WestJet's 4 new routes to Mexico and the Caribbean

Four more reasons to escape the cold this winter

It’s no coincidence that the new destinations to join the 2012-2013 WestJet winter lineup are all sun destinations. “Canadians love the sun, so we’re pleased to offer an evolving and expanding range of travel opportunities,” says Network and Schedule Planning Director Peter Tong. Passport? Check. Sunglasses? Check. Let’s fly!

Antigua and Barbuda

Claim to fame

Beaches galore! There are 365 in total in shades ranging from marshmallow white to cotton candy pink. Some are packed with people while others feel like secluded hideaways.

Must list

  • Wander through the forts, exhibits and archaeological digs of Nelson’s Dockyard, the only continuously working dockyard in the world.
  • Check out Antigua Sailing Week (last week of April), one of the top regattas in the world. It brings together hundreds of yachts and offers a great excuse to party.
  • Visit Devil’s Bridge. Thanks to centuries of Atlantic wind and waves, the limestone of this natural wonder has been chiselled into a stunning formation.

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