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, near East End, You should think about stopping by even if you are not staying in the vicinity. There are plenty of advantages to visiting a beach that isn't crowded into a major metropolitan area; beaches less-traveled like Junks Hole are perfect when you need a break from the typical tourist scene.

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 concession stand on-site could come in handy, even if you plan to have lunch elsewhere.

Keep in mind that restrooms won't be found on-site, but you may be able to find facilities at a nearby business. You'll find the waters off-shore to be clear and good for snorkeling, so bring your equipment if you are looking to do some underwater exploration.

Junks Hole provides an idyllic and tranquil getaway, since the surrounding region is more rural than urban.

What's Nearby

Attractions

Visitors will find this beach on Anguilla's East coast; the area hosts attractions such as Heritage Collection Museum, which is one of the closest attractions to visit.

If you want more information on the history of Anguilla, 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 countries more interesting interesting historical sites.

The beach is one type of attraction you can visit, but there's even more to see during your stay. The following chart includes some other attractions close-by.

Activities and Attractions Near Junks Hole
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Heritage Collection Museum Museum 0.6 W Anguilla
Old Fort at Sandy Hill Historical Site 3.1 SW Anguilla
Old Factory Historical Site 4.7 WSW Anguilla
Wallblake House Museum 5.2 SW Anguilla
Warden's Place Historical Site 5.3 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. 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 shore, the Valley isn't far off, maybe five miles (eight kilometers).

Hotels

Whether or not you encounter a lot of other visitors will depend on if you visit during a popular season, which is often indicated by how busy the hotels are. The area is not home to many major hotels, but it's often visited by guests staying at some of the area's smaller options.

Travelers trying to find a hotel room near Junks Hole will find themselves in luck, as there is no shortage of hotels and resorts to pick from in the vicinity. You will find the closest hotel booking options by viewing those listed below.

Accommodations near Junks Hole
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Arawak Beach Inn 1.3 mi. NW Hotel
Serenity Cottages 2.5 mi. W Cottages
Allamanda Beach Club 2.6 mi. W Hotel
Shoal Bay Villas 2.8 mi. W Villa complex
The Manoah 2.9 mi. W Hotel
Ku Hotel 2.9 mi. W Hotel
Zemi Beach House Resort & Spa 3.2 mi. W Villa complex
Lloyd's Bed and Breakfast 5.4 mi. WSW B & B
CéBlue Villas & Beach Resort 5.5 mi. WSW Villa complex
Ani Villas 5.5 mi. W Villa complex

Food

Don't worry if your stomach starts rumbling while sunbathing at Junks Hole; you'll have plenty of places to dine, without having to go too far. One of the closest restaurants is The Lime Keel House. The restaurant features Caribbean cuisine. They are also known for their barbecue and chicken. You and your group can get to this restaurant and start eating in just a few minutes since it's just a little ways away.

A few nearby dining options are included in the following table.

Restaurants near Junks Hole
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
The Lime Keel House (264) 583-4613 Caribbean Very Casual 0.8 mi. NW
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
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
Madeariman Beach Bar and Restaurant (264) 497-5750 Caribbean, French, Vegetarian Very Casual 2.9 mi. W
Tropical Sunset Beach Bar and Restaurant (264) 497-6076 Caribbean Very Casual 3.1 mi. W
Uncle Earnie's Beach Bar (264) 497-3907 American Very Casual 3.1 mi. W

Other Beaches

Vacationers looking for a beach that's right for them will have other options if Junks Hole doesn't suit their tastes.

Another location you might enjoy is Island Harbour, situated just a little ways away. If you're on the lookout for more active and social, you might find that Sile Bay Beach is just right. It's located three quarters of a mile to the south.

Another sun-drenched spot to consider is Scilly Cay Beach, located within a couple of miles.

Of course, there is much more to do besides lounge on the sand in Anguilla, but Junks Hole is both a beautiful natural attraction, and a fun hangout spot.

 

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