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. 


Indigo Divers

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 several dive operators and a small number of interesting dive sites to choose from. For more in-depth coverage of diving in this area click this link.


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 fishing fanatics traveling with you, they're in luck -- they can fish with one of the 6 charter operators in this area. To read more about this topic, visit this article concerning fishing in this area.


Antigua Golf

Hoping to play golf during your vacation? There are a couple of golf courses in this area. The area courses are Jolly Harbour Golf Course and Cedar Valley Golf Club. Click on the course name to get additional information concerning the course, including location, number of holes, and more. Furthermore, you can navigate to this page if you'd like to find out more details regarding golf courses throughout Antigua.

Sailing and Boating

Check the following table for a list of local providers that will help you spend some time 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're interested in reading about marinas and charter operators go to this article.


If you have some people who enjoy exploring new shops traveling with you, they're not totally out of luck -- there are more than 41 retail stores to browse in this area. To see our guide to shopping in and around Jolly Harbour, read this page.


Fort James

Sightseeing is also a good way to spend some of your vacation in Jolly Harbour. Sights in the area include 7 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to visitors Nature enthusiasts will probably enjoy visiting the area's outdoor parks and botanical garden. For more details about this topic, visit this article about area sightseeing opportunities and attractions.

Information concerning a firm that can help you have a great time enjoying the local sights can be seen right below.

Sightseeing Services Near Jolly Harbour
Name Type Phone Location
Antigua Nature Adventure - Cat's Tours Excursions and Sightseeing Service (268) 560-4362 Redcliffe Quay, 4.7 mi. Northeast of Central Jolly Harbour
Regal Travels & Tour Travel and Tour Operators (268) 562-0211 Redcliffe Quay, 4.7 mi. Northeast of Central Jolly Harbour
Tropical Adventures Antigua Excursions and Sightseeing Service (268) 480-1225 Redcliffe Quay, 4.6 mi. Northeast of Central Jolly Harbour


If you are thinking about snorkeling you'll be pleased to know you'll have the chance during your vacation in Jolly Harbour. Those needing to find out more about opportunities to go snorkeling by following this link.


Enjoying a spa just might be one of the most memorable parts of your vacation. If a visit to the spa sounds like fun, you'll be pleased to learn there are a few in this area. Make your way to this article concerning spas in the area if you want to discover more details.


Jolly Beach Resort & Spa

If you'd like to play some tennis during your visit you might want 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 information that follows can help clarify your options. At a glance, you can see the number of tennis courts on-site, whether lighting is offered, and some other helpful details. Click on each name to learn 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

Glance through the chart below for a list of other activities.

Other Activities Near Jolly Harbour
Name Type Phone Location
Adventure Trails Horseback Riding Site (268) 461-7758 Cassada Gardens, 6.7 mi. Northeast of Central Jolly Harbour
Antigua Megaplex 8 Movie Theater (787) 880-7979 5.9 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

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