A list of air carriers that service Antigua is available here: www.vcbia.com/flight-info/airlines
The cottages are approximately 5 miles away, or a 15 minute drive from the airport and town, and a 10 minute drive from the ferry dock
- Guests have the option of purchasing groceries and preparing their own meals (pre-arrival shopping service available) and dining at Barbuda’s restaurants.
- Uncle Roddy’s (under management of Barbuda Cottages) is located beside the property and is open for lunch and dinner.
- Reservations must be made for parties of 5+
- A list of other restaurants and bars can be found at barbudaful.net
- Liquor and beer can be purchased in town at Ken’s.
Yes, all options are available at Uncle Roddy’s for lunch and/or dinner.
*Specific shopping items can be requested and ordered prior to visit with advanced notice.
Basic snorkeling equipment is available at the cottages and available to use by all guests. There is great snorkeling at the cottages, as we are located in front of a marine reef. All of our beaches are excellent for snorkeling. Snorkeling trips can be arranged with a local fisherman.
- You do not need a vehicle if you plan to stay at and near the cottages.
- 4×4 sport utility vehicle rentals are available and recommended for more leisure and accessibility to the island.
- Rental rates are USD$60 per day, and can be arranged prior to arrival.
We do not have cable or TVs in the cottages, however WiFi is available.
Yes, free of charge.
AC is available in the master suite of the main cottage. However, no AC in the single cottages; we do have ceiling fans and extra fans in every room for your comfort.
Grocery Stores and independent farmers can be found in the town, an approximate 15 minute drive away.
Horseback riding can be arranged for $50 USD per person.
*Rods are available at the cottages for our guest to use.
*Fishing trips ( up to 5 people) can be arranged with us for $350 USD for half day trip.
Beauty and spa appointments can be arranged, please book 48 hours prior.
*Barbuda is an extremely safe and unspoiled island.
A police department is located in The Village, and they patrol the area daily.
*Security, maintenance and staff are visible during your stay.
Yes. More information is available upon arrival.
Barbuda is the perfect place to get away and unplug from the normal day to day. Our beaches are perfect for relaxing, strolling, combing for seashells, catching up on your favorite books, bird watching, snorkeling, and swimming in the Barbuda blue water. We provide our guest with snorkeling gear, bicycles, fishing rods, and an opportunity to try the new craze stand up paddle boarding (* all guest must sign a waiver for SUP). We also can arrange a trip to the exciting Frigate Bird Sanctuary. If you like to explore and hike we recommend visiting two foot bay and the caves, Coco Point, Pink Sand Beaches, Princess Diana Beach and Montello Tower. Join us for our island night to hear locals playing the steel drum, maybe you are interested in trying the steel pan as well, ask Kelcina for more information. We are happy to put together a weekend or week itinerary for your visit. Also, we are working on new adventures, make sure your visit our website to stay up to date: http://www.barbudacottages.com/
A local cell phone is provided with a $10 EC or $5 USD credit available. Phones must be returned in the condition it was received in by the end of your visit.
Washers are available, however we use the fresh Caribbean breeze and clothes line as our all natural dryer.
A taxi will be arranged to pick you up from the airport or ferry.
Transfers are USD $25 from Airport and USD $20 from the Ferry Dock.
Taxis are available throughout the island at various rates. Generally minimum USD $20
Smoking is allowed and only permitted outdoors.
No, we ask our guests not to bring hair dryers, curling irons, or flat irons as they consume too much energy for our solar power system.
All cottages contain kitchen utensils and the above appliances, which we ask to be unplugged after use. (coffee machine and toaster)
A barbecue grill is available onsite (free of charge), and must be booked in advance to avoid conflict of use.
We do have a few bugs but they do not like everyone. We provide you with an all natural bug spray, tips, and techniques to manage the bugs so you will have an enjoyable stay. However, feel free to bring your own repellent.
*The average temperature is 28°C / 82°F and the coldest is January at 25°C / 76°F.
*Please check the bottom of our website to see the weather daily: http://www.barbudacottages.com/
Unfortunately, pets are not allowed.
There are no lifeguards on duty on any of the beaches.
A personal chef can be arranged during your stay with advanced notice prior to your trip.
We provide our guest with an all natural bug spray that has some sunscreen in it to use during your stay. However, no harm bringing your own sunscreen and repellent.
*No lobsters are to be caught or stored for the months of May and June.
*Closing season for Conch is from July 1st – August 31st.
*Yes, with advance notice we can get you fresh fish weather permitting.
For guest staying a week or more we provide basic cleaning and replenish linens and towels if needed. A full cleaning service is available for an extra USD $10 an hour, minimum 4 hours.
Check in time is 3pm at the earliest, and check out time is 12 noon at the latest. However, we do our best to accommodate our guest arrival and departure times.
Yes, we have a crib and pull-out sofas; linens are available to use.
Phones and computers can be charged in all cottages.
The beaches are extremely private in Barbuda. It’s not unusual for our guests to be the only ones there.
Depending on your pace Princess Diana Beach is approximately a 30 minute walk, 15 minute bike ride, or a 5 minute drive.
Depending on your pace the Pink Sand beach is 30 minute walk or less, 20 minute bike ride, or a 5 minute drive.
We are happy to arrange this MUST see excursion.
We provide our guests with a one of a kind experience!
Low season is from May 15 – September.
Yes, we offer 20% off.
One bedrooms are perfect for couples, the three bedroom cottage sleeps 6 comfortably.
We have one 3 bedroom cottage, and three 1 bedroom cottages.
The difference in the one bedrooms is only in decor.
*Please see this page for photos: Cottage Information
Yes, there is a hospital and doctors on call on the island.
Clubs can be found in the town. No, there are no casinos.
A deposit of 50% of the total booking is required to confirm your reservation.
Payments can be made by PayPal, cheque or wire transfer.
Weddings and special events can be arranged in coordination with Kelcina.