Junks Hole

On the eastern end of Savannah Bay, Junk's Hole boasts wonderfully calm waters and soft sand. It's a less crowded Beach on Anguilla, but it's becoming increasingly popular. Walking to the western end of the Bay from Junk's Hole reveals a nook with wild waves tossing on the shore, so don't try to swim there!

Situated on the northeastern coast of the island of Anguilla, near East End, You might think about stopping by regardless of whether you're staying very close. Junks Hole stands out because it's the ideal location for escaping over-crowded hangouts in the town proper. Many of the other beaches in Anguilla may be just as pretty, but are usually busier since they're near some of the most popular hotels.

How to Access The Beach
Junk's Hole is easily accessible by road. It's fairly isolated once you're there, but there is a nearby bar.

Amenities and Ambiance

Nestled in Savannah Bay, Junk's Hole is the calmer, eastern side of the Bay, with crystalline turquoise waters lapping blissfully upon powdery sand.

The snack bar here is the ultimate convenience if you need a cold drink, or something to hold you over until dinner.

Please note that public restrooms are not available, so those of you traveling with small children may want to consider another spot. Fortunately, the water here is fit for snorkeling, so grab your equipment if you've been hoping to get in some underwater exploration.

If you tend to favor sunny days that grant an idyllic enclave, then maybe head on over to Junks Hole; it's hidden away in a more rural section of Anguilla.

What's Nearby

Attractions

Junks Hole is on Anguilla's East coast; it's located near attractions like Heritage Museum Collection, which is one of the closest attractions.

If you want to discover more interesting facts about the history of Anguilla, there are nearby attractions where you can learn about their culture and traditions. For example, you might enjoy a visit to Old Fort at Sandy Hill, which is one of the closest sites of historical significance in the area surrounding Junks Hole.

A selection of nearby activities will ensure that you never run out of things to do. The attractions closest to this beach are listed in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Junks Hole
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Heritage Museum Collection Museum 0.6 mi. W Anguilla
Art Cafe Art Gallery 1.3 mi. WNW Anguilla
Anchor Miniature Golf Miniature Golf Course 1.5 mi. WNW Anguilla
ALAK Art Gallery Art Gallery 2.9 mi. W Anguilla
Old Fort at Sandy Hill Historical Site 3.1 mi. SW Anguilla
Anguilla Arts and Crafts Shop Art Gallery 4.5 mi. WSW Anguilla
Old Factory Historical Site 4.7 mi. WSW Anguilla
Wallblake House Museum 5.2 mi. SW Anguilla
Warden's Place Historical Site 5.3 mi. WSW Anguilla
Savannah Gallery Art Gallery 5.3 mi. WSW Anguilla
Loblolly Gallery Art Gallery 5.5 mi. WSW Anguilla
Old Salt Factory and Pump House Historical Site 7.5 mi. WSW Anguilla

Cities and Towns

Junks Hole is in the the Valley area, so a trip into the city——for snacks, drinks, and other attractions——is a convenient option. the Valley is nearby and is a neat region that strikes a balance between island tranquility and urbanization. From Junks Hole, the Valley is a fairly short distance away, maybe five miles (eight kilometers).

Hotels

The number of other people sharing spots in the sand can vary widely, it depends mainly on when you visit, and how full the nearby hotels are. Junks Hole is not near very many major hotels, but you may encounter guests from the few small lodgings in the area.

Vacationers will find a pretty good range of resorts and hotels to choose from near the beach. The most accessible of which are shown in the table below.

Accommodations near Junks Hole
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Arawak Beach Inn 1.3 NW Hotel
Serenity Cottages 2.5 W Cottages
Allamanda Beach Club 2.6 W Hotel

Food

If someone in your group starts to get a little hungry at the beach, it's alright because you'll have plenty of places to dine, without having to go too far. Hibernia Restaurant and Art Gallery is one of the closest eateries. The restaurant has both Asian and eclectic dishes on the menu. They're also renowned for their seafood. You and your group can get to this restaurant and start eating in just a few minutes as it's just a short distance away.

The table below provides a list of places to eat near this beach.

Restaurants near Junks Hole
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Hibernia Restaurant and Art Gallery (264) 497-4290 Asian, Eclectic, French Informal 0.8 mi. NW
Falcon's Nest (264) 772-1127 American Very Casual 1.0 mi. WNW
Elite Beach Restaurant and Bar (264) 498-5178 Caribbean, Italian Very Casual 1.0 mi. WNW
Scilly Cay (264) 497-5123 Caribbean Very Casual 1.2 mi. NW
Island Pub (264) 497-4244 Pub -- -- --
Smitty's on the Beach (264) 497-4300 American, Caribbean -- -- --
Arawak Cafe (264) 497-4888 Caribbean Very Casual 1.3 mi. NW
Le Bon Pain (264) 497-4090 American Very Casual 1.5 mi. WNW
Serenity Beach Resort Bar and Restaurant (264) 497-3328 Caribbean Informal 2.5 mi. W
Gwen's Reggae Grill (264) 497-2120 Caribbean Very Casual 2.6 mi. W
Zara's (264) 497-3229 Caribbean, Eclectic Informal 2.6 mi. W
Madeariman Beach Bar and Restaurant (264) 497-5750 French -- 2.9 mi. W

Other Beaches

Anguilla has many beaches, so if Junks Hole doesn't sound like your type of scene, you have options.

If you like the ambiance at this beach, you might also like Island Harbour, found just a little ways away. Others might prefer Sile Bay Beach, which could provide a few more possibilities for excitement, and isn't far from additional things to do and see nearby. It's found three quarters of a mile to the south.

Another sun-drenched spot to consider is Scilly Cay Beach, located within a short distance.

You may find that Junks Hole is a great fit for your vacation, but maybe you want to see more; in which case you should find a beach with a seclusion factor that suits you.

 

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