Jolly Harbour Marina
Arrive to your crew welcoming you on board your private luxury yacht. Just a short walk away from the marina is a lovely white sand beach with Castaways Beach Bar Restaurant, for an enjoyable happy hour on the island. Just under a 2 hour sail away is Deep Bay, where you can explore the wreckage of a merchant ship, snorkel around it, unwind at the beach, explore ruins, or hike up a beautiful hill for breath taking views. Anchor here for the night, under the stars.
In the morning, after a refreshing dip and breakfast, head over to Dickenson bay and enjoy its mile song white sand beach and turquoise waters. Sample local rum or beer at Pete’s beach bar, and give your taste buds a treat by dining at either Coconut Grove or Ana’s on the Beach, which boasts its laid back atmosphere with pink day beds virtually in the water.
Great Bird Island
Heading towards the North Sound of Antigua, thrive in a completely secluded and tranquil experience while exploring all the offshore islands that cluster along the north reef. Anchor at Great Bird Island, and keep an eyes out for the make-shift bar floating around, serving local spirits. Indulge in an adventurous hike up the Island and marvel at the view of both the Atlantic, on one side of you, and the Caribbean sea on the other.
With a relaxing sunny morning to get started, head south along the protected west coast and stop for a beachside lunch at one of the many well known restaurants. They offer everything, from creole cuisine to goat curry. Bask in the serene view of Montserrat and Redonda. Sail further south into Carlisle Bay, surrounded by steel hills and lush vegetation. Swim alongside turtles as you snorkel and explore the south side of the bay. For total relaxation, you may head ashore to The Blue Spa for 5 star treatments and ultimate rejuvenation.
Uninhabited Green Island welcomes you at the entrance of Nonsuch Bay, ideal for paddle boarding or try out kite surfing. Have an opulent Italian meal with a glass of rosé at Harmony Hall, overlooking the bay and your luxury yacht. Stroll through the works displayed by local artists, or have a dip in the pool of the bar, which was once a sugar mill.
The English Harbour boasts Nelson’s Dockyard, where hidden ships intrigue visitors. Sail out and enter Falmouth Harbour – home to Antigua Yacht Club. Drop anchor and take a stroll along Pigeon Beach. Dinner could be at many of the restaurants within walking distance. Try Abracadabra’s for some late night drinking and dancing. For more action, rent a Stand Up Paddle Board from Adrian at Turtles Surf Shop.
Sail back towards the west coast of Antigua and anchor at Darkwood Beach, home to a quirky little beach bar that serves a wonderful Pina Colada. Mostly this is not an overnight anchorage so we recommend you lift anchor and continue towards Jolly Harbour. You can pick up a mooring buoy or anchor just outside and have a last night swim and BBQ or enjoy a firewood pizza at Al Porto.
You luxury yacht adventure concludes with many turquoise water filled memories. Make your way into base, pack your swimming things for another year, bid your crew farewell, and disembark at noon. We look forward to welcoming you back next year for some more fun in the sun.
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