Galley Bay Resort & Spa – The Art of Amazing
Your Antigua All-Inclusive Experience
Inclusions For Every Guest
Galley Bay Resort & Spa, Antigua specializes in the art of amazing. From the moment you arrive at the romantic open-air vestibule, you realize you have discovered the perfect hideaway, on the perfect island. A secret you almost want to keep to yourself. Galley Bay is where beauty, beach and the sultry blue Caribbean Sea come together and create something… well, truly amazing.
This Adults-Only tropical escape is the ideal romantic island sanctuary, where every experience, view and turn is more stunning than the last, with lush colorful gardens, wooden boardwalks, an incredible lagoon, and the very best of Antigua’s beaches, stretching three-quarters of a mile on the sunset side of the island.
All-Inclusive, All the Time. Do It All, or Nothing At All.
Situated on 56 acres of private paradise and surrounded by a bird sanctuary, every guest enjoys a thoughtfully crafted collection of complimentary amenities that are included throughout your All-Inclusive stay. From the point of arrival where you are handed a tropical cocktail and given a relaxed smile, you can put away your wallet knowing your vacation is completely covered.[/vc_column_text]
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Snacks & Afternoon Tea
Each of Galley Bay Resort & Spa’s restaurants resides directly on the beach, in breathtaking open-air settings with gorgeous views of the Caribbean Sea. All are perfectly intimate, with just the right mix of sophistication and unspoiled island beauty. Dining choices feature the best of Caribbean and international favorites.
Your All-Inclusive package includes breakfast, lunch and dinner as well as afternoon tea, snacks throughout the day, and unlimited alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages by the glass including coffee, juice, milk, soft drinks, wine, beer, liquor drinks and cocktails, all of which can be enjoyed at a variety of locations throughout the resort including:
The Seagrape Restaurant– Serves breakfast, lunch and dinner with both buffet and a la carte options. Blending refined Caribbean gourmet cooking with international flavors, this elegantly casual beachside venue comes complete with live evening entertainment and the soothing sounds of the Caribbean waves lapping upon the shore.
The Gauguin Restaurant – An intimate restaurant that serves a la carte lunch and dinner in romantic beachfront palapas. Dishes are inspired by West Indian cuisine.
The Barefoot Grill – a relaxed and laid-back beachside atmosphere. Open daily for lunch, serving hot and tasty meals and snacks such as the classic Cuban sandwich, burgers, and grilled quesadillas.
Coffee Shop – a new addition, featuring specialty coffee and tea drinks and homemade pastries.
*With respect to restaurants, days and hours of operation are subject to seasonal changes.
Sail, Kayak, Snorkel & More
Fully enjoying Antigua means being surrounded by sparkling aquamarine waters, and developing or discovering your passion for water sports adventures along our expansive white sand beach. The options are plenty and the choice is yours.
Included in your stay, enjoy setting sail on a personal Hobie Cat catamaran, and truly discover the beauty of Galley Bay’s shores. Or try your hand at stand-up paddle boarding which offers a great way to discover the magnificent coastline up close, while keeping fit.
Many guests enjoy the tranquility of gliding along the pristine waters at their own speed while sea kayaking, while others like to truly enjoy the ocean with a mask and fins, and plunge right in for snorkeling to remember, with the coral reefs teeming with colorful marine life. And don’t forget, watersports instruction is also included, so you can develop or perfect your new skill.
And for swimming pool lovers, Galley Bay does not disappoint with the resort’s centerpiece being the beautiful free-form swimming pool with cascading waterfall. This spacious area provides guests with a phenomenal setting to simply float your cares away, or settle into a comfy chaise lounge to relax.
Fitness & Wellness
Fitness Center & Yoga
Galley Bay Resort & Spa features a new Fitness Center. This well-appointed, air-conditioned facility allows guests to easily maintain their fitness routine while on vacation, with weight training machines, cardio equipment and free-weights.
Improve your well-being and flexibility with a yoga class in the brand new beach pavilion, explore the resort and local area on our bicycles for borrow, or take in the native flora and fauna on a nature walk around the bird sanctuary lagoon. Whatever your fitness goal, Galley Bay can help you stay on track.
Bars & Lounge
Unlimited Drinks & Bar Service
There’s nothing quite like sipping on a sumptuous drink in paradise. Galley Bay Resort & Spa, Antigua offers several beautiful locales serving cocktails, beer, wine and non-alcoholic beverages, and each restaurant also includes full bar service for your enjoyment.
The Tee Pee Bar – This casual bar is best known for its signature drink, the Galley Bay Special, and its impressive seaside ambience.
The Gauguin Bar – Located within the Gauguin Restaurant, this bar offers seaside evening service.
The Lounge Bar – Located in the Seagrape Restaurant, this bar opens at lunch time and serves up cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and live entertainment well into the evening.
Rum Shack – This bar offers a true taste of the islands in a fun & classically designed “rum shop” setting. It serves different rums from throughout the Caribbean, and curated rum cocktails. There are also special tastings to showcase rare and vintage rums.
Coffee Shop – A new addition, featuring specialty coffee & tea drinks and homemade pastries. Also offers a take & borrow book library.
Nightly Live Music, Activities & Events
All Included in your stay, Galley Bay Resort & Spa, Antigua provides guests with tropical island-inspired live music, holiday-enhancing activities and events.
Local Music – Evenings are infused with a captivating and authentic assortment of steel-drum rhythms, acoustic and reggae beats, and popular tunes performed by local artists.
Cocktail Party – This enjoyable, weekly event provides guests with an opportunity to get to know our friendly staff and mingle with fellow guests. Enjoy refreshing cocktails and delicious hors d’oeuvres while sharing stories of tropical travel.
Caribbean Barbeque – Included for every guest, the weekly barbeque night on the beach allows guests to savor an assortment of Caribbean favorites including fresh salads and vegetables and grilled favorites such as ribs, steak, local seafood and chicken.
Beach Movie Night – Pick your spot on our beautiful beach to catch a movie under the stars as the surf rolls in. Personal headsets are provided for each guest wanting to watch the movie, to ensure this movie experience does not disturb others looking to relax and mingle. We’ve thought of everything.
Including All Taxes, Tips & Service Charges
Located on 56 private acres, your stay at Galley Bay Resort & Spa, Antigua includes your choice of beautifully appointed accommodations from one of four categories including: Premium Beachfront Suites, Gauguin Suites, Superior Deluxe Beachfront Rooms and Deluxe Beachfront Rooms. And what’s even more enchanting is that the majority of the resort’s rooms have direct beach access, and all feature private, spacious balconies or large patios. The unique design and furnishings provide a chic, airy and tropical ambiance, with all the modern amenities you would anticipate, plus many other additional features such as your beach towels, plush robes, snorkeling equipment, daily maid service, porter service and concierge. This is all included in the All-Inclusive rate along with gratuities, taxes and service fees. Relax, unwind and enjoy—it’s all covered.
Galley Bay Resort & Spa offers complimentary intermittent golf cart shuttle service throughout the property, to help guests easily move about the beautifully landscaped grounds.
Land Sports & Activities
Tennis, Croquet, Volleyball & More
Galley Bay Resort & Spa offers a wide array of activities. Do it all, or lay back and simply take in the island breeze.
For the more energetic, you may enjoy tennis, volleyball, or perhaps unwind over a game of croquet. We also offer complimentary fitness classes—everything from Caribbean dancing to beach yoga and aqua aerobics.
There a Games Pavilion, set in a lush green, open-air environment which is a favorite for guests wanting to play a game of table tennis or a game of billiards with friends.
You may also enjoy lagoon fishing, tropical bird watching, a bicycle borrow, the on-property vegetable and herb garden tours, cooking demos, and hikes to Fort Barrington, which are all also complimentary for our guests.
In All Rooms
Galley Bay Resort & Spa, Antigua includes free Wi-Fi in all rooms and throughout many of the public areas, allowing guests to remain connected throughout their stay, listen to the perfect vacation playlist, and post pictures of their incredible experiences for friends and loved ones back home to envy. This is now included in the nightly $24.00 Resort Fee per accommodation
Guest Services & Assistance
Many guests of Galley Bay Resort & Spa return year after year to enjoy our fabulous resort and secluded beachfront location. The warm, attentive service provided by our expert staff always provides a genuine “welcome back” to your Caribbean home away from home. We know your holidays are precious, and we work hard to provide you with the romantic serenity you deserve. We have a dedicated Guest Services team who can provide concierge services 24 hours a day.
* With respect to activities, days and hours of operations are subject to seasonal changes.
* Kindly note that a Resort Fee of US$24.00 per room, per night and a statutory tourism levy of US$5.00 per guest, per night applies to all bookings and is payable locally at the resort during your stay.
For a Little Extra…
All of the above activities and amenities are included in your stay.
For those seeking a little extra, you can also enjoy spa treatments, shopping, diving & more![/vc_column_text]
Off-Shore Water Adventures
Catamaran Trips and Sunset Champagne Sails, Deep Sea Fishing, Eco Tours & More!
Tours & Excursions
Sign up for some amazing excursions at our Tour Desk and explore popular Antigua attractions. Galley Bay’s Tour Desk staff can assist with arranging the island’s best off-site tours and excursions such as zip lining, jeep safaris, city trips and historical sightseeing tours.
The Indulge Spa offers an array of blissful indulgences. It is a peaceful and picturesque sanctuary set in the heart of the tranquil gardens on the edge of the lagoon. Here, guests can experience carefully selected natural elements that have been blended into a bespoke program of signature treatments. The highlight of the spa are the two open-air “treehouse” treatment pods, which are located among the tropical foliage and have lovely views of the lagoon.
From the soothing, hydrating and anti-aging facial therapies, the aromatherapy cocoon body treatments, to after-sun soothing wraps and customized massage techniques blended with aromatherapy and reflexology, there is a treatment for everyone to feel their best. Romantic couples’ massages and treatments are also available.
Guests looking for assistance with airport transfer services to and from Galley Bay Resort & Spa, Antigua will find that taxis are readily available outside of the terminal. Fares are pre-set by the island’s Taxi Authority and are based on the number of passengers. Should you wish to arrange for a private transfer option, please give the resort a call and we would be happy to put you in touch with a reputable local transportation company.
Ismay’s Restaurant is an international gourmet dining option surrounded by tropical gardens along the resort’s white-sand beach. Named after a popular 50-year resort team member, Ismay’s incorporates fresh, local ingredients into its menu and is headed by our award-winning Chef. The dining surcharge for Ismay’s is US$50 plus local taxes per guest, per visit.
Guests at Galley Bay Resort & Spa can enjoy shopping in our well-stocked Gift Shop for that perfect holiday souvenir, logo items and sundry conveniences. Don’t forget to visit our on-site Diamonds International® boutique for fine jewelry and sparkling favorites. Those looking to explore a little more can take a short taxi ride to St. John’s city center to discover its popular markets and shopping district.