25th May 2018

Posted By : Toya Turner

Psssst! Wanna hear a secret?


Summer is the ideal time to visit Curtain Bluff. For “everything included” prices starting at just $700 per night, per room double occupancy, you can enjoy balmy temperatures fanned by a steady ocean breeze and all the famous “everything included” attractions of Antigua’s #1 resort, that’s up to 40% off high season rates and airfare is much cheaper too.



Take 20% off a Bluff Room, or higher category for 5-night minimum stays in summer 2019. Booking window: now through Dec. 31, 2018. For arrivals: April 1 – Aug. 12, 2019.


Due to popular demand we have extended the same great offer to next year too. Lock in this year’s rate and take 20% off a Bluff Room, or higher category for 5-night minimum stays. Booking window: now through Dec. 31, 2018. For arrivals: April 1 – Aug. 12, 2019.


Click here for details and more specials.  All offers are subject to availability.




Why is Curtain Bluff the perfect place to get married? Well, we treat your big day as if it’s our big day too, no cookie-cutter ceremonies here. We organize everything from the manicures to the music and we do everything possible to keep a smile on everyone’s face, including the person paying the bill even the Caribbean sunset over the sea is included. Oh, and did we mention you can start your honeymoon right away, surrounded by those people you like the most? Wendy Eardley, our wedding coordinator, knows all.


JUNE WEDDING SPECIAL Book a wedding and a 7-night stay in any room category, anytime in June, 2018, and the wedding is free (a $1,300 value).


Jessica and Aaron: Teaser from MerryweatherFilms on Vimeo.



Please vote for us in  Condé Nast Traveler’s Readers Choice Awards. It only takes a minute (under HOTELS & RESORTS search for CURTAIN BLUFF) and, in the process, you will be entered to win a free 15-day Baltic cruise for two. Your help is greatly appreciated.




A firm favorite at Curtain Bluff, our chocolate lava cake is an aria-inspiring marriage of sweetness and sin. Like many secrets of life, it turns out to be surprisingly simple.


INGREDIENTS (serves 6): equal parts (300g/10.5 oz) dark cooking chocolate, unsalted butter, caster sugar plus 6 eggs, 6 egg yolks and 2.25 oz flour.


PREP: grease 6 ovenproof ramekins and dust with flour. Melt the chocolate over a water bath then add the sugar and butter. Whisk in the eggs and the yolks, stir in the flour and pour into the ramekins (three-quarters full). Bake at 350F for 10-12 minutes.




The resort does everything right – authentic culture, great food and iconic family-friendly hotels… [Curtain Bluff] nailed our elusive trifecta better than any other Caribbean island hotels we’ve visited.”

Condé Nast Traveler




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