Caribbean Tourism

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Beaches & Watersports in Antigua

Tourist brochures will never tire of telling you that there are 365 beaches on Antigua, one for every day of the year, some of which are deserted. The nearest beach to St John’s is Fort James which can be pleasant, with its palm trees and a few boulders. However it gets crowded at weekends and at times it becomes rough and so has a milky appearance, lots of...

Sailing & Yacht Cruises In Antigua and Barbuda

Sailing & Yacht Cruises In Antigua and Barbuda The sailing sport of the year is the well known Sailing Week which now is listed among the 10 largest and best Regattas in the world. The Week starts in late April and draws yachts from all over the world to compete in the races and just generally enjoy the salty, jovial atmosphere that permeates the waters around the island. Jolly Roger Pirate Cruises P. O...

Scuba diving in Antigua and Barbuda

Scuba diving in Antigua and Barbuda Both Antigua and Barbuda is the delight of the underwater enthusiast, as the reefs harbor myriad's of colorful fish, and the deeps offer a crystal clear paradise for viewing or spear fishing. There are barrier reefs around most of Antigua which are host to lots of colourful fish and underwater plant life. Diving is mostly shallow, up to 60 ft, except below...

Dive centres in Antigua and Barbuda

Dive centres In Antigua and Barbuda Dive shops are located nearly all round the island and include Big John's Dive Antigua Learn to Scuba Dive in only one day. Exciting! Exhilarating! A chance of a lifetime to explore inner space! Come dive with "BIG JOHN", and the CREW and Antigua's longest established, most experienced dive operation with over 27 years of diving experience, including 22...

Antigua Charter Yacht Show

Antigua Charter Yacht Show The Yacht Show is organised and operated by V.E.B. Nicholson & Sons (Antigua Ltd). It takes place at Nelson's Dockyard and Falmouth Harbour during the first week of December each year. 1998 will be the 37th year Nicholsons has invited agents from all over the world to inspect large charter yachts. Most yachts have sailed from North America and Europe...

Antigua and Barbuda Yachting Calendar

Antigua and Barbuda Yachting Calendar The coasts of Antigua and those of the sister island of Barbuda are ideal for yacht cruising and racing, with constant trade-winds, and many harbors for exploration. Easily a week could be spent cruising around these picturesque Caribbean islands. Barbuda has shell laden beaches, so long they dip below the horizon! The sister island of Barbuda has shell...

Antigua Race Week

Antigua Race Week This local sailing week has evolved into an international event attracting competitors from all over the world. Thousands flock to enjoy the party atmosphere and the non-stop social scene. The boats involved are packed with Olympic and round the world sailors so it’s a chance to compete against the cream of the crop. 10 days of racing and partying are what...

Antigua Sailing Week

Antigua Sailing Week The coasts of Antigua are ideal for yacht cruising and racing, with constant trade-winds, and many harbours for exploration. Easily a week could be spent cruising around this picturesque island of the Caribbean. The sister island of Barbuda has shell laden beaches so long that they dip below the horizon. There is also the Antigua charter Yacht show that is...

Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta

Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta Antigua is renowned throughout the world for its regattas and other on water events. This regatta has become one of the foremost classic yacht regattas. The Star Clipper, HMS Rose, Sea Cloud, Eagle, and ships from Chile, Argentina, Mexico, Venezuela, as well as the Sail Training Association, have all shown a strong interest to join over the past few years...

Sailing Sports And Fitness center in Antigua and Barbuda

Sailing Sports And Fitness center in  Antigua and Barbuda Sailing sports include wind surfing and para-sailing, deep sea fishing brings in the fisherman's dream of barracuda, blue marlin, wahoo and many other fine catch. Watersports Halcyon Cove Water Sports Halcyon Cove Hotel Dickenson Bay St. John'S Antigua Patrick'S Windsurfing School Rex Halcyon Cove Dickenson Bay St. John'S Antigua Fitness Bbr Sportive Jolly...

Tennis - Golf - Others in Antigua and Barbuda

Tennis - Golf - Others in Antigua and Barbuda These are among the popular sports available at most hotels in Antigua and Barbuda. There are three courses on the island, and temporary guest membership be arranged. Most hotels have their own tennis courts, staffed with a resident tennis pro. The popularity of tennis in Antigua has grown with the inception of the annual tournament which has now been split...