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.
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:
|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.
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:
|West End Village||0.9||NE|
|Long Bay Village||2.5||NE|
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, , 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.
|Warden's Place||Historical Site||7.4||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||5.3||ENE||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||14.3||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.
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.
|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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