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Monday, June 11, 2012

Beaches of Anguilla III

North Coast

Prickley Pear Cay and Sandy Island are small cays off the north coast of Anguilla, a popular stop for sailboats and snorkel trips. Take a short boat ride to the islands from Sandy Ground. Three beachbar restaurants offer lunch and boat rides to the island. 
Directions:Several boat charters will take you on a day trip to Prickley Pear Cay or Sandy Island. The closest port is Sandy Ground. 
Swimming and snorkeling are good. 
Restaurants:Prickly Pear Rest. Johnno's on Prickly Pear. Beach bar on Sandy Island 
Boat Access:leisure boats often moor offshore 
Features:Pleasant boat ride to the cay and a great "deserted island" feel.

Long Bay is usually quiet and the perfect spot for sunbathing. A villa type resort has recently been added to this beach front. Oliver's restaurant sits on the cliff above with easy access to the beach, great views. 
Directions:From airport take main road left for approximately 5 miles. Turn right for about 1 mile to Oliver's Restaurant. Park on road and walk to beach. 
Accommodation: Rental beach villas 
Privacy:People from the villa resort and restaurant now frequent this beach. 

Long Bay Villa in Anguilla 6

Meads Bay is a long stretch of sand, perfect walks in the sunset. Villa accommodation, a resort and restaurant line this beach. 
Public Beach Access: Road next to the Malliouhana Spa on the eastern end of the beach. 
Road behind Sea Grape resort on the western end of the beach. 
Major contruction going on currrently on this beach. 
Restaurants: Malliouhana,Plumeria,Blanchards, Bananas, Mahi Mahi at Sirena 
Turtles Nest 
Directions:From airport take main road West for about 5 miles turning right for 2 miles to hotel area where you may park and walk to beach. 
Swimming:Very good swimming on nice sandy beach. 
Water Sports:Water sports available at hotels. 
Beach Rentals:Bring your own chairs and umbrella. 
Features:Annual boat races held with local food and music. 

Meads Bay

Barnes Bay beach has great views and unusual rock formations. Several rental villa homes and a restaurant and hotel line this beach. 
Major contruction on this beach currently. 
Restaurants on/near:Mango's, Picante 
Accommodation on Barnes Bay 
Villa Stel-Chad-Na 
Les Alize 
Cerulean Villa 
Directions:From airport turn left at main road and head west for about 8 miles. Turn right at Mango's Restaurant sign. Park and walk to beach. 
Swimming:For experienced swimmers only. Use caution. 

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