Some people's favorite attractions to visit in Antigua are the beautiful stretches of shoreline. You should be able to enjoy benefit of some nearby.
Every location along the coast has its own individual characteristics, which have the potential to affect your visit. The following options each offer something a little different. Clicking on each link below allows you to view a detailed discussion:
|Dickenson Bay||0.4||NW||Dickenson Bay|
|Soldier Bay West||0.7||N||0.7 mi. North-Northeast of Dickenson Bay|
|Soldier Bay East||0.9||NNE||Cedar Grove|
|Runaway Beach||1.2||SW||Runaway Bay|
|Fort James Beach||2.1||SW||St. John's|
|Jabberwock||2.9||E||3.3 mi. East of Dickenson Bay|
|St. Johns Harbor South||3.0||SW||St. John's|
|Shoal Bay||3.1||E||Dutchman Bay|
|St. Johns Harbor West||3.2||SW||Five Islands|
|Trafalgar Beach||3.2||SW||Five Islands|
|Deep Bay||3.5||SW||Five Islands|
|Winthorpes Bay Beach||3.7||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|
The most convenient one to visit is Dickenson Bay. Bear in mind that this beach is a reasonable traveling distance off, so your party won't have to go far to enjoy a beautiful shoreline. 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 it has bathrooms on-site for your convenience.
If instead you're looking for a beach that offers more seclusion, Soldier Bay West might be a good choice. 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. You can find it located just a meager hike off.
Paying a visit to the towns or communities located closest to your hotel can add a little variety to your vacation schedule, no matter if you're just experiencing a night out in the area, or simply experiencing some of the local culture while on your trip. Trade Winds Hotel is located in the eastern outskirts of Dickenson Bay, in the vicinity of Cedar Grove.
The table below lists some of the areas near Trade Winds Hotel.
|downtown St. John's||2.5||S|
|Prickly Pear Island||3.2||ENE|
Trade Winds Hotel makes for an excellent spot for active tourists. There are many active pursuits to be discovered when starting at this lodging. As a matter of fact, this section of Dickenson Bay has a lot of spots for vacationers to explore, like Caribbean Cinemas - Antigua Megaplex 8, Fort James, and St. John's Cathedral. Of the three nearby attractions, the closest is Caribbean Cinemas - Antigua Megaplex 8.
Proving that this site has a great location, there are many more attractions nearby, like those shown in the table below.
|Caribbean Cinemas - Antigua Megaplex 8||Movie Theater||1.6||SSE||St. John's|
|Fort James||Historical Site||2.3||SW||St. John's|
|St. John's Cathedral||Historical Site||2.3||S||Downtown St. John's|
|The Museum of Antigua and Barbuda||Museum||2.4||S||Downtown St. John's|
|Deluxe Cinemas||Movie Theater||2.4||S||Downtown St. John's|
|Botanical Garden||2.5||S||St. John's|
|Old Sugar Mill Ruins||Historical Site||2.5||SE||Cassada Gardens|
|Fort Barrington||Historical Site||3.5||SW||Five Islands|
|Museum||3.4||SE||1.9 mi. East of St. John's|
|Historical Site||4.3||SE||3.0 mi. East of St. John's|
|Greencastle Hill Park||Historical Site||5.8||S||2.5 mi. East of Jolly Harbour|
|Historical Site||7.3||S||3.3 mi. Northwest of Falmouth Harbour|
|Park||--||--||1.6 mi. Southeast of Jolly Harbour|
|Zip Line Site||--||--||Sweets|
|Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||8.3||S||--|
|Betty's Hope||Museum||--||--||2.5 mi. West of Willikies|
|Park||9.8||SSE||0.5 mi. North of Falmouth Harbour|
|Admiral House||Museum||11.5||SSE||English Harbour|
|Historical Site||11.5||SSE||English Harbour|
|Historical Site||11.5||SSE||English Harbour|
|Historical Site||11.6||SSE||English Harbour|
|Dockyard Museum||Museum||11.6||SSE||English Harbour|
|Nelson's Dockyard National Park||Park||11.6||SSE||English Harbour|
|Fort Berkeley||Historical Site||11.7||SSE||English Harbour|
|Park||--||--||0.7 mi. Southeast of English Harbour|
|Park||12.1||SSE||0.7 mi. Southeast of English Harbour|
|Shirley Heights Fort||Historical Site||12.1||SSE||0.8 mi. Southeast of English Harbour|
|Hiking Trail||12.2||SSE||0.8 mi. Southeast of English Harbour|
If you're looking for somewhere a little different to visit, Caribbean Cinemas - Antigua Megaplex 8 could be a good option. 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.
When you're choosing a place to stay, it can often be smart to find out about nearby lodging possibilities as a way to get a better feel for the surrounding area. This part of Antigua offers visitors several other hotels and resorts to pick from, giving you plenty to think about prior to reaching a decision. Take a look at the table below for full details about the booking possibilities that are available in the surrounding area.
|Dickenson Bay Cottages||0.2||NW||0.2 mi. East of Dickenson Bay, Antigua|
|Villas at Sunset Lane||0.3||SW||0.3 mi. Southeast of Dickenson Bay, Antigua|
|Sandals Antigua Caribbean Village & Spa||0.3||W||Dickenson Bay, Antigua|
|Rex Resorts Halcyon Cove||0.4||NW||Dickenson Bay, Antigua|
|Siboney Beach Club||0.6||W||Dickenson Bay, Antigua|
|Buccaneer Beach Club||0.6||W||Dickenson Bay, Antigua|
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