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Although named after the twin major islands of the country, Antigua and Barbuda have several smaller islands that make up its total land space.

Called “The Land of 365 Beaches,” the coastal landscapes have been perfectly created for a relaxing week of sunshine, sand, and calm waves.

The culture of Antigua and Barbuda is quite unique. It’s a combination of West African and British cultures. You’ll find that football, cricket, and surfing make up many of the preferred local activities on the islands. US cultural influences are present as well, especially from a fashion standpoint. Frequent trips to Puerto Rico are a way of life on these islands.

If you find yourself in Antigua and Barbuda in August, then reserve some time to enjoy the national Carnival. It is a celebration that commemorates the abolition of slavery. Some of the islands will also host a Carnival to celebrate the coming of lent. There are numerous contests, shows, and pageants as part of this celebration.

Most European Union citizens do not require a visa to enter the country for their holiday. Stays of 6 months are permitted with the presentation of a valid passport, an onward or return ticket, and accommodation confirmation.

Whether you choose to enjoy what the resorts in Antigua and Barbuda can offer or you prefer a more rustic holiday, you’ll find this island destination offers fun, relaxation, and few barriers to enjoy them. Plan your stay today and you’ll find your trip to be quite rewarding.

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Saint Johns, capital of Antigua and Barbuda

Beautiful Antigua and Barbuda are just waiting to be explored. First colonized in 1632, the community of St. John’s has been the administrative center for these islands for the very start. It also became the seat of government when they achieved full independence in 1981. This history has helped to make the city one of the most cosmopolitan communities in the entire Lesser Antilles chain of islands. The city is designed to be a place of recreation. You’ll find several clubs...

Travel resources for Antigua and Barbuda

How is the weather in Antigua and Barbuda ?

Saint Johns
shower rain
23 ° C
23 °
23 °
78 %
4.1kmh
40 %
Sun
25 °
Mon
26 °
Tue
26 °
Wed
25 °
Thu
26 °

Official holidays in Antigua and Barbuda

Below you can see a list of the official holidays

DateEnglish nameRemarks
January 1New Year's DayFixed
Good FridayGood FridayVariable
Easter MondayEaster MondayVariable
First Monday in MayLabour DayVariable
Whit MondayWhit MondayVariable
First Monday in AugustCarnivalVariable
First Tuesday in AugustCarnivalVariable
November 1Independence DayFixed
December 9V.C. Bird DayFixed
December 25Christmas DayFixed
December 26Boxing DayFixed
Antigua and Barbuda

What is the capital of Antigua and Barbuda

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Saint Johns, capital of Antigua and Barbuda

Beautiful Antigua and Barbuda are just waiting to be explored. First colonized in 1632, the community of St. John’s has been the administrative center for these islands for the very start. It also became the seat of government when they achieved full independence in 1981. This history has helped to make the city one of the most cosmopolitan communities in the entire Lesser Antilles chain of islands. The city is designed to be a place of recreation. You’ll find several clubs...