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Posh nosh for kids in Antigua

2nd July 2010 Print

One of the Caribbean’s leading family resorts, the all inclusive Jolly Beach in Antigua, is running Posh Nosh classes for children. Children are taught the art of dining at the resorts a la carte restaurant Bocciolo.

Posh Nosh classes include learning how to use a knife and fork correctly, how to order from a menu and good table manners. Meanwhile parents can languish on the beach sipping cocktails and watching the sunset only to join their children for dinner and be put to shame by their new skills!

Jolly Beach Resort is extremely child friendly with a whole host of activities for children of all ages. The Jolly Kids Club entertains children from 3 to 12 years old while teenagers get to have their own Jolly Teenz Club. Activities at the Kids Club include Beach Picnics, Caribbean Story Time, Treasure Hunts and Pirate Nights while activities for teenagers – who have their own club, fully decked out with Nintendo Wii, Xbox, Ping Pong table, stereo and snooker table, - include kayaking lessons, beach bonfires, moonlight scavenger hunts, pizza and movie nights.

There are even Spa packages for children who want to be pampered just like mummy. The Little Princess Spa Day and For The Little Man packages take place at the Palms Wellness Centre Spa.

In addition to its regularly scheduled family-friendly activities at the Kidz and Teenz club, Jolly Beach Resort and Spa have introduced the Think Jolly Family Programme. Choose from three family-friendly activity groups: Think Jolly Adventure, Think Jolly Sports and Think Jolly Relax. Families can sign up for one or all of them and they are all included in the price.

The Jolly Adventure Programme includes:

Kayaking and Sailing lessons
Star Gazing and Mini Bonfire
The Antiguan Art and Craft Corner

The Jolly Sports Programme:

Tennis Lessons & tournaments
Dance Classes
Family Beach Olympics

The Jolly Relax Programme:

Massage lessons (for couples)
Kids Dinner Party
Parents Date Night
My Jolly Little Chef cookery

Jolly Beach is the ideal base from which to discover the island of Antigua, which boasts 365 beaches, one for each day of the year. Scattered across the island holidaymakers will find a wealth of history from stone built sugar mills used on the old plantations to historic old forts and Nelson’s Dockyard where building started in 1743.

Jolly Beach Resort and Spa offers great year-round value. The resort is 464-room, all-inclusive. All-inclusive rates include accommodation, all government taxes and service charges, all meals, snacks and afternoon tea, house brand drinks, non-motorized watersports activities, Jolly Kidz and Teenz Clubs, Think Jolly Family Program, use of the gym and entertainment. All rooms are air-conditioned and face the ocean; each has a patio or balcony, direct-dial phone, cable TV, hair-dryer and rentable safe.

The resort is featured in most leading UK tour operator’s brochures including Virgin Holidays, Kuoni, Hayes & Jarvis, Thomas Cook Signature, Thomsons.

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