The Grand Royal Antiguan Beach Resort is an Antiguan luxury island resort located along the western coast of Antigua on picturesque Five Islands. The resort sits on a crescent-shaped peninsula between a stunning lagoon and a ½-mile beach at Deep Bay. It's the perfect location for just about anyone-from the business traveller to the adventurous vacationer. The resort is approximately a 20-minute drive from V.C. Bird International Airport and 10 minutes from the capital city of St. John's.
Map of Antigua & Leeward Islands
Antigua, known as a haven for sailing, is located in the middle of the Leeward Islands in the Eastern Caribbean, roughly 17 degrees north of the equator. To the south are the islands of Montserrat and Guadeloupe, and to the north and west are Nevis, St. Kitts, St. Barbs and St. Martin.
At approximately 108 square miles, Antigua is the largest of the English-speaking Leeward Islands and has a population of 68,000. Its highest point is Boggy Point (1319 ft), located in the southwestern corner of the island. Its sister isle, Barbuda, is a flat, coral island about 30 miles due north.
Antigua is famous for its 365 white-sand beaches (one for every day of the year), beautiful coral reefs and hidden bays. Antigua offers activities for the adventurous and those wishing to indulge in the fascinating tales of its many historical sites. Antigua is also a favourite for sports and leisure activities.
Antigua & Leeward Islands
Temperatures in Antigua generally range from the mid-seventies in winter to the mid-eighties in summer. Annual rainfall averages only 45 inches; making it the sunniest of the Eastern Caribbean Islands, and the northeast trade winds are nearly constant, flagging only in September. There is low humidity year round.
Three major airlines fly direct from London and one from Manchester. Two direct flights are available from New York per week, plus several interconnecting flights from throughout the U.S. Three regional carriers have daily flights through the Caribbean