What's Near Coral Sands Cottages

The beaches in Antigua are touted by locals as some of the best attractions in the region. Visitors love that Coral Sands Cottages is directly on the water, so you won't need to go out of your way to try a few beach activities.

Nearby Beaches

Runaway Beach

Needless to say, since Coral Sands Cottages is positioned directly on Runaway Beach, relaxing at the water's edge is one of the main attractions here. Runaway Beach has calm waters for swimming and a beach bar where you can grab a beer. Its spotted with hotels, but usually not too crowded. For guests who want some variety, there are some additional beaches worth investigating. Click on the names below to view a detailed discussion:

Beaches Near Coral Sands
Beach Distance Direction Location
Dickenson Bay 0.8 NE Dickenson Bay
Fort James Beach 1.3 SSW St. John's
Soldier Bay West 1.4 NNE 0.7 mi. North-Northeast of Dickenson Bay
Soldier Bay East 1.7 NE Cedar Grove
St. Johns Harbor South 2.2 SSW St. John's
St. Johns Harbor West 2.3 SW Five Islands
Trafalgar Beach 2.3 SW Five Islands
Deep Bay 2.6 SW Five Islands
Galley Bay Beach 3.4 SW Five Islands
Landing Bay 3.6 SW Five Islands
Jabberwock 3.7 E 3.3 mi. East of Dickenson Bay
Hawksbill Bay 3.7 SW Five Islands
Shoal Bay 3.9 E Dutchman Bay
Pinching Bay 4.4 SW Five Islands
Winthorpes Bay Beach 4.4 E Dutchman Bay

The most obvious one to visit is Dickenson Bay. Several big name resorts make their home on Dickenson Bay. That means there's plenty to do, including tours and water sports, but you're not likely to be all alone on this beach. You won't have to cut your time at Dickenson Bay short, since there are bathrooms available on-site.

If instead you're interested in a stretch of sand that attracts very few tourists, Fort James Beach is an alternative worth considering. Fort James Beach has wonderfully white sand and transparent waters. It has a few great nearby restaurants, but it's not overly developed.

Nearby Areas

Stopping over at a town or community close to your villa complex can add some depth to your vacation experience, whether it's for enjoying a night out in the area, or sampling some of the region's most amazing cuisine. Coral Sands Cottages is located in Runaway Bay, a neighborhood near St. John's; it's to the south west of Dickenson Bay.

The following table contains a listing of areas near Coral Sands Cottages:

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Dickenson Bay 0.6 NE
Cedar Grove 2.0 ENE
Redcliffe Quay 2.1 S
downtown St. John's 2.1 SSE
St. John's 2.2 SSE
Cassada Gardens 2.9 ESE
Five Islands 3.4 SW
Prickly Pear Island 4.1 ENE
Pigotts 4.1 ESE
Dutchman Bay 4.2 E

Nearby Attractions

Fort James

Coral Sands Cottages makes for a great lodging option for active vacationers. There are a good amount of active pursuits to be found when exploring near this lodging. In fact, this region touts a wide array of places to explore, including Antigua Megaplex 8, Fort James, and St. John's Cathedral. Of the three nearby attractions, the closest is Antigua Megaplex 8.

These are just a few of your many options, more of which are shown in the table below.

Attractions Near Coral Sands
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Antigua Megaplex 8 Movie Theater 1.6 SE St. John's
Fort James Historical Site 1.5 SSW St. John's
St. John's Cathedral Historical Site 2.0 SSE Downtown St. John's
The Museum of Antigua and Barbuda Museum -- -- Downtown St. John's
Deluxe Cinemas Movie Theater 2.2 SSE Downtown St. John's
Victoria Park Botanical Garden 2.3 SSE St. John's
Old Sugar Mill Ruins Historical Site 2.8 ESE Cassada Gardens
Fort Barrington Historical Site 2.5 SW Five Islands
National Hero's Park Museum 3.5 SE 1.9 mi. East of St. John's
Old Sugar Factory Historical Site 4.6 SE 3.0 mi. East of St. John's
Greencastle Hill Park Historical Site 5.3 S 2.5 mi. East of Jolly Harbour
Sweets Windmill Ruins Historical Site 7.2 SSE 3.3 mi. Northwest of Falmouth Harbour
Detour Bike Trails Park -- -- 1.6 mi. Southeast of Jolly Harbour
Antigua Rainforest Canopy Tour Zip Line Site -- -- Sweets
Wallings Resevoir Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve -- -- --
Betty's Hope Museum -- -- 2.5 mi. West of Willikies
Monk's Hill Park Park -- -- 0.5 mi. North of Falmouth Harbour
Orange Valley Gardens Botanical Garden -- -- Willikies
Admiral House Museum 11.4 SE English Harbour
Nelson's Ruins West Historical Site 11.5 SSE English Harbour
Nelson's Ruins Northeast Historical Site 11.5 SSE English Harbour
Nelson's Ruins Southeast Historical Site 11.5 SSE English Harbour
Dockyard Museum Museum -- -- English Harbour
Nelson's Dockyard National Park Park -- -- English Harbour
Fort Berkeley Historical Site 11.7 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 12.1 SE 0.8 mi. Southeast of English Harbour
Carpenters Rock Trail Hiking Trail 12.2 SE 0.8 mi. Southeast of English Harbour

If you're on the lookout for an enjoyable experience, Antigua Megaplex 8 might be a good choice. No matter what the occasion, heading over to the movie theater for a show can help pass the time on a hot day or rainy night. Antigua Megaplex 8 offers all the up-to-date movie blockbusters that you can catch in the United States.

Nearby Accommodations

When choosing a location to stay in, it can sometimes be worthwhile to learn more about nearby lodging possibilities in order to better understand the surrounding area. This portion of Antigua houses various additional hotel and resort options, which will give readers lots to think about before reaching a decision. To find additional info on the hotel booking options available in the region, consult the table below.

Accommodations near Coral Sands
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Buccaneer Beach Club -- -- Dickenson Bay, Antigua
Siboney Beach Club -- -- Dickenson Bay, Antigua
Villas at Sunset Lane 0.7 ENE 0.3 mi. Southeast of Dickenson Bay, Antigua
Sandals Antigua Caribbean Village & Spa -- -- Dickenson Bay, Antigua
Dickenson Bay Cottages 0.8 NE 0.2 mi. East of Dickenson Bay, Antigua
Rex Resorts Halcyon Cove 0.9 NE Dickenson Bay, Antigua
Trade Winds Hotel 0.9 NE Dickenson Bay, Antigua

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