Antigua Insider Tips

Antigua | Jumby Bay Island has an organic farm and kitchen garden. Accessible by a foot path, the Jumby Farm and Kitchen Garden encompasses a verdant vegetable garden, herb garden and orchard. The farm also houses the island's flock of Persian sheep, as well 24 chickens that will provide fresh eggs daily. The farm's produce is used to supplement the menu at The Estate House, the resort's signature restaurant and bar that underwent a $6 million restoration, as part of the daily Jumby Grown specials. The farm also offers a number of unique programs and activities for the resort's younger guests, including farm tours and gardening classes.

Antigua | This fascinating island with a rich history and stunning beaches offers so many highlights you can't afford to miss. From Betty's Hope, a historic sugar mill dating back to 1651 to Devil's Bridge, a natural rock arch with blowholes spouting water and Stingray City, where you arrive by boat to hand feed and swim with friendly stingrays. Not to be missed is the restaurant atop Shiley Heights Lookout, with a weekly Sunday evening party, steel band and Caribbean barbeque ... popular with both locals and visitors.

Antigua| Hermitage Bay welcomes guests in VIP fashion with private luxury transfers. Don't-miss attractions include the popular private beach dinners, a chef demonstration hosted weekly, and a guided walk of the organic kitchen garden, where they grow peppers, tomatoes, spinach, callaloo, aubergine (eggplant), okra and herbs such as thyme, parsley, coriander and basil. For a relaxing spa day, couples should enjoy the two-and-a-half-hour Arts of Love treatment, which includes an aphrodisiac bathing ritual, beauty pack, body and scalp massage using a combination of soothing oils.

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