Activities in Blowing Point

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Blowing Point is perhaps best known as the location of the ferry dock that provides transportation between Anguilla and St. Martin several times daily, but there are actually three different districts within the town.  Although shopping is not ideal because the shops are so spread out, activities based around the sea such as fishing and diving are great ways to spend your time here. 

Bike and Scooter Rental

Renting a bike or a scooter for a few hours is all that is needed for someone looking to explore all of Blowing Point. The relaxed people and beautiful weather make this option convenient and enjoyable.

If you like the idea of riding in the open air, there are several rental agencies that can help you. To find out about other bike and scooter rentals, visit this page.

Diving

Blowing Point Diving

Whether you are just beginning diving or looking for a new challenge, Blowing Point has a selection of nearby sites that will tempt you.

You'll find a couple of dive operators and at least 6 interesting dive sites in the area. To read a more detailed discussion of diving opportunities in this area click here.

Fishing

Since Blowing Point is not known for much other than the ferry terminal, you can bet that maritime activities like fishing charters are a popular service.

If you enjoy fishing you will be happy to learn there are several charter fishing services located in this area. Read this page concerning fishing in the area if you'd like to find additional information.

Golf

Anguilla Golf

If there are some golfers in your group, you should know that Blowing Point isn't overloaded with golf greens. Still, there is one golf course to be aware of. The only course in the area is CuisinArt Resort Golf Course. Furthermore, you can take advantage of this article if you want to discover more specifics regarding golf throughout Anguilla.

Sailing and Boating

Blowing Point Sailing and Boating

View the chart below for a listing of firms that can enable you to spend some time out on the open water.

Boating Opportunities In And Around Blowing Point
Name Phone Location
Calypso Charters (246) 584-8504 0.4 mi. South of Central Blowing Point
Garfield's Sea Tours - Gotcha! (264) 497-2956 1.7 mi. North of Central Blowing Point
Sail Chocolat (264) 497-3394 3.7 mi. Northeast of Central Blowing Point
Sea Pro Charters (264) 584-0074 1.7 mi. North of Central Blowing Point

If you'd like to read about charter operators and marinas follow this link.

Shopping

Savannah Gallery

If you're going to be traveling with some folks who enjoy window shopping they might enjoy browsing a few of the area's 36 retail stores. If you need details on shopping in Blowing Point and nearby, you can do so by going to this page.

Sightseeing

Old Fort at Sandy Hill

You should plan on spending some time exploring the sights and sounds of Blowing Point. Among other sights, the area has 4 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to travelers. To read our detailed guide to sightseeing attractions and opportunities, visit this page.

Information about a firm that will help you get the most out of your sightseeing time can be seen in the table below.

Sightseeing Services Near Blowing Point
Name Type Phone Location
Anguilla National Trust Travel and Tour Operators (264) 497-5054 Stoney Ground, 3.9 mi. Northeast of Central Blowing Point
Malliouhana Travel & Tours Ltd Travel and Tour Operators (264) 497-2431 Stoney Ground, 4.2 mi. Northeast of Central Blowing Point
Nature Explorers Anguilla Nature Tourism Service (264) 584-0346 3.7 mi. Northeast of Central Blowing Point

Snorkeling

Blowing Point Snorkeling

If you enjoy snorkeling you'll be pleased to know you'll have plenty of chances to do so while vacationing in Blowing Point. To get more information about local snorkeling opportunities, read this page.

Spas

Relaxing in a spa might be one of the most memorable parts of your entire vacation. If you enjoy going to spas, you might be happy to know there are a few in the area. Navigate to this extended discussion about nearby spas if you'd like additional specifics.

Tennis

Malliouhana, an Auberge Resort

If you want to play some tennis you might want to make your reservations at a hotel that has a tennis court. Fortunately, you can choose from 3 properties in the area that offer tennis.

The information that follows can help clarify your options. At a glance, you can see the number of tennis courts on-site, whether lights are available for evening play, and some other details. Click on each name to read more about the property.

Accommodations with Tennis Near Blowing Point
Property Location Tennis Courts Lit Courts Tennis Pro
Malliouhana, an Auberge Resort Long Bay Village, 2.8 mi. West of Central Blowing Point 2 check
Carimar Beach Club 2.7 mi. West of Central Blowing Point --
Mariners Cliffside Beach Resort 1.2 mi. North of Central Blowing Point 2 check

For example, Malliouhana, an Auberge Resort has a tennis pro who can give you lessons or tips for improving your game.

Other Activities

The chart just below provides you with some details concerning other activities.

Other Activities In And Around Blowing Point
Name Type Phone Location
Anguilla Horses Horseback Riding Site (264) 729-3361 South Hill, 1.0 mi. North of Central Blowing Point
Anguilla Tennis Academy Tennis Club (264) 498-0697 0 mi. North of Central Blowing Point
Dungeon Gym Fitness Centers and Instructors (264) 476-6072 Lower South Hill, 1.2 mi. North-Northwest of Central Blowing Point
Freedom Rentals Watersports Watersports Operator (264) 498-2830 0 mi. North of Central Blowing Point
Ossia Massage & Esthetics Massage Therapist (264) 497-3910 South Hill, 1.0 mi. North of Central Blowing Point
 

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