Activities on Abaco

A collection of out of the way islands that are sparsely developed, but often set up for resort tourism the Abacos are the perfect destination for a true tropical getaway.  This chain of islands and cays within the Bahamas is best known as a boating and sailing paradise, and tourists often spend their time here participating in activities that center on the sea.  This includes pleasure sailing, deep sea fishing, snorkeling, and diving.  

On land, there is a a championship golf course on Treasure Cay, walkable towns with colonial architecture to explore on Elbow Cay and Green Turtle Cay, and plenty of green space to hike on each of the islands.  

Bike and Scooter Rental

WInding dirt roads line the Abacos Island, meaning traditonal cars may not be the best option for exploring.

If you are intrigued by the idea of seeing the sights at a slower pace, you will find a variety of different businesses that can help. To read more about bike and scooter rentals, visit this page.

Diving

Abaco Diving

Known for cave diving and some deep water dives, the Abacos offer an experience different than most Caribbean destinations.

There are 5 dive services and at least 10 different dive sites in the area. Click here to find our page regarding scuba diving in this area.

Fishing

Local Boy Deep Sea Fishing

Abacos is known as a prime fishing destination, especially among fans of flyfishing and bonefishing. Additionally, the abundance of fishing lodges ensures you will be on an island where your pastime is shared by many.

If you have some avid anglers in your group, they'll be pleased to know they can go fishing with one of the 7 charter operators in this area. You can go to this extended discussion concerning fishing in the area if you'd like to learn more specifics.

Golf

If you like to play golf you will be happy to discover there are a few area golf courses. The courses in the area are The Abaco Club on Winding Bay, Treasure Cay Golf Course, and Great Harbour Cay Golf Course. Click on the course name for a detailed article concerning the course. Navigate here to visit our page concerning golf courses throughout the Bahamas.

Sailing and Boating

Check the following table to read more about firms that can help you get out on the water.

Boating Opportunities In Abaco
Name Type Phone Location Island
Dive Abaco Snorkeling Boating and Day-Sailing Provider (800) 247-5338 0.5 mi. East-Northeast of Central Marsh Harbour Great Abaco

If you'd like to read about charter operators and area marinas visit this page.

Shopping

Sally's Seaside Boutique

If you have some people who enjoy exploring new shops vacationing with you, they may be interested to know that more than 43 retail stores are located in this area. Make your way to this page if you want to find out about shopping on Abaco.

Sightseeing

Great Stirrup Cay Lighthouse

Sightseeing is another great way to spend some of your time on Abaco. Travelers who like the open air frequently have a pleasant time visiting the area's outdoor parks and botanical garden. You can read this article about area sightseeing attractions if you want to discover more information.

Information about a firm that can help you have a great time sightseeing can be seen in the table below.

Sightseeing Services In Abaco
Name Type Phone Location Island
Abaco Eco Kayak Tours and Rentals Nature Tourism Service (242) 366-0398 0.0 mi. West of Central Hopetown Elbow Cay
Abaco Outback Eco Tours Excursions and Sightseeing Service (242) 367-5358 Marsh Harbour Great Abaco
Lincoln Jones Island Adventure Hiking Tour and Trip Operator (242) 365-4223 6.0 mi. North-Northwest of Central Treasure Cay Green Turtle Cay

Snorkeling

If you are thinking about snorkeling there's good news -- you'll have the chance while vacationing on Abaco. To see our guide to local snorkeling opportunities, read this page.

Spas

Relaxing in a spa could be one of the most enjoyable parts of your vacation. If a spa visit sounds like fun, you might be happy to know there's one in the area. To find out about other the options, click this link.

Tennis

Treasure Cay Beach, Marina & Golf Resort

If you enjoy playing tennis your best bet is to make your reservations at a hotel with a tennis court. Fortunately, there are 4 properties in the area that offer tennis.

The following information may help with you make a decision. Included is the number of courts on-site, whether lighting is offered, and a few other details. Click on the names to learn more about the property.

Accommodations with Tennis In Abaco
Property Location Island Tennis Courts Lit Courts Tennis Pro
Treasure Cay Beach, Marina & Golf Resort 0.3 mi. South-Southeast of Central Treasure Cay Great Abaco 4 check check
Spanish Cay 5.1 mi. North of Central Coopers Town Spanish Cay 4
Abaco Beach Resort & Boat Harbour 5.7 mi. West of Central Hopetown Great Abaco 2 check
Mariners Cove 0.5 mi. Southeast of Central Treasure Cay Great Abaco 4

For example, Treasure Cay Beach, Marina & Golf Resort has a tennis pro who can give you lessons or tips for improving your game.

Other Activities

Review this table to learn more.

Other Activities In Abaco
Name Type Phone Location Island
Hope Town Community Pool Swimming Pools -- 0.3 mi. North-Northwest of Central Hopetown Elbow Cay
 

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