Destination guides: Great Bird Island, Antigua

Perfectly embodying the dream image of a tropical paradise, Great Bird Island is one of Antigua’s numerous offshore islets, situated 3 kilometers North-East of the mainland. Although privately owned (by a British businessman), the 20 acres islet is open to the public and visited by tens of thousands of tourists every year who come here for various reasons: the rich fauna and flora, the bright and colorful coral reef barrier surrounding the island and the tropical fish species living in the turquoise waters that caress its sandy white beaches, the quietness of this secluded heaven and the dramatic landscapes. Continue reading “Destination guides: Great Bird Island, Antigua” »