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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.
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.
- Good location
- Helpful staff
- Clean guestrooms
- Bathrooms could've been nicer
Jolly Beach Resort & Spa All Inclusive
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
Activities and facilities/equipment
All non-motorized water sports are included.
- Fitness facilities
- Supervised activities for children between 3 and 16 years old
- Access to onsite clubs
- Onsite live performances
- Golf green fees
- Motorized water sports
- Scuba-diving certification
- Scuba-diving lessons
- Tennis racquets
- Premium food items
- Premium and/or non-domestic beverages
- Airport transfers
- Laundry/dry cleaning services
- Spa/beauty facilities and services
- Wireless Internet access
- Offsite tours
- Transportation to offsite activities
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.
- Pool umbrellas
- Free WiFi
- Beach towels
- Number of meeting rooms - 3
- Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
- Conference center
- Poolside bar
- Swim-up bar
- Fitness facilities
- Children's club (free)
- Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)
- Conference space
- Meeting rooms 3
- 24-hour front desk
- Multilingual staff
- Total number of rooms - 464
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Number of floors - 4
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Arcade/game room
- Tennis on site
- Number of bars/lounges - 3
- Wedding services
- Free breakfast
- Concierge services
- Full-service spa
- Hair salon
- Number of outdoor pools - 2
- Tours/ticket assistance
- Picnic area
- Number of restaurants - 5
- Beach umbrellas
- Beach sun loungers
- Pool sun loungers
- Outdoor tennis courts - 4
- Free self parking
- Shopping on site
- Spa services on site
Family Friendly Amenities
- Outdoor pools
- Free Wi-Fi
- Outdoor tennis courts
- Children's club (free)
- Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
- Arcade/game room
Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( USD 10 per night )
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
Free self parking
- Connecting/adjoining rooms available
- Satellite TV service
- Furnished balcony or patio
- Air conditioning
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- Ceiling fan
- In-room climate control (air conditioning)
- Private bathroom
- Free toiletries
- Hair dryer
- In-room massage available
- Daily housekeeping
- Iron/ironing board (on request)
- In-room safe (surcharge)
- WiFi (surcharge)
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.
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.
Margarita's Restaurant - This à la carte restaurant features an outdoor dining area, and specializes in Mexican fare and margaritas.Reservations required.
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
- Fitness classes on site
- Basketball on site
- Kayaking on site
- Sailing on site
- Snorkeling on site
- Tennis lessons on site
- Volleyball on site
- Windsurfing on site
- Beach volleyball on site
- Boat tours nearby
- Ziplining nearby
- Massages on beach
- Manicures and pedicures
- Body wraps
- Body scrubs
- Aromatherapy treatments
- Ayurvedic treatments
- Body treatments
- Facial treatments
If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.
Check-in time ends at midnight
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Check-out time is noon
Children and extra beds
- Children are welcome.
- Kids stay free! Children 2 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
- Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
- Cribs (infant beds) are not available.
- 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
- Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 10 per night (rates may vary)
- In-room safe fee: USD 3 per day
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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.