Category Archives: Festivals | Events | Carnival


Did someone say…Holiday Party?

It’s almost the end of November and the festive season is edging ever closer and our Christmas and Holiday menus are now available with traditional yuletide selections to choose from.  So for those of you tasked with organizing the Christmas party this year we’ve made it easy for you. Our Buffet and Waiter Service menus paired with friendly, impeccable service and an intimate elegant atmosphere is perfect for creating that memorable event.  Our private dining rooms can accommodate small or …
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Bringing The Splendour!

Splendour:  brilliant or gorgeous appearance, colouring and magnificence Is what the streets of St. John’s will be as revellers take to the streets for the Opening Day Parade and T-shirt Mas of the Caribbean’s Greatest Summer Festival “Antigua’s Carnival” Splendour: an instance or display of imposing pomp or grandeur Two nights of pomp and grandeur; pageantry and talent by Queen of Carnival and Jaycees contestants. Splendour: great brightness; brilliant light or luster Be entertained by the brilliance and talent of the little revellers at the Junior Carnival, Junior Calypso and Teen Splash shows. Splendour: grandeur; glory; brilliant distinction The Panorama, …
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How Do You Eat Your Mangoes?

There’s a cool summer breeze blowing as you sit at the edge of the ocean biting into its golden yellow reddish skin, and letting the sweet juices drip down your arms to your elbow and then licking each one of your fingers with satisfaction is the best way to eat this fruit.  What fruit you ask?   MANGOES!  Yes it is mango season here in Antigua & Barbuda.  The trees and street vendor’s stalls are laden with the beautiful and delectable …
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CPL T20 Is Back!

It’s back!  Yes the biggest party in sport the Caribbean Premier League T20 Cricket is back.  And as you may remember last year Antigua Hawksbills was left to rue in our lost against Jamaica Tallawahs for the championship.  In addition to Antigua this year a total of 6 pro-teams will compete in the hopes of dethroning last year’s champs the Jamaica Tallawahs. This year the Hawksbills are ready and focus to put behind us “the one that got away” starting …
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How Are The New Year’s Resolutions Coming Along?

Ok so we’ve purposely waited until now to write about those pesky things we call “New Year’s Resolutions”.  How are you getting along with yours?  Most of us throughout December as we’re indulging in festive treats, we were already mentally making our 2014 resolutions.   Old favourites such as losing weight, saving money, travel more, be kinder tops out most lists.  Research however shows that most of us will only make it a week or even a month and fewer than …
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Season Greetings

As we come to the close of another year Trade Winds Hotel and Bay House Restaurant & Bar would like to take this opportunity to wish you our guests, fans, family and friends a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.  Thank you for making us your Hotel and Restaurant of choice during the year. Come spend a tropical Christmas vacation in paradise at Trade Winds Hotel, choosing from our Winter Escape or Weekend Days specials with savings as much at 20%. …
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