What's Near Rex Resorts Halcyon Cove

Lots of visitors make plans to spend their vacations in Antigua just to experience the breath-taking beaches that the island is so well known for.

Fortunately, Rex Resorts Halcyon Cove is located directly on the water, so you won't have to go far to try a few beach activities. Close to many of the popular spots of Antigua, but away from the crowded areas, this location provides the right balance to enjoy a mix of cool activities. The beach on which this property is located is relatively uncrowded.

Nearby Beaches

Dickenson Bay

Needless to say, since Rex Resorts Halcyon Cove sits directly on Dickenson Bay, laying out in the sun is one of the main attractions at this property. 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. For guests who are willing to venture off site, the following options each offer something a little different. Clicking on each link below allows you to read our detailed article:

Beaches Near Rex Halcyon Cove
Beach Distance Direction Location
Soldier Bay West 0.5 NNE 0.7 mi. North-Northeast of Dickenson Bay
Soldier Bay East 0.8 NE Cedar Grove
Runaway Beach 1.2 SW Runaway Bay
Fort James Beach 2.2 SW St. John's
Jabberwock 3.1 E 3.3 mi. East of Dickenson Bay
St. Johns Harbor South 3.1 SSW St. John's
St. Johns Harbor West 3.2 SW Five Islands
Trafalgar Beach 3.2 SW Five Islands
Shoal Bay 3.4 E Dutchman Bay
Deep Bay 3.5 SW Five Islands
Winthorpes Bay Beach 4.0 E Dutchman Bay
Galley Bay Beach 4.3 SW Five Islands
Landing Bay 4.5 SW Five Islands
Hawksbill Bay 4.6 SW Five Islands

Soldier Bay West is closest to Rex Resorts Halcyon Cove. 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.

Another location you might enjoy is Dickenson Bay which is a particularly centralized beach. 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'll find it a small trip off.

Nearby Areas

Vacationers who are curious about the surrounding area's offerings may be wondering how close (or far) the closest neighboring town or city is from their location. Rex Resorts Halcyon Cove is found just beyond the the center of Dickenson Bay.

The table below lists the areas that are closest to Rex Resorts Halcyon Cove:

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Runaway Bay 1.0 SW
Cedar Grove 1.4 E
downtown St. John's 2.7 S
Redcliffe Quay 2.8 S
Cassada Gardens 2.8 SE
St. John's 2.8 S
Prickly Pear Island 3.3 ENE
Dutchman Bay 3.7 E
Pigotts 4.1 SE
Five Islands 4.3 SW

Nearby Attractions

Fort James

Travelers who want to be in the middle of the action during their trip to Antigua will find that Rex Resorts Halcyon Cove is in a fascinating area with a number of sights. You will soon notice that this section of Dickenson Bay has a lot of spots for vacationers to explore, including Caribbean Cinemas - Antigua Megaplex 8, Fort James, and St. John's Cathedral. The nearest attraction of the three is Caribbean Cinemas - Antigua Megaplex 8.

If these attractions don't interest you, you'll find a number of other choices nearby; the closest to this property are shown in the table below.

Attractions Near Rex Halcyon Cove
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Caribbean Cinemas - Antigua Megaplex 8 Movie Theater 1.9 SSE St. John's
Fort James Historical Site 2.4 SSW St. John's
St. John's Cathedral Historical Site 2.6 S Downtown St. John's
The Museum of Antigua and Barbuda Museum 2.7 S Downtown St. John's
Deluxe Cinemas Movie Theater 2.7 S Downtown St. John's
Victoria Park Botanical Garden 2.8 S St. John's
Old Sugar Mill Ruins Historical Site 2.8 SE Cassada Gardens
Fort Barrington Historical Site 3.4 SW Five Islands
National Hero's Park Museum 3.8 SE 1.9 mi. East of St. John's
Old Sugar Factory Historical Site 4.7 SE 3.0 mi. East of St. John's
Greencastle Hill Park Historical Site 6.1 S 2.5 mi. East of Jolly Harbour
Sweets Windmill Ruins Historical Site 7.7 S 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 8.6 S --
Betty's Hope Museum -- -- 2.5 mi. West of Willikies
Monk's Hill Park Park 10.2 SSE 0.5 mi. North of Falmouth Harbour
Orange Valley Gardens Botanical Garden -- -- Willikies
Admiral House Museum 11.8 SSE English Harbour
Nelson's Ruins West Historical Site 11.9 SSE English Harbour
Nelson's Ruins Northeast Historical Site 11.9 SSE English Harbour
Nelson's Ruins Southeast Historical Site 11.9 SSE English Harbour
Dockyard Museum Museum 12.0 SSE English Harbour
Nelson's Dockyard National Park Park 12.0 SSE English Harbour
Fort Berkeley Historical Site 12.1 SSE English Harbour
Jones Valley Trail Park -- -- 0.7 mi. Southeast of English Harbour
Lookout Trail Park 12.4 SSE 0.7 mi. Southeast of English Harbour
Shirley Heights Fort Historical Site 12.5 SSE 0.8 mi. Southeast of English Harbour
Carpenters Rock Trail Hiking Trail 12.6 SSE 0.8 mi. Southeast of English Harbour

If you're looking for a place where you can while away some free time, Caribbean Cinemas - Antigua Megaplex 8 could be just 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.

Nearby Accommodations

When choosing a location to stay in, it's sometimes a good idea to learn about nearby accommodations in order to get a feel for the surrounding area. This portion of Antigua houses quite a few other resorts and hotels to pick from, which will give you plenty to mull over prior to making a decision. Take a look at the table below to find a full list of lodging options you'll find in the vicinity.

Accommodations near Rex Halcyon Cove
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Dickenson Bay Cottages 0.2 SSE 0.2 mi. East of Dickenson Bay, Antigua
Sandals Antigua Caribbean Village & Spa 0.2 SSW Dickenson Bay, Antigua
Trade Winds Hotel 0.4 SE Dickenson Bay, Antigua
Villas at Sunset Lane 0.4 S 0.3 mi. Southeast of Dickenson Bay, Antigua
Siboney Beach Club 0.5 SW Dickenson Bay, Antigua
Buccaneer Beach Club 0.5 SW Dickenson Bay, Antigua
 

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