There may be a powdery soft white or pink sandy beach for each day of the year, and crystal clear turquoise waters that glisten in the sun, but this incredible island offers so much more.

"Enjoy spectacular views over English Harbour accompanied by barbecued lobster and a rum punch (or two!) while listening to the dulcet and seductive tones of steel bands and reggae music – absolutely magic."

Relaxed, fun-loving and wonderfully unspoilt, Antigua is one of the Caribbean’s best-loved treasures. A breathtakingly-beautiful island, ringed by powdery white-sand beaches and spectacularly-clear turquoise waters, this is a ravishing natural beauty. And while it’s smaller than many Caribbean destinations, it more than makes up for it in the endless attractions it holds for its visitors.

What you need to know

  • Capital City

    St John’s

  • Time Difference

    GMT -5 hours

  • Best Time to Visit

    Jan-Apr

  • Currency

    Eastern Caribbean Dollar

Antigua

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Choose from the cream of Antigua’s finest resorts

  • Blue Waters & The Cove Suites at Blue Waters St John's

    This stylish Caribbean resort draws visitors back time and again with its award-winning mix of superb location, carefully-designed residences and a keen emphasis on truly-personal service.

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  • Carlisle Bay St Mary's

    Located in a magnificent cove surrounded by mangroves and sugar-soft sand, Carlisle Bay’s Zen-like tranquility radiates throughout; with sleek, spacious suites, activities galore and three fabulous restaurants.

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  • Curtain Bluff St Mary's

    With a legendary grown-up, club-like atmosphere and staggering seascape views, Curtain Bluff is the place to kick off your shoes and forget all about civilisation for a while.

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  • Hermitage Bay St Mary's

    This heavenly boutique-style natural hideaway is perfect for those seeking a little bit of grown-up luxury with superb cuisine and attentive, yet discreet service.

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  • Jumby Bay Island Jumby Bay Island

    Only accessible by boat from Antigua, Jumby Bay Island closely guards its bounty, ensuring it retains its exclusivity. But from the moment you step ashore, your real-life Treasure Island experience is set to begin.

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  • South Point English Harbour

    This boutique beauty landed in Falmouth Harbour just a few years ago but has already become a firm favourite with modern Millennials wanting somewhere that’s as cosmopolitan as it is flexible.

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  • Hodges Bay Resort & Spa St John's

    Set within eight acres of lush tropical gardens, on one of the world’s most pristine coral sand beaches, Hodges Bay brings a clean-lined, contemporary cool aesthetic to Antigua’s north shore with an added pinch of high-octane adventure.

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  • The Inn at English Harbour English Harbour

    Oozing English country-house charm on the island’s southern tip, The Inn is timeless, understated and predominantly adults only, with whitewashed villas set in flawless gardens, and beach cabanas steps from the sand.

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  • Blue Waters & The Cove Suites at Blue Waters St John's

    Ultimate Escapes Offer

    Stay 3 nights or more in a Three-Bedroom Cove Penthouse, Three- and Six-Bedroom Pelican House, Four-Bedroom Turtle Cottage or Five-Bedroom Rock Cottage and receive a room rate reduction of up to 40%. Valid to 19 Dec 24. Book by 31 May 24. A 4-night minimum stay is applicable from 9 Apr-7 Aug 24 and a 5-night minimum stay is applicable from 19 Oct-19 Dec 24. Certain room categories and terms and conditions apply.

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  • Blue Waters & The Cove Suites at Blue Waters St John's

    Early Booking Offer

    Stay 3 nights or more and receive a room rate reduction of up to 30%. Valid 8-16 Apr & 27 Apr-26 Dec 24. Book by 31 May 24. A 5-night minimum stay is applicable from 17-24 Apr, 23 Oct 24-19 Dec 24. A special minimum stay policy is in effect from 20-26 Dec 24. Certain room categories, minimum stay and meal plan requirements, blackout dates and terms and conditions apply.

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  • Curtain Bluff St Mary's

    Room Rate Reduction

    7 nights from £3655 per person, saving £1910 per couple
    • Based on a departure date of 1 Jul 24 
    • Price is based on two adults sharing a Deluxe Room Ocean View, all-inclusive, and includes a 25% room rate reduction and round-trip economy class flights. 
    • Valid to 27 Jul & 26 Oct-20 Dec 24. 
    • Blackout dates and terms and conditions and apply.

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  • Carlisle Bay St Mary's

    Room Rate Reduction

    Book a stay on a breakfast basis and receive a 30% room rate reduction and a free half board meal plan upgrade* plus up to two children under 12 years sharing with parents stay and eat for free. Valid 2 Mar-26 Nov, 2-21 Dec 24 & 3 Jan-21 Dec 25. *Half board meal plan upgrade valid from 29 Apr-26 Nov, 2-14 Dec 24 & 21 Apr-14 Dec 25 only. Terms and conditions apply.

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  • Carlisle Bay St Mary's

    All-Inclusive Offer

    Book a stay on an all-inclusive basis and receive a 20% room rate reduction, a free one-room-category upgrade (subject to availability at time of arrival), plus up to two children under 12 years old stay and eat free when sharing with parents. Valid 2 Mar-21 Dec 24 & 3 Jan-21 Dec 25. *Free room upgrade valid 20 Apr-14 Dec 24 & 21 Apr-14 Dec 25 only. Terms and conditions apply.​

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  • Hermitage Bay St Mary's

    Room Rate Reduction

    Stay 7 nights or more and receive a 15% room rate reduction. Valid to 31 Jul 24. Terms and conditions apply.

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  • Jumby Bay Island Jumby Bay Island

    Free Night Offer

    Stay 5 nights for 4 in a Resort Suite. Valid 1 Apr-25 Aug & 14 Oct-15 Dec 24. Terms and conditions apply.

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  • Jumby Bay Island Jumby Bay Island

    Room Rate Reduction

    Stay 3 nights or more in a Resort Suite and receive a 10% room rate reduction. Valid 1 Apr-25 Aug & 14 Oct-15 Dec 24. Terms and conditions apply.

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  • Carlisle Bay St Mary's

    Exclusive Offer

    Stay 7 nights or more on a breakfast or all-inclusive basis and receive a 35% room rate reduction plus up to two children under 12 years sharing with parents stay and eat for free. Valid 29 Apr-21 Dec 24. Blackout dates and terms and conditions apply.

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Inside Knowledge

Creating special moments

  1. Zip-Lining

    Zip-Lining

    The adventurously-inclined will love the latest way to see the island – whizzing you above the rainforest canopy, the Zip-line Canopy Tour will give you both a wild rush and a bird’s eye view of Antigua’s fabulous scenery.

  2. Turtle Nesting

    Turtle Nesting

    From July to October, tours take guests to the nesting beaches of the endangered Hawksbill Turtle. As simply-unmissable experiences go, watching a mother lay her eggs, or hatching babies making for the sea is right up there.

  3. Visit Barbuda

    Visit Barbuda

    Take a trip to neighbouring Barbuda for a taste of the Caribbean at its simplest. You’ll discover secluded coves and deserted beaches where your only neighbour is one of the magnificent Frigate birds who call the island home.