Blue Waters Antigua

Blue Waters

Antigua

From £2000 per person for 7 nights in low season
From £3000 per person for 7 nights in high season

based on 7 nights inc. flights

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* Pricing is a guideline only and excludes special offers. Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.

Price includes:

  • International economy flights and taxes from the UK

  • Private transfers

  • Daily Breakfast

per person for 7 nights, based on 2 people sharing a Deluxe Beachfront Room on a Bed and Breakfast basis, including private road transfers.

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At a Glance

  • Relish in the powder soft sand, swaying palms and cerulean splendour; where with three beaches to sink into, it’s easy to escape the everyday and live out your desert island fantasises.

  • Sit out on a secluded cliff top under the blazing stars, the balmy Caribbean breeze gentle on your skin as you feast on freshly grilled lobster - ask us to arrange a private dinner that will awaken your senses.  

  • Sample the flavour of the Caribbean during a rum tasting, where history and pleasure meld for authentic Antiguan fun just for the adults.

  • Feel the thrill as you race across the waves in Blue Waters’ 24-foot sleek powerboat, the Monty Wave, an exciting way to explore the azure waters and dive into the unknown

  • Go deeper and discover Blue Waters’ ethical ethos, setting the example in Antigua for others to follow, from plastic use to water recycling.

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Offering warm temperatures throughout the year the Caribbean is a perfect year round destination. With an average of 9 hours sunshine a day the peak season runs from December through to April which is the dry season when you can expect very little rainfall. May to November are the slightly wetter months where you will find an increase in rainfall as the summer season goes on and with that some humidity, however the Summer months are still a great time to travel as the temperatures are hot and the rain tends to come in short heavy bursts but not all day long. The wettest months with the most humidity are September and October and these are the most probable months for hurricanes to occur in the region although many islands have not experienced hurricanes for a number of years. The average daily temperatures range from the mid-seventies in the winter months and mid-eighties in the summertime.

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Insider's View

For groups and families, why not stay in the Rock Cottage? A five bedroom cottage privately located on a rocky outcrop offering a secluded retreat

Try the Sunday brunch buffet - an amazing array of food!

For added privacy, why not opt for a stay in the Cove Suites, located away from the hustle and bustle of the main resort, each block features just six one bedroom suites, and a three bedroom penthouse suite. Each block enjoys an exclusive infinity pool for guests to enjoy

Pre booking restaurants is recommended, the concierge team at Blue Waters will assist and we can do this for your first few nights - ask our Scott Dunn concierge team

The tables at the Palm restaurant on the patio offer a lovely sea breeze, ask for one if they are available instead of tables in the main restaurant area

The coconut yoghurt at breakfast is delicious

Save room for dessert at the Cove restaurant! The Hot Chocolate Fondant is divine - so is the restaurant's clifftop location overlooking the Caribbean Sea

It is well worth going to the Cove restaurant for dinner slightly earlier so you can watch the sunset!

The beach is perfect for children; excellent for building sandcastles and easy to access the sea

Mrs B has been at Blue Waters for 53 of the 56 years that the resort has been open! She used to be the Executive House Keeper and now focuses her attentions on the smaller details. What she doesn’t know about the resort and the island isn’t worth knowing!

Request a Cove Suite in villas 1,2 or 3 for the best sea views

To start planning your holiday to Blue Waters

Description

An elegant colonial style Caribbean resort, Blue Waters is nestled in a secluded cove with stunning cliff-top sea vistas. A tropical paradise, surrounded by pretty gardens and white beaches, perfect for families and couples alike seeking relaxation.

Blue Waters is a relaxed Caribbean style resort, set amongst 17 acres of lush tropical gardens leading down to two secluded white sand beaches. Set in an enviable position, just 15-minutes from the airport, the resort is an easy to get to, peaceful retreat. Choose from a variety of guests rooms and suites as well as one, two and three bedroom villas, many of which offer enviable elevated positions with glorious views out to the Caribbean sea.

Guests enjoy every comfort including a landscaped swimming pool with generous terraces and sea views, plus a number of complimentary activities including non motorised water sports, tennis and a fitness centre. There is also an 18 hole golf course just a short drive away. Dining is a pleasure with a choice of three restaurants serving local and international cuisine, and fine dining can be experienced in the exclusive Cove restaurant.

The Blue Waters Spa by Elemis offers a choice of sumptuous treatments and many treatment rooms opening out to magnificent views of the Caribbean Sea.

For younger guests the Blue Waters Kids Club and Secret Garden with its own play area offer lots of fun activities for children aged 14 months - 12 years.

For the ultimate Blue Waters experience, check in to Rock Cottage, a stunning four bedroom villa perched on a bluff just a short walk from all the hotel's facilities and one of the island's most secluded escapes.

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Accommodation

Blue Waters has an array of different room categories including 56 rooms, 29 suites, 4 penthouses and 5 villas. The locations vary between hillside overlooking the gardens, beach front closest to the beach or the Cove Suites exclusively located at the far end of the resort with spacious interiors and offering a pool per cluster of rooms. The design is clean and crisp, with neutral colours, TVs in each room as well as mini bar (complimentary when on all inclusive basis) and some of the villas have private gardens.

Deluxe Beachfront Room

Located just a short distance from the beach these double rooms offers fantastic sea views. They can also be connected together to make room for all the family to stay together.

Cove Suite

These suites are based on the ground or first floor and feature oversized terraces or balconies, direct access to the infinity pools and sun decks, large bathrooms with freestanding bathtubs and separate showers.

Beachfront Junior Suite

These junior suites feature stunning sea views, a lounge area, en suite bathroom featuring walk in shower and bath. They can also be connected to a Superior Hillside Room to make room for all the family to stay together.

Luxury Suite

These suites are based on the ground or first floor and feature oversized terraces or balconies, direct access to the infinity pools and sun decks, large bathrooms with freestanding bathtubs and separate showers.

The Cove Penthouse

Sitting on the top level of each villa these Penthouse suites are the premium luxury accommodation in the Blue Waters resort. There are three bedrooms with two en suite bathrooms and one en suite shower room. They boast a lounge, dining area, kitchen, large balcony with panoramic views.

Pelican House

These two three bedroom, two storey villas can be combined to make one six bedroom villa, although there is a wall between. Both feature en suite bedrooms, a dining room, kitchen, a patio or balcony and a private pool (shared between villas).

Turtle Cottage

Turtle Cottage is a luxurious villa with expansive living and dining area, four ensuite bedrooms, fully fitted kitchen, large L-shaped terrace and a private patio spanning two sides of the villa with sunloungers, dining area and swimming pool.

Rock Cottage

Rock Cottage can be taken as a two bedroom to five bedroom accommodation. It features a BBQ, fully equipped kitchen, Jacuzzi, private plunge pool and private beach jetty.

Split over two buildings, there are 2 bedrooms in one and 3 bedrooms in another. A butler and / or daily chef can be included as an optional extra.

Not recommended for children under 12 years.

Childcare

Blue Waters welcomes families with children of all ages. However during 2021 the hotel will not be operating the children's club. Babysitting services will continue to be offered and will be payable locally.

Facilities

Facilities at Blue Waters include three restaurants (all with children's menus), four bars, three swimming pools including an adults only, tennis court, fitness centre, Elemis spa, children's club, games room and gift shop. In an effort to eliminate single-use plastics a BPA-free water bottle is provided for all guests with refillable water stations across the property.

The Palm

Breakfast is served overlooking the Caribbean ocean with dinner also consisting of either a la carte or a special BBQ evening and live cooking stations offering different world cuisines. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

The Cove

With amazing views this restaurant is located on the cliff top and is a mix of Caribbean and French cuisine. Open four evenings a week. Note: dining in this restaurant attracts a supplement.

Activities

Complimentary activities include swimming pool, windsurfing, kayaking, snorkelling, Hobie Cats, tennis, fitness centre and some exercise classes. Activities at an additional charge include use of the spa and beauty salon, private fitness instruction, golf, water skiing, horse riding, boat excursions, deep sea fishing, parasailing and helicopter tours.

Reviews

5

Hannah Fullagar (Staff)

I had quite high expectations of Blue Waters as its one Id heard such good things about, and I wasnt disappointed. Its a fantastic resort with so much to offer particularly for families.
I stayed in one of the Cove suites, which are incredibly spacious and beautifully designed in light neutral tones with pops of blue. You have around 8 suites per villa, and each villa has its own pool, so you can really tuck yourself away  - it almost feels like a little boutique hotel within the larger resort.
Theres plenty of choice with 3 pools main pools, the lovely stretch of beach, and youll find lots of pairs of sunbeds tucked into nooks and crannies around the resort too.
We had a delicious dinner down at the Cove, and the breakfast buffet (most important meal of the day especially on holiday!) did not disappoint. You've also got a well equipped kids club, a spa, plenty of activities on offer its a great all-rounder, particularly given the price tag.

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Melissa Channe (Staff)

This is a great hotel for all. It has many options for families including interconnecting rooms and 1 bedroom accommodations which has a separate living room. Also perfect for couples, this resort is intimate but still has a lot of space to explore and relax in.

There are various pools set along the resort. The Cove Suites are in villa blocks with there own shared pools plus a main pool further towards the beach and an adult only pool.

The food and the atmosphere is great which is why so many guests go back.

4

Sarah Turner (Staff)

Blue Waters enjoys a great location on the north coast of Antigua only a 15 minute drive from the airport so happy days in terms of transfer from the airport! The resort is also only a 5 minute drive from the famed Le Bistro restaurant.

We stayed in one of the beautiful Cove Suites. The Cove Suites are the newest and most luxurious addition to the accommodation options at Blue Waters. They are a more secluded being further from the centre of the resort and benefit from fantastic sea views and exclusive access to a terrace and infinity pool shared only with others staying in a Cove Suite within the same villa. While reading on the terrace in front of our suite, I spotted a couple of hummingbirds flitting from flower to flower on the bougainvillea.

The Hugo Tree is a survivor of Hurricane Hugo in 1989 and now grows horizontally across the main beach, giving it a certain "je ne sais quoi". In addition to the main beach, there are 2 quieter beaches.

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Alice Moseley (Staff)

I think the Cove Suites are excellent as they are located within a villa and you can enjoy the swimming pool, one per villa (although shared with the other guests in the block) but away from the main hotel.

Blue Waters definitely has a resort feel to it and great value for money.

Great white sandy beach, easily accessible and you can swim out to a pontoon and sunbathe on there.

Very convenient from the airport as the transfer time is just 20 minutes.

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Victoria Douglas (Staff)

I was really pleasantly delighted with Blue Waters. As one of our lead-in price points this offers good food, service and facilities for the price tag. So yes, there are not extensive menus in the Palm restaurant and yes, there could be fancier bircher style muesli at breakfast but if you are seeking a peaceful and elegant Caribbean retreat then this just really fits the bill.

The staff here are so welcoming and I think that the concierge style service makes the difference.

I'd highly recommend the cove suites for our guests, although you share the pool with up to 8 other rooms I was the only one using the pool in the 48 hours I was there. The cove suites are an excellent size and the terrace and balconies offer beautiful views. The location of the cove suites are also in the quieter and newer part of the property.

I would very happily send young honeymooners here, older couples who like a sociable environment and also families with smaller children who don't need lots of sporting facilities or a large kids club. There's enough space for everyone to not intrude on each others visit and an adults only pool too.

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Katie May (Staff)

Blue Waters is the largest and most "resorty" of our Antigua hotels and is great for a relaxed family holiday. The bathrooms of the refurbished beach front rooms are particularly lovely but most of all I loved the spacious Cove Suites which offer that little bit of additional exclusivity.

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Sarah Jane Tichacek (Staff)

Blue Waters offers a good standard of accommodation set over many acres of grounds. The deluxe beach front rooms have been refurbished. The Residence side of the resort is much quieter. Rock Cottage offers four bedroom accommodation that is perfect for groups or families alike.

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Juliet Morris (Staff)

If you are looking for an All Inclusive property that still offers style and class, then Blue Waters is a great option if your budget wont stretch to Jumby Bay prices. I did not know what to expect when I visited the hotel last year, as this is a relatively new property to the Scott Dunn portfolio, but I was pleasantly surprised by the relaxed and friendly, Caribbean feel of the resort combined with the level of comfort throughout the hotel. I would describe this hotel as a 4 star deluxe standard rather than a 5 star standard hotel, but don't let this put you off. The rooms are really spacious, clean and comfortable and all are sea-facing. The decor in the rooms is classic, colonial Caribbean. There is a range of accommodation choices to suit everyone, from a standard room to one, two and three bedroom villas. The Cove Suites have had some fabulous reviews and for the ultimate in luxury, stay in the four bedroom Rock Cottage which offers total privacy away from the rest of the resort. The two secluded beaches are glorious - picture-perfect soft golden sand coves. This hotel offers an authentic Antiguan holiday suitable for families and groups of friends.

Offers

VIP Offer

Benefit from VIP arrival service at Antigua airport and complimentary return transfers when you book your stay at Blue Waters, Antigua.
Terms and conditions apply. Subject to availability. Please speak to one of our specialists for more information. 
Book from 27 February 2019 to 06 January 2021
Travel from 28 February 2019 to 06 January 2021
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Blue Waters, Antigua - Up to 50% Discount

Book your stay at Blue Waters, Antigua before 14 December 2020 to enjoy amazing discounts of up to 50%.

Terms and conditions apply. Subject to availability. Please speak to one of our specialists for more information.”

Book from 22 October 2020 to 14 December 2020
Travel from 20 October 2020 to 15 April 2021
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Blue Waters, Antigua - Up to 30% Discount

Book your stay at Blue Waters, Antigua before 14 December 2020 to enjoy amazing discounts of up to 35%.

Terms and conditions apply. Subject to availability. Please speak to one of our specialists for more information.

Book from 02 October 2020 to 14 December 2020
Travel from 20 October 2020 to 15 April 2021
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Blue Waters, Antigua - Last Minute Savings

Book your stay at Blue Waters, Antigua before 2nd December 2020 to benefit from up to 35% discount on your stay.

Terms and conditions apply. Subject to availability. Please speak to one of our specialists for more information.

Book from 26 November 2020 to 02 December 2020
Travel from 03 January 2021 to 07 August 2021
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Experiences

  • Living Retreats at Blue Waters

    Kickstart a new health and fitness regime or continue with your already active healthy lifestyle at Blue Waters, Antigua with their Living Retreats ethos for sustainable results; Retreat, Rebalance, Recharge and Results.

  • Sail Antigua with On Deck

    With picturesque palm fringed white beaches, warm clear waters, and steady trade winds, Antigua is the sailing capital of the Eastern Caribbean Islands. With an expert crew to guide you, even the most inexperienced sailor can enjoy a day out with On Deck.

  • Shirley Heights Lookout

    Sunday parties at Shirley Heights have become something of an institution in Antigua. Shirley Heights Lookout is on the southwestern tip of the island so offers spectacular sunsets as well as a taste of Caribbean nightlife with live music and a barbecue.

  • Ziplining through the Rainforest

    The Antigua Rainforest Canopy Tour is a unique eco-tour through Antigua's lush rainforest. Enjoy breathtaking zip lines high above the rainforest canopy along with unique aerial walkway bridges and exotic tree houses, deep in the heart of the rainforest.

Location & directions

Antigua

Blue Waters is wrapped around Soldiers Bay, one of Antigua’s most exclusive residential areas, and means that guests enjoy unrivalled privacy. On the cusp of the Caribbean Sea, the hotel’s bay provides calm and quiet waters for swimming. The west facing orientation gives guests the enjoyment of the sun's rays all day, as well as some of the Caribbean’s most breathtaking sunset views.

How to get there

On the northeast corner of Antigua, V.C. Bird International Airport is the point of entry for visitors arriving by air (9 hour flight). Blue Waters is approximately 15-minutes from the International airport.

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