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 are staying particularly close by. Those of you who might prefer a beach that's a little less crowded, but still fun and active, may want to give Sherricks Bay Beach a try. It's slightly off the beaten path, but it's not dead and empty either.

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.

Keep in mind that restrooms won't be found on-site, which is something to consider if you're bringing the kids, or plan to spend all day outside.

Since Sherricks Bay Beach will be located inside a major tourist area, you might want consider the time when you plan your visit.

What's Nearby


This pleasant stretch of sand known as Sherricks Bay Beach is on the South West coast of Anguilla. It is near some interesting sites like Devonish Art Gallery, which is one of a number of the area's interesting attractions.

Some may feel that museums and beaches are an odd combination, but at least a few travelers find that museums like Wallblake House (positioned within driving distance) offer rare insight into Caribbean life and a new way to experience Anguilla's culture.

With the choice of exciting activities nearby, you'll never run out of ways to stay busy. The following table contains a list of nearby attractions.

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 noted for its balance between seclusion and urbanization. From Sherricks Bay Beach, Blowing Point is not far away, about four and a half miles (seven and a half kilometers).


The popularity of this spot on any given day can vary, it depends on several things: the season, the weather, even how many of the nearby hotel rooms have been booked. At this beach, you can expect to encounter quite a few travelers staying at the closest accommodations.

Because this beach is located in a pretty popular vacation spot, it typically isn't very tough to find a hotel nearby that's to your taste. If you are wanting to find a place that's on or near the beach, the table that follows shows the closest options to Sherricks Bay Beach.

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


Because restaurants near the beach catch the freshest seafood and the balmiest breezes, don't miss your chance to enjoy a meal at a local restaurant, where you can try foods you've never heard of before, without having to stray too far. One of the closest restaurants is Covecastles Restaurant. This restaurant offers both Caribbean and French dishes on the menu. You'll have the option of walking or taking a cab as it's just a short distance away.

The following table lists restaurant options near this shoreline.

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

There are multiple beaches to discover in Anguilla, of course, and Sherricks Bay Beach is just one option.

Another location you might enjoy is Shoal Bay West, located just a short distance 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 offers more action, and is closer to nearby attractions. You'll find it four and a half miles to the northeast.

You may also enjoy Cove Bay, which is located two miles away. 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.

Of course, Anguilla has hundreds of natural wonders to discover, but a trip to Sherricks Bay Beach could end up a family favorite.


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