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Nonsuch Bay Resort

Nonsuch Bay

East Coast, Antigua

Set in the beautiful Nonsuch Bay, Antigua, this hotel offers spacious luxury cottages, townhouses and apartments. With its well-equipped sailing and water sports schools with expert tuition, it is perfect for families looking for relaxation and activity.

At a Glance

  • Perfect for sailing enthusiasts with 2 square miles of protected waters and expert tuition for all ages

  • Complimentary children's club from 4 years and sailing program for older children in school vacations

  • Wonderful for those wanting to hire a car, dine out and explore Antigua

  • Set in 40 acres of landscaped gardens with stunning views over the Atlantic Ocean

  • Apartment style accommodation offering a real home from home

  • Three fabulous swimming pools to choose from

  • Take a boat across the bay for an alternative lunch venue at Green Island and some spectacular snorkeling

Family, Sailing & surfing, Villa, Couples

Insider's View

There is a great water sports selection - really fantastic for active families.

Scott Dunn team

Insider's View

The 3 bedroom Residences are really lovely, right on the creek so less breezy, and they also have their own plunge pools. They are a bit further away from the resort, but not a problem if you hire a car.

Scott Dunn team

Insider's View

Take a picnic over to Green Island, a secluded hideaway. You can even sail there with an instructor.

Juliet Morris

Insider's View

The food at Nonsuch Bay is exquisite! The Executive Chef, Chef Mitchell Husbands, won Caribbean Chef of the year in 2011.

Juliet Morris

Insider's View

For wine enthusiasts, why not visit during Winestock. Held for a month from mid-November, it is a series of special events such as tasting events, dinners with wine pairings, and meals hosted by their Chef and Master of Wines.

Katie May

Insider's View

One of the best lunch spots on the island has to be Catherine's Café Plage on Pigeon Point Beach. Incredibly delicious and fresh menu, charming French service, and a stunning setting make it a real destination restaurant. Be sure to book in advance.

Scott Dunn team

Insider's View

Try to make it at least once to Half Moon Bay. A fabulous crescent of a beach, with the waves coming in from the Atlantic, it's a children's favorite for body surfing. Bring a picnic and if you come at the right time, and you may find the whole beach practically to yourself.

Scott Dunn team

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A car rental is essential for a stay here, take an SUV as the setting is hilly and a little bumpy

Victoria Douglas

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Stop enroute from the airport to stock up on essential groceries for your well equipped kitchen

Victoria Douglas

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There are various pools to enjoy and relax by

Alice Moseley

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You really have the best of both worlds at Nonsuch as you can be independent but have the hotel restaurant if you don't fancy cooking yourself.

Alice Moseley

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Nonsuch Bay is one of the best places for kitesurfing, not just in Antigua but in the Caribbean.

Scott Dunn team

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Description

This resort has been built in a West Indian Georgian Colonial style and takes full advantage of its stunning waterfront setting. Two square miles of enclosed waters, protected from the Atlantic by a barrier reef and reliable trade winds, making Nonsuch Bay perfect for families keen to sail, wind surf and kite surf.

The main clubhouse is where you will find the reception, lounge, bar and the dramatically positioned open air restaurant called The Bay @ Nonsuch. Guests can also enjoy one of the resort's three infinity edge swimming pools or simply relax on the beach but the superb sailing facilities are what guests really come here for!

The accommodation here is located in three distinct areas of the resort. The apartments and beach cottages are found on the east side nestled in an eight acre natural amphitheater closest to the beach and club house. The west side is home to the three bedroom waterfront residences each with its own private plunge pool overlooking the mangroves and the protected waters of Ayres Creek. Finally on the ridge in a stunning elevated position with views out across the whole of the bay are the wonderfully spacious three and five bedroom hilltop villas perfect for larger families or groups.

Accommodation

Interiors are spacious and light with high ceilings and large, luxurious living space which open out directly onto a private veranda. They are decorated in a contemporary fashion with hardwood or porcelain tile floors and white walls. Master bedrooms each have king size beds and feature grand French windows opening onto your own private veranda.Modern Studio Becker kitchens are fully equipped including dishwasher, washer/dryer, large refrigerator and a full inventory of crockery, cutlery and glassware. Cottages are air-conditioned throughout and include flat screen TVs, cable television, and i-pod compatible sound systems The two bathrooms have full showers with double vanities and the master en suite has a separate Jacuzzi bathtub. The double bedrooms feature large wardrobes with a room safe and premium bedding.

1-Bedroom Apartment

A spacious luxury apartment with a king size double bedroom, en suite bathroom with separate bath and shower and separate living room with fully-equipped kitchen, dining and sitting areas. Interiors are 890 sq. ft. with high ceilings. The bedroom and living room have French windows opening onto wide wrap around verandas of 370 sq. ft. with outdoor furniture and fabulous views of Nonsuch Bay.

2-Bedroom Apartment

A spacious luxury apartment of 1390 sq. ft. and with high ceilings; Bedroom 1 with a king size double bed, en suite bathroom with bath and shower; Bedroom 2 with either twin beds or king size double bed (on request only) and second bathroom with shower. Living room features fully-equipped kitchen, dining and sitting areas. The bedrooms and living room have French windows opening onto verandas/terraces of 430 sq. ft. with outdoor furniture and fabulous views of Nonsuch Bay.

2-Bedroom Beach Cottage

These are spacious luxury cottages of 1440 sq. ft. and with high ceilings; Bedroom 1 with a king size double bed, en suite bathroom with bath and shower; Bedroom 2 with twin beds and second bathroom with shower. Living room features fully-equipped kitchen, dining and sitting areas. The bedrooms and living room have French windows opening onto a wide veranda of 650 sq. ft. with outdoor furniture and fabulous views across the beach and into the bay.

3-Bedroom Apartment

A very spacious 2-floor luxury apartment of 2,530 sq. ft. with high ceilings; Bedrooms 1 and 2 with king size double beds, en suite bathroom with bath and shower; Bedroom 3 with twin beds and en suite bathroom. Features a very large living room with fully-equipped kitchen, dining and lounge area. Bedrooms 1 and 2 and the living room have French windows opening onto verandas/terraces of 980 sq. ft. with outdoor furniture and fabulous views of Nonsuch Bay.

3-Bedroom Ayers Creek Residence with Plunge Pool

Spacious luxury 2-story residence of 2,000 sq. ft. with private plunge pool; Bedroom 1 with king size bed, en suite bathroom with bath and shower;. Bedroom 2 with king size bed and en suite with shower; Bedroom 3 with twin beds and third bathroom with shower. Features a very large living room with fully-equipped kitchen, dining and lounge area. Bedrooms and the living room have French windows opening onto verandas/terraces of 1,320 sq. ft. with outdoor furniture.

Location: On the Northwest side of the resort, close to the mangrove-lined waterfront of Ayres Creek. Complimentary resort shuttle available for connection to the beach and restaurant side of the resort.

Childcare

Nonsuch Bay is a fabulous environment for children with a wide range of activities on offer. Experienced staff will keep your children fully entertained, leaving you to relax or play as hard as you like. Childcare is available mornings and afternoons and provides entertainment and activities both indoors and on shaded terraces for babies upwards and children over the age of 8 years can participate in the sailing and water sports programs. All services for children as outlined are complimentary.

Between the ages of 4 and 7, children can enjoy a wider range of activities on the beach and can take sailing trips in small groups with an adult instructor. During school vacations, children of 8 or older can join the sailing program and enjoy a range of other watersport activities

Children up to 3 years old can enjoy the children's club under the supervision of a hotel babysitter, and evening babysitting can also be arranged.

Facilities

Reception, Club Lounge, Restaurant, bar, three infinity edge swimming pools, Watersports including 22 sailboats, kayaks, windsurfing and Kite Surfing and a Rib taxi are also available.

Sailing Fleet

There is a fleet of 22 boats available to guests at Nonsuch Bay. The fleet consists of 24ft RS Elite keelboats, 15ft RS Vision trapeze/asymmetric, 15ft Hobie Cat twin trapeze, 12ft RS Feva small hiking asymmetric, 12ft RS Q'ba single hander, 10ft RS Tera youth single hander and 5 meter Humber RIB safety boats

The Bay @ Nonsuch

Located on the bluff with fabulous views of the bay, guests can enjoy simple and fresh lunch offerings, ranging from wraps, salads and paninis through to seafood and steak. In the evenings a more sophisticated internationally inspired menu is on offer.

Club Lounge

In the evening, diners can relax in the club lounge and enjoy pre-dinner cocktails and hors d'oeuvres whilst making their menu selections. By day, the Club Lounge is a comfortable spot to relax in the shade and enjoy a cooling drink.

Activities

Nonsuch Bay is ideal for sailing and water sports enthusiasts with its two square miles of protected waters. Sailing, kite surfing, kayaks, windsurfing, snorkeling and fishing are all available.

Sailing

A full fleet is available at Nonsuch Bay including sailing dinghies, catamarans and keelboats. Packages are available for experienced sailors to take out their own boat and beginners or less experienced sailors can benefit from professional instruction. Group excursions and sailing games are also a regular feature. Group or private tuition, refresher courses and technique clinics are all available.

Kite Surfing

40 Knots kite surfing and wind surfing school offer equipment rental and tuition. Time on the water is maximized with a launching point on the beach at the mouth of Nonsuch Bay. Trial lessons, beginners courses, private or group lessons, and equipment rental with boat support are all available.

Services

Nonsuch Bay offer a provisioning service to guests wanting to pre-stock their fridge for them ready for their arrival at a charge of US$100 plus the cost of your groceries. There is also a small shop on site. Guests wanting to enjoy a full day out on the water can enjoy a picnic lunch prepared for them, and in room spa treatments are available for those wanting to unwind.

In Room Spa

Guests can chose from a range of relaxing and revitalising treatments, all enjoyed in the privacy of your apartment or on your shaded terrace. A comprehensive spa menu is available, and treatments will be personalized by their specialist therapists to meet your individual needs.

Location & Directions

East Coast, Antigua

Set in forty acres of lush, landscaped gardens and tropical vegetation with ocean views. Nonsuch Bay is situated in the Southeast corner of Antigua in a private bay.

When to go

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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