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 is situated on the island of Anguilla, in the vicinity of East End; it is 2.3 miles to the east of the Valley.

Nearby Restaurants

There are numerous dining options to select from in the neighborhood surrounding Long Pond . Fat Cat Gourmet to Go, which serves American dishes, is also the most convenient dining option from this attraction. Also within reach, you and your companions will have options like English Rose Restaurant and Lisa's Restaurant providing you with several refreshment choices.

Nearby Attractions

Travelers who enjoy Long Pond , and are interested in visiting others, should consider Cauls Pond and Grey Pond; the first is 0.9 miles to the northwest of Long Pond . Other kinds of local activities include Dropsey Bay Cave, which is within driving distance near the Valley. Also, you might consider checking out Old Fort at Sandy Hill, which is another attraction close by.

Attractions like this are a great to visit, but there's even more to see during your stay. The following table includes other attractions close-by.

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

Location: Anguilla

 

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