Children: Galley Bay is an adults-only resort meaning guests must be over the age of 16.
Location: Galley Bay is located on the west coast of Antigua, about 4 miles from St John's.
Distance from the airport: Approximately 25 minutes by car from VC Bird International Airport.
Check in/out: Guests are invited to check in from 3pm and are asked to check out by 12 noon.
Meal Arrangements: Galley Bay operates on an all-inclusive basis, comprising of breakfast, lunch and dinner daily plus a range of beverages including house wines, beers, spirits and soft drinks.
Dining & entertainment: Galley Bay has four open air dining options: Ismay’s, Seagrape, Gauguin and The Barefoot Grill. Ismay’s incurs an additional $45 per person dining charge. Sea Grape is Galley Bay’s main restaurant and serves a mix of buffet and choices from its a la carte menu. The Gauguin offers authentic Caribbean cuisine under individual dining gazebos under palm roofs whilst the Barefoot Grill is open for lunch and snacks. Guests are asked to wear shoes and cover-ups when dining.In the evening, guests are asked to adhere to a more formal dress code where dresses, long trousers and jeans are acceptable, but the resort requests that tennis shoes and flip flops are not worn.
There are three bars including a new Rum Shack which is set in the garden by the Lagoon, stocking 20 rums from across the Caribbean from Antigua to Trinidad. Another new addition which is included in the all-inclusive package is the coffee shop which serves drinks and snacks from cappucinos to fresh pastries.
Resort facilities & services: Four restaurants, three bars and a coffee shop (as above), a spa, croquet lawn, fitness centre, free-form freshwater swimming pool, table tennis, tennis court, library, games room, bird lagoon and walking track. There is also a boutique, laundry and guest services centre with bureau de change and car & bicycle rental,
Activities at the resort: A wide range of complimentary activities are available including non-motorised water sports such as sea kayaking, paddle boarding, catamaran sailing, windsurfing and snorkeling. Back on dry land, guests can enjoy tennis, cycling, table tennis and croquet.
Activities & excursions nearby: Guests can go on a variety of excursions including island tours, shopping trips to St John's, historical visits to Shirley Heights, English Harbour and Nelson's Dockyard as well as golf.
All accommodation at Galley Bay has air conditioning, a ceiling fan, tea and coffee making facilities, a hair dryer, TV, a fridge and a safe.
Superior Beachfront Room: With direct access to the beach, these single storey rooms have vaulted ceilings, a king-size bed, a bathroom with a shower and are only steps from the white sand.
Deluxe Beachfront Room: Set in a two storey building on the beachfront, these rooms are more spacious and feature a walk-in wardrobe and a larger patio. Rooms on the ground floor have direct beach access, whilst rooms on the first floor have stunning ocean views.
Gauguin Cottage: For a romantic setting, nestled within the gardens just moments from the bird lagoon and beach, these suites each have a private plunge pool, terrace and sun loungers set amid lush tropical plants and behind wooden branch sunscreens. The bedroom and bathroom, complete with a shower, are each housed under separate high ceiling, thatched rondovals with a spacious, air-conditioned sitting room overlooking the garden. All have cool white tile flooring and contemporary furnishings. Maximum occupancy: 2 adults
Premium Beachfront Suite: These spacious suites feature a split level bedroom and living area which lead out to the spacious balcony through floor to ceiling doors to views over the Caribbean Sea. In addition to the above facilities, the Premium Beachfront Suite also features his and her basins and a large bath in the bathroom.