What's Near Blue Waters Hotel

If this sounds like you, picking accommodations located near a nice beach will ensure that you get to experience the beach as often as you like.

Luckily, Blue Waters Hotel is directly on the water, so you won't need to travel far to enjoy the most popular feature in the area. This particular site is located outside of the more crowded areas of Antigua, meaning guests of the property oftentimes get to have the beach to themselves, allowing them to lay their towel anywhere on the sand that they desire.

Nearby Beaches

Naturally, since Blue Waters Hotel was built directly on Soldier Bay East, relaxing on the sand is popular with guests staying at this property. Soldier Bay East is a quiet beach flanked by rocky formations and hidden in lush green woods. It's a clean beach with patches of pink sand. For travelers who want to venture farther away, there are some additional beaches worth investigating. Click on the names below to read our detailed article:

Beaches Near Blue Waters
Beach Distance Direction Location
Soldier Bay West 0.6 WSW 0.7 mi. North-Northeast of Dickenson Bay
Dickenson Bay 1.1 SW Dickenson Bay
Runaway Beach 2.2 SW Runaway Bay
Jabberwock 2.4 E 3.3 mi. East of Dickenson Bay
Shoal Bay 2.7 E Dutchman Bay
Fort James Beach 3.1 SW St. John's
Winthorpes Bay Beach 3.5 ESE Dutchman Bay
St. Johns Harbor South 4.0 SW St. John's
St. Johns Harbor West 4.2 SW Five Islands
Trafalgar Beach 4.2 SW Five Islands
Deep Bay 4.5 SW Five Islands
Maiden Island Beach 5.0 ESE Maiden Island

Soldier Bay West is closest to the hotel. Soldier Bay West is an isolated beach, hiding itself between big name beach resorts and waiting to be discovered by the island's more curious visitors.

You may also want to visit Dickenson Bay where there are plenty of opportunities for activities and being social. Several big name resorts make their home on Dickenson Bay. That means there's plenty to do, including tours and water sports, but you're not likely to be all alone on this beach. This one is located a mile south west of the property.

Nearby Areas

Travelers who want to know a little bit more about what's located nearby might like to know how far away the closest city or town is from the property. Blue Waters Hotel is located in Cedar Grove, a town near St. John's; it's 1.2 miles to the northeast of Dickenson Bay.

Below are the names of some of the neighborhoods and towns located within a short distance of Blue Waters Hotel.

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Dickenson Bay 1.2 SW
Runaway Bay 2.0 SW
Prickly Pear Island 2.5 E
Cassada Gardens 2.8 SSE
Dutchman Bay 3.1 ESE
downtown St. John's 3.4 S
Redcliffe Quay 3.5 S
St. John's 3.5 S
Pigotts 4.2 SE
Fitches Creek 4.3 SE

Nearby Attractions

Betty's Hope

Vacationers who prefer to stay active and on-the-go during their stay in Antigua will quickly learn that Blue Waters Hotel is the perfect place for active guests, especially if they plan to take advantage of this busy part of town. In fact, this particular part of Antigua claims a number of exciting attractions, such as Old Sugar Factory, Antigua Rainforest Canopy Tour, and Betty's Hope. The nearest attraction of the three is Old Sugar Factory.

There are plenty of other attractions to keep all kinds of travelers happy; find them listed in the table below.

Attractions Near Blue Waters
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Old Sugar Factory Historical Site 4.8 SE 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 4.1 SSE 1.9 mi. East of St. John's
Sweets Windmill Ruins Historical Site 8.2 S 3.3 mi. Northwest of Falmouth Harbour
Old Sugar Mill Ruins Historical Site 3.0 SSE Cassada Gardens
Monk's Hill Park Park 10.5 SSE 0.5 mi. North of Falmouth Harbour
Victoria Park Botanical Garden 3.4 S St. John's
Wallings Resevoir Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 9.2 S --
Deluxe Cinemas Movie Theater 3.4 S Downtown St. John's
Greencastle Hill Park Historical Site 6.8 S 2.5 mi. East of Jolly Harbour
St. John's Cathedral Historical Site 3.3 S Downtown St. John's
The Museum of Antigua and Barbuda Museum 3.4 S Downtown St. John's
Caribbean Cinemas - Antigua Megaplex 8 Movie Theater 2.4 S St. John's
Orange Valley Gardens Botanical Garden -- -- Willikies
Admiral House Museum 12.1 SSE English Harbour
Nelson's Ruins Northeast Historical Site 12.2 SSE English Harbour
Nelson's Ruins West Historical Site 12.2 SSE English Harbour
Nelson's Ruins Southeast Historical Site 12.2 SSE English Harbour
Dockyard Museum Museum 12.3 SSE English Harbour
Nelson's Dockyard National Park Park 12.3 SSE English Harbour
Fort Berkeley Historical Site 12.4 SSE English Harbour
Jones Valley Trail Park -- -- 0.7 mi. Southeast of English Harbour
Lookout Trail Park 12.7 SSE 0.7 mi. Southeast of English Harbour
Shirley Heights Fort Historical Site 12.8 SSE 0.8 mi. Southeast of English Harbour
Fort James Historical Site 3.3 SW St. John's
Carpenters Rock Trail Hiking Trail 12.9 SSE 0.8 mi. Southeast of English Harbour
Detour Bike Trails Park -- -- 1.6 mi. Southeast of Jolly Harbour
Fort Barrington Historical Site 4.4 SW Five Islands

If you're searching for a place where you can while away some free time, Antigua Rainforest Canopy Tour might be a good choice. 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

When deciding where to stay, it's often helpful to learn more about nearby lodging possibilities as a means to get a feel for the region. You'll be able to find lots of other places to learn about nearby, as this part of Antigua plays host to an impressive selection of resorts and hotels to pick from. Get the details you need about the surrounding area's lodging possibilities by reading the table below.

Accommodations near Blue Waters
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Sandpiper Reef Resort 0.4 E Cedar Grove, Antigua
Rex Resorts Halcyon Cove 1.0 SW Dickenson Bay, Antigua
Trade Winds Hotel 1.0 SSW Dickenson Bay, Antigua
Dickenson Bay Cottages 1.1 SW 0.2 mi. East of Dickenson Bay, Antigua
Sandals Antigua Caribbean Village & Spa 1.2 SW Dickenson Bay, Antigua
Villas at Sunset Lane 1.3 SW 0.3 mi. Southeast of Dickenson Bay, Antigua
Siboney Beach Club 1.5 SW Dickenson Bay, Antigua
Buccaneer Beach Club 1.5 SW Dickenson Bay, Antigua
Hodges Bay Club 2.1 E Cedar Grove, Antigua
Serendipity Cottages 2.1 S St. John's, Antigua

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