Church Point Beach

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This somewhat sheltered bay called Church Point Beach, is also known to some in Barbados as ‘Heron Bay’ or ‘Colony Club Beach’, and has mostly placid sea conditions with crystal clear waters and little to no undertow.

Church Point Beach is not a terribly wide beach, but it has some beach activity with watersports operators offering water related activities.

This beach is good for swimming and is perfect for snorkelling, with a shallow reef close to shore for you to explore, located to the far right (north end) of the beach. Just watch out for urchins!

Church Point/Colony Club Beach also fronts the exalting Heron Bay House, which is almost as bedazzling to look at as the pristine beach it looks upon. With chandeliers in the trees and the looming coral stone house, this is 14 acres of sheer opulence.

This famous house has been host to quite a few renowned political leaders like former PM of Britain Sir Winston Churchhill and US President Bill Clinton, as well as a number of international celebrities.

Colony Club/Church Point Beach can be found on the Caribbean Sea side of the island, on the West Coast of Barbados in the parish of St James.

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
Pedestrian access only

Crowd during the week
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Usually small

Crowd on weekends
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Small to medium


Other West Coast Beaches close by
To the north is Folkestone Beach and Holetown Beach
To the south is Gibbs Beach and Mullins Bay Beach

More West Coast Beaches in Barbados...

Check out some of the other attractions and Nightlife around the island via a Rent-a-car, or get to know the rest of Barbados on a guided island tour.


Note
:Seasonal weather can cause a change in conditions
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BEACH ACTIVITIES & WATERSPORTS:

Snorkeling / Swimming / Jet Skiing / Sun Tanning
Watersports in Barbados

AMENITIES

Lifeguard Facilities Beach Rentals Vendors Benches Play Park Parking
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Facilities usually includes: Showers / Toilets / Changing areas

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

Located in the Porters / Holetown area
North of Bridgetown & Holetown and South of Speightstown

From BRIDGETOWN & CRUISE TERMINAL
Travel north on Spring Garden Highway
Take the 1st exit at the Round-about onto Highway 1 (west coast road)
Travel Highway 1 pass Sunset Crest, Holetown and Folkestone Marine Park until you see Public Access signpost on left.

From SPEIGHTSTOWN
Travel south on Highway 1 (west coast road)
Pass Mullins Bay and the Gibbes area entering Porters - Look for Beach access signage on the right


Contact Info
Church Point Beach
Porters
St James

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