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 on the island of Anguilla, Sandy Point Beach is on the South West coast of the island, You should consider stopping by even if you are not staying in the vicinity. At Sandy Point Beach, you'll find that it has a private, undisturbed feel, but isn't too far from the town's major hotspots.

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, so if you're visiting with small children you might want to consider a different location. The water here is of good snorkeling quality, so bring your gear if you want to see the underwater world.

Keep in mind that the region in which Sandy Point Beach is located is is a much-visited area, so make sure to get a spot!

What's Nearby

Attractions

Travelers will find Sandy Point Beach on Anguilla's South West coast. Dolphin Discovery is seen about a hundred yards to the east, and it is among the area's attractions.

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 Sandy Point Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Dolphin Discovery Attraction 0.1 mi. E Anguilla
Anguilla Tennis Academy Tennis Club 0.5 mi. N Anguilla

Cities and Towns

The closest town is , which is an area with plenty to do, but yet isn't overcrowded. From Sandy Point Beach, Blowing Point is just up the road, maybe a half mile (less than a kilometer).

Hotels

The number of other vacationers sharing this coastline can vary widely, depending on everything from the time the sun sets to how full nearby hotel rooms are. The area does not have very many large hotels, but it's sometimes enjoyed by visitors from smaller accommodations in the area.

Although beach-goers will not find very many hotels in the region, those options closest to the beach can be seen in the list that follows.

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
The Reef 1.4 mi. WNW Hotel

Food

Because restaurants near the beach catch the freshest seafood and the balmiest breezes, don't miss your chance to dine at an area restaurant, where you can sample regional favorites, within a reachable distance. One of the nearest places to eat is The Ferryboat Inn Restaurant and Bar. This restaurant serves both Caribbean and French cuisines. They are also famous for their hamburgers and seafood. When you start to get hungry, you won't need to wait too long to eat since it's only a short distance away.

The following table lists nearby restaurant options.

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
Fish Shack & Grill (264) 729-9696 British, Caribbean -- 0.7 mi. N
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
Café Mediterraneo (264) 498-2000 Mediterranean Very Casual 1.5 mi. WNW
Italia (264) 498-2000 Italian Informal 1.5 mi. WNW

Other Beaches

Visitors looking for a beach that's right for them will have other options if Sandy Point Beach doesn't suit their tastes.

Another option worth considering is Blowing Point Beach, located a quarter mile away.

Anguilla has so much to offer, so visiting Sandy Point Beach is just one way you can enjoy a sunny afternoon.

 

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