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Cocobay Resort
Ranked #1 of 3 Hotels in Bolans
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 11 July 2014

We loved our 5 night stay at Coco Bay resort in June! What a great find in paradise! The resort is perfect if your looking for a smaller resort with charm, character, amazing views, warm and friendly staff and an relaxed atmosphere that affords whatever level of privacy you seek. We stayed in a cottage with views towards Jolly Bay. Every day you wake up looking straight out your french doors at that view. It doesn't get any better! We had a cottage with A/C which is the way to go. The weather is wonderful and not too hot with the wonderful trade winds, but the a/c felt good when you took a break from the beach or pool and for sleeping. This time of year is nice as it is end of the season so not as busy. We did not see a single mosquito just a few ants that wanted to find their way into our bathroom from the door that opens from the shower to the balcony - yes you can take an open air shower with a view of paradise! The staff responded to any needs right away. The meals were great and wonderful to linger over, especially the desserts. If we stayed longer, we may have wanted a few more options but for 5 nights it was perfect. The staff did lots of extra touches - surprises in our rooms more than a couple times (candles/good bye treats). All the excursions on the island were easy as they would either pick you up on a boat right from the beach or send a driver to get you upon request. We spent most of our time at the resort to relax. We had the couples massage which was great! The resort offered a few workout options during the week with instructors, but if you are looking to be physically active, other than kayaking or swimming, you would need to book excursions. We enjoyed meeting people from all over the world and U.S. The views are seriously amazing and the color of the water is incredible! We would go back in a heartbeat!

Room Tip: Definitely upgrade to a deluxe room or higher if you can. And a stay of 5 nights or longer gets you...
  • Stayed: June 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 9 July 2014

My husband and I enjoyed a week long stay at Cocobay! The views are unreal. We stayed in the cottage, Oleander, which is very private with amazing views! We loved the outside bathtub and plunge pool. We also loved the pools around the resort. The cleaning ladies were amazing and the front desk staff was always helpful and friendly. The serving staff at the restaurant seemed a little annoyed at times but other than that, no complaints. My husband I loved the couples massages we got and also the private dinner on the beach. We met some amazing people from all over the world. We had such a great time. Also, I had read in other reviews about bugs being a problem but we didn't have any problems, maybe it just depends on the time of year. If you're looking for romance and not a place that's too commercialized, this is it!

Room Tip: Oleander is water front and very private.
  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled as a couple
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2  Thank Meg L
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Reviewed 9 July 2014

  • Stayed: December 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 7 July 2014

This place is a little gem in paradise. From the minute we arrived and being checked in we found the staff very helpful and friendly. We stayed in a standard cottage which was more than adequate, a large comfortable bed, tea and coffee facilities, balcony with a hammock, a good shower with plenty of hot water and a free use of a safe, my only gripe was an extra cost for aircon ($20 per day)but this is standard on upgraded accommodation. The food...breakfast and lunch were a slight disappointment, although Sonya omelettes were perfect (please management give this delightful young lady two days off in a row) but the evening meal more than made up for earlier shortcomings, it was top quality, great choice and superbly presented. Drinks were of good quality and Oriel did a great job keeping your glass topped up, with good evening entertainment most nights to round off the perfect day..
My only recommending to the management would be to provide a packed lunch to guests that decide to spend the day exploring this beautiful island, as I have found this a service that other hotels supply on request.
Thank you again to all the staff that made our stay a memorable one and would not hesitate to recommend this hotel, oh also enjoyed my chats with Mr Gore, a man with a big heart.

Room Tip: upgrade if you have the money
  • Stayed: June 2014, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank jonSomerset_uk
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Reviewed 6 July 2014

Cocobay has always been our favourite resort in the Caribbean and this visit was perfect. Nearly all the staff have been there since it opened and they are our Antiguan family. Every time we go there is something new,this year it was the new pool area. This was our first time with aircon here,definitely an improvement on the standard cottages. The food has improved now there is a la carte every night,no buffets. Breakfast is always good,thanks Sonia for the omelettes. Lunch is quite adequate but dinner is superb,local fish,caribbean vegetables etc. Thanks Cocobay for another wonderful holiday and special thanks to all our friends

Room Tip: They're all good but the rooms with aircon have the advantage.
  • Stayed: June 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 4 July 2014

My husband and I just got back from our honeymoon at Cocobay. We have nothing but great things to say about it. If you're all about relaxation and great hospitality, this place is for you. It is a small resort, where you see the same people. The staff is amazing! A few of them: Sonya, Cyeon, Mr. G, Patrea and all the girls in reception were amazing. You are not just a number there, they remember you by name.
We stayed in a deluxe ocean front cottage with our own private infinity pool and bathtub on the deck for the last 3 nights, Tamarind Cay was the name of our room . It was very private and the view was amazing! It is totally worth the price to get one of these rooms. You do hear tree frogs all night, but it wasn't a problem to us.
The food was good, it's buffet style for breakfast and lunch. For dinner, guys are enforced to wear pants because it's more of a 3-4 course meal. There was something different every day on the menu for dinner.
This resort and the island is paradise! Everyone seems to live a calm life, no worries in the world, even taxi drivers and locals we met. I hope to go back one day! There's so much to do in Antigua as well if you are more of an adventurous type. We went to stingray city to swim with stingrays and learn about islands there with Extreme Adventure Antigua, it was so much fun! Travis, Eddie, and Shawn were really nice guys who showed us a good time during the tour.

  • Stayed: June 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 1 July 2014

We spent five nights at Cocobay on our honeymoon and our stay was near perfect. Everyone at Cocobay is so friendly and accommodating and the resort is truly incredible. The bed and bathrobes are so comfy and the hammock and plunge pool on the patio are heaven. The food is all delicious, well-portioned, and beautiful. One night when we came back to our cottage from dinner, there were candles and flowers spread out on our floor, a nice, romantic touch. We snorkeled every day and saw a good amount of fish, nothing spectacular; the water was pretty cloudy about half the time. We had cloudy weather and rain on and off most days. We left the resort once, to hike to an abandoned tower down the road. It was a nice, fun little hike.
There was one day when it took longer than normal to clean our cottage, so we were kept out in our bathing suits for more than we would have liked. Also, everyone was very friendly, until the day we checked out. As soon as we were checked out and getting ready to go, waiting in the lobby for our cab, the staff at the front desk seemed to be unable to care less about making sure they were friendly to us! Otherwise, a fantastic stay. Would recommend or go back someday, but would stay for less than five nights because we started to get a little restless.

Room Tip: We stayed in a Seafront Pool Cottage, #6, and it was perfect. Worth the extra money because it was t...
  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled as a couple
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Address: Ffreyes Beach, Bolans, Saint Mary's 431, Antigua
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Region: Caribbean > Antigua and Barbuda > Antigua > Saint Mary's > Bolans
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
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Ranked #1 of 3 Hotels in Bolans
Price Range: £311 - £586 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Cocobay Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 65
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Antigua's most romantic all-inclusive resort - Cocobay is a colorful collection of pastel cottages crowning a breezy hillside undulating down to two white-sand beaches and miles of turquoise Caribbean Sea. Blessed with some of the most dramatic ocean views on the island, we cater to couples seeking a romantic getaway in a quaint, natural setting. Guests can choose from 57 private, authentic, Caribbean cottages and 4 plantation houses each enjoying a private verandah with striking sea views and custom designed wooden furniture. The premium pool cottages provide the very best oceanfront locations, and other amenities such as: private plunge pool, more spacious interior including extra seating area, air conditioning, bathrobes and other extra bathroom amenities, private balcony with adirondack chairs and hammock, ceiling fan, mini fridge, shower, hair dryer, espresso coffee machine, iron & ironing board, king size bed with pillowtop mattresses and high thread count 100% Egyptian cotton sheets, in-room safe. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Cocobay Hotel Bolans
Coco Bay Antigua
Cocobay Antigua
Cocobay Hotel Antigua
Cocobay Resort Antigua, Antigua And Barbuda

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