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 thinking about enjoying the scenery at a leisurely pace, there are a variety of different businesses that can help make it happen. Follow this link to read our article about bike and scooter rentals.

Diving

Abaco Diving

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

There are 4 dive operators and at least 10 interesting dive sites to choose from. To read more about diving opportunities in this area go to this page.

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.

Deep Sea Fishing is a popular sport in this area, as suggested by the existence of 6 charter fishing services that operate from this area. Take advantage of this article regarding fishing in the area if you're interested in learning more details.

Golf

Treasure Cay Golf Course

If you or someone in your group enjoys playing 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. To get additional information concerning the course click on the course name. To get more information on golfing throughout the Bahamas, follow this link.

Sailing and Boating

Take a minute to read this table for a list of local providers 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 want to read about area marinas and charter operators see this page.

Shopping

Sally's Seaside Boutique

If there are some shopping aficionados in your group, they might want to know that more than 43 retail stores are located in this area. To visit our page about shopping on Abaco, click this link.

Sightseeing

Great Stirrup Cay Lighthouse

Yet another great activity is exploring the area's sights and natural beauty. Those visitors who like being outside typically enjoy the area's outdoor parks and botanical garden. Anyone who needs to obtain more information concerning area sightseeing opportunities can do so here.

Details concerning a firm that will help you enjoy some local sightseeing can be found 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 love snorkeling you're in luck -- you'll have the chance while vacationing on Abaco. To get more information about local snorkeling opportunities, visit this page.

Spas

Enjoying a spa just might be the highlight of your vacation. If you'd like to go to a spa, you will be happy to learn the area has one. For more in-depth coverage of this specific topic, see this article concerning spas in this area.

Tennis

Treasure Cay Beach, Marina & Golf Resort

If you'd like to play some tennis during your visit your best bet is to make your reservations at a hotel that has 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'll see the number of tennis courts on-site, whether lights are available for evening play, and a few other details. Click on each name 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 instance, Treasure Cay Beach, Marina & Golf Resort has a tennis pro who can give you lessons or tips for improving your game.

Other Activities

The chart right below summarizes a few details concerning one other type of activity.

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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