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Best Beaches in Antigua “Local Picks!”

Dickenson Bay - Antigua

Everyone is looking for an escape however it is a daunting task picking a BEACH on an island with 365 beaches!  You could go to a new one every single day in Antigua!  That’s exhausting – that’s not vacation…  Well…  Come to think of it, a new beach every single day could be kind of fun. We went about making …

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Things to Know BEFORE You Go to Antigua and Barbuda

Essential Information US, Canadian and EU visitors will not find any Caribbean island which requires an entry visa, although US visitors require special permission to visit Cuba. Travel insurance is recommended for any trip to the Caribbean, particularly emergency evacuation coverage in case airlift is required. Check also that insurance policies cover so-called dangerous activities such as scuba diving. ANTIGUA …

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How to Get to Antigua and Barbuda

Airports and airlines: 3 hours from Miami. VC Bird International Airport (ANU) served by Air Canada, American Airlines, Continental, Delta, United, US airways, British Airways and Virgin Atlantic. Regional service by LIAT, Caribbean Airlines. Shuttle service to Barbuda, taking 15 minutes, on Air Barbuda Montserrat Air. Also a service to Montserrat, the only way to reach the island. Cruise ports: …

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How to Get Around in Antigua and Barbuda

Antigua drives on the left, and visitors will need a valid driver’s license as well as buy a permit to drive in Antigua, available through the rental agencies near the airport. Taxis, distinguished by license plates beginning with the letter H, are available throughout Antigua. Fares are fixed. Visitors can also take privately-run minivans which stop and pick up whenever …

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Where to Stay in Antigua and Barbuda

4,500 rooms, 55% Overview A host of relatively new luxury resorts such as Jumby Bay and Blue Waters, sit alongside mid-range resorts typically clustered around Dickenson Bay in the north and English Harbour on the south coast. Things really tone down over summer, when it might be harder to find accommodation in a guest house or small inn. Deals The …

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Where to Eat & Drink in Antigua

At the top end, Caribbean dining stands toe to toe with anything on offer in major North American or European cities, not least because a trail of renowned chefs have made their way to the Caribbean to take charge of restaurants in the luxury resorts. The real joy, however, is discovering those unannounced roadside stalls and beach bars where the …

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Where to Go in Antigua and Barbuda

St. John’s, the island capital, retains a certain old Caribbean charm and is worth a day’s exploration, especially the cathedral. However, the real highlight is around English Harbour, the yachting capital in a stunning natural harbor, overlooked by Shirley Heights. Come here in summer, though, and many of the bars and restaurants will be closed. In Barbuda, development is at …

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Antigua Inks New $120million RESORT Deal with UAE

Image of yachts taken at the Antigua Yacht Club Marina at Night

Antigua inks HUGE investment with a member of the Ruling Family of Sharjah from the United Arab Emirates. According to www.arabianbusiness.com, Al Caribi Development signed an agreement to “jointly develop” the property with the Antiguan Government. Part of the deal includes a contribution of the five acres of current Antigua National Park land for development of the resort. The total resort size …

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