What's Near Covecastles Resort

Lots of guests choose to spend their holidays in Anguilla just for the sparkling beaches that the island is famous for.

Fortunately, Covecastles Resort is situated 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. This vacation destination is hidden away from the more congested parts of Anguilla, meaning guests may get to have the beach to themselves, giving them the opportunity to experience a true escape from the crowds found in town.

Nearby Beaches

Shoal Bay West

Obviously, since Covecastles Resort sits directly on Shoal Bay West, sun bathing is a popular pastime 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 guests who want some variety, there are some additional beaches worth investigating. Click the name of each one in the table to view our detailed article:

Beaches Near Covecastles
Beach Distance Direction Location
Sherricks Bay Beach 0.2 WSW 4.7 mi. West of Blowing Point
Maundays Bay Beach 0.9 E Maundays Bay
Barnes Bay 1.1 NE West End
Meads Bay 1.6 NE Meads Bay
Cove Bay 1.6 E Cove Bay
Merrywing Bay Beach 2.3 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.

If you were hoping to visit a less quiet part of the coast, consider nearby 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 a meager interval off.

Nearby Areas

Visitors who are interested in finding out more about what else is in the area might want to know how many miles the nearby town or city is from their accommodations. Covecastles Resort is located in Shoal Bay West, a village near Meads Bay; it's 4.4 miles to the west of Blowing Point.

The table below lists the areas that are closest to Covecastles Resort:

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Barnes Bay 0.4 W
West End 0.9 NE
West End Village 0.9 NE
Maundays Bay 0.9 E
Cove Bay 1.7 E
Meads Bay 1.9 NE
Long Bay Village 2.5 NE
Long Bay 2.8 NE
Rendezvous Bay 2.9 E
Shaddick Point 3.7 E

Nearby Attractions

Old Fort at Sandy Hill

Vacationers who want to try unfamiliar activities while visiting Anguilla will find that Covecastles Resort makes an exceptional starting point for their daily excursions. You will soon notice that this section of Anguilla has a lot of spots for vacationers to explore, such as Warden's Place, Coronation Park, and Wallblake House. The nearest attraction 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 shown in the table below.

Attractions Near Covecastles
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Warden's Place Historical Site 7.4 NE 0.7 mi. West-Northwest of the Valley
Coronation Park Park 7.7 ENE 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 5.3 ENE Sandy Ground Village
Dropsey Bay Cave 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
Goat Cave Cave 14.3 ENE 6.5 mi. Northeast of the Valley

If you're searching for an interesting place to visit, Warden's Place is an alternative 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.

Nearby Accommodations

When you're deciding on a place to stay, it is often a good idea to learn about nearby lodging options in order to get a feel for the region. You will be able to find lots of other places to think about nearby, as this portion of Anguilla houses a terrific range of resorts and hotels to choose from. In order to get additional information about hotel booking possibilities available nearby, view the table below.

Accommodations near Covecastles
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Cap Juluca 1.2 E Maundays Bay, Anguilla
Viceroy Anguilla 1.3 NE West End, Anguilla
Anacaona Boutique Hotel 1.5 NE West End, Anguilla
Frangipani Beach Resort 1.7 NE Meads Bay, Anguilla
Turtle's Nest Beach Resort 1.8 NE Meads Bay, Anguilla
Paradise Cove Resort 2.0 E Cove Bay, Anguilla
Nathan's Cove 2.1 NE Meads Bay, Anguilla
Carimar Beach Club 2.2 NE Meads Bay, Anguilla
Malliouhana, an Auberge Resort 2.3 NE Long Bay Village, Anguilla
CuisinArt Resort & Spa 3.0 ENE Rendezvous Bay, Anguilla

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