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Where to stay in Antigua

If you can afford to splash out, try one of the super-exclusive properties such as Carlisle Bay, arguable the most opulent and luxurious hotel in Antigua, located on a picture-perfect bay.

Antigua offers newlyweds an excellent choice of honeymoon accommodation options to suit all budgets, including the following hotels…

Jumby Bay, A Rosewood Resort - All InclusiveJumby Bay, A Rosewood Resort - All Inclusive
Location: Long Island, Antigua
Rating: 5-star
Ave nightly price: AUD1,780 per room
Description: This Long Island resort is next to a golf course, nestled on a private white sand beach and within easy reach of area attractions such as Dutchman's Bay, American University of Antigua, and Kitesurf Antigua. Local attractions also include Hell's Gate Island and Jabberwock Beach. At Jumby Bay, A Rosewood Resort - All Inclusive, spend the day on the private white sand beach where you can enjoy snorkeling. Then return for a meal at one of the resort's 3 restaurants. All 40 rooms offer thoughtful touches like espresso makers and bathrobes, along with free WiFi, free wired Internet, and patios. Guests will also find iPod docks, flat-screen TVs, and minibars.

Hermitage Bay - All InclusiveHermitage Bay - All Inclusive
Location: Saint Johnʼs, Antigua
Rating: 5-star
Ave nightly price: AUD1,700 per suite
Description: This beachfront resort is in the secluded Hermitage Bay. On 16 acres of tropical gardens, it offers a Spa with massage services, an outdoor pool and a gym. The detached suites and cottages at Hermitage Bay All Inclusive are spacious and elegantly decorated. They offer sea or garden views and the hillside suites include a private plunge pool. All feature flat-screen TV, iPod docking station and a minibar. Hermitage Bay has a beachfront restaurant serving regional dishes made with organic produce. There is also a poolside bar and open-air lounge, and cookery courses and demonstrations are available. Water sports are provided on the beach, and yoga and pilates classes are offered. The Jolly Harbour Marina complex is just a 10 minute drive away, and has a golf resort and helicopter trips to Montserrat. Hermitage Bay is a 40 minute drive from VC Bird International Airport and St John’s can be reached by car in 30 minutes.

Galley Bay Resort & Spa - All InclusiveGalley Bay Resort & Spa - All Inclusive
Location: Five Island Village, Saint Johnʼs, Antigua
Rating: 5-star
Ave nightly price: AUD681 per room
Description: Featuring a private white sand beach, this Galley Bay resort is 7.8 km from V C Bird International Airport. Indulge Spa, Sea Grape restaurant and spacious rooms with 42-inch flat-screen TVs are offered. Ocean views, an iPod docking station and coffee facilities are available in every room at Galley Bay Resorts and Spa. Each tropical room boasts a patio or balcony. Colorful island artwork is displayed in every room. Cedar Valley Golf Course is 4.5 km from the resort. Antigua rainforest canopy tour is 17.3 km away. Free snorkeling equipment, sailing and wind surfing are offered at Galley Bay Resorts. Guests can exercise in the air-conditioned gym. A tennis court is also available and the resort can arrange personal tennis lessons. Gauguin offers private dining in 2-person candlelit cabanas. A weekly Caribbean barbecue with live steel-drum music is offered at Sea Grape. Ismay’s Restaurant & Bar boasts local island dishes.

Sandals Grande Antigua - All Inclusive Couples OnlySandals Grande Antigua - All Inclusive Couples Only
Location: Dickinson Bay, St. John's, Antigua
Rating: 5-star
Ave nightly price: AUD834 per room
Description: This award-winning resort sits along the powdery white sands and calm waters of Antigua's Dickenson Bay, 10 minutes from the capital, St. John's, and 15 minutes from V.C. Bird International Airport. This all inclusive resort offers 6 freshwater pools, 6 whirlpools, 11 restaurants, 7 bars, and a 24 hour fully-equipped fitness center. Guests can choose accommodations in the Caribbean Grove or the Mediterranean Village. Guests enjoy air-conditioned accommodations overlooking lush tropical gardens, pool, or the beach, and lots more. Most rooms feature king-size mahogany 4-poster beds, and patios or balconies.

Carlisle BayCarlisle Bay
Location: Old Road St. Mary, Carlisle Bay, Antigua
Rating: 5-star
Ave nightly price: AUD525 per room
Description: This Carlisle Bay hotel is on the beach, 0.3 km from Carlisle Beach, and within 10 km (6 mi) of Turner's Beach and Darkwood Beach. Fryes Beach and Valley Church Beach are also within 15 km (9 mi). Catch some rays on Carlisle Bay's private sand beach or spend the day relaxing at the full-service spa. Then enjoy a meal at one of the hotel's 4 restaurants. All 82 individually decorated rooms feature free WiFi and 24-hour room service. TVs with satellite channels and DVD players provide a bit of entertainment, and guests will also appreciate thoughtful touches like bathrobes and slippers.

Verandah Resort and Spa All InclusiveVerandah Resort and Spa All Inclusive
Location:Indian Town Road, Willikies, Antigua
Rating: 4-star
Ave nightly price: AUD380 per room
Description: In Saint John’s, Antigua, the family-friendly Verandah Resort and Spa All Inclusive features a spa, 3 swimming pools and an 18-hole mini-golf course. The spacious Caribbean-style suites have a private patio or balcony. With Caribbean architecture and décor, the suites provide a flat-screen TV and a sitting area with sofa bed. A microwave, fridge and coffee-making facilities are included. Non-motorized watersports such as sailing, kayaking, windsurfing and snorkeling are included. The Verandah Resort also has a well-equipped gym and tennis courts. Nicole’s fine-dining restaurant offers Caribbean-inspired cuisine. Casual dining can be found at the Buccaneer restaurant, which serves light dishes and a dining menu. Devil’s Bridge is a short walk from from the Verandah Resort, and the Antigua rainforest canopy tour is 17.7 km away.


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