Quite often, people make plans to come to Anguilla just to experience the beautiful beaches that the island is famous for. If you or your group are big beach fans, Beach Houses at Covecastles is set in the perfect location for you. This site is situated right along the water and sand, so guests can spend as much time as they like under the sun if they so desire.
Of course, since Beach Houses at Covecastles was built directly on Shoal Bay West, sun bathing is one of the main attractions 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 those who want to venture farther away, its not difficult to find another beach to experience. Click the names below to read our detailed article:
|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|
Sherricks Bay Beach is closest to Beach Houses at Covecastles. 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.
Vacationers may also stop in at Shoal Bay West which is far from secluded. 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.
Guests who want to know a little bit more about what's nearby might want to find out how far—or near—the adjacent city or town is from the property. Beach Houses at Covecastles is situated 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 is a wonderful place to stay for active travelers. There are many active pursuits to be enjoyed when starting at this accommodation. You will find that this area is simply full of different attractions to try, such as Warden's Place, , and Wallblake House. Of the three, the closest is Warden's Place.
For even more attractions to add to your agenda, find several of the nearest shown in the table below.
|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 looking for somewhere a little different to visit, Warden's Place could be just what the doctor ordered. 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 information about nearby accommodations is often a good way to get a feel for the area as whole. Readers can find lots of other destinations to look at before making a decision, as this section of Anguilla is home to an impressive selection of hotel and resort options. The following table contains all the hotel booking options located nearby.
|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 Hotel & Spa||2.4||NE||Long Bay Village, Anguilla|
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