Category Archives: Travel Guide & Tips


One for the road…bye bye Summer!

Oh, summer… why can’t you stay forever? In a few short days it will be back to work and school for most of us.  We hope you had the opportunity to take a vacation with your family.  If you haven’t yet, it’s not too late.  Before the kids go back to school and you head back to work, homework, projects and extracurricular activities…ESCAPE NOW! Where to go and what to do?  Not to brag but here in Antigua & Barbuda …
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Anthony Needs No Reservations

I’ve been a fan of travel shows from since I was about 10 years old (won’t tell you my age) when I got my first globe as a Christmas present.  My television is always on Travel Channel, Discovery or National Geographic.  Through beautiful images, descriptions and narrations I find myself transported to some distant and exotic places and my travel bucket list is never-ending.  The adventures and musings of the hosts gives me inspiration and I find myself transported to …
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Sprucing Up.

You know summer has ended when your Facebook and Instagram newsfeed is filled with first day and back to school pics.   And oh what a summer we had here at Trade Winds Hotel and Bay House Restaurant, with an explosive carnival season, T20 cricket and beautiful weddings.  Thank you for choosing to celebrate your milestones and spending your summer with us… it was a pleasure having you all. As we prepare for the winter season and with a few soft …
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Friday I’m In Love…

It is 4:59pm Thursday afternoon and the excitement and anticipation is already building…tomorrow is Friday!  You awake on Friday morning and for the first time all week spritely jump out of bed.  Whilst having your morning coffee you’re browsing through your Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest timeline which is filled with “TGIFs, I Love Fridays, Cheers to the Weekend” status updates, quotes and pictures. You’ve also post your own “I LOVE FRIDAY” quote tagging your besties and weekend pals.   It …
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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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Getting to Antigua.

We began the new year revising your new year’s resolution list and we added “Visit Antigua” and “stay at Trade Winds Hotel” at the top of the list…and you haven’t been able to think about anything else but that.  However, we forgot the most important piece of information and that is how to get here. Now click your heels together three times and say “there’s no place like Antigua, there’s no place like Antigua”…sorry we didn’t mean to tease we …
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