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. 


Antigua Diving

You'll find two in the area. You can go to this article concerning diving opportunities in this area if you want to find out additional specifics.


Antigua Fishing

If you're a fishing fanatic you will be happy to learn there are several charter fishing services located in this area. Go to this page which is all about nearby fishing options if you'd like to find out more information.


Antigua Golf

Like to golf? There are a pair of golf courses in this area. The area courses are Cedar Valley Golf Club and Cedar Valley Golf Club. For more detail concerning the course simply click on the name of the course. Navigate here to visit our discussion of golfing throughout Antigua.


Lipstick Perfumes

If you have some people who love to shop traveling with you, they might want to know that more than 31 retailers operate in this area. If you'd like to find out more about shopping in Dickenson Bay and nearby, you can do so by going to this page.


Fort James

Sightseeing is another popular activity for visitors to Dickenson Bay. Sights of interest to visitors include 7 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to vacationers. Nature enthusiasts will typically enjoy visiting the area's outdoor parks and botanical garden. To visit our detailed guide to attractions, check out this page.

Information about a firm that will show you the most interesting local sights can be found here:

Sightseeing Services Near Dickenson Bay
Name Phone Location
Island Safari (268) 480-1225 Downtown St. John's, 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 Downtown St. John's, 2.5 mi. South of Central Dickenson Bay


If you love snorkeling you'll be pleased to know you can easily find places to do so while vacationing in Dickenson Bay. Navigate here to view our guide to local snorkeling opportunities.


Indulging in a trip to the spa might be one of the most memorable parts of your vacation. If a visit to the spa sounds like fun, you'll be pleased to learn there are a few options. Readers can learn more about this topic can do so on this page.


Grand Royal Antiguan Beach Resort

If you're a tennis player you might want to make your reservations at a hotel that has a tennis court. Fortunately, you can choose from 5 properties in the area that offer tennis.

The information that follows can help clarify your options. 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 the names to read about other aspects of 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 Resort and Spa 3.2 mi. East of Central Dickenson Bay Antigua 2 check

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

Other Activities

Information concerning a few other activities are shown in the following chart.

Other Activities Near Dickenson Bay
Name Type Phone Location
AquaSports St. Johns Watersports Equipment Shop (268) 462-3474 Downtown St. John's, 2.5 mi. South of Central Dickenson Bay
Caribbean Cinemas - Antigua Megaplex 8 Movie Theater (268) 562-4000 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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