Famous for its unspoilt and secluded white sand beaches, Antigua's appeal is far more complex than that. With Luxury Spa Resorts to help you unwind, pamper and refresh, services include massage, spa treatment, beauty treatments, yoga and much more. Antigua has number of Luxury Spas that provide world class facilities and Spa treatments. Some of the finest luxury spas in Antigua include the Hermitage Bay and The Verandah resort.
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Antigua, the largest of the English-speaking Leeward Islands, is about 14 miles long and 11 miles wide, encompassing 108 square miles. Its highest point is Boggy Peak (1319 ft.), located in the south-western corner of the island. Barbuda, a flat coral island with an area of only 68 square miles, lies approximately 30 miles due north. The nation also includes the tiny (0.6 square mile) uninhabited island of Redonda, now a nature preserve. The current population for the nation is approximately 68,000 and its capital is St. John's on Antigua. Temperatures generally range from the mid-seventies in the winter to the mid-eighties in the summer. Annual rainfall averages only 45 inches, making it the sunniest of the Eastern Caribbean Islands, and the northeast trade winds are nearly constant, flagging only in September.
Flights available from all major UK Airports to Antigua (ATG) is approximately 8 hours 40 minutes.
UTC/GMT -4 hours
A valid six month passport is required for all visitors and you must have a return or onward ticket. However no visa is required for British or Irish passport holders. This should be re-checked on booking for any changes.
Antigua has an all year-round warm weather with annual rainfalls. Best time to visit Antigua will be during September as temperatures will be much cooler than most months.
English is the official language although Patois and other local dialects are also spoken.
The East Caribbean dollar is the currency used locally
Voltage is 110-220. Most hotels have a standard British three prong plugs, as well as two pin.
Vaccination and Health
No compulsory vaccine needed for travellers coming from Europe, but we strongly advise you to get vaccinated against hepatitis A and B, Yellow Fever, Measles, mumps, rubella and Tetanus-diphtheria. These vaccines are already recommended in your own country. As health requirements change please consult with your GP or a specialist
This exclusive boutique retreat is one of the most talked about Caribbean holiday destinations, offering just 25 impeccably-appointed suites by the beach or dotted across the terraced hillside. Along with the excellent spa, enjoy award-winning cuisine and total tropical relaxation.View full hotel spa details
A recently-opened resort in north east Antigua spread across 30 beachfront acres on Dian Bay, bordering two reef-sheltered beaches and Devil's Bridge National Park. Features a tranquil spa centre, nature trails in the grounds plus three restaurants.View full hotel spa details