Blowing Point Beach

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Blowing Point Beach is a popular location for boating, featuring a ferry terminal. It's one of the more popular beaches on Anguilla, though it's long enough for you to stake out your own perfect spot to soak up the sun.

Located on the island of Anguilla, this beach is on the South coast of the island, You should think about stopping by even if you aren't staying very close. Though there are a lot of choices to be made on vacation, choosing the right beach can make all the difference. You will find that beaches like Blowing Point Beach are some of the best options in Anguilla.

How to Access The Beach
Blowing Point is a very accessible beach, with regular ferry charter service from Princess Juliana International Airport on neighboring St. Martin, starting at 7:00 a.m.

Amenities and Ambiance

Blowing Point Beach stretches from the jut of land it takes it's name from to the ferry terminal on it's east side. The waters are calm and clear and the sand is soft and ultra fine, just right for a barefoot stroll.

Please note that public restrooms are not available, so if you're visiting with small children you might want to consider a different location.

Since Blowing Point Beach is of course found within an area that sees many visitors, you might want consider the time when you plan your visit.

What's Nearby

Attractions

Travelers will find Blowing Point Beach on Anguilla's South coast; the area hosts attractions such as Dolphin Discovery, which is pretty close, so some guests will want to walk to this attraction, while others will choose to take a cab.

There are options for close-by activities so you won't run out of things to do. The following table contains a list of the closest attractions.

Activities and Attractions Near Blowing Point Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Dolphin Discovery Attraction 0.3 mi. SW Anguilla
Anguilla Tennis Academy Tennis Club 0.4 mi. N Anguilla

Cities and Towns

This beach is close to Blowing Point, so touring the city could be a fun side-trip after visiting the beach. The city of Blowing Point is close-by and is noted for its balance between seclusion and urbanization. From the shore, Blowing Point isn't far off, maybe a half mile (a half kilometer).

Hotels

The number of other vacationers sharing this coastline can vary widely, it depends on many factors: the time of sundown, happy hour, even how many of the nearby hotel rooms have been booked. Blowing Point Beach is not located near many major hotels, but it can attract visitors staying at some of the smaller accommodations in the area.

Though there aren't many places to stay close-by, the closest ones have been listed in the following table.

Accommodations near Blowing Point Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Ferryboat Inn 0.3 mi. WSW Hotel
Rendezvous Bay Hotel & Villas 0.9 mi. WNW Hotel
Anguilla Great House Beach Resort 1.4 mi. WNW Resort
The Reef 1.6 mi. W Hotel

Food

If the heat at the beach has you craving a cool cocktail and a bite to eat, there are lots of nearby options when it comes to dining. One of the nearest restaurants is The Ferryboat Inn Restaurant and Bar. The restaurant serves both Caribbean and French cuisines. Visitors often rave about their hamburgers and seafood. You'll have the option of walking or taking a cab since it's only a short distance away.

A list of nearby restaurants is shown below.

Restaurants near Blowing Point Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
The Ferryboat Inn Restaurant and Bar (264) 497-6613 Caribbean, French Informal 0.2 mi. W
Coconose Restaurant (264) 497-6434 Caribbean Very Casual 0.3 mi. NNW
Fish Shack & Grill (264) 729-9696 British, Caribbean -- 0.5 mi. N
The Place (246) 584-6501 International Very Casual 0.9 mi. WNW
Tasty's Restaurant (264) 584-2737 American, Caribbean Informal 1.4 mi. N
Old Caribe Bar & Restaurant (264) 497-6061 Caribbean, Contemporary Informal 1.4 mi. WNW
Olde Caribe (800) 583-9247 Caribbean, Eclectic Very Casual 1.4 mi. WNW
A Burger (264) 497-3535 American Very Casual 1.4 mi. NW
Sun Shine Shack (264) 746-0649 Caribbean Very Casual 1.4 mi. WNW
De Cuisine (264) 584-3431 Caribbean, European Fine Dining 1.4 mi. NW
Cha Cha San (264) 583-1988 Pan Asian / Pacific Rim Informal 1.5 mi. NW
E's Oven (264) 498-8258 Caribbean Informal 1.6 mi. N

Other Beaches

Visitors who are looking for the ideal beach will have lots of choices besides Blowing Point Beach.

You may also enjoy Sandy Point Beach, which is located within a couple of miles.

Of course, Anguilla has hundreds of natural wonders to discover, but taking a swim at Blowing Point Beach is certainly a fun way to enjoy the area's natural attractions.

 

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