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Holetown Destination Guide

Discover Holetown in Barbados

Holetown in the region of Saint James with its 1,350 habitants is a town located in Barbados - some 6 mi or ( 10 km ) North of Bridgetown , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Holetown

Local time in Holetown is now 11:54 AM (Wednesday) . The local timezone is named " America/Barbados " with a UTC offset of -4 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Welchman Hall, Trents, The Garden, Speightstown, and Oistins. When in this area, you might want to check out Welchman Hall . We found some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Holetown ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Walking the Plank - The Jolly Roger, Barbados

0:38 min by WavingTheFlag
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A week or so in Barbados is incomplete for many without enjoying an afternoon on the famous Jolly Roger Pirate Party Ship. Four hours of rum punching, swimming, rope swinging, and plank walking if you ..

Holetown Area in St.James, Barbados

5:17 min by terracaribbean
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Holetown Barbados is situated on the gorgeous West Coast. This bustling town boasts many luxury restaurants, hotels, resorts and private homes that accommodate both locals and tourists alike. With lot ..

Barbados Fishing

4:48 min by fishbarbadosnet
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I fish in Barbados a few times a year and after many dissapointing trips on expensive cabin cruisers find it best to fish with the local fisherman who are inexpensive and very friendly. I always take ..

Sandy Lane, Barbados

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Views: 4867 Rating: 5.00 Sandy Lane, situated on the west coast of the island is renowned for exquisite living including fine houses, extensive golf courses and the world famous Sandy Lane Hotel. The ar ..

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Interesting facts about this location


Holetown (formerly St. James Town), is a small town located in the Caribbean island nation of Barbados. Holetown is located in the parish of Saint James on the sheltered west coast of the island.

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Located at 13.18 -59.65 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Former national capitals, Populated places established in 1627, Populated places in Barbados, Saint James, Barbados

Sandy Lane (resort)

Sandy Lane is a luxury five star beach-front resort situated close to Holetown and Paynes Bay, in Saint James on the island-nation of Barbados. Sandy Lane was first opened in 1961 after Ronald Tree, a former British politician, had an idea to build a luxury hotel and golf course on what was an old sugar plantation named 'Sandy Lane'. In 1998, after being put up for sale by Granada plc, a group of five Irish businessmen including J. P. McManus, Dermot Desmond and John Magnier, bought the hotel.

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Located at 13.18 -59.63 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Golf clubs and courses in Barbados, Hotels in Barbados, Resorts in Barbados, Saint James, Barbados

Paynes Bay, Barbados

Paynes Bay sometimes called the "Platinum Coast" is located on the west coast of Barbados. Many locals believe that it is one of the island's best swimming beaches for both the calm seas of the Caribbean (in comparison to the strong south or east coast surf) and the colorful neighborhood. In recent years, Paynes Bay has experienced significant development, most recently by various foreign speculators who are in the process of constructing condominiums along the bay.

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Located at 13.17 -59.63 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Bays of Barbados, Beaches of Barbados

Saint James, Barbados

Statistics Parish:Saint James Area:31 km² (12 sq. mi. ) Largest City:Holetown Population (2008 est. ):25,110 inhab. Population Density:810 inhab/km² Parliamentary representation - House seats3 Map Parishes of Barbados The parish of Saint James ("St. James") is an area located in the western central part of the country of Barbados. Increasingly St. James is being known as the playground of the rich and famous, and a haven for sun-starved tourists. In local colloquium, St.

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Located at 13.22 -59.62 (Lat./Long.); Less than 4 km away
Tags: Parishes of Barbados, Saint James, Barbados

Sharon Moravian Church

Sharon Moravian Church is in the south of the centrally located Saint Thomas parish in Barbados. It was built in 1799 at the behest of missionaries. The missionaries were from the Moravian Church, which originated in the Czech provinces of Bohemia and Moravia. In 1732, the church launched a global mission, going first to the Caribbean.

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Located at 13.15 -59.60 (Lat./Long.); Less than 6 km away
Tags: Church buildings in the Caribbean, Congregations of the Eastern West Indies Province of the Moravian Church, Places of worship in Barbados, Saint Thomas, Barbados