A Family Adventure in Antigua

Family Antigua
Who: Families

8 Days

From $1,560pp

Will and Alexandra are here to help give you the inside track.

Play, relax, sail and explore on this eight-day family trip to the beautiful Caribbean island of Antigua where the watersports are second to none and young travellers will never run out of things to do.

Itinerary at a Glance:
  • Learn to sail in a beautiful reef-protected bay
  • Snorkel the coral reefs off the east coast
  • Hire a car and explore the island
  • Visit some of the 365 beaches across Antigua

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All of the holidays we create are completely tailor-made to you

This sample itinerary is intended to give you a flavour of what we can do
Day 1: To Antigua

Upon arrival in Antigua, your driver will be waiting to meet you for a private transfer to your luxury, all-inclusive hotel on the east of the island.

Take the rest of the day to unwind after your flight and let little legs burn off any pent-up energy on the private sandy beach.

Days 2-4: Out on the Water

We've chose a family-friendly hotel that feels almost designed for watersports and sailing, with steady onshore winds and a reef about a mile out to sea protecting the bay.

Whether your family are a merry band of regular sailors or you're ready to have a go for the first time, your resort offers complimentary use of a core fleet of keelboats, RS Qubas, Hobie Cats and kayaks. Newbies should take full advantage of the complementary sailing lessons held twice a week which are suitable for the whole family. There's a friendly and helpful sail training and safety team on hand to help you out every step of the way and they're well versed in looking after children learning to sail or kayak for the first time.

Additional Activities

  • Optional extras: Additional tuition, equipment and support for kitesurfing, kiteboarding, stand up paddleboarding and windsurfing, plus sailing outside of the included group lessons, are offered by a specialist school which operates from the resort beach.
Days 5-6: Relax and Play

With three pools and a private beach at hand, you'll have plenty of opportunity to relax and play together as a family.

There's complementary snorkelling gear for you to use in the clear waters of the bay, plus daily trips to nearby islands for snorkelling beautiful coral reefs.

If you're looking to spend some precious grown-up time together (or if the children want to play with someone their own age) then take advantage of the complimentary childcare available both morning and afternoon. There are numerous activities for young travellers to get stuck into and it's the perfect opportunity for you to sneak in some pampering time in the spa.

Day 7: Explore the Island

Set your sights further afield today and hire a car to take the family exploring around the island.

Stop off at one of the 365 beaches (yes, really) such as Ffryes Beach on the south coast, or head to the English Harbour and Nelson's Dockyard area which has plenty of restaurants to explore plus nearby favourites Pigeon Point Beach and Galleon Beach.

If you have older children, we recommend heading into St John's, the main city on Antigua, for Heritage Quay shopping, St John's Cathedral and the Museum of Antigua and Barbuda.

Day 8: Homeward Bound

Depending on what time your flight is today, the children should be able to spend a last few hours on the beach or in the pool and (hopefully) tire themselves out so that they'll sleep on the flight home. You'll then be taken to the airport in plenty of time for your flight.

All of the holidays we create are completely tailor-made to you

This sample itinerary is intended to give you a flavour of what we can do
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A Rough Idea of Price

While all of our holidays are completely tailor-made and prices will vary based on things like time of year and level of accommodation, we want to give you as good an idea of how much this itinerary will cost. All of the costs on our sample itineraries exclude international flights, however, ask us if you would like us to arrange your flights at our preferred rates.

This Itinerary

If you would like to book the exact itinerary mentioned above, during mid-season and staying in our preferred room category at our preferred hotels. Ask us if you would also like us to arrange your international flights.

From

$1,835pp

Bare Necessities

If you would like to pare back the above itinerary by travelling at non-peak times, staying in a standard room and removing some or all of the guided activities.

From

$1,560pp

Bells & Whistles

If you are looking for something extra special and would like to stay in top room categories at some of the most luxurious hotels we work with, and add more activities and guiding.

From

$2,200pp

Will and Alexandra are our experts for this itinerary and as seasoned travellers they have the inside track on the most memorable adventures.

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