Activities on Abaco

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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 riding in the open air, you will encounter 9 rental agencies that can help make it happen. To visit our detailed page about bike or scooter rentals, use this link.

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 operators and at least 10 different dive sites to choose from. To visit our complete guide to diving in this area, click here.

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.

Plenty of fishermen frequent the area, as suggested by the existence of 7 charter fishing services that operate from this area. Follow this link to find our page dedicated to this topic.

Golf

Treasure Cay Golf Course

Want to play some golf on vacation? There are two golf courses in the area. The area courses are The Abaco Club on Winding Bay and Treasure Cay Golf Course. For more detail concerning the course, including the number of holes, location, and much more simply click on the name of the course. For more in formation concerning golf throughout the Bahamas, go to this article.

Sailing and Boating

Abaco Sailing and Boating

Take a minute to read the following table to read more about area firms that can help you enjoy some time 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 want to learn about nearby marinas and charter operators read this article.

Shopping

Sally's Seaside Boutique

If you have some people who enjoy exploring new shops traveling with you, they might want to know that more than 30 retailers operate in this area. You can go to this extended discussion if you want to learn about shopping on Abaco.

Sightseeing

Great Stirrup Cay Lighthouse

Another great option is to experience the area's sights and natural beauty. Visitors who like spending time outdoors are likely to enjoy visiting the area's outdoor parks and botanical garden. Navigate to this page concerning area sightseeing attractions if you want additional information.

Snorkeling

If you like to go snokeling there's good news -- you can easily find places to do so while vacationing on Abaco. For more information about snorkeling, read this article about snorkeling possibilities.

Spas

The Bahamas Spas

Indulging in a trip to the spa just might be the highlight of your vacation. If you'd like to go to a spa, you will be happy to discover there's one in the area. To read a more complete discussion of places to relax in this area check out this page.

Tennis

Treasure Cay Beach, Marina & Golf Resort

If you'd like to play some tennis during your visit you might want to make your reservations at a hotel with a tennis court. Fortunately, you can choose from 4 properties in the area that offer tennis.

The following list can help with your decision making process. At a glance, you can see the number of courts available, whether lighting is available for evening play, and some 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

Check out the following chart 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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