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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.

    Wonderful! 4.9/5
    (15 reviews)
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    • 4 BR
    • 3 BA
    • Separate Toilet
    • Sleeps 8
    Villa #6771845
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      Exceptional! 5/5
      (6 reviews)
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      • 4 BR
      • 3 BA
      • Sleeps 8
      House #8164800
      6
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        Excellent! 4.6/5
        (5 reviews)
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        • 1 BR
        • 1 BA
        • Sleeps 2
        Apartment #6814598
        5
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          Exceptional! 5/5
          (21 reviews)
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          • 2 BR
          • 2 BA
          • Sleeps 5
          Villa #1007318
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            Very Good! 4/5
            (7 reviews)
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            • 1 BR
            • 1 BA
            • Sleeps 4
            Apartment #1989602
            7
            Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
              Wonderful! 4.9/5
              (21 reviews)
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              • 4 BR
              • 4 BA
              • Sleeps 8
              Apartment #1903110
              21
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                Exceptional! 5/5
                (18 reviews)
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                • 3 BR
                • 3 BA
                • Sleeps 6
                House #417101
                18
                Viewed 60 times in the last 48 hours
                  Excellent! 4.7/5
                  (10 reviews)
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                  • 1 BR
                  • 1 BA
                  • Sleeps 4
                  Condo #92053
                  10
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                    Excellent! 4.3/5
                    (12 reviews)
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                    • 1 BR
                    • 1 BA
                    • Sleeps 4
                    Apartment #74577
                    12
                    Viewed 27 times in the last 48 hours
                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
                      (31 reviews)
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                      • 2 BR
                      • 2 BA
                      • Separate Toilet
                      • Sleeps 6
                      Multiple rentals Villa #9555
                      31
                      Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                        Excellent! 4.6/5
                        (18 reviews)
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                        • 1 BR
                        • 1 BA
                        • Sleeps 3
                        Apartment #415173
                        18
                        Viewed 32 times in the last 48 hours
                          Excellent! 4.6/5
                          (21 reviews)
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                          • Studio
                          • 1 BA
                          • Sleeps 3
                          Apartment #3219
                          21
                          Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                            Excellent! 4.5/5
                            (24 reviews)
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                            • 2 BR
                            • 2 BA
                            • Separate Toilet
                            • Sleeps 4
                            Villa #237357
                            24
                            Viewed 32 times in the last 48 hours
                              Excellent! 4.6/5
                              (5 reviews)
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                              • 1 BR
                              • 1 BA
                              • Sleeps 2
                              Apartment #14455
                              5
                              Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
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                                • 2 BR
                                • 3 BA
                                • Sleeps 4
                                Townhome #4267786
                                Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
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                                  • 3 BR
                                  • 3 BA
                                  • Sleeps 6
                                  Apartment #6864703
                                  1
                                  Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                    Excellent! 4.4/5
                                    (5 reviews)
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                                    • 3 BR
                                    • 2 BA
                                    • Sleeps 6
                                    House #586394vb
                                    5
                                    Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                      (16 reviews)
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                                      • 2 BR
                                      • 2 BA
                                      • Separate Toilet
                                      • Sleeps 4
                                      Apartment #1630307
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                                      Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                        Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                        (8 reviews)
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                                        • 1 BR
                                        • 1 BA
                                        • Sleeps 2
                                        Apartment #1030116
                                        8
                                        Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
                                          Excellent! 4.5/5
                                          (18 reviews)
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                                          • 1 BR
                                          • 2 BA
                                          • Sleeps 2
                                          Bungalow #404822
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                                          Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                                            Excellent! 4.4/5
                                            (9 reviews)
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                                            • 1 BR
                                            • 1 BA
                                            • Sleeps 2
                                            Multiple rentals Apartment #1027715
                                            9
                                            Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                              (21 reviews)
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                                              • 3 BR
                                              • 2 BA
                                              • Sleeps 5
                                              Villa #857374
                                              21
                                              Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
                                                • 3 BR
                                                • 3 BA
                                                • Sleeps 6
                                                Multiple rentals Villa #1052177
                                                2
                                                Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
                                                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                  (9 reviews)
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                                                  • 1 BR
                                                  • 1 BA
                                                  • Sleeps 2
                                                  Condo #494644vb
                                                  9
                                                  Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                                    Excellent! 4.3/5
                                                    (7 reviews)
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                                                    • 1 BR
                                                    • 1 BA
                                                    • Sleeps 2
                                                    Multiple rentals Apartment #1906489
                                                    7
                                                    Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                      • 2 BR
                                                      • 3 BA
                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                      Villa #6824103
                                                      2
                                                      Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                        Exceptional! 5/5
                                                        (8 reviews)
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                                                        • 2 BR
                                                        • 2 BA
                                                        • Separate Toilet
                                                        • Sleeps 4
                                                        Townhome #3530674
                                                        8
                                                        Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
                                                          Good! 3.8/5
                                                          (5 reviews)
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                                                          • 2 BR
                                                          • 2 BA
                                                          • Sleeps 6
                                                          Villa #8172177
                                                          5
                                                          Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                            • 2 BR
                                                            • 2 BA
                                                            • Separate Toilet
                                                            • Sleeps 4
                                                            Villa #4321233
                                                            Viewed 37 times in the last 48 hours
                                                              • 1 BR
                                                              • 1 BA
                                                              • Sleeps 2
                                                              Multiple rentals Apartment #1906489
                                                              2
                                                              Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                                Apartment #8225943
                                                                Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                  • 1 BR
                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                  • Separate Toilet
                                                                  • Sleeps 2
                                                                  Apartment #395665
                                                                  3
                                                                  Viewed 31 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                    Excellent! 4.4/5
                                                                    (20 reviews)
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                                                                    • 3 BR
                                                                    • 2 BA
                                                                    • Sleeps 6
                                                                    Villa #66453
                                                                    20
                                                                    Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                      • 4 BR
                                                                      • 4 BA
                                                                      • Sleeps 8
                                                                      Villa #4165595
                                                                      1
                                                                        Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                        (8 reviews)
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                                                                        • 2 BR
                                                                        • 2 BA
                                                                        • Sleeps 6
                                                                        Villa #11133
                                                                        8
                                                                        Viewed 30 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                          (19 reviews)
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                                                                          • 2 BR
                                                                          • 2 BA
                                                                          • Sleeps 5
                                                                          Apartment #68095
                                                                          19
                                                                          Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                            Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                            (26 reviews)
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                                                                            • 2 BR
                                                                            • 2 BA
                                                                            • Separate Toilet
                                                                            • Sleeps 5
                                                                            Multiple rentals Villa #9555
                                                                            26
                                                                            Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                              Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                              (6 reviews)
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                                                                              • 2 BR
                                                                              • 2 BA
                                                                              • Sleeps 4
                                                                              Villa #321361vb
                                                                              6
                                                                              Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                Excellent! 4.3/5
                                                                                (7 reviews)
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                                                                                • 1 BR
                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                                                Condo #1931395
                                                                                7
                                                                                Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                  (25 reviews)
                                                                                  avg/night
                                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                                  • 2 BA
                                                                                  • Separate Toilet
                                                                                  • Sleeps 5
                                                                                  Multiple rentals Villa #9555
                                                                                  25
                                                                                  Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                    Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                    (8 reviews)
                                                                                    avg/night
                                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                                    • 2 BA
                                                                                    • Separate Toilet
                                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                                    House #8150337
                                                                                    8
                                                                                    Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                      • 3 BR
                                                                                      • 3 BA
                                                                                      • Separate Toilet
                                                                                      • Sleeps 6
                                                                                      Villa #4165616
                                                                                      Viewed 29 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                        Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                        (10 reviews)
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                                                                                        • 2 BR
                                                                                        • 2 BA
                                                                                        • Sleeps 4
                                                                                        House #1003610
                                                                                        10
                                                                                        Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                          Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                          (5 reviews)
                                                                                          avg/night
                                                                                          • 3 BR
                                                                                          • 4 BA
                                                                                          • Separate Toilet
                                                                                          • Sleeps 7
                                                                                          Villa #884592
                                                                                          5
                                                                                          Viewed 30 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                            • 3 BR
                                                                                            • 3 BA
                                                                                            • Sleeps 6
                                                                                            Villa #6502313
                                                                                            1
                                                                                            Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              • 1 BR
                                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                                              • Sleeps 2
                                                                                              Apartment #6885125
                                                                                              4
                                                                                              Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                                                • Separate Toilet
                                                                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                House #612110vb
                                                                                                3
                                                                                                Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                                                  • 2 BA
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 5
                                                                                                  Multiple rentals Villa #1052177
                                                                                                  2
                                                                                                  Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    • 4 BR
                                                                                                    • 5 BA
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 8
                                                                                                    House #4431481
                                                                                                    1
                                                                                                    Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                                      • 3 BR
                                                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 6
                                                                                                      House #1003530vb
                                                                                                      1
                                                                                                      Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours

                                                                                                      Holetown Holiday Villas & Homes (300+)

                                                                                                       

                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Fantastic villa, fantastic location, fantastic staff

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Spacious homely place. Well looked after. Cordial and professional staff.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jun 28, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jun 2017

                                                                                                      Absolutely lovely

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      My wife and have just returned from 2 very enjoyable weeks holiday at Ixora. The apartment really is a gem. On two floors, it is contemporary in design and not only beautifully furnished inside but also to the upper and lower large patio areas. We chose to dine in local restaurants but for those looking for a self catering holiday it contains every amenity. My only criticism being English is I think Joan should have forewarned us to take electrical adapters. For those who do not to hire a hire car the apartment centrally located and only a short 7/8 mins. walk to shops/restaurants in Holetown and the nearest beaches. In essence, this is an absolutely lovely, highly recommended apartment
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jun 22, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: May 2017