Activities in Falmouth Harbour

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A harbor backed by a small town, Falmouth Harbour offers activities to visitors that take them from the sea to the hills.  During the winter months, the harbor is filled with expensive yachts as pleasure sailors dock their boats here, making sailing and other sports that rely on boats like fishing and diving very popular here.  Inland there are several hiking trails to take advantage of, and there are also numerous historic attractions in the area that are waiting to be explored. 


Falmouth Harbour Diving

Gentle water and colorful coral makes Falmouth Harbour a very popular destination for divers. Additionally, the area is known as one of the central sailing areas of Antigua, so you will be sure to find a charter here if you need one.

There are 3 dive services and a small number of dive sites in the area. To read our complete guide to diving opportunities in this area, follow this link.


Obsession Sportsfishing

Possibly the most popular fishing destination on Antigua, Falmouth Harbour is a central location where many fishing charters base their operations.

If you're an avid angler you will be happy to know there are several charter fishing services located in this area. Those needing to find more details concerning fishing in this area can do so on this page.


Antigua Golf

Like to golf? Falmouth Harbour isn't overloaded with golf greens, but the area does have a golf course. The only course in the area is Jolly Harbour Golf Course. To reach our full guide to golf throughout Antigua, use this link.

Sailing and Boating

On Deck

Details concerning local providers that will help you enjoy some time on the water can be seen in the following table:

Boating Opportunities In And Around Falmouth Harbour
Name Phone Location
Life's A Beach A Water Sports, Cruises & Taxis (268) 784-1406 Freeman's Village, 4.1 mi. North of Central Falmouth Harbour
On Deck (268) 532-6696 0.8 mi. South-Southeast of Central Falmouth Harbour
Pirates Of Antigua (268) 562-7946 Freeman's Village, 4.1 mi. North of Central Falmouth Harbour

If you'd like to read about marinas and charter operators visit this page.


Rhythm Of Blue Art Gallery

If you have some folks who enjoy window shopping in your group, they're not completely out of luck -- the area has more than 26 retail stores just waiting to be explored. If you want to learn about shopping in and around Falmouth Harbour, you can do so by visiting this page.


Dockyard Museum

Sightseeing is another great option for anyone visiting Falmouth Harbour. Area sights include 10 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to travelers. Nature enthusiasts will frequently have a pleasant time visiting the area's outdoor parks and botanical gardens. For a more comprehensive look at this topic, go to this article about area sightseeing opportunities and attractions.

Be sure to look through the table just below to read more about a firm that will help you have a great time sightseeing.

Sightseeing Services Near Falmouth Harbour
Name Type Phone Location
Footsteps Rainforest Hiking Tours Hiking Tour and Trip Operator (268) 460-1234 Freeman's Village, 4.1 mi. North of Central Falmouth Harbour
Freestyle ATV Tours Excursions and Sightseeing Service (268) 726-3572 Parham, 5.9 mi. North of Central Falmouth Harbour
Pelican Safari Tours Travel and Tour Operators (268) 728-2969 Freeman's Village, 4.1 mi. North of Central Falmouth Harbour


Falmouth Harbour Snorkeling

If you enjoy looking at fish there's good news -- you'll have plenty of chances to do so during your vacation in Falmouth Harbour. Click to visit our article about local snorkeling opportunities.


Relaxing for a few hours in a spa might be one of the most enjoyable parts of your vacation. If a visit to the spa sounds like fun, you'll be pleased to know there are several in the area. To read about other the options, follow this link.


St. James's Club

If you want to play some tennis you might want to make your reservations at a hotel with a tennis court. Fortunately, there are 3 properties in the area that offer tennis.

The table below highlights some key facts. At a glance, you'll see the number of courts available, whether lighting is offered, and a few other details. Click on the names to learn more details concerning the property.

Accommodations with Tennis Near Falmouth Harbour
Property Location Tennis Courts Lit Courts Tennis Pro
St. James's Club Mamora Bay, 2.8 mi. East of Central Falmouth Harbour 6 check
Carlisle Bay 3.8 mi. West of Central Falmouth Harbour 8 check check
Inn At English Harbour English Harbour, 1.6 mi. Southeast of Central Falmouth Harbour 2 check

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

Other Activities

The table just below offers information about other activities.

Other Activities In And Around Falmouth Harbour
Name Type Phone Location
Antigua Paddles Watersports Operator (268) 463-1944 6.1 mi. Northeast of Central Falmouth Harbour
Sir Vivian Richards Stadium Sporting Event Venue -- 5.6 mi. North of Central Falmouth Harbour
Sweets Cricket Ground Sporting Event Venue -- 1.8 mi. Northwest of Central Falmouth Harbour

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