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 dive operators in the area. To get more information about diving in this area go to this article.


Antigua Fishing

Like to fish? You might be pleased to know there are 3 charter fishing services in this area. Click this link to view our page dedicated to this topic.


Antigua Golf

Like to golf? There are two golf courses in the area. The courses in the area are Cedar Valley Golf Club and Cedar Valley Golf Club. All you have to do is click on the course name for more information concerning the course, including contact information, number of holes, location, and more. Moreover, you can go to this extended discussion if you're looking for more facts about golfing throughout Antigua.

Sailing and Boating

The table just below shows a few details regarding firms that will enable you to spend some time out on the open water.

Boating Opportunities Near Dickenson Bay
Name Phone Location
Treasure Island Cruises (268) 461-8675 Downtown St. John's, 2.6 mi. South of Central Dickenson Bay
Wadadli Cats (268) 462-4792 1.6 mi. South of Central Dickenson Bay

If you'd like to find out about marinas and charter operators go to this page.


Lipstick Perfumes

If there are some foks who enjoy exploring new shops vacationing with you, they might enjoy browsing some of the area's 30 retail stores. You can go to this page if you want to find out about shopping in and around Dickenson Bay.


Fort James

Another great activity for visitors is discovering the area's sights and natural environment. Among other things, the area has 7 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to vacationers. Vacationers who enjoy being outside frequently enjoy visiting the area's outdoor parks and botanical garden. Those needing to obtain more information concerning area sightseeing opportunities can do so here.

Information about a firm that can guide you to some of the most interesting local sights can be found in the following chart:

Sightseeing Services Near Dickenson Bay
Name Phone Location
Gordon Tours and Travel (268) 772-8738 Downtown St. John's, 2.4 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 enjoy sightseeing underwater you're in luck -- you'll have plenty of chances to do so while vacationing in Dickenson Bay. To navigate to our full guide to local snorkeling opportunities, check out this page.


Enjoying a spa might be one of the most memorable parts of your entire vacation. If you'd like to go to a spa, you might be happy to discover there are several in this area. Click on this link to view our page regarding this topic.


Grand Royal Antiguan Beach Resort

If you enjoy playing tennis you might want to stay at a hotel that has a tennis court. Fortunately, you can choose from 5 properties in the area that offer tennis.

The following table can help clarify your options. Included is the number of courts available, whether lighting is offered, and some other helpful 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 Resort and Spa 3.2 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

The chart directly below provides you with some key facts regarding 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
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

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