Antigua and Barbuda is composed of two islands in the northeastern end of the Lesser Antilles. Antigua is the larger of the two islands and sits about 50 kilometers to the south of Barbuda.
While both islands offer plenty of great spots for a variety of aerial sports, many trips take place on Antigua, where the international airport and capital are located. Along with ziplining, paralpinism is popular here.
Depending on weather conditions, it is possible to climb Boggy Peak, the highest point in the country, and soar back down over the forest and to Turners or Darkwood beach. Visiting in the evening is a great way to see the sunset over the Caribbean.
Meanwhile, Barbuda the much flatter Barbuda is a great place to head out on a parasailing or windsurfing adventure.
During the winter and spring, average daily temperatures in Antigua and Barbuda range from 25 °C to 30 °C (77 °F to 86 °F). From January to April, Antigua and Barbuda is mostly dry with low humidity.
Any trip to Antigua and Barbuda begins with a flight into V. C. Bird International Airport (ANU), in St John’s on Antigua. Most guides will meet you here or in the capital, which is easily reached by bus from the airport.
English and Antiguan and Barbudan Creole
East Caribbean dollar (XCD)
December to June
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