What's Near Galley Bay

Sometimes picking a hotel near a nice beach can make your trip even more exciting. If all you can think about is the beach, Galley Bay is the right spot for you. This site is set on the water, so tourists can spend as much time as they like in the sun if they want. This beach provides a wonderful amount of harmony when it comes to daily visitors; it is not far from the landmarks in Antigua, but manages an atmosphere that isn't overtly over-populated.

Nearby Beaches

Of course, since Galley Bay was built directly on Landing Bay, relaxing at the water's edge is one of the main attractions 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 those who are eager for some variety, there are some additional beaches worth investigating. Click the names below to view a detailed page:

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

Hawksbill Bay is the one that's nearest to these accommodations. 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

Vacationers seeking to learn a bit more about what else is in the area might want to find out how far—or near—the nearby city or town is from the property. Galley Bay is situated in Five Islands, a neighborhood in Antigua; it is to the west of St. John's.

The areas found closest to Galley Bay are listed below.

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

Tourists who want to enjoy plenty of activities during their stay in Antigua will quickly learn that Galley Bay makes a great home-base to start their excursions. As a matter of fact, this section of Antigua has a lot of spots for vacationers to explore, such as Old Sugar Factory, Antigua Rainforest Canopy Tour, and Betty's Hope. Though there are at least three great attractions nearby, the closest one is Old Sugar Factory.

These provide just a sample of all your options; for more attractions in this area, see those named in the following table.

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
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 searching for somewhere interesting to go, Antigua Rainforest Canopy Tour is an option 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 a place to stay, it's sometimes smart to learn about nearby lodging options as a way to better understand the surrounding area. Readers will find lots of other properties to learn about nearby, as this section of Antigua is home to an impressive selection of resort and hotel options. Take a look at the following table to find a complete list of lodging possibilities you can find in the area.

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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