Required documents: Proof of citizenship (preferably a passport), return/onward ticket and/or proof of funds needed for tourist stay up to 6 months. AIDS test required for university students and others suspected of having HIV virus; Check whether your country's test is accepted. Check Embassy for latest information.
Yellow fever vaccination is...
Barbuda: Easily reached by air (taking 10 mins, US$45 return), or (with some difficulty and at a high price, US$150) by boat from St John’s. There are two airports. The main one is just south of Codrington. Carib Aviation will arrange charters and day trips. Return ticket costs US$63, or US$67 if you buy it less than 3 days before departure. The 2nd...
Antigua is a dry island with average rainfall of about 45ins a year and although September-November is considered the rainy season, the showers are usually short. Temperatures range from 73°F to 85°F between winter and summer and the trade winds blow constantly. Antigua has been in the path of several hurricanes since 1995, which was a particularly...
From Europe: British Airways (T4620876, 3 direct flights a week from London Gatwick, connections with Barbados, Port of Spain and St Lucia), BWIA (2 flights a week from London Heathrow) and Virgin Atlantic (2 flights a week from Gatwick), Condor (1 flight a week direct from Frankfurt), Air France (twice a week from Paris).
From North America:...
Mildly tropical - temperatures range between 76 and 86 degrees Fahrenheit
Hottest months - August and September
Coolest months - January and February
Rainy season - summer months
Annual rainfall - 42 inches (3.5 inches per month average)
Year round cooling sea breezes
Antigua - mostly low-lying limestone and coral islands with some...
One cinema in Bridgetown (Globe); Vista cinema on south coast, US$4-5, plus a drive-in not far from the south coast.
For something less glossy and more Bajan, it might be worth trying one of the dances which are advertised in the Nation newspaper on Friday. People hire a dance hall, charge admission (usually US$2.50), provide a disco, and...
Antigua has consistently been chosen in the top ten of the world's tourist destinations for that special event - getting married! Many hotels specialize in taking the worry away from the happy couple - providing a complete package for both wedding and honeymoon. Some offer special rates for wedding guests. And as far as the environment for that special day...
Antigua has approximately 2800 hotel rooms. Total tourist arrivals including cruise-ship day-visitors averages over 400,000 visitors per year. Air and other long-stay arrivals and sea (cruise ship) arrivals are approximately equal in number.
The island sustained considerable damage from Hurricane Luis (September 1995) but has now fully recovered. Hurricane...
Annual births: About 900
Infant mortality: 20 per 1,000 live births (1992)
Total births: 13.9 per 1000 persons
Fertility: 1.66 children born per woman
Death rate: About one person per day
Child population (under 15): About 17,000
Aged population (over 65): 4,000
Male: 71 years
Female: 75 years
Migration rate: Inflow of 8 net persons per...
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The main shopping area in St. John's is located between Redcliffe Street and Newgate Street; The School for the Blind is located near the Market and exhibits the neat hand work of the disabled.
Most of the hotels have a selection of exquisite items carried in various small boutiques and the island women sell inexpensive wraps and sun fashions...
Though many of the larger hotels on the island offer regular nightly entertainment, which includes Steel-bands Calypso singers, dance combos and fancy floor-shows, we urge you to enjoy an 'Antiguan night on the town'.
There are several discos in St. John's, where the modern rhythms are highlighted by young and young at heart dressed to suit the sounds. An...
Talk with a child in Antigua or Barbuda.
Spend a day at Dickenson Bay.
Watch a moonrise at Shirley Heights Lookout.
Take a swim at midnight on a full-moon.
Drink the local rum in rum punches or your hotel Specials.
Rent a car, get a map, and discover Antigua's many secret beaches.
Charter a boat and spend a night on an island off Antigua.
Spend a full day...
Antigua and Barbuda sit in the heart of the Caribbean, between Puerto Rico in the North and Barbados in the South. With Barbuda's 1200 inhabitants, the population of both islands is a little over 76,000.
Antigua and Barbuda, like many other Caribbean islands, share an history of colonial rule, based on monoculture economies. In February 1967, the islands...
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