Nestling on the lush agricultural northeast coast of Antigua, away from the main tourist hotspots, the Verandah Resort & Spa offers weddings and honeymoons in an oasis of luxury and tranquility, just five minutes drive from the spectacular Devil’s Bridge National Park
The Verandah Resort & Spa is a Caribbean paradise set in 30 beautiful beachfront acres, traversed by hiking trails and adjacent to Devil’s Bridge National Park with its dramatic landmark rock arch.
This lovely resort boasts pretty white sandy coves with calm turquoise waters that are perfect for swimming and snorkeling, spacious and manicured gardens and luxurious accommodation in suites and villas with the look and feel of intimate Caribbean cottages, each boasting its own signature ‘verandah’ to enjoy the gorgeous tropical views.
The Verandah is a perfect choice for all the family, however there is no doubt that it is a truly romantic place for a destination wedding or dream honeymoon, with its choice of gorgeous settings and beachside wedding gazebos.
Honeymooners will discover an abundance of facilities and activities to suit all tastes and styles of holidaymaking – from beach pursuits to sumptuous dining experiences, plus an indulgent spa offering relaxing and rejuvenating face and body treatments. The Verandah also has an expansive swimming pool as its centrepiece – the largest free-form pool in Antigua, which is the resort’s focal point and an excellent spot for lounging in the sun or enjoying a cooling dip.
Tranquility and seclusion
The resort has a natural, spacious and breezy ambience where you can enjoy socialising with other guests, or, if you prefer, retreat to your own secluded place for peaceful privacy – whether that’s a quiet spot on the beach or by the cool waters of the resort’s adult-only pool amid its tropical landscaped gardens, or you can simply relax on your own private balcony with a chilled glass of wine – the choice is yours!
The Verandah Resort & Spa has three restaurants and four bars serving fresh local and international cuisine and world-class Caribbean cocktails. Seabreeze, the main restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and buffet-style dinner in a dining room with an airy, outdoor feeling. For formal dining Nicole’s offers a blend of stylishly presented, Caribbean-influenced cuisine in a delightful setting, where warm red walls and dark wood trim create a cozy ambience; The Buccaneer offers family-friendly fare, including afternoon tea; For casual daytime dining, the Beach Bar & Grill is perched above the main beach and serves light lunch and refreshments in a relaxed, breezy bar with gorgeous views of the cove. Three bars include the Rasta Bar – a funky shack in a totally relaxed beach setting; the Pool Bar with poolside refreshments; the main lounge, overlooking the pool, which serves drinks and cocktails throughout the day and lively music and international entertainment keeps the fun flowing into the night.
Tranquility Body & Soul Spa is an elegant hideaway for pampering and restorative face and body treatments. Surrounded by French doors that let in the natural light, guests are greeted by soothing sounds and a relaxing cup of herbal tea. The spa offers a range of pampering and beauty treatments and spa packages in three well-appointed massage rooms, a facials room, plus a hair and nail salon – perfect for couples preparing for their wedding, whilst honeymooners can be pampered and relaxed with couples rituals and therapies.
The Verandah Resort & Spa, with its beautiful tropical grounds, surrounded by the warm turquoise waters of the Caribbean, provides the perfect backdrop for luxury weddings and offers all-inclusive wedding package that can be personalized to meet individual requirements. The hotel’s first-rate wedding planners will ensure that your wedding ceremony is unforgettable and that your day is perfect. The basic package includes: decorated site for the wedding ceremony, set up for a maximum of 6 people; Best Man/Maid of Honor (supplied if needed); bouquet of fresh local flowers for the bride and boutonniere for the groom; single-tier wedding cake; one bottle of sparkling wine; all hotel taxes and gratuities.
The Verandah has a choice of two all-inclusive honeymoon packages to make your stay extra special: The Romance & Private package (£530 per couple) which includes private dinner on your balcony, in-room wine fruit and cheese platter, two spa massages and two matching Verandah T-Shirts; The Pampered & Indulged package (£400 per couple) includes Champagne Continental Breakfast in bed, two spa massages, a spa pack of body products, two matching Verandah T-Shirts.
The Verandah Resort & Spa
Elite Island Resorts
Tel: 44 (0) 1245 45 99 06