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This island was discovered by Cristoforo Colombo, however, it was abandoned very soon by Spanish because of its dry land.

In the XVII century, English took over there and were able to enjoy this mountainous land building several strongholds

The admiral Orazio Nelson considered it, perfect for the military control of the Antilles.

In spite of the drought and the enormous difficulty to practise the agriculture, it became a center of the slaves trade, who were employed in the crops of the cotton and sugar cane..

Become independent in 1981, the Americans promoted an exclusive and refined tourism of it.

Thanks to the building of an international airport, it was known both in America and Europe.

The most famous place of the island is English Harbour, located in the southern coast, heart of an important nautical area of the highest order.

Here, the glorious buildings of the Royal Navy, rise.

The main town is St- John's, with 25000 inhabitants and an ancient and very living trade port.

Deep creeks are the main feature of this island but their access is sometimes impeded by coral reefes and shoals.

English Harbour and Falmouth Harbour in the southern offer assistance, nautical services, restaurants and hotels.

In the west coast, the beaches are reachable only taking great care to the shallow waters.

Jolly Harbour offers a wide resort provided with tennis playgrounds and a green with 18 holes.

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