Property Location: With a stay at Carlisle Bay in Carlisle Bay, you'll be 5 mi (8 km) from Darkwood Beach and 6.4 mi (10.4 km) from Fryes Beach. This luxury resort is 9.3 mi (15 km) from Nelson's Dockyard and 10.5 mi (16.9 km) from Shirley Heights.

Rooms: Make yourself at home in one of the 82 individually decorated guestrooms, featuring minibars and DVD players. Rooms have private balconies or patios. Complimentary wireless internet access keeps you connected, and satellite programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with separate bathtubs and showers feature designer toiletries and hair dryers.

Amenities: Relax at the full-service spa, where you can enjoy massages, body treatments, and facials. After a day at the private beach, you can enjoy other recreational amenities including a health club and an outdoor pool. This resort also features complimentary wireless internet access, concierge services, and babysitting (surcharge).

Dining: All-inclusive rates are available at this resort. Meals and beverages at onsite dining establishments are included in all-inclusive rates. Charges may be applied for dining at some restaurants, special dinners and dishes, some beverages, and other amenities.

Enjoy international cuisine at Indigo on the Beach, one of the resort's 4 restaurants, or stay in and take advantage of the room service (during limited hours). Relax with a refreshing drink at one of the 3 bars/lounges.

Business, Other Amenities: Featured amenities include limo/town car service, dry cleaning/laundry services, and a 24-hour front desk. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free self parking is available onsite.

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General Policies & Fine Print

Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 12:00 PM
Minimum Check-In Age: 21
General Policies:

Checkin Instructions: Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policyGovernment-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental chargesSpecial requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteedThis property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cashSafety features at this property include a fire extinguisher

Special Checkin Instructions: This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Know before you go: This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties. Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Renovations: The property is closed between August 14 and October 12.

Mandatory Fees: You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property: A tax is imposed by the city: USD 5.00 per person, per night. This tax does not apply to children under 6 years of age. We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional Fees: Airport shuttle fee: USD 58 per person (one-way)Airport shuttle fee per child: USD 22.00 (one-way), (from 2 to 12 years old) The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Customer Ratings & Reviews

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

4.5 1382 reviews
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    A wonderful relaxing holiday at a very welcoming and gorgeous Antiguan beach resort.

    We have just returned from a fabulous holiday at Carlisle Bay. This stunning resort is set on one of the prettiest and largest bays on the island with spacious suites which are located right on the endless sandy beach. The sunsets are so pretty and the entire resort exudes calm and tranquility. There is an abundance of water sports, tennis, gym and yoga available but if you just want to chill on the beach, enjoy the warm turquoise sea and be pampered with cocktails from beach service, this is the place for you. We were blown away by the wonderful food in every restaurant, the management and staff are very welcoming and caring, nothing is too much trouble. Car rental is very reasonably priced and nowhere is too far, there are 365 beaches in Antigua which should not be missed. We love Antigua and this trip did not disappoint. Thank you Carlisle Bay.

    Jun 19, 2024
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Every Time I was Greeted During My Stay It Was By My Name - Every Time, Every Employee

    I agree with other reviewers that the rooms are ready to be refreshed. That aside, the bed and pillows were wonderful, the rooms are large and airy, and the grounds are immaculate. This a very well-run place with extremely well-trained employees. The team that took me for a snorkel (Garfield and . . . sorry!) were great. Had a safe and amazing time on the reef. The restaurants on site are solid and selected to offer variety. Different places are open on different nights, so you might not always have a choice of all four. Some things were out of each meal—it's disappointing because it can further limit a fairly limited menu, but not surprising, given that Antigua is not exactly in the middle of a farmer's market.

    Jun 18, 2024
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Amazing Stay at Carlisle Bay

    My stay at Carlisle Bay was wonderful. I visited as a solo traveler needing complete relaxation and it was perfect. I didn't leave the resort once the entire week and was perfectly content. I would love to go back to see more of the island, but Carlisle Bay had everything I needed. A huge comfortable room, great restaurants - more options than most resorts this size have, a great beach and amazing service. I want to give a special shout out to the staff at Jetty Grill - Charmaine, Darlene and Jahmeeka were so wonderful to chat with and took such good care of me, that I ate there 3 of my 7 nights.

    Jun 17, 2024
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Simply amazing

    My boyfriend and I were so in love with this resort! Our room was absolutely beautiful. The staff was incredible! Food at all the restaurants was excellent and breakfast everyday was delicious!!! We will definitely be back. So romantic and relaxing. Best vacation 💕

    Jun 09, 2024
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    An Unbeatable, Unforgettable Caribbean Vacation

    Quite possibly THE place to spend a Caribbean holiday. Fantastic surroundings, a wonderful beach, incredible rooms, four epic places to eat on site and to top it all a flawless crew of friendly, approachable, very capable staff who give their absolute best even when the temperatures are too much even for the guests! The place looks out on a beautiful sheltered bay with white, powdery sand with coral blue sea with which to enjoy a raft of adventures courtesy of on-site activities like sailing, paddleboarding and snorkelling. The four restaurants give you a delicious, varied set of menus with which to choose the finest cuisine and you won't tire of the multitude of cocktails and drinks available at the bars, one of which is right by the spacious swimming pool. Staff keep the place spotless - and are always there, ready to make you feel very special and very welcome. We enjoyed the great banter, fun and laughs with the bar and restaurant staff with whom we became almost family! Concierge and admin staff also were super polite and super efficient, attending to our every needs and the senior management were always attentive and always approachable. We must also mention the wonderful driver called Lava who took us everywhere we wanted and made extra special care we saw the very best of Antigua and understood its tremendous history. Ask for him at the main desk, you won't go far wrong with him. All in all, we had eleven unforgettable days in Carlisle Bay and would recommend it every time to the discerning holidaymaker who wants a little more than the standard sun and sand vacation. It is way, way better than that.

    Jun 07, 2024