Ocean adventures

22 Knots - The Jumby Bay Water Sports Center

Surrounded by tranquil and warm crystal clear waters, Jumby Bay is a playground for water sports enthusiasts of all levels. Th­e expert staff at 22 Knots – Th­e Jumby Bay Water Sports Center is available to offer lessons, weekly guided snorkel tours, and equipment. Guests may request gear for snorkeling as well as sea kayaks, wind surfing, paddle boards, an array of sail boats, or sign on for an exhilarating session of water skiing, wakeboarding or tubing.

 

Snorkeling trips to nearby Bird Island — a haven for wildlife — are offered weekly. The resort can also arrange private excursions, diving trips and eco-tours further out into Antigua's waters, which are known for their well-preserved coral reefs, teeming with marine life.

Sailing on

The Jumby Bay Sailing Academy is available for beginners on to experienced sailors enabling all participants to enjoy our unique nautical island culture. Expertly equipped with RS Zest, and RS Elite sail boats, the sailing academy will provide accredited instructional training for all ages.

On the water

The pristine beaches and crystal waters of Jumby Bay lend themselves to a variety of complimentary water sports, including waterskiing, paddle boarding, snorkeling, windsurfing, sailing and kayaking. Morning snorkeling trips to nearby Bird Island are offered weekly. 22 Knots water sports staff are available to assist with water sports lessons.

Activities are complimentary

Aboard Yennecot

For the ultimate in private sea excursions, guests can charter the resort's luxury yacht, “Yennecot” a 45-foot custom-built catamaran that comes with Jumby Bay's own certified crew, trained to US Coast Guard safety standards.

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Custom Sailing Adventures

Antigua is a world-class sailing destination, with the longest-running regatta in the Caribbean. Through Jumby Bay's sailing partners, guests are invited to sail a state-of-the-art yachts right from the resort's dock.

Jumby Bay's partner charter companies will tailor a private adventure for you and your family where guests of all ages can learn the mechanics of sailing under the tutelage of an accomplished crew. More experienced sailors can participate in a real yacht race around Antigua, and for those who simply want to enjoy the island's lush scenery aboard a beautiful sailing vessel, a day or sunset sail can be arranged with a complete crew to offer guests an effortless and enjoyable excursion, best enjoyed with a glass of champagne.

Activities priced accordingly

Ocean excursions

For those who have always wanted to get up close and personal with nature, 22 Knots can arrange a variety of excursions that take explorers to prime snorkel sites like Paradise Reef and Bird island, or interactive eco-tours like Stingray City where guests can swim and play with Southern stingrays in a safe and controlled environment, in the calm waters of nearby Mercers Creek Bay. Guests can explore Antigua and Barbuda's aquatic habitats and marine life to their heart’s content. No experience is needed, and in fact guests do not even need to be able to swim to participate.

Activities priced accordingly

Kiteboarding

As one of the Caribbean’s most alluring islands and blessed with an abundance of beaches, Antigua offers great kiteboarding opportunities. Jabberwock Bay, for instance, is a beautiful National Park on the North Coast, and renowned amongst kiters. Whatever your level, the sandy, shallow areas which drop off into deeper waters make it a prime destination for guests to perfect their techniques. There are also a few flat areas for “wakestyle” tricks. With favorable wind, water and sand conditions, this is a great place to bump, jump and ride the waves.

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