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.

Activities

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.

Weather

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.

Transport

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.

Where to stay around Rockley?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 180 vacation rentals near Rockley. From 123 Condos/Apartments to 15 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Rockley for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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: 279 vacation rentals
  • Graeme Hall Park: 221 vacation rentals
  • St. Martins: 17 vacation rentals
  • Foul Bay: 33 vacation rentals
  • Upper Carlton: 314 vacation rentals

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

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Rockley?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 123 Condos/Apartments in Rockley. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Rockley include:

  • Houses: 15 rentals available
  • Villas: 26 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 5 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Rockley?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 106 vacation rentals with pool available in Rockley. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.