The delightful beaches in Anguilla are touted as some of the best attractions that the region has to offer. If you or your group are big beach fans, Maria Villa is the right spot for you. This lodging is situated along the water, so vacationers can spend all day every day in the sun if that will make them happy.
Of course, since Maria Villa is located directly on Sandy Ground Beach, laying out in the sun is a popular pastime here. Sandy Ground Beach is one of the most popular beaches in all of Anguilla. This strip of sand is busy day and night with its many piers and just as numerous bars and nightlife options. For vacationers who are eager for some variety, the following options each offer something a little different. Clicking on each link below allows you to read our detailed article:
|Road Bay||0.2||SSW||Sandy Ground Village|
|Katouche Bay Beach||1.2||NE||North Hill Village|
|Little Harbour||1.7||SE||1.2 mi. East of Blowing Point|
|Elsie Bay Beach||1.9||ESE||1.9 mi. South-Southwest of the Valley|
|Blowing Point Beach||2.0||S||0.4 mi. South of Blowing Point|
|Sandy Island Beach||2.0||WNW||2.0 mi. West-Northwest of Sandy Ground Village|
|Crocus Bay||2.1||NE||1.0 mi. West-Northwest of the Valley|
|Sandy Point Beach||2.2||S||0.5 mi. South of Blowing Point|
|Rendezvous Bay||2.2||SW||Rendezvous Bay|
|Little Bay||2.4||NE||1.4 mi. Northwest of the Valley|
|Corito Bay Beach||2.5||E||1.6 mi. South of the Valley|
|Limestone Bay Beach||2.7||NNE||1.7 mi. Northwest of the Valley|
|Forest Bay North||2.8||E||Forest Bay|
|Blackgarden Bay Beach||3.0||NE||1.8 mi. North-Northwest of the Valley|
|Merrywing Bay Beach||3.1||SW||Rendezvous Bay|
|Meads Bay||3.6||WSW||Meads Bay|
|Cove Bay||3.6||SW||Cove Bay|
|Barnes Bay||4.2||WSW||West End|
|Maundays Bay Beach||4.4||SW||Maundays Bay|
|Dropsey Bay Beach||--||--||2.5 mi. East of the Valley|
The most obvious one to visit is Road Bay. Road Bay is not just a beach, it's a destination. It's full of life and it's definitely a boaters haven as it is a commercial port area.
If instead you're interested in a beach that offers more seclusion, Katouche Bay Beach could be just what the doctor ordered. Katouche Bay Beach is a compromise beach that is remote enough that it rarely sees visitors, while close enough to the towns that it is easily reached. Those who decide on Katouche Bay Beach will be treated to a large beach that has plenty to explore, from large rocks and underwater sights, to a rocky cove where you will be able to hunt for fossils.
Visitors who are curious to know about the surrounding area's offerings may want to know how far the closest neighboring town or city is from their accommodations. Maria Villa is located in the heart of Sandy Ground Village.
The table below lists the areas that are closest to Maria Villa:
|Lower South Hill||0.9||SW|
|North Hill Village||0.9||NE|
Maria Villa is an excellent locale for active vacationers. There are a good amount of activities to be found when starting at this accommodation. You will soon notice that this region touts a wide array of places to explore, like Warden's Place, , and Wallblake House, to name a few. Though there are at least three great attractions nearby, the closest one is Warden's Place.
If these attractions don't interest you, you'll find a number of other choices nearby; the closest to this property are listed in the following table.
|Warden's Place||Historical Site||--||--||0.7 mi. West-Northwest of the Valley|
|Wallblake House||Museum||2.4||E||The Valley|
|Old Factory||Historical Site||--||--||The Valley|
|Old Salt Factory and Pump House||Historical Site||0.2||N||Sandy Ground Village|
|Cave||--||--||2.5 mi. East of the Valley|
|Old Fort at Sandy Hill||Historical Site||--||--||2.6 mi. East of the Valley|
|Heritage Museum Collection||Museum||--||--||Island Harbour|
|Cave||9.1||ENE||6.5 mi. Northeast of the Valley|
If you're on the lookout for a place where you can while away some free time, Warden's Place might be just right for you. Just like many of the Caribbean Islands, Anguilla depended, in part, on the sugar trade. Warden's Place was once a sugar plantation that was built in the 1790's.
Learning more about nearby accommodation options is oftentimes a convenient way to get a feel for the area as whole. You will find plenty of other places to think about in the region, as this part of Anguilla offers visitors an exceptional range of resorts and hotels to pick from. If you'd like to find more info on hotel booking possibilities available in the area, consult the table below.
|Mariners Cliffside Beach Resort||0.4||SSW||0.5 mi. South-Southwest of Sandy Ground Village, Anguilla|
|Las Esquinas||1.6||SE||LockRum Bay, Anguilla|
|2.0||SW||0.8 mi. West of Blowing Point, Anguilla|
|Anguilla Great House Beach Resort||2.1||SW||1.2 mi. West of Blowing Point, Anguilla|
|Ferryboat Inn||--||--||0.5 mi. South-Southwest of Blowing Point, Anguilla|
|CuisinArt Resort & Spa||2.3||SW||Rendezvous Bay, Anguilla|
|Malliouhana Hotel & Spa||3.0||W||Long Bay Village, Anguilla|
|Carimar Beach Club||3.1||WSW||Meads Bay, Anguilla|
|Nathan's Cove||3.2||WSW||Meads Bay, Anguilla|
|Paradise Cove Resort||--||--||Cove Bay, Anguilla|
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