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 operators and a small number of dive sites to choose from. To read our detailed guide to scuba diving in this area, see 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.

Enjoy fishing? You might be pleased to discover 4 charter operators are located in this area. To read a more detailed discussion of this topic, read this page, about deep sea fishing in this area.

Golf

Antigua Golf

If you or someone in your group enjoys playing golf you may realize Falmouth Harbour isn't exactly flooded with golf greens. Nevertheless, there is one golf course in the area. The only course in the area is Jolly Harbour Golf Course. Click this link to see our extended discussion of golf throughout Antigua.

Sailing and Boating

On Deck

Details concerning area firms that can help you enjoy some time on the water can be found in the following chart:

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 local marinas and charter options go to this page.

Shopping

Rhythm Of Blue Art Gallery

If you have some shopping fanatics vacationing with you, they'll be interested to know that more than 30 retail stores are located in this area. Use this link to see our guide to shopping in and around Falmouth Harbour.

Sightseeing

Dockyard Museum

Another great activity for visitors is simply enjoying the area's interesting sights. Among other things, the area has 10 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to visitors Nature enthusiasts will probably have a good time at the area's outdoor parks and botanical gardens. To learn about more area sightseeing attractions, navigate to this page.

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

Sightseeing Services Near Falmouth Harbour
Name Type Phone Location
Elvis George & Son Tours Travel and Tour Operators (268) 774-8020 Freeman's Village, 4.1 mi. North of Central Falmouth Harbour
Footsteps Rainforest Hiking Tours Hiking Tour and Trip Operator (268) 460-1234 Freeman's Village, 4.1 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

If you enjoy sightseeing underwater there's good news -- you can easily find places to do so during your vacation in Falmouth Harbour. You can find out more concerning opportunities to go snorkeling here.

Spas

Enjoying a spa just might be one of the most memorable parts of your entire vacation. If you'd like to go to a spa, you will be happy to know there are a few options. To visit our complete page about spas, follow this link.

Tennis

St. James's Club

If you want to play some tennis you might want to stay at a hotel with a tennis court. Fortunately, you can choose from 3 properties in the area that offer tennis.

The following information may help with you make a decision. At a glance, you'll see the number of courts available, whether lights are available for evening play, and some other details. Click on the names to read about other aspects of 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 directly below provides some details concerning other activities.

Other Activities In And Around Falmouth Harbour
Name Location
Sir Vivian Richards Stadium 5.6 mi. North of Central Falmouth Harbour
Sweets Cricket Ground 1.8 mi. Northwest of Central Falmouth Harbour
 

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