The island of Antigua lies in the eastern Caribbean. It's about 100 square miles in size and is 300 miles north of Barbados.
Safaris, sailboats and serenity await in Antigua.
Lively or laid back, sandcastles or safaris, Antigua holidays have it all - in (buckets and) spades. Whatever your vibe, you'll find it in this authentic corner of the Caribbean. With one for each day of the year, Antigua has 365 beaches so you never have to share if you don’t want to. Antigua has lots of friendly faces and an abundance of history make for a time out that is good for the soul.
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Five facts about Antigua
Antigua is a small tropical island of 100,000 people that lies at the eastern end of the Caribbean
Antigua was named by the explorer Christopher Columbus in 1493
There are lots of natural harbours in Antigua, making it a popular sailing and cruise ship destination
The dry season in Antigua runs from December to May
There are lots of British-sounding place names on the island, including Nelson's Dockyard, Falmouth and English Harbour
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The island of Barbados is 21 miles long and sits in the south east Caribbean. It's about 100 square miles in size and is 300 miles south of Antigua.
Find your paradise in Barbados
Beaches for days. Smiles for miles. So kick off your shoes and let your hair down on this gem of an island. Barbados has it all. The only thing missing is you.
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Five facts about Barbados
Barbados is a small tropical island in the south east Caribbean with a population of around 300 000
Brits love Barbados and more Brits visit the island than from any other country
St Lawrence Gap is a popular area to stay in, with lots of bars and restaurants and things to do nearby
The dry season in Barbados runs from December to May
Barbados is known for many things, and if you ask a local, they'll likely tell you that some of the things Barbados is most famous for are Rihanna, its National Dish Cou Cou and Flying Fish, and Crop Over
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