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Cocobay Resort

Cocobay offers the perfect Caribbean atmosphere for honeymoons, romantic vacations, unique experiences, barefoot luxury and island-style wellness.

Link: https://cocobayresort.com/

 

Carlisle Bay Antigua

Carlisle Bay is a luxury resort looking out over white sand and turquoise water with a backdrop of emerald green rain forest.

 

Link: https://www.carlisle-bay.com/

 

Keyonna Beach Resort (Antigua) All Inclusive

Keyonna Beach provides a vintage Caribbean all-inclusive resort designed exclusively for adult couples.

 

Link: https://www.keyonnabeachresortantigua.com/

Entertainment or Unique Tours: 

Barbuda has Beaches, Day tours, Nightlife,Water sports, and Adventure tours

Shopping: 

St. John’s where two charming shopping areas, the modern Heritage Quay and historic Redcliffe Quay. For those seeking a bit of retail therapy, duty-free shopping is available in the Heritage Quay, departure details, to purchase duty-free items St. John’s Public Market on the southern edge of the city has folk crafts, colorful tropical fruits, and vegetables, fresh fish and meats as well as a buzzing crowd that make for a lively morning especially on the busiest of days, Saturday.

 

Culture/Events: 

Carnival: The carnival is held annually from the end of July to the first Tuesday in August.

Lime & Dine:

The national dish of Antigua is Fungee and Pepperpot. It is also delicious served with stewed or boiled fish (also called 'fish water') and alongside stewed or curried conch.

Beaches:

  • Barbuda Pink Sand Beach
  • Princess Diana Beach
  • Low Bay Beach
  • 11 Mile Beach
  • Gravenors Bay Beach

 

Water Activities:

Swimming.Snorkelling, Scuba Diving, Kayaking, Kitesurfing, Sailing, and deep-Sea Fishing.


 

Side of Street Drive-On: Left

Car Rentals: 

Plenty of options around the city such as

expedia.com

rentalcars.com

Avis.com etc

 

Bike & Scooter Rentals: 

Available with gears

 

Taxis: 

Ample options some of them are:

https://bestantigua.com

https://www.barrytaxi.com/

 

Public Transportation:

Antigua has a decent network of private minivans traveling along the main roads. Buses to the south, northwest, and west leave from the West bus station opposite the Public Market in St John's; buses to the northeast, the east, and southeast leave from the East bus station on Independence Ave.

Accessibility:

Generally speaking, Antigua and Barbuda are not very progressive when it comes to meeting the needs of the disabled. The big resorts usually have rooms has facilities for wheelchair

Getting There:

Airport: Antigua island’s single airport  VC Bird Airport.

Almost all major airlines fly to Antigua which includes Virgin Atlantic, British Airways, American Airlines, United Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Caribbean Airlines, Air Canada, WestJet, and JetBlue.

Capital: St. John’s 

Population: 1,643 (Revised in 2011)

Area: 160.56 km2 

Country: Antigua & Barbuda

Religion: Christian

Language: English

Currency: Eastern Caribbean Dollar, United States Dollar (USD)

History: Barbuda was discovered by Christopher in 1493. Antigua was a potential for sugar plantation due to which it has been colonized. From 1640-1698 Antigua was conquered by Britishers with slavery.  After a long struggle for independence, in 1968 Antigua became an associated state of the Commonwealth. Later in 1981, it was disassociated from Britain.

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