Barbuda Travel Guide
Home > Caribbean Islands > Lesser Antilles > Leeward Islands > Antigua
Welcome to Barbuda on the Paradise Islands website. Barbuda is part of Antigua and it is a flat coral island with an area of approximately 68 square miles. The island of Barbuda lies about 30 miles due north of Antigua. The first attempts to settle Barbuda by the British and French were failures. In 1666 the British established a colony that was strong enough to survive nature and the local Caribs.

 

K-Club Barbuda

Frigate Birds Things to do in Antigua and Barbuda

K Club

Bird Sanctuary

Things To Do

Barbuda is very relaxed and gives the impression of being one of the most Caribbean Islands. The main activities are bird watching, beachcombing (on the north eastern Atlantic coast) and fishing. One of the main reasons to visit Barbuda is to see the Frigate Bird Sanctuary.

Barbuda also has some amazing pink and white sandy deserted beaches, many shipwrecks around the island and beautiful reefs.

Barbuda's Frigate Bird Sanctuary is located in the north western lagoon area and is only accessible by boat. The Barbuda sanctuary features 170 species of birds and is the home of over 5,000 frigate birds.

Barbuda
 Antigua Island
 Nelson's Dockyard
 Antigua Map
 Barbuda Map
 Caribbean Map
 
 Featured Islands
 Virgin Islands
 British Virgin Islands
 Tortola
 Virgin Gorda
 Jost Van Dyke
 Anegada
 Peter Island
 Necker Island
 
 Barbados
 St Lucia
 St Vincent
 Grenadines
 Mustique
 Petit St Vincent

 

Barbuda can be reached from the Island of Antigua by a 20 minute flight or by a three hour boat trip. The island is home to the luxury K-Club, Hotel Palmetto resort and the Coco Point Lodge.

Barbuda sunset

Local man on Barbuda

 

Travel, cruise, vacation and photograph guide to Barbuda and the Caribbean. All text and images are Copyright Paradise Islands org. All photographs on this travel guide website are obtained with the permission of the owners and come from various sources including the islands tourist boards. Some of our own shots may be reproduced with permission - please see notes attached to each image to avoid any copyright penalty.
 

Link to this page from another website, travel blog or social networking site?

The URL of this page is:  http://www.paradise-islands.org/barbuda.htm

Bookmark and Share