With a beach for every day of the year, Antigua is a white sand island with picture-perfect seascapes and a tranquil refined style. British Colonial history is ever-present, with Nelson’s Dockyard, impressive sailing ships and handsome plantation houses dotting the island.

Centrally located within the Caribbean, this island offers an array of activities that allow you to explore the wondrous landscape. Watersports abound, from catamaran and sailing trips to the rich yachting scene, shipwrecks for keen scuba divers and fantastic snorkelling opportunities. On land, visit the rainforest, embark on the scenic Fig Tree Drive or take a kayaking trip through the magical mangroves. The varied local cuisine is well worth sampling: mouth-watering Creole seafood; fungi and pepperpot, a delicious stew; and the freshest indigenous fruits including mangoes, papayas and pineapples. Take in the historic sights such as the sugar plantation Betty’s Hope or the impressive Fort Berkeley, the island’s defensive mainstay for centuries. From the world-famous yacht regattas, charter yacht shows and flamboyant carnivals of July and August, Antigua is vibrant,buzzing and a delight to all the senses.