Destination guide

Delight in the beachside landscape of Jolly Harbour

Enjoy the entertainment and other features of Jolly Harbour. Revered for its beaches, restaurants and island views, this city is both welcoming and relaxing. Dickenson Bay Beach and Nelson's Dockyard are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Jolly Harbour

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do in the city? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Jolly Harbour a fun place to get away to. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Jolly Harbour Golf Club (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Cedar Valley Golf Club (6.9 mi / 11 km)
  • Springhill Riding Club (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • Kitesurf Antigua (8.9 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Reservoir Range (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Stingray City (11.1 mi / 17.9 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather in Jolly Harbour

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, October, September, August and July are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 31°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Jolly Harbour

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Jolly Harbour is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Dickenson Bay Beach (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Jolly Beach (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
  • Mosquito Cove Beach (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Valley Church Beach (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Fryes Beach (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Darkwood Beach (1.9 mi / 3 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Jolly Harbour

Fly into St. John's (ANU-V.C. Bird Intl.), the closest airport, located 8.2 mi (13.1 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Plymouth (MNI-Gerald's Field), which is 27.6 mi (44.5 km) away.

Where to stay near Jolly Harbour?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 308 holiday rentals near Jolly Harbour. From 161 Villas to 51 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Jolly Harbour for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Jolly 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 Jolly Harbour:

  • Falmouth Harbour: 366 holiday homes
  • Runaway Bay: 34 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 Jolly Harbour?

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

  • Jolly Harbour Golf Club: 369 holiday rentals
  • Jolly Beach: 370 holiday rentals
  • Valley Church Beach: 374 holiday rentals
  • Mosquito Cove Beach: 380 holiday rentals
  • Nelson's Dockyard: 378 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Jolly Harbour 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 Villas in Jolly Harbour?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 161 Villas in Jolly Harbour. Our other popular types of Jolly Harbour holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 51 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 52 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 26 holiday houses

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

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

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 179 holiday homes with pool available in Jolly Harbour. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.