Antigua and Barbuda
is a tropical paradise perfectly suited for the ultimate romantic wedding or honeymoon getaway with a tropical climate, 365 white sandy beaches to choose from, luxurious hotels and an array of activities to be enjoyed.
Voted the Caribbean’s Most Romantic Destination by the World Travel Awards in 2015, 2016 and 2017, Antigua and Barbuda is considered one of the easiest Caribbean islands to get married in. With no residency requirement, the destination hosts a record number of marriages annually and has gained recognition as a leader in the wedding, honeymoon and romance market. The destination boasts award-winning properties, romance-inducing landscapes, exciting excursions and has a luxurious beach for every day of the year.
Home to stunning white and pink sand beaches with crystal clear waters, secluded luxury hotels and sultry sunsets, Antigua and Barbuda is a dream location for couples seeking the ultimate romantic getaway. The twin island paradise is widely regarded as one of the Caribbean’s most romantic destinations, ticking the boxes for many lovebirds seeking an idyllic escape.
Antigua’s variety of intimate, world class hotels means every couple will be able to find a base to suit their wants and needs perfectly. Old romantics can wake up to the hilltop views over the postcard worthy bay at The Inn at English Harbour, while those with a sense of adventure can enjoy horseback rides on the beach, helicopter tours over Antigua and Barbuda, and other exciting activities at Blue Waters. Culture lovers will be drawn to Weatherills Hotel. Due to open its doors in 2022, the historic, fully restored 17th century colonial mansion is set amongst 40 acres of landscaped tropical gardens.
For newlyweds seeking pure romance, COCOs is a rustic, intimate adults only resort perched in between two white sand beaches on the sunset side of the island. The all-inclusive offer means that honeymooners can arrive and immediately unwind, knowing all the details are taken care of. Longstanding favourite Jumby Bay conjures visions of a classic Caribbean getaways. Set in a beautiful and undisturbed location, the resort is accessible only by boat and is home to lush walking trails and private powdery beaches.
Ideal for a refined tropical getaway, the island’s 365 beaches mean couples can soak up the Caribbean sun without sacrificing their privacy or fighting the crowds. However, in Antigua the beach is just the beginning. Visitors can dine surrounded by dramatic scenery at Sheer Rocks, soak in the atmosphere at Shirley Heights, or take part in a range of tours and experiences including Quin Farara’s new rum punch experience. Creating a truly unforgettable memory, nature lovers can reconnect with the natural world with a unique excursion to Liviscount Island to interact with a herd of Giant Aldabra Tortoises.
A honeymoon to Antigua would not be complete without an excursion or overnight stay on Antigua’s sister island, Barbuda. The small island, brimming with warm island hospitality, is one of the Caribbean’s best kept secrets. Just a short ferry or plane ride from Antigua, Barbuda is home to some spectacular pink sand beaches, sunken caves, and extraordinary wildlife. The luxury boutique hotel, Barbuda Belle, offers honeymooners romantic seclusion with their collection of beachfront cottages.
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