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Holetown beach restoration

Hi there could anyone please tell me a bit more about the work that's taking place to the beach. As we are staying at the sunswept hotel next month and I'm a little concerned that the work could affect our holiday. Virgin haven't mentioned anything about it but i think i would rather change hotel if it's going to be loud etc Would appreciate some advise :) thank you

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1. Re: Holetown beach restoration

Hi sazjaz29

Westiegal is more up to date on this situation than anyone here on the forum but as far as she has pointed out this is what is going on :

The work is due to start on Monday 14th May (or during this week) and starts just south of Zaccios which is virtually on Sunswept's bit of beach.

The work as I understand it is to Groynes out in the sea and not directly to the beach. However I would have thought that this situation, although it won't interfere with you sitting on the beach it will not be a pretty sight!

Virgin holidays would probably know nothing of this situation.

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2. Re: Holetown beach restoration

Thank you for your reply. I noticed westiegal is the one to ask :) so hoping she will reply. This is our 1st visit to the Caribbean, and was looking forward to it soooooo much :( im not sure what to do now. As the sunswept is so reasonable and in perfect location I feel it will be hard to change hotel and still tick all our boxes.

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3. Re: Holetown beach restoration

No problem. Sorry I can't be of more help.

Westiegal should be able to give you more of an update this week as she is in the area.

Sunswept is indeed in a great location.

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4. Re: Holetown beach restoration

I don't believe Sunswept will be affected , as far as I can see from the plans the first bit of actual construction will be infront of the drain north of Surfside, but then, these plans are two years old !!

Chester, United...
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5. Re: Holetown beach restoration

Thank you westiegal - I guess we will have to wait and see. Is there any chance you could keep us updated? Pretty pls :)

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6. Re: Holetown beach restoration

Of course I will sazjaz .

Chester, United...
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7. Re: Holetown beach restoration

Thank u ;)

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8. Re: Holetown beach restoration

Hi westiegal wondering if the work started? I have emailed hotel but they seem to know very little. But wondered if anything happening yet? Thanks x

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9. Re: Holetown beach restoration

No, nothing up to last night !

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10. Re: Holetown beach restoration

Not today !!