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.

You'll find 3 dive services and at least 11 interesting dive sites in the area. To read a more detailed discussion of diving in this area, visit this guide.

Fishing

IOU Fishing Charters

Hoping to spend some time with a rod in your hand? You'll be pleased to discover there are 3 charter fishing services in this area. To read our complete page about deep sea fishing, read this page.

Golf

Sandy Lane Country Club Golf Course

If you have some golfing fans vacationing with you, they'll be pleased to know there are 4 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 get additional information concerning the course, including the number of holes, location, and much more you can click on the name of the course. Anyone who needs to learn more about golf throughout Barbados can do so here.

Sailing and Boating

Good Times Catamaran Cruises

Take a moment to look through the following table for a list of firms that can enable you to spend some time 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 reading about charter operators and area marinas go to this page.

Shopping

Best Of Barbados Chattel Village

If there are some foks who enjoy exploring new shops traveling with you, they might enjoy exploring a few of the area's 63 retail shops. To read about opportunities for shopping in Holetown and nearby, check out this page.

Sightseeing

Tyrol Cot Heritage Village

Plan on also spending some time soaking in the culture, sights and sounds of Holetown. Area sights include historic sites and a distillery. Travelers who like being outside typically enjoy visiting the area's outdoor parks and botanical gardens. Navigate here to find our extended discussion of area sightseeing and attractions.

The table directly below lists a few details regarding a firm that can help you have a great time enjoying the local sights.

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 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 the idea of going snorkeling you'll be pleased to know you can easily find places to do so during your vacation in Holetown. To learn about more snorkeling opportunities, use this link.

Spas

Schotherapy Internationale Day Spa

Relaxing for a few hours in a spa might be one of the most memorable parts of your vacation. Finding a spa that you'll like shouldn't be hard, since there are 5 different spas in this area. To get more information on the options, read this page.

Tennis

Sandy Lane

If you want to play some tennis you might want to stay at a hotel that has a tennis court. Fortunately, there are 10 properties in the area that offer tennis.

The following table can help clarify your options. At a glance, you can see the number of tennis courts on-site, whether lighting is offered, and some other details. Click on each name to read 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

Details concerning some other activities are provided in the following table.

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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