Travel to Antigua and Barbuda! Antigua and Barbuda – exotic country located on two islands in the Caribbean Sea. Small patches of land surrounded by sea on all sides by open space, have incredible natural beauty.
These places can not be compared to the beaches of the most popular resorts, with no noisy entertainment southern cities. In Antigua and Barbuda, you can relax in earnest, to feel as Robinson or notorious pirate hunting for ancient treasure.
Coming here, it seems that still ply the corsairs crystal clear coastal waters around the islands. Barbuda and Antigua are one small state, located on the lands of the Antilles. Truly amazing cleanliness and pristine white beaches, blue lagoons, through thickets of tropical greenery punched like a predatory shark grin peaks of mountain tops.
Antigua can safely be called the heart of the Caribbean. Tourists from around the world are attracted to the possibility of a stunning beach holiday, because the weather here does not present surprises.
Equatorial tropical climate suggests quite the dry and warm weather throughout the year. Antigua is one of the smallest islands in the country, with an area of only 280 square kilometers. In most of the island is the ancient limestone plateau, just to the south-west there is a more varied terrain, created by volcanic activity. The coastline is very rugged terrain, it is dotted with small coves and bays. In some areas of coastal waters are found accumulations of coral reefs.
The second place in size and importance in the country occupies the island of Barbuda. Located island just 40 miles from Antigua, and to reach it from the capital can be on the aircraft, which carry out regular flights there and back. Barbuda Island coral origin it is low and completely flat terrain. From all sides of the island surrounded by beautiful coral reefs that attract lovers of underwater travel. None of the islands can boast the presence of fresh water rivers and lakes for drinking water is produced exclusively from the deep artesian wells. To meet the needs of the population in drinking water in 1970, the islands were installed desalination system.
In the natural environment on the island of Barbuda live more than 30 species of birds, most of them nest in the lagoon. The waters around the islands are full of all kinds of fish and crustaceans. To maintain optimal environmental ecosystems special parks where prohibited fishing and diving were arranged around the coral reefs.
On the island of Antigua is the city, which is capital of the state – St Johns. This city is home to more than 36 thousand people, which is most of the population of the entire state. It seems that the city is specially designed for tourists. Suffice notable local clubs and restaurants, a large variety of such institutions everyone can choose a cozy place to your liking. In the area of RedcliffeRai can see samples of the native Caribbean architecture of the late 19th century. Destroyed buildings interspersed with restored create a unique flavor to these places so favorite tourists.
Many people, especially those who were on the island to associate the word “Caribbean” with a kind of paradise on earth. Plunged in the rustle of the surf, the serenity of the waters, soak up the soft sand, you know that it is so.