Anguilla is just one of the most beautiful islands in the Caribbean. Anguilla is about 150 miles east of Puerto Rico and 7 miles north of St. Martin. If you have actually been fortunate enough to visit this slice of paradise, you understand Anguilla is famous for its blue-green blue water, immaculate white sand beaches, as well as plentiful coral reef excellent for snorkeling.
You may likewise have a viewpoint about which is the very best beach out of all 33, where you can swim in water with temperature levels in between 70 and also 80 degrees Fahrenheit. Ask the residents and also you will get many different answers. Simply put, whatever beach you pick, the others are equally as unbelievable. Many have calm surf unless you are on the side with the Atlantic Sea. The surf obtains energetic during the winter season there.
This heaven is little, just a total amount of 35 square miles, and all the beaches are public as well as offer ample vehicle parking. Anguilla is 16 miles long as well as 3 miles throughout at its widest. The climate is sunny as well as completely dry except throughout the stormy period September and October. The most preferred time to browse through is throughout late fail the holidays, however it’s more expensive after that. The springtime is a good alternative also.
With numerous high-end as well as mid-range resorts or private residences to rent next to the water’s edge, you will certainly find yourself on several of the best beaches on the planet, consisting of one that has been called “the best in the Caribbean. Here are seven spectacular stretches of sand where you can spend your time.
With a little over 2 miles of soft white sand, azure water, and beach chairs for rent, Meads Bay is unbelievable. A stroll along this beach on the island’s northwestern side affords you sights of a few of the best resorts as well as eating on the island, plus the sunsets are awesome.
In the summer season, the beach is wonderful for swimming, snorkeling, and kayaking. The winter season bring rougher waves for body boarding or surfing. If you stroll the whole stretch, begin at The Four Seasons Resort and also past the prize-winning Frangipani Beach Resort, with one of the island’s best restaurants, Straw Hat. Further down you’ll pass the fantastic beach restaurant with a great dining alternative in the evening, Blanchard’s Coastline Shack.
If you keep walking, you’ll see Malliouhana Auberge Hotel, the high-end resort that put Anguilla on the map. Past Malliouhana, along Long Bay, is Quintessence Hotel, Relais & Châteaux. This elegant residential property has a laid-back restaurant Coral reefs, where you can eat in your swimwear and order hamburgers.
Shoal Bay East
Shoal Bay East
Shoal Bay in northeast Anguilla is continually ranked as “Best Beach” throughout the Caribbean as well as taken into consideration one of the best in the world. It’s spectacular and popular, but never crowded. The water is the most unbelievable shade of blue, and the sand is light pink. Get here early and you’ll get a prime spot to rent a chair and umbrella.
Considering that the island is exceptionally secure, do not hesitate to leave your things to walk, snorkel, or visit one of the remarkable beach bars for refreshments. Madeariman is a wonderful lunch or dinner establishment, offering French-inspired fresh fish and shellfish, salads, hamburgers, and killer frozen drinks. You can likewise rent paddleboards and also other equipment. It’s laid-back, so come as you are for toes in the sand dining and live music most days.
Even better, stay a couple of days at Manoah Boutique Hotel. Here you’ll get out of your room and onto the sand. They likewise have a beachfront bar and restaurant for jaw-dropping sights. If you like to have an amazing spa experience, go to Zemi Beach Home, which has a genuine 300-year-old Thai house delivered from Thailand to Anguilla.
Maundays Bay is remote, small, and special. It contours right into a crescent with the hills of St. Martin in complete view across the water. Due to its half-moon form, the water is tranquil as well as floating. It seems like you are all alone in an intimate cove, however it’s the house of the gorgeous Belmond Cap Juluca.
Despite the fact that you must enter through security gateway to have accessibility to Maundays Bay, it does not belong solely to the hotel, all the beaches are public as well as there’s free parking. There’s a group of palm trees as you step onto the sand that offers shade. If you want a classy lunch go to Cip’s by Cipriani at Cap Juluca for the excellent alfresco dish.
Little Bay is a popular secret beach sculpted right into a limestone cove in northwest Anguilla. There use to be a rope attached to the western cliff that locals and also vacationers would climb down, however it was removed for safety and security problems. Now the only way to reach it is by boat. If you visit Crocus Bay, Da’Vida Resort, restaurant, as well as spa is on the beach, there’s a boat captain that will take you there and back for a fee.
Once there, you can find yourself totally alone, however hired boats may stop by and let off guests for snorkeling. There are no facilities, so rent snorkel equipment in advance and also bring a towel to appreciate your very own personal paradise. Turtles as well as rays frolic here, plus there’s a rock that’s well known for cliff-jumping. The rock lies under the Ani Villas building as well as is scary high yet safe for all the excitement hunters who try the task. If you are a thrill seeker, bring water shoes to protect your feet when you land.
If you have the opportunity to see Sandy Ground, you will delight in some of the very best beach bars and local restaurants on the island. The name “Sandy Ground” describes the stretch of sand between the Salt Pond and the sea. This beach is full of activity all day. You’ll see the fisherman returning with hauls of fresh fish at the dock. This is where the fishermen and also boat people from all over the world hang around.
Villas are for rent here as well as the world-famous Elvis Beach Bar as well as Lit Lounge nightclub are next to the water. Sandy Ground also has tiny boats called “Tiger” boats for rent to ensure that you can venture out on the water. The water taxi to Sandy Island runs from a house alongside Johnno’s, one of the island’s original coastline bars.
If you like to stroll on the beach, you’ll love this Beach. Rendezvous Beach is on the Caribbean side with views of St. Martin and also is the favored for beach walks. The newly renovated Aurora Anguilla, Resort and Golf Club calls is worth to visit, as Garvey’s Sunlight Shack, a neighborhood favorite for barbecue.
You can rent chairs and play games at the shack or dance to some amazing jams at the Dune Preserve, a great bar owned by Mr. Bankie Banx, who is a renowned Anguillan reggae artist. The Dune Preserve was named the “Leading Beach Bar in the World” by CNN because of its funky driftwood shack vibe, songs, as well as amazing drinks.
Sandy Island is not practically in Anguilla, it is a sand bar in the middle of the Caribbean Sea, however it’s not to be missed. Go to Sandy Ground and also get a seat on the taxi boat with Captain Punky. He will certainly drive you there and back. Once you step onto this paradise, you will not want to get off.
The islands bar serves a fantastic rum punch, as well as the grill serves outstanding ribs, seafood, as well as poultry. You can hang in the shade under the wooden tent or absorb the sunlight on a lounge chair. Bring snorkel devices since the reefs circle the cay and are home to vivid fish. The vibe here is traditional Caribbean, and a fantastic way to invest the day.
The ideal means to get around the island which only takes thirty minutes, is to rent a car, however a driver’s license is needed. There are many taxis on the island and are the excellent way to travel. And also, you can take pleasure in the sights while another person is driving.