What's Near Cocobay Resort

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The gorgeous beaches in Antigua are touted by locals as some of the best attractions that the island has to offer. If all you can think about is the beach, Cocobay Resort is the right spot for you. This lodging is located right along the water and sand, so visitors can spend all of their time soaking up the sun if that will make them happy. The thought of being able to spend a day in an area without hoards of people crowding the beach is something to be valued. This beach offers that type of environment because it's situated away from the more crowded areas of Antigua.

Nearby Beaches

Needless to say, since Cocobay Resort was built directly on Coco Beach, sun bathing is one of the main attractions at this property. For guests who are willing to venture off site, its not difficult to find another beach to experience. Click the name of each one in the table to view a detailed discussion:

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

Valley Church Beach is probably the most convenient option to visit near this property. Valley Church Beach is a beautiful, often overlooked beach on Antigua's eastern shore. The waters are clean and calm.

Nearby Areas

Visiting the town or local neighborhood nearest to your resort can add to the enjoyment of your vacation, whether you're marveling at the region's untouched natural beauty, or talking to some locals about their way of life. Cocobay Resort is found on the western side of Valley Church, a village in Antigua; it's a mile (a kilometer and a half) to the south-southwest of Jolly Harbour.

The areas found closest to Cocobay Resort are listed below.

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

Visitors in need of a fun agenda while vacationing in Antigua will quickly learn that Cocobay Resort makes a great home-base to start their excursions. You will soon notice that this region is simply full of places for travelers to explore, like Detour Bike Trails, Greencastle Hill Park, and Fort Barrington, to name a few. Of the three, the closest is Detour Bike Trails.

There are plenty of other attractions to keep all kinds of travelers happy; find them 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
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 searching for a place where you can while away some free time, Greencastle Hill Park may be just what you're looking for. 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 choosing a location to stay in, it can often be a good idea to find out about nearby accommodation options as a way to get a feel for the area. Although you might only find a handful of other places to stay in this part of Antigua, the tranquil surroundings here are what make it a pleasant option for those hoping to find a peaceful destination. Learn more about the surrounding area's booking possibilities by checking the table below.

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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