PRESENTATION OF ANTIGUA
Antigua, the island of 365 beaches
280 km ², east of the Lesser Antilles in the Caribbean side "Leeward Islands" and the Atlantic Ocean is placed south of Saint-Martin and Sant Bartholomew (45 minute flight) and north of Guadeloupe.
Coast fringed white sandy beaches is a succession of coves and bays protected from deep coral reefs .... . nature here has retained all his rights, and beautiful hilly landscapes no less than 365 beaches!
Real postcard where colors are available in the azure blue sky, turquoise crystal clear waters to green dense tropical forest, let yourself be seduced by the sweetness of life in the rhythm of Caribbean calypso and soca.
A little geography and history
Ideal climate, warm and tropical temperatures average 23 ° c day of the winter to 30 ° C in summer. A light sweater is not useless in the winter evening.
The Boggy Peak rises to 405 m! the main town is St John's, the capital.
Christopher Columbus landed there in 1493, it was colonized by the Spanish, the French and the English. In 1981, Antigua became independent and joined the Commonwealth.
Accepted payments: travelers checks, USD, Visa, Mastercard, American Express ...
The island is English, as motorists drive on the left!
Passport valid for at least 6 months on the day of arrival. French tourists and most of the member countries of the European Union are exempt from visa.
Airport tax of U.S. $ 20 or XCD50 initially required for all passengers (except children under 16 years).
Local Currency: East Caribbean Dollar (XCD) approx. USD XCD = 2.70.
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