The Islands of Antigua and Barbuda has got the distinction of being one of the most significant bases in the Caribbean for the Royal Navy of Britain. The islands are renowned for unique Caribbean culture and are one of the premier island destinations in the Caribbean. Antigua and Barbuda is basically an island nation comprising of several smaller islands.
The islands serve as an ideal vacation destination for backpackers and offer visitors with numerous hiking tails. Top tourist attractions in Antigua and Barbuda include numerous secluded beaches, hidden reefs and coves that offer some of the best snorkeling and scuba diving opportunities. The World-renowned Barbuda Frigate Bird Sanctuary in Barbuda is one of the premier tourist attractions, is only accessible by boat and home to more than two hundred species of birds. The coral reefs along the coast of Barbuda are renowned treasure-trove of shipwrecks and offers excellent diving and exploring opportunities.