Forest Bay North

Forest Bay is not an overly developed Beach. There are very few buildings, making it one of those rare beaches that feels pristine and untouched. It's a curved, white sand beach with crystalline waters and a backdrop of greenery and sea grape brush.

Located in Forest Bay, Forest Bay North is on the South East coast of Anguilla. You should consider stopping by even if you aren't staying particularly close by. If you're looking for a beach with a little bit of everything, you may prefer one that is within easy reach of hotels, but far enough from the noisy crowds; that's the type of balance you'll discover at Forest Bay North.

How to Access The Beach

This is a great public access beach with adjacent roads and some parking near the Straw Hat restaurant.

Amenities and Ambiance

Forest Bay has the best powdery soft sand, a restaurant on the east end and a boat dock.

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

What's Nearby


Forest Bay North is always a lovely side-trip when you're in the area. Look for it on Anguilla's South East coast. Wallblake House is only a short distance away. Visitors will have the option to take a taxi or to walk, and it is one of a number of attractions close-by.

If you're intrigued by Anguilla's history, you won't have to look hard to find sites boasting the colorful history of the nation. The nearest historical attraction is Old Factory, which is one of the closest places of historical significance to Forest Bay North.

If you're looking for other nearby attractions or activity options, the following table shows the closest options.

Activities and Attractions Near Forest Bay North
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Wallblake House Museum 1.0 mi. NW Anguilla
Old Factory Historical Site 1.3 mi. N Anguilla
The Galleria at World Art and Antiques Art Gallery 1.4 mi. NNW Anguilla
Anguilla Arts and Crafts Shop Art Gallery 1.5 mi. N Anguilla
Warden's Place Historical Site 1.8 mi. NW Anguilla
Savannah Gallery Art Gallery 1.8 mi. NW Anguilla

Cities and Towns

Forest Bay North is in the the Valley area, so you can explore the city as part of your day at the beach. the Valley is the closest city and is an interesting area that brings together the quietude of the Caribbean and the urbanization of city life. From Forest Bay North, the Valley is not far away, roughly one and a quarter miles (two kilometers).


The mood here——social and lively, or virtually empty—— will depend on many factors, including the capacity of nearby hotels. This beach is not near many large hotels, but it's often visited by guests from smaller lodgings in the area.


Because restaurants near the beach catch the freshest seafood and the balmiest breezes, don't miss your chance to walk to a nearby restaurant, where you'll be able to sample the local chefs' favorite dishes, without having to stray too far. One of the nearest places to eat is Hungry's. This restaurant offers a menu of Caribbean cuisine. They're also renowned for their pasta and salads. You'll have the option of walking or taking a cab as it's just a little ways away.

The following table lists nearby restaurants.

Restaurants near Forest Bay North
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Hungry's (264) 235-8907 Caribbean Very Casual 1.0 mi. NNW
Andy's Restaurant & Bar (264) 498-2639 Fusion Informal 1.0 mi. N
Ken's Pork -- Caribbean Very Casual -- --
Fat Cat Gourmet to Go (264) 497-2307 American Very Casual 1.2 mi. N
Tropical Treats (264) 498-5768 -- -- 1.3 mi. WNW
Valley Bistro (264) 498-5100 Mediterranean Very Casual 1.3 mi. N
English Rose Restaurant (264) 497-5353 American, Caribbean Very Casual -- --
Lisa's Restaurant (264) 498-3057 -- -- -- --
Da' Vida Restaurant & Spa (264) 498-5433 American, Caribbean Informal 1.7 mi. NW
Mingz Bar & Restaurant (264) 497-6888 -- -- 1.9 mi. W
Veya Restaurant and Cafe (264) 498-8392 Pan Asian / Pacific Rim Informal 2.2 mi. W
E's Oven (264) 498-8258 Caribbean Informal 2.6 mi. W

Other Beaches

Of course, Forest Bay North is just one of many beaches you might like in Anguilla.

Vacationers may also want to visit Corito Bay Beach, located only a short distance away.

Of course, Anguilla has hundreds of natural wonders to discover, but taking a swim at Forest Bay North is certainly a fun way to enjoy the area's natural attractions.


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