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. Most of the visitors here are guests of an adjacent resort.

Located in Five Islands, St. Johns Harbor West is on the North West edge of Antigua. You might think about stopping by even if you aren't staying nearby. Although you'll make many choices while on vacation, choosing the right beach can make all the difference. Antigua is full of fun options, like St. Johns Harbor West.

How to Access The Beach
This beach has no parking for the public and is tricky to access except through the grounds of the Coconut Beach Club resort, though there is an unpaved road that leads to the eastern side of the beach.

Amenities and Ambiance

A gray sand beach on the southern edge of St John's Harbour, this beach has rougher waters than some of the other beaches around because it faces the open ocean.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.

Please note that public restrooms are not available, which is something to consider if you plan to spend a full day in the sun.

Be mindful that St. Johns Harbor West's immediate surroundings are an urban area, so factor that into your plans.

What's Nearby

Attractions

This beach is positioned on the North West coast of Antigua; this area boasts other attractions such as Royal Antiguan, which is only a short distance away, so some will want to take a cab, while others will find it a nice walk.

To some, beaches and museums may see like an unlikely combination, but some visitors find that museums like The Museum of Antigua and Barbuda (one of the closest to St. Johns Harbor West) offer an entertaining diversion and a whole new way to view Antigua's traditions and culture.

With the choice of exciting activities nearby, you'll never run low on things to do. The following table contains a list of the closest attractions.

Activities and Attractions Near St. Johns Harbor West
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Royal Antiguan Gambling Arcade 0.4 mi. WSW Antigua
Fort Barrington Historical Site 0.7 mi. WNW Antigua
Fort James Historical Site 1.0 mi. ENE Antigua
King's Casino Casino 2.1 mi. E Antigua
Gismary Art Gallery Art Gallery 2.2 mi. E Antigua
ZEMI Art Gallery Art Gallery 2.2 mi. E Antigua
Paradise Casino Casino 2.2 mi. E Antigua
Asot's Arcade Slot Machine Arcade 2.3 mi. E Antigua
The Museum of Antigua and Barbuda Museum 2.3 mi. E Antigua
St. John's Cathedral Historical Site 2.3 mi. E Antigua
Victoria Park Botanical Garden 2.7 mi. E Antigua
Grand Bay Casino Casino 2.8 mi. NE Antigua

Cities and Towns

St. Johns Harbor West is close to St. John's, so travelers staying in town won't have far to go. St. Johns Harbor West tourists seeking additional places to explore might consider going to St. John's, which is in the vicinity and is an area full of activity.

Hotels

The number of other vacationers sharing this coastline can vary widely, it depends mainly on when you visit, and how many people have booked nearby hotels. You can typically expect to encounter quite a few visitors from lodgings in the area.

Because this beach is located in a fairly touristed area, it typically isn't all that tough to find a hotel close-by that suits your needs. For guests looking to find a place that's near the ocean, the following table shows the accommodation options closest to St. Johns Harbor West.

Accommodations near St. Johns Harbor West
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Coconut Beach Club 0.1 mi. SSW Hotel
Grand Royal Antiguan Beach Resort 0.4 mi. WSW Hotel
Galley Bay 1.1 mi. W Hotel
Hawksbill Beach Resort 1.5 mi. WSW Resort
Heritage Hotel 2.1 mi. E Hotel
City View Hotel 2.3 mi. E Hotel
Anchorage Inn -- -- Hotel
Buccaneer Beach Club 2.7 mi. NE Hotel
Siboney Beach Club 2.7 mi. NE Hotel
Villas at Sunset Lane 2.9 mi. NE Hotel

Food

If you're on the beach and start to get the munchies, don't worry, you'll have many local dishes to choose from at nearby establishments. One of the closest places to eat is Andes on Deep Bay Waterfront Restaurant. The restaurant has both American and Caribbean menu items. Some guests will choose to take a cab here, while others will want to walk since it's just a little ways away.

The table below provides a list of dining options near this beach.

Restaurants near St. Johns Harbor West
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Andes on Deep Bay Waterfront Restaurant (268) 462-3733 American, Caribbean Informal 0.4 mi. WSW
Barrington's Restaurant (268) 462-3733 International Fine Dining 0.4 mi. WSW
Jimmy's Beach Grill & Bar (268) 462-3733 Caribbean Very Casual 0.4 mi. WSW
Lagoon Café (268) 462-3733 Eclectic Very Casual 0.4 mi. WSW
Russell's (268) 462-5479 Caribbean -- 1.0 mi. ENE
Barefooot Grille (866) 237-1644 International Very Casual 1.1 mi. W
Gauguin (866) 237-1644 Caribbean, European, International Informal 1.1 mi. W
Ismay's Restaurant (866) 237-1644 Caribbean Informal 1.1 mi. W
Sea Grape (866) 237-1644 Caribbean Informal 1.1 mi. W
Millers by the Sea (268) 462-9414 Caribbean -- 1.4 mi. NE
Sandhaven (268) 771-6803 Caribbean Very Casual 1.7 mi. NE
Table D'Hote (268) 560-3534 -- -- 1.9 mi. ESE

Other Beaches

Antigua has many beaches, so if St. Johns Harbor West doesn't sound like your type of scene, you have options.

Vacationers may also want to visit Trafalgar Beach, which is located a quarter mile to the northwest.

While Antigua has many alluring attractions, St. Johns Harbor West is both a refreshing place to relax, and a beautiful natural attraction.

 

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