Shirley Heights Lookout, Located on the southern-most part of Antigua provides one of the most breathtaking views to be found anywhere within the twin-island nation.
Stunning does not do justice in describing the sunset views that have become a hallmark of this location. Those last few seconds of bliss as the sun disappears for the day behind the hills in the distance is the embodiment of tranquility and total mental relaxation.
Shirley Heights Lookout was once a former military complex for the British. With English Harbour laid out below, you can see why the entire area was the perfect hiding place and signal station for the British naval fleet during the colonial era.
Beautiful sunsets from Shirley Heights Antigua
Today, Shirley Heights Lookout is a restaurant and bar, offering great dining and other services in a historic but yet charming environment. Visitors and locals alike can enjoy the full scenic essence of Shirley Heights with magnificent views of English Harbour to top it all off.
Looking way off-shore towards the horizon to the south west, you can see the outline of the island of Montserrat, which is only a 15-20 minute journey by plane from Antigua.
Views of the island of Montserrat in the distance
Sunday’s at Shirley Heights boasts the spectacular!
The Sunset Party and BBQ is an energetic mix of island vibes; friendly mingling and dancing and of course tasty cuisine with a wide range of dishes to choose from the BBQ menu. And if you’re coming for the drinks! It is not only rum you can savour but if your taste is for a cold beer in the island sun, or your favourite cocktail enjoyed with a view – whatever your choice you can find at the Sunday Sunset Party and BBQ at Shirley Heights.
Sunset Party and BBQ at Shirley Heights, Antigua
Without any question, Shirley Heights Lookout is a must do whenever you visit Antigua & Barbuda!
Party vibes at Sunday Sunset BBQ at Shirley Heights