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, fairly close to the Bottom, Well's Bay Beach is on the North West edge of Saba. You might want to drop by even if you aren't staying in the immediate vicinity. Well's Bay Beach is one beach that is not an overly crowded, even though it's central to many of the area's urban amenities.

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.

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.

What's Nearby


This spot is on the North West coast of Saba. It is near some interesting sites like Saba Artisan Foundation, which is a local place of interest.

Beaches are a great attraction to visit, but there's plenty else to see during your stay. The following table contains attractions that are the closest.

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

The closest city to Well's Bay Beach is Windward Side, which isn't a congested area, and it will be a nice day out for guests hoping to get a taste of the local scene.


Whether or not you encounter a lot of other visitors will depend on how many hotel guests decide to make the trip as well. The area is not home to many major hotels, but you may see visitors staying at some of the smaller accommodations in the area.

Although beach-goers will generally find few accommodations close-by, those accommodations closest to the beach can be seen 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


One of the best ways to round off a laid-back trek to the beach is to enjoy a meal at a nearby restaurant, where you'll be able to get a taste of the local fare, without having to stray too far. One of the closest restaurants is Deep End Restaurant and Bar. This restaurant serves delicious Caribbean cuisine. They have become well-known, however, because of their hamburgers. You could take a cab or probably walk to this restaurant since it's only a short distance away.

The table below provides a list of dining options near 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

Of course, there are more fantastic beaches besides Well's Bay Beach on Saba.

Of course, Saba has hundreds of natural wonders to discover, but Well's Bay Beach is both a relaxing, sunny hangout and a stunning natural feature.


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