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.
Of course, since Cocobay Resort sits directly on, 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:
|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|
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.
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:
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 Greencastle Hill Park, and Fort Barrington. Of the three, the closest is .,
These attractions are just a sample of what's in the area; find more listed in the following table.
|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|
|Caribbean Cinemas - 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 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.
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.
|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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