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Royal Glitter Bay Villas
3.5 out of 5
Glitter Bay Estate, Holetown, St. James
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5/5Exceptional! (2 reviews)

"This property exceeded all expectations. It’s website does not do it justice. The beachfront location with mile long beach to walk was pristine. The villa itself was spacious and very well equipped with large outdoor patio - very private as well. Staff were friendly and attentive- even volunteered ..."…"

Reviewed on 15 Mar 2020

Royal Glitter Bay Villas
Coral Reef Club
4.5 out of 5
Saint James, Holetown
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4.9/5Exceptional! (43 reviews)

"Amazing staff and resort. Service amazing, rooms spacious."…"

Reviewed on 15 Dec 2019

Coral Reef Club
The Sandpiper
4.5 out of 5
Holetown, Holetown, St James
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4.9/5Exceptional! (42 reviews)

"Everything at this hotel is perfect , have been here many times before and still returning, the staff are exvelent etc.,etc,"…"

Reviewed on 30 Jan 2020

The Sandpiper
Fairmont Royal Pavilion
4.5 out of 5
Porters, Holetown, St. James
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4.6/5Wonderful! (170 reviews)
Best Hotel in Barbados

"Best hotel in the island. Location is perfect Staff very friendly and professional"…"

Reviewed on 25 Mar 2020

Fairmont Royal Pavilion
Colony Club by Elegant Hotels
4.5 out of 5
Porters, Holetown, St. James
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4.5/5Wonderful! (310 reviews)

"Lovely feel to the colony club, room a luxury swim up room which was spacious and well designed! Hotel ideally situated for Holetown and the golf courses! Staff could be a little more attentive had to ask things more than once, some parts of the hotel a little tired."…"

Reviewed on 10 Mar 2020

Colony Club by Elegant Hotels
Tropical Sunset Beach Apartment Hotel
3 out of 5
Tropical Sunset Complex, Holetown, St. James
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4.3/5Excellent! (136 reviews)
A little piece of oaradise

"Excellent location on West Coast with large Massy store, car rental, petrol station and bus stops nearby as well as bars and restaurants. There are just 23 apartments with a small pool and direct access to the beach where sun beds, towels and umbrellas are provided for guests free of charge. I stayed ..."…"

Reviewed on 25 Mar 2020

Tropical Sunset Beach Apartment Hotel
Mango Bay All Inclusive
4 out of 5
2nd Street, Holetown, St. James
The price is £370 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (266 reviews)

"Amazing beach with terrific snorkelling right in front of the resort. Good food, though their food allergy handling could use some work. Nice rooms with spacious balconies, good air conditioning. The band was quite loud each night for those who wanted to go to bed before 11pm (wow I sound ancient... ..."…"

Reviewed on 26 Mar 2020

Mango Bay All Inclusive
The Club, Barbados Resort & Spa Adults Only - All Inclusive
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3.9/5Good! (287 reviews)

"The only bad thing was the smoking. People smoke at tables right by the Sunset Lounge (where everyone hangs out) and the smoke blows in there every day hour after hour and if you are sensitive you can’t even sit in there to hang out or enjoy a drink. This was very disappointing. There should be a ..."…"

Reviewed on 18 Mar 2020

The Club, Barbados Resort & Spa Adults Only - All Inclusive
Regent Apartments
3 out of 5
Poui Avenue, Sunset Crest, Holetown, St. James
The price is £84 per night
3.9/5Good! (60 reviews)

"Quiet, apart from the wildlife, birds and crickets Friendly staff Cleanliness, cleaned every other day Reasonably priced Short distance to beech, shops, restaurants Great communal atmosphere Pool great and clean Nothing is too much bother"…"

Reviewed on 20 Feb 2020

Regent Apartments
All Seasons Resort - Europa
3 out of 5
Palm Avenue, Sunset Crest, Holetown, St. James
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3.7/5Good! (241 reviews)
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"All the staff were amazing during a tough times for the island. Friendly helpful and i will definitely come back to this hotel"…"

Reviewed on 29 Mar 2020

All Seasons Resort - Europa
Halcyon Palm
3 out of 5
Mayhoe Avenue, Sunset Crest, Holetown, St. James
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3.6/5Good! (216 reviews)
Will be back 2020!

"Brilliant budget Apartments. Have stayed several times and is perfect for beach, local amenities and transport links. Remember the price you pay and you will not find better value on this beautiful island."…"

Reviewed on 18 Dec 2019

Halcyon Palm
Travellers Palm
3 out of 5
Palm Avenue B, Holetown, St. James
The price is £68 per night
3.5/5Good! (38 reviews)

"Nice and comfortable beds, lots of space in the room. Not enough towels."…"

Reviewed on 23 Dec 2019

Travellers Palm
Starfish Discovery Bay Resort Barbados
3 out of 5
St. James Beach, Holetown, St. James
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3.3/5 (171 reviews)

"The food was delicious and the staff was very friendly"…"

Reviewed on 18 Mar 2020

Starfish Discovery Bay Resort Barbados
Condos on Glitter Bay Estate
3.5 out of 5
Condos on Glitter Bay Estate, St. James, Holetown
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2.5/5 (2 reviews)

"Very outdated kitchen, everything needs changing. Paid too much for this apartment. I had to ask them to clean the mold smelling AC. The house keeper was very nice and cleans well. The picture on you site with the blue furniture is not what I got."…"

Reviewed on 27 Apr 2018

Condos on Glitter Bay Estate
Green Monkey Villa
4 out of 5
Queens Fort, Holetown, St. James
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Green Monkey Villa
Glitter Bay
3.5 out of 5
GLITTER BAY PORTERS ST JAMES,, Holetown, St. James
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Beach Hotels in Holetown

Known for its beaches and live music, Holetown offers a lot for the traveller planning a beach getaway. This romantic destination has 23 beach hotels and other accommodation options to choose from, so it's easy to find one that works for you.

As you browse for a place to stay by the water in Holetown, check out these top-rated beach hotels with positive customer reviews.

Tropical Sunset Beach Apartment Hotel - 3-star aparthotel on the beach. It features an outdoor pool, free WiFi and free parking. Guests love the beach location and helpful staff.

The Club, Barbados Resort & Spa Adults Only - All Inclusive - 4-star all-inclusive resort, 1-minute walk from Sandy Lane Beach. Our travellers recommend its beach location and pool. This resort boasts an outdoor pool, free buffet breakfast and a spa tub. Activities include beach yoga and boat tours.

All Seasons Resort - Europa - 3-star aparthotel, 8-minute walk from Sandy Lane Beach. It offers an outdoor pool, a poolside bar and a restaurant. Guest reviews highlight the beach location and pool.

The Sandpiper - 4.5-star luxury hotel on Holetown Beach. It features an outdoor pool, free full breakfast and a beach bar. Activities include kayaking and scuba diving. Guests love the beach location and pool.

Colony Club by Elegant Hotels - 4.5-star luxury resort on the beach. It features 4 outdoor pools, free buffet breakfast and a poolside bar. Activities include snorkelling and sailing. Guests love the pool and great location.

Planning Your Trip to Holetown

Good weather can be important during a beach holiday, so you can use these local temperature and rainfall averages to decide when to visit.

  • Hottest months: May, September, June and August, with an average temperature of 32°F
  • Coldest months: February, March, January and December, with an average temperature of 20°F
  • Driest months: March, February, April and May, with an average rainfall of 49.25 inches
  • Rainiest months: October, November, August and September, with an average rainfall of 153 inches

Sightseeing in and Around Holetown

After arriving and checking into your hotel, you'll probably want to explore your surroundings. If you're excited to scope out the beaches, spend a relaxing day by the water at Holetown Beach or Sandy Lane Beach. Experience the area's snorkelling and live music, and make time for local attractions like St. James Parish Church and Lime Grove Shopping Centre. For more things to see and do, consider visiting Holetown Monument or Folkestone Marine Park. Visitors also enjoy Holetown for its:
  • Shopping
  • Restaurants
  • Entertainment
  • Cafes

Getting around Holetown

To get to Holetown, book a flight to Bridgetown (BGI-Grantley Adams Intl.), the closest major airport, which is located 12.4 mi (19.9 km) from the city centre. If you'd like to venture out around the area, you may want to rent a car for your trip.

Frequently asked questions

What is Holetown like for travellers who love the beach?
Known for its beaches and live music, Holetown offers a lot for the traveller planning a beach getaway.
What's the best hotel to stay near the beach in Holetown?
Colony Club by Elegant Hotels is a top 4.5-star beachfront resort with 4 outdoor pools and 2 restaurants. Other good options for your stay near the beach include Mango Bay All Inclusive and The Club, Barbados Resort & Spa Adults Only - All Inclusive. Head to Sandy Lane Beach or Holetown Beach for some quality time by the water.
What's the seasonal weather like in Holetown?
Curious about the best time to visit? These temperature and rainfall averages will give you an idea of the local weather. The hottest months are usually May and June, with an average temperature of 27°C, while the coldest months are February and January, with an average of 25°C. Average annual rainfall for Holetown is 1184 mm.
What is there to see and do around Holetown?
After getting settled at your accommodation of choice, you’ll likely want to venture out and explore. If you can’t wait to check out the beaches, head to Holetown Beach or Mullins Beach for a relaxing day by the water. Experience the area’s snorkelling and live music, and make time for local attractions such as Sandy Lane Beach and St. James Parish Church. For even more to see and do, pay a visit to Holetown Monument or Chattel Village.
What's the best way to get around Holetown?
The closest major airport is in Bridgetown (BGI-Grantley Adams Intl.), located 12.2 mi (19.7 km) from the city centre. If you’d like to venture out around the area, consider renting a car to explore more sights.

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