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Visit Antigua and Barbuda

Although named after the twin major islands of the country, Antigua and Barbuda have several smaller islands that make up its total land space. Called “The Land of 365 Beaches,” the coastal landscapes have been perfectly created for a relaxing week of sunshine, sand, and calm waves.

The culture of Antigua and Barbuda is quite unique. It’s a combination of West African and British cultures. You’ll find that football, cricket, and surfing make up many of the preferred local activities on the islands. US cultural influences are present as well, especially from a fashion standpoint. Frequent trips to Puerto Rico are a way of life on these islands.

If you find yourself in Antigua and Barbuda in August, then reserve some time to enjoy the national Carnival. It is a celebration that commemorates the abolition of slavery. Some of the islands will also host a Carnival to celebrate the coming of lent. There are numerous contests, shows, and pageants as part of this celebration.

Most European Union citizens do not require a visa to enter the country for their holiday. Stays of 6 months are permitted with the presentation of a valid passport, an onward or return ticket, and accommodation confirmation.

Whether you choose to enjoy what the resorts in Antigua and Barbuda can offer or you prefer a more rustic holiday, you’ll find this island destination offers fun, relaxation, and few barriers to enjoy them. Plan your stay today and you’ll find your trip to be quite rewarding.

Travel and vacation in Antigua and Barbuda

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Dickenson Bay

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English Harbour

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Hawksbill Bay

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Johnson’s Point

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Long Bay

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Saint Johns

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Official National Holidays

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January 1New Year's Day
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May 23Labour Day
August 1Emancipation Day
August 6Independence Day
October 16National Heroes Day
December 25Christmas Day
December 26Boxing Day

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Best of Antigua and Barbuda

Welcome to paradise. The islands of Antigua and Barbuda located in the middle of the Leeward Islands, Eastern Caribbean, are a truly magnificent destination. Barbuda Island is just a short ferry trip away from the island of Antigua. Explore all that the beautiful islands of Antigua and Barbuda have to offer. Go snorkelling and explore the coral reefs, visit the local arts and crafts markets, learn about the history of the islands or simply relax by the crystal clear waters. Antigua and Barbuda are sure to have something for every type of visitor.

Antigua and Barbuda are surrounded by powdery white sand beaches with sparkling clear blue waters. With 365 beaches on Antigua, you are bound to find your own exclusive stretch of beach. Visitors can explore coral reefs, small coves and try many water activities. Try snorkelling and seeing the beautiful coral reefs, deep sea fishing, windsurfing, golf and rainforest adventures. Or simply relax on the majestic beaches. There is plenty to do on these islands and something for every type of visitor. For sailing enthusiasts, honeymooners and families, Antigua and Barbuda holidays will be an unforgettable experience.

Antigua and Barbuda accommodation offers superb accommodation to suit all visitors’ tastes and budgets. For sparkling blue waters at your doorstep, stay in Dickinson Bay on Antigua Island and spend your days relaxing on the golden sands. Stay in the area of St John’s and not only enjoy the beautiful beaches but enjoy the nearby local markets. Or to experience the historic side of Antigua, the English Harbour offers spectacular accommodation. Barbuda accommodation offers a taste of luxury. Stay in the tranquil Gravenors Bay on the southern end of the island and enjoy the magical lagoon.

The idyllic islands of Antigua and Barbuda are the ultimate holiday destination. Apart from spending your days relaxing and soaking up the sun on the pristine beaches, there are many things for visitors to see and do.

Experience a glimpse into Antigua’s past and visit the English Harbour. This area consists of delicious local cuisine, popular Sunday night parties and a beautiful lookout on Shirley Heights. On the western entrance to the English Harbour is Fort Berkeley. Here you will see a view of gorgeous yachts. Don’t miss out on visiting Nelson’s Dockyard, the last surviving Georgian naval dockyard in the world. Here, you can explore museums, beautifully restored buildings, restaurants, art galleries and boutiques.

Take a trip to St John’s, the historic centre of Antigua. You will find a delightful market selling Caribbean fruit and vegetables along with boutique shops. Nearby, you will find a colourful arts and crafts market where locals sell handmade Antiguan treasures. Have a beautiful handmade dress made for you while you stroll through the market.

Explore Dickenson Bay, a tranquil piece of paradise. It is the most developed beach of the island with hotels and restaurants. Relax on the beach or try water activities such as snorkelling and sailing. You may even be lucky enough to catch a glimpse of a sea turtle.

Only a short ferry ride away, the island of Barbuda offers its own slice of paradise. Explore the island’s historic forts, caves and pristine beaches. Barbuda is also home to a wild bird sanctuary. Visitors can learn about the islands history and explore several shipwrecks off the coast. For a truly relaxing and peaceful place, Bardbuda holidays are for you.

Antigua and Barbuda holidays are the perfect holiday escape for families and couples. Whether you simply want to soak up the sun on the beautiful beaches or explore the island’s history, there is something for every type of visitor.

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Antigua and Barbuda Covid-19 / Coronavirus

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1,339
27,845
Algeria
106,097
2,871
30,890
Andorra
9,716
98
767
Angola
19,580
462
1,516
Anguilla
16
0
1
Antigua and Barbuda
215
6
35
Argentina
1,885,210
47,253
163,402
Armenia
166,427
3,056
7,318
Aruba
6,809
58
373
Australia
28,785
909
1,857
Austria
408,781
7,564
14,866
Azerbaijan
229,584
3,105
4,762
Bahamas
8,161
175
1,232
Bahrain
101,116
371
3,408
Bangladesh
533,444
8,072
47,437
Barbados
1,443
11
353
Belarus
241,133
1,678
12,387
Belgium
696,642
20,879
627,539
Belize
11,788
293
308
Benin
3,643
48
278
Bermuda
688
12
30
Bhutan
856
1
91
Bolivia
205,208
10,105
42,548
Bosnia
120,864
4,643
22,564
Botswana
20,658
124
3,740
Brazil
8,996,876
220,161
978,060
British Virgin Islands
114
1
18
Brunei
176
3
4
Bulgaria
216,416
8,916
26,505
Burkina Faso
10,157
118
1,567
Burundi
1,542
2
767
Cabo Verde
13,619
129
649
Cambodia
460
0
48
Cameroon
29,617
462
1,110
Canada
760,020
19,505
58,304
Caribbean Netherlands
360
3
113
Cayman Islands
384
2
26
Central African Republic
4,980
63
32
Chad
3,269
117
817
Channel Islands
3,525
79
219
Chile
709,888
18,040
25,049
China
89,272
4,636
1,862
Colombia
2,055,305
52,523
122,741
Comoros
2,492
81
915
Congo
7,887
117
1,924
Costa Rica
191,345
2,567
38,970
Croatia
230,359
4,913
3,050
Cuba
23,439
204
4,910
Curaçao
4,558
20
96
Cyprus
30,252
190
28,005
Czechia
956,155
15,791
98,846
Côte d'Ivoire
27,455
151
1,916
DRC
22,048
661
6,419
Denmark
196,540
2,050
10,843
Diamond Princess
712
13
0
Djibouti
5,923
62
20
Dominica
113
0
8
Dominican Republic
207,455
2,579
54,072
Ecuador
242,146
14,668
23,407
Egypt
163,129
9,067
26,629
El Salvador
53,989
1,589
4,757
Equatorial Guinea
5,492
86
138
Eritrea
2,085
7
529
Estonia
41,966
398
9,873
Ethiopia
135,045
2,083
11,368
Falkland Islands (Malvinas)
41
0
7
Faroe Islands
654
1
8
Fiji
55
2
0
Finland
43,616
660
11,956
France
3,106,859
74,456
2,811,833
French Guiana
15,857
76
5,786
French Polynesia
17,961
131
12,988
Gabon
10,411
67
331
Gambia
4,012
128
131
Georgia
255,564
3,108
6,929
Germany
2,179,679
55,358
258,321
Ghana
62,751
377
3,813
Gibraltar
4,057
70
525
Greece
154,083
5,724
6,191
Greenland
30
0
0
Grenada
148
1
12
Guadeloupe
9,097
154
6,701
Guatemala
155,459
5,486
9,665
Guinea
14,417
82
466
Guinea-Bissau
2,532
45
66
Guyana
7,380
174
718
Haiti
11,331
243
2,078
Holy See (Vatican City State)
27
0
12
Honduras
142,880
3,486
78,797
Hong Kong
10,283
175
946
Hungary
361,881
12,198
103,087
Iceland
6,000
29
56
India
10,701,840
153,875
175,361
Indonesia
1,024,298
28,855
164,113
Iran
1,392,314
57,651
151,200
Iraq
616,259
13,018
16,914
Ireland
191,182
3,120
164,698
Isle of Man
432
25
30
Israel
621,590
4,605
74,640
Italy
2,501,147
86,889
477,969
Jamaica
15,241
342
2,957
Japan
371,680
5,252
58,264
Jordan
323,111
4,262
7,769
Kazakhstan
181,117
2,476
15,485
Kenya
100,323
1,751
14,881
Kuwait
162,862
957
6,166
Kyrgyzstan
84,175
1,405
2,440
Lao People's Democratic Republic
44
0
3
Latvia
63,027
1,138
10,766
Lebanon
289,660
2,553
117,040
Lesotho
8,047
146
5,503
Liberia
1,936
84
95
Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
116,064
1,802
18,856
Liechtenstein
2,458
52
78
Lithuania
179,212
2,716
52,934
Luxembourg
50,089
571
2,216
MS Zaandam
9
2
0
Macao
47
0
1
Macedonia
91,555
2,821
8,726
Madagascar
18,743
279
534
Malawi
21,660
555
13,856
Malaysia
194,114
707
42,389
Maldives
15,390
51
1,373
Mali
8,006
327
1,948
Malta
17,192
258
2,682
Marshall Islands
4
0
0
Martinique
6,402
45
6,259
Mauritania
16,460
418
651
Mauritius
568
10
33
Mayotte
7,884
60
4,860
Mexico
1,788,905
152,016
288,229
Micronesia
1
0
1
Moldova
157,626
3,396
6,366
Monaco
1,413
10
223
Mongolia
1,667
2
429
Montenegro
59,825
783
7,655
Montserrat
13
1
0
Morocco
468,383
8,207
13,995
Mozambique
34,926
336
12,096
Myanmar
138,802
3,089
12,543
Namibia
33,265
332
1,723
Nepal
270,375
2,020
3,286
Netherlands
961,593
13,733
947,860
New Caledonia
44
0
1
New Zealand
2,295
25
69
Nicaragua
6,253
169
1,859
Niger
4,407
153
710
Nigeria
124,299
1,522
23,501
Norway
61,809
556
7,954
Oman
133,574
1,525
5,563
Pakistan
537,477
11,450
33,820
Palestine
156,996
1,808
8,254
Panama
313,834
5,137
45,202
Papua New Guinea
851
9
30
Paraguay
129,394
2,651
22,173
Peru
1,107,239
40,107
44,396
Philippines
518,407
10,481
32,384
Poland
1,489,512
36,054
207,191
Portugal
668,951
11,305
172,893
Qatar
149,933
248
4,434
Romania
718,612
18,015
38,197
Russia
3,774,672
71,076
501,113
Rwanda
14,166
183
4,941
Réunion
9,843
45
537
S. Korea
76,429
1,378
9,573
Saint Kitts and Nevis
37
0
2
Saint Lucia
969
13
463
Saint Martin
1,146
12
128
Saint Pierre Miquelon
23
0
7
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
798
2
631
Samoa
2
0
0
San Marino
2,915
65
190
Sao Tome and Principe
1,221
17
197
Saudi Arabia
367,023
6,363
2,115
Senegal
25,407
601
3,681
Serbia
389,045
3,944
353,565
Seychelles
1,116
3
359
Sierra Leone
3,236
77
922
Singapore
59,391
29
258
Sint Maarten
1,767
27
129
Slovakia
241,392
4,361
34,883
Slovenia
161,662
3,425
17,884
Solomon Islands
17
0
7
Somalia
4,754
130
958
South Africa
1,430,648
42,550
124,622
South Sudan
3,788
64
182
Spain
2,774,014
57,291
2,716,723
Sri Lanka
60,694
290
7,838
St. Barth
300
1
95
Sudan
26,671
1,760
3,975
Suriname
8,174
150
647
Swaziland
15,051
522
4,829
Sweden
560,472
11,425
549,047
Switzerland
517,705
9,259
190,846
Syrian Arab Republic
13,823
900
5,663
Taiwan
893
7
83
Tajikistan
13,308
90
0
Tanzania
509
21
305
Thailand
15,465
76
4,335
Timor-Leste
67
0
17
Togo
4,682
76
601
Trinidad and Tobago
7,509
134
298
Tunisia
202,323
6,446
44,663
Turkey
2,449,839
25,476
93,049
Turks and Caicos Islands
1,312
8
284
UAE
289,086
811
24,545
UK
3,715,054
101,887
1,939,231
USA
26,130,188
438,508
9,826,035
Uganda
39,314
318
24,882
Ukraine
1,200,883
22,202
198,596
Uruguay
38,680
401
7,418
Uzbekistan
78,510
621
892
Vanuatu
1
0
0
Venezuela
124,525
1,159
6,581
Vietnam
1,551
35
86
Wallis and Futuna
5
0
1
Western Sahara
10
1
1
Yemen
2,120
615
80
Zambia
48,911
688
6,941
Zimbabwe
32,304
1,122
7,495
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