The sunny west coast of Antigua is the setting for the luxurious Sugar Ridge. Scattered along a verdant hillside with panoramic views of Jolly Harbour, this Antigua boutique hotel is a real gem. Not only does it present a plethora of leisure facilities, it also offers guests a welcoming atmosphere, a host of culinary treats and contemporary accommodation.
Relaxation is the key to holidays at Sugar Ridge. Chill-out by the pools during the daytime, or escape to the sanctuary of the spa. If you wish to feel the sand between your toes, a complimentary shuttle bus will whisk you to a trio of beaches nearby. The bars and restaurants of Jolly Harbour, Fort James and Jolly Harbour Golf course are also within easy reach. When evening falls, soak up the views with a cocktail by the infinity pool before tucking into speciality seafood and Caribbean fare.
The four-star Sugar Ridge hosts 60 luxury guest rooms. Light and airy inside, your every comfort is catered for, with everything from a four-poster bed and 32-inch LCD TV with premium channels, to an iPod docking station and well-equipped bathroom. Outdoors, discover a private balcony with daybeds or a terrace with private plunge pool.
Sugar Ridge has all the amenities you'd expect from a four-Star Antigua hotel, including two outdoor pools, infinity pool, extensive gardens, two restaurants, bar/lounge, spa and hair salon, gift shop, complimentary shuttle bus, and complimentary Wi-Fi. The reception also offers currency exchange, dry cleaning and laundry service, tour/ticket assistance, and porter/bellhop.
Food, drink & entertainment
A place for sunsets, friends and al fresco fine dining, Carmichael's provides a beautiful setting overlooking the sea. The Carmichael's gourmet menu, from Executive Chef Andrew Jean, emphasises fresh seafood, produce and meats prepared with Caribbean flair for memorable, mouth-watering meals. The Sugar Club is a gathering place, the heart of the community – open for breakfast, lunch and dinner as well as tapas, sushi and afternoon cocktails. Guests at Sugar Ridge have the option of taking a complimentary shuttle to a nearby beach or colourful beach bars/restaurants for a 'dine around' experience. Alternatively take a picnic, prepared by the hotel, to a beach of your choice. There's live entertainment several nights a week in the lounge or pool area, as well as movie night under the stars around the pool.
Sport, games & activities
Professionally designed by Cybex, the gym at Sugar Ridge offers 30 separate pieces of apparatus covering cardiovascular and all areas of body toning and strengthening, whilst the adjacent studio provides regular yoga classes. Rejuvenate yourself at the Avedia Concept Spa, which offers a wide range of spa treatments in an idyllic setting.
Sugar Ridge features 60 guest rooms, each wrapped around the hillside with a natural landscape providing seclusion and privacy, as well as spectacular views. In-room amenities include air-conditioning, iPod docking station, electronic safe, flat-screen LCD television, complimentary Wi-Fi, mini refrigerator, iron and ironing board, pod coffee and tea maker, bathrobes, and hairdryer.