It’s never been easier to explore Antigua, thanks to the South Point Antigua. For travelers who want more than a stay at a hotel, this chic Caribbean beach resort is located in the heart of it all — just steps from the island’s best nightlife (don’t miss Abras disco-bar) and restaurant scene at English Harbour. The area comes alive in the winter months, thanks to all the multimillion dollar yachts docked in the harbor that bring in crowds ready for a party. Don’t miss Shirley Heights, the most famous view in Antigua, just quick 5-minute drive from South Point. Sundays are prime time for the weekly sunset party, and locals will always list in this in their top things to do on the island.
Prefer a quieter spot for sun and sand instead? South Point is a welcome respite for guests looking to relax too. Just a 5-minute walk away is Pigeon Beach, heralded as one of the sexiest beaches in the world. Warm, clear water and easy access to colorful snorkeling make this a favorite among the locals as well.
And if you’re looking for the ultimate friends or family escape, South Point delivers. Connecting condo-style suites and balconies mean you can have the space to keep your fam all together or take advantage of the extra-large room for traveling with friends. Minimalists will love the sleek modern design of the 28 rooms, and kitchens in all of them make it convenient for families or ‘local experience’ travelers who want to take advantage of produce from the local markets. Don’t feel like cooking? That’s okay too. You also have the option of a private chef to whip up dinner right in the privacy of your 1100-square-foot suite.
But when you’re not noshing in your well-appointed kitchen, South Point is in the prime spot for getting out on the Caribbean water. Just off the beach is Falmouth Harbor, and the calm waters make it an ideal place for beginner paddle boarders. Up for a little more sightseeing? Yacht charters or a catamaran sail offer up ideal views to see the island from another perspective. Experienced sailors can volunteer as crew during Antigua’s Sailing Week, where some of the world’s best boats and sailors compete for bragging rights. And if you’re on board to learn, South Point is ideal for people who to learn to sail and take a few sailing lessons — you’re as close as you can get to the Antigua Yacht Club Marina.