Blue Waters Resort & Spa, St. John’s

Brand: independent
Star Rating: five-star
location: caribbean

On the northwestern corner of Antigua, where the Caribbean Sea laps against the shore, you will find Blue Waters Resort. Epitomising luxury and elegance, Blue Waters is the idyllic tropical paradise which every person dreams about. Over the years, Blue Waters Resort has earned an enviable reputation as being one of the Caribbean’s finest resorts and prides itself on delivering a first class service to its guests. With several freshwater pools, secluded beach coves and 17 acres of stunning tropical gardens, Blue Waters is at the forefront of luxury living.

With a wide range of accommodation to suit all needs, from the recently renovated rooms, to the spacious suites. For those looking for that little extra luxury and privacy guests may opt for the stunning Cove Suites or one of the private villas.

Enjoy breakfast on the terrace, casual lunches and sophisticated dinners at the seaview Palm Restaurant. For intimate dinners in air-conditioned comfort head to the newly refurbished and contemporary Bartley’s Restaurant which offers sharing plates and enjoy breath-taking ocean views at the clifftop Cove Restaurant.

The water sports on offer include windsurfing, kayaking and snorkelling. On land you can explore the two nearby secluded beaches, located directly on the Caribbean Sea. There is an all-weather tennis court and 14 acres of lush, tropical gardens. You can go horse riding or take a helicopter tour of the island. There is also an 18 hole golf course located about five minutes from the resort.

Location and Transfers

Nestled on the beach, Blue Waters Resort & Spa is located in the north-west region of Antigua in the West Indies. The resort is 4 miles from the airport and is a short 15-20 minute transfer to the hotel.


Superior Hillside Room – surrounded by tropical foliage, these hillside rooms define luxury. Indulge in views of the verdant gardens or mesmering Caribbean Sea whilst relaxing on your private patio or balcony. Move inside to your elegantly appointed room, furnished with either a king-size bed or tiwn beds an ensuite bathroom

Deluxe Beachfront Room – begin and end each day with views of the Caribbean Sea from these rooms, located a short stroll away from the beach. Enjoy the view from the private balcony or patio, before moving inside to your room which enjoys a modern Caribbean decor

Hillside Junior Suite – each ground floor suite offers views of the tropical gardens and partial sea views. Inside there is a spacious living area and bedroom, as well as an en-suite bathroom with a walk-in shower. The lounge area can also be converted into a further sleeping area making these suites suitable for three adults or two adults and two children.

Oceanview Junior Suite – relish stunning sea views from your spacious private patio, comfortable in the knowledge that you are mere yards away from the serene beach. This oversize suite boasts elegant appointments and a modern beach-side environment

Luxury Suite – from the spacious private balcony to the bathroom’s indulgent Jacuzzi, each Luxury Suite oozes elegance. Relish stunning sea views from your spacious private balcony, comfortable in the knowledge that you are mere yards away from the serene beach. Inside, your suite’s separate living area and bedroom are equally as luxurious, boasting elegant appointments and a modern beachside environment. The living area is large enough to accommodate a queen sized or rollaway bed, which can be provided upon request. The Luxury Suites are suitable for three adults or two adults and two children (up to 11 years old)

The Cove Suites
The Cove Suites and Penthouses are the pride and joy of Blue Waters Resort, offering guests unrivalled decadence and uninterrupted views of the Caribbean Sea. Situated away from the main resort, Cove Suites guests will be able to savour seclusion and privacy, whilst also being near the sumptuous Cove Restaurant

Cove Suites – a well-appointed living area leads into your spacious bedroom, furnished with an oversized bed and en-suite bathroom. Each Cove Suite features modern beach decor, creating an authentic and airy environment. Spend your days sauntering down to the beach and sunbathing on the powder-soft sand or taking a dip in the infinity pool, reserved exclusively for Cove Suites guests

The Cove Penthouses – situated on top of the Cove Suites, the Cove Penthouses tower above the ocean, affording unparalleled views of the turquoise waters. Spend lazy days relaxing by the infinity pool overlooking the ocean or take advantage of the private dining option the penthouse offers on your oversized balcony. Spanning more than 2690 sq.ft. and including a separate living area, dining area, kitchen and three bedrooms, families and groups will treasure the abundance of space and luxury the penthouse provides

Pelican House
Prepare to be astounded by the regal Pelican House, which proudly overlooks the Caribbean Sea. No expense has been spared when it comes to making Pelican House one of the most luxurious and exclusive villas in the Caribbean. From its crisp and airy décor to its social and dining areas, you will feel like royalty during your stay here. The two semi-detached villas are 3 bedroom and 2 storey, boasting their own luxurious living areas and exceptionally appointed kitchens which lead onto separate dining areas. Both villas also enjoy the use of Pelican House’s own infinity edge pool, ideal for taking a relaxing dip in to cool off from the warm Caribbean sun.
Pelican House offers great flexibility on configuration, being able to accommodate as a two, three, five and six bed room villa

Turtle Cottage
Turtle Cottage spans 4200 square feet and enjoys stunning views of the Caribbean Sea. No expense has been spared when it comes to this luxurious accommodation, from its contemporary-classic interior to the secluded sunbathing area which stretches around the villa on two sides. Enjoy drinks and dining on your private patio or entertain friends and family around a dining table that seats eight. And of course it wouldn’t be a true Caribbean getaway without your own private pool overlooking the Caribbean Sea.
Turtle Cottage comprises one expansive living area with kitchen, private patio and balcony. This four-bedroom villa featuring king beds and luxury bathrooms is one of the Caribbean’s finest

Rock Cottage
Seclusion meets decadence at Rock Cottage, one of the Caribbean’s most private and intimate accommodations. Boasting unspoiled vistas of the turquoise ocean, which can be admired from your private terrace, Rock Cottage offers its guests the upmost in beauty and elegance. The interior of the cottage enjoys a classic beach décor with a modern twist, bestowing upon it a warm and authentic atmosphere. And with up to five bedrooms, a separate living area, kitchen and private infinity pool overlooking the ocean, there is more than enough to keep you occupied during your vacation


Palm Restaurant – surrounded by the resort’s lavishly landscaped gardens and overlooking the Caribbean Sea, the Palm Restaurant offers its guests a decidedly Caribbean al fresco dining experience. Enjoy breakfast on the terrace adjacent to the restaurant as the sun shines down. As night falls the Palm Restaurant takes on a more refined feel, offering a daily rotating a la carte menu for five nights a week, with one evening dedicated to the ever popular BBQ serving tasty cuts of meat and fish straight from the smoking coals to your plate. In addition to the a la carte menu’s and weekly BBQ, each evening there is a live cooking station giving you a chance to sample a different flavour of the world. From Asia, India, Italy and a Caribbean Fish Fry

Bartley’s Restaurant – situated within the main hotel complex, the elegantly appointed Bartley’s offers the perfect opportunity for guests to share romantic dinner, celebrate a special occasion or simply enjoy an evening of delectable entrees, fine wines and great company

Cove Restaurant – uniquely situated on a cliff top, the Cove Restaurant combines Caribbean and French cuisine with flair. As guests arrive, they will be greeted by flaming torches and a dramatic entrance leading onto a candlelit hall. Once inside, it won’t take long for guests to become mesmerised by breath-taking views of the Caribbean Sea

Pelican Bar – named after the majestic birds which frequent the bay at Blue Waters, Pelican Bar is an authentic Caribbean bar: bright and airy with views of the lush greenery and glittering ocean. The bar enjoys a carefree and jovial atmophere, inviting guests to come and relax during the day or early evening

Carolyns – sip an ice-cold drink beneath the sun or enjoy a light lunch while gazing at the beautiful sea view. Stocked with a fantastic selection of cocktails, you will be able to enjoy delicious drinks from the comfort of your sun lounger as the Caribbean Sea lulls you into serenity or enjoy lunch on the terrace at this lunchtime venue with tasty options including salads and flatbreads

Veronica’s – Veronica’s Bar is located by Blue Waters’ main pool, making it ideal for guests in the mood to take a refreshing dip. The bar is a firm favourite with guests who use it as a place to congregate with family and friends. The Manager’s Cocktail Party is also held here, where Joe and Caroline will have their locally concocted specialities on standby for you!

Facilities and Activities

Beaches & Pools
Spa & Salon
Fitness Centre – personal trainers are available
Floodlit Tennis Court
Golf – at the PGA-rated Cedar Valley Golf Club, 3 miles from the resort
Watersports – including snorkelling, windsurfing, and kayaking
Kids Club & Creche
Fishing Trips
Various other tours

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