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Antigua holidays

Discover a mix of Caribbean charm and British influence on a tailor-made beach escape in Antigua

The easy-going Caribbean island of Antigua is complemented by a tangible British influence. The historic Nelson's Dockyard is testament to its colonial history, although the luxury yachts bobbing in the water hint at a more glamorous side to modern Antigua. The island's best known today for its many beaches, there's one for every day of the year.

Flight Time

8½ hours (direct)

Time Zone

UTC -4

Recommended Airlines

British Airways

Where can you fly from?

Flights to Antigua are available from a choice of airports including London, Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle, Edinburgh and Glasgow

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Audley Travel specialist Ludo

Start planning your tailor-made trip by calling one of our Antigua specialists on 01993 838 275

Trip ideas for your beach holiday in Antigua

These trip ideas come from our Hidden Beaches collection of specially selected beach hotels.
They combine lazy days on the beach with a few days of exploring.

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Our expert guides to travelling in Antigua

Written by our specialists from the viewpoint of their own travels, these guides will help you decide on the shape of your own trip to Antigua. Aiming to inspire and inform, we share our recommendations for how to appreciate Antigua at its best.

Aerial view, Antigua
Antigua

What to do in Antigua: our highlights guide

Antigua is best known for the many beautiful beaches that line her shores, as well as the islanders' fondness for cricket. There are plenty of other activities to enjoy, such as diving and sailing. Here we highlight just a few.

Piton, Saint Lucia

Caribbean honeymoons

Hidden Beaches specialist Francesca shares why she thinks the Caribbean is an ideal honeymoon destination. With a variety of islands to choose from, she explains the appeal of each island, from the sugar plantations of Saint Kitts to luxury yachts in the British Virgin Islands. Discover some of the best Caribbean resorts as well as converted colonial plantations and an organic farm.

Vicki on the beach at Carlisle Bay, Antigua
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