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 services and at least 11 different dive sites to choose from. Go to this article which is all about scuba diving in this area if you'd like to find additional facts.

Fishing

IOU Fishing Charters

If your group enjoys fishing you'll be pleased to learn there are several charter fishing services that operate from this area. Use this link to see our page concerning this topic.

Golf

Sandy Lane Country Club Golf Course

If there are some experienced golfers traveling 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. Simply click on the course name to get additional information concerning the course. Those interested can find out more about golf courses throughout Barbados can do so here.

Sailing and Boating

Good Times Catamaran Cruises

Take a minute to read the table below to find out more about firms that can help you get out 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
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 want to find out about charter operators and marinas check out this page.

Shopping

Best Of Barbados Chattel Village

If there are some avid shoppers traveling with you, they can "discover" some of the 63 retail stores in the area. To reach our page about shopping in and around Holetown, see this page.

Sightseeing

Tyrol Cot Heritage Village

Most visitors spend some time soaking in the culture, sights and sounds of Holetown. Sights of interest to visitors include historic sites and a distillery. Assuming you like spending time outdoors frequently have fun visiting the area's outdoor parks and botanical gardens. Anyone who needs to find out more about area sightseeing opportunities can do so by following this link.

Details concerning a firm that will direct you to some of the most enjoyable local sights can be seen directly below.

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 you enjoy underwater sightseeing there's good news -- you'll have plenty of chances to do so during your vacation in Holetown. For more details about local snorkeling opportunities, go to this page.

Spas

The Spa at Waves

Enjoying a spa could be the highlight of your entire vacation. Finding a spa that you'll like shouldn't be hard, considering that there are 6 different spas in this area. Readers can get more information about this topic can do so here.

Tennis

Sandy Lane

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

The table below may help with your planning. At a glance, you can see the number of courts available, whether lighting is available for evening play, and some other helpful 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

The chart right below summarizes a few details regarding 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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