Discover the Caribbean with British Airways

06 April 2018

 

For dazzling blue seas, glistening white sands and incredible vistas for miles, head to the Caribbean with British Airways and find your island paradise. No matter where you choose to travel, British Airway’s exceptional service ensures you'll enjoy the ultimate in comfort throughout your flight.

The irresistible allure of Antigua

Whether it’s snorkelling in coral reefs or basking in the Caribbean sun, Antigua is unforgettable. British Airways offer direct flights from several UK airports, meaning you could be lying on the blissful sandy white beaches in no time. Steeped in British colonial history with Georgian architecture and fascinating historical ruins, Antigua is also a lively hub for shopping and dining.

Head up to Shirley’s Heights Lookout and take in the Antiguan sunset to the sounds of a steel drum band, or head to the treetops for an exhilarating zip line through the rainforest. An incredibly popular destination for pleasure seekers, Antigua is ideal for holidaymakers with a passion for sailing, windsurfing and exploring.

There are many fantastic resorts and hotels for you to call home in Antigua. Cool off with a signature cocktail at Blue Water’s Resort while the kids are taken care of at the fun-filled Kids Club. For an all-inclusive Antiguan paradise, St. James’s Club Resort & Villas is perfect for families, singles and couples.

Take part in a range of activities from water sports to fitness trails at The Verandah Resort and Spa, or for the ultimate in privacy and tranquillity, the intimate Galley Bay Resort & Spa provides in-room spa treatments, personal beach dining, and individual plunge pools.

 

Bajan fun in Barbados

The island that has it all – Barbados is dotted with beautiful beaches, lush gardens and some of the best diving spots in the world. Take to the seas on board the Black Pearl Jolly Roger to snorkel with turtles, dance on the deck to reggae rhythms and dine on the delicious Bajan barbeque. For a taste of the true Caribbean head to the home of Mount Gay rum and enjoy a tour of the world’s oldest rum distillery and the birthplace of this nation’s favourite liquor. Shop until you drop in Barbados as everything is duty-free. Limegrove Lifestyle Centre offers more than 100,000 square feet of boutiques, bars and restaurants - just remember to take your passport along to take advantage of the discounts!

Home to so many fantastic hotels, there’s plenty of choice for your stay in Barbados, from the perfect romantic hideaway Crystal Cove to the iconic Sandy Lane resort with its first-class service and peaceful setting. The Club Resort & Spa is noted for the warm hospitality that Barbados is famous for, and stunning Sugar Bay is ideal for visitors wanting to explore the island with their action-packed itinerary of excursions.

Culture and charm in Cancun

The south-east coast of Mexico is home to vibrant Cancun. While being cultural, historical and picturesque, Cancun also has some of the best nightlife in the Caribbean. The fascinating ‘Museo Subacuático de Arte’ is a one-of-a-kind subaquatic museum, where artificial reefs and sculptures are submerged for divers and snorkelers to explore. Back on dry land delve into Mexico's incredible past at the Mayan temple of Chichen Itza and learn about this immensely significant historical site with its towering pyramids and intricate carvings. When it comes to relaxing, Cancun is home to miles of pristine beaches and turquoise waters. For evening entertainment, the nightlife in Cancun is second to none – visit Coco Bongo in the Hotel Zone for a night of sing-a-long cabaret acts, flying acrobatic performances and dancing on the tables!

Occidental at Xcaret Destination is conveniently located on the pristine shoreline of the Riviera Maya and close to many attractions for the kids, while Moon Palace sizzles with energy and fun for those who don’t want the party to stop. If you're looking for hotels with the Unlimited-Luxury® experience, Now Sapphire and Dreams Riviera Resort & Spa are both located in Riviera Maya.

Stunning Saint Lucia

Bliss is synonymous with stunning Saint Lucia. British Airways offer frequent flights to this exotic paradise from several airports, so allow yourself to be seduced by its tropical climate and breathtaking beaches.

If you want to get out and explore there’s plenty of opportunity for adventure in Saint Lucia – the incredible Piton mountains stand tall above the rainforests, and the Diamond Botanical Gardens are home to beautiful waterfalls and inviting mineral bath spas. You’re spoilt for choice with hotels such as Sugar Beach - a Viceroy Resort, the tranquil Coconut Bay with its rows of colourful umbrellas to unwind under, or the all-inclusive couples resort, Rendezvous. For a getaway with a difference, there’s BodyHoliday Saint Lucia – a resort that offers a whole host of energising activities, healthy dining options and fulfilment of the body, mind and soul.

Why choose British Airways?

British Airways ensure your flight has all the comforts and benefits you’d expect on board, from personal entertainment systems to delicious meals. They’ve made travelling even simpler with the British Airways app, meaning you can take advantage of quick check-in, flight tracking and even pay for snacks on board.

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