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 known for its local tours, restaurants and coral reefs. St. Nicholas Abbey and Animal Flower Cave are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Activities

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 vacation 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 center:

  • 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)
Weather

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 90°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 center:

  • 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)
Transport

Traveling to and around Douglas

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

Where to stay around Douglas?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,900 holiday lettings near Douglas. From 323 Houses to 438 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Douglas is on HomeAway.

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 accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Douglas:

  • Rockley: 188 holiday homes
  • Lascelles: 298 holiday homes
  • Atlantic Shores: 100 holiday homes
  • Graeme Hall Terrace: 197 holiday homes
  • Black Rock: 31 holiday homes

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

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

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

  • Heywoods Beach: 2,790 holiday lettings
  • Royal Westmoreland Golf Course: 2,793 holiday lettings
  • Bottom Bay Beach: 2,789 holiday lettings
  • St. Lawrence Bay: 2,794 holiday lettings
  • Tent Bay: 2,794 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Douglas listed on HomeAway 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 Houses in Douglas?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 323 Houses in Douglas. Our other popular types of Douglas holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 438 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 1,067 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 29 self catering accommodations

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 1,274 holiday homes with pool available in Douglas. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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