Activities in English Harbour

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The only Georgian dockyard in the world, English Harbour is a major tourist destination on Antigua that manages to retain a peaceful feel to it.  Here, sightseeing is the top activity, welcoming tourists to explore the historic district which touches on the island's military history as well as local heritage and culture in some cases. There are also a few nature trails in the area for hiking, a boating is a very notable activity as well.   

Bike and Scooter Rental

Choosing to rent a bike or a scooter is a cost effective and environmentally friendly way to explore the area around English Harbour.

If you are thinking about seeing the sights with the wind in your face, there's a place that can help make it happen. To learn about more bike and scooter rentals, click this link.

Diving

English Harbour Diving

One of the best locations for diving on the island, English Harbour is where divers go on Antigua when they are looking for services, charters, and all things diving.

There are 3 dive operators and a small number of interesting dive sites in the area. For more about diving opportunities in this area go to this page.

Fishing

Obsession Sportsfishing

English Harbour is a popular fishing destination thanks to thte great opportunities for deep sea and sport fishing in the area. No matter what time of year you visit, there is usually some kind of big fish for you in season.

Hoping to spend some time with a rod in your hand? You might be happy to know there are 3 charter fishing services located in this area. To navigate to our complete page about deep sea fishing, read this article.

Shopping

Rhythm Of Blue Art Gallery

If you're vacationing with some avid shoppers they can while away some time exploring a few of the 16 retail shops in the area. To learn about opportunities for shopping in English Harbour and nearby, use this link.

Sightseeing

Dockyard Museum

Another great way to spend some of your time is discovering the area's sights and natural environment. The area has 8 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to vacationers. Nature enthusiasts typically enjoy the area's outdoor parks and botanical garden. Make your way to this article concerning area sightseeing attractions if you'd like to find out additional specifics.

The chart directly below provides some details concerning a firm that can help you get the most out of your sightseeing time.

Sightseeing Services Near English Harbour
Name Type Phone Location
Elvis George & Son Tours Travel and Tour Operators (268) 774-8020 5.3 mi. North-Northwest of Central English Harbour
Footsteps Rainforest Hiking Tours Hiking Tour and Trip Operator (268) 460-1234 5.3 mi. North-Northwest of Central English Harbour
Pelican Safari Tours Travel and Tour Operators (268) 728-2969 5.3 mi. North-Northwest of Central English Harbour

Snorkeling

If you are intrigued by the idea of underwater sightseeing you'll be pleased to know you'll have plenty of chances to do so during your vacation in English Harbour. Click this link to view our page regarding local snorkeling opportunities.

Spas

Antigua Spas

Going to a spa just might be one of the highlights of your entire vacation. If a visit to the spa sounds like fun, you'll be pleased to discover there are two located in this area. You can read this extended discussion concerning nearby spas if you want to find additional details.

Tennis

St. James's Club

If you enjoy playing tennis you might want to make your reservations at a hotel that has a tennis court. Fortunately, you can choose from 4 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 courts on-site, whether lights are available for evening play, and some other helpful details. Click on the names to read about other aspects of the property.

Accommodations with Tennis In And Around English Harbour
Property Location Tennis Courts Lit Courts Tennis Pro
St. James's Club Mamora Bay, 2.1 mi. East of Central English Harbour 6 check
Carlisle Bay 4.5 mi. West of Central English Harbour 8 check check
Curtain Bluff 5.1 mi. West of Central English Harbour 4 check check
Inn At English Harbour 0.4 mi. East-Southeast of Central English Harbour 2 check

For example, St. James's Club offers all-inclusive pricing, to help simplify your vacation.

 

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