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.

Set in Forest Bay, Forest Bay North is on the South East coast of Anguilla. You should consider stopping by regardless of whether you're staying particularly close by. Forest Bay North is one part of Anguilla's coast that never gets too crowded, but it's not totally void of people either.

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.

Unfortunately, public restrooms aren't available, so if you're visiting with small children you might want to consider a different location.

What's Nearby


This beach is positioned on Anguilla's South East coast. Wallblake House is only a short distance away, so tourists could take a cab or probably walk to this attraction, and it is one of a number of favorite destinations in the area.

If you're interested in learning more about the history of Anguilla, there are plenty of places where you can learn first-hand about the country's past. One of the nearest historical attractions is Old Factory, which is one of the closest interesting historical sites in the vicinity of Forest Bay North.

If you're looking for other nearby attractions or activity options, you'll find the closest ones in the following table.

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
Anguilla Arts and Crafts Shop Art Gallery 1.5 mi. N Anguilla
Loblolly Gallery Art Gallery 1.7 mi. NW Anguilla
Warden's Place Historical Site 1.8 mi. NW Anguilla
Savannah Gallery Art Gallery 1.8 mi. NW Anguilla

Cities and Towns

the Valley is the closest town 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, the Valley is a quick trip away, roughly one and a quarter miles (two kilometers).


The crowdedness of the shoreline can vary widely, depending on everything from the time of day to how many people have booked nearby hotels. There are not many large hotels nearby, but you may see guests from the few small lodgings in the area.

While you generally won't find many hotels in the area, those accommodation options closest to Forest Bay North are shown in the following list.

Accommodations near Forest Bay North
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Lloyd's Bed and Breakfast 1.6 mi. NW B & B
Las Esquinas 1.9 mi. SW B & B


If the heat at the beach has you craving a cool cocktail and a bite to eat, you'll have your pick of different cuisines and dining styles nearby. One of the nearest places to eat is Hungry's. The restaurant has a menu featuring Caribbean cuisine. They are also famous for their pasta and salads. Some guests will choose to take a cab here, while others will want to walk as it's just a short distance away.

The table below provides a list of nearby dining options.

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
Blue Bar & Brick Oven Pizza Restaurant (264) 462-1000 Italian Very Casual 2.0 mi. NW
Veya Restaurant and Cafe (264) 498-8392 Pan Asian / Pacific Rim Informal 2.2 mi. W

Other Beaches

Of course, there are more fantastic beaches besides Forest Bay North in Anguilla.

Another sun-drenched spot to consider is Corito Bay Beach, which is located within a short distance.

There's plenty to see and do in Anguilla, and Forest Bay North offers just one way to spend time outdoors.


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