Looking for a safe beach dream vacation away from the big crowds? Take advantage of the low-cost airfare and adventure to Jolly Harbour, Antigua. Incredibly enough, Antigua has zero reported active Covid-19 cases, employs social distancing practices, and is one of the safest places to enjoy a beach vacation. Here are some of the best spots for the ultimate quarantine escape:
Safe Beach Getaway
With over 365 beaches in Antigua, all of which are open to the public, there are more places for beachgoers to spread out. While every beach in Antigua has a unique personality, it is difficult to beat Jolly Beach. If you are looking for crystal clear waters and smooth white sand, Jolly Beach is the quintessential Caribbean beach dream. Jolly Beach is a mile long, so there is plenty of space to spread out safely and enjoy the sunset.
Jolly Harbor Private Condo Rental
After a day of sunbathing and relaxing, you will want to enjoy a private and peaceful condo to unwind in (as opposed to a crowded resort). You can find private condos along Jolly Harbor. This luxury waterfront condo overlooks the harbor itself so you can watch the stunning sailboats yachts as they pull into port.
Local Beach Restaurants
From Italy to South Africa, Jolly Harbor is home to hundreds of world travelers, each bringing a piece of their culture. One of the best cultural contributions is their food! In Jolly Harbor, you can find restaurants that serve native Antiguan cuisine as well as Italian, Greek, Indian, and American dishes. Some of this author’s favorites are:
Al Porto | Italian | Two-for-One Pizza Night Tuesdays
Castaways | World Flavors | Beachside bar service
The Crow’s Nest | Hamburgers | Harborside Upscale Burgers
Petal’s Café | Breakfast/Brunch | Relaxed Harborside Breakfast Favorites
While visiting a new country, it is fascinating to explore the culture and history. There is no better place to do so than Shirley Heights, a restored military lookout and gun battery. Not only does this destination provide a cultural experience, but it also hosts breathtaking scenic views over both English and Falmouth Harbours. Shirley Heights provides a feast for your eyes as well as your stomach at the Barbecue Party that happens every Sunday.