Category Archives: Trade Winds Hotel


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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Come and beachcomb with us!

We’re sure you’ve heard that Antigua has 365 beaches and you’ve probably rolled your eyes in disbelief as we are only 108 squares miles.    How is that even possible?  They are making it up, it’s just a tourism tactic, it’s a myth…yeah we’ve heard it all before.  PROVE IT! A few weeks ago we came across the site Antigua Tour Desk – Antigua Barbuda 365 Beaches Project.  PROVING IT…is what they plan to do.  Their goal is to compile a …
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Bayhouse Restaurant & Bar.

Settled within the lush and exotic gardens of Trade Winds Hotel the wonderful Bayhouse Restaurant & Bar invites you to an exceptional hillside dining experience with panoramic views of the Caribbean Sea.  Perfect for families, couples, friends and the business travelers Chef Hodge’s stylish menus of international favourites infused with fresh Caribbean flavours has earned us a “Recommended Status” on TripAdvisor. Start your week with an extraordinary Sunday Antiguan traditional breakfast of saltfish, chop-up, fried plantain, hard-boiled egg and Johnny cakes …
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Make Trade Winds Hotel Your 2013 Travel Resolution.

Happy New Year…2013 is here and like most people your New Year resolutions list probably looks like this —>> OH WAIT!  Something is missing go back to the top of that list and add “travel more” even better “Visit Antigua” and of course we recommend that you stay with us at the Trade Winds Hotel, we have a 2 for 1 special so that extra saving can be used to enjoy some of the local attractions and events. There’s a …
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Our year 2012!

Oh what an eventful 366 days (leap year) this year has been.  With big things like launching our new website and little things like sharing happenings at Trade Winds Hotel and Bayhouse Restaurant & Bar with you our online community.  As we were making next year’s resolution we decided to stop for a minute and contemplate on the year that was 2012. Like many we made a few resolutions at the beginning of 2012 with the top being to avoid …
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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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