Top 10 things to do in Antigua & Barbuda

Stroll along the curve of Half Moon Bay in Antigua | Travel Nation
 1. Stroll along Antigua’s beautiful sands, like the sweeping beach at Half Moon Bay or the calm waves of Long Bay


Visit the restored windmills at Betty's Hope Plantation | Travel Nation

2. Visit Betty’s Hope, a fully restored sugar plantation, where you can learn about the island’s history and admire the large windmills that soar into the sky


Admire the views from Shirley Heights in Antigua | Travel Nation

3. Admire the island from Shirley Heights, a perfect spot with spectacular views over English Harbour. Visit at sunset on a Sunday to enjoy live music and a party with the locals


Wander amongst the restored buildings in Nelson's Dockyard, Antigua | Travel Nation

4. Wander around Nelsons Dockyard, where you’ll find a museum and beautiful boats in this restored harbour where Horatio Nelson used to live


See green and hawksbill turtles in Antigua | Travel Nation
5. Visit the quiet beaches between March and November to observe Hawksbill, Leatherback and Green Turtles both nesting and hatching.


Explore Antigua during Sailing Week | Travel Nation

6. Enjoy the magnificent boats that surround the island during Antigua Sailing Week in April. Luxury yachts and racing vessels from all over the world can be spotted during the week-long festival


Stroll along Barbuda's pink sand beaches | Travel Nation

7. Take the ferry to Barbuda, where you can snorkel in crystal clear water, stroll along pink sand beaches and watch frigate birds in the large colony.


Explore Fig Tree Drive, a scenic road through the middle of Antigua | Travel Nation
8. Take a jeep tour around the island, driving through the forests, along ‘Fig Tree Drive’ passing mango and coconut groves


Snorkel in the clear waters of Antigua | Travel Nation

9. Go snorkelling in the warm waters of Antigua – you’ll find French angelfish, gentle green turtles and even huge barracudas living off the coast of the island


Meet the friendly rays at Stingray City in Antigua | Travel Nation

10. Visit Stingray City, where you can snorkel with wild southern stingrays, that love to bask in the peaceful waters

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