Windlass Bight Beach

Swimming, strolling, and sunning, this shore is great no matter what your favorite beachside activity is.

Located near the heart of the island of Anegada, 2.4 miles northwest of The Settlement, Windlass Bight Beach is on the North edge of the island, You should consider stopping by whether or not you are staying in the vicinity. Not looking forward to staking out a spot at a busy beach? All the more reason you should find a beach that isn't surrounded by thousands of hotel rooms; the lovely, less-traveled shores of beaches like Windlass Bight Beach are perfect when you need a break from the typical tourist scene.

Amenities and Ambiance

The beach is set in a half-moon bay with light golden sand backed with lush green shrubs, and leading out to bright blue waters. \

Unfortunately, public restrooms aren't available, but you may be able to find facilities at a nearby business.

Windlass Bight Beach brings visitors a quiet and relaxing retreat, due to the fact that the location that surrounds the beach is more rural than urban.

What's Nearby


This beach is positioned on the North coast of Anegada. Nearby you'll find accommodations like Keel Point Cottages, which is two miles away, making it one of the closest booking options reachable from Windlass Bight Beach, though you may not find too many additional attractions you can reach quickly.

Cities and Towns

The closest section on Anegada to Windlass Bight Beach is The Settlement. This interesting part of Anegada is just two and a half miles from the shore, which means a trip here doesn't have to take all day. This area in the Virgin Islands is a neat region that strikes a balance between island tranquility and urbanization.


The crowdedness of the shoreline can vary widely, depending on when you visit, and how many hotel rooms have been booked nearby. There are not many large hotels nearby, but it's sometimes enjoyed by guests staying at smaller lodgings in the area.

While vacationers will find only a few accommodations in the surrounding areas, those options closest to Windlass Bight Beach can be seen in the list below.

Accommodations near Windlass Bight Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Keel Point Cottages 2.0 mi. W Cottages
Big Bamboo Cottages 2.1 mi. E Cottages
Anegada Beach Club 2.2 mi. W Hotel
Anegada Reef Hotel 2.6 mi. WSW Hotel
Neptune's Treasure 2.8 mi. WSW Hotel


If during your visit you start getting hungry, you'll have some great cuisine to choose from, so there's no need to go too far away. One of the nearest places to eat is Big Bamboo Restaurant. The restaurant serves delicious Caribbean cuisine. Many guests rave about their chicken and seafood. Some guests will choose to take a cab here, while others will want to walk as it's only a short distance away.

The following table lists nearby dining options.

Restaurants near Windlass Bight Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Big Bamboo Restaurant (284) 495-2019 Caribbean Very Casual 2.1 mi. E
Lobster Trap (284) 495-9466 Caribbean, International Informal 2.2 mi. W
Whispering Pines -- Caribbean -- 2.2 mi. E
Anegada Reef Hotel Restaurant (284) 495-8002 Eclectic Very Casual 2.6 mi. WSW
Potter's by the Sea (284) 495-9182 Caribbean, International Very Casual 2.6 mi. WSW
Flash of Beauty Restaurant (284) 495-8014 Caribbean Very Casual 2.7 mi. E
Neptune's Treasure Restaurant (284) 495-9439 International Informal 2.8 mi. WSW
Pam's Kitchen (284) 495-9237 International Very Casual 2.8 mi. WSW
Cow Wreck Restaurant (284) 495-8047 Caribbean Very Casual 3.6 mi. W
Pomato Point Restaurant (284) 495-9466 Caribbean Very Casual 3.7 mi. WSW

Other Beaches

Vacationers looking for a beach that's right for them on Anegada will have lots of options besides Windlass Bight Beach.

While the area offers plenty of picturesque views and exciting attractions, Windlass Bight Beach is both a refreshing place to relax, and a beautiful natural attraction.


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