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 an excellent place for those hoping for some after hours fun. This oceanfront destination features live entertainment 7 days per week, and there are a few fun bars on the property to pick from as well. Young vacationers and travelers with youngsters need to keep in mind that the hotel is adults-only, where visitors must be at least 16 years old.

Positioned in Five Islands, Galley Bay, an all-inclusive complex, happily welcomes guests who are thinking about basing their vacation in this neighborhood. It's 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 somewhat large location boasting a total of 167 rooms. A good selection of amenities and plenty of on-site activity make this generously sized hotel a hit with guests who want to get the most out of their trip to Antigua. In terms of quality, we've given this hotel a rating of 4 stars.

Look below for a list of amenities in-room available at this location.

  • Internet Access Port
  • Room Service
  • Telephone

Check with the property for more info regarding any specific amenity, if it's particularly important to you.

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 to learn more details.

The list below gives a preview of this property's facilities and general amenities:

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

Because these details can sometimes change, don't hesitate to call with questions if you don't want any surprises upon arrival. To find out more about the types of activities and recreation opportunities available at Galley Bay, click here.


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.

In addition to the on-location dining, those hoping for further culinary diversity can also check out some of the region's other nearby mealtime choices. Guests looking for a bite to eat will find a limited but good selection of restaurants beyond the property. It can be helpful to find out which nearby restaurants are worth visiting, though Galley Bay provides on-site dining, including Barefooot Grille. For more info about dining in this part of town, click here.

Guest Services

Galley Bay provides guest services, including the ones listed below, so you can depend on these few extras during your trip to this region.

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

This lodging also has a few business amenities, doubly great for professionals who need to put in a few hours of work during their vacations.

  • Conference Facilities


There are many attractions situated near Galley Bay. Some of the closest are Old Sugar Factory, Antigua Rainforest Canopy Tour, and Betty's Hope. Because this hotel is directly on Landing Bay, this property is an ideal place for people who plan to take advantage of the sun, sand, and surf during their stay. Also, within walking distance of this location is Hawksbill Bay.

One of the closest areas of interest to the hotel is St. John's. For a fun way to fill your day, escape for a day trip to a nearby town to gain some perspective on the country.

If you're still curious about other destinations and attractions near Galley Bay, click here.

Contact Info

Location: Galley Bay Beach Road, Five Islands, Antigua

General: (268) 462-0302



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