Gibbs Beach

Gibbs Beach When at Gibbs Beach in Barbados you will experience golden sand, very placid sea conditions with crystal clear waters and little to no undertow.

Gibbes Beach is a beautiful bay with a background of holiday accommodations and lush surroundings. It is an ideal spot for swimming and snorkelling, or just relaxing under any one of the trees on the shore. It is also perfect for taking sunset photos.

This beach also has the occasional watersports activities, and is a beach-stop for a some boat cruises.

Gibbs Beach can be found on the Caribbean Sea side of the island, on the West Coast of Barbados in the parish of St James.

- 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
Usually small

Crowd on weekends
Small to medium

Other West Coast Beaches close by
Located to the north is Mullins Bay Beach

To the south you will find St Alban's Beach

More West Coast Beaches in Barbados...

Explore 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.  

:Seasonal weather can cause a change in conditions


Snorkeling / Swimming / occasional watersports / Shelling (collecting shells) / Walking / Sun Tanning
Watersports in Barbados


Lifeguard Facilities Beach Rentals Vendors Benches Play Park Parking

Facilities usually includes: Showers / Toilets / Changing areas

Wheelchair Access Phone Booth Rangers Picnic Tables Hair Braiding Shaded Areas
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Located in the Gibbs area
(Between St Alban's Church & Mullins Beach)
North of Bridgetown & Holetown and South of Speightstown

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, Folkestone Marine Park and Carlton area unto Gibbs area
(Entrance through a track located between St Alban's Church & Mullins beach)

Travel south on Highway 1 (west coast road)
Pass Mullins Bay entering Gibbs
(Entrance through a track located between Mullins beach & St Alban's Church)

Contact Info
Gibbs Beach
St James

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