My fiancé and I spent a week at Galley Bay for our honeymoon and we loved it. We specifically looked for an all-inclusive resort that was smaller and more intimate.
Great beachfront suites
Above average food
Good activities such as biking and kayaking
The pool is a bit boring
Wish there were more restaurants to choose from
Our fourth time at Hawksbill. Still in love with it and although just got back last evening, can not wait to return. It has four wonderful beaches. our favorite is Eden Beach. It is a very natural setting which is basically empty. 3/4 of a mile long it sits in a peninsula. We spent the most of our two weeks sunning in its privacy. We saw at most 10 folks walk by during the entire time.
The hotel is very simple and rustic, it is not for everyone. The food is good. I managed to gain 10 pounds despite exercising every day. The rooms are simple with no TV or Internet. there is WIFI in the lobby only. It is perfect place to get away. No TV no news for two weeks. Staff will become your friends. William, Millie, David and ? Andrewthe bartenders get to know you and prepare your favorite drinks as they see you walking up to one of the bars.
The guests are mostly European which allows for eclectic, engaging conversation.
If you are looking for a place to totally relax and don't mind rustic yet clean facility this is the place to go. The saying is that you never go to Hawsbill just once. We met folks who have been there 7-28 times and we heard of a couple in their 90's who have been there more than 40 times.
We just returned from a stay at Coconut Beach Club. It was amazing. The staff were so friendly. Clifton, Tanza, Raynold, Samantha, everyone we came in contact with was so helpful and always smiling. The beach was beautiful. We LOVED that it was such an intimate setting. If you are looking for a glitzy or large resort, this is not it. However, if you want a relaxing, casual and laid back resort, this it the place to go. Would go back in a heartbeat!
"A beautiful location overlooking a nature reserve"
We wanted to avoid all inclusive hotel accommodation and the superior cottage at Yepton Estate was an excellent choice. We stayed for two weeks and were impressed with the assistance given by the owners Gabriela and Douglas. On arrival they offered us cool drinks and a bottle of wine and accompanied us on an informative shopping trip. They were helpful and enthusiastic hosts and Douglas gave us a detailed briefing on the sites and beaches that we could visit when our rental car was delivered. We took advantage of using the car hire company recommended and arranged for us by Gabriela. We also visited places to eat which they favoured.
The free use of a mobile phone with contact numbers, if we had any problems, was a helpful gesture.
Douglas has a special interest in the railways used in the former sugar cane industry and it was a privilege to view the restoration activity which he has been promoting. It will be interesting to read his planned book on this aspect of Antiguan history. On the history of the Island it was also good to see Nelsons Dockyard at English Harbour and the forts and defences established around the Island as part of the British defence of the Caribbean. We had an enjoyable experience and will retain happy memories of a very comfortable stay at Yepton Estate and a bonus of enjoying a wide range of bird life in the lagoon.
Robert from Milton Keynes England
Located on nearly an acre of landscaped grounds, this cottage community is a quarter-mile from Antigua's Yepton Beach.Yepton …More
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