The ultimate Caribbean experience
Antigua is a lush, tropical island set in the turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea. Year round sunshine, fantastic coral reefs and an abundance of water activities make a holiday in Antigua an unforgettable experience. As one of the world's most romantic settings, many people choose an Antigua holiday for the spectacular sunsets alone. The coastline is breathtakingly beautiful, filled not only with beaches but also small fishing villages and secret bays. It's no surprise that Antigua is one of the most popular destinations in the world for weddings and honeymoons.
A beach lover’s paradise
In Antigua holiday you are never far from a white sand beach or secluded cove. There are 365 beaches to explore - one for every day of the year. All of the beaches on Antigua are open to the public and the number available means that it is not unusual to find your very own deserted white sand beach. As expected of a Caribbean island, a holiday in Antigua provides the very best in water activities. Dickenson Bay is popular with tourists and locals for its coral reef diving, snorkeling and boat tours to neighbouring islands. Children will love to sit on the sand at Johnson's Point or Jolly Beach and watch the many cruise ships and yachts sail by.
An array of attractions
Relaxation is key to enjoying an Antigua holiday - try the Sunday afternoon Caribbean barbecues accompanied by steel bands and rum punches. After pampering yourself at one of the island's spas, stroll round St John's chic shopping centers and indulge in some duty free shopping. The cuisine available in the island's many hotels and restaurants is also diverse; West Indian, French, Italian and International are all available. Nights can be danced away to calypso and reggae beats while sipping the world famous Caribbean rum.
Average Antigua temperatures vary little season to season. Average temperatures are around 28C throughout the British winter, a little higher between May and November. Winter sun holidays enjoy sunny, tropical conditions and very pleasant temperatures, with January and February temperatures averaging around 28C. The so-called rainy season can begin in May and ends in October, but do bear in mind that Antigua is drier than most other Caribbean islands, rainfall rarely lasts for very long, and you will still enjoy around 8 hours of sunshine a day!
All inclusive holidays to Antigua
All inclusive holidays to Antigua can provide the ultimate in dining, thanks to all meals, drinks and snacks being offered each day, with guests treated to a wealth of choice. There's no need to even leave the hotel, which creates a real sense of ease and a genuine feeling of being pampered, and with no mounting restaurant and bar bills to consider, guests can enjoy real value for money on their stay.