Sherricks Bay Beach

Completely undeveloped and the victim of erosion, Sherricks Bay Beach is a bit rockier than most beaches in Anguilla. However, while there is not much exploring or swimming to do here, it is a great location for a private picnic, taking pictures of the islands on the horizon, or simply taken in the sounds and feel of the strong sea-breeze.

Located on the island of Anguilla, 0.4 miles west of Shoal Bay West, You might think about stopping by whether or not you're staying nearby. Seclusion and privacy are the features which most exemplify Anguilla's beaches, but at Sherricks Bay Beach, you'll find the same sense of serenity, without sacrificing a fun and social atmosphere.

How to Access The Beach
If you take The Valley Road to the west as far as it will go, you will find yourself curving south once you pass West End Pond. Follow the road south, but instead of curving again to the left, turn right. This dirt road ends at Sherricks Bay Beach.

Amenities and Ambiance

As one of the easternmost beaches in Anguilla, Sherricks Bay Beach is the final resting place for many pieces of driftwood and algae. This, mixed with sharp rocks, means that anyone visiting should wear shoes or heavier sandals instead of flip-flops or going barefoot. The real beauty of the beach is the horizon, where you will be able to see the many small islands and mountains, as well as a fabulous sunset.

Unfortunately, restrooms will not be available here, so those of you traveling with small children may want to consider another spot.

Since Sherricks Bay Beach will be found in a commonly visited area, you might want consider the time when you plan your visit.

What's Nearby

Attractions

This beach is positioned on Anguilla's South West coast. It is close to Devonish Art Gallery, which is among the local attractions.

If you're intrigued by Anguilla's history, there are lots of sites which offer a historic look at the nation. One of the nearest historical attractions is Old Salt Factory and Pump House, which is a short cab ride away.

Beaches are one type of attraction you can visit, but there's even more to see during your stay. The table below lists other attractions that are nearby.

Activities and Attractions Near Sherricks Bay Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Devonish Art Gallery Art Gallery 1.2 NE Anguilla
The Anguilla Aqua Park Attraction 2.2 E Anguilla
Cheddie's Carving Studio Art Gallery 3.1 NE Anguilla
CuisinArt Resort Golf Course Golf Course 3.2 ENE Anguilla
Dolphin Discovery Attraction 4.5 E Anguilla

Cities and Towns

The town of Blowing Point is close-by and is an area with plenty to do, but yet isn't overcrowded. From the beach, Blowing Point isn't far off, about four and a half miles (seven and a half kilometers).

Hotels

The number of other people sharing spots in the sand can vary widely, it depends on many factors: the time of sundown, happy hour, even how full nearby hotel rooms are. Typically, you can expect to encounter a fair number of visitors from lodgings in the area.

Travelers looking to find a hotel room near the beach shouldn't have a difficult time, as there is no shortage of hotels to choose from in the surrounding area. You will find the closest and most convenient hotel booking options by viewing those listed below.

Accommodations near Sherricks Bay Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Covecastles Resort 0.2 mi. ENE Hotel
Cap Juluca 1.5 mi. E Resort
Viceroy Anguilla 1.6 mi. NE Hotel
Anacaona Boutique Hotel 1.7 mi. NE Hotel
Frangipani Beach Resort 1.9 mi. NE Resort
Turtle's Nest Beach Resort 2.0 mi. NE Hotel
Paradise Cove Resort 2.2 mi. E Hotel
Nathan's Cove 2.3 mi. NE Hotel
Carimar Beach Club 2.4 mi. NE Hotel
Malliouhana, an Auberge Resort 2.6 mi. NE Hotel

Food

A hot day at the beach will have you craving more than just a cocktail; no beach day is complete until you walk to a local restaurant, where you can sample the local chefs' favorite dishes, within just a few miles of this shoreline. One of the nearest places to eat is Covecastles Restaurant. This restaurant serves both Caribbean and French menu items. You and your group can get to this restaurant and start eating in just a few minutes since it's just a little ways away.

Nearby dining options are shown in the table below.

Restaurants near Sherricks Bay Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Covecastles Restaurant (800) 223-1108 Caribbean, French Very Casual 0.2 mi. ENE
Mango's (264) 497-6479 American, Caribbean Informal -- --
Trattoria Tramonto & Oasis Beach Bar (264) 497-8819 Italian Informal 0.6 mi. E
Elodias Beach Bar & Grill (264) 497-1257 American, Caribbean Very Casual -- --
Picante (264) 498-1616 Mexican Very Casual -- --
Blue Beachfront Bistro (888) 858-5822 Caribbean, International Informal 1.5 mi. E
Pimms (264) 497-6666 Caribbean, European, Fusion Fine Dining 1.5 mi. E
Spice (888) 858-5822 Middle Eastern Fine Dining 1.5 mi. E
Aleta (264) 333-8057 Caribbean Fine Dining 1.6 mi. NE
Bamboo Bar & Grill (264) 333-8057 Caribbean Very Casual 1.6 mi. NE
The Half Shell (264) 333-8057 Mediterranean Very Casual 1.6 mi. NE
Sunset Lounge (264) 333-8057 Asian Informal 1.6 mi. NE

Other Beaches

Needless to say, there are other beaches in Anguilla besides Sherricks Bay Beach worth visiting.

If you like the ambiance at this beach, you might also like Shoal Bay West, located just a little ways away. Shoal Bay West is a private beach with wide sandy shores and gently lapping waves. Ideal for the world-weary traveler, this beach is conducive to rest and relaxation. Whether swimming or snorkeling in the clear waters, or sunning on the sandy beach, Shoal Bay West is a stunning Caribbean sea front. On the other hand, Sandy Island Beach could provide a little more opportunity for excitement, and is closer to other popular destinations. It's located four and a half miles to the northeast.

You may also want to consider Cove Bay, which is located within a short distance. Popular but calm, Cove Bay is the perfect combination of elements for lazy days in the Caribbean. Sunning and swimming are the main activities, as the surf is not quite right for water sports.

There are countless experiences to enjoy in Anguilla, and dropping by Sherricks Bay Beach is just one way to appreciate a pretty afternoon.

 

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