Five Islands is a relatively small village that is located on the northwest coast of Antigua island. It is a notoriously friendly resort on the island, with a local population of just 500 people who are predominantly known for their farming and fishing. In terms of tourist attractions, there are around 12 small beaches in the area that are extremely peaceful and idyllic.
Budget holidays to Five Islands are still very popular and it can be reached from most regional airports in the UK. Five Islands is situated just a 35-minute drive from Antigua airport. Make sure you check the CheekyTrip comparison site for more great deals to superb all-year-round destinations like this one. Direct flights to Antigua tend to be around 9 hours long.
The best time to visit this resort is probably during the island’s off-season from May until around November where tourist numbers aren’t too high but the temperatures still reach the low-30s. The livelier winter season sees more crowds and the temperatures still remain in the high 20s. Therefore Five Islands and Antigua itself are great destinations to visit all-year-round - when you decide to go completely depends on your own schedule and preferences.
The most popular part of this resort is the stunning Five Islands Harbour area. This place is renowned for its turquoise waters which are primed for swimming, relaxing and exploring in. The beaches of this area are white and sandy and there are a series of coves along the coast. The village is also home to one of the oldest ongoing hotels on the whole of the island which is well worth seeing for yourself.
There is a wide range of incredible accommodation options to choose from in Five Islands Village. There are self-catered cosy cottages, swanky villas and luxurious hotels to name just a few. Many of the places to stay are located by the beach so you can expect easy accessibility to and from the soft sands. Five Islands also has plenty of tasty places to eat out. Again, most of these venues are close to the beaches of the area and often provide superb views out to sea.
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