Galley Bay Resort & Spa

4.5* out of 5 stars

Let all your cares drift away with a holiday at the Galley Bay Resort & Spa in Antigua. This all-inclusive, romantic adults-only resort takes care of all your holiday needs leaving you free to relax and enjoy this serene and secluded hideaway. Located on the west coast of Antigua, Galley Bay Resort & Spa boasts three quarters of a mile of glorious white sandy beachfront set amongst 40 acres of lush tropical gardens, making it the perfect tropical paradise for your Antigua holiday. At the Galley Bay Resort & Spa you’ll be amazed by the spectacular scenery, luxurious rooms and fantastic facilities on offer. With most of the 98 guest rooms located just meters away from the beach you can enjoy the pristine sands and turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea literally on your doorstep!

Galley Bay Resort & Spa Facilities

The resort also boasts three spectacular beachfront restaurants including the Sea Grape which hosts a fabulous Caribbean barbecue. The charming Gaugin restaurant also has individual palm-thatched shelters to ensure guests are delivered a truly personalised dining experience. Under Galley Bay Resort's all-inclusive package, premium branded drinks are included. For pure indulgence and luxury you could treat yourself to a package at the spa & salon. With outdoor treatments available and panoramic lagoon views you’ll feel fully refreshed and replenished. Otherwise guests can head to the Beachfront Yoga Pavillion, where professional instructors can guide you with tailored stretching and meditation. With all these fabulous amenities set around an idyllic haven, it's no wonder the Galley Bay Resort & Spa has been named in the ‘Top 100 Resorts in the World’

Active Adventures at Galley Bay Resort & Spa

The resort also offers you a wealth of aquatic adventures with diving and snorkelling available so you can explore the secrets of the deep with trips to wondrous coral reefs and mysterious shipwrecks. You can also benefit from free lessons and equipment for a wide variety of non-motorised water sports. If you prefer your activities on dry land then you can utilise the astroturf tennis courts for a match or group lessons, there are bicycles that you can rent for free to enjoy the landscape and a fully equipped gym for all your fitness needs.


Please note: All guests checking in at this property must present a valid government-issued ID and major credit card upon arrival. A $350 pre-authorization charge will be applied to the guest's credit card, which covers any additional purchases such as spa treatments.

Please note: A resort fee of $24 per room, per night is currently applicable for customers staying at this resort (payable locally).

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Accommodation

Deluxe Beachfront

Located in one or two-storey buildings on the beach, these more spacious rooms feature walk-in closets, bathrooms with showers and large beach patios with beach showers. Guests can walk straight out onto the sands ''from'' the lower level rooms, whilst upper floor rooms boast spectacular views over the Caribbean Sea.

Superior Deluxe Beachfront

Our newest rooms are beautifully appointed with space and comfort as key. The vaulted ceilings give a contemporary feel and you can lie in your king size bed and look straight out to the gorgeous beach and sea beyond. With a secluded shady terrace and your own sun loungers, this is truly paradise. The bathrooms are chic and modern.

Gauguin Suite

Situated on the edge of a bird sanctuary lagoon, starting just 50 yards from the beach. Each romantic suite consists of two thatched rondovals with a large enclosed air conditioned sitting area that provides views of the garden and plunge pool - one rondoval is the bedroom - the other a bath/dressing room (shower only). The Gauguin Suites have cool white tile flooring with stone accents. Each Gauguin Suite has a plunge pool which is either rectangular or freeform in shape, each one concealed from its neighbour by a combination of the lush tropical vegetation and screens made from natural wood branches. Flanked by paved sun decks with outdoors shower they measure either 7 ft. by 9 ft. or 7 ft. by 13 ft. and are either step-up or level to the ground. Maximum occupancy: 2 persons.

Premium Beachfront Suite

The first thing you'll notice about your Premium Beachfront Suite is the fabulous beachfront location. Then you'll quickly realise that the suite accommodations offer all the comforts and amenities you'd expect of an award-winning resort.The 32 new Premium Suite offer a stylish departure in décor ''from'' an original Caribbean-style room. These suites have a luxurious feel, with gleaming granite, tropical photographs and dark acacia wood furnishings that are both understated and refined. Step down into the sunken living room and open the sliding, floor-to-ceiling doors, then perch on a stylish sofa to enjoy the sea breeze and stellar views. You'll also notice the opulent feel of 400-thread-count sheets and the cosy throws that grace new king beds.

Facilities

  • Air Conditioning
  • Beachfront location
  • Concierge
  • Gym
  • Public Beach
  • Spa
  • Watersports
  • Wedding packages available
  • Wi-Fi

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Food & Drink

Gauguin Restaurant & Bar

Here, you'll dine in a cabana for two by flickering candlelight among the palm trees. The varied menu, which changes daily, blends the cuisines of the West Indies, the Pacific Rim and Europe. Enjoy a variety of wines by the glass with your dinner, perhaps starting with the curry-scented spinach soup with roasted corn or peppered yellowfin tuna, followed by pan-fried fillet of butterfish with sweet chilli sauce and stir-fried vegetables. Top off your meal with fresh-brewed coffee and a sweet surprise, like the delightfully decadent crème brulee.

Ismay's Restaurant & Bar

The most luxurious cuisine at this Resort, Ismay's Restaurant & Bar stunning timber building situated at the southern end of the ¾ mile white sand beach adjacent to the beautiful shell bay. Menu offers guests the best of islands local flavours with everything from classic West Indian "roti" to seafood gumbo and the classic Rastafarian dish "ital". For a $45 surcharge, you can celebrate that special occasion or romantic evening looking out at the Caribbean Sea.

Rum Shack

Set in the garden by the lagoon, the new Rum Shack opens daily from 6pm to 11pm giving guests the opportunity to experience the Caribbean through its famous Rums whether guests prefer their rum straight, on ice or in a cocktail. The Rum Shack stocks 20 rums from across the Caribbean from Antigua to Trinidad for guests to sample. The Rum Shack is part of the All Inclusive but there will be the opportunity for guests to sample additional speciality rums from the Caribbean at an additional charge as part of rum degustation & tastings.

Tee Pee Bar

Make a point of stopping by the distinctive TeePee Bar, with its high peaked roof. It's famous for the Galley Bay Special, a delightful frozen mixture of Cavalier light rum, coconut cream, grenadine and fresh bananas. The TeePee Bar is a popular gathering spot where guests enjoy each other's company and spectacular sea views, both day and night.

The Galley Bay Coffee Shop

The Galley Bay Coffee Shop is included in the All Inclusive and serves cappuccino, espresso, café latte and a selection of herbal teas and fresh juices. Treats to eat include home made pastries, croissants, banana muffins, coco bread as well as macaroons, chocolate meringue, brownies, freshly made cakes and evening cookies & home made chocolates. Guests can enjoy their drinks and sweet treats in the indoor lounge or in the garden in the sunshine. The new Coffee Shop is located by the library area, close to the lagoon.