People staying in this section of Antigua typically enjoy a visit to one of their gorgeous beaches. There are bound to be nearby beaches that you will enjoy.
All of the beaches adorning the coast of Antigua have their own distinct features; even small differences in features can make the difference between a relaxing time on the sand, and an unprepared visit. To see those available near Dickenson Bay Cottages, see the following table. Click the names below to learn about amenities and other details:
|Dickenson Bay||0.2||NW||Dickenson Bay|
|Soldier Bay West||0.6||N||0.7 mi. North-Northeast of Dickenson Bay|
|Soldier Bay East||0.9||NE||Cedar Grove|
|Runaway Beach||1.1||SW||Runaway Bay|
|Fort James Beach||2.1||SW||St. John's|
|St. Johns Harbor South||3.0||SSW||St. John's|
|Jabberwock||3.0||E||3.3 mi. East of Dickenson Bay|
|St. Johns Harbor West||3.1||SW||Five Islands|
|Trafalgar Beach||3.2||SW||Five Islands|
|Shoal Bay||3.3||E||Dutchman Bay|
|Deep Bay||3.5||SW||Five Islands|
|Winthorpes Bay Beach||3.9||E||Dutchman Bay|
|Galley Bay Beach||4.2||SW||Five Islands|
|Landing Bay||4.4||SW||Five Islands|
|Hawksbill Bay||4.6||SW||Five Islands|
Dickenson Bay is probably the most convenient option to visit near the cottages. Keep in mind that this beach is a reasonable traveling distance away, so you will have unlimited opportunities to enjoy the sun and the shore. 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. Even when bringing the little ones, you can spend hours at Dickenson Bay, since there are bathrooms available on-site.
If instead you're looking for plenty of sand, surf and seclusion, Soldier Bay West could be a better choice for you. Soldier Bay West is an isolated beach, hiding itself between big name beach resorts and waiting to be discovered by the island's more curious visitors. It's located only a meager distance off.
Travelers who want to know a little bit more about what's nearby might want to find out how far—or near—the closest neighboring town or city is from their location. Dickenson Bay Cottages is situated on the northwestern edge of the island of Antigua, in the vicinity of St. John's;
Below are the names of some of the neighborhoods and towns located within a short distance of Dickenson Bay Cottages.
|downtown St. John's||2.6||S|
|Prickly Pear Island||3.3||ENE|
Tourists who are looking to try exciting activities during their stay in Antigua will find that Dickenson Bay Cottages is in an ideal place for people who will be in and out trying various excursions. Yes, this area has a lot of places for vacationers to explore, like Antigua Megaplex 8, Fort James, and St. John's Cathedral. Of the three, the closest is Antigua Megaplex 8.
These are just a few of your many options, more of which are shown in the table below.
|Antigua Megaplex 8||Movie Theater||1.7||SSE||St. John's|
|Fort James||Historical Site||2.3||SW||St. John's|
|St. John's Cathedral||Historical Site||2.5||S||Downtown St. John's|
|The Museum of Antigua and Barbuda||Museum||2.5||S||Downtown St. John's|
|Deluxe Cinemas||Movie Theater||2.6||S||Downtown St. John's|
|Botanical Garden||2.7||S||St. John's|
|Old Sugar Mill Ruins||Historical Site||2.7||SE||Cassada Gardens|
|Fort Barrington||Historical Site||3.4||SW||Five Islands|
|Museum||3.6||SE||1.9 mi. East of St. John's|
|Historical Site||4.6||SE||3.0 mi. East of St. John's|
|Greencastle Hill Park||Historical Site||5.9||S||2.5 mi. East of Jolly Harbour|
|Historical Site||7.5||S||3.3 mi. Northwest of Falmouth Harbour|
|Park||--||--||1.6 mi. Southeast of Jolly Harbour|
|Zip Line Site||--||--||Sweets|
|Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||8.5||S||--|
|Betty's Hope||Museum||--||--||2.5 mi. West of Willikies|
|Park||10.0||SSE||0.5 mi. North of Falmouth Harbour|
|Admiral House||Museum||11.6||SSE||English Harbour|
|Historical Site||11.7||SSE||English Harbour|
|Historical Site||11.7||SSE||English Harbour|
|Historical Site||11.8||SSE||English Harbour|
|Dockyard Museum||Museum||11.8||SSE||English Harbour|
|Nelson's Dockyard National Park||Park||11.8||SSE||English Harbour|
|Fort Berkeley||Historical Site||11.9||SSE||English Harbour|
|Park||--||--||0.7 mi. Southeast of English Harbour|
|Park||12.3||SSE||0.7 mi. Southeast of English Harbour|
|Shirley Heights Fort||Historical Site||12.3||SSE||0.8 mi. Southeast of English Harbour|
|Hiking Trail||12.4||SSE||0.8 mi. Southeast of English Harbour|
If you're on the lookout for a chance to see something a little different, Antigua Megaplex 8 might be what the doctor ordered. 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.
Learning more about nearby hotel booking options is generally a good way to get a better feel for the surrounding area. This section of Antigua has quite a few other resort and hotel options to choose from, giving you lots to think about prior to reaching a verdict. View the table below for complete details about the lodging possibilities found in the surrounding area.
|Sandals Antigua Caribbean Village & Spa||0.1||W||Dickenson Bay, Antigua|
|Rex Resorts Halcyon Cove||0.2||NNW||Dickenson Bay, Antigua|
|Trade Winds Hotel||0.2||SE||Dickenson Bay, Antigua|
|Villas at Sunset Lane||0.2||S||0.3 mi. Southeast of Dickenson Bay, Antigua|
|Siboney Beach Club||0.4||WSW||Dickenson Bay, Antigua|
|Buccaneer Beach Club||0.5||WSW||Dickenson Bay, Antigua|
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