Antigua Information

Antigua & Barbuda Points of Interested


ANTIGUA
POINTS OF INTEREST

The largest of the British Leeward Islands, Antigua is about 14 miles (22km) long and 11 miles (35km) wide. On the hilly southwestern side is the Mount

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Antigua & Barbuda Sightseeing

 

3 hour and all day sightseeing cruises along Antigua’s coast depart from Dickenson Bay and Heritage Quay. Catamaran cruises and eco-tours often include

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Antigua & Barbuda’s Sports and Amusements

SPORTS AND AMUSEMENTS:

Antigua is known as a sailor’s paradise, and is a popular mooring spot for a variety of vessels, including luxury yachts. At most hotels and at English

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Antigua & Barbuda Cuisine

FOOD AND DRINK:

West Indian cookery ifluenced by English, graces most tables. Favorite local dishes include salted codfish, curry conch and souse, or pickled pork. Fungi, a type of polenta made with cornmeal and okra,

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Antigua & Barbuda Shopping

SHOPPING:

the main sopping district is in St. John’s between Redcliffe and Newgate streets, but numerous other shops are concealed in alleys and lanes. Popular buys are imports, straw handicrafts and sea island and silk-screened

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Antigua & Barbuda’s History

At the northeastern curve of the West Indies, Antigua (an-TEE-ga) is one of eleven links of the chain of Leeward Islands. Christopher Columbus’ first

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