Antigua is 108 square miles while its sister island of Barbuda is 62 square miles.
It is distinguished by its highly-indented coastline and 365 different beaches, whilst the neighbouring
islands of Guadaloupe, Montserrat, Nevis and St. Kitts can all be seen on clear days.
V.C. Bird International.
GMT - 4 hours
Local currency is the Eastern Caribbean Dollar which is linked to the US Dollar. (US$1 = EC$2.65 approximately). In addition to the local currency, US dollars and major credit cards are also generally accepted.
The voltage varies between 110 or 220 volts - most hotels operate on 110 volts, but checks should
be made before any appliances are operated. Various plugs are also in usage, although the US-style
2-pin plug is prevalent.
The below temperatures are maximum average temperatures in degrees Celsius.
The rainfall is recorded in inches. This weather information should be treated as a guide only.
Antigua is an all-year destination, with the highest temperatures generally recorded
during the summer months between May and October. Humidity is also higher during this
time and there is increased hurricane activity.
If you have any concerns regarding hurricanes and the timing of your
then here are a few sites that can provide more detailed information:
Here is a link to another Caribbean island weather site :