Carlisle Bay is a luxury resort looking out over white sand, palm trees and turquoise water, with a backdrop of emerald green rainforest. Sophisticated and contemporary in style, this modern Caribbean classic on Antigua’s south coast is instilled with genuine West Indian conviviality. Antigua (pronounced An-tee’ga) is located in the middle of the Leeward Islands in the Eastern Caribbean and is roughly 17 degrees north of the equator. They say there are 365 beaches on Antigua, one for each day of the year. All of them are safe and protected inside the calm, Caribbean waters. To the south are the islands of Montserrat and Guadeloupe, to the north and west are Nevis, St. Kitts, St. Barths, and St. Martin.
Our accommodation is designed to allow for both families and couples to holiday in peace. Both kinds of traveller have a dedicated end of the resort, which allows for everyone to enjoy the tranquility of the spectacular beach.
The resort is made up of 82 contemporary suites – all with ocean views. Some suites work best for couples; others are for families, with a relaxed contemporary design retained throughout.
The architecture is in the Caribbean vernacular with plantation shutters painted a cool grey against which the palms, lawns and forest appear all the more green. Hammocks hang among the trees.
By day, every room is filled with sunshine from sea-facing, floor-to-ceiling windows opening onto private terraces. Many rooms lead directly onto the beach. Others have lawn and far-reaching ocean views.
All our suites include the following:
BEACH BALCONY SUITES
BEACH TERRACE SUITES
• Day bed on every balcony and terrace
• Individually controlled air conditioning
• Ceiling fans
• Telephone with international direct dial
• Full HD LCD TV with satellite channels
• Docking station, DVD and CD players
• Complimentary WiFi
• In-room safe
• Daily fresh fruit
• Complimentary bottled water
• Fully stocked minibar
• Espresso machine
• Hairdryer and bathrobes
• Green Park by Molton Brown luxury bathroom products
• Turndown service
• 24-hour room service
• Express overnight laundry and dry cleaning
• Yoga mat
Our 72 square meters (770 square feet) Garden Suites are spacious, split-level rooms with an open-plan bedroom and sitting room. The king-size bed sleeps two adults. Views are predominantly of the gardens, which are full of tropical foliage, with partial views of the turquoise Caribbean waters. Two pairs of Garden Suites interconnect.
Located on the calm end of the beach, our 72 square meters (770 square feet) Ocean Suites are perfect for those in search of peace and quiet. They are split-level and have an open-plan bedroom-sitting room. They also have exceptional sea views and have an uncluttered, luxury design. Four pairs of Ocean Suites can interconnect.
The newly created Bay Suites at Carlisle Bay are ideal for couples celebrating weddings, honeymoons, anniversaries and ‘just because’ moments.
BEACH BALCONY SUITES
With half the 500m crescent beach designed for families and the other half for adults and couples, Carlisle Bay allows everyone to enjoy a perfect getaway. Located on the family half of the resort, our Beach Suites come with a studio-style king-bedded master bedroom with direct views of the bay and a second bedroom with twin beds so you do not need a second suite.
BEACH TERRACE SUITES
Our Beach Terrace Suite rooms are positioned on the ground level to provide direct beach access. The configuration is the same as the Beach Balcony Suites – with a second twin bedroom accommodating children up to the age of 15 (cribs are available for babies). The ease of stepping out on to the sand is what makes these rooms stand out.
The Carlisle Suites (two of each type) are the largest we have at Carlisle Bay. They are each around 180sq m in size, and include three ensuite bedrooms and large private terraces, making them perfect for large families or groups of six.
Dining at Carlisle Bay is all about choosing the right restaurant to suit your mood, from a relaxed, foot-in-the-sand lunch delivered to your lounger in the Coconut Grove, to a romantic dinner for two at East, which is considered one of the island’s finest Asian restaurants.
Some of our restaurants appeal to families; others have a more sophisticated feel for honeymooners. Flexibility and variety define all of our bars and restaurants, along with simple, fresh produce which is the foundation on which all our menus are built.
Our health club and gym, open from 6am to 9pm daily, features Technogym equipment in a comfortable air-conditioned space adjacent to the spa.
Trainers are available by request and 60 minute personal
Spa in the Caribbean doesn’t get much better than Carlisle Bay’s Blue Spa. Our two-floor pavilion with an elegant, meditative atmosphere sets the tone for relaxation and well being. We offer indulgent treatments for men and women in a relaxing environment surrounded by the Antiguan rainforest. There are many options for exercise including our yoga facilities, fitness center, tennis courts and numerous watersports.
Summary of facilities
All our holidays come with full ABTA and ATOL protection - guarranteed.