Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly Douglas

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Douglas. This welcoming and relaxing city is well known for its local tours, restaurants and coral reefs. St. Nicholas Abbey and Animal Flower Cave are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Douglas

Do you want to find things to do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that Douglas has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Barbados Wildlife Reserve (3.1 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Caribbean International Riding Centre (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Sandy Lane Country Club Golf Course (5.9 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Green Monkey Golf Course (5.9 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Sandy Lane Golf Course (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Atlantis Submarines Adventure (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Douglas

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, June, May, September and July are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 32°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Douglas

Nature lovers will enjoy Douglas for its pristine beaches, beautiful ocean views and spectacular coral reefs. Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Douglas is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Animal Flower Cave (5.6 mi / 9.1 km)
  • Huntes Gardens (7.4 mi / 12 km)
  • Bathsheba Beach (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
  • Brownes Beach (11.5 mi / 18.5 km)
  • Heywoods Beach (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Speightstown Esplanade (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Douglas

The nearest airport is in Bridgetown (BGI-Grantley Adams Intl.), located 15.9 mi (25.6 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Douglas?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,735 holiday rentals around Douglas. From 491 flats & apartments to 902 villas, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Douglas is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Douglas?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Douglas:

  • Green Garden: 145 holiday homes
  • Hastings: 162 holiday homes
  • Silver Sands: 120 holiday homes
  • Worthing: 196 holiday homes
  • Saint Lawrence Gap: 302 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Douglas?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Douglas. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Heywoods Beach: 3,044 holiday rentals
  • Barbados Parliament Buildings: 3,041 holiday rentals
  • South Point Lighthouse: 3,050 holiday rentals
  • Grenade Hall Forest and Signal Station: 3,028 holiday rentals
  • St. James Parish Church: 3,029 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Douglas listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Douglas?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 491 Condos/Apartments in Douglas. Our other popular types of Douglas holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 902 holiday houses
  • Houses: 259 holiday houses
  • Studios: 404 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Douglas?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 1,248 holiday homes with pool available in Douglas. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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