Non-motorised watersports at our luxury Caribbean beach resort are comprehensive and complimentary with a team of expert staff. Activities include sailing, kayaking in the mangrove, snorkeling, windsurfing and paddle boarding.


Motorised watersports such as waterskiing, wakeboarding and tubing take place in a neighbouring cove in order to preserve the tranquility of Carlisle Bay for all our guests. Note these sports are chargeable..



Explore Antigua with our NEW cruising yacht.  Available for hire, our brand new luxury Fjord 36' cruising yacht is perfect for a day trip to Nelson's Dockyard; a UNESCO Heritage site, a fishing expedition, romantic sunset cruise or the perfect Wedding at Sea ceremony.

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PADI Open-Water four-day certification courses are available, as well as Discover Scuba one-day courses to give beginners a taste of the experience. All the pool training is done at Carlisle Bay.


Carlisle Bay also offers the PADI Bubblemaker program introducing children aged 8 years and above to scuba diving, to a maximum depth of 2 metres.


Snorkeling equipment is provided free of charge, with complimentary excursions included in the weekly activities program.


Caribbean deep sea fishing is second to none in the waters off Antigua, with marlin, king fish, wahoo and barracuda all common. Various charters with exceptional skippers are available. As a guideline, it costs from $550 for six guests on a four-hour trip aboard the 40ft sport fishing boat Overdraft.