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Galley Bay Resort and Spa


All Inclusive
Exclusively for Adults
Good for Couples

  • Deluxe and intimate Caribbean hideaway exclusively for adults
  • Located on a golden sandy beach lapped by warm azure waters
  • Rustic, elegant rooms and suites with views of the lush gardens and sea
  • Award winning dining and a fine selection of alfresco bars 

The Galley Bay Resort and Spa is located on a stunning sandy beach and offers a luxurious, refined, and unpretentious sanctuary ideal for a relaxing holiday. Exclusively for adults, it’s the perfect choice for honeymooners or those holidaying with their loved ones. The all inclusive option ensures that everything is taken care of, allowing you to completely relax and unwind.

This boutique property is nestled within tropical gardens and has elegant rooms and suites overlooking the lagoon and lush private grounds. Situated next to a natural bird sanctuary, guests can witness a multitude of bird species, in addition to the many marine animals in the lagoon.

Take time out for tempting treatments at Spa Indulge, which features a variety of body wraps and massages, before sampling the array of inviting restaurants and bars dotted around the resort. Enjoy a refreshing swim in the freeform pool, or sample some of the complimentary non-motorised water sports. Guests can also enjoy live entertainment every night.

This hotel does not accept children under the age of 16.

All Inclusive – what's included

Breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea, and dinner (a supplement of $35 per person applies at Ismay's). Pre-dinner hors d'oeuvres and all drinks by the glass including house wines, premium drinks, cocktails and champagne from the bars. Non-motorised watersports (including sailing, windsurfing, kayaks and snorkelling). Tennis. Fitness centre. Bicycle hire. Regular entertainment. Complimentary Wi-Fi is available in public areas.


Bars & Restaurants


Ismay’s provides an elegant dining experience within its charming open air restaurant at the end of the beach. Enjoy a romantic and secluded fine dining experience where you can sample specialities including pan-roasted rack of lamb accompanied by romantic candlelight and crisp linen table cloths.  

Open: 19:00 – 22:00.

Reservations are required. Gentlemen are required to wear collared shirts with long trousers or smart jeans. T-shirts, shorts, ¾ trousers and ripped denim are not accepted. Ladies are requested to wear dresses, skirts, long trousers or smart jeans or tailored shorts. No short shorts or tank tops are permitted in the restaurant. 


Sea Grape

The enchanting Sea Grape restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner and offers a serene dining experience on the terrace beside the sea, complete with a refreshing breeze and mesmerising ocean views. Sample fresh seafood including grouper, alongside salads and a weekly Caribbean barbecue accompanied by live steel drum music. 

Open: 07:00 – 10:00, 12:00 – 14:00 and 18:30 – 22:00.

Gentlemen are required to wear collared shirts with long trousers or smart jeans. T-shirts, shorts, ¾ trousers and ripped denim are not accepted. Ladies are requested to wear dresses, skirts, long trousers or smart jeans or tailored shorts. No short shorts or tank tops are permitted in the restaurant.




Open for lunch and dinner, the romantic and intimate Gauguin restaurant offers al fresco, candlelit dining overlooking the azure blue seas and accompanied by swaying palms. Experience private dining in your own cabana and sample mouth-watering delicacies including chipotle chicken with water melon and cilantro or a savoury green curry infused with local flavours.

Open: 12:00 – 16:30. Sittings for dinner are at 18:45 or 20:30.

Reservations are required. Gentlemen are required to wear collared shirts with long trousers or smart jeans. T-shirts, shorts, ¾ trousers and ripped denim are not accepted. Ladies are requested to wear dresses, skirts, long trousers or smart jeans or tailored shorts. No short shorts or tank tops are permitted in the restaurant. 



Barefoot Grill

Enjoy light bites and snacks at lunchtime beside the beach at the relaxed and inviting Barefoot Grill. Sample grilled delicacies amidst tropical scenery, including spicy Cajun catch of the day or handmade Caribbean hamburgers and sit back and relax in the casual environment. 

Open: 12:00 – 16:30.



Sea Grape Lounge Bar

Sit and relax with afternoon tea or an evening cocktail and enjoy live entertainment at the Sea Grape Lounge Bar.

Open: 10:00 – 23:00.


Gauguin Bar

Appreciate the rustic charm of the Gauguin Bar as you relax with a fine wine or spritzer in elegant surroundings.

Open: 12:00 – 23:30.

Ismay's Bar

Relish in a cool refreshing drink or cocktail amidst the beautiful lush tropical gardens and admire the natural beauty of your surroundings. 

Open: 19:00 – 23:00.

Coffee Shop

Relax with friends, enjoy a good book or plan your day ahead on plush wicker club chairs within the crisp, white washed walls of the Coffee Shop sanctuary. Sample delectable pastries and freshly brewed coffee in beautiful surroundings looking out over the gardens.

Open: 07:00 – 22:30.


Tee Pee Bar

Chill out with a speciality cocktail or refreshing juice at the conical-roofed Tee Pee Bar and take in the lively ambiance as you watch the spectacular sunset.

Open: 10:00 – 23:00.



Beach & Pools

Swimming Pool

Take a dip in the refreshing lagoon-style freshwater swimming pool, complete with a relaxing waterfall and tropical surroundings. Enjoy poolside drinks from your comfortable sun lounger and soak up the sun.




Enjoy ¾ of a mile of powdery white sands on your doorstep, where you can take a stroll along the edge of turquoise warm waters or experience the local water sports.



Spa & Wellness

Indulge Spa

From facial therapies to aromatherapy cocoons and massage rituals, the Indulge Spa has something to refresh and rejuvenate the body, mind and soul. Enjoy blissful indulgence amidst the tropical gardens on the edge of the lagoon.




Fitness Centre

Flex your muscles at the well-appointed Fitness Centre complete with state of the art equipment.




Activities & Entertainment


Embrace the exotic vibe of the Caribbean with island-inspired live music and activities. Enjoy steel drum and reggae bands, alongside Caribbean barbecues and cocktail parties under the Antiguan sun. Other activities range from touring the resort gardens to cooking demonstrations and watching a movie under the stars.

Land Sports

There is something for everyone at Galley Bay Resort & Spa, from bicycles to tennis, and from croquet to yoga. The diverse array of land sports also includes beach volleyball and billiards.

Water Sports

Surrounded by sparking waters and breath-taking coastlines, guests can choose from a fantastic selection of water sports, including paddle boarding, Hobie Cat sailing and kayaking. If you fancy heading deeper into the underwater world, then experience snorkelling where you can see colourful coral gardens and tropical marine life.

Gift Shop

Guests can satisfy their shopaholic cravings at the onsite Gift Shop. Find the perfect souvenir of your holiday as you browse the array of island-inspired jewellery, accessories and fashion.

About the location

Galley Bay Resort & Spa is a short drive from Antigua’s buzzing capital, St John’s. Situated on the northern coast, St John’s is home to colourful houses and buildings, and a rich colonial history. St John’s Cathedral headlines the capital with its striking Baroque architecture and is accompanied by an array of Caribbean restaurants and interesting duty-free shops and markets.

The island’s vibrant heritage and upmarket atmosphere can be found in abundance in St John’s, displayed in its authentic Saturday morning fruit markets, alongside the swanky bars and shops of Redcliffe Quay. As night falls, select from stylish bars and alfresco eateries and enjoy the Antiguan sunset.

Transfer time
Galley Bay Resort & Spa is 25 minutes from Antigua Airport
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akmartin1988, Clearwater, Florida
Tripadvisor review Oct 15 2018
The room was very nice and clean! The flowers and champagne upon arrival were a nice touch! Not a lot of decor I. Rooms but still nice... after all not there for the room decor. Bed was comfy and...
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telawson52, Midland, Michigan
Tripadvisor review Oct 15 2018
Before going to Galley Bay, we did our research to make sure this resort aligned with the type of vacation you would expect from a resort of this level, all I can say is the pictures look nice. 1...
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