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Antigua and Barbuda: A Small Country With 3 Amazing Islands

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It is a small country, consisting of the islands of Antigua, Barbuda and Redonda. Located in the heart of the Lesser Antilles.
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Antigua and Barbuda – a real paradise for fans of relaxing holiday: a cozy bay with emerald waters, lush tropical forests, the magnificent underwater world … where as many as 365 beaches that are well known in the Caribbean.
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Arrangement
Central America, the Lesser Antilles, between the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean, southeast of Puerto Rico.
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Climate
Tropical, warm and dry throughout the year. Air temperature 26C-32C. In August and September there are light rains.
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Timezone
UTC 04:00
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Antigua
The island of Antigua, lush rainforests, majestic mountains and is decorated with white beaches.
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This delightful island was discovered in 1493 by Christopher Columbus and named after Seville Church of Santa Maria de la Antigua.
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Now it is the capital of the State – St. Johns.
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In Antigua you will find everything you need for an unforgettable holiday: luxury hotels, entertainment centers, night clubs, two golf courses (18 holes), a yacht club, a diving center and a casino.
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The best beaches are located in the bays Ranevey Bay and Dickenson Bay not far from St. John’s.
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Diving and snorkeling suit the southern coast of the island, where the rich colonies of coral reefs.
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In addition, Antigua is known for the sweetest pineapple in the world of unusual black, ginger beer and, of course, rum Cavalier.
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Look
National Museum of History – an extensive collection of exhibits, the oldest of which date from the beginning of our era.
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Sugar Plantation (XVII century.), Which belonged to Sir Christopher Codrington.
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The Anglican Cathedral of St. John (1845) – the main historical attraction of St. Johns.
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Falmouth Harbour and English Bay – an area in the south of Antigua, where the colonial fortifications and British naval base (XVIII c.).
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National Park Redonda – a tiny island of volcanic origin, the only inhabitants of which are exotic birds. Redonda – a popular place for boaters.
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Fort James (1675) – a collection of ancient weapons, gunpowder stores and fortifications.
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National Park in the southeast of the island. There is a famous natural phenomenon – the penalty Devil’s Bridge (Devil’s Bridge) limestone.
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Barbuda
The picturesque coral island 48 km from Antigua. The perfect place for secluded relaxation.
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The rich nature of the island is preserved in its original form: the limestone caves and cliffs, lush rainforests, the turquoise sea.
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The island is famous for its wonderful sandy beaches deserted pale pink.
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The most magnificent of them – eight-kilometer long beach – is one of the most beautiful beaches in the world.
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Fans of snorkeling and diving will appreciate the wealth of coral reefs.
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Here you can meet parrot fish, angelfish, wrasse, barracudas and dolphins, sea turtles and harmless baleen nurse sharks.
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Look
Bird Sanctuary – a unique place, known for its largest colony of frigate.
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The limestone cave with fancy stalactites and stalagmites. In the past, the cave served as dwelling Indians who inhabited Barbuda.
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The source of fresh water was marvelous underground lake, located in a cave Dark Cave.
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Have fun
Watch the stingrays, go kayaking on the mangroves, taste the different varieties of rum, deep-sea fishing, diving, snorkeling, parasailing, surfing and horseback riding.

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