Honeymoons in Antigua and Barbuda

The winding coastline of Antigua is home to a wealth of secluded powdery soft beaches and coral reefs perfect for snorkellers and scuba divers. The island has a strong West Indian flavour yet still retains it’s colonial heritage and there is plenty to explore including the historic district of Nelson’s Dockyard. The trade winds make the island popular with sailors and the usual laid back lifestyle of the island steps up a notch during Antigua Sailing Week at the end of April.

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Antigua and Barbuda Overview

A honeymoon in Antigua, with its 365 beaches, is the perfect destination if you’re looking to get away from it all.

The clear waters offer the perfect opportunity for snorkelling and scuba diving, or perhaps you would prefer to enjoy a barbecue on the beach and take in the beautiful scenery. Those wanting to take in some history can visit Shirley Heights above the English Harbour. Once the defensive fort for the English trade ships but now left empty, tourists can visit the site and see spectacular panoramic views of the island.

A honeymoon in Antigua is the perfect romantic holiday where honeymooners can do as much or as little as they want. Antigua is a little piece of paradise that offers idyllic surrounds and memories you will never forget.

Key Facts for Antigua and Barbuda

Currency: Eastern Caribbean Dollar & US Dollar

Capital: St. John's

Language: English

Flight time: 8 hours from London

When to Honeymoon in Antigua and Barbuda

The sunniest of the Eastern Caribbean Islands, Antigua is best visited during the cool and dry winter months (mid-December to mid-April).

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Getting Married in Antigua and Barbuda

White sand, beautiful sunsets and beaches galore make Antigua a stunning location for any wedding abroad. This English-speaking island can offer you some pretty special opportunities when planning to get married amongst this historic destination. Getting married in the sun under a stunning gazebo or near the crystal clear waters of Antigua will provide you with memories never to be forgotten. The Caribbean island of Antigua is famous for its laid-back lifestyle, amazing climate and luxurious resorts, all of which cater towards providing you with the perfect destination for getting married abroad.

Marriage Requirements

Antigua and Barbuda

There are no minimum residency requirements to get married

A marriage licence can be applied for through the Ministry of Justice, both bride and groom must be present on application

The wedding ceremony must take place between 6am and 8pm

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