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 good place for travelers looking to go out after dinner. This beachfront destination features live entertainment 7 days per week, and there are some bars at the hotel you can visit after dinner as well. Younger guests and those traveling with small children should keep in mind that the hotel is an adults-only destination, where guests must be at least 16 years old.

Located in Five Islands, Galley Bay, an all-inclusive property, is a great choice for customers who want to stay in this neighborhood. If you're wondering, the center of St. John's is to the east.


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 relatively large property with 167 rooms. The scope of the area alone makes this hotel an excellent choice for guests who want to spend their vacations at a sizeable property. In terms of overall merit, we have rated this hotel a rating of 4 stars.

Accommodations Map

A listing of the in-room features and amenities that you'll find at Galley Bay include:

  • Internet Access Port
  • Room Service
  • Telephone

Call ahead for more info regarding all types of amenities, as details can vary based on the room reserved.

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.

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 following list identifies some other amenities:

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

However, it's suggested that you call the front desk if you have your heart set on a particular activity. To read our complete discussion about the recreational 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.

Besides on-location dining, travelers hoping for further culinary diversity might also want to think about some of the region's other local restaurant selections. Vacationers who stay at Galley Bay will discover a small handful of restaurants beyond the property. It's a smart idea to learn which choices are available nearby, though Galley Bay provides dining of its own, including Barefooot Grille. To see a detailed discussion about dining, click here.

Guest Services

Making use of this property's guest services -- including the ones below -- are offered to help you stay stress free and relaxed while visiting Antigua.

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

Also available are a couple of business amenities, making it a well-equipped option for any visit, especially for those who think business should be comfortable.

  • Conference Facilities


You will find lots of attractions within a short distance of Galley Bay. On your itinerary, make room for nearby attractions like Old Sugar Factory and Antigua Rainforest Canopy Tour. Because this hotel is directly on Landing Bay, it is particularly appealing to those who want a beautiful view of the sea. You can also soak up some sun at nearby Hawksbill Bay, which you can easily walk to from this location.

One of the nearest areas of interest from the hotel is St. John's. To experience as much of this region as possible, take a day to travel to a nearby town to familiarize yourself with new sounds and sights.

For our in-depth discussion on what's near Galley Bay, click here.

Contact Info

Location: Galley Bay Beach Road, Five Islands, Antigua, Antigua and Barbuda

General: (268) 462-0302



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