Antigua and Barbuda – What Cool Looks Like Travel News September 18, 2019 3574 ANTIGUA & BARBUDA Whether it’s the stunning beaches, fascinating history or vibrant culture, Antigua and Barbuda is always a top choice for travellers looking to find their personal paradise. It’s no coincidence that the destination’s new hashtag is #WhatCoolLooksLike because the people of Antigua and Barbuda most definitely know WHAT COOL LOOKS LIKE! Let us introduce you to some great hotels, restaurants, activities and more! SHEER ROCKS RESTAURANT & BAR Located at Cocobay Resort, overlooking the stunning Ffryes Beach, Sheer Rocks is a culinary delight with quite the view! Kate Taylor and Alex Grimley, the Sheer Rocks’ young British owners, have created a truly unique take on the luxury resort restaurant and bar scene. Situated along crystal blue Antigua and Barbuda waters, this lavishly furnished restaurant boasts fresh ingredients, delicious drinks, innovative thinking and all-around good times. Simon Christey-French, chef de cuisine at Sheer Rocks, brings a creative twist and a plethora of experience to the Antigua and Barbuda restaurant portfolio. With the additional pleasures of an on-site miniature pool and space for private dining and weddings all on-site, The Sheer Rocks is a can’t miss! For further information on this one-of-a-kind restaurant and bar, visit www.sheer-rocks.com GALLEY BAY RESORT & SPA 56 acres of private paradise. Located in Five Islands Village, St John’s, Antigua & Barbuda, Galley Bay Resort & Spa is world-class resort like no other. Discover what true rest and relaxation looks like as you are pampered by a team of professional staff, dedicated to your personal needs and desires. Sample the best that Antigua and Barbuda have to offer including divine cuisine, delicious and refreshing beverages, lively music and dance and much more! Looking for some fun and activities? Try some water sports including, sailing, kayaking, and snorkeling. Looking to stay on land? Land sports and activities are available including, tennis, croquet, and volleyball. Be sure to take advantage of the free on-site entertainment like the beach movie night, the Caribbean Barbeque, cocktail party and more! If you are interested in staying at this luxurious property, or would just like to learn more, visit www.galleybayresort.com New Resorts Hammock Cove Resort & Spa In December 2019, Antigua and Barbuda will introduce the brand-new Hammock Cove Resort & Spa by Elite Island Resorts. Antigua’s newest luxury resort is an adults-only, all-inclusive paradise offering 42 beautiful private villas. Introductory rates start as low as $422 per person per night. www.hammockcoveresort.com The Royalton Antigua Resort & Spa by Sunwing Opened in May 2019, The Royalton Antigua Resort & Spa by Sunwing is a stunning 294-room resort situated on the pristine white beach of picturesque Deep Bay with special all-in luxury amenities. From November 1, 2019 to October 31, 2020, guests who book at the leading upscale Caribbean resort chain will receive great savings with the Hang on To Summer Sale! In addition, families can take their travel budget even further with two kids stay free deals. www.sunwing.ca The Hodges Bay Resort & Spa The Hodges Bay Resort & Spa is a charming hotel situated along beautiful crystal blue waters and resting between lush tropical vegetation. The contemporary style hotel, which opened its doors in December 2018, offers delectable dining, a first-class staff ready to meet your every need, easy access to the most visited tourist spots on the island of Antigua, incredible facilities and so much more! The eight-acre property is constantly offering great deals and new ideas to ensure the destination’s continued success. www.hodgesbay.com ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA ‘COOL CARD’ UNLOCKS ACCESS TO AMAZING VACATION SAVINGS The ‘Cool Card’ available for download on the Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority’s website www.visitantiguabarbuda.com unlocks access to exclusive vacation savings in Antigua and Barbuda, through October 31, 2019. Some of the Summer offers available during the campaign period include: Antigua Rainforest Canopy Tour “Experience the thrill of zipping through the rainforest”. An exhilarating tour for everyone and their family, while visiting our beautiful island of Antigua. The Antigua Rainforest Canopy tour is offering a summer cool special for the full course or the 12+1 course, with adults paying EC$100 and children EC$50 for either tour. Walking Tour Of St. John’s City With Rendezvous Antigua Gently sloping to the sea, St. John’s City gives a strong sense of old-world charm and elegance. The walking tour complete with a Whisper radio system encompasses historical buildings, churches, monuments, private residences and shops boasting West Indian Vernacular styles of architecture. Be a part of the buzz as you explore the bustling fruit and fish markets and then make a final stop at the Museum of Antigua and Barbuda. The summer promotion offers adults and children, a price of EC$50. Adventurous Hike Summer Special A unique way of meeting your adventurous expectations! Take advantage of Adventurous Hikes’ summer promotion with 15% discount on any of their 3 hikes, whether it is the iconic Pillars of Hercules, Antigua’s highest point, Mount Obama, or the scenic Hawksbill beach for the low price of US$65 for any 3 trails. Horseback Riding With Rendezvous Antigua This relaxing and scenic horseback ride allows you to explore beautiful beaches and Antigua’s historic past. You will view the Caribbean Sea and feel its breeze as you make your way across land and beach to historic Fort James built in 1739. A return ride along the Caribbean white sand beaches brings you back to Runaway Beach, over ¾ miles of white sand beach fringed with coconut trees and clear Caribbean Sea. Offering adults, a price of EC$130 and children EC$100. Beach Limerz Cool Summer Special Positioned a few steps from the dazzling waters of Fort James Beach, a Beach Limerz experience is a must on your visit to Antigua & Barbuda. This lively beach bar serves up authentic local dishes with rum punch starting from US$20. Best of Books Summer Holiday Special The Best of Bookstore is offering 20% off two of Joanne C. Hillhouse’s books this summer, while stocks last! You can find Musical Youth for vacationing adults and young adults. Also find “Lost” a Caribbean Sea adventure/ “Perdida” una aventura en el mal Caribe (Spanish Ed.)-for bedtime with your little one. Catherine’s Café Summer Special Located on the stunning Pigeon Point beach, Catherine’s Café offers classical French cuisine with province style influences and local ingredients. Enjoy a three-course dinner and a glass of wine for only US$38, all summer long at Catherine’s café. Sheer Rocks Summer Special Poised artfully on the edge of a remarkable sunset facing bluff and terraced in a Cliffside, protruding over the rocks of Ffryes Bay, Sheer Rocks is one of the most beautiful and must-visit dining spots and experiences in Antigua. The restaurant located within Coco Bay, will have you in a swoon over the shimmering sea views and flavourful, thoughtfully executed food and top-notch cocktails. Pay only US$48 for a jug of sangria and four tapas dishes. About Antigua and Barbuda Antigua (pronounced An-tee’ga) and Barbuda (Bar-byew’da) is located in the heart of the Caribbean Sea. Voted the World Travel Awards Caribbean’s Most Romantic Destination, the twin-island paradise offers visitors two uniquely distinct experiences, ideal temperatures year-round, a rich history, vibrant culture, exhilarating excursions, award-winning resorts, mouth-watering cuisine and 365 stunning pink and white-sand beaches – one for every day of the year. The largest of the Leeward Islands, Antigua comprises 108-square miles with rich history and spectacular topography that provides a variety of popular sightseeing opportunities. Nelson’s Dockyard, the only remaining example of a Georgian fort a listed UNESCO World Heritage site, is perhaps the most renowned landmark. Antigua’s tourism events calendar includes the prestigious Antigua Sailing Week, Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta, and the annual Antigua Carnival; known as the Caribbean’s Greatest Summer Festival. Barbuda, Antigua’s smaller sister island, is the ultimate celebrity hideaway. The island lies 27 miles north-east of Antigua and is just a 15-minute plane ride away. Barbuda is known for its untouched 17 mile stretch of pink sand beach and as the home of the largest Frigate Bird Sanctuary in the Western Hemisphere. Find information on Antigua & Barbuda at: www.visitantiguabarbuda.com www.facebook.com/antiguabarbuda; Instagram: www.instagram.com/AntiguaandBarbuda To learn more about Antigua read, Antigua – one of the most delightful island nations in The Caribbean by Beverley Kerr Related
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