Experience The Culture of Antigua
Whether you're looking for a calm island retreat, an action-packed adventure, or a place to get away from it all, Antigua and the Caribbean has something for everyone. And with flights to all these Caribbean islands, you can find your paradise. Sunbathe on white sandy beaches and snorkel around nearly unbroken coral reefs on Antigua.
Getting around Antigua
Being a relatively small island with just 15 miles of roads, it doesn’t take long to get around Antigua. Hiring a car is a popular activity to see the entire island; you just need to pay for a permit to drive on Antigua as well as the rental fee. Taxis have fixed fares to airports and hotels that you can find out locally, and taxi drivers are qualified tour guides for sightseeing trips.
Things to do in Antigua
The Caribbean’s sunniest and driest island, Antigua is popular for its beautiful beaches, water sports and All Inclusive resorts. It is home to renowned spas, great Creole and international dining restaurants and lively local evening entertainment.
Antigua is one of the premium sailing destinations in the world; it also has an almost unbroken coral reef, which provides unbeatable snorkelling and shallow diving. Relax on one of the picturesque beaches, it is said there is one for every day of the year. Enjoy a great selection of local Caribbean food and international dishes at our hotel restaurants. Stay at on an all-inclusive package and you won’t even have to leave the resort, but for those more adventurous there is plenty to explore around Antigua. Hire a car and see the colonial architecture and picturesque views of Antigua
Beaches of Antigua
The North west of the island is home to some of the best beaches in Antigua – Dickenson Bay has great facilities with bars, restaurants and plenty of water sports and Runaway beach offers endless white sand. Green Island to the east is an uninhabited island, hire a boat and enjoy a romantic picnic. Half Moon Bay offers pink-hued sands and active surf.
Foods in Antigua
The Cove at Blue Waters offers popular Caribbean dining with a French twist, or choose Carmichael’s at Sugar ridge, for sensational sunsets and delicious food. Jolly Beach Resort and Spa Marina provides a range of restaurants and Nelson’s Dockyard has a selection of different eateries to suit all tastes.
Enjoy world-class snorkelling on almost unbroken coral reefs around Antigua. Or try unparalleled sailing off the coast, taking advantage of strong trade winds behind you. World Sailing Week occurs in Antigua every year. Shallow diving is available and some surfing is possible around the island.