Quite often, visitors plan to come to Anguilla simply because they want to experience the spectacular beaches that the island is so proud of.
Many guests are excited to learn that Blue Waters Apartments is located directly on the water, so you won't need to go very far to enjoy the pleasant coast.
Naturally, since Blue Waters Apartments is located right on Shoal Bay West, sun bathing is a popular pastime 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 those who want some variety, the following options each offer something a little different. Click the names below to read our detailed article:
|Sherricks Bay Beach||0.6||W||4.7 mi. West of Blowing Point|
|Maundays Bay Beach||0.6||E||Maundays Bay|
|Barnes Bay||0.9||NNE||West End|
|Cove Bay||1.3||E||Cove Bay|
|Meads Bay||1.4||NE||Meads Bay|
|Merrywing Bay Beach||2.0||E||Rendezvous Bay|
|Rendezvous Bay||2.9||ENE||Rendezvous Bay|
|Sandy Point Beach||3.9||E||0.5 mi. South of Blowing Point|
|Sandy Island Beach||4.1||NE||2.0 mi. West-Northwest of Sandy Ground Village|
|Blowing Point Beach||4.2||E||0.4 mi. South of Blowing Point|
|Road Bay||4.8||ENE||Sandy Ground Village|
|Sandy Ground Beach||4.9||NE||Sandy Ground Village|
The most obvious one to visit is Sherricks Bay Beach. 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.
If the quiet and serene qualities of Sherricks Bay Beach don't appeal to you, consider going to Shoal Bay West where there will be plenty to keep you busy. 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. You'll find this one a half mile west of the property.
Hopping over to a town or community that neighbors your villa complex can help you get out of your comfort zone to experience something a little different, no matter if you'll just be browsing their markets, or experiencing the day in the life of a local. Blue Waters Apartments is located in Shoal Bay West, a village near Meads Bay; it is four miles (six and a half kilometers) to the west of Blowing Point.
The following table contains a listing of areas near Blue Waters Apartments:
|West End Village||0.7||NE|
|Long Bay Village||2.2||NE|
Visitors who crave an exciting itinerary during their trip to Anguilla will find that Blue Waters Apartments is in a fascinating area with a number of sights. Yes, this area has countless opportunities for exploration, including Warden's Place, , and Wallblake House. The nearest attraction of the three is Warden's Place.
There are plenty of other attractions to keep all kinds of travelers happy; find them listed in the following table.
|Warden's Place||Historical Site||7.2||NE||0.7 mi. West-Northwest of the Valley|
|Wallblake House||Museum||7.3||ENE||The Valley|
|Old Factory||Historical Site||7.8||ENE||The Valley|
|Old Salt Factory and Pump House||Historical Site||5.0||NE||Sandy Ground Village|
|Cave||9.8||ENE||2.5 mi. East of the Valley|
|Old Fort at Sandy Hill||Historical Site||9.9||ENE||2.6 mi. East of the Valley|
|Heritage Museum Collection||Museum||11.9||ENE||Island Harbour|
|Cave||14.0||ENE||6.5 mi. Northeast of the Valley|
If you're on the lookout for an enjoyable experience, Warden's Place is an option worth considering. 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.
Learning about nearby accommodations is often a good way to get a better feel for the area as whole. You will be able to find plenty of other places to consider before making a decision, as this section of Anguilla offers visitors a terrific variety of resort and hotel options. To get additional info on hotel booking options available in the vicinity, consult the following table.
|Covecastles Resort||0.3||W||Shoal Bay West, Anguilla|
|Cap Juluca||0.9||E||Maundays Bay, Anguilla|
|Viceroy Anguilla||1.1||NE||West End, Anguilla|
|Anacaona Boutique Hotel||1.2||NE||West End, Anguilla|
|Frangipani Beach Resort||1.5||NE||Meads Bay, Anguilla|
|Turtle's Nest Beach Resort||1.5||NE||Meads Bay, Anguilla|
|Paradise Cove Resort||1.7||E||Cove Bay, Anguilla|
|Nathan's Cove||1.9||NE||Meads Bay, Anguilla|
|Carimar Beach Club||2.0||NE||Meads Bay, Anguilla|
|Malliouhana, an Auberge Resort||2.1||NE||Long Bay Village, Anguilla|
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