Little Harbour

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Little Harbour is aptly named. It's not a big beach or a long one. It's not tucked away in a Bay, either. But it's very accessible and in possession of that perfectly soft Caribbean sand your toes are waiting for. Some villas and a resort are located nearby, but it's a beach that will give you a feeling of privacy.

Located on the island of Anguilla, Little Harbour is on the South edge of the island, You might want to drop by even if you are not staying particularly close by. Little Harbour is one of those beautiful but fun beaches which rarely gets too crowded, even though it's central to many of the area's urban amenities.

How to Access The Beach
Little Harbour is east of Blowing Point and is easily accessible to the public. There is no defined parking facility, but room to park your car at the end of the road leading up to the beach.

Amenities and Ambiance

Little Harbour is on the south coast of Anguilla, facing St. Martin. It has very shallow water and is a great, safe beach for swimming and windsurfing. It's just east of Great Harbour.

Also, you have the option of trying the restaurant located right on Little Harbour. Every location around the world has its own style of cuisine, and Anguilla is no different. One of the best places to try local specialties is right on the water. Sometimes, hotels offer to pack up on-the-go lunches for their guests. Or, you could find just what you need from cafes and street vendors en route to the beach.

The snack bar located at this spot is perfect for quick lunches and cold drinks, too. Depending on the season and time of day, you may also be able to order some food from one of the local vendors who typically set up shop here.

Keep in mind that restrooms won't be found on-site, which is something to consider if you plan to spend a full day in the sun.

Be mindful that the immediate vicinity around Little Harbour is a bustling area, so plan accordingly.

What's Nearby

Attractions

This beach is positioned on Anguilla's South coast; it's located near attractions like Anguilla Tennis Academy, which is one of the most conveniently accessible attractions.

Historical attractions like Old Salt Factory and Pump House offer a nice compliment to a soothing day at Little Harbour, and provide beachgoers with the opportunity to learn about Anguilla's past, without straying too far from the coastline. In fact, you'll find this spot two miles from this historical destination.

If a visit to the Little Harbour isn't enough to keep you busy all afternoon, you'll find the closest ones in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Little Harbour
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Anguilla Tennis Academy Tennis Club 1.2 mi. W Anguilla
Dolphin Discovery Attraction 1.5 mi. WSW Anguilla
Bartlett's Collection Art Gallery 1.8 mi. NW Anguilla
Pineapple Gallery Art Gallery 1.8 mi. NW Anguilla
Old Salt Factory and Pump House Historical Site 1.9 mi. NW Anguilla
Wallblake House Museum 2.5 mi. NE Anguilla
Loblolly Gallery Art Gallery 2.7 mi. N Anguilla
CuisinArt Resort Golf Course Golf Course 2.7 mi. W Anguilla
Warden's Place Historical Site 2.9 mi. NNE Anguilla
Savannah Gallery Art Gallery 2.9 mi. N Anguilla
Old Factory Historical Site 3.1 mi. NE Anguilla
Anguilla Arts and Crafts Shop Art Gallery 3.3 mi. NE Anguilla

Cities and Towns

Nearby, you'll find the town of Blowing Point, which is an area with plenty to do, but yet isn't overcrowded. From the shore, Blowing Point is not far away, roughly one and a quarter miles (two kilometers).

Hotels

Whether or not you encounter many other people will depend on how many hotel guests decide to make the trip as well. Typically, you can expect to encounter quite a few other guests who are staying close by.

Visitors seeking a room close to Little Harbour shouldn't find it very difficult, as there are plenty of hotels and resorts to pick from nearby. You'll find the closest booking options by viewing those shown below.

Accommodations near Little Harbour
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Las Esquinas 0.4 mi. NE B & B
Ferryboat Inn 1.5 mi. WSW Hotel
Mariners Cliffside Beach Resort 1.6 mi. NW Cottages
La Vue Boutique Inn 1.6 mi. NW Hotel
Rendezvous Bay Hotel & Villas 2.0 mi. W Hotel
Anguilla Great House Beach Resort 2.4 mi. W Resort
The Reef 2.6 mi. W Hotel
Lloyd's Bed and Breakfast 2.7 mi. NNE B & B
CuisinArt Resort & Spa 2.7 mi. W Resort
Paradise Cove Resort 3.6 mi. W Hotel

Food

When you're starving for a midday meal, the area around this beach has plenty to offer, so there's no need to go too far away. One of the nearest places to eat is Fish Shack & Grill. The restaurant has both British and Caribbean cuisines. They're also renowned for their barbecue and seafood.

Restaurants closest to this beach are provided in the following table.

Restaurants near Little Harbour
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Fish Shack & Grill (264) 729-9696 British, Caribbean -- 1.2 mi. W
Coconose Restaurant (264) 497-6434 Caribbean Very Casual 1.2 mi. W
E's Oven (264) 498-8258 Caribbean Informal 1.3 mi. NW
The Ferryboat Inn Restaurant and Bar (264) 497-6613 Caribbean, French Informal 1.4 mi. WSW
Tasty's Restaurant (264) 584-2737 American, Caribbean Informal 1.5 mi. NW
Mingz Bar & Restaurant (264) 497-6888 -- -- 1.5 mi. N
Veya Restaurant and Cafe (264) 498-8392 Pan Asian / Pacific Rim Informal 1.6 mi. N
Roy's Bayside Grille (264) 497-2470 British, Caribbean Very Casual 1.7 mi. NW
Barrel Stay Restaurant (264) 497-2831 Creole, French Informal 1.7 mi. NW
SandBar (264) 498-0171 Caribbean Very Casual 1.8 mi. NW
Ripples (264) 497-3380 Caribbean, Eclectic -- -- --
Bonjour Café (264) 461-3200 Caribbean, French Very Casual -- --

Other Beaches

There are multiple beaches to discover in Anguilla, of course, so Little Harbour is not your only option.

You might also enjoy Road Bay, situated within a mile or so. Others might prefer Katouche Bay Beach, which offers more action, and is closer to other tourist hot-spots. You'll find it two and a half miles to the north.

Vacationers may also want to visit Blowing Point Beach, located within a couple of miles.

Of course, there is much more to do besides lounge on the sand in Anguilla, but visiting Little Harbour or the other beautiful beaches in the area can make your time in Anguilla even more memorable.

 

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