Category Archives: Holidays


Summer Is Here! Are You Ready?

It’s official summer is HERE!  The days are getting longer and the nights shorter and vacation is on everyone’s mind. Summer is also here at Trade Winds Hotel and so should you :-).  Ideally located we offer the perfect summer solstice seclusion with easy access to beautiful beaches, surfing, shopping, golfing, hiking, sightseeing adventures and much more. Our charming hotel is fully equipped with everything desired to make your vacation exceptional.  Furnished and decorated specifically to check in and chill …
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Island Hop to Antigua.

“Ladies and gentlemen, good afternoon this is your Captain speaking on behalf of the entire crew, welcome aboard flight #532 non-stop service to Antigua.” A few weeks ago we shared with our Northern and European friends how to get to Antigua…and no we didn’t  forget  about you our Caribbean neighbours.  Yeah you may think why do I need to visit Antigua & Barbuda, we’ve got lots of sunshine, beaches, historical sites on our islands too.  But no two islands are the …
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Make your layover a “Travel Bonus”

Air travel has come a long way but layovers are an unavoidable occurrence especially if not travelling non-stop, unforeseen weather or the aircraft has experienced some technical difficulties.  Gone are the days when layovers were long hours of sitting in an airport terminal with your crossword puzzles in uncomfortable chairs people watching and counting down the minutes to your departure. I’m sure many of you have seen Anthony Bourdain’s travel show “The Layover” in which he takes you on amazing journeys all over the …
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Merry Christmas!

Over the past few weeks we’ve been playing Christmas songs, sharing stories and jokes of past Christmases, cleaning, renovating, decorating, shopping, wrapping and hiding presents from the kids and in just a few days it will be Christmas.  Are you ready? The Christmas season heralds a time of new beginnings and new life and at this time the Management & Staff of Trade Winds Hotel & Bayhouse Restaurant would like to take this opportunity to thank you all our guests …
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Christmas Nostalgia

Christmas is coming – every child is hoping – dear old Santa will come calling. Ho ho ho, ho ho ho.  How will Santa get here? Promise from mama – promise from papa – that come Christmas there’d be many gifts from Santa. Ho ho ho, ho ho ho.  How will Santa get here? There is no reindeer in my country – He’d have to borrow me neighbor donkey. Ho ho ho, ho ho ho.  How will Santa get here? …
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Host Your Holiday Party at Bayhouse Restaurant

Make memories that will last a lifetime by celebrating the holidays in a very magical, enchanting and lavish way when you host your holiday parties at Bayhouse Restaurant – Trade Winds Hotel.  Our exclusive venue is the ideal setting for that perfect and memorable holiday party. Our festive and delicious Christmas menu is available banquet or buffet style with timeless and traditional classics such as turkey, ham and homemade stuffing.  Your guests will enjoy fine dining in a banquet ambiance …
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Take A Shore-side Break

It is considered one of the best times to be on the island of Antigua.  From April 19, the country will host the world renowned Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta and the Antigua Sailing Week, two events which bring patrons together to witness a fantastic assemblage of yachts in ideal Caribbean trade winds for an unforgettably fun coastal experience. Hosting over 50 to 60 yachts every year, the Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta has become one of the most premier classic yachting …
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