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Rockley Beach

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Address: South coast, Hastings, Barbados
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This is a beach locals love, and with good reason. It offers the best of both worlds - a long, straight beach with playful waves and a curved, gently-sloping lagoon, separated by... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Jonathan W
Vancouver, Canada
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Vancouver, Canada
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a beach locals love, and with good reason. It offers the best of both worlds - a long, straight beach with playful waves and a curved, gently-sloping lagoon, separated by a jetty, carpeted in and shaded with soft casuarinas. Enjoy full sun or shade with a rental lounger, grab a snack from Mr. Delicious's beachside restaurant, and enjoy... More 

Thank Jonathan W
Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This beach has everything going for it! Loungers ,umbrellas , some where to change and eateries / bars in a cirle of small huts . There are tourist stalls too and the access into the sea is easy- no rocks. I loved it here!

Thank Renb0
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great shallow beach ideal for children and families. Lovely sunsets, close to local amenities and food/drinks.

Thank gerrygaskell
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17 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Large beach always tidy , friendly crowd, hustlers treat you with respect and don't really pester you , all in a nice beach.

Thank wherediditallgowrong
Callander, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Small beach with lots of shade. Very rough water during our stay, don't know if this is typical. Can rent lounge chairs, free parking, small bar and vendor kiosks available.

Thank Sharon C
Wilmington, North Carolina, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Very nice park beach with life guard. Sheltered beach with beach lounges and umbrellas and shady areas. A number of local craft and boutiques.

Thank Earl S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Rockley Beach is one of the most beautiful beaches in Barbados, it is very wide, has a moderate level of vegetation and nice for short walks or lengthy swims by experience swimmers. A must visit for travellers

Thank Chad B
Swindon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

You must wear sandles or shoes or the coral will cut your feet but the views are great, this is a great place for a packed lunch or you can eat in a restraurant near by

Thank Angela W
Lewes, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

After walking a while you can come across this beach which is wonderful, with good sand facilities. Close enough to road to catch a bus back to wherever you need to be

Thank peter s
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

We always stay at Rockley beach in the apartments at the start of the boardwalk. It's a lovely beach and very well placed for toilets and food and drinks.

Thank Deb C

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