Nicely positioned in the hills above Jolly Harbour is Sugar Ridge. Sugar Ridge positions itself apart from any other resort in Antigua. A 4 star luxury boutique resort there is no other at this price point so it remains a popular alternative to the formulaic Sandals or the boutique-boutique
This resort had a refurb in 2017. Early reports are good with people raving over at trip advisor how good this place is. If you do read between the lines some say the furniture is dated and smaller rooms and beds are issues. they didn't see this spoiling their vacation of course. See below for
Nonsuch Bay Resort is a high-end offering, with a variety of accommodation options, all located in a more quiet, secluded part of Antigua.
This resort is rated very high with many repeat customers. It offers a secluded position just along the coast from Darkwood
Jumby Bay is a Rosewood Resort on a private island (long island) - where cars are not welcome! Bikes and by foot is the way to travel here.
A rebrand happened in 2017 until now managed under the name Starfish so the Jolly beach resort was called the Starfish Jolly Beach Resort until recently. Now (2021) the resort is closed pending sale or lease [another rebranding or closing (unthinkable)].
The Jolly Beach
It’s not always easy to plan the perfect wedding and be able to leave the church, direct honeymoon ahead- especially if you plan on taking a plane. Also you do miss out on extending the wedding day into the evening reception where you can properly thank everyone for coming and helping you
The Hawksbill Resort (by Rex Resorts) is named after one of its five beaches you can savour as they are all very good ones.
This resort is under refurbishment and you should not look at it as a potential stay until the refurb is finished in November 2018. The sunwing group will be doing the refurb who are providing already tourism for Canadian vacationers to Antigua. More on the story here.
The Galley Bay Resort seems to have found the right combination of location and top quality service, with many customers returning year on year. It is not the most exclusive of the properties you can find but it has more than it's fair share of luxury moments. There are no bad
Cocos Hotel is positioned on the Bluff, where the views are very hard to rival, even here in paradise!
Set on the west side, Cocobay is an all-inclusive, adult-only dream.
Often confused with Cocos Hotel this adult only resort sits further south on equally fantastic beaches. This is a trendy hangout and one of the places to stay if
This hotel is small, charming and friendly with an equally pretty and compact beach in Falmouth Harbour.
Situated in the north of Antigua, close to the international airport, is a wedding favourite Blue Waters Antigua.
This resort receives mixed reviews about the standard of the rooms and it's close proximity to the Sandals resort. It has some plus points in that it is affordable to many when Antigua is an expensive island to stay and the location is fantastic being right in the middle of the action on
So, what should a good all-inclusive resort offer you? Well for starters your accommodation, though it could be quite basic (always check when booking what room type has been quoted, as some are better