Sandy Island

Sandy Island, Sandy Ground: Tickets, Tours, Hours, Address, Sandy Island Reviews: 4.5/5

Sandy Island
4.5
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Sunday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
About
Sandy Island is a small cay off Sandy Ground beach in Anguilla. It is quite possibly the most beautiful place one will ever visit. A popular off island getaway, Sandy Island offers visitors a sensational tropical experience. It’s far away enough for that quintessential Robinson Crusoe feeling, yet close enough to stay connected to the mainland. The Restaurant opens daily serving fresh seafood and grilled meats, and the bar is fully stocked with ice cold beers and spirits from around the world.
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Melanie J
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short boat ride to this little gem nestled in aqua sea. a warm welcome awaits. great place for a day trip
Mar 2020
a quick boat ride with Sammy and you jump off onto pristine white sands. chairs and umbrella will be pitched where you choose, also beach beds available. pre-order lunch from large menu, arrive at seating at your chosen time and your food appears. great choice of beers, wine and cocktails. yes, toilet facilities are clean. the sea was quite rough on the day we went so couldn't go snorkelling, we will need to go again one day :)
Written March 19, 2020
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JBG
Ontario, Canada141 contributions
Take a pass unless you like being gouged.......
Feb 2020
The day we decided to visit Sandy Island was unfortunately a rough one at sea. Not ideal for a visit if you have high winds as the journey to and fro can be a treacherous one. Food is great but overpriced as are the beverages. If you get a calm day i'd recommend it but bring your own booze and/or food.
Written March 9, 2020
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Jessica M
8 contributions
Must-do for Beach Lovers!
Mar 2020 • Couples
We had a fabulous beach day on sandy island!! Only $10 for the boat ride and $20 for your own bed/cabana and they will set up your umbrella for you. You could bring a cooler with beers and lunch, but then you’d miss out on the amazing rum punches and fresh grilled food at the restaurant! Plus, it’s nice to get out of the sun and eat for a little while. All the staff were so friendly, and it truly felt like we were on our own private island!
Written March 7, 2020
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Karen W
14 contributions
Great beach day
Mar 2020
You catch a boat ride at Sandy ground to Sandy Island. Usual hours on the island are 10-4. Great food & drinks there. Bring a beach towel & snorkeling gear, if you like to do that. Don’t forget your sunscreen!
Written March 6, 2020
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Carla P
Turin, Italy161 contributions
A new island was born
Feb 2020 • Solo
Imagine to be a castaway and arrive in a very small island just made of sand but with a restaurant and a great beach bar: that’s all you need for a special day..Extremely friendly atmosphere,you can spend all day suntanning,snorkelling and in complete relax.Just a little bit expensive
Written February 23, 2020
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Maria T
Il Gzira, Malta65 contributions
Just another sandy beach surrounded by sea
Jan 2020
The boat trip is exciting but can be quite rough. There is a restaurant and sun beds on the island. Everything seems to be run by one organisation. A sun bed with a mattress costs 20$!!! The restaurant has a varied menu but the prices are astronomically high. We paid 123$ for 2 salads, 2 cocktails and transport for 2...a bit too much. But we were also entertained by two dancers and a band so that made our 3 hour stay enjoyable.
Written January 27, 2020
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Christopher
New York City, NY205 contributions
A must stop when in Anguilla
Dec 2019
Smart idea to book ahead of time. We usually stay in St Maarten but take the ferry over to Anguilla at least 3 times per trip. Sandy Island is the 1st spot for us, just 10 minutes boat ride from Sandy Ground. 1st trip over is at 10, so go early and get your spot. The staff is very attentive, drinks are excellent and the bbq chicken and ribs are perfect. The water is usually very calm and crystal clear in the morning. This island was hit hard by the hurricane in 2017 but they've rebuilt the restaurant back better than ever,
Written January 11, 2020
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beachfan101
Raleigh, NC3,036 contributions
Great way to spend the day
Jan 2020 • Couples
Yay, we finally made it to Sandy Island and loved it. The boat ride over was fun and a bargain at just $10 per person round trip. Once we arrived we ordered drinks at the bar and made our way to the rooftop which became our home for the rest of the day. The sun was out full but the constant breeze made it comfortable and the view was amazing. Some folks were in the water and as inviting as it looked (beautifully clear and mostly calm) it was a tad too cold for me. We found the prices to be quite reasonable and the staff incredibly friendly. My regret is we waited so long to give Sandy Island a try. We will definitely return.
Written January 10, 2020
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cb12345MI
Michigan57 contributions
Beware of scam!
Jan 2020 • Family
Nothing much there and we were hustled for money to “use” the island. I thought all the Caribbean beaches were public. Definitely won’t be returning.
Written January 3, 2020
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Dkaufman
1 contribution
Check out your bill before laying down your plastic!
Jan 2020 • Family
If you are not a hedge fun mogul who flew Net jets to Anguilla and chartered your own yacht to stop for lunch on Sandy Island (and money really doesn’t matter to you), I would advise you carefully review your lunch check before paying. Our group of 9 people (3 families) found our final lunch bill bore no resemblance to the menu prices posted on line. Prices were significantly inflated and seemed based more on the imagination of the girl adding food up than on fair value of the meal. A too late questioning of the veracity of the bill met w statements like.....”let us take a photo of your credit card and we will credit some money back to you”......yeah, right. Fool me once......
Written January 2, 2020
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