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Address: Shoal Bay Village, Anguilla
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A popular beach with white sand and turquoise water that has its...

A popular beach with white sand and turquoise water that has its secluded areas as well.

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Best Anguilla Beach

Shoal Bay East has suffered some erosion over the past two years, particularly in the area formerly occupied by Gwen's Reggae Bar. The main 1 mile + strip, however, remains in... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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119 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Shoal Bay East has suffered some erosion over the past two years, particularly in the area formerly occupied by Gwen's Reggae Bar. The main 1 mile + strip, however, remains in tact and every bit as beautiful as in years past. Despite new hotel construction (Zimi, Manoa), Shoal Bay East remains uncrowded. Waves are relatively gentle and coral formations provide... More 

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New Braunfels, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We took a day trip to Anguilla from our resort in Great Bay, Phillipsburg. I am not sure of the last time an experience exceeded every expectation I had. Shoal Bay is one of the top 3 beach experiences I have had. The sand was perfectly white and powder soft. The azure waters had alternating breaks of surf and calm.... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This beach was absolutely beautiful! The sand was fine and the water was clear. If you're a beach bum you'll want to check this beach out. The down side, you have to pay for parking if you drive there and then you have to pay to use the chairs and umbrellas. There are people competing (for chair and unbrella rentals)... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Quintessential Caribbean paradise, and surprisingly not too crowded either. Make sure you take a glass bottom boat tour to check out the underwater delights too!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The Beach was gorgeous. I enjoyed every minute. The people were friendly. It was not over crowded. Parking was convenient and only a few steps from the beach.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the most amazing beaches in the world, white sand beach and brilliant blue waters. Beach lounges were included in our trip. As were lunch. Lunch was just ok, as the restaurant was really just a beach shack. Again a wonderful beach!!

Thank Henry910
Malmo, Sweden
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This beach might just be the most beautiful in the world. White sand and turquoise waters. Not that many tourist so you can go for a walk on the beach and get the feeling that you´re alone.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I cannot say enough about the beauty of this beach! I thought my eyeballs were deceiving me. The waves are a bit rough, but again one of the most beautiful things I've ever seen in my lifetime. The sand is gritty here. I took so many photos. I highly recommend going here. I fell in love!

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Menifee, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited by taking the ferry from Marigot to Anguilla, rented a car and went to Shoal Bay. The day was like a dream and we often talk of returning this 2016. Last there in 2014 and can't wait to feel like a dream come true again. Unmatched beauty.

Thank Scott J
Hendersonville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped here for lunch on a private charter with Captain Nick Ramos on the Hemingway. The best food ever!!!! The beach is pure white and the water true Caribbean Blue and so calm. This is a must do on Anguilla! An easy ride from Margot, St Marten. Plan to spend the day - an afternoon is just not enough!

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