IslandsAntigua – Hermitage Bay

A truly beautiful 5 star adults only boutique hotel set on a stunning white sand beach on the west coast of Antigua.


Hermitage Bay offers 30 suites, 13 are positioned on the beach and the remaining 17 have been built on the hillside to maximise views and privacy.  All suites face the sea and the views range from tropical gardens and the white-sand beach to spectacular panoramas of the bay, mangroves and distant harbour.  Some of the hillside suites have plunge pools.

All rooms have King size beds, spacious verandah with comfortable lounging furniture, outdoor showers, air conditioning and ceiling fans.  Pure and natural Aromatherapy Associates skincare products are provided and all rooms have an iPod docking station or a smartphone USB connection, flat screen TV, DVD player, free wi-fi, tea and coffee making facilities and a fully stocked mini bar.


Non-motorised water sports are complimentary at Hermitage Bay.  Choose from snorkelling, windsurfing, kayaking, stand-up paddle boards, Hobie cats and Sunfish.  Their friendly water sports team offers instruction or just general assistance to all guests.  There is also a small, but well equipped fitness centre.  Diving can be arranged for an additional charge.


There are two golf courses on Antigua The Jolly Harbour Golf Club, located just ten minutes from Hermitage Bay, and the Cedar Valley Golf Course, located 3 miles north of the capital, St. John’s.

The Jolly Harbour course is an established par 71, 18-hole championship golf course, and is open to visitors on a daily fee basis in addition to offering weekly, monthly and annual rates.

The Cedar Valley Golf Course is a par 70, 6,157 yard course that welcomes players of all levels. The club offers a 300 yard driving range and resident professionals available for private lessons.


Hermitage Bay offers guests a cooking course/demonstration once a week, outdoors, on the deck by the main pool.

These courses support their philosophy of recognising how important food is to everyone’s enjoyment of their holiday, but adds the fun of cooking with local produce, some of which comes from Hermitage Bay’s organic kitchen garden, under the guidance of one of their fantastic chefs.


Deep Sea Fishing

Caribbean deep-sea fishing is second to none in the waters off Antigua, with marlin, king fish, wahoo and barracuda all common. Various charters with skippers are available.

Costs available on request.


At Hermitage Bay they endeavour to serve delicious meals made with the best, freshest and highest quality ingredients.  The executive chef and his team deliver a 5-star varied menu, mixing the best of Modern European cuisine with Caribbean favourites and American classics.

Menus change daily and there is always an opportunity to try something new.  They use locally-sourced produce wherever possible, ensuring that only the freshest ingredients are used.  A large portion of the fruit and vegetables used is grown in Hermitage Bay’s very own organic garden.

Truly a gastronomic experience.

Hermitage Bay is an all-inclusive property and in addition to the above, this is what is included on a daily basis

  • Afternoon snack
  • Canapés at cocktail hour
  • Beverages, including premium branded drinks and a selection of house wines
  • French champagne (winter) and prosecco (summer)
  • Airport transfers via luxury 4×4
  • Morning yoga, meditation and pilates classes (alternating days)
  • Breakfast, lunch, dinner


A visit to the Garden Spa at Hermitage Bay on Antigua is truly a calming and relaxing experience.  The healing rituals offered are designed to correspond with the Chakra systems of the body and bring about physical, emotional and spiritual renewal. You can also choose from a facial or massage and you may wish to indulge in one of the Garden Spa’s Colour Rituals – a truly amazing experience.

Hermitage Bay on Antigua offers you the chance to get away from the rat race, unwind and completely relax.

If this appeals to you, call or e-mail BVI Holidays to book.

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