The Commission is responsible for the development and maintenance of public beach accesses around the island. The rapid development of over 150 hotels & businesses on Barbados’ coast especially between Heywood’s, St. Peter and Oistins in Christ Church has stressed the need to provide locals with unimpeded access to the beaches.
There are currently approximately eighty-five (85) beach accesses categorized as pedestrian & vehicular.
This by extension will encourage social integration amongst visitors and locals. Nowhere is the process of social integration more evident than along the coastlines where visitors and locals may be seen interacting and enjoying this lovely natural resource.
Recognizing the above, the Commission continues to identify and recommend areas for acquisition which are popularly utilized by the public in order to meet social demands and upgrade existing accesses where possible. This work involves the provision of at least one or a combination of the following: