Get your accommodation sorted!

If you’ve secured your place at the show (or are planning to soon) now’s the perfect time to explore the accommodation options available and get yours booked! The earlier you book, the more choice you’ll have, and possibly the best prices too!

 7th June 2024

 Antigua Charter Yacht Show

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If you’ve secured your place at the show (or are planning to soon) now’s the perfect time to explore the accommodation options available and get yours booked! The earlier you book, the more choice you’ll have, and possibly the best prices too!

Antigua is a beautiful island so wherever you choose to stay you’re sure to have a fantastic time. The show will be a busy, action-packed week, so having the perfect place to come back to at the end of each day will make all the difference.

There is so much accommodation to choose from, so where to start? Here are some things to consider when choosing your accommodation:

  • How close to the show epicentre would you like to be based? Once you’ve decided this, you’ll know which areas to focus your search on.

  • Are you planning on extending your trip into a full holiday by tagging on days before or after the show? If so, what location would be best for that purpose?

  • How will you get around? If you’re planning on hiring a car, location will be less important as you’ll be able to get around easily, but if you’ll be relying on taxis, it’s something to consider.

  • Are you after a large resort packed full of facilities, a boutique hotel, or self-catering accommodation? There are plenty to choose from in all categories, but setting the boundaries at the start will make your search quicker and easier.

  • What are your accommodation must-haves? A sea view, close proximity to the beach, a pool, a choice of eateries and room size are all things that may be on your wish list.

  • How much do you wish to spend on accommodation? Decide on this before you start your search to ensure you don’t waste time looking at accommodation that’s over budget.

To make finding the perfect place to stay a little easier, we’ve compiled a list of some of our favourite hotels, all of which are conveniently located for the show. Ranging in style from beautifully historic to modern luxury, we highly recommend the following accommodation…

Admiral’s Inn 

The Admiral’s Inn is located within the walls of the historic Nelson’s Dockyard at English Harbour, so if you opt to stay here, everything really will be right on your doorstep! It has its own waterfront areas and courtyard, which can be enjoyed in the mornings or evenings or whenever you have a bit of downtime. The Inn has two restaurants to choose from, a spectacular infinity edged pool with sunbeds and hammocks, lush gardens, a spa and a small beach.

There are 23 rooms and suites of all types, all of which are ensuite. The rooms vary in size and character and offer different views according to their location in the old brick building. Rooms have air-conditioning and ceiling fans, some with a view of the harbour and others have a small patio with a garden or courtyard view. 

Catamaran Hotel

The Catamaran Hotel  is an 8-minute drive or 42-minute walk from Nelson’s Dockyard, making it close by and convenient for the show. The friendly and charming hotel dates back to 1968 and is owned and managed by one of the island's premier yachting families 'The Baileys'. Nestled between palm trees and tropical flowers, the rooms open up directly onto a small intimate beach, with a sunbathing deck and swimming pool.

Comprising 14 air-conditioned rooms with en-suite bathrooms, kitchenette, cable television, telephones and wi-fi, the hotel is ideal for couples, families and independent travellers alike. The hotel has recently upgraded some rooms to ensure plus-sized persons can enjoy a comfortable stay at the resort. Balcony views extend straight out across the beach and beach access is available directly outside each room. The hotel’s Captain’s Quarters Restaurant & Bar offers both formal and informal alfresco dining and jaw-dropping views of Falmouth Bay.

Copper and Lumber Store Hotel

The Copper and Lumber Store Hotel is located within Nelson’s Dockyard so you’ll be right in the thick of it! Experience another age when you step inside this beautifully restored 18th-century building. It’s an intimate, boutique hotel where the laid back culture and charm of the Caribbean melds with the colonial history of Antigua, creating a truly unique setting.

The hotel offers four room types - Contemporary Studios, Contemporary Suites, Georgian Studios and Georgian Suites so there’s something to suit every taste. The Mainbrace Restaurant & Pub offers breakfast, lunch and dinner, and the doors open out onto an amazing view of the Georgian Dockyard Marina. Friday is seafood night and if you’re after a quick bite on the go, the pub is ideal. 

St James’s Club

St James’s Club is tucked away on a secluded 100-acre peninsula on the southeastern coast, yet it is only a 12-minute drive from Nelson’s Dockyard. With two white sand beaches, six swimming pools and a range of facilities and activities available, this resort is great for couples, families and singles.

The Club’s five all-inclusive restaurants will satisfy all your Caribbean cravings amidst breathtaking beachside views of Mamora Bay. You can choose from relaxed, casual options to fine dining experiences that are sure to elevate your stay. The choice of accommodation here is vast too - from Club, Premium and Beachfront rooms, to Royal and Junior suites and 2 or 3 bedroom villas.

St James’s Club is offering discounted rates for show delegates - use promo code OCEANWAVE to claim yours when booking online.

The Verandah

The Verandah is an adults-only oasis of tranquillity, located on 30 beachfront acres and only a 30-minute drive from Nelson’s Dockyard. Situated amongst a backdrop of lush green gardens, stunning tropical views and a shimmering turquoise sea, the incredible all-inclusive blend of engaging activities, delectable cuisine and entertaining nightlife allows you the luxury to do as you please.

The Resort boasts 10 eateries including Portofino, which has its very own Michelin 3-star chef serving an a-la-carte menu. A range of suites are offered, catering for 2, 3 or 4 guests, from Hillside and Waterview Suites to Waterfront and Superior Waterfront Suites. Each suite has a private verandah at the back, a rainfall shower and free WiFi. There are four swimming pools to enjoy as well as a range of watersports, activities such as mini golf and beach volleyball, a fitness centre and spa.

The Inn

The Inn, which is only a 9-minute drive from Nelson’s Dockyard, has 28 rooms built on 19 acres of seaside land. This split-level resort features a hilltop building overlooking English Harbour and the picturesque waters of the Caribbean Sea. The hotel has its own white sandy beach, with a small but lovely private dock. It boasts the perfect balance of  Colonial style buildings with luxurious and contemporary comfort.

Choose from a Junior Suite, Deluxe Suite or Beach Cabana, all suitable for two person occupation. The Beach Cabanas are set right on the beach, ideal for those wishing to be close to nature. The Junior Suites are 40 sq m in size and the Deluxe Suites - the Inn’s most prestigious accommodation - are 40 sq m in size. For dining, we have the Reef Restaurant offering delicious food between 7am and 6pm, and the Terrace Restaurant which offers 5-star evening dining between 7pm and 10pm.

The Ocean Inn

The Ocean Inn offers the perfect combination of luxury, history, geography and tropical elegance, all tucked away in a beautiful garden overlooking Antigua's historic Nelson's Dockyard, which is only a three-minute drive or 12-minute walk away. This small Antiguan owned and managed hotel offers 12 unique bedrooms perched on the hillside with stunning views of Ordinance Bay and luxury yachts entering and leaving the harbour daily. It offers affordable Antiguan accommodation in an area surrounded by beauty, charm, opulence and luxury.

We have a range of rooms to offer; from Budget and Oceanview Budget rooms, to Top Floor Gallery rooms and Private Cottages, meaning there’s something to suit every budget. Breakfast is included in the price of the room and you also have access to a lovely swimming pool and sun loungers, a gym and free WiFi.

Antigua Yacht Club Marina & Resort

Antigua Yacht Club Marina & Resort, which is ideally located just four minutes’ drive or 11-minute walk from Nelson’s Dockyard, offers the perfect opportunity to really enjoy Antiguan hospitality. The resort comprises 30 Executive Suites, Studio Residences (either as single or double unit configurations) and a 19-room hotel. 

Each accommodation offers dramatic views of Falmouth Harbour and the Marinas, and are equipped with private balconies, ceiling fans, air conditioning units, in-room safes, satellite TV, hairdryers and WiFi.  We also offer a daily housekeeping service, fully equipped laundry facilities, and there’s also a health spa and fitness centre to enjoy.

South Point 

South Point is just a four-minute drive or 13-minute walk from Nelson’s Dockyard. It is a privately-owned, beachfront property with just a handful of luxury suites and a team of dedicated staff whose aim it is to give our guests a truly unique experience. From the monochromatic colour scheme to the subtle decor and urban chic vibe, South Point was purposefully designed to contrast - yet complement - its tropical beach setting.

Our Maia at South Point Restaurant is open from 10.30am until 11pm and offers simple, yet skillfully prepared dishes that have one thing in common: fresh, high-quality ingredients. The accommodation comprises 23 condo-style Waterfront Suites that overlook the Caribbean Sea and Falmouth Harbour marina. Housed in five individual two and three-storey buildings along the coast, each of the suites offers immediate access to the pool, jetty and small private beach.

Stanley’s Estate Agents

With over 65 years of combined professional experience, Stanley’s Estate Agents offers exquisite properties to exceptional clients worldwide; our highly trained professional sales team delivers an unprecedented level of service and attention to detail. We have a range of properties available for short-term rental, making them ideal for your stay in Antigua. From 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom places, to 2 or 3 bed and bath, right up to 10 bedroom properties, we have something to suit every guest, whatever your party size and requirements.

What are you waiting for?

If you haven’t registered for the Antigua Charter Yacht Show 2024 yet, now’s the perfect time! Register today and enjoy a 10% discount off the registration fee! Discount valid until 31 August. Get in touch with our friendly and helpful team with any enquiries…

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