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Make a holiday rental, home or a beachfront villa in Holetown, Barbados your home away from home

Holetown was the first settlement in Barbados, the jewel of the Caribbean. Blessed with white sandy beaches and stunning scenery, Holetown Barbados has become a retreat on Barbados’ Platinum Coast. Holetown marks the landing spot of Captaon Henry Powell in 1625, and a monument still stands, although it marks the occasion as occurring in 1605!

Places to holiday in St James, Barbados

Barbados is an island filled with gems. The coastal regions allow you to swim, dive, snorkel, wreck dive, fish and sail, and there are many caves and coves to explore. The towns of Bridgetown and Speightstown are great towns to explore and meet the locals.

A villa in Holetown gives you an idyllic base to explore the whole of Barbados. There are no end of scenic beaches and colonial houses and plantations to enjoy on your Barbados holiday, not least the Francia Plantation and the incredible views to both north and south from Hackelton’s Cliff.

For nature, the Graeme Hall Swamp and bird Sanctuary and the Ocean Park are must see attractions.

Things to do on holiday in Holetown, Barbados

Holetown is on the most exclusive stretch of the Barbados coast, due to the magnificent beaches, crystal clear waters and luxury Barbados beachfront villas. The annual Holetown festival is a colourful festival of arts, crafts, historical parades, and music. Taking a Barbados villa in Holetown at this time of year is an exciting and fun time to rent.

Holetown is not a large settlement by any means. It does have shops, restaurants and bars, but it is not a vibrant town, but a relaxed easy-going village with magnificent natural surroundings. The Folkestone Marine Park is a great place to see some of the more unique animals living on the island, and snorkelling trails and glass bottomed boat expeditions can be arranged from the visitor centre.

Venturing off the sublime white powder beach, the waters of Holetown are magnificent for scuba diving. Visibility is very long, and there are some beautiful and bizarre fish and sea life swimming off the Barbados shores. Water skiing is also very popular here, and there are facilities and boats available from the beach. The great year-round weather also lends itself to other outdoor activities, such as taking tennis lessons or hiking in the countryside.

Weather in Holetown, Barbados

A Barbados villa rental in Holetown, St James is sun drenched all year round. Average daily high temperatures reach 29°C, but the northeast trade winds keep holidaymakers refreshed. Hurricanes usually miss Barbados, but if you are taking a Holetown beachfront villa, it is worth remembering that the hurricane season runs from June until October.

Flights to Holetown, Barbados

Flights arrive in Bridgetown (BGI) Barbados direct from London, Bristol (BRS), Birmingham (BHX), Liverpool (LPL), Manchester (MAN), and 18 other British Airports. British Airways provide regular flights, and offer some good deals on cheap flights to Barbados.

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                                                                                                      Fantastic Villa in Holetown.

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                                                                                                      Just got back from our 2 weeks stay in Palm tree villa in Holetown. The villa is very special,decorated to a very high standard with lovely landscaped pool and garden area. Location is second to none only a short walk to the beach -bars -restaurants and supermarket. The membership to the beach club also came in very handy. Michael & Jules the villa owners are great to deal with, answering all our questions and also sorting some groceries for us as we didn't arrive till late on a Sunday evening. We were on holiday to celebrate my husbands 60th Birthday and Michael & Jules had left a card and a bottle of champagne for him - very kind 😊 We were met on our arrival by Julie the villa manager who was also a really nice lady and was quick at responding to a problem we had with the dishwasher - an engineer was called and it was fixed promptly. We would really like to come and stay again soon.
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                                                                                                      Our family of 3 had a wonderfully relaxing time staying here at Glitter Bay. Dealing with Cristina when arranging our stay went smoothly. The apartment was immaculate and what you see in the pictures is exactly what you get. It was spacious, light and airy. The location for Glitter Bay is perfect, no hassle to just stroll down to the pool and gorgeous beach area where sunbeds are readily available. The snack bar was unfortunately shut for most of our stay, opening only on the last day, however it was open for drinks. This was not a huge issue as we just walked along the beach to the Fairmont next door or lonestar for breakfast as well as staying in for breakfast on a couple of days. There are plenty of restaurants to go to in the area for a slap up meal or just something quick and easy. Bus stop right outside or taxis are easy to order. There are tennis courts in the grounds but I would suggest taking your own balls as the ones provided were not very bouncy. A great holiday and we would consider staying in this apartment again.
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                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Oct 2017