Coconut Beach Club is a small, secluded resort on Antigua’s northwest coast. This English-speaking Caribbean island was formerly a significant British colonial outpost. Places like English Harbour and Shirley Heights are full of landmarks that illustrate aspects of the area’s colonial heritage. Today, many people visit Antigua for its snorkeling and scuba diving opportunities, as well as to explore the secluded beaches along its winding coast. Some attractions that are close to Coconut Beach Club are Fort Barrington, Deep Bay, Fort Bay Beach and Museum of Antigua and Barbuda.
People who wish to travel to Antigua and stay at Coconut Beach Club should fly into the nearest airport, V.C. Bird International. It is located about 5.7 miles away, in St John’s.
Coconut Beach Club is a resort geared for adults and teens. Guests must be at least 12 years old to stay here, except during certain times of the year.
This resort is set up along a stretch of white-sand beach, and also has an outdoor swimming pool. There is a “wellness cottage” located at the edge of the property, and it offers massages, facials, body treatments, waxing and nail care (appointment necessary). An internet room is available (surcharge for use), and there is also an open-air pavilion for relaxing. Shuttle vans and private cars of varying prices are also available to guests.
Additional resort amenities include concierge desk, bellhop, security guard, front desk (limited hours), tour assistance, currency exchange, available medical assistance, on-site tennis, wedding services, business services, self parking, gift shop/newsstand, two restaurants and a bar.
There are a total of 38 guestrooms and suites at Coconut Beach Club, all of which are in three-story white buildings. These rooms either have patios or balconies that have chairs and hammocks and provide views of the Caribbean Sea. Rooms come without televisions, radios or clocks, but they do have air conditioning and ceiling fans. Other room amenities include direct-dial phones, refrigerators, safes, coffee/tea makers, shower/tub combinations, hair dryers, daily housekeeping and blackout drapes. In-room childcare can be arranged for a surcharge. Irons and ironing boards are available, and cribs and rollaway beds can be provided.
If guests stay at Coconut Beach Club under the all-inclusive plan, they will have three meals a day already paid for. They will also be treated to complimentary afternoon tea and unlimited house-brand drinks. Taxes and gratuities are also covered. All-inclusive guests can also receive dining privileges at All-Inclusive-plan restaurants in partner Cocobay Resort. (Reservations required; availability not guaranteed; transportation not included; dinner not available Thursdays and Sundays.)
For athletic guests, there is complimentary equipment rental and participation in several sports, including kayaks, snorkeling gear, small sailboats and tennis. This resort also arranges a weekly guided nature walk. Guests may use the beach or swimming pool, as well as the lounge chairs and towel service.
What’s not included
Some features that are excluded from the all-inclusive plan are airport transfers; lobster and steak at a la carte dinner menus; premium-brand drinks; bottled water; wine by the bottle; room-service food and beverages; gift shop snacks; spa and beauty treatments, services; optional or outside tours and excursions; incidental purchases; telephone, fax and internet charges; medical services; and laundry.
Guests who book a room-only plan will have to pay separately for meals, drinks, taxes and gratuities.