Antigua and Barbuda is a twin island state and are the most beautiful islands in the Caribbean. The friendly people want you to come and share with them this incredible miracle of nature and this wonderful experience.
Antigua and Barbuda hae beautiful emerald waters with golden sandy beaches and is the best destination in the entire Caribbean as it is famous for its 365 beaches, one for each day of the year. Below are just a few of the great many places to visit in Antigua & Barbuda.
Antigua Tourism Video
In 1784 the legendary Admiral Horatio Nelson sailed into Antigua and established Great Britain's most important Caribbean base.
Little did he know that over 200 years later the same unique characteristics that attracted the Royal Navy would transform Antigua and Barbuda in one of the Caribbean's premier tourist destinations.
Shops at Heritage Quay
Heritage Quay, St John's with its Casino and duty free complex leads directly to the cruise ships berth where the cruise ships arrive twice weekly and everyone takes advantage of the chic shops, restaurant and bars that dominate the downtown area.
In English Harbour lies Nelson's Dockyard, the only surviving Georgian dockyard in the world. After the Industrial Revolution ships became too large for this Dockyard and it was handed over to the Antiguan Colonial Government.
The yard fell into disarray until finally it was restored after being renamed Nelsons Dockyard around 1957.
The Admirals Inn
The first Inn (Public House) in the whole of the Caribbean. The Admirals Inn is today one of the most famous tourist attractions being kept by the authority of the National Park Organization in exactly the same condition as when it was first built.
Shirley Heights played a great part in the war against the French for several reasons. Its position, together with another platform lower down literally dominated the entire sea view of all the French Islands. Shirley Heights is now a great location to watch the sunset.
A setting for all the family to enjoy including local food, Rum and live entertainment.