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 several dive services and at least 11 interesting dive sites to choose from. To get more information on diving in this area check out this page.

Fishing

IOU Fishing Charters

If you like to go fishing you will be happy to learn there are several charter fishing services that operate from this area. Those needing to find out more about fishing in this area can do so by following this link.

Golf

Sandy Lane Country Club Golf Course

Plenty of golfers frequent the area, as indicated by the presence 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. To get additional information concerning the course, including the location, number of holes, and a lot more click on the name of the course. Click to read our article concerning golf courses throughout Barbados.

Sailing and Boating

Good Times Catamaran Cruises

The chart just below lists a few details regarding area firms that can 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're interested in learning about nearby marinas and charter operators check out this page.

Shopping

Best Of Barbados Chattel Village

If there are some avid shoppers traveling with you, they may be interested to know that more than 63 retail stores are located in this area. Visit this extended discussion if you need details on shopping in Holetown and nearby.

Sightseeing

Tyrol Cot Heritage Village

You should plan on spending some of your time experiencing the sights and sounds of Holetown. Sights of interest to visitors include historic sites and a distillery. Travelers who enjoy spending time outdoors typically have a pleasant time visiting the area's outdoor parks and botanical gardens. To reach our complete page about attractions, click here.

Information about a firm that will direct you to some of the most enjoyable local sights can be found in the following chart:

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 are thinking about snorkeling on your vacation you're in luck -- you'll have the chance while vacationing in Holetown. To read more about local snorkeling opportunities, click here.

Spas

The Spa at Waves

Relaxing for a few hours in a spa could be one of the most enjoyable parts of your vacation. It shouldn't be hard to find a spa you like, since there are 6 different spas in this area. Navigate to this article which is all about spas in the area if you want to learn additional specifics.

Tennis

Sandy Lane

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

The following list can help with your decision making process. Included is the number of courts on-site, whether lighting is offered, and some other helpful details. Click on the names to learn 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

Take a minute to read the chart below for more options. for information concerning one other option. for more options.

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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