Sugar Ridge Hotel Antigua
Sugar Ridge is a hotel featuring an inclusive plan, nestled into a natural hillside bordered with sugar cane in beautiful Antigua. Sugar Ridge is a luxury, boutique hotel that captures the most stunning and panoramic views of palm lined beaches, the turquoise Caribbean Sea, and the neighboring islands of Redonda, Nevis and St. Kitts, which sit like gems on the horizon. Sugar Ridge was voted one of the Top 25 Trendiest Hotels in the Caribbean on Trip Advisor, the only hotel in Antigua to earn this recognition. Family-friendly and relaxed, this resort is one that is sure to be a memorable stay for all ages.
All Inclusive Plan Available
All guest rooms are grouped into sets of four, each with its own entrance and radio frequency activated door locks. The unique groupings and wonderful landscaping provide privacy, yet each has a spectacular view. The upper floor rooms have a large veranda, dining deck and day bed, and the lower floor rooms have similar facilities plus a private plunge pool. A romantic muslin draped king sized four poster bed is the centerpiece of the guest rooms, and the interior designer has made clever use of natural tones, contemporary styles, colonial accents and rich, dark woods. State of the art amenities and technology including iPod dock, electronic safe, LCD flat screen TV and complimentary Wi-Fi internet access are available in each room.
NOTE: For families with young children, a specially priced upper floor twin-bedded connecting room is available accommodating up to 2 children 2-12 years of age.
All rooms are subject to maximum occupancy.
The Deluxe King Rooms (550 sq. ft) feature our most spacious verandas, ideal for soaking up the warm Caribbean sun. A four post King-sized bed makes this accommodation choice well suited to couples. First class amenities define the Deluxe King Rooms from the large walk-in shower in the bathroom to the robes waiting for you to slip into upon arrival.
Ideal for couples, these rooms have 1 King-sized bed in their spacious 550 square feet. Take in spectacular views of the Caribbean while reclining on your veranda’s lounge furniture or from your own private plunge pool, all without having to leave your room.
The most exclusive accommodations at our resort, these luxurious 550 sq. ft. rooms are equipped with 1 King-sized bed and are best suited for couples. Nestled into the highest point of Sugar Ridge’s hillside landscape, these accommodations include your own private plunge pool boasting panoramic views of the Caribbean Sea and Jolly Harbor below.
Featuring 2 Twin beds, the Deluxe Twin Rooms (550 sq. ft.) are well-suited for sharing space with a friend or colleague. For a family vacation consider pairing an adjoining Deluxe King Room to provide parents their own space.
Restaurants and Bars
Sugar Ridge features two restaurants. Carmichael’s is the open-air fine dining restaurant, which has been designed to ensure diners can fully appreciate the stunning views from its hilltop location. The main hotel restaurant is located in the heart of the resort overlooking the main swimming pool and adjacent shopping arcade. Guests can choose from a variety of dining options including room and breakfast, an inclusive plan and a dinner only plan. Dining at the premium Carmichael’s restaurant is included for each full week (7 days) a guest stays – one included Carmichael’s dining experience per week. Additional reservations can be made and guests will be charged a flat rate of US$40 per person. Room service is available and surcharges will apply.
Located adjacent to swimming pool, an open-air fine-dining restaurant perched atop the ridge, overlooking the entire resort and out to sea with sensational sunset views. The menu offers international dishes with strong Caribbean influences including local catch specialties. Serving lunch and dinner.
Offering alternative dining choices, informal and lively, located in the center of Sugar Ridge above the Spa and overlooking the main pool area with high rafted ceiling and large open shutters cooled by the Caribbean breezes. Open all day. Live entertainment at least three times a week.
Carmichael’s Bar – Enjoying the same panoramic views as the restaurant, the bar also overlooks an infinity edged freshwater swimming pool and sun deck. The bar is open from 10:30am to 11:30pm
The Main Bar – Enjoying the same panoramic views and setting as the adjacent restaurant, the bar provides an extensive lounge area with contemporary style furnishings. The bar is open from 12:00 noon until 1:00am. Live entertainment is provided on selected nights.
Amenities and Activities
Sugar Ridge’s two fresh water pools are the center of the resort, surrounded by an expansive pool deck with chaise lounges and umbrellas. The 44 ft pool is perfect for cooling off after time spent lying in the sun. The 82 ft lap pool beside it has waterfalls stretching along the length of one side. Splash around, get an aquatic workout, or be served food and beverages on the deck by a poolside attendant for a day of relaxation.
The infinity pool sits at the highest point of the resort, offering added seclusion and tranquility. Looking over the horizon it is the perfect place to soak and watch the sunset over the Caribbean. Or, take in the view from one of the many chaise lounges around the pool deck.
Whichever you choose, enjoy the essential vacation luxury of spending the day poolside.
Sugar Ridge’s luxurious service extends to the beach. With complimentary shuttle service to Turner’s and Valley Church Beach, swim in the Caribbean and enjoy refreshments right at your lounge chair.
At Turner’s Beach Sugar Ridge attendants will set you up with a lounge chair and umbrella, and serve you from Turner’s Beach Bar and Restaurant. Complimentary Wi-Fi is available should you desire it.
Similarly, Sugar Ridge attendants are also at Turner’s and Valley Church beaches for your leisure. Enjoy being served lunch and drinks at The Nest before wading out in the Sea.
All Inclusive guests enjoy signing privileges at Turner’s Beach Bar and Restaurant and The Nest. However all guests are invited to indulge in the local refreshments.
Shuttle drivers are available to drive you to the beach 7 days a week. A schedule ensures you arrive at the beach and get picked at a time that suits you. Our drivers are flexible and happy to accommodate your needs.
Should you choose to venture out on your own, other nearby beaches include Darkwood Beach, Ffryes Beach, and Crab Hill Beach.
Bike & Hike
Sugar Ridge offers the unique opportunity to explore with a bicycle. Bike use is included for Body & Spa Inclusive guests, or can be rented for a fee of $15 for the day. Each bike comes with a helmet and lock, as well as a basket to carry the spoils of your shopping or other belongings.
Bicycles are often taken to the nearby supermarket for shopping. Jolly Harbour is also a short bike ride away, and has lots of restaurants and shops. Indulge in local cuisine and return to Sugar Ridge guilt-free, since your fun doubles as exercise!
If you’re looking for a beach day, let us help you pick a route. Along the west coast is Valley Church Beach, Ffryes Beach, and Darkwood Beach, all within biking distance.
There is lots to explore, and your bike adventure is only limited by the distance you want to go.
Sugar Ridge also offers guided walks four evenings a week. With a different destination each walk, learn about local plants and experience Antigua off the beaten track. For further exercise, a hike up Antigua’s highest point, Mount Obama, will provide unparalleled views of the Caribbean. With different trails leading to the summit, you choose your path and intensity.
The fun doesn’t end when the sun goes down at Sugar Ridge. 5 nights a week enjoy a variety of live entertainment in the Sugar Club lounge. A range of small bands, solo artists and duets perform different styles of live music, guaranteeing that no two nights of entertainment are the same.
With the bar serving until 11PM, enjoy after-dinner drinks and entertainment before returning to the solitude of your room.
Movies are also screened weekly under the stars on the pool deck. Allow our attendants to bring refreshments to your chaise lounge and lay back for easy entertainment.
The Yoga Shed
The Best Yoga Space in the Caribbean
Guests of Sugar Ridge Resort can now enjoy free yoga in our brand new studio – The Shed! The Shed is possibly the best Yoga space in the Caribbean. They are now offering yoga 6 days a week, events every month and extra yoga with nomadic yogis.
The new facility was built in December 2017 and January 2018 and features a raised platform is 22’ x 44’ (968 sf) and is made with Greenheart, a hardwood from a licensed renewable source in Guyana. It has been sanded, sealed and had 5 coats of varnish by a traditional Antiguan boat builder.
An oversize 30’ by 60’ wooden roof covers it all to protect guests from both rain and sun and is finished with Wallaba wood shingles with copper flashings.
The Aveda Concept Spa
The Club at Sugar Ridge features a 6000 sq. ft. full-service air-conditioned Aveda Concept Spa with five well-equipped treatment and relaxation rooms providing the very latest in holistic therapies. The Spa occupies the entire ground floor of the Sugar Club, is situated in the center of Sugar Ridge and houses the fitness center, hair salon, manicure and pedicure stations and a Yoga-Pilates studio. If the intention is to keep fit, tone up, relax or just be pampered with a relaxing massage or rejuvenating facial, then you’re in luck. Professionally qualified specialists are available to facilitate your objectives.
The 2000 sq. ft. air-conditioned gym features state-of-the-art Cybex equipment with a total of 30 pieces of apparatus including 13 cardio vascular machines. The Gym is open from 6:00am until 9:00pm . Adjacent to the Gym is an air-conditioned studio for aerobic, Pilates and Yoga classes. Located in a sun drenched location and adjacent to the Spa is a 25 meter lap pool.
Weddings and Romance
With its elevated location Sugar Ridge provides a perfect venue for your wedding. The natural hillside and stunning views provide a very romantic setting for this special occasion. Their on-site wedding advisor will be on hand to coordinate all the arrangements for the big day, and the hotel offers a wide choice of options allowing the flexibility to provide exactly what you want for your wedding. Sugar Ridge offers the most perfect venue for weddings, and honeymooners staying 7 nights or longer are welcomed with a host of amenities.
Complimentary Wedding Package
Valid for stays of 7 nights or more. (Cannot be combined with free night offer.)
Includes: Marriage officer fee; registration and High Court fees; wedding coordinator; decorated wedding arch; bouquet and boutonniere; wedding cake for up to 6 persons; and one bottle of house champagne.
Complimentary Honeymoon Package
Stay a minimum of 7 nights and receive a complimentary room upgrade; one bottle of house champagne on arrival; and a one hour couples spa treatment from the inclusive menu. (Proof of marriage is required)