Luxury is something that means something yet at the same time has such a varying level depending on who is speaking this word. In the context of Antigua which relies on the luxuriant sand and water to the furniture air conditioning pools and nature it is surely used correctly. However you would not compare some luxury resorts here to other places such as New York. Lets take a look at the luxury antigua resorts available at the present time.
JUMBY BAY ISLAND
Price range: USD. 1500-2300.
It is a 300-acre private island located two miles off the coast of Antigua. It boasts of a variety of wildlife amidst tropical foliage and white sand beaches. The resort has 40 rooms and suites. There are some privately owned residences also.
This all-inclusive resort provides amenities which include seamlessly arranged airport transportation, breakfast and free wifi.
They have a pool, outdoor pool, fitness centre, restaurant, bar/lounge, spa, business centre, tennis court, among other things.
The main attraction is water skiing training provided to guests. Other water sports too are available.
CARLISLE BAY HOTEL ANTIGUA ST. MARY’S
This resort is located on the beach at Carlisle Bay and the cost ranges from USD 500-1500. Airport transfer is included.
It has a private beach and thus, the location brings solitude for the tourists. The property has a tropical garden and the air-conditioned rooms offer garden or ocean view and a balcony or terrace.
It has an outdoor swimming pool, a fitness centre with personal training, Spa, Sauna and Tennis court.
Canoeing, diving, fishing, windsurfing, non-motorized water sports, snorkelling, hiking, horseback riding, table tennis etc., are the other attractions.
Cocobay Resort is an adults-only, all-inclusive resort, located at valley church, Antigua. This resort sits on a bluff between two southwest-coast Antigua bays. Cost ranges approximately between USD.400 to 720.
The package includes meals, snacks, local beverages (restrictions apply) and beverages in the in-room mini-bar.
They have a spa, two restaurants, free wifi, outdoor swimming pools including infinity-edge pool, onsite hiking and kayaking, snorkelling, skydiving, and live music entertainment. Also available are tennis facility, marina, scuba diving and casino at nearby locations. Also, nearby is the big fryes bay, with its 1000 ft beach, with furnished thatch shades.
A special attraction on offer by the hotel is the adult-only and honeymoon getaway.
This hotel is situated adjacent to the Antigua Yacht Club Marina in Falmouth Harbour.
Balconies of rooms afford a view of moored yachts. There is a large terrace with a waterfront view across the bay. Apart from Mediterranean and middle eastern cuisine on offer, they boast of sushi bar too. Entertainment options are available within walking distance.
ADMIRAL’S INN AND GUNPOWDER SUITES
This Resort is located at St. Paul Parish, English Harbour, Antigua.
Pricing is around USD. 180 – 600
This is a boutique type of hotel and is a part of the UNESCO heritage site and steeped in history.
It is at a secluded section of nelson’s dockyard at a distance of 100 yards from the bay. The buildings face waterfront and provide a breath-taking view of Nelson’s Dockyard. However, the beach offered with the Admiral’s Inn and Gunpowder Suites is of the non-swimming type.
Easy transportation through their shuttle service is available at the entrance of the Resort, to go to the swimming beach in freeman’s bay and other places. Kayaks are available to explore the harbour. Also, many bars and restaurants are available ata walking distance.