The Best Accommodations for Nightlife in Antigua

Enjoy Nighttime Entertainment at Many Hotels in Antigua

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Antigua has a stunning setting and plenty to do by day, but at night you'll feel the atmosphere come alive in a different way. Whether you're looking for a crowded bar or a romantic nightclub, there are a variety of options, especially if you choose a resort that has their own lineup of entertainment and lounges.

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Hotels included in the lists below are among the best choices if you appreciate Antigua's beauty during the daytime, but want a "night on the town" experience in the evening. Some offer one of a kind on-site amenities, while others are great for guests who want to be within walking distance of many venues.

Best Hotels in Antigua for Nightlife and Entertainment

Each of the properties in the list below were chosen as having highly rated entertainment and nightlife, or as having superb nearby options when it comes to these amenities. The best of the best, like the Jolly Beach Resort & Spa, are at the top of the chart; the rankings take into account a few different factors, including the hotels' on-site and nearby bars, lounges, live entertainment, and more.

Considering that live performances are synonymous with hotel nightlife, availability of entertainment at the hotels is shown below. Of course, hotels in Antigua are known to host entertainment more frequently during the tourist season, so be sure to call the hotel for more info 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
Galley Bay Five Islands 4 check check
Sandals Antigua Caribbean Village & Spa Dickenson Bay 6 check check

Click any hotel and you'll find pages of information about that property, including photos and descriptions. Every one of these accommodations emphasizes the relaxing and beautiful qualities of its location in a different way. These detailed hotel articles make it easy for you to view all aspects of your accommodation options.

Antigua Hotels Located in Nightlife Hotspots

Visitors who like to hop from one spot to another might appreciate a hotel or resort that's in an area with many after-dark hotspots. While these hotels might not offer the best nightlife opportunities themselves, they make excellent choices if you want to try out nearby establishments. So when you're wondering how to get the party started, maybe by walking to an unusual nearby bar or just watching the sunset with an icy cocktail, these properties are within a 10-minute walk or quick taxi ride of several exciting venues.

Click to view specifics about the the properties 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
Verandah Resort And Spa 1.3 mi. East of Willikies Hotel 6 7
Blue Waters Hotel Cedar Grove Hotel 3 19
Jumby Bay Long Island Hotel 2 3
Hawksbill Beach Resort Five Islands Resort 4 8
Curtain Bluff 4.4 mi. West of Falmouth Harbour Resort 2 5
Pineapple Beach Club 0.9 mi. Northeast of Willikies Resort 6 7

For planning other aspects of your vacation, please browse other articles in our guide. You could learn something about Antigua, and more. Needless to say, your vacation will have many thrilling elements, not just searching for the best recommended bars and lounges. You'll want to pick a hotel, resort, or even villa that has all the features and perks that matter the most, as well as a wonderful setting, with plenty to do nearby.


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