What's Located Around Antigua Beachcomber Hotel

Often, landing accommodations near a nice beach can add a special element to your holiday.

Fortunately, Antigua Beachcomber Hotel is located directly on the waterfront, so you won't need to travel far to see one of the most naturally beautiful features of the area. The ability to spend a day without groups of people in the area is truly something to be valued. This beach offers that type of environment because it is not located near the more populated parts of Antigua.

Nearby Beaches

Needless to say, since Antigua Beachcomber Hotel was built directly on Winthorpes Bay Beach, relaxing at the water's edge is a popular pastime at this property. Not much more than a stretch of sand on the coast of Antigua, Winthorpes Bay Beach is perfect for those looking for easy access and do not care too much of amenities. For vacationers who are willing to venture off site, there are some additional beaches worth investigating. Click on the following names to view a detailed discussion:

Beaches Near Beachcomber
Beach Distance Direction Location
Shoal Bay 0.8 NNW Dutchman Bay, Antigua
Jabberwock 1.1 NW 3.3 mi. East of Dickenson Bay, Antigua
Maiden Island Beach 1.7 E Maiden Island
Long Island Beach West 2.0 E Long Island
Long Island Beach North 2.3 E Long Island
Soldier Bay East 3.5 WNW Cedar Grove, Antigua
Soldier Bay West 3.8 WNW 0.7 mi. North-Northeast of Dickenson Bay, Antigua
Dickenson Bay 3.9 W Dickenson Bay, Antigua
Great Bird Island Beach 4.3 E Great Bird Island
Runaway Beach 4.4 W Runaway Bay, Antigua
Grape Bay West 4.6 E Guinea Island
Grape Bay East 4.9 ESE Guinea Island
Fort James Beach 5.0 W St. John's, Antigua

The most convenient option is Shoal Bay. The waters of Shoal Bay lap upon two separate beaches. The bigger and more popular Jabberwock beach and the smaller Shoal Bay Beach on the south end of the bay.

If the quiet and serene qualities of Shoal Bay don't appeal to you, consider going to Long Island Beach West which provides a fun, colorful scene of crowds and water activities. Located on adjacent Long Island, Long Island Beach West is a popular beach. A resort is nearby but not obtrusive to the beauty of this beach.

Nearby Areas

Visiting a town or community neighboring your hotel can add some depth to your vacation experience, whether it's for enjoying a night out in the area, or experiencing the day in the life of a local. Antigua Beachcomber Hotel can be found in Dutchman Bay, a neighborhood in the general vicinity of Cassada Gardens; it is easily reached by taxi to the northeast of St. John's.

The areas that are closest to Antigua Beachcomber Hotel are listed in the table below:

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Fitches Creek, Antigua 1.7 S
Fitches Creek, Antigua 1.7 S
Maiden Island 1.7 E
Prickly Pear Island 1.9 NNW
Cassada Gardens, Antigua 2.0 SW
Pigotts, Antigua 2.2 SSW
Long Island 2.3 E
Cedar Grove, Antigua 2.5 WNW
Potters Village, Antigua 3.1 SSW
Parham, Antigua 3.2 SSE

Nearby Attractions

Betty's Hope

Travelers who want to try unfamiliar activities while visiting Antigua will find that Antigua Beachcomber Hotel is in a fun location with plenty of nearby sights. As a matter of fact, this area has countless opportunities for exploration, like Old Sugar Factory, Antigua Rainforest Canopy Tour, and Betty's Hope. Of the three nearby attractions, the closest is Old Sugar Factory.

These are just a few of your many options, more of which are shown in the table below.

Attractions Near Beachcomber
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Old Sugar Factory Historical Site 2.8 S 3.0 mi. East of St. John's
Antigua Rainforest Canopy Tour Zip Line Site -- -- Sweets
Betty's Hope Museum -- -- 2.5 mi. West of Willikies
National Hero's Park Museum 3.0 SW 1.9 mi. East of St. John's
Sweets Windmill Ruins Historical Site 6.8 S 3.3 mi. Northwest of Falmouth Harbour
Old Sugar Mill Ruins Historical Site 2.3 SW Cassada Gardens
Monk's Hill Park Park -- -- 0.5 mi. North of Falmouth Harbour
Victoria Park Botanical Garden 3.8 SW St. John's
Wallings Resevoir Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve -- -- --
Deluxe Cinemas Movie Theater 4.0 SW Downtown St. John's
Greencastle Hill Park Historical Site 6.7 SW 2.5 mi. East of Jolly Harbour
St. John's Cathedral Historical Site 3.9 WSW Downtown St. John's
The Museum of Antigua and Barbuda Museum -- -- Downtown St. John's
Caribbean Cinemas - Antigua Megaplex 8 Movie Theater 3.2 WSW St. John's
Orange Valley Gardens Botanical Garden -- -- Willikies
Admiral House Museum 9.9 S English Harbour
Nelson's Ruins Northeast Historical Site 10.1 S English Harbour
Nelson's Ruins West Historical Site 10.1 S English Harbour
Nelson's Ruins Southeast Historical Site 10.1 S English Harbour
Dockyard Museum Museum -- -- English Harbour
Nelson's Dockyard National Park Park -- -- English Harbour
Fort Berkeley Historical Site 10.2 S English Harbour
Jones Valley Trail Park -- -- 0.7 mi. Southeast of English Harbour
Lookout Trail Park -- -- 0.7 mi. Southeast of English Harbour
Shirley Heights Fort Historical Site 10.5 S 0.8 mi. Southeast of English Harbour
Fort James Historical Site 5.1 W St. John's
Carpenters Rock Trail Hiking Trail 10.6 S 0.8 mi. Southeast of English Harbour
Detour Bike Trails Park -- -- 1.6 mi. Southeast of Jolly Harbour
Fort Barrington Historical Site 6.5 W Five Islands

If you're searching for a chance to see something a little different, Antigua Rainforest Canopy Tour might be just right for you. Antigua Rainforest Canopy Tour is a unique way to view the rainforest of Antigua. On one of nine zip-lines or two canopy bridges you can experience a fully guided and exhilarating tour of some of the most beautiful land on the island.

Nearby Accommodations

Finding information about nearby accommodations is oftentimes an excellent way to get a feel for the area as whole. You will be able to find plenty of other properties to consider before making a decision, as this part of Antigua offers visitors an excellent selection of resort and hotel options. The table that follows provides a list of all of the lodging options you'll find in the vicinity.

Accommodations near Beachcomber
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Dutchman's Bay Cottages -- -- Dutchman Bay, Antigua
Hodges Bay Club 1.7 NW Cedar Grove, Antigua
Jumby Bay 2.4 E Long Island, Long Island
Sandpiper Reef Resort 3.0 WNW Cedar Grove, Antigua
Serendipity Cottages -- -- St. John's, Antigua
Blue Waters Hotel 3.3 WNW Cedar Grove, Antigua
Trade Winds Hotel 3.5 W Dickenson Bay, Antigua
Anchorage Inn -- -- St. John's, Antigua
Dickenson Bay Cottages 3.7 W 0.2 mi. East of Dickenson Bay, Antigua
Villas at Sunset Lane 3.7 W 0.3 mi. Southeast of Dickenson Bay, Antigua
 

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