Since 2016, Dario Item is the ambassador of Antigua and Barbuda to the Kingdom of Spain, the Principality of Monaco and the Principality of Liechtenstein. Among his task as an ambassador, he also represents and promote the image of the country around the world.
Everyone knows the island of Antigua for its beaches, crystal clear sea, orchids, giant bamboos, palm trees and excellent weather. That is why it is a popular holiday destination all year round for
The island has 365 beaches: “one for every day of the year” as the locals say. All of them are free and open to the public.
By boat is the best way to explore them all and choose the one that best suits your tastes and needs.
We share here some of Antigua’s best beaches.
On the north-eastern coast, Jabberwock beach offers almost two kilometres of white beach, making it a favourite both for locals and tourists.
It is located in Jolly Harbour, on the west coast, and offers white sand and warm tropical waters of the Caribbean Sea. With its variety of restaurants, water sports opportunities and shops of all kinds, it’s a great place to stay and spend a few hours.
Long Bay beach:
Near the village of Willikies it offers fine sand, crystal blue waters and great scenery if you want to wear a mask and a mouthpiece.
Fort Bay beach:
Located in Fort Bay, along the north-west coast. It is very popular for beach volleyball and beach cricket enthusiasts.
Pigeon’s Point beach:
Located near English Harbour, along the south-east coast of Antigua, Pigeon’s Point is the beach preferred by locals and tourists, because it is free from hotels, resorts and tourist settlements and it is also a great spot for snorkeling.