Flanked by unspoiled sands on one side and a lagoon and tropical gardens on the other, Hermitage Bay, Antigua is an ideal 5 star retreat for those seeking seclusion and serenity – perfect for luxury romantic getaways. Dotting the hillside and beach, detached suites adopt a minimalist style, featuring crisp, cool linens, contemporary bathrooms, outdoor garden showers and wrap-around verandas. Some of the best views in Antigua can be enjoyed from the freestanding baths and private plunge pools as part of the Hillside Pool Suites. At the resort’s restaurant, international cuisine with a Caribbean twist is prepared by Executive Chef Desroy Spence, accompanied by a wide selection of house wines. Those who can tear themselves away from Hermitage Bay's pool or beachside bar can take advantage of the fitness suite and non-motorised watersports, including sunfish and hobie cat sailing, paddle boards and kayaking. Relax with complimentary yoga and Pilates or enjoy a treatment at the resort spa.
Prices include flights, 7 nights accommodation on an all-inclusive basis and private transfers.
Our pricing aims to give an indication of the prices in low and high season. Low season for Antigua is generally between the months of May to October, high season runs from mid December to Easter. Prices are based on 2 sharing (unless otherwise indicated) and include return economy flights from London. Regional connections and single supplements are available on request. Date restrictions, terms and conditions apply to our special offers, please call for details.
The intimacy and personal approach at this luxury resort extends into the unique experiences offered to guests. Keen to demonstrate how he creates his varied menus, Chef Desroy Spence highly recommends a visit to the local farm and supplier to the hotel's kitchens. Meander through the rows of organic crops and pick up tips to cultivate your own garden with a guided tour by Mr Christian who, like his father before him, has been growing produce all his life. Depending on the season, you can see and taste tropical fruits such as custard apple, West Indian cherry, tamarind and as many as 14 different types of mango.
Hermitage Bay, Antigua is the ultimate retreat for anyone wishing to spend their luxury Antigua holiday relaxing and rejuvenating. Health and wellness is an important feature, with complimentary yoga, meditation and Pilates on offer. Spa treatments are influenced by the ancient eastern concept of Chakra.
Head into Antigua's hinterland on a nature trek with eco guide Eli Fuller; explore the mangroves and reefs before taking an exhilarating zip-wire through the rainforest canopy.
Make for the pool deck and join the weekly cooking class courtesy of one of the Hermitage Bay chefs; learn how to prepare traditional Antiguan delicacies with local produce and fresh ingredients from the on-site organic garden.
A year round destination, the best months to visit Antigua are generally during the drier winter months of December to April with temperatures averaging 24°C. The summer months between May and November can be more humid with showers and passing tropical storms a possibility, however visitors during these months may be rewarded with quieter beaches and excellent hotel offers.
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