What's Located Around Hermitage Bay

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Quite often, travelers plan to spend their vacations in Antigua just to experience the fabulous beaches that the island is so proud of.

Luckily, Hermitage Bay is right on the water and sand, so you won't have to go out of the way to enjoy the most popular feature in the area.

Nearby Beaches

Hermitage Bay

Obviously, since Hermitage Bay is located right on Hermitage Bay, relaxing on the sand is a popular pastime here. There's a serenity and quiet to Hermitage Bay, empty with the exception of the close by resort of the same name. It's a little known locale, with dark green hills on either side of the bay and a beautiful view of the turquoise Caribbean sea. For those who want to venture farther away, its not difficult to find another beach to experience. Click on the following names to read our detailed article:

Beaches Near Hermitage Bay
Beach Distance Direction Location
Cove Bay Beach 0.5 SW 1.1 mi. Northwest of Jolly Harbour
Stony Horn Bay Beach 0.5 W 1.5 mi. Northwest of Jolly Harbour
Little Pearns Bay Beach 0.6 W 1.6 mi. Northwest of Jolly Harbour
Pearns Bay South Beach 0.8 W 1.5 mi. Northwest of Jolly Harbour
Jolly Beach 1.3 S Jolly Harbour
Pinching Bay 1.5 NNW Five Islands
Valley Church Beach 2.1 S Valley Church
Hawksbill Bay 2.1 N Five Islands
Coco Beach 2.2 S 1.1 mi. South-Southwest of Jolly Harbour
Landing Bay 2.3 N Five Islands
Galley Bay Beach 2.4 N Five Islands
Ffryes Beach 2.6 S 1.4 mi. South-Southwest of Jolly Harbour
Deep Bay 2.9 N Five Islands
St. Johns Harbor West 3.0 NNE Five Islands
Darkwood Beach 3.0 S 1.8 mi. South of Jolly Harbour
St. Johns Harbor South 3.0 NE St. John's
Trafalgar Beach 3.1 N Five Islands
Fort James Beach 3.9 NE St. John's
Turner's Beach 3.9 S 2.7 mi. South of Jolly Harbour
Cades Bay Beach 4.9 SSE 3.6 mi. Southeast of Jolly Harbour
Runaway Beach 4.9 NNE Runaway Bay

Cove Bay Beach is closest to these accommodations. Cove Bay Beach is located right across from Jolly Harbor. With that said, it is much quieter and much less developed than Jolly Harbor.

Also, you may like another nearby spot, Jolly Beach where there are plenty of opportunities for activities and being social. A long beach jutting out into the ocean, Jolly Beach is adjacent to Jolly Harbor and is surrounded by lots of activity. There are restaurants, accommodations, bars and a casino around this beach. You can locate this one a small distance off.

Nearby Areas

Travelers who are interested in finding out more about the surrounding area's offerings may want to know how far the nearest town or city is from their accommodations. Hermitage Bay is located on the island of Antigua, it is 1.3 miles to the north of Jolly Harbour.

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

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Jolly Harbour 1.3 S
Bolands 1.9 SE
Five Islands 2.0 N
Valley Church 2.2 S
Crab Hill 3.5 S
Johnsons Point 4.0 S
St. John's 4.1 NE
downtown St. John's 4.1 NE
Runaway Bay 5.1 NE
John Hughes 5.5 SE

Nearby Attractions

Betty's Hope

Vacationers who crave an exciting itinerary while vacationing in Antigua will find that Hermitage Bay is in an ideal place for people who will be in and out trying various excursions. Yes, this region touts a wide array of places to explore, such as Old Sugar Factory, Antigua Rainforest Canopy Tour, and Betty's Hope. 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 Hermitage Bay
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Old Sugar Factory Historical Site 6.5 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 5.5 ENE 1.9 mi. East of St. John's
Sweets Windmill Ruins Historical Site 5.7 ESE 3.3 mi. Northwest of Falmouth Harbour
Old Sugar Mill Ruins Historical Site 5.9 NE Cassada Gardens
Monk's Hill Park Park 8.7 ESE 0.5 mi. North of Falmouth Harbour
Victoria Park Botanical Garden 4.4 NE St. John's
Deluxe Cinemas Movie Theater 4.2 NE Downtown St. John's
Greencastle Hill Park Historical Site 3.0 E 2.5 mi. East of Jolly Harbour
St. John's Cathedral Historical Site 4.3 NE Downtown St. John's
The Museum of Antigua and Barbuda Museum 4.2 NE Downtown St. John's
Caribbean Cinemas - Antigua Megaplex 8 Movie Theater 5.2 NE St. John's
Orange Valley Gardens Botanical Garden -- -- Willikies
Nelson's Ruins Northeast Historical Site 10.0 SE English Harbour
Nelson's Ruins West Historical Site 9.9 SE English Harbour
Nelson's Ruins Southeast Historical Site 10.0 SE English Harbour
Dockyard Museum Museum 10.1 SE English Harbour
Nelson's Dockyard National Park Park 10.1 SE English Harbour
Fort Berkeley Historical Site 10.2 SE English Harbour
Jones Valley Trail Park -- -- 0.7 mi. Southeast of English Harbour
Lookout Trail Park 10.7 SE 0.7 mi. Southeast of English Harbour
Shirley Heights Fort Historical Site 10.8 SE 0.8 mi. Southeast of English Harbour
Fort James Historical Site 3.7 NE St. John's
Carpenters Rock Trail Hiking Trail 10.8 SE 0.8 mi. Southeast of English Harbour
Detour Bike Trails Park -- -- 1.6 mi. Southeast of Jolly Harbour
Fort Barrington Historical Site 3.1 N Five Islands

If you're searching for an enjoyable experience, Antigua Rainforest Canopy Tour might be just right for you. 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

Learning about nearby hotel booking options is sometimes a great way to get a feel for the area as whole. Readers can find lots of additional properties to look at before coming to a decision, as this portion of Antigua offers guests a wide selection of resorts and hotels to pick from. The table below shows all the booking options located in the vicinity.

Accommodations near Hermitage Bay
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Jolly Harbour Villas -- -- Jolly Harbour, Antigua
Tranquility Bay 1.3 S Jolly Harbour, Antigua
Jolly Beach Resort & Spa 1.6 S Jolly Harbour, Antigua
Hawksbill Beach Resort 2.1 N Five Islands, Antigua
Sugar Ridge Resort Limited 2.1 S Valley Church, Antigua
Agave Landings 2.2 S Valley Church, Antigua
Cocobay Resort 2.2 S Valley Church, Antigua
Cocos 2.3 S 1.2 mi. South-Southwest of Jolly Harbour, Antigua
Galley Bay 2.5 N Five Islands, Antigua
Grand Royal Antiguan Beach Resort 2.7 N Five Islands, Antigua

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