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.
Needless to say, since Cocos is located on, 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:
|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|
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.
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:
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 Greencastle Hill Park, and Fort Barrington. The closest of the three is .,
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.
|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|
|Caribbean Cinemas - 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 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.
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.
|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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