Garden view, 2 Bed 2 Bath,Apt C2,
Garden view, 2 Bed 2 Bath,Apt C2,
6 Gäste
2 Schlafzimmer
2 Betten
2 Badezimmer
6 Gäste
2 Schlafzimmer
2 Betten
2 Badezimmer
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The Buckleys Country Club has its own distinctive flavour that will exceed your expectations and transform your moments on the island into everlasting memories. Land, water, wind and sun in perfect harmony as nature intended will greet you daily.

Der Wohnraum

Antigua apartments accommodate up to six people in spacious one or two bedroom facilities fully equipped with modern kitchen, luxurious bathrooms and pristine comfortable bedrooms.

With floor to ceiling windows throughout each large Caribbean apartment, the light breezy and tranquil location on a central hillside provides 180 degree panoramic views from St. John's to Jumby Bay, while being no more than a fifteen minute journey from several of Antigua's famous 365 beaches and 20 minutes from V.C. Bird International Airport.


Experience all that Antigua and Barbuda has to offer at Antigua's best value for money in a safe and secure facility. Relax on your quiet verandah after a busy day exploring Antigua, and enjoy the stunning nightscape encompassing the twinkling city lights and cruise ships heading out to sea.

Zugang für Gäste

Each Antigua apartment offers, bathroom with bath tub and a multi jets and rain shower rose head. Kitchens come fully equipped with fridge, freezer and oven along with microwave, and coffee maker and are open plan to a spacious dining room and lounge opening to a breezy verandah. Apartments are with Cable TV, DVD,and Wi-Fi access. Also our rooms do have air conditioner units and can be use for an extra cost

Bedrooms:
Bedrooms all have double glazed glass sliding doors to the wrap around terraces. All have air-conditioning(for an extra charge), ceiling fans, hair dryers, linens, and alarm clock/ radio.
Bathrooms:
All bathrooms have rain head showers; en-suite bathrooms have bath tub and showers. Towels, soap, and basic supplies can be at a small extra cost provided.

Kitchen:
Fully equipped kitchen with stove, oven, grill, microwave, coffee maker, toaster, fridge/freezer, cooking utensils, cutlery, plates, glasses etc.

Living / Dining Room:
Large living and dining area with sofa beds and table with seating for six, opens to the wrap around verandah through double glazed glass sliding doors. Equipped with ceiling fans, Cable TV, DVD, telephone and Wi-Fi access.
Cleaning/towels/

linen/maid service:
All towels, linen and iron/ ironing board included. Housekeeping services are available to suit your stay needs- daily, weekly or optional- and is arranged upon reservation. A weekly housekeeping service is included in the rate.
Accessibility
Not suitable for persons with limited mobility.

Interaktion mit Gästen

Your hosts Anthony and Debbie will accommodate your every need, from personalised airport pick up, providing the most cost effective car rental package on island, or ensuring your kitchen is fully stocked to your requirements for your arrival. You get the best of the touristic array of Antigua, away from the bustle of the usual hotspots. Enjoy Antigua your way, your style, at Buckleys Country Club.


Ausstattung
Familien- / kinderfreundlich
WLAN
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Kostenloser Parkplatz auf dem Grundstück

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Keine Partys oder Veranstaltungen
Nicht sicher oder ungeeignet für Kleinkinder (unter 2 Jahren)
Der Check-in ist jederzeit nach 15:00
Check-out bis 12:00
Kaution beträgt 160€

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Nutzerprofil von Vonesa
Januar 2017
Where do I start? So I literally just returned home from my trip to Antigua.. I could not have made a better choice than the Buckley's apartment, quiet, comfortable, clean and spacious are just a few words to describe the (URL HIDDEN) fiance and I stayed in room 1c (I GOT ENGAGED ON THE TERRACE I MAY ADD). The housekeeper was very polite n quick to assist. We were checked on shortly after we arrived to ensure we were OK.. The view from the terrace is breathtaking, day or night..

Nutzerprofil von Brent
März 2016
We recently returned from a holiday in Antigua & stayed at Buckleys & would highly recommend it! The apartment was large bright & airy & very clean, it also had great views. We would recommend having Anthony meet you at the airport or getting a cab, as it can be a tricky spot to find if you're not familiar with the island. A lot of the roads are unnamed , so even a map isn't much help until you get your bearings. Maybe if we hadn't been awake and traveling since the wee hours of the morning, it might have been easier for us to find. As it was we didn't find it & ended up calling Anthony who came & rescued us from the side of the road(thanks again). It was a great home base for us, a home away from home to go back to at the end of a long day exploring the island. Anthony left a local phone for us to use & had coffee , tea & juice for us upon our arrival. He also gave us many suggestions on places to see during our visit. All in all , we had a great vacation, the people of Antigua are very friendly and helpful & the island is absolutely beautiful. Anthony was a great host & we will definitely be going back! (URL HIDDEN)Brent & Joy (URL HIDDEN) NS Canada

Nutzerprofil von Ann-Zinga
Februar 2016
Anthony has a great listing, and a is a lovely person too he welcomed us on arrival to the apartment helped with our luggage ( big cases) and loaned us a pay as you go mobile (so useful) and gave information for our stay. He also helped us with our transfer from the airport (Ian) we were delayed which he kept checking on to ensure he met us upon arrival. Its a brilliant place to stay really spacious we had 2/3 balconies which give amazing views of the Island right down to Heritage Quay where the cruise ships come in and the locals are friendly its a residential area so you feel more of Antigua I think. The dogs (no trouble at all) they realise you are staying and in a way look out for you they dont bother you. A car would be useful but we had family/friends to take us round the island, however we walked to the main road 10 -15 mins max where you can get the bus into St Johns, yes it is an unsurfaced road but its private and is not that bad the views alone from this location make up for it too. I would definitly stay at Buckleys again and highly recommend it for a stay. Anthony is a great host and you'll only find out if you book one of his Air BnB's. Thanks Anthony staying was great!. :o)
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Thank you Ann-Zinga it was a pleasure to have you and your sister.
Februar 2016

Nutzerprofil von Craig
April 2015
Anthony's place was lovely. Great views and being in the middle of Antigua meant everything is easy to get to. Very clean and nice apartment with loads of space. Anthony was away, but his brother Burnie looked after us very well, even picking us up at 3am on departure day to take us to airport for our early flight. Make sure you print off a map though (Buckley's country club is searchable on (SENSITIVE CONTENTS HIDDEN) maps) if you are planning on getting any taxis as most drivers don't know it. Overall thoroughly recommended.

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BIOGRAPHY
At first glance, Anthony Brightly seems like the typical entrepreneur, struggling to ensure that his business venture gets off the ground, but chisel away at his simple façade and a talented business mogul emerges, with an impeccable background in the music industry.

Born in London, England to Jamaican immigrants, Brightly, developed a love for music from his father, George Brightly, who after starting a small sound system from his home in the 1960s, advanced to establish two of the first reggae clubs in that part of the United Kingdom.

Influenced by his father’s success in the music business, Brightly and group of friends revived his Dad’s sound system in the 1970’s. Named after his father, the “Sir George” Sound System grew to become the leading reggae sound system in the 1970s and would eventually springboard Brightly’s leap into the music industry.

While still in school, the young keyboard player, along with five of his friends, created Black Slate, an early pioneer of UK based reggae music. The group saw early success, selling millions of records during the late seventies and early eighties.

As a result, Brightly’s musical career soared, allowing the young musician to work with internationally renowned reggae artists like Peter Tosh, Jimmy Cliff, The Wailers and many others.

“I’ve also performed with every major British artist. Dennis Brown, John Holt, Delroy Wilson…. I’ve worked with all of them,” recalls Brightly.

A man of many talents indeed, following in his father’s footsteps yet again, Brightly also owned a series of popular night clubs in London and subsequently established the Brightly Music Publishing Company.

Even with this busy schedule, Brightly would find time to visit Jamaica and some of the other Caribbean islands. Although, he didn’t know it at the time, his life was to change significantly when he set foot in Antigua.

Like so many others before him, Brightly fell in love with Antigua’s warm climate and peaceful lifestyle. What’s more brightly’s childhood sweetheart, Debbie Peters had Antiguan roots and in 1998 (quite coincidentally) the two met again in Antigua.

The local saying that “Old Fire Sticks are easy to light” proved true for the Brightly and Peters as they quickly rekindled the romance after a ten year break up. The businessman soon sold most of his UK interests and relocated to the “Land of Sun, Sea and Sand.”

“I fell in love with the island,” sighs a smiling Brightly, who also admits that “he saw opportunities to develop various businesses locally.”

Backed by two British investors, the creative entrepreneur made his foray into the lucrative real estate business, by purchasing four acres of scenic, hill top land in Buckleys, for the construction of a housing development.

While his initial plan included several custom built bungalow-style properties, within a gated community, which would be marketed to expatriates (like himself) wishing to own a home on the island, Brightly, quickly modified the concept after finding it difficult to sell the project to his target group.

“Most of the people coming home to live still have this old school mentality, where they preferred to purchase the land and build their own homes rather than purchase an existing home,” he discloses.

Undaunted, the shrewd business man went back to the drawing board and after conducting his own research, developed a new concept – the Buckley Heights Country Club and Spa. He plans to offer membership to Antiguan based professionals.

“Although people have different comfort zones, they all want one common thing; quality accommodations. Many persons don’t want to stay with relatives and they’re not interested in the more expensive beachfront properties. They want a village experience with the same quality of a beach front villa,” Brightly explains.

After nearly six years of construction, the first phase of the project is scheduled for completion by April 2009, in time for the 2nd annual Romantic Rhythms Music Festival.

Brightly is full of praises for the Antigua and Barbuda Investment Authority, which approved his application for concessions to complete construction on the complex.

“I started building in 2002,” says Brightly, and “I never got a concession until last year,” he adds.

The Buckley Heights Country Club and Spa will be the headquarters for DEJAM Antigua, another of Brightly’s successful music based business ventures. Started in 2004, the weeklong music festival, featuring DJ’s from all points of the globe, is deeply embedded into Brightly’s roots in the Sound System business.

“When I decided to get married in 2002, we planned a small wedding but after informing them, most of my friends wanted to come. I ended up having more than 200 people at my wedding. Most of them spent the week, so I took them around, showed them the sites, took them on a couple of boat tours and of course with my background in music, we had a few beach parties,” recounts the Londoner turned Island man.

These activities formed the template for the launch of the annual music festival. For many, organising, a music festival without any financial backing would be a lofty endeavour, but with Brightly’s profound knowledge of the industry, DEJAM Antigua lures more than two hundred British visitors to the island’s shores and is fast becoming one of the more recognized events of its time.

Initially, the former night club owner and promoter wanted to stage a more concert oriented Peace and Love Festival, but conscious of the challenges of attracting the numbers to cover the costs of contracting the artist, Brightly chose a more cost effective avenue.

“I didn’t think I had established myself enough to carry it off,” he says, while highlighting that “with DEJAM, I can afford the DJ’s and I am able to attract the numbers to make the venture viable.”

Although, the festival, held during the last week of September (arguably, the slowest tourist period of the year) continues to bring plane loads of visitors to Antigua and Barbuda, DEJAM lost the Ministry of Tourism’s endorsement after only two years.
Brightly says this is reportedly because “the country’s UK Tourism office wanted to distance itself from the event.”

Nonetheless, the music aficionado, who has owned three night clubs and managed a radio station in the UK, takes his role of self appointed Tourism Ambassador quite seriously and is, satisfied with the positive feedback he’s receiving from the tourists he brings to the island.

Brightly says “Best Holiday of my life,” is a common response posted on the website “ from many of the more than 600 individuals, who have visited the island for the festival.

“We create an environment; especially for people out of the UK, who have never in their lifetimes, experienced a holiday in paradise. Because the authorities don’t market to them, their perception is that paradise is something unattainable. There are many 25 year olds in the UK, who’ve only seen white sand and azure water beaches in films,” he says.

Brightly continues “when I bring them here and they have a good time, they go back and talk about the festival and the island. Here’s where I’ve found my niche. Come on holiday with me and I will give you an experience you’ll never forget, I tell them.”

He’s already planning for DEJAM Antigua 2009 and anticipates more than 300 visitors for the 6th annual event. He says with the addition of a DJ Awards Banquet, local support for the festival increases with each passing year.

“People often stop me on the street or shout as I drive by [Brightly DEJAM was wicked this year, looking forward to next year] claims the festival organizer.

“I distributed a couple of thousand DEJAM T-Shirts and Caps during the last festival and now I see them all over the place,” he adds.

Brightly’s newest business venture involves him partnering with a leading financial institution in Antigua and Barbuda to establish a Wealth Management Fund, which allows investors to contribute to the fund and benefit from competitive returns while assisting with the development of lucrative Caribbean niches.

Even with his multiple roles, the family man makes it a priority to spend quality time with his wife and his three children, who reside in Antigua. Hopefully, at least one of his offspring will carry on the Brightly tradition of mixing business and music to create a cocktail of success.


Writen by Tracelyn Cornelius

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