What's Located Around Cocos

Sometimes booking a hotel near the beach can make your trip even more exciting.

If all you can think about is the beach, Cocos is the right spot for you. This property is situated on the water, so tourists can spend every day under the sun if they so desire. Being able to find tranquility in an area lacking groups of other visitors in the area makes a difference in your beach going experience. This beach provides that type of environment since it is tucked away from the more crowded areas of Antigua.

Nearby Beaches

Needless to say, since Cocos is located on Coco Beach, relaxing at the water's edge is popular with guests staying here. For guests who want some variety, there are some additional beaches worth investigating. Click on the following names to view a detailed page:

Beaches Near Cocos
Beach Distance Direction Location
Ffryes Beach 0.2 S 1.4 mi. South-Southwest of Jolly Harbour
Valley Church Beach 0.5 NE Valley Church
Darkwood Beach 0.7 S 1.8 mi. South of Jolly Harbour
Jolly Beach 1.2 NNE Jolly Harbour
Turner's Beach 1.7 S 2.7 mi. South of Jolly Harbour
Cove Bay Beach 2.0 N 1.1 mi. Northwest of Jolly Harbour
Pearns Bay South Beach 2.2 N 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 2.4 N 1.3 mi. North of Jolly Harbour
Cades Bay Beach 3.2 SE 3.6 mi. Southeast of Jolly Harbour
Pinching Bay 3.8 N Five Islands
Morris Bay 4.1 SE 4.5 mi. Southeast of Jolly Harbour
Hawksbill Bay 4.4 N Five Islands
Curtain Bluff Beach 4.5 SE 4.3 mi. West of Falmouth Harbour
Landing Bay 4.6 N Five Islands
Galley Bay Beach 4.8 N Five Islands
Carlisle Bay East -- -- 3.9 mi. West of Falmouth Harbour

One of the closest picks is Ffryes Beach. Frryes Beach has clear, calm water. There's not a lot to see snorkeling, but swimming will be relaxing and you wont have to dodge coral reefs or rock formations beneath the waves.

Also, consider Jolly Beach which is generally home to an active scene with lots of other visitors. A long beach jutting out into the ocean, Jolly Beach is adjacent to Jolly Harbor and is surrounded by lots of activity. There are restaurants, accommodations, bars and a casino around this beach. You can locate this one one and a quarter miles north-northeast of the property.

Nearby Areas

Paying a visit to the towns or communities located closest to your hotel can help you learn even more about Antigua, no matter if you're just exploring the area's hidden attractions, or sampling authentic cuisine with the locals. Cocos can be found on the western part of the island of Antigua; it's 1.2 miles to the south-southwest of Jolly Harbour.

The table below lists the areas that are closest to Cocos:

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Valley Church 0.5 E
Crab Hill 1.2 SSE
Jolly Harbour 1.2 NNE
Johnsons Point 1.8 SSE
Bolands 1.8 NE
Five Islands 4.3 N
Old Road 4.7 SE
John Hughes 4.9 E
Buckleys 5.8 E
St. John's 5.9 NE

Nearby Attractions

Fort James

Tourists who want to enjoy plenty of activities during their trip to Antigua will quickly learn that Cocos makes an exceptional starting point for their daily excursions. As a matter of fact, this area has countless opportunities for exploration, including Detour Bike Trails, Greencastle Hill Park, and Fort Barrington. The closest of the three is Detour Bike Trails.

If these attractions don't interest you, you'll find a number of other choices nearby; the closest to this property are named in the following table.

Attractions Near Cocos
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Detour Bike Trails Park -- -- 1.6 mi. Southeast of Jolly Harbour
Greencastle Hill Park Historical Site 3.4 ENE 2.5 mi. East of Jolly Harbour
Fort Barrington Historical Site 5.5 N Five Islands
Wallings Resevoir Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 4.9 E --
Fort James Historical Site 5.9 NNE St. John's
The Museum of Antigua and Barbuda Museum 6.0 NE Downtown St. John's
Deluxe Cinemas Movie Theater 6.1 NE Downtown St. John's
Sweets Windmill Ruins Historical Site 5.5 E 3.3 mi. Northwest of Falmouth Harbour
St. John's Cathedral Historical Site 6.1 NE Downtown St. John's
Victoria Park Botanical Garden 6.2 NE St. John's
National Hero's Park Museum 6.9 NE 1.9 mi. East of St. John's
Caribbean Cinemas - Antigua Megaplex 8 Movie Theater 7.1 NE St. John's
Antigua Rainforest Canopy Tour Zip Line Site -- -- Sweets
Old Sugar Mill Ruins Historical Site 7.5 NE Cassada Gardens
Old Sugar Factory Historical Site 7.6 NE 3.0 mi. East of St. John's
Monk's Hill Park Park 8.1 E 0.5 mi. North of Falmouth Harbour
Nelson's Ruins West Historical Site 9.0 ESE English Harbour
Nelson's Ruins Northeast Historical Site 9.1 ESE English Harbour
Nelson's Ruins Southeast Historical Site 9.1 ESE English Harbour
Admiral House Museum 9.2 ESE English Harbour
Dockyard Museum Museum 9.3 ESE English Harbour
Nelson's Dockyard National Park Park 9.3 ESE English Harbour
Fort Berkeley Historical Site 9.4 ESE English Harbour
Jones Valley Trail Park -- -- 0.7 mi. Southeast of English Harbour
Lookout Trail Park 9.9 ESE 0.7 mi. Southeast of English Harbour
Carpenters Rock Trail Hiking Trail 9.9 ESE 0.8 mi. Southeast of English Harbour
Shirley Heights Fort Historical Site 10.0 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 a place where you can while away some free time, Greencastle Hill Park might be the right choice for you. 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

Learning about nearby lodging possibilities is sometimes a good means of getting a feel for the surrounding area. While you'll only find a few additional places to stay right around Cocos, its tranquil surroundings ensure that it's a pleasant choice for visitors looking to find a secluded destination. See the following table to get complete details on the booking possibilities located in the vicinity.

Accommodations near Cocos
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Cocobay Resort 0.2 ENE Valley Church, Antigua
Sugar Ridge Resort Limited 0.7 ENE Valley Church, Antigua
Jolly Beach Resort & Spa 1.0 NE Jolly Harbour, Antigua
Tranquility Bay 1.2 NNE Jolly Harbour, Antigua
 

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