Galley Bay Resort & Spa

The inviting Galley Bay Resort and Spa boasts a pure white sandy beach, relaxing gardens and calming seas.

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Galley Bay Resort and Spa is an adults-only complex with luxurious facilities set in a wildlife reserve with a three quarter mile beach. Choose between a variety of watersports, including windsurfing, kayaking, paddle boarding, and catamaran sailing with complimentary water sports gear and round your day off with a cocktail at one of the resort's five bars, accompanied by live music.

Description, Services & Facilities

Dining

Adult-only Galley Bay Resort and Spa Antigua stretches over 40 acres of tropical landscape, in front of a white sand beach that spreads to three-quarters of a mile. Galley Bay is situated on the west coast of the Island and offers a private setting which can be reached by a wooden bridge that passes through a lagoon and bird sanctuary. This beachfront resort has a rustic feel to it with the use of thatched roofs, bamboo and terracotta. It has a wooden deck which offers a spectacular view of the ocean. The turquoise seascapes and green gardens of Galley Bay offer the ultimate in relaxation and comfort. There are 98 guest rooms which are set amongst the tropical gardens, three-quarters of which line the white sandy beach. The unique Gauguin Suites, scattered close to the bird sanctuary and lagoon, have private plunge pools and have recently been refurbished. Galley Bay Resort guests can relax at the beach or at the landscaped swimming pool; the more active individuals can choose to engage in non-motorised water sports, use the championship tennis court, or the fitness room. Just a 25-minute drive from the V.C. Bird International Airport or a 10-minute drive from the capital, St. John’s.

Services and Facilities:

• Swimming pool
• Fitness room with air conditioning
• Lagoon fishing
• Boutique shop
• On-site vegetable and herb garden tours
• Internet access in resort library
• Jogging track
• Championship tennis court
• Non-motorised water sports such as sailing, windsurfing, kayaking, snorkelling and catamaran sailing (instructors are also available to give guidance to the water sport beginners with no extra charge need to be paid).
• Live entertainment most evenings
• Bicycles & croquet lawn

Indulge Spa and Salon:

For Galley Bay guests who want to maximise their relaxing holiday, the spa and salon facilities offer only the best in world-class pampering. Indulge spa is a multi-level, spacious private spot which has 3 massage areas (2 of which are rustic). These 2 pods are breezy massage decks that are adorned with sheer curtains for the ultimate privacy. These areas also have a good view of the bird sanctuary and lagoon. The second shady spa treatment pod was created with 2 massage tables (his and hers), therefore, giving preference to Galley Bay guest couples who want to enjoy a treatment together.  

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Galley Bay Services at a charge:

• Beauty treatments
• Massages
• Island tours
• Shirley Heights trips during Sundays
• Day cruises
• Sunset cruises
• Scuba diving
• Deep sea fishing
• Golf at Cedar Valley (about 20 minutes away)
• Golf at Jolly Harbour (about 25 minutes away)
• Shopping outings   

Dining: 

Galley Bay Resort Antigua has has three open-air, beachfront restaurants which serve Euro-Caribbean cuisine with fresh seafood and other local produce and five bars. 

Coffee Shop
• Open daily from 7am to 1030pm
• Serves cappuccino, espresso, cafe latte and a selection of herbal teas and fresh juices

The Seagrape
• Serves breakfast, lunch and dinner
• Tropical Caribbean and Creole cuisine
• Relaxed beachside dining accompanied by live, steel drum music.

The Gauguin
• Lunch and dinner service in beachside, thatched cabanas for two.
• European and West Indian cuisine.

Ismay’s
• This fine dining restaurant is set by the beach, surrounded by tropical gardens
• Fresh, local flavours and ingredients
• The dining surcharge for Ismay’s is $45 per guest.

At Galley Bay Resort and Spa guests can enjoy afternoon tea, evening hors d’oeuvres, top-shelf beverages, live entertainment, cocktail parties and a Caribbean beachside barbeque on Thursday evenings.

The Rum Shack
• Guests can enjoy after-dinner rums from across the Caribbean islands

The Barefoot Grill
• Relaxed beachside grill.
• Open daily for light lunches

Hotel Location

Rooms

Superior Beachfront Room

Superior Beachfront Rooms are one level guest rooms located directly on the white sand of the beach. 


Features:
  • One level guest rooms located directly on the sand
  • Vaulted ceilings
  • En-suite bathrooms with showers only.
  • Private terraces
  • Seconds away from the sea
  • Louvered windows, tropical artwork and rattan furnishings
  • Deluxe Beachfront Room

    Located right on the spectacular each, these one or two-storey buildings offer more spacious accommodation, with 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. 


    Features:
  • Set within 1 or 2-storey buildings on the beach
  • Larger rooms with walk-in closets, bathrooms with showers
  • Spacious beach patios featuring beach showers.
  • Guests can step straight onto the sand at low level rooms - Guests in upper floor rooms enjoy beautiful Caribbean Sea views.
  • Max Occupancy: 2 adults 
  • Gauguin Suites

    Gauguin Suites are 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 pool. One rondoval is the bedroom and the other is a bath/dressing room (shower only). Each Gauguin Suite has a plunge pool concealed from its neighbour by a combination of the lush tropical vegetation and screens made from natural wood branches. 


    Features:
  • Sitting area
  • Garden and plunge pool
  • Maximum occupancy: 2 adults
  • Premium Beachfront Suites

    Located in two-storey buildings, these contemporary split-level suites feature a sunken living room with a wet-bar, floor-to-ceiling windows with spectacular views, private furnished terraces or balconies and oversized bathrooms with bidets, ‘his & hers’ showers and extra large bathtubs. Lower level rooms offer access directly on the beach, while the top story rooms offer lofty vaulted ceilings and incredible ocean views. 


    Features:
  • Fantastic beachfront location
  • 1 King Bed plus rollaway bed
  • Sunken living room and floor-to-ceiling windows
  • Private furnished terraces or balconies
  • Granite and dark acacia wood furniture
  • Wall-mounted 32-inch, flat-screen TVs with DVD players
    • Bathrooms feature luxury Gilchrist & Soames amenities, large bathtubs and his-and-her showers
  • iPod alarm clock
  • Wireless Internet access
  • Max Occupancy: 3 adults
  • Let us plan your perfect trip to Galley Bay Resort and Spa, call 0203 131 7265 to speak to one of our experts

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