Stimulating St Lawrence Gap holidays 2019 / 2020
Located on the southern coast of Barbados, around a 15-minute drive from the cultural hub of busy Bridgetown, holidays to St Lawrence Gap are ideal for those seeking sun, sand, sea and a stretch of paradise. There are plenty of opportunities to party on the beach, in the bars and in the clubs of the town as well as long sunny days to spend sleeping it off on the beautiful beach. Those looking to make a splash and explore won’t be disappointed either, with a host of watersports and inland activities available around the resort. For a picture-perfect Caribbean break, St Lawrence Gap is a fantastic base for your 2019 / 2020 escape.
The main attraction of holidays to St Lawrence Gap is its warm white sands which are gently lapped by the crystal-clear waters of the sea. From here you can enjoy days spent stretching out and soaking up the warm sunshine, dipping off in the crystal-clear waters when you need to cool down. The town itself is lively and welcoming, with pretty streets filled with restaurants, cafés, bars and hotels, everything really comes alive at night when the streets and sandy shore are alive with music and dancing.
St Lawrence is a fantastic base for visiting local attractions. Visit the nearby Bush Hill Nature Sanctuary, watch artisans at work at the Tyrol Cot Heritage Village or indulge in a game on one of the many world-class golf courses within easy reach of the resort. The sporty will find a whole host of adrenaline-inducing sport on offer at the many beaches surrounding St Lawrence gap, while shopaholics can peruse the many boutique shops which are scattered through the town and if you’re looking for even more activities, the captital Bridgetown is close by.
Barbados is famous for its delicious selection of food, including delicious fresh seafood and plenty of jerk chicken thrown in as well. Holidays to St Lawrence Gap are no different, with a huge variety of restaurants to choose from here, as well as in the nearby area. Fine dining options are perfect for those wanting to splash out, with most restaurants offering stunning views over the sea as you enjoy wine, beer, cocktails and some truly amazing dishes. If you prefer cheap eats there are cafés and bars galore where they’ll whip up some of their famous Caribbean favourites, as well as American fast food and dishes from home. And those wanting to enjoy international cuisine won’t be left out either, with everything from bistros and steakhouses to pizza and Chinese on offer in the town and its surrounding area.
Families will love the laid-back atmosphere of holidays to St Lawrence Gap, with the famous Barbados charm and hospitality on offer everywhere you go. The soft white sands are ideal for little ones, with the calm and clear waters staying shallow a little way out, making the beach perfect for families with young children. If you prefer to hit the water there are lots of boat tours available, whether you want to snorkel, scuba dive or even go fishing. Alternatively, simply find your own secluded cove and spend the day relaxing. Kids will love the nearby chocolate factory tour, or you could have even more of an adventure and explore the nearby caves.
Action & Adventure
Although holidays to St Lawrence Gap are all about rest and relaxation there’s plenty to be discovered in the Christchurch region. From here you can book yourselves onto boat trips and expeditions, including snorkelling and scuba diving outings, as well as fishing trips. If you prefer to hit the seas with some adrenaline why not learn to sail? Or simply hop on a jet ski. The Harison’s Cave Tram Tour will take you deep underground by tram and teach you all about the stunning caves. Or you could all hop on board a banana boat and see who can hold on the longest!
There are plenty of sugar-sanded options for beach-bums on a St Lawrence Gap holiday. Dover Beach and Sandy Beach great spots for swimming, while St Lawrence Bay offers phenomenal snorkelling opportunities. Spend your days on the sparkling shores of the beach, taking in the beautiful backdrop of beach huts, bars and palm trees and making the most of the cool waters of the aqua sea. From here you can rent loungers and parasols and order snacks and drinks straight to your towel, or make the most of the waves and enjoy some of the water sports on offer. If you enjoy snorkelling and scuba diving book yourself onto a boat trip and explore the coastline and its underwater world, or rent a car and drive around the island, stopping off anywhere that takes your fancy.
Holidays to St Lawrence Gap are perfect for those who like to party, in fact, it is possibly the top destination on the island for after-dark entertainment, with plenty of opportunities on the beach as well as in the town. Dance the night away until the early hours of the morning and go from sun lounger to dancing with the sand between your toes in no time at all. The jazz clubs serve up delicious cocktails, beers and more, while you can listen to some famous live tunes and chat to the friendly barmen while the many beach bars are fantastic for parties under the stars. Should you wish for a change of scenery, St Michaels Parish is another lively resort worth testing out and, if you’re looking for lots of clubs and bars, a further selection is also available in nearby Bridgetown, which is well within striking distance for your evening revelry.
There are plenty of opportunities to relax – with a cocktail in hand – on holidays to St Lawrence Gap. Couples will find themselves spoilt for choice with the soft white sands of the beach backed by palm trees, restaurants and bars and ideal if you want to unwind and take it easy. Try delicious Barbados dishes, including fresh seafood and jerk chicken and beef, or head to the spa and let yourselves be pampered from head to toe. If you prefer to keep active on your holidays there are water sports such as jet skiing, snorkelling and scuba diving in the nearby area, or you could book a boat trip and explore the coast from a different angle. And if you want to soak up the history and culture of the area why not head to nearby Bridgetown and make the most of its museums?
There is so much history and culture to be explored in the Christchurch area of Barbados you’ll be spoilt for choice on your St Lawrence Gap holidays. Take in the museums and parliament buildings, or wander through the town and admire its stunning architecture. Alternatively, head to the art gallery and admire both modern and historic pieces before heading to the Observatory where you can glimpse into the night skies. And if all that sounds a bit too much the perfect place to soak up Barbados’ culture is in its beach bars, jazz clubs and reggae bars where you can enjoy a warm, friendly atmosphere and some incredible music.