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- Island traditions reflect a British influence and include afternoon tea and cricket
- The dramatic sculptured coastline offers hundreds of excellent white sand beaches
- Superb anchorages and marinas draw sailors and yachtsmen from around the world
- Nelson’s Dockyard at English Harbour is the world’s only Georgian-era dockyard still in use
- The island offers art galleries and good duty free shopping at Heritage Quay in St. Johns
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Antigua is the largest of the British Leeward Islands-14 miles long by 11 miles wide. Its coastline is irregular, with hundreds of small coves and bays, yielding more than 365 excellent sugar-sand beaches.
Antigua is rich in history. At one time, more than 150 18th-century sugar mills dotted the island. Almost 100 of these historical stone towers still stand today. The evocative historical district of English Harbour offers the fully restored Horatio Nelson’s Dockyard, the only Georgian dockyard in the world.
Antigua provides the sophisticated modern traveler a relaxed tropical mé