Antigua

Team Soiree at Antigua Carnival; credit Visit Antigua & Barbuda

Team Soiree at Antigua Carnival

Antigua

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At the most southerly tip of Antigua, the lookout on Shirley Heights lets you survey this 108 square mile island with all the breathtaking vigor this marvelous little island deserves. Indeed, it should be among the first places to gaze vistas you’ll remember for a lifetime.

History
In 1834, Great Britain abolished slavery in the empire. Unlike other British Caribbean colonies, Antigua instituted immediate full emancipation, rather than a four-year waiting period … More

Attractions
A number of destinations to consider on the island include English Harbour, St. Johns, Jolly Harbour and prepare for excellent views from Shirley Heights Lookout and Mount Obama. That’s right, Mount Obama … More

Beaches
Long Bay Beach offers fine white sand and crystal blue waters, making it a great place for snorkeling or just relaxing in the sun. Jabberwocky Beach now offers a beach perfect for both body and wind surfing … More

Watersports
Antigua has outstanding conditions for kitesurfing, kayaking and sailing. In fact, it hosts one of the world’s great sailing regattas each year. On the Northern side of the island, sessions can be booked at Jabberwock beach with Kitesurf Antigua … More

Eco-Travel
Consider more than a dozen tours that range from cycling, safari, helicopter, paddle boating, snorkeling and for the athletically inclined, trekking up mountainous paths … More

Festivals
A number of maritime and culinary-themed festivals are spread throughout the calendar year. With a little extra planning, add spice to your vacation here … More

Travel Tips
The major holidays in Antigua are New Years Day, Good Friday, Easter, Easter Monday, Labour Day, Whit Monday, Carnival … More




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