Antigua Blog Posts

Three Caribbean Hot Spots to Get Hitched

Destination weddings have become all the rage in rage in recent years. And with good reason – powder soft sand and the azure Caribbean Sea make for a pretty decent wedding photo backdrop. If you’ve dreamed of your impending nuptials taking place in an idyllic island setting, you might want…

Don’t Just Vacation, Carnival!

Carnival celebrations are seemingly synonymous with the Caribbean. However, the tradition of Carnival began in the Catholic region of medieval Italy. Just before Lent, they held a huge costume festival. Since Catholics weren’t allowed to eat meat during Lent, they named their festival “Carnevale”, meaning “to put away meat”. Over…

Antigua Hotel Pushes Back Opening Date

Sugar Ridge Antigua will open on Dec. 1 instead of Nov. 5 as previously scheduled. The boutique property is near the Jolly Harbor Marina on the island's southwest coast. The 60-room hotel is set on a hillside bordered with sugarcane. The beach is accessed via a three-minute drive in a…