What's Located Around Cocos

Many times, landing accommodations close to the beach can make your trip even more worthwhile.

Luckily, this property is located on the water, so you won't need to travel far to enjoy the pleasant coast. Being able to relax in an area without groups of other vacationers crowding the beach is crucial to many vacationers. This beach is known for that type of environment because it is not located within the more congested parts of Antigua.

Nearby Beaches

Naturally, since Cocos is located on Coco Beach, sun bathing is one of the main attractions at this property. For vacationers who are willing to venture off site, the following options each offer something a little different. Click on the names below 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 most convenient options 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.

You can also try nearby 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. This beach is one and a quarter miles north-northeast of the property.

Nearby Areas

Visitors who are curious about what is close by might want to find out how far—or near—the nearby city or town is from the property. Cocos is located on the island of Antigua, it is one and a quarter miles (two kilometers) 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

Cocos serves as an excellent locale for active vacationers. There are a great deal of fun activities to be enjoyed when searching from this accommodation. As a matter of fact, this particular part of Jolly Harbour claims a number of exciting attractions, such as Detour Bike Trails, Greencastle Hill Park, and Fort Barrington. The nearest attraction of the three is Detour Bike Trails.

With quite a few attractions near this vacation spot, you don't have to limit yourself; more of the nearest attractions are listed 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
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
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 worth a visit. 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 accommodations is often a great way to get a better feel for the area as whole. This portion of Antigua offers travelers various additional resorts and hotels to pick from, which will give you plenty to mull over before coming to a decision. Find out what you need to know about all the area's booking possibilities by viewing the table below.

Accommodations near Cocos
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Cocobay Resort 0.2 ENE Valley Church, Antigua
Agave Landings 0.3 NE 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
Jolly Harbour Villas -- -- Jolly Harbour, Antigua
 

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