The Gap

The Gap

Sapphire Beach Condominiums is ideally located within walking distance of St. Lawrence Gap.  Families stroll to the beach. Daredevils suit up for their maiden surf lesson. Music emanates to the street where late diners and partygoers cross paths. The Gap, as it is affectionately known, brings a combination of daytime adventures and nighttime delights including beaches, shopping, restaurants, hideaways and nightclubs - catering to every imaginable need. Lounge on the sandy shores inches away from your holiday home, and then head straight out of the water and take a leisurely stroll to your favourite restaurant for a scrumptious lunch!

Beaches & Watersports

The south coast of Barbados is iconic for its varying options of watersports. The south west is known for its quieter shores and sandy coves dotted with beach chairs. But where the sand trails off into rocky coastline, recreational fisherman and surfboards complete the picture of coastal life. St. Lawrence Gap is blessed with a mixed shoreline, offering leisurely beach days and challenging swells for those willing to take up the challenge of jet skiing, windsurfing, surfing or even paddle boarding. But rest assured that besides its amazing surf breaks and other coastal action spots, the area also offers the best surf and dive shops with excellent tutors.


Nighttime in St. Lawrence Gap never disappoints. Bars and restaurants are fully awake and beaming with life as laughter fills the air. Tucked away behind colourful signs and neat doorways are some of the island’s most popular nightclubs with all ages of partygoers. Music pulsates, and the beats of reggae, calypso, salsa and live music complete the mood of each spot. Dress your best or keep it casually comfortable as you enjoy the island’s best DJ selections, or groove to the strings and melodies of the live bands and night-scene talent bringing sets of music from across the world!


St. Lawrence is the hub of the Barbadian culinary experience, offering a blend of fine dining across all stars to the roadside grassroots fare that is typically Barbadian. Whether you’re on the hunt for breakfast after a long night on the town, a casual lunch, a full-course dinner or tapas and bar nibbles, the restaurants of The Gap are sure to satiate! Flavors abound with Brazil, Ireland and Mexico popularly represented. Fine dining options are strewn along the waterside. And if your preference is to dine in, our concierge can arrange a personal chef to cater to your food fancy at Sapphire, creating a truly unique St. Lawrence Gap food experience.

Shopping & Conveniences

Besides its beaches, food and nightlife, Barbados is also well-known as a duty-free shopping haven. St. Lawrence Gap is home to several shopping options for those seeking a bit of retail therapy. There are several jewelry and clothing boutiques and an abundance of vendors plying their trade in handmade jewelry, ornaments, beachwear. And for the daily-living necessities, there are two main convenience stores that are strategically positioned at the opposing ends of The Gap for easy accessibility. As for the surrounding area, petrol stations, a major shopping mall and several supermarket chains are all within a 10-minute drive from The Gap.