Attractions

Top Choice Beach in Eastern Antigua

Half Moon Bay

Water the color of Blue Curacao laps this undeveloped white crescent in the remote southeast. Bodysurfers head to the north end, snorkelers to the calm waters south, and everyone meets at the two beach bars for gril…
Top Choice Bird Sanctuary in Barbuda

Frigate Bird Sanctuary

Off Barbuda's northwest coast, Codrington Lagoon National Park protects a vast estuary that supports one of the world's largest colonies of frigate birds. Over 2500 of these black-feathered critters roost amid the s…
Top Choice Beach in English Harbour

Rendezvous Bay

After a 90-miute walk through the rainforest, you'll have earned bragging rights for making it to one of Antigua's loveliest beaches. Because of its remoteness, it usually delivers footprint-free solitude. The path …
Top Choice Historic Site in English Harbour

Nelson’s Dockyard National Park

Continuously in operation since 1745, this extensively restored Georgian-era marina is Antigua's top sightseeing draw and was made a Unesco World Heritage site in 2016. Today its restored buildings house restaurants…
Top Choice Beach in Jolly Harbour To Cades Bay

Hermitage Bay

This dreamy secluded arc punctuates the end of a 2½-mile-long road (the last two are graded dirt road). Wave-tossed shells litter the white sand that remains largely crowd-free despite being next to the ultra-posh H…
Historic Site in English Harbour

Shirley Heights

This restored military lookout and gun battery was named after St Thomas Shirley (1727–1800), who became the first Governor of the Leeward Islands in 1781. Get some historical background at the small interpretive ce…
Beach in Jolly Harbour To Cades Bay

Valley Church Beach

This pretty palm-lined beach has calm and shallow aquamarine waters and powdery white sand and is a popular excursion for cruise-ship guests. Most gather around the popular beach restaurant called the Nest, so if yo…
Rock Formation in English Harbour

Pillars of Hercules

The entrance to English Harbour is guarded by this stunning phalanx of rock soldiers eroded by the relentless wind, rain and crashing waves. The formation is best appreciated from a boat but it's also possible to ge…
Beach in West & South Coasts

Princess Diana Beach

This sublime southwest-facing beach is home to the famous all-inclusive Coco Point Lodge, but anyone is free to enjoy the often footprint-free sands lapped by the crystal-clear sea. Previously known as Coco Point Be…
Beach in Jolly Harbour To Cades Bay

Ffryes Beach

This long, sea-grape-shaded sandy ribbon has barbecue facilities, showers and toilets, and is popular with local families on weekends. Grab a cocktail in time for sunset from Dennis Cocktail Bar & Restaurant. Be…