What's Near Blue Waters Hotel

Many times, finding accommodations near the right beach can make your trip even more worthwhile.

Luckily, this property is directly on the waterfront, so you won't need to travel far to have an amazing view of the water. The ability to kick back in an area lacking lots of other visitors all over the place makes a difference in your beach going experience. This beach is known for that type of environment because it is hidden away from Antigua's more crowded areas.

Nearby Beaches

Obviously, since Blue Waters Hotel is located right on Soldier Bay East, relaxing at the water's edge is one of the main attractions here. 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 guests who are willing to venture off site, the following options each offer something a little different. Click the names below to view a detailed discussion:

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 probably the most convenient option to visit near 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.

If you were hoping to visit a less quiet part of the coast, consider nearby Dickenson Bay which is generally home to an active scene with lots of other visitors. 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. You'll find this one a quick interval away.

Nearby Areas

Vacationers who aren't ready to book their rooms before learning about the surrounding area's offerings may be wondering how close (or far) the neighboring city or town is from the property. Blue Waters Hotel is located in Cedar Grove, a town in the vicinity of St. John's; it is one and a quarter miles (two kilometers) to the northeast of Dickenson Bay.

The table below lists the areas that are closest to 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

Visitors who want to try unfamiliar activities during their stay in Antigua will find that Blue Waters Hotel makes an excellent place to start your daily adventures. You will soon notice that this region is simply full of places for travelers to explore, such as Old Sugar Factory, Antigua Rainforest Canopy Tour, and Betty's Hope. The nearest attraction of the three is Old Sugar Factory.

For even more attractions to add to your agenda, find several of the nearest named in the following table.

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 looking for a chance to see something a little different, Antigua Rainforest Canopy Tour is an alternative worth considering. 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 you're choosing where to book your stay, it's often worthwhile to learn more about nearby accommodation options as a means to better understand the area. You will find no shortage of other places to think about prior to making a decision, as this part of Antigua offers visitors a terrific selection of resorts and hotels to choose from. The table below provides a list of the hotel booking possibilities you'll find in the vicinity.

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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