Category Archives: Trade Winds Hotel

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Plan Your Trip Around Island Events

Being a Caribbean island with summer like weather all year around and tourism as our main industry there is always something happening in Antigua.  Some of the biggest events include the annual carnival celebrations and fetes, sailing week and yacht shows, fishing tournaments, golfing, cycling and cricket tournaments.   No matter what time of the year, you’re bound to find one-of-a-kind festivals, cultural performances and other events to entertain you during your stay in Antigua. In the upcoming months as the …
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The Bachelorette.

7.8 million viewers in USA and Canada on Monday night watched the popular ABC television show The Bachelorette to see if Desiree Hartsock found love.  From the buzz on Twitter and Facebook just about everyone in Antigua & Barbuda was also watching because the two part season finale was filmed here. Betty’s Hope, Shirley’s Heights and Devil’s Bridge were some of the exotic and historical locations that Desiree and Drew had their whirlwind fantasy dates.  Our sister island Barbuda 8-mile long …
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New Dinner Menu Unveiled

Our fans and followers on Facebook and Twitter, staff and guests alike have all been excited and awaiting the unveiling our new dinner menu.  Even our seasonal Seagull showed up for yesterday’s photo shoot for the menu. The Bay House Restaurant at Trade Winds Hotel is fondly known as the island’s best kept secret.  We have received many compliments that share the sentiments that dining with us is an amazing culinary journey.   At the Bay House Restaurant we know how …
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Writer’s Block

So for the past two days I’ve been sitting staring at blank word document trying to figure out what to write about for this week’s blog.  It is not that there isn’t anything to write about…as a matter of fact there a lot is as we are in the peak of feting season leading up to Antigua’s Carnival.  But being that we’re a hotel we are trying to share with you all things sun, sea and sand…all that touristy stuff. …
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Summer is HERE!

“Knock! Knock!” “Who’s there?” “Summer!” “Summer who?” “SUMMER! SUMMER IS HERE!” <— Does this list look familiar? Yep that was our New Year’s resolution list for you. And we are very proud of how well you’ve been sticking to your diet and working on your bikini body…we can’t wait to see you poolside or on the beach in that fabulous bikini.  We are even more excited and honoured that you and your family have chosen Trade Winds Hotel as your summer …
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Learning New Things About Old Things

There is an old adage that says, “you learn something new every day” and today we learnt a lot of new things about something very old.  Many of us here in Antigua and in the Caribbean grew up using concentrate drink mix Sunquick.  A bottle of Sunquick could be found in every cupboard as it was economical and a quick way to make a cool and refreshing drink for the kids. Today some of our restaurant and kitchen staff attended …
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Travelling Solo? Stay At Trade Winds Hotel!

The number one…to many it may be the loneliest number especially when it comes to travelling.  But of late the number of persons travelling solo has been increasing.  For many, travelling solo is the ultimate liberating experience affording you flexibility where your time is truly your OWN. Despite being tagged as one of the Caribbean’s most romantic destination, Antigua is also perfect for the solo traveller.   Whether you are looking for an exotic and intimate setting to hide yourself away …
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