Antigua is the perfect location for a monohull or catamaran yacht charter. Discovering the many bays and beaches of Antigua or sailing further afield to the islands of Barbuda.

The island of Antigua was explored by Christopher Columbus in 1493 and named for the Church of Santa Maria de la Antigua in Seville. Antigua and Barbuda is part of the Leeward Islands and consists of two inhabited main islands, Antigua and Barbuda. The island has warm, steady wind, a complex coastline of safe harbors, and a protective, nearly unbroken wall of coral reef.  

Antigua offers visitors a world of possibilities to explore during the winter charter season. The largest island Antigua, has secluded bays and sandy beaches, coral reefs, and volcanic rocks rising to about 400 meters at Mount Obama. Rent a yacht and explore the island on the charter yacht in Antigua.

Why Visit?
Why Visit?
  • Snorkel or dive among the shipwrecks on the reefs just offshore
  • Antigua Sailing Week – Caribbean Sailing Regatta
  • Visit Antigua's English Harbour in Antigua
  • A lush rainforest topography and rich heritage
  • A memorable family or friend charter yacht escape
  • Sample local dishes for authentic Antiguan flavours
  • Walk along pristine coastline
  • Explore the cultural heritage site, Nelson’s Dockyard in the English Harbour
  • Antigua

    Have a private yacht charter vacation in Antigua. Jolly Harbour is usually the starting point of a charter yacht in Antigua and it is one of the most convenient destinations in Antigua.

    Antigua

    The Iconic English Harbour in Antigua is home to two of the best marinas in the Caribbean. English Harbour is the Sailing Capital of the Caribbean; the old stomping grounds of Horatio Nelson and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Getting around Antigua is relatively simple, a yacht charter holiday in Antigua is a must.

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    about additional yachts for charter available in the area.

    Charter Guide
    charter Guide

    Day 1

    Day 1 Jolly Harbour to Five Islands Harbour

    Day 1 Jolly Harbour to Five Islands Harbour

    Welcome aboard! Embark at Jolly Harbour and then we set sail to Five Islands Harbour where you'll swim, sunbathe and have a pleasant day on the charter yacht. You can swim with the turtles that feed around the five islands that make up the Cays. Dinner and overnight stay will be held here.

    Day 2

    Day 2 Five Islands Harbour to Great Bird Island

    Day 2 Five Islands Harbour to Great Bird Island

    We will set sail to Bird Island early in the morning. Bird Island is a 20-acre islet lying almost three kilometers north-east of Antigua. Great Bird Island is a miniature paradise. White sand beaches at either end of the sandbar are the main attraction for visitors. Imagine wandering through the tropical Great Bird Island, surrounded by the bright sounds and beautiful sights of tropicbirds. You'll have time to relax and listen to the bird's wonderful sounds. Just lay down and sunbathe. Dinner and overnight stay will be held here.

    Day 3

    Day 3 Great Bird Island to Dickenson Bay

    Day 3 Great Bird Island to Dickenson Bay

    You have many bay choices to go and swim in Antigua. If you'll visit only one beach while you're there then you would definitely pick Dickenson Bay. Clear blue waters and perfect white sand, backed by a lush green hillside. The waters around Dickenson Bay are warm and calm, and the white super-soft sandy beach is also impeccable. Moreover, restaurants and stores are very close to the beach so you don't need to go far away when you get hungry. Dinner and overnight stay will be held here.

    Day 4

    Day 4 Dickenson Bay to Long Island

    Day 4 Dickenson Bay to Long Island

    We will set sail to Long Island early in the morning. Long Island, or Jumby Bay, Antigua, is located in the Leeward Islands - Eastern Caribbean. Since its discovery by Christopher Columbus in 1493, this isolated island of elemental beauty has enchanted seafarers, naturalists, and romantics. Today it is known as Jumby Bay a retreat of rarefied yet relaxed luxury that’s just a six-minute boat ride from the coast of Antigua. Jumby Bay Island is home to the Jumby Bay Hawksbill Turtle Project and works to ensure their survival and recovery. Dinner and overnight stay will be held here.

    Day 5

    Day 5 Long Island to Falmouth Harbour

    Day 5 Long Island to Falmouth Harbour

    We will sail leisurely to English and Falmouth Harbours. English Harbour is Antigua's graceful and evocative historic district. Almost all of the other sites of interest overlook the harbor. This is one of the largest and most famous marinas in the world. The beach at Rendezvous Bay is wonderfully isolated and quiet. Check out this area before heading to Green Island to continue your next yacht charter destination. Dinner and overnight stay will be held here.

    Day 6

    Day 6 Falmouth Harbour to Green Island

    Day 6 Falmouth Harbour to Green Island

    You will be in Green Island early in the morning. Green Island is a small island lying off the eastern coast of Antigua. Charter a luxury yacht for a vacation starting in Antigua and Barbuda, the beach is just the beginning, Green Island is must visit. Green Island is an uninhabited island just off the east coast of Antigua and offers a wide variety of pristine white sand secluded beaches to discover. You'll have all day to relax, swim and sunbathe. Dinner and overnight stay will be held here.

    Day 7

    Day 7 Green Island to Carlisle Bay

    Day 7 Green Island to Carlisle Bay

    You will be in Carlisle Bay early in the morning and this is going to be your last day. Located on Antigua’s south coast within a secluded bay and with a backdrop of hills and rainforest. Carlisle Bay, in the south of this often underrated island with its 365 beaches and safe, calm Caribbean waters. You'll have all day to relax, swim and sunbathe. Dinner and overnight stay will be held here.

    Day 8

    Day 8 Carlisle Bay to Jolly Harbour

    Day 8 Carlisle Bay to Jolly Harbour

    All good things have sad ends but our charter yacht cruising always ends happily. We hope you had a pleasant cruising and we want to host you on a charter yacht next time on another voyage.

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