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Shirley Heights

English Harbour, Antigua
+1 268-460-1785
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Shirley Heights Lookout
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Hills overlooking the Dockyard on the east, named after the governor who built the fortifications.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“sunday night” (176 reviews)
“steel band” (344 reviews)
“live music” (65 reviews)
English Harbour, Antigua
+1 268-460-1785
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Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

We loved our time here and wished we had arranged to stay longer but arranged our taxi through the tour guid so we left when it was getting really going.

Thank clive w
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Went last night to the sunset party at Shirley heights. The party itself was ok but just tourists and not as expected. It is perfectly safe though and don't be put off by reviews saying otherwise. Like being in your hotel and only locals there...More

Thank Gregcauser
Reviewed 12 August 2017

A regular feature on a Sunday Night, live Music, Good Food, Get down and Party while Watching the Sun Go Down over English Harbour.

Thank Lenny G
Reviewed 12 August 2017

We went to Shirley Heights on a Sunday evening,as recommended. It was wonderful! The view of the sun setting over the island is not to be missed. We really enjoyed the barbecue food, which was good value for Antigua. The music made the evening, starting...More

Thank Lizzieh62
Reviewed 10 August 2017

This trip was recommended to us by a number of people for the place to go on a Sunday night to see the sunset, and I would suggest that anyone who visits Antigua should make the trip. It cost us $8 to get in a...More

Thank Chris R
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Hands down -- one of the best spots on thwe island to get a great view of Antigua. On Thursday and Sunday, you can get great live entertainment and delicious drinks. So much history is in this spot as well.

Thank Réal H
Reviewed 10 August 2017

The views from here are amazing whether you look down across the English Harbour, towards Falmouth, out to sea or across to Eric Clapton's estate. It must be on your to do list....you will not be disappointed.

Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Good view from here - combined entrance usd 8 per adult with Nelsons Dockyard. Short presentation on history of island interesting but very dated special effects / animation etc. Worth a visit for an hour.

Thank stwelondon
Reviewed 5 August 2017

We were on a trip that got us there at 4:30 on the Sunday which is too early. The view is beautiful and the live music was good, however for us this did not allay the feeling that we were stuck in a tourist trap...More

1  Thank S5375EZbrians
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Great evening with fantastic views , watching the sunset whilst listening to the steel band followed by a live group. Myself and my teenager daughter went alone and found this friendly, welcoming and safe. Locals mix with tourists , there is a bar and BBQ...More

Thank alison299
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24 June 2017|
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Response from Susan S | Reviewed this property |
We hired a driver to show us around. It was $200 USD for the entire day which we split amongst three of us. It was the best way to tour as the driver stopped for us to beach it and snorkle and he also took us to a local... More
21 May 2017|
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Response from SUNNYBUNNY566 | Reviewed this property |
Don't go there if there are ships in port way to crowded no seats. I went on Sunday it was crowded without ships i can't imagine how crowded it would have been , it is a walk to get back to your taxi . Go on the Excellence... More
16 April 2017|
Response from 739fran | Reviewed this property |
We visited during the day and for the Sunday evening barbeque. The gift shop was open both times, but there were far more vendors Sunday evening. Sorry, but we missed seeing the museum.