The active and pretty beaches in Anguilla are touted as some of the most enjoyable sights on the island.
Luckily, Beach Houses at Covecastles is directly on the waterfront, so you won't need to go very far to see what makes the area so special.
Naturally, since Beach Houses at Covecastles is located right on Shoal Bay West, relaxing on the sand is popular with guests staying at this property. 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 travelers who want to venture farther away, its not difficult to find another beach to experience. Click the names below to view a detailed discussion:
|Sherricks Bay Beach||0.2||W||4.7 mi. West of Blowing Point|
|Maundays Bay Beach||1.0||E||Maundays Bay|
|Barnes Bay||1.1||NE||West End|
|Meads Bay||1.7||NE||Meads Bay|
|Cove Bay||1.7||E||Cove Bay|
|Merrywing Bay Beach||2.4||E||Rendezvous Bay|
|Rendezvous Bay||3.2||E||Rendezvous Bay|
|Sandy Point Beach||4.2||E||0.5 mi. South of Blowing Point|
|Sandy Island Beach||4.3||NE||2.0 mi. West-Northwest of Sandy Ground Village|
|Blowing Point Beach||4.5||E||0.4 mi. South of Blowing Point|
The closest one 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.
You may also like nearby Shoal Bay West where you will find a lively scene of tourists and activities. 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. This beach is about a hundred yards south-southwest of the property.
Visiting areas that are close to your villa complex can be a nice day trip that brings variety to your trip, no matter if you're just exploring the area's hidden attractions, or sampling authentic cuisine with the locals. Beach Houses at Covecastles is located in Shoal Bay West, a village near Meads Bay; it is 4.5 miles to the west of Blowing Point.
The table below lists some of the areas near Beach Houses at Covecastles.
|West End Village||1.0||NE|
|Long Bay Village||2.5||NE|
Beach Houses at Covecastles makes for a wonderful locale for active vacationers. There are a great deal of active pursuits to be enjoyed when exploring near this lodging. Yes, this section of Anguilla has a lot of spots for vacationers to explore, like Warden's Place, , and Wallblake House. The closest of the three is Warden's Place.
To keep your entire group happy, you may need to browse several of this area's attractions, many of which are named in the following table.
|Warden's Place||Historical Site||7.5||NE||0.7 mi. West-Northwest of the Valley|
|Wallblake House||Museum||7.6||ENE||The Valley|
|Old Factory||Historical Site||8.1||ENE||The Valley|
|Old Salt Factory and Pump House||Historical Site||5.4||NE||Sandy Ground Village|
|Cave||10.1||ENE||2.5 mi. East of the Valley|
|Old Fort at Sandy Hill||Historical Site||10.2||ENE||2.6 mi. East of the Valley|
|Heritage Museum Collection||Museum||12.2||ENE||Island Harbour|
|Cave||14.4||ENE||6.5 mi. Northeast of the Valley|
If you're on the lookout for a chance to see something a little different, Warden's Place might be just right for you. 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.
When deciding where to stay, it's sometimes a good idea to learn about nearby lodging options as a way to get a better feel for the area. You'll be able to find lots of additional places to think about in the vicinity, as this section of Anguilla plays host to an excellent variety of resorts and hotels to choose from. In order to find additional details about booking options available close-by, consult the following table.
|Covecastles Resort||0.1||NE||Shoal Bay West, Anguilla|
|Cap Juluca||1.3||E||Maundays Bay, Anguilla|
|Viceroy Anguilla||1.4||NE||West End, Anguilla|
|Anacaona Boutique Hotel||1.5||NE||West End, Anguilla|
|Frangipani Beach Resort||1.8||NE||Meads Bay, Anguilla|
|Turtle's Nest Beach Resort||1.8||NE||Meads Bay, Anguilla|
|Paradise Cove Resort||2.1||E||Cove Bay, Anguilla|
|Nathan's Cove||2.2||NE||Meads Bay, Anguilla|
|Carimar Beach Club||2.3||NE||Meads Bay, Anguilla|
|Malliouhana, an Auberge Resort||2.4||NE||Long Bay Village, Anguilla|
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