Elite Island Resorts Serve the Ultimate Antigua Getaway

With the best of both worlds – relaxation and activities

Antigua, in the heart of the Caribbean, is renowned for its warm and hospitable people, white-sand beaches, clear waters, and arguably the most delightful climate on the planet.

Beyond its 365 beaches – one for every day of the year – the island’s vibrant culture and history captivate travellers while adventure beckons both on land and underwater.01

Whether indulging in luxury and local cuisine or simply basking in the warmth of the tropical sun, Antigua promises unforgettable experiences.

Elite Island Resorts in Antigua offers a the best of both worlds – relaxation and activities.

As trending sports such as pickleball gain popularity, Elite responded by incorporating facilities to cater to the growing demand from adventurous travellers – with both beginners and advanced players in mind.

“From the intimate luxury of Hammock Cove Antigua to the family-fun of St. James’s Club and the laid-back vibes of Pineapple Beach Club Antigua, all of our resorts offer a unique identity and charm. Yet, despite their differences, they all share a common goal: to redefine the all-inclusive experience. With amenities like pickleball, we are ushering in a new era of vacationing where relaxation, adventure, and enjoyment go hand in hand,” said Valerie Gordon, Director of Communications at Elite Island Resorts.

Playing pickleball in the Caribbean offers an enticing blend of tropical scenery, laid-back vibes, and spirited competition. For those looking for a ‘just what the doctor ordered’ style of getaway, Elite’s luxury resorts are a prescription for true wellness.

Hammock Cove Antigua – 2 Pickleball Courts

Hammock Cove Main Pool

Hammock Cove Antigua, a 5-star resort, caters to clients in search of “ultimate relaxation” and personalized service. Geared towards adults and offering an all-inclusive experience, it provides a serene environment complemented by two brand new pickleball courts.

Set amidst a picturesque coastline with calming waters on one side and breathtaking ocean views on the other, this resort offers an oasis for pickleball enthusiasts. As you step onto the meticulously maintained courts, you’ll feel the refreshing sea breeze energizing your game.

Post-game, guests can indulge in the resort’s spa or soak in a private infinity-edge plunge pool – or both because there are no rules in Antigua.

Pineapple Beach Club Antigua – 6 Pickleball Courts

Pineapple Beach Club Antigua

Pineapple Beach Club Antigua embodies laid-back, beer in your hand, feet in the sand island vibes reminiscent of a scene from Margaritaville. With six pickleball courts and an adults-only, all-inclusive setting, it is a paradise for those who enjoy casual competition amid panoramic views of the Caribbean Sea.

As an incentive to up the ante – the resort offers an opportunity to immortalize your championship win on the courts with a personalized sign to be hung in this one-of-a-kind spot for years to come.

Beyond pickleball, the resort’s three pools, various watersports, and 30 acres of beach host exploration of the local culture and Caribbean cuisine, including mouthwatering Caribbean barbecue at the famous Outhouse.

St. James’s Club & Villas, Antigua – 3 Pickleball Courts

St. James’s Club & Villas Spa

St. James’s Club & Villas, Antigua, distinguishes itself as a family-friendly resort nestled on a sprawling 100-acre peninsula.

With three pickleball courts and an all-ages, all-inclusive ambiance, it blends family-friendly fun with the excitement of friendly competition.

Indulgences include seaside dining, panoramic views of Mamora Bay, and partaking in various activities suitable for the whole family. Landmarks close-by include English Harbour, Nelson’s Dockyard and Shirley Heights.

“St. James’s Club is our family-friendly resort, which offers more of a club-like atmosphere with activities and amenities for the whole family,” said Gordon. “As the sun sets, trade your paddle for a cocktail at The Jacaranda Bar & Lounge, and enjoy seaside dining at its finest at The Docksider restaurant overlooking Mamora Bay.”

The Takeaway

All Elite Island Resorts offer breathtaking backdrops for life’s milestones and celebrations, including weddings, anniversaries, vow renewal, birthdays, or family reunions.

As Gordon emphasizes, “The main takeaway is that each resort has its own unique personality, meaning no two resorts are the same – each appealing to a different clientele.”

From serene luxury to the relaxed atmosphere of Antigua, every Elite resort presents a healthy balance of relaxation of adventure.


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