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Holidays to Antigua promise blue skies, white sand beaches, gingerbread architecture, colourful weekend markets and calypso beats.A paradise for beach lovers, Antigua boasts 365 beaches – a different stretch of sand for every day of the year. With a rich maritime history, elegant yachts huddle in the strikingly beautiful harbours which also play host to a selection of superb restaurants and bars.
OUR RECOMMENDED HOTELS IN ANTIGUA
Blue Waters Resort & Spa
AntiguaBlue Waters Resort & Spa<br/> Nestled on the north west coast, this intimate property provides a very Caribbean welcome to Antigua. With crystal clear waters, secluded white sand coves and 17 acres of tropical gardens, Blue Waters is everything an island paradise should be. There are four restaurants and three bars to choose from. The Palm Restaurant offers all day alfresco dining and afternoon tea whereas Carolyn’s is perfect for light lunches with a great beachside location. Cove Suites at Blue Waters<br/> Situated in private grounds with a stunning cliff side vantage point, these impressive suites offer a luxurious ‘resort within a resort’ feel. Guests have access to four exclusive inﬁnity pools, a dedicated bar, concierge service plus all of the facilities available at Blue Waters Resort & Spa. Guests can dine at all restaurants and bars at both Blue Waters and the Cove Suites. The Cove fine dining restaurant is a must serving gourmet cuisine and offering breathtaking views (restrictions apply). The 96 rooms and suites are furnished in a contemporary style with traditional Caribbean décor combined with elegant modern touches. All rooms feature a private balcony or patio with views of the lush tropical gardens or Caribbean Sea.
Galley Bay Resort & Spa
AntiguaSituated in lush tropical gardens enclosed by a secluded white sand beach and saltwater lagoon abundant with birdlife, this intimate adults only retreat offers the perfect balance of relaxation and activity. Enjoy casual fare from the beachfront Barefoot Grill, open for lunch and light bites. The Gauguin restaurant serves à la carte lunch and dinner where couples can dine in private cabanas overlooking the sea. The elegant yet relaxed Sea Grape restaurant hosts a weekly Caribbean barbecue accompanied by live music while Ismay’s offers a romantic setting to enjoy sumptuous cuisine and cocktails (surcharge applies). Additionally, premium wines and cocktails are available at the resort’s four open air bars. The 98 rooms and suites feature traditional and locally sourced furniture contrasted by a bright and modern décor with bold accents of green and blue.
St James's Club & Villas
AntiguaSet on a secluded peninsula with two white sand beaches, St James’s Club & Villas boasts a fun, laidback Caribbean vibe. With plenty of activities on offer and an excellent kids’ club for children aged 4-12, this resort is an excellent choice for families. There are six restaurants and six lounges and bars to choose from offering a variety of cuisines to tempt any taste bud (supplements may apply). The main eatery, Rainbow Garden, is set amongst the resorts tropical gardens whilst others offer unique settings along the water’s edge or with beautiful sea views. All 248 rooms, suites and villas have a private terrace or balcony and are located in either The Club, nearest to the restaurants or in The Village along the sloping hillside with sweeping sea views.
The Inn At English Harbour
AntiguaA boutique gem located in historic English Harbour overlooking the picturesque waters of the Caribbean Sea, this intimate hotel blends traditional colonial style with contemporary comforts that capture Antigua’s rich maritime heritage. Situated on top of the hill in the original house, the Terrace Restaurant offers gorgeous sea views and serves delicious international cuisine. Down on the beachfront, the open air Reef Restaurant serves Caribbean and Italian inspired dishes throughout the day in a beautiful setting. Golf: 18 hole championship course nearby. Green fees approx USD 50 and golf club rental approx USD 30 (payable locally). Please Note Trailﬁnders does not recommend this hotel to families with children 9 & under and the hotel will be closed 1 Jul - 31 Oct. The 28 rooms and suites are uniquely furnished and feature a balcony or terrace and shower only.
AntiguaFound on one of Antigua’s most beautiful beaches, this fabulous hotel sits on the island’s unspoilt south coast against a backdrop of rolling hills and lush tropical rainforest. With its focus on health and wellness plus the chic design and award-winning facilities, Carlisle Bay offers the highest standard of luxury in the Caribbean. Children aged 2-6 will love the free Cool Kids’ Club which offers great activities including lizard hunting and nature walks, while during the school holidays, Crew Blue (for children aged 7-12) makes sure that all younger guests are kept entertained. Alternatively families can sit back and relax with a movie in the luxurious private cinema. Restaurants & Bars There are four outstanding restaurants to choose from. Indigo on the Beach offers stunning ocean views and serves fresh, healthy grills whereas East serves contemporary pan-Asian cuisine (dinner only). Enjoy classic Italian dishes at Ottimo! or try the Jetty Grill (adults only) which offers casual dining just steps from the sea. Breakfast can be taken in the privacy of your own suite or in Indigo on the Beach and complimentary afternoon tea is available daily. Please Note The hotel will be closed 21 Aug 21 - 7 Oct 21.
AntiguaPerched on a bluff overlooking the stunning turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea, this romantic couples only hotel boasts a unique collection of authentic Antiguan cottages with a welcoming atmosphere and friendly service. Spend your days lazing on one of the stunning white sand beaches, take a refreshing dip in the pool or enjoy cocktails while watching the sun go down. Set on a cliff with panoramic sea views, the tiered restaurant has an intimate setting offering an international á la carte menu with a Caribbean flair. The hotel also has 3 bars and just a 5 minute drive away at Jolly Harbour, there is a variety of shops, bars and restaurants available. The 35 individual cottages have been designed in a traditional Antiguan style and each boasts a romantic four poster bed, private balcony with a hammock and outdoor shower only (no television). Please Note: Children 17 & under are not permitted at this property. Due to its hillside location this hotel may be unsuitable for those with walking difﬁculties.
WHERE TO GO IN ANTIGUA
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- Sheltered beach
- Three pools
- Non-motorised watersports
- Free wi-fi
- Cove Suites at Blue Waters
- All the facilities at Blue Waters Resort & Spa
- Additional four pools
- Concierge service
- Free wi-fi
Top Tips From Our Experts
Take a snorkel trip to shipwrecks full of tropical fish where you can also swim with turtles!
Make sure you experience English Harbour, a fully restored Georgian dockyard. Now a hub of bars and restaurants it is a great place to relax and admire the impressive boats moored there.
Every Sunday on the south coast on a clifftop called Shirley Heights, there is an event where locals prepare traditional Caribbean food and there is a live steel band overlooking one of the best views on the island. Most hotels will arrange taxis to and from, and it's suitable for families, friends or couples of any age.
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