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Address: Long Bay Village, Anguilla
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This scenic beach is located close to several luxury resorts.

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One of our favorite beaches in Anguilla

Meads Bay is one of the nicer beaches in Anguilla's west end. Like most beaches on Anguilla, wind and waves can sometimes be an issue here. We especially like having lunch and... read more

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Hampton, New Hampshire
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Hampton, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Meads Bay is one of the nicer beaches in Anguilla's west end. Like most beaches on Anguilla, wind and waves can sometimes be an issue here. We especially like having lunch and drinks at Ocean Echo right on the beach. They provide convenient parking, comfortable loungers and umbrellas for their customers. They will bring your cocktail right to you on... More 

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Probably one of the best beaches in the Caribbean. On several visits to Anguilla - my wife and I have been the only ones on the beach - basically deserted except for we two. A one mile long crescent shaped beach - nice sand - absolutely clear water - and nothing but a sandy bottom It equals - and is... More 

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Kennett, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A nice walking beach when the waves are not huge. Restaurants are everywhere on this beach. Some of them are good. Near the grocery store. Very decent places to stay without the upscale prices. Check it out.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an excellent beach worthy of being #2 on the island for sure. Great sand, calm on one end with slight waves on the other. Very long and beautiful.

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Edenbridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is another dream beach with soft sand and clear water. There is a slight drop to the water from the main part of the beach (where you can lounge and relax) which does create a few waves. These at times would make it unsuitable for small children, but only if there is a bit of a swell. This beach... More 

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Beaconsfield, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

It is the best beach in Anguilla, long enough to walk for a while, wide enough so it feels like you are the only people on the beach. The sand is very fine and soft and white and the water is bluer than in your dreams. My favorite beach in the world. While you are there, you should visit Viceroy... More 

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Syracuse NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

We stopped at several beaches on the island and determined this is the absolute best. The water is pure blue with only sand under your feet. It's a quiet beach and not as commercial as Shoal. Blanchards is a great place to grab some lunch or a drink as you relax in the sun.

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Bethesda, MD
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

In December 2015, this was the best beach on the island, as far as we were concerned. It was quite windy, and the south shore beaches were stirred up and seaweedy. Meads, in contrast, was nothing short of spectacular. Perfect sand, clear water. Snorkel at far right, under Malliouhana, where the water is clear and the fish are great under... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

We took a short walk down the beach when we stopped by at Blanchard's Beach Shack. Carimar and a few other places along the beach. A big dip to get into the water.

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Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015 via mobile

A must visit - white sand and turquoise sea. Rent a lounger and let the world pass by by watching the water lap the shore. Absolute perfection!

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