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Gray's Farm Main Road, Five Islands Village Antigua
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Updated 06/29/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 06/29/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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2020 Travelers' Choice Best of the Best
Treat yourself to an authentic Caribbean getaway at the Adults-Only Galley Bay Resort & Spa - All Inclusive, in Antigua. Set amid aquamarine seascapes, a powdery white-sand beach and lush 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.407
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Free parking
Free internet
Pool
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Beach
Bicycle rental
Airport transportation
Parking
Wifi
Paid wifi
Pool / beach towels
Adult pool
Outdoor pool
Fitness classes
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast buffet
Complimentary instant cofffee
Diving
Snorkeling
Tennis court
Entertainment staff
Evening entertainment
Fishing
Table tennis
Car hire
Spa
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Full body massage
Head massage
Massage
Salon
Adults only
Baggage storage
Concierge
Currency exchange
Gift shop
Shops
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun umbrellas
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
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Room features
Air conditioning
Housekeeping
Private balcony
Safe
Iron
Minibar
Refrigerator
Flatscreen TV
Wake-up service / alarm clock
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Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
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Tom B wrote a review Feb 2021
London, United Kingdom18 contributions14 helpful votes
The resort description here on Tripadvisor accurately describes what to expect. Galley Bay is how to run an upscale resort. You are treated as a VIP from the moment you arrive. The hotel want you to feel 'part of the family". Staff remember your name and your preferences. Whatever you need, if they can supply it or do it, they will. Rooms are stylish with free wifi, and you face directly onto the beach. Booked for 3 days initially and ended up extending 3 times. (Lots of repeat guests, and lots of guests extending, like us). If you want party central or an action packed holiday, this is not the place. It's a place to relax, and be indulged. But enough to keep you busy and active if you want that. Water sport options are adequate for a 100 room resort, but the (beautiful) beach is open to the sea, and choppy waters can mean the red flag is flying most days. A memorable holiday and a resort I will definitely return to.
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Date of stay: February 2021
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Room Tip: Main choice is ground floor v upper floor. We loved stepping right out onto the beach, so the...
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JFsB wrote a review Feb 2021
Fairfield, Connecticut444 contributions449 helpful votes
This was my fourth stay at Galley Bay and I must write how impressed I was with their COVID measures. Everywhere you went, hand sanitizing stations were available, the staff (with the exception of one bartender at Gauguin one evening, which management corrected immediately) wore PPE. The diligent staff made sure you used the hand sanitizer before entering a common space, kept the dining and bar areas spotless and germ free. They maintained social distancing in restaurants at all times. On the whole, guests complied with wearing face masks, but, as always, there were a few outliers. The resort has maintained their superior level of service; all staff were professional and friendly; they really can't do enough for you. Housekeeping was again superior. All restaurants were open, and the service and food were absolutely fantastic. Can't wait to go back.
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Date of stay: January 2021
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Akash wrote a review Feb 2021
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Date of stay: September 2020Trip type: Traveled with friends
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Fletcher51 wrote a review Feb 2021
Winston Salem, North Carolina22 contributions8 helpful votes
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We just returned from a glorious week at Galley Bay. While all beaches in Antigua are public, the 3/4 mile beach at Galley Bay is virtually reserved for hotel guests. With all that beach there is so much room to spread out whether you want sun or shade. 80% of the rooms are right on the beach, so you are right on the beach in the comfort of your own room deck or patio. While the beach is an incredible asset, the staff and the all inclusive food and drinks are in the same league. The restaurants changed the menu daily. One of the reasons the food is so outstanding is that so much of the greens, fruits and veggies are grown right on the property. The staff and other guests take COVID precautions seriously, so we felt totally safe during our week at Galley Bay. Already looking forward to a return visit. Hope to see you there!
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Date of stay: February 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Julie Grantham wrote a review Feb 2021
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I’ve been lucky enough to travel and stay in some fantastic hotels around the world but nothing compares to Galley Bay I think it has to be one of the best hotels I’ve ever stayed in. The property is situated on one of the most beautiful and breathtaking beach’s in the Caribbean. I was lucky enough to experience turtle hatchlings make their journey from the nest to the ocean. The local Turtle Conservationist Aston, educated me and got me involved releasing them an experience I will never forget. I definitely want to come back when the nesting season starts which is any time between March to November, many turtles return year after year to lay their eggs at Galley Bay. The hotel exceeded my expectations from the cleanliness and comfort of the rooms to the friendly and helpful staff. The restaurants are all located beach front, very romantic settings and the food was exceptional plus the entertainment was superb. I think I’ve found my perfect paradise hotel and would highly recommend Galley Bay.
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Date of stay: January 2021
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PRICE RANGE
$637 - $1,080 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
galley bay hotel st. john`s, galley bay antigua, galley bay st johns, antigua galley bay
LOCATION
CaribbeanAntigua and BarbudaAntiguaSaint John ParishFive Islands Village
NUMBER OF ROOMS
98
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Frequently Asked Questions about Galley Bay Resort & Spa
Which popular attractions are close to Galley Bay Resort & Spa?
Nearby attractions include Ffryes Beach (4.9 miles), Valley Church Beach (4.4 miles), and Galley Bay Beach (0.09 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Galley Bay Resort & Spa?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free breakfast, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Galley Bay Resort & Spa?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Galley Bay Resort & Spa?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Galley Bay Resort & Spa?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Galley Bay Resort & Spa?
Conveniently located restaurants include Stella Ristorante, Fred's Belgian Waffles and Ice Cream, and Roti King.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Galley Bay Resort & Spa?
Yes, guests have access to a pool, a fitness center, and fitness classes during their stay.
Does Galley Bay Resort & Spa have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Galley Bay Resort & Spa offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Galley Bay Resort & Spa?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are there any historical sites close to Galley Bay Resort & Spa?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Fort Barrington (0.7 miles) and Fort James (2.0 miles).
Does Galley Bay Resort & Spa have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.