Chill out and relax, or get in touch with your adventurous side.
You can check out The Ins and Outs of Barbados 2014 magazine for more information on local attractions, places of interest, and restaurants.
The closest beach to Farther Away, have a swim, enjoy the beach and fish off of the jetty at Skeete's Bay. Only a short walk down the hill from the cottage, Skeete's bay is a very convenient and inviting place to spend hours at a time, or just pop down for a dip. It is safe for swimming, as there are no dangerous currents.
One of the most popular and beautiful beaches on the East Coast of the island, Bath Beach is only a 10 minute drive from the cottage, and is a very safe, peaceful beach, perfect place for relaxing, swimming, or having lunch! There is also a large car park, picnicking areas, and bathroom/changing facilities.
20 minutes away from the Cottage, Bathsheba is another unique beach in Barbados, which offers a very popular surfing spot known as Soup Bowl, rock pools to relax in, and breathtaking views.
It is a great place to chill out, have a picnic, and feel the sea breeze. However it is not very suitable for swimming as the sea can be quite rough.
Here is one of the most Beautiful beaches in Barbados. In fact, it has been rated "One of the ten best beaches in the world" by Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous. A 20 minute drive from Farther Away, it is great for swimming and sightseeing. Home of the world famous Crane Beach Resort (The Crane), it also provides access to the many great restaurants located inside the resort.
Martin's bay is a small, quiet fishing village, a great place to fish or relax in the small reef pools. Only a 15 minute drive away, Martin's Bay is home to the well known Bay Tavern, a hideaway food shop, which commonly hosts popular Fish Frys. It's a breezy place with a fantastic view, and a popular domino playing and rum drinking spot for the locals.
If watersports are your thing, Silver sands is a great beach for it. 30 minutes away from the cottage, it's the perfect place for windsurfing and kitesurfing., Silver Sands is a wonderful beach to stop by. There are shaded picnic benches, and a playpark for children available as well.