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Cove Bay

West End Village, Anguilla
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Type: Beaches, Outdoors
Owner description: Located next to another beach, Rendezvous Bay West, Cove Bay features white sand and panoramic...
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Type: Beaches, Outdoors
Owner description: Located next to another beach, Rendezvous Bay West, Cove Bay features white sand and panoramic views of its own.
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U.S.A.
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Smokey's is at the Cove. A great hang out spot! We usually travel to this quiet restaurant to grab a bite and head back to our hotel room.

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Columbus, Ohio
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4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We were the only two people on the Shoal Bay beach late in the afternoon of our arrival to Anguilla. It was a great spot to walk in the sand and take a little swim after a day of traveling. There really is no better way to get into vacation mode than your own private beach.

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exton, pa
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

I really enjoy Cove Bay, but not for the beach. The restaurant "Smokey's" sits on Cove Bay and it is one of my favorites. They have seating out on their deck which is pretty close to the ocean or you can eat inside. They have pretty much every drink I love, including bushwhackers which are hard to find in Anguilla!... More 

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Chesterfield, Missouri
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107 reviews 107 reviews
37 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

This is a beautiful beach with terrific views. Arrived by boat on the Funseaker trip from St Martin to Anguilla to eat at the local restaurant, Smokey's. Eating lunch there allows use of the beach chairs. So this is a great little stopping off place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

One of the prettier beaches on Anguilla, a long crescent of soft white sand. Another drawing card is Smokey's. Like many beach bars, they offer free beach lounging chairs and umbrellas if you stay for lunch which we did. Menu was typical beach bar, but the food was reasonably priced and very well prepared. There was live music in the... More 

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Bar Harbor, Maine
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10 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

This is a beautiful beach that appears to be mostly used by locals. Smokey's does wonderful coconut shrimp and is not picky about customers wearing shoes. The wind and current direction deliver lots of good shells and driftwood to this beach, so it's a wonder for beachcombers. A great place to relax or snorkel and catch a glimpse of stingrays.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Incredible beaches…really breathtaking. Recommend horseback riding on the beach and Cap Juluca for lunch.

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Montreal, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

Beach Restaurant, with couches and sun loungers. Fine white sand. Prestine, turquoise water. Absolutely Gorgeous!

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

if you want to have a quiet beach thing, cove bay is the place for you, either you bring your own towel and settle anywhere on the beach or get a chair from smokey's, if you eat or drink there, then you do not need to pay for the chair.....

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Boston, Massachusetts
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

Cove Bay is my favorite beach on Anguilla. A great view of St. Martin, quiet, secluded, and it is home to Smokey's on the Cove!

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