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carlisle bay

7 nights from £2,435 carlisle bay antigua

Situated in one of Antigua's most beautiful settings, Carlisle Bay has a backdrop of rolling hills, lush tropical rainforest and lagoon, and positioned on one of the islands best beaches on the unspoilt south coast.  It's a sophisticated and contemporary beachfront resort, yet relaxed and informal, ideal for families.

This family friendly resort features a wonderful children's programme at the aptly named 'Cool Kids Club', fully equipped to ensure your youngest children are entertained throughout the day.  Kids aged seven to twelve years are entertained with the Crew Blue.  In the school summer holidays, Crush is an action packed teenage programme.  See details for further info about children's entertainment at Carlisle Bay.

For the grown ups who are feeling energetic and adventurous, you can explore the sheltered bay by kayak (or venture into the mangroves behind the resort) or  windsurfer or enjoy some snorkelling.  If you're a keen tennis player, play with friends or hit with a pro on one of the nine tennis courts.  For golf enthusiasts, there are two 18 hole golf courses nearby. 

A PADI scuba diving centre is on-site and diving excursions can be arranged for qualified divers or you can train to become a certified diver whilst staying at the resort.

If all those choices don't provide you with enough exercise, head for a workout in the gym.  Alternatively, if you think it's time to relax and rejuvenate, the Blue Spa at Carlisle Bay includes six luxurious treatment rooms, one dedicated wet room, a couples treatment room, sauna, plunge pools, and an all-important relaxation zone.

Carlisle Bay Antigua comprises 82 spacious and contemporary suites, offering cool calm interiors, bespoke dark wood furniture and white linens, all featuring a private terrace or balcony with either garden or ocean views. The Garden and Ocean Suites are spacious with split level bedroom and living room.  The Beach Balcony and Beach Terrace Suites are spacious beachfront suites and the perfect choice for families, with a second twin bedroom accommodating up to two adults and two children.

The resort has two exceptional restaurants, the beachfront restaurant offers healthy grills, seafood and salads throughout the day and evening, and has gorgeous views across the beach and bay. The Asian inspired East Restaurant offers an eclectic mix of Japanese, Thai, Indian and Vietnamese food in a dramatic and intimate setting.  For the ultimate romantic dining experience, enjoy dinner a deux at the end of the resort's private jetty.

Carlisle Bay is a member of the Leading Small Hotels of The World and sister hotel to the award-winning One Aldwych in London.   Annual closure between 25 August - 12 October 2012.

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Price

7 nights from £2,435 (low season) and £3,225 (high season).  Price is per person sharing a room and includes:

  • Return scheduled flights (direct from London to Antigua)
  • 7 nights accommodation in a Garden Suite including breakfast
  • Return private airport transfers

These guide prices are subject to change and are dependent upon travel dates and availability. Please call our travel specialists to discuss your preferred dates, duration, room type, departure airport and multi-destination options.

Accommodation

Garden Suites - Spacious, split level suites with open plan bedroom with king sized bed and a living room with garden views.

Ocean Suites - The suites have the same features as the Garden Suites and benefit from wonderful ocean views through the palm trees.

Beach Balcony Suites - These beachfront suites offer a master bedroom with a king size bed, a living room and a separate study or second bedroom with twin beds. These suites feature a spacious balcony.

Beach Terrace Suites - These suites have the same features as the Beach Balcony Suites, but are located on the ground floor with a private terrace

Carlisle Suite A - This over-sized suite features three double bedrooms, two with king size beds and one with twin beds, all en-suite. The Carlisle Suite A also has a large living room, full kitchen and large full width balcony with ocean view, accessed through the living room and master bedroom.

Carlisle Suite B - This suite offers the same features as Carlisle Suite A, with the addition of a wrap-around balcony and ocean views from two of the double bedrooms.

Children's entertainment

This family friendly resort features a wonderful children's programme at the aptly named 'Cool Kids Club', fully equipped to ensure your smallest children are entertained throughout the day.  Set in the shade of the tropical gardens, the excellent and extensive facilities include the jungle gym, mini tennis courts, paddling pool and children's movies shown daily in the screening room. 

Kids aged seven to twelve years are entertained with the Crew Blue programme during the summer season including competitive sports, raft building, water sports and excursions.

In the school summer holidays, Crush is an action packed teenage programme which features a chill out room complete with Wii entertainment centre and events including beach barbeques, private movie screenings and a variety of activities such as wake boarding, zip-lining and yachting.

Wellness facilities and services

  • Aerobics
  • Fitness Centre
  • Hair Stylist
  • Pilates
  • Sauna
  • Spa
  • Swimming Pool
  • Yoga

Watersports

  • Deep Sea Fishing
  • Dive centre
  • Dive courses
  • Kayaks
  • Kite surfing
  • Sailing
  • Snorkelling
  • Water skiing
  • Windsurfing
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