Activities in Holetown

Photo credit: © Sandy Lane Country Club Golf Course
 

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.

There are 3 dive operators and at least 11 good dive sites in the area. Click to check out our article about diving opportunities in this area.

Fishing

IOU Fishing Charters

Hoping to go fishing during your vacation? You'll be pleased to discover there are 3 charter operators in this area. Click to check out our article concerning this topic.

Golf

Sandy Lane Country Club Golf Course

Golf is a popular sport in this area, as suggested by the existence of 4 different golf courses. Some of the area courses include Royal Westmoreland, Sandy Lane Country Club Golf Course, and Sandy Lane Green Monkey Golf Course. Click on the course name for more detail concerning the course, including the location, number of holes, and a lot more. In addition, you can go to this article if you want to find out additional details about golf courses throughout Barbados.

Sailing and Boating

Good Times Catamaran Cruises

The following table lists some details concerning area firms that will help you enjoy some time on the 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
Elegance Catamaran Cruises (246) 830-4218 5.3 mi. North 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
Sail Calabaza (246) 826-4048 5.4 mi. South of Central Holetown
Silver Moon (246) 435-5285 5.4 mi. South of Central Holetown

If you'd like to read about nearby marinas and charter operators go to this article.

Shopping

Best Of Barbados Chattel Village

If there are some people who love to shop in your group, they might enjoy exploring some of the area's 57 retail stores. To visit our page about shopping in and around Holetown, click here.

Sightseeing

Tyrol Cot Heritage Village

You should plan on spending some of your time experiencing the sights, sounds and culture of Holetown. The area has historic sites and a distillery. Travelers who like being outside frequently have a good time at the area's outdoor parks and botanical gardens. For a better look at available sightseeing attractions, go to this page.

The following table offers a few details concerning a firm that can guide you to some of the most interesting local sights.

Sightseeing Services Near Holetown
Name Type Phone Location
Atlantis Barbados Submarines Excursions and Sightseeing Service (246) 436-8968 5.4 mi. South of Central Holetown
Island Safari Barbados Excursions and Sightseeing Service (246) 429-5337 5.3 mi. Southeast of Central Holetown
Kayaking Barbados Kayaking Service (246) 266-0951 4.8 mi. North of Central Holetown

Snorkeling

Atlantis Barbados Submarines

If you like to snorkel you'll be pleased to know you'll have plenty of chances to do so while vacationing in Holetown. To find out more about snorkeling opportunities, use this link.

Spas

Schotherapy Internationale Day Spa

Relaxing for a few hours in a spa could be one of the most memorable parts of your vacation. It shouldn't be hard to find a spa you like, given the fact that there are 7 spas in this area. For a better look at this topic, visit this guide, which discusses your options for visiting a spa in this area.

Tennis

Sandy Lane

If you like to play tennis your best bet is to stay at a hotel that has a tennis court. Fortunately, there are 10 properties in the area that offer tennis.

The following list can help with your decision making process. At a glance, you'll see the number of courts on-site, whether lights are available for evening play, and some other helpful details. Click on the names to read about other aspects of 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 example, Sandy Lane has a tennis pro who can give you lessons or tips for improving your game.

Other Activities

Limegrove Cinema

The table directly below lists information about other activities.

Other Activities In And Around Holetown
Name Type Phone Location
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
The Empire Theatre Movie Theater -- Downtown Bridgetown, 6.5 mi. South of Central Holetown
 

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