Not quite into the remote area of Anguilla but also not well within the tourist spots, Limestone Bay Beach is a good choice for those looking for a little privacy and freedom from the crowds, but also trying to avoid long drives and dangerous roads.
Situated near the middle of the island of Anguilla, Limestone Bay Beach is on the North edge of the island, You might want even if you aren't staying particularly close by. At Limestone Bay Beach, you won't be too far from the town's major conveniences, yet the shore has a secluded quality to it.
While there are a few ways to reach Limestone Bay Beach, the easiest way is to first head towards Crocus Beach (just Northwest of the airport). From Crocus Beach, you can follow a dirt road north along the coast. The next beach it runs into is Limestone Bay Beach.
Limestone Bay Beach is known for its wonderfully soft sand that will have you kicking off any footwear you may have on. Surrounded by an otherwise rocky coast, this football-field sized enclave is a great escape for anyone looking for their own slice of tropical paradise.
Keep in mind that restrooms won't be found on-site, which is something to consider if you plan to spend a full day in the sun.
Since Limestone Bay Beach is located inside a tourist hotspot, you might need to hunt to get a spot!
This spot is on Anguilla's North coast. It is near Savannah Gallery, which is seen a mile away, and it is one of a few area's attractions.
If you're intrigued by Anguilla's history, there are plenty of places where you can learn first-hand about the country's past. For example, you might enjoy a visit to Warden's Place, which is one of the closest interesting historical sites to Limestone Bay Beach.
The beach is one type of attraction you can visit, but there's plenty else to see during your stay. The following table contains attractions that are the closest.
|Savannah Gallery||Art Gallery||1.1 mi.||SSE||Anguilla|
|Warden's Place||Historical Site||1.2 mi.||SSE||Anguilla|
|The Galleria at World Art and Antiques||Art Gallery||1.5 mi.||SE||Anguilla|
|Art Gallery||1.7 mi.||SE||Anguilla|
|Old Factory||Historical Site||1.8 mi.||SE||Anguilla|
|Wallblake House||Museum||1.9 mi.||SE||Anguilla|
the Valley is the closest town and is in an area with plenty of worthwhile sites, while still remaining less developed and congested as some other places. From Limestone Bay Beach, the Valley is a fairly short distance away, maybe a mile and a half (three kilometers).
The number of other people sharing spots in the sand can vary widely, depending on time of day, season, and how full nearby hotel rooms are. This spot is not near many large hotels, but you may meet guests staying at smaller accommodations in the area.
If the heat at the beach has you craving a cool cocktail and a bite to eat, you'll have a variety of choices within a few miles. One of the closest restaurants is Da' Vida Restaurant & Spa. The restaurant serves both American and Caribbean dishes on the menu. They're perhaps most famous, though, for their seafood and tapas. 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 lists nearby dining options.
|Da' Vida Restaurant & Spa||(264) 498-5433||American, Caribbean||Informal||1.3 mi.||S|
|English Rose Restaurant||(264) 497-5353||American, Caribbean||Very Casual||--||--|
|Valley Bistro||(264) 498-5100||Mediterranean||Very Casual||1.8 mi.||SE|
|Fat Cat Gourmet to Go||(264) 497-2307||American||Very Casual||1.9 mi.||SE|
|Hungry's||(264) 235-8907||Caribbean||Very Casual||1.9 mi.||SE|
|Andy's Restaurant & Bar||(264) 498-2639||Fusion||Informal||2.0 mi.||SE|
|(264) 498-5768||--||--||2.0 mi.||S|
|Veya Restaurant and Cafe||(264) 498-8392||Pan Asian / Pacific Rim||Informal||2.2 mi.||S|
|(264) 497-6888||--||--||2.3 mi.||S|
|The Pumphouse||(264) 497-5154||American||Informal||2.5 mi.||SW|
Limestone Bay Beach is just one of many beaches you can visit in Anguilla.
Travelers may also want to consider Forest Bay North, located reasonably close-by, meaning a quick ride in a taxi is a solid choice.
Anguilla has plenty to offer its visitors, and Limestone Bay Beach is just one of the many options.
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