Antigua and Barbuda Information & Trip Planning

Antigua and Barbuda fits into the chain of archipelagos in West India; it is situated on Antigua, Redonda and Barbuda islands. The nature of this heavenly spot is presented by cozy bays, sandy beaches and mountain tops with lush vegetation.

Antigua is the largest island and the main tourist center, which totals nearly 365 beaches. Barbuda is a fully coral island, wildlife there has remained intact. Near Barbuda there is a lonesome island park Redonda which occupies about 1 sq. km.

The climate is tropical, warm and dry all year round. The wind is blowing constantly. The rains take place only in September-November.

"A round trip on Dolly Roger pirate ship" is sailing along the Antiguan coast with a stopping at a solitary bay where tourists may swim and snorkel. "Antigua Tour" is a flight performed by the helicopter lengthwise the island. "Montserrat Tour" is a helicopter flight to an active volcano, above mountains, coves and bays. "Tropical Adventure" is a jeep safari to inaccessible places.

Top must see of St. John's are The National Museum, the St. John Anglican Cathedral, Fort James, also Falmouth Harbour. For fans of sea birds and caves Codrington Lagoon is advised.

There are a diving center, a yacht club, a casino and golf courses on the Antigua island. Dickenson Bay is a place for windsurfing in Antigua, where in January and July these sport competitions are held.

On the Barbuda island the Folklore Festival Caribana is celebrated, and in Antigua spring regatta is held for many years.

 

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