Galley Bay

Where is Galley Bay?


Located on the NorthWest side of Antigua, Galley Bay is a quiet and calm beach that is home to the luxurious Galley Bay Resort and Spa.


Galley Bay Beach, Antigua is approximately 20 minutes from the cruise port in St John’s and about 30 minutes from the VC Bird International Airport by car.

Contact us at Relocate Antigua and we will assist you in getting here to enjoy this peaceful beach. 


Galley Bay Beach is one of the best beaches in the Northwestern coast of Antigua. With sparkling white powdery sands and calm inviting turquoise waters, this beach offers a fun Caribbean vacation experience with a tranquil vibe. 

On this beach, you will find the Galley Bay Resort and Spa, a luxurious hotel complete with 3 restaurants and 4 bars, a tennis court, pools and a fully equipped Spa and fitness centre. Water and land sports can be enjoyed here but the best way to enjoy Galley Bay is to lay back and let peace overcome you as the cool breeze and the calming sounds of tiny waves gently lapping the seashore put you to sleep.

About the beach

Food and Drink

Sea Grape Restaurant

Sea Grape restaurant is an elegant restaurant set on the beach of Galley Bay. Breakfast, Lunch, and dinner are served here and you can enjoy fresh salads made from vegetables from the resort’s garden. Breakfast can be delivered to your room from here if you are a guest at Galley Bay Resort.

Gaugin Restaurant

Considered the best restaurant at Galley Bay Resort, Gaugin restaurant is a romantic island-themed spot that offers a colorful menu that reflects the famed artist paul Gaugin after whom the restaurant is named. Here you can enjoy delightful curry dishes and vibrant vegetable salads in your private candlelit cabana. This is surely a one of a kind experience.


Barefoot Grill

The Barefoot Grill is located next to the lounges on Galley Bay Beach and serves lunches and light food items to munch on while you lounge.

Ask our trusted local staff for their favourites haunts – they’ll be happy to make recommendations and book a table for you!

Bars and lounges

As the sun sets on the calm ocean and the evening makes its entrance enjoy any of the four bars on Galley Bay Beach. At the Tee-Pee Bar, dive into a refreshing glass of the bar’s special punch made from rum, coconut and banana. Or hop on over to the rum shack, Gaugin Restaurant or Ismay’s Bar for delicious afternoon tea. For a more entertaining lounge experience head on over to the Sea Grape lounge where you will find live entertainment.



On this quarter-mile white sand serene paradise, you will find yourself either relaxing or enjoying the available activities. From lounging to watersports to cycling, you will surely be entertained at Galley Bay Beach.


Enjoy adventurous water activities surrounded by the breathtaking turquoise ocean. Get active underwater and discover the beautiful marine life. This is a great spot for snorkeling. If you prefer to be on the water, you can enjoy sailing or kayaking. The water is calm and cool and you are bound to have a fun time roaming these seas.


Do you adore tennis? Galley Bay Resort has a fully equipped tennis court where you can showcase your skills with the sound of the waves gently rolling in the background. The court features synthetic grass and the equipment is free. If you are interested in learning how to play or how to have better skills, lessons are available.


There is nothing better than a good game of beach volleyball. Enjoy this fun competitive sport on the white sands as the cool ocean breeze hits your skin. This is a great pastime before or after lounging and is also a great way to keep fit during your Antigua vacation.


Galley Bay Resort offers engaging spa treatments and yoga classes taught by professional instructors at the Indulge Spa. Relax and unwind on the beachfront next to the breathtaking turquoise water with these tranquil exercises taught by professional trainers.


If you want to book your stay here, Relocate Antigua is prepared to help you do so. Contact us today.


Galley Bay Resort and Spa is an authentic all-inclusive adults-only getaway. It is located right on Galley Bay Beach with rooms facing the alluring blue ocean so every guest is given the luxury of a beautiful view. The resort is surrounded by acres of lush vibrant gardens. Choose from Premium waterfront suites, Gaugin Suites, Superior Beachfront Deluxe Suites, and Deluxe Beachfront Rooms.

Here, you will find Indulge Spa and be treated to the full tropical pampering experience perfect to refresh and relax your mind and body. The spa offers therapeutic massages, body and facial treatments, and beauty essentials.

Activities are quite attractive and include kayaking, snorkeling, tennis, croquet, cycling, or you can work out in the fitness center offered by the resort. Galley Bay caters for weddings, anniversaries, and other events.

Picture-worthy spots

The entire beach is picturesque. Take magnificent sunset shots or shots with the beautiful Galley Bay Resort in the background.


What To Bring

Special notes

Galley Bay Beach, Antigua is particularly a private style beach with great accommodation and dining options. Although the activity here is not plentiful, you can still enjoy the calm and serene environment and have a romantic getaway in this beautiful secluded area.

Check out our photos of Galley Bay Beach

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