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City break in Antigua Island. Active leisure ideas for Antigua Island - attractions, recreation and nightlife

Antigua If you are not afraid of heights and you want to get new unbelievable experience, take a look at the island from a helicopter. You will have a great view from above on the landmarks you’ve seen before, and it will give new paint to the habitual streets of St. John’s. It is better to go for a ride when you have already seen all the landmarks or before that. You can also go to the neighboring island Barbuda by helicopter. However, you can get there by sea. Though, you shouldn’t spare time or money for a journey in any case.
The most popular hotels and inns are situated in the capital of Antigua, St. John's. Coconut Beach Club located a few steps from the coast is attractive in all respects. It provides … Open
However, you can not only reach Barbuda by sea. A 6-hour cruise will allow you to get close to the Monserrat island, covered with the fog from the volcano, and visit Great Bird Island, where there are no people, but many birds of different species. The island is just three kilometers from Antigua, that is why, if you climb to its highest point, you will see an amazing view. Every traveler is advised to go outside Antigua at least once. There are the most beautiful and sometimes even unique reserved places just nearby.
Do you want to learn how to sail a boat? You can do that in Antigua. There is a local branch of the famous British yacht school RYA. Practical training takes place at Falmouth Harbor base. After the course, you can not only take part in one of the regattas, which are organized often, but you will also get a certificate, recognized in all countries. It is possible to get a qualification from a crew member to a captain, depending on the course you are taking. Do you want to swim with dolphins? Then you should head to Marina Bay lagoon. By the way, you can rent a catamaran on any beach and go to the nearest deserted islands. Copyright
The biggest shops are located in St. John’s. To buy everything you do need and not really, go to High Street and St. Mary’s Street. This is where all the outlets are. The shops … Open
Windsurfing contest is organized in Dickenson Bay. However, you can learn to ride a board or practice your skills here any time of year. The beginners can practice on the West coast of the island, which is protected from a strong wind. The East coast is better for the experienced sportsmen. They also like to hold fishing contests. The haul usually consists of a tuna, a marlin, and a wahoo, aka king mackerel. Antigua is perfect for snorkeling fans thanks to the shelf banks around the island. A gentle slope, white sand, coral reef from the seaside, and officially free shore – what can be better for those, who like to watch the underwater world?
ANTIGUA Antigua will also be interesting for the divers. If you are a beginner, go to one of the local dive-centers. After the training, you will get a license, which allows diving all around the world. However, there are places around the island, which will be exciting even for an experienced diver. A couple of sea canyons and debris fields at shallow depth will interest anybody. Dive zones are usually located close to the shore, which is very convenient. You can see a parrot-fish, a wrasse, a barracuda, and an exotic monkfish near Antigua. There are nurse sharks, which don’t attack people, dolphins, and sea turtles as well.
Antigua owes its name to Christopher Columbus; in such way he memorialized the Church of Santa Maria de Antigua situated in Seville. The island is located in the Caribbean Sea and belongs to … Open
Do you prefer to walk? Then certainly visit the aboriginals’ settlements. There you can not only see the life of the island people but also try the traditional dishes and beverages. You should also go to the Devil’s Bridge. It has this name for a reason – during the Colonial times, the slaves jumped from this bridge, free in their desire of death. Though flora and fauna here allow you to enjoy a long pleasant walk here, and all the other landmarks don’t have such a tragic hystory.
ANTIGUA There are places in Antigua, where you can spend a nice evening. For those, who like to gamble, there is a casino, and if you would like to dance, go to Shirley Heights – this is where the biggest disco happens at night. However, the locals like the music, so you can join them in any club in Antigua or you can just go to an outdoor dance floor.
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National and city parks around Antigua Island
♥   National Park 'Mount Obama' , 5.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Nelson’s Dockyard' , 9.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Attractions and entertainment in Antigua and Barbuda

A large tourist area is located in the capital of the state, the city of St. Johns. You can find popular casinos, restaurants, bars, clubs, and dance floors here after a day full of impressions. Tourists who want to experience the life of the island can go to the city to join the fun of the locals in any of the many clubs. The locals like to have fun. They are happy to make new acquaintances. … Open
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Guide to your best city break in Antigua Island - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Antigua Island - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Antigua Island?' disappears immediately. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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