DescriptionOpening celebrations of the week-long Holetown Festival are held in February at the Holetown Monument, which commemorates the first British landing on Barbados in 1625. Now a major tourist area, this area of upscale resorts, shops and shimmering beaches is called the “Platinum Coast.”
Vestiges of the island's sugar industry are preserved at the Sir Frank Hutson Sugar Museum and Factory in the yard of the Portvale sugar factory. Antique and modern machines are displayed February through May during the harvest season.
Attractions St. James' Parish Church
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