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 dive sites in the area. Go to this extended discussion about scuba diving in this area if you want to find additional specifics.

Fishing

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 and your traveling companions like to fish you'll be pleased to discover there are several charter fishing services in this area. Those needing to get more details concerning fishing in this area can do so here.

Golf

Antigua Golf

Like golf? Falmouth Harbour isn't quite a golfer's paradise, but there's one place to be aware of. The only course in the area is Jolly Harbour Golf Course. For more information about golf throughout Antigua read this article.

Sailing and Boating

On Deck

Take a moment to read the table below for more information about local providers that can help you get out on the water.

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 find out about charter operators and local marinas see this page.

Shopping

Rhythm Of Blue Art Gallery

If you have some folks who enjoy shopping in your group, they're not completely out of luck -- the area has more than 30 retail stores just waiting to be explored. To read our full guide to shopping in and around Falmouth Harbour, read this article.

Sightseeing

Dockyard Museum

Sightseeing is another great option for visitors to Falmouth Harbour. The area's sights include 10 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to vacationers. Assuming you like the open air will typically have fun visiting the area's outdoor parks and botanical gardens. For more in formation concerning area sightseeing attractions, go to this page.

Information concerning a firm that can direct you to some of the most enjoyable local sights can be found here:

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

Falmouth Harbour Snorkeling

If you love snorkeling there's good news -- you'll have the chance during your vacation in Falmouth Harbour. Click here to visit our page regarding local snorkeling opportunities.

Spas

Going to a spa might be the highlight of your entire vacation. If you enjoy going to spas, you might be happy to discover there are a few in this area. To find out about other the options, go to this article.

Tennis

St. James's Club

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

The following table summarizes some key facts. At a glance, you can see the number of courts on-site, whether lighting is offered, and some other helpful 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 instance, St. James's Club offers all-inclusive pricing, to help simplify your vacation.

Other Activities

Information about a few other activities are provided here:

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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