THE STATE OF ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA is located in the Eastern Caribbean, about 1200 miles south of Miami, Florida, USA. It is part of the smaller group of islands called the Leeward Islands, and consist of the Islands of Antigua, Barbuda and Redonda. Antigua itself is about 108 square miles; Barbuda is 62 square miles; and Redonda is only 0.5 square miles.
The official language is English. However, locals speak a dialect called creole or patois.
Flight time from:
- New York, Baltimore, or Toronto, Canada is about 4 hours
- Miami, 3 hours
- Puerto Rico, 1 hour
- London or Paris, 8 hours
- Frankfurt, Germany, 9 1/4 hours
- Caracas, Venezuela, 2 1/2 hours.
All visitors require a passport, and visas are required for visitors from some countries.
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