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Address: , Shoal Bay Village, Anguilla
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Activities: Swimming
Description: A popular beach with white sand and turquoise water that has its secluded...
A popular beach with white sand and turquoise water that has its secluded areas as well.
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Incredible Beach!

Shoal Bay is one of the most incredible beaches I have ever been to. It is one of the best in the world, and I am so glad I took the trip from St. Maarten to visit Anguilla for a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 3, 2015
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

Shoal Bay is one of the most incredible beaches I have ever been to. It is one of the best in the world, and I am so glad I took the trip from St. Maarten to visit Anguilla for a day. My sister and I snorkeled out to the reefs in the middle of the ocean and saw all different... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Shoal Bay Beach lives up to its sterling reputation as the perfect Caribbean beach: 2 mile of feathery white sand that glitters in the sun (exactly as described on several travel blogs) So yes; it deserves it's rank as one of the top beaches in the Caribbean, if not the entire world. I have visited twice in less than a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Visited Shoal Bay for the day while I vacationed in St Maarten. Best money I've spent in a while. Soft white sands, nice people, warm waters, and perfect place to snorkel, paddle board or just float around.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

I see why it has been voted one of the best beaches in the world. We went on a cloudy day and it still did not fall short of being one of the best. I've been to Turks and Caicos which I thought was the best but now I am sure Shoal bay can't be beat. If you are looking... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

what a great quiet secluded beach with restaurants to pick from. the softest sand All the locals are very friendly. we wished we had more time to stay and explore. It was a highlight of our vacation forsure!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

This is a really amazing beach. Fine white coral sand, reef with lots of pretty fish for snorkeling, half a dozen nice beach restaurants to choose from. I've traveled extensively and been to many great beaches. This is one of the most beautiful I've ever seen. There's a lot of building going on, so get there soon before it gets... More 

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new york city
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

The most wonderful 2nd trip back to Anguilla...Loved it as much as the 1st trip! Its absolutely the most beautiful beach to relax, swim & feel like your on " one of those magazine covers " ...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

True PARADISE at this beach! Crystal clear water and sand like white flour! What more can you ask for! Do not pass up this beach. Ask a cab driver to bring you to Hanks best spot on this beach

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oregon city, OR
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

We took the ferry from Marigot, St. Maarten and hired a taxi at the port to take us to Shoal Bay. The rate is fixed and you can arrange to get picked up whenever you want. To rent a car requires a special license so the taxi was convenient. We spent 4 hours on the beach, great white sand, calm,... More 

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Ok this is the prettiest beach I have ever been too. The water is as clear as my pool. There are several beach shack type restaurants along the beach. I had drinks from a couple of them and they were all good. If you have to take an excursion here it is worth it. We had drinks and sat in... More 

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