Luxury hotel holiday The Verandah Antigua

Expressions Holidays recommends the four star Verandah as a great value, all inclusive, family resort, fringed by the dramatic Devil's Bridge National Park. There are plenty of activities to keep the children happy, from the range of swimming pools through to the innovative and lively kids' club. Parents can unwind and indulge at the signature spa, "Tranquility", or the more adventurous can enjoy the multitude of beach, land, and water sports, not to mention the national park's hiking trails. Drinking and dining is diverse, yet all restaurants allow children and live entertainment is often provided. In short, the Verandah is an excellent option for families in Antigua
Included in your Expressions holiday
  • Accommodation in a double or twin room on all-inclusive
  • Scheduled flights with British Airways or Virgin Atlantic London to Antigua
  • Private car transfer airport to hotel and back
  • Concierge service and Expressions Holidays regional helpful hints
  • Optional room, board and flight upgrades. Details on request

Luxury hotel holidays to The Verandah, Antigua

A great value, all inclusive resort on the secluded north east coast of Antigua.

Facts in brief

Official star rating 4

Location Antigua

Annual opening All year

Closest airport Antigua Airport

Distance from airport About 30 minutes' drive

Hotel facilities and services

3 restaurants and 3 bars, spa, fitness centre, tennis courts, Kids Club, mini golf, mini cinema, library, general store, gift shop, free WiFi in lobby, main bar and by the pool. Laundry at no extra charge. Three swimming pools including one at the Kids Club. There are two sandy beaches, one bordering Devil’s Bridge National Park.

Complimentary

Kayaks, Hobie Cat sailing, snorkelling, tennis, volleyball, mini-golf.

Complimentary watersports

Kayaks, Hobie Cat sailing, snorkelling.

Chargeable watersports

Scuba diving at St James Club.

Land sports

Tennis, volleyball and mini-golf.

Out and about nearby

The island offers a host of activities from kayaking to eco adventure tours, golf and bare boat chartering, shopping and helicopter tours. Antigua rainforest has a canopy tour which can be exciting for older children. Horatio Nelson's fully restored dockyard provides a great day out, as does the capital St John's with its lively market and duty-free shops.

Sports nearby

Scuba Diving at St James Club.

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Holiday Code EXH305

Luxury hotel holidays to The Verandah, Antigua

Room descriptions

The Verandah Resort and Spa has 186 rooms, suites and villas. All suites sleep at least four people, making them suitable for families and all rooms have external connecting doors on the verandah so that eight people can share a two-room villa. The two bedroomed family rooms sleep up to six people. All rooms have air conditioning, balcony, bath tub, ceiling fan, ensuite bathroom, hairdryer, kitchen, patio, safe, shower, telephone, television and tea and coffee making facilities.

Hillside Suite with garden and resort views
Water View Suite with water view
Waterfront Suite with water view
Superior Waterfront Suite with waterfront view
Two-Bedroom Villa with garden view. On request only.
Two-Bedroom Villa with plunge pool and bay or ocean or garden view. On request only.

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From about

Holiday Code EXH305

Luxury hotel holidays to The Verandah, Antigua

The journey and how you get there

For a holiday to The Verandah Resort in Antigua, Expressions Holidays includes flights from London to Antigua with British Airways or Virgin Atlantic. The flying time is about 8 hours and 30 minutes. The Verandah Resort is a 40-minute drive from the airport and Expressions Holidays will organise return private car transfers.

Additional information

Minimum stays: Minimum stays of 5 and 7 nights also apply for selected dates.

Children: The spacious Kids Club has been designed as the ideal hideout and fun getaway for children aged 4 to 11. Children’s books and games are available. Onsite medical services are available. Children are allowed in all of the hotel’s restaurants. Extra sofabeds can be added to most room types.

Special offers

Up to 50% early booking offer Book by 31 March 2021 and receive a reduction of up to 35% depending on season of travel. Applicable to all room types. Combinable with selected other offers. Restrictions apply.

Honeymoon offer 2020 Book a honeymoon stay of 5 nights or more and receive a bottle of sparkling wine and a fruit plate in your room upon arrival. Also receive a 25% voucher to use in the spae. This offer is valid for all room types.

From about

Holiday Code EXH305

Luxury hotel holidays to The Verandah, Antigua

Highlights of Antigua

Cricket is the national sport of Antigua. Wadadli is the local beer. There are an exceptional number of places of interest to visit including museums, quaysides, old plantations. Some examples are Parham Harbour and St Peter’s Church, Betty’s Hope old sugar plantation and Harmony Hall, restored Great House with a craft centre. Falmouth, English Harbour and Nelson’s Dockyard is one of the most picturesque and beautiful harbour areas in the Caribbean. A few of the outstanding beaches on the island include Dickenson Bay, Soldiers Bay, Hawksbill Beach, Galleon Beach and Darkwood Beach. Carnival is at the end of July. Fig Tree drive between Old Road and Liberta is through the rainforest.

Travel around Antigua

The roads are fine except for a few potholes. Car hire is easily arranged and highly recommended. Traffic on a Saturday can be quite heavy in St John’s but you can find parking places. Distances are not too great so it really is easy to get around. Signposting is lacking, and an ordnance survey map is more accurate than tourist maps provided locally.

Facts in brief

Capital St. John's
Airport VC Bird International Airport
Size 108 sq. miles
Population 80,000
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