Antigua is an intoxicating island in the Caribbean. It has corners and beaches as beautiful as that Pinterest idylic beach shot that made you want to pack up and leave your rainy day. Well, make a plan to visit the island paradise and stay in one of its designed resorts. Antigua is a specialist in weddings and honeymoons, voted the Caribbean’s most romantic island on multiple occasions. All-inclusive is an excellent idea as it allows you to relax and not worry about the cost of just another rum punch.
Here are four recommended Antigua Resorts from BestAntigua.com and bed and breakfast to help balance the list.
It is situated at Jennings’s new extension, Antigua, St. John’s, Antigua. It is located in hermitage bay. A private shuttle is available from VC Bird International Airport, which takes around half an hour. The Jolly Harbour Marina complex is a 10-minute drive away.
This secluded resort is costlier, with its suites and cottages costing around USD 1000 to 1500. The hillside suites come with a plunge pool.
Attractions on offer are Cookery classes and demonstrations, fitness center, Yoga and Pilates classes, Spa and massage, Infinity pool, Private pool, Private beach, Watersports, fishing, and helicopter trips Montserrat, etc.
THE STARFISH JOLLY BEACH RESORT AND SPA
(Tag-line: Antigua’s best all-inclusive value)
It is situated near Jolly Harbour in 40 acres of tropical land and is 14 km away from VC Bird International Airport.
It contains 464 rooms. The rooms are of six varieties at different costs, varying from USD.180 to 600.
All rooms have private balconies or terraces surrounded either by gardens or beaches.
There are four restaurants and five bars, including the splash swim-up bar. A complimentary breakfast is included. They also offer nightly entertainment and special kids’ activities. The special attraction is the Wadadli cuddle.
They arrange for Destination weddings and also offer special honeymoon packages.
The facilities offered are kayaking and sailing lessons. They have a fitness facility, a gaming room, conference rooms, an outdoor tennis court, , and basketball courts.
Price: USD.180 to 400 (approx.)
It is located at Tottenham Park, Jolly Harbour, Antigua, and is at a 10-minute walking distance from Antigua and Valley Church Beach.
They have an outdoor pool, health club, spa, bar and lounge, and poolside bar and offer Pilates, Yoga and fitness instruction classes, and free wifi.
Nearby attractions include water skiing, Parasailing, Windsurfing, Snorkelling, hiking/biking trails,, golf lessons, etc.
All-inclusive room rates include onsite food and beverages (with some restrictions). However, a cooked-to-order breakfast is chargeable.
COCO BAY RESORT
Cocobay Resort is an adults-only all-inclusive resort located at valley church, Antigua. The cost of rooms ranges approximately between USD.400 to 720. This resort sits on a bluff between two southwest-coast Antigua bays.
The package includes meals, snacks, local beverages (restrictions apply), and drinks in the in-room mini-bar.
They have a spa, two restaurants, free Wi-Fi, outdoor swimming pools, an infinity-edge pool, onsite hiking and kayaking, snorkeling, skydiving, and live music entertainment.
Also available are tennis facilities, a marina, scuba diving, and a casino at nearby locations. With its 1000 ft pristine beach, the big fries bay, with furnished thatch shades, is close by.
A special attraction on offer is the adult-only honeymoon getaway.
FIVE SENSES ANTIGUA
This homely and spacious bed-and-breakfast is located at harbor view, on Valley road. It is 100m away from Valley Church beach. The Jolly beach resort is 2minutess’ walk away from the resort.
Cost: USD 120 to 150 (approx.)