With the Antigua Yacht Charter Show closing in, we take a look at the island’s highlights for the ultimate Antigua yacht holiday. A lush verdant interior, scattered with vibrant villages and churches, and unspoiled beaches, Antigua is in a league of its own.
You’ll find everything from live steel bands, renowned cuisine, and exceedingly genuine Antiguan people. This pristine paradise has a seemingly calm feel compared to some of the other more hectic islands in the Caribbean. So, indulge in a luxury Antigua yacht charter, and use this as your guide to the very best that Antigua has to offer.
WHERE TO EAT
Perched atop a rocky cliff overlooking Coco Beach, Sheer Rocks truly is a highlight. Take a tender across for lunch and enjoy the exceptional view, as they serve a Mediterranean tapas menu which is perfectly suited for sharing. If you prefer a tasting menu then you should venture here in the evening, where the elaborate menu boasts lamb shank with baba ghanoush and wahoo crudo with crispy chilli and orange dressing.
Are you looking for a casual, elegant atmosphere during your Antigua yacht holiday? Along Antigua’s southern peninsula at Pigeon Point Beach, you will find Catherine’s Café. Serving French cuisine, with ingredients sourced from the local farmer’s freshest produce, you will find standout dishes including baked clams and yellowfin tuna tartare with watermelon, lime, and ginger.
WHAT TO DO
For a different kind of ocean view, venture to the Shirley Heights Lookout for panoramic views across the English and Falmouth Harbours. This location boasts the most spectacular views in Antigua. If you’re looking for the best time to go, time it with the sunset for the ultimate picturesque evening.
Antigua is a strikingly large island and there are many beaches to explore onboard your Antigua yacht rental. Perhaps less known of Antigua is the exceptional hiking territory. With lush rainforest sweeping the island, you can indulge in endless trail walks. The best place to experience this side of Antigua is at Wallings Nature Reserve, where you can freely walk among the scattered silk-cotton trees.
WHERE TO PARTY
An Antigua yacht holiday isn’t complete without attending the best weekly party at Shirley Heights, with spectacular views overlooking the Caribbean Sea. A fun-filled BBQ, with live musical experiences, surrounded by Antigua’s nature. Nothing can beat this renowned evening which is held every Sunday.
If you’re looking for a bustling town that has it all, head into the capital St John. Here you will find a vibrant social scene, premium restaurants, and ample nightclubs to choose from. Finish the evening onboard your luxury yacht in the lap of luxury, with a rum punch in hand.