Antigua & Barbuda: Things
A tropical paradise in the Caribbean offering visitors a taste of the wonderful life we experience daily. Filled with unique and natural
attractions with miles and miles of blue sea. The golden sunlight pours out its warmth on the island and it is felt in the smiles and friendliness of the people. Enjoy the spectacular view of the butterfly shaped landscape and the catalog of sights, smells and sounds and of course the resounding peace that refreshes once you enter the island.
This is a national past time on the island, and the smallest child is involved in the sport. Games are played everywhere on the island. Visit the Antigua Barbuda Museum to see one of the greatest cricketers ever to play the game. Vivian Richards, the former captain of the West Indies team is one ofthese cricketers.
This sport is new fairly new to the island but is catching on extremely fast. Tennis Week in May makes for a wonderful tournament and attracts the likes of many international players. For leisure game of singles or doubles arrangements can be made with your hotel. In recent time many hotels have
built courts to accommodate their guests.
They are many mangrove swamps and bird watching available on these twoislands. Hikes are available and can be arranged by the hotel. An excellent opportunity to see the natural beauty of the island. The vast bird life that is present in the Frigate Bird Sanctuary, accessible only by boat. There are forts at the top of many of the hilltops. Fort George is at the top of Monk's hill. They can be hikes that can be arranged daily to these forts.
There are two Golf Courses on the island. One at the Cedar Valley Club and at Jolly Harbour.
- JOLLY HARBOUR GULF CLUB
- Membership only
- 268-462-7771 -608
- Corporate membership
- 4 Cards - $1,000.00 EC per member
- 5/6 Cards - $950.00EC per member
- 7/8 Cards - $890.00EC. Per member
- Single Membership
- 1 year - $558.00 US
- 6 months- $345.00 US
- 3 months- $238.00 US
- 1 month - $275.00 US
- CEDAR VALLEY GOLF COURSE
- Membership only
- Tel: 268-562-2762
- Singles - $1,280.00 per year
- Couples - $2,050.00 per year
- Family - $2,300.00 per year
Green Fees $30.00 per 18 holes
Most hotels provide make arrangements for their guests. Hiring a boat of any size can be done very quickly and you can be in the sea in very little time.
Diving and Snorkeling:
Explore wrecks from centuries past; enjoy the thrill of the underwater world adorned with sponges and coral in a stunning array of colors. There are reefs filled with schooling and solitary fish alike. This is truly an exhilarating piece of experience.
Sport fishing or leisure fishing all can be done here. Take a boat and sail out, drop anchor and throw your line for a catch of Marlins or sit on a rock and enjoy the sun and in a relaxing poise. Whichever way it will be an experience to remember.