Antigua Holidays: The Best Caribbean Beaches with Just Perfect Holidays

With over 50 miles of coastline dotted with calm inlets and bays, several golf courses and endless blue waters to enjoy, holidays to Antigua offer the perfect blend of activity and relaxation.

Surrounded by a nearly unbroken offshore reef, the island’s quaint colonial towns, white sand beaches and rolling hills are well protected creating a calm and relaxed vacation location. And with less rain than other Caribbean islands you can make the most of these on your Antigua holiday.

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The delightful blend of British colonial charm and Caribbean atmosphere means you can be as active or relaxed as you wish making the island particularly appealing to families looking for cheap holidays to Antigua. The best hotels in Antigua also offer fantastic facilities such as kids’ clubs and family friendly activities.

With 365 beaches to choose from giving the island the tag line of having ‘one for every day of the year’, isn’t it time you started planning your ATOL protected package? With Antigua holiday packages including flights, accommodation, transfers and tours, Just Perfect Holidays can have you relaxing poolside in the Caribbean sun on your next holiday.

Our Selection of Hotels in Antigua

Every one of our hotels is handpicked and personally visited by our team

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Entrance to the beach at the Pineapple Beach Club, Antigua

Pineapple Beach Club, Antigua

Sun Loungers on the beach at Galley Bay Resort & Spa Antigua

Galley Bay Resort & Spa, Antigua

Sun loungers on the beach at Cocos Antigua

Cocos, Antigua

Aerial view the bay at the Blue Waters resort & Spa Antigua

Blue Waters Resort & Spa, Antigua

The average flight time to Antigua is between 8 and 8 ½ hours

Antigua’s timezone is GMT-4

As with most Caribbean Islands, the peak season is between December and April when rainfall is at it’s lowest. Those looking to beat the crowds and get better value for money may consider travelling to Antigua in the off season. Events and festivals are held throughout the year providing many things to do in Antigua no matter when you decide to visit.

Jan: Round the Island Race

Mar/Apr: International Kite Festival

Apr: Antigua Sailing Week

May/Jun: Antigua & Barbuda Sport Fishing Tournament

Jul/Aug: Carnival and Mango & Pineapple Festival

Nov: Best in the West Fishing Tournament

For full information on entry requirements please visit the FCO Travel Advice or contact your relevant embassy

The currency of Antigua, the East Caribbean dollar (XCD), and the widely accepted US dollar (USD) are both used throughout the country. Service charges of around 10% are commonly added to restaurant and hotel bills although leaving a small cash tip for exceptional service is always appreciated.

In Antigua the power plugs and sockets are a two flat pin plug (type A). 230V / 60Hz

The official language in Antigua is English although you may also encounter locals speaking Antiguan Creole English, a blend of English and West African influences.

Please contact your GP for the most up to date information.

Both local and fine dining restaurants in Antigua celebrate the cuisine of the nation, using fresh seafood and spices as well as stews and fresh fruit, served with the famous local rum. In the all inclusive Antigua resorts the restaurants serve a range of dining options including Asian, Western and Middle Eastern cuisines.

With peak season between December and April bringing sunshine and days with average maximum temperatures reaching the high 20’s, the weather in Antigua makes for the perfect Caribbean escape. With value to be found outside of peak season, the Antigua hurricane season of June to November are slightly hotter and more humid with the chance of rain, although not as much as other Caribbean Islands.

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OUR PICK OF ANTIGUA HOTELS

Our pick of the top hotels in Antigua
Every one of our hotels is handpicked and personally visited by our team

Yoga Pavilion at Galley Bay Resort & Spa AntiguaDecking and beach at Galley Bay Resort & Spa in Antigua

Galley Bay Resort & Spa

An authentic Caribbean getaway in an adults-only resort set between the sparkling sea and a natural lagoon. With one of the best beaches in Antigua and acres of lush tropical gardens, the all-inclusive Galley Bay Resort & Spa is a boutique resort ideal for couples and newlyweds seeking a romantic getaway.

Aerial view of the Blue Waters Resort in AntiguaBedroom of the Deluxe Beachfront Room at Blue Waters Resort in Antigua

Blue Waters Resort & Spa

Over the years, Blue Waters Resort has earned an enviable reputation as being one of the Caribbean’s finest resorts and prides itself on delivering a first class service to its guests. With several freshwater pools, secluded beach coves and 17 acres of stunning tropical gardens, Blue Waters is at the forefront of luxury living.

Aerial view of Cocos Resort in AntiguaWoman getting a massage at Cocos Antigua

Cocos

Situated on a lush green headland between two of the best white sand beaches in Antigua, Cocos Hotel offers couples the ideal getaway of all inclusive splendour. With 34 quaint wooden cottages spaced up the sunset facing hillside, each is equipped with a large private balcony with expansive views and rustic luxury within.

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With resorts all around the coast of Antigua, it can be hard to decide on where is best to stay. If calm waters and luxury holidays in Antigua are at the top of the list, locations such as Five Islands and Dickenson Bay near St John’s, and Jolly Beach and Carlisle Bay all situated on the west coast are ideal.

Don’t be put off by the Atlantic Ocean in the east though, with plenty of sheltered bays with luxury resorts nestled within making the perfect escape. The areas around English Harbour, Willoughby Bay and Nonsuch Bay all offer amazing options for your next holiday to Antigua.

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