Top 25 Hotels & What's On...
TRIPADVISOR TOP 25 HOTELS 
Photo © Antigua's All-Inclusive Curtain Bluff Resort on Grace Bay Beach

TripAdvisor has revealed the top 25 hotels in Antigua (and Barbuda), according to travellers, in its Travellers' Choice Best of the Best Awards 2022.

Curtain Bluff was listed No.4 with the resort highly rated as the "mother and daughter vacation" and "paradise found" where you "come as strangers, leave as friends" on the Top 25 All Inclusive in the Caribbean. Keyonna Beach came in the sixth spot while Galley Bay and Cocos (photo) are listed at #10 and #12 respectively. Cocobay came in at #25.


Local hotels also came in the Top 25 Most Romantic Caribbean category and Best in the World, securing wins in both the World and Caribbean Categories.

See the full list of the top 25 hotels in Antigua (and Barbuda) here.
WHAT'S HOT THIS WEEK
As the seasons start moving from Spring into Summer so there is a shift in Antigua. Many bars, restaurants, and hotels remain open, albeit with adjusted hours, and some have plans to take a much-needed break whether for a few weeks or months. Check back here regularly to stay up to date and for now, here are a few dates we’re putting in our diary. 
SEASONAL CLOSINGS
Be sure to get your fill by the last night of service at Colibri on May 21, and Cloggy's at their Closing Party with 17 61º Band and a DJ on May 22. Jacqui O's will be open for lunch and dinner while Incanto is open for dinner only until they take a summer break in August.

On the resort side, The Inn at English Harbour (photo) and its facilities — including The Reef and Terrace will close on August 31. Curtain Bluff closes on July 21, while Carlisle Bay will tentatively close for the month of September. 
OPEN FOR SUMMER
Trappas welcomes you all summer seven nights a week with scrumptious dinner and drinks. Admiral's InnAna's (photo), Club House, and C & C Wine House will also remain open. 

The Rocks Group —  Catherine's Café, Rokuni, and Sheer Rocks are set to serve you amazing menus and drinks all summer. The Antigua Vintage Tea House remains open until September and Carib Bean Coffee starts operating on summer hours on May 24, while NOMAD starts in June.
SIZZLING EVENTS
RUM IN THE RUINS
Delve into the past on the historical and archaeological tour, 5pm on Friday
2 FOR 1 RUM PUNCH
Jilly's Chilli topped w/ cheddar, jalapenos, sour cream & fries this Friday at Life
RUN #820 
Run from the Jennings "OnOn Golden Pond" with the AHHH, Saturday at 4pm
WOMEN ON WATER 
Join women of all ages and experience sailing at the NSA, 4pm on Saturday 
SUNDAY FUNDAY
The last one with DJ Tanny and Midweek Vibes with DJ Ruthless at Cloggy's
SHIRLEY HEIGHTS BBQ
BBQ & Rum Punch with amazing views at Shirley Heights on Sundays/Thursdays
SIZZLING SPECIALS
END OF SEASON FURNITURE SALE
Bar chairs and stools, sun loungers and dining table sets sale at SOTEAK.CO
CLEARANCE SALE
Up to 50% OFF on discontinued items at the Furniture Gallery on Saturdays
TOURS & EXCURSIONS
SUNSHINE ISLAND BEACH TOURS
Admire the scenic views along Fig Tree Drive and stop at Darkwood Beach on the southwest coast. Explore the ruins at Shirley Heights & The Lookout and the picture-perfect coastline. All this —and much, much more — awaits on Sunshine Island Beach tours with Rodney.
PETE'S TAXI AND CAR RENTALS 
Call for all your transportation needs from car rentals & taxi services to tours
ANTIGUA ISLAND PARADISE
Get carried away through the crystal-clear waters of the Caribbean Sea 
THE LATEST NEWS
NEW MENU ALERT
Catherine's Café launches a new lunch, dinner, and wine menu this week
TOP SCORES FOR ANTIGUA HOTELS
11 hotels received a rating of at least 9.0 out of 10 from British Airways Holidays
NEW ARRIVALS AT THE LAND SHOP
Find the latest men's and women's leather styles in new arrivals at The LAND Shop
FAITHFUL AND MERITORIOUS AWARD
Hartmut Holtmann awarded for 30 years of faithful service to the yachting industry
2022 WINNERS OF ART CONTEST 
See the winners of the Antigua Sailing Week Harper’s School Art Competition
SUBWAY 
A wide range of sub sandwiches, salads, and breakfast ideas for every taste
BRYSONS SHIPPING & INSURANCE 
Coverage for all insurance classes — both private and commercial
CASA ROOTS 
A subtle blend of French and West Indian cuisine in a tranquil garden with a view
KEEP ANTIGUA NICE
CLOSED SEASON: MAY 1 – JUNE 30, 2022
Photo ©: www.facebook.com/EAGAntigua
Please refrain from eating, harvesting, buying, or trading the Caribbean spiny lobster and Parrot Fish (image) during these months.
TRAVEL ADVISORY UPDATES
 
If you are traveling to and from Antigua and Barbuda, below is a list of updated testing and travel protocols you'll need to know with links to read more.

ANTIGUA & BARBUDA:
The Government of Antigua and Barbuda has updated its Travel Advisory. All persons entering Antigua and Barbuda, commencing Wednesday, April 13, 2022, subject to any evidence regarding any new variant, shall be allowed to enter without vaccination. However, all those persons who are unvaccinated are required to submit to a PCR Test, no more than four days old, before boarding their flight to Antigua. 


Testing:  Sir Lester Bird Medical Centre advised to commence the application for testing at least 7 days prior to departure date to facilitate an appointment for swabbing. More testing options can be found here.

UK: All remaining COVID-19 international travel restrictions for all passengers. Read the latest advisory here

USA: Before boarding a flight to the United States you will need proof of vaccination and a negative COVID-19 test result taken no more than 1 day before travel. Children under 2 years old do not need to test. More Travel Advisory details can be found here.

CANADA: Fully vaccinated foreign nationals may be allowed to enter Canada for discretionary (tourism) travel. You must provide proof of a COVID-19 negative molecular test result within 72 hours of the scheduled departure time of your flight to Canada. Read the full Travel Advisory here.
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