Home to the main cruise ship dock and the capital city of Antigua, Saint John's is the busiest spot on the island. In this town, it is the simple activities that matter, like a visit to the Saturday Morning Market where you'll find the best deals on local goods or a walking tour of town that will take you to a historic cathedral and a culture museum.
Sailing and scuba diving are two activities that adventurous visitors won't want to overlook, and those in the know can head to Shirley Heights on Sunday nights for a party that introduces you to local people and music while enjoying a barbecue of fresh caught fish and other delights. And, if you missed the Saturday Market, don't worry. Some of the best duty-free shopping in the Caribbean is available at the Heritage Quay or Redcliffe Quay Markets.
This capital city can be a great place for a biker looking to do some sightseeing. Additionally, other small vehicles like scooters can give you a mobility edge over cars when navigating the streets of St. Johns.
If you are considering exploring the area in the open air there are two places that can help you. Take advantage of this article about bike and scooter rentals if you want to find out additional facts.
You'll find a couple of in the area. For more details about diving opportunities in this area follow this link.
The fish population near St. John's changes with the season, so those planning to visit this city should plan accordingly if they have a specific game in mind.
If you enjoy fishing you will be happy to know there are several charter fishing services in this area. Anyone needing to find out more concerning fishing in this area can do so here.
Hoping you can spend some time on the greens during your vacation? There are a couple of golf courses in the area. The courses in the area are Cedar Valley Golf Club and Jolly Harbour Golf Course. To get additional information concerning the course, including the number of holes, location, and much more just click on the course name. To read more about this topic, visit this article concerning golf throughout Antigua.
The following table offers some details on local providers that can enable you to spend some time out on the open water.
|Adventure Antigua Day Sails||(268) 726-6355||Freeman's Village, 4.1 mi. Northeast of Central St. Johns|
|(268) 784-1406||Freeman's Village, 4.3 mi. Southeast of Central St. Johns|
|Miramar Sailing||(268) 721-3456||Jolly Harbour, 4.5 mi. South West of Central St. Johns|
|(268) 562-7946||Freeman's Village, 4.3 mi. Southeast of Central St. Johns|
|Treasure Island Cruises||(268) 461-8675||Downtown St. John's|
If you want to learn about nearby marinas and charter operators click here.
If there are some avid shoppers in your group, they'll be interested to know that there are more than 74 retail stores to browse in this area. Navigate to this page if you're interested in learning about shopping in St. Johns.
You should plan on spending at least a day soaking in the culture, sights and sounds of St. Johns. Among other sights, the area has 9 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to visitors Visitors who enjoy being outside will probably have fun visiting the area's outdoor parks and botanical garden. Follow this link to check out our page about area sightseeing and attractions.
The table directly below enables you to get information on a firm that can help you have a great time enjoying the local sights.
|Excursions and Sightseeing Service||(268) 560-4362||Downtown St. John's|
|Heavenly Tours||Travel and Tour Operators||(268) 4774-0206||Downtown St. John's|
|Excursions and Sightseeing Service||(268) 736-8846||Downtown St. John's|
|Island Safari||Excursions and Sightseeing Service||(268) 480-1225||Downtown St. John's|
|Scenic Tours Antigua||Excursions and Sightseeing Service||(268) 720-8844||0.9 mi. Northeast of Downtown St. John's|
|Tropical Adventures Antigua||Excursions and Sightseeing Service||(268) 480-1225||Downtown St. John's|
If spending some time snorkeling sounds like fun you'll be pleased to know you'll have plenty of chances to do so while vacationing in St. Johns. Make your way to this article concerning snorkeling if you want to get better facts.
Going to a spa could be one of the most memorable parts of your vacation. If a visit to the spa sounds like fun, you might be happy to learn there are several in this area. Click to read our article concerning this topic.
If you want to play some tennis you might want to make your reservations at a hotel that has a tennis court. Fortunately, there are 3 properties in the area that offer tennis.
The following table 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.
|Property||Location||Tennis Courts||Lit Courts||Tennis Pro|
|Grand Royal Antiguan Beach Resort||Five Islands, 2.6 mi. West of Central St. Johns||5|
|Sandals Antigua Caribbean Village & Spa||Dickenson Bay, 2.7 mi. North of Central St. Johns||2|
|Rex Resorts Halcyon Cove||Dickenson Bay, 2.8 mi. North of Central St. Johns||4|
For example, Grand Royal Antiguan Beach Resort is located directly on the beach, where you can go and relax between games.
Details concerning lots of other activities are listed right below.
|Horseback Riding Site||(268) 461-7758||Cassada Gardens, 2.2 mi. East-Northeast of Central St. Johns|
|Fitness Centers and Instructors||(268) 460-2582||3.5 mi. East-Northeast of Central St. Johns|
|Sporting Event Venue||--||0.3 mi. East-Northeast of Downtown St. John's|
|Caribbean Cinemas - Antigua Megaplex 8||Movie Theater||(787) 880-7979||1.1 mi. North-Northeast of Downtown St. John's|
|Horse and Dog Racetrack||--||Cassada Gardens, 2.2 mi. East-Northeast of Central St. Johns|
|Deluxe Cinemas||Movie Theater||(268) 562-4036||Downtown St. John's|
|Fitness Centers and Instructors||--||0.3 mi. Northeast of Downtown St. John's|
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