Visit Antigua – More Sights
Swim with Southern Stingrays in calm, clear waist-deep water. Guides to teach you how to feed these hungry rays that eagerly congregate when the tourists arrive. Read our Stingray City Snorkel blog.
Beaches – Antigua has lots of white sand beaches. Try Half Moon Bay Beach on the southeast coast. It has nearly a mile of sandy beach, palm trees, excellent snorkeling and parasailing.
Sail and Snorkel in Cades Reef
Great Bird Island – This islet, 2 miles northeast of Antigua, is very small. It’s the only place in the world to see an Antiguan racer in the wild.
St John’s Cathedral – easy to spot from anywhere in the town of St John’s.
St John’s Harbor
The island of Antigua has weather typical of the Caribbean. The period from Christmas to spring break is the height of tourist activity. Avoid the hurricane season from June to November. Antigua and Barbuda can be hit hard by hurricanes.
Visit Antigua – Transportation
VC Bird International Airport in Antigua is a busy destination. It receives non-stop flights from the United States, Canada and Britain. St John’s is the cruise port for Antigua. Many different cruise lines visit the island.