What's Near Galley Bay

Quite often, guests make plans to spend their holidays in Antigua knowing that they'll get to see the sparkling beaches that the region is so proud of.

Therefore, most guests are delighted that Galley Bay is located directly on the water, so you won't have to go far to see one of the most naturally beautiful features of the area. The beach on this property enjoy a great balance as far as population; it is not far from the landmarks in Antigua, yet cultivates a feeling that is not overtly over-crowded.

Nearby Beaches

Obviously, since Galley Bay is located right on Landing Bay, relaxing at the water's edge is popular with guests staying at this property. Rocky formations, sea grape brush and green hills make for a great view from this beach, which still manages to have a beautiful stretch of smooth white sand. The water is calm and clear and this beach is usually quiet. For guests who are willing to venture off site, the following options each offer something a little different. Click the names below to learn more:

Beaches Near Galley Bay
Beach Distance Direction Location
Hawksbill Bay 0.5 SW Five Islands
Deep Bay 0.7 ENE Five Islands
Trafalgar Beach 1.0 NE Five Islands
St. Johns Harbor West 1.1 E Five Islands
Pinching Bay 1.2 SSW Five Islands
St. Johns Harbor South 1.8 E St. John's
Fort James Beach 2.2 ENE St. John's
Hermitage Bay 2.4 S 1.3 mi. North of Jolly Harbour
Stony Horn Bay Beach 2.5 S 1.5 mi. Northwest of Jolly Harbour
Little Pearns Bay Beach 2.6 S 1.6 mi. Northwest of Jolly Harbour
Pearns Bay South Beach 2.8 S 1.5 mi. Northwest of Jolly Harbour
Cove Bay Beach 2.8 S 1.1 mi. Northwest of Jolly Harbour
Runaway Beach 3.0 NE Runaway Bay
Jolly Beach 3.7 S Jolly Harbour
Dickenson Bay 4.1 NE Dickenson Bay
Valley Church Beach 4.5 S Valley Church
Soldier Bay West 4.6 NE 0.7 mi. North-Northeast of Dickenson Bay
Coco Beach 4.7 S 1.1 mi. South-Southwest of Jolly Harbour
Soldier Bay East 5.0 NE Cedar Grove

The most convenient option is Hawksbill Bay. On the Northeast side of Antigua, Hawksbill Bay flows effortlessly into the Caribbean Sea. With the exception of the Hawksbill Hotel, the area is fairly undeveloped, the perfect place to find your missing piece of mind.

Nearby Areas

Travelers who are curious to know about what's located nearby might want to find out how far—or near—the neighboring town or city is from their location. Galley Bay is located in Five Islands, a neighborhood in Antigua; it's to the west of St. John's.

Below are the names of some of the neighborhoods and towns located within a short distance of Galley Bay.

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Runaway Bay 3.2 NE
Redcliffe Quay 3.2 E
downtown St. John's 3.3 E
St. John's 3.3 E
Jolly Harbour 3.7 S
Dickenson Bay 3.9 NE
Bolands 4.1 SSE
Valley Church 4.7 S
Cedar Grove 5.3 NE
Cassada Gardens 5.3 E

Nearby Attractions

Betty's Hope

Vacationers who want to be in the middle of the action during their stay in Antigua will quickly learn that Galley Bay is an excellent home base for those who want to take advantage of this interesting area. You will find that this particular region boasts plenty of places for travelers to explore, such as Old Sugar Factory, Antigua Rainforest Canopy Tour, and Betty's Hope, to name a few. Though there are at least three great attractions nearby, the closest one is Old Sugar Factory.

These attractions are just a sample of what's in the area; find more listed in the table below.

Attractions Near Galley Bay
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Old Sugar Factory Historical Site 6.3 E 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 5.2 E 1.9 mi. East of St. John's
Sweets Windmill Ruins Historical Site 7.0 SE 3.3 mi. Northwest of Falmouth Harbour
Old Sugar Mill Ruins Historical Site 5.1 E Cassada Gardens
Monk's Hill Park Park 10.0 SE 0.5 mi. North of Falmouth Harbour
Victoria Park Botanical Garden 3.7 E St. John's
Wallings Resevoir Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 7.4 SE --
Deluxe Cinemas Movie Theater 3.4 E Downtown St. John's
Greencastle Hill Park Historical Site 4.4 SE 2.5 mi. East of Jolly Harbour
St. John's Cathedral Historical Site 3.4 E Downtown St. John's
The Museum of Antigua and Barbuda Museum 3.3 E Downtown St. John's
Caribbean Cinemas - Antigua Megaplex 8 Movie Theater 4.0 E St. John's
Orange Valley Gardens Botanical Garden -- -- Willikies
Admiral House Museum 11.5 SE English Harbour
Nelson's Ruins Northeast Historical Site 11.5 SE English Harbour
Nelson's Ruins West Historical Site 11.5 SE English Harbour
Nelson's Ruins Southeast Historical Site 11.5 SE English Harbour
Dockyard Museum Museum 11.7 SE English Harbour
Nelson's Dockyard National Park Park 11.7 SE English Harbour
Fort Berkeley Historical Site 11.8 SE English Harbour
Jones Valley Trail Park -- -- 0.7 mi. Southeast of English Harbour
Lookout Trail Park 12.2 SE 0.7 mi. Southeast of English Harbour
Shirley Heights Fort Historical Site 12.3 SE 0.8 mi. Southeast of English Harbour
Fort James Historical Site 2.1 ENE St. John's
Carpenters Rock Trail Hiking Trail 12.3 SE 0.8 mi. Southeast of English Harbour
Detour Bike Trails Park -- -- 1.6 mi. Southeast of Jolly Harbour
Fort Barrington Historical Site 0.8 NE Five Islands

If you're on the lookout for an enjoyable experience, 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

When you're choosing a location to stay in, it's sometimes a good idea to learn about nearby accommodations as a way to get a better feel for the region. Readers will find lots of other places to learn about prior to making a decision, as this portion of Antigua offers visitors a wide variety of hotels and resorts to pick from. If you'd like to get more information about booking possibilities available in the region, see the table below.

Accommodations near Galley Bay
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Hawksbill Beach Resort 0.5 SW Five Islands, Antigua
Grand Royal Antiguan Beach Resort 0.7 E Five Islands, Antigua
Coconut Beach Club 1.1 E Five Islands, Antigua
Hermitage Bay 2.5 S 1.3 mi. North of Jolly Harbour, Antigua
Heritage Hotel 3.2 E Redcliffe Quay, Antigua
City View Hotel 3.4 E Downtown St. John's, Antigua
Anchorage Inn -- -- St. John's, Antigua
Buccaneer Beach Club 3.7 NE Dickenson Bay, Antigua
Siboney Beach Club 3.7 NE Dickenson Bay, Antigua
Tranquility Bay 3.8 S Jolly Harbour, Antigua

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