Antigua is located in the middle of the Leeward Islands in the Eastern Caribbean. Incredibly clear turquoise waters surround the picture-perfect Caribbean paradise that is ideal for relaxation or exploration. Antigua has a laid back vibe, making it a perfect honeymoon location.
Crystal clear water reveals marine life and coral encrusted shipwrecks, providing excellent conditions for spectacular shallow diving and snorkelling. Enjoy romantic strolls along sandy white beaches with your loved one.
Barbuda is a 90-minute ferry ride north of the island blessed with an incredibly romantic and deserted eight-mile pink sand beach. The sand gets its unique rose peal hue from the crushed coral in the sand.
Warm temperatures and sun all year makes this destination the perfect honeymoon location at any time of the year.
Antigua boasts captivating scenery just waiting to be explored. Shirley Heights is a romantic spot for watching the harbour become covered in a golden glow as the sun sets over he bay. On Sundays it becomes a popular party spot – soak up the views whilst sipping on some traditional rum punch and feasting on a barbeque accompanied by he rhythm of the steel band.
What is the currency in Antigua?
The official currency of Antigua is the Eastern Caribbean dollar, which is fixed to the US dollar. Travellers checks and major credit cards are welcome everywhere.
How long does it take to fly to Antigua?
9 1/2 hours
What is the time difference in Antigua?
GMT -4 hours
Should I Tip in Antigua?
If a service charge hasn’t been added to the bill tip about 15%
When is the best time to visit Antigua?
For more information visit the Antigua Tourist Board.
Do I need a visa to visit Antigua?
British passport holders don’t need a vista to visit Antigua. To find out more about up-to-date travel entry advice check the FCO website here.