Category Archives: Trade Winds Hotel


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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Busy As Bees We’ve Been…

It seems like just yesterday we were decking the halls and getting all glitzy and glamourous for Christmas and making New Year’s resolutions…and what a wonderful time we had here at Trade Winds Hotel and Bay House Restaurant & Bar…thank you for spending and sharing that time with us. Now Spring is here and we are very excited and we’ve been up to quite a lot. In January we began converting our upper deck into a state of the art …
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New Events & Conference Facilities.

The Trade Winds Hotel is known to many as the “Business Traveller’s” choice hotel in Antigua because of its proximity to the airport and St. John’s City as well as for our conference, business facilities and our Bay House Restaurant. To better serve our business clients and with the launch of our wedding packages, in January 2013 we began construction on a bigger multi-function events space and we are happy to say it is finally completed. The new facility has been designed …
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Spring at Trade Winds Hotel

WOW!  It is March and you haven’t decided on where to spend your spring vacation.   Well worry no more – our affordable “2 FOR 1” and “STAY 3 NIGHTS PAY FOR 2” specials puts Trade Winds Hotel Antigua right at the top of your list. For most, spring symbolizes renewal and rejuvenation and the Trade Winds Hotel exotic, idyllic, tranquil and intimate setting is perfect for just that.  Awake each morning to sweeping breathtaking views of the Caribbean Sea, lush …
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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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