Scattered along Antigua's beaches and hillsides are exclusive, elegant hideaways; romantic restored inns; and all-inclusive hot spots for couples. Check individual lodgings for restrictions (many have minimum stays during certain high-season periods). Look also for specials on the Web or from tour packagers, since hotels' quoted rack rates are often negotiable (up to 45% off in season). There are
There are several new condo and villa developments; although not reviewed in this edition, Sugar Ridge opened in 2009 in the Jolly Harbour area. (Despite its nice if smallish units, elegant setting, Aveda Spa, and fine upscale restaurant, it suffers from the lack of beachfront.) At this writing, Tamarind Hills and South Point Resort are among several other major developments slated to open by late 2014.