theperfectvacation

Planning the Perfect Vacation

Travelling is one of the most beautiful free time activities and planning that long-anticipated and well-deserved vacation is so much fun; all the new things to try and do and discover!  But finding the perfect place to stay and putting together an itinerary that will make everyone taking the trip happy, all while staying within budget can also be overwhelming. (Photo credit: Ferry Zievinger | Photography) Whether you’re squeezing in one last trip before it’s back to school, or getting …
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20% Room Sale!

How does starting your day with breakfast on your private balcony or an open deck restaurant sound? Have we piqued your interest yet?  Is that a YES? Well you could start your day like this at the Trade Winds Hotel with our 20% room rate sale for Easter, Carnival and fall months September and October. HELLO THERE AND WELCOME TO PARADISE…lying by the pool beneath our bougainvillea trees soaking in the sun will make this vacation getaway a perfect place …
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Make A Date With Bay House!

What goes well with light bites and a tall glass of wine?  Cool Caribbean breezes, of course!  Have you been itching to get outside and enjoy a meal in the open air? Well here’s your chance…here at the Bay House Restaurant & Bar we offer daily happy hour and Tapas from 5-7pm on the deck, poolside and at our open bar.  Soak up the pulse of breathtaking sunset as you toast to warm and sunny days whilst enjoying one of …
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WE vs. THEM

From  February 28 – March 13, 2014 it will be WE vs. THEM.  After four long years England returns to the Caribbean for a cricket tour for 3 ODIs in Antigua and 3 T20s in Barbados – two of the Caribbean islands with the most cricket fans.  Antigua and Barbados both have colourful cricket history, playing host to many of cricket’s best games and known for some of the world’s greatest players. The three ODI’s will be played right here …
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Parlez-vous français?

“Bienvenue aux alizés Trade Winds Hôtel.  Comment allez-vous?” “Merci, bien, et vous?” “Ca va bien” Sometime last year we wrote a blog post about learning new things and made reference to an old adage “you learn something new every day”.  Well three of our employees have taken on the challenge of “apprendre à parler français a”…learning to speak French. With the recent addition of new airlifts between France to Antigua via Guadeloupe we have seen an increase in French speaking …
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Love Is In The Air

Cupid’s arrow is pointing at the Bay House Restaurant & Bar to celebrate Valentine’s Day, where you can swoon over decadent dishes.  Begin your evening with one of Altino’s valentine’s cocktail as you steal kisses overlooking the enchanting starlight view of Dickenson Bay. Chef Hodge’s seductive love themed Valentine’s Day menu infuses International and Caribbean flavours featuring Leak and Potato Soup, Herb Crusted Salmon and French Cut Cured Pork Chop.  And of course Valentine isn’t complete unless chocolate is involved …
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