Antigua – Things To Do and See

Things to do in Antigua

Taking a holiday-break once in a while is a must for keeping your body and mind and family in harmony.

The highly marvelous place of Antigua is located on the eastern side of the Caribbean; the entire region is divinely beautiful. The isle of Antigua and Barbuda, the main airport is the VC Bird International Airport. There are some more impressively exquisite islands that lie very close to Antigua like Nevis, Guadaloupe, Montserrat, St. Martin, St. Kitts, and St. Barts. You and your family are sure to enjoy the natural enchanting beauty of this region.

Don’t miss seeing the Falmouth West Coast and English Harbor during the course of your Antigua holiday trip. This vast stretch of beach areas is a special environmental trait of Antigua. There are about 365 beaches in Antigua including Deep Bay, Dogs Beach, Dickenson Bay, Fort James, Runaway Bay, Fryes Bay, Galley Bay, Half Moon Bay Hawksbill, Rendezvous Bay, Long Bay, and Darkwood Beach.

Sea-View Farm Village

Find folk pottery made in the same fashion since the 18th century, when slaves fashioned cooking vessels from local clay. Today, folk pottery is fashioned in a number of places around Antigua, but the center of this cottage industry is Sea View Farm Village. SeaView Farm is located in the central part of Antigua.

Museum of Antigua & Barbuda

Exhibits tell the story of Antigua from its geological birth to political independence, it is located within the old St. John’s Court House

Shirley Heights

A fort located in English Harbour provides a lookout point with great views. It was named after General Shirley, Governor of the Leeward Islands. On Sundays, it is the site of free afternoon/evening concerts by reggae or steel bands.

Harmony Hall Art Gallery

Located in Brown’s Bay at Nonsuch Bay, it is the center of the Antigua arts community. Local artists, as well as Haitian and Jamaican artist works, are displayed. The art gallery is located in a sugar mill tower and provides one of the island’s best panoramic views,

Water Sports and Hiking

Kayaking, scuba-diving, diving, boating, snorkeling, sailing, deep-sea fishing, Miramar sailing, windsurfing, fishing, and swimming.

Those who are in love with hiking won’t get disappointed; there are excellent hiking trails throughout the island. The presence of some of the rare species of birds will surely make all bird watching aficionados happy. Of course, there are some excellent golf courses in this part of the world, too.

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