The 5 Best Beaches In Antigua and Barbuda

Updated 21 October 2020 | by Lara McComish

Legend has it that Antigua and Barbuda has 365 beaches - one for each day of the year. However, if you've only got 5 days on this idyllic Caribbean island, then here's a beautiful beach for each day of your holiday. 

1. Galley Bay

Galley Bay in Antigua and Barbuda

Get on down to Galley Bay, for its palm-fringed beaches and wide-set, powder white sands. Locals and visitors are particularly fond of this beach for its spectacular sunsets. 

2. Dickenson Bay

Dickenson Bay Beach in Antigua and Barbuda

Dickenson Beach is a lovely mile-long sandy stretch. It's best summed up by an air-cool island breeze and its serene waves. There's also a beach phone box for any moments of homesickness! 

3. Fort James

Fort James beach in Antigua and Barbuda

Fort James is a well-positioned local beach, just a short drive from the capital of St John. Listen out for traditional Caribbean music on your day trip here... 

4. Half Moon BayHalf Moon Bay in Antigua and Barbuda

Staying on-brand at all times, Half Moon Bay is home to a breathtaking white, fine-sand crescent beach.

5. Pigeon Point Beach

Pigeon Point Beach in Antigua and Barbuda

Pigeon Beach is a popular beach with remarkably clean and shallow waters, perfect for paddling with small children. Visitors will also be able to see lots of pretty boats in the harbour.

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