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Jumby Bay

Jumby Bay, Antigua and Barbuda

At a Glance

    Pros

  • isolated private island location
  • sterling cuisine
  • free bicycles
  • inventive, complimentary children's programs
  • thoughtful extras upon request such as cooking classes and wireless baby monitors
  • the lovely Sense by Rosewood spa

    Cons

  • isolated private island location
  • jet noise occasionally disturbs the main beach

Jumby Bay Review

This refined resort proffers all the makings of a classic Caribbean private island hideaway, right from the stylish airport sedan pickup, private launch, dockside greeting, and registration at your leisure. The main beach is simply sublime—except when jets whoosh by. Fortunately, attendants cater to most whims, from fresh fruit sorbets to iPods. Privacy is paramount: you can bike along nature trails to the island's many secluded beaches (one lures nesting turtles in season). Luxuriant indoor-outdoor bathrooms, bamboo and granite accents, four-poster beds, and hand-painted tile work integrate modern amenities like 42-inch flat-screens, iPod docking stations, Nespresso machines, master switches, free Wi-Fi, dual rain showerheads, and Bose sound systems. The cuisine, is impeccable. Birdsong and sea breeze fill the casual Verandah restaurant, which showcases an open kitchen with wood-burning oven. Villa owners, including Ken Follett, frequent the clubby 18th-century stone-and-mahogany Estate House dining room, which showcases a dazzling Italian menu under executive chef, Sardinian-born Claudio Melis.

    Hotel Details

  • 40 suites, 14 villas.
  • Rate includes all-inclusive.
Updated: 02-27-2014

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