Jabberwock Beach


This long white sandy beach is largely the domain of windsurfers and kitesurfers thanks to its excellent cross-onshore winds and shallow waters. Conditions are mostly likely to be ideal between January and June.

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Nearby Antigua attractions

1. Dickenson Bay

3.37 MILES

Antigua's busiest beach is backed by a long line of low-rise hotels and resorts, most notably the vast all-inclusive Sandals resort. Naturally, there's no…

2. St John’s Cathedral

3.98 MILES

This twin-spired cathedral is St John’s most prominent landmark. What you see today is the third house of worship on the site. The original wooden one…

3. Runaway Bay

4.02 MILES

If you're keen on escaping the all-inclusive crowds at busy Dickenson Bay, head south beyond a small bluff to Runaway Bay, where the beach is just as…

4. Museum of Antigua & Barbuda


In a stately 1750 courthouse, this modest museum traces the history of Antigua from its geological origins to its political independence in 1981. The…

5. Sir Vivian Richards Stadium

4.16 MILES

Antigua's cricket stadium was named for the nation's most famous player and built for the 2007 ICC World Cup. It can seat up to 10,000 spectators on seats…

6. 39ers Public Square


Created in 2016, this car-free square is dominated by a boat-shaped red-granite monument that honors Sir Vere Cornwall Bird and the other men and women…

7. Monument to Sir Vere Cornwall Bird

4.28 MILES

This colorful monument on a little triangular plaza near the public market honors the man who became independent Antigua and Barbuda's first prime…

8. Public Market

4.32 MILES

Forage for exotic local produce such as sorrel, black pineapple and sugar apple alongside more familiar bananas, limes, mangoes and eggplants at St John's…