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Antigua: Movin on up

Wednesday, April 21st, 2010

jumby-bayAlthough well-known in the island world , Antigua has largely gone unnoticed in the mainstream. This is changing with a  growing number of Europeans  scouting real estate on the Caribbean island of Antigua, lured by its legendary 365 beaches and the explosion of upscale properties that have come on the market in recent years.

Jumby Bay a exclusive private island resort is leading Anituga’s reimaging with the recent completion of a 28$ renovation.  In addition to the hotel, where rooms are furnished with mahogany four-poster beds and marble baths, there are 49 privately owned homes. Prices generally start at about $4.25 million but can be more than $30 million.

Accessible only by private ferry, the island is owned and operated by Jumby Bay Island Co., and individual homeowners are shareholders. The hotel is managed by Rosewood Hotels & Resorts, the luxury company that also runs The Mansion on Turtle Creek in Dallas.

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