Angilla Point

On the north shore of Virgin Gorda, Angilla Point has warm cerulean waters and a great lookout spot. Enjoy swimming in shallow waters or snorkeling at this beach. There are rock formations that add detail to the blanket of soft white sand that coats the beach.

Located on the island of Virgin Gorda, 1.3 miles northwest of Santu Patia, Angilla Point is on the South West coast of the island, You should think about stopping by even if you aren't staying in the vicinity. There are plenty of advantages to visiting a beach that isn't packed full of hotel guests; the lovely, less-traveled shores of beaches like Angilla Point are perfect when you need a break from the typical tourist scene.

Amenities and Ambiance

Unfortunately, you won't find any public restrooms along this coastline, which is something to consider if you're bringing the kids, or plan to spend all day outside.

What's Nearby

Attractions

The beach is wonderful, but the surrounding area has a lot to offer, too. Look for it on the South West coast of Virgin Gorda. It is near Old Methodist Church, which is located four and a half miles to the south-southwest, and it is among the the area's interesting attractions.

Being able to choose from some activities besides the beach will ensure you won't run out of things to do. Attractions close to this beach can be found in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Angilla Point
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Old Methodist Church Historical Site 4.3 mi. SSW Virgin Gorda
Little Fort Ruins Historical Site 4.8 mi. SW Virgin Gorda
Copper Mine National Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 5.2 mi. SSW Virgin Gorda
Copper Mine Ruins Historical Site 5.2 mi. SSW Virgin Gorda

Cities and Towns

Angilla Point is close to Spanish Town, so you can explore the city after your visit to the beach. Nearby, you'll find the city of Spanish Town, which is in an area with interesting things to do and see, but isn't as sprawling and crowded as some other areas. From Angilla Point, Spanish Town isn't far off, maybe four and a half miles (seven kilometers).

Hotels

How many other people you encounter at Angilla Point 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 visitors staying at the few small lodgings in the area.

There is a fairly good range of hotels and resorts to pick from in the area surrounding the beach. The most accessible of which can be viewed in the following table.

Accommodations near Angilla Point
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Leverick Bay Resort & Marina 1.0 mi. SE Resort
Saba Rock Resort 2.7 mi. E Hotel
Bitter End Yacht Club 2.7 mi. E Resort
Biras Creek Resort 3.0 mi. E Resort
Rosewood Little Dix Bay 3.8 mi. SW Resort
Virgin Gorda Village Hotel -- -- Hotel
The Wheelhouse 4.2 mi. SSW Hotel
Fischer's Cove Beach Hotel 4.9 mi. SW Hotel

Food

If someone in your group starts to get a little hungry at the beach, it's alright because there are lots of nearby options when it comes to dining. One of the nearest restaurants is The Cove. This restaurant serves International food. They are also known for serving hamburgers and pizza. You could take a cab or probably walk to this restaurant as it's just a short distance away.

A few nearby dining options are included in the following table.

Restaurants near Angilla Point
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
The Cove (284) 340-3005 International Very Casual 1.0 mi. SE
The Restaurant at Leverick Bay (284) 340-3005 International Fine Dining 1.0 mi. SE
Hog Heaven -- Caribbean Very Casual -- --
Lighthouse Restaurant & Beach Bar (284) 495-7154 -- -- -- --
Sugarcane Restaurant (284) 494-8000 Caribbean Informal 1.4 mi. SW
Sand Box Restaurant (284) 495-9122 Caribbean Very Casual 2.2 mi. E
Rock Cafe & Sports Bar (284) 495-5482 Caribbean Informal 2.2 mi. SSW
Giorgio's Table (284) 495-5684 Italian Informal -- --
Saba Rock Restaurant (284) 495-7711 International Informal 2.7 mi. E
The Almond Walk (305) 468-0168 International Informal 2.7 mi. E
The Crawl Pub (800) 872-2392 Eclectic Very Casual 2.7 mi. E
Winston's Bakery (284) 494-2746 Eclectic -- 2.7 mi. E

Other Beaches

Of course, you'll find plenty of other beaches on Virgin Gorda, so Angilla Point is not your only option.

Another location you might enjoy is Leverick Bay, situated within a mile or so. On the other hand, Long Bay Virgin Gorda could provide more action, and is closer to additional things to do and see nearby. It's found three quarters of a mile to the west-southwest.

Another option worth considering is Mahoe Bay, which is located within a couple of miles. The perfect strip of white sand at Mahoe Bay Beach drops into a blue lagoon surrounded by coral reefs. Perfect for swimming and snorkeling, this casual beach is also a wonderful spot for lounging in tranquility along its shores. With villas and a restaurant close by, Mahoe Bay offers everything to guests for their comfort.

Of course, there are lots of other things to do and see in the Virgin Islands; then again, Angilla Point is both a refreshing place to relax, and a beautiful natural attraction.

 

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