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  1. 1.  All prices shown a quotes only and subject to change at any time without notice. The only way to secure the price is to make a deposit.  Deposits start at $150 per person and are due at time of booking.  Final payment is usually due 45 days prior to travel.  The price shown includes round-trip flight, resort, round-trip transportation between airport and resort, all-inclusive amenities as described and taxes for two people.
  2. 2.  Antigua's many beaches—as many as there are days in a year—leave no visitor wanting. This island paradise combines magnificent resorts, impeccable service, bursting hotel nightlife, and pristine, aqua-blue waters combined with lustrous sands and soothing trade winds. Antigua vacations will help you relax, restore your sense of peace, and keep you coming back for more. Divers and snorkelers will find a plethora of reefs and tropical marine life to explore just off Antigua's shores. Those who prefer to stay above water can hit the breeze and sail or yacht across the island to discover many an uncharted cove or bay. Caribbean vacations are sublime in Antigua.  Water temperature reaches a pleasant 80°F and soothing trade winds keep the weather relatively consistent all year long.
  3. 3.  St. John's is the capital and largest city of Antigua and Barbuda.  The city is famous for its various shopping malls as well as boutiques throughout the city, selling designer jewelry and haute- couture clothing. There are also many independent, locally run establishments, selling a variety of fashions.  With its recently completed cruise ship dock and several hotels, St. John's is a lively hub for shopping and dining.
  4. 4.  5 Star Resort  All-Inclusive  Couples Only  Voted "World's Leading Honeymoon Resort" 3 years in a row  The sensation of a quaint Caribbean Grove with lush, tropical gardens highlighted by brilliant bougainvillea combined with luxurious suites incorporating Mediterranean inspired elements both nestled against a powdery white- sand beach. Newly designed gardens and landscaping of the Mediterranean Village to the newly refurbished Red Lane Spa add to the feeling of luxury and romance that permeates Sandals Grande Antigua Resort & Spa. There are 373 Rooms and suites in 25 categories. Accommodations range from one story buildings with patios to Honeymoon Garden Rondovals with Private Plunge pool to exotic Mediterranean Honeymoon Penthouse One Bedroom Oceanview Suites and Luxury Ocean Villa One Bedroom Suites with Private Pool.
  5. 5.  Six swimming pools  Six whirlpools  Pool side wait service  Swim-up bars  Included water sports: › Kayaks › Snorkeling › Scuba diving › Windsurfing › Hobie Cats › Paddle boards
  6. 6.  Bayside Restaurant - Experience International gourmet cuisine served a la carte, indoor by candlelight or outdoors overlooking the moonlit sea. Dinner is served every night from 6:30pm to 9:30pm with a grand buffet on Saturdays.  Mario's Restaurant - One of the most colorful, elegant restaurants specializing in regional Italian dishes with an antipasto bar and open pasta kitchen. This restaurant serves dinner from 6:30pm-9:30pm.  Barefoot by the Sea - A la carte breakfast 8:00am-10:00am. Bask in impeccable white-glove service and dig your toes into satiny sands, as you feast on sublime seafood and listen to the ocean waves serenading you in this beguiling spot set directly on the beach, with only a wood- shingled Caribbean roof between you and a night sky overflowing with stars and glowing with the light of the moon.  Eleonor's - Succulent Caribbean cuisine tantalizes your taste buds as white-glove service spoils you royally amidst surroundings that transport you back to the old plantation houses of yesteryear. This elegant restaurant serves dinner from 6:30pm-9:30pm..  The Cricketer's Arms -Cross the Atlantic the instant you enter this authentic English pub, complete with carved walls, rich wooden benches, genuine cricket paraphernalia and a clubby billiards room. Sample some of the best pub grub this side of London as you drink in the warm, hearty ambiance of this British enclave.
  7. 7.  Kimono's - Specialty gourmet restaurant serving Oriental cuisine prepared table side by an entertaining chef.  OK Corral Restaurant - Experience savory steaks and other Southwestern specialties grilled Western-style in a casual setting with panoramic views of the ocean.  Sushi Bar - Located next to Kimono's, serving Sushi specialties from 6:00pm-9:30pm.  Courtyard Bistro - You will never go hungry at Sandals Antigua. If you would prefer a light snack, if you have missed lunch, or have the midnight munchies, the Courtyard Bistro is open from 10:30am- 6:00pm and again from 11:00pm-7:00am serving juicy hamburgers, hot dogs, fruits, french fries, sandwiches, salads, etc.  Bella Napoli Pizzeria - This fine outdoor pizzeria serves Italian stone- baked pizza for everyone to enjoy. Open from 10:30am-5:00pm.  Late Night Buffets: Weekly late night chocolate dessert buffet  Late Night Snacks: Daily in the Cricketer's Arms from 10:00pm- 6:00am  Room Service - Yes - 24 hours for Butler suite categories
  8. 8.  Piano Bar - 6:30pm-2:00am  Sundowner Bar - 10:30am-11:00pm  Swim-Up Pool Bar - 10:30am-6:00pm  Kimono's Bar - 6:15pm-11:00pm  The Cricketer's - 5:00pm-2:00am  Barefoot by Ricardo & Gisele - 11:00am-5:00pm and 6:30pm-9:30pm  Mediterranean Swim-up Bar - 10:30am-6:00pm  Beachside and poolside cocktail service  Nightly Shows with live entertainment: Live shows, live bands, piano bar, karaoke, carnival night, Antigua night, pirate night, slot machines, talent shows, fashion shows, charity casino night  Beach party - BBQ on the beach with live native show  Karaoke 11:00pm-1:00am  Piano bar 6:30pm-2:00am (air-conditioned)
  9. 9.  Nightly Entertainment › Antigua Night › Piano Bar › Talent Shows › Live Shows › Charity Casino Night › Karaoke › Chocolate Buffet › Slot Machines › Caribbean Night › Live Bands › Carnival Night › Games Night › Beach Party › Fashion Shows
  10. 10. Mediterranean One Bedroom Butler Villa Suite with Private Pool Sanctuary  This is a true one story villa in paradise. Each villa has an expansive private pool deck which leads to the plunge pool & whirlpool. The living room, which is furnished with a sofa, a love seat and a writing desk, looks out onto the pool deck. The bedroom is furnished with a king sized four poster canopied bed. The bathroom has twin wash basins, a roman whirlpool tub and a separate walk in overhead "rain" shower. Both the bedroom and living room are equipped with large flat screen TVs (42"). This villa offers total romantic seclusion. 24-hr. room service.
  11. 11.  The services of your personal butler is that special touch that makes your vacation more, it turns it into the vacation of your life.  Butler Services › Unpack your luggage › Provide a private orientation of the property › Press your first two suits complimentary › Provide you with a cell phone so you can keep in contact with each other throughout your stay • Make all dinner reservations, tour bookings, on property activities and spa treatments for you • Serve you your favorite drinks while you lounge on the beach or pool • Serve you lunch on the beach or on the pool • Liaise with housekeeping re servicing of your suite • Ensure that your suite is kept in perfect condition and arranged the way you like during your stay • Expedite all room service orders for you • Arrange a perfect romantic dinner for two in the privacy of your suite on or your patio. Unlike our competitors, our butler level guests can order from any resort restaurant menu for dining in their room or suite • Shine/clean your shoes for dinner • Tend to your wardrobe • Collect and return all laundry for you
  12. 12.  Butler Services › Bring you amenities before dinner › Escort you to dinner where they have reserved a beautifully decorated table at the restaurant of your choice – with preferential seating › Ensure your suite is turned down and your room has all it needs for the night › Arrange transportation back to the airport › Provide you with information regarding check out › Assist you in folding your clothes for packing › Retain all your preferences for future visits
  13. 13.  Your butler is available until 10:00 pm and makes your stay special by getting to know you and anticipate your needs. Before you leave for your vacation you will fill out a form with all your preferences so your butler can be ready and waiting for your arrival.  If you like to sleep late your butler will reserve chairs on the beach or by the pool.  Your butler will pack an ice chest for you with all your favorite drinks so you don’t even have to get up and go to the bar.  If you are feeling very relaxed by the pool and don’t want to get up and go to a restaurant for lunch you can order from any restaurant menu and your butler will bring your meal to you.  If you where gone on an excursion all day and don’t feel like dressing up for dinner you can order dinner from any restaurant and your butler will set up the meal for you in your room or on your balcony/terrace and draw a bubble bath for you.  You butler will make sure your favorite drinks are stocked in your mini- bar.  If you would like to arrange a romantic surprise for your spouse your butler will help you make all of the arrangements.
  14. 14.  Examples of what a Sandals Butler can do for you: › There was a guest who requested to have breakfast on their balcony each morning. On the last day before their departure the butler located a ladder, climbed up to their balcony (on the third floor) and laid breakfast out. Then called the guest and asked them to open their balcony door. They were speechless when the saw the butler on the balcony with breakfast elegantly arranged for them. › A guest went sailing every day, they always brought Red Stripe out with them. Knowing that they would be out of beers soon the butler got the rescue boat and bought an additional cooler of beers for them while they were still sailing. › A guest had booked a candlelight dinner, however the weather did not permit them to dine on the beach. The guest was quite disappointed about this and wondered what they will do. The butler booked a spa treatment and they went to the spa. While they were at the spa the butler re-arranged their suite, elegantly arranged the table, got some bags and covered them with sand. The butler also had some glow in the dark stars and hung them from the ceiling, played a CD with ocean sounds and placed palm trees around the table. When the guest returned from the spa they could not believe that they were standing in their room. They had a wonderful evening dining in the privacy of their suite with the feeling they were right on the beach.
  15. 15.  4.5 Star Resort  All-Inclusive  Sugar Ridge commands an elevated position on a natural hillside and is ablaze with an abundance of colorful indigenous plants and sugar cane. It is set against a spectacular backdrop of Antigua's dramatic forested coastal highlands, with panoramic views whilst many of Antigua's most beautiful beaches are on the doorstep and quickly accessible by the hotel's complimentary shuttle. On the horizon lay Montserrat, Redonda, Nevis and St. Kitts. This area is also one of Antigua's most fertile regions with its black pineapple farms and mango trees close by.
  16. 16.  Two pools  Gym facilities  Spa  Complimentary shuttle to nearby beaches or you can walk to beaces  Visit bustling Jolly Harbor Marina just two minutes away from where numerous boating excursions, scuba diving and sport fishing trips depart.
  17. 17.  There are two restaurants to choose from each with their own team of chefs and offering a different style of cuisine.  Carmichaels is the hotels fine dining restaurant and is designed to fully appreciate arguably some of the best views in Antigua at the same time as enjoying some of the best cuisine. The decor is chic with wooden floors and shutters, and contemporary furnishings with colonial accents. The kitchen work hard to ensure that all of their dishes reflect what's fresh now from Antigua's local markets. The infinity edged pool and sun decks adjacent to Carmichaels offer the perfect location to enjoy breathtaking sunsets.
  18. 18.  Sugar Club is one of the social epicenters of Sugar Ridge. The restaurant and bar are informal and have quite a chic feel. They overlook the resort's two swimming pools and dining is both indoors and outdoors on the covered verandas. High ceilings and large open shutters provide a contemporary feel cooled by Caribbean breezes. Offering one of the best breakfast menus around, light lunches in a beautiful setting through to dinner with great salads, pastas, steaks and fish all complimented by a first class and professional team of staff. Sugar Club is also home to some of the best Sushi in Antigua. Open all day long from 7:00am to 10:00pm and all week long. Sugar Club has a good local following so you'll get to meet some of the great characters who come to enjoy the live entertainment in the bar which is featured most nights of the week.
  19. 19.  The hotel has 60 bedrooms grouped in sets of four, tiered on the hillside allowing each to enjoy the spectacular setting. Each bedroom has its own entrance door from the garden walkways. Ground floor rooms have large veranda's plunge pool and upper floor rooms have large veranda and day-bed. All are designed in a colonial, contemporary style with muslin draped four poster beds. Bathrooms feature single vanities and double showers. The amenities are conducive with today's lifestyle including an iPod docker.
  20. 20. Deluxe Room with Plunge Pool  Located on the hillside with panoramic views having a large veranda with a day bed and dining area. The room includes a crystal clear plunge pool. The bedroom with king size bed is air-conditioned and also has ceiling fan. The bathroom has a single basin and glass walled walk in shower. The bedroom and veranda measure approximately 550 sq ft. Room amenities include Complimentary wi fi, bottled water on arrival, fine Italian linen, flat screen TV, Ipod docker, electronic safe, mini fridge, tea/coffee maker, hairdryer, ironing board and iron.
  21. 21.  4.5 Star Resort  All-Inclusive  Galley Bay is an all-inclusive beachfront hideaway created for discerning travelers in search of a refined, yet unpretentious escape. It enjoys a secluded setting amidst forty-acres of lush, tropical gardens between a bird sanctuary lagoon and a 3/4 mile beach on the undeveloped west coast of Antigua. Great care has been taken to ensure the resort not only compliments, but also takes full advantage of these untouched natural surroundings. Thatch, bamboo, and terracotta combine to establish an ambiance of elegant rusticity in the alfresco public areas, whilst a picturesque wooden deck ensures maximum exposure to the ocean views. There is little disruption from the outside world as access to the resort is via a wooden bridge traversing the bird sanctuary.
  22. 22.  By day, guests are welcome to enjoy complimentary non-motorized water sports and other outdoor activities such as bicycling and tennis, and to work out in the air-conditioned fitness center. Those who wish to explore beyond the resort's grounds, can arrange dive and golf trips for an additional fee. Adventurous excursions, sightseeing and shopping outings also are available.
  23. 23.  No Caribbean experience would be complete without the music of the islands. 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. Steel pan, reggae and island adaptations of classic popular music create a romantic milieu for unforgettably romantic evenings at Galley Bay.
  24. 24.  Snorkeling equipment and caring instruction is complimentary at Galley Bay.  If you prefer your water flat, not fizzy, the free-form pool and its distinctive waterfall provide ample space to practice your strokes, and plenty of deck space and chaise lounges for reclining, reading, and soaking up the sun.  At Galley Bay, the beach is never far away. Just a few steps from your room, our three- quarter-mile-long beach is the perfect place for a cooling swim or an invigorating beach walk.
  25. 25.  Sea Grape Restaurant › Spacious open air restaurant right on the ocean where you will be treated to exotic flavors of the Caribbean with award-winning sumptuous a la carte dishes created by our master chef.  Gauguin Restaurant › Smaller more intimate venue with casual, grill- type fare beneath individual thatched huts. Open for lunch and dinner. Same day reservations are necessary for dinner.
  26. 26.  Ismay's › A stunning timber building situated at the southern end of the 3/4 mile white sand beach adjacent to the beautiful shell bay. Menu offers guests the best of the islands local flavors with everything from classic West Indian "roti" to seafood gumbo and the classic rastafarian dish "ital". Open for dinner 7 days a week (for all inclusive guests; adults & children a supplement applies). supplement is $35.00 per person.
  27. 27.  Barefoot Grill › Newest spot for snack cuisine. Here’s the opportunity to chit-chat with the Chef to create your own culinary delight from homemade burgers to kebabs. The aroma of the grill will lure you in for tasty bites that can be enjoyed beach side or at one of our picturesque gazebos.  Gauguin Bar › General Opening Hours: 11:00am until 11:00pm  Lounge Bar › After dinner aperitif and stay as long as you want. The perfect ending to a perfect day.  Teepee Bar › A cone-shaped, thatched-roof bar located on the beach. Hors d'oeuvres are served in the early evening at 6pm.
  28. 28. Gauguin Cottages  Gauguin cottages reflect the artist's lifestyle in Tahiti, with privacy that represents a departure from many of the constraints of civilization, along with the comfort you'd expect of a stay at Galley Bay. Settle in close to our peaceful lagoon, a sanctuary for beautiful native birds and wildlife, and enjoy the solitude amid the deep greenery that surrounds the cottages. As you approach, you'll see the peaked, thatched roofs poking above the foliage and a few hints of the thick, round walls of each unit - twin "rondoval" cottages joined by a sheltered breezeway. They're especially popular with newlyweds who wish to unplug from the world for awhile. In the bedroom, cool, whitewashed walls, woven bamboo ceilings, louvered windows and terra-cotta tile create a rustic, Tahitian ambiance, with bold splashes of bright color that echo Gauguin's absorbing natural palette, and the deep cool provided by individually controlled air conditioning units.  Across the breezeway is a bath equipped with a shower and dressing area. Enjoy the refreshing sensation of a beach shower to complete the feeling of being immersed in nature. You can brew your morning coffee in your room, then step outside and relax on your concealed patio, with its adjoining private plunge pool, the perfect spot for a romantic dip.
  29. 29.  5 Star Resort  All-Inclusive  Situated on the west coast of Antigua overlooking the Caribbean Sea, this stunning privately owned property offers guests a romantic, tropical hideaway. Made-up of 25 spacious, freestanding Cottage Suites, and flanked by over 140 acres of lush undeveloped land, guests of Hermitage Bay truly feel as if they have been transported to their own private island. This ultra luxurious all inclusive resort, brings the clean lines and conveniences found with contemporary decor and design, yet remains true to its Caribbean location by offering organic, locally sourced gastronomy, and utilizing indigenous building materials, natural color schemes, and non-invasive development techniques. The result: a natural, sophisticated retreat for those looking to unwind and become reacquainted with their environment and the one they are with.  30 minutes from airport and capital city  10 minutes away from the Jolly Harbour marina complex that offers shops, restaurants, golf and tennis. While the hotel is close enough to accommodate day trips into town or excursions around the island, there is private dirt road that separates Hermitage Bay from the rest of the world and "aids in the isolation of the resort."
  30. 30.  The beach at Hermitage Bay spans one of the most beautiful, protected coves in Antigua. Extending for some 1,250 feet, the plentiful sand varies in texture from powder-white to smooth, colorful seashells. A coral reef thrives immediately in front of the property, providing a natural wave barrier and convenient snorkeling. On either side, the calm, crystal clear waters of the bay are ideal for swimming.  Beachfront pool with lounge chairs  Morning yoga, meditation and Pilates classes (alternating days)  Non-motorized water sports, including snorkelling, windsurfing, Hobie cats and kayaks, including tuition  Wi-Fi throughout the property, as well as a public laptop near reception  Cooking classes once per week  Tour of resort’s organic garden
  31. 31.  Poolside Bar › Serves cocktails and refreshments by the pool and the open air lounge area  Hermitage Bay Restaurant and Bar › Beachfront restaurant serving a mix of modern European cuisine and Caribbean dishes with an emphasis on fresh local ingredients. Terrace seating overlooking the beach. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. › Menu changes daily › Fresh ingredients used from organic garden and local seafood
  32. 32. Hillside Pool Suites › The views from the Hillside Pool Suites are truly awe-inspiring panoramas of the Caribbean Sea and lush landscapes that surrounds Hermitage Bay. The dense foliage and flowering vines that entwine the suites’ dark lattice fencing shield the private sundecks and plunge pools from neighboring suites and passers- by. The outdoor living space rivals that of the luxurious bedroom and ensuite bath as each hillside suite features a wrap-around covered patio complete with double day beds, sofa love seat, small dining table and plantation chairs ideal for a morning coffee or sunset cocktail. › Scaling four tiers of the hillside behind the Antigua luxury resort, each of the 17 pool suites has been built to a standard size and laid out to maximize the views and privacy of its occupants. The first tier consists of suites 20 to 23 and is easily accessible via one of the hotel’s main walkways. These suites give one the benefit of the pool and views whilst being virtually right on the beach. Suites 24 to 36 span tiers two and three, while suites 37 through to 39 climb further up the hill, affording increasingly beautiful vistas and quiet seclusion.
  33. 33.  Sandals Grande Antigua › Butler service is a once in a lifetime experience › Lots of restaurant options  Sugar Ridge › Located on a hillside, not on a beach › Lots of steps › Surcharge for mini-bar and room service  Galley Bay › Private cottage  Hermitage Bay › Ultimate luxury
  34. 34.  Sandals Grande Antigua › Mediterranean One Bedroom Butler Villa Suite with Private Pool Sanctuary › 12/2-8 $9329.64  Sugar Ridge › Premium King with Plunge Pool › 12/2-8 $5750.64  Galley Bay › Gauguin Cottage › 9/22-28 $6342.00  Hermitage Bay › Hillside Pool Suite › 12/2-8 $11398.64
  35. 35.  Enjoy this adventurous guided off-road on allure all terrain vehicles(ATV), where you travel from the North East of Antigua on old cane roads, passing through old estates and rural farm lands to arrive at the the historical Monks Hill overlooking the scenic harbours of the South Coast with neighboring islands on the horizon. This is the ultimate riding experience traveling along dirt tracks and animal trails, while enjoying the natural beauty of the island's interior.
  36. 36.  Climb aboard our comfortable 4 x 4 Land Rover for an adventurous and fun- filled tour of the most interesting and beautiful places on the Island. Share our folklore, culture, and history as we journey to the countryside. Enjoy a sumptuous lunch at Betty s Hope and then it's on to Long Bay Beach for a refreshing swim and a relaxed day on the beach before returning to the resort.
  37. 37.  A day spent on this tour leaves you knowing so much more about this beautiful Island. You visit the secret spots of Antigua's North Sound, a large unspoilt area off the mainland of twenty two little islands, countless reefs, flats and mangrove nurseries, truly off the beaten track. Taken by catamaran, you always stay within the calm protected areas and never venture into the rough Atlantic. You stop for snorkeling, caving, a small hike, swimming and lots of sightseeing. Refreshments and a delicious lunch complement your tour.
  38. 38.  A natural high on ziplines will have you traversing the glorious gorge at Fig Tree Drive. Adventurers will then dare to conquer the 'Challenge Course' or take the 'Stairway to Heaven' that leads to the Canopy Caf with views of the rushing zipliners.
  39. 39.  Intrepid explorers cruise Antigua's coastline and experience the merging of the rugged Atlantic and the tranquil Caribbean Sea. A knowledgeable guide explains the mangrove eco-system and there's a stop for snorkeling and swimming at a deserted beach on Green Island. A delicious local lunch is served before the journey continues around the island. Sights include the Pillars of Hercules and historic Nelson's Dockyard.
  40. 40.  Travel back to a time in Antigua s history to 1706 when the British built one of its most impressive Forts to protect against French invasion. Conquer the trail leading to this most impressive structure of defense, built with full Masonic honors as your Segway moves you securely down the path of history. Through the large wooden gates of Fort James, a spectacular sight of the Caribbean Sea awaits, one of the most breathtaking views the island has to offer. Enjoy delicious refreshments and cool drinks because after conquering the Fort, embark on an adventure cruising by beach picnic parks, landmarks, attractions, birds, fruit trees and miles of beach in minutes on your zero emission segway.
  41. 41.  This tour begins with an off-road safari through the countryside. Then you take to the water to kayak to North Sound National Park to see first-hand the fragile natural ecology of the mangroves, the habitat of exotic marine animals and plants. Then it's on to uninhabited Bird Island for lunch and a climb into the hills for a panoramic view of where the Atlantic Ocean and Caribbean Sea merge. Back on the beach head out to the colorful reef for a refreshing snorkel and swim.
  42. 42.  This tour begins in an off-road 4 x 4 to Antigua's North Coast, passing through the scenic countryside and by historic sites including Betty's Hope Plantation. Take a boat ride past the uninhabited islands and blue waters of the North Sound to Stingray City where adventurers will feed and pet southern rays, and snorkel and swim with them and many other colorful fish from the surrounding Caribbean.
  43. 43.  A sail along the coastline ends at Cades Reef, a two-mile barrier reef to swim, snorkel and enjoy amazing sea life in the most pristine waters. Then, it's on to an authentic Caribbean Beach Lyme with a locally-inspired lunch.
  44. 44.  Sail off into the sunset literally on this romantic cruise that features stunning views of the golden sun sinking into the sea and lighting up the horizon in a whole spectrum of red, pink and orange shades. You may even be lucky and see the Green Flash as the sun sinks below the horizon. Munch on delectable appetizers and sip exotic cocktails as you stand on deck and watch the sea become set ablaze with fiery color. Laugh out loud with new found friends as the undulating shoreline of Antigua slips by the side of your boat. Sway to the rhythms of the pulsating music. Or simply steal away, find a quiet spot where you can be alone together and remember why you fell in love in the first place. There s nothing quite like a Caribbean sunset at sea to reawaken the fires of love or to kindle feelings that will last a lifetime.