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Get an overview of this hotelAntigua Caribbean beach resort with 2 pools

Powdery sand beach

This Antigua resort fronts a white-sand Caribbean beach 1.5 km (1 mi) long, on the island's west coast; downtown St. John's is 10 km (6 mi) away and the airport is 16 km (10 mi) northeast.

All-Inclusive resort

The Jolly Beach Resort & Spa All Inclusive includes access to pools, tennis courts, a kids' club, a spa tub within a rock waterfall, and nightly entertainment.

Balconies or patios

The 464 tropical-decor guestrooms at Jolly Beach Resort & Spa All Inclusive have patios or balconies with partial ocean views. Air-conditioned rooms are furnished with rattan pieces and colorful draperies.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Jolly Beach Resort & Spa All Inclusive features restaurants, a poolside bar, a bar/lounge, and a swim-up bar. Recreational amenities include 2 outdoor pools with pool umbrellas, a fitness facility, and a children's club. The property's full-service health spa has body treatments, facials, and beauty services. Business amenities include small meeting rooms, audio-visual equipment, and business services. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available in public areas, and wired Internet access is available for a fee. This Antigua resort provides event space for banquet facilities and conference/meeting rooms. Concierge services, wedding services, and tour assistance are available. A full-service wedding coordinator can work out the details of ceremonies conducted either in the on-site gazebo or on the beach (surcharge).

Children and teens enjoy a full schedule of games and activities, both indoors and outdoors, created just for them. The Jolly Kidz Club for the 3-12-year-old set, boasts supervised activities and a well-equipped playground complete with slides, swings, and a sand pit. The Jolly Teenz Club for those 13-16 years old features flat-screen televisions and video-game consoles. Babysitting is also available for an additional fee.

Adult activities include pool aerobics, crazy coconut bowling, Calypso and Reggae dance classes, bonfire on the beach with limbo and fire show, and lessons in the West Indian dialect. An air-conditioned fitness center contains stationary bicycles, stair machines, treadmills, weight benches, and free weights. A certified instructor is on site during hours of operation (open daily, but closed during the midday heat).

Additional amenities include A Cyber Café with 2 computers, Internet access, a printer, and a scanner (surcharges may apply for some services). In addition to the property’s health spa, a hair salon is on site. A variety of shops, a casino, and a piano, are just some of the varied and rich experiences and activities this resort offers.

Guest parking is complimentary.

The Spa at Palms Wellness Center offers services such as stone therapy, soothing body wraps and treatments, scrubs, and deep tissue massage. Manicures/pedicures, aromatherapy, and facials are also available. Special treatment packages are offered for young children and teenagers. Advanced reservations required for massage and for spa treatments.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Beach sun loungers 
  • Beach towels 
  • Beach umbrellas 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Children's club (free) 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference center 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Free self parking 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Garden 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Hair salon 
  • Meeting rooms 3 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 3 
  • Number of floors - 4 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 3 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2 
  • Number of restaurants - 5 
  • Outdoor tennis courts 4 
  • Picnic area 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge) 
  • Swim-up bar 
  • Tennis on site 
  • Terrace 
  • Total number of rooms - 464 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Wedding services 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Arcade/game room  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Children's club (free)  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Outdoor pools  
  • Outdoor tennis courts  


Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Climate control 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Furnished balcony or patio 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room massage available 
  • In-room safe 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Television 

Where to Eat

The majority of meals and beverages, plus all gratuities, at the following restaurants, snack spots, and bars are included in the room rate for this resort (scroll up to the All-Inclusive Details section for more information.)

Hemispheres - Jolly Beach Resort & Spa All Inclusive's main restaurant is open-air with colorful table linens under glass. Open daily, it offers breakfast, lunch, and theme dinner buffets.

Ristorante Bocciolo - Indoor, air-conditioned, dinner-only Italian restaurant with antipasti bar and á la carte menu featuring homemade pasta. Reservations required. Dress code: long pants, collared shirts for men (no jeans, beach sandals, or athletic shoes for either men or women). Surcharges may apply for select menu items.

UTSAV - Cuisines from India served in intimate open-air setting featuring small rooms with blue cushions on built-in white benches. Reservations required. Dress code: long pants, collared shirts for men. Surcharges may apply for select menu items.

Lydia's Caribbean Seafood - Beachfront, nautical-themed, open-air spot surrounded by the neon-colored wood-stall vendors of the Crab Hole Village. Open for dinner and Sunday brunch with á la carte dinner choices such as grilled swordfish, crab/salmon cake, seared red snapper with passionfruit sauce, beer-battered conch. Reservations required. Surcharges may apply for select menu items.

Coconut Grill - Open-air grill between pool and beach serving burgers, jerk chicken, French fries. Open for lunch only.

Splash - Two-story wood structure with poolside bar and swim-up bar on lower level, covered seating offering panoramic sea view on upper level.

Entertainment Bar - Casual, colorful spot, that is part of a three-structure open-air complex of wood roofs supported by wood poles next to an expansive plaza. One structure shelters the bar, another the bandstand, and the third shelters the dance floor. Live music nightly.

Nearby Things to Do

The majority of recreational activities and facilities described below are included in the room rate for this Antigua resort (scroll up to the All-Inclusive details section for more information).

Guests of Jolly Beach Resort & Spa All Inclusive are free to use snorkeling gear, windsurfers, sailboats, kayaks, and pedal boats, 4 lighted tennis courts, and 2 full basketball courts. Complimentary beginners' scuba-diving lessons are offered in the main pool, with diving excursions available (surcharge). A games room which is part of the Cyber Café provides a pool table, table tennis, and darts. Other recreational opportunities include shuffleboard and cricket.

Other recreational activities offered at this All Inclusive Resort are Crazy coconut bowling, the Jolly Beach Olympics, Calypso and Reggae dance classes, and bonfire on the beach with limbo and fire show. In addition, there will be celebrations for the Antigua Carnival in July and August, Antigua's Independence Day from October 27th to November 1st, Father Christmas on the beach, and Fireworks for New Years.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the resort; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Aerobics on site 
  • Basketball on site 
  • Kayaking on site 
  • Sailing on site 
  • Snorkeling on site 
  • Tennis lessons on site 
  • Volleyball on site 
  • Windsurfing on site 
  • Ziplining nearby 
  • Beach volleyball on site 
  • Boat tours nearby 

Spa Services

  • Ayurvedic treatments 
  • Massages on beach 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible path of travel 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time ends at Midnight

Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children under 2 years old stay free when using existing bedding.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel 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.


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • In-room safe fee: USD 3 per day
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Children 2 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

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