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Folkestone Marine Park & Visitor Centre

Church Point | Near St. James Parish Church, Holetown, Barbados
+1 246-422-2314
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Great place to snorkel from the beach

Very quiet early in the morning, easy to access, good fish within yards of the beach. We saw a... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
David W
,
Malmesbury, United Kingdom
via mobile
THE place to snorkel

Beautiful beach with sun and shade, useful facilities such as showers and yoilets, plenty of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Hilary S
,
Tring, Hertfordshire
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  • Average15%
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Church Point | Near St. James Parish Church, Holetown, Barbados
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+1 246-422-2314
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1 - 10 of 165 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very quiet early in the morning, easy to access, good fish within yards of the beach. We saw a couple of big shoals. They won't swarm around you like they do elsewhere when boat tours are feeding them, this is a much more natural experience....More

Thank David W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful beach with sun and shade, useful facilities such as showers and yoilets, plenty of parking and best of all safe for swimming and snorkelling with many species of fish and turtles to see

Thank Hilary S
Reviewed 1 week ago

WE were staying down the road in Fitts but decided to go and see what this place had to offer, parking is easy as there is lots of room and there are attended toilets and showers and a small unexpensive gift shop that sels drinks...More

Thank Johnfb56
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nature reserve in the sea. Has toilet, shower & locker facility's for convenience. the coral and wildlife are easily accessible from the beach.

Thank Drew C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited this place on Mothers Day it was packed with local families enjoying themselves it was lovely to see and they were most welcoming.

Thank lazylips
Reviewed May 15, 2017 via mobile

Folkstone is a great destination for families with younger kids like us. Our 6 and 7 year-olds had a great time there! Powdery, soft sand beach, crystal clear waters with gentle waves, and easily accessible reefs from shore - which is buoyed off from jet...More

1  Thank Richard j
Reviewed May 7, 2017

This is a lovely beach and picnic area with a small shop, showers and changing facilities juts up the coast from Hometown. It is very popular with local families at the weekends. The garden area and beach boardwalk were unfortunately strewn with litter, and although...More

Thank angusM25
Reviewed April 30, 2017 via mobile

What a spot to enjoy a day! We met the lady that tends the gardens and it was well kept. We also met Kenrick - He runs a glass bottom boat tour from the beach there. He is top drawer ! He took my family...More

1  Thank Wader72
Reviewed April 11, 2017

Make sure you come closer to low tide, and preferably not on Sunday, when it's a picnic ground for families with kids who fill the water. Probably not for beginner snorkelers unless you have a lifejacket.

Thank EvasWorld
Reviewed April 5, 2017 via mobile

This is a free marine park not far from Holetown. Nice beach and very quiet , hardly any tourists. A Few locals Great place to snorkel , lots of fish and clear blue seas and we chilled here for a few hours. No refreshments so...More

Thank Longun13
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louisville273
Do you need to bring your own snorkel equipment or do they rent it?
June 25, 2017|
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Response from Drew C | Reviewed this property |
you need to have all your own equipment.
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IslaTrippen
Is there any beach chairs and shade?
January 31, 2017|
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Response from Alison H | Reviewed this property |
Plenty of shade, no beach chairs. THey have benches and picnic tables
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Louise G
are there lockers for your stuff?
January 23, 2017|
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Response from voyageuse6024 |
Yes there are lockers at the visitors centre, but not at weekends or public holidays. Cost is 2 BD.
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