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Betty’s Hope

Standing majestically side by side the two remaining stone sugar mills and the remains of the still house of Betty’s Hope provided the livelihood for many generations of Antiguans from the time is was established in 1650 during British Colonial rule.  As the first large-scale sugar plantation on the island it flourished successfully under the ownership of Sir Christopher Codrington – Governor of the Leeward Islands who in 1674 name the estate Betty’s Hope after his daughter. No longer a …
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Wallings Dam

Antigua & Barbuda is famously known for having 365 beaches one for each day of the year.  You may have also heard or seen our tourism tagline “….the beach is just the beginning”.   If we may say so our-self that is indeed correct.  In addition to our endless turquoise beaches, friendly people and great cuisine there’s a lot to see and do. If you want to get away from it all and take in the sights and sounds of nature, …
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