Barbados’ Sandy Lane Beach loved by Rihanna and the Beckhams

IT’S not hard to see why this beach in Barbados is a hotspot for A-list celebrities.

Pop sensation Rihanna is among the superstars to have soaked up the sunshine at Sandy Lane.

Which celebrities have visited Sandy Lane beach?

Rihanna is a regular at Sandy Lane – and even brought herself an apartment there back in 2013.

After initially renting the property, the Umbrella singer forked out a whopping $22million to buy it.

A long list of celebrities have been spotted at Sandy Lane beach in Barbados (Credit: P_Dean/ Flickr)

Rihanna returns to Barbados every year for Christmas – and no doubt enjoys the beach while she’s there.

Among the other celebrities to have visited Sandy Lane hotel and beach are Hugh Grant, Vera Wang, the Beckham family and Simon Cowell.

Is Sandy Lane beach private?

Sandy Lane beach is NOT private.

In fact, all of the beaches in Barbados are open to the public.

When should I go to Sandy Lane beach?

There’s never a bad time to visit this small slice of paradise.

During peak season, star-spotters venture to Sandy Lane in the hope of spotting a celebrity.

If you’re a wildlife lover, between July to October would be ideal for you.

Every year crowds gather for the nesting of the Hawksbill turtles – that are friendly.

As well watching them make their first journey to the sea, you can even swim alongside them.

What facilities are at Sandy Lane beach?

Non-residents are allowed to use Sandy Lane Hotel’s beach bar for a refreshment or two.

As well as that, non-residents can use the restaurant but will need to book a table in advance.

A lot of beach goers like to take a picnic with them to the beach.

But if you’d prefer to be waited on, there are several places to eat nearby.

There are several cafes and restaurants in the picturesque nearby town of Holetown.

What is there to do Sandy Lane beach?

If soaking up the sunshine in Barbados isn’t enough for you – look no further.

This is the perfect location for watersports and snorkelling.

You can also rent a jet-ski from the beachfront if you want to head out to sea.