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About Barbuda

Barbuda was devastated by Hurricane Irma in September 2017, with an estimated 95% of man-made structures on the island damaged. The island of Antigua fared better. Please carefully check the most up to date information about the status of these islands before you book your holiday - the FCO Office website is a good place to start. But don’t be put off unnecessarily, your tourist dollars will help the islands rebuild.

Ringed by miles of beautiful, yet deserted beaches, Barbuda is Antigua's dozier cousin, a place where the wildlife population is great and the human population is small. The best places to stay on Barbuda are a handful of hotels and guesthouses, perfect for anyone wanting a proper Caribbean hideaway.

Barbuda has just one settlement, the peaceful village of Codrington, three miles north of the ferry landing and on the eastern shore of the lagoon, which is home to Barbuda's famous frigate colony.

Barbuda is a great place for a barefoot luxury island break. For those who want a little activity you'll find snorkelling or diving, or a spot of birdwatching (the frigate likes to call Barbuda home), fishing or even the simple pleasures of beachcombing!

The island is all about getting away from it all and the best places to stay in Barbuda are perfect hideaways, ideal for a romantic break.

  • North Beach is the perfect Caribbean hideaway, a collection of five, very secluded villas with beach-chic rooms, complete with muslin drapes and hammocks. There are miles of empty beach right on your doorstep. The restaurant is excellent, specialising in simple, locally sourced dishes. The only way to get here is by boat and all the villas have ocean views. Mmmm. Peace.

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Best Hotels in Barbuda

  • North Beach 6 rooms from $495


    The ultimate in remoteness with simple but chic beach huts on stilts, featuring nautical colours and rooms with views. Close to long unspoilt strands of pink beach. Perfect for honeymooners, naturists, twitchers, hermits and watercolourists. A confident menu comes on a full board basis.

    Romantic Break  -  Private and luxurious beach huts - a couple's dream
    Beach Life  -  Your own little private white sandy beach hideaway
    Birdwatching  -  Keen twitchers will enjoy a morning at Frigate Bird Sanctuary
    Kayaking  -  There are kayaks for guests to use to explore thes seas
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