Dario Item began his career as a diplomat in 2016. In 2018, when the embassy of Antigua and Barbuda was established in Spain; he was appointed as its first official ambassador. He is also the country’s ambassador in the Principality of Monaco and the Principality of Liechtenstein.
His commitments as Ambassador
Throughout the end of 2018 and the beginning of the new year, Dario Item spent his time meeting Felipe VI – the king of Spain, Albert II – the prince of Monaco, and Alois – the crown prince of Liechtenstein. After attending the official accreditation ceremony organized by the Royal Places of these particular countries, he then, handed over his letters of credence to start working as an ambassador.
As an ambassador, Dario Item’s key focus has been to maintain a working economical relationship, as well as strengthening the cultural and commercial ties between Antigua and Barbuda, Spain, Liechtenstein and Monaco. The history of the country he represents goes way back to the ancient times, and is dominated by a long period of slavery and colonization. It is also his role as an ambassador to promote this history, cultural traditions and the heritage of Antigua and Barbuda.
The 365 beaches of Antigua
Antigua is famous for her picturesque sandy beaches lying next to the magical turquoise blue water, the orchids, the bamboos and the lines of palm trees. The climate is excellent too, making it a sought after holiday destination all-year round.
The country has 365 beaches in total, which prompted the local saying, “one for every day of the year!” Hoping on a boat is the way to see them all, but you don’t have to. In order to help you find the most suitable ones, we have listed down the best beaches in Antigua. Let’s find them below!
Half Moon Bay Beach
Laying ruggedly on the southeast coast, the pink sands of the Half Moon Bay make it arguably the most beautiful beach in the country. It is a 5-minute drive from the Freetown village, and very popular among the windsurfers.
It is the longest and the widest beach in Antigua, and the most ideal spot to enjoy the sunset. With white sands, blue water and lines of palm trees, it is a perfect example of a Caribbean beach.
Located on the south coast of Antigua, Carlisle Bay is the place where the Atlantic Ocean merges into the Caribbean Sea. Along with the crystal clear water, the beach has some nice snorkelling spots.
Hiding off the east coast of Antigua, Green Land is an uninhabited island with a number of beautiful beaches and coves. It is a must-go destination for the sailing boat explorers, and offers some good snorkelling spots.
Fort Bay Beach
Fort Bay is located in St. John’s, Antigua. It is a relatively uncrowded beach with beautiful rock cliffs on both sides, and frequented by volleyball and beach cricket players.