Accra Beach / Rockley Beach

Accra Beach / Rockley Beach The gorgeous Accra Beach / Rockley Beach is a very popular hang-out for locals and tourist on the south coast of Barbados. It attracts all ages, while offering activities and services to accommodate almost everyone. 

This lovely beach has small to moderate waves, clear waters, not too much undertow and is ideal for Body Surfing, Boogie Boarding and snorkeling. The many facilities at Accra include a Play-park, beach bars, umbrella & chair rentals and a food court. It is also an excellent spot for shopping for beach accessories and art & craft souvenirs, as well as providing Hair Braiding services.

Snorkeling is best at the southern end of the beach while other watersports are provided near the northern end. 

All facilities and amenities are located in one area near the entrance and parking area. Close by, there are lots of varied accommodations, restaurants and shopping.

Rockley Beach / Accra Beach is located on the Caribbean side of the island, on the South Coast of Barbados in the parish of Christ Church.

CAUTION
- DO NOT TOUCH the Manchineel Tree or its Fruits. (POISONOUS - Causes BLISTERS)
- DO NOT STAND UNDER the Manchineel Tree when it’s raining. (liquid from tree may cause BLISTERING)
(The tree has green shiny leaves - The fruit is small apple–shaped – The tree is usually marked by red bands)
- Where there are water-sport activities persons should be cautious when entering outside the area marked with orange coloured buoys


Public Access to beach:
Vehicular and pedestrian access with signage

Crowd during the week
:
Usually small to medium – medium on evenings with local joggers, walkers and paddle ball players.

Crowd on weekends
:
Large but not overcrowded


Other South Coast Beaches close by
Located to the northwest are Kentucky Beach and Hasting's Rocks Beach.
To the Southeast are Rendezvous Beach and Worthing Beach / Sandy Beach

More South Coast Beaches in Barbados...

Rent-a-car or scooter to enjoy the other activities and Nightlife on the island! Or maybe see Barbados through a guided island tour


Note: Seasonal weather can cause a change in conditions
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BEACH ACTIVITIES & WATERSPORTS:
Snorkeling / Swimming / Surfing / Boogie boarding / Body Surfing / Volleyball (net available) / Jet Skiing / Beach Paddle Tennis / Walking / Jogging / Sun Tanning & more... 
Watersports in Barbados 
(For watersports activities inquire at the Lifeguard Station or with the beach Ranger or Beach rentals operator)
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AMENITIES

Lifeguard Facilities Beach Rentals Vendors Benches Play Park Parking
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

Facilities usually includes: Showers / Toilets / Changing areas

Wheelchair Access Phone Booth Rangers Picnic Tables Hair Braiding Shaded Areas
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

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OTHER INTERESTS Nearby: 
Duty-free & Souvenir Shopping, Bars, Restaurants & Accommodations 
Close to Accra Beach / Rockley Beach on the South Coast 

Places to Stay & Eat Close by

ACCOMMODATIONS AREA BEACHFRONT Distance
From Beach
Direction
From Beach
RESTAURANTS AREA BEACHFRONT Distance
From Beach
Direction
From Beach
Accra Beach Hotel Rockley Yes on Beach North-end Wytukai Rockley   on Beach North-end
Blue Horizon Apt Hotel Rockley Beach View Opposite South Bar Kanei Rockley Yes on Beach South-end
Blue Orchid Beach Hotel Worthing Yes   South Chefette Rockley Beach View   Opposite
Pirate's Inn Hotel Hastings     North Bert’s Rockley     North
          Quayside Centre Rockley     North
          Bubba's Rockley     South
          Champers Rockley Yes   North
          Black Pearl Hastings Yes   North
          Tapas Hastings Yes   North
          Apsara Worthing     South
                   


Places to Hang Out Close by

BARS TYPE BEACHFRONT AREA Distance
From Beach
Direction
From Beach
Accra/Rockley Beach Beach Bar Yes Rockley on Beach North-end
Bar Kanei Beach Bar Yes Rockley on Beach South-end
Bert’s Bar Sports Bar   Rockley   South
Bubba's Sports Bar   Rockley   North
Champers Wine Bar Yes Rockley   South
Black Pearl Beachside Yes Hastings   North
Tapas Wine/Beachside Yes Hastings   North
           


TO GET THERE!
Travel Highway 7 (South Coast Road) towards Rockley
The beach is located on Highway 7 opposite Chefette Restaurant 

BY BUS:
Take
Route 13 – To Silver Sands, Christ Church - From Fairchild Street Terminal in Bridgetown (Schedule - Every 50mins from 6:15am)


Route 13B
– To St Christopher, Christ Church – From Fairchild Street Terminal in Bridgetown - (Schedule - Every 50mins from 6:30am)


Route 27
– To Speightstown Bus Terminal, St Peter - From Oistins Bus Terminal, Christ Church - (Schedule - Every 90mins from 5:30am)


NOTE:These Routes travel the South Coast in both directions 


Get off 
At the Bus Stop in front of Chefette Restaurant, Rockley, Christ Church (travelling in either direction)

Chefette is on your left travelling from Bridgetown or the west coast (north to south), and on your right travelling to Bridgetown, or from the Airport (south to north)
The beach is directly opposite Chefette Restaurant and the bus stop is directly by beach



Directions

Traveling south from Bridgetown towards Oistins (approx. 2 miles/3.2km)
 Along Highway 7 (South Coast Road)
- From Bridgetown travel Pass the following areas: - Bay Street  Hastings - into Rockley area
- Look for Public access sign just pass Accra Beach Hotel on your right
OR Quayside Centre on your left.
Public Access sign to beach is on your right

Traveling northwest from Airport towards Bridgetown (approx. 7.7 miles/12.3km)
- Along Highway 7 (South Coast Road)
- From Airport travel pass the following areas:
Fairy Valley - Pilgrim  Providence  Thornbury Hill  Oistins  Welches  Maxwell - Fairholmes  Top Rock - St Lawrence  Worthing  into Rockley area
Look for Public access sign to beach on your left (opposite Chefette Restaurant)


Contact Info
Accra Beach / Rockley Beach
Rockley
Christ Church

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