What's Located Around Hermitage Bay

Quite a few visitors make plans to come to Antigua in anticipation of seeing the amazing beaches that the island is so well known for.

If you are looking forward to the beach more than anything, Hermitage Bay is the perfect locale for you. This property is located right along the water and sand, so vacationers can spend all of their time under the sun if that is what they want to do.

Nearby Beaches

Hermitage Bay

Naturally, since Hermitage Bay is positioned directly on Hermitage Bay, sun bathing is popular with guests staying 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 vacationers who are eager for some variety, its not difficult to find another beach to experience. Click the name of each one in the table 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 0.6 W 1.5 mi. Northwest of Jolly Harbour
Little Pearns Bay Beach 0.7 W 1.6 mi. Northwest of Jolly Harbour
Pearns Bay South Beach 0.9 W 1.5 mi. Northwest of Jolly Harbour
Jolly Beach 1.2 S Jolly Harbour
Pinching Bay 1.6 NNW Five Islands
Valley Church Beach 2.0 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 2.5 N Five Islands
Ffryes Beach 2.5 S 1.4 mi. South-Southwest of Jolly Harbour
Deep Bay 2.8 N Five Islands
St. Johns Harbor South 2.9 NE St. John's
St. Johns Harbor West 3.0 NNE Five Islands
Darkwood Beach 3.0 S 1.8 mi. South of Jolly Harbour
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 4.8 SSE 3.6 mi. Southeast of Jolly Harbour
Runaway Beach 4.9 NNE Runaway Bay

One of the closest picks is Cove Bay Beach. Cove Bay Beach is located right across from Jolly Harbor. With that said, it is much quieter and much less developed than Jolly Harbor.

If the quiet and serene qualities of Cove Bay Beach don't appeal to you, consider going to Jolly Beach which is generally home to an active scene with lots of other visitors. 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.

Nearby Areas

Paying a visit to the towns or communities located closest to your resort can add a little variety to your vacation schedule, no matter if it's for a quick family outing, or experiencing the day in the life of a local. Hermitage Bay is situated on the island of Antigua, in the general vicinity of Five Islands; it's to the north of Jolly Harbour.

The areas found closest to Hermitage Bay are listed below.

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Jolly Harbour 1.3 S
Bolands 1.8 SE
Five Islands 2.0 N
Valley Church 2.2 S
Crab Hill 3.5 S
Johnsons Point 3.9 S
Redcliffe Quay 4.0 NE
St. John's 4.0 NE
downtown St. John's 4.1 NE
Runaway Bay 5.0 NNE

Nearby Attractions

Betty's Hope

Travelers who are looking to try exciting activities during their stay in Antigua will quickly learn that Hermitage Bay is a great starting point for their adventures. In fact, this particular part of Antigua claims a number of exciting attractions, 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 are just a few of your many options, more of which are shown in the table below.

Attractions Near Hermitage Bay
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Old Sugar Factory Historical Site 6.4 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 5.6 ESE 3.3 mi. Northwest of Falmouth Harbour
Old Sugar Mill Ruins Historical Site 5.8 NE Cassada Gardens
Monk's Hill Park Park -- -- 0.5 mi. North of Falmouth Harbour
Victoria Park Botanical Garden 4.4 NE St. John's
Wallings Resevoir Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve -- -- --
Deluxe Cinemas Movie Theater 4.2 NE Downtown St. John's
Greencastle Hill Park Historical Site 2.9 E 2.5 mi. East of Jolly Harbour
St. John's Cathedral Historical Site 4.2 NE Downtown St. John's
The Museum of Antigua and Barbuda Museum -- -- Downtown St. John's
Caribbean Cinemas - Antigua Megaplex 8 Movie Theater 5.1 NE St. John's
Orange Valley Gardens Botanical Garden -- -- Willikies
Admiral House Museum 9.9 SE English Harbour
Nelson's Ruins Northeast Historical Site 9.9 SE English Harbour
Nelson's Ruins West Historical Site 9.8 SE English Harbour
Nelson's Ruins Southeast Historical Site 9.9 SE English Harbour
Dockyard Museum Museum -- -- English Harbour
Nelson's Dockyard National Park Park -- -- 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 -- -- 0.7 mi. Southeast of English Harbour
Shirley Heights Fort Historical Site 10.7 SE 0.8 mi. Southeast of English Harbour
Fort James Historical Site 3.7 NE St. John's
Carpenters Rock Trail Hiking Trail 10.7 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 on the lookout for somewhere interesting to go, Antigua Rainforest Canopy Tour might be the right choice 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

When you're deciding where to stay, it is sometimes smart to learn more about nearby accommodation options in order to get a feel for the region. You will find plenty of additional destinations to look at prior to making a decision, as this part of Antigua plays host to an exceptional range of hotels and resorts to pick from. Have a look at the table below for full details about the booking possibilities located nearby.

Accommodations near Hermitage Bay
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Tranquility Bay -- -- Jolly Harbour, Antigua
Jolly Beach Resort & Spa 1.5 S Jolly Harbour, Antigua
Sugar Ridge Resort Limited -- -- Valley Church, Antigua
Hawksbill Beach Resort 2.1 N Five Islands, 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
Coconut Beach Club 2.9 NNE Five Islands, Antigua
Keyonna Beach Resort 3.5 S 2.3 mi. South of Jolly Harbour, Antigua

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