The Verandah Resort & Spa, located just 20 minutes from Antigua’s V.C. Bird International Airport, is a 30-acre, eco-luxury All-Inclusive resort that opened in October 2007. Situated on Antigua’s northeast coastline and bordered by Devil’s Bridge National Park with its dramatic landmark rock arch, The Verandah is an ideal vacation for family getaways or romantic escapes.
The Verandah Resort & Spa has 180 villa-style one- and two-bedroom Suites that have vaulted ceilings and Caribbean décor with bamboo and rattan accents. Built as side-by-side, single-story duplexes, the resort’s one-bedroom Suites offer the look and feel of a Caribbean villa while comfortably accommodating up to four guests with a king-sized bed and queen sleeper sofa. The different Suite categories are grouped by views, and include: Superior Waterfront, Waterfront, Waterview and Hillside. All Suites come equipped with;
- LCD satellite televisions
- Mini refrigerators
- In-room safes
- Irons and ironing boards
- Air conditioning
- Direct-dial telephones
- Ceiling fans
With stunning panoramic views of the sapphire Caribbean Sea, these Waterfront Suites offer the perfect place for repose and relaxation by the water.
With amazing views of the lush gardens and a partial view of the sea.
The Hillside Suites offer a relaxing stay in the heart of an incredible natural setting.
Perfect for families and small gatherings of up to six guests. The master bedroom has a private verandah, a flat-screen television and an en suite shower room with two pedestal sinks. The second bedroom offers twin beds, an en suite bathroom with a bathtub/shower combo, a flat-screen television and a large walk-in closet. Additionally there is a pull-out queen sofa bed in the living room with flat-screen television. Each villa includes;
- Living/dining area
- Flat-screen television
- Breakfast bar with seating for two
- Microwave oven
The Verandah Resort & Spa has four restaurants and a beach grill on the resort property.
Nicole’s | The fine restaurant, offers a blend of elegantly presented, modern French and Italian cuisine in an air- conditioned setting. Warm red walls and dark wood trim create a cozy ambiance, and rattan, bamboo and upholstered furnishings encourage a welcoming Caribbean atmosphere. Dinner reservations are required.
Seabreeze | The resort’s main restaurant, serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. It offers a wide range of choices that are sure to please guests of all ages. A fully air-conditioned dining room is enhanced by light pine pergolas, ceiling fans, exposed beams and lofty vaulted ceilings for an airy, outdoor feeling. Seabreeze offers buffet-style dining seven days a week with internationally themed evenings.
Afternoon tea is served by the main pool bar daily from 3:30- 4:30 p.m.
Wadadli Snack Shack | Situated directly on Rasta Beach and adjacent to the Rasta Bar, is our newest casual culinary offering. Enjoy a variety of grilled snacks while relaxing on the beach with views of the turquoise cove. Open from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Swimsuits are welcome.
The Buccaneer | An a la carte dining restaurant, serves Caribbean-inspired, family-friendly fare. Dinner reservations are required.
The Beach Bar & Grill | Perched above the Watersports Beach, offers spectacular views of the bay along with light lunches, snacks, beer and alcoholic cocktails. An evening grill menu is served as well. Dinner reservations are required.
BARS AND LOUNGES
The resort has four bars and lounges with a wide variety of signature cocktails, name-brand liquors, wines, beer and non- alcoholic beverages. Guests can get into the island spirit at the beachside Rasta Bar. Order a cocktail with your toes in the sand while only steps away from the warm azure water. The resort additionally features an outdoor bar and The Common, a lounge area adjacent to the main pool. Here, guests can enjoy refreshments during the day and evenings as well as live entertainment on select nights, ranging from fire-limbo dancers and steel drums to a variety of live music. The Beach Bar, perched just above the Watersports Beach, opens daily at 10:00 a.m. and serves up your favorite tropical cocktails all day long. The Seabreeze Bar offers a variety of wines, beer and cocktails during meal times.
DRESS CODE - During the day, the dining dress code requires covered and dry bathing suits and shoes to be worn in all restaurants. After 6:30 p.m. a ‘Resort Casual’ dress code applies. Ripped jeans, beach flip flops, all beachwear, t-shirts and gym sneakers are not considered ‘Resort Casual.’ At Nicole’s restaurant, dress is elegant (long pants and a collared shirt are required for men).
Guests can sunbathe on the resort’s recently expanded two white sand beaches, play tennis, exercise in the fitness centre or swim in any of the 3 pools.
- Weekly aqua-aerobics
- A variety of fitness classes
- Caribbean cooking classes
- Nature walks
- Beach volleyball
Guests can take the short walk to neighbouring Devil’s Bridge National Park to visit the landmark rock arch jutting out over the sea. A visit to the capital town of St. John’s, only 30 minutes from the resort, can be arranged for sightseeing, shopping and dining. All excursions can be coordinated by Guest Services.
A recently resurfaced, tropical 18-hole mini-golf course, set amidst waterfalls, ponds and local landscaping, is a real treat for all guests. In addition, families and teens can have fun playing a game of pool or ping pong in the adjacent covered Games Pavilion.
Kid-friendly amenities include the adult-supervised Kidz Club, which is open daily from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. for potty- trained children ages 2 to 12. The Kidz Club includes a fenced-in, outdoor play area, an integrated playhouse and a sheltered back porch and splash pool.
Older children over age 8 can enjoy fun activities such as sailing, kayaking and paddle boats as well as guided nature walks and swimming. Counsellors lead organized beach games, arts and crafts and other age-appropriate activities.
Babysitting services are also provided at the resort for an additional charge. Guests are advised to give staff a 24-hour notice prior to using the babysitting service. There is a minimum babysitting time of two hours.
Tranquility Body & Soul Spa
Tranquility Body & Soul Spa offers eco-conscious, restorative treatments for the body and skin. Treatments include a well- being massage, a Sabai Stone treatment, a caviar and pearl anti-aging facial and a green coffee wrap designed to reduce cellulite and water retention. Spa Tranquility uses Pevonia Botanica products. A full-service salon, offering hair and nail treatments, is also available.