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The best places in Antigua to get engaged

  • Travel 101
  • By Kiri Gordon
  • Published 17 February 2023
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Whisk your partner away for a magical trip to a romantic paradise. And whilst you’re there, why not get down on one knee and ask them that all-important question ‘will you marry me?’

You are spoilt for choice when it comes to Antigua proposal locations. Whether it’s decadent fine dining on the soft white sands, a private picnic for two with the most majestic views or from the dizzying heights of a helicopter ride. Your Antigua engagement will take your partner's breath away. 

In this article, let’s explore the most incredible places to get engaged in Antigua. 

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With views for days at Shirley Heights Look Out

Make your way to Shirley Heights Lookout, where you can both enjoy the most awe-inspiring views of the island from 490 feet. You can either pack up a picnic and of course, some bubbly, or on Sundays take advantage of the Caribbean music and celebrations to liven up the moment.

There are plenty of places to propose, such as the majestic tended gardens or just pick a secluded spot overlooking the English Harbour. 

Shirly Heights Look Out

Shirly Heights Look Out

Ask the big question in your hotel suite

To embark on engaged life in style and luxury, you may want to book one of the many stunning suites available.

The Luxury Suite at Blue Waters Resort & Spa is incredibly romantic. You can ask them to spend the rest of their life with you from your enormous balcony as you listen to the chirping of tropical birds and the lull of the ocean waves.

For a sophistication like no other, the Cliff Suite at Curtain Bluff is a tranquil oasis overlooking the sensational views of the ocean, perfect for a romantic ambience to set the mood. 

Get engaged in a suite

Get engaged in a suite
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Secluded romance on Rendezvous Beach

If you want to take advantage of the stunning natural beauty of Antigua to ask your big question, then it doesn’t get more beautiful and private than Rendezvous Beach.

Enjoy a magical hike through the rainforest before you are rewarded with the most sensational view of the azure ocean waters, the soft white powdery sands and plenty of intimate spaces. You’ll feel like you have the whole beach to yourself. 

Rendezvous Beach

Rendezvous Beach

Enjoy a magical moment at Stingray City

Before asking them the big question, why not take part in a once-in-a-lifetime experience first? At Stingray City, you can take to the sparkling waters and get up close and personal with the friendly stingrays.

You could wait to ask them back on the beach, or perhaps during the majestic safari through the rainforest, where you’ll be surrounded by parrots, iguanas and tortoises.

Stingray City

Stingray City

Take their breath away with a cruise proposal

Take to the seas to experience the most romantic cruise experience. Sit back, and sip cocktails as you watch the sun go down over the Caribbean coastline. Romance will blossom as the Caribbean music complements the reds, yellow and orange dancing across the waves. Pick your perfect moment, and get down on one knee. 

Take their breath away with a cruise proposal

Take their breath away with a cruise proposal

Keep it classic and ask at your resort restaurant

One of the best things about doing it at the restaurant where you are staying is that you can enlist the help of the staff to make it perfect. Select the best seat in the house and pop the ring in the bubbly or perhaps in the desert. 

Ask at your resort restaurant

Ask at your resort restaurant

Getaway on a private island at Prickly Pear Island

Head to the uninhibited Prickly Pear Island for the ultimate romantic day trip.

This tiny island is full of secluded spots on the long stretches of sandy beach, a restaurant for food and drinks for celebrations and even snorkelling instructors so you can marvel at the stunning marine life of the ocean. It’s definitely one of the most stunning spots in Antigua to pop the question. 

Hike to the top of Pillars of Hercules

The pillars of Hercules are a natural rock formation that looks like pillars holding up the massive cliffs that tower above it.

You can snorkel to see the reef sharks, sea anemones and even squid, before packing up a picnic and some bubbly and making your way to the top of the cliff for the most mesmerising views. This is the perfect proposal spot for couples who love being active. 

Pillars of Hercules

Pillars of Hercules

A view from above with a helicopter tour

Work with your captain to plan the most magical proposal from the skies. You can explore the stunning white and pink sands, the rock formations and the stunning harbours and villages from above. Before asking them to marry you. Make sure you book a bubbly package, you’ll need it for courage. It's one of our favourite luxury experiences in Antigua. 

Do a helicopter tour

Do a helicopter tour

Peaceful vibes at Nelson’s Dockyard

If you want a more relaxed and low-key proposal spot. Nelson’s Dockyard is the place for you. Make your way around the park and museum as well as the restaurants and cafes. The peaceful park walks are the perfect place to get down on one knee and propose to your darling. 

Nelson’s Dockyard

Nelson’s Dockyard

Dinner on the beach

For the most romantic proposal ever, book a private dinner for two on the beach. Your fine-ding table and a bespoke menu will be set up on the soft sands, with the sound of the lush waves setting the scene for romance. Your love will be blown away before you even ask the question. 
 

Dinner on the beach

Dinner on the beach

On a tour

Book one of our romantic Antigua luxury tours so you can explore multiple countries during your special moment. Why not combine a stay with the likes of Barbados or St Lucia? 

Tour the Caribbean

Tour the Caribbean

The best places in Antigua to get engaged FAQs

Can I buy an engagement ring in Antigua?
The best place to buy an engagement ring in Antiqua is St. Johns, the capital of the island. You’ll find plenty of shops to buy a special band for your love. 

What are the most romantic hotels in Antigua?
There are plenty of romantic resorts to stay at in Antigua. Some of the most romantic are Hermitage Bay, Jumby Bay Island and Curtain Bluff. 

Whatever type of couple you are, you’ll find the perfect proposal spot in Antigua. Whether that’s hiking and clifftop views, bubbly and helicopter rides or lavish fine-dining on the beach. Winged Boots will make your dream proposal come true. 

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