Starfish Jolly Beach Resort
P.O. Box W2009
Bolans Village
Antigua, West Indies

Distance from hotel to V.C. Bird International Airport (ANU), 15 miles (24 kms). Distance from hotel to the capital city of St. John's, 7 miles (11 kms).  

Set among 40 acres of tropical paradise, Starfish Jolly Beach Resort is one of Antigua's largest all-inclusive resorts, featuring 464 rooms with private balconies or terraces surrounded by the stunning white sand and turquoise waters of Jolly Harbour, and lush tropical gardens. Starfish Jolly Beach Resort features six different all-inclusive accommodation options ideal for everyone from budget travelers to honeymooners and families. Enjoy the warm sun and the Caribbean Sea breeze, sail along the stunning waters, or explore the nearby golf courses and marina for an unforgettable stay in paradise.  

Antigua's Best Value for All Inclusive Beachfront  

Hotel Amenities (back to top)
  • Babysitting Services ($)
  • Bars (7)
  • Car Rental Desk
  • Convention Facilities ($)
  • Cyber Cafe
  • Entertainment (live, nightly)
  • Fitness Center
  • Game Room
  • Gift Shop
  • Golf (18-hole, nearby) ($)
  • Pool (freshwater) (2)
  • Restaurants (5)
  • Soccer (beach)
  • Table Tennis
  • Tennis Court (lighted) (4)
  • Tour Desk
  • Tours & Excursions ($)
  • Volleyball (beach)
  • Water Skiing ($)
  • Watersports Center ($)
  • Wedding Gazebo (2)
Staff/Guest Talent Night Activities Weekly management cocktail party Children's Playground Playground is available for children but resort requests that children be supervised by an adult. There will not be an attendant. Activities Professional Caribbean cricket center featuring scheduled cricket clinics. Spa: ($) Palms Wellness Center Spa, Gym and Beauty Salon, The spa offers a full range of massage treatments and therapies including a special kids menu. In addition, this tranquil haven boasts a fully equipped beauty salon and fitness center. Open 9:00am-7:00pm Monday through Saturday, and from 9:00am-6:00pm on Sunday. Spa and beauty salon services are not included in regular all-inclusive rates (they are at an additional cost). Basketball Courts: (2) Two full-court basketball courts. Not lit for night play. ($) Denotes a fee may be charged. Please note: Some hotel amenities listed above may have an additional fee associated with them.  

Accommodation Categories and Descriptions (back to top)

Arrival/Departure Time:  

• Check-in-time: 3:00 pm Check-out-time: 12:00 pm  

Early check-in and late checkout on request, and subject to availability.  

Children Policy:  

• Children's age break is 12 years old.  

Maximum Occupancy:  

2017-2018:  

• Supersaver - 2 adults.  

• Standard - 2 adults.  

• Superior Queen - 4 adults or 2 adults and 2 children.  

• Superior King - 2 adults.  

• Junior Suite - 2 adults.  

2019:  

• Supersaver - 2 adults.  

• Standard - 2 adults.  

• Queen Superior - 4 adults or 2 adults and 2 children.  

• King Superior - 2 adults.  

• Junior Suite - 2 adults.  

• One Bedroom Cottage - 2 adults or 1 adult and 1 child.  

• Two Bedroom Cottage - 6 adults or 5 adults and 1 child or 4 adults and 2 children or 3 adults and 3 children or 2 adults and 4 children.  

Supersaver, A little room, a lot of value. If you are traveling to Antigua on a budget (or intend to spend the bulk of your time outdoors) this option may be for you. Room offers a shower only (no bathtub). Rooms with a garden or ocean view from the patio or terrace. These rooms are 135 square feet and offer air conditioning, a double bed, a hair dryer, satellite TV, and a telephone.  

• Number of accommodations: 84 Bedding: 1 double bed.  

Standard, the most popular room category - it's a classic for a reason, and remains a staple accommodation option. Great for everyone. Room offers a shower only (no bathtub). Rooms with a garden or ocean view from the patio or terrace. These rooms are 200 square feet and offer air conditioning, 1 king or 2 twin beds, a hair dryer, satellite TV, and a telephone.  

• Number of accommodations: 281 Bedding: 1 king bed or 2 twin beds. View: Ocean.  

Queen Superior, Spacious and cozy, accommodating up to four persons.  

• Fantastic for families who can use the extra beds and space.  

• Accommodations offer a shower with tub, iron and ironing board and mini- fridge. Rooms with a garden or ocean view from the patio or terrace. These rooms are 300 square feet and offer air conditioning, 2 queen beds, a hair dryer, satellite TV, a telephone, tea/coffee facilities, a mini- fridge, an iron & ironing board and a bathtub.  

• Number of accommodations: 59 Bedding: 2 queen beds. View: Ocean.  

King Superior, Spacious and cozy. Ideal for honeymoons and romantic escapes! Accommodations offer a shower with tub, iron and ironing board and mini-fridge. Rooms with a garden or ocean view from the patio or terrace. These rooms are 300 square feet and feature a sitting area, 1 king bed, air conditioning, a hair dryer, satellite TV, a telephone, tea/ coffee facilities, a mini-fridge, an iron and ironing board.  

• Number of accommodations: 19 Bedding: 1 king bed. View: Ocean.  

Junior Suite, (JRS) These suites offer ocean views; suite has separate living room and bedroom with king-sized bed plus double balconies. Also offers a shower with tub, iron and ironing board and mini-fridge. All Junior Suites are located on the 3rd & 4th floor. Suites with a garden or ocean view from the patio or terrace. These rooms are 452 square feet and feature a separate living room, 1 king bed, air conditioning, a hair dryer, satellite TV, and a telephone.  

• Number of accommodations: 17 Bedding: 1 king bed. View: Ocean.  

12/23/2018 - 12/23/2019 One Bedroom Cottage(*), Beach front suites with 1 bedroom are 952 square feet with a queen bed. These rooms include a separate living room, air conditioning, a hair dryer, satellite TV and a telephone.  

12/23/2018 - 12/23/2019 Two Bedroom Cottage, Beach front suites with 2 bedrooms are 1452 square feet with 1 king and 2 single beds. These rooms include a separate living room, air conditioning, a hair dryer, satellite TV and a telephone.  

Please Note:  

• In room Wi-Fi is available for a fee.  

• Coffee and tea service available in the Standard Room for a weekly fee.  

• Coffee and tea service is complimentary in the Queen and King Superior and Junior Suite.  

• All rooms are sea-facing, most with ocean views.  

(*) Denotes on request basis only, no allotment given.  

All accommodations include: telephone (direct dial), television (cable), air conditioning, balcony or patio, shower, ceiling fans, clock radio, hairdryer, safe (in accommodation): ($) and bathtub (some accommodations).  

($) Denotes a fee may be charged.  

Specific bedding and/or special requests are fulfilled based on availability and cannot always be guaranteed.  

Food and Beverage Outlets (back to top)

Coconut Grill, Steps away from the beach and pools, a grab-and-go menu serves up quick and tasty choices like hamburgers, hot dogs and grilled jerk chicken and crispy French fries all afternoon. Take a seat up on the Observation Deck and you'll be treated to an amazing panoramic view of the Caribbean and Jolly Beach.  

General Opening Hours: 12:00pm until 4:45pm General Opening Days: Daily  

Bocciolo Restaurant & Bar(*), Open for dinner. Classic Italian dishes served in air-conditioned comfort, Bocciolo is a cool change of pace. The antipasto bar will call you back for seconds, but try to save room for Chef's homemade pasta, salads and Italian entrees. Cover Charge: A cover charge applies for this restaurant. Currently $20.00 USD per adult and $15.00 USD per child, per seating. Reservations are required here. Dress Code applies: Long pants for the gents, collared shirt and covered shoes. Restaurant is only open on certain nights, please check daily schedule.  

Cuisine: Italian.  

Dinner Hours: 6:30pm until 10:00pm Dinner Days of Opening: Daily  

No shorts or sleeveless shirts or sandals allowed.  

(*) Denotes reservation is required.  

Hemispheres Restaurant, The main dining room, a breezy relaxed atmosphere and casual buffet dining with indoor and outdoor seating - perfect for every meal. Centrally located, convenient to reception, the beach, and evening entertainment. Start every day at the breakfast buffet with selections ranging from fresh fruit and granola to pancakes and made-to-order omelets. Come in from the beach or pool to a lunch buffet of soups, salads, sandwiches and tasty selections from the grill.  

• In the evenings, menus are inspired by world cuisine and change nightly.  

• Open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner.  

Breakfast Hours: 7:00am-10:00am Lunch Hours: 12:00pm-2:00pm Dinner Hours: 6:30pm-10:00pm  

Lydia's Restaurant, Open for dinner and Sunday brunch. Tropical Blended drinks, grilled catch of the day, waves lapping on the shore, that's Lydias. This open-air beachside restaurant is casual and relaxed with a real island feel and flavor. Lydia's is the place to be on Sundays for lively steel band music - and a delicious meal. Reservations are required here. Note: Some supplementary menu items are not part of the All Inclusive Plan and are subject to a small surcharge. This restaurant is open during high periods, please check daily schedule.  

Cuisine: Caribbean, Seafood.  

Dinner Hours: 6:30pm until 10:00pm Brunch Hours: 12:00pm until 3:00pm  

Margarita's Mexican Restaurant(*), Open for dinner. Tucked in a cozy open- air setting, Margarita's is a fun place to be. Start with the signature "Margarita". Menu is a-la-carte with no surcharges.  

• Reservations are required here. Dress Code: Elegantly Casual. Restaurant is only open on certain nights, please check daily schedule.  

Cuisine: Mexican.  

(*) Denotes reservation is required.  

Dress Code at Ristorante Bocciolo Women: Elegantly casual, no beachwear. No flip-flops, or sneakers are permitted; tailored denim ware is acceptable.  

Men: Long trousers, shirts with collars and closed shoes are required. No jeans, shorts, sneakers or slippers permitted.  

Other F&B Information:  

• Afternoon Tea, Served daily from 4:30pm - 6:00pm. Every afternoon, the Courtyard at Jolly Beach Resort & Spa All Inclusive turns into a gathering place. It's informal; wander in from the beach and pools to nibble on sandwiches, scones, cakes and cookies while catching up with your friends and family.  

Add-On Package (Honeymoon 17-18) (back to top)

HONEYMOON PACKAGE 2017-2018 This is a complimentary honeymoon package offered to honeymooners.  

• Please review the inclusions below.  

Booking Dates: 08/29/2017 - 12/23/2018 Travel Dates: 09/01/2017 - 12/23/2018  

Package Inclusions:  

• Fruit plate  

• Sparkling wine  

• A discount (25%) off client's initial spa treatment.  

Please Note:  

• Spa discounts are based off the full rate card spa treatments and are not combinable with any local discounts.  

• Designation as a honeymoon couple must appear in the reservation request.  

• Proof of recent marriage may be required at check-in.  

Add-On Package (Renewal of Vows 17-18) (back to top)

RENEWAL OF VOWS PACKAGE 2017-2018  

Booking Dates: 08/29/2017 - 12/23/2018 Travel Dates: 09/01/2017 - 12/23/2018  

Package Inclusions:  

• Services of a wedding coordinator  

• Decorated site for the ceremony (the Renewal of Vows celebrations is set up for a maximum of 6 people including couple based on the inclusions below)  

• Single tier cake  

• Commemorative Certificate  

• One bottle of sparkling wine  

Please Note:  

• A local compulsory supplement paid to the Minister at resort applies to all Renewal of Vows packages (free or paid). The fee is currently $180.00 USD and is subject to change at any time.  

• Renewal of Vows Package is complimentary with a 7-night minimum stay or longer when booking the All Inclusive (AI) package in a Junior Suite.  

• Free Renewal of Vows may not be combinable with some offers and/or packages.  

• Renewal of Vows Ceremonies will not be scheduled over the holidays (12/22/17-01/02/18).  

Add-On Package (Wedding 17-18) (back to top)

WEDDING PACKAGE 2017-2018 A complimentary Wedding Package is offered with a 7-night stay (or longer) in a Junior Suite. If guests do not meet the criteria the Wedding Package may be purchased at a cost to the couple.  

Booking Dates: 08/29/2017 - 12/23/2018 Travel Dates: 09/01/2017 - 12/23/2018  

Package Inclusions:  

• Decorated site for wedding ceremony (the wedding is set up for a max 6 people based on inclusions below)  

• Best Man/Maid of Honor (if needed)  

• Bouquet of fresh local flowers for the Bride  

• Boutonniere for the Groom  

• Single tier wedding cake  

• One bottle of sparkling wine  

• A discount (25%) off client's initial spa treatment  

Please Note:  

• All weddings (including the free wedding) require a local licensing fee of $350.00 USD (subject to local change, payable to the local authorities).  

• A taxi to town for legal paperwork is not included.  

• Residency: One business day is required to process the legal application required for the marriage license.  

• Optional extras that are not included (and are at an additional cost) are music & entertainment; photography & videography; reception; additional flowers & decor.  

• Optional extra are provided by third-party independent contractors, and the resort is not responsible for quality.  

• Cost of transportation to Legal Affairs and the High Court is not included.  

• Transfers must be paid directly to the driver  

• Government offices are not open on public holidays.  

• A Free Wedding is available with a 7 night stay (or longer) on the All Inclusive Plan in a Junior Suite. Some restrictions apply - Free Wedding may not be combinable with some offers and/or packages.  

• All Free Weddings also require a local registrar and licensing fee (subject to local change and is payable to the local authorities).  

• Weddings will not be scheduled over the holidays (12/22/17-01/02/18).  

Required Documentation:  

• Please travel with valid passports, immigration cards (stamped locally at airport). If divorced original proof of Decree Absolute; if widowed, original death certificate; original proof of name change by Deed Poll; if under 18 years of age, evidence of consent of parents is required in the form of an original Affidavit by a Notary Public. N.B. Documents such as birth certificates and Decree Absolutes must be officially translated into English.  

Specialty Package (All Inclusive 18-19) (back to top)

ALL INCLUSIVE PACKAGE 2018-2019  

Booking Dates: 07/05/2018 - 12/23/2019 Travel Dates: 07/05/2018 - 12/23/2019  

Package Inclusions:  

• Four on-site restaurants - 3 a la carte, and 1 buffet  

• Free Wi-Fi in public areas and select rooms at an additional cost  

• Fitness facility  

• Nearby golf courses and marina  

• Kayaking and sailing lessons  

• Games room and outdoor tennis, basketball, and beach volleyball courts  

• Regularly scheduled family-friendly activities and entertainment  

• Supervised Kids Club  

• Conference and wedding facilities  

Please Note:  

• The following are not included on the All Inclusive plan: phone calls, bottled beverages, premium liquors, gift shop purchases, internet connection fees, beauty and spa services.  

• Bocciolo's has a surcharge for dining at the restaurant. The supplement will be charged per adult and per child (ages 3-11 years old), for each dining experience.  

• Certain menu items are subject to a small surcharge at Lydia's Restaurant.  

• There is a fee for night time tennis.  

• There is a three (3) night minimum stay for reservations 12/24/17- 01/02/18 & 12/24/18-01/02/19.  

Package inclusions are subject to change.  

Miscellaneous Information (back to top)

 

Think Jolly Family Program In addition to its regularly scheduled family-friendly activities and entertainment, Jolly Beach Resort & Spa has introduced the Think Jolly Family Program to add even more great value to its All Inclusive package.  

The Think Jolly Family Program is actually a line-up of three family- friendly activity modules: Think Jolly Adventure, Think Jolly Sports and Think Jolly Relax. Families can sign up for one, two or all three -- and they're all-included. Activities include star gazing on the beach and a beach-bonfire; tennis clinics, kayak and sailing lessons, dance lessons, Couples massage lesson, Parents Date Nite, Kids Soire, Family Beach Olympics and My Jolly Little Chef.  

General Destination Information - Important!  

• Please advise all clients traveling to Antigua:  

• That the wearing of camouflage or military apparel is illegal, and enforceable by law.