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Facing a long, tranquil beach, this secluded Antigua resort on the northwest coast is less than a mile from Deep Bay and Hawksbill Beaches. The airport is less than 7 miles away.
A mountain-style pool, à la carte dining with Caribbean Sea views, water-sports equipment, and dancing to live music are included in the room rate at Galley Bay Resort & Spa - All-Inclusive - Adults Only.
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Guestrooms and cottages at Galley Bay Resort & Spa - All-Inclusive - Adults Only include beachfront terraces or courtyards with plunge pools. Compact refrigerators come with drinks. Bathrobes supply lounging comfort.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!Opens in a new window
Galley Bay Resort & Spa - All-Inclusive - Adults OnlyFive Islands Village St. John's Antigua
This resort is all-inclusive. Onsite food and beverages are included in the room price (some restrictions may apply).
Gratuities and taxes
Gratuities and taxes are included.
Food and beverages
- All meals, snacks, and beverages included
- Room service during certain hours
- In-room minibar (all beverages included)
Activities and facilities/equipment
All non-motorized water sports are included.
- Fitness facilities
- Onsite entertainment and activities
- Premium food items
- Bottled wine
- Bottled liquor
- Room service
- Airport transfers
- Laundry/dry cleaning services
- Spa/beauty facilities and services
- Offsite tours
The majority of amenities and gratuities at this rural Antigua resort are included in the room rate; guests of Galley Bay Resort & Spa - All-Inclusive - Adults Only will not be charged extra for the majority of amenities (scroll up to the All-Inclusive Details section for more information).
The resort's tranquil ambiance begins just inside the entrance at an open-air reception building with bleached-wood ceilings. Adjacent looms a 19th-century, stone-tower sugar mill ringed by a cactus garden. Golf-cart shuttles take guests to their rooms via a path spanning the bird-sanctuary lagoon.
This 2011 Condé Nast Traveler Reader's Choice Award-winning property features a beauty salon that offers massage, facials, and hair and nail care. An open-air library includes an air-conditioned room containing 2 computers with complimentary wireless Internet access. An air-conditioned 24-hour fitness center with views of the resort's bird-sanctuary lagoon offers cardio machines, a weight-training machine, and free weights. Free parking is available and a shop sells resortwear, beachwear, Galley Bay logo items, gifts, and sundries.
Please note: There are no elevators at this property.
Shuttle vans and private cars of varying prices are available. They can be reserved during the process of booking a reservation for this hotel, via this Web site, and added to the total trip cost.
- Outdoor pool
- Spa treatment room(s)
- 24-hour front desk
- Hair salon
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Wedding services
- Free breakfast
- Concierge services
- 24-hour fitness facilities
- Designated smoking areas
- Billiards or pool table
- Total number of rooms - 98
- Laundry facilities
- Number of floors - 2
- Luggage storage
- Free self parking
- Number of restaurants - 3
- Outdoor tennis court
- Snack bar/deli
- Beach sun loungers
- Pool sun loungers
- Full-service spa
- Tours/ticket assistance
- Free WiFi
- Pool umbrellas
- Multilingual staff
- Poolside bar
- Shopping on site
- Spa services on site
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
Free self parking
- Premium TV channels
- Balcony or patio
- Ceiling fan
- Access via exterior corridors
- Air conditioning
- In-room climate control (air conditioning)
- Coffee/tea maker
- Free toiletries
- Hair dryer
- In-room safe
- Premium bedding
- Separate sitting area
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- Cable TV service
- Free WiFi
- Daily housekeeping
- Designer toiletries
- Room service (limited hours)
- Iron/ironing board
- iPod docking station
- Flat-panel TV
- Pillowtop mattress
Where to Eat
The majority of meals and beverages, plus all gratuities, at the following restaurants and bars are included in the room rate for this resort (scroll up to the All-Inclusive Details section for more information).
Sea Grape - Open-air restaurant with peaked wood ceiling facing boardwalk above beach. Á la carte breakfast, lunch, dinner. Dinner dress code: Long pants, collared shirts for men, except Thursday night for the barbecue buffet. Room service is not permitted.
Ismay Restaurant & Bar - This beachfront restaurant offers local flavors combined with West Indian food. The menu features dishes like seafood gumbo and the classic Rastafarian dish, "Ital."
Lounge Bar - Open-air seating on thickly cushioned dark-bamboo chairs under ceiling fans next to boardwalk above beach. Afternoon tea. Pre-dinner appetizers. Bar service from late morning to late night. Live music for dancing nightly.
Teepee Bar - Open-air beachfront bar/lounge in conical thatch structure. Open late morning to late night.
Steel pan, reggae, and island adaptations of classic popular music is performed by local musicians nightly.
Nearby Things to Do
The majority of recreational facilities described below are included in the room rate for this resort (scroll up to the All-Inclusive details section for more information).
Galley Bay Resort & Spa - Antigua - All-Inclusive extends along an 875-yard (800-meter) beach washed by the turquoise Caribbean Sea, which remains calm in most weather. For freshwater swimming there's a 70-foot (21-meter) freeform pool styled like a mountain pool, with granite-like lining, rocks along edges, and a large multi-level rock waterfall at pool's head. An adjacent sundeck is furnished with thatched shades. Beach and pool sun loungers are available.
The resort supplies snorkeling gear, small sailboats, and kayaks. Motorboating, ecotours, parasailing, and surfing can be found nearby. Fat-tired bicycles suitable for riding on the beach are also furnished. Ping-Pong under a thatch roof exemplifies the resort's open-air ambience. Golf lessons are available nearby. An 875-yard (800-meter) jogging path circles a lagoon maintained as a bird and waterfowl sanctuary within the resort's 40 acres.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the resort; fees may apply.
- Golfing nearby
- Scuba diving nearby
- Free bicycles on site
- Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
- Parasailing nearby
- Golf lessons available nearby
- Hiking/biking trails on site
- Kayaking on site
- Sailing on site
- Snorkeling on site
- Tennis lessons on site
- Ecotours nearby
- Personal motorized watercraft on site
Indulge Spa is centrally located, adjacent to the calming waters of the hotel's lagoon and surrounding bird sanctuary. The spacious, multi-level spa features three massage areas, two of which are rustic, open-air treatment "pods". Each pod overlooks the bird sanctuary and is designed to accommodate two massage tables, for romantic his-and-hers treatments, as well as a full range of facials, skincare, and therapeutic massage treatments featuring the full line of world-class Pevonia Botanica skincare products.
- Number of treatment rooms 3
- Outdoor treatment areas
- Couples treatment rooms
- Manicures and pedicures
- Body scrubs
- Aromatherapy treatments
- Body treatments
- Facial treatments
To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.
- In-room accessibility
Check-in time ends at 8 PM
Minimum check-in age is 18
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Check-out time is noon
Children and extra beds
- Children 16 and younger are not allowed at this adults-only property. All guests older than 16 are welcome.
- Pets not allowed
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
No rollaway/extra beds available
No cribs (infant beds) available
Minimum guest age is 16
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Guests under 16 years old are not permitted at this adults-only property.