What's Located Around Blue Waters Hotel

Lots of travelers have decided to spend their holidays in Antigua because of the sparkling beaches that the island is so well known for. If you or your group are big beach fans, Blue Waters Hotel is just what you are looking for. This lodging is located on the shore, so vacationers can spend all day every day in the sun if that will make them happy. Being able to lay a blanket out in an area without groups of other vacationers nearby is something to be valued. This beach offers a low-key and uncrowded environment because it's not located near the more crowded areas of Antigua.

Nearby Beaches

Obviously, since Blue Waters Hotel is located directly on Soldier Bay East, sun bathing 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 eager for some variety, there are some additional beaches worth investigating. Click the names below to learn more:

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 the one that's nearest 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.

If the quiet and serene qualities of Soldier Bay West don't appeal to you, consider going to Dickenson Bay at which many visitors create a stir of activity. 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 quick distance off.

Nearby Areas

Stopping by a community or town near your hotel can be a nice day trip that brings variety to your trip, whether it's about trying their underrated nightlife, or interacting with the locals while on your trip. Blue Waters Hotel is located in Cedar Grove, a town close to St. John's; it is one and a quarter miles (two kilometers) 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

Travelers who want to be in the middle of the action during their trip to Antigua will find that Blue Waters Hotel is an excellent home base for those who want to take advantage of this interesting area. In fact, this region touts a wide array of places to explore, like Old Sugar Factory, Antigua Rainforest Canopy Tour, and Betty's Hope, to name a few. The closest of the three is Old Sugar Factory.

If these attractions don't interest you, you'll find a number of other choices nearby; the closest to this property are 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
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 somewhere a little different to visit, Antigua Rainforest Canopy Tour may be just what you're looking for. 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

Getting details about nearby hotel booking possibilities is generally a great way to get a feel for the area as whole. Readers will find lots of other destinations to consider prior to making a decision, as this part of Antigua offers guests an excellent selection of resorts and hotels to choose from. The table below shows the hotel booking options that are found in the area.

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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