The Best Beaches on Anguilla

Cove Bay

A long beach on the west end of the island, it's the only one in the area not populated with hotels. Visitors can rent beach equipment such as floats, umbrellas, and mats. With views of St. Martin, this spot is popular for picnics and enjoying cold drinks at the bar.

Rendezvous Bay

A mile and a half-long stretch of sand overlooking calm clear water. Rendezvous Bay has several resorts, a few rental villas, and restaurants lining this beach. The long, winding beach is ideal for romantic walks, and the placid waves make this a swimmer's paradise.

Savannah Bay

Sand dunes back this sweeping crescent shaped beach, located on the eastern end of the island. If you're seeking seclusion, a snorkeling spot, you've come to the right place. (There's also a beach bar.

Shoal Bay East

Voted one of the ten best beaches in the Caribbean, Shoal Bay wins the title as most popular beach on Anguilla. Beach bars and umbrellas line the beach, along with a number of open-air restaurants.

Sile Bay Beach

Not much foot traffic in the area makes this a beach to get away from the crowd and have an afternoon picnic. It is known for having relatively calm waters and a good spot for snorkeling.

Meads Bay

Meads Bay is the perfect place for a day of soaking up the sun! On either end of the beach lays 2 luxury hotels, Malliouhana and The Four Seasons Resort. Between these resorts are small boutique hotels and restaurants where you can grab casual quick bites or something a little more upscale.

Shoal Bay East

This beach is often referred to as one of the best beaches in the Caribbean. It might be because of the ultra fine white sand and turquoise waters. There are also quite a few local restaurants to choose from. Try Maderiman for crayfish and rose or spend a Sunday at Gwen's to enjoy some cocktails, local BBQ, and music from a local scratch band or unwind at Elodia's beach bar.

Sandy Ground

As one of the "hubs" on the island, there is always something going on in Sandy Ground, whether it's a boat race, a concert on the beach, or live jazz on a Sunday at Johnnos. For lunch stop in at Roy's Bayside Grill, which has been serving beachgoers for over 30 years.

Rendezvous Bay

This beach is 2.5 miles of perfection, which has a great view of St. Maarten and on a clear day Saba as well. It's often very calm, so great for wading in its crystal blue waters. The Dune is the ultimate Beach Bar!

Crocus Bay

A cliff jumping destination where you take a short boat ride to Little Bay. Little Bay is shielded by towering cliffs on both sides. Be on the look out for turtles, sting rays, squids and fish. If you'd rather stay at Crocus Bay you can hike up a steep hill that takes you down to DaVida restaurant. The beachside restaurant has live local music on Sundays.

Savannah Bay

This beach draws a smaller crowd. If you are looking for a flat manageable walk this is your beach. After a mile or so you will arrive to the quiet beach. The waters sometimes have rough waves good for bodysurfing. After a long day in the sun enjoy lunch at family owned, Nat's.

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