Paynes Bay Beach, Paynes Bay

4.3
#1 of 7 in Parks in Saint James Parish
Swim with the sea turtles at Paynes Bay Beach, an attractive strip of coastline. Rest in the shaded areas or on a rented deckchair, and head out into the water for a cooling swim. Try some sports on the water with a number of catamaran and jet ski rental facilities. Alternatively, head to the south of the beach to find the quieter areas, away from the cruise ship tour groups and noisy recreation. All along the coast, keep your eyes peeled for sea turtles feeding on the ocean floor. To visit Paynes Bay Beach on your holiday in Saint James Parish, and find out what else Saint James Parish has to offer, use our Saint James Parish journey planner.
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  • Lovely beach just how I imagined Barbados. No hassle, the jet ski and boat operators do approach you but no pressure and if you say no they leave you in peace, everyone is friendly  more »
  • Although some parts of the bay are busier than others , it is always possible to find a quite spot, and its a lovely to spend some time walking along the gentle surf line. Paynes Bay is certainly my f...  more »
  • Beautiful but too much sea weed. Not good for swimming. Rocks were amazing and turtles visible from the shore!  more »
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  • Beautiful coral blue water and fine sand
  • Fabulous
  • Amazing beach. You can swim with turtles.
  • the beach is rocky
  • Our local beach for few days. Beautiful water and sand. We are not fans of water jets and they were always too close to people but that was a case on all the beaches we went. They have designated areas roped away kids could be safe and yet they still come a meter away from them. Chairs and umbrellas can be hired from local gang. Prices are high in my opinion and never mind they have so few people , or you are there for couple of hours only, plus they are old... they still charge you arm and a leg. We brought our towels and umbrella. We saw turtles and octopus whilst here but underwater world is disturbed by watersports.
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