Activities in Dickenson Bay

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Home to the busiest beach on Antigua, Dickenson Bay still retains that laid back feel that those seeking out a tropical destination are drawn to.  Watersports like snorkeling and parasailing are top activities here, but you can also keep busy by doing a little shopping and sightseeing. 

Diving

Antigua Diving

There are dive services in the area. To see our full guide to scuba diving in this area, read this page.

Fishing

Nightwing Sports Fishing

If you enjoy fishing you will be happy to discover there are several charter operators in this area. Click here to read our page regarding this topic.

Golf

Antigua Golf

Hoping to play golf during your vacation? There are two area golf courses. The area courses are Cedar Valley Golf Club and Jolly Harbour Golf Course. To get additional information concerning the course simply click on the name of the course. Anyone needing to learn more about golfing throughout Antigua can do so by going to this page.

Sailing and Boating

Adventure Antigua Day Sails

The following table shows information on firms that can help you get out on the water.

Boating Opportunities Near Dickenson Bay
Name Phone Location
Adventure Antigua Day Sails (268) 726-6355 3.7 mi. East of Central Dickenson Bay
Treasure Island Cruises (268) 461-8675 Redcliffe Quay, 2.6 mi. South of Central Dickenson Bay

If you want to find out about local marinas and charter options visit this page.

Shopping

Lipstick Perfumes

If you have some people who enjoy exploring new shops in your group, they're not completely out of luck -- the area has more than 36 retail stores just waiting to be explored. Click to view our extended discussion of shopping in and around Dickenson Bay.

Sightseeing

Fort James

Sightseeing is another good way to spend some of your vacation in Dickenson Bay. Sights in the area include 7 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to tourists. Assuming you enjoy the natural environment typically enjoy visiting the area's outdoor parks and botanical garden. To learn more about area sightseeing attractions, use this link.

Information about a firm that will show you the most interesting local sights can be seen below.

Sightseeing Services Near Dickenson Bay
Name Phone Location
Antigua Nature Adventure - Cat's Tours (268) 560-4362 Redcliffe Quay, 2.6 mi. South of Central Dickenson Bay
Scenic Tours Antigua (268) 720-8844 2.0 mi. South-Southeast of Central Dickenson Bay
Tropical Adventures Antigua (268) 480-1225 Redcliffe Quay, 2.5 mi. South of Central Dickenson Bay

Snorkeling

If you are thinking about snorkeling you're in luck -- you'll have plenty of chances to do so during your vacation in Dickenson Bay. To find out about other snorkeling opportunities, read this page.

Spas

Relaxing in a spa might be one of the highlights of your entire vacation. If you'd like to go to a spa, you will be happy to know there are several in the area. To read our detailed page about spas, navigate to this page.

Tennis

Grand Royal Antiguan Beach Resort

If you like playing tennis your best bet is to stay at a hotel with a tennis court. Fortunately, there are 5 properties in the area that offer tennis.

The table below may help with your planning. Included is the number of tennis courts on-site, whether lights are available for evening play, and some other details. Click on each name to learn more details concerning the property.

Accommodations with Tennis In And Around Dickenson Bay
Property Location Island Tennis Courts Lit Courts Tennis Pro
Grand Royal Antiguan Beach Resort 3.3 mi. South West of Central Dickenson Bay Antigua 5 check
Sandals Antigua Caribbean Village & Spa 0.1 mi. East-Northeast of Central Dickenson Bay Antigua 2 check
Rex Resorts Halcyon Cove 0.3 mi. Northeast of Central Dickenson Bay Antigua 4 check
Jumby Bay 6.3 mi. East of Central Dickenson Bay Long Island 3 check
Hodges Bay Club 3.1 mi. East of Central Dickenson Bay Antigua 2 check

For example, Grand Royal Antiguan Beach Resort is located directly on the beach, where you can go and relax between games.

Other Activities

Glance through the table below to read about other activities.

Other Activities Near Dickenson Bay
Name Type Phone Location
Antigua Recreation Grounds Sporting Event Venue -- 2.5 mi. South of Central Dickenson Bay
Caribbean Cinemas - Antigua Megaplex 8 Movie Theater (787) 880-7979 1.8 mi. Southeast of Central Dickenson Bay
YMCA Fitness Centers and Instructors -- 2.4 mi. South of Central Dickenson Bay
 

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