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Unique Experiences To Enjoy On A Caribbean Yacht Getaway

By Yacht Getaways Team
on  August 12, 2018

The Caribbean islands of Antigua and Barbuda offer a wide variety of unique travel experiences for every single visitor to their shores. Here are just a small handful of the things you can choose to see and do on your Caribbean sailing getaway.

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Visit Betty’s Hope

As one of the islands’ oldest sugar plantations, Betty’s Hope was established in 1651 and now stands as a national heritage landmark. Much of Betty’s Hope has been restored in recent years, including the sugar mill towers and their sails. This sugar plantation has influenced the lives of many in Antigua and Barbuda and provides every visitor with the opportunity to learn more about island life across the centuries.

Discover the Significance of Nelson’s Dockyard and English Harbour

Having been restored to its original grandeur, Nelson’s Dockyard is a hub of activity and now also home to a variety of shops, eateries, and other businesses. The Dockyard Museum and the Admiral’s House Museum in English Harbour are excellent places for visitors to learn more about the maritime history of Antigua through their collections of colonial memorabilia and naval artefacts.

Swim with Stingrays on your Caribbean Sailing Getaway

Close to privately-owned Green Island is Stingray City, a place where visitors can swim with these elegant and placid marine creatures. A truly unforgettable experience, your time in this translucent turquoise bay will be a sailing holiday highlight.

Explore the Gorgeous Caribbean Waters in a Variety of Ways

As you might expect, there are a vast array of other water-based activities that might also pique your interest. From jet skiing, kite surfing and tubing in Dickenson Bay to snorkelling gorgeous coral reefs and scuba diving shipwrecks, the crystal-clear Caribbean waters around Antigua and Barbuda are sure to claim a very special place in your heart.

Hike Mount Obama

Formerly known as Boggy Peak the highest point of the Shekerley Mountain Range was renamed after former US President Barack Obama. Providing ideal hiking terrain for beginners and experienced hikers alike, the stunning views along the way are simply unforgettable.

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