What's Near Maria Villa

Many visitors have decided to visit Anguilla knowing that they'll get to see the sparkling beaches that the island is so well known for.

Visitors love that Maria Villa is located on the water, so you won't have to go far to try a few beach activities.

Nearby Beaches

Sandy Ground Beach

Obviously, since Maria Villa is located directly on Sandy Ground Beach, laying out in the sun is one of the main attractions at this property. 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 travelers who are willing to venture off site, its not difficult to find another beach to experience. 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 convenient option 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 you're on the lookout for a less raucous beach scene, Katouche Bay Beach might be a good choice. 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

Visiting the town or local neighborhood nearest to your apartment building can help diversify your itinerary, no matter if you'll just be browsing their markets, or dining with locals at their authentic restaurants. Maria Villa is located in the heart of Sandy Ground Village.

The areas found closest to Maria Villa are listed below.

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

Tourists seeking thrilling outdoor activities while visiting Anguilla will quickly learn that Maria Villa is in a fun location with plenty of interesting sights. Yes, this destination has countless opportunities for exploration, like Warden's Place, Coronation Park, and Wallblake House.

If these attractions don't interest you, you'll find a number of other choices nearby; some are named 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
Dolphin Discovery Dolphin Encounter Service 2.1 S 0.5 mi. South of Blowing Point
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 Collection Museum Museum -- -- Island Harbour
Goat Cave Cave 9.1 ENE 6.5 mi. Northeast of the Valley

If you're searching for a place where you can while away some free time, Warden's Place could be a good option. Due to the tragic hurricane damage in the area, Warden's Place is under renovation. A date for re-opening has not been set, so as it stands be sure to check before planning a visit.

Nearby Accommodations

When you're deciding on a place to stay, it's often helpful to learn more about nearby accommodations as a way to get a better feel for the surrounding area. Readers will be able to find no shortage of additional destinations to look at prior to making a decision, as this section of Anguilla houses an exceptional variety of resort and hotel options. The table below lists the hotel booking options located close-by.

Accommodations near Maria Villa
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
La Residence 0.3 SSW Sandy Ground Village, Anguilla
Mariners Cliffside Beach Resort 0.4 SSW 0.5 mi. South-Southwest of Sandy Ground Village, Anguilla
La Vue Boutique Inn 0.5 SW South Hill, Anguilla
Kamique Villas 1.5 SE LockRum Bay, Anguilla
Las Esquinas 1.6 SE LockRum Bay, Anguilla
Rendezvous Bay Hotel & Villas 2.0 SW 0.8 mi. West of Blowing Point, Anguilla
Patsy's Seaside Villas -- -- 0.4 mi. South of Blowing Point, Anguilla
Anguilla Great House Beach Resort 2.1 SW 1.2 mi. West of Blowing Point, Anguilla
Lloyd's Bed and Breakfast -- -- Crocus Hill, Anguilla
Ferryboat Inn -- -- 0.5 mi. South-Southwest of Blowing Point, Anguilla

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