Sandy Point Beach

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.

Set near the heart of the island of Anguilla, Sandy Point Beach is on the South West coast of the island, You might want to drop by even if you are not staying nearby. Though there are a lot of choices to be made on vacation, choosing a suitable beach may be one of the more important things you do. You will find that beaches like Sandy Point Beach are some of the best options in Anguilla.

How to Access The Beach

The easiest way to reach Sandy Point Beach is to simply take the Blowing Point Terminal Road, but turn right before entering the terminal. The beach is actually adjacent to the docks.

Amenities and Ambiance

Sandy Point Beach definitely earns its name; with little in terms of rocks or vegetation, this point is very sandy. The warm bright sand is perfect for those looking to relax, sunbath, or enjoy a picnic. Visitors will also be able to look out at watch the ferries come and go between Blowing Point and Saint Martin.

Please note that public restrooms are not available, though you may be able to use the facilities at a nearby business. Fortunately, the water here is clear enough for snorkeling, so grab your gear if you're hoping to see what lies beneath the surface.

Since Sandy Point Beach is of course found inside an active, busy area, you might want consider the time when you plan your visit.

What's Nearby


Beachgoers will find Sandy Point Beach on Anguilla's South West coast; it's located near attractions like Anguilla Tennis Academy, which is one of the most conveniently accessible attractions.

With a selection of nearby activities, you'll never run out of ways to stay busy. The attractions nearest to this beach are listed in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Sandy Point Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Anguilla Tennis Academy Tennis Club 0.5 mi. N Anguilla
CuisinArt Resort and Spa Art Gallery Art Gallery 1.5 mi. WNW Anguilla

Cities and Towns

Sandy Point Beach is in the Blowing Point area, so a trip into the city——for snacks, drinks, and other attractions——is a convenient option. Blowing Point is the closest city and is in an area with interesting things to do and see, but isn't as sprawling and crowded as some other areas. From the coast, Blowing Point is a fairly short distance away, about a half mile (less than a kilometer).


The number of other vacationers sharing this coastline can vary widely, depending on time of day, season, and how packed the nearby hotels are. There aren't many large hotels in the immediate vicinity, but it's sometimes enjoyed by guests from the few small lodgings in the area.

Though this area doesn't sport many hotels nearby, the ones found closest to the shore have been listed in the table below.

Accommodations near Sandy Point Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Ferryboat Inn 0.0 mi. NW Hotel
Rendezvous Bay Hotel & Villas 0.8 mi. NW Hotel
Anguilla Great House Beach Resort 1.2 mi. NW Resort


If you're looking for a place to eat after, or even during, your visit to the beach, you'll have your pick of different cuisines and dining styles nearby. One of the closest places to eat is The Ferryboat Inn Restaurant and Bar. The restaurant has both Caribbean and French dishes on the menu. They also specialize in hamburgers and seafood. You could take a cab or probably walk to this restaurant as it's just a little ways away.

Nearby restaurants are shown in the following table.

Restaurants near Sandy Point Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
The Ferryboat Inn Restaurant and Bar (264) 497-6613 Caribbean, French Informal 0.2 mi. NE
Coconose Restaurant (264) 497-6434 Caribbean Very Casual 0.5 mi. NNE
The Place (246) 584-6501 International Very Casual 0.8 mi. NW
Old Caribe Bar & Restaurant (264) 497-6061 Caribbean, Contemporary Informal 1.2 mi. NW
Olde Caribe (800) 583-9247 Caribbean, Eclectic Very Casual 1.2 mi. NW
Sun Shine Shack (264) 746-0649 Caribbean Very Casual 1.2 mi. WNW
A Burger (264) 497-3535 American Very Casual 1.4 mi. NNW
Cha Cha San (264) 583-1988 Pan Asian / Pacific Rim Informal 1.4 mi. NNW
De Cuisine (264) 584-3431 Caribbean, European Fine Dining 1.5 mi. NNW
Italia (264) 498-2000 Italian Informal 1.5 mi. WNW
Le Bistro at Santorini (264) 498-2000 Fusion, Mediterranean Fine Dining 1.5 mi. WNW
Mediterraneo (264) 498-2000 Mediterranean Very Casual 1.5 mi. WNW

Other Beaches

There are plenty of beautiful beach locations to choose from in Anguilla, so Sandy Point Beach is just one of your options.

Another location you may want to try is Blowing Point Beach, located only a short distance away.

There are countless experiences to enjoy in Anguilla, and Sandy Point Beach is just one of many incredible attractions you can choose from.


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