Places to Go, Dine and Shop inThe Neighbourhood
We are located at fairway #4.
I’ve never been to Rockley Golf & Country Club… tell me what it’s like?
Rockley Golf & Country Club is set in 70 acres of tropical parkland on the south shore area of Barbados known as Worthing, with 145 rooms and suites, laid out in 7 small low rise (two floors) “clusters.”
The Club is equipped with a 9-hole (18 tee) golf course (par 35); 5 tennis courts (3 are floodlit); Squash courts; Golf Club Restaurant (dress casual); Private gardens; Swimming Pool; Taxi service and much more…
The vacation apartment for rent by owner has an inviting swimming pool set amidst private tropical landscapes, or you can have a swim at the beach, which is only a 10 minute walk away. Nearby beaches include the popular Accra Beach and Sandy Beach.
Within 10 minutes you can walk to upbeat bars and pubs, enchanting shops, world-class restaurants and St. Lawrence Gap, the entertainment district of Barbados.Enjoy the warm rays of the Caribbean sunshine or just lounge on the soft sandy beaches of Barbados.
What kind of places and activities will I find in the area?
- Bars, pubs and nightclubs
- Delightful restuarants
- White sandy beaches
- Sailing, SCUBA Diving
- Snorkelling, surfing
- St. Lawrence Gap: the heart of the South Coast lined with cafes, pubs, restaurants, nightclubs and tons of charming and friendly Bajans and tourists alike.
How far is the airport?
Grantley Adams International (Barbados) airport is only a 20 minute drive away and conveniently, there is a taxi stand at the resort, where you can quickly and easily get a taxi to the airport and around the island as well. Kensington Oval (where Cricket is played) and Bridgetown (the capital city of Barbados) are a 10 minute drive away. The Garrison Savannah, where you can see world-class horse racing is only a 5 minute drive away.
How far is the beach? Can we walk to it?
There are several beaches in the area… all within walking distance… some nearby beaches include Sandy Beach, Accra, Dover. On the beaches you will find beach bars and beachfront restaurants.
You can also enjoy a wide range of activities including beach volleyball, jetskiiing, canoeing, body boarding, surfing, wnd surfing, fishing and more.
How far are you from Bridgetown? Can I walk?
We are very close to Bridgetown. Bridgetown is about a 15 minute drive away. There is lots of public transport on the south coast main road, which is about a 10 minute walk (or less) from the resort. There is also a taxi stand at the resort.
How far is St. Lawrence gap? Can I walk?
We are very close to St. Lawrence Gap. You could walk to St. Lawrence Gap in about 20 minutes (by taxi or car it would be about a 5 minute drive). There is lots of public transport on the south coast main road, which is about a 10 minute walk (or less) from the resort. There is also a taxi stand at the resort.
Is there public transportation?
There is lots of public transport on the south coast main road, which is about a 10 (or less) minute walk from the resort. There are 3 types of public transport that you will see in Barbados.
The Barbados Transport Board
Transport Board buses are painted blue and yellow and bus fare is BDS$1.50 per ride for adults and BDs $1.00 for school children.
For more information on the Transport Board Bus system, including schedules and information on getting to tourist attractions, you can visit The Barbados Transport Board website.
Bus destinations are usually displayed on the bottom left-hand corner of the windscreen.
The ZR vans
They run selected routes from 1-11. To find out which ZR runs which route look at the number on it or look at the sign in the bottom left-hand corner. The fare is also BDS$1.50.
There is also a taxi stand at the resort, which makes it very convenient for you to get around at night as well as get to the airport at the end of your stay.
Would we have to rent a car? How much does it cost per day?
Renting a car is always a good way to see the interior parts of the island… although you have to be careful, especially if you’re not used to how the roundabouts work and driving on the left side of the road. If you mainly want to relax, party a bit, spend time at the beach, etc… then you won’t need to rent a car. There is a ton to do in this area. There are also several beaches within walking distance (10-15 minute walks).
Are there restaurants within walking distance?
Several. There is a restaurant on the resort, and there are several others in the area. You will find many along the south coast main road and in St. Lawrence Gap.
Is the Rockley golf course open to public? How much does it cost?
The Golf course is open to the public. Our guests qualify for club member rates, which are $45 BDS per person for 9-hole. Fridays and Sundays are 2 for 1 days, where 2 people can play for the price of one.
Golf clubs, bags and carts are available for rental as well.