Over 70 square miles of beaches await you in Barbados, ranging in hues from delicate pink to purest white. There are no private beaches in Barbados and all are open to the public. Barbados is a coral island and its beaches consist of finely ground coral sand. The surf varies from lapping water to gentle waves to very large swells. There is truly a beach for every mood! We have listed here the best beaches on the island as you would not have enough time to visit them all. Sink your toes in the warm sand, lie back and relax under the blue skies, and you'll start to savor this special way of life. Welcome to Barbados!