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Antigua and Barbuda boast a rich, vibrant culture, shaped by African heritage, British colonial history, and modern influences. This is evident in a number of ways such as the language, cuisine, architecture, religion, music, and art. Experience all that the islands have to offer at The Great House Antigua. Set within private, gated grounds, this historic hotel is located on the northeastern side of Antigua nearby the island’s flagship sugar plantation, Betty’s Hope, Devil's Bridge National Park, and Stingray City.

Nearest Airport

V. C. Bird International Airport (15.8 km 25 minutes)

Hotel Address

Mercers Creek Plantation, Saint Peter,, Antigua

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Historic Hotels Worldwide Recommended Points of Interest


  • Betty’s Hope

    Betty’s Hope

    Explore Betty’s Hope, Antigua’s flagship sugarcane plantation which dates to the 17th century. The site has been restored and boasts a small museum.

  • Devil’s Bridge National Park

    Devil’s Bridge National Park

    Discover Devil’s Bridge and enjoy a stunning glimpse into Antigua’s natural formation. Composed of limestone rock, the rugged terrain is the result of millions of years of ancient reef formation.

  • Dickenson Bay

    Dickenson Bay

    Relax at Dickenson Bay, an idyllic Caribbean beach with shallow calm waters and white sand. The beach is one of the most popular in Antigua and boasts water sports facilities and restaurants.

  • Fort Barrington

    Fort Barrington

    Explore Fort Barrington, the only fort to ever see military action in Antigua. Named for the admiral who fortified the fort in 1779, the fort is located on a steep hill and offers panoramic views of St. John’s Harbor.

  • Museum Of Antigua And Barbuda

    Museum of Antigua and Barbuda

    Discover the history of Antigua and Barbuda at this museum. Founded in 1985, the museum resides in the former St. John’s Courthouse dating to 1750. 

  • Nelson's Dockyard

    Nelson's Dockyard

    Explore Nelson’s Dockyard, Antigua’s original British maritime hub. The area boasts beautiful parks and splendidly restored 18th-century buildings that house shops and restaurants.

  • Shirley Heights

    Shirley Heights

    Enjoy the picturesque views of English and Falmouth Harbor from Shirley Heights, a restored military lookout and gun battery.

  • St. John’s Cathedral

    St. John’s Cathedral

    Experience the impressive Baroque architecture of St. John’s Cathedral. Officially consecrated in 1848, the cathedral resides on the grounds of two previous churches dating back to 1681.

  • Stingray City

    Stingray City

    Experience a snorkeling adventure at Stingray City. Guests can interact and feed the Southern Rays, known for their friendly and gentle demeanor.  

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