"ANTIGUA - West Indies" Antigua Island by RoyJava

Antigua Island Travel Guide: 13 reviews and 25 photos

In The Heart Of The Caribbean

When visiting Antigua (pronounced An-tee-goewa) you'll be amazed of the beauty of this exotic island of 108 square miles, set in the really cobalt-blue Caribbean Sea. Its history started so romantic for its discovery was by famy Christopher Columbus, historically set in 1493 AD. Funny, he named the island for the Santa Maria La Antigua Church in Seville Spain while Antigua must had an older origine ...

Antigua, partly volcanic and partly coral, is surrounded by superb white sandy beaches with almost entirely reef-protection. Excellent for swimming, snorkeling and all forms of watersports - all year around. That is the exotic beauty of Antigua, West Indies, thanks for visiting.

Beauty All Over

How did you get on Antigua Island, friends kept asking. Simple answer : "Because of my job as make-up artist and hair-stylist". For the English catalogue of C & A (see photo) the fashion crew, included me, went for this divine island. We helt a special meeting. Doing the fashion pictures as possible as can, and enjoy some days to spend. Or make beautiful pictures in a slow way with Antigua background, tropical flowers, delicious food etc. Although all of these tropical splendours probably would cut-off, like C& A always did ...

You can imagine we all voted for the first! Yet the photographer did the beautiful locations, as we spent hours and hours, day after day, to beautify the models and made some great pics. And everywhere we got the first class treatment as promised in the announcements. All free... It was fabulous. Thanks Antigua with your 365 beaches, for every day one beach to enjoy ...

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Super planinum sand beaches, turqouise water, tropical paradise, beautiful coloured people, historical & ancient sights
  • Cons:Isolated, expensive habitats, mosquitos
  • In a nutshell:Unspoiled Nature And Unaffected Culture On Paradisiac Island
  • Intro Updated Jun 28, 2008
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  • SLLiew's Profile Photo
    Jul 5, 2007 at 2:53 PM

    Thanks for your birthday greetings. Got a postcard from Antigua. Looks like a nice tropical paradise island.

  • nandywell's Profile Photo
    Oct 21, 2004 at 2:55 PM

    I am going on my first cruise in December around the carribean, cant wait

  • windsorgirl's Profile Photo
    Sep 19, 2004 at 5:21 AM

    You are very lucky to travel with your work. I'd like to visit Antigua one day, thanks for the tips!


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