Cocobay Resort in Antigua
By Tim Cotroneo
What if there were a Caribbean escape where you could have it all? On the island of Antigua, “what if” is spelled Cocobay Resort. The views, the beach, the food, and the ambiance are picture-perfect at Cocobay.
Located on Antigua’s western edge, Cocobay Resort sits on a small bluff overlooking the beach with a splendid vantage point for happy hour sunsets. Cocobay is comprised of 49 charming cottages with “to die for” views of the Caribbean Sea. The cottages include indoor/outdoor showers and private decks for sipping your morning coffee or topping off an evening with a nightcap under the stars.
If your have it all Caribbean holiday begins and ends with a great beach, then Cocobay is everything your little heart desires. Cocobay is blessed with Little Ffreyes Beach and the two “f’s” translate to doubly fantastic. Little Ffreyes is located on a secluded cove comprised of postcard white sand and sun-splashed turquoise water.
Extraordinary Service, Sounds, and Dining
Service with a smile is an unspoken given from the ranks of Cocobay management, housekeeping, and restaurant staff. Daily welcomes from each and every team member is business as usual at this dreamy resort. There is sincerity to the grins, the greetings, and the subtle questions if there is anything that can be done to make your stay more relaxing and memory making.
The rainbow of flowers accenting Cocobay’s walkways and landscape is Caribbean nature at its finest. If your favorite kind of white noise is that of ocean waves, then Cocobay’s sound system is like a premium Bose unplugged. The quiet chorus of the resort’s vibrant environment seems to sooth the mind and rejuvenates the spirit.
To satisfy your inner foodie, Cocobay’s all-inclusive menu offers homemade omelets for breakfast, lightly grilled entrees for lunch, and romantic dinners that make this resort the ideal setting for wedding proposals. Dining with a spectacular view is mandatory fare at Cocobay.
The resort, built in 2000, is perfectly situated on or near Antigua’s best of the best beaches. Darkwood, Morris Bay, Half Moon Bay, and Valley Church beaches will provide photo opportunities galore for those venturing out for a day of beach walking. What’s great for Cocobay guests is there is no need to leave the premises if a fantastic day on the beach is your relaxing preference. The resort’s Little Ffreyes beach is a fantastic venue for sunning, swimming, or searching for shells.
For the traveler seeking understated luxury on an authentic Caribbean setting, then look no further than Cocobay Resort in Antigua. Cocobay is the resort for making your have it all vacation come true. www.cocobayresort.com
Tim Cotroneo is a freelance writer specializing in Caribbean travel, business, and golf.