Things to See and Do While Staying at Carlisle Bay

It can be difficult to decide which of Antigua's many activities are right for you. Fortunately, the Carlisle Bay can provide everything needed to have an exciting time in their vibrant beachfront location. This location provides a wide variety of recreational opportunities, ensuring you'll have no shortage of exciting activities to pick from during your trip.

There is one pool at Carlisle Bay. There are so many things to do in Antigua that you might not consider visiting the location's pool, but it might provide a convenient place to lounge until your next activity. Also, these accommodations are in a breezy location on the coast, so you'll have a couple different ways to relax outdoors throughout your stay. Of course, you can also ease into the property's whirlpool, especially after a lot of walking around the city.

Fitness buffs won't have to put their routines on hold at this vacation spot; the on-site exercise facility is bound to have all the space and equipment you need.


This resort is an excellent choice for tennis players, because guests can spend some of their vacation time on the court. Guests shouldn't have any problems finding an open court, because there are 8 tennis courts here. An evening match on their lighted courts would be a nice alternative to hot daytime play. If you're on the fence about tennis, consider that this fabulous facility is under the watch of an on-site tennis pro.

If you're interested in more accommodation options that offer tennis, you may wish to compare this property to other hotels in the area that also have courts, like Curtain Bluff and Jolly Beach Resort & Spa.


Though Carlisle Bay does not have a golf course, it's possible that you could make arrangements to play a round or two during your stay. There are two golf courses within nine miles of Carlisle Bay. They are Jolly Harbour Golf Course and Cedar Valley Golf Club. The nearest of your choices is Jolly Harbour Golf Course, since it's conveniently found by taxi, you could hire a car and head over for a great golfing experience. Players will find 18 challenging holes at this nearby course. The course is a par 71, with a total length of 5237 yards. For those who would like to find out more information, you can call the course at (268) 462-7771 ext. 608.


Vacationers that like an array of aquatic adventures will have a great time during their stay at Carlisle Bay. The following list shows the watersports available on-site.

  • Fishing
  • Kayaking
  • Scuba Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Surfing
  • Wind Surfing

Family Activities

Carlisle Bay is one locale where you can stay with your family, even though you probably will not be overwhelmed with a lot of different amenities or activities specifically intended for the younger set. If it is important that you find somewhere to stay with more features that that appeal to kids, you might want to consider properties rated best for family vacations.

Have fun with the kids in the game room, or take some parent time alone and leave the kids with the on-site babysitter.

There is a game room on-site, where both kids and grown-ups can pass hours of downtime. Many parents understand the rarity of an excursion sans their children. Here, they allow parents an opportunity to spend some time by themselves, since they offer a babysitter.

Entertainment and Nightlife

This resort tends to be relatively quiet when the sun goes down. Accordingly, this property might not be a top choice for guests that care about late night fun where they are staying.

Despite the lack of live entertainment, perhaps you could enjoy a cocktail at one of the many bars before finding entertainment elsewhere.

If you are feeling lucky and looking for something else to do, you can visit the closest casino, Casino at Jolly Beach. This one's just five miles northwest from Carlisle Bay.


Not every property in Antigua has a spa of their own, but Carlisle Bay is one of the limited number of properties that can provide their guests a fun (sometimes necessary) way to get properly pampered. The following list shows some of the spa services that are available:

  • Facials
  • Massages
  • Sauna
  • Spa Facility
  • Steam Room
  • Whirlpool

The enormous facility is designed to promote the ultimate in relaxation and comfort. Several individual treatment rooms are built to cater to the client, including increasingly popular aromatherapy treatments. A juice bar and a hair salon are all available inside the spa.


The beauty salon on the property makes it simple to get all dolled up for a special occasion, or fun night out.

On top of all the activities available on-site, active vacationers visiting Antigua can always find some good chances for exploration in the area. No matter if you'd rather lay out on the beach or play a round of golf, you'll find plenty of other options for recreation close-by. Click on these articles for information regarding fishing, riding a bike or scooter, sightseeing, scuba diving, snorkeling, shopping, and other activities you might enjoy.


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