Destination guide

Head to the historical city of English Harbour

The area's history and culture are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to English Harbour. This city's boating, beaches and seafood restaurants draw many visitors. Nelson's Dockyard and Dickenson Bay Beach are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around English Harbour

Are you searching for things to do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes English Harbour a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Springhill Riding Club (2 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Reservoir Range (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Stingray City (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Jolly Harbour Golf Club (9.2 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Cedar Valley Golf Club (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
  • Kitesurf Antigua (10.9 mi / 17.6 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather in English Harbour

Travellers enjoy English Harbour for its boating and sailing. If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, September, October, August and July are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 31°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in English Harbour

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, English Harbour is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Dickenson Bay Beach (12 mi / 19.3 km)
  • Galleon Beach (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Shirley Heights (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Pigeon's Point Beach (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Mamora Bay (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Doigs Beach (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around English Harbour

Fly into St. John's (ANU-V.C. Bird Intl.), the closest airport, located 9.4 mi (15.2 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay near English Harbour?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 295 holiday rentals near English Harbour. From 177 Villas to 53 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near English Harbour for a long holiday or a weekend break is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to English Harbour?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in English Harbour:

  • Falmouth Harbour: 354 holiday homes
  • Runaway Bay: 33 holiday homes
  • Dickenson Bay: 21 holiday homes
  • Crosbies: 15 holiday homes
  • Paradise View: 15 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to English Harbour?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in English Harbour. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Nelson's Dockyard: 366 holiday rentals
  • Admiral House: 364 holiday rentals
  • Fort Berkeley: 363 holiday rentals
  • Clarence House: 365 holiday rentals
  • St Paul’s Anglican Church: 365 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around English Harbour listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Villas in English Harbour?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 177 Villas in English Harbour. Our other popular types of English Harbour holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 53 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 33 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 16 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in English Harbour?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 199 holiday homes with pool available in English Harbour. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.