Trafalgar Beach

Located at the entrance of Dickenson Bay and Deepwater Harbor, Trafalgar Beach looks over the water, boat traffic, and (if you head up the cliffs for a view) the city of St. John.

Located toward the northern outskirts of Five Islands, Trafalgar Beach is on the North East coast of Antigua. You should think about stopping by whether or not you're staying particularly close by. Trafalgar Beach may be one of the few active beaches in Antigua that's never really too crowded. If you need more activity than you'll find on Antigua's quiet, secluded beaches, but don't want to fight for a spot on the sand, this beach has the best of bost worlds.

How to Access The Beach

The beach is located at the end of RobRace Drive, which splinters off of Gray's Farm Main Road. You should not have much trouble finding parking.

Amenities and Ambiance

Tucked away is a less visited part of Antigua, Trafalgar Beach is generally a less crowded beach. However, it is still decently close to amenities and civilization. However, it is still far enough away that you should bring you own snacks and drinks.

Unfortunately, restrooms will not be available here, but you may be able to find facilities at a nearby business.

Since Trafalgar Beach is of course found inside an area popular among tourist, you might want consider the time when you plan your visit.

What's Nearby

Attractions

Positioned on the North East coast of Antigua; the area hosts attractions such as Fort Barrington, which is not very far away, so some guests will want to walk to this attraction, while others will choose to take a cab.

If you want to combine a little culture with your trip to the beach, you may want to consider visiting The Museum of Antigua and Barbuda. It's located relatively close to Trafalgar Beach, and might make a nice break from the midday sun.

Beaches are one type of attraction you can visit, but there's even more to see during your stay. The following chart includes some other attractions close-by.

Activities and Attractions Near Trafalgar Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Fort Barrington Historical Site 0.4 mi. W Antigua
Royal Antiguan Gambling Arcade 0.4 mi. SSW Antigua
Fort James Historical Site 1.2 mi. E Antigua
King's Casino Casino 2.4 mi. E Antigua
Gismary Art Gallery Art Gallery 2.5 mi. E Antigua
ZEMI Art Gallery Art Gallery 2.5 mi. E Antigua
Paradise Casino Casino 2.5 mi. E Antigua
Asot's Arcade Slot Machine Arcade 2.5 mi. E Antigua
The Museum of Antigua and Barbuda Museum 2.6 mi. E Antigua
St. John's Cathedral Historical Site 2.6 mi. E Antigua
Grand Bay Casino Casino 2.8 mi. NE Antigua
Victoria Park Botanical Garden 2.9 mi. E Antigua

Cities and Towns

Trafalgar Beach guests seeking a little additional excitement might think about making the trip to St. John's, which is close-by and is a particularly bustling part of Antigua.

Hotels

The popularity of this spot on any given day can vary, it depends on many factors: the time of sundown, happy hour, even how many people have booked nearby hotels. You can typically expect to see a fair amount of travelers staying at the closest accommodations.

Guests looking to find a place to stay near Trafalgar Beach won't find it very difficult, as there is no shortage of resorts and hotels to choose from in the surrounding area. Find the closest and most convenient lodging options by looking over what's listed in the table below.

Accommodations near Trafalgar Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Coconut Beach Club 0.3 mi. SE Hotel
Grand Royal Antiguan Beach Resort 0.4 mi. SSW Hotel
Galley Bay 1.0 mi. SW Hotel
Hawksbill Beach Resort 1.4 mi. SW Resort
Heritage Hotel 2.4 mi. E Hotel
Anchorage Inn -- -- Hotel
City View Hotel 2.6 mi. E Hotel
Buccaneer Beach Club 2.7 mi. NE Hotel
Siboney Beach Club 2.7 mi. NE Hotel
Villas at Sunset Lane 3.0 mi. NE Hotel

Food

If someone in your group starts to get a little hungry at the beach, it's alright because you'll have your pick of different cuisines and dining styles nearby. One of the closest restaurants is Andes on Deep Bay Waterfront Restaurant. The restaurant offers both American and Caribbean menu items. You'll have the option of walking or taking a cab since it's just a short distance away.

A few nearby dining options are included in the following table.

Restaurants near Trafalgar Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Andes on Deep Bay Waterfront Restaurant (268) 462-3733 American, Caribbean Informal 0.4 mi. SSW
Barrington's Restaurant (268) 462-3733 International Fine Dining 0.4 mi. SSW
Jimmy's Beach Grill & Bar (268) 462-3733 Caribbean Very Casual 0.4 mi. SSW
Lagoon Café (268) 462-3733 Eclectic Very Casual 0.4 mi. SSW
Barefooot Grille (866) 237-1644 International Very Casual 1.0 mi. SW
Gauguin (866) 237-1644 Caribbean, European, International Informal 1.0 mi. SW
Ismay's Restaurant (866) 237-1644 Caribbean Informal 1.0 mi. SW
Sea Grape (866) 237-1644 Caribbean Informal 1.0 mi. SW
Russell's (268) 462-5479 Caribbean -- 1.2 mi. E
Millers by the Sea (268) 462-9414 Caribbean -- 1.5 mi. ENE
Sandhaven (268) 771-6803 Caribbean Very Casual 1.8 mi. NE
Conor's Sports Bar (268) 562-7874 Sports bar -- -- --

Other Beaches

There are plenty of beautiful beach locations to choose from in Antigua, and Trafalgar Beach is just one option.

Another option worth considering is Deep Bay, located only a short distance away.

While Antigua has many alluring attractions, a trip to Trafalgar Beach could end up a family favorite.

 

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