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Honeymoons and weddings abroad are tailor-made by Expressions Holidays. Contact us for a range of honeymoon and wedding destinations around the world and an amazing choice of honeymoons from island-hopping to visiting cultural sites.

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  • Tailor-made luxury holidays to Antigua

    Antigua in the Caribbean

    Antigua, the largest of the Leeward islands, has a cosiness and charm that welcomes the first-time visitor to the Caribbean and yet has an ease and sophistication that makes it attractive for those returning for rest and relaxation. The island is home to a great range of luxury hotels and resorts including Carlisle Bay, a boutique hotel located on a beautiful sandy beach which offers a great range of activities; and Hermitage Bay, an intimate and charming hideaway which is ideal for relaxation.  

    Antigua is a low-lying island of yellowish green rolling hills that are gentle on the eye but it is the spectacular coastline of long sweeping white sand beaches, inlets, bays and coves that is undeniably glorious. The island is surrounded by a sea of turquoise green and deep dark blue protected by coral reefs and on the eastern Atlantic edge cliffs and boulders form excellent perches for pelicans. The cosiness of Antigua is enhanced by the cheerful villages with names such as Liberta, Tyrells and All Saints with their numerous churches and colourful gardens surrounding the gaily-coloured houses, many painted vibrant greens, blues, yellows and pinks. About 30 miles north of Antigua is its dependency, Barbuda, a flat island of lagoons, coral reefs, an important colony of frigate birds, wild roaming deer, donkeys and guinea fowl and above all miles of the softest, finest, pink-tinged white sand washed by gentle translucent turquoise water. Antigua and Barbuda are perfect locations for a relaxing luxury holiday.


    Capital: St. John`s
    Airport: About 30 minutes by taxi.
    Size: 16 miles long and 3 miles wide
    Currency: Eastern Caribbean dollar (£1 = 4.3EC$)
    Population: 65,000 approximately
    Average temperature: 26 degrees Centigrade

    Local highlights

    Cricket is the national sport of Antigua. Wadadli is the local beer.
    There are an exceptional number of places of interest to visit including museums, quaysides, old plantations. Some examples are Parham Harbour and St Peter`s Church, Betty`s Hope old sugar plantation and Harmony Hall, restored Great House with a craft centre.
    Falmouth, English Harbour and Nelson`s Dockyard is one of the most picturesque and beautiful harbour areas in the Caribbean.
    A few of the outstanding beaches on the island include Dickenson Bay, Soldiers Bay, Hawksbill Beach, Galleon Beach and Darkwood Beach. Carnival is at the end of July.
    Fig Tree drive between Old Road and Liberta is through the rainforest.

    Getting out and about

    The roads are fine except for a few potholes. Car hire is easily arranged and highly recommended. Traffic on a Saturday can be quite heavy in St John`s but you can find parking places. Distances are not too great so it really is easy to get around. Signposting is lacking and an ordnance survey map is more accurate than tourist maps provided locally.

    Travel arrangements

    Flying time London to Antigua is approximately 8 hours. British Airways has direct flights from London Gatwick to Antigua. Virgin Atlantic has direct flights from London Gatwick to Antigua. BMI has direct flights from Manchester to Antigua.

  • Blue Waters - Luxury holidays to Antigua

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    Only about four miles north of the capital of Antigua, the Blue Waters hotel enjoys a favoured location on

    Carlisle Bay - Luxury holidays to Antigua

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    Carlisle Bay is set against a backdrop of rain forest-clad hills on a beautiful stretch of white-sand beach

    Curtain Bluff - Luxury holidays to Antigua

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    Antigua’s Curtain Bluff occupies a majestic position on a rocky headland and bluff creating two distinctive

    Galley Bay - Luxury holidays to Antigua

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    Situated just four miles from the capital, the Galley Bay hotel is located on beautiful stretch of yellow-w

    Hermitage Bay - Luxury holidays to Antigua

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    Hermitage Bay in Antigua is an intimate, charming and luxurious hideaway

    Inn at English Harbour - Luxury holidays to Antigua

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    The Inn at English Harbour occupies a beautiful location straddling the hillside and white sand beach overl

    Nonsuch Bay Resort - Luxury holidays to Antigua

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    Nonsuch Bay Resort occupies a secluded spot in a protected cove on the east coast of Antigua.

    St James`s Club

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    Enjoying one of the most outstanding natural locations in Antigua, the St James’s Club hotel resides on a h

    The Verandah

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    A great value, all inclusive resort on the secluded north east coast of Antigua.

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  • Nominated for British Travel Awards

    Expressions Holidays has been nominated for the 2017 British Travel Awards

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    Enjoy adventurous exploration, indulgent relaxation, intriguing culture and history, authentic Creole food, and thrilling sports, all as part of a stay at Nisbet Plantation.

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  • Living Retreats at Blue Waters brand-new wellness programme

    In partnership with Living Retreats, Blue Waters in Antigua is launching a brand-new wellness programme that focuses on retreating, rebalancing, and recharging.

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  • New infinity pool at Villa le Barone in Tuscany

    The Villa le Barone introduces its new Travertine marble infinity pool.

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    The meadows, towns, and villages of Provence will be brought to life this summer with opera, dance, parades, and classical and contemporary music.

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    The Sani Resort in Greece has just announced the opening of the Ozone Teens House.

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  • Flowers in Paradise at the Sandpiper, Barbados

    Between the 21st and the 25th June 2017, Barbados is hosting the 12th World Flower Show, entitled ‘Flowers in Paradise.’

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  • Garden Tour Updates

    New gardens and villas added to our Italian Garden Tour Holidays.

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