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Set on the breathtaking white-sand Long Bay beach, on the eastern coast of Antigua, this resort offers an all-inclusive holiday with an authentic Caribbean ambiance. Dine in the 4 delicious restaurants including the stunning Outhouse, set up in the hill with great views of the Caribbean Sea, where Miss Mary serves her specialities, or savour a cooling drink at the 3 bars. During the day relax on the white-sand beach or enjoy the variety of water and land sports on offer. In the evening the night lights up with live entertainment, evening shows and dancing.
On Long Bay beach, on the north east coast. 30 min to St John’s, Antigua's capital. Transfer time from airport: 30 min.Larger Map
180 rooms on up to 3 floors in 11 buildings. All with air-conditioning, satellite TV, telephone, tea/coffee maker, safety deposit box and hairdryer. Gardenview Room - have a communal balcony or private patio with garden and/or partial ocean views. Rooms with queen-size bed or 2 double beds, sleeping up to 3 adults, or 2 adults and 2 children under 12 years.
Oceanview Room - set back in the hillside and overlooking the resort, these rooms have fabulous sea views, private patio or balcony, 1 king-size bed, sleeping max 2 adults, or 2 adults and 1 child with a rollaway bed (these rooms are not suitable for guests with walking difficulties).
Beachfront Room - recently refurbished, are located right on the beach and have a communal balcony or private patio. With 2 double beds or 1 king-size bed, sleeping max 3 adults, or 2 adults and 2 children under 12 years.
Tropical Waterfront Room - beautifully refurbished rooms, set on the water’s edge and featuring private patio or balcony with exquisite views of Long Bay. All rooms equipped with brand-new patio/balcony doors, bathrooms with walk-in shower. Rooms have 1 king-size or 2 queen-size beds sleeping 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children under 12 years.
Topaz offers breakfast and lunch buffets and a combination of buffet and à la carte dinner, just steps away from the beach. Chef's Pietro serves regional Italian specialities in a spectacular Caribbean beachside setting. Pineapple Grill offers authentic Caribbean à la carte dishes 4 nights per week. Pelican Snack Bar serves pizzas, light lunch and midnight snacks. Lunch is also served daily at the unique ‘Outhouse’, where, from a stunning cliff-top location, Miss Mary serves her famous barbecue ribs and jerk chicken. The resort also features 3 bars, including a disco bar and a beach bar. Restaurants open on rotation.
2 swimming pools, including 1 quiet adult-only pool. Tennis, beach volleyball, bocce ball, table tennis and an assortment of board games. Windsurfing, snorkelling, Hobie Cats and kayaks. Massage therapy* and beauty services* also available.
Entertainment programme with live music, karaoke, limbo dancing and fire-eater shows, as well as weekly welcome cocktail parties and theme nights.
Babysitting service*, laundry service* and Internet access*.
*Denotes local charge
All meals and snacks, unlimited drinks by the glass, all water and land sports and activities above unless otherwise specified.
Dress code: Smart dress for ladies and collared shirts, trousers and closed shoes for gents in the evenings please, with no shorts, sleeveless shirts, T-shirts or flip-flops when dining in the Pineapple Grill Restaurant or resort casual for all other restaurants.
Good general access around the property: properties that offer good general access for those guests who are able to walk short distances and can manage up to six steps. The Virgin Holidays Special Assistance Team can be contacted by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us on 0844 557 3998, Monday-Friday 9.00am-5.30pm.Check Prices Back to top
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This is a lovely unspoilt old fashioned hotel where service is paramount. No commercialism, nothing fancy yet very special . Sit round the pool or right on the best beach in Antigua, and make sure... Read more you book the Pineapple Grill for dinner. Make the most of it as soon Sandels want to modernise it to a Beaches and all the noise and hubbub that will bring. Read less
this is a very beautiful resort with beautiful surroundings and the staff are excellent, they are so happy and helpful and the service they provided made our holiday that extra special. we had a... Read more wedding at this resort and Novella the wedding planner was absolutely lovely, the whole day was beautiful, i must mention a very charming young polite man Chevelle who waited on us during our wedding meal and also organised a birthday meal for the family in the restaurant the grand pineapple, he was lovely kind, polite and very helpful a credit to your company as are all your staff, the cleaners, barstaff, restaurant, and managers thanks to you all i cant wait to come back hopefully for my honeymoon. Read less
Spent a week here with my daughter in early Sept in a basic garden room. Great time to come as not too crowded. Room was fine as we only needed for sleeping in - obviously not the same luxury as a... Read more big corporate hotel but that's not what we paid for. We always found the service in the bar and restaurants fine although food in Chef Pietro was not great. Pineapple Grill food was fantastic and the Outhouse was a fantastic location with great views and nice cold beer. Water sports were fun and the excursions that we did - round the island on Excellence, Stingray Bay and Combo tour - were all excellent and good value. People were really friendly. I would recommend this to anyone as long as you are not hung up on the quality of the room Read less
Arrived back from Pineapple yesterday and wanted to review straight away. The whole place is very traditional Caribbean style, we stayed in Beachfront Apartments Rm 105/111 which looked out across... Read more the most perfect beach. Golden sand, turquoise warm sea and plenty of palm trees about for those of us who prefer a bit of shade (occasionally). I've read some of the other reviews and I guess its about what you're looking for. Sandals own the resort and it closes in April for major refit. Just please, please, please don't knock the heart out of this hotel. Every local we met were happy smiling and so helpful - don't blame them living on such a wonderful Island. All the watersports free of charge including learn to sail, learn to windsurf, snorkel hire and a huge wheeled bike for two. We hired a car for three days and did most of the Island - both simple and cheaper than doing individual trips although all trips are good value. Two we did were Shirley Heights on Sunday - not to be missed stunning sunset listening to steelband and a rock band. Best trip however was to Stingray City - you catch the speed boat straight from beach to reef right out in Atlantic Ocean to learn, swim and feed the magnificent Rays. The whole thing is so laid back and relaxing and everything with the environment and animal welfare at the heart. The rays are completely free to come and go (ie they are not captive in anyway) but come along to see the tourists! You have your photo taken but the whole trip/photo is really good value for money. A gem at the current price - get there this year before it gets major facelift and prices zoom upwards. Read less
We were travelling with AngelaS2252, her review says it all and I don't think I could add to it. The staff were brilliant and we had so much fun and laughter with them, they made you feel like part... Read more of one big family. Our room was excellent with a fantastic view. The food was great with a very wide choice. The beach was gorgeous and you could change your towels as often as you wished. I'm not very good remembering names but Angela has mentioned everyone that I would have, they were the best. I agree about the hotel being made bigger, I think it is perfect as it is just needs a little sprucing up here and there, it will lose its personal touch and you will just be one of a number and not part of the family. We would have gone back but if it is going to be so big ?????? We were all so sad leaving and wished we had booked for longer. It was the best holiday ever. Read less