Saint John's

Top places to see and top things to do in Saint John's

  • By Allan K
  • Destinations
  • 30.05.2017

St John's is a gorgeous tropical island in Antigua and Barbuda, and the perfect place to spend a vacation. If you are a first time visitor, you should keep in mind the top 3 places to see and top 3 things to do in Saint John's.

1. Cinnamon Bay Beach
Spend some time in the sun on the Cinnamon Bay Beach. Beside getting tan, you can also engage in various water sports such as snorkeling. Visitors can rent sports equipment straight from the beach.

2. Catherineberg Ruins
Go and see what used to be a sugar factory in Saint John's, back in the 18's century. The site also used to be the base for the Amina warriors in 1773.

3. Annaberg Plantation
Plantations used to be everywhere in Saint John's back in the day. If you want to see what one used to look like, take a trip to the Annaberg plantation. Guided tours are available on request, or you can ask a local to show you around.

4. Trunk Bay
You cannot leave Saint John's without a visit to the Trunk Bay. The bay is a part of the Virgin Islands National Park, and includes various beaches with an amazing view.

5. Caneel Bay
Caneel Bay is the ideal spot to see but also stay at. The bay is full or luxury hotels with great amenities and sights. If you are on a romantic trip, this is considered the best place in town.

6. Ram Head Trail
If you want to keep active on your vacation, head over to the Ram Head Trail for a hike in the morning. The trail is short but offers a beautiful scenery, and is a good spot to visit if you brought your family.