One of the largest Leeward Islands, Antigua has a warm climate with steady trade winds. This makes Antigua one of the most desirable destinations to head to for yacht charterers. Antigua and Barbuda make up the nation of Antigua where there are beautiful bays, lovely beaches as well as great sailing opportunities. There’s a lot of diverse wildlife here along with interesting species of birds. Barbuda is quieter than Antigua and has gorgeous pink coral sands, colourful coral reefs to explore when snorkelling. The Antigua Race Week is a sailing event like no other. World class racing yachts and great parties are the order of the day at the end of each April/beginning of May every year.
The stunning coastline attract divers from all over the world, many of whom charter superyachts to this paradise on earth destination. It’s a haven for superyachts and for guests who enjoy dining in the finest restaurants or those who love shopping in gorgeous boutiques. When onshore, don’t miss seeing the Baroque style St John’s Cathedral which appears over the sky line. There’s also Stingray City, this is where you can feed intriguing stingrays and learn about these captivating creatures. Antigua is one place that should certainly be on your superyacht charter itinerary.