Festive Week Programme

Join us for a week filled with magical celebrations at Carlisle Bay! From parties to family time, we have it all for you to experience an unforgettable Christmas in the Caribbean! For more information about the Festive Season in Carlisle Bay, check out our brochure here

Friday 20th December
5:45 - 6:45pm Ho Ho Ho ‘tis the season! - Meet the team with cocktails at the Coconut Grove. Music by Gavin Francis, the ‘One Man Steel Band’
6pm - 9pm Enjoy modern cuisine at Indigo on the Beach or traditional Caribbean dishes at The Jetty Grill. Reservations are required.

Saturday 21st December
8.30am - 6.30pm Say goodbye to jet lag with the ESPA Inner Calm Massage –  book at CARA Organic Beauty Spa.
10am - 2pm Cruise to some of our favourite beaches for snorkelling and a sumptuous picnic with a fully stocked bar. Private half day, minimum 6 people; cost US$800.
3 - 4pm  Reef Snorkelling - Head out on the boat to see Cades Reef Minimum 2 people/Maximum 12 people (Min age 12yrs) Complimentary, Reservations must be made at the watersports hut.
4 - 5pm Join us for Happy Hour at Indigo Bar.  Catch the sunset from the lounge at Indigo bar with promotions on cold beer, perfect Rose wine and of course rum punch – all complimented with home made snacks.
5 - 6pm Sunset Yoga on the Jetty – Get your fitness on. Classes are complimentary for a Minimum 2 people/Maximum 12 people. Sign up at Blue Spa by 6:00pm, the day prior.
6 - 9pm Indigo on the Beach and our pan Asian restaurant, East, are open for dinner – please ensure you make reservations by contacting the front office team.
7 - 9pm  Jermaine George playing all the favourites on the piano in The Pavilion for your listening pleasure.

Sunday 22nd December
8.30am - 6pm CARA Organic Beauty Spa - forgotten anything ? Check out our limited edition ESPA gift sets – they are the perfect present.  We are offering a special 10% discount on our Couples Massage today, a special treatment which is enjoyed side by side with your partner in our couples suite whilst experiencing Caribbean lemon grass, orange and vanilla essential oils.
10am - 2pm Check out our Fjord 36 – Carlisle Bay’s private motor yacht. A private half day picnic is a great way to see the coastline and indulge in snorkelling our pristine waters. Maximum 6 people; cost US$800.
4 - 6pm Sunset Cruise - Romantic Sunset Cruise along Antigua’s south- western coastline with wine and canapés. Minimum 6 People / Maximum 10 People; cost US$140 p/p.
6 - 7pm Enjoy an evening of fashion with cocktails and canapés showcased around the main pool. Experience the elegant designs on offer in the Bay Boutique, whilst listening to our in-house DJ.
6 - 9pm Indigo on the Beach, Ottimo! and The Jetty Grill are all open for dinner reservations. The Fab 5 band will be playing at Indigo on the Beach.

Monday 23rd December
7am - 8am Sunrise Pilates – Classes are complimentary for a Minimum 2 people/Maximum 12 people. Sign up at Blue Spa by 6:00pm, the day prior.
8.30am - 6.30pm Today we have complimentary gift wrapping with any purchase at the Gift Shop and the Bay Boutique.
10am - 2pm Private Half Day Picnic - Cruise to some of our favourite beaches for snorkelling and a sumptuous picnic. Maximum 6 people; cost US$800.
3 - 5pm Nelson’s Dockyard Boat Trip – Sail with us to Antigua’s UNESCO World Heritage Site the Historical Nelson’s Dockyard. Minimum 6 people/Maximum 10; cost US$135 p/p.
5.45 - 6.45pm  Join us for the Christmas tree lighting in the Pavilion. Vincent Blaize on the piano playing festive favourites all enjoyed with complimentary festive cocktails and canapés.
6 - 9pm  Indigo on the Beach and East are serving their classic menus tonight – please do ensure you have a reservation so that you are able to sit back and relax, and let us look after you.

Tuesday 24th December
8.30am - 6.30pm CARA Organic Beauty Spa – don’t forget dad with the ESPA muscle reviver massage, a treatment designed to relax body and mind.
8.30am - 6.30pm Stuff those stockings!  Our team are on standby at The Bay  Bou tique, The Gift Shop and the Blue Spa for last minute gift ideas.
10am - 2pm Private Half Day Picnic - Cruise to some of our favourite beaches for snorkelling and a sumptuous picnic. Maximum 6 people; cost US$800.
3 - 4pm Reef  Snorkelling - Head out on the boat to see Cades Reef Minimum 2 people/Maximum 12 people (Min age 12yrs) Complimentary.
6 - 7pm A Christmas choir performing some traditional and some local carols in upper Indigo on the Beach.
6 - 9pm Indigo on The Beach will be serving a gastronomic delight – the finest Christmas Eve fare with a five course tasting menu and wine pairings for each course.  We also have our A la carte menu available.  Reservations required.
6 - 9pm East will be serving its traditional pan Asian A la carte menu this evening. Reservations are important – please do ensure you have one by contacting the front desk or concierge.

Wednesday 25th December - Happy Christmas!
11am According to the Santa tracker we are expecting the big man in Coconut Grove at this time – keep an eye and an ear out!
4 - 6pm Sunset Cruise - Romantic Sunset Cruise along Antigua’s south- western coastline with wine and canapés. Minimum 6 People / Maximum 10 People; cost US$140 p/p.
6 - 9pm A traditional Christmas dinner with turkey and all of the trimmings will be served in Indigo on the Beach with live entertainment. Reservations please.
6 - 9pm For the non-traditionalists we have The Jetty Grill and Ottimo! open for dinner also serving their classic menus, as always please ensure we have your reservation so that we can keep you a table.

Thursday 26th December
8.30am - 6.30pm After the excesses of Christmas Day, rebalance with the ESPA mindful massage.  Book at CARA Organic Beauty Spa.
10am-4pm Great Bird Island Boat Trip – Come sail away on full day private charter as we cruise to nearby Great Bird Island. Maximum 8 People; cost US$1,500. Subject to availability. Reservations must be made at the watersports hut or through concierge.
11am - 12pm  Cooking demonstration in upper Indigo to showcase some famous Antiguan dishes, please sign up at the front desk.
6 - 9pm Indigo on the Beach, The Jetty Grill and East are serving their A la carte menus for dinner, reservations required please.
6 - 9pm The  Jetty Grill is open for dinner this evening and accompanied by West Side Symphony steel pan band.  Please do make a reservation.