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Five Ways to Enjoy Five Days: Antigua and Barbuda

Five Ways to Enjoy Five Days: Antigua and Barbuda

As part of the Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship-by-Investment programme, you must spend a minimum of five days on the island within your first five years of citizenship.

Perhaps you will decide to take advantage of the stunning surroundings and spend your required five days on holiday, soaking up the serene atmosphere. 

Antigua and Barbuda’s Citizenship-by-Investment Programme (CIP) offers visa-free travel to 150 countries if you donate at least US$100,000a. As such, it is no surprise that it’s one of the world’s most popular CIPs.

If you’re looking for ways to spend your days (other than lying on a beach!), discover our top things to do in Antigua and Barbuda.

1. Scooter Snorkelling in Antigua

Antigua provides many fantastic places to snorkel. 

Make the snorkelling experience even more magical, by using a sea scooter. This is a nifty device with a small, motorised propeller, allowing you to navigate effortlessly and dive further under the water while giving your legs a break from kicking. 

Scooter snorkelling is perfect for those who love to free-dive but want to use less energy, while still getting the best views of the incredible marine life under the surface. 

2. Sail into the Sunset on a Private Cruise

It’s without a shadow of a doubt: the sunsets in Antigua are some of the most spectacular to be seen, Of all the attractions in Antigua, enjoying a sunset is by far one of the easiest and most beautiful. 

As the day comes to an end, the sky fills with magnificent orange and purple hues, beautifully reflected on the clear seas. 

There’s nowhere better to experience an Antiguan sunset than from the deck of a private sailing or motorboat. Private sunset cruises operate out of Falmouth Harbour in Antigua and head west to Cades Reef, a prime position to see the sun sink into the ocean. The capital Codrington is the starting point for chartered cruises in Barbuda.

3. Visit Nelson’s Dockyard at English Harbour

If you’ve had enough of drifting from a sunbed on the beach to the crystalline shores, another of our top places to visit in Antigua is Nelson’s Dockyard. 

Nelson’s Dockyard is a former British Naval Base located at the heart of English Harbour, which now plays host to an excellent museum, lively bars and restaurants and Antigua’s modern sailing industry. 

The area was granted UNESCO World Heritage status in 2016 for its exceptional atmosphere and unique Georgian architecture. Nelson’s Dockyard is also one of the best places to enjoy those spectacular sunsets whilst still on dry land.

4. Soak up the Sun

Antigua and Barbuda is nicknamed the “Land of 365 Beaches”, one for each day of the year. 

The islands boast a wide selection of luxury hotels, superb restaurants, and pristine beaches, making it a fantastic destination for couples and families to take a relaxing break.

To take the pressure off you in choosing which of these beaches to visit in your five days on the island, we’ve put together a guide to the top seven beaches to visit in Antigua.

5. Dinner and Drinks with a View

Antigua has an abundance of fantastic restaurants. 

Le Bistro has been considered one of the best on the island. Since opening in 1981 people have continued to return to enjoy the French-inspired dishes with a Caribbean twist. 

Le Bistro is located in the Hodges Bay Area of St John’s and we recommend you reserve a table, given the eatery’s popularity.

After dinner, move on to Cloggy’s – a restaurant and bar located at the Antigua Yacht Club. The prestigious establishment provides unbelievable views across Falmouth Harbour. 

Over on Antigua’s sister island,  Nobu Barbuda marries Japanese classics with Caribbean flavours. Ingredients are sourced locally, particularly for the treasured Island Rum Roasted Pineapple, Crumble & Coconut Sorbet recipe.

Exploring the Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship-by-Investment Programme

Antigua and Barbuda’s Citizenship-by-Investment Programme provides a streamlined and affordable route to a powerful second passport. Benefits include:

  • Visa-free travel to 150 countries worldwide, including Europe, Hong Kong,  and Singapore
  • A safe second home option
  • Favourable personal tax structures.

To qualify, you must pass due diligence checks and select one of the following straightforward options:

  • Donate to the National Development Fund starting from US$100,000
  • Purchase property in a government-approved project from $200,000

Don’t delay, contact us today.

Five Ways to Enjoy Five Days: Antigua and Barbuda

Date: 09 February, 2023

Posted in: Caribbean, News feed