As famous for its
365 beaches as it is for its Classic Yacht
Regatta and Rolex Race Week, Antigua is
a haven for sailors. A great starting
point for yacht charters going either
north or south……but you may find it
difficult to say goodbye to Antigua.
are many anchorages but its three famous
harbours are Jolly Harbour, English Harbour
and Falmouth Harbour. Nelson’s old naval
Dockyard in English Harbour is a point
of historical interest and beauty. There
is also a museum dedicated to Admiral
Nelson which has many well preserved artefacts.
December to May there’s great nightlife
to be found in English Harbour and nearby
Shirley Heights is famous for its ‘jump-ups’.
and Scuba Diving
Scuba diving is very popular and there
are several scuba diving centers around
Antigua, as well as rendez-vous companies.
Antigua VC Bird
International Airport (ANU), has direct
flights from London, Manchester and from
the main cities of the world. The airport
is situated in the north of the island,
approximately a ten minute drive from
the capital, St John’s.
Dollars and Eastern Carribean Dollars
(EC Dollars) are universally accepted.
Major credit cards are generally accepted
in hotels, restaurants and larger shops.