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 edge of the island, You should consider stopping by even if you aren't staying in the immediate vicinity. Eventually, visitors notice that beaches throughout Anguilla tend to be somewhat quiet, but Blowing Point Beach is a little different.

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.

Keep in mind that restrooms won't be found on-site, so those of you traveling with small children may want to consider another spot.

Don't forget that the area right around Blowing Point Beach is is a much-visited area, so plan accordingly.

What's Nearby

Attractions

This beach is positioned on the South coast of Anguilla. Anguilla Tennis Academy is among the the area's interesting attractions.

If a visit to the Blowing Point Beach isn't enough to keep you busy all afternoon, the following table shows the closest options.

Activities and Attractions Near Blowing Point Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Anguilla Tennis Academy Tennis Club 0.4 mi. N Anguilla
CuisinArt Resort and Spa Art Gallery Art Gallery 1.7 mi. W Anguilla

Cities and Towns

This beach is near Blowing Point, so you can explore the city after your visit to the beach. Blowing Point is the closest city and is an area with plenty to do, but yet isn't overcrowded. From the coast, Blowing Point is not far away, maybe a half mile (a half kilometer).

Hotels

The number of other people sharing spots in the sand can vary widely, depending on when you visit, and how many hotel rooms have been booked nearby. Blowing Point Beach is not near very many major hotels, but you may encounter visitors from the few small lodgings in the area.

Though there aren't many places to stay nearby, the ones found closest to the shore have been listed in the table below.

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

Food

If you're on the beach and start to get the munchies, don't worry, you'll have your pick of different cuisines and dining styles nearby. One of the nearest places to eat is The Ferryboat Inn Restaurant and Bar. This restaurant has both Caribbean and French menu items. They're also renowned for their hamburgers and seafood. When you start to get hungry, you won't need to wait too long to eat since it's not far off the beach at all.

The following table provides a list of nearby restaurant options.

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
The Place (246) 584-6501 International Very Casual 0.9 mi. WNW
Tasty's Restaurant (264) 497-2737 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
Italia (264) 498-2000 Italian Informal 1.7 mi. W

Other Beaches

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

Another sun-drenched spot to consider is Sandy Point Beach, which is located within a couple of miles.

While the area offers plenty of picturesque views and exciting attractions, taking a swim at Blowing Point Beach is certainly a fun way to enjoy the area's natural attractions.

 

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