Sile Bay Beach

Encompassing two arcs moving away from each other, Sile Bay Beach features two coves and a sandy point right in the center. This unique makeup makes this already secluded beach even more private due to its nearly endless curving coast. Visitors will always have plenty of room to themselves as they enjoy the gentle waters and views of the Atlantic.

Located on the island of Anguilla, close to East End, You should consider stopping by whether or not you are staying very close. Sile Bay Beach is a distinguishable relaxation spot because it's the ideal location for escaping the hustle of Anguilla's urban areas. Other nearby beaches in Anguilla offer views of the sea that are just as pretty, but tend to be busier since they're near some of the most popular hotels.

How to Access The Beach
Anyone hoping to get to Sile bay Beach will need to take a durable car, as the dirt roads can be a little rough. The route to take is to simply follow signs to East End Village (which is on the Southeast end of Anguilla, and then head a little more east. There you will find Sile bay Beach.

Amenities and Ambiance

There is not much at Sile Bay Beach other than a handful of homes on the western end of the beach. Other than that, beach-goers will need to look hard to find any development. Backed by a natural forest on one side, and the Atlantic Ocean on the other, Sile bay Beach is the place to be for a remote day at the beach.

Unfortunately, restrooms will not be available here, but you may be able to find facilities at a nearby business. Happily, the off-shore waters are of good snorkeling quality, so grab some equipment if you're hoping to see what lies beneath the surface.

Sile Bay Beach provides a calm and tranquil experience, as the region surrounding the beach is positioned apart from more urban areas.

What's Nearby

Attractions

Found on Anguilla's South East coast; the area hosts attractions such as Heritage Museum Collection, which is one of the closest attractions.

Historic attractions, including Old Fort at Sandy Hill, offer the perfect compliment to an afternoon at Sile Bay Beach, and give visitors the opportunity to learn more about Anguilla's past, without venturing too far from the coast.

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

Activities and Attractions Near Sile Bay Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Heritage Museum Collection Museum 1.1 mi. NW Anguilla
Art Cafe Art Gallery 1.9 mi. NW Anguilla
Anchor Miniature Golf Miniature Golf Course 2.0 mi. NW Anguilla
Old Fort at Sandy Hill Historical Site 2.7 mi. SW Anguilla
ALAK Art Gallery Art Gallery 3.1 mi. W Anguilla
Anguilla Arts and Crafts Shop Art Gallery 4.4 mi. W Anguilla
Old Factory Historical Site 4.6 mi. WSW Anguilla
Wallblake House Museum 5.1 mi. WSW Anguilla
Warden's Place Historical Site 5.3 mi. W Anguilla
Savannah Gallery Art Gallery 5.3 mi. W Anguilla
Loblolly Gallery Art Gallery 5.4 mi. W Anguilla
Old Salt Factory and Pump House Historical Site 7.4 mi. WSW Anguilla

Cities and Towns

Sile Bay Beach is in the the Valley area, so a trip into the city is a definite option. the Valley is nearby and is in an area with plenty of worthwhile sites, while still remaining less developed and congested as some other places. From Sile Bay Beach, the Valley is just up the road, maybe five miles (eight kilometers).

Hotels

The crowdedness of the shoreline can vary widely, it depends on many factors: the time of sundown, happy hour, even how full the nearby hotels are. The area is not home to many major hotels, but it can appeal to guests staying at the few small lodgings in the area.

You'll find a decent amount of hotels within a car's reach. Some of the closest choices are displayed in the following list.

Accommodations near Sile Bay Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Arawak Beach Inn 2.0 NW Hotel
Serenity Cottages 2.9 WNW Cottages
Allamanda Beach Club 3.0 WNW Hotel

Food

If you're looking for a place to eat after, or even during, your visit to the beach, you'll have many local dishes to choose from at nearby establishments. One of the closest restaurants is Nat's Palm Grove Bar and Grill. The restaurant serves delicious Caribbean cuisine. They are also known for serving barbecue and seafood. When you start to get hungry, you won't need to wait too long to eat as it's only a short distance away.

Some nearby restaurant options are listed below.

Restaurants near Sile Bay Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Nat's Palm Grove Bar and Grill (264) 497-4224 Caribbean Very Casual 0.9 mi. N
Hibernia Restaurant and Art Gallery (264) 497-4290 Asian, Eclectic, French Informal 1.6 mi. NNW
Falcon's Nest (264) 772-1127 American Very Casual 1.7 mi. NW
Elite Beach Restaurant and Bar (264) 498-5178 Caribbean, Italian Very Casual 1.7 mi. NW
Island Pub (264) 497-4244 Pub -- -- --
Scilly Cay (264) 497-5123 Caribbean Very Casual 1.9 mi. NW
Smitty's on the Beach (264) 497-4300 American, Caribbean -- -- --
Arawak Cafe (264) 497-4888 Caribbean Very Casual 2.0 mi. NW
Le Bon Pain (264) 497-4090 American Very Casual 2.0 mi. NW
Serenity Beach Resort Bar and Restaurant (264) 497-3328 Caribbean Informal 2.9 mi. WNW
Gwen's Reggae Grill (264) 497-2120 Caribbean Very Casual 3.0 mi. WNW
Zara's (264) 497-3229 Caribbean, Eclectic Informal 3.0 mi. WNW

Other Beaches

Travelers in search of the perfect beach will have lots of choices besides Sile Bay Beach.

Another location you might enjoy is Island Harbour, found just a short distance away. More active guests, though, may be interested in Junks Hole, which could provide more action, and isn't far from additional things to do and see nearby. It's found three quarters of a mile to the north.

You may also enjoy Scilly Cay Beach, located two miles to the northwest.

Anguilla has so much to offer, and dropping by Sile Bay Beach is just one way to appreciate a pretty afternoon.

 

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