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.
Needless to say, since Cocobay Resort was built directly on, 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:
|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|
|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.
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.
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 Greencastle Hill Park, and Fort Barrington, to name a few. Of the three, the closest is .,
There are plenty of other attractions to keep all kinds of travelers happy; find them shown in the table below.
|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|
|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|
|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|
|Botanical Garden||6.0||NE||St. John's|
|Museum||6.7||NE||1.9 mi. East of St. John's|
|Antigua Megaplex 8||Movie Theater||6.9||NE||St. John's|
|Zip Line Site||--||--||Sweets|
|Old Sugar Mill Ruins||Historical Site||7.4||NE||Cassada Gardens|
|Historical Site||7.4||NE||3.0 mi. East of St. John's|
|Park||8.0||E||0.5 mi. North of Falmouth Harbour|
|Historical Site||8.9||ESE||English Harbour|
|Historical Site||9.0||ESE||English Harbour|
|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|
|Park||--||--||0.7 mi. Southeast of English Harbour|
|Park||9.8||ESE||0.7 mi. Southeast of English Harbour|
|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|
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.
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.
|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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