Caribbean Beat Magazine

St John’s, Antigua | Wish you were here (Mar/Apr 2021)

Postcards from the Caribbean’s most extraordinary places

  • St John’s, Antigua. Photo by Sean Pavone/

Approaching Antigua and Barbuda’s capital from the sea, you’re welcomed by the pastel-hued, perfectly restored Georgian buildings of Redcliffe Quay, facing the sheltered harbour. The twin towers of the Victorian cathedral rise in the distance, overlooking the city, where historic buildings are scattered among modern structures. To learn more about the islands’ history, head to the Museum of Antigua and Barbuda on Long Street, in a former colonial courthouse.