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Sandy Island

Sandy Ground AI2640, Anguilla
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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.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“boat ride” (25 reviews)
“lobster” (30 reviews)
“small island” (17 reviews)
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Sandy Ground AI2640, Anguilla
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This beautiful little island boasts the best lobster I've ever tasted. Simply amazing! The price is a little steep, but it's well worth it for the experience. We were on a charter not a tour, so we were able to stay at anchor a little...More

1  Thank Kimberly G
Reviewed 1 week ago

A quick trip by boat which is a must. The little island in the middle of no where is amazing. We were there during off season so this was perfect. The beautiful white sand with a few hermit crabs strutting around was awesome. Sun beds...More

1  Thank Wendy J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I took a boat from Sandy Ground on Anguilla and spent about 4 hours on Sandy Island. We had lunch at the restaurant which was good, nothing exceptional though. You pay for your lounge chairs, food, drinks and boat ride all at...More

1  Thank Marla B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From a distance Sandy Island doesn't look like much. But pull up onto its whitest white sand beach and you're transported a world away. This is the place to relax, meet locals and fellow travelers, listen to beautiful live music, swing in a hammock to...More

1  Thank seananddeena
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great snorkeling location, nice little beach and a friendly restaurant with a decent menu considering where the place is.

1  Thank Flavio H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

OMG! We had to pinch ourselves in order to believe our eyes. It is gorgeous! We had a drone that took pictures from above: the best pictures, the most beautiful thing on earth!

1  Thank FromSaoPaulo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A total beach oasis - a tiny island that serves (way overpriced, but imagine the cost of moving all that product onto what is essentially just a sand bar) drinks and some food. You can walk the entire island in less than five minutes, of...More

2  Thank Greg B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I loved this beach, could have stayed all day. The sand was perfect ! Such a clean area. Would return over and over .

1  Thank chiquita0082
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After years of visiting Anguilla. We finally made it to Sandy Island. The boat ride over is fun. Once you arrive the beach you see it is tiny. Unless you are eating or drinking there is not much to do. Maybe it was an off...More

3  Thank NwhyC N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were pretty disappointed that we took the time to visit Sandy Island. Between waiting for the boat and not finding the beach there to be as nice as those on Anguilla, we wouldn't go again. We spent our time snorkeling which was fun and...More

4  Thank Susan O
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Stephanie D
April 21, 2017|
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Response from Sandyaxa | Property representative |
At the small dock in Sandy Ground. One of our agents will greet and assist you.
Wendy J
January 31, 2017|
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Response from Sarah K | Reviewed this property |
During the high season, they run every hour. Leaving from Sandy Ground. Off season is probably different. Call them to confirm. It's my favorite part of visiting Anguilla. Sundays Omari Banks plays acoustic. So great... More
Edwin S
September 2, 2016|
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Response from Sandyaxa | Property representative |
Guests catch the shuttle from the small pier in Sandy Ground next to the Marine and Customs office. It takes 5 minutes out of the harbour. We look forward to seeing you on beautiful Sandy Island!