Activities in Jolly Harbour

Photo credit: © Catch the Cat
 

A top sailing destination in Antigua, Jolly Harbour is a high end resort community which features a full-service marina, championship golf course, several spas, and luxury accommodations.  Because this town greatly caters to tourists who appreciate the finer things in life, activities are often geared towards things like sailing, sport fishing, tennis, and shopping. 

Diving

Jolly Harbour Diving

The area surrounding Jolly Harbour is lined with underwater caves and the further you go, the more there is to be explored. Those wanting to dive for the first time will be able to here thanks to the quiality of dive sites and operators in the region.

You'll find two dive operators and a small number of dive sites to choose from. For more in formation concerning diving opportunities in this area visit this page.

Fishing

Jolly Harbour Fishing

Jolly Harbour offers plenty of tourist services for fishermen looking to head offshore and try their luck fishing, particularly against the many tarpon in the area.

Like fishing? You might be pleased to learn there are 4 charter fishing services located in this area. Those wanting to get more details concerning fishing in this area can do so by going to this page.

Golf

Antigua Golf

If you enjoy playing golf you will be happy to discover there are several golf courses in this area. The courses are Jolly Harbour Golf Course, Cedar Valley Golf Club, and Cedar Valley Golf Club. Just click on the name of the course to get additional information concerning the course, including the number of holes, location, and much more. Click here to view our article about golf courses throughout Antigua.

Sailing and Boating

Adventure Antigua Day Sails

The following chart summarizes information on local providers that can help you spend some time on the open water.

Boating Opportunities In And Around Jolly Harbour
Name Phone Location
Adventure Antigua Day Sails (268) 726-6355 Central Jolly Harbour
Miramar Sailing (268) 721-3456 Central Jolly Harbour
Treasure Island Cruises (268) 461-8675 Downtown St. John's, 4.7 mi. Northeast of Central Jolly Harbour
Wadadli Cats (268) 462-4792 5.2 mi. North-Northeast of Central Jolly Harbour
West Coast Tours Antigua (268) 728-5239 0.3 mi. Northeast of Central Jolly Harbour

If you want to read about area marinas and charter operators go to this page.

Shopping

Indigo Divers

If there are some folks who enjoy window shopping in your group, they can browse a few of the 33 retail shops in the area. To read our page about shopping in Jolly Harbour and nearby, read this page.

Sightseeing

Fort James

Yet another great option is to enjoy the area's sights and natural beauty. Among other things, the area has 7 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to vacationers. Vacationers who enjoy natural surroundings typically enjoy visiting the area's outdoor parks and botanical garden. Anyone needing to get more information about area sightseeing opportunities can do so here.

The table directly below lists more details concerning a firm that will help you enjoy some great sightseeing.

Sightseeing Services Near Jolly Harbour
Name Type Phone Location
Gordon Tours and Travel Excursions and Sightseeing Service (268) 772-8738 Downtown St. John's, 4.8 mi. Northeast of Central Jolly Harbour
Heavenly Tours Travel and Tour Operators (268) 4774-0206 Downtown St. John's, 4.7 mi. Northeast of Central Jolly Harbour
Tropical Adventures Antigua Excursions and Sightseeing Service (268) 480-1225 Downtown St. John's, 4.6 mi. Northeast of Central Jolly Harbour

Snorkeling

Jolly Harbour Snorkeling

If you enjoy looking at fish there's good news -- you can easily find places to do so during your vacation in Jolly Harbour. For more information on nearby snorkeling opportunities, click here.

Spas

Relaxing in a spa just might be the highlight of your entire vacation. If a visit to the spa sounds like fun, you will be happy to learn there are several options. Navigate here to read our page about this topic.

Tennis

Jolly Beach Resort & Spa

If you're a tennis player you might want to stay at a hotel that has a tennis court. Fortunately, you can choose from 5 properties in the area that offer tennis.

The information that follows can help clarify your options. 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 more about the property.

Accommodations with Tennis In And Around Jolly Harbour
Property Location Tennis Courts Lit Courts Tennis Pro
Jolly Beach Resort & Spa Central Jolly Harbour 4 check
Grand Royal Antiguan Beach Resort 3.8 mi. North of Central Jolly Harbour 5 check
Carlisle Bay 5.1 mi. Southeast of Central Jolly Harbour 8 check check
Curtain Bluff 4.7 mi. Southeast of Central Jolly Harbour 4 check check
Tranquility Bay Central Jolly Harbour 4 check

For example, Jolly Beach Resort & Spa offers all-inclusive pricing, to help simplify your vacation.

Other Activities

The following chart offers some key facts concerning other activities.

Other Activities Near Jolly Harbour
Name Type Phone Location
Antigua Recreation Grounds Sporting Event Venue -- 5.0 mi. Northeast of Central Jolly Harbour
AquaSports St. Johns Watersports Equipment Shop (268) 462-3474 Downtown St. John's, 4.7 mi. Northeast of Central Jolly Harbour
Deluxe Cinemas Movie Theater (268) 562-4036 Downtown St. John's, 4.8 mi. Northeast of Central Jolly Harbour
 

Help us improve! We welcome your corrections and suggestions.