Activities in English Harbour

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 considering experiencing the wind in your face, you're in luck -- there is an agency that can help you. Anyone who needs to learn more concerning this topic can do so by clicking here.

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 dive sites in the area. To read a more detailed discussion of diving opportunities in this area follow this link.

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.

Enjoy fishing? You might be pleased to know there are 3 charter fishing services that operate from this area. To get more information about the closest fishing options, visit this page.

Shopping

Rhythm Of Blue Art Gallery

If you're vacationing with some folks who enjoy shopping they can while away some time exploring a few of the 16 retail shops in the area. To see our detailed page about shopping in English Harbour and nearby, click here.

Sightseeing

Dockyard Museum

Another good way to use some of your time is experiencing the area's sights and natural beauty. Among other sights, the area has 8 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to visitors Vacationers who like the open air frequently have a good time at the area's outdoor parks and botanical garden. To read about other area sightseeing attractions, check out this page.

View the chart below to see a firm that will help you have a great time sightseeing.

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 exploring a watery world sounds fun you'll be pleased to know you can easily find places to do so during your vacation in English Harbour. Read this page dedicated to snorkeling if you're interested in learning additional details.

Spas

Relaxing for a few hours in a spa could be one of the highlights of your vacation. If a visit to the spa sounds like fun, you will be happy to learn there are a couple of options located in this area. For a more thorough discussion of this specific topic, see this guide, which discusses nearby spas.

Tennis

St. James's Club

If you want to play some tennis your best bet is 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 table below highlights some key facts. Included is the number of courts on-site, whether lighting is offered, and a few other details. Click on each name to read more details concerning 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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