Caribbean - Antigua and Barbuda

From November 5th, 2024, to May 6th, 2025, Condor Airlines will fly every Tuesday at 10:35 a.m. from Frankfurt directly to VC Bird International Airport in Antigua. The flight duration is 9 hours and 45 minutes.

The Island of 365 Beaches


On our new route, you'll experience an unparalleled sailing journey to one of the most breathtaking places in the world. With 365 white sandy beaches - one for each day of the year - Antigua offers a unique blend of laid-back island life and exciting sailing adventures.


Sailors in Antigua enjoy tropical mild temperatures year-round, averaging around 25°C in winter and rising to a comfortable 29°C in summer. These temperatures are moderated by gentle winds, making sailing a true pleasure. The ideal travel time starts after the rainy season in December and lasts until the beginning of the hurricane season in June. Between February and May, expect the least rainfall, with the azure blue sea temperatures averaging a pleasant 28°C.

Highlights along the sailing route

  • English Harbour: Famous for its historic Nelson's Dockyard, a UNESCO World Heritage site. It hosts the Antigua Sailing Week annually, one of the top sailing events worldwide.
  • Falmouth Harbour: A perfect anchorage located right next to English Harbour, home to a vibrant yachting community.
  • Jolly Harbour: An ideal starting point for excursions to nearby uninhabited islands and coral reefs, perfect for snorkeling and diving.
  • Historic landmarks: Explore Antigua's rich history by visiting historical sites such as Nelson's Dockyard National Park, Shirley Heights, and Fort James.
  • Hiking and nature: Take a hike through Antigua's rainforest or visit Fig Tree Drive to enjoy the scenic landscape and natural beauty of the island.
  • Water sports: In addition to sailing, there's a wealth of other water sports, including windsurfing, kitesurfing, diving, and snorkeling. The clear waters and rich marine life make these activities particularly rewarding.
  • Cultural Insights: Join one of the many guided tours through the city and experience the rich culture and history of Antigua. Enjoy local cuisine, Calypso music, and the warm welcome of the Antiguans as you learn more about the island's fascinating history.

Antigua not only offers excellent sailing conditions but also a variety of activities to make your sailing vacation unforgettable:

  • Relax on secluded beaches
  • Explore vibrant underwater life
  • Visit local markets and enjoy fresh, exotic fruits
  • Experience the sailing event Antigua Sailing Week up close

Are you ready for your next dream sailing trip?

Start an inquiry today to plan your trip to Antigua. We offer flexible options for everyone, from solo sailors to large groups. Experience an unforgettable sailing adventure in the Caribbean with us!

General Information

  • Area: 281 km²
  • Population: ca. 95.900 
  • Capital: Saint John's, Antigua
  • Languages: English, Antillean-Creole
  • Currency:  East Caribbean Dollar
  • Ideal Travel Season: November - April