It's no surprise Antigua is so popular with with international and local vacationers alike; the region is an Aladdin's Cave of terrific cities, attractions and landscapes. Places within a relatively short distance of Antigua are Lajares, 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the south, and La Pared, 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the northeast.
Canary Islands is graced with some wonderful cathedrals and other sites of spiritual importance, ideal places to get a taste of the region's spiritual side. Visitors with an interest in history will want to visit the area's fine old old towns and historic mansions.
If you are after a completely different activity to do in the Canary Islands area, have a go at parasailing. This spot has a number of places for sea kayaking, so check you leave time to fit that in. Swimming is another popular activity here.
One of the attractions of being in new places is discovering new ways to enjoy food. Make sure you eat at the region's the bars, cafés and restaurants in Canary Islands. You will see that yam and cheese are often-used elements of local dishes. Ropa vieja (shredded steak in tomato sauce) and sancocho (fish soup) are are two perennial favorites with travelers and residents. Frangollo (flour, milk and cinnamon dessert) is perfect to finish any Canary Islands dining experience.
When your time is up in Antigua, you'll be sure to bid this region a sad "Adiós" Rest assured, however, you'll be heading home with special photos, momentos and memories that you can enjoy for years to come.