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 services to choose from. Use this link to find our page about diving in this area.


Nightwing Sports Fishing

Want to catch some fish during your vacation? You might be happy to discover there are 3 charter operators in this area. For a more comprehensive look at this topic, visit this article concerning nearby fishing.


Antigua Golf

Like golf? There are a pair of golf courses in this area. The courses in the area are Cedar Valley Golf Club and Jolly Harbour Golf Course. You can click on the course name for a detailed article concerning the course. Furthermore, you can take advantage of this page if you're looking for additional details regarding golf courses throughout Antigua.

Sailing and Boating

Adventure Antigua Day Sails

Take a look at the table just below for information concerning local providers that can enable you to get out on the open 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'd like to read about area marinas and charter operators go to this page.


Lipstick Perfumes

If you have some avid shoppers traveling with you, they're not totally out of luck -- at least 36 retailers are located in this area. To find out about opportunities for shopping in Dickenson Bay and nearby, visit this page.


Fort James

Another great activity for visitors is seeing the area's sights and natural beauty. The area has 7 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to tourists. Nature enthusiasts typically enjoy the area's outdoor parks and botanical garden. For more information on area sightseeing attractions, visit this page.

The following chart enables you to get a few details concerning a firm that will help you enjoy some great sightseeing.

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


If you like to snorkel you're in luck -- you'll have plenty of chances to do so during your vacation in Dickenson Bay. Use this link to read our article concerning local snorkeling opportunities.


Going to a spa could be one of the most enjoyable parts of your entire vacation. If you enjoy going to spas, you might be happy to know there are a few options. Go to this extended discussion regarding spas in the area if you'd like to learn more information.


Grand Royal Antiguan Beach Resort

If you enjoy playing tennis your best bet is to stay at a hotel with a tennis court. Fortunately, you can choose from 5 properties in the area that offer tennis.

The table below may help with your planning. You can view the number of courts on-site, whether lighting is available for evening play, and a few other details. Click on each name to read more about 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 instance, Grand Royal Antiguan Beach Resort is located directly on the beach, where you can go and relax between games.

Other Activities

Details concerning a few other activities are provided in the following chart.

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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