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Galley Bay Resort & Spa

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Galley Bay Resort & Spa, located just 15 minutes from Antigua’s V.C. Bird International Airport (ANU), defines Caribbean beachfront luxury. An intimate hideaway for discerning travelers who want a refined yet unpretentious experience, this All-Inclusive, Adults-Only, beachfront resort is situated on 56 acres of private paradise, surrounded by a bird sanctuary and a three-quarter mile-long stretch of beach on the sunset side of Antigua. A Green Globe Certified resort, Galley Bay offers a number of eco-friendly, on-property initiatives, including a reverse osmosis water purification plant, the use of recycled paper products, and energy-efficient lighting throughout the resort.

Galley Bay Resort & Spa has an Adults-Only policy. All guests must be 16 years of age or older. 

 

Location

Transfer Time: Approximately 15 mins from the V.C. Bird International Airport.

Rooms

All guestrooms feature air conditioning, ceiling fans, satellite television, mini refrigerators that are stocked upon guests’ arrival, ample-sized closets, coffee makers, hair dryers, safes, radio alarm clocks, direct-dial telephones, complimentary WiFi, and oversized chaise lounges on terraces or balconies. 

Superior Beachfront Rooms

Feature vaulted ceilings, private terraces, wall-mounted flat screen TVs, and bathrooms with showers.

Deluxe Beachfront Rooms

Include walk-in closets, private bathrooms and showers, and balconies or large beach patios. Max occupancy: 2 people

Premium Beachfront Suites

Feature living rooms with wet bars and floor-to-ceiling windows, private furnished terraces or balconies, wall-mounted LCD televisions, DVD players, iPod alarm clocks, and individual climate control. Baths feature Gilchrist & Soames luxury amenities, oversized bathtubs and his-and-her showers. Max occupancy: 3 people

Premium Beachfront Spa Suites

Include daily 45-minute spa treatments from our selected menu. A spa treatment is included every day excluding the day of arrival and departure (i.e. 5 per person per 7-night stay). Treatments are NON TRANSFERABLE and are based on a PER PERSON usage. Max occupancy: 2 people

Gauguin Cottages

Encircled by the resort’s lagoon and bird sanctuary. Immersing guests into the quiet beauty of nature, each cottage features whitewashed walls, bamboo ceilings, louvered windows and terracotta tiles. Ideal for a romantic retreat, each cottage has a bedroom and an expansive bathroom/dressing area connected by a sheltered breezeway.

Gauguin Suites

Consist of two thatched rondovals, now enclosed with a large air-conditioned sitting area in the centre. One rondoval is for sleeping - the other a bath/dressing room (shower only). The Cottages have cool and modern white tile flooring with stone accents. The plunge pools are 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.

Bars & Restaurants

Galley Bay has three open-air, beachfront restaurants and a casual beachside grill. Menus offer Euro-Caribbean cuisine, featuring fresh, local produce and seafood. Galley Bay Resort & Spa’s three restaurants have a casual elegance dress code. After 6:30 p.m., men are requested to wear collared shirts and long pants. Shorts, flip-flops, tennis shoes, t-shirts and tank tops are not permitted in the evening.

The Seagrape

The restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner, blends refined Caribbean gourmet cooking with international influences.

The Gauguin

Amore intimate restaurant, serves lunch and dinner in beachside, thatched cabanas for two. Dishes are inspired by West Indian cuisine.

Ismay’s

An international gourmet dining option for special occasions, is a restaurant surrounded by tropical gardens along the resort’s white-sand beach.

Barefoot Grill

The latest addition to Galley Bay’s culinary offerings, offers guests a relaxed and laid-back beachside atmosphere. Open daily for lunch, the Barefoot Grill serves up hot and tasty “basket-style” meals & snacks such as the classic Cuban sandwich, burgers, and grilled quesadillas.

TeePee Bar

An informal seaside bar best known for its signature drink, the Galley Bay Special.

Gauguin Bar

A part of The Gauguin restaurant, offers drinks both pre- and post-lunch and dinner.

Lounge Bar

Opens at lunchtime and serves up cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and live entertainment well into the night.

Rum Shack

Serves different rums from throughout the Caribbean, and curated rum cocktails. There will also be special tastings to showcase rare or very old rums.

Features & Activities

Guests can stroll the three-quarter mile-long white sand beach; sail; take out a kayak; sunbathe by the resort’s pool with cascading waterfall; enjoy tennis, billiards or table tennis; or play a traditional game of lawn tennis or croquet at no extra charge. Lagoon fishing, bicycle rentals, and onproperty vegetable- and herb-garden tours are also complimentary for guests.

The resort also offers Yoga classes, Caribbean cooking demos, hikes to Fort Barrington, and silent movie nights on the sand. Additionally, the resort now features a new Fitness Center, Gift Shop, Tour Desk, and Diamonds International™ jewelry shop.

For an additional fee, island excursions can be arranged, including tours of historic St. John’s as well as diving and snorkeling excursions.