Quite often, visitors plan to vacation in Anguilla simply because they want to experience the incredible beaches that the region is so well known for.
Visitors love that Turtle's Nest Beach Resort is situated right on the water and sand, so you won't have to go out of the way to enjoy what makes the region so popular.
Naturally, since Turtle's Nest Beach Resort is located on Meads Bay, relaxing at the water's edge is one of the main attractions at this property. A bustling beach, Mead's Bay boasts more than one resort upon it's shores. It's a vibrant beach with lots to do and perfect white velvet sand. For guests who are willing to venture off site, there are some additional beaches worth investigating. Clicking on each link below allows you to view a detailed discussion:
|Barnes Bay||0.7||WSW||West End|
|Cove Bay||0.7||S||Cove Bay|
|Merrywing Bay Beach||1.1||SE||Rendezvous Bay|
|Maundays Bay Beach||1.2||SSW||Maundays Bay|
|Rendezvous Bay||1.7||E||Rendezvous Bay|
|Shoal Bay West||1.9||SW||Shoal Bay West|
|Sherricks Bay Beach||2.0||SW||4.7 mi. West of Blowing Point|
|Sandy Island Beach||2.6||NE||2.0 mi. West-Northwest of Sandy Ground Village|
|Sandy Point Beach||2.9||E||0.5 mi. South of Blowing Point|
|Blowing Point Beach||3.1||E||0.4 mi. South of Blowing Point|
|Road Bay||3.3||ENE||Sandy Ground Village|
|Sandy Ground Beach||3.5||ENE||Sandy Ground Village|
|Little Harbour||4.1||E||1.2 mi. East of Blowing Point|
|Katouche Bay Beach||4.7||ENE||North Hill Village|
|Elsie Bay Beach||5.0||E||1.9 mi. South-Southwest of the Valley|
The most convenient option is Barnes Bay. Barnes Bay is a serene stretch of coastline with the kind of soft white sand you dream of sinking your toes into. It's a perfect beach for snorkeling and it's location allows for a fantastic view of the sun setting over the water.
If instead you're looking for a more peaceful beach scene, Sherricks Bay Beach might be a good choice. 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. It can be found two miles south west of the property.
Visiting the town or local neighborhood nearest to your hotel can add a little variety to your vacation schedule, whether you're interested in seeing a famous natural attraction, or finding an incredible local restaurant. Turtle's Nest Beach Resort can be found in the heart of Meads Bay, in Anguilla; it's three miles (five kilometers) to the west of Blowing Point.
The table below lists some of the areas near Turtle's Nest Beach Resort.
|Long Bay Village||0.7||NE|
|West End Village||0.9||SW|
|Shoal Bay West||1.6||SW|
Tourists who want to learn about local culture and have some fun outdoors during their stay in Anguilla will find that Turtle's Nest Beach Resort makes a great base for their tropical explorations. In fact, this area has a lot of places for vacationers to explore, such as Warden's Place, , and Wallblake House. The closest of the three is Warden's Place.
These provide just a sample of all your options; for more attractions in this area, see those listed in the following table.
|Warden's Place||Historical Site||5.7||ENE||0.7 mi. West-Northwest of the Valley|
|Wallblake House||Museum||5.9||ENE||The Valley|
|Old Factory||Historical Site||6.4||ENE||The Valley|
|Old Salt Factory and Pump House||Historical Site||3.5||ENE||Sandy Ground Village|
|Cave||8.4||E||2.5 mi. East of the Valley|
|Old Fort at Sandy Hill||Historical Site||8.5||E||2.6 mi. East of the Valley|
|Heritage Museum Collection||Museum||10.4||ENE||Island Harbour|
|Cave||12.6||ENE||6.5 mi. Northeast of the Valley|
If you're looking for an enjoyable experience, Warden's Place could be a good option. 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.
When deciding on a place to stay, it can sometimes be worthwhile to find out about nearby lodging options in order to get a better feel for the area. Readers can find no shortage of additional destinations to consider nearby, as this part of Anguilla has an exceptional selection of hotels and resorts to pick from. Get the details you need about all the surrounding area's booking options by checking the table below.
|Frangipani Beach Resort||0.1||WSW||Meads Bay, Anguilla|
|Anacaona Boutique Hotel||0.3||SW||West End, Anguilla|
|Nathan's Cove||0.3||NE||Meads Bay, Anguilla|
|Carimar Beach Club||0.4||NE||Meads Bay, Anguilla|
|Viceroy Anguilla||0.5||WSW||West End, Anguilla|
|Malliouhana, an Auberge Resort||0.6||NNE||Long Bay Village, Anguilla|
|Paradise Cove Resort||0.9||SE||Cove Bay, Anguilla|
|Cap Juluca||1.1||S||Maundays Bay, Anguilla|
|CuisinArt Resort & Spa||1.5||E||Rendezvous Bay, Anguilla|
|The Reef||1.6||E||Rendezvous Bay, Anguilla|
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