With over 50 miles of coastline dotted with calm inlets and bays, several golf courses and endless blue waters to enjoy, holidays to Antigua offer the perfect blend of activity and relaxation.Surrounded by a nearly unbroken offshore reef, the island’s quaint colonial towns, white sand beaches and rolling hills are well protected creating a calm and relaxed vacation location and with less rain than other Caribbean islands you can make the most of these on your Antigua holiday.
The delightful blend of British colonial charm and Caribbean atmosphere means you can be as active or relaxed as you wish making the island particularly appealing to families looking for affordable holidays to Antigua. The best hotels in Antigua also offer fantastic facilities such as kids’ clubs and family friendly activities. A trip out to Shirleys Heights is a must; breathtaking views over English and Falmouth Harbors with fabulous sunsets plus sample the longest and best barbecue party on island every Sunday.
For those seeking a bit of retail therapy, duty-free shopping is available in the Heritage Quay, where purchasers need only show their valid departure details, to purchase duty-free items from internationally recognized brands. The nearby Vendors mall offers a selection of local arts and crafts, straw goods, pottery and jewellery, while the boutiques at the historic Redcliffe Quay provides artisan products, trendy wine bars and cafes. Most shops are open Monday through Saturday from, 9am to 5pm.
With 365 beaches to choose from giving the island the tag line of having ‘one for every day of the year’, isn’t it time you started planning your ATOL protected package? Adored Holidays can have you relaxing poolside in the Caribbean sun on your next holiday – our knowledgeable team are here to help.
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As with most Caribbean Islands, the peak season is between December and April when rainfall is at it’s lowest. Those looking to beat the crowds and get better value for money may consider travelling to Antigua in the off season. Events and festivals are held throughout the year providing many things to do in Antigua no matter when you decide to visit.
Jan: Round the Island Race
Mar/Apr: International Kite Festival
Apr: Antigua Sailing Week
May/Jun: Antigua & Barbuda Sport Fishing Tournament
Jul/Aug: Carnival and Mango & Pineapple Festival
Nov: Best in the West Fishing Tournament
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