There are two excellent golf courses at Crail; the traditional Tom Morris designed Balcomie links, and the Gil Hanse designed new Championship standard Craighead course. Both with magnificent views over the Forth estuary and North sea.
There are a further 12 golf courses nearby. Only 10 minutes drive to St Andrews, the Home of Golf with seven courses including The Old Course, The New Course and The Castle course
The relatively new Kingsbarns, venue for the Dunhill Links Championship, is 5 minutes drive.
Windsurfing, sailing, canoes, pedal boats, water-sking, inflatables, boat trips,mountain bikes; all available from Elie water sports. Elie is 10 miles west of Crail.
The Fife Coastal Path is a Scottish long distance footpath that runs from Kincardine to Newburgh. The path was created in 2002, originally running from North Queensferry to Tayport. It runs past Crail Harbourside house.