Antigua

Galley Bay Resort & Spa


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Glimmering turquoise seascapes and lush gardens create a relaxing, natural setting for those who want to decompress and escape from the world. The focal point of this all-inclusive adults-only (16+) resort is the three-quarter-mile white sand beach on the clear, warm Caribbean, where you can recline in the shade of a palm tree, soak up the sun or enjoy a refreshing swim and complimentary non-motorized watersports. The resort is located on 40 acres of beautiful tropical gardens, approximately 20 minutes away from the airport. Most accommodations are tucked into the landscape along the beach, so your next swim is just a few steps across the sand.

Part of the joy of staying at Galley Bay is dining at the two alfresco restaurants. Farm-fresh offerings are prepared with care, melding Caribbean with Continental into wonderfully original dishes. Enjoy a cooling break from the sun by day or a satisfying nightcap at any one of Galley Bay's three open-air lounges. All three serve a wonderful selection of cooling Caribbean cocktails, top-shelf liquor, and wines by the glass, along with non-alcoholic beverages.

On Galley Bay's beautiful, three-quarter-mile crescent of sand, the inviting sea is a fantastic natural playground for a host of non-motorized water sports. All lessons and equipment are included, just another luxurious reason to choose an all-inclusive stay at Galley Bay. There's no reason to take a vacation from your exercise regiment while you're at Galley Bay. Free weights and cardio equipment let you keep up your routine - or start a new one - in the comfort of the air-conditioned Fitness Center. On land, you can partake of a wide array of sports and pastimes. Galley Bay features an Astro-Turf tennis court for daytime play. To put a new spin on your game, join one of the clinics or arrange for personal instruction. For the utmost in relaxation and pampering, guests are invited to explore Indulge, the beautiful spa.

Beyond the grounds of Galley Bay, a host of exciting adventures are all within easy reach. Join a Jeep adventure into the rainforest, play golf, or discover some of the island's 365 beautiful beaches. Galley Bay makes it a point to keep its guests entertained with the best local musicians, who bring island-inflected live music to the resort each night.
HOTEL LOCATION
Enjoys a secluded setting amidst forty-acres of lush, tropical gardens between a bird sanctuary lagoon and a beach on the undeveloped west coast of Antigua. Thatch, bamboo, and terracotta combine to establish an ambiance of elegant rusticity.
Address:
ST. JOHNS


AG
Local Phone: 268-462-0302
HOTEL FACILITIES
Barber / Beauty Salon
Concierge
Laundry / Dry Cleaning Service
Parking(Complimentary)
Pools
Number of Pools: 1
Golf: CLOSEBY
Holes: 18
Tennis
Number of Courts: 1
Water Sports on Site
Snorkeling: Additional Charge
Wind Surf: Additional Charge
Health Club / Spa
Sauna: Additional Charge
Steam Room: Additional Charge
Manicure / Pedicure: Additional Charge
Facials: Additional Charge
HOTEL DETAILS
Great care has been taken to ensure the resort not only compliments, but also takes full advantage of these untouched naturalsurroundings. Woven bamboo ceilings, uneven whitewashed walls and cool terracotta tiling establish charming Caribbean theme. Updated amenities such as complimentary internet access, a DVD player and an iPod docking station. Home-away-from-home comforts throughout include air conditioning, ceiling fans, satellite, TVs, mini-refrigerators and coffee makers. Beach: 3/4 mile beach on the undeveloped west coast of Antigua. The white sand beach and boasting breathtaking views of the Caribbean Sea Check-in: 3:00pm
Check-out: 12:00 pm
Total Rooms: 98
Year Opened: 0 Credit Cards: Visa, Master Card
HOTEL RESTRICTIONS
Adults Only 16+
ROOM TYPES
SUPERIOR BEACH FRONT
Elegant rooms in one-storyElegant rooms in one-story buildings with vaulted ceilings private patio located directly on a 3/4 mile white sand beach.
1 King Bed Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Balcony or Terrace
Kitchen
Minibar
Room Safe
DELUXE BEACH FRONT
These rooms are well appointed and spacious, larger than the Superior Beachfront roomwith walk-in closets, large beach patios (with beach shower) walk-in closets, large beach patios (with beach shower) and modern designer bathrooms.
1 King Bed Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Balcony or Terrace
Kitchen
Minibar
Room Safe
PREMIUM BEACH FRONT SUITE
The hotel's largest and most luxurious accommodations feature a bedroom and sunken living room with a wet bar overlooking a spectacular ocean view. Each suite has its own private balcony/patio situated directly on the beach.
1 King Bed Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Balcony or Terrace
Kitchen
Minibar
Room Safe
GAUGUIN SUITE
Situated on the edge of a bird sanctuary lagoon, each romantic cottage consists of two separate thatched rondovals - one for sleeping the other a bath/dressing room. The plunge pools are either rectangular or freeform in shape.
1 King Bed Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Balcony or Terrace
Kitchen
Minibar
Room Safe
PREMIUM BEACH FRONT SPA SUITE
The hotels largest and luxurious accommodations feature a bedroom and sunken living room with a wet bar overlooking a spectacular ocean view. Each suite has its own private balcony/patio situated on the beach.
1 King Bed Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Room Safe
DINING
Galley Bay Resort & Spa features 1 meal plan options:
All Meals, Drinks & Tips-FULL
There are 4 Restaurants at Galley Bay Resort & Spa:
Gauguin Restaurant - a la carte - dinner
Seagrape Restaurant - a la carte - breakfast, lunch, dinner.
Barefoot Grill - a la carte - lunch
Ismay's - a la carte - dinner
ACTIVITIES & ENTERTAINMENT
Daily Activities & Entertainment:
windsurfing, sailing, snorkeling and kayaking. Massages are also available on-site, scuba-diving can be arranged nearby.
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30th Annibersry
psigal14,
Tue Aug 14 07:23:50 EDT 2018
My wife and I spent 7 days at Galley Bay in August 2018. we can't say enough good things about this resort. The staff, food , accommodations all exceeded our expectations. The beach was fantastic and the north end of the beach was great for snorkeling. we would come back to Galley Bay without hesitation.

Amazing place for a getaway
jauricedecastro,
Tue Aug 14 02:36:56 EDT 2018
Our stay was just simply too short! The staff are amazing! They go out of their way to make you feel welcome. The rooms and grounds are gorgeous. And who wouldn't love stepping onto the beach straight from their room? The food was impeccable the menus are filled with lots of tasty and creative options. I was also very happy to see some of the local antiguan favorites such as the Bullfoot Soup offered as an option. We will definitely be back to Galley Bay Resort and Spa. Special thanks to Timothy Damond Stefaney and Javid. They are truly assets to the operation.

Galley Bay: As Heavenly As Earth Can Get
Simone D,
Mon Aug 13 13:19:56 EDT 2018
Galley Bay Resort is spectacular. It’s definitely in the top 3 Caribbean hotels that I’ve patronized. The spa experience is unmatched. There’s duty free shopping. The food is superb and the ambiance calm and private. The watersports are super fun (and included. Lol 👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽) The ocean front view at meal time is unbeatable. The staff is exceptional and welcoming. You can tell that they love their jobs. I especially appreciated the fact that even though we stayed during the carnival season, there was no excessive noise and “bachanalish” behaviors with which to contend. 😊❤️

Honeymoon in Paradise
lrlevy727,
Thu Aug 09 09:01:32 EDT 2018
The grounds, room, staff and views were absolutely perfect! We stayed in a second floor room that opened to the most perfect view. We felt very welcomed and safe upon arriving. We enjoyed beach days, pool time, snorkeling and sailing with Captian Sean all right from the resort. We lived the beach grill for a casual lunch during the day and enjoyed the different dinner options available, including a splurge for a beach dinner at Ismays.

Our wonderful holiday at Galley Bay
Ticklex, London, United Kingdom
Wed Aug 08 00:35:55 EDT 2018
We had the recent pleasure of staying at Galley Bay for 11 nights. The hotel was recommended to us by my parents, who are repeat guests. As such, we arrived with very high expectations and were not disappointed. When we arrived following a long flight, we were greeted warmly with a drink and were swiftly taken across the lagoon by golf cart to our room. Although we had arrived early in advance of the advised check in time, our room was ready for us. This short trip gave us a wonderful view of the lagoon which is beautiful and populated by all sorts of wildlife. We saw a huge variety of birds, lizards and even a mongoose. The abundance of natural predators meant that we didn’t encounter many insects, which was a bonus! We had chosen a beachfront suite, which was large and very well-appointed. As it was my husband’s birthday, we were brought a fruit plate and a bottle of champagne, which was much appreciated. It’s thoughtful touches like this that set Galley Bay apart from the competition. In our room were robes, toiletries, snorkels and refillable water bottles. The bottles especially were very useful, and we kept these topped up using the ‘rehydration stations’ dotted about the resort. Our balcony had two very comfortable loungers which overlooked the sea and had a spectacular view down the bay. The room was sympathetically decorated, and the bed was one of the comfiest we’ve slept in, with what looked to be a memory foam topper above the mattress. The food was a high point for us. Due to, we would imagine, low occupancy, some of the restaurants were shut on certain days, but this never caused us a problem. The Seagrape restaurant offered a variety of appetizer and entree options for dinner, and the food was delicious, with a different seafood offering every day. We also ate there for breakfast and appreciated the range of a la carte options. The egg dishes were fantastic! There was a small continental buffet for breakfast, but other than that, meals were served a la carte. We also ate at the Gaugin for lunch and dinner, which offered excellent food in a beautiful setting (covered pagodas on the beach). The service at both restaurants was exceptional, and we noted that all servers had been trained in fine dining service, which was another lovely touch. We ate at Ismay’s one evening. This restaurant is not included as part of the all inclusive package and costs extra. While we thought the food was exceptional, as was the service, we only went once as the $80 odd extra charge was perhaps too much when the rest of the food at the resort is so good. The final restaurant was the Barefoot Grill, where you fill in an order slip and then eat burgers, hot dogs or quesadillas in a relaxed setting right next to the beach. We enjoyed eating here some days as it meant we didn’t have to change out of our swimwear and interrupt our time at the pool or on the beach. The two bars, the Teepee and the Seagrape, offered a range of high quality alcohol with knowledgable staff and were an excellent place for a drink and a chat. While Galley Bay is a quiet resort, the staff and other guests are very sociable. There is entertainment each night in the form of local singers or a band, and the resort offers excursions, although we didn’t take advantage of these. The beach and pool are both relaxing and beautiful, with plenty of seating. The rocks close to the shore offer wonderful opportunities for snorkelling, and we saw many different types of fish, so the snorkels in the rooms were a nice touch. Our only suggestion to the management would be to install more shade on the beach. There are few trees, and we found that we couldn’t safely sit on the beach for very long at all so would often retreat to our balcony. There are wooden ‘umbrellas’ at the pool and near the Gaugin, so perhaps some of these could be placed? Galley Bay benefits from a stunning location, excellent accommodation and truly exceptional staff. Everyone we spoke to was friendly, knowledgable and eager to help us. They are a credit to the resort. What we wanted from this holiday was to unwind, relax in each other’s company and enjoy beautiful scenery and food. We would definitely return to what’s now our favourite hotel in the Caribbean. Thank you, Galley Bay!



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