Activities in Spanish Town

At only eight square miles, Virgin Gorda is a small island lacking commercialization, even in main settlements like Spanish Town.  Sailing is the top activity here, and many people even arrive by private yacht, stay for a little sightseeing and then continue on their way.  If you're staying long term, you'll find other activities center on the sea like fishing and diving, a sightseeing trip to the Baths is a must, and rock climbing is available for those who lean towards adventurous.  


Spanish Town Diving

The island of Barbados is built from coral - rather than volcanic activity like many Caribbean islands. This same coral also makes for a great diving experience for those staying in Speightstown.

There are 4 dive operators and at least 6 interesting dive sites to choose from. To read our full guide to diving opportunities in this area, follow this link.


Big Ting Fishing Charters

Spanish Town is the main area on the island of Virgin Gorda, and home to many of the fishing charters that serve the area. 

Thinking about reeling in a big one while on vacation? There are two charter operators that operate in this area. To read more about fishing in the area visit this page.

Sailing and Boating

The table below lists information on firms that will help you get out on the water.

Boating Opportunities In And Around Spanish Town
Name Phone Location
B&B Charters (284) 496-9341 Leverick Bay, 4.6 mi. Northeast of Central Spanish Town
Island Rydes Boat Charters (284) 541-3068 3.2 mi. North-Northeast of Central Spanish Town
La Boheme Charters (284) 541-4861 Central Spanish Town
Sea It Clear (284) 343-9537 Central Spanish Town
Spirit Of Anegada Day Sails (284) 499-0901 Central Spanish Town

If you're interested in reading about nearby marinas and charter operators click here.


Sunchaser Scuba

If there are some avid shoppers in your group, they may be interested to know that there are more than 5 retail stores to browse in this area. To visit our full guide to shopping in and around Spanish Town, go to this page.


Copper Mine National Park

You should plan on spending some time soaking in the culture, sights and sounds of Spanish Town. Sights in the area include a few historic sites and various other attractions of interest to travelers. To read more about available sightseeing attractions, visit this page.


If spending some time snorkeling sounds like fun you're in luck -- you'll have the chance while vacationing in Spanish Town. To learn about more snorkeling opportunities, go to this page.


Sense Spa

Relaxing in a spa might be the highlight of your vacation. If you'd like to go to a spa, you'll be pleased to learn there are a few in the area. You can obtain more information about this topic can do so by clicking here.


Rosewood Little Dix Bay

If you like to play tennis you might want to stay at a hotel that has a tennis court. However, there's only one property where you can play tennis in this area.


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