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Carlisle Bay - Luxury holidays to Antigua

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  • About this holiday

    Carlisle Bay in Antigua is a five star resort that is perfectly suited to family holidays, with a huge range of activities and a unique charm that proves very popular with repeat guests. The island itself offers a host of activities from kayaking to eco-adventure tours, golf and bare boat chartering, shopping and helicopter tours. At the hotel, however, a children's club (for children up to 12 years) offers a playground, small pool, and four mini tennis courts, among other activities. While the children are being entertained, there are plenty of land and water-based activities alongside a fabulous spa and delicious dining options. Carlisle Bay is the perfect Caribbean family destination, offering limitless possibilities and an idyllic setting.

    The journey and how you get there

    Expressions Holidays includes direct scheduled flights with British Airways or Virgin Atlantic from London to Antigua and private car transfer from the airport to the hotel and back (taking about 25 minutes).

    Complimentary

    Complimentary afternoon tea

    Included in your holiday

    Expressions Holidays includes scheduled flights with British Airways or Virgin Atlantic from London to Antigua, private car transfers and bed and breakfast.

    Holiday prices

    Sample prices for a family holiday at Carlisle Bay, Antigua are for a family of 2 adults and 2 children under twelve for seven nights in the lowest priced room type for families.
    Low Season £10,100
    High Season £13,100
    Based on sharing a beach terrace suite. Many other room types are available on request from us.
    The prices displayed here are a guide only for this hotel and each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect the actual flight costs and all up-to-date special offers.

    Special Offers

    • All inclusive offer
      There is a reduction of £40 per adult and £16 per child (2-12 years) on the all-inclusive supplement for stays from now until 30 November 2017 and from 16 April until 14 December 2018.
    • Free all inclusive for children
      Up to two children (aged 2-12 years) receive complimentary all-inclusive when booking beach suites for summer 2017 and 2018. Valid for stays from 24 April 2017 until 19 December 2017 and from 16 April 2018 until 14 December 2018.
    • Up to 40% discount Antiguan getaway 2018
      Book before 30 September 2018 and receive up to a 40% discount on stays until 14 December 2018. Minimum stay of 3 nights. Blackout days apply. Selected rooms only. Restrictions apply.
    • 20% discount Antiguan Spring getaway 2019
      Book before 30 November 2018 and receive a 20% discount on stays between 4 January 2019 until 22 April 2019. Minimum stay of 3-nights. Selected rooms only. Blackout dates apply. Restrictions Apply.
    • 40% discount Antiguan Summer getaway 2019
      Book before 30 November 2018 and receive a 40% discount on stays between 23 April 2019 until 30 November 2019. Minimum stay of 3-nights. Ocean and Beach Balcony Suites only. Blackout dates apply. Restrictions Apply.
    • 30% discount Antiguan Summer getaway 2019
      Book before 30 November 2018 and receive a 30% discount on stays between 23 April 2019 until 30 November 2019. Minimum stay of 3-nights. Garden, Beach Terrace and Bay Suites only. Blackout dates apply. Restrictions Apply.
    • All Inclusive supplement discount summer in Antigua 2019
      Book now and receive up to a 30% discount on the price of an All-Inclusive supplement for stays between 23 April 2019 until 14 December 2019.

      Or, book a Beach Suite and up to 2 children will receive complimentary All Inclusive on stays between 23 April 2019 until 14 December 2019.

      Minimum stay of 3 nights. Restrictions Apply.
    • Up to 25% discount on All Inclusive supplement Antigua for 2018
      Book now and receive up to a 25% discount on the price of the All-Inclusive supplement on stays from 16 April 2018 until 14 December 2018. In addition, children will receive complimentary All Inclusive in Beach Suites. Minimum stay of 3 nights. Restrictions apply.

    Hotel code

    CE42

    Our opinion

    Carlisle Bay, Antigua represents stylish luxury for all the family in the Caribbean.

    Hotel description

    Chic and stylish, situated on the undeveloped southern coast of Antigua, Carlisle Bay is a luxurious boutique hotel on a beautiful stretch of sandy beach, set against a backdrop of hills and rainforest. The hotel is part of CampbellGray Hotels, a small collection of exquisite, luxury hotels. There are 87 spacious suites at Carlisle Bay with calm stylish interiors and wonderful ocean views from their private terrace or balcony. The beach suites have a separate study area, which can be converted into a second bedroom for children under 12. Bathrooms are contemporary in decoration and combine space with practicality. Health and well being are fundamental at Carlisle Bay and there is an award-winning Spa with six luxurious treatment rooms, a state of the art gym, a juice bar, sauna and plunge pools. Other sports facilities include a range of water sports, large freeform swimming pool and nine tennis courts with the service of a pro. Carlisle Bay has three excellent restaurants: Indigo on the beach offers delicious West Indian cooking with grills, fresh seafood and salads, East serves excellent pan-Asian cuisine for dinner in a stunning contemporary setting and new poolside Ottimo has a delicious Italian menu, featuring pizzas from a wood burning oven and home-made gelato. Unique bonuses of Carlisle Bay are the luxurious cinema and fabulous library with a collection of books to suit all tastes. The Cool Kids' Club organizes activities for children aged 3 to 12. The Club consists of a fully air conditioned centre, large shaded terrace, jungle gym, paddling pool and four mini tennis courts. There is also a crèche which takes babies and toddlers from 6 months to 3 years. This is available at an extra charge. Crush – an action-packed teenage programme is available during school holidays.

    Location

    Antigua

    Official star rating

    5

    Annual opening

    Carlisle Bay will be closed from the 25 August to 12 October 2018 and from the 24 August to 11 October 2019

    Distance from airport

    25 minutes by car

    Closest airport

    Antigua

    Room types

    Carlisle Bay offers 87 suites of the following categories:
    Garden Suite. Split-level rooms with an open-plan bedroom and sitting room, Mini-bar, Espresso machine, Safe, Hairdryer, Satellite TV, CD/DVD player, Telephone, Internet access, Air-conditioning, Ceiling fan, Private terrace or balcony.
    Ocean Suite. Private bathroom, Mini-bar, Espresso machine, Safe, Hairdryer, Satellite TV, CD/DVD player, Telephone, Internet access, Air-conditioning, Ceiling fan, Private terrace or balcony.
    Beach Balcony Suite. On first floor with: Bathroom, Bedroom/sitting area, Study/second bedroom, Mini-bar, Espresso machine, Safe, Hairdryer, Satellite TV, CD/DVD player, Telephone, Internet access, Air-conditioning, Ceiling fan, Private terrace or balcony.
    Bay Suite. Features bedroom, living area, bathroom and balcony with sea view as well as a private butler service, vodka and rum bar and enhanced suite amenities.
    Beach Terrace Suite. On ground floor with:Open plan split-level bedroom/sitting room, Bathroom, Mini-bar, Espresso machine, Safe, Hairdryer, Satellite TV, CD/DVD player, Telephone, Internet access, Air-conditioning, Ceiling fan, Private terrace or balcony.
    Carlisle suite A. 3 double en-suite bedrooms, Sitting room/dining area, Kitchen, Mini-bar, Espresso machine, Safe, Hairdryer, Satellite TV,CD/DVD player, Telephone, Internet access, Air-conditioning, Ceiling fan, Private terrace or balcony. Max. occupancy of 6.
    Carlisle suite B. 3 double en-suite bedrooms, 2 double bedrooms have ocean views and there is a large balcony, Sitting room/dining area, Kitchen, Mini-bar, Espresso machine, Safe, Hairdryer, Satellite TV, CD/DVD player, Telephone, Internet access, Air-conditioning, Ceiling fan. Max. occupancy of 6.

    Hotel facilities and services

    Facilities at Carlisle Bay, Antigua include: Four restaurants, Four bars, Nine tennis courts, Spa, Gym, Library, Cinema, Swimming pool, Dive centre, 24-hour room service, Children's club, Windsurfing, Sailing, Kayaking, Snorkelling, Paddle boarding Twice weekly guided rainforest hikes, Crèche, Express overnight laundry, dry cleaning, one-hour pressing service, New beach cabanas exclusively for Bay suite guests where treatments from the Blue Spa are also available.

    Water sports

    Complimentary sports: Non-motorised water sports

    Chargeable sports: Motorised water sports are at extra charge including scuba diving

    A superb sailing holiday is now being offered by Carlisle Bay for specific dates in 2013. Follow this link for more information: Learn to sail in the Caribbean.

    Land sports

    Complimentary sports: Tennis, use of the gym.

    Other activities: Yoga and pilates. Island tours, guided hikes through the rain forest and boat excursions.

    Out and aboutnearby/local interest

    The island offers a host of activities from kayaking to eco adventure tours, golf and bare boat chartering, shopping and helicopter tours, all of which are available to guests at Carlisle Bay.

    Sports nearby

    Children

    Children's rates apply for ages 2-12 whilst infants under 2 years stay free. There is a complimentary kids' club for ages 2-6 and the complimentary Crew Blue activity programme provides entertainment for 7-12 year olds. Care of children aged 6 months to 2 years is also available for a fee. Child meal prices apply to ages 12 and under. The new restaurant, The Jetty Grill, is for adults only. Infants under the age of 2 stay free of charge.

    Minimum stays

    Minimum stay is required over the festive season and must include 25 and 31 December.

    Other information

    Children's club: The Cool Kids' Club offers entertainment to children aged from 3 to 12 years. There is a fully air-conditioned main block, with a shaded terrace, jungle gym, paddling pool and four mini tennis courts. Open Monday to Sunday from 8.30am to 12.30 and 1.15pm to 4.15 pm, the club is complimentary, and includes high tea. All staff are CPR certificated and are trained in first aid. The club is complimentary.
    Teenagers' club: Crush an action-packed programme of teenage activities are available in the school holidays.
    Creche: The crèche is open for babies and toddlers aged 6 months to three years. The crèche is open Monday to Saturday from 8.30am to 12.30 and 1.15pm to 4.15 pm. There is a charge for the use of the crèche.
    Babysitting: available at an extra charge and must be booked in advance.
    Baby listening: Available on first come first serve basis. Monitoring devices can be carried around by parents and are restricted to within the hotel grounds.
    Children's entertainment: DVDs, videos and a cinema are available.
    Medical services: The nearest emergency room is 30 minutes by car. A doctor is on call. Many of the staff are trained in first aid and this is available 24 hours a day.
    Family dining: Children are allowed in the main restaurant. Children under 6 must arrive when the restaurant opens at 7pm and leave shortly after 8pm. High chairs are available and there is a children’s choice on the main menu.
    Family rooms: Beach terrace suites have an extra room/study which can be converted into a bedroom to accommodate two extra children under 6. Beach balcony suites are the same configuration as the beach terrace suites but on the first floor and can accommodate two adults and two children over 6. The Carlisle Suites consist of three bedrooms for larger families.
    Children's amenities: Baby bath, potty, bottle sterilizing kit, bottle heating facilities and kettles are provided. Changing mat and night lights are available on request.
    For children: Children's robes are provided.

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