Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly Douglas

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Douglas. This welcoming and relaxing city is known for its local tours, restaurants and coral reefs. St. Nicholas Abbey and Animal Flower Cave are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Douglas

Do you want to find things to do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that Douglas has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Barbados Wildlife Reserve (3.1 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Caribbean International Riding Centre (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Sandy Lane Country Club Golf Course (5.9 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Green Monkey Golf Course (5.9 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Sandy Lane Golf Course (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Atlantis Submarines Adventure (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Douglas

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, June, May, September and July are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 90°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Douglas

Nature lovers will enjoy Douglas for its pristine beaches, beautiful ocean views and spectacular coral reefs. Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Douglas is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Animal Flower Cave (5.6 mi / 9.1 km)
  • Huntes Gardens (7.4 mi / 12 km)
  • Bathsheba Beach (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
  • Brownes Beach (11.5 mi / 18.5 km)
  • Heywoods Beach (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Speightstown Esplanade (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Douglas

The nearest airport is in Bridgetown (BGI-Grantley Adams Intl.), located 15.9 mi (25.6 km) from the city center.

Where to stay near Douglas?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 1,769 house rentals near Douglas. From 305 Houses to 428 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Douglas for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Douglas?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Douglas:

  • Saint Lawrence Gap: 279 vacation rentals
  • Saint Martins: 857 vacation rentals
  • Foul Bay: 35 vacation rentals
  • Graeme Hall Park: 205 vacation rentals
  • Graeme Hall Terrace: 194 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Douglas?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Douglas. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Heywoods Beach: 2,506 home rentals
  • Dover Beach: 2,632 home rentals
  • Maxwell Beach: 2,630 home rentals
  • Crane Beach: 2,628 home rentals
  • Barbados Polo Club: 2,629 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Douglas listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Douglas?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 305 Houses in Douglas. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Douglas include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 428 lodging choices
  • Villas: 974 lodging choices
  • Cabins: 28 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Cottages and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Douglas?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 1,157 vacation homes with pool available in Douglas.