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!

Located on the island of Anguilla, near East End, You might want to drop by regardless of whether you're staying particularly close by. Even if you love being in the middle of all the action, there are some perks to visiting a beach that's a long way from the nearest major city; beautiful but out-of-the-way beaches like Junks Hole let you escape people-watchers and rowdy beachgoers.

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.

Lots of visitors here find that the on-site snack bar is just fine for lunch.

Keep in mind that restrooms won't be found on-site, so if you're visiting with small children you might want to consider a different location. Happily, the off-shore waters are fit for snorkeling, so purchase or rent some gear if you want to do some underwater exploration.

Junks Hole offers visitors a calm and relaxing environment, especially since the surrounding area is far from urbanized.

What's Nearby

Attractions

Junks Hole is beautiful natural site, which you'll find on the East coast of Anguilla; the area hosts attractions such as Heritage Museum Collection, which is one of the closest attractions.

Historical attractions such as Old Fort at Sandy Hill offer a nice compliment to the scenery of Junks Hole, and allow visitors to learn more about Anguilla, without having to leave the coast.

Being able to choose from some activities besides the beach will ensure you won't get bored. The following table contains a list of the closest attractions.

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 very close to the Valley, so exploring the city is a convenient option. Nearby, you'll find the city of the Valley, which is in an area with interesting things to do and see, but isn't as sprawling and crowded as some other areas. From the coast, the Valley isn't far off, about five miles (eight kilometers).

Hotels

The crowdedness of the shoreline can vary widely, depending on everything from the time the sun sets to how packed the nearby hotels are. The area does not have very many large hotels, but you may see visitors from some of the area's smaller options.

You'll find a reasonably varied selection of hotel rooms within driving distance. A list of the closest options have been displayed in the list 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

When you're starving for a midday meal, this beach has many nearby restaurants, and you don't have to go far from the sea. One of the nearest places to eat is Hibernia Restaurant and Art Gallery. The restaurant serves both Asian and eclectic dishes on the menu. Visitors often rave about 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 lists nearby dining options.

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

Junks Hole is just one of many beaches you can visit in Anguilla.

Travelers who like this beach might also enjoy Island Harbour, located just a little ways away. But, if you're interested in a more active beach, Sile Bay Beach may be just what you're looking for. It's found three quarters of a mile to the south.

You may also want to consider Scilly Cay Beach, located one and a quarter miles away.

Junks Hole could be the ideal stretch of sand, but it is possible that it may not be the best choice for your family; in which case you should keep looking for a beach or natural attraction that suits your vacation style.

 

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