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Holetown Beach

Open Now: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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Holetown beach is located on the west coast of Barbados, in the parish of St. James, behind the post office and police station. It continues the eight miles of golden sandy beach that makes up the gold coast of Barbados.
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Holetown, Barbados
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have visited and stayed in Holetown over the last 21years and the walk along the beach is always a good way of just chilling out. The boardwalk is a great addition as you can sit on the rocks and enjoy the great views or...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Trek655549
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was on the beach every day, the water was perfect. The Sunsets were so amazing, and the rainbows were beautiful.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Karen D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great beach, Lovely golden sand, The archetypal caribbean beach,A variety of watersports available but not obtrusive, A few beach bars but not too crowded,

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank cliju
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was really surprised how quiet this beach was as heard so much about it. What we loved was of course the sand and sea but also people watching as quite a few locals doing various th8ngs like bbqs and preparing the fresh fish which was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank VicheartsJP
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently stayed in Holetown and for most of our stay we spent the day on Holetown beach. You can just put a towel down if you like, but we paid $80 BDS per day for 4 sunbeds and 2 umbrellas, which we thought was...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Paul W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our local beach so visited a few times. There is a bar/cafe on the beach and you can hire sunbeds and umbrella for $20 or $BD40. You get a few vendors asking you to buy jewellery and trips but they don't hassle you....More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank themoorestours
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

bit of a dip getting into the water, which makes it a bit embarrassing getting out when the waves push and pull, but lovely beach, and nice to swim

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank emmatabg7
Reviewed March 17, 2019

This is an incredible beach in a superb location. Soft white sand gently sloping in to the warm Caribbean sea. great beach for a walk with watersports on offer if that is your thing

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Worcestertravels
Reviewed March 14, 2019

Had another great trip to Discovery Bay - Starfish resort in Holetown. Wonderful hotel - such friendly staff - always helpful and professional. Great Food - Shane is a wonderful chef and the A La Cart dinners are fabulous. Clean, friendly, on a great beach,...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Reviewed March 3, 2019

The sand is grainy not soft and powdery. The incline into the sea is very steep and not safe for children or not strong swimmers.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Edith B
November 5, 2018|
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Response from unclefred | Reviewed this property |
There are rocks but walk north 500 yds for a great snorkeling beach.