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Why Antigua?

It is easy to see why a honeymoon in Antigua is so popular, as the island boasts a varied coastline, shimmering sandy beaches, bright sunshine and a laid-back attitude. People come here to enjoy the stretches of beach and miles of excellent hikes on Antigua, the protected nature reserve of Redonda, the exclusive resorts and superb bird sanctuary on Barbuda, and world-class snorkelling and scuba diving among wrecks along the nation’s coral reefs.

Key information

Antigua has numerous beach and coastal attractions. Sit back, pour yourself a large drink and relax, because life is a beach on an Antigua honeymoon.

About the climate:

Dec, Jan, Feb, March, April: Antigua has a tropical climate and is dry and warm for nearly the entirety of the year. Even in the winter months (December – March), the average temperature is still more than adequate for that all important tan and vitamin D.

Antigua is a wonderful honeymoon destination all year round, but for couples who are looking for sunny beaches and beautiful weather, there’s no better time to go than January, February, March, April or December. With an average of 9 hours of sunshine a day, and temperatures peaking at 29 degrees, you’re sure to have the trip of a lifetime.

About the culture:

A classic example of creole culture, Antigua blends its Amerindian, West African and European history to create an exciting mix that reflects in the food, language and atmosphere of this fascinating island.

What we love:

The beaches are beautiful, but if you’d like to fit in some history then Nelson’s Dockyard is absolutely essential. Once home to the British Royal Navy, it now contains a telescope used by Horatio Nelson himself, as well as an intriguing museum following Antigua’s turbulent history.

6 - 9 hrs flight time

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Enjoy all inclusive luxury holidays at Sandals' Caribbean resorts and see for yourself why they offer such romantic getaways with more quality inclusions than many other luxury beach resorts. With gorgeous white sand beaches, savoury dining experiences, opulent accommodations, unlimited refreshing beverages, exciting water sports and more, it's no wonder why so many choose Sandals as their tropical escape.

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For couples looking for a honeymoon full of sun and beaches, Turquoise holidays is a great choice for you. With a range of destinations to choose from and staff with specialist knowledge, get inspired by everything Turquoise has to offer you. Talk to the consultants who will help you plan the honeymoon of your dreams. From their exclusive 'bride stays free' offers to honeymoon gifts when you arrive back home from your trips, you will not be disappointed with Turquoise's amazing deals!

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Simply Caribbean

Simply Caribbean is a wonderful independent travel company who specialise in Caribbean holidays, including overseas weddings and honeymoons. For a luxury, exotic honeymoon destination in the Caribbean, there's no better choice for travel provider than Simply Caribbean! Because they specialise exclusively in the Caribbean, they have extensive knowledge of the area and can tell you the perfect places to visit to suit your needs.

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Western & Oriental

Western & Oriental pride themselves on their meticulous attention to detail and bespoke services to create the kind of holidays you will be telling your grandchildren about. A truly global tour operator, they create holidays pretty much everywhere apart from Africa, Oceania & Antarctica (yet!). Likewise, their travel experts are all passionate about the locations they represent, so you know that their insider knowledge will be invaluable when booking your dream honeymoon.

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