Activities in Holetown

Photo credit © Waves
 

Holetown is a modern town, busy with tourists seeking out activities that are typical of most destinations in the Caribbean like snorkeling, scuba diving, fishing, and bumming it on the beach.  But there is a lot more to this town for those who want something more.  Souvenir shops line the streets and the West Coast Mall provide opportunities for shopping, sightseeing will bring you to a museum and sugar factory tour, and you can even get in a few rounds of golf and tennis.  

Diving

Holetown Diving

Just off the coast of Holetown is one of the most popular wreck dives in the entire Caribbean. Any diver that enjoys exploring sunkin ships should make note of Holetown.

You'll find 3 dive services and at least 11 good dive sites in the area. For a more comprehensive look at diving in this area check out this page.

Fishing

IOU Fishing Charters

Thinking about reeling in a big one while on vacation? You'll be glad to know 4 charter fishing services operate from this area. Click to visit our page concerning this topic.

Golf

Barbados Golf

If there are some golfing fans vacationing with you, they're in luck -- the potential exists for playing at several of the 4 golf courses in this area. Some of the area courses include Royal Westmoreland, Sandy Lane Country Club Golf Course, and Sandy Lane Green Monkey Golf Course. To read a detailed article concerning the course, including the location, number of holes, and a lot more all you have to do is click on the course name. Click this link to view our article concerning golf courses throughout Barbados.

Sailing and Boating

Good Times Catamaran Cruises

Be sure to look at the following table to find out more about local providers that will enable you to get out on the open water.

Boating Opportunities In And Around Holetown
Name Phone Location
Black Pearl Party Cruise (246) 826-7245 Downtown Bridgetown, 6.2 mi. South of Central Holetown
Cool Runnings (246) 436-0911 Downtown Bridgetown, 6.3 mi. South of Central Holetown
El Tigre Cruises (246) 417-7245 Downtown Bridgetown, 6.3 mi. South of Central Holetown
Good Times Catamaran Cruises (246) 422-1900 0.1 mi. North of Central Holetown
Jammin' Catamaran Cruise (246) 422-1152 Downtown Bridgetown, 6.3 mi. South of Central Holetown
Silver Moon (246) 435-5285 5.4 mi. South of Central Holetown
Small Cats Catamaran Sailing Cruises (246) 421-6419 Downtown Bridgetown, 6.4 mi. South of Central Holetown

If you'd like to learn about area marinas and charter operators visit this page.

Shopping

Best Of Barbados Chattel Village

If there are some foks who enjoy exploring new shops vacationing with you, they'll be interested to know that at least 63 retailers are located in this area. If you'd like to find out about shopping in Holetown and nearby, you can do so by clicking on this link.

Sightseeing

Tyrol Cot Heritage Village

Plan on also spending some time experiencing the sights and sounds of daily life in Holetown. Among other things, the area has historic sites and a distillery. Visitors who enjoy being outside typically have fun visiting the area's outdoor parks and botanical gardens. To read about other area sightseeing attractions, read this page.

Information about a firm that will show you the most interesting local sights can be found in the following table:

Sightseeing Services In And Around Holetown
Name Type Phone Location
Atlantis Barbados Submarines Excursions and Sightseeing Service (246) 436-8968 5.4 mi. South of Central Holetown
Butcher Travel & Tours Travel and Tour Operators (246) 422-1390 0 mi. North of Central Holetown
Island Safari Excursions and Sightseeing Service (246) 429-5337 6.2 mi. Southeast of Central Holetown
Island Safari Barbados Excursions and Sightseeing Service (246) 429-5337 5.3 mi. Southeast of Central Holetown

Snorkeling

Atlantis Barbados Submarines

If exploring a watery world sounds fun you'll be pleased to know you can easily find places to do so during your vacation in Holetown. To find out more about snorkeling opportunities, read this article.

Spas

The Spa at Waves

Relaxing for a few hours in a spa could be one of the most enjoyable parts of your vacation. Spa-goers will find plenty of options, given the fact that there are 6 spas in this area. To learn about more the options, go to this page.

Tennis

Sandy Lane

If you'd like to play some tennis during your visit your best bet is to stay at a hotel with a tennis court. Fortunately, there are 10 properties in the area that offer tennis.

The table below may help with your planning. You can view the number of tennis courts on-site, whether lights are available for evening play, and a few other details. Click on the names to learn more about the property.

Accommodations with Tennis In Holetown
Property Location Tennis Courts Lit Courts Tennis Pro
Sandy Lane 0.9 mi. South of Central Holetown 9 check check
Fairmont Royal Pavilion Porters, 1.1 mi. North of Central Holetown 2 check
Colony Club Hotel 0.6 mi. North of Central Holetown 2 check
Crystal Cove Hotel 2.2 mi. South of Central Holetown 2 check
The House Holders Hill, 1.5 mi. South of Central Holetown 4 check
Coral Reef Club 0.5 mi. North-Northwest of Central Holetown 2 check
Discovery Bay by Rex Resorts 0.2 mi. North-Northeast of Central Holetown 2 check
St. James Paynes Bay, 1.4 mi. South of Central Holetown 2 check
Royal Westmoreland 1.7 mi. North-Northeast of Central Holetown 3 check
Sugar Hill Estates Mt Standfast, 1.5 mi. North of Central Holetown 4 check

For instance, Sandy Lane has a tennis pro who can give you lessons or tips for improving your game.

Other Activities

Limegrove Cinema

Take a minute to read this table for information about other activities. to learn more. for information concerning other activities.

Other Activities In And Around Holetown
Name Type Phone Location
Barbados Dance Theatre Co The Dance Companies (246) 429-4870 Downtown Bridgetown, 6.2 mi. South of Central Holetown
High Tide Watersports Watersports Operator (246) 432-0931 0.6 mi. North-Northwest of Central Holetown
Kensington Oval Management Inc Sporting Event Venue (246) 274-1200 5.6 mi. South of Central Holetown
Limegrove Cinema Movie Theater (246) 420-2000 0.2 mi. Northeast of Central Holetown
National Stadium Sporting Event Venue -- 5.0 mi. South-Southeast of Central Holetown
 

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