Discover with Timothy Tye
Discover Antigua and Barbuda with Timothy Tye

Start here
Look for Property in Penang

Antigua and BarbudaBeach at Antigua and Barbuda
photo source
photo licensing

Places in Antigua and Barbuda on this website

Antigua and Barbuda is a country comprising two small islands located between the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. In addition to the two major islands, Antigua and Barbuda, the country also includes a numbher of smaller islands such as Great Bird Island, Green Island, Guinea Island, Long Island, Maiden Island and York Island. The islands of Antigua and Barbuda are located in the middle of the Leeward Islands, which are part of the Lesser Antilles.

Antigua shorelineJagged outcrops on the Antigua shoreline
photo source
photo licensing

Antigua and Barbuda measures 440 sq km (170 sq mi). It has a population of 87,000 (2011 estimate) and a total GDP of 1.472 billion (2009 estimate) and a per capita GDP of US$17,308. Antigua and Barbuda attained independence from the United Kingdom on 1 November, 1981. It is part of the Commonwealth Realm, and has Queen Elizabeth II of England as the Queen of Antigua and Barbuda. The capital and biggest city is Saint John's.

Today tourism is the mainstay of the economy of Antigua and Barbuda. The islands have stunningly beautiful white sandy beaches and numerous upscale beach resorts. This is especially true of Antigua. Barbuda on the other hand remains under developed, with limited tourist infrastructure.

Antigua and Barbuda experiences a tropical marine climate. Temperature is quite uniform throughnout the year. The islands are occasional hit by tropical storms and hurricanes, especially between July and October, and also experience occasional droughts.

Saint John's, AntiguaSaint John's, Antigua
photo source
photo licensing

Planning your visit to Antigua and Barbuda

The main airport is the V.C. Bird International Airport (ANU). It is located in northeastern Antigua. The airport receives direct flights from the United States, Canada, neighboring islands and Europe. Among the airlines flying there includes American Airlines/American Eagle, Continental Airlines, US Airways, Air Canada, British Airways, Virgin Atlantic and Caribbean Airlines.

A number of cruise ships make their stop at Antigua.

St John's Cathedral, Saint John's, AntiguaSt John's Cathedral, Saint John's, Antigua
photo source
photo licensing

Major Cities in Antigua and Barbuda

  1. Saint John's - capital
  2. Codrington
  3. English Harbour
  4. Falmouth
  5. Half Moon Bay

Islands in Antigua and Barbuda

  1. Antigua
  2. Barbuda
  3. Crump Island
  4. Great Bird Island
  5. Green Island
  6. Guiana Island
  7. Long Island
  8. Pelican Island
  9. Prickly Pear Island
  10. Redonda
  11. York Island

Add your business/shop to my site

How would you like to have your business or shop added to this website, so that would-be customers can easily find you? This website provides place information of the whole world, with special emphasis on Malaysia and Singapore.

If you has a shop or business anywhere in Malaysia or Singapore, with a physical location, you may have your shop listed on one of the pages of this site. For example, a shop in Cheras will be placed on the Cheras page, another in Kota Bharu is listed in the Kota Bharu page, and so on. You only need to pay a one-time fee, and your shop will be listed for you for as long as this site is still running. There are different placement plans available. To find out more, CONTACT ME

Going somewhere?

If you're travelling somewhere, look for accommodation using the Search Hotel engine below. It helps you find the online booking site that offers the best rates for the room you want.

Going somewhere by express bus in Malaysia/Singapore?

Book your bus ticket online right here. It is easy, safe and fast!.

Book your hotel room here

If you're traveling somewhere soon, book your hotel room online with Agoda. Agoda offers the best prices on 2,000,000+ properties worldwide. Click here to find the room you want.

Looking for a book? Get it from Book Depository with free delivery worldwide!

I have just discovered Book Depository, a subsidiary of, and I love it. This is where you can buy books and have them sent to you. But unlike Amazon, when you purchase using Book Depository, you enjoy free delivery worldwide. Give it a try today!

 Latest pages in Discover with Timothy Tye

 Vital Links

Hire a car | Our Recipes | Facebook Posts | Just Curious | Not In The Dictionary | Our Flowering Garden

My YouTube Videos

Timothy Tye YouTube Channel

Check out my YouTube Channel and don't forget to subscribe!

 Discover the World

About Timothy Tye

Welcome to my website, Discover with Timothy Tye. I started it in 2003 to freely share information about places. Today it has close to thirty thousand pages. I have been writing this website full time since 1 November 2007, and continue to do so as a means to satisfy my curiosity about the world around me. I am happy if the information I have assembled is useful to you. Please follow me on Facebook!

As a Christian, I hope that through this website, I am able to deliver God's Good News to those who need it all over the world. If you wish to contact me, please submit the contact form. Thanks again, don't forget to follow me on Facebook!

 Malaysia Travel Tips!

My Malaysia Travel Tips has useful information on every state in Malaysia (Johor, Kedah, Kelantan, Malacca, Negeri Sembilan, Pahang, Penang, Perak, Perlis, Sabah, Sarawak, Selangor, Terengganu) and every major city and destination (Kuala Lumpur, Johor Bahru, Ipoh, Langkawi, Cameron Highlands, Kota Kinabalu, Kuching, Alor Setar, Seremban, Petaling Jaya, Putrajaya, Kota Bharu, Kuala Terengganu, Taiping) and hundreds of smaller towns.

 Singapore Travel Tips!

In addition to covering Malaysia, I have created the travel tips for Singapore. Please visit my Singapore Travel Tips for browse through the pages there.


This website is hosted on Bluehost, one of the biggest web hosting companies in the world.

Copyright © 2003-2019 Timothy Tye. All Rights Reserved.