Antigua is the heart and soul of the Caribbean, an exotic tropical island with an abundance of palm-fringed beaches, warm sparkling sea, English-speaking and life-loving locals, a wealth of land and water based activities, a huge choice of delicious international cuisines, and a background soundtrack of calypso and reggae.
The island is about 14 miles long by 11 miles wide and is renowned for its 365 stunning beaches, miles of picturesque coves, its legendary Sailing and Carnival Weeks, a profound love of cricket, cooling trade winds and ample sunshine.
Antigua is the perfect destination for sun-worshippers, water sports enthusiasts, golfers, and food-lovers.
Antigua has a rich history and heritage and this is reflected in its architecture and customs. The restored Nelson’s Dockyard at English Harbour is a prime example of this and sugar mills and plantation houses dot the island. Inland towards the southwest is an unspoiled rainforest interspersed with picturesque villages, and the view from Shirley Heights is one of the Caribbean’s greatest.