If this sounds like you, choosing accommodations near the right beach can guarantee your family has a fun, fulfilling trip.
Fortunately, this property is on the water, so you won't need to go out of your way to see one of the most naturally beautiful features of the area.
Of course, since Altamer Villas is located on Shoal Bay West, spending time at the shore is one of the main attractions here. The calm waters of Shoal Bay West are excellent for swimming and snorkeling, with coral reefs just off the shore. Occasionally there is a crowd here due to day-trippers from St. Martin, but it's typically a quiet beach. For vacationers who want to venture farther away, the following options each offer something a little different. Click on the names below to see more details:
|Maundays Bay Beach||0.5||E||Maundays Bay|
|Sherricks Bay Beach||0.7||W||4.7 mi. West of Blowing Point|
|Barnes Bay||0.9||NNE||West End|
|Cove Bay||1.2||ENE||Cove Bay|
|Meads Bay||1.4||NE||Meads Bay|
|Merrywing Bay Beach||1.9||E||Rendezvous Bay|
|Rendezvous Bay||2.8||ENE||Rendezvous Bay|
|Sandy Point Beach||3.8||E||0.5 mi. South of Blowing Point|
|Sandy Island Beach||4.0||NE||2.0 mi. West-Northwest of Sandy Ground Village|
|Blowing Point Beach||4.1||E||0.4 mi. South of Blowing Point|
|Road Bay||4.7||ENE||Sandy Ground Village|
|Sandy Ground Beach||4.8||NE||Sandy Ground Village|
The most convenient one to visit is Maundays Bay Beach. Maundays Bay is a popular beach for tourists, with lots of nearby accommodations. Low-key visitors can simply relax on an expanse of warm sand or take a stroll down by the water's edge.
If instead you're interested in a beach where sunbathers can find plenty of privacy, Sherricks Bay Beach could be a better choice for you. Completely undeveloped and the victim of erosion, Sherricks Bay Beach is a bit rockier than most beaches in Anguilla. However, while there is not much exploring or swimming to do here, it is a great location for a private picnic, taking pictures of the islands on the horizon, or simply taken in the sounds and feel of the strong sea-breeze. It can be found three quarters of a mile west of the villa complex.
Stopping over at a town or community close to your villa complex can add to the enjoyment of your vacation, no matter if it's for a quick family outing, or sampling some of the region's most amazing cuisine. Altamer Villas is found in Shoal Bay West, a village near Meads Bay; it's four miles (six and a half kilometers) to the west of Blowing Point.
The table below lists the areas that are closest to Altamer Villas:
|West End Village||0.7||NE|
|Long Bay Village||2.2||NE|
Altamer Villas makes for a great spot for active travelers. There are a great deal of fun activities to be found when exploring near this accommodation. You will soon notice that this area has countless opportunities for exploration, such as Warden's Place, , and Wallblake House. The closest of the three is Warden's Place.
In search of even more activities to keep you busy? Take a look at all the things to do near the property, which are listed in the following table.
|Warden's Place||Historical Site||7.1||NE||0.7 mi. West-Northwest of the Valley|
|Wallblake House||Museum||7.2||ENE||The Valley|
|Old Factory||Historical Site||7.7||ENE||The Valley|
|Old Salt Factory and Pump House||Historical Site||5.0||NE||Sandy Ground Village|
|Cave||9.7||ENE||2.5 mi. East of the Valley|
|Old Fort at Sandy Hill||Historical Site||9.8||ENE||2.6 mi. East of the Valley|
|Heritage Museum Collection||Museum||11.8||ENE||Island Harbour|
|Cave||13.9||ENE||6.5 mi. Northeast of the Valley|
If you're searching for a chance to see something a little different, Warden's Place might be worth a visit. Just like many of the Caribbean Islands, Anguilla depended, in part, on the sugar trade. Warden's Place was once a sugar plantation that was built in the 1790's.
Getting details about nearby accommodation options is generally a great means of getting a feel for the surrounding area. You will be able to find no shortage of other properties to consider nearby, as this part of Anguilla plays host to an impressive range of resorts and hotels to choose from. Take a look at the table below to find a complete listing of hotel booking possibilities you'll find in the vicinity.
|Covecastles Resort||0.4||W||Shoal Bay West, Anguilla|
|Cap Juluca||0.8||E||Maundays Bay, Anguilla|
|Viceroy Anguilla||1.1||NNE||West End, Anguilla|
|Anacaona Boutique Hotel||1.2||NE||West End, Anguilla|
|Frangipani Beach Resort||1.4||NE||Meads Bay, Anguilla|
|Turtle's Nest Beach Resort||1.5||NE||Meads Bay, Anguilla|
|Paradise Cove Resort||1.6||E||Cove Bay, Anguilla|
|Nathan's Cove||1.8||NE||Meads Bay, Anguilla|
|Carimar Beach Club||1.9||NE||Meads Bay, Anguilla|
|Malliouhana, an Auberge Resort||2.1||NE||Long Bay Village, Anguilla|
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