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LAID BACK DAY SAILING CHARTERS
June 24th 2016
Joy Sailing Tours
Enjoy some easy going sailing in the private atmosphere of groups of no more than four guests. Pamper yourself with a lovely day of pure Caribbean bliss with Joy Sailing Tours.
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NEW SPECIAL OFFER - SAIL 'N DIVE TOUR
June 24th 2016
Joy Sailing Tours
Combine sailing on a beautiful 41 ft. yacht and taking two scuba dives at some of the great locations Antigua has to offer with Joy Sailing Tours.
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WEDDINGS & HONEYMOON DESTINATION AND WHAT'S HOT THIS WEEK
June 23rd 2000
What's On
This month, Antigua celebrates 10 years as the destination for weddings & honeymoons. Take a look at this week's exciting line up of events and find knockout deals in Specials.
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WHAT TO DO DURING SEA TURTLE NESTING SEASON
June 23rd 2016
Antigua's Yachting Insider Newsletter
Some guidelines to sea turtle watching in Antigua & Barbuda.
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RULES FOR MANGO PINEAPPLE CULINARY COMPETITION
June 22nd 2016
Antigua and Barbuda Mango Festival
For those who have already entered the contest the requirements are different so make sure you read the new outline carefully.
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MATERNITY PHOTOSHOOT
June 22nd 2016
Viva Caribbean Media Group
Celebrate your pregnancy and make a booking for memorable and stunning maternity portraits done by Viva Caribbean Media Group.
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CLOSING SEASON FOR CONCH
June 22nd 2016
Agriculture, Lands, Fisheries & Barbuda Affairs
Closing season for Conch is from July 1st - August 31st. Also Parrot fish (chub) cannot be caught until August 1st. Failure to comply carries a maximum fine of $50,000.
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JOLLY BEACH RESORT & SPA GETS PROMOTION
June 21st 2016
Jolly Beach Resort & Spa
The UK Elite Island Resorts team is driving the newly branded Jolly Beach Resort & Spa around the U.K for training and events for the resort, now managed by Elite Island Resorts Group.
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ABMA AGM TO BE REPLACED BY GENERAL MEETING
June 20th 2016
Antigua & Barbuda Marine Association
There was an oversight in calling the meeting correctly in accordance with the new by-laws. The AGM which was planned to take place on Wednesday evening will be replaced by the General Meeting.
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SAILING CERTIFICATE PROGRAM
June 20th 2016
Antigua Yacht Club
The Antigua Yacht Club is offering a Sailing Certificate Program for ages: 8-18 years old. The program is a two week certificate course which teaches sailing and seamanship skills.
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NEW ARRIVALS FOR SUMMER
June 20th 2016
Exotic Antigua
Shop the from a wide variety of the new and hottest Summer arrivals for graduations, fetes and more at affordable prices at Exotic Antigua, where you are sure to find something stylish and beautiful for that special occasion.
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OPTINAM 2016 RETURNS TO ANTIGUA
June 20th 2016
Antigua Yacht Club
The grand opening ceremony and cultural parade takes place on July 10, with the teams moving off from Falmouth Harbour and making their way to Nelson’s Dockyard.
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ANTIGUA REAL ESTATE GUIDE NEWSLETTER: JUNE 2016
June 20th 2016
Real Estate Guide Newsletter
Are you thinking of buying or selling a home? Read the June edition of the real estate newsletter about residential and commercial real estate and plots for sale across the island.
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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR OPTINAM
June 17th 2016
Antigua Yacht Club
Antigua Yacht Club is seeking volunteers for the North American Optimist Dinghy Championships (OPTINAM)to be held over July 10 – July 18, 2016.
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FOR SALE: GALLEY BAY HEIGHTS LAND
June 17th 2016
Island Living Ltd
On 0.7 acres 29, 262 sq. ft this site offers stunning oceans views and beautiful sunsets. Perfect for building a home or a fabulous holiday home. For Sale at US$300,000.
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LIST OF SHELTERS FOR HURRICANE SEASON 2016
June 17th 2016
National Office of Disaster Services
The 2016 Atlantic hurricane season is expected to be the most active since 2012. Media houses have been provided with the list and it will also be available on NODS Facebook page.
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FOR RENT: VILLA 420B JOLLY HARBOUR
June 17th 2016
Paradise Properties Connection Ltd. Sales
This 2-bedroom, 2 1/2 bathroom villa is beautiful and modernly furnished throughout within close proximity to golf course and supermarket. Seasonal rates from US$143 Nightly or US$1,000 Weekly.
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FOR RENT: RYAN'S HOUSE
June 17th 2016
Paradise Properties Connection Ltd. Sales
Located within the quiet neighbourhood of Crosbies, this 3-bedroom, 3-bathroom property boasting of a beautiful ocean view and breezy surroundings is renting at US$3,000 Monthly.
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FOR SALE: SOUTH POINT BOUTIQUE HOTEL
June 17th 2016
Paradise Properties Connection Ltd. Sales
Set in the Caribbean's premier yachting centre with breathtaking views, South Point, an exclusive boutique condo hotel is available for sale at US$450,000.
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FOR SALE: SUNSET LANE - PARADISE VIEW
June 17th 2016
Paradise Properties Connection Ltd. Sales
This 0.35 acre plot benefits from a fantastic view of Dickenson Bay beach and is a few minutes away to the city and supermarkets. Selling at US$140,000.
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FOR RENT: CHERRY SUITE
June 17th 2016
Lord View Manor
Beautiful 2-bedroom furnished apartment with stunning sea & sunset views and located close to Dickenson Bay beaches. Renting from US$150 nightly.
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A MEMORABLE FATHER'S DAY AND WHAT'S HOT THIS WEEK
June 16th 2016
What's On
This week's What's On newsletter features all the nice places you can take Dad to for a sumptuous meal or to spend the day out at. We have also put together a list of shops where you can find the perfect present to make Dad feel really special on his day.
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FATHER'S DAY GIFT IDEAS
June 16th 2016
Harper's Office Depot
Say I love you to Dad on Father's Day with a portable Bluetooth speaker so he can blast all his favourite tunes on the go from Harper's Office Depot.
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FATHER'S DAY TOYS AVAILABLE
June 16th 2016
Yamaha Outdoor World
Father's Day is on Sunday, June 19th. Surprise Dad with the perfect dream toy, whether it's a side-by-side or wave runner at Outdoor World!
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TEAM FACING IT FOR TALISKER WHISKY ATLANTIC CHALLENGE 2016
June 16th 2016
Antigua's Yachting Insider Newsletter
Antigua Resident Wayne Johnson will be joining in the grueling feat this year at the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge starting in December 2016.
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CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE 2016
June 15th 2016
Mayday Restaurant
Mayday Restaurant is proud to announce they have received the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016 award.
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COMING SOON AKROPOLIS STEAK HOUSE & PIZZERIA
June 14th 2016
Akropolis Steakhouse & Pizzeria
On Friday, July 1st from 5:00 pm, join Akropolis as they transition to Steak House & Pizzeria with a newly designed menu.
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REGISTER FOR ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA MANGO FESTIVAL
June 13th 2016
Antigua and Barbuda Mango Festival
Vendors desirous in plying their trade at the Mango Festival on July 24th and July 25th are asked to register before July 15th.
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ACADEMICS & SPORTS SUMMER CAMP
June 13th 2016
CPTSA Wings Sports Club
Register the kids ages 7 - 16 years of age for CPTSA Wings Sports Club, Academics & Sports Summer Camp set over July 4th - July 22nd, 2016.
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COMMUNICATION SESSIONS WORKSHOPS
June 13th 2016
The Best of Books & Made In Antigua
This summer enroll your children in weekly communication sessions at the Best of Books Bookstore set over July 4th – July 22nd and August 8th – August 26th.
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FOR SALE: WILLOUGHBY HEIGHTS
June 13th 2016
Stanley's Estate Agents Ltd.
This newly constructed 6-bedroom estate home on .44 acres within the highly desirable private community of Crawl Bay is selling at a reduced price of US$2.2 Million.
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KNOT GUILTY FOR SALE AT MASSIVE PRICE REDUCTION
June 10th 2016
Caribbean Brokerage
Picture yourself cruising on this Beneteau Cyclades 51.5 with its 4 fully air-conditioned double en-suites. Yours at only US$149,500.
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JOLLY HARBOUR YOUTH REGATTA RESULTS
June 10th 2016
National Sailing Academy
See the winners of the novice, intermediate and advanced categories in the 2nd Annual Jolly Harbour Youth Regatta which was held on June 4th, 2016.
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EURO CUP CHAMPIONSHIP MENU
June 10th 2016
Cloggy's Cafe
Check out Cloggy's special menu for the Euro Cup Championship. Each team; country is represented by a delicious meal!
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BOOK FLIGHTS WITH VIRGIN ATLANTIC
June 10th 2016
Antigua Sailing Week
ASW sponsor, Virgin Atlantic has confirmed that flights are available for everyone traveling from Europe and the UK on preferred dates.
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MANGO PINEAPPLE CULINARY COMPETITION
June 10th 2016
Antigua & Barbuda Tourism Authority
Twenty-four Top Chefs will compete in the 2016 Mango Pineapple Culinary Competition set for July 16 at the ABHTI.
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GROWN & SEXY ANNUAL HOLIDAY PARTY AND WHAT'S HOT THIS WEEK
June 9th 2016
What's On
This week's What's On newsletter features Grown & Sexy parties, On Father's Day, places to take dad out to for a meal or to spend the day at and gift ideas. Events on this weekend and more.
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CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE 2016
June 9th 2016
Silver Chelles
Silver Chelles is proud to announce they have been awarded the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016 Award and would like to thank those who made it possible.
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CSA - JUNE 2016 NEWSLETTER
June 9th 2016
Caribbean Sailing Association
Read the June edition newsletter from the Caribbean Sailing Association; letter from the president, Kathy Lammers, the Caribbean dinghy championships and more.
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GREAT REVIEW OF LORD VIEW MANOR
June 9th 2016
Lord View Manor
Read the great review on Airbnb by John who stayed at Lord View Manor "Nicke was a great host. Very accommodating and accessible".
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FOR RENT: VILLA MOONDANCE
June 9th 2016
Island Living Ltd
A thoroughly exotic retreat set at the far end of the Galleon Beach resort, Villa Moondance consists of 3 individual cottages. For rent at US$700 Daily.
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FOR RENT: NORTHERN BREEZE
June 9th 2016
Island Living Ltd
Located in a much sought after neighborhood, and on a rise overlooking calm turquoise waters is this family home for rent at US$4,000 Monthly.
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FOR SALE: VILLA PONDEROSA
June 9th 2016
Island Living Ltd
The magnificent Villa Ponderosa sits atop a hill above the white sands of the Blue Waters resort. For sale at US$1,200,000.
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FOR SALE: TROPICAL BREEZE
June 9th 2016
Island Living Ltd
Located in Jolly Harbour, this newly built eclectic home is a combination of modern design and Caribbean flair. Selling at US$3,100,000.
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HUB DOT ANTIGUA LAUNCH
June 9th 2016
What's On
Antigua and Barbuda and the Caribbean joins the Hub Dot revolution on Thursday, June 16 from 6.30 pm at Papa’s, Falmouth with launch of the Antigua and Barbuda Ville.
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GROWN & SEXY IS BACK
June 8th 2016
What's On
Grown & Sexy are back in Antigua for their 5th annual holiday party which includes beach parties, themed party nights with 8 DJs along with a trip to Shirley Heights and more.
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ADJUDICATORS WORKSHOP
June 8th 2016
Antigua Carnival
Individuals desirous of becoming a Pan Competition Adjudicator can sharpen their skills during a two day workshop set over June 24th - June 25th.
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DIGICEL REWARDS EMPLOYEE WITH TICKETS TO NBA FINAL
June 7th 2016
Digicel
Elwin Roberts, was the winner of an all-expenses paid trip to watch an NBA Finals game in the United States.
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FROZEN HOMEMADE MEALS AVAILABLE SOON
June 7th 2016
Life on the Corner
Too tired or not in the mood to cook? Life on the Corner is offering weekly choices of Frozen Homemade meals from Friday, June 10th, 2016.
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TEAM ANTIGUA FOR TALISKER WHISKEY ATLANTIC CHALLENGE 2017
June 7th 2016
Antigua's Yachting Insider Newsletter
A new Antiguan team will soon begin training for the challenge starting in 2017.
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FOR RENT: VILLA 412E
June 6th 2016
Lush Locations
Loca­ted in the desir­able gated com­mu­nity of Jolly Har­bour, Villa 412E is an attrac­tive two bedroom villa available to rent from US$800 Weekly.
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FOR RENT: SLEEPING INDIAN APARTMENT 1
June 6th 2016
Luxury Locations Antigua
Contemporary Caribbean style and jaw dropping views of the Caribbean Sea are the icing on the cake for this apartment renting at US$1,200 Monthly.
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AYC SAYS THANKS FOR COMMUNITY FAIR SUCCESS
June 6th 2016
Antigua Yacht Club
The Antigua Yacht Club would like to thank everyone for the wonderful support that made the fair a success.
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CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE 2016
June 6th 2016
Sheer Rocks Restaurant Bar Lounge
Sheer Rocks Restaurant Bar Lounge is proud to announce that they have been awarded their 6th consecutive TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence.
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A FUN COOKING EXPERIENCE AND WHAT'S HOT THIS WEEK
June 3rd 2016
What's On
This week’s What’s On Newsletter features a fun cooking experience at Nicole’s Table with their Coordinating Curry Class on Wednesday June 11th.
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TRIPADVISOR CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE 2016
June 2nd 2016
Jabberwocky Yacht Charters
Jabberwocky wins Tripadvisor Excellence award six years in a row!
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SUMMER MUSIC CAMP
June 1st 2016
Causes@antiguanice.com
Sign up and learn how to play music at Antigua Music Camp, set over July 4th - July 22nd from Mondays to Fridays, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm at Christ the King High School.
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AHTA & WSET COLLABORATE FOR WINE COURSE
June 1st 2016
Antigua Hotel and Tourist Association (AHTA)
AHTA is pleased to facilitate a Wine Certification Course with assistance from the world recognized London’s Wine and Spirits Education Trust.
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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED AT PAAWS
May 30th 2016
Causes@antiguanice.com
Trusted and regular volunteers are needed to help out with the furry residents at PAAWS, and to also lend a hand with general management and office duties.
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FOR RENT: OCEAN HOUSE
May 30th 2016
Lush Locations
With its cre­ative design done by an acclaimed London firm and set within the desir­able and gated com­mu­nity of Boons Point, this beautiful home is renting from US$5,950 Weekly.
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ANTIGUA YACHTING INSIDER ISSUE 101
May 30th 2016
Antigua's Yachting Insider Newsletter
Support Youth Sailing and this month's yachting news.
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ANTIGUA & BARBUDA TOURISM MEETS TRAVEL TRADE
May 27th 2016
Antigua & Barbuda Tourism Authority
Antigua & Barbuda Tourism Authority and the Ministry of Tourism, Economic Development, Investment and Energy attended ETI held in Puerto Rico.
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SAILING SWEET HOME ANTIGUA ALL SUMMER LONG
May 27th 2016
Ondeck
Ondeck is offering Sailing and Powerboat Training all Summer long. Choose from the full range of leisure and professional courses for complete Beginners to Ocean Yachtmaster.
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SAILORS FOR THE SEA AWARDS ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA
May 27th 2016
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta (ACYR) is the proud recipient of the Silver Level Clean Regattas certification awarded by Sailors for the Sea.
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RAISE MONEY FOR ABSAR & WIN ADVERTISING IN ALL AT SEA
May 27th 2016
Antigua and Barbuda Search and Rescue
All at Sea magazine donated a page of advertising to ABSAR cause, but rather than use it for an awareness campaign the page will be up for bids.
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YOUTH SAILING FOCUS: RHONE KIRBY
May 27th 2016
Antigua's Yachting Insider Newsletter
As we focus on youths for our 101st Antigua's Yachting Insider, 18 year old Rhone Kirby has set sail on his very first Transatlantic crossing.
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BACK TO THE BEACH PARTY AND WHAT'S HOT THIS WEEK
May 26th 2016
What's On
This week's newsletter features the beach jam at Dennis Cocktail Bar & Restaurant, Carmichael's Sunday Chill and more. See the ongoing promotions and read the latest news.
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STERLINGS SUMMER HOURS
May 26th 2016
Sterlings/Shades
Sterlings Jewellery and Shades Summer hours are Monday to Saturday 9:30 am - 4:00 pm and 9:00 am - 5:00 pm on cruise ship days.
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RENEWAL RETREATS AT CROSSROADS
May 26th 2016
Crossroads Centre
The next scheduled dates for the upcoming Renewal Retreats at Crossroads Centre Antigua is set for September 2016 and January, 2017.
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PREPARE FOR HURRICANE SEASON
May 25th 2016
National Office of Disaster Services
It's close to the 2016 Atlantic hurricane season and residents are being advised to begin finalizing preparations.
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ABSF - LIMING WITH THE FISHES
May 25th 2016
Antigua & Barbuda Sport Fishing Association
A unique Sport Fishing Tournament in Antigua & Barbuda, it's not just the fishing, it's the lime and an undiscovered Caribbean tradition.
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SAILING LESSONS WITH NATIONAL SAILING ACADEMY
May 25th 2016
National Sailing Academy
The NSA offers certified and uncertified courses using a variety of sailing dinghies with keelboat options.
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FOR SALE: LAND IN HODGES BAY
May 25th 2016
Luxury Locations Antigua
Whether for full-time residence or a holiday rental property to generate income, the site offers easy access to abundant amenities. Price on request.
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FOR SALE: WINDSOR MANOR
May 25th 2016
Luxury Locations Antigua
This exceptional 3 1/2-bedroom villa for sale on Antigua’s North coast enjoys a prime elevated position overlooking beautiful Dickenson Bay. Priced at US$695,000.
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LEARN TO SAIL AT ANTIGUA YACHT CLUB
May 24th 2016
Antigua Yacht Club
Learn to sail at the Antigua Yacht Club with qualified instructors.
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