Destination guide

The beachside setting of St John's is ready to explore

Enjoy the live music and other features of St John's. Renowned for its beaches, island views and seaside, this city welcomes all visitors. Take in top local attractions such as Dickenson Bay Beach and Fort James. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in St John's

Do you want to find attractions to see in the city? Travellers enjoy fun activities like boating and snorkelling. Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes St John's a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Cedar Valley Golf Club (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Kitesurf Antigua (4.1 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Jolly Harbour Golf Club (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Stingray City (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
  • Reservoir Range (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
  • Springhill Riding Club (9.3 mi / 14.9 km)

Seasonal weather in St John's

Travellers enjoy St John's for its boating and snorkelling. If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, September, October, August and July are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 31°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in St John's

Travellers enjoy St John's for its island views and seaside. Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, St John's is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Dickenson Bay Beach (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Runaway Bay Beach (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Fort Bay Beach (0.5 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Antigua Botanical Gardens (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Deep Bay Beach (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Galley Bay (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around St John's

Fly into St. John's (ANU-V.C. Bird Intl.), the closest airport, located 4.2 mi (6.8 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Plymouth (MNI-Gerald's Field), which is 32.7 mi (52.6 km) away.

Where to stay near Saint John's?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 378 holiday rentals near Saint John's. From 66 Houses to 208 Villas, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Saint John's for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Saint John's?

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 Saint John's:

  • Runaway Bay: 33 holiday homes
  • Dickenson Bay: 20 holiday homes
  • Crosbies: 15 holiday homes
  • Marina Bay: 17 holiday homes
  • Falmouth Harbour: 360 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 Saint John's?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Saint John's. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Hawksbill Beaches: 372 holiday rentals
  • Prickly Pear Island: 372 holiday rentals
  • Antigua Megaplex 8: 372 holiday rentals
  • St. John's Cathedral: 373 holiday rentals
  • Recreation Ground: 372 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Saint John's listed on HomeAway 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 Houses in Saint John's?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 66 Houses in Saint John's. Our other popular types of Saint John's holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 208 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 55 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 29 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Saint John's?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 228 holiday homes with pool available in Saint John's. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.