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.
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.
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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!
If you've got a budget somewhere between £8,000 and £12,000 and are looking for a romantic, stress-free honeymoon with your itinerary planned the whole way through, let The Honeymoon Fixer plan your honeymoon to Antigua. They specialise in luxury honeymoons that reflect your relationship as a married couple and with a wealth of experience and knowledge in the area, they can design a trip that's perfect for you.
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.
On Antigua there’s a beach for each day of the year — so you’ll easily find a quiet, secluded spot on your honeymoon. Antigua is also home to some of the most exclusive private villas in the world. On Bailey Robinsons’ books are a selection of villas which are perfect for your honeymoon. They come fully staffed with chefs and butlers who can arrange romantic picnics on deserted beaches, rose-petal-strewn baths or trips to Basil's Bar where the rich and famous party.