What's Located Around Cocos

Many visitors choose to spend their holidays in Antigua just to experience the breath-taking beaches that the island is known for. If all you can think about is the beach, Cocos is the right spot for you. This property is located right on the water, so guests can spend all day every day in the sun if that will make them happy. This property is hidden away from the more congested parts of Antigua, meaning guests of the property will oftentimes have the beach to themselves, giving them the opportunity to enjoy the peaceful setting without any distractions.

Nearby Beaches

Obviously, since Cocos sits directly on Coco Beach, relaxing at the water's edge is a popular pastime at this property. For guests who are eager for some variety, its not difficult to find another beach to experience. Click on the names below to view our detailed article:

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

Ffryes Beach is the closest to Cocos. 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.

Another beach to consider visiting is Jolly Beach where there will be plenty to keep you busy. 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. This one is one and a quarter miles north-northeast of the lodgings.

Nearby Areas

Visitors who aren't ready to book their rooms before learning about what else is in the area may want to know how far the nearby town or city is from their accommodations. Cocos lies on the western part of the island of Antigua; it is one and a quarter miles (two kilometers) to the south-southwest of Jolly Harbour.

The areas that are closest to Cocos are listed in the table below:

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 while vacationing in Antigua will quickly learn that Cocos makes an exceptional starting point for their daily excursions. In fact, this section of Jolly Harbour has a lot of spots for vacationers 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.

For even more attractions to add to your agenda, find several of the nearest shown in the table below.

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
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 somewhere a little different to visit, 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

When you're deciding where to book your stay, it can sometimes be worthwhile to learn about nearby accommodations as a means to better understand the region. Though there are only a handful of other places to stay in this part of Antigua, its tranquil surroundings make it a nice choice for guests looking for a secluded getaway. Get details about the surrounding area's booking possibilities by viewing the table below.

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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