Attractions That Cannot Be Missed While Enjoying Antigua Holidays
If you want to spend your next vacation at a destination which is full of diversity, plan cheap Antigua holidays. This enchanting island is not only famous for its gorgeous beaches but also for its intriguing history, thrilling activities and rich culture and traditions. Antigua has around 365 beaches but if you want something else than beaches, spend a day out at Nelson's Dockyard National Park.
Originally this national park was an English harbor. Lord Horatio Nelson used this park as his headquarters between 1784 and 1787. The park is open all through the year and features captivating lush beauty. Besides natural richness, the national park is famous for its variety of cafes and restaurants where you can enjoy delicious traditional and international food items. Other attractions in the national park that keep people planning Antigua tours are Dockyard Museum and a library. Admission fee to the park also includes tickets to Shirley Heights, Dows Hill and the museum.
Another attraction that completes holidays to Antigua is Shirley Heights. This incredible attraction is just a walk away from Nelsons Dockyard National Park. While visiting this site, make sure you are wearing comfortable shoes and clothes so that you can hike up with ease. Once you reach at the top of the Shirley Heights, spectacular view of Antigua would captivate your senses with its charismatic beauty. At the same spot, you would also come across the Montserrat Volcano. Shirley Heights has emerged as one of the most sought after tourist destinations in the entire Caribbean.
Bettys Hope entice large number of history lovers to plan last minute holidays to Antigua. This was the first ever sugar plantation in the island. It was named after the daughter of one of the landlords. The mill is no more operative however, it has become iconic historical attraction. Every year large number of tourists are visiting this site to explore British history. It has transformed into a museum that features the life of Antiguan slaves.
If you miss on visiting Devils bridge, your holidays in Antigua are incomplete. It is located in the eastern part of the island near Indian Town. It is a natural formation of limestone that is why it is known as Devils Bridge. You can enjoy hiking along the surface and buy souvenir pictures. There are several natural blowholes in the bride. You never know, from which blowhole, gush of strong air and water would erupt.
by: Shubhra Joshi