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 on the northeastern outskirts of Five Islands, St. Johns Harbor West is on the North West coast of Antigua. You should consider dropping by whether or not you're staying in the vicinity. While Antigua has beaches that are more secluded than St. Johns Harbor West, it has the right combination of city atmosphere and natural beauty to appeal to couples and families alike.

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.

Keep in mind that restrooms won't be found on-site, which is something to consider if you plan to spend a full day in the sun.

Since St. Johns Harbor West is of course located in an area popular among tourist, you might want consider the time when you plan your visit.

What's Nearby


Beachgoers will find St. Johns Harbor West on the North West coast of Antigua; the area hosts attractions such as Royal Antiguan, which is only a short distance away, so visitors have the option to walk or to take a cab.

Historical attractions like Fort Barrington offer a nice compliment to a soothing day at St. Johns Harbor West, and provide beachgoers with the opportunity to learn about Antigua's past, without having to go too far from the beach. In fact, this shore is three quarters of a mile to the west-northwest of this place of historical significance.

Beaches are nice for a few hours here and there, but there will be more options available in Antigua. The following table includes 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 guests hoping to find a little additional excitement might consider checking out St. John's, which is in the vicinity and is an area full of activity.


How many other people you encounter at St. Johns Harbor West will depend on many factors, including the capacity of nearby hotels. At this beach, you can expect to share the sand with more than a few vacationers who are staying in the area.

Because this beach is located in a pretty popular vacation destination, it is not typically that difficult to find a hotel close-by that's to your taste. For vacationers wanting to book a place that's near the beach, the following table lists the closest options 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


One of the best ways to round off a laid-back trek to the beach is to eat at a nearby restaurant, where you'll be able to try foods you've never heard of before, within a reachable distance. One of the nearest places to eat is Andes on Deep Bay Waterfront Restaurant. This restaurant offers both American and Caribbean menu items. Some guests will choose to take a cab here, while others will want to walk as it's just a short distance away.

The table below provides a list of nearby restaurant options.

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

Needless to say, there are other beaches in Antigua besides St. Johns Harbor West worth visiting.

Another sun-drenched spot to consider is Trafalgar Beach, located a quarter mile away.

There are plenty of natural wonders to behold in Antigua, so visiting St. Johns Harbor West is just one way you can enjoy a sunny afternoon.


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