New Hotels In Antigua And Barbuda For 2023
For those planning ahead, dreaming of sunnier climes and new places to explore, the tropical paradise of Antigua and Barbuda is an authentic corner of the Caribbean which has a vibe to suit everyone and a charm that’s good for the soul.
The 365 white and pink sand beaches of Antigua & Barbuda, one for every day of the year, are just the beginning of the treasures that await visitors. Antigua’s rich history and spectacular topography provide a variety of popular sightseeing opportunities and boasts a varied tourism calendar including events such as the World Class Antigua Sailing Week, Classic Yacht Regatta, Antigua Sports Fishing, and the annual Carnival; known as the Caribbean’s Greatest Summer Festival.
The new year marks an exciting time for the paradise destination with the opening of stand-out new accommodation options, from boutique all-suite havens and cosy beach clubs to a super luxe villa development and the arrival of one of the coolest hospitality brands. We’ve rounded up the top new hotels in Antigua and Barbuda set to entice travellers planning a sun-drenched getaway as we enter the new year.
WEATHERILLS HOTEL – NOW OPEN
Antigua’s fascinating history is on display at Weatherills Hotel, a historic 17th century colonial mansion that has been beautifully restored and opened on 1 November 2022. Set within 40 acres of picturesque gardens in the north of the island, the extraordinary property is home to a collection of seven boutique bedrooms. Enriched by an impressive, restored working windmill, guests will enjoy carefully crafted menus in an elegant restaurant and create memories in beautiful spaces for magical weddings, energetic meetings, and sophisticated events. The property is owned by an Antiguan family who are carefully and sensitively restoring the property to take it into a new era in 2023 and make it one of the best hotels in Antigua.
For more information, visit www.weatherillshotel.com
TAMARIND HILLS BEACH CLUB – NOW OPEN
Hotels in Antigua for 2023. Officially opened from October 2022, Tamarind Hill Beach Club in Antigua is a place where guests can spend long, lost days with their toes in the sand soaking up therapeutic island vibes. Set to be an island hot spot, the beach club occupies a tranquil spot on the water’s edge on Ffryes Beach.
Offering boundless panoramas of the Caribbean Sea and a laid-back aesthetic throughout, guests can enjoy the beach club’s stylish features including The Clubhouse Café and Bar, The Wild Tamarind Restaurant, an infinity-edge, salt-water swimming Pool; all surrounded by the Tamarind Tree Deck, a huge timber deck that flows on to Ffryes Beach. The Clubhouse will serve breakfast, beverages and light bites throughout the day until sunset and the Wild Tamarind restaurant will offer a selection of international cuisine with Caribbean influences.
Guests’ needs are anticipated by the expert butler service on hand to provide drinks and food so that the only choice guests need to make is which sunbed to soak up the sun from.
For further information, please visit tamarindhills.com/
NOBU BARBUDA – NOW OPEN
Welcoming guests again starting 9 November after its highly anticipated opening in 2021, Nobu Barbuda offers a new hideaway for travellers in the form of a consciously designed beach club, Nobu restaurant, and lounge. The remote hideaway – set on the same location at Princess Diana’s favourite getaway – is designed to create a luxury oceanside experience for those seeking privacy, and a relaxed and sophisticated atmosphere. Five private cabanas are positioned across the stretch of pristine sand, including one with a VIP experience complete with a lounge and private dining. Personal hosts are there to manage guests’ needs. The stylish, intimate setting of the Caribbean-style lounge bar offers a retreat where guests can switch from a dip in the sea to sampling Nobu-style dishes featuring local catch and of course, Nobu’s famous miso black cod. Next, Nobu plans to launch the Nobu Beach Inn, a boutique hotel, wellness retreat and organic farm next to the restaurant that will break ground soon.
For more information, visit www.noburestaurants.com/barbuda
JOLLY BEACH ANTIGUA – NOW OPEN
Hotels in Antiqua. Situated on Antigua’s famous southwest coast, this expansive 40-acre property boasts the island’s largest hotel along with the single-best beach of Antigua’s 365 white-sand beaches. This re-injection of energy into the largest hotel in Antigua, one that has always been one of the most storied places to stay in the Caribbean, offers a great value all-inclusive getaway for visitors.
Guests can throw themselves into the all-inclusive fun at the signature swim-up main pool bar, relax with a spa day, play a little beach volleyball, kayak in crystal waters or simply sit back and relax. Within the resort’s 40 acres of lush tropical gardens are 3 restaurants, 3 bars, 2 swimming pools, a spa,a fitness centre, tennis courts,a volleyball court,a games room,a coffee shop,a gift shop and a wide variety of non-motorized water sports. A distinguishing feature of the resort, the deluxe all-inclusive offering is available to all guests with this unique room-only booking option, and includes accommodation, room taxes & service charges, 3 daily meals, unlimited house-brand alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages by the glass, non-motorized water sports including kayaking and paddle boarding, activities and entertainment.
For more information, visit jollybeachantigua.com/
MOON GATE ANTIGUA – OPENING WINTER 2023
Marking a new generation of bespoke boutique-style hotels on the island, the opening of Moon Gate Antigua is one of the perfect hotels in Antiqua for free-spirited travellers seeking simplicity and luxury combined. Slated to open Winter Season 23/24, the 49-suite boutique hotel and spa offers barefoot chic authentic island living. Located at Half Moon Bay, tucked into Antigua’s South East coast, known for its breathtaking beauty, the cleverly designed property extends its modern interiors to outdoor spaces, with the suites capturing stunning views of the ocean. The suites are among the most spacious in Antigua and Barbuda; measuring up to 1,000 sq. ft, the Penthouse Suites have their own private plunge pool and fully equipped kitchen.
Operating on an all-inclusive basis, guests can enjoy the luxury of convenience throughout their stay with access to an a la carte restaurant, cocktail lounge, spa, and clubhouse. Whether guests choose to spend the day by the pool, on the beach or in the wellness spa, Moon Gate Antigua provides an idyllic retreat with comfort and elegance at its core.
For further information, visit moongateantigua.com