Drift away in a Caribbean paradise at Carlisle Bay.
This one-of-a-kind hotel blends the absolute beauty of Antigua with distinguished, understated luxury.
Laidback, friendly and packed with character, there’s no mistaking this as a supremely luxurious getaway destination, but one that doesn’t cater for pomp and fussiness.
All this makes Carlisle Bay one of the best-loved hotels in the Caribbean. The picture-perfect shoreline complete with white sandy beach melts into the lush tropical scenery of inland Antigua. With this tranquil setting, it’s no wonder that Carlisle Bay is considered one of the most beautiful spots on the island. Guests will have full access to all of this, with all the sights, scents and sounds that come with this gorgeously tropical locale.
In the hotel itself, you’ll find exquisite suites decked out with simplistic, stylish furnishings and comfortable touches. Away from your room, you can pamper yourself at the luxe Blue Spa which spreads across an expansive 17,000 square feet. Or, put your feet up poolside and soak up the ambience that oozes from Carlisle Bay’s every pore.
If you’re an active type or have children that need some entertainment, this is also a great place for a luxury family holiday. There are a range of activities to discover. A kids' club will keep little ones out from under your feet, giving you an extra excuse to relax in a way that suits you best. And adults can stay active on the water, explore the local area, or take a yoga class to de-stress and tone.
Dining options span four different restaurants, each with their own distinctive personality. Each has their own picturesque setting and relaxed ambience, so you can sample delights from top chefs in intimate, beautiful surroundings. And if you just fancy a drink, head to one of Carlisle Bay’s bars to sip a cocktail and revel in your own peaceful paradise.
- From £2,395pp when departing on 17 May 2021
- Ocean Suite
- Upgrade to British Airways Club World from £935pp return
Luxurious suites with spacious interiors, simplistic, stylish décor and outstanding views across the Caribbean give Carlisle Bay its unique charm. These 87 suites, together with thoughtful extras like bathrobes for all ages, even little children, make the hotel as homely as it is sumptuous.
A beachside restaurant that offers outstanding views of the ocean, a charming restaurant ambience, and delicious contemporary cuisine.
This fancy dining eatery is the place to go if you want to dress up and feel sharp. Serving exquisite Asian cuisine, it’s a flavourful experience like no other.
Laidback cool is something Ottimo! serves up in abundance, along with tasty Italian dishes and wood-fired oven specialities.
With sweeping views over Carlisle Bay, Jetty Grill and the Jetty Bar offer an adult-only dining setting when you can soak up the vista and relax in style.
Caribbean style bar catering in fine cocktails and delicious drinks any time of the day. Here you can settle into comfy seats and soak up the ambience of Carlisle Bay.
Activities and Entertainment
Staying fit and healthy and soaking up as much of the island as possible is easy at Carlisle Bay thanks to a full range of activities. These include zip line tours for thrill seekers, trips to Stingray City to get up close and personal to some of Antigua’s most amazing sea creatures, horse riding excursions and helicopter trips.
Water lovers can experience anything from kayaking to raft-building. Or you can go on a cruise and see the gorgeous scenery without so much as dipping your toe in the ocean.
A free-form pool and scuba diving facilities make diving a dream for both enthusiasts and beginners, with all the instruction and support you need.
A spacious fitness suite complete with Technogym equipment and expert staff means you can keep your fitness regime going while you holiday in style.
Yoga and Pilates
Set in a peaceful corner of the gardens, the yoga pavilion gives yogis and lovers of Pilates a chance to indulge in a blissful environment.
The Blue Spa and beauty salon offers every kind of luxe treatment and pick-me-up you might need to leave you feeling renewed.
Designed to keep kids aged 6 months to 6 years happy, the Cool Kids Club is the perfect antidote for lively little ones and stressed out parents.
St Mary's, 30 minutes transfer from VC Bird International Airport.
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