Carlisle Bay ★★★

Carlisle Bay Aerial View Antigua Hotels

Carlisle Bay is a luxury resort situated on the south coast of the island approx 30 minutes drive from the airport. it looks out over white sand, palm trees and turquoise water, with a backdrop of emerald green rainforest.


Sophisticated and contemporary in style, this modern Caribbean classic on Antigua’s south coast is instilled with genuine West Indian conviviality.

Carlisle is uniquely laid out to allow both families and couples to holiday in peace. Both kinds of traveller have a dedicated end of the resort, which allows for everyone to enjoy the tranquillity of the spectacular beach.

Comprised of 82 contemporary ocean facing suites, the style is often called ‘Cool Caribbean’ with plantation shutters painted a cool grey against which the palms, lawns and forest appear all the more green.  This is complimented by floor-to-ceiling windows opening onto private terraces and patios.


Garden Suites
Garden Suites are spacious, split-level rooms with an open-plan bedroom and sitting room.. Views are predominantly of the lush gardens with partial views of the turquoise Caribbean waters. The king-size bed sleeps two adults


Ocean Suite
Located on the calm end of the beach, these are perfect for couples looking for peace and quiet. They have exceptional sea views and have an uncluttered, luxury design.


Bay Suite
The newly created Bay Suites at Carlisle Bay are ideal for couples celebrating weddings, honeymoons and ‘special’ moments. These ocean front suites specifically intended for adults only are spacious and understated. Private Butler service, Vodka & Rum bar set up and Temple Spa luxury bath products for Him & Her are just a few of the enhanced suite amenities.


Beach Balcony Suite
Located on the family half of the resort, the Beach Suites come with a studio-style king-bedded master bedroom with direct views of the bay and a second bedroom with twin beds so you do not need a second suite. The rooms are perfectly suitable for two adults and two children (aged from 6 to 15), with cots available for babies.


Beach Terrace Suite
The Beach Terrace Suite rooms are positioned on the ground level to provide direct beach access. The configuration is the same as the Beach Balcony Suites – with a second twin bedroom accommodating children up to the age of 15.


Carlisle Suites
The Carlisle Suites (two of each type) are the largest at Carlisle Bay. They are each include three ensuite bedrooms and large private terraces, making them perfect for large families or groups of six.


Carlisle Suite A
This is a three-bedroom suite with two king-size rooms, and one twin (all ensuite). There is a large sitting room, kitchen and a double-width beachfront balcony, making this elegant, sunny space ideal for a family of six, or two couples.


Carlisle Suite B
Said to be amongst the most luxurious suites in the Caribbean: a three-bedroom configuration sleeping six in two king-size double rooms, and one twin, with a large sitting room opening on to an L-shaped, beachfront balcony or terrace to take in the spectacular white sand views.

Dining at Carlisle Bay is all about choosing the right restaurant to suit your mood, from a relaxed, foot-in-the-sand lunch delivered to your lounger in the Coconut Grove, to a romantic dinner for two at East, which is considered one of the island’s finest Asian restaurants.


Here you will find the relaxed heart of Carlisle Bay. Sea breezes fill the open-sided room and terrace. Tables are spread out over a wooden floor on which bare feet are welcome, at any time of day. Dishes tend toward the fresh and healthy – grilled seafood, salads, home-made breads and pastas.


Open for dinner only, attracting guests from all over the island, East is one of Antigua’s finest Asian restaurants. Japanese, Thai, and Indonesian dishes all appear on the menu, with sushi, sashimi and Balinese specialties among the main draws. Reservations are essential.


An Italian casual venue beside the pool, open for lunch and dinner with tables spread out in the shade. From the authentic wood-burning pizza oven emerges classic dishes using the freshest of Italian ingredients.


An adult’s only restaurant located adjacent to the beach. Grilled meats, fresh seafood and wines by the carafe are daily favourites at this casual venue overlooking the Caribbean Sea.

  • The Blue Spa
  • Yoga Pavilion
  • 9 tennis courts
  • Computer work stations
  • beauty salon
  • Fitness centre
  • Cool Kids Club
  • Film screening room (particularly cool!)
  • Watersports centre
  • Nature Trails
  • In house tours desk

Prices from €2929 pp and includes;


  • Return flights from Ireland.
  • 7 night’s accommodation.
  • Meet & greet on arrival.
  • Return airport transfers.
  • All airport taxes.


Prices are for guide purposes only, on a per person basis and are based on low season departure dates.


To enquire about Carlisle Bay, please email or call 01 241 2366

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