Activities in Jolly Harbour

Photo credit: © Richard Moore

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.

You'll find 3 dive services and a small number of dive sites in the area. To read our detailed guide to scuba diving 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.

Avid fishermen love this area, as indicated by the presence of 5 charter fishing services located in this area. To read more about deep sea fishing in this area, see this page.


Antigua Golf

Hoping to spend some time on the greens? There are a couple of golf courses in the area. The area courses are Jolly Harbour Golf Course and Cedar Valley Golf Club. To get additional information concerning the course, including contact information, number of holes, location, and more you can click on the name of the course. Furthermore, you can take advantage of this extended discussion if you're seeking more information concerning golf courses throughout Antigua.

Sailing and Boating

Jolly Harbour Sailing and Boating

More details about area firms that can help you get out on the water can be seen directly below.

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 learning about local marinas and charter options visit this page.


Indigo Divers

If there are some shopping aficionados traveling with you, they'll be interested to know that the area has more than 42 retail stores just waiting to be explored. If you'd like to find out more about shopping in Jolly Harbour and nearby, you can do so by going to this page.


Fort James

Sightseeing is another great option for anyone visiting Jolly Harbour. Sights in the area include 7 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to vacationers. Nature enthusiasts will probably enjoy the area's outdoor parks and botanical garden. Anyone who needs to find out more about area sightseeing opportunities can do so by visiting this page.

Details concerning a firm that can provide a guided tour of some of the most enjoyable sites can be seen 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 sightseeing underwater there's good news -- you'll have the chance while vacationing in Jolly Harbour. Make your way to this page concerning snorkeling if you'd like to find better facts.


Indulging in a trip to the spa might be one of the highlights of your vacation. If a spa visit sounds like fun, you might be happy to discover there are a few in the area. To learn more about the options, go to this page.


Jolly Beach Resort & Spa

If you like playing tennis 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. You can view the number of tennis courts on-site, whether lighting is offered, and some other helpful details. Click on the names 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 example, Jolly Beach Resort & Spa offers all-inclusive pricing, to help simplify your vacation.

Other Activities

Information about some other activities are provided directly 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

Help us improve! We welcome your corrections and suggestions.