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Bathsheba is a small town on the open and rugged coast of Barbados with breakers crashing in from the Atlantic. The eastern coast of Bim has been compared to the Cornish coast. Bathsheba is the wilder side of Barbados, away from the crowds and swanky hotels and it's worth it.

Get in[edit]

  • Hire a car (preferably open) for a day or two in Barbados and cross the island to the eastern coast to experience this marvelous place and you might just come across a green Barbados monkey on the road to the sea.
  • Buses do run from the capital city, Bridgetown, but not frequent enough to be useful. Expect long walks between sites if you do manage to find a bus out here.

Get around[edit]


Bathsheba Water Front
  • Long Pond
  • the old Sugar Mill, both of which are worth a visit.
  • Take a walk along this breezy coast and stare in wonder at the enormous boulders dominating Bathsheba, then visit Andromeda Gardens, or go north to Codrington College and St. Lucy.
  • Saint Joseph Anglican Church


  • Generally, the waves are too rough for ordinary swimmers, although surfers and windsurfers are drawn to the waves here.
  • Bath Beach - One of the best 'bathing beaches' on this coast is a little to the south.





  • Sea-U Guest House - Charming guest house with stunning ocean views in Bathsheba at the untamed east coast Bathsheba. 7 rooms in two traditional Bajan style houses surrounded by tropical garden with hammocks. Restaurant featuring fresh baked bread and home style dinners.

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