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What to do in Antigua
Spend your days relaxing on the beach or by the pool, in the evenings enjoy good food and cool drinks. Why not take advantage of the popular organised tour which can be generally organised from the hotels on the island. A visit to Stingray City is always a hit with visitors or visit Shirley Heights for a Sunday night BBQ with plenty of great food, great music and sensational views over English Harbour and Nelsons' Dockyard.
Where to stay in Antigua
There's a good range of hotels across the island, ranging from 3*+ to 5*. Many of the hotels tend to be located within a short distance from the capital of St. John's. It is easy to get out and about to local shops, bars and restaurants from most of the hotels.
Holiday ideas to Antigua
Spend a week or two on the beach in Antigua, or combine a holiday to Antigua with other Caribbean destinations for a superb twin centre holiday combining Antigua with Barbados, St Kitts, the Virgin Islands, St Lucia, Tobago or Grenada.
With 365 beaches, Antigua is the epitome of the Caribbean, Excellent shopping, historical splendours and a range of accommodation, the Island is perfect for families, couples and groups. However, the beaches of Antigua are just the beginning and there is plenty to see and do! Visit the capital of St. John's for a taste of local life, visit the market and local shops and restaurants. The harbour is also very popular with visitors as it is home to a number of duty free shops.
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Mark, your guide to Antigua from Escape Worldwide.
“For me the beaches on Antigua are some of the prettiest in the Caribbean - the sand is so white, it’s dazzling!”
Getting to Antigua
Arrival airport VC Bird International
Flight time approx 9 hours
Transfer time approx 20-40 minutes
Time difference GMT -4
Currency Eastern Caribbean Dollar
Entry details (for British nationals) a visa is not required for stays of up to one month (when arriving by air). Passports need at least 6 months validity from your date of entry. Before you depart, check the latest travel advice at www.fco.gov.uk.
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4x4 Island Safari & Eco Kayak Tour
Combine off-roading and kayaking around Antigua's North Sound National Park before heading to uninhabited Bird Island for lunch, swimming and snorkelling.
- Prices from £69 per person
Best of Antigua Sightseeing Tour
A journey of discovery through the island's villages continues at the National Park for a tour of historic Nelson's Dockyard, Clarence House and visit to the Interpretation Center. A stop at Shirley Heights offers the best panoramic view in Antigua.
- Prices from £52 per person
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