Treat yourself to an authentic Caribbean getaway at the Adults-Only Galley Bay Resort & Spa in Antigua. Set between one of the best beaches on the island and acres of lush tropical gardens, this All-Inclusive boutique resort delights guests with a refined, yet unpretentious atmosphere.
Ideal for couples and newlyweds seeking a romantic getaway, both adventure and tranquility are on the menu at this award-winning tropical paradise. Galley Bay Resort & Spa has perfected the Art of Amazing —where beauty, beach, and a sultry blue Caribbean Sea align with your most fantastic imaginings.
Accommodation – Luxury Redefined
Many have idyllic beachfront locations, others beautiful lagoon views, all have exquisite interiors and offer privacy and tranquillity. Crafted using natural, local timbers and materials the emphasis is on genteel elegance and a calm space, with luxurious linens and special touches for optimal comfort.
In tribute to the famous artist who spent time in the Caribbean, these are our premium garden and lagoon view suites. Each has a private plunge pool and is in a delightful courtyard setting with sun loungers for total relaxation.
The interiors are light and spacious with clean lines and high ceilings and decorated in a contemporary luxe style. All our king size beds have crisp white bed linen. The deluxe bathrooms are cool and inviting, with super soft towels. You even have your own mini kitchen area.
Premium Beachfront Suites
With stunning ocean views you can lie in your super comfy bed and listen to the waves gently washing onto the beach. Step out of your ground floor room directly on to the soft white sand, or linger on your own private balcony from the second floor suites.
The suites are cleverly designed for optimum sleeping and lounging areas. The deluxe bathrooms have decadent double showers and a bathtub.
Deluxe Beachfront Rooms
Located on the second floor these light and bright rooms have all the comfort you will need complete with the glorious ocean view stretching before you when you wake each morning on your private balcony.
Superior Deluxe Beachfront Rooms
Our newest rooms are beautifully appointed with space and comfort as key. The rooms give a give a contemporary feel and you can lie in your king size bed and look straight out to the gorgeous beach and sea beyond.
With a secluded shady terrace and your own sun loungers, this is truly paradise. The bathrooms are chic and modern.
An Experience to Savor
A delectable farm-to-table culinary experience is artfully crafted under the guidance of our Executive Chef.
Three open-air restaurants feature Caribbean and Continental specialties, while classic hamburgers can be savored at the Barefoot Grill. Each restaurant offers an array of exquisite dishes infused with the Chef’s originality and expertise, all waiting to delight your palate.
With it’s elegant but relaxed beachside setting, our Sea Grape Restaurant is an enchanting place for lunch or dinner. Enjoy a salad of home-grown leaves from our garden here, or a delicious pan-seared fillet of grouper with a refreshing sea breeze in the background.
Our friendly and attentive staff will ensure you are well looked after. Here too you can have fun at our weekly Caribbean barbecue with sumptuous food to the accompaniment of live steel drum music.
With a nod to the famous artist, our Gauguin Restaurant reflects island life and is the perfect dining option for romantic moments.
Here you can enjoy a relaxed, candlelight dinner in your own private cabana right next to the ocean. Our menu also reflects the artists’ love of vibrant colour with brightly coloured vegetables and salads, delicious curries and traditional local cuisine.
Ismay’s offers discreetly elegant beachfront dining. A perfectly romantic spot with candlelight and crisp white table liners, making it ideal for any celebration or special treat during your vacation.
Sip a pre-dinner cocktail and watch the sunset before your dinner arrives in style. Reservations are required and there is a US $45 surcharge plus taxes.
The Barefoot Grill is perfect for a long lazy lunch or to light to snack on, and close to your sun loungers on the beach. Relaxed and informal but with a multitude of flavoursome choices, the Grill has been designed to complement its surroundings.
Bars & Lounges
With four open-air lounges and bars, a refreshing drink is never far away. Enjoy enchanting ocean vistas as you sip a handcrafted signature cocktail, a premium wine or liquor, or maybe an alcohol-free beverage. At each venue, enjoy the perfect setting to mix, mingle and share stories.
At the conical-roofed Tee Pee Bar, chill out with the bar specialty, a frozen blend of rum, grenadine, coconut cream and bananas. Savor afternoon tea or an evening cocktail with live entertainment at the Sea Grape Lounge. Appreciate the rustic charm of the Gauguin Bar and the lush garden setting of Ismay’s Bar.
The Rum Shack, our latest addition, epitomises the authentic laid-back charm of the Caribbean and is the ideal place to savour one of the many rum punches on offer.
With comfortable wicker club chairs, and an eclectic selection of books at hand, you can dive into a good read or plan your day while savoring a selection of refreshments at the Coffee Shop. The distinctive white-washed walls, light-wood flooring and light-colored furnishings create a calm, welcoming sanctuary.
Whether you’re relaxing or chatting with friends, enjoy an array of delectable pastries, such as buttery croissants, blueberry muffins and cinnamon rolls, the perfect complement to your fresh-brewed coffee, juice, or tea.
Relax your body. Rejuvenate your mind. Refresh your soul. Welcome to Indulge spa, where a pristine world of blissful indulgences awaits. This is your sanctuary, set in the heart of our tranquil gardens on the edge of the lagoon.
Here you can relax and unwind as the carefully selected natural elements of your spa experience create a sense of balance and well-being.
Let the fresh air, gentle breezes and sounds of nature revitalize your spirit as you indulge in a bespoke program of signature treatments and holistic rituals designed just for you. Let the restorative benefits of Indulge infuse you with a lifelong appreciation of the need to take time for yourself … and for your inner self.
When love is in the air, it only gets better in the tropical breezes at Galley Bay Beach Resort & Spa, offering an enchanting beachfront setting for your proposal, wedding, honeymoon, renewal of vows, anniversary or other romantic celebration.
Shimmering turquoise seascapes and lush gardens are the picture-perfect backdrop for the Caribbean wedding of your dreams. Let our Antigua wedding coordinator help you plan your perfect day and make it as intimate, unique or luxurious as you wish. Say “I do” in our idyllic setting.
We have a choice of two idyllically placed wedding gazebos to choose from, The Gauguin Wedding Gazebo and Ismay’s Wedding Gazebo. Both are divinely romantic.
A three-quarter mile white-sand beach. Lovely tropical gardens. Mesmerizing sunsets. This is paradise.
And here, you’ll find the perfect elements to celebrate your anniversary — from romantic strolls on the beach and cozy candlelit dinners to a special ceremony to renew your vows. Come rekindle your love amid absolute beauty and tranquility.
Your Antigua Honeymoon
The wedding might be over, but the magic can linger amid the luxury of our romantic beaches, private plunge pools and romantic indulgences.
Galley Bay Resort & Spa is the perfect adults-only, all-inclusive getaway for newlyweds. Share exciting activities together, or just relax. Here you’re free to delight in the honeymoon of your dreams.
Welcome To Paradise
An important strategic port and valuable commercial colony since the 1600s, Antigua was known as the “Gateway to the Caribbean” due to its geographic position that offered control over the major sailing routes to and from the region’s rich island colonies.
This breathtaking island measures 108 sq. miles and is circled by 95 miles of indented coastline and beaches. The largest of the English-speaking Leeward Islands, Antigua is renowned for its 365 white-sand beaches and impressive maritime history.
Its rich culture, fine restaurants and local nightlife offer an array of activities and sightseeing possibilities. History lovers can explore Nelson’s Dockyard, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Located in picturesque English Harbor, its Georgian-style naval buildings date back to the 18th century. The marina also hosts popular sailing and yachting events.
The island’s pristine beaches and beautiful coral reefs are the perfect setting for swimming, snorkeling, scuba diving, kayaking, windsurfing and paddle boarding. An interior rainforest attracts hikers and zip liners, while other land-based activities include yoga, golf, tennis, cricket and more.
The island also hosts many international events such as sailing regattas and cricket matches and not least, the ever colorful annual carnival. On top of this, of course, the food, rum, music and hospitality in Antigua are legendary.
With our three-quarter mile white-sand beach and sparkling seascapes, Galley Bay Resort & Spa is the picture-perfect setting where you can unwind and escape from the world … or seek fun and adventure. Soak up the sun in your poolside chaise lounge.
Explore the resort by bike. Perfect your game on the tennis court. Go snorkeling, kayaking, hobie cats or stand-up paddle boarding in the sapphire blue waters of the Caribbean. The day is yours to design.
Surrounded by breathtaking coastlines and stunning crystal-clear waters, take your passion for water adventures to a new level. With the wind at your back, try your hand at Hobie Cat sailing or stand-up paddle boarding.
Submerge into the underwater world with a snorkel to discover amazing tropical fish and colorful coral reef. Or, navigate the waters in a sea kayak to the rocky reaches of our beautiful cove. The options are many. The choice is yours.
By Hobie Cat catamaran or Sunfish sailboat, the remarkable natural beauty of Galley Bay is yours to discover. Unhindered by crowds, sail our gorgeous shoreline at your leisure, and collect memories to last a lifetime.
Go on a sea kayaking adventure to witness myriad natural treasures as you glide along pristine waters at your own speed. Experience incredible sea vistas as tropical scents and ocean breezes infuse the air around you.
Try your hand at one of the world’s fastest growing water sports. Stand-up paddle boarding lets you explore our magnificent shoreline from a unique perspective. Savor the scenery as you keep fit gliding across the bay.
Put on a mask and fins and plunge underwater to discover an amazing world of brightly colored fish, coral reefs teeming with marine life, and countless other treasures of the Caribbean Sea. Your snorkel safari awaits.
Whether it’s perfecting your tennis backhand, brushing up on croquet or releasing tension with yoga, Galley Bay Resort & Spa offers a diversity of land sports so you never run out of opportunities for fun and fitness.
Challenge fellow guests to a friendly game of beach volleyball. Test your skills at the billiard table. Swim laps in the waterfall-adorned, free-form pool. Here you are free to follow your sporting instincts with passion.
Our synthetic-grass tennis court is the perfect place to enjoy a daytime game, set or match. For those interested in developing their tennis skills, private lessons are available during the day for an additional fee.
This rather relaxed, mallet-and-ball diversion is a great way to mix and mingle with other guests.
Set amid lush greenery, the eco-friendly, thatched-roof Game Pavilion is a refreshing open-air setting where you can pick up a paddle and try your hand at ping-pong or enjoy a friendly game of pool with friends.
Let the sand massage your feet and the sun caress your skin. Give your muscles a good workout and elevate your heart rate. Enjoy keeping fit and having fun with an invigorating game of beach volleyball.
Flex your muscles at our well-appointed Fitness Center. Whatever your fitness goal, we can help you stay on track.
Enjoy a tranquil and mind-soothing yoga class with our professionally-trained instructor. We offer several different classes in the resort’s beachfront yoga pavilion. Be sure to check the activities schedule upon arrival for class details.
Embrace the tropical vibe of the Caribbean with island-inspired live music, enriching activities and events. Evenings at Galley Bay Resort are infused with an enchanting mix of steel drum rhythms, reggae beats and more.