Antigua is the largest of the English-speaking Leeward Islands in the Eastern Caribbean. Like most islands in the Caribbean, it benefits from a warm climate moderated by steady trade winds. This makes the region one of the world’s most desirable sailing destinations along with its complex coastline, abundance of safe harbors and a nearly unbroken protective coral reef.
Sailors flock here as they are spoiled for choice when it comes to sunbathing and swimming. There is said to be 365 distinct beaches on Antigua, one for every day of the year.
Ashore, in Antigua’s capital of St. John’s, you’ll find the baroque towers of the cathedral, which dominate the skyline, and a lively hub for shopping and dining. To the south is the island of Montserrat and to the north and west are Nevi...