Activities in Jolly Harbour

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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. 


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.

There are 3 dive operators and a small number of interesting dive sites to choose from. To get more information about diving opportunities in this area go to this page.


Nightwing Sports 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.

If there are some experienced anglers traveling with you, they'll be pleased to know they can fish with one of the 5 charter operators in this area. To find out more about deep sea fishing in this area, read this page.


Antigua Golf

Like golf? There are a couple of golf courses in this area. The courses are Jolly Harbour Golf Course and Cedar Valley Golf Club. You can click on the course name to read a detailed article concerning the course, including location, number of holes, and more. Those wanting to get more details about golfing throughout Antigua can do so by clicking here.

Sailing and Boating

Jolly Harbour Sailing and Boating

Take a moment to read the table just below to see area firms that can enable you to get out on the open water.

Boating Opportunities In And Around Jolly Harbour
Name Phone Location
Miramar Sailing (268) 721-3456 Central Jolly Harbour
Treasure Island Cruises (268) 461-8675 Redcliffe Quay, 4.7 mi. Northeast of Central Jolly Harbour
West Coast Tours Antigua (268) 728-5239 Jolly Harbour

If you'd like to learn about marinas and charter operators go to this page.


Indigo Divers

If you're going to be traveling with some shopping fanatics they can browse some of the 42 retail shops in the area. To learn about opportunities for shopping in and around Jolly Harbour, go to this page.


Fort James

Sightseeing is another great way to spend some of your time in Jolly Harbour. Among other sights, the area has 7 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to vacationers. Nature enthusiasts will probably have fun visiting the area's outdoor parks and botanical garden. For a more detailed look at available sightseeing attractions, go to this page.

Details concerning a firm that will help you get the most out of your sightseeing time can be found directly below.

Sightseeing Services Near Jolly Harbour
Name Phone Location
Historical Harbour Tours (268) 736-8846 Redcliffe Quay, 4.7 mi. Northeast of Central Jolly Harbour
Island Safari (268) 480-1225 Redcliffe Quay, 4.7 mi. Northeast of Central Jolly Harbour
Tropical Adventures Antigua (268) 480-1225 Redcliffe Quay, 4.6 mi. Northeast of Central Jolly Harbour


If you enjoy snorkeling you'll be pleased to know you'll have plenty of chances to do so while vacationing in Jolly Harbour. Those wanting to find out more concerning opportunities to go snorkeling by following this link.


Relaxing for a few hours in a spa just might be one of the highlights of your vacation. If a spa visit sounds like fun, you will be happy to learn there are a few in the area. Those wanting to learn more about this topic can do so on this page.


Jolly Beach Resort & Spa

If you enjoy playing tennis your best bet is to make your reservations at a hotel with a tennis court. Fortunately, you can choose from 5 properties in the area that offer tennis.

The following information may help with you make a decision. At a glance, you can see the number of courts available, whether lighting is available for evening play, and a few other details. Click on the names to read more details concerning 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 instance, Jolly Beach Resort & Spa offers all-inclusive pricing, to help simplify your vacation.

Other Activities

Details concerning some other activities are provided right below.

Other Activities Near Jolly Harbour
Name Type Phone Location
Antigua Recreation Grounds Sporting Event Venue -- 5.0 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
YMCA Fitness Centers and Instructors -- 5.0 mi. Northeast of Central Jolly Harbour

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