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:

  • Saint Lawrence Gap: 348 holiday homes
  • Upper Carlton: 342 holiday homes
  • Maynards: 85 holiday homes
  • Foul Bay: 31 holiday homes
  • Graeme Hall Park: 199 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:

  • St. Peter Parish Church: 2,691 holiday lettings
  • Heywoods Beach: 2,699 holiday lettings
  • Speightstown Esplanade: 2,677 holiday lettings
  • Silver Sands Beach: 2,671 holiday lettings
  • Tyrol Cot: 2,680 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.

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 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)

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.

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)