We strongly recommend that all members of your party travel with a passport with a validity date of at least six months past the date of your departure ‘from’ the island. As of December 31, 2005, a passport will be required for all US and Canadian citizens to travel to the Caribbean. For information on obtaining or renewing a passport please go to: //travel.state.gov/passport/index.html. In our current times, passports are the most expeditious and reliable form of identification when traveling domestically or internationally.
Antigua Travel FAQ
Galley Bay is located on the sunset side of Antigua, cradled by a 3/4 mile white sand beach and a fascinating saltwater bird sanctuary lagoon.
We are approximately 20 minutes ‘from’ the airport and a taxi will cost US$20 for 2 people. There is $1 extra charge per bag.
12:00 noon is check-out time and 3:00 PM is check-in time.
Yes, upon availability and with an extra charge payable at the resort.
There are King beds in all room categories.
Yes, the rooms do have safes available for no charge, however, should you lose the key, there is a $100 fee.
Yes, all rooms have mini-fridges.
Hairdryers are provided in all rooms. Irons and ironing boards are available upon request.
The voltage is 110V.
Yes, the rooms are air-conditioned and also have ceiling fans.
Yes in all rooms.
Reservations are required for Ismay’s and Gauguin Restaurants.
In the restaurants, shoes are worn and bathing suites are covered. After 6:30 p.m.(restaurants and bars), men wear shirts with collars and short or long sleeves (no T-shirts or tank tops) and long pants or stylish jeans (no shorts, Capri or 3/4 pants); and women wear dresses, skirts, long pants or stylish jeans, and culottes. For all guest In June, July, and August tailored Bermuda-length shorts (no “short shorts” or cutoffs) can be worn.
The Resort is located in a tropical environment. Although the Resort does employ a year round pest control service, the Resort, its owners, employees, agents, insurers, and suppliers shall absolutely not be liable for any claim, injury or illness resulting from exposure to Zika virus, Chikungunya virus, or any other insect-borne virus or tropical illness whatsoever. For information on Zika virus, please visit: //www.cdc.gov/zika/fs-posters/
The Resort’s food and beverage outlets use wholesome ingredients, which may include peanuts, tree nuts, seeds, shellfish, shrimp, seafood, soy, milk, wheat, and other potential allergens. Due to the large scale of the Resort’s food and beverage operations, the Resort cannot guarantee that food items will not come in contact with potential allergens even if a particular food does not normally include such ingredients. Guests with food allergies or dietary restrictions should be advised accordingly and take precautions. The Resort is not able to accommodate individually tailored meals for specific guests based on their individual dietary needs. The Resort and its owners, employees, agents, insurers, and suppliers shall absolutely not be liable for any claim, injury or illness resulting from food allergies or specific dietary needs or requirements.
Room service is not available.
Afternoon tea is served daily between 4pm-5pm. The Gauguin Restaurant serves its regular menu from 12:00noon-4:30pm and reopens again for dinner at 6:45pm. The Barefoot Grill serves delicious snacks from homemade burgers to kebabs daily from 12:00noon-4:30pm. Please note that hours are subject to change.
Wednesday nights at 6:30pm.
In addition to the complimentary activities that are a part of Galley Bay’s all-inclusive package, there are a variety of optional excursions that may be arranged through guest services. Take a trip to Nelson’s Dockyard or Shirley Heights. There is a fee for these, and other optional excursions.
Yes, and snorkeling trips are also available at the Tour Desk.
The capital city of St. John’s is only a 10 minute taxi ride away.
There are two golf courses on the island – they are both 30-45 minutes away and a taxi will cost in excess of $20.
Galley Bay has one tennis court with artificial turf.
Yes, there is a tennis pro. Lessons start at $30 for 1/2 hour.
Not at Galley Bay.
No there isn?t, but our Tour Desk is happy to arrange any dive excursions for you.
The nearest dive shop is 20 minutes away and the cost for a taxi is $17 roundtrip. However some companies include the transfer cost in the dive package.
Diving cannot be done ‘from’ our beach, but the snorkeling is great!
Yes there is.
Yes, car rental is available at the rental desk located at the resort. The daily cost is approximately $50.
No, you will need to purchase a temporary visitor’s license for a nominal $20 fee.
Bicycles are complimentary during your stay.
Live bands play nightly.
No, but the closest one is only 10 minutes away.
Yes in the library.
Yes, this can be arranged.
No, but there is one in town, 10 minutes away.
Deposits vary depending on the company you used to make your reservation.
Children under the age of 16 are not permitted at Galley Bay.
During the Holiday season final payment is due 45 days prior to arrival. Once reservation is paid, it is non-refundable, non-transferable, and no changes are allowed.
At check-in, guests are required to present valid government-issued identification (passport, driver’s license, ID card) along with a valid major credit card. This helps us confirm your arrival, and helps protect our guests by assisting with our fraud prevention measures. At check-in, a US$350 pre-authorization will be processed on your card to cover any incidental purchases or similar expenses. Incidental purchases may include things like tours, excursions, gift shop purchases, and dining in our specialty restaurant. We understand that not all guests incur additional charges during their stay, but this process all assists the resort with fraud prevention. The pre-authorization is released at check-out, assuming you have not charged any purchases to your room.