Travel to Antigua and Barbuda

Antigua, Caribbean Beauty

The Caribbean islands of Antigua and Barbuda are the epitome of a tropical paradise. The country is an archipelago in which the two principle islands are Antigua, the most populous, and Barbuda, located to its north. They are characterized by English culture, illustrated by the presence of cricket fields.

This all-inclusive Antigua vacation offers idyllic beauty, such as spectacular beaches covered with white sand. The warm tropical climate makes swimming in the pristine waters almost instinctive, nature's way of inviting you to enjoy scuba diving sessions. The depths are a feast for the eyes and attract enthusiasts and beginners alike. 

The islands are fairly flat; the highest point, Boggy Peak, is 402 metres. It is the perfect topography for walks and hiking and, if you're feeling more adventurous, rappelling over the magnificent gorges and canopy! 

During your low-cost Caribbean trip, take advantage of luxurious accommodations at the Jolly Beach Resort, located a few kilometres from St John's, the capital of Antigua. You also have the option of choosing an all-inclusive stay at Antigua's Verandah Resort and Spa, located by the sea and surrounded by banana, and other, palm trees. 

From your all-inclusive accommodation in Antigua, you will want to explore isolated bays and naturally-preserved coves. Also enjoy the amenities of the seaside resorts that will surprise you. Don't forget to visit the island of Barbuda to take in its incomparable beaches and reefs – a wonderful day trip. Favoured with luxurious yachts of the Caribbean, mangrove trees, and a wealth of birds, Antigua and Barbuda await you with open arms.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Antigua and Barbuda, part of the Lesser Antilles chain, are located between the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean, east of the island of Hispaniola.
The best time to visit Antigua and Barbuda is between December and April, when it is the dry season.
Several water activities are offered in Antigua: diving, kayaking, nature excursions, bird watching, beaches. In Barbuda, the colonial remains, deserted beaches, the frigate colony for lovers of ornithology and photography.
St. John is the capital of Antigua and Barbuda
The East Caribbean Dollar (XCD) is the currency of Antigua and Barbuda, but the US $ dollar is accepted. (approx. $ 1US = 2.70XCD variable rate)
The flight time between Montreal and Antigua varies depending on whether it is direct or with a connection. In direct flight, about 5 hours. is the flight time. For connecting flights in Toronto, a supplement of approximately 2 hours. is to be expected.
As of 2019, the population of Antigua and Barbuda was 104,084 https://www.populationdata.net/pays/antigua-et-barbuda/
110 / 220V. is used in Antigua and Barbuda; the sockets are often European-style; you will need an adapter and converter depending on the establishment booked.
It is quite safe to travel in Antigua and Barbuda, but as in all tourist destinations, vigilance is recommended at all times, and especially if you must travel during the night.
It is quite easy to get around the islands of Antigua and Barbuda, either by bus or rental vehicle, the most popular means of transport, and either by taxis. https://visitantiguabarbuda.com/getting-around/
Direct flights from Canada or connecting are available in high season to Antigua. At destination, it is possible to take a catamaran to Antigua to cross to Barbuda.
Among the good restaurants in Antigua, the French Cafe Catherine, on the beach, and the Cafe Cecilia for its Mediterranean delicacies, as well as the seafood restaurant Papa Zouk receive appreciation from visitors.
Antigua is located north of the Lesser Antilles chain, of which it is part, between the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean, east of the island of Hispaniola.
Antigua is a beautiful destination to discover for its nautical activities, sailing, surfing, but also for its flora and fauna; its beaches and tropical forest, its restoration and the beauty of its romantic landscapes make it a destination of choice.
December to April is the dry season, making it the best time of year to travel to Antigua and Barbuda.
The Caribbean dollar (XCD) is the monetary currency in Antigua, but everywhere on the island the US dollar is accepted. Depending on the daily exchange rate, the Caribbean dollar is equivalent to approximately $ 0.46CAD.
Local time in Antigua is the same as Quebec standard time, except for the winter months when Quebec will be in daylight saving time. Antigua keeps its time all year round.
In addition to its many beaches, it is possible to swim with stingrays, go catamaran and jet-ski, horseback riding, trekking in the rainforest, kayaking, diving, in short, a multitude of activities. according to interests https://visitantiguabarbuda.com/tours-activities/
Antigua and Barbuda has been a member state of the Commonwealth and independent since 1981.
Depending on the budget, it is possible to stay in very good hotels in Antigua; the well-known Galley Bay Resort & Spa, the chic Carlisle Bay Hotel, the Blue Waters Resort & Spa and the Barbuda Ocean Club are all good choices.