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St James's Club Antigua

Updated: 3 days ago

St James's Club Resort in Antigua

St James's Club Antigua - Key Points

  • Best for couples and families but also good for solo travellers

  • Luxurious, large all-inclusive resort

  • Lively atmosphere

  • Great for daily and evening entertainment

  • Excellent Wi-fi

  • 40 minutes drive from the airport

A bit about St James's Club Antigua

Palm tree lined pavements

St James's Club is a luxurious, sprawling resort on the south eastern coast of Antigua. It is sandwiched between two stunning beaches with an extensive entertainment program throughout the day and at night. Within the grounds are palm tree lined pavements, relaxation areas with ocean views, a treehouse style coffee shop and an old English red telephone box.


Club room at St James's club with touches of blue, terracotta tiles and mahogany furniture
Spacious Club Room

Room Types

Club rooms are located on the ground floor. They are suitable for two adults or one adult and a child. Each is tastefully decorated in pastel colours with splashes of blue, terracotta tiles and mahogany furniture. Patio doors open onto a private, furnished terrace with views over the well manicured gardens.

Premium rooms are slightly larger, located on the 1st and 2nd floors with garden and partial ocean views. These rooms accommodate two adults and two children or three adults.

Beachfront rooms are larger and benefit from views over Coco beach with its white sand and swaying palm trees.


Junior Suites comprise a sumptuous king size bed, bathroom with tub and overhead shower and his and hers sinks. They accommodate two adults and a child. The living area has a sofa, cable TV and a refrigerator. Furnished patios overlook the gardens or ocean and a perfect spot for relaxing with a good book or your favourite tipple. Click on the link to see my youtube video of a Junior Suite at St James's Club.

Ocean and palm tree view from a Junior Suite at St James's Club
Ocean view from a Junior Suite

Royal Suites have stunning views over golden sand Mamora Bay. Residents of these suites have exclusive perks such as their own check-in desk and a private, quiet pool with waterfall.


Overlooking Mamora Bay high in the hillside, a selection of luxurious villas are available for larger parties, sleeping up to eight guests. Villas have two or three bedrooms, each with an ensuite.

Amenities at St James's Club


Coco Beach

Coco beach, St James's Club, white sand, palm tree, turquoise sea and sun loungers with umbrella
Coco Beach

Think sugar soft white sand, palm trees, waves and an ombré of blue. A perfect place to relax and unwind.

Mamora Bay

Mamora Bay

The golden sand bay with tranquil water is ideal for a refreshing dip, swim, snorkel or water sports.

Swimming Pools

Reef deck swimming pool with bar area adjacent
Reef Deck Pool and bar area

St James's Club is blessed with five swimming pools. The main pool, The Reef Deck, is framed with comfortable loungers and ideal for lap swimming or taking part in various activities such as water aerobics. Adjacent to the pool is a bar, The Rainbow Garden self-serve, buffet restaurant and a shaded pavilion with ping pong table. Additionally there is a three tiered adults only pool for those who enjoy peace and quiet and a separate kids pool that keeps the under 12s occupied. A further pool is located at the far end of the resort, close to Coco's Restaurant and a private pool with a waterfall exclusively for residents of the Royal Suites.

Kids Club

Parent's can leave their children aged 4-12 from 9-4:30 if they are potty trained, otherwise they have to accompany them but they can still join in the fun.

Jacaranda Lounge

A lively bar to head to after dinner for a favourite drink and dancing.

Coffee Shop

A unique 'treehouse style' coffee shop selling creamy lattes, pastries and cookies. This is a great spot for early morning coffee or afternoon tea. Collect and go or settle at one of the tables on the decked area.

Tennis/Pickleball courts

Lush gardens surrounding the tennis courts

Set amongst lush gardens are well maintained courts to play tennis or the new popular sport, pickleball.

Fitness Centre

A fully equipped gym is included in the all-inclusive package for those who enjoy staying fit while on vacation. Cardio machines are situated behind large windows offering stunning views of the resort while burning calories.


Choose from a menu of treatments including the warm bamboo fusion massage for ultimate relaxation or perhaps indulge in a soothing massage in the outdoor pavilion.

Activity Program

An extensive activity program operates daily to keep children, teenagers and adults entertained. Activities include ping pong tournaments, cocktail making classes, pilates, trivia competitions, windsurfing lessons, beach football and more. After dark expect bands, steel pans, beach barbecue, fire eaters and a weekly Managers cocktail party. The St James's Club cinema also shows movies late afternoon and at 8pm.


In addition to the coffee shop, St James's Club offers six more restaurants to cater for every palate...

The Rainbow Garden

A casual, self-serve buffet restaurant open. for breakfast and lunch with an a la carte dining option of an evening. A full range of local and International dishes are available.


Coco's is set in an idyllic elevated position with ocean views serving a la carte meals that are Caribbean inspired.


Fish & Chips lunch

As it says in the name this eatery is open from 11am-11pm. This is a casual, open-air restaurant with views over the water and swaying palm trees. The restaurant serves a selection of popular dishes such as fish and chips, burgers, salads and pasta.

Piccolo Mondo

Dining here comes with a $40 surcharge. The fine dining Italian restaurant is a great choice for couples wanting a romantic dinner in a picturesque setting.

The Docksider Grill

The docksider grill at St James's Club

Docksider Grill overlooks Mamora Bay. Evenings here are themed. For example, Caribbean Calypso night offers dishes from that particular region alongside entertainment.

Beach Bar and Grill

A casual beach bar that cooks up a selection of tasty burgers.

Why St James's Club is good for couples

  • Royal Suites offer high end accommodation in the bay area of the resort

  • As a Royal Suite resident take advantage of the quiet, private pool with waterfall

  • Peaceful relaxation stations are located in areas with amazing view points. A lovely way to spend some quiet time with your loved one

  • Walk hand in hand along the two glorious beaches

  • Dine at Piccolo Mondo for an intimate, fine-dining experience

  • Visit the spa together and indulge in a luxurious massage in the couples treatment room

Why St James's Club is good for families and larger parties

  • Plenty of entertainment and activities for mixed ages

  • Villas for larger parties

Why St James's Club is good for solo travellers

  • Quiet areas should you require alone time

  • A variety of restaurants some more casual for a faster, less formal dining experience

  • 2 stunning beaches

  • Activities to get involved in by day

  • Entertainment to watch at night

  • Gym

  • Spa treatments

  • Rooms and suites have private terraces

  • The hotel organises trips to Shirley Heights party so you can attend with familiar faces.

If you have any questions or require further information email me at and I will endeavour to respond within 24 hours

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