January 7, 2014 | By Travel Bug |
Brighter GETAWAYS Antigua
A few things for you to think about while you’re planning your trip to Antigua.
What to experience at Sandals Grande Antigua Resort & Spa
Eleven distinct restaurants serve specialties from around the world, around the clock, including Asian, British Pub Fare, French, Caribbean, Italian and Southwestern.
Your wedding in paradise
Book your wedding at Sandals Resorts and take advantage of your very own personal wedding coordinator to help with all the details.
Indulge in a romantic, private candlelight dinner on the beach, by the pool or in a cabana. Just ask your butler to arrange it. (available for a charge in non-butler rooms and suites)
Two unique villages at one resort
The Caribbean Village boasts a strong Jamaican influence and lush foliage whereas the Mediterranean Village is inspired by Europe’s elegant coastal cities.
Experience your Luxury Included® Vacation for two people in love at 15 Sandals Resorts in the most beautiful destinations across the Caribbean.
Where to stay at Sandals Grande Antigua Resort & Spa
Mediterranean One Bedroom Butler Villa Suite with Private Pool Sanctuary
These spacious villa suites offer total romantic seclusion with private plunge pools and whirlpools, and the finest amenities. Enjoy butler and 24-hour room service.
Caribbean Honeymoon Butler Rondoval with Private Pool Sanctuary
These exotic suites are in individual circular buildings with cone-shaped roofs, featuring patios, private plunge pools, mahogany beds, butler and 24-hour room service.
What not to miss in Antigua
Antigua Rainforest Canopy Adventure
Zip line across the glorious gorge at Fig Tree Drive, then take the “Stairway to Heaven” to the Canopy Café for views of the rushing zipliners.
Cruise Antigua’s coastline. Stop for snorkelling and swimming at a deserted beach on Green Island and enjoy a delicious local lunch.
• Some of the world’s best cricketers hail from Antigua, including Viv Richards, Richie Richardson, Andy Roberts and Curtly Ambrose, many of whom still reside on the island.
• Antigua has 365 beaches, a new one for every day of the year!
Need to know
English is the official language. Antiguan Creole is widely spoken.
East Caribbean dollar (XCD). The US dollar is also generally accepted.
Within minutes from the airport, complimentary resort transfer included.
110 or 220 Volts.
Devil’s Bridge, a natural limestone arch formation.
Non-stop flights from Toronto aboard Air Canada, 4.5 hours.
You only need to be in Antigua for 48 hours before you can get married.
The Caribbean’s Leading Honeymoon Resort