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!

Positioned on the island of Anguilla, in the vicinity of East End, You should consider stopping by whether or not you are staying in the vicinity. For a change from the usual crowded beach spots, you might want to plan a visit to Junks Hole.

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 located at this spot is perfect for quick lunches and cold drinks, too.

Please note that public restrooms are not available, so those of you traveling with small children may want to consider another spot. The water here is of good snorkeling quality, so bring your equipment if you're wanting to check out the underwater sites.

If you tend to go for beaches that offer visitors a peaceful place to escape, then a good choice for you is Junks Hole; it is found within a much quieter part of the region.

What's Nearby

Attractions

Visitors will find this beach on Anguilla's East coast. Heritage Museum Collection is one of a few popular spots in the area.

If you're intrigued by Anguilla's history, there are plenty of places where you can learn first-hand about the country's past. For example, you might enjoy a visit to Old Fort at Sandy Hill, which is one of the closest interesting historical sites in the vicinity of Junks Hole.

Beaches are one type of attraction you can visit, but there's even more to see during your stay. The table below lists other attractions that are nearby.

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
The Galleria at World Art and Antiques Art Gallery 5.0 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
Old Salt Factory and Pump House Historical Site 7.5 mi. WSW Anguilla

Cities and Towns

Nearby, you'll find the town of the Valley, which is a neat region that strikes a balance between island tranquility and urbanization. From Junks Hole, the Valley isn't far off, roughly five miles (eight kilometers).

Hotels

The mood here——social and lively, or virtually empty—— will depend on how many hotel guests decide to make the trip as well. This spot is not near many large hotels, but you may see guests staying at some of the smaller accommodations in the area.

Vacationers will find a decent variety of hotel booking options to pick from in the area surrounding Junks Hole. The most accessible of which are listed in the table that follows.

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

When you start craving an afternoon snack, you'll have some great cuisine to choose from, so you won't have to wander too far away. One of the nearest places to eat is Hibernia Restaurant and Art Gallery. This restaurant serves both Asian and eclectic cuisines. They're perhaps most famous, though, for their seafood. You'll have the option of walking or taking a cab since it's only a short distance away.

The table below lists 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

Visitors who are looking for the ideal beach will have other options if Junks Hole doesn't suit their tastes.

Travelers who like this beach might also enjoy Island Harbour, found just a little ways away. However, if that's not exactly what you're looking for, Sile Bay Beach could provide a few more possibilities for excitement, and is closer to other popular destinations. It's located three quarters of a mile to the south.

Another option worth considering is Scilly Cay Beach, located one and a quarter miles away.

Of course, there is much more to do besides lounge on the sand in Anguilla, but a trip to Junks Hole could end up a family favorite.

 

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