We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Jolly Beach Resort & Spa

Show Prices
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for lowest prices
powered by PriceFinder
Check In Check Out
1 room 2 adults 0 children
We check 200+ sites to find the latest and lowest prices.
Professional photos
Jolly Beach Resort & Spa
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

4,051 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 3,661: English reviews
Calgary, Canada
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Overall, we enjoyed our experience here. As with many resorts we've visted, there are pros and cons. You're getting what you pay for here if you happen to find the all inclusive vacation for around $1500 CAD. If we had paid any more than that per person, I would have been very disappointed. However, Antigua is not exactly cheap to...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank NickyEric
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Great spot for relaxation, sun and drinks. Ya the place needs updating but for a week it's tolerable. Check out Lawrence on the beach to book your day trips! Jerk chicken, awesome. Buffet, awesome. Staff, incredible! Beach, wow. Rent a golf cart and tour around. Would go back for sure....

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank 19Brenda61
Near Nottingham
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

We stayed as a party of 9 (ranging in age from 10 months to 64 years). Yes the hotel is looking tired in some places BUT the staff were all very friendly and helpful and the rooms were clean and tidy. The beach was beautiful and you need to be up early to get a shaded spot on the beach...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank CSBATES2002
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

After reading many reviews didn't know what we would expect! We were very pleasantly surprised and for the price you pay for this hotel the beach location is just amazing. This is a 3 star hotel, that is what you need to remember, but a nice 3 star. The hotel staff were brilliant and always very helpful and positive. The...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank IS T
Buffalo, NY
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We just got back from a week long stay. There were 20 of us. The property was well maintained, with 2 pools. We had upgraded to the deluxe room, which was cozy and clean, with a balcony that had a beautiful view of the property pool and the ocean. Considering the only time we spent in there was when we...

 Report
Helpful?
2Thank BW1958
Ontario, Canada
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Travelled to this resort as part of a group Feb 5-12/17. This hotel has great bones and will need lots of love and money invested into it so it can shine to its potential. It's on a fabulous beach and the hotel has enormous grounds. Pros - pool area is nice - beach is wonderful - rooms were generally clean...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Cottagelvr
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Staff were all very friendly. Buffet was very good, with more than enough choices and they changed up the options every day. Lineup for the a-la-carte bookings started early in the morning even before the concierge opens at 7:30 a.m.. Lydias was excellent for the seafood, the lobster is a surcharge, but worth the price. Rooms are on the small...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank MIkeF_1313
Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

8 of us stayed here. yes the resort & rooms r shabby & old but if u can overlook that then you'll b ok! i was mostly worried bout the bed linen & towels but both were clean & changed regularly. we stayed in a queen superior room, it was large with two dbl beds & cleaners every day. the...

 Report
Helpful?
2Thank sam c
toronto
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The staff were all very good or great with the exception of one cook at the outdoor pool grill who seemed to have a negative attitude but there were no complaints about the food there or at the buffet. Lineups for the a-la-carte bookings started early in the morning and some items required an extra fee. The nightly entertainment was...

 Report
Helpful?
3Thank carole_kuhn
Ontario
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I travelled to Jolly Beach Resort with a group of 20 friends from Feb 4-11/17. Overall we had a great time. The resort is definitely old and could use some work however it is clean and that is what counts. The food was good. We had a few people in our group with gluten issues and they just identified themselves...

 Report
Helpful?
4Thank WeLoveToTravel_10

4,450 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (4169)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (1535)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (587)
Viewed
View from Room (231)
Viewed
Dining (142)
Viewed
Room/Suite (288)
Viewed
Bathroom (28)
Viewed
Family/Play Areas (8)
Viewed
Business Centre/Function Rooms (31)
Viewed
2:31
Videos (7)
Viewed
Other (1312)

TripAdvisor Photos: Professional photos exclusively commissioned by TripAdvisor

Viewed
All TripAdvisor Photos (247)
Viewed
Amenities (41)
Viewed
Beach (37)
Viewed
Fantasy Pool (27)
Viewed
Quiet Pool (15)
Viewed
Dining (31)
Viewed
Superior King Room (46)
Viewed
The Hotel (50)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (34)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (5)
Viewed
View from Room (2)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (3)
Viewed
Room/Suite (7)
Viewed
Dining (3)
Viewed
Other (14)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Bolans
13.1 km away
Blue Waters Antigua
Blue Waters Antigua
#3 of 16 in St. John's
1,765 reviews
21.9 km away
The Verandah Resort & Spa
The Verandah Resort & Spa
#1 of 1 in Saint Philip
3,561 reviews
17.2 km away
St. James's Club & Villas
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
11.6 km away
Halcyon Cove by Rex Resorts
21.3 km away
Pineapple Beach Club Antigua
0.6 km away
Sugar Ridge
Sugar Ridge
#2 of 2 in Jolly Harbour
982 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Casino and Gambling
Room types
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Breakfast included
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Antigua's best all-inclusive value, the 464-room Jolly Beach Resort & Spa is an exciting Caribbean experience. The resort offers great year-round value for destination weddings, honeymooners and families. Rates include accommodations, government taxes and service charges, all meals, snacks and afternoon tea, house brand beverages, non-motorized water-sports, activities, Jolly Kidz and Teenz Clubs, use of the gym and entertainment. All rooms are air-conditioned and face the ocean; each has a patio or balcony, direct-dial phone, TV and hair-dryer. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Jolly Beach Resort & Spa

Address: Bolans Village, Bolans, Saint Mary's, Antigua
Region: Caribbean > Antigua and Barbuda > Antigua > Saint Mary's > Bolans
Price Range: $204 - $621 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Jolly Beach Resort & Spa 3*
Number of rooms: 464
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Expedia, BookIt.com, West Indies, Travelocity, Hotels.com, HotelsClick, Orbitz and Hotwire so you can book your Jolly Beach Resort & Spa reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Jolly Beach Hotel Bolans
Jolly Beach Resort And Spa
Jolly Beach Resort Antigua
Jolly Beach Resort All Inclusive
Jolly Beach Antigua
Jolly Beach Resort & Spa Antigua/Bolans
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Jolly Beach Resort & Spa staff and other travellers.
419 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (419)

Questions? Get answers from Jolly Beach Resort & Spa staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Specifically ask to be located AWAY from restaurants. They are noisy and seem to work almost aroudn the clock. You won't sleep well.”
 of 5 bubbles NickyEric, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“4th floor had the best ocean views!”
 of 5 bubbles BW1958, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Request room away from main restaurant area if you like a quiet evening.”
 of 5 bubbles Cottagelvr, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Get a third floor room, and away from the main lobby for a quieter stay and better views!”
 of 5 bubbles Brittanybeach20, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Room 3065, 3rd floor. Free wifi and excellent shower and the patio overlooked the court yard!”
 of 5 bubbles Marysummer1, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
5 of 5