Forest Bay North

Forest Bay is not an overly developed Beach. There are very few buildings, making it one of those rare beaches that feels pristine and untouched. It's a curved, white sand beach with crystalline waters and a backdrop of greenery and sea grape brush.

Set in Forest Bay, Forest Bay North is on the South East coast of Anguilla. You might think about stopping by even if you aren't staying nearby. Vacationers who want a somewhat serene and secluded beach, that's also not too far from the town's amenities may want to give Forest Bay North a try. It's not the type of beach that gets packed every day, but it's also not completely secluded.

How to Access The Beach
This is a great public access beach with adjacent roads and some parking near the Straw Hat restaurant.

Amenities and Ambiance

Forest Bay has the best powdery soft sand, a restaurant on the east end and a boat dock.

Unfortunately, you won't find any public restrooms along this coastline, so if you're visiting with small children you might want to consider a different location.

What's Nearby


Travelers will find Forest Bay North on Anguilla's South East coast; the area hosts attractions such as Wallblake House, which is pretty close, so some guests will want to walk to this attraction, while others will choose to take a cab.

Historical attractions like Old Factory offer a nice compliment to the scenery of Forest Bay North, and allow visitors to learn more about Anguilla, for those willing to go exploring.

If you want to see as many of Anguilla's attractions as possible, the beach is located near the attractions in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Forest Bay North
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Wallblake House Museum 1.0 mi. NW Anguilla
Old Factory Historical Site 1.3 mi. N Anguilla
Warden's Place Historical Site 1.8 mi. NW Anguilla
Loblolly Gallery Art Gallery 1.8 mi. NW Anguilla
Savannah Gallery Art Gallery 1.8 mi. NW Anguilla
Old Fort at Sandy Hill Historical Site 2.4 mi. ENE Anguilla
L Bernbaum Art Gallery Art Gallery 2.8 mi. W Anguilla
Old Salt Factory and Pump House Historical Site 2.9 mi. W Anguilla
Anguilla Tennis Academy Tennis Club 3.2 mi. WSW Anguilla
Dolphin Discovery Dolphin Encounter Service 3.7 mi. SW Anguilla
CuisinArt Resort Golf Course Golf Course 4.8 mi. W Anguilla
Heritage Collection Museum Museum 4.8 mi. NE Anguilla

Cities and Towns

Forest Bay North is close to the Valley, so you can explore the city as part of your day at the beach. Not far away you'll find the Valley, a city which is noted for its balance between seclusion and urbanization. From Forest Bay North, the Valley is a fairly short distance away, about one and a quarter miles (two kilometers).


The number of other vacationers sharing this coastline can vary widely, depending on when you visit, and how packed the nearby hotels are. Forest Bay North is not located near many major hotels, but you may encounter visitors from smaller lodgings in the area.

Because this beach is in a fairly popular vacation spot, it usually isn't that tough to find the kind of hotel you're looking for nearby. If you're looking to find a place that's on or near the water, the table below shows the closest options to Forest Bay North.

Accommodations near Forest Bay North
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Lloyd's Bed and Breakfast 1.6 mi. NW B & B
Las Esquinas 1.9 mi. SW B & B
CéBlue Villas & Beach Resort 2.0 mi. NW Villa complex
Kamique Villas 2.1 mi. WSW Villa complex
Ani Villas 2.6 mi. NW Villa complex
La Residence 3.0 mi. W Villa complex
Mariners Cliffside Beach Resort 3.0 mi. W Cottages
La Vue Boutique Inn 3.1 mi. W Hotel
Patsy's Seaside Villas 3.7 mi. SW Villa complex
Zemi Beach House Resort & Spa 3.8 mi. N Villa complex


Even after a restful afternoon at the beach, the day isn't truly complete until you dine at a nearby restaurant, where you'll be able to sample the local chefs' favorite dishes, without having to stray too far. One of the closest restaurants is Hungry's. This restaurant has Caribbean cuisine. They're also renowned for their pasta and salads. You and your group can get to this restaurant and start eating in just a few minutes as it's just a little ways away.

Some nearby restaurant options are shown in the table below.

Restaurants near Forest Bay North
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Hungry's (264) 235-8907 Caribbean Very Casual 1.0 mi. NNW
Ken's Pork -- Caribbean Very Casual -- --
Fat Cat Gourmet to Go (264) 497-2307 American Very Casual 1.2 mi. N
New Creations (264) 729-7823 Caribbean Very Casual 1.2 mi. N
Tropical Treats (264) 498-5768 -- -- 1.3 mi. WNW
Valley Bistro (264) 498-5100 Mediterranean Very Casual 1.3 mi. N
Lisa's Restaurant (264) 498-3057 -- -- -- --
Da' Vida Restaurant & Spa (264) 498-5433 American, Caribbean Informal 1.7 mi. NW
Mingz Bar & Restaurant (264) 497-6888 -- -- 1.9 mi. W
Blue Bar & Brick Oven Pizza Restaurant (264) 462-1000 Italian Very Casual 2.0 mi. NW
Veya Restaurant and Cafe (264) 498-8392 Pan Asian / Pacific Rim Informal 2.2 mi. W
E's Oven (264) 498-8258 Caribbean Informal 2.6 mi. W

Other Beaches

Needless to say, Forest Bay North isn't the only beach worth visitng in Anguilla.

Travelers may also want to consider Corito Bay Beach, which is located a half mile away.

There are plenty of natural wonders to behold in Anguilla, and Forest Bay North is just one of many incredible attractions you can choose from.


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