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.

Set on the island of Anguilla, this beach is on the South coast of the island, You might want whether or not you are staying in the vicinity. Though planning a vacation means you'll make lots of choices, choosing a suitable beach may be one of the more important things you do. Before you arrive, consider some of Anguilla's most interesting options, like Blowing Point Beach.

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, but you may be able to find facilities at a nearby business.

Since Blowing Point Beach can be found inside an area popular among tourist, you'll want to plan accordingly.

What's Nearby

Attractions

Found on the South coast of Anguilla; it's located near attractions like Dolphin Discovery, which is not very far away, so some will want to take a cab, while others will find it a nice walk.

Beaches are one type of attraction you can visit, but there will be more options available in Anguilla. The following chart includes some other attractions close-by.

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

The nearby town of Blowing Point is not lacking in exploration opportunities, yet also not overflowing with buildings. From the beach, Blowing Point is just up the road, roughly a half mile (a half kilometer).

Hotels

The crowdedness of the shoreline can vary widely, depending on when you visit, and how full the nearby hotels are. Blowing Point Beach is not located near many major hotels, but you may encounter visitors from some of the smaller accommodations in the area.

While you generally won't find very many hotels in the vicinity, those accommodation options closest to Blowing Point Beach can be seen in the table that follows.

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, you'll have many local dishes to choose from at nearby establishments. One of the nearest places to eat is The Ferryboat Inn Restaurant and Bar. The restaurant serves both Caribbean and French cuisines. They have become well-known, however, because of their hamburgers and seafood. You and your group can get to this restaurant and start eating in just a few minutes as it's just a little ways away.

The table below provides a list of places to eat near this beach.

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

Of course, Blowing Point Beach is just one of many beaches you might like in Anguilla.

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

Anguilla has some unforgettable natural wonders to explore, and Blowing Point Beach is just one of many incredible attractions you can choose from.

 

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