The Best Accommodations for Nightlife in Antigua

Enjoy Nighttime Entertainment at Many Hotels in Antigua

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Antigua is known for its gorgeous weather and sweeping views, but the fun doesn't have to stop when the sun sets. No matter if your favorite venue is a funky spot where locals flock or a spot to hear local music, you'll have many different options, especially if you select a property where they offer bars, shows, and more.

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Hotels included in the lists below are some of the best options if you want to do more than just star gaze in the evenings. Some are better for guests who prefer not to go off-site for nightlife options, while others are in particularly good locations for hopping to nearby venues.

Best Hotels in Antigua for Nightlife and Entertainment

Properties in the table below are rated as having highly rated entertainment and nightlife, or for being near popular late-night venues. Starting with the Jolly Beach Resort & Spa, the best are listed first; their ratings were created to consider a number of details, including whether they have live shows, lounges, and other exciting amenities on-property or nearby.

Because some night owls view live performance lineups as necessity, we've listed the availability of entertainment frequency at the hotels. Bear in mind, however, that hotels in Antigua are known to host entertainment more frequently during the tourist season, so be sure to call the hotel for further information if live shows are already written on your agenda.

Best Overall
Property Location Number of Bars Lounge/Club Live Entertainment
Jolly Beach Resort & Spa Jolly Harbour 6 check check
Grand Royal Antiguan Beach Resort Five Islands 4 check check
St. James's Club Mamora Bay 4 check check
Rex Resorts Halcyon Cove Dickenson Bay 4 check check
Sandals Antigua Caribbean Village & Spa Dickenson Bay 6 check check
Galley Bay Five Islands 4 check check
Verandah Resort And Spa 1.3 mi. East of Willikies 3 check check

Click any hotel and you'll find pages of information about that property, including photos and descriptions. Each one has something different in store for their guests. These detailed hotel articles can help you make a decision you're happy with.

Hotels in Antigua with Great Nearby Entertainment Options

Visitors who like to hop from one spot to another might appreciate a hotel or resort that's just a short walk from several other social venues, like bars and lounges. Though these properties may not have entertainment venues or fabulous bar scenes, they are located near some of the most popular nightlife hotspots. So if you could see yourself walking to an unusual nearby bar or going to a sunset celebration, these properties are within a short walk or quick taxi ride of several choices.

Click on their names to learn more about entertainment at the hotels and resorts below, and other places of interest found near them, like restaurants, activities, and landmarks.

Best for Nearby Nightlife
Property Location Accommodation Type Bars Within Walking Distance Bars Within Short Driving Distance
Blue Waters Hotel Cedar Grove Hotel 3 21
Jumby Bay Long Island Hotel 2 3
Curtain Bluff 4.4 mi. West of Falmouth Harbour Resort 2 5
Hawksbill Beach Resort Five Islands Resort 4 8
Pineapple Beach Club 0.9 mi. Northeast of Willikies Resort 6 7
Cocobay Resort Valley Church Resort 2 8

Cover all other aspects of your vacation and jump to another article, like those covering Antigua, and more. After all, your vacation will consist of much more than frequenting a variety of bars and night clubs. You'll want to spend your days - and nights - at a property that has the right amenities for your family, and is found in a part of town you'll love.


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