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. 

Diving

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.

You'll find several dive services and a small number of interesting dive sites to choose from. For more in-depth coverage of diving in this area read this page.

Fishing

Obsession Sportsfishing

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

Hoping to go fishing during your vacation? You might be pleased to learn 4 charter fishing services operate from this area. For more in formation concerning deep sea fishing in this area, click here.

Golf

Antigua Golf

If you like to play golf you may realize Falmouth Harbour isn't exactly flooded with golf greens. Still, the area does have a golf course. The only course in the area is Jolly Harbour Golf Course. If you need to get more information about golf throughout Antigua can do so by following this link.

Sailing and Boating

On Deck

More information about firms that can help you spend some time on the open water can be seen directly below.

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 want to read about charter operators and area marinas see this page.

Shopping

Rhythm Of Blue Art Gallery

If you are traveling with some folks who enjoy shopping they can while away some time exploring some of the 27 retail shops in the area. Take advantage of this page if you want detailed information on shopping in Falmouth Harbour and nearby.

Sightseeing

Dockyard Museum

Sightseeing is also a great way to spend some of your time in Falmouth Harbour. The area's sights include 10 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to vacationers. Nature enthusiasts are likely to enjoy visiting the area's outdoor parks and botanical gardens. To find out about other area sightseeing attractions, go to this page.

Details concerning a firm that will show you the most interesting local sights can be seen in the chart below.

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

Snorkeling

Falmouth Harbour Snorkeling

If you like to snorkel there's good news -- you can easily find places to do so while vacationing in Falmouth Harbour. To read a more complete discussion of snorkeling, see this page, about possibilities for snorkeling.

Spas

Relaxing in a spa could be one of the most memorable parts of your vacation. If a spa visit sounds like fun, you might be happy to know there are a few options. To learn about more the options, navigate to this page.

Tennis

St. James's Club

If you enjoy playing tennis your best bet is to stay at a hotel with a tennis court. Fortunately, you can choose from 3 properties in the area that offer tennis.

The following list can help with your decision making process. At a glance, you'll see the number of courts on-site, whether lighting is offered, and some other details. Click on each name to learn more about 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 following chart 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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