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

Holetown Monument is located in Holetown, so guests staying in this region of Barbados will have convenient access to the monument during their time there. If you'd like to find a place within easy reach of the monument, you'll enjoy quite a few hotel rooms in the neighborhood.

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

Of course, one of the most delightful possibilities while spending an afternoon exploring the area could be eating food at a restaurant within traveling distance of this monument. The most nearby restaurant is Blackbeard's, which has a menu full of Caribbean dishes. Bon-Fire Restaurant & Lounge and Cafe Indigo are some of the additional dining possibilities in the area. At Cafe Indigo you should be sure to try a bite of International meals and experience the Barbados culture.


Contact Information

Location: Holetown, Barbados

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


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