Holetown is a lively place, with restaurants and bars lining First and Second Streets, and more eateries located along the beachfront. The beach is a nice sandy one, so you can combine a bit of beach life with a walk around the historical center and a visit to the first church built on Barbados.
Holetown is the oldest settlement in Barbados. The slightly off-putting moniker came about because of a very narrow inlet near the town, the Hole, where ships were once unloaded and cleaned.
There's a festival every February, to celebrate the town's founding, with parades, crafts and every kind of colorful street entertainment.
The Speightstown mural, located in the northern town of Speightstown in an incredible beachfront... Read more