"Tucked away on the remote Southeast Coast of Barbados, Bottom Bay is a small spit of sugar-white sand, sprinkled with coconut palms, and backed by sixty-foot limestone cliffs. There are no facilities at Bottom Bay. And it can be quite hard to find! From the main island road headed east from the airport area, you'll pass the turnoff for Sam Lord's castle, a mile or so later the road will jog left around a telephone pole, and a faded sign will point left to Bottom Bay. Ask a local if you get lost. The road ends at a parking area next to Bottom Bay House, a private estate. Park on the road and follow the old stone steps down the cliff to the beach. This beach is never crowded, on weekends, however, there may be some locals there. There's a nice interesting sea cave in the cliffs at the back of the beach. WARNING! The water here isn't very safe for swimming! The sand pitches off steeply just inside the water line, and there is a strong undertow! It is possible to get to this area by bus. Ask the drivers at the bus terminal in Bridgetown which bus is going to Sam Lord's Castle. Take the bus past the Castle (actually a Marriott hotel) and tell the driver you're going to Bottom Bay. He'll let you off in the village of Bottom Bay and you can walk downhill to the beach. "