Galley Bay Resort & Spa (from $2771)
Updated: Feb 26
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Galley Bay Resort & Spa is an intimate, Caribbean hideaway in St John’s Antigua. It delights guests with its refined, unpretentious atmosphere and its relaxing, All-Inclusive vacation packages. Its glimmering turquoise seascapes are considered the best beaches in Antigua, and lush gardens create a relaxing, natural setting for those who want to decompress and escape from the world.
Three open-air restaurants feature Caribbean and Continental specialties, while classic hamburgers can be savored at the Barefoot Grill. Indulge spa, a tropical retreat set amid peaceful lagoon waters and a bird sanctuary, beckons with pampering rituals to relax, rejuvenate and refresh both body and soul. Activities include swimming, snorkeling and kayaking in crystal-clear waters, cardio workouts in the Fitness Center, and tennis, croquet or cycling in a stunning tropical paradise.
Delight in Antigua: from $2771 | Five nights | Superior deluxe beachfront suite | special rate | all-inclusive | Sunset Cruise | Best of Antigua Excursion | private transfers, Travel Dates: January 3 - December 15, 2023
All guestrooms and suites feature a king size bed, air conditioning, bathrobes, coffee machine, outdoor shower, complimentary Wi Fi access, an HD TV, ceiling fan, hairdryer, mini refrigerator, safety deposit box, a living room area and a soaking tub. Deluxe Beachfront Rooms boast the signature charms of the Caribbean. Quietly elegant and thus emphasizing the breathtaking views these rooms are centrally located within the resort so you will never have to travel far to have your every wish catered to. These well-appointed and spacious rooms allow you to hear the soothing sounds of the waves on your doorstep while reclining in your cocoon of luxury. The double story buildings mean that guests can either enjoy the views from their private balcony or alternatively enjoy direct access to the beach from their patio.
Premium Beachfront Suites exude authentic Caribbean style and charm. These elegant rooms offer guests additional living space with breathtaking views from your private balcony or patio. Each Premium Beachfront Suite offers guests a luxurious bathroom. Each suite boasts a decadent double shower as well as being the only rooms to offer a bath. Whichever your preference, you will soon find the worries of your everyday lives being washed away. Gauguin Suites feature secluded cottages that are perfect for those wanting privacy. Ideally suited for couples and newlyweds, these well-appointed rooms are set in the grounds lush tropical gardens and boast their own plunge pools with views of the lagoon on their doorstep. Inspired by the artist’s Tahitian lifestyle, each newly renovated cottage offers spacious accommodation comprising of two connecting thatched-roof rondovals. With the living room, bedroom and outdoor space you may find you have little reason to leave your own personal sanctuary.
Sea Grape offers an enchanting coastal atmosphere where a sense of serenity suffuses the dining experience. Savor a salad of locally grown greens or a delicious, pan-seared fillet of grouper, and let the refreshing sea breeze enrich your culinary experience. Your comfort is enhanced by the friendly, attentive service you receive from the staff. Immerse yourself in the festive vibe of the weekly Caribbean barbecue, serving sumptuous fare accompanied by live steel-drum music. Gauguin infuses your dining experience with romance and intimate memories. At the Gauguin restaurant, enjoy private dining in your own cabana, amid flickering candlelight and the caress of a gentle sea breeze. Savor a fine wine with such mouthwatering delicacies as slow-cooked chipotle chicken with watermelon and cilantro or a savory green curry with coconut and vegetables, and more. Ismay’s allows you to be magically transported to an elegant dining experience. In this charming open-air, timber-framed restaurant set on a beach near Shell Bay, dining is an event to savor. Specialties like pan-roasted rack of lamb are complemented by sparkling candlelight, fine china and crisp table linens. Barefoot Grill features spectacular tropical scenery. Kick back, relax and relish a casual meal in the comfortable shade of your charming thatched umbrella table. Take a moment to chat with the chef, who is happy to prepare succulent specialties tailored to your palate. Coffee Shop offers comfortable wicker club chairs and an eclectic selection of books so you can dive into a good read or plan your day while savoring a selection of refreshments. Whether you’re relaxing or chatting with friends, enjoy an array of delectable pastries, such as buttery croissants, blueberry muffins and cinnamon rolls — the perfect complement to your fresh-brewed coffee, juice, or tea. With four open-air lounges and bars, a refreshing drink is never far away. Enjoy enchanting ocean vistas as you sip a handcrafted signature cocktail, a premium wine or liquor, or maybe an alcohol-free beverage.
Surrounded by breathtaking coastlines and stunning crystal-clear waters, take your passion for water adventures to a new level. With the wind at your back, try your hand at Hobie Cat sailing or stand-up paddle boarding. Delve into the underwater world with a snorkel to discover amazing tropical fish and colorful coral gardens. Or, ply the waters in a sea kayak to the rocky reaches of the beautiful cove. The options are many. The choice is yours. A free forming swimming pool with waterfall, volleyball, gam pavilion, and tennis are just a few other activities offered. When not swaying to the music, you might mingle at a cocktail party, please your palate at a special barbecue, join a cooking demonstration, tour the resort’s gardens or catch a movie under the stars.
Indulge Spa is where a pristine world of blissful indulgences awaits. This is your sanctuary, set in the heart of the tranquil gardens on the edge of the lagoon. Here you can relax and unwind as the carefully selected natural elements of your spa experience create a sense of balance and well-being. Let the fresh air, gentle breezes and sounds of nature revitalize your spirit as you indulge in a bespoke program of signature treatments and holistic rituals designed just for you. Let the restorative benefits of Indulge infuse you with a lifelong appreciation of the need to take time for yourself.
Flex your muscles at this well-appointed fitness center. Improve with a yoga class, or go exploring on a bike. Take an invigorating nature walk and swim. Whatever your fitness goal, the staff can help you stay on track.
Antigua’s rich culture, fine restaurants and local nightlife offer an array of activities and sightseeing possibilities. History lovers can explore Nelson’s Dockyard, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Located in picturesque English Harbor, its Georgian-style naval buildings date back to the 18th century. The marina also hosts popular sailing and yachting events. The island’s pristine beaches and beautiful coral gardens are the perfect setting for swimming, snorkeling, scuba diving, kayaking and windsurfing. An interior rainforest attracts hikers and zip liners, while other land-based activities include golf, tennis, cricket and more.
Land price is per person based on double occupancy (unless noted) for select travel dates shown. Air-inclusive vacations are for gateways noted. Rate quoted includes government-imposed fees and taxes and any necessary currency exchange rates. Rate is current when priced, at the time you purchase your vacation, rate may be higher. Rate does not include any applicable daily resort or facility fees (and in Europe, city tourist taxes) payable directly to the resort at check-out; such fees will be advised at the time of booking. Subject to availability and change; certain restrictions and black out dates may apply. Additional airline restrictions may apply, contact the airline directly with questions.