What is There to do in Montserrat?

Montserrat is part of the British oversees territory in the Leeward Islands. It is part of a Chain of Islands that are popularly known as Lesser Antilles. The Island measures 16 kilometers long, 11 kilometers wide and have an expansive 40 kilometer coastline that boasts of volcanic sandy beaches.

There are several things that you can do in Montserrat. Among the most popular beaches here is little bay. It is a popular place to take a luxurious swim after which you can have a quick meal at Good Life Restaurant. There are also a number of beach bars around the beach where you can enjoy a drink. Rendezvous Beach is another place that you can enjoy a boat ride, go snorkeling or even get a kayak and enjoy the rapids.

Another of the popular places is the Bunkun Bay where tourists enjoy beers and can also have a picnic at on the cliff above the beach. Note that here, close children supervision is required to avoid accidents.

Lime Kiln Beach is one of the most secluded places in Montserrat. It is suitable for skin dipping, and romantic walks.

The island boasts rare plants and animals and is home to the endangered giant ditch frog. For this purpose, the Royal Botanic Gardens have assumed the role of conserving the rare species of plants while the Durrel Wildlife Conservation Trust, Zoological Society of London and North of England Zoological Society have joined efforts to conserve the rare wildlife.

There is so many things that you can do including participating in local festivals such as the Calabash Festival, Fishing Tournaments, Cudjoe Head Festival, St. Patrick's Festival, Literary Festival, and the Volcano Half Marathon.

To get to the Island, you can use a ferry service from Antigua that services the route 4 days a week. Note that getting around the Island is easy. There numerous tour companies as well as public transport taxis and minibuses that have green number plates that starts with ‘H’.

Montserrat is a budget friendly tourist destination. If you want to have a vacation in a cheap destination, then book a plane to Antigua and then get to the ferry service that will bring you straight to Montserrat

by Kennedy Runo on 10/31/2013 in Local Events