Well's Bay Beach

On Saba's west coast, there is a path that leads beneath an imposing mountain range to a tiny strip of shoreline beneath them known as Well's Bay Beach. You can enjoy the panoramic view of the sea and a fantastic sunset view, especially if you hike up to a lookout point above the beach.

Set in West Coast, in the vicinity of the Bottom, Well's Bay Beach is on the North West coast of Saba. You might want to drop by whether or not you are staying in the immediate vicinity. Saba's beaches are hardly known for being secluded, but Well's Bay Beach is less exposed than the others, making it a good choice for travelers who don't want to wander too far away, but would rather avoid the most hectic parts of town.

How to Access The Beach
A road leads down beneath the mountain range which conceals this strip of tan sand below it. You'll need four wheel drive to find your way down this windy road to this speck of shoreline.

Amenities and Ambiance

Flanked by jagged mountains, Well's Bay is a beautiful spot for sightseeing. The small beach itself is often shaded entirely by the cliffs behind it, depending on the time of day.

Please note that public restrooms are not available, but you may be able to find facilities at a nearby business.

What's Nearby


Well's Bay Beach is on the North West coast of Saba; the area is home to other attractions such as Saba Artisan Foundation, which is one of the closest attractions to visit.

A selection of nearby activities will ensure that you never get bored. The attractions nearest to this beach are listed in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Well's Bay Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Saba Artisan Foundation Art Gallery 1.1 mi. S Saba

Cities and Towns

Well's Bay Beach is near Windward Side, so a trip into the city——for snacks, drinks, and other attractions——is a convenient option. The closest town to Well's Bay Beach is Windward Side, which is certainly not a bustling region, but it will be a nice day out for those wanting to scope out the local scene.


Whether or not you encounter many other people will depend on how many hotel guests decide to make the trip as well. The beach is not located close to many large hotels, but it's often visited by guests staying at smaller lodgings in the area.

Although beach-goers will find just a few places to stay in the region, those accommodations closest to the beach are shown in the list below.

Accommodations near Well's Bay Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Queen's Garden Resort 0.9 mi. SSE Resort
Juliana's Hotel 1.6 mi. SSE Hotel
Ecolodge Rendez-Vous 1.6 mi. SE Lodge
Hotel Scout's Place 1.7 mi. SE Hotel
El Momo Cottages 2.1 mi. SE Cottages


When you get hungry for an afternoon snack, the area near this beach provides some viable options, and you won't have to look too far away. Deep End Restaurant and Bar is one of the closest eateries. This restaurant offers a menu of Caribbean food. Many guests rave about their hamburgers. You'll have the option of walking or taking a cab as it's only a short distance away.

The following table lists restaurants closest to this beach.

Restaurants near Well's Bay Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Deep End Restaurant and Bar (599) 416-3438 Caribbean Very Casual 0.9 mi. SSE
Queen's Garden (599) 416-3494 International Informal 1.1 mi. S
Saba Groove Snack Place -- -- -- 1.1 mi. S
Lime Time Chinese (599) 416-3351 Caribbean -- 1.2 mi. S
Campus Corner 416-2388 -- -- 1.2 mi. SSE
Lollipop's (599) 416-3330 Caribbean, Vegetarian -- -- --
Swinging Doors (599) 416-2506 Eclectic -- 1.6 mi. SE
Red Rock Cafe -- -- -- 1.6 mi. SE
Brigadoon (599) 416-2380 International -- 1.6 mi. SE
Tropics Cafe (599) 416-2469 Contemporary Very Casual 1.6 mi. SSE
Scout's Place Restaurant and Bar -- Caribbean, European Informal 1.7 mi. SE
Copa Sabana -- -- -- 1.7 mi. SE

Other Beaches

Needless to say, Well's Bay Beach isn't the only beach worth visitng on Saba.

Maybe Well's Bay Beach is a perfect spot for you to kick back, and at the same time perhaps not the the ideal fit; in which case you should find a beach with a seclusion factor that suits you.


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