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Destination guide

Fun for all ages awaits at Rockley on the south of Barbados

Rockley Beach in Bridgetown is on the southern coast of Barbados. It’s a vacation destination that offers something for everyone, with a relaxed surf, clear blue waters, and a great climate for wading, body surfing, boogie boarding, and snorkeling. There’s also a kids’ play park, beach bars, a food court, small specialty shops, great restaurants, and even a golf course and country club. From soft white sand beaches to fun local arts and crafts to cocktails right on the beach, it’s all here waiting for you to explore once you book your Rockley vacation rentals.

Things to do

Relax on the beach, take a tour or shop at Rockley Beach

There are tons of popular Barbados destinations for visitors seeking an attraction. Visit the South Coast boardwalk, where you can watch the sunset while the kids enjoy the play park area. You can take a tour of the island with any number of providers, or go shopping at the Quayside Shopping Plaza in Bridgetown. The Tiki Bar offers the classic experience of cocktails on the beach with friendly service. You can take guided Scuba excursions, take a guided bluefin fishing trip, or go on a cruise. It’s all waiting for you at Rockley in Bridgetown.


Shopping and snorkeling, all at Rockley Beach

When you’re on vacation, you want one fun activity after another to offer entertainment your whole trip. If that’s the case, you’ve picked the right spot by looking at Rockley vacation rentals. Here, you can enjoy relaxing time on the soft white sand beaches, or you can do some snorkeling or diving in the crystal blue waters. You can party at the beachside bars, or enjoy local arts and crafts at any of the specialty shops. There’s a gorgeous boardwalk with a play park for the kids, and stunning sunsets to experience with loved ones.


Tropical climate and surf at the Rockley Beach paradise

The peak season for travelers to visit Rockley Beach is between July and November, summer through fall. While during hurricane season, Barbados rarely gets hit, and there are tons of festivals and activities going on this time of year. It’s also when you’ll probably pay the most for Rockley vacation rentals. Any time of year is great, however, with an average temperature all year round of about 82 degrees. The dry season is from winter through spring, January to June, which is also the off-season, when you’ll get the best deals and still enjoy outstanding weather.

Natural features

Continental island geography offers a wealth of scenery

Rockley is on the southern coast of Barbados, in the North Atlantic, and features a range of geographic attractions. The lowlands are formed of sloping plains and rolling hills, and the highlands are dominated by Mount Hillaby. For most people, the sandy beaches on the shores are the attraction, but further inland, you can find sugar cane fields and gorgeous rock formations. It’s a landscape that offers canyons, coasts, hills, and everything you could want from an island vacation. Book your Rockley vacation rentals today to experience all this lovely area of Barbados has to offer.

How to get there

Traveling to and around Rockley

Fly into Bridgetown (BGI-Grantley Adams Intl.), the closest airport, located 6.8 mi (11 km) from the city center.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Rockley?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Rockley:

  • Saint Lawrence Gap: 278 vacation rentals
  • St. Martins: 19 vacation rentals
  • Maynards: 88 vacation rentals
  • Foul Bay: 35 vacation rentals
  • Graeme Hall Park: 201 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Rockley?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Rockley. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Rockley Beach: 2,548 vacation rentals
  • Barbados Parliament Buildings: 2,549 vacation rentals
  • Barbados Golf Club: 2,549 vacation rentals
  • Barbados Polo Club: 2,548 vacation rentals
  • Dover Beach: 2,549 vacation rentals

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

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Rockley?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 118 Condos/Apartments in Rockley. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Rockley include:

  • Villas: 27 rentals available
  • Houses: 17 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 6 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Rockley?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 105 vacation rentals with pool available in Rockley. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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