There is more to St Lawrence Gap than bars and restaurants. In the midst of it all is a quaint place of worship – St Lawrence Anglican (Episcopal) Church, with its spectacular view of the ocean added to its attractiveness.
Barbados is the epitome of island lavishness when it comes to beaches. From the docile west to the temperamental east coast, the island has a bit of everything for beach lovers. Each of the island’s coasts has its own personality. The most popular with sunseekers is undoubtedly the west coast, whose beaches are best known for their upscale environs and calming allure, while the south-east and most easterly shores are a surfer’s dream. The south westerly beaches like that at Dover are home to soft, glowing white sands that are the perfect backdrop for lazy beach days. Fortunately for us, beautiful beachscapes such as these are all we know at Dover Beach, as our beautiful stretch along the coast of St. Lawrence Gap offers the best in beachside therapy right at our doorstep.
It takes vision, confidence, and strong business acumen to take the plunge into the hospitality industry in Barbados in 1977 and build an operation from the ground up. Award winning Barbadian hotelier, Robert Jeffrey Kinch, did exactly that when he conceived, constructed and opened this hotel 40 years ago, with 27 rooms. “Jeff”, as he is affectionately known, was a young soldier in the British Army serving in Aden, Canada, Germany, Malaysia and Thailand. He returned to his beloved Barbados in 1969 convinced he could make an important contribution to the further development of his birthplace. His effective management skills, plethora of knowledge and invaluable contribution to his country, earned him the respect of his hospitality industry colleagues and several awards including the Member of the British Empire (MBE) in Queen Elizabeth’s 2013 New Year honours. His effervescent, warm personality and wit, endeared him to his staff. There are employees […]