Montserrat is located in the Carribean, approximately 50 miles southwest of Antigua. The island consists of four main mountain massifs: Silver Hill, Centre Hills, Soufriere Hills and South Soufriere Hills.
Montserrat has an active volcano that scientists call one of the most interesting in the world. Visit the Montserrat Volcano Observatory and learn about it, its history and its future. The awesome force of nature can be viewed from safe vantage points around modern-day Pompeii, Montserrat's old capital, Plymouth.
Montserrat is also popular for its hiking trails, its winding mountain roads, lush mountain rainforests and its miles of hidden coastline. Its fascinating black-sand beaches and the popular white sand Rendezvous Beach also attract many visitors to Monserrat.
Things to See and Do
* Richmond Hill
* Jack Boy Hill
* Montserrat Volcano Observatory
* Carr’s Bay Historical Site
Cruise Season – Jan - Dec
Currency – East Caribbean dollar (XCD)
Language – English
Land Area – 102 km²
Population – 4,700
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below
Time – GMT minus four hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 1 + number
Port Location – There are two ports on Montserrat: Port of Little Bay and Port of Plymouth.
Transport Links - Several direct daily return flights from Antigua on the carrier WinAir, connect Montserrat with the rest of the Caribbean, North America and Europe. A number of tour operators based in Antigua operate day trips to Montserrat that include volcano viewing, a tour of the island, lunch and transportation.