With 365 equally alluring beaches to choose from, the locals of Antigua proudly proclaim there is a "one for every day of the year", so it's little wonder that Antigua has established itself as a destination of choice among celebrities, honeymooners, and families alike. And if you are serious about a holiday in Antigua, then it's practically your duty to investigate as many of these glorious beaches as you can. Once you scratch the surface of Antigua’s obvious aesthetic appeal, you'll find even more attractive traits. From the sheltered bays where buccaneers, yachties, and even Admiral Nelson once sought refuge, to the bustling capital of St John with its decidedly English tone, Antigua boasts a rich history and captivating culture. Added to that, you'll find that the locals are warm and welcoming and their hospitality has become synonymous with the region.