Mahogany Bay

Mahogany Bay At the picturesque Mahogany Bay Beach in Barbados you will experience calm clear waters, usually with little to no undertow.

Mahogany Bay beach is ideal for swimming and snorkelling, and offers a beautiful sunset view in the evening as catamarans sail along the coastline. There are also some natural pools in this area surrounded by coral reefs to explore.

Located beachfront at this beach is a small fishing complex with a fish market which is part of the Paynes Bay fishing village. Further inland to the south is the Cubana Monument.  

This bay is one of the few remaining windows to the sea on the west coast.

Mahogany Bay 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 is wateresports activities persons should be cautious when entering outside the area marked with orange coloured buoys

Public access to beach:
Vehicular and Pedestrian access (Look for the Obelisk or the fish market - Parking on opposite side)

Crowd during the week

Crowd on weekends
Small to medium

Other west coast Beaches closeby
Located to the north is Paynes Bay Beach then Sandy Lane Beach.

To the south is Appleby beachFitts Village beach and Good Shepherd Beach

More West Coast Beaches in Barbados... 

Take some time out to explore Barbados through a guided island tour, or maybe a self-guided tour of the many attractions and Night time activities by Rent-a-car.

: Seasonal weather can cause a change in conditions


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


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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Contact Info
Mahogany Bay
Lower Paynes Bay
St James

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