What's Near Cocobay Resort

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Quite often, guests plan to take a trip to Antigua in anticipation of seeing the beautiful beaches that the island is famous for.

Therefore, most guests are delighted that Cocobay Resort is located directly on the waterfront, so you won't need to go out of your way to have an amazing view of the water. The ability to lay a blanket out in an area without groups of other visitors in the area is crucial to many vacationers. This beach provides that kind of benefit, since it's tucked away from the more congested parts of Antigua.

Nearby Beaches

Of course, since Cocobay Resort sits directly on Coco Beach, sun bathing is one of the main attractions at this property. For guests who want some variety, there are some additional beaches worth investigating. Click the name of each one in the table to see more details:

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

One of the most convenient options 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, no matter if you'll just be browsing their markets, or sampling authentic cuisine with the locals. Cocobay Resort is located on the western edge of Valley Church, a village in Antigua; it is a mile (a kilometer and a half) to the south-southwest of Jolly Harbour.

The areas that are closest to Cocobay Resort are listed in the table 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

Travelers who crave an exciting itinerary during their stay in Antigua will find that Cocobay Resort is in a fascinating area with a number of sights. You will find that this particular region boasts plenty of places for travelers to explore, like Detour Bike Trails, Greencastle Hill Park, and Fort Barrington. Of the three, the closest is Detour Bike Trails.

These attractions are just a sample of what's in the area; find more listed in the following table.

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 on the lookout for a chance to see something a little different, 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

Getting info about nearby accommodation options is oftentimes a convenient means of getting a feel for the area as whole. Although there are only a handful of other resort and hotel options right around Cocobay Resort, its quiet surroundings make it a pleasant choice for visitors looking to find a secluded spot. The table that follows contains all the hotel booking options found in the surrounding area.

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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