Holetown Beach Snorkeling

The 16th most popular snorkel dive spot in Barbados.

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North of Bridgetown and Holetown, the snorkeling at Holetown Beach is popular with the local snorkelers and local sea turtles. The waters are usually calm and make a great place for beginners. The dive site is located 1.3 miles north of the center of Holetown.

To reach the snorkeling on Barbados by air, use the Grantley Adams International Airport (BGI), which is located southeast of Bridgetown on the southend of Barbados. There are regular flights from Toronto, London, Miami, San Juan, Saint Vincent, Saint Lucia, Dominica and Port Of Spain. There is a $27.50USD departure tax per person that may be included in the airline ticket, but double-check to make sure. While there is regular public bus service and costly taxi service, it is recommended to rent a car to make use of the good road network to get to the snorkeling dive sites on Barbados. While snorkeling on Barbados, you may encounter one of the many types of turtles including hawksbill turtles, leatherback turtles and green sea turtles. There are a variety of marine life spread around the dive sites such as parrotfish, trunkfish, barracuda, snapper, chub and angelfish among the sea fans and barrel sponges.

Overall, Holetown Beach is the 16th most popular snorkel dive spot of all 17 snorkeling dives in Barbados.

MORE INFORMATION

Local Contact(s):  Barbados Tourism Authority (246) 427-2623; Bubbles Galore Barbados Dive Shop (246) 430-0354; Barbados Blue Water Sports (246) 434-5764; Rogers Watersports (246) 436-3483; Underwater Barbados (246) 426-0655.

Recommended Book:  "Barbados Best Dives" from Joyce Huber

Recommended Map:  "Barbados Dive Map" from Franko

Best Season:  Any

Base Camp:  Rio Guesthouse, St Lawrence Gap 246 428 1546

Luxury Loding:  Lighthouse Bay Resort; The Beach House; White Sand Beach Villas

Breakfast Restaurant:  Cafe Blue, Bridgetown

Reference Source:  click here http://www.badassn.com/

Article Source:   Best Holetown Beach Snorkeling Review https://www.snorkelingdives.com/?id=24748

GPS:  13.200866, -59.642943

Date Published:  12/31/2011

Date Updated:  7/24/2016

ID:  24748

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