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Vacation on Antigua Island beaches - hidden bays, top resorts and recreation areas

Antigua An abundance of beaches is one of the unique features of Antigua Island. Altogether there are 365 of them, so if you decide to rest on the new beach each new day, then all of them can be explored in a year. Access to all beaches is free, so travelers can choose the best place to rest and enjoy harmonious environment. The busiest parts of the coast are Runaway Bay and Dickenson Bay located to the northwest of the island. You can rest there all day long, as there is a huge selection of different entertainment facilities nearby. Popular resorts are situated there too. Tourists can visit local historical sites.
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
Not far from the capital there is the popular Fort James beach, which is in demand not only among tourists, but also among indigenous population. The beach is also characterized by well-developed infrastructure and is perfect for families with children. Not less attractive is Deep Bay situated nearby. It has a more relaxed atmosphere and will certainly impress the tourists who love to relax at picturesque natural sites.
Surfers have long chosen Galley Bay ; most tourists visit it in the winter. At this time of year there are always strong waves optimal for training. Lovely Hawksbill Bay is home to four attractive sandy beaches. One of them is chosen by nudists, and the other three perfectly suit to fans of traditional recreation. All four beaches are very calm and gentle, so there are many travelers with children there. Copyright
If you decided to go to Antigua with your children, you should definitely visit Stingray City. Hardly anywhere else in the world will you have a chance to communicate so closely with those … Open
Tourists who prefer staying at wild beaches should pay attention to the south-west coast. One of the most beautiful beaches in this part of the island is Fryes Bay; it was able to maintain its pristine natural beauty and harmony. There are no noisy entertainment places here, so nothing breaks the silence and tranquility of these amazing places. Nearby there is another spectacular natural area, Darkwood Beach. It’s located at a considerable distance from the major tourist centers, so it’s never overcrowded.
Antigua Travelers who won’t be enough of these beautiful wild beaches have to go to the Johnsons Point, as there are several beautiful sandy beaches next to it. One of the most isolated places is Rendezvous Bay, where quiet and incredibly beautiful beaches can be found. Despite the fact that the path to the bay is very long and difficult, it’s not deprived of travelers’ attention. The most popular among the beaches is Doigs Beach, you can meet wildlife enthusiasts there at any time of the year.
The cuisine of Antigua, as any other island cuisine, has a variety of fish and seafood courses. Have you tried lobsters? Probably. But a fried red snapper you most probably did not. Braised … Open
Tourists who love to relax at unusual places are recommended to go to Pigeon Point; this amazing place has unique romantic atmosphere. The eastern coast of the island is famous for its unique beaches; picturesque Half Moon Bay can be found there. It’s located in the national park, where guided tours for tourists are arranged there. One of the best places for families with children is Long Bay . This is one of the quietest beaches on the island, and strong waves are extremely rare there. The gulf is reliably protected by coral reefs, which make the place attractive for fans of diving and snorkeling.
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Nature and parks of Antigua and Barbuda for active vacation

The state of Antigua and Barbuda is located on several Islands. Antigua is the largest of them. It is treeless and mostly flat. Its highest point reaches only 402 meters above the sea. This is the volcanic cone of a long-dormant volcano. Barbuda is covered with forests. Redonda is an uninhabited rocky island in the Caribbean Sea. Guano was extracted earlier here. The shores of the Islands are cut by bays and lagoons. The coast is surrounded by reefs and shoals. There is very little fresh water here. There are no large lakes or rivers on the Islands. There are only a few fairly large streams there. … Open
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Top beaches and recreation areas in the region of Antigua Island

Travel guide to best natural recreation areas in Antigua Island for a quiet and secluded summer vacation. Fascinating hidden beaches, amazing bay and coves to sunbathe and swim in the gentle waters of the resorts of Antigua Island. - 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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