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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is so much to capture. We were there during their Independence celebration. The Island and the people are very proud. To start, they arrange for an expedited line through customs. They also arrange for pick-up service which is right outside the airport door. Ride takes about 20 minutes to a remote part of the island through a gated entrance....

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Marlton, New Jersey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to Hermitage Bay Resort for our 25th Wedding Anniversary. All of the employees at the resort were extremely welcoming and made us feel very relaxed and at home. They really do cater to your every need. The food was excellent with the menu changing just enough. Our room was great and the beach was awesome. My favorite thing...

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Jacksonville, Florida
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Me and my husband thoroughly enjoyed our honeymoon. We were greeted at the airport by Shernell who explained to us what to expect. Everyone was really nice and welcoming. We had no complaints. Ryan and Marc our bellboy were the best. In the end everyone felt like family. We want to come back.

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Louisville
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Stayed 2 different places in Antigua. Hermitage was A++. Forget the others. For starters the Hermitage staff greeted us at airport and expedited us through airport customs in minutes ahead of the 150 other people. The drive to this place will make you wonder. No Worries Mon! Once You arrive - Wow! Our Summary from top to bottom is: 1-...

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Andy T, Owner at Hermitage Bay, responded to this review

Dear 677michaelz Thank you for your review. I'm glad you had the opportunity to compare us to other hotels on your trip and found us doing well. I'm also pleased to hear that you found the Garden Suites really nice. We've added a new one this year. We all hope to see you back soon. Regards Andy

Louisville, Kentucky
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Short story: This place is incredible. If you're on the fence, just do it. I promise you won't regret it. Long story: I'm not sure where to begin when leaving a review of this place. Everything is top notch. The villas are very well laid out (private), exquisitely appointed, and also very clean. We thought we were in a movie...

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Andy T, Owner at Hermitage Bay, responded to this review

Dear helloworld712 Thank you so much for sharing your thoughts on Hermitage Bay with the world. It seems that we really hit the spot for you both. We will all delight in this review. Please do let me know when you're coming back. Regards Andy

Reviewed 2 November 2016

I'm rating this an overall average because our inability to relax on the beach changed the whole, what was supposed to be, relaxing honeymoon. Other than the fact that all beaches are public in Antigua (which we found out when we got there- yes, our fault), this place was great. The service, food, villas, spa services, all exceeded our expectations....

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Andy T, Owner at Hermitage Bay, responded to this review

Dear Kelly C Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I was delighted to see that many aspects of your stay with us were resoundingly positive. However, I am sorry to hear that your honeymoon was disrupted by the presence of lots of kids on the beach. This is not a common occurrence but unfortunately your stay...

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Hermitage Bay was absolutely unbelievable. Having visited, I can confidently say that there is no place anywhere that would have been better suited for our honeymoon. From the quality and variety of food at all meals, to the friendly staff, the incredible scenery and natural beauty, Hermitage Bay really is awe inspiring. If you are looking to get away and...

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Andy T, Owner at Hermitage Bay, responded to this review

Dear JDW0013 Thank you for your review. I really like it when people recognise that Hermitage is a great place to get away from it all. It was named Hermitage - 'the place to be a hermit' - way back in history by someone, who I have yet failed to identify, who clearly had similar feelings when they first came...

Wilmington, North Carolina
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Words cannot describe how amazing Hermitage Bay really is. My husband and I did TONS of research on where to go for our honeymoon. Our travel agent recommended Hermitage Bay and it is by far THE BEST resort we have ever been to. It's so intimate, not overcrowded like other resorts and you're treated like royalty (and I'm not exaggerating)....

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Andy T, Owner at Hermitage Bay, responded to this review

Dear emkendall25 Thank you so much for your review. We are all delighted that you found it a resounding success. We do hope you'll be back some time in the future. DO please let me know if you plan to do so. With kind regards Andy Thesen

Florham Park, New Jersey
Reviewed 2 November 2016

There is so much to say about Hermitage Bay! From the minute they picked us up at the airport, to the minute they helped us into the taxi for our return home, we felt special. I can't name any employee specifically because each and every one of them was fantastic. They couldn't do enough for us. I was even given...

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Andy T, Owner at Hermitage Bay, responded to this review

Dear lovetoliveonvacation Thank you for your review. We are all delighted to hear that it went so well. We are indeed reviewing the lighting. We are always aiming for a balance on the paths between not too bright, to keep the light pollution down so you can still see the milky way, and not too dim so you can't see...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Without doubt the most wonderful place we have ever stayed. The suites are immaculate, the food exquisite and the service spot on. There is a relaxed feel which immediately places you into the Antiguan way of life. Highly recommend for any couple wanting to escape for some luxury, pease and tranquility.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Beachfront
  • Free Breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Spa
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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
~ Conde Nast Traveler 2015 Gold List Winner ~ The quiet, independently owned Hermitage Bay is comprised of just 27 luxury cottages so that "even at its busiest, the place seems remote and quaint." Whether visiting for the first time or returning as a friend, you'll enjoy a welcome familiarity and "sensation of belonging" from the moment you arrive. Tucked into a beautiful bay in one of the most secluded corners of Antigua, it is perfect for those seeking to escape the hustle and bustle of city life. Spanning 16 acres of lush tropical gardens, our eco-chic, luxury hotel provides all the comforts of a 5 star resort without compromising the natural habitat that thrives around it. Our open-air facilities, extensive beach and detached rooms allow you to unwind in isolated luxury. Each of the 7 Beachfront and 3 Garden Suites features a spacious split level lounge and patio, while the large wrap-around decks and private plunge pools of the 17 Hillside Pool Suites afford the added luxury of soaking up the Caribbean sun from the privacy of your own sun bathing deck. Whether enjoying lunch by the pool, dining in the beachfront restaurant, or having breakfast in bed, every meal feels privately catered. The menus change daily and feature freshly squeezed local juices, locally grown produce, and organic ingredients. At Hermitage Bay, all dishes are prepared to order, special requests are encouraged, and we are always happy to help with dietary requirements. Non-motorised water sports are included and a shuttle service to and from town and Shirley Heights is available for an additional charge. ... more   less 

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Address: Jennings New Extension, Saint Mary's, Antigua
Region: Caribbean > Antigua and Barbuda > Antigua > Saint Mary's
Price Range: RM5,288 - RM11,662 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 27
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Also Known As:
Hermitage Bay Hotel St. John`s
Hermitage Bay St Johns
Hermitage Bay Antigua
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Saint Mary's
#1 Spa Hotel in Saint Mary's
#1 Green Hotel in Saint Mary's
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Saint Mary's
#2 Top resorts Hotel in Saint Mary's
#4 Family Hotel in Saint Mary's
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“Spring for the hillside suite- definitely worth it ”
 of 5 bubbles mccaslinjr, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Hillside suites are perfect and best views”
 of 5 bubbles Spdpmd, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The higher up the mountain you go the better the views. We stayed at Suite 21 for most of our stay and they moved us up to Suite 38 our last night. I liked both rooms just as much.”
 of 5 bubbles r0bertpn, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Stay towards the top of the hill (there are 39 villas).”
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“Hillside villa!”
 of 5 bubbles kellycZ9546DK, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
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