Encapsulating the true meaning of exclusive, Hermitage Bay is designed for discerning adult holidaymakers who crave an incredibly scenic and peaceful hideaway with all of the lavish benefits of a high standard all-inclusive retreat.
This five star boutique hotel is on the west coast of Antigua, set in lush tropical gardens on a stunning natural bay. You'll experience a friendly welcome and excellent service in this idyllic Caribbean location.
This really is the place to go if you need to relax, unwind and rest and forget the outside world.
About Hermitage Bay
There is one restaurant and bar that border the sweeping sandy beach. The cuisine features the best, highest quality and freshest ingredients with menus changing daily.
A cooking course/demonstration is offered once a week by the main pool – a fantastic opportunity to see how your favourite dishes are prepared using some of the produce from the organic kitchen garden.
If you feel like doing something more active than soaking up the sun on the beach or by the pool, a range of complimentary watersports are available including kayaking, windsurfing, snorkelling, sunfish and Hobie cat sailing. A range of PADI certified diving courses can be taken and snorkelling equipment is provided free of charge. There are no motorised sports as the hotel wish to protect the peace and tranquility of the resort.
Please note that children over 12 are welcome and children aged 8-12 are welcome on selected dates – please contact us for details. Guests over 18 are welcome to stay in the Hillside Pool Suites.
(Additional charges apply for selected activities, facilities and aspects of your stay. Please contact us for further details).
The stunning natural environment of Hermitage Bay provides the perfect location to restore your mind, body and soul. The Garden Spa offers luxurious organic treatments which can be taken in the Spa or in the privacy of your Pool Suite or Beach Suite. Treatments include different types of massages, foot massages, body wrap, exfoliation and facials.
Dawn meditation is offered on the hotel’s spa deck as well as yoga and Pilates sessions.
Facilities & Amenities
Leisure & Activities
Golf & Tennis
There are two golf courses on the island with the nearest being the 18 holde Jolly Harbour Golf Club which is just ten minutes from Hermitage Bay. Cedar Valley Golf Course is located three miles North of St. John's. Nearby Jolly Harbour also has four floodlit tennis courts and a squash court.
Fishing & Sailing
Charters with skippers can take you deep sea fishing in the hope of catching king fish, marlin or barracuda. As Antigua has 365 beaches, popular tours are private boat charters and catamaran cruises. You can circumnavigate Antigua or choose a day sail to Bird Island, Green Island or Cades Reef.
The nearby Jolly Harbour complex offers a number of helicopter tours where you'll see the most amazing sites of Antigua.
Explore the rich historic culture of the Caribbean on a sightseeing tour that may include the Georgian-style English Harbour, Nelson's Dockyard, local arts and crafts boutiques or an eco tour to the mangroves and reefs of Antigua.
Rooms & Suites
Set in ten beautiful acres, choose from either a beachside suite or one of the spacious detached single storey cottages dotted over the resorts hillside. Each suite faces the sea and has breathtaking views of the tropical gardens, beach and sea. The décor focuses on natural luxury with pristine white linens, creamy white walls and wooden furniture.
All suites are private, have gorgeous day beds, free standing baths and open air showers. Some of the hillside suites also have their own plunge pools and sunbathing deck.
Amenities include air conditioning, ceiling fans, flat screen TV, DVD player, iPod docking station and complimentary bathing and skincare products.
Beachfront and Garden Suites
Beachfront Suites occupy a prime position right on the soft white sand of Hermitage Bay and have unobstructed views of the Caribbean Sea.
Rooms are spacious and split level with open-plan living and sleeping area, ensuite bathroom, outdoor shower, shaded sun-deck with small dining area, double day bed and plantation chairs.
Garden Suites are identical to Beachfront Suites but are situated one row back from the beach. Wonderful sea views can be seen between the Beachfront Suites.
Hillside Pool Suites
Enjoy wide panoramas of the Caribbean Sea and the verdant landscape surrounding the hotel with the lush foliage around each suite providing optimal privacy for guests.
Suites have a private sundeck and plunge pool, wrap around covered deck, sun loungers, double day bed, sofa, small dining table and plantation chairs.
The Executive Chef and his team at Hermitage Bay use fresh, high quality, locally sourced ingredients to bring you the best Modern European Cuisine along with Caribbean dishes and American classics. Menus change daily so there’s always the opportunity to try something different. Breakfast, lunch and dinner can be taken on the patio right on the beach under the shade of the almond trees.
Dinners at the restaurant are more formal, with romantic lighting, candles and live music.
If you have a special occasion to celebrate, you could enjoy a candlelit dinner for two with a dedicated waiter service right at the water’s edge or on your own private terrace.
The Lounge Area next to the bar is a greatplace to sit back and unwind with your favourite drink or a good book while you listen to the gently lapping waves.
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