Quite often, people have decided to spend their vacations in Anguilla in anticipation of seeing the spectacular beaches that the island is known for.
Therefore, most guests are delighted that Ferryboat Inn is located right on the water and sand, so you won't have to go out of the way to enjoy the pleasant coast.
Obviously, since Ferryboat Inn sits directly on Sandy Point Beach, spending time at the shore is popular with guests staying at this property. Forming a triangular point extending out into the water, Sandy Point Beach gives beach-goers two different coasts to explore, the beach's southeasterly and southwesterly coasts. Both feature the clear water that Anguilla is well known for, the beach to the East tends to be a bit calmer, thanks to the seawall that protect the Blowing Point Ferry Terminal just down the coast. For those who are willing to venture off site, the following options each offer something a little different. Click on the names below to view a detailed page:
|Blowing Point Beach||0.3||ENE||0.4 mi. South of Blowing Point|
|Rendezvous Bay||1.2||WNW||Rendezvous Bay|
|Little Harbour||1.5||ENE||1.2 mi. East of Blowing Point|
|Merrywing Bay Beach||1.9||W||Rendezvous Bay|
|Road Bay||1.9||N||Sandy Ground Village|
|Sandy Ground Beach||2.1||N||Sandy Ground Village|
|Elsie Bay Beach||2.6||NE||1.9 mi. South-Southwest of the Valley|
|Cove Bay||2.6||W||Cove Bay|
|Meads Bay||2.9||W||Meads Bay|
|Sandy Island Beach||3.2||NNW||2.0 mi. West-Northwest of Sandy Ground Village|
|Katouche Bay Beach||3.2||NNE||North Hill Village|
|Corito Bay Beach||3.2||ENE||1.6 mi. South of the Valley|
|Maundays Bay Beach||3.3||W||Maundays Bay|
|Barnes Bay||3.4||W||West End|
|Forest Bay North||3.8||NE||Forest Bay|
|Crocus Bay||4.0||NNE||1.0 mi. West-Northwest of the Valley|
|Shoal Bay West||4.3||W||Shoal Bay West|
|Sherricks Bay Beach||4.4||W||4.7 mi. West of Blowing Point|
|Little Bay||4.4||NNE||1.4 mi. Northwest of the Valley|
|Limestone Bay Beach||4.7||NNE||1.7 mi. Northwest of the Valley|
The most convenient one to visit is Blowing Point Beach. 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.
If you're on the lookout for a beach where sunbathers can find plenty of privacy, Little Harbour might be a good choice. Little Harbour is aptly named. It's not a big beach or a long one.
Visitors who are hesitant to book their accommodations before learning about what is close by may be wondering how close (or far) the closest neighboring city or town is from the property. Ferryboat Inn is found on the island of Anguilla, it's to the south-southwest of Blowing Point.
The table below lists the areas that are closest to Ferryboat Inn:
|Lower South Hill||1.6||N|
|Sandy Ground Village||2.2||N|
Tourists who want to learn about local culture and have some fun outdoors while vacationing in Anguilla will quickly learn that Ferryboat Inn makes a great home-base to start their excursions. In fact, this region touts a wide array of places to explore, such as Old Salt Factory and Pump House, Wallblake House, and Warden's Place, to name a few. The closest of the three is Old Salt Factory and Pump House.
Still more attractions, within the vicinity of the lodging, are listed in the table below.
|Old Salt Factory and Pump House||Historical Site||2.3||N||Sandy Ground Village|
|Wallblake House||Museum||3.9||NE||The Valley|
|Warden's Place||Historical Site||--||--||0.7 mi. West-Northwest of the Valley|
|Old Factory||Historical Site||--||--||The Valley|
|Cave||--||--||2.5 mi. East of the Valley|
|Old Fort at Sandy Hill||Historical Site||--||--||2.6 mi. East of the Valley|
|Heritage Museum Collection||Museum||--||--||Island Harbour|
|Cave||10.6||NE||6.5 mi. Northeast of the Valley|
If you're on the lookout for a place where you can while away some free time, Old Salt Factory and Pump House might be what the doctor ordered. With the high quantity of resources, salt mining was a major aspect of Anguilla's early economy. The Old Salt Factory and Pumphouse is a reminder of that history and shed light on how the process was done.
Finding information about nearby lodging possibilities is oftentimes an excellent means of getting a better feel for the surrounding area. Although you'll only find a few additional resort and hotel options right around Ferryboat Inn, the tranquil surroundings here are what make it a pleasant choice for visitors looking to enjoy a peaceful destination. To find out more about lodging possibilities available in the vicinity, see the table below.
|Rendezvous Bay Hotel & Villas||0.7||NW||0.8 mi. West of Blowing Point, Anguilla|
|Anguilla Great House Beach Resort||1.2||NW||1.2 mi. West of Blowing Point, Anguilla|
|The Reef||--||--||Rendezvous Bay, Anguilla|
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