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With these pages we want to tell you more about our beautiful island. In this section you'll find the official and the unofficial, the past and the present, the land and the people as well as all other living things! We've also created a special place for churches and community organizations in Antigua.
A & B BILLIARDS SPORTS ASSOCIATION is the governing body for the family of sports within Billiards.
A & B INTERNATIONAL KITE FESTIVAL Kite flying is a preferred activity all over the Caribbean over Easter, and Antigua is no exception. The sunny Antiguan skies are filled with colorful kites guided by young and old.
ACCOMMODATION Properties range from shared rooms in hostels, to some of the most beautiful luxury villas in the Caribbean.
AIRLINES Antigua is a major hub in the region so many regional and international airlines fly here.
ALOE Family:Aloe vera
ANTIGUA & BARBUDA CRICKET The game of Cricket in Antigua is more of a religion than a mere sport. Arriving here with the British, cricket as been claimed by the region as one of its major passions in life.
ANTIGUA & BARBUDA CRICKET FESTIVAL An International 20/20 Masters Cricket Fest with a difference!
ANTIGUA & BARBUDA FACTS AND FIGURES The country's data.
ANTIGUA & BARBUDA INDEPENDENCE FESTIVAL Antigua gained total independence on November 1st 1981. The festival consists of a week of celebration, competitions, parades, expos and food fairs – for all Antiguans living both home and abroad and residents of Antigua, as well as visitors.
ANTIGUA & BARBUDA LITERARY FESTIVAL is an annual 3-day celebration of literary arts, with workshops, author readings, book signings and special events in a beautiful tropical setting.
ANTIGUA & BARBUDA NATIONAL ANTHEM Lyrics & Music to Antigua & Barbuda Anthem
ANTIGUA & BARBUDA NATIONAL FLAG Flag design explained.
ANTIGUA & BARBUDA SPORT FISHING ASSOCIATION Information on the annual Antigua and Barbuda Sport Fishing Tournament held in June.
ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA MANGO FESTIVAL A festival celebrating the mango fruit, that is plentiful in Antigua.
ANTIGUA BARBUDA HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY introduce gardening to a wide variety of our society to educate, teach, conserve and to achieve excellence in plant knowledge, garden design and an appreciation of plants.
ANTIGUA CARNIVAL takes place for two weeks yearly at the end of July into early August, and is one huge party in the streets of St. John's the capital.
ANTIGUA CHARTER YACHT SHOW One of the largest Charter Yacht Shows in the World, marks the start of the Caribbean yachting season.
ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA One of the most renowned yacht races in the world which takes place in April each year.
ANTIGUA SAFETY & SECURITY tips for a safer stay in Antigua.
ANTILLEAN CRESTED HUMMINGBIRD Family: Trochilidae
BANANAQUIT Family: Coerebidae, Honeycreepers
BARBUDA CARIBANA The island's carnival is always over the long Whit weekend and is five days full of pageantry, dance, calypso and fun.
BARRACUDA Sphyraena barracuda
BLACK-FACED GRASSQUIT Family: Ploceidae Finches
BOUGAINVILLEA Family: Bougainvillea glabra
BRIEF HISTORY Important facts in Antigua History
BROWN ANOLE Anolis wattsi
BROWN PELICAN Pelecanus occidentalis
CALABASH Crescentia cujete
CANA MORAVIAN CHURCH, SWETES Adjacent to Swetes Primary School.
CARIB GRACKLE Quisqualis lugubris
CARLISLE BAY BEACH Located by the village of Old Road on the south coast of Antigua.
CASSIE BUSH Acacia farnesiana
CASTOR BEAN Ricinus communis
CATTLE EGRET Bubulcus ibis
CEDAR HALL MORAVIAN CHURCH Jennings
CENTIPEDE Order of Chilopoda and Diplopoda
CENTRAL BAPTIST CHURCH Pink building shared with the Baptist Academy on the hill overlooking the St. John’s habour.
CHICKEN HAWK Family: Acciputridae Buteo platypterus.
CINNAMON TREE Canella winterana
CORALITA Antigonon leptopus
CRAB HILL BEACH (TURNERS) Located at the village of Crab Hill on the south west coast of Antigua.
CUSTOMS/ETIQUETTE Tips for a most comfortable stay.
DAGGER 'TREE' Agave karatto
DARKWOOD BEACH Located on south west coast of Antigua.
DATE PALM Family:Phoenix dactylifera
DEEP BAY Located in Five Islands Village in the western corner of Antigua.
DESMOND V. NICHOLSON shared his knowledge of Antiguan culture, history and people.
DICKENSON BAY Located along the island's developed northwestern coast
DILDO OR ORGANPIPE CACTUS Cephalocereus nobilis
DIPLOMATIC REPRESENTATION Embassies and consulates around the world.
DUTCHSMAN'S BAY Located on the north coast of Antigua near the airport.
DUTY FREE SHOPPING is available to visitors, in St. John's and at the airport.
ELECTRIC VOLTAGE 110 as well as 220 volts can be found on the island.
EMERGENCIES CONTACT NUMBERS Print this page and bring it with you for peace of mind.
ENTERING, EXITING AND STAYING IN ANTIGUA Taxes and visa requirements.
FAITH MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH Warner's Ave, Upper Fort Rd
FFRYES BEACH Located at Fryes point on the West Coast of Antigua.
FINCHAM’S FOLLIES a major theatrical musical extravaganza held annually in aid of charity. It will take place in the grounds of Reef Gardens on Dockyard Drive.
FITNESS MADNESS is an exciting initiative to inspire the country to become more active and health-conscious.
FIVE ISLANDS MORAVIAN CHURCH 10 minutes drive from St. John's.
FLAMBOYANT OR POINCIANA Delonix regia
FORT JAMES BEACH (FORT) Located at Fort Bay on the northwest coast of Antigua.
FRANGIPANI Plumeria rubra
FREEMAN'S BAY (GALLEON BEACH) Set within the Nelson's Dockyard National Park.
FRENCH ANGELFISH Pomacanthus paru
FRIGATE BIRD Fregatus magnificens
GALLEY BAY BEACH Located at Five Islands Village on the northwest coast of Antigua.
GEMMA HAZELWOOD PHOTOGRAPHY has captured many memorable moments, by combining his talents and expertise. He offers wide range of photographic services including wedding, portrait, scenic & landscape photography.
GIANT MILKWEED Calotropis Procea
GOAT Capra hireus
GRAY KINGBIRD Family: Tyrranidae Flycatchers
GREAT BIRD ISLAND One of the largest of the North Sound islands.
GREEN ISLAND located just off the east coast of Antigua.
GREEN TREE LIZARD Anolis bimaculatus
HALF MOON BEACH Located about a 5 minute drive from Freetown village on the south east coast of Antigua.
HAWKSBILL BEACHES Located in the Five Islands peninsula, 5 minutes from St. John's
HAWKSBILL TURTLE Eretmochelys imbricata
HERMITAGE BAY Located between the capital St. John's and Jolly Harbour.
HOG BAY & RUBBISH BAY Located on the east coas of Barbuda.
ICT FEST ANTIGUA is a three day technology roadshow throughout the Caribbean. The Antigua leg of the roadshow is host to a number of exhibitors from all the technology companies operating in the country.
JABBERWOCK BEACH Located on the northeastern coast of Antigua.
JACKKNIFE FISH Equetus lanceolatus
JOLLY BEACH Located on the west coast of Antigua.
LAUGHING GULL Larus atricilla
LEBANON MORAVIAN CHURCH Sea View Farm
LESSER ANTILLEAN BULLFINCH Loxigilla noctis
LIBERTA CHURCH OF CHRIST 15 minutes drive from English Harbour.
LITTLE BLUE HERON Ardea herodias.
LOBLOLLY TREE Pisonia subcordata
LONG BAY BEACH Located about 5 minutes from the village of Willikies at Long Bay on the east coast of Antigua.
LORD NELSON'S BED From The Dockyard Museum
MANCHIONEEL Family: Euphorbiacea Hippomane mancinella
MEDICAL FACILITIES General practitioners, public hospital and clinics and private facilities.
MONEY, EXCHANGE, BANKS Eastern Caribbean Dollar, how and where to exchange it.
MONGOOSE Helogale parvula
MONKEY-NO-CLIMB Family:Euphorbia lactea
MORNING GLORY Ipomoea fistulosa
MORRIS BAY Located on the south coast of Antigua.
MUSEUM OF ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA Historical museum with reference library.
NATIONAL SYMBOL Antigua & Barbuda Coat of Arms.
NEEM TREE Family: Azadiracta indica
NELSONS DOCKYARD NATIONAL PARK Lauded as the only working Georgian Dockyard in the Caribbean, Nelson's dockyard and the National Park form the heart of the yachting community in Antigua.
NIGHT BLOOMING CEREUS Family: Cactaceae
OLEANDER Family: Apocynaceae.
OSPREY Family: Accipitridae Pandion haliaetus
OUR LADY OF MOUNT CARMEL CATHOLIC CHURCH Willikies
OUR LADY OF PERPETUAL HELP On a hill overlooking the intersection of Sweetes and All Saints.
PALM BEACH Located on the west coast of Barbuda near the Codrington Lagoon.
PEACOCK FLOUNDER Bothus lunatus
PERSONAL SAFETY, SUN & SEA Tips to keep safe during your stay.
PHONE AND INTERNET Many communications options are available on the island.
PIGEON POINT BEACH Located about a 5min drive from English Harbour on the south east coast of Antigua.
PINK SAND BEACH Located a few miles south of Codrington in Barbuda.
PLUMBAGO Family: Plumbaginaceae
POST OFFICE Mail and courier services.
POTWORKS RESERVIOR Land Mark
PRIDE OF BARBADOS Family: Caesalpinia pulcherrima
PUBLIC HOLIDAYS Antigua & Barbuda's official public holidays.
RADIO Many radio stations that broadcast nationally, regionally and on the web.
RENDEZVOUS BAY Located on the south side of the island near Falmouth Harbour.
RORC CARIBBEAN 600 is a 600 mile race around the Caribbean islands starting from Antigua.
RUNAWAY BEACH Located on the northwest coast of Antigua.
RUSSIAN BUSINESS CARIBBEAN SAILING WEEK 250 Russians arrived in Antigua for a week of sailing in turquoise waters combined with excellent parties.
SEA URCHINS Echinoidea
SEASIDE GRAPE Family: Coccoloba uvifera
SHOPPING HOURS Normal shopping hours and other general information.
SIR VIVIAN RICHARDS FOUNDATION (S.V.R.F) A foundation to promote the growth of sport, specifically with the youth of the region.
SPINY LOBSTER Panulirus argus
SPRING GARDEN MORAVIAN CHURCH St. John's
ST. JOHN'S CATHEDRAL Historical Cathedral overlooking St. John's.
ST. JOHN'S CHURCH OF CHRIST Golden Grove
STAYCATION EXPO tourism tradeshow featuring local accommodations, tours, restaurants and much more for Antigua residents to enjoy at home.
TAMARIND Binominal name:Tamarindus indica L
TELEVISION, CABLE AND SATELLITE Available island wide and provided in all accomodations.
TOAD Bufo marinus
TOURISTS OFFICES In Antigua and around the world.
TRAVELLING WITH PETS Obtaining permits and other important information.
TREE FROG Eleuthrodactylus martinicensis
TURK'S HEAD CACTUS Family: Melocactus intortus
VALLEY CHURCH BEACH Located on the West coast of Antigua.
VISA INFO & CONSULAR OFFICES Entry requirements and Consular Offices Contacts
WEST INDIAN WHISTLING DUCK Family Anatidae
WHITE CROWNED PIGEON Family: Columbidae
WINDWARD BEACH is located on the South East coast of the island near English Harbour.
YELLOW ALLAMANDA Family: Allamanda cathartica
YELLOW BILLED TROPIC BIRD Family :Phaethontidae Phaeton lepturus
YELLOW WARBLER Family Sylviidae, Warblers.
ZENAIDA DOVE Family: Columbidae, Pigeons
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