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Jumby BayCaribbean

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In Three Words

  • All-inclusive
  • Exquisite
  • Secluded

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Details
  • Intro
  • For Kids
  • For Adults
  • Rooms
  • Food
  • Activities
  • Top Tips
  • Map
  • Review
  • Offers
Jumby Bay Island is a 300-acre private enclave just two miles north of Antigua in the West Indies accessed only by boat from Antigua. This is a desert island retreat for families seeking to get away from it all at a luxury family friendly hotel perfect for a luxury family holiday. The island plays host to a variety of wildlife including sheep, the White Egret and the Blue Pelican and is a protected nesting site of the endangered Hawksbill Sea Turtle. A perfect Caribbean hideaway offering white sand beaches, a mild tropical climate and easy accessibility via Antigua with its direct airline connections to the world. 

INCLUDED in your all inclusive luxury family holiday is: breakfast, lunch & dinner daily, unlimited open bar, imported house wine with all meals & afternoon tea, concierge services, beaches of Jumby Bay, watersports, snorkeling gear & guided snorkel tours, sailboarding, sunset cocktail cruise, use of sunfloats & Sunfish sailboats, croquet & putting green, use of fitness center, resort bicycles, tennis courts, pools, daily NY Times facsimile, dvening turndown service, hawksbill Turtle Project, rose Buds® for Children

AT AN ADDITIONAL CHARGE: The Rosewood Spa®, golf on Antigua, Day sailing, deep-sea fishing, Resort boutique, scuba diving & instruction, tennis instruction, pilates, yoga & private fitness training, casino night on Antigua, Island tours, sightseeing on Antigua & day trips to nearby Caribbean islands, laundry services, private beach dinners & in-room dining, babysitting.

 

For Kids

  • Rose Buds® is the children’s program as this luxury family hotel.
  • Children’s menus in the restaurants and for in-room dining.
  • Jumby Bay offers guests the ultimate amenity in childcare - a personal nanny service. The service provides adult guests the freedom to enjoy activities such as massage, yoga, tennis or a dinner for two while comfortably assured that their children are under the experienced care of one of the resort's nannies. To meet your family's requirements, 24-hour notice is recommended. Rates are approximately per hour for up to two related children for a minimum of three hours. Daily and weekly rates are available upon request.
  • Children will love Jumby Bay's two crystal clear swimming pools or the spectacular beaches that surround the resort.
  • Watersports are complimentary during your stay including sailing, snorkeling, sailboarding and kayaking. Why not let the kids experience something new. Or enjoy cycling around the property or a game of croquet on the lawn.
  • During select times of the year, Jumby Bay offers a turtle hatching expedition for the whole family. There are plenty of fun activities for you to enjoy.
  • The resort is home to the ongoing Hawksbill Turtle Program (2011 marks the 25th anniversary of the program), a privately-funded research project sponsored by island residents and under direction of the University of Georgia. Each year, Hawksbills return to nest on the resort's Pasture Bay Beach, a protected nesting area that has been drawing the now-endangered sea turtles since the age of the dinosaurs. It's a one-of-a-kind opportunity, especially for kids, on island who can sign up for "turtle watch" from June through November to play an active role in the program, the longest running scientific study of its kind.
  • Families will enjoy the Camp Jumby program, for 3-12 year olds. With three different pavilions catering to Camp Jumby there are a host of possibilities for outdoor excitement and creative expression, including Little Chefs, Wildlife & Ocean Adventures, Discover Science, Pirates of the Caribbean, Dance & Sing, Day at the Beach and much more.
  • The following items are available for use during your stay. Please request specific services when making reservation to ensure availability. Portable cot, baby Primrose baby skincare products, en-suite wireless baby monitors, full-size cots & cot bedding, in-room baby proofing service, child-sized bath robes & slippers, changing table, nappy bucket, baby bath tub and/or non-slip mat, bed rails & in-room bottle warmers.

For Adults

  • Indulge at this luxury family Caribbean resort in their luxury spa. At the resort's spa, an array of services inspired by the island's local traditions and abundant natural resources are enjoyed in tranquil spa suites that offer soul-soothing views of the sea from private terraces.
  • Enjoy the pristine, picture post card white sands of Jumby Bay Beach lay on the western side of the island at the edge of the gently lapping sapphire waters of the Caribbean Sea. Lined by cushioned chaises beneath thatched-roofed bohios under which beach goers can escape the sun, and hammocks strung between palm trees.
  • Not inclined to shift from your chosen beach perch? The just a raised hand brings a frosty glass of water, delicious daiquiri or tray bearing a selection of freshly made fruit sorbet.
  • Fancy a private picnic on Pasture Beach – the remotest beach on the island? This can be easily arranged with a call to the resort's concierge. Cold poached salmon, heirloom tomato salad, fresh almond cookies and champagne perhaps? No matter the request, guests will find a hamper packed with their selections waiting at the beach upon their arrival.
  • Guests of Jumby Bay have access to pools for both swimming and lounging. Pool attendants see to every need, from providing sunblock and the latest novels to read to refreshing Jumby Bay amenities such as chilled towels, iced fruit and delicious homemade sorbet.
  • For those wanting a bit of entertainment pool side iPods are offered poolside, pre-loaded with music!
  • At the Verandah pool poolside reflexology is offered. Available in 15- or 30-minute sessions, this spa-like indulgence is the perfect way to get into a relaxed mindset for enjoying a day by the pool.
  • Totally relax at this luxury family friendly hotel’s infinity edge pool, this lagoon-shaped pool gives the illusion of blending with the ocean. The oceanfront environment is ideal for uninterrupted sunbathing, enjoying a delicious lunch at The Pool Grille or a quick catnap in the Caribbean sun. 

Rooms

There are 40 beautifully refurbished rooms and suites and luxury vacation villas rentals spread across this beautiful private island of Jumby Bay. 

The Rondavel Rooms embody the traditional style of Jumby Bay, these rooms are located in octagonal-shaped cottages featuring wrap-around terraces with views of the Caribbean Sea. Each room has a four-poster bed, bathroom with private courtyard and outdoor garden shower.

Rondavel One-Bedroom Suite are located in Jumby Bay's traditional Rondavel cottages, and offer charming guest room which include a separate bedroom, living room, bathroom with large walk-in shower and private outdoor garden with rain shower. A wrap-around terrace provides breathtaking views of the sea and hammock for relaxation.

The Beachside Courtyard Suite are nestled beachside, these exquisite suites have interiors that complement the beautiful island setting. The suites feature vaulted ceilings and a sitting area which opens to a beautifully appointed bedroom. The bathroom offers a dressing area, indoor rain shower, double vanity as well as an outdoor shower and soaking tub set in a calming private courtyard.

The Pool Suite is an elegant one-bedroom suite. Beautifully appointed with 1,346 square feet of living space, the suite features a grand room with vaulted ceiling, living area, separate master bedroom with spacious bathroom and private outdoor garden with rain shower and tub. Expansive terraces overlooking the sea and a private pool provide the ultimate retreat for relaxation.

The Rosewood Estate Suite is an exquisite one-bedroom suite offers the ultimate in privacy, luxury and service. A courtyard with fountain and entry vestibule lead to a spacious living room furnished with all of the amenities of home. The living and dining areas open onto an infinity-edge pool affording dramatic views of the Caribbean Sea. The master bedroom provides privacy with a spacious bathroom, powder room and outdoor garden arranged for seclusion within a four-walled courtyard featuring a deep pedestal tub and blissful rain shower. A private butler pantry for in-suite dining and an office complete this accommodation. The suite also offers the option of one or two additional connecting suites.

Or if you prefer spend your Caribbean vacation in one of Jumby Bay's private Villas. Jumby Bay features a collection of privately owned luxury villas and estates, individually priced and available for rental exclusively through Jumby Bay, A Rosewood Resort. The villas and homes enjoy full access to the resort's world-renowned facilities and services.

Room features

 

Food

THE ESTATE HOUSE 
The Estate House is a stylish Colonial Plantation House on the western edge of the island. Set overlooking the sea and the lights of Antigua and surrounded by a fragrant garden of palm trees, hibiscus and wild orchids. The menu of The Estate House features selections of short courses and entrees with bold flavors. Among the menu's many highlights: Roasted Butternut Ravioli with Truffle Butter, Sauteed Shrimp with Local Farm Fresh Vegetables in Citrus sauce, Grilled Sea Bass and Mediterranean Salsa and Seafood Risotto with Asparagus. The Estate House Bar and Restaurant are open Monday-Saturday. 

THE VERANDAH 
More than a restaurant and bar, The Verandah set next to the sparkling sea, the open-air restaurant welcomes diners amid cool sea breezes. Stylish without being pretentious, the sun-filled setting is splendid for breakfast, lunch and dinner served daily in light and modern style. In the afternoon and evening, toes-in-the-sand elegance reigns as guests indulge in freshly caught seafood, hearth-baked specialties, grilled lobsters, select prime and aged steaks. The food is relaxed, especially at lunch with a light and healthful menu featuring appetizers, salads, sandwiches, pastas and pizzas. Participants of cooking classes and select dining events can look forward to an artfully presented "market display" of produce and other products, the better to whet appetites for the freshness to come.

THE POOL GRILLE 
For those who can't bear to leave the water's edge, The Pool Grille and Bar is a perfect time-out for daytime dining. During the sun's peak, sunbathers can choose to dine under the shaded canopy or order a lunchtime repast and cocktail from their lounger. Out in the open air, The Pool Grille offers fresh light snacks, lunch, cooling treats and an array of refreshing cocktails, mocktails, smoothies, fruit juices and teas.

THE BEACH BAR 
A traditional open bungalow located midway down the shoreline on Jumby Bay Beach, The Beach Bar is the centre of beach service. Here guests find cocktails, cold water and fresh towels at the ready. 

DINING EXTRAS 
Cooking classes, picnic hampers, romantic torch-lit beach dinners, in-suite service and children's menus are also offered.

 

Activities

TENNIS
The Jumby Bay Tennis Club offers three courts, two of which are lighted for evening play. Courtside amenities include complimentary iced water, sports beverages and towels. There are complimentary racquets & balls, a ball machine, tennis lessons & pro on staff.

LOCAL ATTRACTIONS
Visit an archaeological site of floor flints dating back 7000 years.

Visit the Bat Cave - home to hundreds of bats hanging from the ceiling. Local legend says that the cavern actually goes under the sea as far as Guadeloupe. 

Join in the fun at casino night in St. John's. Located on English Harbor near the shopping village.

Visit English Harbor - once used as a base for the British Nave, English Harbor is home to Antigua's historic district. Features on the Harbor include Nelson's Dockyard National Park and many shops and restaurants.

Boat over to Great Bird Island this tiny uninhabited islet and see the nesting grounds of the red-billed tropic bird. From April to September the laughing gulls, purple martins, terns, and brown noodles grace the island.

There are numerous hiking trails in Antigua including: Wailing's Woodland, Old Road, Falmouth and Rendezvous Bay. Jumby Bay has over four miles of hiking and walking trails.

Visit Nelson's Dockyard National Park. Just 11 miles outside of St. John's lies one of the biggest attractions in the eastern Caribbean, Nelson's Dockyard. This beautifully restored Georgian naval dockyard was home to the British Fleet during the Napoleonic Wars.

Visit the colorful shops and local vendors in St. John's. Browse for some of Antigua's wonderful native products such as pottery, carvings or Antigua's rum. Visit duty-free Heritage Quay or Redcliffe Quay for clothing, jewelry, local arts and crafts, Cuban cigars and other luxury items. 

 

Top Tips

Jumby Bay provides transfers between the mainland airport and the resort. Upon arrival, a chauffeured private town car will take guests on a three-minute drive to the resort's dock after which guests needn't lift a finger at this luxury child friendly resort. Their baggage will be waiting for them in their guest room, suite, villa or estate home and two experienced crew members will assist guests onto the resort's private catamaran for a seven-minute ride over to Jumby Bay through clear Caribbean waters.

Take some insect repellent with you as well as the usual sun cream, hat and water.

 

Map

Offers

2015 SPECIAL OFFER

Stay 7 nights for the price of 6 or 14 nights for the price of 12.

Terms and Conditions: Valid for travel 12 Apr 15 to 17 Dec 15 inclusive. Subject to availability & black out dates. Applicable to Beachside Courtyard Suites only. Valid on a room only basis.

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BONUS NIGHTS

Stay 7 nights for 6 or stay 14 nights for 12.

Terms and Conditions: Valid for travel 15 Jul 15 to 17 Dec 15 inclusive. Applicable to Beachside Courtyard Suite only.

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BONUS NIGHTS 2016

Stay 7 nights for 6 or stay 14 nights for 12.

Terms and ConditionsValid for travel 03 Apr 16 to 17 Dec 16 inclusive. Applicable to Beachside Courtyard Suites only.

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