Places to visit in Antigua
Antigua beaches offer something new for every day of the year. So how can you decide what to do when you don’t have a whole year to experience the island? Antigua is an amazing place to spend your holidays and these are 5 places that you have absolutely have to see during your vacation.
JOLLY BEACH – JOLLY HARBOUR
A mile long white powder beach, Jolly Beach, located on the West coast of Antigua near Jolly Harbour, offers the best warm waters of the Caribbean sea. Here you can spend the day on the relaxing or doing water-based activities. With plenty of restaurants, water sports, and shopping amenities nearby, Jolly Harbour, the town near Jolly beach it’s a great place to spend a day or your entire holiday.
NELSON DOCKYARD NATIONAL PARK – ENGLISH HARBOUR
Although St. John’s is Antigua’s capital city, the island’s historic center is across the island at English Harbour. One of the finest natural harbors in the Caribbean, and located at a highly strategic position, English Harbour was used by Admirals Nelson, Rodney and Hood as a secure home for the British Navy during the Napoleonic wars. Today, Nelson’s Dockyard forms part of a designated national park, and it is now the only Georgian dockyard in the world. Complete with a museum. shops, hotels, restaurants and a yacht haven, English Harbour is the perfect place to experience the history of Antigua.
VALLEY CHURCH BEACH
Valley Church Beach is on the West coast of Antigua, just south of Jolly Harbour, and offers powder white sands in the calm waters of the Lignum Vitae Bay. Relax in the Beautiful waters as local fishing boats glide by. You’ll marvel at the beauty of this spot. It feels like paradise.
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