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.
Obviously, since Cocos sits directly on, 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:
|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|
|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.
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:
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 Greencastle Hill Park, and Fort Barrington, to name a few. Of the three, the closest is .,
For even more attractions to add to your agenda, find several of the nearest shown in the table below.
|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|
|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|
|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|
|Botanical Garden||6.2||NE||St. John's|
|Museum||6.9||NE||1.9 mi. East of St. John's|
|Antigua Megaplex 8||Movie Theater||7.1||NE||St. John's|
|Zip Line Site||--||--||Sweets|
|Old Sugar Mill Ruins||Historical Site||7.5||NE||Cassada Gardens|
|Historical Site||7.6||NE||3.0 mi. East of St. John's|
|Park||8.1||E||0.5 mi. North of Falmouth Harbour|
|Historical Site||9.0||ESE||English Harbour|
|Historical Site||9.1||ESE||English Harbour|
|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|
|Park||--||--||0.7 mi. Southeast of English Harbour|
|Park||9.9||ESE||0.7 mi. Southeast of English Harbour|
|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|
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.
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.
|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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