Destination guide

Delight in the beachside landscape of Jolly Harbour

Enjoy the entertainment and other features of Jolly Harbour. Well-liked 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-sees in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, 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 vacation home and check out everything that makes Jolly Harbour a fun place to get away. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 87°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Jolly Harbour

Whether you're an adventurous traveler 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 center:

  • 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

Traveling 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 center. 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.

Can I find a vacation rental around Jolly Harbour?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 312 vacation rentals near Jolly Harbour. From 165 Villas to 50 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Jolly Harbour for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Jolly Harbour?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Jolly Harbour:

  • Falmouth Harbour: 367 vacation rentals
  • Dickenson Bay: 21 vacation rentals
  • Runaway Bay: 34 vacation rentals
  • Paradise View: 15 vacation rentals
  • Marina Bay: 18 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Jolly Harbour?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Jolly Harbour. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Jolly Harbour Golf Club: 379 vacation rentals
  • Valley Church Beach: 379 vacation rentals
  • Mosquito Cove Beach: 383 vacation rentals
  • Galleon Beach: 379 vacation rentals
  • Half Moon Bay Beach: 383 vacation 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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Villas in Jolly Harbour?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 165 Villas in Jolly Harbour. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Jolly Harbour include:

  • Houses: 50 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 52 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 27 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Jolly Harbour?

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