Long Pond

Located on the east west coast of Anguilla, Long Pond is a popular birding spot, and a calm body of water near one of the island's most turbulent coastal spots.

Long Pond is about 1.2 kilometers long and is separated from the choppy sea by 300 meters of limestone topped with scrub vegetation.

Identified as an Important Bird Area by BirdLife International because it is a nesting and roosting spot for Least Terns between the months of April and September. Common Terns and Snowy Plovers along with Green-throated Caribs and Caribbean Elaenias also make their homes here.

Location

Long Pond lies on the island of Anguilla, in the vicinity of East End; it's two and a half miles (four kilometers) to the east of the Valley.

Nearby Restaurants

There are numerous eateries to pick from in the area near Long Pond . Fat Cat Gourmet to Go, which offers American fare, will be of particular interest to visitors looking for a convenient meal. English Rose Restaurant and Lisa's Restaurant are additional dining options close-by where travelers will have the chance to try a new dish and experience the Anguilla culture.

Nearby Attractions

Those who like Long Pond , and are interested in visiting others, should check out Cauls Pond and Grey Pond; the first and closest of which is less than a mile to the northwest of Long Pond . There are a couple other places of interest in the area, including Dropsey Bay Cave, which is within traveling distance near the Valley. Furthermore, you can think about checking out Old Fort at Sandy Hill, which is another attraction close by.

With a selection of nearby activities, you'll never run out of things to do. The closest attractions are listed in the following table.

Attractions Near Long Pond
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Dropsey Bay Cave GeoFeature 0.3 mi. (4.1 km) SE 2.5 mi. East of the Valley
Old Fort at Sandy Hill Historic Site 0.3 mi. (4.2 km) ESE 2.6 mi. East of the Valley
Old Factory Historic Site 2.1 mi. (0.4 km) W The Valley
Wallblake House Museum 2.5 mi. (0.6 km) W The Valley
Coronation Park -- 2.6 mi. (0.6 km) W The Valley
Heritage Museum Collection Museum 2.8 mi. (7.1 km) NNE Island Harbour
Warden's Place Historic Site 2.9 mi. (1.1 km) W 0.7 mi. West-Northwest of the Valley
Goat Cave GeoFeature 4.7 mi. (10.5 km) NE 6.5 mi. Northeast of the Valley
 

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