Verandah Restaurant & Bar The Verandah Restaurant offers toes-in-the-sand elegance as guests indulge in "Carib-Pean" that invokes the simplicity of light European food styles reminiscent of coastal France yet prepared with a simple, light, and casual approach utilizing products local to the beautiful island.
Tucked behind palm trees just steps from the beach, this three-bedroom villa offers a true escape. Whether relaxing in the backyard hammock or strolling on the beach, the villa provides all the ingredients needed to help one relax and rejuvenate.
As gorgeous and vibrant as its namesake, this three-bedroom villa is a popular choice for families. Terraced over beautiful Jumby Bay Beach, it offers the ultimate in comfort and style. With its quiet courtyard, the emphasis is on relaxation.
This charming three-bedroom villa overlooks Jumby Bay Beach and features classic Caribbean décor and unique artwork. On the main floor, you'll find a spacious master bedroom, guest room, comfortable living area, well-appointed kitchen, large patio, floor-to-ceiling doors and fantastic view of the Caribbean.
This luxury beach villa with large private pool, provides the ultimate escape. Whether soaking up views of the Caribbean, relaxing with a book or celebrating with friends, the experience of staying here will last a lifetime. Of the three bedrooms, two are laid out as master suites, each with their own private terrace and either having a king-size four poster bed or two queen sized beds.
This three-bedroom villa boasts its own strip of secluded beach just inches from its 40-foot infinity-edge pool. Decorated in classic Caribbean furnishings, the villa features an extensive 4,400-square-foot living area with cathedral ceilings and terracotta tiles throughout.
This breathtaking and spacious beach villa offers a haven of privacy and relaxation. The three air-conditioned bedrooms include two master suites with satellite TV, luxury bathrooms and private terraces, one with a king-size four-poster bed and one with queen-size beds.
This extremely spacious, comfortable and beautifully furnished luxury villa offers over 5,000 square feet of living space, a large terrace, infinity-edge pool all with fantastic views across the sea. Decorated in classic Caribbean furnishings with cathedral ceilings and terracotta tiles throughout, Mahogany features four bedrooms, state-of-art kitchen, dining area that seats eight, family room with TV, tiered living area with windows that capture the bright sunshine and open the house to a fantastic panorama that includes several uninhabited islands including Bird Island.
Recently reconfigured and redesigned, Carisbrooke has been entirely re-imagined. The villa is styled in a contemporary Caribbean fashion with a white, crème and pastel color palette to enhance the home's grand spaces. Tiled marble flooring
Set within a lush garden landscape, the three-bedroom Banyan Villa spans four levels of elegantly casual indoor living space complemented by a stunning pool and tropical lawn that gives way to an intimate hideaway beach area and azure blue waters
Offering dramatic views of the Caribbean, this elegantly designed, comfortable four-bedroom villa makes the most of its 4,681 square feet. The interior decor of oatmeal and snow-white accented by Caribbean blue perfectly complements the home's British Colonial furnishings. The open, split-level floor plan features vaulted ceilings, a well-equipped kitchen, living room and a formal dining area that seats eight.
A lovely villa with all of the bells and whistles Jumby bay has to offer, from its sweeping views of the ocean to the luxurious linens and towels and full services you can only get from your own private island villa. The Tortuga is absolutely what you are looking for, if you want to travel to a place to get away from it all, enjoy the sunshine and be surrounded by some of the most beautiful turquoise waters in the world.
Sea Star is a classic four-bedroom Caribbean beachfront home, and one of a select few villas clustered within the very private Davis Bay Beach. Bordered by imposing palms, the villa opens onto the beach and the calm, azure-blue waters of the sheltered Davis Bay
This extremely spacious, comfortable and beautifully furnished luxury beach villa offers over 5,000 square feet of open-plan living space, a large terrace, infinity-edge pool and private beach, all with fantastic views across the bay and to mainland Antigua.
One enters Allamanda through a tranquil, Japanese-inspired courtyard. An open plan reception room in cool contemporary hues leads out onto a pavilion terrace with rattan sofas and tiled maze floor. The large, lawned garden offers a choice of secluded seating areas and shaded spaces for children to play, with steps onto the beach and an exit showe
Turtle Reef is a spectacular contemporary home defined by its beachfront setting and sense of total privacy. Set in secluded grounds with magnificent oceanfront infinity pool and two private beaches, the four bedroom estate is protected by lush, tropical landscaping and offers sweeping views of the Caribbean Sea.
Exclusively situated within the three-acre peninsula of Henzell Point on the southern side of the island, Doniford Cottage offers absolute privacy and breathtaking 360-degree views of the sea. Nestled amongst the mangroves, this three-bedroom tropical retreat is located directly on its own pristine sandy beach
A long, meandering driveway, through a mature and lush tropical landscape, leads to this gracious, Carribean-style estate. The four-bedroom villa rests on secluded, oceanfront property and is positioned to take advantage of the cooling trade winds for superior natural ventilation.
An exquisite property set on three acres of lush tropical landscape, La Casa overlooks the beautiful white coral sands of Pasture Bay. The Italian-style villa features a master suite with private balcony, two additional bedrooms, a salon, library and two dining areas. Additionally, there are three separate guest cottages on the grounds as well as a croquet lawn, pool with Jacuzzi, bar, flood-lit tennis court and gym making the property ideal for larger groups and families.
This sophisticated, plantantion-style house offers unparalleled views of Buckley Bay and Great Bird Island. This luxury Antigua vacation rental offers an inviting entrance hall beyond landscaped garden that is complemented by lovely courtyards. The villa's spacious Great Room has elegant furnishings and ample sitting and dining areas to enjoy the views. A spacious master bedroom houses a large ensuite bath as well as an office.
Welcome to Les Palmier a stunning 5 bedroom villa located in the exclusive Jumby Bay resort in Long Island off the coast of Antigua. Les Palmier beach house was designed by renowned architect Bob Moreland. The estate is set on 1.1 acres of simple but elegant grounds, which lead onto an idyllic and private beach. The property itself is elevated above the sea and provides fabulous views across the bay towards Antigua
Sandpiper Villa has been designed by the celebrated Caribbean architect Andrew Goodenough to be the ultimate beach home. The house has a light and airy feel, just like you would expect in a beach house. Each of the five bedrooms has its own outdoors and lushly planted shower room, and three of the bedrooms open straight out onto the white sands of Davis Bay beach
Located on the southeastern side of the island, Evangeline is a lovely tropical estate with views of Buckley Bay. Mirroring the color of the Caribbean Sea, the home’s signature aqua-hued doors and windows greet guests on arrival
Harbour Heights is a peaceful oasis with 12,000 sq ft of living space set in 4.7 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens with sweeping panoramic vistas. The heart of the estate boasts several expansive indoor and outdoor living and dining areas, kitchen and master bedroom, whilst the five double bedrooms in the detached cottages provide guests with luxurious bedrooms all with en suite baths offering complete privacy
This elegant Antigua villa rental located on Pasture Bay offers a luxurious blend of classical Caribbean architecture and colonial-style decor and furnishings. The villa features two large verandahs in the front and back, six spacious and very private bedrooms with ensuite baths, fully equipped kitchen, indoor and outdoor dining areas, an office, swimming pool with pool house and flood-lit tennis court.
This exceptional and very private beachfront estate offers a luxurious fusion of Caribbean and Asian architecture. Lazy Lizard’s exceptional design forms a series of eight pavilions clustered around a spectacular free form swimming pool with floating dining pavilion set on five tropical acres.
Situated on the southwest side of the island, Blue Pelican enjoys unparalleled views of the sunset and sparkling ocean looking out across Loblolly Bay to mainland Antigua. The beautiful beach home is surrounded by lush, well-established landscaping for exceptional privacy, as well as three additional acres of undeveloped land to the south
With it's prime beachfront location looking out over Pasture Beach, Bananaquit offers guests privacy, comfort and quintessential Caribbean living. The L-shaped estate offers seven bedrooms, living room, kitchen, dining area, library and sitting room with TV, outdoor lounge areas, tennis court and a magnificent 15-metre pool.
The name Kairos, Greek for "idle time," is truly fitting for this 8,703-square-foot home. The main house and guest quarters are separated by a courtyard filled with palm trees perimetered by green mosaic tiles. Throughout the house, guests enjoy a light, casual atmosphere with warm-colored walls, hand-carved light fixtures and wicker chaise lounges draped in white fabric.
Caribbean bliss and a comfortable, modern sensibility converge at the beachfront estate Pure Turquoise. This tranquil retreat features a contemporary colonial architectural style and a village-style arrangement providing privacy and a central social space in equal measure
A fabulous colonial style villa set in eight private acres of lush, well-stocked tropical gardens, Ty Molineux offers four suites in the main house and two private cottages in the grounds, each offering two suites. Decorated to an exceptional standard and elegantly furnished, the property offers a modern, fully equipped kitchen with breakfast patio, two dining areas in the main residence and a dining gazebo adjacent to the beach.
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Jumby Bay features a collection of privately owned luxury villas and estates, individually priced and available for rental exclusively through Jumby Bay, A Rosewood Resort. The villas and homes enjoy full access to the resort's world-renowned facilities and services.
A perfect Caribbean hideaway, the 300-acre private resort enclave sits just two miles off Antigua in the West Indies and offers white sand beaches, a mild tropical climate and easy accessibility via Antigua with its direct airline connections to the world. A haven for naturalists, the island plays host to a variety of wildlife including sheep, the White Egret and the Blue Pelican. Pasture Beach, on the island's windward side, is a protected nesting site of the endangered Hawksbill Sea Turtle.
Touching down in Antigua, guests are whisked away on a short private cruise to Long Island, home of the tropical haven of Jumby Bay, where sun-kissed days are enjoyed basking on one of the world's finest beaches. This corner of the Caribbean, where pure white sands embrace crystal clear waters, is also home to rare Spanish sheep, beautiful birds such as the white egret and blue pelican, nurse sharks, eagle rays and brilliant reef fish.
Guests arrive into Antigua at the V.C. Bird International Airport located on the northeast corner of Antigua. There are many direct flights from North America and Europe as well as connecting flights via San Juan and St. Maarten. Charter flights are also available to the neighboring islands.
North American Air Service:
Air Canada: Direct flights from Toronto
American Airlines: Direct flights from Miami, New York & Puerto Rico
Caribbean Airways: Direct flights from New York
Continental: Direct flights from New Jersey
Delta: Direct flights from Atlanta and New York
US Air: Direct flights from Charlotte
European Air Service: British Airways, British West Indies Airlines & Lufthansa
Other Airlines Serving Antigua: American Eagle & LIAT
Approximate Flight Times: New York (4 hrs.), Miami (3 hrs.), Baltimore (4 hrs.), Toronto (4 hrs.), Puerto Rico (1 hr.), London (8 hrs.), Frankfurt (9 hrs.), Paris (8 hrs.)
Transfers: Jumby Bay provides transfers between the mainland airport and the resort. Upon arrival, a chauffeured private town car conveys guests on a three-minute drive to the resort's dock where they receive a warm Jumby Bay welcome from a resort representative. From this point guests needn't lift a finger - their baggage will be waiting for them in their guest room, suite, villa or estate home. With cool scented towels proffered by staff, guests can take a moment to refresh themselves after their journey and begin to unwind. Two experienced crew members will assist guests onto the resort's private catamaran for a seven-minute ride over to Jumby Bay through clear Caribbean waters.
Adults: $60 per person, roundtrip
Children 2-12 years old: $30 per child, roundtrip (for children under 2 years old the transfer is complimentary)
Airport transfer fees for guests arriving via private plane are available upon request.
Local Currency: Both the US Dollar (US$) and the Eastern Caribbean Dollar (EC$) are accepted on Antigua and nearby islands.
Immigration: Proof of citizenship and a ticket for onward destination is required for a visit. Check with the consulate or embassy in your home country for valid identifications, visas and other entry requirements. Australian, New Zealand, Japanese and EC Citizens: A valid passport for at least six months beyond the intended date of departure for visits up to six months. U.S. Citizens: A valid passport is required.
Customs: The following items may be taken into Antigua without payment of customs duty: 200 cigarettes or 50 cigars or 250 grams of tobacco and one liter of wine or spirits. Weapons and non-prescribed drugs are prohibited.
Departure Tax: A US$28 is assessed at V.C. Bird International Airport upon departure from Antigua.
Time Zone: EST
Climate: Jumby Bay has one of the most wonderful climates in the Caribbean. Little rainfall and warm tropical breezes and trade winds and an average temperate of about 81°F make Jumby Bay a true paradise.
Traveling Around Antigua: Rental cars are abundant throughout Antigua. You will need a valid national license and a local license. A local license may be obtained at a police station for a nominal charge of US$20. Be aware that driving is on the left-hand side and most of the island roadways are not paved. Antigua's roads are notorious for potholes and poor signage and shoulders. Antigua's bus transportation can be quite an adventure. Travel by bus only if you don't mind erratic bus schedules and limited destinations. Taxis are the easiest way to venture around Antigua and all taxi drivers are qualified tour guides. For the adventuresome traveler, consider renting a motorcycle or mountain bike to see the island.
Archaeological Site: On the northeastern corner of Jumby Bay Island lies an archaeological site of floor flints dating back 7000 years.
Bat Cave: Located on the north side of English Harbor, Bat Cave is home to hundreds of bats hanging upside down from the ceiling. Local legend says that the cavern actually goes under the sea as far as Guadeloupe. You will need permission from the Medical School to visit Bat Cave.
Casino Night in Antigua: Join in the fun at casino night in St. John's. Located on English Harbor near the shopping village.
English Harbor: Once used as a base for the British Nave, English Harbor is home to Antigua's historic district. Features on the Harbor include Nelson's Dockyard National Park and many shops and restaurants. Great Bird Island: A bird watcher's fantasy. Boat over to this tiny uninhabited islet and see the nesting grounds of the red-billed tropic bird. From April to September the laughing gulls, purple martins, terns, and brown noodles grace the island.
Green Castle Hill: Starting at the brick factory, climb this one-hour, not-so-easy trek to Green Castle Hill to see the most spectacular three-way view of Antigua. Rock formations rise up to 180 meters and are thought to be prehistoric megaliths.
Hiking: There are numerous hiking trails throughout Antigua. The following are just a few: Wailing's Woodland; Old Road; Falmouth; and Rendezvous Bay. Jumby Bay has over 4 miles of hiking and walking trails. Museum of Antigua & Barbuda: Housed in the colonial Court House, the Museum features displays on both the Arawak and colonial artifacts discovered through archaeological digs on both islands. Nelson's Dockyard National Park: Just 11 miles outside of St. John's lies one of the biggest attractions in the eastern Caribbean, Nelson's Dockyard National Park. This beautifully restored Georgian naval dockyard was home to the British Fleet during the Napoleonic Wars.
Pasture Bay, Jumby Bay Island: From May to December, experience the rare sightings of the hawksbill sea turtle during their nesting season.
Shirley's Heights: East of English Harbor lies Shirley's Heights, named after the former Governor of the Leeward Islands in 1781, where a partially restored fortification of the island’s observation post still remains. Enjoy breathtaking views or stroll the grounds to see the Palladian arches, barracks and Victorian garden.
Shopping: Visit the colorful shops and local vendors in St. John's. Browse for some of Antigua's wonderful native products such as pottery, carvings or Antigua's rum. Visit Duty-free Heritage Quay or Redcliffe Quay for clothing, jewelry, local arts and crafts, Cuban cigars, and other luxury items.
Jumby Bay Wildlife
Nature abounds on Jumby Bay Island. During your stay with us, you may observe a variety of bird life, including our mascot, the White Egret, the playful Bananaquit and nature's marvel, the Blue Pelican. Pasture Bay Beach is one of the world's principal nesting sites for the endangered Hawksbill Sea Turtle (July through November). Jumby Bay homeowners have set aside prime beachfront to ensure the continued protection of the nesting site for the turtle whose ancestors have inhabited the area's waters since the Age of Dinosaurs. During November, the harmless Nurse Shark uses the shallow waters off Pasture Bay Beach as a mating ground, coming into shore just shy of the beach following age-old instincts. This, combined with the presence of Eagle Rays, schooling fish and an adundance of reef fish make the waters surrounding Jumby Bay a haven for snorkelers.
The earliest inhabitants of Jumby Bay Island were South American Indians, beginning with the Siboney who arrived here about 1775 BC. Most came to the island to mine flint, which was exported to other islands for the manufacture of primitive tools and weapons. Around 50 AD, the Arawaks arrived to Jumby Bay but were in turn displaced by the Caribs, an Indian tribe that continued to raid the island until 1674, at which time English settlers had replaced the Spaniards who colonized the island in the 1500s.
The first European to discover the island was Christopher Columbus, an Italian sailing under Spanish colors in 1493. King Charles I granted Jumby Bay Island to Earl of Carlisle, the first recorded owner in 1627. In 1835 a Mr. Jarvis (owner of Jumby Bay at that time) rented the island to emancipated slaves who grew provisions to sell on Antigua. In 1935 an heir to the property used Jumby Bay to raise sheep. These sheep were descendants from those brought to the island by Spanish settlers who lived on the island in the 16th Century. The wild sheep seen roaming on Jumby Bay today are descendants of those sheep.
Jumby Bay was uninhabited for more than four decades before work began in the 1980s. In 1983 Jumby Bay opened as a private resort. Rosewood Hotels & Resorts assumed management of the resort in April 2002.