While it’s true that Antigua’s beaches are without parallel in the world of seaside resorts, there is much more to this locale than turquoise waters and dazzling sunsets. This Caribbean nation is bursting with culture and has a rich history behind it. Consider Antigua and Barbuda holidays for an amazing time.

Though economic activity was introduced to the locale in the 17th century by Sir Christopher Codrington when he set up several sugarcane plantations and sugar processing windmills, they estimate habitation here to have begun as early as 2400B.C. Evidence of these settlements and activities are available today. Plenty of cultural events and activities await visitors besides the warm smiles of the Antiguans.

Currency: East Caribbean Dollar

Average Flying Time: 8 hours 50 minutes

Time zone: GMT – 4

Spoken Language(s): English

Top Five Attractions

Nelson’s Dockyard
Dickenson Bay
Shirley Heights, a restored military lookout
Ffryes Beach
Stingray City

Visa (UK Passport Holders):

You will need a passport of at least six months validity. British passport holders do not currently require a visa to enter Antigua, although requirements are subject to change and we recommend you check with the relevant embassy for up-to-date information.

Other Trips

These are other trips.

Blue Waters Resort
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Sandals Grande Antigua
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Pineapple Beach Club
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Royalton Antigua Resort
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St James’s Club Antigua
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