What's Located Around Cocobay Resort

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The delightful beaches in Antigua are boasted as some of the most relaxing (or active!) spots in the region.

Fortunately, this property is right on the water and sand, so you won't have to go out of the way to see one of the most naturally beautiful features of the area. This particular site is hidden away from the more populated parts of Antigua, meaning those staying at this location may get to have the beach to themselves, allowing them to enjoy the tranquility of this amazing area.

Nearby Beaches

Of course, since Cocobay Resort sits directly on Coco Beach, relaxing on the sand is a popular pastime here. For those who want some variety, its not difficult to find another beach to experience. Click the name of each one in the table to view a detailed page:

Beaches Near Cocobay Resort
Beach Distance Direction Location
Valley Church Beach 0.3 NE Valley Church
Ffryes Beach 0.3 SSW 1.4 mi. South-Southwest of Jolly Harbour
Darkwood Beach 0.7 S 1.8 mi. South of Jolly Harbour
Jolly Beach 1.1 NNE Jolly Harbour
Turner's Beach 1.7 S 2.7 mi. South of Jolly Harbour
Cove Bay Beach 1.9 N 1.1 mi. Northwest of Jolly Harbour
Pearns Bay South Beach 2.2 NNW 1.5 mi. Northwest of Jolly Harbour
Little Pearns Bay Beach 2.3 N 1.6 mi. Northwest of Jolly Harbour
Stony Horn Bay Beach 2.3 N 1.5 mi. Northwest of Jolly Harbour
Hermitage Bay 2.3 N 1.3 mi. North of Jolly Harbour
Cades Bay Beach 3.1 SE 3.6 mi. Southeast of Jolly Harbour
Pinching Bay 3.7 N Five Islands
Morris Bay 4.0 SE 4.5 mi. Southeast of Jolly Harbour
Hawksbill Bay 4.3 N Five Islands
Curtain Bluff Beach 4.4 SE 4.3 mi. West of Falmouth Harbour
Landing Bay 4.5 N Five Islands
Galley Bay Beach 4.7 N Five Islands
Carlisle Bay East -- -- 3.9 mi. West of Falmouth Harbour
St. Johns Harbor South 5.0 NNE St. John's

The closest one is Valley Church Beach. Valley Church Beach is a beautiful, often overlooked beach on Antigua's eastern shore. The waters are clean and calm.

Nearby Areas

Stopping over at a town or community close to your resort can act as a nice day trip, whether you're marveling at the region's untouched natural beauty, or interacting with the locals while on your trip. Cocobay Resort is found in Valley Church, a village in Antigua; it's 1.1 miles to the south-southwest of Jolly Harbour.

The table below lists the areas that are closest to Cocobay Resort:

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Jolly Harbour 1.1 NNE
Crab Hill 1.2 S
Bolands 1.6 NE
Johnsons Point 1.8 SSE
Five Islands 4.2 N
Old Road 4.6 SE
John Hughes 4.7 E
Buckleys 5.6 E
St. John's 5.7 NE
Redcliffe Quay 5.7 NE

Nearby Attractions

Fort James

Tourists who want to try unfamiliar activities while vacationing in Antigua will quickly learn that Cocobay Resort makes a great base for their tropical explorations. You will soon notice that this section of Jolly Harbour has a lot of spots for vacationers to explore, such as Detour Bike Trails, Greencastle Hill Park, and Fort Barrington, to name a few. Of the three, the closest is Detour Bike Trails.

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

Attractions Near Cocobay Resort
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Detour Bike Trails Park -- -- 1.6 mi. Southeast of Jolly Harbour
Greencastle Hill Park Historical Site 3.2 ENE 2.5 mi. East of Jolly Harbour
Fort Barrington Historical Site 5.4 N Five Islands
Wallings Resevoir Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 4.7 E --
Fort James Historical Site 5.7 NNE St. John's
The Museum of Antigua and Barbuda Museum 5.9 NE Downtown St. John's
Deluxe Cinemas Movie Theater 5.9 NE Downtown St. John's
Sweets Windmill Ruins Historical Site 5.4 E 3.3 mi. Northwest of Falmouth Harbour
St. John's Cathedral Historical Site 5.9 NE Downtown St. John's
Victoria Park Botanical Garden 6.0 NE St. John's
National Hero's Park Museum 6.7 NE 1.9 mi. East of St. John's
Caribbean Cinemas - Antigua Megaplex 8 Movie Theater 6.9 NE St. John's
Antigua Rainforest Canopy Tour Zip Line Site -- -- Sweets
Old Sugar Mill Ruins Historical Site 7.4 NE Cassada Gardens
Old Sugar Factory Historical Site 7.4 NE 3.0 mi. East of St. John's
Monk's Hill Park Park 8.0 E 0.5 mi. North of Falmouth Harbour
Nelson's Ruins West Historical Site 8.9 ESE English Harbour
Nelson's Ruins Northeast Historical Site 9.0 ESE English Harbour
Nelson's Ruins Southeast Historical Site 9.0 ESE English Harbour
Admiral House Museum 9.0 ESE English Harbour
Dockyard Museum Museum 9.1 ESE English Harbour
Nelson's Dockyard National Park Park 9.1 ESE English Harbour
Fort Berkeley Historical Site 9.2 ESE English Harbour
Jones Valley Trail Park -- -- 0.7 mi. Southeast of English Harbour
Lookout Trail Park 9.8 ESE 0.7 mi. Southeast of English Harbour
Carpenters Rock Trail Hiking Trail 9.8 ESE 0.8 mi. Southeast of English Harbour
Shirley Heights Fort Historical Site 9.8 ESE 0.8 mi. Southeast of English Harbour
Betty's Hope Museum -- -- 2.5 mi. West of Willikies
Orange Valley Gardens Botanical Garden -- -- Willikies

If you're looking for somewhere a little different to visit, Greencastle Hill Park is an alternative worth considering. One of the highest hills in Antigua, Greencastle Hill has been a popular place for hikers, tourist, and locals for most of recorded history. With beautiful views of the surrounding area, it is not uncommon to find people here simply enjoying the scenery.

Nearby Accommodations

When you're deciding where to stay, it can sometimes be worthwhile to find out about nearby accommodations in order to get a better feel for the area. Although you might only find a few other places to stay in this part of Antigua, its tranquil surroundings make it a pleasant option for travelers looking to find a secluded vacation destination. Learn more about the area's hotel booking possibilities by checking the following table.

Accommodations near Cocobay Resort
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Cocos 0.2 WSW 1.2 mi. South-Southwest of Jolly Harbour, Antigua
Sugar Ridge Resort Limited 0.5 ENE Valley Church, Antigua
Jolly Beach Resort & Spa 0.8 NNE Jolly Harbour, Antigua
Tranquility Bay 1.0 NNE Jolly Harbour, Antigua

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