October 2022 Newsletter

Four Essential Boutique Hotels in Antigua

Sensational Antigua continues to be one of the best destinations in the Caribbean for a rejuvenating and memorable vacation. Whether you crave luxury, relaxation or are just in need of a daring escape, pick your own adventure because Antigua has got you covered. Antiguan hotels will meet and exceed your expectations with unparalleled hospitality no matter your personal style. While there are endless impressive and convenient hotels all over the island, we’ve compiled a handy list that should get you looking in the right direction. Here are four stunning, versatile, and distinct boutique hotels you must consider when visiting amazing Antigua. 

Coco Bay Resort

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Dreamy Coco Bay Resort is for the couple seeking a romantic getaway. This adults-only, all-inclusive resort excels in providing the most fanciful accommodation in Antigua. Ignite the spark at a private evening dinner on the beach or a satisfying couples massage. Rent a cozy cottage on a plush peninsula and wake up with your partner to the most dramatic views of the coast. Coco Bay is the top choice for fairy tale honeymoons, passionate anniversary celebrations and beautiful vow renewal ceremonies. They even offer proposal packages to remove all the stress from planning to pop the question. The resort is located on the sunset side of the island so that every day will end with the most romantic and heavenly view over the sea. Celebrating love and embracing luxury is the resort’s bread and butter: Coco Bay just wants to be a part of your romantic journey. 

Keyonna Beach Resort 

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Wondrous Keyonna Beach Resort is for the mindful adventurer looking to unplug and live in the moment. The resort’s striking beachfront property is the stuff of dreams. Quaint but luxurious cottages line the turquoise coast and vivid tropical plants flourish on every surface. At Keyonna Beach you are encouraged to sign off your socials and instead take in your surroundings. No televisions, no devices, no distractions. Just you and the remarkable scene before you. You can choose to relax by the pool or get active with yoga, beach parties or any number of water sports. Do as little or as much as you’d like. Though a technological detox is completely voluntary, we highly suggest joining this liberating experience and fully embracing every moment of your visit. 

The Admiral's Inn and Gunpowder Suites

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The Admiral's Inn is intended for the sophisticated traveller seeking history and regal charm. This one-of-a-kind boutique resort will make you feel like you’ve stepped into a grand historical novel. Stroll the lush grounds lined with antique stone pillars and attractively timeworn structures that date back to the 18th century. Sit in the ocean-side lounge to converse with like-minded travellers over a well-balanced Caribbean cocktail. Take a nap in a stunning canopy bed after reading all day by a crystal clear infinity pool. Your stay at Admiral’s Inn will be as stimulating as it is exceedingly comfortable. No two rooms are the same but all are decorated in an opulent colonial style. The hotel also has a sweeping view of English Bay, the historic district of Antigua and an important cultural centre of the island. There, you’ll have endless choices of leisure like hiking trails, impressive beaches and Nelson's Dockyard, a cultural heritage site and marina. Admiral's Inn and Gunpowder Suites will transport you back in time.

Galley Bay Resort & Spa 

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Gorgeous Galley Bay Resort is for the active nature lover that wants to be enveloped in the vibrant Antiguan landscape. The final hotel on this list has all the comforts of the previous entries but stands out because of its spectacular bay-side location. Galley Bay Resort sits on its own private beach, closed off from the rest of the island by two rugged cliffs and backed by soaring green peaks. The resort is in short range from dazzling snorkelling and scuba diving locations, jaw-dropping trails and exciting rainforest canopy adventures. Facilities at the resort also offer tennis, golf, croquet, cycling, kayaking and many more heart-pounding outdoor pastimes. Boundless adventure awaits at Gallery Bay, but your trip can be equally as tranquil. Spend your day daydreaming on the serene beach, flow with the current in the refreshing Caribbean water or take in the sounds of nature in the verdant gardens. You don’t have to break a sweat to appreciate the breathtaking natural surroundings at Gallery Bay Resort and Spa. 


About Antigua and Barbuda
Antigua (pronounced An-tee'ga) and Barbuda (Bar-byew’da) is located in the heart of the Caribbean Sea. Voted the World Travel Awards 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 Caribbean’s Most Romantic Destination, the twin-island paradise offers visitors two uniquely distinct experiences, ideal temperatures year-round, a rich history, vibrant culture, exhilarating excursions, award-winning resorts, mouth-watering cuisine and 365 stunning pink and white-sand beaches - one for every day of the year. The largest of the Leeward Islands, Antigua comprises 108-square miles with rich history and spectacular topography that provides a variety of popular sightseeing opportunities. Nelson’s Dockyard, the only remaining example of a Georgian fort a listed UNESCO World Heritage site, is perhaps the most renowned landmark. Antigua’s tourism events calendar includes the prestigious Antigua Sailing Week, Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta, and the annual Antigua Carnival; known as the Caribbean’s Greatest Summer Festival. Barbuda, Antigua’s smaller sister island, is the ultimate celebrity hideaway. The island lies 27 miles north-east of Antigua and is just a 15-minute plane ride away. Barbuda is known for its untouched 17 mile stretch of pink sand beach and as the home of the largest Frigate Bird Sanctuary in the Western Hemisphere. 

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