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Address: One mile north of Holetown | Near St. James Parish Church, Barbados
Phone Number: +1-246-422-2314

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new walkway a great improvement

A safe area to snorkel with toilets, picnic tables and life guard. You can walk to it along the beach from Holetown across sand and Along walkways much better than on the road.

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 10, 2014
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Costa Rica
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118 reviews 118 reviews
8 attraction reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

The park has acceptable infrastructure and is easily accessible. However, I went there to see marine life and did not find much. The waves are fun but tiring after a while.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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169 reviews 169 reviews
26 attraction reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 via mobile

Easy to park and plenty of shade and a pleasant enough stroll along the waters edge. All in all a bit run down with an almost closed aura about it all. Worth seeing, but not worth going to see

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Londra
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239 reviews 239 reviews
51 attraction reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Walking on the beach from Paynes bay in the nord direction after holetow, settler's beach you'll found this marine park. You have there a big parking area and a place for pic nic where local people goes expecially during the bank holiday days.

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Calgary
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55 reviews 55 reviews
16 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Look for folkstown beach as you are driving north out of Holetown on the left. It features parking and a washroom area and a restaurant, lifeguards on duty, and a whitesand beach that you can walk in. I was surprised that the snorkeling approximately 50 feet off shore was very good - with full coral fans, trees, and a good... More 

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Yorkshire
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

A safe area to snorkel with toilets, picnic tables and life guard. You can walk to it along the beach from Holetown across sand and Along walkways much better than on the road.

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Findon, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

One of the only places to park up by the beach along this stretch of coast. The facility includes lifeguard, showers and changing rooms. A short walk led us to a lovely beach outside one of the hotels where access to the sea was easy.

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Christchurch, United Kingdom
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193 reviews 193 reviews
83 attraction reviews
164 helpful votes 164 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Our real concern about snorkelling is the safekeeping of belongings whilst in the sea. The park office rents lockers at BD2 per day and hires snorkel kit. It's all supervised so we were happy with the arrangement. Snorkelling is good here - lots of fish, eels and we are told turtles will often swin near the shore. The beach is... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We were there on a Sunday so the shop and rental booth were closed. We brought our own gear so it was fine. there was a lifeguard and you can put your bags in his hut while you snorkel. Lots of local come swim there, which is really nice. The beach is small but we had a nice time there.... More 

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California
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39 reviews 39 reviews
5 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

I wish I could have given this a 5-star rating. What keeps me from it is that I wish the facilities were a bit more modern and there was better food service/seating. But beyond that, if you want to relax and take your time snorkeling, this is a great place to do it. We choose this over other place from... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We snorkeled here in mid-July 2014. The island is pretty quiet at this time. The park has a large area that is cordoned off with buoys (probably 200 meters deep and 100 meters wide). This keeps the jet skis and other boats out of the way. The reef underneath is in good health. The variety of sea life is pretty... More 

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