar plantation house, rum distillery and museum.

Exterior view of UNESCO near Southern Palms Beach Club

UNESCO World Heritage Site & The Garrison Historic Area

The Garrison is one of eight Cultural Heritage Conservation Areas on the island and represents a very distinguished era of military colonial history.

George Washington House and Tunnels near Southern Palms Beach

George Washington House and Tunnels

The young George Washington and his ailing brother Lawrence resided in this historic plantation house, also known as Bush Hill House, for two months in 1751.

Harrisons Cave tour cart experience near Southern Palms Beach

Harrisons Cave

At the heart of Barbados lies one of its greatest wonders – the magnificent Harrison’s Cave.

Beautiful flowers in Huntes Garden near Southern Palms Beach

Huntes Gardens

Once a sugar plantation, the garden, which is now owned by horticulturist Anthony Hunte, is located in the rural parish of St. Joseph

A footpath in the Andromeda Garden near Southern Palms Beach

Andromeda Gardens

Located between the parishes of St. Joseph and St. John, and a mere 300 yards away from the rugged and unspoilt Atlantic Ocean on the East Coast.

Animal Flower Cave near Southern Palms Beach Club

Animal Flower Cave

This amazing cave opens directly into the Atlantic Ocean and is the island's lone accessible sea cave.

A monkey sitting on a tree at Wildlife Reserve, Southern Palms

Barbados Wildlife Reserve

This is the animal kingdom of Barbados, where you can stroll freely among animals feeding and playing in their natural environment.

Hand holding a whisky tasting glass at Southern Palms Beach

Mount Gay Distilleries

Every great story begins with a time and a place. For Mount Gay Rum, that time was 1703 and the place, the Caribbean island of Barbados. Rum, originally called “Kill-Devil” by the Barbadians who first distilled it, is truly a product of this beautiful island.

Atlantis Submarine in sea near Southern Palms Beach Club

Atlantis Submarine

Experience the award-winning Atlantis submarine tour which is one of the most highly-recommended attractions in Barbados for adults and children

Aerial view of beach with palm trees near Southern Beach Club


Bathsheba is located on the eastern side of the island considered the more rugged side and a surfers' paradise as you will find the soup bowl there.

Aerial view of the Southern Palms Beach Club with Dover Beach

Dover Beach

Located in the middle of St. Lawrence Gap Dover beach is an expansive beach best known for it's wide variety of activities such as jet skiing and Hobie sailing.

Distance view of the Southern Palms Beach Club with east coast

Sandy Lane Beach

Located on the platinum west coast this beach is most famous for the Award winning luxury hotel Sandy Lane.

Tropical beach with palm trees near Southern Palms Beach Club

Rockley Beach

Considered one of the best beaches for a family day. The calm shallow waters at the southern end make it safe for the young ones to play whilst the older children have the choice to boogie board in the larger waves further up the bay.

People relaxing on the Carlisle bay beach near Southern Palms

Carlisle Bay

Considered one of the best beaches for snorkeling Carlisle Bay has an abundance of marine life and shipwrecks to explore it is considered a must see when on island.

When planning your excursions in Barbados, our front desk team is available to recommend tours, cruises, and other fun things to do and assist with arrangements.