Beaches in Holetown

Photo credit: © Jean Drescher

Centrally located on the Platinum Coast, which is known for its expensive and exclusive resorts, is Holetown. One thing to know about the beaches on Barbados is that they are all public beaches, so even if you aren't a guest at one of these luxury resorts, you can still enjoy the perks of their well-kept, pristine beaches.   These beaches tend to be great for both swimming and light watersports, plus they are backed by restaurants and shops, so you can take a break from the sun whenever you need. 

The Area's Beaches

You will find a small variety of beaches to enjoy in the area. Snorkeling is available at several locations, if some members of your party are so inclined. For detailed information about one particular beach just click on the names of the ones you're interested in.

Paynes Bay Beach

Holetown Beach: Located behind the library, Holetown Beach is on the west coast of Barbados in the parish of St. James.

Another location worth considering is Folkestone Beach. The beach is accessible by pedestrians and vehicles via local signage. Travelers should keep an eye out for signs to the Folkestone Marine Park and Museum off of Highway 1.

Colony Club Beach: Colony Club Beach is located in the parish of St. James along Highway 1.

The beaches in Holetown can be seen directly below.

Beaches In Holetown
Name Location Coast
Colony Club Beach 0.7 mi. North-Northwest of Central Holetown West
Folkestone Beach 0.5 mi. North-Northwest of Central Holetown West
Holetown Beach Porters, 1.3 mi. North of Central Holetown West
Mahogany Bay Durants, 1.7 mi. South of Central Holetown South West
Paynes Bay Beach Paynes Bay, 1.4 mi. South of Central Holetown West
Sandy Lane Beach 0.8 mi. South of Central Holetown West

If you would prefer having a wider selection of attractions beyond what's offered in this category, you can look farther afield. Follow this link to check out our extended discussion of other interesting attractions for Holetown.


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