Carlisle Bay

St Mary • Antigua

Carlisle Bay is a luxury resort looking out over white sand and turquoise water, with a backdrop of emerald green rain forest. A quiet tranquil holiday location next to the beach for sun and water worshippers.

Relax by the beach, choose beauty treatments at the Cara Spa, try the Fitness and Yoga facilities or one of the many water sports available.

Carlisle Bay is a luxurious Caribbean beach and spa resort nestled on the southern shore of the island of Antigua. Overlooking a dazzling white sand beach and tranquil turquoise waters, it is a slice of paradise, one of the most beautiful among Antiguan resorts.

Carlisle Bay offers a haven of seclusion and relaxation perfectly complemented by the serenity of Cara and a wide choice of superb activities and facilities. Spacious all-suite accommodation with ocean views and separate family areas allows each guest to enjoy their preferred holiday in one of the best 5 star Antigua resorts.

The Caribbean-inflected design of the resort is simple and befitting of its stunning natural setting. Decor throughout is contemporary yet elegant and the meticulous attention to detail means that every convenience is provided for. Quiet, restful colours and maximum use of light bring the idyllic outside in.

As a destination for bespoke, personalised weddings, celebrations and honeymoons Carlisle Bay promises you an experience which will fulfill your dreams and remain with you forever. While Carlisle Bay offers impeccable luxury and service it manages to combine this with a laid-back, unfussy atmosphere you will want to return to again and again.

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Carlisle Bay has a full weekly programme of activities from sunrise yoga classes to tennis tournaments, to Soca dance lessons and cookery demonstrations.

Join in an old-fashioned rum punch party with local Caribbean music at the Jetty Grill on Firepit Fridays, an evening celebrating the very best of local musicians. Hosted by local singer/songwriter, Arlen, every Friday evening at 7. Kindly note Firepit Fridays are for adults only.

Watersports are a central feature of Carlisle Bay and everything has been provided to give guests a first-rate experience. The resorts offers a comprehensive range of complimentary non-motorised watersports on site, including kayaking, sailing, windsurfing, paddle boarding, raft-building and snorkeling. All are suitable for beginners and expert tuition and equipment is provided.

Motorised watersports are provided in a neighbouring cove to prevent disturbances to the tranquility of Carlisle Bay. These are chargeable activities. Try waterskiing, wakeboarding or tubing for the greatest thrill of your holiday!

Carlisle Bay also boasts a large free form pool and water sports centre with a scuba diving facility.

Spa & Wellness

Restore inner harmony and balance by allowing the CARA Organic Beauty Spa at Carlisle Bay to take you on a journey, tuning into the elements, to reconnect with body, mind and soul.

Encompassing a more natural and therapeutic way of living; in addition to luxurious facial treatments and deeply restorative massage therapies, the spa has a variety of holistic offerings, regular yoga classes and intensive health retreats available. Sauna and Experience Showers are available

Located in a quiet corner of the tropical gardens, the Yoga pavilion is a serene space, designed exclusively for more meditative pursuits.

Surrounded by the rich colours of the foliage and the quiet rustling of the palm fronds, it is a place ideally suited to unwinding and de-stressing. Both private and group lessons of yoga and Pilates take place here from sunrise to sundown.

The classes and private instruction cater equally for the veteran student as much as those who would like to experience these disciplines for the first time. The expert instructors will provide instruction tailored to your level and the encouragement you need to make this a life-long practice.

Restaurants & Bars

Dining Options

Dining at Carlisle Bay is an intricate and important part of this luxury resort experience, the culinary team create menus to entice and delight. Reservations are required for Dinner.

  • Indigo on the Beach - Open sided Casual Dining, serving Salads, Seafood, Steaks and Pasta. Open fpr Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • East - Japanese, Thai and Indonesian cuisine. A sophisticated and stylish dining experience
  • Ottimo! - Authentic Italian dining in a less formal setting, poolside
  • The Jetty Grill - Adult-only dining. A Caribbean fusion of wonderful, fresh, locally-sourced ingredients
Bars & Lounges

Enjoy a fruit punch, a cocktail or an ice-cold beer from a selection of bars and lounges or order to wherever you are

  • Pavilion Bar - The focal point of the resort, the Pavilion Bar is cosy and yet elegant, spacious yet intimate
  • Indigo Bar - Zingy fruit punch, cocktails or a glass of wine. No need to dress up or make a plan, just drop in
  • Coconut Grove - Tiki torches on a secluded stretch of white sand behind the main beach
  • The Jetty Bar - Sit by the fire pit, dig your toes into the sand and watch the evening colours change

Rooms & Suites

The 87 exquisitely-appointed suites at Carlisle Bay offer sweeping ocean views through floor to ceiling windows. All feature a balcony or covered terrace with comfortable day beds perfect for a leisurely day enjoying the Caribbean sunshine. All suites have open-plan sitting rooms. The decor is contemporary with calming colours and quietly sumptuous furnishings. Spacious, uncluttered and filled with light, the Caribbean hotel suites at Carlisle Bay perfectly reflect their stunning surroundings.

Hotel At A Glance

  • Beach Hotel
  • 87 Rooms
  • 4 Restaurants
  • 4 Bars & Lounges
  • Family Friendly
  • Spa On Site
  • 1 Swimming Pools

Hotel Perfect For..

  • Couples
  • Romance
  • Honeymoon
  • Weddings
  • Ultra Luxury
  • All Inclusive
  • Beach Relaxation

Average Weather

January25° C30 mm
February25° C20 mm
March25° C30 mm
April26° C30 mm
May27° C60 mm
June28° C70 mm
July28° C80 mm
August28° C80 mm
September28° C90 mm
October27° C110 mm
November26° C90 mm
December25° C50 mm

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