How do we get to Antigua?
On the northeast corner of Antigua, V.C. Bird International Airport is the point of entry for visitors arriving by air. There are non-stop flights from the U.S., direct flights via San Juan and St. Martin, and several weekly flights from Europe. Flying times: New York: 4 hrs.; Miami: 3 hrs.; Baltimore: 4 hrs.; Toronto: 4.5 hrs.; Puerto Rico: 1 hr.; London: 8 hrs.; Frankfurt: 9 1/4 hrs.; Paris: 8 hrs.
Do I have to tip?
No, tipping is discouraged (we feel it would compromise our famously friendly atmosphere). Instead, a service charge of 10% is added to your bill at the end of your stay. If, however, you would like to further reward our staff, please make a tax-free donation to The Old Road Fund, our non-profit program that benefits the local town, Old Road, and its worthiest causes.
Is there a dress code?
Casual attire during the day, elegantly formal at night. We ask that in the evening, gentlemen wear long pants and a collared shirt with dress shoes. Jacket optional. Blue jeans are not permitted in the restaurant.
For ladies, denim shorts are not permitted in the restaurant.
Smart shorts and collared shirts for evenings at Seagrape Restaurant for gentlemen. For ladies, denim shorts are not permitted
In Summer ( June 1st onward) children under 12 are permitted to wear smart shorts and polos in the Tamarind Restaurant.
Is there phone and computer access?
For those guests traveling with their computers, tablets, PDAs, etc. there is high-speed and Wi-Fi wireless internet access in all the rooms and the library.
There are two dedicated Media Rooms with a total of five computers, free Internet access and phones, plus a sitting area and wide-screen televisions with VCR, cable and dish networks. Please note: at the request of our guests, there are no TVs in the rooms.
The computers in the Media Room near the Tamarind Tree restaurant are loaded with the latest video games.
Are children welcome at the resort?
Of course. Our staff will bend over backwards to accommodate any special sleeping arrangements (children sharing a room), dietary needs or preferences. All our activities are child-friendly, there are baby-sitters available, and there is even a TV/Games Room where our younger guests can gather, play computer games, Tweet, etc.
Do the restaurants cater to vegetarians?
Yes, every menu has a plenty of non-meat options ranging from delicious salads to fresh-caught fish. If you don’t see what you are looking for, then we will make every effort to serve a dish of your choosing.
Is there a charge for Late Stay?
Checkout time is 12:00 noon. Any departures leaving property after 3:30 pm will be required to pay a $150 late stay facility charge (per adult) which covers food and beverage.
Are there any other costs?
Please go to WHAT’S INCLUDED to see exactly what your room rate includes (there are only a few exceptions and those are special services). The only other additions are a 12.5% tax charged by the Antiguan government and the 10% gratuity mentioned above.
What are the best rooms for those who have trouble walking?
We suggest you stay in one of the ground-floor Deluxe rooms or Junior Suites.
When does Curtain Bluff close for the summer?
2018, we close August 18 and reopen October 27th
2019, we close August 17 and reopen October 26th
Are drones permitted on property?
We strongly discourage the use of any items which may compromise the comfort or security of your fellow guests; drones are therefore not permitted on property.