Galley Bay

Galley Bay

Enjoy Galley Bay's exotic location, where guest cottages are tucked away into 40 secluded acres of beachfront tropical gardens and travelers are welcomed with traditional Antigen hospitality. Galley Bay provides every necessary convenience to guests with a spark of Caribbean charm for that perfectly secluded island retreat. In 2013, Galley Bay earned the accolade as one of the Top 100 Hotels in the world, ranked on the Expedia Insiders' Select list, plus it was noted as one of the top properties in the Caribbean by Conde Nast Traveler, giving this spot two more reasons to recommend it as your next vacation destination.

This all-inclusive hotel is a great place for guests looking for some after hours fun. This waterfront destination offers live entertainment 7 days per week, and there are at least two bars on the property you can visit after dinner as well. Young vacationers and travelers with kids need to note that the hotel is open only to adults, where a minimum age of 16 is observed.

Located in Five Islands, Galley Bay, an all-inclusive property, welcomes customers interested in staying in this neighborhood. It is west of the center of St. John's.


The suites are spacious and luxurious, while the cottages offer the guests a taste of life as a Tahitian artist, with privacy from civilization and surrounded by the lush tropical paradise that is Galley Bay.

Galley Bay is a fairly large property with a total of 167 units. With more space comes more options, making this hotel a perfect setting for guests who look forward to staying at a sizeable property.

This hotel has been given a 4 star rating from Caribya! with respect to features, style, and ambience. Read more about our Caribya! star ratings, and why they are usually lower than ratings from Trip Advisor and other sites, by clicking here.

Below, you'll find a listing of this property's in-room amenities.

  • Internet Access Port
  • Room Service
  • Telephone

If you have an important amenity in mind, mention this when you contact the front desk or reservation service.

Activities and Amenities

Indulge, the resort's on-site spa, features two open-air massage pods over looking the bird sanctuary and lagoon, and a third has accommodations for a his-and-hers massage. The focus at Indulge is on keeping thing natural. That is why they use Prevonia Botanica skin care products.

Guests may also opt to experience their massage in the privacy of their own room.

Each of the three bars at the resort serves a different purpose. TeePee Bar is known for it's house drink, the Galley Bay Special, which is a frozen beverage mixed with Cavalier Light Rum, coconut cream, grenadine, and fresh bananas. Lounge Bar is a very social setting that serves up popular cocktails and hors d'oevres. Finally, the Gauguin Bar is a more intimate locale, allowing guests to have a drink in privacy before and after meals.

Family accommodations can be made to make room for the whole family and inspire time together, while the hotel's game room is usually popular with all members of the family, old or young. Click here for more complete information.

The following list shows other amenities on this property:

  • Live Entertainment
  • Exercise Equipment
  • Kayaking
  • Wind Surfing
  • Wheel Chair Access
  • Fishing
  • Snorkeling

However, it's a good idea to call ahead of time if you're looking forward to something in particular. Visit this page to read a comprehensive description about the specific recreational opportunities offered at Galley Bay.


Of the restaurants at Galley Bay, three center all their focus on regional and local cuisine. Gauguin, Ismay's Retaurant, and Sea Grape are all known for serving delectable dishes that shine with fresh local ingredients in beautiful surroundings, and often live entertainment. Barefoot Grille, the fourth restaurant on property prepare international cuisine made-to-order for lunch, and offer snacks throughout the day.

Outside of the on-site dining options, travelers looking to find extra culinary diversity should also look into some of the region's other local dining establishments. Guests looking for a bite to eat will encounter a small handful of restaurants nearby. It's helpful to know the area's restaurant options, even though Galley Bay does have dining of its own, including Barefooot Grille. To get more information about dining in the surrounding area, click here.

Guest Services

Also included with these accommodations are guest services -- including the ones listed below -- can help ensure that you make your vacation as enjoyable as possible.

  • Shops/Commercial Services
  • Complimentary Breakfast
  • Car Rental Desk
  • Barber/Beauty Shop
  • Housekeeping

The property also boasts some business amenities, which makes it a good choice for just about any trip, and especially for those attending mainly on business matters.

  • Conference Facilities


You will notice numerous attractions in the vicinity of Galley Bay. Some of the closest are Old Sugar Factory, Antigua Rainforest Canopy Tour, and Betty's Hope. Since this hotel is located directly on Landing Bay, this property is the perfect spot for anyone who wants to experience the area's beautiful coastal region. Just a short walk away is another sun-drenched spot, Hawksbill Bay.

Among the closest notable areas to the hotel is St. John's. For a fun way to fill your day, have yourself a side trip to a neighboring town to check out just what else Antigua has to offer.

If you'd like to learn more about what's located near Galley Bay, click here.

Contact Info

Location: Galley Bay Beach Road, Five Islands, Antigua

General: (268) 462-0302



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