Tag Archives: Trade Winds Hotel

Eating Local When Travelling.

So you’ve done the bus tour and seen Fig Tree Drive, Devil’s Bridge, Nelson’s Dockyard, Shirley’s Heights, spent endless hours on our beautiful beaches, swam with the sting rays, shopped for souvenirs in Redcliffe and Heritage Quay, plus worked on your golf handicap.  Now with all that done here’s the big question: “Have you really experienced Antigua & Barbuda?” Many travellers will tell you that until you interact with local residents, you’ve only just skimmed the surface.  For many the …
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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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Beachcombing – Jabberwock Beach

So as promised we charged our GoPro, packed our sunblock and sunglasses and headed out on our first beachcombing adventure.  Even though you could find us on one of our beaches at least twice a week I must admit that I was quite nervous and anxious about this expedition…weird huh? But here we go… A short 10-minute drive from the Trade Winds Hotel, you’ll come across a one mile strip of fine powdery sand, post-card perfect, a surfer’s gem the iconic …
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They’re BACK!!!

THEY’RE BACK!!! Who’s back? The whales are back…the whales are back!!! Whale Watching is one of our favourite things to do.  Yeah I know…you’re asking yourself…isn’t wind surfing…oh wait beachcombing…oh and yeah turtle watching your favourite things to do?  Well yeah you’re right we did say those are our favourite things to do.  But when you live on an island paradise like we do you can’t just have one favourite thing…so whale watching is one as well…and be sure in …
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Spring Weddings at Trade Winds Hotel

SPRING!  Is a time for new love and new beginnings!  And we can’t think of anything that says new love and new beginnings like a spring wedding. Blooming flowers, chirping birds, warm weather, romantic sunsets and the idyllic panoramic views of turquoise waters makes Trade Winds Hotel the perfect backdrop for your spring destination wedding. Begin your happily ever after with the Trade Winds Hotel Wedding and Honeymoon Packages.  We take the worry out of the planning allowing you to …
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