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Shoal Bay

Shoal Bay Village, Anguilla
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A popular beach with white sand and turquoise water that has its secluded areas as well.
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good11%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“beautiful beach” (141 reviews)
“day trip” (79 reviews)
“white sand” (56 reviews)
Shoal Bay Village, Anguilla
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Hands down the best beach on the island...powder white sand, bluest of blue water not over crowded a few restaurants on the beach, 2 snorkel spots easily accessible from shore... we spent 2 days here and loved every moment

1  Thank ladyt7242002
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Anguilla has many gorgeous beaches. When calm, Shoal is arguably the best! Check out Madeariman for food, be sure to say hi to Jeannette behind the bar. Many other good places; Gwen's, Sunsets, Hank's, Uncle Ernie's, plus some I can't remember!!

1  Thank Kenny S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Took a day trip from St.Martin to Anguilla, drove on the left side(!) to this stunning beach, rented beach chairs for the afternoon from a friendly guy named Ray and his crew and proceeded to have a marvelous afternoon in and out of the clear...More

1  Thank Viranjini G
Reviewed 1 week ago

A must is to go to Shoal Bay East & West but the better of the two hands down is Shoal Bay Beach East. This beach is stunning. A long stretch to enjoy a beach walk on, and enjoy a plunge in the beautiful turquoise...More

1  Thank Wendy J
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an awesome beach, the chairs and umbrellas are cheap to rent $10. Restaurants on the beach are a plus as you can have lunch and cocktails while enjoying the view. The locals can be a bit bothersome but you can fend them off....More

1  Thank nmitchell2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Honestly better then Grace's Bay in Turks. Mead;s Bay is also as nice as Grace's Bay. Anguilla is a place everyone should visit.

2  Thank Lucius1113
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This beach was an amazing color! There is plenty of crystal clear water for the kids to play in, and then there is reefs scattered along it farther out that have pretty dang good snorkeling. We rented chairs at elodias, and I think the best...More

1  Thank Baltobabs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Turquoise water and fine clean golden sands, this is literally the most beautiful beach I have ever seen. We took the day ferry trip from St Martin. Shoal bay is a must visit. There are only a couple of hotels along the whole beach and...More

1  Thank Rosh145
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We vacation in St. Maarten and took a ferry to Anguilla (about a 20 minute ferry ride). we took a cab to see Shoal Bay. OMG was it beautiful!! We spent a day at Shoal Bay and that was not enough time! Shoal Bay has...More

1  Thank petefran2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well, what can a person say about this beach.........stunning.....will take your breath away......awesome . Yes.....all are true.. The swimming is fantastic......the water clear. Great beach bars . Peace and quiet..... Loved it.

1  Thank joanie707
Nearby Restaurants
Madeariman Bar & Restaurant
285 reviews
.15 km away
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130 reviews
.25 km away
Beach Bar at Elodias Beach Resort
128 reviews
.30 km away
Uncle Ernie's
77 reviews
.15 km away
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1 July 2017|
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Response from Sweetie Q | Reviewed this property |
Early September is the peak of hurricane season!! I live in Florida and it seems that there is always a storm somewhere in the Caribbean the first part of September. We always go to Anguilla at the end of April or first... More
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21 March 2017|
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Response from 545pascalf | Reviewed this property |
It depends on what you like... Personnaly we like quiet beaches such as in Turks and Shoal Bay is close but already too built on the western side... But if the sun is shining, the colors are beautiful!!! Enjoy!!!
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24 January 2017|
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Response from Ken W | Reviewed this property |
it was a typo the lunch is delicious local is uncle Ernie's and tropical sunset restaurants it's amazing lots of snorkeling also there's Gwen's reggae bar white sandy beaches text me when u come and I'll give you an... More