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Do you want a quality vacation in a breathtakingly picturesque environment? Have you had enough of crowded popular resorts? Antigua’s archipelago is the perfect choice for you. Christopher Columbus discovered and named Antigua. Its northern side is a strongly shattered limestone board, the south is the remnant of a rundown volcano. Antigua and Barbuda is a member of the Commonwealth of Nations, the Caribbean Community, and the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States.
The tiny independent Central American island nation lies in the middle of the Leeward Islands, where the Atlantic Ocean meets the Caribbean Sea. The state consists of three major islands. Barbuda lies northward from Antigua. It has a flat surface of coral limestone. Redona is the smallest of the three and uninhabited. Its 300 m high rocks have volcanic origins. 100 963 people live on the island of 442 km2.
The first residents of the region were Indians around the year 2400 BC. Later Arawak and Caribbean Indians populated the islands. Natives named the island of Antigua Wadadli, as locals still call the country. Christopher Columbo landed here on his second journey in 1493. He named the island Santa Maria de la Antigua, after a church in Sevilla. Spanish control ended in 1632, the start of British domination. The peonage on Antigua’s sugar cane plantations was banned in 1834. In 1940 Great Britain hired out a part of Antigua to the USA for 99 years, as a military base. From 1967 the country became an associated state of Great Britain. They proclaimed their independence on the 1st of November in 1981. At the same time, the country joined to the Commonwealth of Nations.
This group of islands welcomes the lovers of the sea with beautiful open and hidden beaches. You’ll find amazing gulfs and white sandy shores here. Diving is among the most popular pastimes. The crystal clear water is ideal for discovering the wildlife of the sea.
This beach is a typical Caribbean seaside. The Gulf of Dickenson is a mile westward, with hotels standing above the golden sandy shore. It’s a lively beach with sports opportunities and beach bars. Local establishments provide deckchair rental opportunities and other services. Take a chance and try glass floor voyage, banana boat, or jet ski. Rent a boat to explore the beautiful sea.
A spot of sand near Falmouth port, the Pigeon Point is the main public beach on the southern side. It welcomes families with children with shallow water and seagrape trees. It’s also popular among locals. Local cafés and restaurant provide a stylish environment with deckchairs and tables facing the sandy seaside. French menu and a variety of wines further enhance the elegance of the shore. There’s another bar on the other end of the beach serving simple Indian dishes and cocktails. It’s open every day from morning to evening, sometimes late night. More beaches in Antigua
Antigua is not a big group of islands. Oversea, however, you have plenty of opportunities to explore the outlying gulfs and reefs by boat. Antigua was a part of the Caribbean region of the British Colony. These times left significant historical memories. This is best illustrated by the multitude of fortresses on the islands. The modern era has arrived here, but the capital, St. John’s, is still worth a peak. The Antigua and Barbuda Museum contains catalogs about the history of the islands. You can view ancient findings, colonial objects, and modern memories as well. If you wish for more recent programs, off-road hikes and zip-line adventures are both very popular.
The Caribbean region is characterized by the all year long hot and humid tropical climate. The weather is somewhat cool and dry from the middle of January to the middle of April. From the middle of June to the middle of November it’s usually hot, wet, and rainy.
Boats arrive in the Heritage Quay, directly to the capital of St. John’s. The British port was the main naval base of Great Britain in the Northern Caribbean region. It was once among the most protected ports on the planet. The port is a site of the UNESCO World Heritage from 2016, thanks to its unique atmosphere and the quality of its restaurants, bars, and hotels. This port is the center of modern sailing industry in Antigua. Thus, it’s always full of yachts and sailors. The stone fortresses above the hillsides create a picturesque scenery in the sunset. There are two sailing centers in St. John’s, the northwestern capital. A third one is currently under construction. According to plans, it’ll open in 2019. Now bigger yachts and seafarers anchor southeast, in and outside of Falmouth port. Visit Antigua with your family or lover, and you’ll certainly have a quality travel experience. The breathtaking beauty of the archipelago and crystal clear sea offers a lifelong memory for visitors. Sunshine, peace, and boat adventures are waiting for you. Take a chance to go on this mind-blowing journey. [postlist id=810654]
Antigua has a stable year-round tropical climate, like other islands in the Caribbean. On the coast, the climate is generally sunny and pleasant year-round. Average temperatures on the island vary usually from 20º to 30º C. The dry season lasts from December to March, the daily average temperature is around 25 º C. From April to October the daily averages are around 28 °C. The rainy season starts in May with showers till November. September is usually the rainiest month. Hurricanes may occur from June through November, most likely during September.