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Rendezvous Bay Beach | Located Next to Anguilla Great House, The Valley, Anguilla
+1 264-476-0649
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10:30 am - 5:30 pm
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Hours:
Wed - Mon 10:30 am - 5:30 pm
Dining options: Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Description: Watch the crystal clear waters wash the sparkling white sands as you enjoy...
Watch the crystal clear waters wash the sparkling white sands as you enjoy a refreshing cocktail in the comforting shade of your umbrella. Sunshine Shack is the place to experience real island vibes in Anguilla, this is paradise! The bar explodes with life at 10:30am every day of the week except Tuesday.The aroma of the grill entices and the sounds of reggae coupled with the serenity of the ocean create the perfect setting. There are Chicken, Ribs, Snapper and Lobster being fired up daily and ready to be washed down with an assortment of beers, wines, liquor, soft-drinks and cocktails! Ask about the Sunshine Rum punch - It packs a wallop! Garvey's famous BBC (Banana Baileys Coconut)smoothie is a tasty treat as well! Follow us on Instagram : Sunshineshack_ LIVE UP! LOVE UP! LIVE ON!
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    Very good
  • 6
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Cool place, great vibe, spectacular location

Garvey's Sun Shine Shack is a great, great place to plant yourself for an afternoon on Rendezvous Bay! Actually, it's the perfect place. Garvey is a friendly, personable host and the rib/chicken combo is excellent! Rum punches, banana coladas, the food and the location make this a MUST-DO in... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
Drew K
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Rock Hill, SC
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  • Local cuisine
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English first
Rock Hill, SC
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Garvey's Sun Shine Shack is a great, great place to plant yourself for an afternoon on Rendezvous Bay! Actually, it's the perfect place. Garvey is a friendly, personable host and the rib/chicken combo is excellent! Rum punches, banana coladas, the food and the location make this a MUST-DO in Anguilla!! We can't wait to go back (to Anguilla AND to... More 

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Ellicott City MD
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

At $25, this is the most expensive item on the limited menu. I waited 20 minutes for it to be prepared fresh and it was worth the wait. The sauce it was cooked in and the taste of the two small whole snappers were delicious- really great! It was accompanied by a large mound of rice, a few plantains and... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 via mobile

We had the pleasure of spending the afternoon with Garvey at the sunshine shack and that is the absolute best way to describe it and him. He is full of love and sunshine and it is reflected in his food and the whole vibe of the bar. We had the ribs and some rum punches, laid on the beach, danced... More 

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Franklin Park, NJ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

The food and drinks were delicious. No need to rush because the Sun Shine Shack sits right on Rendezvous Bay. With great music playing, you will enjoy your experience.

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Kennett, Missouri
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164 helpful votes 164 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

A very small portion for the whole snapper, not enough to feed a small child. The rice, salad, cole slaw that came with it were tasteless. The beer was not cold. One meal, one beer, and one water was about $40. Save your money for a nice dinner at one of the recognized gourmet restaurants. We will not return.

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Hudson, New Hampshire
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56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

What can I add about the Sunshine Shack? Service is much better than you would expect from such unassuming building. Beverage service to the tables all day. Food-fantastic! If you can get the fish-do it. Music-really good music playing all day. Beach-it’s Rendezvous-enough said. Gavin knows how to treat you right!

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

I recently had dinner there and can't say enough about it - so much so that we went back for lunch the next day. The shack doesn't look like much upon initial view, but Garvey (the owner / chef) is super nice and an amazing chef. The lobster was perfect and the red snapper & chicken were almost as good.... More 

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New York City, New York
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Great BBQ and a wonderful setting make this a home-run when in Anguilla. Rendevous Bay is truly beautiful and one of our favorite beaches in Anguilla. You can relax in loungers, swim with the fishes, drink the day away and eat some delicious BBQ here. Highly recommended.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Our group was tipped off to check out the sunshine shack during our day at Rendezvous Bay. You could feel the good vibes as you approached! Great music, smiling people, a rousing game of corn hole welcomed us as we arrived from walking down the beach. We didn't eat anything, just stopped for drinks. But the Painkiller was the best... More 

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New Canaan, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Garvey is a doll and wonderful chef. It is so fun to lounge on his chairs overlooking St. Marten. The food is wonderful and the beer cold. Don't miss a day spent here!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Rendezvous Bay Beach | Located Next to Anguilla Great House, The Valley, Anguilla
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Anguilla  >  The Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 264-476-0649

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 25
  • Cuisine: Caribbean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine

Description

Watch the crystal clear waters wash the sparkling white sands as you enjoy a refreshing cocktail in the comforting shade of your umbrella. Sunshine Shack is the place to experience real island vibes in Anguilla, this is paradise! The bar explodes with life at 10:30am every day of the week except Tuesday.The aroma of the grill entices and the sounds of reggae coupled with the serenity of the ocean create the perfect setting. There are Chicken, Ribs, Snapper and Lobster being fired up daily and ready to be washed down with an assortment of beers, wines, liquor, soft-drinks and cocktails! Ask about the Sunshine Rum punch - It packs a wallop! Garvey's famous BBC (Banana Baileys Coconut)smoothie is a tasty treat as well! Follow us on Instagram : Sunshineshack_ LIVE UP! LOVE UP! LIVE ON!
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 5:30 pm
Monday
10:30 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 5:30 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 5:30 pm

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