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Address: One mile north of Holetown | Near St. James Parish Church, Barbados
Phone Number: +1 246-422-2314

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While staying in Holetown we always enjoy a stroll along the beach, stopping at Folkestone for a while. The aim is to encourage local and visitors alike to care for and work to... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Maple Ridge, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is such a good place for snorkeling but access was always a little tricky. NOt now anymore. They have two sandy access areas and a nice cement walkway. Lots of picnic tables, a good place to rent snorkel equipment from at reasonable prices, a public showers/change rooms and washrooms. Lifeguard station as well.

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Denver, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A well-kept, beautiful place to view coral and sea creatures! The water is clear and stays shallow for quite a ways, with great pockets teeming with fish and marine life. To snorkel with kids, floaties are essential, unless they can tread water for a long time. Water shoes are a good idea, because the coral in places is close to... More 

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Jamaica
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited here in April and were disappointed at the lack of saline and not much living coral. There's lots of rocky reef but not much else. On a positive, the jet skis can't venture in but they still speed by beyond the buoy ropes which stirs up the water and you get jolted with the waves- the water is... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While staying in Holetown we always enjoy a stroll along the beach, stopping at Folkestone for a while. The aim is to encourage local and visitors alike to care for and work to assist in conservation in this area.

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Devon
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

From the moment we arrived the staff were very friendly and helpful - clearly passionate about the park and keen to ensure you get the most from your visit. The park is well kept, the sea crystal clear, with good snorkelling. Whilst we were there my partner lost his mask, the staff were very helpful, even arranging or Ken Rick... More 

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Christ Church Parish, Barbados
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

This is a great park and awesome place to take the family and friends, it has a museum that you can visit and if you feel to take a walk along the west coast of Barbados, it's great for picnics and it also has a tennis court.

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Jamaica
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Informative and cheap visitors centre with the option to rent snorkeling gear on site. Pleasant snorkeling in the area however so much more could be done to develop the underwater aspect of this park. The regular guide was not there but the replacement did a great job and answered our 1,000 questions. Enjoyable day. Also went on glass bottom boat... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016

We spent a great time with my friends here during the june. Clean sea and beautiful nature. All local people are so friendly.

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Ecclefechan, null, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

Great place to snorkel just off the shore. See the sea life and if your lucky watch the turtles in their own natural habitat..

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Haliburton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016

this is a wonderful place to visit, clean park with picnic tables , washroom and rental equipment. a lovely beach with coral and snorkelling, enjoyed every opportunity to snorkel. a nice quiet beach area and within walking distance to our accommodations in Holetown , Barbados

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