Holetown Monument

In honor of the first English landing in Barbados, which took place in 1625 by Captain John Powell, the Holetown Monument was erected. A well recognized landmark in Holetown, each year the opening celebrations for the annual Holetown Festival take place here.


This is a site to see as you're out exploring the island, and you can read a brief history of the founding of the island on the attached placard.

Staying Close

Those wishing to visit Holetown Monument may choose to book their trip in Holetown, as travelers to this region of Barbados will be excited to have easy monument access during their time there. If you'd like to find a place close to this monument, you'll have a good selection of booking options in the area.

Hotels near Holetown Monument
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Sunswept Beach Hotel Hotel 0.1 mi. (0.1 km) SSW
Mango Bay Hotel 0.1 mi. (0.2 km) N
Discovery Bay by Rex Resorts Resort 0.2 mi. (0.3 km) NNE
The Sandpiper Hotel 0.2 mi. (0.4 km) N
Settlers Beach Villa Hotel Hotel 0.3 mi. (0.5 km) N
Coral Reef Club Hotel 0.5 mi. (0.8 km) NNW
Divi Heritage Hotel 0.5 mi. (0.8 km) S

Location and What's Nearby

If you've worked up an appetite during your visit to the monument, don't worry -- there is a plentiful supply of lunch and dinner spots within traveling distance. Blackbeard's, which offers Caribbean meals, offers convenient access to the monument itself. Also close-by, you and your party will come across options such as Bon-Fire Restaurant & Lounge and Cafe Indigo where you can try out International meals and enjoy the local foods and culture of Barbados.


Contact Information

Location: Holetown, Barbados

Website: http://www.barbados.org/holetown-monument-barbados.htm


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