What's Near Maria Villa

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.

Nearby Beaches

Sandy Ground Beach

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:

Beaches Near Maria Villa
Beach Distance Direction Location
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.

Nearby Areas

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:

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
South Hill 0.7 SSW
Lower South Hill 0.9 SW
North Hill Village 0.9 NE
George Hill 1.5 E
Little Harbour 1.5 ESE
LockRum Bay 1.6 SE
Blowing Point 1.6 S
Crocus Hill 2.0 NE
Shaddick Point 2.4 SSW
Rendezvous Bay 2.4 SW

Nearby Attractions

Old Fort at Sandy Hill

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, Coronation Park, 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.

Attractions Near Maria Villa
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Warden's Place Historical Site -- -- 0.7 mi. West-Northwest of the Valley
Coronation Park Park -- -- 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
Dropsey Bay Cave 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
Goat Cave 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.

Nearby Accommodations

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.

Accommodations near Maria Villa
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
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
Rendezvous Bay Hotel & Villas 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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