What's Near Grand Royal Antiguan Beach Resort

Many guests decide to vacation in Antigua in anticipation of seeing the incredible beaches that the region is so well known for.

If all you can think about is the beach, Grand Royal Antiguan Beach Resort has what you need. This lodging is located on the shore, so visitors can spend all day every day soaking up the sun if that will make them happy. The thought of being able to spend a day in an area without hoards of other visitors all over the place makes a difference in your beach going experience. This beach provides that type of environment since it's not located near the more crowded areas of Antigua.

Nearby Beaches

Deep Bay

Obviously, since Grand Royal Antiguan Beach Resort is located on Deep Bay, sun bathing is a popular pastime at this property. This is a long beach without a lot of shade, but with calm waters and soft sand. This beach not only offers great snorkeling, swimming and splashing, but interesting hikes too. For vacationers who are eager for some variety, the following options each offer something a little different. Click the names below to learn more:

Beaches Near Royal Antiguan
Beach Distance Direction Location
St. Johns Harbor West 0.4 ENE Five Islands
Trafalgar Beach 0.4 N Five Islands
Galley Bay Beach 0.8 W Five Islands
Landing Bay 1.0 WSW Five Islands
Hawksbill Bay 1.1 WSW Five Islands
St. Johns Harbor South 1.1 E St. John's
Fort James Beach 1.5 ENE St. John's
Pinching Bay 1.7 SW Five Islands
Runaway Beach 2.4 NE Runaway Bay
Hermitage Bay 2.6 S 1.3 mi. North of Jolly Harbour
Stony Horn Bay Beach 2.9 SSW 1.5 mi. Northwest of Jolly Harbour
Little Pearns Bay Beach 3.0 SSW 1.6 mi. Northwest of Jolly Harbour
Cove Bay Beach 3.1 SSW 1.1 mi. Northwest of Jolly Harbour
Pearns Bay South Beach 3.1 SSW 1.5 mi. Northwest of Jolly Harbour
Dickenson Bay 3.5 NE Dickenson Bay
Jolly Beach 3.8 S Jolly Harbour
Soldier Bay West 4.0 NE 0.7 mi. North-Northeast of Dickenson Bay
Soldier Bay East 4.4 NE Cedar Grove
Valley Church Beach 4.7 S Valley Church
Coco Beach 4.9 S 1.1 mi. South-Southwest of Jolly Harbour

The closest option is St. Johns Harbor West. With just one nearby resort, this beautiful beach is often very quiet. There's no beach rentals here, so come prepared for your lazy beach day.

If you're on the lookout for a more peaceful beach scene, Fort James Beach could be a better choice for you. Fort James Beach has wonderfully white sand and transparent waters. It has a few great nearby restaurants, but it's not overly developed. It can be found just a short trip off.

Nearby Areas

Visiting areas that are close to your hotel can add to the enjoyment of your vacation, whether it's visiting the area's unique bars, or sampling some of the region's most amazing cuisine. Grand Royal Antiguan Beach Resort can be found in Five Islands, a neighborhood in Antigua; it's to the west of St. John's.

The areas that are closest to Grand Royal Antiguan Beach Resort are listed in the table below:

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Redcliffe Quay 2.5 E
Runaway Bay 2.6 NE
downtown St. John's 2.6 E
St. John's 2.6 E
Dickenson Bay 3.3 NE
Jolly Harbour 3.8 S
Bolands 4.0 S
Cassada Gardens 4.6 E
Cedar Grove 4.6 NE
Valley Church 4.8 S

Nearby Attractions

Betty's Hope

Tourists who want to learn about local culture and have some fun outdoors during their stay in Antigua will quickly learn that Grand Royal Antiguan Beach Resort is in a great location for being active. You will soon notice that this area has countless opportunities for exploration, such as Old Sugar Factory, Antigua Rainforest Canopy Tour, and Betty's Hope, to name a few. The nearest attraction of the three is Old Sugar Factory.

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

Attractions Near Royal Antiguan
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Old Sugar Factory Historical Site 5.7 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 4.5 E 1.9 mi. East of St. John's
Sweets Windmill Ruins Historical Site 6.6 SE 3.3 mi. Northwest of Falmouth Harbour
Old Sugar Mill Ruins Historical Site 4.4 E Cassada Gardens
Monk's Hill Park Park 9.6 SE 0.5 mi. North of Falmouth Harbour
Victoria Park Botanical Garden 3.0 E St. John's
Wallings Resevoir Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 7.1 SE --
Deluxe Cinemas Movie Theater 2.8 E Downtown St. John's
Greencastle Hill Park Historical Site 4.0 SE 2.5 mi. East of Jolly Harbour
St. John's Cathedral Historical Site 2.7 E Downtown St. John's
The Museum of Antigua and Barbuda Museum 2.6 E Downtown St. John's
Caribbean Cinemas - Antigua Megaplex 8 Movie Theater 3.3 E St. John's
Orange Valley Gardens Botanical Garden -- -- Willikies
Admiral House Museum 11.1 SE English Harbour
Nelson's Ruins Northeast Historical Site 11.1 SE English Harbour
Nelson's Ruins West Historical Site 11.1 SE English Harbour
Nelson's Ruins Southeast Historical Site 11.1 SE English Harbour
Dockyard Museum Museum 11.2 SE English Harbour
Nelson's Dockyard National Park Park 11.2 SE English Harbour
Fort Berkeley Historical Site 11.4 SE English Harbour
Jones Valley Trail Park -- -- 0.7 mi. Southeast of English Harbour
Lookout Trail Park 11.8 SE 0.7 mi. Southeast of English Harbour
Shirley Heights Fort Historical Site 11.9 SE 0.8 mi. Southeast of English Harbour
Fort James Historical Site 1.4 ENE St. John's
Carpenters Rock Trail Hiking Trail 11.9 SE 0.8 mi. Southeast of English Harbour
Detour Bike Trails Park -- -- 1.6 mi. Southeast of Jolly Harbour
Fort Barrington Historical Site 0.6 NNW Five Islands

If you're looking for a place where you can while away some free time, 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

Getting information about nearby accommodations is oftentimes an easy means of getting a feel for the area as whole. You will find lots of additional properties to think about before making a decision, as this section of Antigua has an exceptional selection of hotels and resorts to pick from. To get more info on booking options available in the area, consult the table below.

Accommodations near Royal Antiguan
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Coconut Beach Club 0.4 ENE Five Islands, Antigua
Galley Bay 0.7 W Five Islands, Antigua
Hawksbill Beach Resort 1.0 WSW Five Islands, Antigua
Heritage Hotel 2.5 E Redcliffe Quay, Antigua
Hermitage Bay 2.7 S 1.3 mi. North of Jolly Harbour, Antigua
City View Hotel 2.7 E Downtown St. John's, Antigua
Anchorage Inn -- -- St. John's, Antigua
Buccaneer Beach Club 3.1 NE Dickenson Bay, Antigua
Siboney Beach Club 3.1 NE Dickenson Bay, Antigua
Villas at Sunset Lane 3.3 NE 0.3 mi. Southeast of Dickenson Bay, Antigua

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